With staffing and budgets tight, organizations’ leaders continue to look to volunteers to help fill in the blanks, opening the door for associated risks.
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.
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.
The double whammy faced by fundraisers these days is a daunting one: shrinking active donor files and shrinking prospecting budgets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When constantly scanning for potential risk at every turn, it is sometimes easy to miss the ones right under your nose.
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.
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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