Staying Connected as We Approach our ‘Next Normal’ By: David G. Phillips, CDS President Over the past year, we have all been encouraged to keep our social lives to our immediate family.  We long for the connection of a handshake or a hug with an old friend.  Many activities that are normally very rewarding like…

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All of us have been through a trying year (or more) since the start of the pandemic. Many have been scrambling to keep businesses afloat, nonprofit organizations have generally been much more ‘non-profit’ than ever. Business and nonprofits alike have been losing money so fast that many have closed, and the related lost jobs have…

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5 things you can do to raise more money in the 4th quarter of 2020 “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.” – General George Patton Nonprofits are three quarters into calendar year 2020, which is a logical time for reflection, and recalibration as you enter the best four fundraising months of the year.  The…

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Like Robert’s Rules of Orders that governs parliamentary procedures, or the Agendas and Minutes that move boards through the process of good management and top-notch record keeping, structure around board development can be a safeguard against the unimaginable. The viability of your organization depends on these basics of best practices in non-profit management. A Nominating…

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