A national survey of both nonprofit Executive Directors and Development Directors, the organization's top level fundraiser, conducted by. ... But being collaborative doesn't need to take place in long, drawn-out meetings.
Volunteers help almost any nonprofit to survive, but younger volunteers can be especially beneficial. They are idealistic, they have the strength and energy to perform the tasks older people can’t, and they are more likely to work for free.
nps tip: create different strategies to attract different types of volunteers
The Charitable Giving and fundraising Report features key fundraising statistics including year-over-year changes in giving both online and offline – by nonprofit size and sub-sector. (How did #nonprofit giving do in 2012?
nps tip: Always stay aware of overall trends in fundraising, and read between the lines to learn what you could be doing differently to increase giving.
Technology can support a multitude of nonprofit communication efforts, but a content calendar, the right staffing support, and the right tools are required to make it all sing. (RT @SageNonprofit: Does your #nonprofit have a content calendar?
A Pangea Giving member meets with a community organization in Burma. (Photo courtesy Pangea. Many Seattleites are inspired to do good overseas. But making a real impact means recognizing your limitations and ...
The result of this research has been the Nonprofit Innovation Series on the PMA blog. The firm has shared information on fundraising, governance, talent acquisition & retention and collaboration. This research has fueled our ...
It’s the goal of every nonprofit job seeker to wow the hiring manager but accomplishing that is not as simple as having an impressive resume. You must also demonstrate to him that you have the skills and temperament to be a good employee.
What Do Nonprofits Need More Than Funding? Huffington Post Other training opportunities can be found at academic institutions, professional organizations and advocacy groups looking to professionalize non-profit management.
Note from Beth: I made a personal goal for myself to get past my dislike of spreadsheets and become more fluent. First I had to "Stop Fearing the Spreadsheet" and then started to interview nonprofit data nerds about their Excel secrets.
nps tip: Everyone at your org should be spreadsheet-fluent. Start with these tips.
Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done.