Select an FAQ (10):
|How can I become a fundraising consultant? (new version available)|
Consultants must respond to a wide range of challenges (says an experienced fundraiser), so they need to have a wide range of experience.
|How do I find and contract with a consultant? |
Guidelines for finding and contracting with a consultant
|How should we handle bulk mailings? |
Strong recommendations to hire a mailing service
|If we have no fee-for-service programs, do we still need marketing? |
Regardless of the makeup of your funding base, you need to market your organization
|Is a Management Company a Good Idea for an Association (new version available)|
Maybe. Especially considering the many details that go with having a small office staff.
|What are employee laws? Any related major issues and topics? |
There are a variety of federal laws, executive orders, etc., regarding the selection and treatment of individuals in the workplace.
|What goes in a conflict-of-interest policy? |
Here are some examples including one from the IRS.
|What sorts of business deals can nonprofits do? |
As corporations, nonprofits can enter into all sorts of contracts. But the arrangements can be complicated. Here's a book that may help.
|Where can I find information about capital campaigns? (new version available)|
Online outlines of the process from campaign consultants and contract managers.
|Where can I learn the basics of contract law? (new version available)|
Basic resources about U.S. contract law and the legal system