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Tag: Charity Management
Are you Cultivating Nonprofit Innovation?
To adopt an innovative mindset requires leadership that empowers staff and volunteers to solve problems that matter most to executing an organization's mission. Nonprofits stewarding a curious culture, where staff are permitted to question assumptions and constructively challenge the status quo more often produce better innovative results.
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?
Building Capacity in your Nonprofit
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.
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...
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 ...
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....
Tips On How To Increase Your Charity’s Transparency Online
A well executed website should be an essential part of your organization’s strategies to build a culture of trust and transparency and stakeholder engagement. So, why are many charities failing to take advantage of the full power of their website to provide more access to information?
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...
Does Your Non-Profit Board Have The Right Chair?
Regardless of your organization’s size, the Board of Directors can be more effective in setting strategic direction, mitigating risks, guiding executive leadership, mustering resources and providing responsible governance if they have the proper leadership. Organizations with a robust, well executed selection and ‘on-boarding’ process can help elect the right Chair.