Posts Tagged ‘nonprofits’

The Effective Fundraising Newsletter By Douglas K. Shaw

Your Fundraising Newsletter is Essential to Success Newsletters are essential to fundraising strategy. They offer an opportunity to close the loop with fundraising appeals by reporting back to donors on what their generosity has accomplished. But it can be easy to lose sight of the immense fundraising impact newsletters have when you start to see…

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New Accounting Standard for Leases by Tammara Williamson

Key Steps in Implementing the New Accounting Standard for Leases There is a new accounting standard for leases, ASC 842. Nonprofit organizations should be planning their implementation strategy for an important upcoming change. The standard updates the definition of a lease and now requires lessees to recognize substantially all leases, both financing and operating, on…

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How to Grow Operating Reserves By Natalie Roderick

You Can Intentionally Grow Your Operating Reserves Most nonprofits are comfortable in having sufficient operating reserves to ensure their continuity, whether 30 days of reserves, three months, or even longer. Many are keeping these reserves in a checking or money market account, even when the dollar amount may be in the millions.  An idea to…

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Outcomes Webcast: Optimize the Effectiveness of Your Board

Advancing Christian Ministries: Optimize the Effectiveness of Your Board Boards help ensure and safeguard the fulfillment of your mission. Identifying the right leaders to serve and providing them with training and resources is essential for maximizing engagement and effectiveness. In the Outcomes Webcast, sponsored and presented by DickersonBakker, you will learn how to take the…

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Our Ultimate Source for Resources By Kim Triller

 The Importance of the Knowing the Source for all Resources The founders of the Christian non-profit organization, in which I serve, realized 40 years ago three key truths about resources: The work of a Gospel sharing non-profit had to have God as the first and premiere resource for all that it would need. It should…

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Dramatic Changes in How Donors Give By Ray Gary

 Growing a Connected Giving Experience There has been dramatic changes in consumer behaviors. The marketplace today looks strikingly different than it did even ten years ago. The way people interact with the businesses they patron has fundamentally changed. Today, groceries are ordered online, movies, music, and television stream direct to our devices, and we pay…

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VOMO: Free for COVID-19 Response

VOMO Makes its National Volunteering Platform Free for COVID-19 Response Any organization, in any community, worldwide can use it to mobilize volunteers! As of last week, VOMO (Volunteer Mobilization) made its volunteer management platform free and accessible to any organization mobilizing volunteers and any person who wants to serve during the COVID-19 crisis. In 2019,…

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Board Development By Tom Okarma

Board development is critical for building and maintaining a high-functioning board. By Tom Okarma Year after year, best-in-class nonprofit organizations have an amazing impact in their communities. Their boards have directors who understand the agency’s mission, are fully engaged in the board’s work, and have embraced their specific role serving on the board. Among other success…

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Why We Call Ourselves Nonprofits By Peter A. Persuitti

By Peter A. Persuitti At this year’s BoardSource Leadership Forum (BLF) — a gathering of more than 800 non-profit trustees, directors, executives and specialized service providers — someone raised the issue of why we call ourselves nonprofit. The query brewed as a result of the number of corporate executives in the audience on hand for…

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2.26.15 CLA Webcast: Financial Trends

Want to hear the latest in financial news and trends every Christian ministry leader should know? Join Christian Leadership Alliance‘s VP of Communications and Lifelong Learning, W. Scott Brown as he interviews Dan Busby, President of ECFA on February 26th.  During this CLA Webcast, they will share the impact of our current financial management climate…

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