Your Step-by-Step Guide for Setting Goals with REAL Results

Your Step-by-Step Guide for Setting Goals with REAL Results

When you’re starting a nonprofit, all of the moving pieces can be overwhelming and cause you to stop in utter frustration.  Setting honest and realistic goals provides focus so you don’t have anxiety about what’s missing or drift too far away from your original plan.  That’s why I’ve developed a system for setting goals that’s failure proof.

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What I Hate About Nonprofits: Things You Should Know Before You Start Your Own Nonprofit

What I Hate About Nonprofits:  Things You Should Know Before You Start Your Own Nonprofit

I’ve often wondered if it takes a special kind of person to start a nonprofit.  It certainly appears so.  It takes a special person to have the boldness and fortitude to stare a social issue in the face and tackle it piece by piece.  It takes a certain rawness and grit to work from the ground up, create a collective movement around an issue, and execute a vision.  

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Blogging for Your Nonprofit + 50 ideas for blog posts you can write today!

Blogging for Your Nonprofit + 50 ideas for blog posts you can write today!

When you’re starting your nonprofit, there are some non-negotiables.  You have to have a clear vision and mission.  You must have an active and supportive Board of Directors.  You better be ready to start aggressively fundraising.  You must have a blog.   Yes, you must have a blog.  I’m not talking about random blog posts with mundane updates about your programs.  I’m talking about a consistent blogging schedule where you’re regularly sharing relevant and timely information, and creating a dialogue around the issues that your organization cares about the most.

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5 Services Every Nonprofit Should Be Using In Its First Year

5 Services Every Nonprofit Should Be Using In Its First Year

So, you’ve decided that you want to start your own nonprofit.  You’ve written your vision and mission and have officially launched.  Get ready, your first year is going to be filled with hard decisions….should you invest in the computer equipment or office space?  Or wait, maybe hire that accountant or that lawyer?  It can be difficult to figure out which investment will have lasting value.  Your wish list may be a mile long and it may be agonizing to decide which item has priority. 

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