Prospect Research as a Service: Tips to Get Organizational Buy-In

Published November 30, 2022

Bre Alexander, Content Marketing Manager, iWave By now, we’ve all heard the term “software as a service” or “SaaS”. SaaS refers to a web-based software solution or delivery model which allows a customer to purchase software and access it online. Normally, when thinking of a service, we think of a delivery service or cleaning service. […]

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ROI: Relationships for Organizational Impact | How To Create a Caring and Connected Work Environment

Published November 15, 2022

Michelle Cramer, CFRE, President & CEO, Cramer & Associates Nonprofits and for-profit businesses continue to face challenges in hiring and retaining talent. The pandemic only heightened this, with more people taking stock of their career options and making major professional pivots. Even prior to the pandemic, the nonprofit sector had a 19% voluntary turnover rate, […]

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Public/Private Partnerships for the WIN!

Published November 9, 2022

By Jeffrey D. Byrne, Co-Founder + CEO, Byrne Pelofsky + Associates Capital Campaigns looking for innovative ways to find new funding or to begin the process may find public/private partnerships advantageous. Nonprofits have shied away from this funding model because traditional public/private partnerships have been used for funding large civic projects where private entities may […]

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A Delicate Balance: Managing Staff and Donor Politics in a Divisive Landscape

Published November 3, 2022

Jim Bush, Winkler Group Principal and President Jessica Browning, MBA., Winkler Group Principal and EVP Nikki Rach, Winkler Group Vice President, Client Services Politics have a way of oozing into every aspect of our lives these days, so why should the nonprofit world be any exception?  If politics transcend or thwart mission impact, the outcome could […]

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5 Fundraising Stats That Will Change The Way You Think About Donor Engagement

Published October 25, 2022

Brian Gawor, Vice President for Research, RNL I’m lucky to have a massive warehouse of donor response, that I rely on daily to give advice to fundraisers. I recently sat down and compiled some of the most interesting fundraising stats, and they’ve made me think differently about fundraising. Here’s a taste, and what I think […]

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Equitable, Ethical, and Effective: New Standards for Storytelling in Fundraising

Published October 19, 2022

By John Thompson, Chief Creative Officer, TrueSense Marketing Consumer marketers, corporate B2B marketers, and fundraisers all use some combination of emotional and rational drivers in the persuasive stories they tell. And the reason why is the same: to motivate their audiences to take action. However, the difference is in the “how.” Marketers rely more on […]

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Strength-Based Messaging: What is it and how to use it?

Published October 12, 2022

By Brenda B. Asare, President & CEO of Alford Group By Araceli Duran, Business Development Associate at Alford Group Strength-based messaging is a term that has become increasingly common in both the philanthropic and communication space as the nonprofit community strives to center equity in their work. However, you may be wondering if these are […]

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Building Hyper-Philanthropy™: An Equitable Approach to Lasting Philanthropic Change

Published October 5, 2022

Bharat Krishnan, Director of Client Success, The Hodge Group The Hodge Group practices in our industry using our trade-marked methodology, Hyper-Philanthropy™. We developed this methodology from our observations, experience and practice working with our clients. Essentially, Hyper-Philanthropy™ is about taking advantage of resources within your organization and your community at-large to foster an environment where […]

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Strategic Planning and Your New Normal

Published September 27, 2022

Angela E. White, CFRE, Senior Consultant and CEO, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates Whether you are in the middle of your strategic plan, concluding a plan, or need to start one, you may want to consider how you can envision and plan for your new normal. How has your outlook changed in the past year? We […]

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