Oct 24, 2016

IRS Issues 2017 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organizations

Nonprofit organizations and their finances are currently under heightened scrutiny, with controversies garnering attention from the media and donors alike. Proactively addressing potential compliance issues now, before the IRS identifies them, can minimize complications, costs and reputational risks in the long run.

Oct 24, 2016

Answering the Eternal Question: Why?

From the front desk, to the executive staff, to volunteers, right down to the social media strategy, an organization's value proposition must be clear and consistent for donors to buy in.

Oct 10, 2016

Insurance for Nonprofits: What You Need to Know

Nonprofits face complex risks that require comprehensive insurance and expertise. Make sure you understand and protect your organization’s vulnerabilities so you can continue bettering the lives of others.

Oct 10, 2016

Nonprofit Financial Statements Are Changing for the Better

While some nonprofits are hesitant to talk about cash flow problems, being transparent about liquidity may help an organization rally its supporters around a fundraising goal and may even bolster its appeal for support.

Sep 26, 2016

5 Things Nonprofits Need to Do to Move the Needle and Thrive

The amount that donors give has stagnated at 2% for more than 50 years. In order to move past that mark, organizations must look to a model that closes the gap between consumers and donors.

Sep 26, 2016

Responsible Investing and Foundations

Whether it’s the place-based foundation looking to invest in “main street not wall street” or the national funder that’s divested from carbon and looking to what’s next, responsible investing tools and products could provide new avenues to accomplish these goals.

Sep 26, 2016

How Better Stories Build Better Nonprofit Brands

A strong brand - one that involves the fundamental story an organization is telling - can help nonprofits make the most of limited resources.

Sep 12, 2016

I’m not ignoring you. I’m live tweeting.

Effective live tweeting requires concentration and mad writing skills. Molly Rivera offers tips for a successful live tweeting experience.

Sep 12, 2016

Why Omni-Channel Marketing Automation Needs to Become the New Normal

Omni-channel marketing automation is a key strategy that enables nonprofits to reach donors as efficiently and effectively as possible, so organizations can do more good and raise more money.

Aug 29, 2016

The Benefits of Incubators: Nurturing New Nonprofits and How Mentorship and Guidance Can Lead to Success

Nonprofit incubators can be a vital tool for new nonprofits looking for a small scale personal connection in getting off the ground. The Good People Fund, a nonprofit incubator, proves that mentorship can be helpful in the success of new nonprofit leaders.