Lessons for Economic Developers from the COVID-19 Crisis

What makes an economic development organization more or less effective in times of crisis? Reflecting

A Feasibility Study: The First Step to Fundraising in Uncertain Times

I recently spoke on our podcast with four members of our Convergent team about their experiences during

Should You Hire a Fundraising Consultant?

Four Things to Consider as You Decide Fundraising today is more important than ever as

Economic Development Focus: Investing in the Long Game

Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on communities around the world. From the one-person business to

5 Fundraising Mistakes Your Nonprofit Might be Making

The following is a guest post from our friends at CharityEngine: When it comes to

COVID-19 and Nonprofits: Leadership and Connection

I was recently joined on our podcast by YMCA professionals Kathleen Walsh and Steve Tammaro.

Making the Right Choices Now for Your Organization

These COVID-19 days are tough for everyone but especially for nonprofits and community economic development

A Little Help From Our Friends: Ideas for Chambers & EDOs Nationwide

We started a series of Virtual Round Tables this week for our friends and clients

Leading Your Organization During Unpredictable Times

There is no doubt that leading a nonprofit organization during the COVID-19 pandemic is new

The Power of a Strong Feasibility Study

It was a pleasure to welcome Pellissippi State Community College President Dr. L. Anthony Wise

Lessons in Fundraising for Challenging Times

A large majority of the nonprofit world was not prepared for the cataclysmic economic downturn

An Inside Perspective on Economic Development Today

Creative Economic Development Consulting CEO Crystal Morphis and I met about seven years ago when