Before Starting a Nonprofit

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Starting a nonprofit is a huge venture that requires a substantial amount of time and money. If you think strategically in the beginning, you will be more prepared for success. …

Build a Case for Support in 8 Simple Steps

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Case statements are crucial to your nonprofit’s success in securing financial support. It literally makes a case to potential donors for giving to your organization rather than another. It’s easy …

Grant Makers are People, Too

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by Heather Stombaugh, MBA, GPC – Grants Consultant On paper (where I spend most of my professional life), I am a grant writer. But in reality, I am a development …

Benefits of Serving on a Nonprofit Board

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By serving in leadership positions for nonprofits I’ve gained valuable perspective and made business contacts that have changed the path of my life and career. There is no question that …

Give the Devil’s Advocate His Due (a Muzzle)

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By: Theresa Reid, PhD, Principal Do you have someone on your staff or board who has appointed himself (or herself – it’s an equal-opportunity position) the resident “Devil’s Advocate”?   He has …