Consider your nonprofit like a house. While your beneficiaries are enjoying the house from the inside, your sponsors and partners are helping renovate the house, your marketing/communications team are enhancing the exterior, and the rest of your team is making sure the house is functional and the beneficiaries are uplifted. This is a remarkable group[…]
Fundraising: the air that nonprofits breathe, the energy they consume, and the water they drink. Essentially, without profitable fundraisers, nonprofit operations would cease to exist.
Over the last few years, we’ve all seen some dramatic shifts in the way millennials and Gen Zs interact with money - and donate. Apps like Venmo and CashApp beat out cash. Now Bitcoin is beating out gold. And, when they donate their Bitcoin or other cryptos directly to a nonprofit, they pay less taxes.
This post updates a 2015 article.
Your nonprofit mission statement is the core that defines the purpose of your organization. It's the first thing people mention when they're writing about you, or on a listing of your organization on sites like Guidestar. Your mission is a cohesive statement that describes what you do and why you exist.