A cornerstone of a building usually directs how all other bricks will be arranged. And that same concept should work for your email strategy, according to John Kenyon, nonprofit technology consultant and educator. He outlined four email cornerstones at NTEN’s 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference to keep your email communication foundation solid:
Running a nonprofit means being prepared, and Reynold Levy, president of Lincoln Center in New York City, knows that. In his book Yours For The Asking, Levy offers 10 questions that he says are vital to fundraising.
In an effort to gauge the expense and compensation patterns of foundations and the factors behind them, a collaborative group undertook a study of the largest 10,000 grant-making foundations in the United States.
It is important to control every expenditure in this economy. Yet, saying thank you is even more critical in today’s competitive fundraising environment.
When it comes to money, those who have it can usually count on receiving advice from someone on how to handle it, especially if “handle” means disbursing some or all of it.
Having a Google Grant AdWords account takes time and effort. You won’t get far if you just set some words and let it roll, explained Kristie Ferketich, senior strategist at Google Grants. She explained that organizations should think of AdWords as another channel that needs to be optimized at NTEN’ s 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference.
Remember that childhood story about the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf? Well, think about your own organizational infrastructure. Is your nonprofit made of straw, sticks or brick?
Some people view the recession as a full-blown crisis. But some organizations should take this tumultuous economic climate as a time to change the organizational mindset, according to Dennis R. Young, author and expert in nonprofit management and finances.
Professional development can help you get to your ultimate career destination, but there are many paths to get there, according to James Weinberg, founder and CEO of Boston-based Commongood Careers.
Barack Obama’s presidential campaign sold a staggering amount of merchandise that became a business unto itself. The most popular item? A 5-inch-car magnet.