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Why Cloud Computing Makes Sense for Most Nonprofits

January 12, 2017

Cloud computing promises lower technology costs and greater efficiency and productivity. Yet many nonprofits have yet to move to the cloud, possibly because their staffs are smaller, their IT exper..

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Volunteers are a Valuable Financial Asset — Here’s How to Hold on to Them

January 11, 2017

How much are your volunteers worth? Nonprofit advocacy group Independent Sector has estimated the value of the average American volunteer at $23.56 an hour. Volunteers who perform specialized servi..

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Your Nonprofit Is Only as Strong as Its Bookkeeper

November 22, 2016

The founder of a community theater had always kept the group’s books. But the theater was growing, along with her responsibilities. So when a volunteer offered to act as bookkeeper, the found..

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Approaching Your Operating Budget from a Fresh Angle

November 22, 2016

For many nonprofits, the arrival of fall means one thing: budget time. If you’ve struggled in the past to put together an annual operating budget — or struggled throughout the year to s..

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How to Execute a Capital Campaign

November 22, 2016

When your nonprofit desperately needs a new facility, costly equipment or an endowment, a capital campaign can be the best way to raise funds. But to be successful, a campaign requires strong leade..

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