Resources

Jan 15, 2018

Transformation – The Key to Survive, Stabilize and Thrive

Organizations must change to survive. Carolina Adoption Services and ABC Adoption Services Executive Director Phyllis Stephenson maps out four steps to a successful transformation.

Jan 15, 2018

Youth Volunteerism: A Key to Creating Lifelong Change

Volunteerism empowers children and shapes their futures. Nonprofits that engage youth in service benefit through expansion of their mission and reach, fresh energy and ideas, increased public support, and cultivation of new volunteers and supporters.

Jan 2, 2018

Why Stewarding Your Donors Should Become a New Year’s Resolution

As national donor retention rates continue to linger well below the 50 percent mark, nonprofit leaders might consider that the most important assets entrusted to them are in fact their donors.

Dec 18, 2017

Impact Measurement (Part 1)

A program’s outputs must be relevant to their desired outcomes and impact. However, many funders only require their grantees to report on outputs without further measuring impact. Outcomes enable funders to truly see if the programs they are investing in are changing lives and making a difference.

Dec 18, 2017

The Intersection of Profit and Purpose

With a reduction in a federal funding for major social issues, nonprofits need to look elsewhere for the capital required to further their mission. The Recycling Partnership CEO Keefe Harrison offers insight on nonprofits can turn to for support.

Dec 18, 2017

Gift Guide for the Nonprofit Pro – Gifts that Give Back

Looking for last-minute gift ideas? As more companies partner with nonprofits as part of corporate social responsibility efforts, chances are you can find a tie to a cause you can get behind.

Dec 18, 2017

8 Go-To PR Resources for Nonprofits

Whether you’re a savvy pr strategist or new and trying to navigate social media, email marketing, media relations and more, there are many amazing and free resources geared specifically toward nonprofits. Karen Cook offers a few of her favorites.

Dec 18, 2017

Give with Heart, and Give Smart: 9 Things Donors Should Consider in 2018

The 2018 giving season is now upon us. These guidelines can guide donors to ensure their generosity is more impactful and effective than ever before.

Dec 4, 2017

Fundraising Success: How a Small, Rural Organization Raised $1 Million Per Month for a Year

The fundraising success of the Eagles Renovation Project required very specific action steps to a rural audience. Here’s how The Honeywell Foundation accomplished it.

Dec 4, 2017

Scaling Up: How Nonprofit Partnerships Improve Chances for Growth

How does your organization scale up to create impact on a broader scale? Dr. Lauren Sanchez Gilbert, Ed.D., CEO of Building Educated Leaders for Life, shares steps for taking your nonprofit to the next level.