Aligning Different Board Members

Aligning Different Board Members

March 24, 2017

Most nonprofits seek to recruit board members from the corporate world, especially tech, to turbocharge fundraising, energize strategy, and open new doors.

But when these unicorns are recruited, clashes often ensue that frustrate, even bewilder, all parties. The frustrations I hear are:

“Why does it take the Board sooooooo long to make decisions?”

“Doesn’t she understand that our bottom line is the mission, not money?”...

Fueling Innovation Through Competition

Fueling Innovation Through Competition

March 21, 2017

Countless ideas are abandoned because entrepreneurs could not find the proper funding or mentorship to build their idea from a mere thought to a reality. June Sugiyama, director of Vodafone Americas Foundation, reports that this is where the philanthropic sector is well positioned to take risks, and can help fill the gap by providing grants to new social impact ideas and start-ups.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Top Tips: Perfecting The Process

March 10, 2017

There are a multitude of benefits to peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising, from community-building to cost-cutting. In this article, we’ll show you tips to perfect your P2P campaign and reveal best practices for designing your plan so that you can maximize those benefits and exceed your fundraising goals.