FUNdraising Good Times: Year end giving: It's not too late
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:25
Mel and Pearl Shaw
Crazy as it seems 2015 is knocking at the door. Yes, we still need to celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza and New Years Eve. But, really, 2015 is almost here. And the question is: how is your nonprofit fundraising? Whether you are an employee or a board member, here are a few steps you can take today to change your yearend financial outcomes.
Tiana sent a worried message. She asked,, "I just read that no one puts an objective at the top of the resume anymore. They said, 'Dude, seriously, this isn't 1992.' I have one there. Why would that be bad?"
"We'd like to interview with you," is music to every job seeker's ears. Landing the interview is definitely a major step forward in a job search. Now, how to make the most of it? Here are a few tips to help prepare for the conversation:
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:58
Frank S. Washington, NNPA Columnist
PETOSK, Mich, – It has been a long time, more than a decade, since you could put Acura and fun to drive in the same sentence. But the Japanese automaker unleashed its engineers and let them create a car that is indeed a watershed.
Member of a Board of Directors. It's on my bucket list. I have served on Boards for non-profits in the past and appreciate having had that opportunity. But not being on a Board now, well, I'm getting itchy. I want to return to the table. I want to confer with other experienced, intelligent and witty professionals. I want to participate on committees and reach consensus on critical issues. I want to make motions that influence an organization and the people it serves.
FUNdraising Good Times: Hidden fundraising challenges – Part one
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 15:46
Mel and Pearl Shaw
You can't see what you can't see. There may be some challenges facing your nonprofit that you're not be aware of. They are insidious and sometimes deadly. Taking a close look at "what's really going on" may refocus your energy and resources, and rescue your fundraising.