4 Steps to Attract & Retain More Donors Every Month

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Did you know that for every dollar spent attracting new donors via email, organizations generate about $40 in return (Source: Litmus)? That’s a pretty convincing equation, but in today’s competitive market with information overload, it can be difficult for nonprofits to consistently find and reach new prospective donors. So, how can your organization break through […]

Three Ways to Enhance Your Leadership Growth in 2024

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If you want to grow as a leader in 2024, there are three things you’ll need to prioritize: reflection, adaptability and continuous learning. 1. Reflection Take time to reflect on your past leadership experiences and outcomes from the previous year. Analyze what worked well, what didn’t and why. Use these insights to reframe your approach. […]

Building Brands that Change the World: 5 Strategies to Leave a Lasting Impact

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With so much media content in the world, have you ever wondered how your organization can cut through the clutter and resonate with your audience? Soul Media CEO and Nonprofit Leadership Center trainer Emily Ghosh Harris says the key to building a brand that leaves a lasting impact is to look at the big picture […]

How to Lead from Any Seat: 8 Steps to Thrive in a Constantly Changing World

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Have you ever set audacious goals for yourself and then felt overwhelmed by not knowing how to reach them? Human development expert and Nonprofit Leadership Center trainer Dr. John Loblack says the key to achieving your goals is to first “identify your destination and work backwards.” Regardless of the position you hold or your desired […]

How to Use Data & Segmentation to Raise More Money for Your Nonprofit

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Want to raise more money for your nonprofit? The key to engaging more donors and prospects is having clean donor data that you can trust. With reliable data, you can segment and personalize your communications without having to craft each message individually. Data management and segmentation should go hand-in-hand in your fundraising strategy. During this free, […]

A Best Practice Guide to Cybersecurity for Nonprofits

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In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is a critical concern for organizations of all sizes and sectors. Nonprofits, in particular, are not exempt from the risks associated with cyberthreats. As nonprofits handle sensitive information and often operate on limited budgets, it’s imperative to be proactive in safeguarding your digital assets. In this best practice guide, we […]

3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Create a Kinder, More Compassionate Workplace

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As Shola Richards took the stage at the 2023 Nonprofit Leadership Conference, he shouted Ubuntu to the crowd. Ubuntu is an African term that means “I am because we are.” More than a word, Shola says Ubuntu is the height of human compassion and kindness. He knows first-hand how critical human compassion and kindness are […]

Volunteer Management: 3 Tips to Evaluate Your Volunteer Program

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For many nonprofits, volunteers act as a crucial heartbeat, providing invaluable skills, support and capacity to strengthen organizations and communities. But what happens if a volunteer acts inappropriately or in a way that could be harmful to your organization? Nonprofit Leadership Center trainer Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE, encourages every nonprofit with volunteers to have a […]

4 Questions to Ask to Attract the Right Nonprofit Board Members

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As the ultimate decision-making body for nonprofit organizations, boards of directors are responsible for guiding a nonprofit’s vision and strategy and for overseeing its financial accountability. Finding the right board members is critical to every nonprofit organization’s success. But it’s not just about a leader’s skills and expertise; great board members fundamentally align with your […]