Category Archives: best practices

7 Key Pillars of a High Performance Nonprofit Organization

As a nonprofit leader, if you could change the course of your nonprofit programs with simple, yet powerful decision making, would you? We’d wager that the answer is yes. That’s where the Performance Imperative comes in. The Performance Imperative was created by the Leap Ambassadors’ Community, a group of social sector leaders who have joined forces …

Tips for Nonprofits Buying Case Management Software

Software is important for nonprofits. Finding the right nonprofit software can be tricky, however. First assess your organization’s needs and determine how software will work within your organization. Whether it’s used for case management, data collection, or outcomes reporting, nonprofit software is essential for showing a top-down view of …

Using the “Whole Brain” Approach to Maximize Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit fundraising is critical when creating an organization capable of powerful, impactful change. When donors are deciding on where their funding dollars should go, they want to hear about your impact and how your organization is directly affecting your constituents’ lives for the better. So, when you’re presenting this information to them, …

Using Storytelling and Data in Nonprofit Fundraising To Yield Results

Using either storytelling or data to display your nonprofit’s outcomes is great – but not using both means you’re missing an opportunity in your fundraising! Using one or the other can alienate donors that process information differently than you’re conveying it. The best way to yield maximum fundraising results is to use both, in …

5 Ways to Bolster Your Nonprofit Organization’s Donor Recognition Initiative

Donors are essential to nonprofit operations. They supply the funds organizations need to deliver on their mission and help their community. While they are important, some nonprofit organizations struggle when it comes to properly recognizing their donors’ efforts. And let’s be clear – donor recognition is as important as receiving the donations …