Just Released: The 2021 Strategic Planning ToolkitJuly 13, 2021

A Comprehensive Guide to Re-evaluating an Existing Strategic Plan or Developing a New One Nonprofits have turned disruption into innovation. There’s little doubt that the landscape for nonprofits has changed this past year—we’ve discovered what never worked well, or what opportunities we had been missing all along. These new opportunities can take an organization, a...

Only Fools Rush In: Measure Your Next Campaign with This Free ResourceApril 20, 2021

So, you’re thinking about a capital campaign. Chances are, your board is asking:  How much can we raise?  And how quickly can we start raising money? Dream big, but don’t jump in too quickly.  Starting a campaign without a campaign study is like building a house without a blueprint.  Our newest resource, The Campaign Readiness...

Struggling to Execute an Overly Complicated Strategic Plan?November 4, 2020

Download Full Guide We all know the importance of strategic planning. But there’s probably a good chance that you have been involved in a strategic planning process that didn’t work.  One that resulted in a beautiful list of goals and objectives—but sat on a shelf, unopened.  Or one that was so detailed, staff was too...

A Smarter and Easier Way to Raise Money: Donor RetentionMay 5, 2020

Download Full Whitepaper Watch the Webinar Written by Jessica Browning, Principal and Executive Vice President Long before COVID-19, the nonprofit sector faced a crisis: embarrassingly low donor retention rates. Today, less than half of the average organization’s donors will give again the following year. Over time, the impact of this statistic is devastating. Consider a...

Churches and Faith-Based Fundraising: Recommendations for Recovery and GrowthApril 28, 2020

Download Full Whitepaper Watch the Webinar Written by Nikki Rach, Director of Client Services KPIs The new realities of the pandemic are beginning to have a financial impact on our churches. But there is some good news among the challenges churches are facing. According to a LifeWay Research survey of 400 pastors, about half said...

What Do I Focus On Next? Prioritizing Your Fundraising EffortsApril 14, 2020

Download Full Whitepaper Watch the Webinar Written by Timothy M. Winkler, Sr., MA, CFRE, Principal, Founder, and CEO As fundraisers, we are all feeling incredibly overwhelmed. Every day seems like a non-stop fire drill; all we can do is react to whatever situations unfold throughout the day. With so many distractions, it’s no wonder we...

Communicating With Donors Amid COVID-19April 7, 2020

Download Full Whitepaper Watch the Webinar Written by Jessica Browning, Principal and Executive Vice President We’ve heard too many universities, ministries, and nonprofits say they want to wait a few weeks—until things settle down—to reach out to their donors. “We don’t want to bother our donors when they have so many important things they’re dealing...

2008: Lessons Learned and Applying Them to TodayMarch 24, 2020

Download Full Whitepaper Watch the Webinar Written by Timothy M. Winkler, Sr., MA, CFRE, Principal, Founder, and CEO KPIs To say that a lot has changed since last weekend is an understatement. While the causes and effects of COVID-19 on the philanthropic landscape will likely be much different from the Great Recession of 2008, there...

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