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This video is a two-minute excerpt from our February 5th webinar on Helping Your Board Tell Your Story. In this section of the webinar, Carlo discusses the importance of safe environments for board storytelling. Here, he takes participants through a brief and easy activity that can be conducted at board meetings.   Go here to […]

Nonprofit Branding 2013: What has Changed?

POSTED ON February 22, 2013

Recently, the Nonprofit Quarterly and the Alliance for Nonprofit Management hosted an online discussion with me (Carlo), Kate Barr of Nonprofits Assistance Fund, Jeanne Bell of CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, Robin Katcher of Management Assistance Group, and our moderator Ruth McCambridge of the Quarterly. Our topic was Nonprofit Capacity Building 2013: What has Changed? The discussion […]

Today, I am leading a webinar entitled Helping Your Board Tell Your Story. For the last ten years, I have done many different iterations of this workshop for board members and staff, mainly because  charities want to use stories to help them in their fundraising efforts. Yes, storytelling is a great way to engage donor prospects but […]

About 14 years ago, I was invited to participate in a nonprofit leadership retreat on the grounds of an animal preserve. In fact, they told us not to go out walking after dark because you could end up face to face with an animal you might not want to be face to face with. Driving […]

Board Engagement — How to Enhance It

POSTED ON January 27, 2013

  —- Additional Resource: Engage Your Board in the Fundraising Effort —- A few years ago, I was working with Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners on their strategic plan and I learned a very important lesson about board engagement. During one of our first meetings, it became clear that members of their board had identified […]

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