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October 19, 2021

How to Create a Nonprofit Business Plan

Could your organization use a nonprofit business plan? The answer is yes. Although the nonprofit sector doesn’t always work like the for-profit world and you might not think of your nonprofit as a business, having a business plan can boost your growth and support.  The most important thing to remember is that your nonprofit needs to be unique so it stands out from other nonprofits. Secondly, you want to convey the value that those who […]
October 21, 2021

Ten Giving Ideas More Creative Than Cash

We’re approaching the most critical fundraising season for nonprofits. A lump sum cash donation with no designation would probably make your year-end giving dreams come true. But the reality is that the last year and a half has left many individuals and donors facing financial challenges and uncertainties. It’s important to not lose connection with those who have a desire to support your mission but not the cash to do so anymore. Plus, those who […]
October 27, 2021

Avoiding “Fit Frustration” with New Technology

When it comes to new technology, sometimes making the switch just isn’t a good fit. A few months back, our company was looking for a new CRM. The one we had was fine, but there was another platform that recently upgraded their offerings and rolled out some pretty cool new features. Our initial investigation concluded that we could do almost everything on the new platform as we were doing on our current one. The new […]
October 28, 2021

Robert’s Rules Guide

Robert’s Rules GuideRobert’s Rules Guide Here’s What You’ll Learn Attending a board meeting for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. Are there assigned seats? Am I allowed to talk? Am I expected to talk? All fair questions. What most ED’s and members learn quickly is that the chairperson of the board directs the conversation using unconventional language like “so moved” or “let’s bring this meeting to order!” This language is so unconventional that […]