A Director is …

A few weeks ago I was presented with this question “Who can be called a Director in a nonprofit board? The question intrigued me and I decided to research the issues surrounding Nonprofit Board Directors. I found that this is not an easy answer. There are many variations and suggested applications that could answer a […]

The Requirement for Entrepreneurial Skills

Premise:Can we say that today’s non-profit leaders need entrepreneurial skills to manage their organization and solve social problems? Are planning creatively, thinking strategically, and motivating others to do the same, important in today’s times? I have advocated for the efficacy of collaboration among non-profits in order to better serve the community and attract foundation and […]

Why Do Your Donors Give?

Karen Eber Davis at www.kedconsult.com says that studies show that “donors give for a handful of common reasons including giving back, making a difference and because they were asked. Beyond these generic concepts, if you seek to grow your donations, you need to identify the primary reason why your donors give to you.” When you […]

The Art of Collaboration for the Non-Profit

The State of the Non-Profit ‘Business’ in the U.S. Even though more businesses closed than opened in 2013, non-profits continued to grow.in number. According to The Foundation Center,  U.S. Foundations’ giving reached an estimated $50.9 Billion in 2012, despite a slowing economy, and anticipated a moderate increase in 2013. What are the growing trends to […]