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Building An Effective Onboarding Program for Your Nonprofit

Building An Effective Onboarding Program for Your Nonprofit Most nonprofit leaders recognize the importance of Employee Onboarding, but implementing effective onboarding for your organization can seem daunting. An effective program that includes a few essential ingredients can mean the difference, however, between creating intended impact with new employees or losing prized new hires. As an…

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Your Nonprofit Summer Checklist

Depending on which sector your nonprofit is in, the summer may be the perfect time for your nonprofit, staff, and volunteers to take a break before the fall. Or, maybe it’s the opposite, and it is a crucial period for your fundraising campaigns and you are offering more summer activities.  Holidays usually mean well-deserved relaxing…

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Transitioning a Long-Term and Founding CEO

Every organization must transition a long-term and/or founding CEO at some point in its growth. This requires pre-planning on the part of the governance board and an open discussion about succession planning with the current CEO. At Catalyst Consulting Services, we not only conduct executive searches, but work with our clients to ensure that the…

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Nonprofit C-Suite Hiring 2021 & Beyond

2020 brought challenges that many nonprofits are still dealing with today. Organizations are shifting on sand to strengthen remote operations, revitalize their fundraising strategy, and understand how to embrace diversity and inclusion, but one thing remains constant in executive search practices – change. The ability to revisit the way Catalyst Consulting Services serves as a…

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Better Together

Better Together – Time For Nonprofits To Develop A Merger Mindset? – EXPLORING THE POWER OF POSSIBILITY

Mergers can be used strategically by all parties not simply to grow or survive but to accomplish specific mission goals and increase impact. The decision to merge is a big one, and the process of successfully bringing two (or more) organizations together is rarely straightforward. Mergers are a strategy for organizations seeking to strengthen their long-term…

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Are You Looking to Start a Nonprofit?

We work with passionate individuals who have an interest in starting a nonprofit but do not know where to begin. Here are some fundamentals for forming a new tax-exempt organization. If you need help or would like to see what other nonprofit services we provide, please contact us Catalyst Consulting Services at www.catalystcs.org or 813-839-2282.    Form…

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Consider a Fundraising Assessment

Consider a Fundraising Assessment for Nonprofit Success!

Does your fundraising program need to be better positioned for future success? Then consider a fundraising assessment by Catalyst Consulting Services to examine your organization’s strengths and opportunities for growth. What is a development assessment? An evaluation of an organization’s essential fundraising elements – including organizational structure, personnel, and procedures; revenue streams, fundraising strategies and…

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Basics of Mentoring

The Basics & Benefits of Mentoring

How to Approach and Utilize A Vital Career Tool  In the past year, the concept of mentoring has gained new momentum. Thanks to the many popular business and self-help books that have focused  attention on this subject, several people have approached me to understand this concept better. Usually, the persons fall into two categories: either…

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