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This is something I am learning firsthand. I was inspired by a few colleagues who have ventured away to get a new perspective. My other half and I felt we needed a new environment for a few days. Like many people we know, we’ve been living and working in the same space every day, quarantining from...
I recently opened my mailbox to find a thank you note from Executive Director Alison Paul of Montana Legal Services Association, a small but mighty provider of free legal services for low-income Montanans. I don’t think she knows who I am, exactly – only that I’ve been a donor to her organization...
Sometimes you must take a sudden right turn without warning and carry on toward a new destination Now what? I feel like The Great Turn is a little bit of what we have all been doing since March. How about you? These days, we might be pulled in multiple directions at once. Sometimes you must take a...
I have to give credit to Philadelphia’s William Way Community Center. Faced with the abrupt discontinuation of their popular in-person tours in March 2020, they quickly developed an online experience. Why do this? * Testimonials are embedded into the experience, bring people closer to understanding...
Doing more with less appears to be in vogue. Here are four examples of how to apply the environmental principle of sustainability to nonprofit advancement. 1. Brochure Collage – a crafty colleague of mine created a framed art piece using old flyers, brochures, and other materials to increase...