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A trusted source of information, trends and advice for nonprofit leaders, fundraisers and marketing professionals

We know your time is valuable. We also know that the nonprofit sector changes quickly. That's why we take great care in preparing our weekly blog based upon industry trends, questions we've been getting from clients and colleagues, and our own research about what we hope will be valuable.

How to prepare for your nonprofit strategic plan

March 23, 2023
You’ve made the decision to do it. Your board has agreed it’s a good idea and now you are headed down the road to...

Strategic planning is a team sport. 6 ways to set your team up for the win.

March 9, 2023
Most people wouldn’t think of strategic planning as a team sport. But if you look at the elements that go into creating...

Strategic Planning – 8 things you need to know to set yourself up for success

February 16, 2023
Your organization has decided to do a strategic plan and you have been tasked with leading the process, but you’re not...

8 reasons why strategic planning is important for nonprofits

January 26, 2023
Some nonprofits and their boards may question the need for formal strategic planning every few years. It can be...

The ultimate yearly planning guide for nonprofits and how to stay on track

January 4, 2023
It can be hard as a fundraiser to plan ahead, especially when you are pulled in a thousand different directions, given...

2022 Nonprofit Outlook

December 9, 2021
Throughout the year, our team is regularly researching and watching trends in the nonprofit sector to better support...

This summer at Dot Org Solutions - a focus on growth

August 4, 2021
There are many favorite things I think about when someone mentions summer – grilling out, farmers markets, Ohio sweet...

Six digital marketing investments nonprofits can make to improve reach

June 24, 2021
For many nonprofits, digital marketing consists of occasional mass emails, an infrequently updated website and posts on...

Basic digital metrics nonprofits should know and understand

June 10, 2021
Understanding and using basic digital metrics can help your nonprofit better understand your audience and get more...

The best time to create a plan is now

February 4, 2021
It’s never too late to plan. Even if know you can’t implement anything until later this year or you aren’t sure where...

The importance of nonprofit strategic planning in uncertain times

January 7, 2021
Strategic planning during uncertain times may seem like the last thing your nonprofit wants to do or should do. But it...

10 ways to take care of yourself, team and donors in December

December 10, 2020
While this year has been challenging, there are still some things you can do to take care of you, your team and your...

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