How to hire a fundraising consultant

Wild Woman Fundraising

So you want to hire a nonprofit consultant. Consultants are here to be advisors, teachers, coaches and support for you and your team. Some consultants WILL step in and do tasks for you, as an interim.). THEN hiring a fundraising consultant is a good next step.

Why You Should Hire a Fundraising Consultant – Episode 15

iMarketSmart

On today’s episode we discuss fundraising consultants and why you as a fundraiser should consider hiring one. Check out the How I Built My Fundraising Consultancy Podcast on Apple Podcasts , Google Play , Stitcher and other podcast directories.

If You Could Tell Consultants One Thing.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you could tell consultants, freelance writers, graphic designers, and other people your nonprofits hires Just One Thing about working for nonprofit clients, what would it be? Lots of consultants read this blog so you are doing a public service. Hiring Consultants Your Advice

Nonprofits and Consultants: Best and Worst Experiences?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you work for a nonprofit, what are your best and worst experiences working with consultants and freelancers? If you are a consultant or freelancer, what are your best and worst experiences working with nonprofit clients? Hiring Consultants Nonprofit Communications

Considering Consulting to Nonprofits? Advice from the Pros

Getting Attention

Guest bloggers, Julia Reich, a designer and brand strategist at Stone Soup Creative and Marlene Oliveira, a copywriter and communications consultant at moflow and founder of the Nonprofit MarCommunity recap their #15NTC session on nonprofit consulting. Are you already a consultant?

Consultants and Freelancers – Get More Nonprofit Clients

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And I want other consultants and freelancers to be able to make it work as a career choice too, because I believe nonprofits are better served by people who are fully dedicated to the sector’s success. Nonprofit Communications Professional Development consulting freelancing

Coaching Consultants on Getting More Nonprofit Clients

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My second love is helping others who want to live that sweet life too by dedicating their consulting or freelancing careers to serving the nonprofit sector like I do. Hiring Consultants Nonprofit Communications

13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

Getting Attention

6) “ You don’t have to work 100+ hours/week to be a great nonprofit leader ,” says Natasha Golinsky, consultant to nonprofit start-ups.

A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Todd Cohen, editor of the Philanthropy Journal, wrote a blog post on how bad nonprofit consultants can be. Many who could not cut it as nonprofit professionals turn to consulting because they spot easy prey in nonprofits desperate for strategic advice.”

4 great reasons to hire a capital campaign consultant

iMarketSmart

Getting an experienced consultant onboard will increase your chances of success exponentially. The post 4 great reasons to hire a capital campaign consultant appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Fundraising Lead Generation strategy capital campaign consultant capital campaign consulting firms capital campaign plan charity blog nonprofit operations advice nonprofit tips reasons to hire a fundraising consultantLarge amounts of money are at stake.

How can you become a successful fundraising consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

She has written so many books about fundraising, and she’s also been consulting for a really long time. So today we’re going to be talking about how to become a fundraising consultant and also hiring your first fundraising professional. But then I met another consultant.

Open Government Consultation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In the spirit of openness, I have decided to publicly share my open-ended responses to the ongoing Canadian Open Government Consultation , which has been taking place since December 6th, 2011 and is scheduled to end January 16th, 2012. The consultation covers questions on Open Data , Open Information , Open Dialogue and the Open Government Strategy. For more information on this initiative, please consult this news release.

How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

This situation may call for a social media consultant to help you build your online communities, create great content and manage your time effectively. Despite your best intentions and great ideas, perhaps you do not know how to begin to work with a consultant or what to expect.

SRDC Open Data Consultation Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The SRDC Open Data Consultation was an invitation only event, which I had the pleasure of participating in. SRDC Open Data Consultation – May 6th, 2011. Debrief Open Data asthmapolis Canada community accounts consultation eatsure vancouver fitbit Government 2.0 Over the next few blog posts I will debrief a few of the many events I attended this Spring. I have included only key takeaways and interesting insights (ok, well I find them interesting anyway…).

Seeking WordPress Consultant or Firm— Is it you?

Getting Attention

Small nonprofit marketing firm (that’s us!) seeks WordPress expert or small firm for ongoing maintenance of two main (and a few mini-) websites and email client (Emma, for now), and for special development projects. Role is virtual, so you can be anywhere in U.S.

