What to include in your annual report

What to include in your annual report

We have looked at why you might need or want to create an annual report. So now it is time to look at what to include in your annual report. A legal obligation If there is a legal obligation, there often are legal minimum requirements for information you must include...
Why you want to create an annual report

Why you want to create an annual report

This period of the year is a period of reflection and looking back for many people and especially for nonprofits. Especially for those that run year-end donation campaigns, as looking back can be a powerful part of such campaigns. Sharing past impact can help mobilize...
How to go about ensuring completeness of your accounts?

How to go about ensuring completeness of your accounts?

December is for many of us the final month not just of the calendar year but also of the book year, the fiscal year. If you work with finance in your nonprofit, you are focusing on being sure you have all the needed data for closing the book year. So how to go about...
What to focus on in December?

What to focus on in December?

December for me is very much a loose-ends month. I look at my accounting, and clear up loose ends there. I look at my data, collect a few missing ones and run a few experiments. And I look at my goals for the year and figure out if I can still do something to get...
How to use your data for your outreach?

How to use your data for your outreach?

Speaking about Q4 donor base actions, I realized it would be good to have a deeper look at your outreach data. This will help you focus your outreach on the channels, topics and mix of messages that resonates the most with the people you want to reach. Let’s look at...
Reaching out to your donor base in Q4

Reaching out to your donor base in Q4

In a previous article I focused on what is guiding you in the final quarter of 2021. In this article I want to zoom in a bit more on what you can do and plan regarding your donor base in this period of the year, on reaching out to your donor base in Q4. Wrapping up...