State of the Nonprofit Workplace 2019

| February 5, 2019

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We’ve all seen the stats outlining the poor retention rates for working fundraisers, with most leaving their positions every 16-18 months. Researcher Penelope Burk found that this costs nonprofits $127,650 in direct and indirect costs every time a fundraiser needs to be backfilled. So we teamed up with our friend and employee advocate Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising, put the word out and got around 1,000 responses.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Your Nonprofit’s Next Software Implementation

Article | February 18, 2020

Is your nonprofit scouting the arena of back-office systems in the pursuit of increased organizational efficiency and mission success? In the world of software and technology, JMT is referred to as a “Value-Added Reseller” (“VAR”) of the products we represent. As in other industries, many software publishers choose to work with a network of partners like JMT to market, sell, and service their products. The idea from the publisher’s point of view is that they are in effect outsourcing these functions to partners who are more in tune and connected with specific markets, either geographic or (in our case) vertical. JMT specializes in working with nonprofit organizations, which is a “vertical market.” Some software companies sell exclusively through partner channels, some sell exclusively through a direct sales force, and others use a hybrid which combines some of both.

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