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Expertise LevelOrganization SizeFundraising & The 6 Best Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits
Author: Heather McLeod Grant

68 min
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Heather McLeod GrantHigh Impact Philanthropy
Led by Heather McLeod Grant, MBA

Is your organization ready to move to the next level?

Are you struggling to make that move?

Most every Nonprofit can benefit from knowing and implementing the Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits.

But sustaining your impact requires that you integrate key approaches to fundraising and organizational growth.

Forces For Good Heather McLeod Grant is co-author of Forces For Good (Jossey-Bass) which was published late in 2007 and has found wide critical acclaim. It's careful and detailed research exploded many conventional beliefs about what it take to grow a high impact nonprofit. More information is available at

This seminar will review the 6 practices of high-impact nonprofits and will focus on how fundraising applies within those practices.

Seminar Goals:

  • Learn how little-known nonprofits have moved "from good to great."
  • Find out how the 6 Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits apply to your organization.
  • Discover why conventional percentage measures for fundraising effectiveness may not apply to you

Taking This Seminar You Will:

  • Learn the characteristics of the 6 Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits
  • Discover how to start and what to do to implement key practices
  • Find out the most important fundraising approaches for sustaining your impact

Who Should Attend?

  • Ambitious organizations.
  • Medium to very large organizations
  • CEOs and Other Senior Administrators
  • Development Directors & Staff
  • Board Members

About Heather McLeod Grant:

Heather McLeod Grant is an Advisor to the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and to leading nonprofits and foundations. She holds an MBA from Stanford University and an AB from Harvard University, and resides in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter.
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What People Said About This Seminar

"All of the [more than 20 persons] present at our site said that they had learned at least one thing that they could immediately apply to their work."
Executive Service Corps of Houston

"Liked that the content was provided so we could print it out and read through it before and/or after. Makes a nice reference point. Good information that felt relevant and credible."
Anna Gibson
ActionAid International

"[It was helpful learning] what other organizations are doing and how they are funded and that you have to do what works for the organization."
National CASA Association

What People Say About Forces For Good:

“… Inspired and inspiring, this book can change the way the world works by changing how leaders think. … Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant have made a significant contribution with a Very Big Idea: the shift in focus from building an organization to building a movement.”
Jim Collins, author Good to Great and co-author Built to Last

“The inclusion of an unashamedly right-wing organisation such as the Heritage Foundation is refreshing, and all the evidence you need that this is a serious piece of research, not the usual sentimental tosh that gets written about left-leaning NGOs.”
The Economist, December 4, 2007

“Global problems like abject poverty and climate change require innovative, scaleable solutions. We have so much to learn from the six practices in Forces for Good because they are what lead to wide scale social change.”
Larry Brilliant, Executive Director

“… frees social entrepreneurs from the distraction of conventional management measurements. Instead its findings say: “Go ahead and change the world!” Indeed! This is the only true bottom line.”
Bill Drayton, Chair/CEO, Ashoka

“Anyone who wants to effect systemic change and make a lasting difference in the world should read this important book and take its lessons to heart.”
Prof. J. Gregory Dees, Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship, Duke University's Fuqua School of Business