RESOURCES & ARTICLES
What is Prospect Research? Why is it important?
Have you ever wondered how prospect research may relate to your organization and its existing and prospective donors? In, "What is Prospect Research? Why is it important", we outline the benefits of integrating prospect research into your fundraising efforts.
"Do Now" - Four Actions for Nonprofit Leaders
Good teachers keep their students focused. Some educators have a DO NOW section on the chalk board so that students know what to DO NOW as they arrive for class. Here are some actions nonprofit leaders can DO NOW so that your mission can earn an A+ as society emerges from the pandemic.
"Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign?" Workshop
In partnership with The Impact Foundry, Lorcan Barnes discusses some of the necessary ingredients for an organization to launch a successful campaign in this presentation. Spoiler alert: it’s more about internal readiness than the state of the economy.
A Video Message from Lorcan Barnes
Lester Consulting Group has new leadership but the same mission and vision. President Lorcan Barnes has advice for what nonprofit organizations can be doing now. The LCG team has an offer that may help your organization. From campaign management to organizational development.
It's Critical to Tell How You Are Changing Lives
It’s not uncommon for nonprofit staff to sometimes be so wrapped up in the day-to-day demands of their work that they forget their organization is doing important, life-changing work—and how important it is to share that life-changing work with donors.
Crushing Economies Don't Crush Philanthropy
If the nonprofit which provides food stops offering meals, who will feed our hungry neighbors? If the charity which offers services to the homeless scales back its programs, who will offer those living on the streets a hand up? If the after-school program shutters its doors, who will care for the children who depend on it?