On Tuesday, I went into the Facebook group, At the Top: Small Nonprofit Leaders, and announced that next week we will have a contest. If people commented and posted, they would get points and the top contributor would receive a sixty-minute mentoring session with me....
Newsletters are dead. Really. Asking people to sign up for your newsletter is a waste of effort. I know that it is shocking to hear as many nonprofits use newsletters so frequently but it is the truth. Those nonprofits sending these letters haven’t been...
Last week, I talked about using the AIDA advertising format to design a donor funnel on social media and gain donors. To refresh your memory, AIDA is an acronym for Attention, Interest, Desire, and Action and is used in marketing and advertising. I remember in college...
Nonprofit Leader (NL): We need to be on Social Media. Which ones should we be on? Me: Okay, what is your organizational goal Social Media will support? NL: I don’t understand. Me: Everything you do should be supporting an organizational goal- programs, financial,...
Hello, As I went to write another blog post, I thought writing a letter to you would be better. We are in unprecedented times after all. First, I want you to know you are not alone. I want to encourage you to continue. Don’t give up. Yes, things have gotten harder....
I am continuing the series where I give you posting ideas for each month.This time it’s April. I’ve included some notes that are COVID-19 specific so you can fit the post to more relevant times. I’m giving you a list of national days so you can tailor days to your...
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.