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This #GivingTuesday, take ACTION for Racial Equity in Maryland – Gift these Organizations with your Support.

If you are looking for ways to increase the diversity of your giving this season, Maryland Nonprofits is on board with you!  Maryland’s African American and Latino communities have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic crisis, and...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: “This is the way it’s always been done!” – is this mentality stopping you from achieving excellence?

As frequent readers of this blog know, the Standards for Excellence: and Ethics Code for the Nonprofit Sector document is a consensus model for how the most well-managed and responsibly-governed nonprofits operate.  This means that when nonprofit...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Ensure That You Do Not Fall Victim to Paying Invoices that should NOT be Paid…

There are few things that upset me more than people who steal from nonprofits or scam them out of valuable resources. Every time I read a story about a nonprofit that has fallen victim to a scam or impropriety, I am incensed. Two times in the last...

Are you taking advantage of the CARES Act to maximize year-end giving? 

Happy Thanksgiving from Maryland Nonprofits to our member community! A Maryland Nonprofits member, Vince Connelly of Connelly & Assoc. Fundraising, LLC, authored this draft on making the most out of nonprofit giving using the CARES Act that is...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks – To Accept or Not To Accept: A Question For Campaign Leftovers

It’s been a week since the general election and there’s still a lot to take in.  So much news in our 24/7 news cycle.  I spoke with someone today who announced that she deliberately turned off all news outlets from November 2nd to November 9th.  I...

A Reflection on the 2020 Election

Maryland Nonprofits congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris. We applaud the record numbers of Americans and of Marylanders who voted in the election. Nonprofit organizations played a big role in non-partisan...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Take the time to check your list – and check it twice

So many lists in this time of year!  Whether I’m planning out my task list for the day, planning for Thanksgiving dinner, or trying to get a jump on my holiday shopping, I find myself sitting down with pen and paper to capture my thoughts.  Some...

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