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3 Tips to Turn Your Out of Office into a Year-End Appeal 

July 15, 2019

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

The temperature is rising, the days are longer, and the kids are out of school. Summer is here and your Out-of-Office notifications are on! Sometime over the next few weeks, we will invest five glorious minutes to configure our inbox and voicemail to craft the perfect message to let everyone know we are unplugging for… Read More

NFG Staff Profile: AJ Johnson 

July 12, 2019

By: Vinciane Ngomsi

The idea of being able to help someone attracts AJ to nonprofits. From an early age, she was involved with a Golden Retriever rescue organization and co-founded a satellite rescue facility. Working remote in Florida, you’ll find AJ at one of the awesome parks in Orlando, FL on her days off! “Nothing brings a sm… Read More

Focus on your Fundraising Foundation: Build a Summer Campaign 

July 11, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

Summer is here! Though the summer time is typically a slower time for nonprofits, it is the perfect time to dive into fundraising to ensure your nonprofit is ready for year-end. Turn up the heat this summer and create a fundraising plan that will engage and renew donors, attract prospects, build awareness, and plant th… Read More

Planned Giving 101: The Legacy a Donor Leaves Behind 

July 9, 2019

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

Everyone wants to leave a mark on the world (or at least within their own communities). The Boston College’s Center on Wealth and Philanthropy found that mark is often charitable donations. Between 2007 and 2061, there will be a Great Wealth Transfer during which an estimated $59 trillion (yes, with a “t”) will b… Read More

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Get Ahead This Summer 

July 3, 2019

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

Whether you are an Executive Director who is serving as your organization’s Chief Everything Officer, or a Development Director specifically tasked with creating a fundraising strategy, the first step to raising the money you need to power your cause is creating a plan. How do you do that? First things first, identif… Read More

NFG Staff Profile: Courtney Jamokha 

July 2, 2019

By: Vinciane Ngomsi

Passionate about mission-driven organizations, Courtney Jamokha enjoys helping customers develop successful initiatives. In her role at Network for Good, she sets new clients up for success by getting them started with the platform and connecting them to helpful resources. “I appreciate having the ability to demonstr… Read More

3 Ways to Stay Ahead of Giving Trends 

July 1, 2019

By: Kimberly O'Donnell

Every year, Giving USA releases a report on philanthropy and giving in the United States. The annual report, released on June 18, 2019, gives comprehensive highlights on charitable giving trends in the United States. Due in part to the tax law change or volatile December 2018 market, overall giving is down 1.7%. On the… Read More

How Your Board Can Boost Fundraising 

June 25, 2019

By: Olivia Mariani

How can boards better serve their nonprofits? “If you have a staff, work to understand their perspective and provide the support they need to do their jobs. If you don’t have staff and the board is doing the work, everyone needs to get involved with fundraising and make sure they’re doing all they can to… Read More

NFG Staff Profile: Liz Ragland   

June 14, 2019

By: Keith White

From arts marketing to politics to advocating for women in science, Liz Ragland has spent her career working for nonprofits. In her role at Network for Good, she currently manages all customer-facing communications. “We have some very passionate customers who do amazing work. I love learning about them.” Q&A wi… Read More

9 Steps to Getting the Most From Your Board Meeting 

June 10, 2019

By: Keith White

For most nonprofits, board meetings are a monthly occurrence. And you only have an hour or two to take care of business. Your board consists of busy people with family and work competing for their attention. You’ve got to make the most of the time you have together. Planning and executing effective board meetings is… Read More

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