Mastering the Art of Nonprofit Board Governance

Ask many people who work or serve on a nonprofit board and a lot of times you're going to hear a consistent theme. Often, board members don't have a thorough understanding about how to adequately serve on a nonprofit board, and unfortunately, many organizations don't have the resources to hire trainers to...

5 Qualities in Selecting a Nonprofit Mentor

Were you aware that only 144 nonprofits have grown to budgets exceeding $50 million in revenue since 1970? (See source below).That's probably surprising for you to learn, but the reality is that all you have to do is think about the nonprofits in your neighborhood. Most of the 1.5 million...

Facebook Favors Local News and It Will Help Your Nonprofit

This year has not been too kind to Facebook, with the news about Cambridge Analytica and Mark Zuckerberg being asked to testify in front of Congress. Zuckerberg and his team used it as an opportunity to change the Facebook algorithms, again, and this can still bode well for your nonprofit if you're...

With Technology Your Nonprofit Will Raise More Money

NonProfit PRO recently released a study called "2018 Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study: A Look at the Challenges Nonprofit Leadership Is Facing and How to Address Them." One of the findings of that report was the fact that:63 percent of respondents to their survey stated that digital fundraising accounted...

Why You Should Attend the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference

By now you probably know that your donors want to understand the impact that your nonprofit is making in the community. They are seeking deeper transparency and measurable metrics that demonstrate that your mission and the work you're doing is helping society and the people or causes that it serves.

Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study for 2018

Our friends at NonProfit PRO have recently published a study that is essential reading for any leader in the philanthropic sector. The report, which you can access in its entirety, is called "2018 Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study: A look At The Challenges Nonprofit Leadership Is Facing And How To Address Them."

How to Market Your Nonprofit on a Shoestring Budget

If you work or are associated with the nonprofit sector, then you know the vast majority of organizations in the U.S. are small. They operate with limited resources and a small financial margin. A challenge for many of these groups is marketing.We all know that advertising and marketing...

Protect Your Nonprofit’s Online Reputation

You might be thinking that you don't have to do anything to protect your online reputation. Perhaps you're thinking, who would want to do anything against a charitable organization? You would be mistaken. Criminals and trolls don't pick favorites, and unfortunately, any person or group can be fair game.

Don’t Lose Your Non-Profit’s Tax-Exempt Status

Like most people who start a non-profit organization, your focus and energy is probably directed towards serving the community rather than performing internal compliance checkups. However, you cannot serve your target community well if your nonprofit is not run in a manner that is compliant with the law.What...

How Your Nonprofit Can Welcome New Team Members

Did you know that the median age for someone to enter the fundraising field is 27 and the average age is 30? According to a study by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in 1997, the average age was 33, and only 15 percent entered the fundraising field as their starting career.

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