October 28, 2023

Major Gifts Ramp-Up & Association of Fundraising Professionals Celebrate National Philanthropy Day

Major Gifts Ramp-Up’s National Philanthropy Day Celebration will take place November 14, 2023 at the West Gate Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Major Gifts Ramp-Up has partnered with the Las Vegas Chapters of Association of Fundraising Professionals. and National Football League Alumni Association to honor our Nation’s donors and volunteers whose generosity ensure charities achieve their important missions.
September 17, 2023

Nonprofits North of Richmond w Louis Fawcett & Jimmy LaRose

Nonprofits North of Richmond is a chat between Louis Fawcett & Jimmy LaRose as they confront charity’s IVORY TOWER ELITES who better themselves at the expense of community organizations. Understand why leading national nonprofit association executives pass down self-serving demands to their “lessors” in a vain attempt to control their independent free-thinking colleagues. Here’s what Fawcett & LaRose have to share: Jimmy: Louis, you and I have spent the last decade performing a moral inventory […]
August 19, 2023


RE-IMAGINING NONPROFITS: Turning Your Mess Into a Masterpiece goes on sale November 28, 2023 (GIVING TUESDAY) Louis Fawcett is RE-IMAGINING NONPROFITS is a sneak-peek first look at his forthcoming book that confronts the piety prevents charitable leaders from changing and saving lives. Louis is the President of National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives and has dedicated his life to leading our sector out of the wilderness. Here’s a first look at his riveting page-turner […]
July 22, 2023

Rowan County United Way & Major Gifts Ramp-Up

Rowan County United Way & Major Gifts Ramp-Up tells a story about a veteran CEO’s commitment to major gifts fundraising. It is widely known that the most important factor leading to organizational success is LEADERSHIP. More specifically, nonprofits who scale their mission are led by STRONG CEOs. Jenny Lee, CEO of Rowan County United Way (RCUW) is that type of leader. Jenny has inspired her board, staff and volunteers to change directions to better solve […]
July 16, 2023

United Way, NANOE & Major Gifts Ramp-Up

United Way, NANOE & Major Gifts Ramp-Up is Jenny Lee’s, CEO of Rowan County of United Way, overview of her first-hand experience with a better way to build financial capacity. Here’s what Jenny has to share: As we look at the struggles we face at United Way with workplace giving and seeing the decline in revenue, we’ve had to look for ways to diversify our revenue. Last year alone, contributions to United Way nationally decreased […]
July 16, 2023

Jimmy LaRose – Fundraiser & Entrepreneur of the Year

Jimmy LaRose – Fundraiser & Entrepreneur of the Year highlights Acquisition International’s decision to name LaRose their 2023 Most Inspiring Fundraiser & Entrepreneur. Acquisition International is a UK based nonprofit-organisation that highlights the impact of NPOS & NGOs across the British Isles. AI’s research team considered the work of Jimmy LaRose, Ian Mackie and Richard Anson of United Christian Broadcasters (UCB) who inspired thousands of United Kingdom donors to invest millions of dollars in their […]
July 1, 2023

Can Nonprofits File Bankruptcy?

Can Nonprofits File Bankruptcy? is rarely discussed in the philanthropic community. Regardless, filing for federal bankruptcy relief is not uncommon and is a way to resolve the status of a nonprofit in serious financial difficulties. As with individuals and for-profit businesses, sometimes this drastic remedy is necessary. Can Nonprofits File Bankruptcy? The Answer is YES! Bankruptcy can become an option for a variety of reasons – some avoidable and others the result of outside, unexpected forces like […]
June 2, 2023

NANOE Credentials – 10 Reasons Why Nonprofit Practitioners Love Them

NANOE Credentials – 10 Reasons Why Nonprofit Practitioners Love Them is Joanne Oppelt’s take on America’s fastest growing adult continuing education program. Joanne is a tenured faculty member at National Development Institute and a senior counselor with Development Systems International. Here’s what this nonprofit management veteran has to share: Three years ago I discovered NANOE’s New Guidelines for Nonprofits. This important work focused on the myriad of charitable legislation, tax laws, industry standards, outdated philosophies, organizational […]
May 12, 2023

Nonprofit Volunteer Boards Don’t Work

Nonprofit Volunteer Boards Don’t Work is Jimmy LaRose’s “emperor has no clothes” approach to the horrifying management model boards of directors have wreaked on charities for over a half a century. Read this article through to the end to see Jimmy’s winning model that defeats governance dysfunction and builds boards that work! “God first made idiots (that was for practice) then He made boards.” ~Mark Twain After spending twenty-five years in nonprofit management (having worked […]
April 24, 2023

How Do United Way CEOs Raise Major Gifts?

