Sarah Bayley

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Your Guide to a Year End Giving Campaign

by Sarah Bayley on 10/1/19 6:30 AM


As the calendar quickly turns toward 2020 your nonprofit should be preparing for your year-end giving campaign. Nearly 50% of nonprofits receive the majority of their annual donations between...

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How to be an Incredible Board Member

by Sarah Bayley on 8/20/19 6:30 PM

A nonprofit board is the driving force behind the vision and mission of the organization and is there to hold it accountable to its goals. But a bad board can ruin a good organization. Lack of...

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How Volunteers bring your Nonprofit to Life

by Sarah Bayley on 7/30/19 6:58 AM

Volunteers working within your organization fuel to your mission. They fundraise, help with administrative tasks, give legs to your vision and make sure everything runs smoothly. They serve with...

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The Importance of a Good Fundraiser

by Sarah Bayley on 5/28/19 6:30 AM

We’ve all been to a fundraiser where it didn’t quite hit the mark. Either it felt like the effort to put it on wasn’t totally there, the ask for funds wasn’t clear or maybe so clear that it became...

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The Three Marks of a Strong Leader

by Sarah Bayley on 3/20/19 6:30 AM

Leadership is complicated. Most often we think of a leader as being the person in the front of the line, at the podium or with the loudest voice. We equate leadership with a strong charismatic...

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Finding Balance at Home and Work

by Sarah Bayley on 3/5/19 6:30 AM

I have a friend who struggles to keep her work life at her desk and her home life in her home.  She is often mixing the two, finding herself overworked, lacking focus and feeling like she was...

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3 Steps to Wow your Golfers During your Next Fundraising Tournament

by Sarah Bayley on 6/4/18 6:30 AM

Hosting an annual golf fundraising event is a tradition that can give your organization unique opportunities for new support and stronger connections to your constituents.

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Three Ways to Generate Buzz for Your Next Event

by Sarah Bayley on 5/28/18 7:08 AM

Hallway Chatter, what is really being said in your school about your fundraiser.

Next time your school or organization has a fundraiser coming up, keep your ear to the ground. Are people getting...

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5 Fresh Ideas for a Spring Fundraising Carnival

by Sarah Bayley on 4/30/18 6:30 AM

Spring is here! That means it's time to for your Spring Fundraising Carnival. Carnivals are a fantastic way to celebrate a successful fundraising campaign, to engage with the community around you...

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Doing the Important Stuff First

by Sarah Bayley on 4/23/18 6:30 AM

Imagine you have rocks, gravel sand and water and you are tasked with putting fitting all of those materials into a jar. What do you start with first? Do you start with the water, hoping that it...

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