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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
This workshop is ideal for board members and nonprofit staff leaders – attending together is highly recommended. Register now, space is limited!read more
10 PRINCIPLES OF THE EVOLVED BOARD: This isn’t an ordinary board training, it’s EVOLUTIONARY!
MARCH 16, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Speak Easy, downtown Indianapolis
This workshop is ideal for nonprofit executives, board chairs and board members. Register now, only 30 spots available!read more
The New Year is upon us and, as always, change is the only constant.
New tax laws have been enacted for 2018 that – according to media reports and other sources – have the potential of discouraging individuals from making billions of dollars-worth of charitable gifts to the nonprofit sector. If that were to happen, it would truly have an Armageddon-like effect on sector and, more importantly, our communities…read more
Once you have a fundraising campaign or event established at your organization, you need to get the word out about it through various forms of outreach and promotion. The following are seven strategies for effectively promoting your fundraising efforts. Compelling...read more
Open Position: Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Lourdes University [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]
Lourdes University Seeks Vice President for Institutional Advancement. The Vice President for Institutional Advancement serves as the chief advancement officer, responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive program that includes donor identification and cultivation, major gifts, external relations, planned giving, and much more. Apply by end of day Friday, December 22, 2017.read more
When a nonprofit loses their executive director, the transition can be tough to weather. So much of a nonprofit’s identity is wrapped up in how this leader is perceived by the public, as well as how they shape the organization’s culture internally. Without a strong,...read more
Three tips for counteracting recent charitable headlines. You’ve probably seen these headlines recently:
Giving USA 2017: Total Charitable Donations Rise to New High of $390.05 Billion; How America Gives Special Report: Breaking the Charity Habit; and, American Generosity Declines in the 21st Century, Report Suggests
As you can see, the recent and somewhat contradictory charitable headlines can be confusing to all of us…
AMERICAN GENEROSITY: In a special report (How America Gives) released in October 2017, the Chronicle of Philanthropy revealed that fewer Americans are reporting charitable giving on their tax returns.
Is it really on the decline or are nonprofits missing the boat?
Join us on Thursday, Nov. 30, for free cocktails a discussion of the report’s findings and what they mean for the Indianapolis nonprofit community. Jen Pendleton, vice president of Aly Sterling Philanthropy, and Sarah Nathan, associate director of public programs at The Fund Raising School, will lead the discussion.
Read on for more information and RSVP by Nov. 22…read more
Sure, you’ve got data. Lots of data. Yet, somehow, the data aren’t working for you. You’re not getting the information you need to make good decisions. What’s the problem? Let’s look at one example: A circumscribed but potentially highly profitable way that nonprofits...read more
The holidays can be an excruciating exciting time for fundraising professionals. While most people are winding down and getting ready for a nice long winter's nap, nonprofits are working like caffeinated elves to get donors' attentions before January 1st. To...read more
Better boards make better nonprofits. And better nonprofits make better communities.
FRIDAY, NOV. 10, 1-5 p.m. AND
SATURDAY, NOV. 11, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Wayne State University, Prentis Building
5201 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI
Become a skilled, engaged board member – register now, space is limited!read more
ProMedica Seeks Executive Director, Adrian and Tecumseh, MI. Apply by October 27, 2017. ProMedica seeks a motivational leader for its philanthropy team in Adrian and Tecumseh, Michigan. The executive director, with the help of the core philanthropy team, will help oversee foundation activity for ProMedica Bixby Hospital and the Herrick Hospital Foundation.read more
ABLE Seeks Regional Director of Development – The Regional Director of Development is responsible for the development and implementation of a development outreach plan for Toledo and selected regional markets. This includes annual campaign and event planning and execution, donor cultivation, volunteer engagement and community collaboration. [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]…read more
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