Category: Strategic Planning

July 7, 2021

Successful Grant Writing

Grant writing is the practice of completing an application process for a financial grant provided by an institution such as a nonprofit, government department, corporation, foundation, or trust. Such application processes are often referred to as either a grant proposal or a grant submission. Successful grant writing requires a clear understanding of grantsmanship. While the […]

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June 14, 2021

The Freed Artist Society

One of my clients, the Refreshed Crew (BIPOC Artist/Educator/ Mentorship Collective); Charitable Organization: The Freed Artist Society (Charitable Number: 799675533RR0001) could certainly use some assistance with funding for their ReFreshed Crew Apprenticeship Program; so, thank you for reading the information below and letting me know if you and/or anyone you know may be of any […]

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March 24, 2021

Pivoting

A pivot in business means fundamentally changing the direction of a business when you realize the current products or services are not meeting the needs of the market. The main goal of a pivot is to help a company improve revenue or survive in the market, but the way you pivot your business can make […]

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January 24, 2021

Is money the only thing a nonprofit organization should think of when measuring success?

If businesses have embraced a “value based” approach to managing since it is imperative to make decisions that enhance and improve value for all stakeholders than why can’t nonprofits too? 1. Generating a return for investors is important but what about a return for supporters for nonprofits? 2. If employees need to be empowered in […]

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November 16, 2020

How to be a successful Board

1. All Board Members to make their own gift. 2. All Board Members to obtain their corporation’s gift, if applicable. 3. All Board Members to help identify individual donors you can approach. 4. All Board Members to identify corporate and foundation donors and/or sponsors you can approach. 5. Al Board Members to attend donor and/or […]

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October 15, 2020

Facts about a Social Enterprise(s)

A Social Enterprise is different from a business, as both approaches fulfill a need in the market and aim to earn a sustainable profit. The main difference is that social entrepreneurship focuses beyond simply generating a profit, and measures its performance on the positive impact the business makes on society – whether social, cultural, or […]

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August 12, 2020

Is it Time to Hire a Consultant?

  Many people balk at the idea of hiring a Consultant. Why pay someone to come in and do a job that I should be able to do? The reason you should hire a Consultant to help your organization, is because that individual has experience of finding and maintaining that balance. I got a call […]

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June 16, 2020

Does your nonprofit need a Donor Data Base?

Excel is a great tool and has many great uses, but if you want to bring your mid-size nonprofit to the next level, you really need a Donor Data Base. Here are some reasons why: – You waste a ridiculous amount of time entering information again and again because your data is in multiple spreadsheets […]

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September 26, 2019

Why should value based management be important to nonprofits?

    If businesses have embraced a “value based”approach to managing since it is imperative to make decisions that enhance and improve value for all stakeholders, than why can’t nonprofits too? 1. Generating a return for investors is important but what about a return for supporters for nonprofits? 2. If employees need to be empowered […]

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December 31, 2018

Happy New Year 2019

Hard to believe another year has come and gone. New Year is the time at which a new calendar year begins. Many cultures celebrate the event in some manner and the 1st day of January is often marked as a national holiday. A short search on Google highlights a plethora of rituals such as: The […]

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