Carter Center versus Clinton Foundation . . . A Tale of Two Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)
Aug17

Carter Center versus Clinton Foundation . . . A Tale of Two Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)

Earlier this summer, I mentioned that we’ve been tracking the communications of pairs of national nonprofits working in the same space. Where are the strategies in sync? Where do they diverge? What can you learn from that? We are calling it The Showdown, and we will often declare “winners,” but that part is really just for fun. Contributing writer Antionette Kerr is back with our latest edition.   ~Kivi I just couldn’t get enough of...

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Annual Report Webinar and E-Book for Special Holiday Price of Only $20!
Dec08

Annual Report Webinar and E-Book for Special Holiday Price of Only $20!

How to Create a Nonprofit Annual Report People Will Actually Read Presented by Kivi Leroux Miller Tomorrow, Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific) Registration is ONLY $20! Space is limited. Your Donors Want to See Results Before They’ll Give Again. But that doesn’t mean you have to write and design a 20+ page tome. In fact, many donors say they’d prefer something much shorter, clearer,...

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Measuring the Success of Your Annual Report
Dec02

Measuring the Success of Your Annual Report

Are you starting to think about your annual report? It’s time! Next week, I’m presenting my webinar on How to Write an Annual Report People Will Actually Read, and throwing in our e-book too, all for a “happy holidays” price of just $20, instead of the usual $99. One important decision we’ll discuss is how you’ll measure the success of your annual report. It’s a lot of work, no matter which...

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[FREE Webinar This Week] How to Share Your Nonprofit’s Progress with Supporters This Fall
Sep08

[FREE Webinar This Week] How to Share Your Nonprofit’s Progress with Supporters This Fall

Everyone knows that December is Year-End Giving Season. But did you realize that September, October, and November have become “Sharing Your Progress” season? Long gone are the days when you waited until February or March to talk about your annual accomplishments. Now, we see nonprofits ramping up that kind of communication several months earlier, in the fall, so that it leads into year-end campaigns. Think about it, and it makes...

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The Accelerator: Do What Normally Takes 3 Months in Just 6 Weeks
Aug25

The Accelerator: Do What Normally Takes 3 Months in Just 6 Weeks

    I hear comments like these all the time — and these are real comments from our recent survey . . . I spend too much time doing things that aren’t important and don’t have time left for what really matters. My “do this eventually” list is growing and out of control. I am overwhelmed and juggling too many priorities. Sound familiar? Don’t you wish you could just make a decision, do the...

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A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic
Feb25

A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic

We love showcasing what I like to call “New and Improved” annual reports from our readers. I think the time of the 40+ page annual report is over and we should focus on our donors and what they actually want. Bonus: That’s also a lot easier for you to produce! Our recent submission is from Liesl Manone with Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank who has shared their organization’s first ever annual report. I...

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