Management Tips

The Development of Arabic Philanthropy

January 23, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

In her book “Diversity and Philanthropy” Lilya Wagner writes that Arab-Americans consider themselves philanthropists who give time, expertise, cash and more but because they are only recently engaging in formal philanthropy they do not yet think strategically.

6 OSHA/HAZMAT Communication Guidelines

January 19, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Many nonprofit managers might find their work to be hazardous all the time, but in fact some nonprofits do handle hazardous materials.

Evaluation Plans Start With The Right Questions

January 19, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

A solid evaluation plan is a selling point for a grant proposal. It shows funders that your organization will hold itself accountable for delivering a high-impact program. “Good evaluation plans are based on essential questions,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, Calif. “The starting point is defining what you need to know.”

Sometimes Things Just Don’t Smell Right

January 19, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Some situations warrant using your intuition — first dates, any buying anything off Craigslist, sniffing that last piece of meatloaf. Making marketing decisions is not one of them.

Fear Vs. Reality In Winning Federal Grants

January 16, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Many organizations are wary of the federal grants arena. They think the application process is onerous, the chances of winning are slim, and the management of awards is intimidating.

A Social Justice Approach to Nonprofit Management

January 16, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Can nonprofit leaders apply business management skills in running their organizations? Are future nonprofit leaders able to address the social justice challenges facing their organizations? And what management and social change skills and knowledge do nonprofit executives need to succeed as nonprofit leaders?

EEOC Updates Guidelines On National Origin

January 16, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued an update of guidelines for protection of employees based on their national origin. This information is available on the EEOC’s website.

Make Campaign Activities Have An ROI

January 16, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Planning an annual campaign means clear thinking and clear goal setting, but it also means sitting down to make the right decisions. That requires looking at the possible campaign activities and going ahead with them.

Lapsed Donors Probably Still Like You

January 16, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Reigniting the spark you once had with an old flame is an apt metaphor for lapsed donors. Chances are that they still care about you, but other things in life can easily get in the way of kindling a relationship. The first step to reactivating lapsed donors is changing the way you think about them.

7 Steps To Leading A Fundraising Team

January 16, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Fundraising can be a difficult, frustrating, exhausting part of nonprofit work, no matter how necessary it is.