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Wednesday
May232018

Your budgeting blind spots

Whether you represent a business or nonprofit organization, budgeting season is (or nearly is) upon us. Too often organizations have budgeting blind spots that can throw monkey wrenches into strategies.

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Tuesday
Apr032018

10 reasons to consider earned revenue to supplement and grow unrestricted surplus revenue

Nonprofit organizations often have a big problem when they try to generate revenue. Most nonprofits rely too heavily on donations and other forms of philanthropic revenue. That can be risky, because philanthropy is based somewhat on whim. The donor has to want to give the nonprofit money. If they don’t feel like giving, the non-profit’s revenue dries up. Securing foundation grants and government contracts can feel equally capricious. So what’s an organization to do? Consider earned income to supplement these important sources of revenue. Here are 10 reasons to consider diversifying your revenue through earned sources.

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Monday
Mar262018

Create stronger systems through collaboration

Collaboration is an increasingly important activity in our modern world. The best collaborations begin with getting the right people together.

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Thursday
Mar222018

Stop with the big little checks

Stories of businesses raising money for charities and causes in their communities is heart-warming, positive, action-oriented, and unifying. But those big check photos? Find out what has more impact.

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Tuesday
Mar062018

4 factors that fuel revenue growth

Whether your business or nonprofit is crushing it or confused, four practices that are in your control can get you on a path to revenue growth.

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