Many nonprofits start out on a wing and a prayer but without a legit business plan. Just because an organization is labeled a “nonprofit,” that doesn’t exempt it from operating like a business
As much as I’d love to tell you the money will just take care of itself, that’s a pipe dream—you need to have a solid financial plan from the get-go.
Get a solid volunteer plan in place right away. If you have a good idea, community members will be willing to help out not just financially, but also with sweat equity.
Marketing is an essential part of building your brand. Your marketing strategy communicates what your mission is and how you want to impact the world.
So, you’re starting a new organization and a community member or colleague stops you one day and wants to know more about it. What you are going to say?
The Food Bank of Lincoln, a small-time organization with big-time retention rates, has donors coming in from across the country. So what’s their secret?
Sure it’s important for your organization to pay attention to some nonprofit trends. But what if your NPO isn’t ready to tackle the nonprofit trends of 2015? Start the year off right by making sure you go back to the basics.