Posted on 8/13/2018 6:36 AM By Linda Cunning
Your donor decides to come volunteer at your organization. Wonderful! Volunteers save nonprofit organizations millions of dollars a year. But the experience a donor has with your staff, and especially with your Volunteer Director or Coordinator, can actually hurt donations if you are not careful.
Posted on 6/29/2018 12:15 PM By Linda Cunning
You would be surprised what people say about you. Curiosity got the best of me and I looked at one of the many websites that allow a person to “grade” an organization.
Posted on 5/30/2018 6:00 AM By Linda Cunning
Are you familiar with the term Return on Investment (ROI)? ROI measures the gain or loss generated on an investment versus the amount of money invested. This measurement helps us know how much profit we are seeing from a business or business investment.
How about the term Social Return on Investment (SROI)?
Posted on 5/23/2018 6:00 AM By Linda Cunning
Writing grants can be daunting! There are many pieces involved. But you can prepare to make your work more productive. Here are a few tips to help you get started writing grants.
Posted on 4/27/2018 6:00 AM By Linda Cunning
In today’s world, we have an abundance of vehicles to carry our message. We can be specific in targeting various audiences with messages that are relevant to them – which when done properly does wonders for increasing efficacy and ROI...
Posted on 4/5/2018 9:58 AM By Linda Cunning
Is there an activity you do that is frustrating to no end? As a consultant I travel, a lot, and I am amazed that the travel industry can be so not customer focused...Whatever your headache is, it really is about service and convenience.
Posted on 2/19/2018 6:00 AM By Linda Cunning
I will keep this blog short, since I know you are busy.
I hate wasting time.
There is so much to do and accomplish in a day, that I look for ways to streamline my work.
Posted on 1/22/2018 6:00 AM By Linda Cunning
...do you dream at night and remember your dreams in the morning? Well, I am...I thought of you when I had this recent dream. Well…it was more of a nightmare.
Posted on 12/4/2017 6:00 AM By Linda Cunning
We get so caught up in our daily work, don’t we? Rushing around, answering emails, and all the busyness of the day that we do not slow down to reflect and perceive what God is doing in our lives and in the lives of the donors.
Posted on 11/13/2017 6:00 AM By Linda Cunning
So, how are you showing your gratitude? How is your appreciation serving the donor and not serving your organization (“We will just add a P.S. thank you to our next donor appeal…”)?