The One Way to Get Donors to Give Again and Again

    Does your nonprofit live and die by donations? Chances are you’re dying. You work so hard to get a donation, especially at the end of the year. By next year, however, more than half those donors–59%–will disappear. You will never hear from them again. It’s even worse with new donors. Three-quarters of them […]

If Only I Knew Then What I Know Now

By Chris Gandy How often do you find yourself thinking something like: “If only I knew then what I know now”? I seem to be thinking that quite a bit lately, particularly as Cause & Effective grows and we assist more and more Causes to realise the benefits of contingent resourcing. During my CEO days, […]

The Penny Drops – Time Is Money

From Chris Gandy The first contract Cause & Effective was awarded was instructive from a number of perspectives. Not the least of which was a clearer understanding of our value proposition. The contract in question was to help a medium-sized not for profit that, due to  Government contractual changes, needed to go through a significant structural transformation. […]