November’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival – Ease Your Grantwriting Fears!

November’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival – Ease Your Grantwriting Fears!

Thanks to all the wonderful bloggers who submitted posts for November’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival! This month’s topic focused on how to get past your grantwriting fears.  We all know that grants can be a huge boon to nonprofit organizations, as long as you’ve got the right approach and recognize...
Making gratitude a habit – every day

Making gratitude a habit – every day

I loved this recent heartfelt Thanksgiving message from one of my clients: “Our family’s most treasured Thanksgiving tradition is simple, yet powerful. Around the table we go, each person, regardless of age, names a special experience or individual for which he or she is thankful.  There are...
Don’t be shy – communicate!

Don’t be shy – communicate!

Almost every nonprofit I look at makes one classic faux pas.  They believe that it’s an inconvenience, an intrusion, a nuisance, a mistake to communicate frequently with their donors (or prospective donors).  They don’t want to “bother” them (or, let’s face it, they’re lazy and can’t...
A Paradigm Shift

A Paradigm Shift

This wonderful video bears sharing. Social Bookmarking
The November Nonprofit Blog Carnival – Call for Submissions!

The November Nonprofit Blog Carnival – Call for Submissions!

Overcoming Your Grantwriting Fears November’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is here and it’s being hosted right here at Pamela’s Grantwriting Blog! What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival you ask?   With a tip of the hat to Big Duck: If you’re a blogger, here’s how it works: Write a blog post that relates...
5 Simple Solutions to 5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics

5 Simple Solutions to 5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics

Blackbaud’s Connections Blog by Steve MacLaughlin recently came out with 5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics, another “gloom and doom” report on the state of nonprofit fundraising. Fundraising has always been challenging.  After all, you’re not selling a service or a physical product.  But...