As effective as these steps may be, there are a number of other things you can do to prevent the misappropriation of assets. Consider instituting the following eight procedures.
Do you have so much to do for your capital campaign, with so little time? Think about including your most zealous volunteers in your fundraising program, according to Michael J. David-Wilson, executive director for the Middlesex County College Foundation in Edison, N.J. Why not use your best supporters to cultivate other organization members?
Speaking at the DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference in Washington, D.C., in January, Dane Grams, online director of Human Rights Campaign (HRC) talked about going mobile, setting up a network of mobile or cell phone numbers for instant and effective communication.
A successful gift negotiation doesn’t begin and end with a donor saying “yes.” Your negotiation objective should be to align the donor’s vision and your organization’s mission, according to Shaun G. Lynch, president of SGL Philanthropic Services in St. Lazare, Quebec, Canada.
Across the globe, employers are concerned that they are faced with a workforce that is aging and a talent pool that is undereducated, un-or under-motivated and showing shortages in many critical areas.
Identifying the key positions in any organization can go a long way to helping that organization fulfill its mission.
Your Form 990. If you’re been able to keep reading without screaming, you have demonstrated strength and courage, nearly as much as you needed to deal with the Form 990 in the first place.
We all know what we want in a leader: vigor, assertiveness, the ability to cut through the truth and go straight to the b.s., someone who will start a battle with a competitor without being hampered by the burden of deliberation.
Just as growing up brings freedom, it also brings the burden of responsibility — being licensed to drive a car also means handling it in such a way as to avoid an accident.
So, let’s focus. When gathering focus groups, focusing means not only gathering a group of people and offering them free lunch. It also involves focusing on what the focus groups said to bring focus to fundraising.
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