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Erik Anderson
Works at The Healthy Non-Profit LLC
Attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lives in Elgin, Illinois
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If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times . . . once you put something online it will be there forever. We're talking about your #nonprofit  brand and reputation this morning at DonorDreams blog. Please click-through and join the conversation! 
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When recruiting #nonprofit   board volunteers, what do you tell them when they ask how much time will be necessary? We're looking at an old board development tool at DonorDreams blog that attempted to answer this question. Please click-through and join the discussion.
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It was unavoidable. We're talking about the ALS #icebucketchallenge  today at DonorDreams blog. Please click-through and join the discussion. http://wp.me/pOBtx-2j5 #nonprofit  
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Does how badly your #nonprofit  want something make the difference between success and failure? We're talking about it today at DonorDreams blog. Please click-through and join the conversation about goal setting and big thinking!
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Your #nonprofit  can learn a lot about stewardship from the University of Illinois. We're dissecting a stewardship postcard from UIUC this morning. This strategy really works! We're talking about it at DonorDreams blog this morning. Please click-through and join the discussion!
I have a confession to make. For years, one of the ideas I've shared with clients is that a postcard can be an effective stewardship strategy. The truth is that I've doubted the effectiveness of th...
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Not sure how to ask for a specific donation amount in your #nonprofit  appeal letter? No worries! We're talking about it today at DonorDreams blog. Please click-through and join the discussion. 
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Great post Erik!
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DonorDreams blog is seeking input from readers about donor databases and QuickBooks online data integration bridges. Please click-through and join the discussion. Your thoughts and experiences are valued and appreciated.   http://wp.me/pOBtx-2jp
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Did you miss yesterday's DonorDreams blog "after-Labor Day post" about how it's now time to start working on your 2015 resource development plan? There were some great click-through resources in that article. Please join the discussion and check out those samples, templates, videos and resources. http://wp.me/pOBtx-2jf
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Great resources Erik! 
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So, your #nonprofit  is talking about strategic planning! Are you ready? We're talking about readiness questions at DonorDreams blog today. Please click-through and join the conversation.
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#nonprofit  fundraising professionals can learn an awful lot from a 3-year-old and his lemonade stand in my neighborhood. We're talking about it at DonorDreams blog this morning. Please click-through and join the conversation. 
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We're talking about #nonprofit  direct mail today at DonorDreams blog. Lots of science, but we're more interested in what has worked for you. Please click-through and join the discussion.
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Have him in circles
117 people
Mary Ann Mahon-Huels's profile photo
Rich Jacobs's profile photo
Kari Christensen's profile photo
Joseph Cole's profile photo
Jay B. Love's profile photo
Tara Delaney's profile photo
Jim Chambers's profile photo
DERRICK JOE's profile photo
Arie Bouwer's profile photo
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My non-profit life has been spent with the following organizations: Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club, Boy Scouts of America's Northwest Suburban Council, Boys & Girls Club of Elgin, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America. My roles have ranged from program & operations to resource development/fundraising to CEO. I did an interesting stint with a for-profit company as an Operations Manager and Editor with a small weekly newspaper in Central Illinois.
Employment
  • The Healthy Non-Profit LLC
    Founder & President, present
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Currently
Elgin, Illinois
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Introduction
I am a "non-profit guy" who loves resource development and organizational development. It was these passions that lead me down the path towards starting The Healthy Non-Profit LLC. I offer non-profit management and resource development consulting as well as business coaching services as part of my consulting practice. I blog weekdays about all related topics at http://donordreams.wordpress.com. Check me out and subscribe ... it is FREE!
Bragging rights
I was named the Midwest Region's Executive Director of the Year in 2003 by the Association of Boys & Girls Clubs Professionals
Education
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    BA Urban Planning, 1988 - 1992
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    MA Urban Planning, 1992 - 1994
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