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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 your board members succeed at this nonprofit fundraising task. Board members thanking donors is one of many ways to help you board 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 Do Strategic Planning in Your Nonprofit?

You need a nonprofit strategy to guide your efforts to grow your revenue and supporters and to accomplish more mission. What is the best process to use? One that engages your board and gathers all of 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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Is Your Greatest Income Challenge What You Think It Is?

Is Your Greatest Income Challenge What You Think It Is?

Is Your Greatest Income Challenge What You Think It Is? Answer honestly. During the past week have you said or thought one of the following?

  • I’m so busy.
  • Things are hectic.
  • There’s too much to do.

You’re not alone. Time management is the number one challenge nonprofit leaders face. You wear many hats besides the one attached to your title. No matter your role, you support the mission and income growth. You charm and engage board members, donors, customers, volunteers, and newcomers.

Here’s the reason time management so critical. You …

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Three Secrets of Nonprofit Coaching

You’d like to work with a non-profit coach to build your career and your organization’s capacity. How can a coach help you to make a dramatic improvement in your nonprofit? What skills should you seek in a nonprofit coach? How will your non-profit coaching experience standout? This quick video gives you a flavor of the non-profit coaching experience and more.

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Make Delay Your Best Friend Forever

Waiting Well and Nonprofit Leadership: Make Delay Your Best Friend Forever

Make Delay Your Best Friend ForeverIn another life, Elaine and Justin, a favorite couple of mine, gave me this sound advice: Do all the things you want while you’re still single. When you’re married, things get more complicated. My friends taught me how to wait well.

You also wait. You pursue more money, resources, donors, customers, and supporters. You know they’re coming, but they aren’t here, yet. How can you wait well? Set up your systems and process that will make your organization a success …

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How to Write a Non-for-Profit Vision Statement

How to Write a Not-for-Profit Vision Statement

Writing a not for profit vision statement is an exercise of the head and heart. You need a compelling, exciting, and realistic picture of your future. Listen to this video to get some quick tips to get you started to write an inspiring vision statement for your nonprofit organization.

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What is Nonprofit Vision vs Mission?

What’s the difference between a nonprofit vision vs. mission? You may be completely clear about the difference, but many nonprofit board and staff members get confused by these two concepts. Listen and share this video grow clarity in your nonprofit about these two essential and related ideas.

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