Who is our nonprofit's customer?

Fundraising, | Nonprofit | 0 Comments | by Mission Advancement

For Mission Advancement, it’s nearly all nonprofit organizations ... pretty easy answer, right? Think about your mission and vision statements: who the target of your mission is, who the staff and volunteers focus their efforts on. You come up with answers like the students who sit in the classrooms, or the person who is hungry or in need of what it is your mission provides. Well, in one sense you’re right. But in the fundraising sense, you are wrong!

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The Whole Organization Fundraising Mindset

Fundraising, | Nonprofit | 0 Comments | by Mission Advancement

Whose job is it within your organization to raise money? Most who answer this question give the name of the Development Director - and they would be wrong. The right answer is every staff member, every board member, and every volunteer. Creating the right mindset among the entire team will lead to new opportunities for growth in your mission.

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Our Greatest Responsibility

Board, | Fundraising, | Major gifts, | Nonprofit, | Stewardship | 0 Comments | by Sheri Hodde

There are a lot of resources on the topic of stewardship and accountability in the development office, and most of them are helpful for development professionals as they strive to be responsible. However, the problem with most of the material on this topic is that it only applies to relationships with donors. As development professionals, you are also faced with other relationships that demand your stewardship and accountability – and those relationships are your greatest responsibility.

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