May 29, 2024
January 26, 2022

Nonprofit Annual Report Guide

Nonprofit Annual Report Guide Your Guide to Creating a Modern Nonprofit Annual Report: An annual report is a complex beast of a project…or is it? A lot of meetings, stress, and far too many words are often put into these temporary snapshots of a nonprofit’s work. This guide breaks down these intimidating reports into an easy-to-follow guide while using the “5 W’s”: Who, What, When, Where, and Why. Taking a cue from our good friend, […]
January 27, 2022

The 2022 Nonprofit Financial Management Checklist

With all the demands of running an organization, executive directors often let their nonprofit financial management go by the wayside. The focus tends to be on the mission, fundraising, education, and other day-to-day management responsibilities, which are all important. Setting aside financial management, however, is a big mistake. This is especially the case when it comes to maintaining the health of your organization. Any successful nonprofit must be run like a successful for-profit, and that […]
January 28, 2022

[PODCAST] Nonprofit Organization Annual Reports: Show Don’t Tell!

How a Nonprofit Organization Annual Report should Show, not Tell. Back in the day, a nonprofit organization annual report was a full-team effort comprised of selecting stock images, stories, paper, and binding. ED’s and advancement professionals balanced the decision of developing an impressive report with not looking like they spent too much. The end result was a 20+page volume that only the unlucky staff member assigned to editing actually read. Thank goodness, things have changed! […]
January 30, 2022

Finding the Right Donor Database for Your Nonprofit (Updated)

Updated January 29, 2022 Consider this—7 out of every 10 donors only donate once. Not enough to shock you? Let’s add to the mix that 77% of donors leave due to a lack of communication. A donor database trumps a post-it note or spreadsheet any day of the week, but what one is right for your nonprofit? With the right donor management tool to fit your organization’s needs, you have a better shot at communicating […]