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March 18, 2023

[PODCAST] Attracting Men to the Fundraising Profession

Attracting Men to the Fundraising Profession In this episode, Patrick Kirby shares his interest and favorite aspects of the fundraising profession. Kirby is a fundraising professional who discusses the gender imbalance within the fundraising profession. While women largely dominate the nonprofit workforce, the fundraising profession is almost 50% men. However, he recognizes the impact of gender imbalance on the sector’s ability to raise more funds. This issue is similar in other industries, such as education […]
March 21, 2023

How to Create A Nonprofit Report Funders Want to See

Create Reports Funders Want to See How to create a nonprofit report that funders want to see Want to learn how to create a nonprofit report to boost donor trust? You can use this guide to identify what funders use to make decisions. Connecting a nonprofit’s impact to its reporting provides steps for measuring program outcomes. Defining objectives and focusing on quantitative measurements is essential to improve nonprofit reporting processes. Next, data should be collected, […]
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 […]