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Feb 11, 2019

Making Media Attention Work for Your Nonprofit

Media coverage brings an array of attention to the work and mission of a nonprofit. Preparation is key, and coordination is encouraged for agency synchronicity.

Jan 28, 2019

Bitcoin: Fundraising for the Future

As the use of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general continues to grow, it’s critical that organizations understand best practices of accepting donations in virtual currency.

Nov 5, 2018

An “Equi-center” of Alliances

While collaborations may have a funding benefit, nonprofits should consider an informal alliance as a way to help improve the stability of their organizations. Sharing best practices, new ideas and even struggles experienced by an organization can give others new insights on ways to secure funding, enhance their programs, and use their resources more effectively.

Oct 22, 2018

Using Charity Watchdogs to Your Advantage

An organization’s impact is ultimately measured by its progress towards their mission rather than its financial performance at a specific point in time. The insights shared when filing a well-crafted Form 990 and by providing appropriate additional insight can help reassure a donor that they should stay involved for the long haul.

Oct 8, 2018

Professional Development, What is it Good For? Absolutely Everything.

By increasing professional development opportunities, the nonprofit sector can solve three critical challenges: societal image, employee retention and organizational strength. It’s a win-win.

Sep 24, 2018

Beyond the Mission: Instrumental Values of Nonprofit Organizations

The more we understand and apply instrumental values, the more effective nonprofit leadership will be.

Sep 10, 2018

Board Fundraising

Nonprofits with board members who are aware, equipped, and engaged will help keep funds flowing, and support sustainability of the organization.

Aug 27, 2018

Four Considerations for Collaborative Grants

Collaborative grants possess the capacity to expand the scope of nonprofits by allowing agencies to creatively address issues in their communities through the linkage of resources and the alignment of missions.

Aug 13, 2018

On the Road to a Livable Wage

Within the sector we can become so focused on serving our various communities that we forget the people passionate about the mission also need to be able to afford access to affordable health benefits, basic necessities, and stable housing for their families.

Nov 20, 2017

Empowering Stakeholders with a Voice for Advocacy

Advocacy is essential for changing policies. With strong, educated and diverse advocates, nonprofits can create an action and voice behind their mission.