Starting A Capital Campaign? Here’s What You Need To Know

The economy has improved and nonprofits and social enterprise organizations, particularly ones that were being especially cautious with their funds, have once again started to look at investment and capacity building. A very

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By |July 2nd, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

How To Keep Your Communications Strategy From Stalling

It’s been estimated that in today’s world, on any given day individuals are exposed to 5,000 advertisements per day. It might not seem so, but think about it. Think of all of the

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By |June 30th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

The Board Chair And Your Nominating Committee: Why They’re So Important

Nonprofits and social enterprise organizations rely immensely on their board of trustees. These individuals collectively can help propel a charity forward or become a roadblock to success. There are two areas where leaders

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By |June 25th, 2015|Leadership|0 Comments

How Periscope Can Help You Broaden Your Brand’s Reach

Recently, the team at my social enterprise tested Periscope. If you haven’t done it in your business or social sector organization, I suggest you give it a try. I can see the potential

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By |June 23rd, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Elements to Preparing for a Major Gift Ask

One of the questions I hear from smaller organizations that are just beginning working with major donors is “When is someone ready to give a gift?”
My reply, “It depends.”
Assuming you are doing your

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By |June 18th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Guest Post: Building a Sponsorship Proposal for Your Nonprofit

So you have obtained your 501(c)(3), now what? Many organizations are having a hard time figuring out where to go next and get the funding they need to grow their nonprofit. Today, most

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By |June 17th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Yes, You Can Establish A Major Gift Program: If You Do This

Due to cuts in government funding, many nonprofits and social enterprises need to develop other ways to raise money. Developing and creating a major gift program is an excellent strategy that can yield

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By |June 16th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Fundraising Success: Here Are Some Quick Tips You Can Do Now!

Excellent programs and fundraising are both integral parts of a successful nonprofit or social enterprise. In this article, I’ll leave you to your programs; however, if you’re looking for some quick ideas about

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By |June 11th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

Instagram Gets Into Advertising And What It Can Mean For Your Nonprofit

Last week Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced that it was developing its advertising platform. Instagram has over 300 million users. Facebook has reached over 1.44 billion users. Facebook and, now Instagram,

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By |June 9th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments

When You’re Looking To Start A Nonprofit, Remember These Tips

Have you ever thought of starting your own nonprofit? Through the years, I have seen countless, wonderful people start a nonprofit and ultimately not being able to make it work. On the flip side,

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By |June 4th, 2015|Blogging|0 Comments