Building a Firm Foundation

Most ministries have a mission statement, and some have vision statements and identified organizational values. In today’s world, the message that is being sent to the world by Christian organizations is coming through our actions, our inactions and our attitudes much louder than in our print or electronic materials. Good, bad or indifferent, as soon […]

Demonstrating A Return on Investment

Everyone wants to know about return on investment and many nonprofits and ministries struggle to communicate the return on investment that they provide to their stakeholders. Some may even say that return on investment (ROI) is not necessary since they are a nonprofit organization. While ROI may be measured and communicated differently for nonprofits and […]

Demonstrating A Return on Investment

Volunteer Recognition on a Budget

Many organizations use volunteers to help them maximize their resources and fulfill their missions. April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Recognizing volunteers does not have to be costly. Instead, some of the most meaningful forms of recognition cost very little. The most cost effective ways to recognize volunteers are informal.  These strategies are usually on-going and […]

Volunteer Recognition on a Budget