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  • 7 considerations for managing volunteer risk

    By The NonProfit Times — November 1, 2015

    With staffing and budgets tight, organizations’ leaders continue to look to volunteers to help fill in the blanks, opening the door for associated risks.

  • 13 comparisons of annual vs. major gifts

    By The NonProfit Times — November 1, 2015

    The task of fundraising is so all-consuming that nonprofit leaders can lose sight of the ways by which different fundraising approaches can and should differ.

  • 4 metrics to measure event success

    By The NonProfit Times — October 27, 2015

    Many organizations rely on events to drive donor investment. Without a standard of measuring investment, however, it might be difficult to gauge an event’s success.

  • 5 ideas for new name/donor prospecting

    By The NonProfit Times — October 27, 2015

    The double whammy faced by fundraisers these days is a daunting one: shrinking active donor files and shrinking prospecting budgets.

  • Forget the Boomers – for now

    By The NonProfit Times — October 27, 2015

    Ah, the Baby Boomers, those many, many, children born within the 20 years after the end of World War II, when those members of the Greatest Generation who served their country through the cataclysm returned home and started families.

  • 3 trends to watch in healthcare philanthropy

    By The NonProfit Times — October 26, 2015

    How would your fundraising efforts change if you could see into the future? Though not armed with a crystal ball, James M. Dale, vice president of development at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Foundation in Pomona, Calif., and Thom J. Sloan, executive director of the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute in Beaverton, Ore., identified three trends to look for during their workshop “The Intersection of Philanthropy, Marketing and Business Development” at the recent Association of Healthcare Philanthropy Conference.

  • 4 challenges for disaster response and fundraising

    By The NonProfit Times — October 26, 2015

    Just as a disaster requires a rapid response from people providing medical services, so does disaster require rapid response from nonprofits that provide disaster relief.

  • 10 fundamentals for risk reporting

    By The NonProfit Times — October 26, 2015

    When considering organizational risk, nonprofit leaders are tasked with looking forward while also tracing the past. With a sound perspective of the past important to informing the future, risk reporting becomes a valuable tool for organizations.

  • 11 common risks hiding in plain sight

    By The NonProfit Times — October 22, 2015

    When constantly scanning for potential risk at every turn, it is sometimes easy to miss the ones right under your nose.

  • 8 ways of avoiding stewardship mistakes

    By The NonProfit Times — October 22, 2015

    After putting in a good deal of effort to identify and engage donors, the last thing fundraisers need is to miss out on continued giving opportunities due to stewardship slip ups.


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