Helping Nonprofits Communicate

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When a Program Ends

How do you handle shutting down a program that’s no longer effective? This is, of course, something we hope never happens but the reality is it sometimes does. Funding sources can dry up, client interest can fizzle out as needs are met, or staffing and managing the program may no longer be feasible. Here are a few ways to get…

What Makes Your Organization Unique?

What does being “unique” in the nonprofit world really mean? How does your organization figure out how you’re unique? And, does everyone in your organization feel equipped to talk about its uniqueness? What is your organization’s mission? In a sentence or two, why does it exist? How are you different from other organizations that have similar missions? Can you explain…

6 Steps to Prepare Your Board to Ask

A nonprofit’s board is in place to steer a nonprofit in a direction that complements its mission, and most of the time, members of the board of directors are expected to fundraise as a part of their duties. Some board members will be more comfortable than others with talking to the people in their networks and asking for money (whether…