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Gender Matters, Nonprofit Fundraising Research Shows the Impact of Women Donors. Nonprofit MBA Podcast 3.14

Summary: In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his guest Cynthia Woolbright discuss the importance and influence of gender when it comes to nonprofit fundraising. Historically, men have made most of the decisions when it comes to wealth management. However, we have seen a significant change in women taking control and making more money than […]

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The Major Gift Fundraising Playbook for Nonprofits. Nonprofit MBA Podcast 3.16

Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions interviews Maribeth Canning from Maribeth Canning Consulting about major gift fundraising. Major gift fundraising is the largest donations that a nonprofit organization can get from a single individual. Various different steps and tips can help your organization become successful in securing one. You need to identify, build relationships, have meetings, […]

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Onboarding and Recruiting Principles for Effective Nonprofit Boards. Nonprofit MBA Podcast 3.15

Summary: In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his guest James Mueller discuss the principles of onboarding and recruiting for nonprofit boards. Bringing on the right person when recruiting a nonprofit board member is crucial for nonprofit success.  However, before you are able to find your right candidate, your organization must be able to reflect […]

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The Reality of Getting Business Loans for Minorities and Women

With the economy on the upswing, entrepreneurs are seeking funds to meet increased consumer demand, leading to a need for business loans for minorities and women. In 2020, a year of infectious disease and economic crisis, many small businesses struggled to keep their doors open. Yet, more Small Business Administration loans for minorities and women […]

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Why Cash Flow Forecasting Is Key to Your Small Business Success

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Most business owners don’t realize how important cash flow forecasting is to their businesses until they realize their businesses may be in trouble—and short on cash. In a QuickBooks report, 61% of small business owners surveyed reported they regularly struggled with cash flow issues, and 32% said cash flow issues hindered their ability to pay […]

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The Difference Between a Balance Sheet and an Income Statement (video)

Difference Between a Balance Sheet and an Income Statement

Even if you have an accountant, every business owner should know the difference between a balance sheet and an income statement—that’s called smart money management. Actually, a business owner not only needs to understand the purpose of a balance sheet and small business income statement but also all the critical indicators of their business’s finances. […]

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5 Strategies to Keep Fundraising Alive During Uncertain Times. Nonprofit MBA Podcast 3.13

Summary: In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his Guest Margaret Katz Cann discuss five strategies to keep fundraising alive during uncertain times. There are many circumstances that throw nonprofit organizations for a loop, and uncertain times arise regardless of the Coronavirus pandemic. However, even during difficult and uncertain times, nonprofits are given an opportunity […]

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Why Nonprofit Leadership & Storytelling Are Critical To Grow Your Nonprofit. Nonprofit MBA Podcast 3.12

Summary: In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his Guest Pam Sherman discuss why nonprofit leadership & storytelling can help grow your nonprofit. It is no secret that in order to have a successful, high functioning organization your nonprofit management and leadership have to be great. In addition to that, the messenger behind your organization […]

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Nonprofit Lenders for Nonprofit Organizations You Should Know About

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US lenders who service nonprofit organizations have always been challenging to find if you are a nonprofit. However, some nonprofit lenders have started to give 501c3’s the same business loans and business lines of credit that for-profit businesses have had for decades. What is now different is that these lenders are not the ones you […]

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How to Create a Donor Persona & Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

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Donor personas are semi-fictional portrayals of the people you expect to donate to your nonprofit.  They allow you to personify your target market by creating a profile that includes a deeper level of demographic and psychographic details.  You can give your personas names and faces to help you really bring the personas to life and […]

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