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Nonprofits are always trying to forge engagement and relationships with a potential client, donor, or volunteer. Through a story you provide a window into your world; the needs of your organization; who and how you help serve your community; and why it matters to the audience. Learn more.

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If you are an Executive Director or serve as a Board leader, you may have encountered an unengaged board member who no longer contributes to your organization in a meaningful way. Learn four measures that will keep your board, and its engagement with your mission, both vibrant and alive.

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The resources of a nonprofit organization are vast. If you are an ED, CFO, or Board Member, numerous stakeholders are dependent on your efficient allocation of those resources to fulfill your mission. Explore how a professional financial advisor can help you manage those resources.

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After a thorough vetting of McKinley Carter’s practices and investment strategies, MCWS has been approved as a Third-Party Investment Manager with The Pittsburgh Foundation. Learn more.

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Knowing and appropriately cultivating your major donor prospects should be an ongoing practice for all nonprofit organizations. Learn how to create an actionable plan for each of the five donor archetypes.

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What are the four categories of fiduciary decision-making that all nonprofit board members provide? Learn more here.

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Succession planning doesn’t have to be a nightmare for nonprofit board members. Here are a few proactive steps to help you prepare for leadership change.

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Learn how Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) is impacting today's nonprofits and whether it compromises investment returns.

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What are the two biggest challenges facing nonprofit executive directors today? Find out here...and learn what actions to consider to tackle those challenges.

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Did you know nonprofits are particularly at risk of unknowingly sabotaging their staff’s self-care? Here's how to ensure your nonprofit is healthy and happy.

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