3 Strategies to Increase Giving Within the Church

3 Strategies to Increase Giving Within the Church

Are you a church leader who is frustrated by your congregation’s lack of financial commitment to your faith community? Do you want to increase giving with the church? Are you a nonprofit leader who hopes to secure financial support from local churches? Most faith...

Seven Ways a Board Secretary Serves a Nonprofit

Seven Ways a Board Secretary Serves a Nonprofit

Of all the “Officer Positions” on the nonprofit board, the board secretary role is often the most misunderstood and under-appreciated. Most assume that the title 'secretary' is synonymous with “note-taker” and that the secretary’s one and only function is to...

Grants Management: Often a Trial-By-Fire Experience

Grants Management: Often a Trial-By-Fire Experience

Several years ago, I started a job as a grant writer on a development team for a large nonprofit in North Carolina. Grants management was new to me even though I had worked in and around nonprofits for years. While I’d responded to RFP’s and RFI’s (requests for...