In this time of uncertainty, we suggest taking time to look to the future and to begin planning for what will come next. We know that things will change, and past crises have taught us that some nonprofit organizations and institutions will recover more swiftly than others. We share what we have learned about how to position your nonprofit for recovery.
Now is the time to assess where you are and take advantage of those things that you do well and make the necessary adjustments to maintain momentum as you move forward. Engage your board, staff, and volunteers. Use video technology – and the phone – to bridge social distances and strategize. The following are a few things your team can focus on for immediate and mid-term fundraising:
Here’s our bottom line: don’t panic – now is the time to be proactive, not defensive. Assess your situation and communicate clearly. Work virtually with your board, staff, volunteers, funders, and consultants to find your way forward.
Copyright 2020 – Mel and Pearl Shaw
Let us help you find your way through this unknown time. Video and phone conferencing services always available. Call us at (901) 522-8727. www.saadandshaw.com.