Our board wants to know the percentage of grants a typical organization wins so they can measure us against it. Is there one? Well, we certainly have opinions on that! Also, this week Stacey has some opinions on how to figure out which programs to cut, and we talk about whether or not to rebudget when a new ED arrives.
How are nonprofits handling this unprecedented situation? We hear from nonprofit leaders Kate Hibbard Gaines from Three Square Food Bank, Jamie Weller-Lafavor from Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada, and Heidi Parker from Immunize Nevada.
- What has been your response so far? – 0:00
- How are you handling the drop-off in volunteers? – 10:49
- We need to cancel our fundraising event. Any strategies or ideas to recover some of that revenue? – 16:20
- Should we cancel our board meeting and strategic planning session? – 25:00
- Strategies for nonprofits that are outside the health, education or human services space? – 31:23
- What are you doing to adjust your asks? – 35:14
A special episode on Silo Breaking! How do you break down silos within an organization? And how do you break down silos between organizations with similar or complementary missions? Stacy and Andy have solutions, including org charts, networking, and that annoying co-worker who wants to show you pictures of his kids.
- Breaking down silos
Today’s episode is sponsored by Brenda J. Stout, CPA, a full-service accounting firm specializing in Nonprofit Tax Compliance and IRS Problem Resolution.
This week, we find out who should participate in creating the strategic plan, and why you shouldn’t volunteer for your own job. Andy provides the best single thing you can have to get your board to understand your financials, and Stacey shares the secret to winning any kind of fundraising presentation competition.