Mr. Earl Jackson at Loyola Univesity Annual Haiti Assistance Conference

Mr. Earl Jackson at Loyola Univesity Annual Haiti Assistance Conference

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What the Growth in the Nonprofit Sector Means for You

Good news, folks—the nonprofit sector is looking more lively, vital and resilient than ever. Results from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society’s 2019 Nonprofit Employment Report show that the nonprofit sector is not only one of the largest employment

Episode 13: Anatomy of a Mega Merger

Fresh Research Episode 13 – Brad Smith & Jacob Harold Two of the two largest data and information nonprofit organizations in the United States announced a merger on Feb. 1. The Foundation Center and GuideStar will become Candid after almost two years of discussions on

Why You Should Hire Slowly (And Fire Quickly)

One of the most important pieces of advice I can give to growing nonprofits is something that I heard years ago from a business consultant: be slow to hire and quick to fire. It may sound heartless, but we often

7 Tips for Building an Effective Nonprofit Annual Report

Nonprofits are expected to provide the public with an annual report. This gives donors, volunteers, members of the community and others information about the organization’s accomplishments and growth over the past year. The report includes details about projects, success metrics,

How to Define, Measure and Communicate Your Impact

It’s hard to ramp up the good work you do if you don’t know how to concretely define, measure and communicate your impact to supporters. It’s important to learn how to share your efforts with the world, and even more

5 Versatile Fundraising Strategies for Small Nonprofits

If your nonprofit is just getting started, it’s easy to be daunted by the challenges that arise with fundraising efforts. This is especially true if you compare yourself to larger and more established organizations, which draw on brand recognition and

Should Your Nonprofit Launch a Summer Camp?

We all have an image of what summer camp looks like—beautiful mountain lakes, campfires, tug of war, bunk beds. But the reality is that summer camps come in all shapes and sizes. And many nonprofits have started them as a

How to Make People Believe in Your Cause

I’ve been spending an embarrassing amount of time watching ABC’s “Shark Tank” recently. But maybe I shouldn’t be ashamed—it’s inherently entertaining television. If you’re unfamiliar, Shark Tank features hopeful entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to a panel of renowned business

How to Market on a Budget

Getting the word out about your nonprofit can be tricky, especially when your funds require you to market on a budget. But fear not—you don’t need a big wallet to get your organization’s name out there. These tips will help

Stump Removal In Marco Island: The How To’s

A stump can be pretty unsightly. The tree that once stood where the stump is was far more visually pleasing to look at; however, a stump doesn’t have to just be a stump – there’s a lot of things you