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4 Email Marketing Mistakes Most Non-Profits Are Making

Is an article written for Sumac. The article identifies four of the most common mistakes nonprofits are making with their email marketing campaigns and offers suggestions for how to best avoid them.

Tags - Communications and Networking
4 Nonprofit Content Trends for 2022

In a changing world, many nonprofits are looking to expand their content strategies and find new ways to draw in potential supporters. To help nonprofit leaders keep up with the times and get creative with content strategy, some important trends have been identified for 2022. This article presents four such trends and provides guidance on how nonprofits can make the most of them.

Tags - Communications and Networking
4 Tests for Enhancing Staff Performance

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article discusses the four tests an organization's culture should meet to be a "performance-enhancing force."

Tags - Human Resources
4 Things Your Nonprofit Can Do to Recruit & Retain Millennial Leadership

Is an article written by Molly Rivera for Blue Avocado. Rivera discusses four things a nonprofit can do to recruit and retain talented young professionals.

Tags - Human Resources
4 Ways to Bringing a New Idea to Life

An article written for The NonProfit Times, provides readers with four suggestions for finding grant support for new, emerging ideas. Readers will learn how to lay a solid foundation of accurate information, and both organizational and community support, to bring fresh ideas to life.

Tags - Capacity Building
4 Ways to Coordinate Collaborative Grant Proposals

An article written for The NonProfit Times, identifies the challenges of bringing together organizations with complementary missions to accomplish a larger goal.

Tags - Fundraising
4 Ways to Show Genuine Gratitude

An article written by Linda Lombardi for Network for Good, discusses the importance of thankfulness as it relates to donor communication and describes four key ways to show appreciation for supporters.

Tags - Fundraising
5 Best Practices for Building a Nonprofit Annual Operating Budget (with Template!)

There are as many forms of nonprofit budgets as there are forms of organizations. Unlike financial statements, which have some rules and guidelines according to accounting standards, the same level of industry-imposed standardization for budget documents and formats doesn’t really exist. While it’s true that the look of the budget should vary according to the structure and function of the individual organizations, there are some best practices that all organizations should use whe

Tags - Finances and Sustainability
5 Hints for Going from Buddy to Boss

Promotion is a way of recognizing talent, rewarding hard work and ensuring continuity within an organization. Promoting one employee from among the ranks of the person’s peers can have its drawbacks, however, if the promoted employee is now in a position of supervising people who previously were peers, or close personal friends. This article discusses how to deal with some of these challenges.

Tags - Management
5 Hiring Pitfalls to Avoid—If You Want Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Leadership

This is an article written for Nonprofit Quarterly. The article identifies some established practices that are likely holding back an organization's recruitment and leadership development practices and details how to fix them.

Tags - Human Resources
5 Ideas for Motivating and Managing

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article discusses five considerations that can provide guidance in how to lead staff.

Tags - Management
5 Moments to Ask for Help

No matter how much a nonprofit manager or board member might want to think otherwise, he or she can't do everything without some help when it comes to writing a grant application. The question is, what parts require the most assistance from his or her colleagues?

Tags - Management
5 Networking Values to Uphold

Though the term "networking" might be of recent vintage, the concept is as old as humanity. Recently, however, the idea has become more popular and the application of the idea has become more intensified. Networks can be helpful for both individuals and organizations in the nonprofit sector, especially as charities try to do more with less.

Tags - Communications and Networking
5 Questions When Picking A Donor Management System

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article presents a number of questions one should ask during the donor management selection process.

Tags - Fundraising
5 Steps for Prospecting for Funders

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article details how to best identify grant seekers that are the best fit for an organization’s work.

Tags - Fundraising