Every nonprofit should have a Board of Directors, but not every Board of Directors is as efficient and effective as the next. I want to share some of my favorite articles that I have found about board leadership and how to create an effective board. Most boards seem to fail because there is a lack
Goal setting is important for individuals, businesses, and nonprofits alike. I set daily goals, weekly goals, quarterly goals, yearly goals, and long-term goals. Within each of these time-frames I set individual goals, health goals, business goals, family goals, spiritual goals, learning goals, and fun goals. As you can see, this turns out to be a
Revising grant applications can seem daunting. What do you focus on first? What do you spend the most time revising? What do you spend the least time revising if you don’t have a lot of time? Revising Grant Applications: Priority List Based on my personal experience and research, I have found 5 priorities when it comes
The Car Analogy A few years ago I heard a car analogy that has stuck with me. It goes something like this— In the car analogy we have a nice little car, which is our nonprofit organization. Under the hood we find the programs, employees, and everything else that runs the organization.
Guidestar is my number one nonprofit resource for nonprofit information. With over 2.2 million IRS-recognized nonprofits and foundations registered on Guidestar, it is the top nonprofit website and search engine. In this post I am going to share with you the two ways to use Guidestar.