Management Tips

8 Ideas Regarding Native American Giving

February 22, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Although many people (and not just in the USA) regard Native Americans as one category of donors, there are significant differences in tribal cultures. The American Indian population is one that can be a significant population for the nonprofit sector, a genuine basis of support.

The Mountain & The Spoon Mistake

February 22, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

When seeking grant funds to tackle a complex, multi-faceted problem such as homelessness or poverty, your organization’s proposed approach can seem tantamount to suggesting that a spoon be used to remove a mountain.

Multi-Channel Has Best Retention Rate

February 22, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Following instructions down to the letter is essential when baking. If you turn the oven off too soon or try to frost something that’s still hot, you end up with a mess instead of a cake. Using all the information you have available from data analytics is the recipe for donor retention success.

11 Considerations for New Memberships

February 21, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Just about any nonprofit manager would like to increase its organization’s membership. Any effort to pump up the ranks needs solid planning, as well as good execution.

4 Steps To Avoiding Chaos

February 21, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Crisis management is not too many people’s idea of a good time. But, that is exactly what many organizations go through all the time. It doesn’t have to be that way.

The ‘Impulsive’ Nonprofit Future

February 21, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      
    In his book “The Resilient Sector Revisited,” Lester M. Salamon foresees four impulses shaping the future of nonprofit America. They are:

Millennial Donors Want Transparency From You

February 14, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Reaching out to the largest generation in history is worth your effort, but first you must appreciate their values — especially transparency — according to a marketing executive who recently addressed a national nonprofit’s annual conference.

Boomers And Their Generation Y Buddies

February 14, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Baby Boomers can be a nonprofit’s best friends.

Marrying Communications And Marketing

February 14, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Pairing Development and Marketing departments together is like putting toppings on an ice cream sundae, they’re pretty good apart, but so much better together. Aiding communication between marketing and communications is the key to creating fundraising with great messaging, visuals, and storytelling.

A Common Language In The Workplace

February 13, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      
      Laws covering workplace discrimination can look bewildering to a harried manager. For example, laws protecting people based on national origin include protection for workers speaking various languages.
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued an update of protection based on employees’ language backgrounds. Protection comes under several broad areas: