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3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Evaluation Into A Nonprofit

3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Evaluation Into A Nonprofit

​Instilling a culture of evaluation in your new nonprofit is probably one of the most important things you can do at the beginning of your organization’s life. I know this sounds pretty 101, but it is a very important concept to ensure you have integrated into your...

How To Start Fundraising From Scratch PT.2

How To Start Fundraising From Scratch PT.2

Last week we started our list building journey by getting software in place to track donor information and identifying our donor avatars. Now we can get into the specifics of finding our donor avatars and engaging with them! If you did not see last weeks blog post,...

4 Amazingly Helpful Alternatives To Starting A Nonprofit

4 Amazingly Helpful Alternatives To Starting A Nonprofit

Nonprofits are amazing. They make a difference in the lives of people who cannot afford services provided by the for-profit sector. They catch the people who slip through the cracks of government programs and initiatives. Without nonprofits, a chunk of...

How To Prepare For The Proverbial Bus Now

How To Prepare For The Proverbial Bus Now

Ah, the proverbial bus. This concept was one of the first things I learned about when I started volunteering with a youth group when I was 14. The program director told us this story: One day, a man was walking home after a long day of work and was...

William Osmans House Burned Down: A Crowd-Fuding Case Study

William Osmans House Burned Down: A Crowd-Fuding Case Study

The allure of a massively successful crowd-funding campaign is something that is pretty exciting to most nonprofits. We hear about nonprofits and individuals raising hundreds of thousands of dollars overnight. We see the ice bucket challenge and wonder how we can...

Fight Mission Drift And Save A Nonprofits Soul

Fight Mission Drift And Save A Nonprofits Soul

It’s important for nonprofits to find funds when and where they can. Donor stewardship, grant applications are a long process and sometimes that time doesn’t pay off. Many nonprofit executives, to keep their doors open to their beneficiaries, may jump when easy...

3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Evaluation Into A Nonprofit

3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Evaluation Into A Nonprofit

​Instilling a culture of evaluation in your new nonprofit is probably one of the most important things you can do at the beginning of your organization’s life. I know this sounds pretty 101, but it is a very important concept to ensure you have integrated into your...

Apply For Nonprofit Grants Quickly Using This Easy Solution

Apply For Nonprofit Grants Quickly Using This Easy Solution

Applying for a nonprofit grant is like applying for a job. You spend a lot of time perfecting a resume/CV that is supposed to concisely describe who you are, what your best qualities are and why they should hire you, all within a short amount of space. Then, you wait...

I Havent Implemented An Online Presence Because…

I Havent Implemented An Online Presence Because…

Okay party people! I have a special treat for you. Today you get an inside look at one of the course units inside NPO.lib, the online resource for nonprofit professionals like yourself to level up your management and expertise. What follows is pulled directly from the...

Why The Best Nonprofits Have Social Media AND A Website

Why The Best Nonprofits Have Social Media AND A Website

Why should you have a website in addition to social media profiles? One could argue that the same things you post on social media are what you would have on a website anyway, so there is no point. Or, you could say that having a website to look after is another item...

Why Is A Strong Nonprofit Foundation Actually So Important?

Why Is A Strong Nonprofit Foundation Actually So Important?

When I am in South Africa (like I am now) I stay in a house built by a guy who loved DIY (do it yourself) projects, we'll call him Tom. Tom drew up the plans, helped with the construction of the house and even did the electrical himself, despite not being the best man...

Fight Mission Drift And Save A Nonprofits Soul

Fight Mission Drift And Save A Nonprofits Soul

It’s important for nonprofits to find funds when and where they can. Donor stewardship, grant applications are a long process and sometimes that time doesn’t pay off. Many nonprofit executives, to keep their doors open to their beneficiaries, may jump when easy...

3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Evaluation Into A Nonprofit

3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Evaluation Into A Nonprofit

​Instilling a culture of evaluation in your new nonprofit is probably one of the most important things you can do at the beginning of your organization’s life. I know this sounds pretty 101, but it is a very important concept to ensure you have integrated into your...

I Havent Implemented An Online Presence Because…

I Havent Implemented An Online Presence Because…

Okay party people! I have a special treat for you. Today you get an inside look at one of the course units inside NPO.lib, the online resource for nonprofit professionals like yourself to level up your management and expertise. What follows is pulled directly from the...

Why Do Cheap And Free Things Suck For Nonprofits?

Why Do Cheap And Free Things Suck For Nonprofits?

Okay friends, it is time to have a serious chat. I know that you work or volunteer for a nonprofit and cash and resources are tight there. You have a lot to worry about and have to be smart about how you use your cash and donors. You should not be spending those...

4 MORE Free Online Tools To Make Your Life Easier

4 MORE Free Online Tools To Make Your Life Easier

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog post titled 4 Free Online Tools To Make Your Life Easier where I told you about four of the free online tools that I use most often in my own business but should absolutely be in every nonprofit professional's toolbox. I figure...

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