Handled properly, major gifts (or major gift givers) can play a major part in any nonprofit organization’s mission. Not handled right, well …
It is never too early to think about potential donors, including the students of today who could very well be the donors of tomorrow.
You need that grant.
Saying that an effective fundraiser can be worth the person’s weight in gold is coming close to the literal truth for many organizations. People who have success in, and even an enthusiasm for, fundraising are as rare as they are precious, and keeping one can be difficult.
It might be lonely at the top, but those below the senior management level often feel as though they are talking to themselves, time and time again.
The need to share knowledge is a common challenge for organizations, and there’s no simple way to solve it. What do you need to share and with whom? Are they inside your organization or out? Each nonprofit’s needs are different, but the following options can help:
Things change and stay the same and change again, and so on. Looking back on things that have changed and stayed the same since she started working in volunteer management, Susan J. Ellis recently reflected on management of volunteers.
Nonprofits want to get the best use they can out of volunteers, but the situation becomes even more important when organizations are recruiting volunteers and volunteer leaders for fundraising campaigns.
Many nonprofit managers would rather give away their pet Chihuahua than seek a loan, and others seek them routinely, but many organizations are faced with the prospect, like it or not.
College football: the legends, the tradition, the hard-fought competition, the under-the-table payouts.
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Volume 29 No. 8
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