A Lightning BOLT! Knowledge Management Plan for Charities
Hilborn Charity eNews Publication date: Nov 19, 2020 | author/source: Sharron Batsch For years I have written about and discussed issues concerning data management and how it affects a charity. My concern has been the retention of quality donor data and how it was being captured for past, present and future use. I even wrote a book! Staff change…
Old Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Syndrome
Maintaining information beyond donations is a challenge for charities. It places the organization at risk when staff changes occurs and knowledge is lost.
Introduction to NPI Non Profit Intelligence
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6srm5-b3ba84 Introduction to NPI and why Knowledge and Skills impact a charities ability to keep staff, raise funds and become sustainable
The Knowledge Driven Charity Behoves Donor-Centric Fundraising
Donor-centric fundraising is all the rage. It makes a great deal of sense. Know who your donors are and why they are motivated to support a charity; ensure their gifts are allocated as requested; do the appropriate stewardship to show the charity understands their giving goals with supporting information. The final piece is the donor’s…
Is your Special Event Boom or Bust?
First and foremost a special event needs to be enjoyable. To that end it needs the right venue, the right food, the right environment, the right audience and the right price. Consider your goals when approaching each of these and a good rule of thumb is based on whether you would enjoy what is being offered and…
Fascinating, Exciting, Defining: Past, Present and Future
Words offer a new perspective when we view our work and the use of our time. They can affect our mood and move something once considered difficult or tedious to be challenging even exciting. Changing ‘I have to’ to ‘ I want to’ reduces stress and opens our mind …. Moving from ‘data management software’…
High Performance: Moving From Chaos to Control
How important is the information your charity uses to sustain itself? The information we refer to is found in donor gifts and interactions, funding research and grants, sponsorships and planned gifts. This information is an asset. We can add to this asset by including all the tools that an organization builds to perform its fundraising…