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January 24, 2018

What Nonprofits Need to Know about the New Tax Law

There’s been much discussion recently about how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which became law on December 22, 2017, will affect charitable contributions. It’s an important conversation. But there are other issues arising from the act that nonprofits should be aware of. Here are several from the 2018 Tax Law Checklist published by the National Council of Nonprofits. To view the complete list and get more information, view the checklist and the Council’s resource […]
January 23, 2018

How to Grow Your Individual Donor List

Behind every great nonprofit is a great group of people who make it all happen. For all the grants you apply for and donations you receive, there’s a single contributor who invested their own time and money into funding your mission. At the root of your nonprofit is achieving that mission, and loyal donors who contribute major gifts are there to help you. We’ve written before about the different options you can explore to fund […]
January 23, 2018

My Big Fundraising Failure—and What You Can Learn from It

In October, I rolled out a fundraising appeal for our new Training, Facilitation, and Consulting Certificate Program with Marlboro College.
January 22, 2018

How to Attract More Volunteers with a Better Web Page

If you have struggled to engage enough volunteers to sustain your mission, it may be time to refresh your technology. More and more, volunteers use the web to research and find opportunities to serve. Unfortunately, many causes have not upgraded their digital online communications to keep pace. A simple, but effective, way to boost your volunteer recruitment results is to improve how you feature volunteer opportunities on your website, specifically by creating a focused landing […]