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Considerations for Building a Nonprofit Budget

Considerations for Building a Nonprofit Budget

A nonprofit budget is a planning tool that acts as a financial reflection of the funds you expect to manage for a set period of time. The annual budget encompasses everything the organization is planning for the year and smaller budgets allow for planning for specific...

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How to Tell Your Story During the Grant Writing Process

How to Tell Your Story During the Grant Writing Process

Grant writing is the process of writing a proposal to request funds from grantors. Nonprofits submit grant proposals to a government, corporation, or another organization (the grantor) that has announced the availability of money designated for a specific cause. Your...

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Donor Outreach

Donor Outreach

Reaching out to your donors is crucial for every nonprofit. Whether your nonprofit receives corporate, foundation, or individual contributions, staying connected to current and future contributors is an essential component of your nonprofit fundraising strategy. Yes,...

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Making the First Call

Making the First Call

When was the last time you made a cold call to a potential donor, or had to initiate a donor relationship based on a referral? Cold calling donors, and even donor hand-offs, can be scary. However, if done right, they can be really effective in creating new...

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Tips for Effective Grant Writing

Tips for Effective Grant Writing

Many nonprofits see grants as a great source of financial support for their current or future programs and services. However, getting and managing these grants can come with a lot of work for you and your team. Thus, you want to be sure that your nonprofit’s efforts...

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When Should Your Nonprofit Begin to Outsource?

When Should Your Nonprofit Begin to Outsource?

When it comes to outsourcing support in the nonprofit world, many executives cringe when they think about how funders or team members will respond to the thought of not having formal staff completing essential tasks. However, outsourcing is not a new concept and may...

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How Strategic Partnerships Could Benefit Your Nonprofit

How Strategic Partnerships Could Benefit Your Nonprofit

Many nonprofits face challenges with staffing, funding, and reach. Leadership is often examining how they can get through these challenges as the nonprofit wants to launch a new initiative or reach more people with current or new programs. Many nonprofits might...

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