Nonprofit World: May-June 2006
VOLUME 24, NUMBER 3
|15 Tips to Optimize Your E-mail Messages*|
by Khera, Raj
Nonprofits scored high in a recent e-mail study. But are you doing all you can to reap the highest response rates?
|35 Questions that Will Transform Your Board|
Take this test to be sure your board is the best that it can be.
|Are Spreadsheet Errors Undermining Decision-Making in Your Organization?|
by Caulkins, Jonathan et al.
Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making, as a new study makes clear. Here?s what to do.
|Are You Boring Your Volunteers to Death?*|
by Ellis, Susan
Can you get those tedious tasks done without alienating volunteers?
|For Best Results, Mix Well Before Use|
by Brand, Tom
To reach donors, fundraisers must integrate a variety of media. CD-ROMs are a cost-effective way to do so.
|How a State Can Enhance Nonprofit Effectiveness|
by Boyd, Sandy
A new report shows what states can do when they take the lead in nurturing the nonprofit sector from the ground up.
|How Nonprofits Can Partner with State Regulators|
by Lies, Valerie
Here?s how one state began a dialogue with regulators to strengthen nonprofits.
|How to Reduce Employee Stress|
by Kleiner, Brian et al.
Don?t risk losing your best workers.
|Idealism & Activism in Today's Nonprofit World|
by Sauer, Doug
Nonprofits can - and must - redefine activism so that it?s integral to their work.
|It's Time for All Nonprofits to Come Together|
by Alvarado, Audrey R.
A first-of-its-kind meeting - the Nonprofit Congress - aims to unite America?s diverse nonprofits.
|Nonprofit Voices: Tapping the Power of the Board*|
by Avner, Marcia
Are you drawing on the tremendous resource your board can be in advocating for your organization?
|Our American Democracy: How Do Nonprofits Fit In?*|
by Greeley, Erica
Why should nonprofits care about public policy and engage in advocacy? This historical view provides a clear answer.
|Take the Collaboration Quiz*|
by Rigsbee, Ed
How do you choose the best possible collaboration partner? This quiz is the place to start.