Strategic Planning for Nonprofits: Just Do It!

Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

Here’s an approach to strategic planning for your nonprofit that won’t break the bank and an achievable process that can get you where you need to go.

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How to Get Great Press Coverage For Your Nonprofit

Great Press for Your Nonprofit

Here are the 5 steps you can take to significantly increase the likelihood that your organization will get press coverage it needs and deserves.

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Give Until It Hurts On #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday

I’m going to share a deep, dark secret that fundraisers and donors have in common but are loath to admit. We don’t love Giving Tuesday.

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The Control Freak Executive Director

Control Freak Executive Director

Joan responds to a reader, the President of the board of a nonprofit, who is frustrated with her overly controlling executive director.

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Does a Facebook “Like” Matter?


Can social media actually move the needle? Is it worth your time? Or is it a whole bunch of hand waving and “slacktivism”? Many nonprofits aren’t so sure.

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What Makes A Board Meeting A Home Run?

Me? I wouldn't pick that number.

5 steps to turn your next good or very good board meeting into a great board meeting.

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A Clever Way for Nonprofits to Prepare for the End of the Year (Before It’s Too Late!)

Nonprofits Prepare for End of the Year

When it comes to fundraising, year-end is everything. I have a really clever idea I like so much, I’m going to use it for my own consulting practice.

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