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How to have a successful introductory meeting with a funder
If you only get one chance to make a good first impression, how can you make the most of an introductory meeting with a potential new funder?
Strengthening your nonprofit through more equitable and inclusive hiring practices
Equitable and inclusive hiring is not just a moral imperative; it's a strategic effort that strengthens your organization by bringing varied perspectives, experiences, and skills to your nonprofit.
Let’s Get This Straight: Advocacy vs. Lobbying
Thousands of webpages are devoted to explaining every nuance of lobbying limitations and advocacy activities. This simple post by the Florida Nonprofit Alliance cuts through all of that clutter to make the basic point that yes you can advocate on behalf of your mission.
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A Storm is Brewing: The Accountant Shortage Is Already Affecting Nonprofits
Nonprofits have historically struggled to recruit and retain accountants, controllers, and CFOs. That struggle is about to get worse due to demographics, impacting both staffing and costs.