Overhead.   Ugh.   It’s the hardest thing to raise money for, right?   No one wants to pay for salaries. Or to keep the lights on in your building.   Or for the dozen or so other items that must be paid for to keep your nonprofit running.   You’ve probably looked for30

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  Do you ever feel like you’re working and working, and still not raising the money you need?   You’re putting in a lot of hours, trying a lot of things, and you just can’t hit your goals.   Yeah, I think we’ve all been there.   You know why that happens?   It’s the30

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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

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Happy New or Mid Year!   If your fiscal year starts July 1, Happy New Year!  Otherwise, Happy Mid Year! Regardless of when you turn the page, this is a good time to stop and reflect on where you are.   We all get so busy in the doing that we often neglect the planning30

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Wouldn’t you love a crystal ball that you could gaze into and see just what the future holds?   You’d know how to make the best choices. Which paths to take. What to say “no” to.   But, isn’t the unknown the fun of life?   My inner perfectionist says “NO!” She wants to know30

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There’s no magic pill to help you raise money. No silver bullet. No enchanted want. Raising money takes work and commitment. But there are some things that make long-term, sustainable fundraising easier. Being able to fully fund your nonprofit mission is about something bigger than just fundraising. It’s not about getting rich people to give.30

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