Of course you know by now what the politicians have told you: Run your nonprofit like a business. Politicians like you to do that, so they can they get votes by condemning you for running your nonprofit like a business instead of a charity.
A good manager is one who knows just the right time to take credit for someone else’s good idea.
It was Yogi Berra who said, “It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.”
If you build it, they will come, with money. Well, maybe.
There are experts, and there are people who know what they’re talking about.
If Bored? Unfortunately, many nonprofit board members are bored. A board is not just a group of people who agree on supporting a cause.
Intelligent use of the Internet and all its accessories is becoming a primary factor in the nonprofit sector.
What inspires donor loyalty? Arlene Snyder, senior vice president, development, at Washington Hospital Center, and Timothy Snyder, senior vice president for Brakeley Briscoe, Inc., presented several tips their session, “Putting the sizzle in stewardship,” at the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s international conference in San Francisco last year:
Everyone has an opinion about silos. Farmers need them, livestock love them (or at least what’s in them), and business and nonprofit professionals tend to think they can be either useful or counterproductive.