Management Tips

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.

5 Parts of a Successful Webinar

January 11, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

It doesn’t matter how good your content is if the logistics are a mess. A successful webinar requires both useful information and thoughtful planning. Here are the five main parts of any successful webinar.

5 Reasons Spreadsheets Aren’t Donor Databases

January 11, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Nonprofits are very good at doing a lot with a little. Smart executive directors know when spending more will pay off big. When it comes to fundraising, spreadsheets are familiar and free, but they limit your potential to engage with donors and bring in steady funding.

5 CMS Mistakes That Ruin Your Website

January 11, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

A lot goes into building a new website or redesigning an existing site. You need to decide what you need it to do, how visitors will use it, how staff will use and update it, and what it will look like. You’ll also need to find ways to make sure it can be found on the web by people searching for it.

4 European Philanthropic Models

January 10, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Americans like to think that they have originated just about everything, that despite the arrival on the American land mass of people from all over the world, all that is Made in the USA is sui generis.