Vibrant Futures

Resources for Nonprofit Leaders and Organizations, Authored and curated by Matt Visser, Senior Consultant

Listen First, Engage Second: Virtual Summit Conversation

Posted by Matt Visser on May 6, 2020 12:56:19 PM

I had the privilege to join Symposia Labs as part of their #continuechange virtual summit helping nonprofit leaders navigate fundraising and marketing during #covid19. We discussed the Power of Listening and why it is essential when engaging your audiences, including your donors.

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Topics: process consulting, leadership development, Fundraising, nonprofit, stakeholder engagement

What is Process Consulting?

Posted by Matt Visser on Apr 21, 2020 1:58:07 PM

The Society for Process Consulting, the credentialing body teaching the practice of process consulting, offers us a working definition:

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Topics: process consulting, executive coaching, strategic planning, leadership development, Fundraising, nonprofit, stakeholder engagement

5 Creative Ways to connect with donors while social distancing

Posted by Matt Visser on Apr 15, 2020 3:29:00 PM

This past month has been quite a whirlwind for us all and especially for your organizations as you work to create continuity of care for those you serve. If you are a fundraising professional working from home and working hard to maintain your essentialfunding, here are some creative ways to stay connected with donors during social distancing.

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Topics: process consulting, Fundraising, nonprofit, stakeholder engagement

Ways to Strengthen Donor Engagement after canceling your Annual Event

Posted by Matt Visser on Mar 9, 2020 3:56:00 PM

I have connected with 4 nonprofit leaders today who are navigating the challenge of postponing or canceling their annual dinner fundraiser. For organizations, these events are critical moments for sharing their mission with their key supporters, inviting guests to invest financially in their cause, and strengthening relationships. 

Losing out on that shared experience to tell your story is deflating. Your staff has worked so hard and the event is a chance to celebrate a year of good work together with your key supporters!

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Topics: leadership development, Fundraising, nonprofit, stakeholder engagement

Where do I start?

Posted by Matt Visser on Jan 5, 2019 3:08:00 PM

As a leader today, you are faced with increased strain on your schedule and budget and you have to make constant decisions about where to invest scarce time and resources. You probably are making daily tradeoffs when considering new opportunities or the multiplicity of challenges you encounter.

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Topics: process consulting, executive coaching, strategic planning, leadership development, Fundraising, nonprofit, stakeholder engagement

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