EP32 Scaling Your Non-Profit: Tips and Strategies for Growth
In this episode, Susan Finch and Russ Cassvah discuss the ins and outs of starting and running a small nonprofit. They cover important topics such as conducting research, building a community, and finding strategic partners. They also share their experiences with fundraising events and employee matching programs, as well as the importance of being flexible and having a clear vision for your nonprofit.
Some key points covered in the first half include:
Conduct research to identify the need for your nonprofit and the organizations and individuals who can help you achieve your goals.
Building a community through social media, in-person events, and other outreach efforts.
Finding strategic partners, such as companies that offer employee matching programs or provide materials for fundraising events.
Some key points covered in the second half include:
Being prepared for the time commitment required to start and run a nonprofit.
Building a network of friends and colleagues in the nonprofit sector.
Being flexible and willing to pivot in response to changing circumstances.
The importance of having an active and engaged board of directors.
Utilizing tools such as ChatGPT, Zapier, and AI transcription services to streamline your work and improve your output.