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Social Media Experts, Gurus, Consultants & Strategists

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Then in early 2008, the real rush came in as the field became more legitimate and the term “ social media consultant &# emerged. What are you an expert, guru, consultant in exactly? Tags: Advice Rant consultant expert google insights guru job description personal brand search trends Social Media strategist terms

Are you consulting for free? O RLY?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Then somewhere along the way, you decided you could do some nonprofit consulting. Hippie Girl wants to change the world. So you’re a bleeding heart hippie liberal who wants to heal the world. That’s why you got into this field, right? To change the world.

Freelancers/Consultants: How to Work for Nonprofit Clients

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In addition to everything we do at Nonprofit Marketing Guide directly for nonprofits, I also have a small side project that helps freelance writers and consultants do a better job serving their own nonprofit clients.

5 Easy Steps: A Guide to Hiring a Fundraising Consultant

Fundraising Coach

Hiring a fundraising consultant, while incredibly important, can be tricky. Understand your organization When it comes to hiring a fundraising consultant, you’ll first need to understand your organization inside and out. Most consultants will have preset packages you can choose from.

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Simone Joyaux is an internationally recognized consultant to the nonprofit sector on fund development, board development, and strategic planning and management. In the late ‘90s I was doing a consulting project in Tucson, Arizona, for a women’s fund.

10 Dumbest Words Used By Fundraising Consultants

The Agitator

Specifically, I’m singling out those fundraising, branding and communications consultants whose misuse of words and aversion to simplicity and clarity only serve to muddy the waters with their confusion. I’m not raising all this to poke fun at the consulting community.

Do you want to be a nonprofit consultant? Read this interview with Desiree Adaway

Wild Woman Fundraising

What advice would you give people who are starting to be nonprofit consultants? Large consulting projects can take months to close and get approval through internal channels. Desiree Adaway designs programs and strategies that create revenue and advocates for organizations.

Making a living without a job-An interview with Barbara Winter

Wild Woman Fundraising

For example, when I started my fundraising consulting business, I taught art classes out of my car port for extra money. So for example, this is something that happens a lot, especially with fundraising consulting and with nonprofit consulting. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody.

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Working Effectively with Consultants: Tips for Nonprofits

ImpactMax

Having now sat on both sides of the nonprofit desk—hiring consultants and being hired as a consultant—I’ve learned something about creating productive relationships between nonprofits and freelancers. Look around before you interview consultants for a project.

November 23rd: How can you become a nonprofit consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Maybe you’d enjoy being a nonprofit consultant! Mike Bacon, founder of Bacon Lee and Associates will be speaking about how he founded his own nonprofit consulting firm, and how you can do it! If you would like one on one coaching to find a nonprofit job or become a nonprofit consultant, Mazarine can help you. Ever wanted to make money on the side from your knowledge and help nonprofits too? But how does that work? Want to find out?

#Inteview: Amy Eisenstein, Fundraising Consultant and Author of 50 Asks in 50 Weeks

Non Profit Marketing 360

Amy Eisenstein is a “no nonsense” fundraising consultant for local and national nonprofits. AMY: The big shops invest in training, in all sorts of specialists and consultants, so even though they’re often struggling as well, they have more resources to put into development.

How can you become a nonprofit consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you thought about becoming a nonprofit consultant? Yesterday at the last Nonprofit Career Club meeting, we talked with Mike Bacon of Bacon Lee and Associates about becoming a nonprofit consultant. Want to hear my story as a nonprofit consultant?

So You Want to Be A Nonprofit Consultant -By Mike Bacon

Wild Woman Fundraising

So You Want To Be A Consultant. If you want to be a nonprofit consultant, check out this presentation by Mike Bacon of Bacon Lee and Associates in San Antonio, Texas. So you want to be a consultant.

#interview: Tom Ahern — Author, Award-Winning Journalist, and Communications Consultant

Non Profit Marketing 360

An award-winning magazine journalist, he has written case statements for numerous campaigns and is a popular communications trainer and consultant. Tom Ahern is the author of four books on fundraising communications, with a fifth on the way.

