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February 2, 2024
Want Your Own Nonprofit Island? We say NO!!!

The idea of being on a private island by yourself is captivating—tranquility, sunlight, and relaxation. While it's a dream for some, it can turn into a nightmare for others due to loneliness. Similarly, nonprofits often isolate themselves, whether out of fear of resource loss, a sense of superiority, or difficulty connecting with others. Regardless of […]

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January 16, 2024
What Donor Software Should We Use?

At Midwest Studies Group we get a number of questions all the time, and we try to post them on here once in awhile so that we can help as many people as possible. The question we are sharing with you this time is, what software should we use to keep track of our donors? […]

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January 16, 2024
Do the "Take 5" Nonprofit Leadership Challenge . . . TODAY!!!!!

Happy December everyone. Time to bundle up and do our best to stay warm (Well, at least in the Midwest and North). It's a Friday and you might be wondering, what could you possibly be doing right now to make a difference in your organization today? We have an easy answer to you for that […]

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January 16, 2024
Want A Successful Feasibility Study? Be A Trombone!!!

My father plays the trombone and absolutely loves it. In fact, it would be fair to say it is probably his number one passion in life. When it comes to instruments, the trombone is so recognizable that most people know what it is by simply seeing a photo of it. On the other hand, there […]

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November 1, 2023
Easy Way To Grow Your Annual Giving Program? Hug Your Nonprofit LYBUNT . . .

Do you have that one close friend or family member in life with whom distance does not seem to put a damper on your friendship? You might be separated by miles, but your relationship remains the same today as it was yesterday. nn Once a year, or even less often, you see each other, but […]

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October 24, 2023
BGCA Conference, Pushing Forward, and the College Scholarship Winner

n Now some of you might be reading this and wondering what does a BGCA Conference have anything to do with my nonprofit? What we are about to say can be connected to any organization. So keep on reading 🙂 nn Last week Midwest Studies Group (MSG) had the grand opportunity to be part of […]

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October 17, 2023
Connecting Basketball & THE #1 Marker For Starting A Capital Campaign . . . .??????

Ask yourself this question. Would you expect a first grader to hit 25 free throws in a row? Would you ever yell at, or shame, that first grader for not being able to do this task? Probably not as it's perfectly fine and normal for a first grader NOT to hit 25 free throws in […]

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August 24, 2023
What's The Difference Between A Homepage and Landing Page?

Do you know the difference between a homepage and a landing page? If you are scratching your head, don't worry. You are pretty much like everyone else in the world. nn One of our wonderful partners at Midwest Studies Group is IFC Studios. IFC Studios creates a variety of media outlets, including websites. Often times […]

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August 17, 2023
Your Nonprofit Aircraft . . . Can It Fly?

Nothing is more exciting than when a nonprofit organization starts to grow. More growth usually means more funding, for more clients, for more difference making. The question usually ends up being . . . how and when do you make that investment in growth? n nFar too often organizations grow based on their perceived need, […]

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August 10, 2023
Nonprofit Computer Buying Guide . . .

It's that time. The dreadful time in which you or a member of your staff need a new computer. It's that head banging moment in which you need to compare value vs need. nn We know one could say this is an issue in any industry or for yourself personally but in the nonprofit world […]

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