I was talking to a Nonprofit Nation member recently. She was telling me how her nonprofit has just had a record year. She was amazed that it was in the middle of 2020, the year of COVID-19. She said that she felt things were just lining up for her organization....
It’s that time of year. The ghouls and goblins come out to play and not the costume-clad ones. I have heard these scary fundraising myths so many times in the last month that I wanted to address them in this Halloween edition of The Nonprofit Insiders Club....
Nonprofit Founders, New Executive Directors, and Board members have all been asking questions lately about fundraising strategies, where to find donors, and Board giving. I talk to people in Facebook groups, during mentoring calls, and in all other sorts of places. ...
Fundraising strategies build on each other. It took me years to figure that out. Probably because I started out in an established development department that had the basics and they were working on advanced strategies. It wasn’t until I started planning out the stages...
I recently had a revelation about ideal donors as I was digging into the subject for Nonprofit Nation. My revelation: your ideal donor doesn’t have to be complicated. So many coaches, consultants, and others have taught a long-drawn-out process that quite...
Measuring our fundraising is one of the most important things that we do. Measuring helps us see if a fundraiser is doing well or if it’s time for it to be replaced. I remember working for a larger nonprofit and we had an event that has gone on for over...
Yea! You established your nonprofit corporation and obtained your 501(c)3 tax exempt status. You soaked it in and now it just got real. Your vision is here. But wait! Panic sets in as you realize- what do I do now? Where do I go from here? How do I make this happen- not on paper but in reality? It's overwhelming. Where do I start?
Well, you start here! I've broken the steps down between Nonprofit Management and Fundraising/ Marketing. The guide lets you know when you can work on steps simultaneously and when one step needs to be completed first. This process takes time but by using Board Committees, the process can be made more efficient. Be patient. These nine steps will set you up for grants in the near future and have your nonprofit on its way to success now!
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I teach new and small nonprofit leaders how to raise funds so that they can transform the lives of the people they want to serve. I help them set foundations that get them ready for grants and donations. I walk you through sound fundraising practices- action step by action step- to alleviate the overwhelm and make you productive and successfully following your passion for helping people.
I also help the overwhelm by taking fundraising tasks off of your plate.