"Have the consultant do it"?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

The title of this post is written with tongue in cheek, but it does get to what's often a fine line between consulting and contracting. Even when talking with other nonprofit consultants, we don't always agree on where we should draw the line between performing tasks for our client organizations and empowering them to perform these tasks themselves. facilitation capacity building contracting grant writing Nonprofit strategic planning consulting

#Interview: Sandy Rees, Owner of the “Get Fully Funded” Blog and Fundraising Consultant

Non Profit Marketing 360

Sandy Rees writes the “ Get Fully Funded ” blog in addition to consulting and coaching nonprofit leaders on fundraising. A former Development Director for nonprofits, she has written Fundraising Buffet and co-wrote 7 Essential Steps to Raising Money by Mail.

11 tips to communicate better with nonprofit leaders

Wild Woman Fundraising

I want to be a nonprofit consultant! It really gave me some good questions to ask myself, as a nonprofit consultant, on how I could be better for my clients, by asking the right questions. Let’s face it. Nobody is born saying, “You know what I really want to do?

How to Get a 30-Minute Consulting Appointment with Me

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve made some changes to our All-Access Pass to Nonprofit Marketing Guide that now make it easier for you to get a quick consultation with me on whatever issues you are struggling with at the moment. Office Hours consultations are an additional $75 per meeting.

The Gig Economy and the Nonprofit Sector

Wild Woman Fundraising

Should you consult, or should you work full time? Before you say, “Consulting” think twice. This month Yes Magazine published a happy go lucky article about the gig economy and how we should all LOVE IT because it gives us SO MUCH FLEXIBILITY!

#Interview: Tiffany Applegate, Co-Founder of X Factor Consulting – Enhancing the Sustainability of Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

Tiffany Applegate is co-founder of X Factor Consulting , which works to enhance the sustainability of nonprofit organizations. With her marketing degree and MBA, she left the corporate world for the nonprofit sphere, and has been consulting since 2005.

#Interview: Tiffany Applegate, Co-Founder of X Factor Consulting – Enhancing the Sustainability of Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

Tiffany Applegate is co-founder of X Factor Consulting , which works to enhance the sustainability of nonprofit organizations. With her marketing degree and MBA, she left the corporate world for the nonprofit sphere, and has been consulting since 2005.

#Interview: Gail Perry, Fundraising Consultant, Trainer & Author of Fired-Up Fundraising

Non Profit Marketing 360

Gail Perry is a fundraising consultant and trainer and the author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Your Board’s Passion into Action. NPM360: Have the top burner issues changed since you started consulting? Blogging has been a great marketing tool for my consulting and my speaking.

Fundraising Consultants: When Should You Hire One?

Fundraiser Ideas

In many cases, nonprofit organizations and charities should consider retaining the services of professional fundraising consultants if they experience reduced donations or fail to meet fundraising goals on a consistent basis. Fundraising consultants can offer valuable insight into the techniques and strategies most likely to attract new donors in today’s competitive fundraising environment.

#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

Non Profit Marketing 360

Kivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications. That’s where I have my nonprofit experience as a staff member, and I’ve been on multiple boards of small organizations, volunteered a lot, and consulted with a lot of those small groups.

#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

Non Profit Marketing 360

Kivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications. That’s where I have my nonprofit experience as a staff member, and I’ve been on multiple boards of small organizations, volunteered a lot, and consulted with a lot of those small groups.

#INTERVIEW: Sybil Stershic, Consultant, Blogger, & Author of Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most

Non Profit Marketing 360

Sybil Stershic, founder of Quality Service Marketing , is a long-time consultant and blogger on internal marketing and the author of Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most: A Guide to Employee-Customer Care.

#Interview: Gail Perry, Fundraising Consultant, Trainer & Author of Fired-Up Fundraising

Non Profit Marketing 360

Gail Perry is a fundraising consultant and trainer and the author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Your Board’s Passion into Action. MKC: Have the top burner issues changed since you started consulting? Blogging has been a great marketing tool for my consulting and my speaking.

This week on the podcasts

iMarketSmart

Coming up next week on How I Built My Fundraising Consultancy is an interview with Larry Raff, president of Copley Raff, Inc. Fundraising charity blog disney engagement fundraising fundraising consultants how i built my fundraising consultancy Philanthropy podcast