Current efforts to pressure colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel companies demonstrate why most nonprofits should adopt official investment policies – policies that take values into account.Read More »
The author recounts one of the most difficult, tense meetings of his professional life. But all is well that ends well. The turning of an opponent to a supporter of a particular project demonstrates the value of Pre-Campaign Assessments, an essential fact finding effort that should precede any major fundraising initiative.Read More »
https://theevansconsultinggroup.com/services/visioning-process/The recent merger of three environmental groups in western North Carolina epitomized the trend of collaboration among nonprofit organizations. Increasingly, mergers and other forms of long-term collaboration are mission driven and not all about cost savings.Read More »
Downton Abbey, the much-watched British drama, offered a plot point of interest to nonprofit leaders: Waves are made with an out-of-the-box choice to head a committee to erect a World War I memorial. What’s the takeaway?
It really does matter who chairs the committee.Read More »
Houses of worship are the shoulders on which all of American philanthropy stands. We, as Americans, must work to keep it that way and prevent lack of financial transparency from undermining some of our most valuable resources.Read More »
Is your organization taking the necessary steps for growth? Robert Evans puts together a checklist of a few of his favorites that can help reinvigorate your fundraising efforts.Read More »