Do Good Better Blog

Proud to partner with BoardSource

We received official notification last week that Laura and I earned the Certified Governance Trainer designation from BoardSource and are now part of an 'elite' group of only 140 trainers in the world! As such will be able to utilize the BoardSource training materials, research and tools here locally in our consulting work. We are really excited to be able to partner with THE recognized resource on all things related to nonprofit boards, and even more eager to be able to share that with our clients and our community.... Read More

Back from NOLA!

Jenny and I just returned from a week at the BoardSource Leadership Forum in New Orleans and it was fantastic! I attended the two-day conference, and then Jenny joined me for the three day Certified Governance Trainer program. We were two of 22 consultants selected from across the country to participate in the training program, and we were really excited to have this opportunity!... Read More

Do Good… Better!

Thank you for the excellent training last Friday! I came away with new enthusiasm and confidence behind my work as a development officer. I also wanted to share that I made my first successful ask yesterday of $10,000! Your training made a huge difference for me, right away. - Emily Brott... Read More

Still reeling from Penelope Burk…

It's been over three weeks since Penelope Burke delivered her incredible presentation in front of a full house at the October AFP meeting, and I am still marveling at all the great stuff I learned that morning. I find myself parroting, "Penelope says! Penelope says!" over and over in the office, when I'm with clients and even a couple of times to my husband (who frankly has no clue who Penelope is).... Read More

Are you ready for tomorrow?

The Chronicle and Giving USA Foundation will hold a live video discussion with several fundraising experts at 10:30am on Tuesday, when Giving USA plans to release its estimate of how much was raised last year nationwide as well as details about trends in the sources of donations and the causes that did the best and worst.... Read More

Your Summer Harvest!

You deserve to celebrate this summer. Take time to rest, renew, reflect and restore your soul. Forget fiscal, calendar, or school— just look back at your year and celebrate all that you and your team have achieved. So little time and resources. So many barriers and challenges, yet you did it!... Read More

Hello, Summer!

I'd like to encourage you to participate in a survey being conducted by ASU, the Arizona Alliance of Nonprofits, and Lodestar.... Read More

Board Resources

Thank you all for liking our Facebook Page!    We are so pleased to announce the winner of our April contest: LINDA... Read More