Advancing Nonprofit Capacity

Fundraising During National Disasters

Fundraising During National Disasters

Thank you to Steven Murphy, Ed.D., Senior Advisor, HUB Philanthropic Solutions, for today’s timely blog. The overwhelming misery and human need emerging from the recent hurricanes impacting Florida, Texas and Louisiana have prompted Americans of good will to give generously to charities who provide direct aid to the victims. Athletes, celebrities and civic leaders have stepped […]

The One Leadership Trait That Will He...

Today’s blog is by JWS Associate Micki Vandeloo, GPC. Think about the grant writing process for a minute.  Once your organization identifies an opportunity to get grant funding, what happens?  In all likelihood, someone (the development director or grant writer) reviews it to make sure it with a current or future program.  If this is […]

Nonprofit Tech Talk: Project Managem...

Today’s blog is by Zachary Stombaugh, MS, JWS Consultant. Previously, we discussed project management as a component of grants activities. In today’s Nonprofit Tech Talk, we’ll dive into some general guidelines for the different ways to manage projects, as well as a few tools you and your organization can use. So, what is project management (PM)? […]

Widening Your Social Media Reach

Thank you to social media guru Barb Wilson, owner of SM3, for today’s blog. If you have been around the block in the Social Media, you know there are a smorgasbord of choices and platforms. Sometimes it can be quite overwhelming when you are trying to find the right mix of platforms to be using when […]

Susan O’Donnell Black Named Key...

We are excited to announce that Susan O’Donnell Black will be the Key Note Speaker at the Ohio Regional GPA Conference! Mark your calendars for September 15th and plan to join us! Susan Black, CFRE brings over 20 years of experience in fundraising, public relations and organizational leadership experience to Allene Professional Fundraising. Susan has […]

Take this Survey, Earn a Chance for a...

Your help is needed in a research project related to charitable giving. This should only take about five minutes to complete. No identifying information will be collected and if you are eligible to participate and complete the survey, you will have the option of entered into a drawing for a $20 gift card.* Please note that […]

Are you “tough as nails” or “soft as ...

Today’s guest post is by: Michelle Jimenez, Senior Consultant HUB Philanthropic Solutions. As a CEO, or Executive Director, how would others describe you? Charismatic…pushy…a visionary? What would your donors and staff say about you? I’ve worked with many nonprofit leaders. A few have fallen into one of two distinct camps: Tough as nails or soft as cotton. So which […]

How Does Your Garden Grow? Lessons f...

Today’s blog is by Micki Vandeloo, GPC, JWS Associate. Almost every morning, I immerse myself in admiring how my flowers and vegetable plants are growing.  I love the beauty of flowers in full bloom and healthy vegetables! However, my garden doesn’t grow by itself.  My beautiful flowers start as seeds.  I plant them in a […]

It Was the Best of Times; It Was the ...

Thanks to JWS Associate Lisa Ovenden for today’s blog. Raising money in in economic and political hard times is something those of us in “the development business” have been dealing with for many years. And, of late, political and economic landmines are cropping up everywhere, especially on social media. Wouldn’t it be nice to go […]

Are You Remaining Curious?

Thanks to Tim Kennedy, Associate Vice President, HUB Philanthropic Solutions, for today’s blog. Recently, the founder of one of the world’s largest Public Relations firms in the world passed away. Al Golin, (the name of the firm that still bears his name) died at the age of 87 years after 60 years in the business and […]

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