Managing Money With Mission

Philanthropic Passion: Choosing a Nonprofit

Giving to others is part of human nature. We all want to support others because giving is about “making a difference.” Companies receive donation requests from multiple nonprofits monthly and for some companies the act of giving simply becomes habit. They write checks to the same nonprofit year after year without having a true passion… Continue Reading

Your Nonprofit and Reserve Funds

Since it is perfectly acceptable for a nonprofit to make a profit throughout the course of a year, the question often asked is, “how much should be left in reserves?” The answer is tricky. Having excess reserves can limit your donors’ willingness to give and having too little could cause your nonprofit to struggle operationally… Continue Reading

Breakfast with Benefits May 2019: Donor Retention

Effective Ways to Cultivate and Maintain Strong Donor Relationships As nonprofit professionals, we know that keeping our current donors is important to achieving our organization’s mission and financial goals. In fact, it often costs five times more ton find new donors vs. retaining the donors you have! In this session we will look at what… Continue Reading