It’s easy in any organization for people at the top, managers or board members, for example, to congregate together, very often to discuss common concerns.
Setting expectations is one of the most important things you can do as a manager. When it comes to your organization’s volunteer board members, Gayle Gifford, ACFRE, recommends crafting agreements with each of them that specifically spells out their commitments, including what will be accomplished and when, and what support and feedback will be provided.
Getting creative in fundraising can mean getting into trouble with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state regulators.
The most common element of a successful corporate philanthropy partnership — cited by 77 percent of firms in a survey — was that an organization’s mission is aligned with the company’s philanthropic focus.
The difficulty in finding and securing donors might have some organizations’ fundraising teams looking inward.
Inheriting a major donor who has been helping an organization since the beginning of time is a huge blessing, but major donors have to come from somewhere.
At first glance, securing a grant seems simple: find the funder that fits the program; compose a well-written, convincing grant proposal; get the grant; repeat.
Most people would rather have a long, slow root canal performed on them than make an type of technology transition. But, it has to be done and there are things to consider before you do it.
Many people think that charitable gift annuities (CGAs) are a recent phenomenon, but historical records indicate that some institutions were marketing CGAs during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Sometimes, organizational leadership needs a boost, with consultants serving as a potential source. Deciding when and when not to seek the assistance of a consultant can be tricky, however.
In the premiere episode of Raise & Engage, Danielle is joined by three straight-shooting nonprofit rock-stars: Jodi Smith of Sanford Health Systems, Veronica Brown of Chicago Public Library Foundation and Ali Burke of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation. The group talks organizational culture, problem employees, why its important to celebrate and how to shake things up this year and build a better more authentic team that gets stuff done!
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