How To Get Nonprofit Board Member Training Right – The First Time
Sitting on a nonprofit board is a big responsibility, and it can be a significant time commitment. But board members are still volunteers, and many are not nonprofit professionals. Regular, relevant training is the best way to ensure that your board not only knows what to do, but also the best ways to do it.
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.
5 Simple Ways To Keep Your Fundraising Team Motivated
Throughout any typical year, most fundraising teams experience their ups and downs. The lead-up to a big event is always exciting and invigorating, while the summer slump can be somewhat of a downer, and then we feel the rush of energy and even pressure of year-end fundraising. Raising money to support your...
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.
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.