Attracting Young Professionals to Your Organization

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So why is it that nonprofits have such a tough time understanding young professionals? Elders have always had trouble understanding youth, but the Millennial Generation seems to really stymie organizations. Some of the conundrums:why you need to attract young professionals as fundraisers/volunteers in your organization now,What Millennials are seeking from the organizations they become passionate about.

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Building board members' commitment to fundraising, and donor engagement are our specialties. Comprehensive guidance with experienced, hands-on participation is provided in fund development areas from annual giving to major gift programs. For 12 years Kathie held professional roles to build nonprofits' fundraising sustainability, and has served on nonprofit boards for 20 years. She is collaborating with others to provide marketing and sales savvy, vital to build a fundraising culture and increase revenue. Executive directors appreciate guidance as they determine where to focus and refine plans and strategies, materials and calendars.

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How to Drive User-Generated Content for Your Nonprofit

Article | June 26, 2020

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How to Start a Nonprofit Podcast in 6 Steps

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Nonprofit Success in Times of Crisis

Article | June 26, 2020

In recent weeks all business sectors across America have made significant transitions with their work force and have overcome huge hurdles to their success in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Employees everywhere are doing their best to meet the goals expected of them in a time of intense uncertainty and rapid change. The nonprofit sector is one industry that has faced unique challenges due to the pandemic.

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The 7 Rules of Effective Networking for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Article | June 26, 2020

Any development professional and fundraiser will tell you that networking is the not-so-secret key to nonprofit fundraising success. Easier said than done, right? You don't want to be one of "those" fundraisers who seem pushy or too forward about it all. Some people are more natural networkers than others, but it's a skill that just about anyone can master. The most successful development professionals focus on sharpening their communication and networking skills so they can get the most out of all types of events and gatherings.

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Donor Impact

Building board members' commitment to fundraising, and donor engagement are our specialties. Comprehensive guidance with experienced, hands-on participation is provided in fund development areas from annual giving to major gift programs. For 12 years Kathie held professional roles to build nonprofits' fundraising sustainability, and has served on nonprofit boards for 20 years. She is collaborating with others to provide marketing and sales savvy, vital to build a fundraising culture and increase revenue. Executive directors appreciate guidance as they determine where to focus and refine plans and strategies, materials and calendars.

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