Is poor nonprofit management killing your organization?
The area you serve, whether it is children, seniors, environment and conservation, wildlife, etc., depend on your organization for help. If you close your doors, many will be affected by it.
If you’re not paying attention to trends such as social media, email marketing and blogging you may want to make your nonprofit comfortable because death is fast approaching.
For example, do the people in charge think social media is a waste of time? If so, it’s no wonder you’re nonprofit is gasping for breath.
Social media is a great marketing tool. Is it cheap, easy and free? Yes and no.
It’s free if you open an account and don’t take advantage of paid ads. But, it can take time to learn. Time can be just as valuable, even more valuable, than money. On the flip side, you can create ads that will reach a large audience, but this costs money.
I’ve been studying nonprofit management for some time and discovered the warning signs that signal a nonprofit is dying. Read them below and see if you recognize the signs within your organization.
10 Warning Signs Your Nonprofit is Dying
1. People do not know that your nonprofit exists.
Do people even know that your nonprofit exists? If not, you have a major problem. There’s no way a nonprofit can survive without support from donors and volunteers. It’s the nonprofit management team (president, vice president, director, etc.) that should be speaking with local business and city leaders. You should be working together, not against one another. [Read more...]