Using #GivingTuesday to spread your message and reach sustainable donors

#GivingTuesday is a day when people and organizations from all over the globe come together to give back. On the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, people around the world will unite for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. For nonprofit agencies that want to spread the word about their mission and secure sustainable donors this […]

Supporting and Appreciating the Essential Nonprofit Donor

Nonprofit organizations put forth much effort, and often invest significant resources, into soliciting and maintaining a steady stream of contributions from committed donors. However, once the donations are received, what many nonprofits often overlook is the necessary practice of appropriately showing appreciation for and valuing the donors themselves. By overlooking this key component, nonprofits are […]

Benefits of National Accreditation

Becoming accredited offers human service organizations professional recognition for meeting the highest standards in quality service delivery while providing clients with an appropriate tool for effectively evaluating service providers. Organizations that achieve accreditation have reached beyond the minimum licensing standards and made a long-term commitment to strong management, program consistency, outcome measurements and continuous improvement […]

Nonprofit Start-Up Suite!

Accreditation Guru is pleased to announce our newest set of services, our Nonprofit Start-Up Suite! In response to the many inquiries we receive asking how best to start a nonprofit organization, we have developed an all-inclusive package of services that will take your nonprofit from inception to a certified legal entity properly, ensuring that your […]

Accreditation in Action – Lilliput Children’s Services

Lilliput Children’s Services is Northern California’s domestic adoption specialist, completing more foster adoptions than any other private California adoption agency. The organization is also the leading Kinship Care provider in California, allowing children to remain safely in the homes of grandparents, other family members or close relatives, or friends. Lilliput is committed to ensuring that […]

Find Your Next Nonprofit Board Member through LinkedIn

Most people are familiar with LinkedIn serving as a platform dedicated to helping people leverage their personal contacts for professional gain. What seems to be less known is that LinkedIn can be a great source for seeking out qualified, appropriate new nonprofit board of director members for virtually any type of agency. Nonprofit leaders often […]

Accreditation in Action – ICAN

The process of becoming nationally accredited has supported ICAN’s recent revenue growth and enhanced their reputation in the community. ICAN provides free, comprehensive programs that empower youth to be productive, self-confident, and responsible members of the community in and around Chandler, AZ. 1.  Which accreditation does your agency hold and for how long? ICAN holds […]

Maximizing Your Board’s Effectiveness

Maximizing Your Board’s Effectiveness Nonprofit leaders and Board members often ask about ways to maximize a Board of Director’s performance to achieve impact and effectiveness. While there are a number of areas that go into developing an engaged and effective Board, some of the initial key steps are outlined here. An effective Board begins with […]

Accreditation in Action – Youth Opportunity Center

The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC), located in Muncie, Indiana, is dedicated to helping at risk children and families in life changing ways. Since the early 1990’s, the YOC has provided a safe place for troubled children and families to work together toward a brighter future. Now, almost two decades later, hundreds of children and families […]