Show Gratitude to a Major Donor in 3 Ways

Show Gratitude to a Major Donor in 3 Ways

How do you show gratitude to a major donor? For instance, are you: Thoughtfully creative Sincere and heartfelt Prepared and Prompt Here are three absolutes to every thank you note to a major donor.  The Board Member was horrified that the staff did not respond...
How to Keep Board Members Engaged

How to Keep Board Members Engaged

As a nonprofit leader, how do you keep board members engaged and excited about advancing the mission of your organization? First of all, board members provide amazing value to nonprofits through board service. That is to say, they are often savvy business men and...

How to Knock Stewardship out of the Park

Ralph, my significant, had a smile of his face when he handed me a handwritten note he had just received. He said, “you have to read this!” He had been the executive profiled in the local business journal and made a statement that “fairytales do come true.” Unrelated,...