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Top 5 Tips for One-on-One Networking

Top 5 Tips for One-on-One Networking

Not all networking happens at events. Some of the most effective networking you can do happens over coffee meetings. One-on-one catch-ups, whether they’re in real life or virtual, give you a chance to really connect without the distractions of being in a big crowd. My...

Why do new Nonprofits fail?

Why do new Nonprofits fail?

50% of all Nonprofits fail in the first year. The top reasons cited are 1) lack of infrastructure and 2) lack of funding.   Years ago, I was on a new nonprofit’s working board in their first year of operation. I felt the overwhelm of everything that I knew...

My Secret Formula to Fundraising Success

My Secret Formula to Fundraising Success

I know this formula probably seems extremely simple but you would be surprised how hard it actually is to put to practice. The one thing I do know is when you spend the time to put this formula into action, funding comes.

I Need a Great Nonprofit Board of Directors! Now What?!?

Note:If you are working your way through the 9 Action Steps to a Successful Nonprofit, this article will help you with Step 1. Congratulations! You are at the point you need to build a Board of Directors. You may not know the nuts and bolts of Board recruitment- much...

Is Your Nonprofit Ready for Grant Money? Pt 2

In the last post, we discussed getting your nonprofit organizationally and operationally ready for Grants. In this post, we'll talk about being financially and programmatically ready. Financial You must have an operating budget. This should be a yearly budget approved...

First Year Fundraising Plan in 5 Steps Plus Free Bonuses

A Fundraising Plan is a roadmap to get from where you are now to where you want to be this time next year. There are a lot of fundraising plans out there but they are all cumbersome for a small nonprofit. These plans require a lot of work, are complicated and, really,...

How to be a Bad Board Member

You signed up to be a Board member and now you’ve changed your mind. Instead of quitting, you’ve decided to be a bad Board member and be asked off. What are some sure-fire ways to be the worst Board member ever? I surveyed my nonprofit friends to help you out. Here...

How to Get Donations When You Are Starting Out

“I need donations for my new non-profit!” I hear that often. Funding your organization and your programs are so important. When programs aren’t funded, the people you want to help can’t be served. It’s frustrating and can keep you up at night. The problem is that your...

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About Me

Hi! I’m Alesha. 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.

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