During his freshman orientation, my younger son was introduced to HALT – Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired – a stress management technique. For entering college students, it was supposed to help them increase self-awareness and understand what was going on with themselves and how this affected their interactions with roommates and others. It was geared to […]
Does your nonprofit bring on new board members annually as a class, rather than randomly throughout the year? If they start out together, I commend you for choosing this wise approach. If not, I hope you will consider making a change after reading this.
(Author’s note: If you have arrived at this article before reading Parts 1 and 2, I highly recommend going back and reading those first.) There are many variables to consider when assessing the fair market value of a donated item. As with so many things in life, a task that should be simple and straightforward […]
Summit Spotlight: Mastering Fundraising Events Broadcasts TODAY Wednesday, 10/4 at 1 p.m. PDT | 3 p.m. CDT | 4 p.m. EDT Reserve Your Free Seat: https://mastersoffundraisingsummit.com Consider fundraising events. They are part of just about every nonprofit’s fundraising program. And with good reason. They don’t seem to require a great deal of expertise to pull off, […]
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Fair market valuation for most products is pretty straight forward. Where nonprofits tend to experience vertigo is with donated pharmaceuticals. Why are they more complicated?
Very few organizations with an aid distribution program feel confident in how they approach the valuation of gifts in kind. In this article I focus on what is known, understood, and foundational to fair market value so that nonprofits can gain confidence in their approach to valuing their donated goods.
When I read a story or hear about a nonprofit in extremis, I wonder if the leadership has been asleep at the wheel. Did no one see the signs? Why did they not point these things out to each other? What were they (or were they not) talking about at board meetings?
Despite our best efforts, crises will occur. Some may be small and manageable and call for a minimum amount of attention. Others may be more serious and threatening to the organization, its management, or employees or the population served by that organization. No matter what the range and scope of the crisis, the most important […]
We’re pleased to let you know that Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits, by Julia Campbell, has just been released. It is available on Amazon in both paperback version and Kindle version (including Kindle Unlimited). Storytelling is the most effective way for nonprofits to to grow support and to keep donors engaged. It’s all about […]