Guest Blogger

  • Guest Blogger – Zach Huber
    Grant Writing is More Than the Proposal In my work as Grants Specialist at Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL), I am fortunate to work with grant writers of all […]
  • Guest Blogger – Steven Shattuck
    Analog and Digital Fundraising: A Partnership That Works!
  • Legal Responsibilities
    Critical Legal Responsibilities for Your Board
    Guest Bloggers – Beth Short & Bill Sieck ​Every community has seen the sad headlines of a theft or some sort of fraudulent activity at a charitable organization. It is […]
  • Outputs to Outcomes
    Making the Leap from Outputs to Outcomes
    Guest Blogger – David Holmes Back when I started working in nonprofits, I was told that there is always a leap of faith necessary, no matter how perfectly designed the […]
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    The Value of Marketing for Nonprofits
    Guest Blogger – Laura Macknick There are blogs, workshops, seminars, and even full textbooks that examine how to conduct effective marketing initiatives for your nonprofit organization.  With all that information […]
  • your top 3 giving prospects 1
    Your Top 3 Giving Prospects
    Guest Blogger- Steven Shattuck Ask any fundraising consultant worth their salt what they think is the fundraising activity that produces the most ROI (return on investment) and they’ll all say […]
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    3 Common Program Evaluation Mistakes
    Guest Blogger – Al Onkka 3 Common Program Evaluation Mistakes Program evaluation is an essential nonprofit activity and competency. Good program evaluation helps nonprofits improve their work, better serve their […]
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    The Scariest Part of the 990 Tax Form
    Guest Blogger – David Holmes If you’re part of a 501(c)3 nonprofit, you can rest assured that your organization has to file some form of the IRS form 990 every year.  […]
  • setting up successful capital 1
    Setting Up a Successful Capital Campaign
    Guest Blogger – Amy Eisenstein Without the right tools and resources, you won’t be able to raise much more money than you’re raising right now – let alone all the […]
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    When Is Overhead Not “Overhead”?
    Guest Blogger – Gretchen Upholt In nonprofit budgeting, some things are fairly straightforward. The salary of a member of the program delivery team is a program expense. Travel and lodging […]