July 2019

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Forget about the funders – convince yourself first you’re worth investing in.

There’s a lot of conversation in our sector about changing the current funding paradigm that is seen as short-term, project-related, and restrictive. Important blog posts like The Ethical Argument for General Operating Funds take a stab at changing the narrative within the funding community. Here at Vantage Point, we took up the conversation through our podcast on the topic The overhead myth: Let's end it once and for all!

I can understand the focus of getting buy-in from funders. We are incensed that most funding...

From our Vantage Point: Podcast for not-for-profit leaders, board members, managers and staff

This month we sit down with Sherry Small to discuss what we mean when we speak about Truth in Truth and Reconciliation.

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Over the past few months we have been taking some time to unpack the most common challenges and objections not-for-profits face when considering investing in a Customer Relationship Management System ("CRM"). First, we took some times to look at the basics of a CRM. We then explored what a CRM looks like to different members of a not-for-profit team. We looked at all the missed opportunities your organization piles up without a CRM and finally, tackled the fear of losing data by exploring institutional knowledge.

The ultimate question remains: how does all of this convince my organization to...

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