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I’ve long been ambivalent about the value of the strategic planning process for most organizations. It’s not that I don’t think it is worthwhile to take a longer view, consider what you would like to accomplish—it’s that most strategic plans … Continue reading
Busy. Busy busy. Busy busy busy. I could learn to hate that word. I especially hate it when someone tells me that they are too busy to do something that they are supposed to be doing. In my experience, that … Continue reading
Change. There is something about that word that makes many people uncomfortable. Over the past several years, economic woes have caused nonprofits to lament their dwindling fundraising results, and yet too many organizations are loathe to fundraise differently. Unless you … Continue reading
Donor retention is (or should be) an area of great concern to most nonprofits. The average year-to-year retention rate according to most studies hovers around 50%. That is, half of an organization’s donors stay with them—and half go away. Even … Continue reading