[Cool Infographic Friday] Management Consulting

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Bringing on a Fundraising Consultant: A Nonprofit’s Hiring Guide

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Are you considering hiring a fundraising consultant? Before beginning your search for the perfect consultant, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the hiring process. Compare consultants. Communicate with your consultant. Compare consultants.

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Announcing ImpactRising.Org: Organizational Capacity Building Resource for Nonprofits and Consultants

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Note from Beth: I first learned about this project last year, when Shiree Teng, the project leader, interviewed me as part of some research on capacity building consultants that lead to the design of ImpactRising.

10 Expert Strategies and 500 Minutes of Free Event Fundraising Consulting

NetWits

With over 500 minutes (that’s 10 hrs) of free event fundraising consulting you’ll learn everything from how to get started with your first event to running effective multi-channel communications programs that increase fundraising performance.

Getting Your Money’s Worth From a Nonprofit Consultant

BoardAssist

There comes a point in most nonprofit’s lives when they need to go outside their organization and hire a consultant to help with one issue or another. Getting Your Money’s Worth From a Nonprofit Consultant. Decide who will be the consultant’s main contact. consultants

Top Tech Tasks for Nonprofit Consultants: We Tell You More

Tech Soup Blog

cloudcomputing Cloud open data nonprofits IT Running Your Organization cloud computing Consultants TechSoup knows that organizations often struggle with solving IT problems, and we want to help. We surveyed our members to find out more in 2014.

Supporting NGOs in underserved countries, and recommending consultants

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2) Should funders recommend capacity building consultants or require grantees use certain consultants for projects they fund? Packard Grantees from Pakistan, with In-Country Team.

Picking a Fundraising Consultant for Major Gift Fundraising

Donor Search

If you’ve decided to go with a fundraising consultant firm to improve your major gift fundraising, that’s great news! Since every consulting firm works differently, finding the right one for your nonprofit will involve a lot…

Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

Connection Cafe

bbcon 2016 , the conference where technology and social good meet, featured a session from Alan Levine, a senior consultant at Barker & Scott Consulting.

Let Nonprofits Know You Provide Social Media Consulting!

Idealware

And both of these publications will include a directory of the consultants who can help organizations define and execute social media strategies. The nonprofits using our resources ask us over and over again for recommendations of consultants - purchase an affordable listing in the directory to make sure you're on their radar! And both will include the Social Media Consultant Directory to allow them to find consultants who can help in the process.

More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

What few experts, bloggers, and consultants tell us is this: with every new fundraising software that we add, we compound the potential for data quality problems. Technology both simplifies and complicates our lives. Nowhere is this more true than in the nonprofit sector.

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Cutting Through the Noise| A Fundraiser’s Strategy for Sorting It Out

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising fundraising consulting fundraising ideas nonprofit consulting nonprofit management online information Back in the Jurassic period of fundraising — oh, about the early 1980s — things were different… If we wanted information, we subscribed to a magazine, bought a book, or paid to travel to and attend a seminar.

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New to TechSoup: Salesforce and IT Strategy Consultations from TechBridge

Tech Soup Blog

The Salesforce Data Management Assessment is a two-hour consultation service to determine whether an organization can benefit from a consolidated cloud database built on the Salesforce CRM platform.

Treasury consults on new technology for cheques

AFP Blog

Treasury consults on new technology for cheques : HM Treasury has proposed the introduction of ‘cheque imaging’, whereby cheques can be paid in by the recipient taking a picture of the cheque with their smartphone or tablet. The consultation also suggests the electronic processing of cheques at individual bank branches

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants July 27, 2008 This week, it is my pleasure to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. I got some interesting answers: Ken, at the Nonprofit Consulting Blog, talks about transparency , and how it’s a big mistake not to be transparent.

The Truth About Social Media and Nonprofits: A New Perspective May Be Required

NetWits

Social Media heller consulting SmallAct Social Influencer Social Media for NonprofitsGuest post by Jay Jones from Heller Con sulting. You may have noticed: Social media seems to be the talk of nonprofits for the past few years.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants April 14, 2008 I like hosting the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. Mostly, because I get to read blogs by people that aren’t on my list of feeds I read regularly. And I get to highlight the work of some of my favorite bloggers, too.

Michelle, the consultant

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Michelle, the consultant March 27, 2008 Someone mentioned to me that from what I write on my blog, she wouldn’t know what it is that I actually do in my consulting work. And, I guess truthfully, the blurb on my consulting site is kinda dry.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants November 19, 2007 Today, it’s my turn to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. Keep track of the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants, no matter which blog is hosting, by subscribing to the Carnival feed. {

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Top 9 Fundraising Consultants for Nonprofit Success

Donor Search

Fundraising consultants are experts in their field who can provide you with a diverse range of tools and skill sets to help you accomplish your goals. Even the most experienced nonprofit organizations can use some help and support in regards to forming their fundraising strategies.

The Bigger Picture

Idealware

In 2013, she started Jill Meyer Consulting and set to work helping nonprofits do a better job of collecting, managing, and analyzing their data. “I As a consultant, it’s good to be able to go out and find what you need in one place. Insights Assessments Consulting Data Volunteering

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants October 30, 2006 This Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants has given me a chance to read some blogs I don’t usually get to read, since I’m so often focused in the tech field. David Maister asks " What do consultants know?

