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Rethinking Nonprofit Mergers

An often dreaded word in the nonprofit world is “Merger.”  Nonprofits worry that a merger will require compromises in their mission, job losses, less control and other sacrifices.  Yet many nonprofits are finding their budgets under significant stress both now and as they look ahead to future funding.  Nonprofits are sometimes too willing to cut…
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Raise More Money From Your Database!

Data gathering and data analytics are two of the most important   resources to raise money for a   nonprofit. Though data gathering   is done at most   nonprofits, many do not take the time to analyze   that   data. It can help create a strong successful fundraising plan   each year. The following is a partial test of your knowledge of…
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How can you plan for the future in a pandemic environment?

Organizations need to continue services despite a pandemic. Planning is challenging when so many "unknowns" impact the future. Planning based on plausible scenarios provides a basis for preparing.   Create  Plausible  Scenarios  Define Impact  and  Implications  Adapt and Innovate  Service  Delivery   The Leadership Group LLC (TLG) has used a Scenario Planning process       with…
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Communicating With Major Donors

In the last TLG Email we discussed preparing for fundraising by analyzing the data in your donor database: 1-Major Donors: Develop a list of your most generous donors: $500-and-above; $1,000-and- above. 2-Loyal Donors: Develop a list of the donors who have given annually for three years  (or multiple times within a year). These two groups of donors are the most…
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