Look Before You Leap Into Diaspora Funding

Published February 24, 2021

There is a gulf between the optimism of many nonprofits seeking funding from diaspora groups and the reality of just how challenging this can be. Before we take the leap and invest time, effort and cash, let’s explore the attraction of this funding stream, the real-life challenges, and ten practical things we can do to […]

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Gratitude is Power

Published February 23, 2021

As Development and Fundraising Counsel, our clients are often focused only on fundraising goals. In our role we have a duty to remind them of their superpower that, when used strategically, can change hearts and change the world through increased contributions. That power: showing gratitude to donors. Arthur Alley offers the strategies below. Please share […]

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Developing New Donor Strategies as Your Nonprofit Grows

Published February 22, 2021

We all know how much nonprofits rely on fundraising to further their missions. It’s important to build relationships with your existing donors to facilitate long-term support and loyalty to your cause, but in order to grow as an organization, you’ll have to also expand your donor base over time. Doing so will increase your fundraising […]

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The Importance of Data Governance in Remote Fundraising Operations

Published February 15, 2021

In the era of big data, many nonprofits are recognizing the important role data governance plays in supporting key fundraising strategy and informing data-driven decision making. Data governance encompasses an overarching system designed to effectively manage data and the corresponding policies, procedures, and practices surrounding that data. In this way, a comprehensive data governance program […]

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4 Tips for Expanding Your Nonprofit’s Corporate Partnerships

Published February 8, 2021

By Aly Sterling, founder and president of Aly Sterling Philanthropy Partnerships between nonprofits and the for-profit sector have always been an important funding stream for nonprofits, but the pandemic has made these relationships even more critical to diversifying financial support for your organization. Some corporate partnerships can also offer stability in an uncertain fundraising environment, […]

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Perfecting Your Fundraising Strategy in the New Year

Published January 22, 2020

By Aly Sterling, founder and president of Aly Sterling Philanthropy Perfecting Your Fundraising Strategy in the New Year With the new year comes a fresh start. You have a full 365 days to fill with fundraising activities, social activities, and positive impact activities fueled by gifts from donors. You have another year of efforts under […]

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