Tag Archive: donations

Is It True? Are You Really a Small Nonprofit?

Just like we can’t all be above average drivers, nonprofits can’t all be small. From zero to millions-–what size nonprofit are you? What does the data tell us?

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Why You Need a Nonprofit Mastermind Group

Running a nonprofit is different. You need to raise donated money and work with volunteers, often with very restricted resources. This video shares three of many benefits you’ll receive by participation in a mastermind group.

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Establishing Clear Sponsorship Value

Establishing Clear Sponsorship Value

Improve Your Returns on Sponsorships with this Simple Question

Establishing Clear Sponsorship ValueLast week, my friend John Collins, Executive Director of the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, used a phrase that stuck with me. Our discussion addressed the abundance of growth opportunities that exist. People often share them, thinking that we should undertake them. He said that he’s been asking idea-bringers: “Does it come with a check?” Ever since his question stuck in my head.

I share this prospective ear-worm with you as a …

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The Link: How to Build Better Customer Relationships and Give Back

Watch: How to Build Better Customer Relationships and Give Back

How can you use philanthropy and nonprofit events as tools to build deeper relationships with your customers? Watch this video to discover how attending activities and talking about your favorite nonprofits can help you enjoy better customer connections.

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How Can You Thank Your Donors So They Give Again?

How Can You Thank Your Donors So They Give Again?

You’d like your donors to give again and again. How can you thank your donors in a way that maximizes their future gifts and involvement? Listen to this video to get answers about how to write a thank you note that expresses gratitude and much more.

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Watch: Why Do You Need a Philanthropic Giving Policy?

…and, why you should not invest a philanthropic dime without one. How will a giving back policy help you to grow your business and create better returns for your community investments?

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Why You Need a Giving Policy?

Why You Need a Giving Policy? How Can You Write a Good One?

Why You Need a Giving Policy? Getting too many requests for donations? Failing to get intriguing applications? Here are just three, of a half dozen, reasons why a giving policy, will help you to solve these challenges and more.

  1. Superior Investments 

The process of making a policy invites you to clarify your values without dealing with specific individuals or causes at the same time. Using the policy will improve your decision making. As you review proposals, you’ll think, “We love this, and it fits with our …

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Guest Post: Inspire and Engage Your Community of Supporters with Entrepreneurial Nonprofit Leadership

Welcome guest blogger Kathy Kingston! 

Would it also surprise you to know that your fundraising auctions and benefit events are an untapped, golden opportunity to connect your supporters meaningfully and deeply to what they love and care about most about your great cause?

However, attracting and retaining generous donors requires a shift in thinking.

Today’s, entrepreneurial nonprofit leaders, the subject of an upcoming event with the same name, understand the unique power of strategic fundraising auctions, galas and benefit events …

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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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Tweaking Employee Next Level Benefits | How to Create New Wins with Classic Philanthropic Approaches

As U.S. headlines turn to high employment, your interests turn to retaining your current employees. I’ve written a lot in this space about how corporate giving can help you keep top talent.

Today let’s zoom in on two common employee perks and how you might tweak them to:

Inspiration

Given my specialty helping organizations to blow-up roadblocks in the way …

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