August 19, 2018
August 2, 2018
NANOE Board Stupid Hats John Horak

NANOE Asks Board Members to Take Off Their “Stupid Hats” – John Horak

By John Horak, TANGO Alliance – The National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) is a relatively new and modest organization, but that hasn’t stopped it from challenging nonprofit sector dogma at the most fundamental level. A case in point is its suggestion that the “volunteer governing board” model should be upgraded to a “paid board” model.
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August 6, 2018

Meet Aimee Vance – America’s Super Consultant – Major Gifts Ramp-Up Expert

Aimee Vance, has worked in the charitable sector for thirty years. Her consulting success was memorialized in the industry bestselling book RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY where she was named AMERICA’S SUPER CONSULTANT. She holds the Certified Nonprofit Consultant (CNC) credential issued by the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives and also serves on NANOE’s Board of Governors. Her nonprofit experience runs the gamut from small, local organizations to the nationally renowned. She’s a Senior Counselor with Development […]
from | Top Nonprofit
July 31, 2018

The real “challenge” of the Ice Bucket Challenge

This guest post is from Barbara Newhouse, Past President and CEO of the ALS Association and was originally published to the DonorDrive Blog. Many people are under the impression that some great marketing guru came up with the Ice Bucket Challenge. That’s not true. It started with three young men, all in their thirties—and all with ALS. They harnessed the idea of dumping cold water on one’s head, not so much as a fundraiser, but as an awareness […]
from | NANOE News
August 15, 2018
Honnie Korngold Jimmy LaRose Broken for Good

Nonprofit Documentary Asks, “Is Charity Broken for Good?” – Honnie Korngold

I’m Honnie Korngold the producer of the nonprofit documentary BROKEN FOR GOOD: The Way Charity Works in The United States of America. I’m here with CineVantage’s film director Cory Carroll and today we’re going to be doing a little Q&A with Jimmy LaRose, Chairman of National Development Institute and co-founder of National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives. Together we’re going to explore whether or not the nonprofit sector is truly BROKEN FOR GOOD? Take it away Cory! Cory Carroll: All right, It’s good to […]
from | Nonprofit Hub
August 17, 2018

Walk the Walk: Establishing Workplace Culture Outside the Office

Establishing workplace culture isn’t easy. It can makes months, if not years, of trial-by-error testing, and even then there’s no guarantee that your staff will react the way you want them to. And this makes sense: individuals have vastly different preferences and comforts. Making them all happy is about as easy as picking a movie they all want to watch on Netflix. One way to combat the struggles of creating a workplace culture is to […]
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August 12, 2018
Nonprofit Conferences Jimmy LaRose

6 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences in 2019 – Kathleen Robinson

2019 promises another wave of amazing Nonprofit Conferences. However, if you’re looking for an outdated PowerPoint Presentation on how to do a fundraising banquet than THESE EVENTS ARE NOT FOR YOU! if you’re convinced your Board of Directors needs training PLEASE STOP READING NOW! If you tired of going to your State Association’s Summit or AFP’s International Conference because you’ve finally realized they’re peddling products that don’t work then GOOD FOR YOU. Here’s a list of alternatives that […]
July 4, 2018
Fundraising Appeals Andrew Harrow Drummond Press

Supercharge Your Fundraising Appeals Using Multi-Channel Media

Fundraising appeals are facing a new dawn. Many organizations are standing at the proverbial fork in the road as they discuss their strategic objectives and how to translate those objectives into current and future fundraising strategies. Donor growth is the lifeline for any non-profit organization, and financial transparency is synonymous with survival. But if leadership teams are hesitant to explore innovative ways to drive growth based around fear of failure, then it leads to donor […]
June 25, 2018
Foundation Grants

Five Mistakes To Avoid When Seeking Foundation Grants – Putman-Walkerly

Foundation grants are an important part of capacity-building and often associated with the term “strategic philanthropy.” That’s not surprising, since most funders are looking for ways to increase their impact. Being more strategic can be a complex undertaking — and like every complex undertaking, shifting toward strategic grantmaking comes with multiple pitfalls and opportunities to make mistakes. That’s okay. Mistakes can provide valuable information for ongoing learning, which is a key part of strategic grantmaking. […]