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants … Here! Monday!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Monday (the day before the election) I’m hosting the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. My focus: is the economy changing the way you work, or the way you think about your work? In what ways? If you’d like to submit a post, do so by Saturday midnight. Go to BlogCarnival.com to submit your post using the form there or send an email to npc.carnival AT yahoo DOT com with your name, your blog's name and the URL of the post (not your blog homepage

Going First: The first step to transformational leadership starts with taking it

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Plenty Consulting. Change Management jeff shuck Leadership leadership skills Plenty Consulting tech leadership Jeff Shuck. Want to see leadership in action? Look no farther than the local pre-school, where line leaders show their peers the way forward. If we think about the idea of leadership as being at the front of the line, we find both opportunity and obligation.

10 Traits of a Great Consultant

Robert Weiner

The Chronicle of Philanthropy published a nice list of consulting traits that I want to pass along. They mean that the client's needs come first, but you often need to collaborate with the client as well as other consultants to reach a solution.). ConsultingThe traits they list are below. My comments are in parentheses. Have self-confidence and be as adept at delivering bad news as good. This is hard. I hate delivering bad news, but it often goes with the job.).

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy

VisionLink

VisionLink’s unique Strategic Advantage consulting department is proud to be supporting the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy (CCA).

Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions

3rd Sector Labs

The vendor services can be more expensive than, say, an independent consultant. If you are struggling with this, find a data consultant that can help you. D10: Do I need a database consultant to complete my donor data migration project?

Choosing a Capital Campaign Consultant: 6 Expert Tips

Donor Search

If you’re looking to hire a capital campaign consultant, then you probably know that they can be a valuable asset to your campaign. However, finding the right professional for your nonprofit isn’t always easy.

Advice for Consultants - Part 1

Robert Weiner

This post was inspired by my colleague Kris Putnam’s advice for new consultants ( So, You Want To Be A Philanthropy Consultant? and Starting A Consulting Business? I received the following via CharityChannel’s Consultants forum in 2003. I was just completing my first year as a solo consultant after 9 years of working for firms. This advice was provided by John Elbare in response to a question about what to expect as a new consultant.

Advice for Consultants - Part 3

Robert Weiner

This is the third in a series of posts aimed at new consultants in the nonprofit sector. Think about whether you want to be a sole practitioner, build a firm and eventually hire other employees, work for someone else, or form an association (tight or loose) with other consultants. networking through professional or social associations (consultants associations, Rotary, and associations that your potential clients participate in). Tags: Consulting

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Bea’s job on TechSoup’s community team is to find compelling nonprofit stories from our community (NGOs, libraries, technology consultants, and foundations) around the globe to feature them on our TechSoup Global Local Impact Map.

Advice for Consultants - Part 2

Robert Weiner

Last week I posted John Elbare’s advice for new nonprofit consultants. Although Karen’s advice was focused on technology consultants, the business management tips (#4) are pertinent for all independent consultants. Advice to newbies in nptech consulting: (1) don’t try to be a generalist, or at least don’t try to know everything. There’s a lot of overhead to consulting, even if you don’t do a lot of networking or advertising.

Social Media ennui

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Consulting Nonprofit Tech Nonprofits Web2.0 I have a confession to make. I have social media ennui. I’m tired of reading and hearing about about social media and nonprofits, and I’m annoyed that social media is taking up so much of the air space in the #nptech world. As you know, I’m a bit of a technology curmudgeon, but I’m far from a luddite – I’m an early adopter, for the most part.

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IBM Grants Nonprofits Technology Consulting to Help Better Serve the Community - Xtra xtra

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IBM Grants Nonprofits Technology Consulting to Help Better Serve the Community - Xtra xtra

Reboot: Ten Tips for Working with IT Consultants

AFP Blog

Reboot: Ten Tips for Working with IT Consultants : The situation: you want a new website; or you think an app would be useful; or perhaps you want to beef up your organization's e-commerce. It might be time to hire an Information Technology (IT) consultant. Here's the bad news: working well with an IT consultant will mean some extra homework for you and your team, but not doing your homework can lead to delays and expense

Top Tech Tasks for Nonprofit Consultants [Infographic]

Tech Soup Blog

We know that many nonprofits can't afford in-house IT experts, and rely on a combination of consultants and volunteers to keep their technology running smoothly. Did you know you can access IT consulting services and support through TechSoup? nonprofit nonprofits data Consultants

Consultants say business is picking up. Trend?

Robert Weiner

I attended three conferences in April and asked a variety of independent consultants and employees of consulting firms about how the economy is affecting them. The consultants I spoke to work on database implementations, capital campaigns, web design, marketing, and strategic planning. Tags: Consulting Is this a trend?

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management March 12, 2007 As you know, nonprofit data management has been a really important issue for me for a long time. So I thought it would be a great subject for the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants hosted here today.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management March 12, 2007 As you know, nonprofit data management has been a really important issue for me for a long time. So I thought it would be a great subject for the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants hosted here today.