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Highlights from 2018 nonprofit giving research

Highlights from 2018 nonprofit giving research

At ASP, our consultation is based on industry best practices and personal knowledge gleaned from decades of combined experience in the nonprofit world.

However, we recognize that the world of nonprofits and fundraising is always evolving. In order to stay on top emerging opportunities and challenges, we routinely review new research published about the sector.

Last year was an interesting year, and our research highlights below bring the proof. We’ve organized the information under five key themes. In addition to the overviews and sources, we’ve included key takeaways that you can apply to your own program. Happy reading!

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Fantastic board members (and how to be one)

Fantastic board members (and how to be one)

By Jen Pendleton, Vice President-Indiana

I’ve worked with a lot of boards in a lot of capacities. I’ve been a staff member, a staff leader, a board member and even a board chair before becoming a nonprofit advisor. After 23 years of working in the nonprofit sector, I know that each role is challenging for different reasons. However, the most consistent question I hear is from board members asking, “What should I really be doing?” 

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Join us for Highest and Best: Three Key Practices to Engage Your Nonprofit Board

Join us for Highest and Best: Three Key Practices to Engage Your Nonprofit Board

In this engaging half-day workshop, we’ll cover three key practices for deploying volunteer leaders and creating a healthy, engaged board.

WEDNESDAY | FEB. 7 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce
Brighton, Michigan

This workshop is ideal for board members and nonprofit staff leaders – attending together is highly recommended. Register now, space is limited!

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Don’t just onboard your board, evolve!

Don’t just onboard your board, evolve!

How many of us have joined a nonprofit board and felt clueless initially, assuming things would change over time? And a year later, we were still wondering how best to contribute in our role! It’s fairly typical unfortunately. This can lead to frustration on the part...

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Now’s the time to plan for nonprofit success in 2017. Five questions to get you started…

Now’s the time to plan for nonprofit success in 2017. Five questions to get you started…

Are you on track to finish strong in 2016 and begin 2017 with optimism and confidence?

For nonprofits, this means effective fundraising processes are in place, boards are productive and leadership is focused on your organization’s unique challenges and opportunities. Prioritize your next steps by answering the following questions about key Q4 focus areas for nonprofits…

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