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How Not to Lose a Grant

How Not to Lose a Grant Because of These Easy to Avoid Grant Budget Errors

You spent hours, perhaps even weeks, drafting a beautiful, thoughtful, and mission-enhancing grant. Don’t blow it by making these three common, easy-to-fix, grant budget errors.

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How to Get Your Board to Love Fundraising

How to Get Your Board to Love Fundraising: Added Value Video

We begin to love things we experience as positive, over and over again. How can you create a series of experiences for your board that leaves them loving fundraising, helping to raise more money, and asking how they can help more?

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What is a Culture of Philanthropy Added Value Video

What is a Culture of Philanthropy?: Added Value Video

Are you curious about what a culture of philanthropy is? This quick video explores the critical components of the philanthropic culture and explains how you can create one at your nonprofit.

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How to Help Your Board Stay in the Governance Lane Added Value Video

How to Help Your Board Stay in the Governance Lane: Added Value Video

Does your nonprofit board meander out of its lane? Does it micromanage staff, and dive into operations issues? This video will help you lead your board to develop strategy, policy, and improve the CEO’s effectiveness instead.

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Watch: Why Offer a Community Room? Practical Business Philanthropy

Here’s a way to give back and meet active community members. Plus I give a tip to help you engage with your visitor’s experiences.

Practical Business Philanthropy #11

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How Can You Have Great Board Meetings?: Added Value Video

Do you want great board meetings with good outcomes? Listen to these four practical, specific, and easy things you can do to create them.


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Can We Still Get Donations If We Have Healthy Reserves?: Added Value Video

You have substantial financial reserves to protect your organization and follow sound business practices. What can you do so they don’t reduce your donations or impact your grant applications?

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How to Deal with Crazy Ideas from Your Favorite Supporters: Added Value Video

You love your supporter, but sometimes they come up with impossible, even dangerous ideas. Here are some tips on how to work with the challenge of bizarre ideas and to transform them into help for your nonprofit.

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How to Get More Anonymous Donations: Added Value Video

Someone special left your nonprofit an anonymous gift. How can you build a relationship with the donor or at least begin one?

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Everything’s Great! Warning! Warning!: Added Value Video

Why should nonprofit board members be wary when CEOs tell them that everything’s great? How do CEOs hurt their organization’s and their longevity by painting blue-sky-only forecasts?

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