Think an auction would be a great fundraising event that sponsors and donors would both appreciate? There is a lot of work involved, but an auction could create a predictable revenue stream, according to Jay Fiske, CEO and co-founder of MaestroSoft, Inc., in Bellevue, Wash.
You tell them: We want your opinion, or Write to your representative. Oh, and by the way, you can send a contribution too?
A strategic plan shouldn’t be a static piece of paper with lofty goals that will never be fulfilled by your parish. A strategic plan should give some direction to the vision you have for your organization, according to Theresa Shubeck, executive vice president of Ruotolo Associates Inc., in Cresskill, N.J.
Nothing succeeds like success, and leaders in the nonprofit sector have come to see that there are often models that can be followed in achieving mission and fundraising success.
The current economy has forced many people to cut down in their lives — staying away from luxury items and taking it back to basics, according to Jay Fiske, CEO and co-founder of MaestroSoft, Inc., in Bellevue, Wash.
Despite all the good feeling anyone has about the mission of nonprofits, the fact is that any effective organization requires good organization and management.
The term “Scarlet Woman” has taken on a new meaning, thanks to the American Heart Association (AHA) and its Go Red for Woman campaign, created to raise awareness of heart disease as a killer of women age 25-54.
Businesses and nonprofits should approach this recession as a turning point for their operations. But there are certain opportunities only nonprofits should consider, according to Dennis R. Young, author and expert in nonprofit management and finances.
Oak Hill, also known as the Connecticut Institute for the Blind, serves children and adults with various disabilities at more than 50 program sites across the state. The 115-year-old organization decided to undergo a three-year, result-centric marketing campaign to strengthen the organization’s brand after surveys concluded some people had the wrong perception about Oak Hill’s work, according to Trish Hesslein, director of community relations.
The old saying goes, you need to crawl before you can walk. And now you have to walk through many best practices steps before you can make a mad dash toward your capital campaign goal on top of the thermometer.