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Monday, February 8, 2021
The Misunderstood Social Construct That “Does Good”

We're bringing Jerome Tennille, of the Corporate Social Responsibility team of Marriott International, to speak with Kansas City on February 17 to share how to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion practices to create a more welcoming, engaging environment for all types of volunteers.

Guest Post: Jerome Tennille, Marriott International

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Scared of Year End?

We’re bringing Marcy Heim, a respected authority in enhancing major gift success, to Kansas City on Monday, November 18, to offer a clear understanding of crafting an ask. Here she shares her top ten tips for year-end fundraising.

Guest Post: Marcy Heim, CFRE, CSP, The Artful Asker

Monday, June 3, 2019
I was a first-time donor...

Tom Ahern is presenting to Nonprofit Connect on July 12, 2019. In his blog post, Tom shared his experience as a first-time donor, and what the organization did right to keep him coming back.

Guest Post: Tom Ahern

Monday, May 13, 2019
5 Reasons Your Board Doesn't Do What You Want Them To Do

Lori Jacobwith is presenting to Nonprofit Connect on May 29, 2019. In her blog post, Lori shares why your board members may not be engaged, and how to remedy the situation.

Guest Post: Lori L. Jacobwith

Monday, February 4, 2019
Inclusion 2019 Workshop Review

Last week, I spent my morning in an amazing diversity & inclusion workshop hosted by Nonprofit Connect. We broke down the difference between diversity and inclusion, why you need both, and how to achieve both in an organization.

Guest Post: Rhia Dixon

Monday, January 14, 2019
Unconscious Bias and its Impact on Leadership Decision Making

Dr. Shirley Davis addresses the topic of unconscious bias as a leadership competency and an organizational strategy.

Guest Post by Dr. Shirley Davis

Friday, August 24, 2018
You Can Change Board Conversations Around Philanthropy By Using the Fundraising Fitness Test

I have worked with hundreds of nonprofit organizations who have used the Fundraising Fitness Test (FFT) and I am often asked, “How should I use the Fundraising Fitness Test with my board?”

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Monday, June 18, 2018
Achieving Equity: We Need a New Approach

Guest Post by David Greco, Social Sector Partners. New Approaches to Fighting for Equity: What Nonprofits Can Do

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Giving USA: Interesting Reading or Fundraising Guide?

Guest post by Jeffrey Byrne, Co-Founder + CEO of Byrne Pelofsky + Associates. Here are five ways nonprofits can use Giving USA to improve their fundraising.

Jeffrey Byrne, Byrne Pelofsky + Associates

Monday, April 2, 2018
Four Actions You Can Take to Forge a Meaningful Governance Partnership

Guest Post by Anne Wallestad, President & CEO of BoardSource. Nonprofit Connect is bringing Anne Wallestad to Kansas City on April 26!

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