Not So Fast: Keep Chairs and Committees for Virtual Programs
It’s September in the nonprofit universe--the time when many nonprofit organizations kick-off a slate of programming to showcase the importance of their mission, and educate and engage their community. Now that everything is remote, likely for the year, this may have
What’s the Buzz on Fundraising Now?
Buzz, buzz, buzz… What’s that sound? In one ear, it’s the sound of those Japanese Murder Hornets. In the other ear, it’s the sound of the country reopening for business. And non-profits need to get onboard with that latter buzz. The first
How’s My Outfit?
Do these colors work for me? Is my jacket hanging right? Are these pants flattering? This is a thought process I went through every single day — until the global pandemic hit, and I stopped wearing work pants. And that’s when
Program and development: how and why to build the bridge. Now.
When I get acquainted with a nonprofit, the divide (more like crevasse!) between the organization’s development side and programming side is something I can usually count on. From an operational perspective, this divide makes no sense at all: programs cannot
360 degree reviews: the art is in the implementation
Recently, a robust organization doing serious humanitarian work contacted me to figure out why their 360 degree review process wasn’t working so well. They said management's reviews of their reports were one or two sentences, woefully incomprehensive and incomplete. Since