We’re thrilled to share a two-part post by Jen Barth, Starfish Impact team member and Principal of Big Small Brands, a boutique brand and business development firm. Jen is our go-to marketing guru and she has taken some time to put together a mid-year marketing round up for your nonprofit.
Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to spend a few hours once a week to get to some of those projects that have escaped your attention. Read on for suggestions that will provide the greatest value for busy nonprofit professionals’ time and energy.
In the social sector, some times the individuals in leadership roles are not the best managers. What to do when you have a difficult boss? Read on for a few tips that we’ve seen help.
You ask for something to be done and instead you get three reasons why it’s unlikely it’ll succeed. Sound familiar? Perhaps you have a difficult employee who is drowning in negativity. Read on for a few tips and resources that we’ve seen help.
Every so often it seems like we hear about how unpleasant someone’s colleagues are – how unsatisfied, unhappy, and generally upset they are at the nonprofit or social enterprise they work at. What to do with a difficult coworker? Read on for our tips!
Get a head start on mining your nonprofit’s database with a few simple strategies and excel techniques.
Read on for free and low cost resources that can help increase efficiencies, decrease costs, and better execute on programs or engagement at your nonprofit or foundation.
With the start of the year, or when your busy season comes to an end, we recommend showing some employee appreciation. Enclosed you’ll find a few ideas to do so within a nonprofit’s budget.
For the past few years, we’ve taken time to reach out to friends and invite them to share what they are appreciative of. We have continued this tradition again and named it the #GratitudeTrain. Read on to view quotes from our friends and colleagues or view previous years’ here, here, and here.
At Starfish Impact, the team always keeps an ear to the ground to stay abreast of the latest trends in the nonprofit sector. With about a third of a nonprofit’s fundraising budget raised in the last month of the year, #GivingTuesday is the unofficial kickoff of year end giving. These are a few trends we noticed from 2017’s #GivingTuesday: