Writing an effective appeal letter is a crucial skill to increase donations and donor involvement. However your outreach efforts are made, through letters, emails, or even through your website, an appeal letter is your chance to update your members and community on the work you’re doing and how their support can help. Use this ten-step […]
To set fair and equitable compensation, it’s essential to take time to be clear on your philosophy and develop a transparent policy. The following resource and samples will help you develop strong, fair, and transparent compensation.
To promote belonging and to create an equitable and inclusive culture across your organization, it’s important to review your holiday and paid-time-off policies and ask yourself these questions and more. This resource will aid you in assessing your holiday and paid time off policies, consider revisions to your it, and offers a sample policy.
Fund development staff can play an integral role in implementing DEI in their work by using an equity lens to review your practices, outreach, and decisions. This resource offers questions to ask yourself, your team, and your organization to ensure that an equity lens is applied to your fund development efforts and internal work.
This tutorial walks you through a solution for U.S organizations to show grant revenue from one year to the next that won’t mess up your bottom line. It will also leave your organization an easy way to read and understand accurate financial reports.
This in-depth, step-by-step tutorial on tracking restricted funds in QuickBooks for US-based Organizations will help you easily create detailed reports using the customer feature. You’ll be able to get full expense and budget to actual reports for your grants, as well as restricted fund balances.
Paid sabbaticals provide many benefits for organizations and their staff. This resource will help your organization develop or revise a sabbatical policy by guiding you through considerations to take into account and offering a sample sabbatical policy to review.
While your appeals letter is the most significant piece to send in your outreach, don’t miss the chance to create an easy way to increase your donations and engage donors with a remittance envelope. This resource helps you with the basics and walks you through creating a remit envelope that will surely help you with your next appeal.
Do you know which of your funds are restricted? How to track them? What types are there? This tutorial answers all those questions and also will start you down the path to robust financial systems.
This resource, provided by Resource Media, provides insight to the environmental community on how to reach out to constituents and the public around the critical issues they work on while still recognizing the challenges we are all facing. This website resource will help guide organizations to address the question, “How can conservationists and public lands advocates […]
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) What’s in the Bill for Nonprofits A clear and concise overview, provided by the National Council of Nonprofits, of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and what it means for Nonprofits. This article and accompanying analysis details the funding, tax credits, and other […]
Many organizations are showing their support for the communities they work in and around. Below are a variety of examples of how they’re seeking and offering additional assistance in their communities in response to the needs created by COVID-19. Email Outreach Grand Staircase Escalante Partners Website Updates, Resources, and Blog […]
The Sustainability Network has compiled some of the best resources specifically for nonprofits and in some cases specifically for ENGOs. They have not taken a line by line review of entries although most come from highly trusted sources. VISIT RESOURCE ImagineCanada has also compiled a list of new measures by the federal government that impact […]
An extensive offering of information, resources, and guides with a focus on Canadian nonprofit organizations and fund development professionals to maneuver through COVID-19 and the changing landscape. It includes links to fund development resources to assist development professionals in event planning, donor retention, mobilizing volunteers, grants, working from home, and much more. This resource is […]
As organizations consider phased reopenings of their offices, it is essential to follow local, state, provincial, and federal guidelines and requirements to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers, partners, vendors, and visitors. Below are links to publications from the US and Canada to support you in making informed decisions on when and how to open […]
The Color of Coronavirus: COVID 10: Deaths by Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. | APM Research Lab “Data about the race and ethnicity of the deceased is known for 88% of these deaths, which we have compiled from Washington D.C. and the 40 states from which we have obtained statistics. While we have an […]
This resource, provided by Resource Media, answers frequent questions from organizations on how to communicate during the COVID-19 outbreak responsibly. This website resource shares advice and guidance on: Choosing when to communicate Communicating to your audience Embracing appropriate language Resourcing allies Shifting the narrative VISIT RESOURCE
A helpful overview, provided by the New York Times, outlining the federally mandated paid leave benefits included in the coronavirus emergency relief package, which became law on March 18, 2020. This article reviews the types of paid leave offered, who qualifies, and how the federal government will support nonprofits to provide these benefits. VISIT RESOURCE