When a Charity Closes, What Should be Disclosed?

When a Charity Closes, What Should be Publicly Disclosed?

In the coming weeks and months I want to dig deeper into this issue as it impacts our charitable sector and the public confidence in our work. In the meantime, I thought I would first turn to you for your response to the my first burning question. When a charity abruptly stops serving its community, what detail of information, if any, is the public entitled to receive?

Four Essential Fundraising Tools

4 Essential Fundraising Tools

This past week I had the pleasure of sitting in on a strategic planning session with a small start-up charity. Money was on the minds of many around the table, so I thought I would share my thoughts on the four essential tools...

Is your organization's team stuck?

Stuck In The Muck?

Are you feeling like your nonprofit organization is stuck in the proverbial muck, making little to no progress? Maybe one or more of the scenarios ...

The Art Of Donor Relations

The Art Of Donor Relations

There is an abundance of advice about strategy and the how-to's of fundraising, however little time is spent on developing personal qualities, like empathy, patience, integrity, ability to motivate and good listening.

These are qualities that can be developed over time and are essential...