Though nonprofit managers come from a wide variety of disciplines from business to social work to law, film tends not to be one of them. With fundraisers looking at film as a means of getting advocacy messages to the public, some managers might be struggling with the ABCs of creating a successful video.
As long-time donors age and new donors start to come of age, the digital world is becoming more comfortable with just about all facets of life. Fundraisers are going to have to become more comfortable with the digital age. Luddites need not apply for funds.
How much do you know about your organization’s insurance portfolio? What sort of value are you getting? For those who may respond with a shrug, Scott R. Konrad, senior vice president and not-for-profit business practice leader at HUB International Northeast Limited presented “10 Practical Tips to Sharpen Value in Your Nonprofit’s Insurance Portfolio” at the 2015 Risk Summit.
With just about every aspect of an organization dependent on fundraising, fundraisers and their effectiveness could be the difference between a thriving organization and one lagging behind.
Many nonprofit leaders pride themselves on analytical thinking and calmness under pressure. It is easy to lose one’s head, however, during times of crisis.
Though every little bit helps in fundraising, bequests are a means of moving toward organizational goals in leaps as opposed to steps. During the session “Planned Giving Marketing – Legacy Leadership Program” at the National Catholic Development Conference, Rich Fox of Rich Fox & Associates, Inc., in Carmel Valley, Calif. cited six basics to pursuing legacy gifts.
Piling up Facebook likes and Twitter followers is nice, but managers might be looking to take their online presence to the next level.
It’s all right to ask donors for money, because that’s what fundraisers must do for an organization to survive. A large part of the nonprofit-donor exchange is not just extracting but also offering the donor a chance to feel good about the experience.
Fundraisers know that bequests are a very good source of financial support, and thus always looking for ways to improve those planned giving figures.
With Hurricane Joaquin headed up the east coast, some might have flashbacks to a girl named Katrina. This year marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, a disaster sill leaving its effects. And when disaster happens it is usually nonprofits working to bring relief.
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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