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Nonprofit Evaluation: How to Shift the Conversation from ROI to True Impact
All of a sudden, you start to see questions on your grant applications like, “What are the measurable outcomes your nonprofit is expecting to achieve?” and hear questions from donors such as, “How will I know my dollars are making a difference?” Ugh.
Video: How Do You REALLY Know If Your Nonprofit is Succeeding?
How do you really know if your nonprofit organization is succeeding? In a word, evaluation.
Artificial Intelligence and Fundraising: Is a Bot Coming to Take My Job?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already being used in fundraising. If you don't think it can impact you, think again.
Self-Care for Nonprofit Leaders: On Balance
If balance is a hallmark of self-care, then it seems most nonprofit leaders fail. Where on that list are you? Where in The Balancing Act do you interject time for self or family, full healthy meals, a workout, a mind-clearing meditation, or even a quick walk outside?
Not My Generation! How to Communicate with Sensitivity
It’s official – there are five generations in the workforce. This is important to mark for a number of reasons – succession planning, diversity and inclusion, and accessibility, to name a few – but perhaps the most critical reason to acknowledge this shift is that we have to be more aware of how we communicate with each other, as well as manage and structure our workplaces.
You Just Hired an Interim Executive Director. Now What?
In 2018, Stephen Nill invited me to share with you my most recent experience where I stepped in as the interim executive. I did that in my article, You Are Now the Interim Executive. Now What? In this article, I switch perspectives. I address the same kind of situation, but from the perspective of a board chair.