Where to Find Grants

Where to Find Grants

Knowing where to find grants takes practice. Grant research is one of the main components of grant writing and sticks out to me as difficult for many people, like learning a balance pose in yoga, especially for a novice grant writer. Much like balance poses, grant...

Best Ways to Show Appreciation to Donors

Best Ways to Show Appreciation to Donors

An attitude of gratitude. Do you share your thanks, show appreciation, and gratitude to your staff, donors, volunteers, and community partners? Do you have the time or even know where to begin? I know that I am appreciated by my family and my clients and those in our...

Doable Donor Relations

Doable Donor Relations

I have had the pleasure of wearing many hats in my life. Some of the hats I’ve worn are volunteer, board member, development director, donor, coach, dog mom, business owner, daughter, sister, and wife.  Each of these roles comes with its’ own benefits and challenges,...

Crafting a Stellar Vision and Mission Statement

Crafting a Stellar Vision and Mission Statement

 A nonprofit’s message is everything. What one says and how one says it can either open doors or burn bridges. Thus, crafting a stellar vision and mission statement is critical to any successful nonprofit. Nonprofits generate thousands of messages to connect with the...

What to Include In Partnership Agreements

What to Include In Partnership Agreements

Partnership Agreements- we all know we should have them, but what should they include? If you are ready to revamp your existing partnership agreements or establish new collaborations, today’s blog is for you. The most successful partnership contains these five crucial...