If you’ve been in nonprofit consulting for more than 20 minutes, you’ve certainly heard the words “We don’t have a lot of money. You think you could just [insert your service here] to help us out?” If they don’t directly say it, they certainly imply that they want you to give your service to them for free. After all, they’re a nonprofit (they remind you). Continue reading Thank you for volunteering your services?
Are you good at what you do? Maybe, maybe not. If you were your client, or more importantly, a prospective client, how could you tell?
The problem is, they usually can’t. They’re forced to take your word for it, and if they in any way don’t trust you, or themselves, they won’t risk giving you their hard earned grant or donor’s money to find out.
Continue reading Four ways you can prove you are good at what you do.