Stephen C. Nill, JD founded CharityChannel.com, an online professional community serving more than a hundred-thousand nonprofit-sector professionals in North America and worldwide. He has served as its CEO since inception in 1992.
Under Nill’s leadership, CharityChannel has published more than two-thousand professional articles and more than eighty-five books under its two imprints, CharityChannel Press and For the GENIUS Press.
He has advised hundreds of nonprofit organizations as a California tax-exempt organization lawyer as well as international consultant.
Nill has served as a chief development officer at a major Southern California university, the CEO of a large health care foundation, a senior vice-president of fund development of a U.S. west-coast nonprofit hospital system, as a founder and acting director of development of a parochial school in his community, and as a founder of an organization dedicated to providing food and clothing for the homeless.
Nill enjoys composing symphonic and choir music at wee hours of the morning in his studio. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Janet, and his golden retriever, Gypsy.

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CharityChannel Press book ranked in top 100 fundraising books of all time

Congratulations to CharityChannel Press author Lynn Ierardi, JD. Her book, Storytelling: The Secret Sauce of Fundraising Success, has just been ranked in the top 100 fundraising books of all time by BookAuthority.

Author Brick Road Interviews Laurence A. Pagnoni

I've just completed an in-depth studio video interview of Laurence Pagnoni, author of the just-published book, Fundraising 401: Masterclasses in Nonprofit Fundraising That Would Make Peter Drucker Proud. Among many topics, we discuss the challenges of fundraising during this COVID-19 crisis. Watch it now.

Storytelling and Fundraising: CharityChannel Interviews Lynn Ierardi and Russell James

Watch my interview of two of the nonprofit sector's leading experts on employing storytelling and fundraising — particularly fundraising focused on very large gifts (major gifts and planned gifts) — Lynn Malzone Ierardi, JD and Professor Russell James, JD, PhD, CFP ®.

Video: Stephen Nill explains how to bust out of your career box

One of my favorite authors asked me to record an unrehearsed video on how writing can help in career advancement. I just couldn't resist such an invitation. So, without rehearsing or even thinking about what I would say, I went for it.

But I didn't limit my advice to writing. I covered speaking, also. Most importantly, I explain the mindset that's needed to bust out of one's career box.

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.

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