Why You Need Consultants Who Understand Nonprofit Accounting

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If you were seeking a divorce, you wouldn’t call an entertainment lawyer. Similarly, nonprofits need to work with consultants who are familiar with accounting issues specific to the nonprofit world. Here are a few examples of the kinds of things you may need assistance with. Determining Fundraising Percentages It can be difficult for donors to … Read moreWhy You Need Consultants Who Understand Nonprofit Accounting

Combining Volunteer and Professional IT Support Can Work

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Non-profit organizations are known for their use of volunteers, but not everything can be managed effectively without professional support. If your non-profit is lucky enough to have techie volunteers that you can trust to run your systems, you’re in better shape than most. One question you need to ask as an organization is “what happens … Read moreCombining Volunteer and Professional IT Support Can Work

How to Find Operating Grants for Your Nonprofit Organization

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Any grant can be a major boost for your nonprofit, but operating grants may be the best of all. Learn about the differences between operating and restricted grants, and find out how to get more for your organization. Operating versus Restricted Grants You can probably guess the difference based on just the wording. Restricted or … Read moreHow to Find Operating Grants for Your Nonprofit Organization

Nonprofit Business Support for Your Solo HR Office

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If you’re like a lot of small nonprofits, your HR department may be a single person. In fact, HR activities may even be just one part of the job description for your executive director or administrative manager. When you’re trying to take care of so much work with limited resources, hiring a consultant who specializes … Read moreNonprofit Business Support for Your Solo HR Office

Three Questions to Ask Before You Start Grant Writing

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Nonprofits rely on grant writing for their funding, and in order to secure that funding, they have someone write for them. If you’re doing grant writing for a nonprofit, there are a going to be several things to know before getting started. Whether you’re a first-time writer or a seasoned grant writing professional, these three questions … Read moreThree Questions to Ask Before You Start Grant Writing

3 Reasons Why Administrative Services are Vital for Your Nonprofit

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Administrative services can sometimes get overshadowed by program work when you run a busy nonprofit. You may find it easy to recruit for positions that work directly with clients, but find fewer top candidates when you need an office manager. You may even have questions about what sort of administrative services your organization needs to … Read more3 Reasons Why Administrative Services are Vital for Your Nonprofit

Finding Grants 101

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Have you ever wondered how your nonprofit organization can go about finding grants that help kickstart your initiatives? Well, we here at Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions, are glad you asked. Below you will find three key things you can do to locate and secure the funding that your nonprofit needs. Number 1: Google It Indeed, there is … Read moreFinding Grants 101

How to Save Time and Stress Searching For Grants

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Finding grant opportunities for your nonprofit can be one of the most frustrating aspects of your work. You can lose hours of time – a precious resource in the nonprofit world – without ever uncovering a solid lead. Or you find the perfect opportunity, only to realize you just missed the deadline and the next … Read moreHow to Save Time and Stress Searching For Grants

Hr Tips for Today’s Nonprofit Organization

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Have you ever wondered how you can get the most out of a nonprofit’s human resource (HR) department? Well, we’re glad you did. We here at Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions have a few tips that your nonprofit organization can use to help optimize your human resource function. Tip 1: Utilize Job Descriptions That Are Compelling to Your Audience or … Read moreHr Tips for Today’s Nonprofit Organization

Active Recruiting for Charitable Organizations

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If you’re like many nonprofits, you advertise job openings and wait to see who applies. Unfortunately, that’s not the most effective way to attract top candidates these days. Even without the time or money to devote to recruiting, there are practical methods to use. Consider these ideas for how charitable organizations can become more proactive … Read moreActive Recruiting for Charitable Organizations