How to Do a Strategic Nonprofit SWOT Analysis

May 3, 2019

How do you get a grip on your nonprofit’s future? You can’t just look at where you are now. Status quo is today, not tomorrow. Sure, it’s comfortable. But that doesn’t mean it will stay that way. You can’t sleep your way to success in today’s digitally revolutionized, highly networked, connected and rapidly evolving world. Change is a constant. If you don’t anticipate change, and figure out how you’ll adapt, it will be difficult, if not impossible, to remain comfortable.

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Closing the Deal Moving Your Fundraising Forward

whitePaper | March 30, 2020

Like the rate of failure seen in new business ventures, nonprofits often fail because they cannot secure the funding to be sustainable. This is because many nonprofits focus on their outputs rather than outcomes. Fundraising strategies should emphasize the value of the result expected to be delivered, then emphasize the downstream impact (outcomes) not just focus on the activities (or outputs) of the nonprofit itself.

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Cloud Software Considerations for the Nonprofit CFO

whitePaper | March 31, 2020

In recent years, the cloud computing market has experienced a remarkable surge in growth, and it is transforming the way people communicate and do business. Gartner recently published data that shows that the worldwide public cloud services market is expected to grow from $209 billion in 2016 to $383 billion by 2020. Despite this global shift to the cloud, a number of concerns remain for firsttime cloud adopters, especially for those who manage applications with sensitive data. System security tops the list of concerns that also includes accessibility, reliability, total cost of ownership of cloud services, and applications.

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2021 Nonprofit Technology Trends Report

whitePaper | May 10, 2021

Our 2021 Nonprofit Technology Trends Report highlighted some of the specific challenges nonprofits faced this year including decreasing funding, canceled fundraisers, and virtual programming. The survey also highlighted the myriad of innovations nonprofits have developed as a result of the pandemic.

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Turning Your Board Members Into Fundraisers

whitePaper | November 30, 2021

The board of directors plays a pivotal role in every organization’s success. These volunteer leaders set a nonprofit’s strategic direction, manage its finances, and provide governance oversight. Not an easy job. Board members also play an invaluable role in an organization’s fundraising efforts. Their support (whether in time or dollars) can affect donor behavior and impacts a development team’s job satisfaction and likelihood for success. But turning a supportive board member into fundraising ally can be challenging, so we’ve compiled tips on how to empower your board and see results.

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Raise More Money with Your Next Event

whitePaper | June 14, 2022

Thinking of launching your next fundraising event? There can be a lot of planning involved but it’s far more manageable when tackled one step at a time. Download our FREE white paper for all the expert knowledge and tips you need to make your charity’s fundraising event a success.

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Six Degrees of Major Gift Fundraising

whitePaper | March 10, 2020

We live in a connected world. Making the most of one’s network connections can mean a key introduction can lead to fulfilling personal and professional goals. The game ‘six degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon’ might seem frivolous but it does serve to illustrate that our connections to people of influence are closer than we might think. Ask any successful veteran fundraiser and they will tell you that if they can “get in the door,” when they leave, they will have a committed donor. The key is getting in the door – securing time with the potential major donor.

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Our services help philanthropists develop effective and satisfying giving programs, and help nonprofit organisations and educational institutions find the money they need to be great. We provide philanthropy and fundraising strategies, information about potential donors, assessment of potential grantees, campaign support and fundraising training.

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