Sometimes going back to old ways with a new outlook works best in instances of developmental efforts. Richard K. Ghere explains in his book “NGO Leadership and Human Rights” that an expert in regional development answers in the affirmative. He suggests that utilizing old techniques such as a flowchart or logframe will have the possibility of expanding into greater things. He brings in another voice of Robert Chambers in explaining the approach of identifying and building one of these charts.
Government relations is an important element of advocacy for nonprofits. It allows the opportunity to influence which public policy ideas are put into practice. Working effectively with the government can strengthen your organization’s credibility as the leading advocate for your cause.
Auctions are a great special event. They keep the participants constantly engaged and they can raise some serious cash for the organization. Yet for all the positives, they have the potential to cause some major logistical headaches.
All businesses and nonprofits are subject to the devastating effects of large-scale emergencies — storms, earthquakes, or other disasters — but small organizations are especially vulnerable.
Your nonprofit probably wants to hire volunteers, but does it actually need — or worse — have the capacity to lead them?
So you have an interesting idea that’s never been stress-tested. A pilot program might be the best way to see how your new idea performs under real world conditions.
Let me tell you a story …
One of the most important parts of any grant proposal is the program description. Without it, the funder will not know why they should agree to give you the money requested.
Is your nonprofit networked? Here’s a hint: Just because it makes use of social media doesn’t mean the answer is yes, at least according to Beth Kanter and Katie Delahaye Paine.
Nonprofits generally like to fill empty positions from within. Yet when in-house candidates are not up to snuff, there is no other option but to start an external search.
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