Erase The Poverty Mindset

Erase The Poverty Mindset

A guest post by Jess Birken Around the nonprofit sector, you run into phrases like this everywhere: “Of every dollar donated, 99 cents goes DIRECTLY TO saving the snails!” Or, even worse, you’ll see a pie chart like this cropping up on nonprofit...
Overhead Isn’t A Four Letter Word

Overhead Isn’t A Four Letter Word

Trust from your donors. It’s earned, not a given. Building that trust helps ensure donors stay engaged and giving year after year. However, some of the tactics used to build that trust are problematic. Part of the problem lies in how nonprofits market themselves to...
Stop Cutting Corners

Stop Cutting Corners

When’s the last time you heard a nonprofit CEO declare: “I make too much money. To help our organization, I’m going to resign and find a part-time volunteer to do my job. We’ll use the savings from my salary to help the organization thrive.” A volunteer fundraiser? Of...