Organizers of the senior class gift campaign are not looking to just elicit donations from students this year – they’re also trying to help seniors plan for their futures.
Since December 2017, the nonprofit sector has been buzzing with speculation about how the increase in the standard deduction, resulting in a decrease in the number of people who itemize their taxes from 30% of the population down to 10%, will impact charitable giving. The prediction by economists is that people who do not itemize [...]
One of my favorite expressions is, “There is no such thing as standing still; you are either moving forward or backward.” We may feel as though we are standing still, but things are constantly shifting around us.
A tax break tilted toward the wealthiest Americans that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed this week would dampen charitable giving, according to some nonprofit-policy experts, providing more unsettling news to charities already worried about the impact of last year’s tax overhaul.
There are many challenges of starting a nonprofit, beyond getting 501 (c)(3) status, just as there are challenges in starting any for-profit business. Here are four common mistakes that we see new and emerging nonprofits routinely making and how you can avoid them.
Nonprofits could not achieve their goals without the collective manpower and connections of their board members. Yet, managing them effectively can be a challenge. Rather than struggling to reign in a troublesome board, here are four ways nonprofit leadership can set their board and organization up for success.
The confidential feasibility study model is a barrier to the process, not a catalyst, and a disservice to clients. Here’s why …
Nonprofits face many of the same challenges as their commercial counterparts. They are under-capitalized, lack reserves to withstand a crisis or act on a special opportunity, and struggle to stay afloat from one pay period to the next. So, how can small charities overcome these obstacles and improve their financial health?
Seven things organizations should keep top of mind when considering hiring fundraising counsel but often neglect to do.
David King talks with the High Velocity Radio hosts about how to strategically set your donor board up for success, pitfalls to avoid when planning your fundraising budget, and just how Alexander Haas helps “transform institutions that transform lives”.