Announcing the Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit

Jen Dodd, Director of Education & Communications News, Stories

  Team NLC is thrilled to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for our 2018 Board & Senior leadership Conference on November 8th. This year we’re bringing in not one but two BoardSource experts for a Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit. And we’re pleased to host this event in a new venue: the USF St. Petersburg …

2018 Board & Senior Leadership Conference | Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit

Jenn Dodd


  • 2018 Board & Senior Leadership Conference
    November 8, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presented by    Join us on November 8th for the Board & Senior Leadership Conference  at USF St. Petersburg with Chuck Loring & Vernetta Walker!   Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit November 8th | 8 am-5 pm | USF St. Petersburg   CONFERENCE AGENDA November 8, 2018 USFSP Student Center, 200 6th Ave S, Read More

Tapping the Fundraising Potential of Your Board

Guest post by Alyce Lee Stansbury, CFRE News, Stories

There are lots of reasons why people don’t give to charity, but the number one reason is simply because they haven’t been asked. And there’s no more effective asker than a passionate, committed Board member. After twenty-five years of raising money for a variety of organizations, including many years as a fundraising consultant, here’s what I know with certainty: the …

Major Gifts Gives You the Highest Fundraising ROI

Ashley Pero News

The 5 Articles series features articles covering subjects relevant to nonprofit success, leadership, marketing, human resources, communications, social media, finance and governance – articles we’d consider must reads. With so much out there to take in, we want to share five that we don’t think you should miss. Enjoy! Today’s articles focus on major gifts. With the highest return on investment of all fundraising techniques, is your …

4 Steps to Donor Retention After #GivingTuesday

Sara Leonard News, Stories

Across the Tampa Bay area, nonprofits got the word out on ways to support their worthy missions at the end of 2013. I was greatly impressed by the efforts I saw. How impactful was it? We can’t be sure but we are trying to gather data that will help us measure the impact and also improve on our efforts for …

11 Ways a Board Member Can Get Involved in #GivingTuesday

Sara Leonard News, Stories

Last week when we told our board about our efforts to encourage Giving Tuesday in Tampa, they asked, “how can we get involved and help with your efforts?” Isn’t that what a good board asks? As we developed the list, we realized we could share the list so your board can help you, too. In case this is new to …

Making #GivingTuesday Big in Tampa Bay

Sara Leonard Uncategorized

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…#GivingTuesday Wait, what? Where did Giving Tuesday come from? What’s it doing there with 2 huge consumer focused shopping days? Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The second annual Giving Tuesday is on December 3, 2013. In …

8 Over-Looked Donor Prospects Hidden In Your Database, Just Waiting to Give More

Guest post by Steven Shattuck of Bloomerang News, Stories

  Republished with permission There’s little argument that long-term, loyal donors are your best prospects for things like major gifts and planned gifts. Monthly donors, active volunteers, current and former service recipients, and the securely retired (especially the childless and empty-nesters) are also great prospects. But who else might be lurking in your donor database that doesn’t necessarily scream “I could …

Are You Interesting?

Guest post by NLC trainer Sara Leonard News, Stories

Republished with permission Are you interesting? As fundraising professionals, our job is to develop relationships on behalf of our organizations. If we are going to do that well, we have to be interesting. How do you get interesting? Get out of your office! Many fundraisers wear “working all the time” as a badge of honor. They brag about being the …

Announcing the NLC Fellowship in Fund Development!

Jen Dodd, Director of Education & Communications Stories

We’re thrilled to announce our all-new NLC Fellowship in Fund Development. Our CEO, Emily, participated in a Fellowship program early in her career and found the experience transformative: “I was chosen for a prestigious Fellowship in Orchestra Management right out of college, and it influenced my entire career!” She may have since found her true vocation in fundraising but she’s never …