Blog posts tagged with Event recaps
Machinery clunks to a halt between floors. Two strangers are stuck. No phone. No answer but echoes to their cries for help. Scary, right? Except they’re on an escalator. Does this scene describe your nonprofit's struggle with board fundraising?
If your organization has employees (or hopes to in the future), it’s important to be aware of the employment laws that may apply to your organization. Lack of knowledge in this area can lead to expensive fines and legal fees.
Who are your website visitors, where are they coming from, and what do they do at your site? Learn how Google Analytics can help you gain this type of intelligence and inform your strategy as you craft content and make decisions about where to place ads for maximum impact with this recap of last week's session with Crispin Bailey, User Experience (UX) Lead of Oakland-based Kalamuna, a firm that “make(s) the Internet for rabble-rousing organizations driven to tinker, critique, and change the way things are.”
Making the decision to expand your organization’s reach into new geographical markets is neither easy nor simple. There are a number of things to consider including the legal issues surrounding the various kinds of expansion models. And, of course, this is a situation where one size does not fit all.
Marshall H. Ginn, Managing Director of Capital Development Strategies LLC, shared seven sustainability success factors that can help maximize a nonprofit’s full potential in this recap of a recent program at Foundation Center Washington, DC.
A representative of a local grassroots nonprofit asked a challenging question at a Foundation Center San Francisco event last month: How can smaller grassroots organizations compete with more established nonprofits to garner the support of funders? Shawn Dove from the Campaign for Black Male Achievement had some valuable advice, which he calls the “5 Rs”.
“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant,” Mitchell Kapor once said. How can your nonprofit compete with information overload and tell your organization's story in a way that your audience will become as passionate about your mission?
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.
A common refrain among executive directors is that board members aren’t involved enough in fundraising. Fundraising, however, is one of the fundamental responsibilities of a board member. Here are a few ideas for board members to get more comfortable with fundraising.
You are one person operating with limited resources. Your time will be better spent, and your organization better served, if you can do a handful of important tasks well, rather than fruitlessly attempting to juggle a thousand things at once.