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Style Guide: Investor Presentations

Feeling comfortable in your work environment is an important part of your company culture. Many nonprofit organizations have lax dress codes, a custom many employees appreciate because they feel they can be themselves in the office. This changes, however, when it...

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Board Diversity: Recruit Talent, Not Tokens

Seeing your organization through the eyes of the entire community you serve is advantageous. Diversity allows your organization to operate within the bigger picture. There are clear dividends of a diverse board, but diversity for diversity’s sake isn’t always the best...

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Free and Low-Cost Nonprofit Accounting Tools

When your nonprofit stays on the ball about adapting to new tools, it can work to achieve its mission. Part of this comes from good customer relationship management tools, but it can also include day-to-day operational things, like accounting and fundraising.  In...

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Ending the Stigma: Fundraising is Sales

Nonprofit professionals don’t like to compare their work to that of the for-profit world. And it makes sense: nonprofits exist primarily to help those in need, and for-profit organizations exist primarily to make money. However, certain aspects of nonprofit work truly...

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Why Nonprofit Stories are the Secret to Success

Marc Pitman is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. He helps leaders, especially in nonprofits, lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress. The author of “Ask Without Fear!®,” he is the founder of The Concord Leadership Group and FundraisingCoach.com....

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It’s Time for Nonprofits to Grow Their Earned Media Strategy

When it comes to earned media, it’s quality over quantity. That’s the takeaway message from M+R’s new MediaMarks study. According to them, the best strategy is to “develop tunnel vision” and narrow your focus to better the results you’re getting from media coverage....

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How to be Transparent with Your Donors

A great magician never reveals his or her secrets. Is your nonprofit like a dazzling magical act in your community? Are you doing all sorts of good for all sorts of people and keeping it to yourself? Let me give you one more trick to put up your sleeve: transparency....

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