Your Ingenious Organization Column

Your Ingenious Organization 

Welcome to Your Ingenious Organization. This column explores remarkable ideas that leading organizations use to improve performance and profits. Each article shares a successful concept, plus ways you can adapt the idea.

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Make Your Event Sponsorship Sticky Without Backbreaking Labor

Is Lack of Knowledge Decreasing Your Corporate Income

Income Champions: How to Create Board Member Heroes

From Government Funds to Income Diversity 

Secrets to Creating Boards the Make Cash Gifts

Frozen Revisited: The Risk of Not Taking Risk

Cracking the Nonprofit Income Diversity Code

Making Much of Little: Turning Untapped Assets into Gold

Purging Misinformation, Hearsay, and Errors about Nonprofit Income

Start With Passion, But Don’t Stop

How to Ask for More than Old Socks and Underwear

Get Your Board on Board

Growth-Value Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

What Donors and Customers Want: The Just Right Opportunity

Shine So That Donor See You, A Fundamental of Individual Fundraising

CEO’s Please Don’t Say I Won’t Ask

How to Attract and Keep Development Staff

How to Be An Ingenious Leaders

Not an Impossible Dream

Make More Money: Evaluate Donations & Revenue Opportunities in Advance

Develop Sustainable Income and Be Sustainable Forever

Find Your Aces: To Earn Money Turn Your Disadvantages into Advantages

Finding Value and Income Where You Least Expect It

An Offer They Won’t Refuse: Provide Value, Obtain Income

Does Your Nonprofit Plan to Change the World? Will People Pay for That?

Relationship Building, Can You Create an App or Something Better for That?

Working for Commission, It’s Not What You Think

Partner With Your Chamber to Obtain Income and Resources

Create Extraordinary Impact: Fund Your Most Difficult Challenge

Four Steps to Corporate Dollars

Become a Volunteer Magnet to Reduce Your Expenses

Transform Your Impact: Get Funding for Results Not Programs,

Translate a Successful Process Into Sustainable Income,

Bringing Donor Development Home,

Lightning & Thunder: Making Partnership Work for You

How to Turn Memory into Support

Mastering the Art of Getting Expert Help

A World-Class Budget Solution From The Museum of Science and Industry

What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About New Nonprofit Initiatives

Go to the Dogs with Style

A Minimalist Approach to Mission & Funding

How to Create New Supporters

Climb for Air: Help People Remember Why They Need You

Zoobilee: A Special Special Event

Can Lessons from a 1929 Mansion Increase Your Nonprofit Organization’s Funding