Enlisting the aid of employees to boost fundraising is a tried-and-tested idea. But during an Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) annual conference, Bob Ramin of the Washington Animal Rescue League, Nina Fascione of Defenders of Wildlife and Martha Schumacher of Hazen Inc., emphasized the idea of partnering with program staff to raise more revenue.
The success of a nonprofit often rests on public awareness of the cause. People can’t donate to an organization or cause that they are not even aware of, and making them aware can present a huge challenge.
Developing winning grant proposals requires a deep understanding of your organization. “You’ve got to understand the organization’s capacity, expertise, and place in the community,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles. “And, you must be able to provide a concise, thorough overview of the organization, highlighting its fit with the proposed program.”
NPT Lunch Truck is a 15-minute discussion on a hot issue of the day while you munch on that chicken salad sandwich with the crust cut off. The newsmaker will be interviewed by a member of the editorial staff of The NonProfit Times.
A growing number of nonprofit executives at religious and secular nonprofits are becoming increasingly aware of distinctions in the governance practices of their organizations. This is according to the results of a new survey from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).
Consumers are getting used to triggered messages due to apps and assorted technology that track their every purchase — and sometimes their every move. Donors are consumers, too, and they might be open to such messages.