Culture of Philanthropy

6 Reasons MGOs Should Embrace Metrics—a Fundraiser’s Perspective

6 Reasons MGOs Should Embrace Metrics—a Fundraiser’s Perspective

Nonprofit leaders increasingly depend on metrics to keep fundraising programs on track. Fundraisers are asking: how do metrics help me in my work? We spoke with a fundraiser to hear how she uses metrics and why MGOs should embrace metrics.

6 Reasons Giving Societies Might be Right for Your Organization

6 Reasons Giving Societies Might be Right for Your Organization

In some nonprofit sectors, giving societies are synonymous with quality stewardship. In others, fundraising leaders are starting to wonder: are they right for us? If you’re wrestling with this decision, here are six reasons giving societies might be right for your organization.

Stuck in silos? A CEO's guide to breaking them down

Stuck in silos? A CEO's guide to breaking them down

Silos challenge many nonprofits. A breakdown of communication and cross-pollination of ideas is more than a damper on collaboration: it’s a barrier to growth. Have silos been dragging you down? Never fear. There is a path out. Michele Hall-Duncan, CEO of enCourage Kids Foundation, shares her strategies.

6 Signs You're Ready for Major Gifts

$100 million. $10 million. $1 million. $100,000. $10,000. Every day, we hear about organizations receiving incredibly generous donations from individual and family philanthropists. How do you know your organization is ready to pursue major philanthropic gifts? Here are six signs it’s time…