Better Data Results in More Generous Donors

Here are four questions to help you better know your donors, engage your donors, and spot trends in your donor base. Some of the bullets under each question will help you focus your fundraising in ways that increase its effectiveness.

How can supporters engage with your nonprofit?

Volunteer, Donate, Advocate, Refer Clients and Refer […]

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People Are Important

Place more value in the people associated with your nonprofit and your community will be more appreciative of your nonprofit. […]

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Set Board Service Expectations

There is a significant difference between having high-powered people on your board and having a high-powered board. […]

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Either Or Decisions

The way issues are presented to a nonprofit board often leaves the members thinking that there are a limited number of options for making a decision. This approach often funnels the issue into a conclusion before discuss begins. […]

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Why Are Nonprofit Boards Unwilling to Fundraise?

Many nonprofit leaders are disappointed with the fundraising performance of their boards. Is there hope? […]

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Is Anyone Listening?

A common frustration for board chairs and nonprofit executives is indifferent boards or more accurately, what appear to be indifferent boards. […]

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Executive Reports

Nonprofits boards typically have lengthy agendas. Is the executive’s report a valuable use of the board’s precious time? […]

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A Valuable Asset

In some ways, your nonprofit’s board is your most valuable asset. They have the potential to shape your nonprofit’s future, build its reputation, energize your donors, and enhance the career of everyone who works for your nonprofit (staff and volunteers). In other words, your board can significantly increase your nonprofit’s sustainability. […]

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The Great Board Member

Many nonprofit boards begin the search for new board members in the next few weeks. How do you know if someone will be a great board member? […]

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Board Giving Policy

If you have to have a board giving policy, you may have the wrong people on your board. […]

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