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How to Become More Diverse in Your Nonprofit

October 24, 2018 | 1,317 views

How to Become More Diverse in Your Nonprofit

How to Become More Diverse in Your Nonprofit

The vast majority of nonprofit CEOs (82 percent) believe that racial diversity is relevant to organizational goals, according to a study by The Center for Effective Philanthropy. But, surprisingly, only a little over half (52 percent) believe that sexual orientation is relevant to organizational goals, and only a handful more (68 percent) believe finding diversity among individuals with disabilities is important.

 

These figures are staggering in an industry built around making people’s lives better. So what gives? What can nonprofits do to increase focus on overarching diversity and create a culture that’s welcoming of all people? Here are a few strategies to help.

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Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

September 5, 2018 | 871 views

Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

About 20% of nonprofits are grossly underfunding areas of their business, such as new technology, employee training, and fundraising expenses, according to a recently released BDO Nonprofit Standards report.  Instead, nonprofits are engaging in programmatic spending, with half of all surveyed groups saying they plan to increase their programmatic reach over the next two years. This poses a tremendous risk to future operations, according to the partner of BDO Institute for Nonprofit Excellence, the creator of this report.

 

If this sounds eerily similar to your nonprofit, here are four things you can do to restructure your budget so you’re investing more internally.

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What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

April 18, 2018 | 917 views

What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

As the saying goes, a photo speaks a thousand words. But photos go deeper than that. Perhaps nothing triggers an emotional response to something quite as much as a picture. This concept is especially true in the world of non-profits.

 

When visuals are used to tell a powerful story, everyone wins. Non-profits win because they’re able to tug at the heartstrings of potential donors in a way that can’t be translated or done with words alone. Donors win because they feel good about where they put their money. And of course the people who benefit from each cause win because they’re more likely to get donor money in return.

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How to Become a Jolly Leader in Your Non-Profit This Holiday Season

December 6, 2017 | 761 views

How to Become a Jolly Leader in Your Non-Profit This Holiday Season

How to Become a Jolly Leader in Your Non-Profit This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. There are holiday parties, cheerful events to attend, and a lot of work on your plate. That last part might not sound fun, and it’s not. That’s why many leaders this time of year struggle to put on a happy face and know where to focus their efforts.

 

We’re here to help. Here are five ways you can improve your jolly demeanor and become a stronger leader this holiday season.

 

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