Voices from the Third Sector

Life’s Journey Leads to Helping Others Reach Potential

  Gerald Brown has been part of Middle Tennessee’s nonprofit scene for more than 12 years. With his genuine southern charm and easygoing style, it’s no surprise that he knows a lot of people from networking like a star.  And, while his networking ability is key in opening doors, it’s his acumen for cultivating relationships, […]


Preparing for in-person meetings with donors

Maybe you’re an old pro at getting out on the road, kissing babies and shaking hands, but in these days of spending 8 hours (at least!) a day communicating virtually, even your skills might be a bit rusty! If you’re newer, then you may find it quite the leap to go from tweeting out @, # or hitting “send” to the actual face to face.


The Carefully Constructed “Ask” (Infographic)

A little early for Throw Back Thursday, but many thanks to the great folks at NonprofitHub for this retro-themed anatomy of an “Ask.” Settle your nerves As the kid says in the t.v. commercial , “Don’t get nervous!”   One of the best ways to quell nerves is to be prepared.  This means: review your notes […]