Articles

9 Common Donation Page Mistakes (and Solutions!)
npENGAGE describes how poorly designed donation pages will make you miss out on these supporters’ donations, and what to do about it.

Diversifying your Funding Sources
The Foundation Center provides reasons and strategies for diversifying your organization's funding sources.

A Super Simple Fundraising Plan Template
Network for Good's free template walks you through creating your plan in just seven steps.

Reasons to Support the Arts
Americans for the Arts graphs convincing, fact-based reasons that the arts should be supported - this is a great resource for advocacy.

Building Multiple Revenue Sources
National Resource Center has generated a thorough guidebook which provides an overview of fifteen different revenue sources, insight into how online tools can help support revenue development, a step-by-step guide to developing a new revenue source, and analysis tools to help you assess your organization’s strengths and limitations.

Tapping the Great Potential of Female Philanthropists
Ten ways to better engage high-net-worth women donors, and work with them to effectively invest in women and girls, and other social causes.

Marketing is from Mars: Development is from Venus
This article from Americans for the Arts offers six tips for better integrating the marketing and development departments in arts organizations. 

Selecting A Consultant

The consultants on this list were recommended and vetted by NCAR Advisory Board members.  Each was contacted and agreed to be listed.  All have participated in a webinar on the NCAR KIPI Dashboard.

 

Engaging a Consultant: Advantages & Challenges to Finding the Right Match, Arts Insights

Choosing a Consultant, The Community Toolbox, Work Group for Community Health and Development, University of Kansas

How to Choose and Work with a Consultant, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Working with a Consultant or Technical Assistance Provider: A Resource List, Foundation Center

Consultants

Rebecca Thomas & Associates
rebecca@rebeccathomas.com
857-277-1321

TRG Arts
90 S Cascade Ave, Ste 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Letstalk@trgarts.com
719-686-0165

Peter Linett
Slover Linett Audience
4147 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
773-348-9200
peter@slaudienceresearch.com

Pat Egan
Cool Spring Analytics
Bel Air, MD
410-914-5314
pegan@coolspringanalytics.com

Anne Bergeron
Anne Bergeron & CO Consulting
75 Blackstone Boulevard, Ste 2B
Providence, RI 
917-446-7765
anne@bergeronconsult.com

Diana Duncan
Diana Duke Duncan, LLC
3333 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Ste 102
Washington, DC 20016
703-599-6419
dianadukeduncan@gmail.com

Sheridan Joslin
Dini Spheris
832-236-7534

sjoslin@dinispheris.com