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What’s the “So What?”

What’s the “So What?”

One question, “So What?”, will help you dig deeper, articulate why your program matters, design better programs, and inspire donors.

My word for 2020: EASE

My word for 2020: EASE

My word for the year in 2020 is: EASE. Is it possible to work hard and still maintain a sense of ease?

Year-End Fundraising: Score Some Easy Wins

Year-End Fundraising: Score Some Easy Wins

If your nonprofit hasn’t done much to plan for year-end fundraising, don’t worry. There are some simple things you can do to set yourself up for a few “easy wins.” 

Is That Small Grant Worth It?

Is That Small Grant Worth It?

Big things can (eventually) come in small packages Over the years, I have worked with many nonprofits that believe it's not worth it to pursue smaller grants. They only want to go after the big grants (and big is a different number for every organization - maybe...

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