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Leadership, Management, & Culture

9 Secrets to High-Performing Teams

While you can learn leadership best practices in many ways, sometimes it’s most impactful to hear advice from people who are right in the thick of it. That’s why at the Collaborative, we asked qualified panel speakers to share their personal experiences as leaders of high performing teams.

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Fundraising

25 of the Best Fundraising Ideas for Growth

While it takes a concerted effort to grow an organization, there are many ways to expand that don’t involve new hires or back-breaking investments. To help you identify your next fundraising win, here’s a list of relatively low-lift tactics that drive high-lift results.

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Fundraising

16 Free Resources to Plan a Run for Charity

To help you plan a run for charity that strengthens your registrants’ sense of belonging and keeps them coming back, we’ve gathered several of our most helpful resources and bucketed them all in one place.

Design & Branding

5 Smart Brand Strategies for Nonprofits

Your brand is what people think about when they think of your nonprofit. It impacts your public image, your engagement, and your fundraising efforts. Brand management is the work you do to influence and shape the way your organization is perceived.

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Business, Technology, & Operations

7 Books Nonprofit Professionals Must Read

Even seasoned fundraisers and nonprofit professionals need to learn new skills and hear new perspectives. We asked around the Classy office to see what books people were reading on fundraising, nonprofit management, and social enterprise and we received some great suggestions.

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