How Your Nonprofit Can Increase Donations by Ignoring Competitive Impulses and Increasing Your Organizational Trustworthiness

Is there competition between nonprofits? Probably, even if it is not head-to-head competition.  Here’s why: In short, more nonprofits are seeking funds, less money is being donated, and fewer major donors are redistributing the same amounts of money. The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University reported that 20 million fewer households gave in … Continue Reading

The Good News Is Your Nonprofit Achieved 100% Accuracy on Your Reporting. The Bad News Is You Have Been Measuring the Wrong Things.

Business leader and philanthropist Bill Gates said, “I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.” Thought provoking, isn’t it? I wonder what questions the founder of the largest software company and largest private foundation in the world would ask your nonprofit (or the one you fund)? … Continue Reading