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How to Run a Successful Nonprofit Without Grant Writing
How can you fully fund your nonprofit organization without relying on the process of grant writing? The answer may be simpler than you think.
Reproducing Reproducers: Creating a Legacy of Leadership Succession
Nature teaches us that fruit is naturally reproduced through the seeds of more fruit within itself. Those seeds continue to reproduce more fruit trees which produce more seeds—on and on the cycle of natural reproduction goes.
Smart Growth: How to Expand Your Nonprofit’s Programs While Resisting Temptations
Do what works best to advance the mission statement of your nonprofit. At the end of the day, the juice has to be worth the squeeze.
How Nonprofits Can Use Private Capital for Public Good
Nonprofits that access capital through instruments like social impact bonds, can help fund solutions to larger social problems.
7 Ideas to Build a Healthy Board Nominating Process
Nonprofit executives & staff sometimes complain about the boards of directors. Steps during nominations to help build a healthy board.
Ten Ways to Improve Equity & Increase the Effectiveness of Your Hiring Process
How resource-strapped nonprofits can set themselves apart from countless other companies trying to hire from the same applicant pool.
The Importance of Self-Care as Self-Defense to Nonprofits
Nonprofit organizations are givers: We recruit like-minded staff and volunteers who give and give until they are spent. All too often burnout leads to poor performance and high staff turnover. However, reframing self-care as self-defense can help us to …
5 Best Practices for Building a Nonprofit Annual Operating Budget (with Template!)
There are as many forms of nonprofit budgets as there are forms of organizations. Unlike financial statements, which have some rules and guidelines according to accounting standards, the same level of industry-imposed standardization for budget documen …
Navigating the Nonprofit Workforce Crisis – Live Q&A
Thursday, June 23, 2022 11 a.m. PT, 2 p.m. ET (60 minutes) With resignations and job openings near record highs, and the layoff rate near a historic low, many nonprofits are struggling to maintain headcounts to carry out their missions. While most sect …
Setting Organizational Goals: Does your team know what to do?
Do your employees know when they are doing a good job? If you were to ask your team what the most important thing the organization needs to accomplish this year, would you get consistent answers? When your organization’s managers write performance revi …