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March 25, 2023

[PODCAST] Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Nonprofit Consultant

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Nonprofit Consultant In this episode, Heather Yandow discussed the circumstances that indicate when to hire a nonprofit consultant. When you’re looking for a consultant for your next project, what’s the best way to make sure you find a great person? Searching online can be a great starting point, of course. But what else do you need to do? It’s not writing the perfect Request for Proposals (RFP). It’s not […]
March 28, 2023

5 Lessons and Tips for an Executive Director

5 Lessons from 5 Years as an Executive Director 5 Lessons and tips for an executive director “I have led both a nonprofit and a state agency during stormy times. During my tenure as executive director, one of my greatest joys was pulling everyone together as a team to create an extraordinary sense of connection. In those moments, the barriers between the board, executive leaders, front-line staffers, and behind-the-scenes workers became irrelevant—we were all in it […]
March 31, 2023

Why Effectively Tracking Outcomes at Your Nonprofit is Important

Why Effectively Tracking Outcomes at Your Nonprofit is Important Outcomes is a nonprofit industry term used to describe the qualitative and quantitative conclusions you can draw from your organization’s outputs. Outcomes frequently describe measurements of change within your organization or your programs. Identifying the change affected by your organization and the opportunities for change help make your nonprofit even more effective. And being able to demonstrate that difference is critical in securing funding. Let’s dive […]
April 4, 2023

Map and Modernize Your Data Strategy: Part 1

Map and Modernize Your Data Strategy: Part 1 Mapping and Modernizing Your Data Strategy for Longterm Success: Part 1 You can use this guide to gain valuable insight into optimizing organizational performance and maximizing impact through data.  According to a recent funder study, the impact is a top consideration when deciding whether to fund an organization. This guide addresses common challenges nonprofits face, such as economic uncertainty and staffing fluctuations. These challenges can make modifying […]