Article
February 27, 2015

How to Set Your Organization Up to Hire the Right Fundraiser

Involve relevant staff in the process, be mindful of your budget, ask probing questions, and more expert advice.

Article
February 27, 2015

6 Common Ways of Working with Companies

From corporate foundation grants to cause marketing, how your nonprofit can partner with a corporation to advance your mission.

Article
February 27, 2015

Advice: Making the Most of Reference Checks: Plan, Probe, and Get a Rounded Picture

Tips from a Boston-based recruiter whose firm performs executive searches for nonprofit organizations seeking experienced fundraisers.

Article
February 27, 2015

Advice: How to Know if it’s Time to Fire an Employee

It’s one of the hardest, most stressful things you may have to do. Here are five situations in which it may be necessary.

Tool Kit
February 27, 2015

An Introduction to Seeking Corporate Support

Understand the basics of what motivates companies to give and the different ways to raise money from businesses.

Article
February 25, 2015

Inside One of America’s Largest Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

Walmart wanted to fight hunger, which is Feeding America’s mission. Together they’ve built a multifaceted relationship that now goes well beyond food donations.

Tool Kit
February 24, 2015

A Guide to Hiring Fundraisers

What to consider when expanding your team, filling a vacancy, or even hiring your first full-time fundraiser.

Article
February 08, 2015

Questions Nonprofits Should Ask Before Seeking Feedback From the People They Serve

Charities need to think about what would motivate clients to share their opinions and their experiences and how the information will be used.

Article
December 19, 2014

Questions Board Members Should Ask to Foster Diversity

Consultant Ann Lehman suggests making diversity part of a strategic plan and setting up a buddy system to mentor new trustees.

Article
December 05, 2014

How Leaders Can Tap Into Employees' Great Ideas

The potential for big ideas exists in every organization, but a suggestion box is not enough. Leaders must actively listen and follow up with action.