Strong founders and leaders can make strong organizations that last for a long time, but the departure of a strong leader can leave an organization much weaker than just the loss of one executive. A bad transition can have repercussion far beyond a rough couple of weeks.
If you’re not careful, the budget could be the most boring part of a grant proposal. You don’t want management’s eyes glazing over while reading it or they’ll never approve the budget.
People with a lot of money can be a great source of support for nonprofit causes. That does not mean, however, that they can be taken for granted, either as a never-ending fountain of cash or as people who know all there is to know about charitable giving.
Anyone reading the news lately might not think of the Arab world as a wellspring of philanthropic thought, but it should be remembered that the Middle East is a diverse area, with many people.
Google Analytics is more than just click-through and conversion rates. These 10 analytics, as discussed in WebLink International’s e-book, “Top 10 Things Your Association Should Manage In Google Analytics,” can help you segment and target your audiences better than ever.
When news of sexual assault on younger players by older ones ended the season for the Sayreville High School football team in New Jersey in the fall of 2014, the favorite buzzword in the air was the “culture” of the football program. It was bad, or so the media reported.
Being the leader can allow more room for making mistakes. But, too many mistakes, that are too big, made too often can prove to be disastrous to the individual leader or the organization or both.
Growth can be painful, but it’s still a fact of life, and expanding a fundraising effort into new markets can be very painful but also very rewarding.
Dashing off a grant proposal to meet a deadline is sometimes unavoidable, “but don’t make a habit of it,” warned Holly Thompson, contributing editor for The Grantsmanship Center, in Los Angeles, Calif. “It’s not enough to just ‘get it done’ and ‘get it in.’ Planning ahead and taking the time to craft a polished proposal is a must for winning grants.”
Major donors can provide great help to nonprofits, both while they are alive and once they have passed on. The trick with trying to secure a legacy donation is that people generally don’t like being reminded that they will die some day. That still does not mean they aren’t willing to help after they’re gone.
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