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Your Ingenious Nonprofit

Welcome to Your Ingenious Nonprofit. This column explores remarkable ideas that leading nonprofit organizations are using to increase their income. Each column shares a successful funding concept, plus adaptations for your use.

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Growth-Value Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships, November 2014

What Donors and Customers Want: The Just Right Opportunity, October 2014

Shine So That Donor See You, A Fundamental of Individual Fundraising, September 2014

CEO’s Please Don’t Say I Won’t Ask, August 2014

How to Attract and Keep Development Staff, July 2014

How to Be An Ingenious Leaders, June 2014

Not an Impossible Dream, May 2014

Make More Money: Evaluate Donations & Revenue Opportunities in Advance, April 2014

Develop Sustainable Income and Be Sustainable Forever, March 2014

Find Your Aces: To Earn Money Turn Your Disadvantages into Advantages, February 2014

Finding Value and Income Where You Least Expect It, January 2014

An Offer They Won’t Refuse: Provide Value, Obtain Income, December 2013

Does Your Nonprofit Plan to Change the World? Will People Pay for That?, November 2013

Relationship Building, Can You Create an App or Something Better for That?, October 2013

Working for Commission, Its Not What You Think, September 2013

Partner With Your Chamber to Obtain Income and Resources, August 2013

Create Extraordinary Impact: Fund Your Most Difficult Challenge, July 2013

Four Steps to Corporate Dollars, June 2013

Become a Volunteer Magnet to Reduce Your Expenses, May 2013

Transform Your Impact: Get Funding for Results Not Programs, April 2013

Translate a Successful Process Into Sustainable Income, March 2013

Bringing Donor Development Home, February 2013

Lightning & Thunder: Making Partnership Work for You, January 2013

How to Turn Memory into Support, December 2012

Mastering the Art of Getting Expert Help, November 2012

A World-Class Budget Solution From The Museum of Science and Industry, October 2012

What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About New Nonprofit Initiatives, September 2012

Go to the Dogs with Style, August 2012

A Minimalist Approach to Mission & Funding, July 2012

How to Create New Supporters, June 2012

Climb for Air: Help People Remember Why They Need You, March 2012

Zoobilee: A Special Special Event, January 2012

Can Lessons from a 1929 Mansion Increase Your Nonprofit Organization’s Funding, December 2011