Blue Avocado Recap: October 2023

Balancing creativity with structure. Infusing your board with new perspectives. Measuring nonprofit ROI. Making your fundraising more fun and effective. Making DEI actionable.

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A 5 Ways Nonprofits Can Balance Creativity With Structure

Learn how balancing creativity with structure can help your nonprofit foster innovation — without compromising your mission and goals.

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How to Persuade a New Generation to Join Your Nonprofit’s Board

Highlighting the personal and professional benefits of serving on your nonprofit’s board can help you make the role more appealing to younger candidates.

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Nonprofit ROI: How “Measuring the Good” Can Help Nonprofits Justify Investments

Expanding what “return on investment” means to your nonprofit — beyond just money — can help provide a clearer idea of how you’re helping your community and serving your mission goals.

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9 Principles to Make Your Nonprofit Fundraising Effective — and Fun!

Raising funds for your nonprofit doesn’t have to be stressful. Learn how one California nonprofit proved that, when done thoughtfully and collaboratively, fundraising can be successful and enjoyable.

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