Article
April 26, 2017

How a Shared Database Is Helping 4 Nonprofits Help the Jobless

The foundation-funded technology enables groups to collectively track and report results and better serve their clients. 

Article
April 25, 2017

Four Traps Foundation Leaders Should Avoid

In the first of a series of columns on running effective foundations, consultants Stephen Isaacs and Paul Jellinek address common leadership pitfalls and how to steer clear of them.

Article
April 20, 2017

Fundraising Advice: Mailing-List Segmentation for Beginners

Splitting supporters into subgroups can help you pinpoint messages, improve programs, and assess what types of appeals and extras work best for which donors.

Checklist
April 12, 2017

5 Musts for Establishing a Major-Gift Program

If you’re just getting started seeking gifts from wealthy donors, begin by preparing your board and inviting volunteers to join campaign committees.

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Directory of Services: Find Products and Services to Help Support Your Mission

The Directory is a digital resource that helps you connect with vendors who help nonprofit organizations accomplish their fundraising goals and support their organizational strategy.

Article
April 11, 2017

9 Ways to Ensure Your Vacation Is Really Time Off From Work

Coordinating and communicating with donors and colleagues ahead of time is key to arranging a worry-free escape from the daily grind.

Article
April 06, 2017

Coaching Board Members for Advocacy Pays Big Dividends

Trustees’ connections and community clout can be invaluable for the nonprofits they serve, but these assets are often underused. Experts share their secrets on how to motivate board members to make your case to legislators and policy makers.

Article
March 29, 2017

Recruiting for Nonprofit Jobs in a Rural Locale Takes Creativity

When their organizations operate far from a big city, hiring managers need patience and a passionate belief in their cause to lure talent.

Article
March 22, 2017

How to Lead Your Team Through a Stressful Time

Experts advise facing sources of stress head on and communicating frequently with colleagues about how you plan to address them.

Article
March 16, 2017

5 Tips for Nonprofit Leaders to Avoid ‘Mission Creep’

When financial pressure or personal concern makes new causes tempting, remember where your nonprofit’s strengths lie.

Article
March 14, 2017

6 Steps All Nonprofits Can Take to Improve Security

Build relationships with local law enforcement, create safety plans and procedures, and look to other organizations for ideas and tips.