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Successful Nonprofits Podcast

Dec 28, 2017

We offered tips on how to raise more money at the end of the year (and next year) by:


#1: Reminding board members of their annual financial commitments

#2: Calling board members who met their annual financial commitments to say “thank you”

#3: Calling your largest 10 donors and thanking them for supporting your...

Dec 19, 2017

Sometimes, we are so focused on the mission that we forget to build our organization’s sense of team, communication, and empathy. Consequently, it’s not surprising that so many of us burn out multiple times in a nonprofit career. 

To help us focus on empathetic leadership, we invite Carrie Rice, a nonprofit...

Dec 12, 2017

Most of us dream of taking extended breaks or sabbaticals to balance work and personal life. While charities rarely offer sabbaticals to every staff member, sabbaticals for all might build the vim and vigor your staff and organization need.

We talk to Marvin Webb, Director of Finance and Administration at Funders for...

Dec 5, 2017

Change is hard. Change makes us uncomfortable. Change can feel like a loss of what we once knew.

But we also know that change is essential for a board and an organization to reach its full potential. As Maya Angelou once said, “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through...

Nov 28, 2017

Word selection is important when conveying your message. We have to make sure that our tone and word choice has an impact that reflects our missions.

To help us, we invite Erica Mills, Senior Lecturer at the University of Washington's Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, Author of Pitchfalls: Why Bad...