When and How To Hire a Consultant for Your Nonprofit Organization
Hiring a consultant can be a great way to fill a gap in your organization’s services or operations without hiring an employee for the long term. It’s a way to get fresh eyes and a high level of expertise on a particular challenge your organization is facing – if you’re prepared for the when and how of hiring one!
Why It’s a Great Idea To Get a D-U-N-S Number as a Nonprofit
A D-U-N-S Number is a nine-digit number that identifies businesses worldwide and is used by lenders and others who reference it to assess and categorize the reliability and financial soundness of a company. It’s a great idea for your nonprofit organization to have a D-U-N-S Number of its own – and here’s why.
How To Get Funded as a Brand New Nonprofit
One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to starting a nonprofit is that grants are plentiful and easy to get. But that’s not always true! Especially if you’re a new nonprofit without a track record of success. It is absolutely possible to fund your nonprofit without your own money. Here's how to do it.
5 Ways To Get the Most From Your Nonprofit Board Development Efforts
With so many training opportunities, it’s easy to wind up spinning your wheels when it comes to nonprofit board development. But ongoing education is critical for enhancing board member skills, setting expectations for roles and responsibilities, and strengthening the relationship between your board and organization.
Capacity Building for Nonprofits: Five Strategies To Get Started and Get Funded
Capacity building for nonprofits doesn’t require an expensive, upfront investment – it can be done through small steps. And it’s the best way to ensure that your organization stays afloat for the long term. Strengthen your foundation and build your organization’s ability to meet your mission with these five strategies.
5 New Books on Nonprofit Marketing You Definitely Don’t Want To Miss
Marketing strategy is a must-have for any business – and mission-based nonprofit organizations are no exception! Especially in a digital world that moves as fast as ours does. Here are five must-read books on nonprofit marketing so you can learn everything from how to make the most of social media to – you guessed it!
The Best Nonprofit Interview Questions for a Perfect Hire Every Time
As the employer, you have a vested interest in getting the interview process right from the start. Especially in a small nonprofit organization, a single employee can impact the dynamics of an entire team. Here's how to make sure you’re asking the best nonprofit interview questions, right from the start.
Nonprofit Program Evaluation: Simple Strategies for Measuring Your Impact the Easy Way
Contrary to popular belief, the purpose of nonprofit program evaluation isn’t only to satisfy funding requirements – measuring our organization’s impact can ensure that our programs are valuable and effective, too. And the vast majority of nonprofit program evaluation is done in-house with simple tools. Learn how!