Whether solving a Rubik’s Cube or developing a millennial engagement strategy, each requires the recognition that you’re dealing with a new kind of puzzle with its own tricks and quirks. So, what are the tricks for how to solve the millennial engagement puzzle?
Review of The Social Profit Handbook: The Essential Guide to Setting Goals, Assessing Outcomes, and Achieving Success for Mission-Driven Organizations (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015) by David Grant, former president and CEO of the New Jersey-based Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.
Why might a well-rounded, thoughtful organization struggle to attract the kind of support they needed to stay afloat? It could be a matter of knowing too much.
When it comes to identifying prospects, many otherwise intelligent people enter the world of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Social entrepreneurs often end up wasting precious time running after unrealistic funding opportunities and knocking on doors that will never open instead of investing their energies in more effective approaches. If you want to get a social venture off the ground, here are a few common fundraising pitfalls to avoid.
Nonprofits benefit by storing in their “sacred bundles” nuggets of wisdom gained from the important program assessment data they gather. The key is to identify — from among the many possibilities — what is most significant.
Jen Bokoff, Director of Foundation Center's GrantCraft, discusses two new publications available for free on the GrantCraft site. Communication That Counts focuses on South African funding, and 21st-Century Community Foundations looks at the future of community foundations.
Is your nonprofit's legal house in order? Review this checklist from Carrie Garber Siegrist, an Associate in Venable's Nonprofit Organizations and Political Law Practice Groups.
Steven Lawrence, director of research at Foundation Center, discusses the issue of transparency at grantmaking public charities and foundations.
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