Movin’ on up. Within any organization, it is possible for people to move upward, and with the anticipated gap expected because of widespread retirements, nonprofits will see a need to fill senior positions.
People either love plans so much that they never get past them, or hate plans and like to plunge right into whatever they are doing.
What’s in a name? When it comes to your organization’s name or a new service, the answer is quite a bit, and then some.
Leaders believe that their value lies in, well, leading. They believe that they have a responsibility for creating order, control, consistency and predictability, and that it is by emphasizing those elements that they achieve the best results.
Grantland Rice wrote that the big scorecard would show not who won or lost but how everyone played the game.
Good leaders are not always easy to spot, and sometimes good leadership takes a while to emerge.
It sounds crazy, but nonprofits hoping to find success in fundraising among Baby Boomers will have to find ways to re-engage with them. Re-engage with a group that gives $47 billion annually?
Despite their awareness of the need to fundraise, many nonprofit leaders face roadblocks to their efforts, roadblocks they put up in the first place.
Before digging into the first proposal, grantseekers should think closely about whether they’re ready to go for the grant. According to Holly Thompson, contributing editor for the Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, a good start is to outline clear, well thought-out answers to these questions:
The dynamism of a board is integral to nonprofit success, but the fact is that boards are comprised of people, and people bring a wide variety of strengths, backgrounds and interests to the table.