4 Nonprofit Articles Worth Reading
The internet is a wonderful place, filled with so much information. We’ve forded that great ocean of information to give you 4 articles worth reading. No spam. No clickbait. Just quality content that will help your organization.
Giving season is coming….is your organization prepared?
Giving Tuesday raised more than 177 million dollars last year, and to get your slice of that pie preparation is vital. This FREE webinar from GuideStar will prepare you for the year end countdown. An interactive webinar, attendees will walk away with a solid concept of how to plan, execute, and follow up on your dream giving season. They’ll also discuss what donors want and how to appeal to your community. This is an opportunity that can’t be missed.
Join Barrett Frankel from Classy.org, and Eva Nico, and Gabe Cohen from Guidestar August 23rd, 2017.
#1 Year end fundraising mistake: A weak ask
In this blog, Gail Perry of Fired Up Fundraising tells you how to skip the timid letters and weak asks. Your donors are willing to give more; they just need to be asked. Gail explains how to craft a mini campaign that will get results. And, like all her content, it is straight to the point and easily managed.
Don’t count on it—nonprofit budget plugs can come unplugged
You’re a dedicated nonprofit who, like an accounting star has planned your budget before year end, allocated for budget surplus, etc. Then, ka-blew-ee you get hit with a ball out of left field and you’re blindsided. That’s exactly what happened to The Gray Gourmet program housed in a county building located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Long story short, the county is demanding market rent that would quickly leave the nonprofit with zero funds. Nonprofit Quarterlytakes a dive into why it’s happening and the importance of plans B and C.
The 4 C’s of grant management
Managing a grant can be tricky business…and for some grants, their rules have rules. Regulations are completely different if it is a government grant versus a grant from a private funder. Knowing even the basics of grant management will save you some headache. Entrée this blog from the Nonprofit Times, which will break down how 4 C’s can get you startedon the right track when managing your grants.