January 18, 2019
January 12, 2019
Is NANOE Legitimate - Bishop Redfern II

Is NANOE Legitimate? Nonprofits Have Answered

Is NANOE Legitimate? Despite universal praise from donors, foundations, executives, volunteers and board members celebrating NANOE’s alternative to nonprofit dysfunction, the question – Is NANOE Legitimate – continues to be raised by National Networks, State Associations, For-Profit Consultancies and Industry Media Outlets. Why? The answer is simple – NANOE’s founders are messing with everybody’s money.
November 24, 2018
National Giving Month December Giving Makes Us Human Jimmy LaRose

National Giving Month Proclamation: Is It Worthy of Your Signature?

National Giving Month Proclamation: Is It Worthy of Your Signature? – Jimmy LaRose We’re please to announce that over 8,991 thoughtful American Citizens have signed the proclamation making the month of December our Country’s Official National Giving Month. Once we reach 10,000 signatures our U.S. Senators, Congressman and the White House will offer a legislative resolution celebrating the generosity of our 310 million households. Because of friends like you we only need 1019 more signatures to […]
October 15, 2018
National Giving Month

National Giving Month: December Giving Makes Us Human

National Giving Month by Tracy S. Ebarb – Did you know that neither Congress nor the Executive Branch has officially dedicated any of our twelve months to acts of volunteerism or charitable giving? December provides us a very special opportunity to celebrate those individuals, groups and organizations who invest their lives in charity. As you know, nonprofits provide critical relief to the hurting, hungry and helpless, develop support for much needed social reforms and improve every […]
August 2, 2018
NANOE Board Stupid Hats John Horak

NANOE Asks Board Members to Take Off Their “Stupid Hats” – John Horak

By John Horak, TANGO Alliance – The National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) is a relatively new and modest organization, but that hasn’t stopped it from challenging nonprofit sector dogma at the most fundamental level. A case in point is its suggestion that the “volunteer governing board” model should be upgraded to a “paid board” model.
May 21, 2018
Kathleen Robinson NANOE Convention Expo

The Most Important Charitable Event in a Generation – Kathleen Robinson

NANOE Board of Governors 2019 Convention & Expo whose theme “PUTTING MONEY FIRST” will be the the most important charitable event in a generation says Dr. Kathleen Robinson. Robinson will oversee this historic capacity-building conference and is the author of NANOE’s New Guidelines for Tomorrow’s Nonprofit. When asked about Kathleen Robinson, NANOE Board Chair, Bishop Redfern II shared, “Kathleen is the heart & soul of this event! She’ll challenge everything you believe about money and inspire you and your nonprofit to achieve significant impact. Attendees will […]
May 6, 2018
NANOE Association of Fundraising Professionals Jimmy LaRose Sexual Harrassment

Is There a Secret Reason AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Is Hating On Donors?

Association of Fundraising Professionals is selling snake-oil again. Except this time their new product line includes accusations against donors, philanthropists, corporate execs and foundation execs of sexual misconduct. IT BOGGLES THE MIND. Can you believe it, or am I the only one that’s flabbergasted?
March 16, 2018
Jimmy LaRose Reports Good News For Charities Who Rely On Money For Mission

February’s Job Report – 313,000 Jobs Boost U.S. Economy – RAISE MONEY NOW – Jimmy LaRose

MONEY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN MISSION (OR MINISTRY)! Jimmy LaRose forecasts FINANCIAL BOOM for nonprofits everywhere. Last month I wrote an article titled, What Tax Reform Means for Charity: MORE MONEY, MONEY, MONEY and predicted that the Tax Cut & Jobs Act would grow the economy; reduce taxes;
February 24, 2018
CFRE vs. CNC CDE CNE NANOE

CFRE vs. CNE, CDE, CNC: Which Credential Benefits Me Most?

Over the past year I’ve received several calls from friends and colleagues asking me about my CFRE, CNE, CDE & CNC credentials. I’ve had my CFRE for years and was one of the first executives to achieve CNE, CDE, CNC. I joined Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) in 1998 and have been a member of National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE) since its inception. I’ve immersed myself in the cultures of both organizations, […]
January 27, 2018
Tax Reform Will Be Good for Charities

Tax Reform And Your Charity. What’s Really Happening? – Michael Rosen

Tax Reform, Charitable Giving & Your Nonprofit. I’ve got good news for charities considering the implications of the recently signed “Tax Cut & Jobs Act” bill. The Tax Foundation’s Center for Federal Tax Policy projects that tax reform will grow the economy making more money available for giving; reduce taxes increasing disposable income; increase wages generating more disposable income; and create hundreds-of-thousands more jobs. Why is this good for nonprofits? It’s simple, when people have more personal income, […]
January 9, 2018
Why Tax Reform Bill is Great for Nonprofits

What Tax Reform Means for Charity: more Money, Money, Money

What Tax Reform Means for Charity: more Money, Money, Money. The recently passed “Tax Cuts & Jobs Act” bill (which I have read in its entirety) is the greatest thing to happen to nonprofits in three decades. Especially for organizations who rely on MONEY to underwrite their programs. Consider the old adage, “there are things in life that are more important than money”, is about as silly as saying “there are things in life that are more important than […]
December 16, 2018
Jimmy LaRose NANOE Co-Founder

