August 4, 2020
July 31, 2020

How to Keep Your Team Motivated Through 2020

The year 2020 has presented some… interesting challenges to say the least. But one of the most prevalent has been staying motivated at work. When you’re home, working in your pajamas and distractions just too close for you to ignore them, you have to think of new ways to be productive. It seems like working remotely is going to be our reality for the rest of 2020 ― at least for the United States. We’re […]
July 25, 2020

Do’s and Don’ts of Email Marketing During a Crisis

Nonprofit email marketing during a crisis can be a tough task. It becomes a crazy balancing act. Should we send more emails? Should we make it less? It’s hard to tell what the right answer is during such strange times.  We’re making history and living through a crisis. Right now, your email subscribers are being flooded with COVID-19 updates, and they’re probably sick of hearing about “unprecedented times.” So, if your organization is one of […]
July 23, 2020

3 Tips to Write an Effective Nonprofit Business Plan

“The way we run nonprofits is actually undermining the causes we love and our profound yearning to change the world.” These words belong to Dan Pallotta, an American entrepreneur, author, and humanitarian activist, who, in his Ted Talk, reiterates that a nonprofit should be run like a business. According to Pallotta, philanthropy is a market and it is the business of ‘encouraging love’ and ‘increasing awareness.’ Besides their impact through purpose, nonprofits usually need the […]
July 17, 2020

Financial Systems Integrations:  It’s less scary than it sounds

Imagine you’re a large, professional organization. You’ve been getting your revenue primarily from memberships, conferences for members, and fundraising ― and you think it’s time to upgrade to a new database system after 20 or so years.  Let’s say the system you decide on is well-known for how it managed members, events, and fundraising. But there’s one glaring problem ― it doesn’t integrate with your organization’s general ledger (GL). Your nonprofit’s staff was used to […]