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May 23, 2020

It’s Never too Early to Start Your Annual Campaign

While working for various nonprofits throughout the past twenty years, I always had such high aspirations for having our End Of Year (Annual Campaign) strategized by May, planned by August and ready to deliver by October.  It never happened that way. Never. There were always too many other irons in the fire and as a staff member, a campaign launching in six months never took priority. We all know how hard it is to complete […]
May 30, 2020

5 Building Blocks of Strong Nonprofit Brands

Nonprofit branding is all about how others view your organization and your efforts. If you know what American Red Cross, UNICEF, or AARP does regularly, you know that nonprofit branding works. Creating a brand leads to more recognition, clarity and potential donations ― all in all, making your nonprofit more successful. In a perfect world, charitable organizations would not have to worry about creating a strong brand image to have a successful organization. Making a […]
June 1, 2020

Jackson Doggette – NANOE Board of Directors – It’s Been My Pleasure

Jackson Doggette – NANOE Board of Directors – It’s Been My Pleasure is Attorney Doggette’s experience serving as legal counsel on National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives Board of Directors. I have served on boards for nonprofit organizations for over 40 years. The experience has basically been the same whether it is a church board, hospital board, daycare board, or chamber of commerce board. Some boards functioned efficiently. Most boards do not. But nearly […]
June 12, 2020

First-Time Donor Retention: 3 Nonprofit Best Practices

Your nonprofit’s team likely spends quite a bit of time focusing on raising the funds you need to achieve your goals. There are many considerations to go over, including what types of campaigns to employ, what fundraising strategies to exercise during these campaigns, and what your revenue goals are.  However, during these discussions, many organizations ask the same question: “How do we attract more donors?” While this is important for spreading awareness, it’s not the […]