How Do United Way CEOs Raise Major Gifts? is timely article from George McCanless, Debbie Bogle & Jenny Lee. Here’s what these United Way Veteran CEOs have to share about their experience with Major Gifts Ramp-Up for United Way Programs.  From George McCanless, United Way of Central Georgia: Like you, I get many emails each week from consultants and companies offering some service to improve my organization.  But before you move on from this article, […]
November 29, 2023

Project STEP and Longwood Symphony Orchestra: Impact Through Harmony

Project STEP and Longwood Symphony Orchestra (LSO): Impact Through Harmony is an inside look at the partnership between two Boston based organizations working together to bring collaborative concerts to the Greater Boston community. Partnerships are abundant throughout Massachusetts. Take, for example, the joint endeavors of the Jimmy Fund and Boston Red Sox, who since 1953 have combined to support cancer research efforts at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Or two regional beverage favorites – Dunkin’ and Harpoon […]
November 8, 2023

Linda Handley’s Guide to Nonprofit Marketing

Linda Handley’s Guide to Nonprofit Marketing explores the digital marketing age and how you can leverage it to further your important mission. Engaging Your Audience Nonprofit organizations play a vital role in society, working tirelessly to address various social, environmental, and humanitarian issues. To achieve their missions effectively, nonprofits must not only excel in their core activities but also effectively market themselves. In this digital age, nonprofit marketing has evolved, offering new opportunities and challenges. […]
November 2, 2023

Vicki Burkhart’s Growing Your Nonprofit With Fractional Staffing

Vicki Burkhart’s Growing Your Nonprofit With Fractional Staffing Isn’t Magic – It is a Strategic Approach to Human Capital. Let’s face it: traditional staffing models are not going to get any employer out of the current labor shortage bind. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, “even if every unemployed person in the country found a job, we would still have around 3.5 million open jobs.” Everyone is competing for talent and the nonprofit sector, […]
September 7, 2023

Grand River Agency – Nonprofit’s Social Media Experts

Grand River Agency – Nonprofit’s Social Media Experts is an introduction to the charitable sector’s #1 SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN TEAM. Kelsey Boudin and his team of experts are strategic communications leaders who AMPLIFY NONPROFIT MESSAGING. Their staff is comprised of accomplished journalists who ensure charities STAND OUT in the ever growing, complex (and competitive) digital realm. Here’s what Inside Charity has to share about Grand River Agency and YOUR social media campaign needs. Many digital marketing […]
April 15, 2023

Healthcare Benefits for Nonprofits By benePerks

Healthcare Benefits for Nonprofits By benePerks introduces a new way charitable organizations can provide employee benefits. Here’s what the team from benePerks® has to share: As the healthcare industry reels from one challenge after another, the cost of care continues to rise. Nonprofit organizations struggle to provide health plans to employees that are affordable and easy to access while containing their own expenses. With more out of pocket expenses, higher deductibles, and higher premiums, employees […]
February 15, 2023

Norman Gildin Says, “Don’t Underestimate The Food”

Norman Gildin Says, “Don’t Underestimate The Food” is one veteran fundraiser’s take on gala events that raise money. Here’s what Norman Gildin has to share: One supporter of a nonprofit that I worked for once told me, “You know why I come back to your gala? I love the food.” If you think he was an exception, think again. Many others echoed his comment to me, all of whom, of course, felt a strong allegiance […]
November 27, 2022

Nonprofit Video Marketing – Tips For Getting Started

The landscape for nonprofits is changing rapidly, and one of the most important areas of change is video marketing. For example, Facebook Live has become a major player in the fundraising space, giving nonprofits an opportunity to reach donors and others interested in their causes on a mass scale. But with so many options available, it can be hard to know where to begin. In this blog post, we’ll explore some ideas for how you […]
November 5, 2022

Strategies to Retain Top Talent in Your Nonprofit Organization

Retaining top talent in a nonprofit organization is one of the most important tasks of the HR department. They need to develop strategies to keep employees motivated. There should also be an increase in training programs to help them grow within your organization. It’s not as easy as it sounds because you need to offer each employee equal opportunities. When investing money and effort in training professionals, you need to be prepared to meet different […]
October 30, 2022

Good Board Members – How Do You Find Them?

Good Board Members – How Do You Find Them? is Joanne Oppelt’s take on one of nonprofit’s great mysteries. Here’s what Joanne has to share: This article contains expert tips on how to find good board members. In my experience, most board members are good people who know next to nothing about nonprofit governance. Yet, your board is the most valuable leadership asset your nonprofit has. Board members teach the community how to interact with […]
October 30, 2022

Courtney Rosenfeld Says, “Start Your Own Nonprofit Marketing Department”

Courtney Rosenfeld Says, “Start Your Own Nonprofit Marketing Department” is one marketing veteran’s take on launching an external initiative regardless of your size. Here’s Courtney has to share: Most nonprofits don’t have the time or money to hire a marketing team or marketing agency. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do your own marketing. There are a few essentials you need to know to build an impactful marketing operation with what (and who) you have. […]

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