Jimmy LaRose Slaughters Charity’s “Sacred Cows”

Jimmy LaRose NANOE Co-Founder has a strong opinion about the “Sacred Cows” he and his colleagues believe no longer work for charitable organizations. NANOE has outlined eight different topics he’s promised nonprofit executives won’t have to put up with during NANOE’s 2019 Board of Governor’s Convention & Expo. Here’s the list of phrases BANNED by LaRose and NANOE’s 2019 Board of Governors: 1. You Need to Recruit More Board Members (why add to the crazy-making?) 2. Try […]
November 24, 2018
Jim Eskin Major Gifts Fundraising Training

Major Gifts Fundraising: 10 Ways To Improve Your “Ask”

Major Gifts Fundraising: 10 Ways To Improve Your “Ask” – Jim Eskin. After a fulfilling career in higher education advancement — including the last nine years heading the local community college foundation — I was ready to pursue a lifelong dream to VENTURE OUT ON MY OWN. Over the past several years I was spending more and more weekends training nonprofit board members and volunteers on the art and science of fundraising … and loving […]
November 2, 2018
Jason Bundy Molly Bundy NANOE

Jason Bundy to Receive Strickland Philanthropist Medallion

After a thorough and significant review of several nominated donors and family foundations NANOE’s Nominations Committee as announced Molly & Jason Bundy as the 2019 recipients of the Jerry Strickland Best Practice Philanthropist Medallion. This commendation is not bestowed based on to whom a family gives, nor the number of gifts made, or even the generous amounts shared, but rather it is awarded because of the WAY a family gives when it invests in a charity.  […]
August 12, 2018
Nonprofit Conferences Jimmy LaRose

6 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences in 2019 – Kathleen Robinson

2019 promises another wave of amazing Nonprofit Conferences. However, if you’re looking for an outdated PowerPoint Presentation on how to do a fundraising banquet than THESE EVENTS ARE NOT FOR YOU! if you’re convinced your Board of Directors needs training PLEASE STOP READING NOW! If you tired of going to your State Association’s Summit or AFP’s International Conference because you’ve finally realized they’re peddling products that don’t work then GOOD FOR YOU. Here’s a list of alternatives that […]
July 4, 2018
Fundraising Appeals Andrew Harrow Drummond Press

Supercharge Your Fundraising Appeals Using Multi-Channel Media

Fundraising appeals are facing a new dawn. Many organizations are standing at the proverbial fork in the road as they discuss their strategic objectives and how to translate those objectives into current and future fundraising strategies. Donor growth is the lifeline for any non-profit organization, and financial transparency is synonymous with survival. But if leadership teams are hesitant to explore innovative ways to drive growth based around fear of failure, then it leads to donor […]
June 25, 2018
Foundation Grants

Five Mistakes To Avoid When Seeking Foundation Grants – Putman-Walkerly

Foundation grants are an important part of capacity-building and often associated with the term “strategic philanthropy.” That’s not surprising, since most funders are looking for ways to increase their impact. Being more strategic can be a complex undertaking — and like every complex undertaking, shifting toward strategic grantmaking comes with multiple pitfalls and opportunities to make mistakes. That’s okay. Mistakes can provide valuable information for ongoing learning, which is a key part of strategic grantmaking. […]
May 28, 2018
David Blyer, CEO-President, Co-founder, Arreva

Jewish Federation Selects Arreva as its Preferred Donor Management Software

Arreva – Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 28, 2018 – Arreva, a global technology leader and trusted advisor in delivering an integrated cloud-based online fundraising and donor relationship management software solution to nonprofit organizations worldwide, announces it has been chosen as a preferred vendor for the Jewish Federation of Broward County. The Federation provides support programs for Jewish members in its community, Israel and around the world. “We support thousands of community members every year with […]
May 6, 2018
Artificial-Intelligence-Nonprofit-Marketing-Sean-Kerr

Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Nonprofit Marketing – Sean Kerr

Team SWYDO recently interviewed Cause Inspired Media COO and NANOE Enterprise Partner, Sean Kerr, on the role of Artificial Intelligence will play in nonprofit marketing. Here’s what Team SWYDO and Sean Kerr had to say. How would you describe your company in less than 150 words? We are an agile, rapidly growing and diversified team of people who have always been looking for meaningful work and have found a place to do just that. When […]
May 4, 2018
Nonprofit Budgeting NANOE Ultimate Nonprofit Budget Alan Wiener

Ultimate Nonprofit Budgeting Checklist – Alan Weiner

Nonprofit budgeting is no small task. In order to accomplish your goals your approach to budgeting will have to reflect the uniqueness of your organization. Conversely, while your exact recipe for success may differ slightly, you’ll still need to check many of the same basic budgeting boxes that are reflected in the list below. Here’s your ultimate budgeting checklist for nonprofit organizations: 1. Review Previous Performance and Budgets If you have them, be sure to […]
March 18, 2018
Penelope Burk Inside Charity

Finding New Donors in a Changing Giving Environment – Penelope Burk

In my previous blog, “Is Giving Tuesday Helping or Hurting Fundraising”, I referenced how this fundraiser is contributing to the over-solicitation of active donors and risking their future support. I agreed wholeheartedly, though, that Giving Tuesday is an excellent strategy for acquiring new donors, especially younger ones. How donors view not-for-profits and how