List makers rejoice! Here are 52 lists you can make to help you move your fundraising efforts forward in a big way. These lists will help you get your ideas and information out of your head and in front of you where you can see them regularly. Hopefully, they’ll spark your creativity30
As we close in on the end of the first quarter of 2017, my big question for you is this: Will you meet your Q1 goals? Do you even HAVE quarterly goals? Setting goals for the year is smart. Breaking those annual goals down into quarterly ones is even smarter. Breaking those into monthly goals30
Sometimes you just need to get out of your chair.
It’s easy to get into a rut at work.
Day in and day out, you work your routine – finishing tasks, making plans, fighting fires. (Sound familiar?)
Routine is not exactly a bad thing, but to learn and stretch and grow, you need to educate yourself. Read. Network. Go to conferences.
In other words, get out of your chair (and your routine).
I hear it all the time – Where do I find new donors? Is there a list somewhere? Ha ha. Uh, no. There’s no magic pill you can take that will somehow attract rich people to your cause like moths to a flame. That would be cool if it were real.30
Even if you’re not a big Lord of the Rings fan, you still may recognize the key phrase “One ring to rule them all” from the epic movie and book trilogy. But what you might not recognize is this: Hidden in that one line is a simple yet critical key to making this year30
Last week, I shared 10 things you need to do MORE of in 2017 if you want to fully fund your nonprofit’s mission. (Read it here if you missed it.) Today, I have 10 things you need LESS of this year. Why? Sometimes less is more. Cut out the things that30
What’s the best thing about a new year? Is it a fresh slate and a chance to start again? Maybe it’s having several days off to rest and recharge. I think one of the best things about a new year is the chance to hit the ‘pause’ button. We have30
In case you didn’t get a chance to catch these the first time around, here are the most popular ones of the year: 1. Why You Need to Stop Looking for “Rich People”. Find out who you should be looking for instead. Being strategic is way better, and this article will show you30