Blog posts tagged with Organizational Sustainability
On March 20, Lisa Hoffman, social sector coach and consultant, led a conversation at Foundation Center West: A Day in the Life of a Major Gifts Officer. She spoke with two major gifts officers: Shernaz Polad Boga, director of donor engagement at the ACLU Foundation of Northern California; and Leigh Illion, director of leadership gifts at the San Francisco Marin Food Bank. Boga and Illion shared their experiences and best practices for succeeding in their current work cultivating and securing major gifts for their respective organizations. A recording of the event is available here.
A capital campaign is an effective strategy for raising the millions of dollars necessary to complete large projects. However, due to their complexity and the sheer amount of funds that need to be raised, they can span multiple years and strain an organization’s internal operations. Here are six tips to succeed and maximize nonprofit capital campaigns.
Whether gearing up for a capital campaign or are just looking to learn more about these intense fundraising endeavors, this guide has you covered. It answers several pertinent questions about implementing a capital campaign.
Technology is not something to be maintained. It is a constantly evolving toolkit of possibilities from which organizations can realize enormous benefits, but only if they can recognize that potential and invest accordingly. And that takes budgeting. Learn why having an IT budget is critical to nonprofit success.
Nonprofits often find themselves struggling to grow beyond the startup stage even when they have been successfully serving their community for years. Garnering capacity building funds poses challenges to many nonprofits and Michele Giordano, executive director of Choices in Childbirth, shares how her organization attracted these coveted funds to further their mission.
Performance management can be a tricky beast — hugely important but difficult to get right. Here are four common mistakes my team and I see among social, government, and nonprofit organizations trying to measure their impact, and tips on how to avoid them.
Last call to participate in Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2016 Compensation and Benefits Survey, and help Oakland-based Nonprofit Compensation Associates (NCA) the publishers of the survey, make it even more useful to Northern California nonprofits, including yours!
Attract and Retain the “Best and the Brightest” Employees in 2016: Participate in Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2016 Compensation and Benefits Survey.
Attract and Retain the “Best and the Brightest” Employees in 2016: Participate in “Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2016 Compensation and Benefits Survey”
67% of the 2015 survey's participants see hiring challenges in the year ahead, as economic conditions continue to improve. They foresee increased competition from their colleagues and businesses to attract and retain the "best and brightest" employees. More than they have in recent years, they'll need the wealth of information produced by the 2016 survey to compete effectively on this new playing field.
Marshall H. Ginn, Managing Director of Capital Development Strategies LLC, shared seven sustainability success factors that can help maximize a nonprofit’s full potential in this recap of a recent program at Foundation Center Washington, DC.