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 keep track of and learn from your fundraising actions

How to keep track of and learn from your fundraising actions

Since fundraising is a process, monitoring what you do & what happens and learning from that is key. So, let’s look at how to keep track of and learn from your fundraising actions. Plan Since the next best step depends on what comes out of the step you have just...
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...
Why they don’t pick your nonprofit as a partner

Why they don’t pick your nonprofit as a partner

My talk about how to find a partner organization for your nonprofit led to several questions about how organizations pick and choose local partners to work with. About why they don’t pick your nonprofit as a partner, maybe. Recap: why are they looking for a partner?...
How to find a partner organization for your nonprofit?

How to find a partner organization for your nonprofit?

A talk about how to set up a partnership for your project resulted in several questions about how to find a partner organization for your nonprofit. First things first: why do you need a partner? Before you start looking for a partner organization, write down why you...
How to set up a partnership for your project?

How to set up a partnership for your project?

Your project proposal may include a partner. There are different reasons for mentioning a partner in your proposal: Your proposals looks more serious, especially if the partner is well-known. You will be better able to reach the impact you need, for instance if the...