When a space is organized and tidy, it is the best place to go home to. There are some of us who are really organized in our own way. They are those people who cannot stand clutter. Yet, there are also others who are messy.
Being disorganized is occasionally understandable. There are times when we are too tired... (continued)
Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
The New Donor – Smart, Informed, Challenging
Audience: Directors of Development, MGO, Executive Directors, Planned Giving Officers, Data Base Managers
What’s different about donors today than your donors of the past? They’re smart, informed, and challenging. In this webinar, we will talk about how... (continued)
Dana Ostomel is the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of Deposit a Gift.com, a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to easily create an online fundraising campaign for any organizational, school or personal need. Whether you're a nonprofit or school looking to get into crowdsourced fundraising, or an individual looking to raise... (continued)
The 2016 version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. The challenge for any manager of a nonprofit is how to be effective with limited resources. The guide provides practical and proven strategies that will insure the manager covers all aspects of nonprofit management efficiently and effectively.
As fundraising continues to evolve from basic transactions between donors and development staff to relationship building, participation by staff and leaders throughout the organization takes on greater significance. In order to survive and thrive through the ups and downs of a fluctuating economy, it... (continued)
Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Have you gotten tired of getting turned down for grants?
Would you like to plan to succeed in 2016?
If your fundraising stagnated last year, you’re not alone.
Donor attrition is at an all time high, and so is competition for dollars.
What if the one bright spot at the end of... (continued)
Peter J. Heller Consulting helps nonprofits with their fundraising strategies. We are located in Manhattan with clients primarily in New York City and throughout the Northeast. We build teams of consultants to meet the custom needs of each client.
The company is run by Peter Heller who has maintained a successful career over
25 years... (continued)
Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Summary: Obtaining grant funding from foundations, corporations, and public agencies is a competitive process. Before beginning a lengthy proposal, applicants must carefully assess their alignment with grantor guidelines, interests, and funding priorities. Otherwise, the endeavor will force an... (continued)
According to Emily May, the Office Manager, before they had Sumac, they were using Excel spreadsheets for all of their operations, which meant everything was done manually, took a lot of time, and common operations like searching and performing a mail merge were nearly impossible.
Completed by: Nada Bakir, Michael Angelo Camacho and Henok Getaneh
As requested, we have evaluated the following existing documents, and have provided suggestions to make them more detailed and specific: conflict of interest, document retention and destruction, and
whistleblower policies. We have also created Emergency Loan and... (continued)
Why you should get this Checklist
If your Board, your CEO and your Executive Management Team are not passionate about your donors then it will be extraordinarily difficult – if not impossible – to succeed with major gifts fundraising.
This is a simple 17-point Checklist that will take you through all the key... (continued)
On Sunday December 23 2014, Sierra Club Angeles volunteer members came together at the home of David Haake to spend a couple hours calling friends and supporters of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter, to thank them for their supports allowing the organization to focus in the following three services: education, advocacy,... (continued)
The only real constant in today’s social media landscape is change. While Facebook and Twitter seemed to dominate people’s interest for a long time, these sites are now in decline, and reaching new audiences for your nonprofit is no longer as straightforward as having an active presence on these two... (continued)
Starts Mon, Jan 5 2015, 8:00AM — 21 days from now
Ends Fri, Jan 9 2015, 8:00AM — 25 days from now (lasts for 4 days)
I am honored to be part of The Fundraising Summit, a free online event between January 5 and 9, 2015!
Join me and an expected audience of 80,000 folks from around the world. You don't have to go anywhere --... (continued)
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
More and more development professionals are turning their attention to the single largest asset category for many of their donors, their real estate holdings. This webinar will review trends in real estate gift activity, the variety of real estate gift structures being used to fit particular donor situations, and emerging best practices across the country.
For the first time in history, there are four generations involved in philanthropy: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y (Millenials). Although each generation is philanthropic, they have individual preferences for how they are engaged by nonprofits. This session will demonstrate how... (continued)