Would You Invest a Few Hundred Dollars and a Little Time to Impress Your Board and Capture Larger Donations?

Nonprofits need more funding. Funders need more confidence. More confidence comes from demonstrated operational competence. Funders with more confidence give more. Operational competence can be measured and improved. According to Overcoming Barriers to Giving, Fidelity Charitable’s latest study of over 3,200 donors, 64% of donors want to give more. While your donors may have other […]

New Artificial Intelligence Tool Will Show Nonprofits What’s Working and What’s Not

Promises to save nonprofits thousands in consulting fees, while creating effectiveness and bringing in more funding. HEALDSBURG, Ca., Oct. 1, 2019 – The Global Center of Nonprofit Excellence® announced today the release of an innovative tool for nonprofits called OpX360®. Combining nonprofit best practices and artificial intelligence, this online tool will measure and offer improvements to operational […]

How Your Nonprofit Can Increase Donations by Ignoring Competitive Impulses and Increasing Your Organizational Trustworthiness

Is there competition between nonprofits? Probably, even if it is not head-to-head competition.  Here’s why: The number of nonprofit organizations increases daily. Charitable donations by individuals are declining as the number of givers.  Major donor giving has stalled and the number of givers is shrinking.  In short, more nonprofits are seeking funds, less money is […]

What Your Nonprofit and Funders Can Learn from Jeff Bezos and Amazon®?

By studying industry leaders from other sectors, you may be able to immediately adapt their insights to address challenges that your nonprofit (or the one you are funding) is facing or will face in the future.  Amazon® Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos unknowingly gave your nonprofit (or the one you fund) a huge gift in […]

The Good News is Your Nonprofit Achieved 100% Accuracy on Your Reporting. The Bad News is You Have Been Measuring the Wrong Things.

Business leader and philanthropist Bill Gates said, “I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.” Thought provoking, isn’t it? I wonder what questions the founder of the largest software company and largest private foundation in the world would ask your nonprofit (or the one you fund). […]

What Gets Measured in All Six Areas of Nonprofit Operations Ultimately Determines What Gets Accomplished and How Much Funding You Receive

All Nonprofits want to operate effectively and efficiently. Most do not. According to the Harvard Business Review, 94% of all managers assume that they are operating above operational competency. They are not.  Given its systemic nature, this must be an extremely difficult problem to solve. It is not. What Gets Measured Gets Managed The complete […]