Getting a Startup Nonprofit Off the Ground

You’ve got the mission, you’ve got the board, you’ve got the business plan, you’ve got the 510(c)3 letter, now what? Stacey and Andy have some thoughts. Also, we find out whether or not you need written board reports, and once again wade into the shark-infested waters of finance vs. development.

Topics:
  • Is the finance team part of the development team or vice versa? – 0:00
  • How do you get a nonprofit startup off the ground? – 8:09
  • Is it normal for ED reports to the board to be written? – 21:08

Are We Overreporting?

There’s just one big question this week: Are we wasting time generating reports and dashboards nobody ever looks at? And Guest Expert Jason Cho, of Prex Consulting has some ideas for Stacey!

Topics:
  • Are we over-reporting? – 0:00
  • Guest Expert Jason Cho with Prex Consulting? – 7:16

What Does Our Fundraising Staff Do?

What should other staff know about the development function? A lot! Also, this week, Stacey and Andy tackle a topical question about the appropriate way to express sympathy for a death in a donor’s family.

Topics:
  • What does our fundraising staff do? – 0:00
  • What’s the appropriate way to express condolences to a donor? – 14:41
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