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Ignite Successful Board Collaboration

660 371 Gabby Wallin

Question: How can we engage Board members in fundraising when their previous role was ensuring compliance with regulations? Answer: This is an important question because the nonprofit Board’s role is not only to provide governance and strategic direction. Resource development is a crucial component of Board service. Board members commit to providing the organization with…

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Great Fundraisers are Created, Not Recruited

1024 576 Maria Breston

One of the primary responsibilities of a nonprofit Board is to ensure that adequate resources are available to accomplish the mission. Ensuring resources includes ensuring the organization has the funding needed to carry out its mission. Thus, ensuring resources typically includes raising money for the nonprofit. The responsibility for fundraising is one that Board members…

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Break Through and Diversify your Revenue Streams

1024 576 JoAnn Lawrence

Question: We have been stuck at the same level of income for the past three years and can’t seem to break through. What can we do to break through and raise more? Answer: by Sheryl Soukup, CFRE, President, Soukup Strategic Solutions. There are many ways to raise more money. However, the main thing to consider when you…

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Key Take-aways from AFP ICON 2022

1024 576 JoAnn Lawrence

I just returned from the annual international conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, known as AFP ICON, and I want to share with you my biggest takeaways. First and foremost, I cannot overstate the value of getting away from day-to-day work by attending a conference. Your attendance can help you get away from the…

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Horror Stories from the Trenches - Why Grant Writers Need to Communicate with Program Directors

Horror Stories from the Trenches: Why Grant Writers Need to Communicate with Program Directors

1024 576 JoAnn Lawrence

It takes a lot of work for a nonprofit to seek a grant, execute the program it funds, and report on the impact. If you neglect critical steps in any of these stages, you can end up with a grant project you cannot successfully implement. With decades of experience working in nonprofits, our staff witnessed…

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