Insights for Non-Profits

5 Lessons Non-Profits Learned in 2020

January 15, 2021 | Non-Profits

2020 was certainly a challenging year for many organizations, but for some, also a year of evolution and growth. Many of the lessons learned this year can help non-profits prepare for potentially difficult years ahead. Below are five lessons that non-profits learned in 2020. Virtual Reality is …

Webinar: Associate Board Roundtable

November 24, 2020 | Non-Profits

Does your organization have an Associate Board or Young Professionals Group? If not, are you interested in starting one? Join us on Friday, November 20th at 12pm for a panel discussion where members of our non-profit community will share their experiences in implementing these …

The Trend to Associate Boards

November 19, 2020 | Non-Profits

Non-profits are under constant pressure to secure funds that help fulfill organizational goals. It is important to adapt giving strategies and traditional governance structures to stay on track, not only now, but also in the future.

How to Start an Endowment Fund

October 08, 2020 | Non-Profits

The COVID – 19 pandemic has forced many organizations to consider starting an endowment. Non-profits that have had an endowment to lean on during this difficult period haven’t had to scale back as much as those without one. If you’ve determined that now is the right time for your organization …

When is the Right Time to Start an Endowment Fund?

September 24, 2020 | Non-Profits

Creating an endowment & foundation investment fund can be confusing. There’s a lot of decisions to make, and it can be difficult to know when the timing is best for your organization. Below, we’ve outlined our answers to some frequently asked questions about the establishment of endowment funds. …

The Big Takeaways from the Big Give

August 19, 2020 | Non-Profits

We had the opportunity to chat with Natalie Parscher, Vice President for Communications and Marketing at the Columbus Foundation, about the success of their most recent fundraising campaign, The Big Give. The Columbus Foundation launched the fundraiser in 2011 and holds it every 2-3 years. The …