Board Diversity as a Social Change Agent – Part 1: How It Works
Board diversity isn't just a buzzword or a box to check. Boardable's Jeb Banner explains how a diverse and dynamic board creates change in communities and opens up lines of communication where previously there were none.
Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in Your Nonprofit
Nonprofits often benefit and work with individuals who have experienced trauma in their life. This means that the way we provide care and services needs to be trauma-informed. Dr. Peter Gamache and Jackie Griffin from Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about why this is important and what steps nonprofits should do to ensure trauma-informed care happens from top to bottom.
Why Nonprofits Should Leverage a Cloud Financial Management Solution to Simplify Financial Processes for Growth
Growth is good for nonprofits because it means expanding the reach of your mission goals. But with growth comes more complex finances which can bog down your team and reduce capacity. Kim Grider from the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma talks about how implementing a cloud-based financial management system has helped free up time and resources, saved them money, and helped increase their mission work.
How to Re-Engage Inactive Donors For Sustainable Giving
"More than 75% of donors will give to a single nonprofit only once." So how do we foster a loyal donor community? Noah Barnett from Virtuous guides you in how to re-connect with one-time donors to create a positive and sustainable relationship.
Empowering Diversity at Nonprofits
Diversity leads to better thinking, informed decisions, innovative ideas and high performing organizations, so this revelation begs the questions: how and why should organizations bridge the gap between the disparities of leadership and staff diversity? Mari-Anne Kehler of Green Hasson Janks provides actionable tips on how to incorporate diversity into your nonprofit.
What to Expect During a Nonprofit Audit Process
Audits can be nerve-wracking and confusing for nonprofits, but they're also essential for transparency and accountability. Julleen Snyder from Jacobson Jarvis breaks it down for you, demystifying the process and giving you tips for smooth-sailing.
Capacity Building (Part 4): How to Develop a Viable Succession Plan for Your Organization
Change is part of nonprofit life and it's important to be prepared for it. In the fourth installment of their series on Capacity Building, Peter Gamache, Ph.D. and Jackie Griffin of Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about tips for a smooth transition.
Transitions of Trailblazers (Part 4): Setting the Stage for Sustained Social Change
In the fourth and last installment of the series, Barbara Kazdan and Lynn Price enlisted a small cohort of Ashoka Fellows to examine their leadership transitions and share their learnings as a resource for the field. They aimed to inform the field by collecting and probing the insights and experiences – personal and professional - of path-setting nonprofit founders.
Beyond RFM: The Key Insights Every Nonprofit Should Know
Nonprofits are perennially concerned with bringing in new donors and retaining relationships with old ones, but many still follow the old RFM model: Recency, Frequency, and Monetary Value. This model was developed when important relational data wasn't available, but times have changed. Read more from Noah Barnett of Virtuous about why nonprofits should round out the RFM model by leaning into modern strategies.
Five Digital Marketing Strategies for Nonprofits
Digital marketing is essential for today's nonprofits but without the budget for a marketing expert, organizations can feel at a loss with the new technology. Matt Reid, the Chief Marketing Officer for EZ Texting, provides five strategies for your nonprofit's digital marketing presence.