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Need Board Help? Two Tools to Create a Fundraising Board

Your board’s the best. Nevertheless, you struggle to engage them in fundraising. How can you enlist them? Organize your influence tools into a campaign to engage? Unfamiliar with the tools? Read on.
 

Fundraising Board Tools 

Tool 1: Experience

You use your Experience Tool when you invite members to help with fundraising tasks. Select tasks to infect your members with the joy of philanthropy.
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Philanthropy offers people a chance to express their love for their fellow human beings. Experiences bath …
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Best Practice Nonprofit Donor Management

A Fresh Approach to Nonprofit Donor Management

Lots of videos recommend that you use their database to manage your donors. Nonprofit donor management requires more than selecting a system and adding details.

First, you need to connect with donors.

Listen to discover how to bridge the gap between a donor meeting, your database, and your next contact.

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Is Your Board Ready to Move? How to Quickly Assess if Your Systems Are Go

Is Your Board Ready to Move? How to Quickly Assess if Your Systems Are Go

Is Your Board Ready to Move? How to Quickly Assess if Your Systems Are GoTurning the key in the rental car ignited a dashboard display. The needles on the gauges jumped from high to low before settling at their level. In an instant, I knew everything was working and how far I could go.
Wouldn’t it be nice if at every board meeting you could see if your board was ready to go or needed a pit stop? Board sweep gauges don’t exist. Nonetheless, you can assess your board’s travel readiness. How? Add mini-evaluations …
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Why and How to Have Your Nonprofit Board Thank Donors

Learn why asking board members to call and thank your donors makes sense and how it will help you to build a culture of philanthropy. Discover how to ensure that your board members succeed at this nonprofit fundraising task. Board members thanking donors is one of many ways to help your members learn to love fundraising.

 

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How to Use Your Vision Every Day

Not Just a Placard for Your Wall: How to Use Your Vision Every Day

How to Use Your Vision Every Day Your vision. You struggle writing it word by word. When you finally get it right, you display it on your website, grants, and brochures. You refer to it when you work with your staff and board.

Vision is the fuel of your nonprofit engine. It’s your destination. It’s why you continue when the odds are against you. (See How to Write a Vision Statement.)

You already incorporate your vision into your work. How might you harness even more of …

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What Is the Best Way to Implement Strategic Planning in Your Nonprofit?

You need a nonprofit strategy to guide your efforts to grow your revenue, gain supporters, and accomplish your mission. What is the best process to use? One that engages your board and gathers all your potential nonprofit strategies under one umbrella for you to evaluate.

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How to Write a Great Not-for-Profit Mission Statement

Are you struggling to find the right words to convey your mission? This video will help you to craft a unique mission statement for your not-for-profit organization. How should you start? How might you organize your words to share your important work? This short video will get you underway to writing a super not-for-profit mission statement.

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