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Board Compensation & Incentive Pay for Executives: Can Nonprofits Do This?

Dec 05, 2011  

This Q&A explores the right way to offer attractive pay and benefits and features Pete Smith (Smith Compensation Consulting) and Deborah Davidson (BoardSource).

Get Your Board to Raise Funds

Nov 30, 2011  

Replay the transcript of Darian Rodriguez Heyman, editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, and Ann W. Lehman, co-author of Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-To Guide For Your Board, exploring why nonprofit board members should be actively involved in fundraising.

How International Charities Can Raise Funds in the U.S.

Sep 30, 2011  

Erik Detiger, founder and managing director of Philantropia, and Clifford Perlman, attorney and partner at Perlman & Perlman LLP, discuss how NGOs can raise funds in the U.S.

The Artist as Entrepreneur

Oct 31, 2011  

Replay the transcript of Rebecca Posey and Matthew Charboneau discussing how artists can build their own successful creative enterprises.

Shaking the Money Tree for Film and Video Fundraising

Oct 06, 2011  

Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.

Nonprofit, For-Profit, L3C, B Corp...How to Choose?

Aug 24, 2011  

This Q&A explores how to choose among nonprofit, for-profit, L3C, or B corporation status to achieve a charitable mission and features Marc Lane (Marc J. Lane Wealth Group) and Ben Wirz (John S. and James L. Knight Foundation).

What Should Be In Your Nonprofit’s Business Plan?

Aug 29, 2011  

Nonprofit consultants and authors Chataun Denis and Jim Horan answer questions about creating usable, living, nonprofit business plans.

The Future Funding Question: How Do You Answer?

Jul 22, 2011  

Kevin Monroe, X Factor Consulting, and Dave Koser, Lancaster County Community Foundation, explore how to respond to funders' questions about nonprofit sustainability, especially in the context of grant proposals.

Applications Not Accepted: Get on Their Radar

Apr 25, 2011  

Foundation Center president Bradford Smith and grant writing consultant Pamela Grow answer your questions on how to approach foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals.

Getting Student Aid

May 05, 2010  

Mark Kantrowitz, Publisher of, answers questions about financial aid for students.

Foundation Networking 2.0

Jan 26, 2011  

Allyson Burns, director of communications at the Case Foundation, and Cassandra Stalzer, communications manager at the Rasmuson Foundation, answer questions about how foundations are using social media.

How to Contact Grantmakers & Get Results

Jun 20, 2011  

Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit executive, consultant, and trainer, and Meghan Mucklow Pietrantonio, grants manager for SunTrust Bank's Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice, answer questions about the right and wrong ways to approach grantmakers during all stages of the funding request process.

Pro Bono Q&A: Reasons NOT to Start a Nonprofit

May 23, 2011  

Attorneys Rachel Epps Spears and Robyn Miller of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta discuss why some motives are not suitable for starting a nonprofit and suggest alternatives.

Pro Bono Q&A: Pro Bono Professional Services for Nonprofits

May 23, 2011  

Anne Diaz, advisory services consultant for the Taproot Foundation, and Ruti Wajnberg, community manager for Catchafire, answer questions about how nonprofits can access free or low-cost professional services to build their organizational capacity.

Staying Financially Solvent

May 23, 2011  

Kate Barr, Executive Director for Nonprofits Assistance Fund, and Norah McVeigh, Managing Director of Financial Services for Nonprofit Finance Fund, answer questions on how nonprofits can achieve good financial health.

Crowdfunding in the Arts: Meet Kickstarter & USA Projects

Feb 11, 2011  

Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler and USA Projects director Neal Anderson share information on how these funding platforms can help artists get funded.

Proposal Development: What Not to Do

Jan 26, 2011  

Consultant Pamela Grow and Kevin McDaniel, program officer at the Cleveland Foundation answer questions about proposal development dos and don'ts when developing proposals for foundation grants.

Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration

Mar 23, 2011  

Jo DeBolt of LaPiana Consulting and Lindsay Hanson of Grassroots Solutions discuss how nonprofits are collaborating for good.

End-of-Year Fundraising: Ask an Expert!

Sep 29, 2010  

Veteran fundraising consultant Tony Poderis answers questions about how to maximize your nonprofit's end-of-year giving.

Do You Need Certifications for Your Fundraising Career?

Nov 11, 2010  

David Pass, CFRE, vice president of development and marketing of MedShare, and Joe Folan, director of Opportunity Knocks, answer questions about when professional fundraising certifications would be a worthwhile investment of your time, energy, and money for a career in grant writing and fundraising.

Use Social Media to Cultivate Donors

Apr 27, 2011  

Nonprofit social media and marketing consultants John Haydon and Sherry Heyl answer questions on how to best use social media to engage and cultivate new and current donors.

Turning Your Volunteers Into Fundraisers

Mar 30, 2011  

Fundraising consultant Amy Eisenstein and Foundation Center Atlanta director Val Porter answer questions about how your board members and volunteers can raise interest and money for your organization.