Funding…What You Need to Know.

I recently had an opportunity to have a conversation with four funders from four very different funding sources. Here is what I learned. First, over the past eighteen months or so, there has been a dramatic increase in individual giving. Statistics have always shown that about 80% of all giving to nonprofits and ministries comes […]

How is Your Board Doing?

Board assessments are a best practice for nonprofit boards. The reasons for a board assessment are many but perhaps one of the best reasons is the old adage, “what gets measured, gets done.” A board assessment provides the board with an opportunity to look at themselves as a unit to determine, “what are we doing […]

What Am I Supposed To Do?

Many nonprofits and ministries begin with everyone doing everything…and usually there are not that many “everyones.” Typically, there are just a few people doing a lot of different things, some for which they are gifted for and some because someone has to do it. But, as the organization grows and gets bigger, it is important […]