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Help! How Do I Measure Impact? 

February 5, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

What resources do you have on measuring impact and/or program evaluation? Great question! In the last decade, the ability of nonprofits to measure impact and communicate it regularly and effectively has shifted from a “neat idea” to an “absolute must.” Unfortunately, impact measurement is all too often overlook… Read More

Help! I Need to Attract Major Donors 

January 29, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

Can you help us out with our donor messaging (story-telling and/or branding strategy)? We are well along our way to our crowdfunding campaign preparations. Although at this point, we are not 100% confident enough to launch with our current messaging strategy (which we think might need more of a storytelling component).… Read More

Writing Your Annual Report in 5 Easy Steps 

January 28, 2020

By: Network for Good

Overwhelmed at the prospect of writing your nonprofit annual report? Relax! Follow these five basic steps and you’ll be on your way to creating an annual report that impresses your donors and supporters. How to Write an Annual Report in 5 Easy Steps 1. Define Your Accomplishments: What difference did you make? W… Read More

5 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Personal Resilience 

January 24, 2020

By: Beth Kanter

Earlier this month, I was honored to do a webinar with Network for Good on the topic of Modern Wellbeing for Nonprofit Professionals. The New Year is the perfect time to establish new habits and rituals for wellbeing. Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and with meaning. At New Years, we general… Read More

Help! My Coworker Doesn’t Respect Our Shared Office Space 

January 22, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

I have a coworker who wears very strong perfume/lotion. Some other staff have issues with allergies, etc. but personally I just really hate the way it smells (imagine a grandma’s attic-type of smell). Some of us have informally asked that everyone do not wear perfumes to work but this wasn’t directed toward the off… Read More

11 Must-Read Books for Nonprofit Professionals 

January 21, 2020

By: Carrie Saracini

If professional development is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, we’ve got you covered!  I asked Network for Good staff members for their favorite books on nonprofit leadership, management, and professional development. There are our top pics.  Know of any we missed? Share your favorite books with us in the com… Read More

Take the #2020FundraisingChallenge! 

January 21, 2020

By: Carrie Saracini

The #2020FundraisingChallenge 52 simple weekly actions for better fundraising results At Network for Good, we help thousands of nonprofits boost fundraising results, save time, and advance their missions. This year, we’ve set out to make fundraising even easier. Dozens of Network for Good staff members and Person… Read More

Help! I Have Volunteers but Nothing for Them to Do 

January 15, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

I have people wanting to volunteer but we do not have a space for them or any events at the moment (small nonprofit operating out of my home). What should I tell the people wanting to volunteer? Just wait until we have events or see if they are interested in other tasks that we need… Read More

Help! I’ve Been Accused of Nonprofit Accounting Misconduct 

January 8, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

I appreciate you taking questions! We just had a bookkeeper quit, citing that she felt it was morally reprehensible that my wage (with a % of my time spent on fundraising) was being wrongfully charged to the Administration accounting class (rather than a Development class). We are in the process of changing our accou… Read More

Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2019 

December 30, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

We’ve reached the end of 2019! This year’s top 10 blog posts reveal a lot about your accomplishments and challenges in 2019. Notably, 4 of our top 10 posts discussed Board relations. In addition to helping your Board become better fundraisers, you: figured out how changes to tax law impacts your nonprofit; … Read More

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