Avoiding Conflicts of Interest in the 501c3 Application Process

What are conflicts of interest? On a day to day basis I have dealings with a variety of nonprofit organizations, and have discovered one pressing issue that seems to be faced by all organizations, startup and established, big and small—conflicts of interest. Because conflicts of interest can be a serious threat to both an organization’s […]

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Strategic Planning for Successful Ministries

Strategic planning for your church or ministry Dictionary.com defines Success as the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors. To become successful in life, one must have a plan of action or strategy. In order for a ministry to be successful, the organization must also have a plan. Most commonly, ministries refer to what is called […]

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Where’s All the Free Money???

Raising funds for you 501(c)(3) How often do you worry about funding your organization? Do you lose sleep at night wondering how you’ll find the revenue necessary to fund all the activities your organization was created to produce? What steps have you taken to get to where you need to be? I’ve worked with dozens […]

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21 Super Nonprofit Marketing Tips!

 Things Every Nonprofit Organization Needs and the Donor Want!  Let’s start with an old adage: the most important donation you ever get from a donor is the second donation. Do not forget to market to your base as well as new prospects. Non profit Marketing Tips With Internet marketing, spend 10 percent of your time or more on testing; […]

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Top Nonprofit Startup Considerations

Moving forward with nonprofit startup knowledgeably 1)      Do Your Due Diligence: Initial Research:  Is there a need for the mission you are passionate about in your area?  If there is another organization providing the same service, can you partner with them?  Will your organization qualify for 501(c)(3) status, or is another section of 501 tax […]

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