Best Practices Versus Being Successful

If never making a big mistake is the definition of success, using best practices is a great insurance policy. Best practices are the actions that have been time tested to be safe. However, in a rapidly changing society, best practices are always going to lag and innovation is the best way to increase sustainability. […]


Hang onto Alumni to Fill Your Capacity and Enhance Your Success

Alumni can be great sources of funds, referrals, volunteers, and advocates. However, many small nonprofits have a hard time engaging and keeping track of alumni. It taxes a small nonprofits skills, time, and money.

It is often between 5 and 15 years after program completion before an alumnus achieves sufficient success to make it possible […]


History Teaches

History can teach us about how the future is likely to be different. Have you thought about applying those lessons to your grant writing? […]