Being the Model Donor

Are your board members modeling the behavior you want all of your donors to adopt? If not, how realistic is it to assume a majority of your donors will adopt the desired behavior? […]

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Whose Vote Counts?

Crowdsourcing is all the rage. One of it variances is crowdvoting. It is nice to see a 2000-year-old concept catch on. […]

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External Versus Internal

The key to increasing effectiveness is to change the board’s focus. […]

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Give the Meeting Meaning

Board engagement is a problem for many nonprofits. Sometimes it is the way the topics are presented to the board that creates the engagement problem. […]

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It Is All about the Mission

Keeping discussions about money mission-centered can be difficult. The budget can help. […]

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What’s in a Budget?

A budget is an organization’s plans for the future written in numbers. What does your nonprofit’s budget say about your nonprofit’s future? […]

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All Behavior Is Communication

Actions speak louder than words. Actions are usually more sincere than words. Do you know what your nonprofit board members’ actions are saying when they stop attending meetings or take the meeting away from the agenda? […]

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Why Funding Strategies Fail

Many nonprofits reject having a funding strategy because they feel it is a waste of time. They think the funding strategy is unlikely to work. […]

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Board Engagement Made Easier

Many nonprofits feel board member engagement is lower than desired. How do you raise it? […]

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Why Merge?

Sometimes two nonprofits decide to merge. How do you know if that is a good idea your nonprofit? […]

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