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Embrace, Capitalize On Generations’ Differences

March 19, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

The generational divide is something that nonprofit fundraisers and marketers have to navigate on a daily basis. Gifts from members of older generations still tend to make up the bulk of nonprofits’ revenues, but younger supporters can both serve as valuable advocates and help build pipelines toward the future.

To Win Funding, Get Solid Commitments

March 13, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

One organization can’t do everything, and go-it-alone grant proposals that don’t make good use of community networks and resources are not convincing. The most effective proposals include authentic collaborations where participating organizations pursue their own missions while also contributing to a common goal.

5 Realities of Corporate Fundraising

March 13, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Whether you are considering cause sponsorship, “pin-up” or point-of-purchase campaigns, corporate volunteering/employee engagement or cause marketing, your corporate fundraising will succeed if you remember five critical points advised Chris Baylis, president and CEO of The Sponsorship Collective in Ottawa, Canada, in a session “Developing New and Stronger Corporate Relationships” at an Association of Fundraising Professionals Toronto Congress.

4 Tests For Enhancing Staff Performance

March 12, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

For years, IBM was a leader in its industry, a shining example of strong organizational culture. When things started changing, though, shifts from an emphasis on large mainframe computers, the strong culture of the organization made it slow to adapt.

If You Need a Grant Development Consultant

March 12, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Organizations often reach out to grant professionals to help them identify likely funders, then develop and submit funding requests. “Working with a grants consultant can be great for your organization,” said Barbara Floersch of The Grantsmanship Center. “But if you’re seriously considering this approach, here are a few critical considerations.”

Test What Messaging Your Heroes Will Like

March 12, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Little known fact: Commissioner Gordon originally built three bat signals and let Batman decide which one he liked better shining in the night sky. OK, we’re just kidding. But just because it doesn’t work that way in the comic books, doesn’t mean that you can’t test out the kind of calls to action your organization’s heroes respond to best.

5 Realities of Corporate Fundraising

March 6, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Whether you are considering cause sponsorship, “pin-up” or point-of-purchase campaigns, corporate volunteering/employee engagement or cause marketing, your corporate fundraising will succeed if you remember five critical points advised Chris Baylis, president and CEO of The Sponsorship Collective in Ottawa, Canada, in a session “Developing New and Stronger Corporate Relationships” at an Association of Fundraising Professionals Toronto Congress.

To Win Funding, Get Solid Commitments

March 6, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

One organization can’t do everything, and go-it-alone grant proposals that don’t make good use of community networks and resources are not convincing. The most effective proposals include authentic collaborations where participating organizations pursue their own missions while also contributing to a common goal.

6 wealth myths and the legacy dragons

February 20, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Where there’s a will, there are relatives. Nonprofits that benefit from a legacy can find themselves in the uncomfortable position of competing with heirs regarding the terms of a bequest.

5 things to remember about for-profit partners

February 20, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Branding, partnerships, socially responsible consumption or business are all terms that catch people’s attention and even engender arm and fuzzy thoughts about things like “niceness.”