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Strengthening Nonprofit Leaders and the World They Seek to Create

  • Board Members More Active in Fundraising

    86%

  • More People Asking for Money

    80%

  • More Money Raised

    77%

  • Board Members More Engaged in Governance

    66%

Cause Effective strengthens the nonprofit sector by helping organizations build engaged communities of supporters. We transform people, culture, and systems by coaching nonprofits to learn, carry out and sustain new approaches to fundraising and board engagement.

The Result: Our City’s nonprofits work more strategically, effectively, and are able to expand their reach with more resources to fuel their growth.

Learn more about our impact.


Click here for more details on Cause Effective’s inaugural program supporting mid-career development professionals of color.


Cause Effective’s “Money, Power and Race: The Lived Experience of Fundraisers of Color” brings systemic issues to light to improve racial equity at nonprofits. Click Here to Download the Report


News & Notes

It’s hard not to be riveted to the national political scene nowadays. When every day brings new twists and turns, it can feel like stepping back for even a few hours means missing a crucial development.

The dollars can be deceiving. As in: “Our Board give/get is $10,000 and most board members make that number.” Or: “Our board all gives quite generously.” What’s wrong with that picture? What’s wrong is what’s missing – the board as ambassadors.