Nonprofit Building Capacity? | kdp nonprofit consulting

Is Your NonProfit Building Capacity?

When nonprofits thrive in a healthy ecosystem and are deliberate in capacity building over time, it strengthens a nonprofit's ability to deliver its mission.

Community Charity Gyms | kdp nonprofit consulting

Can Charity Gyms Compete?

Organizations, like the YMCA, universities and government municipalities operating in this fitness space are uniquely positioned to impact the health and wellness of individuals, strengthen our communities and extend their Missions. I am suggesting 3 areas where charities/nonprofits could better compete to gain market share and improve the health and well-being of Canadians.

Select Your Charity of Choice

Selecting Your Charity of Choice

The benefits of taking a planned approach to your charitable giving is that it allows you to demonstrate your financial commitment to one or more social causes while living within your personal budget. For the charity, it can represent...

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 ...

Nurturing 21st Century Skills at Camp

Nurturing 21st Century Skills at Camp

This summer marks the 130th anniversary of organized camping in Canada. Founded by the YMCA, the first overnight camp - Big Cove YMCA Camp (NS) - began operating in 1889; and since it's inception, organized camping has grown into a dynamic industry across Canada. Today, overnight camps are more relevant than ever preparing youth for both school and career success. In particular, the nurturing of 21st Century skills.

Four Common Factors Hold Charities Back From Merging

Executives who have successfully orchestrated mergers understand the risk of maintaining the status-quo. Without strong brand presence, financial health, proper infrastructure and demonstrative impact, charities risk the compounding pressure....

Research Proves Invaluable For Charities

Designating a portion of the organization’s overhead costs or securing special funding (or gift in kind) for research projects can yield significant return on investment and critical insights to the challenges you are up against.  Research can provide new information to help prepare your strategic and operational plans, focus employee performance plans and board governance plans, and to build the case for support for your sustaining campaigns.

14 Measurements Every Charity Should Track

There are many ways to define and measure success within the charitable, nonprofit sector. Below I have presented 14 measurements or key performance indicators (KPIs) every charity or nonprofit should track over time to ensure they are sustainable and demonstrating impact within their respective communities. As you reflect on this list ...