Tips for Thriving During the Downturn part 1

The economy being what it is, many nonprofits are revisiting their fundraising strategies. In their recent article “9 Innovations That Are Helping Charities Thrive in the Downturn”, universities and other nonprofits share some efforts that have worked for them.

  • Advance Donor Career Interests – By providing Business Partner Roundtable sessions (for a fee), the New Jersey Performing Arts Center found that they could offer business professionals some of the  professional development and networking opportunities they would normally get through other work engagements. They’ve found the sessions offer participants a chance to support a solid organization and acquire tools/resources they can take back to their office!