Tips On How To Increase Your Charity’s Transparency Online

A well executed website should be an essential part of your organization’s strategies to build a culture of trust and transparency and stakeholder engagement. So, why are many charities failing to take advantage of the full power of their website to provide more access to information?

Does Your Non-Profit Board Have The Right Chair?

Regardless of your organization’s size, the Board of Directors can be more effective in setting strategic direction, mitigating risks, guiding executive leadership, mustering resources and providing responsible governance if they have the proper leadership. Organizations with a robust, well executed selection and ‘on-boarding’ process can help elect the right Chair.

Research Proves Invaluable For Charities

Designating a portion of the organization’s overhead costs or securing special funding (or gift in kind) for research projects can yield significant return on investment and critical insights to the challenges you are up against.  Research can provide new information to help prepare your strategic and operational plans, focus employee performance plans and board governance plans, and to build the case for support for your sustaining campaigns.

Reimagining Your Case For Support

Today’s donor wants more than a transactional relationship with a social cause, so let’s shift our traditional view of the ‘case for support’ to a ‘case for engagement’.... I have provided key suggestions for transforming your traditional case for support into a dynamic case for engagement. The shift reflects an integrated approach using the traditional primary document along with your....

14 Measurements Every Charity Should Track

There are many ways to define and measure success within the charitable, nonprofit sector. Below I have presented 14 measurements or key performance indicators (KPIs) every charity or nonprofit should track over time to ensure they are sustainable and demonstrating impact within their respective communities. As you reflect on this list ...