All About Endowments
Choosing Guidance (6th in a series of 6)
Well-structured endowments, managed by strong endowment committees, can generate recurring returns for a nonprofit that serve as a reliable source of unrestricted operating support or a welcome source of support for restricted purposes. Finding the right individual to guide and manage endowment is an important and consequential decision.
Like any individual or foundation with invested assets, nonprofits have a range of choices around whom to entrust with, and where to place,
From January 24, 2018
What does it take to be an effective nonprofit leader at a time of uncertainty and challenge?
Dr. Steve Axelrod, a psychologist who coaches executives in business and the nonprofit sector, says leaders must convey their own sense of commitment with passion and energy.
Strategic Planning 101
Plans Are Made to Be Changed (7th in a series of 7)
Strategic planning is increasingly a core business practice employed widely by nonprofits to re-examine and refresh the programs and services they provide within the context of a clear vision for the impact they wish to have as they fulfill their mission.
This series of seven eblasts provides a “how to” guide so you can do it yourself, or an overview of the process you might expect from a
Campaign BasicsA capital campaign is designed to successfully reach a pre-determined financial goal in order to fund a defined initiative or set of initiatives in a set period of time; for example, build or renovate a facility, introduce or expand a major new program, or grow the endowment. Capital campaigns succeed when they have the right leadership, a compelling Case for Support, and a pool of prospective donors who have the capacity to be generous if appropriately motivated. Plan A