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4 Best Practices for Managing Advocacy Group Finances


Effective financial management is essential for any organization. No matter your purpose, well-managed finances yield data-driven insights that allow those in financial positions to plan and achieve the organization’s goals. Financial management is especially important for advocacy groups since these organizations tend to work under tight budgets and face greater challenges with maintaining public trust. To help, we’ve compiled this list of four best practices your advocacy group can implement to manage its finances more effectively. 1. Establish clear financial policies As various team members interact with your advocacy group’s finances, they’ll need clear guidelines for handling money within your organization. [...]

4 Best Practices for Managing Advocacy Group Finances2024-05-24T07:27:25-04:00

How to Manage Payroll for Your Staff: A Nonprofit Guide


Whether you’re investing in fundraising software or paying for programs to fulfill your mission, your nonprofit’s budget requires careful allocation of expenses. Payroll is one of the most significant of these expenses, not just because it’s a necessity but because staff members deserve fair compensation for their professional dedication to your cause. This means you must carefully allocate your payroll expenses—but how? In this guide, we’ll explore how to manage payroll for your staff. Let’s get started! 1. Track employee hours. The first step to effectively manage staff payroll is to gain a holistic understanding of your employees’ efforts and compensation. [...]

How to Manage Payroll for Your Staff: A Nonprofit Guide2024-02-23T14:24:15-05:00

Consolidating Your Data: 3 Strategies for Nonprofits


Nonprofits, large and small, collect and analyze data from various sources. Donor data, such as contact information and past giving behavior, enhances donor management and allows organizations to appeal to supporters’ unique reasons for giving. On the other hand, financial data keeps nonprofits organized and aware of the health of their operations. By properly collecting and analyzing data, these insights can be used to forecast donor behavior and even project fundraising revenue. Data consolidation provides a strong foundation for this by ensuring all nonprofit data is accurate, up-to-date, and integrated on a single platform. In this guide, we’ll discuss strategies nonprofits [...]

Consolidating Your Data: 3 Strategies for Nonprofits2024-01-24T13:15:53-05:00

Nonprofit Budgeting: How to Shop For Fundraising Software


Whether you’re looking for a platform to collect fundraising data, automate marketing messages, or simply streamline giving for donors, choosing the right fundraising software is critical to your nonprofit’s ability to raise support. If you’re not sure how to start your search or what to look for, this guide is for you! Let’s review the five steps to shopping for fundraising software to help your nonprofit find the perfect solution. 1. List out must-have features To kick off your search, you’ll need a clear understanding of what you’re looking for in fundraising software. When it comes to choosing one platform over [...]

Nonprofit Budgeting: How to Shop For Fundraising Software2024-01-22T08:42:18-05:00
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