by Tamara Lucas Copeland With job losses, home foreclosures and other symptoms of the recession taking a stern toll in the Washington area, grantmakers in the region have worked hard to support efforts by nonprofits to help families ride out the storm. But grantmakers have … [Read more...] about Big Change Ahead
Managing Your Nonprofit
by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin Following last Friday’s posting, “Saying Thank You in the Social World”, we felt compelled to elaborate on the importance of this subject and how non-profits should be incorporating donor recognition into their fundraising program. No t … [Read more...] about Have Non-Profits Forgotten to Say “Thank You”?
Some advice on whether to focus more dollars on your donors, the life-blood of every organization. by Misha Galperin One needs to have a long-term view. There are short-term problems and issues to be overcome always, and there is the immediacy of the moment and the pressure … [Read more...] about Cultivating Donors for the Long-Term
There has been a great deal of conversation lately about transparency, open-source organizations and their impact on the philanthropic world - what it all means; how much is enough. How can an organization be responsive to all stakeholders. Here are two posts on organization … [Read more...] about Transparency: Still A Hot Topic
The process of forming or redeveloping a non-profit organization always involves thinking about the board of directors. The two key questions, among others, that I have been asked over the years are, “How many people should we have on the board? and “Who should we approach to joi … [Read more...] about Developing a Board of Directors: How Many People Do I Need and Who Should The People Be?