News and Notes

Thursday, October 23, 2014

NorthSky would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to the Oleson Foundation for its generous support for the 2014-2015 NorthSky...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

This week's advice from William Anderson, NorthSky Consultant 

1. Successful nonprofits have compelling missions and consistently work to present their mission to the public. Not just with the intention of increasing fund development but to insure that individuals needing services are aware that these services exist. This requires...

Thursday, October 9, 2014

   By Ashima Saigal, Database Sherpa, NorthSky Consultant

While donor data is important to the running...

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The ultimate challenge... how do nonprofit leaders diversify funding in order to secure a base of revenue? Some nonprofits are limited to fundraising for 100% of their revenue but many organizations have opportunities for earned income? And for those who are limited to fundraising - many diverse strategies exist to diversifying your fundraising...

Friday, September 5, 2014

NorthSky hosted an excellent professional development session today on "Working with a Consultant." NorthSky Consultant Leslie Starsoneck led the session  and shared some great tips for ensuring a successful engagement with the anticipated deliverables.

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Here are some great tools for getting more familiar with Salesforce for Nonprofits:

Introduction to Salesforce for Nonprofits

Is Your...

Monday, August 4, 2014

Don't miss the opportunity to attend the premier fundraising school offered by Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy--  right here in Traverse City on September 9 and 10, 2014. The price is half the usual fee so an excellent investment. 

The registration deadline is quickly approaching so sign up today.

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Much has been written about the nonprofit strategic plan including pronunciations about its death “the strategic plan is dead.” However, the second clause in that exclamation from Standford Social Innovation Review is “long live...