"Let's Talk Nonprofit" is a blog by Third Sector Consulting that addresses common questions that nonprofits have. Questions about fundraising. Questions about grant writing. Questions about what's going on in the nonprofit sector today. Ready? Great! Let's Talk Nonprofit.

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Best Practices

Anything worth doing is worth doing well. Learn about best practices - from boards, to organizational development, to fundraising.

Board Development

Do your board members know what they're supposed to do? Help them learn how to be more effective as individuals and as a collective board.

Donor Communications

What are you writing? Get tips for writing stronger annual appeals, meaningful annual reports, better thank you letters and more.

Donor Retention

It's all about retaining donors.


Successful nonprofits use a variety of fundraising strategies. Learn about direct mail campaigns, online campaigns, monthly giving, grants and more. 

Grant Writing

Grant writing is more than "writing." These posts cover everything from research to planning, and from editing and final review.

News In The Nonprofit Sector

The nonprofit news you need to know.  Get the big picture here, learn what it means to you and how you can use this information.

Tools You Can Use

We can all use a little help. Learn about tools from Google, special software, even built-in features you already have and probably aren't using.

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