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September 3, 2022

[PODCAST] How to Tell Your Nonprofit’s Financial Story

A financial story is not (typically) as exciting, stirring, or inspirational as one directly related to your programming. But, knowing your nonprofit’s financial story and conveying it effectively to your supporters is critical to sustainability. In this episode, Katie talks to Sherry Quam Taylor, an expert in raising funds for overhead. Sherry will share practical logic around fund development and insight on how to get your donors, team, and board on the same path to […]
September 8, 2022

Starting Your Nonprofit Grant Application Story the Right Way

The start of the nonprofit grant application process is similar to writing this article. At first, you have a few ideas of where you want to start, but the emptiness in front of you and the blinking cursor can be overwhelming. There are so many options on where to begin. Should I start with an inspiring anecdote? (Tina, the development director, found the perfect grant in the most unlikely of places…)  A bold proclamation? (Grants […]
September 9, 2022

5 Free Tools for Nonprofits

5 Free Tools For Nonprofits to Save Time and Money If your nonprofit is looking for ways to streamline projects while you grow awareness for your mission, you’re not alone. Nonprofits of all sizes often struggle with not having enough hands on deck to complete large projects and handle all sides of  communication.  Since your organization runs on charitable donations, you’ll naturally want to lower the amount you have to spend on business tools. This […]
September 10, 2022

[PODCAST]Moving Corporate Giving from Sponsorship to Straight Support

An interesting corporate giving trend emerges post-COVID… Although corporate giving remains a small slice of the philanthropic pie in the U.S., it still represents an alluring opportunity for most nonprofits. Corporate gifts often lead to individual support and they also bring legitimacy and earned media attention. In this interview, Stephanie Brown, CFRE shares an emerging trend following the COVID-19 pandemic: the move of corporate giving from sponsorship to straight support. Listen to hear the pros, […]