Year End Giving, development, donors, event fundraising, leadership, strategic planning, volunteers

The Four Habits of an Effective Board

by Don Carmichael on 12/24/19 6:30 AM

A board can go bad for a number of different reasons whether it’s apathy, disengagement or infighting, when you put people together in a room all sorts of things can happen. But we’ve found that...

Read More

3 Ways Non-Profits And Millennials Are The Perfect Match

by Walter Kearns on 12/17/19 7:46 PM

Change can be difficult but if you want to make sure that your organization stays relevant here are a few things to consider:

Read More

Find Your Why for Your Fundraising Strategy

by Bonnie Larson on 12/10/19 6:30 AM

Building a sustainable annual fundraising event requires a personal yet unified investment in the ‘Why’ behind the vision. In his Ted Talk Simon Sinek discusses the importance of answering the...

Read More

4 Ways to Boost Your Board's Fundraising

by Emily Hergert on 11/19/19 6:30 AM

Being a board member in an organization grants you a unique platform and opportunity to influence the rest of the members of the organization. When it comes to fundraisers, this platform being...

Read More

5 Leadership Best Practices that Make a Difference in Schools

by Lauren Griffin on 10/15/19 6:30 AM

In movies, we see leaders as the people standing up and making great speeches but we don’t often see the leaders doing the small things well. But doing the small things is what creates great...

Read More

4 Simple Steps to a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

by Emily Hergert on 10/8/19 6:30 AM

Many organizations avoid the end of the year when it comes to fundraising, thinking that people may be too busy or not be as willing or as able to give during the holiday season. The truth is,...

Read More

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...

Read More

Three Pitfalls Leaders Face While Running Fundraising Events

by Shelby Wade on 9/24/19 6:30 AM

Leading a new fundraising initiative is not easy. Very few of us don’t get nervous when we start going down the path of everything that could go wrong or outright fail. If we get stuck in that...

Read More

4 Traits of an Ideal Board Member

by Regina Earwood on 9/10/19 6:30 AM

Board members are critical to the success of any organization. Building a board is a lot like putting together a puzzle. You are looking for people with various different gifts and abilities to...

Read More

Kickstart Your Fundraising Campaign with Video Communication!

by Lynette Fries on 9/3/19 6:30 AM

Technology has become a major part of our culture and people are rarely more than two feet from their phones. Believe it or not, this creates an incredible opportunity for you. Creating videos for...

Read More