I’m known as a resource person. I recommend sources, I connect people and I create materials to address key needs within nonprofits. As a service, I’ve compiled this free sampling.

Tip Sheets

Each PDF link below is a sheet I’ve developed on a specific topic. There are guidelines, recommended questions and discussion starters for staff or board meetings.

Your Organization

Creating a Vision Statement

Stating Your Values

Maximizing Your Capacity

Board Development

Recruiting Board Members: Questions and Tips

Organizing and Delegating: Getting Board Work Done

Checklist for Board Improvement


Making Your Case for Support

Listening Is Key to Fundraising

Should You Have an Event?

Suggested by SJR

I send out a monthly roundup of five resources on a theme. Access the archived library below. Subscribe to my “Suggested by SJR” email newsletter here.

Breaking the Crisis Mentality: Succession Planning (October 2017)

Breaking the Crisis Mentality: Educating Your Board (September 2017)

“I Wish I’d Thought of That!” — Resources (July/August 2017)

Third-Party Donors and Second-Time Gifts (June 2017)

Thinking Like a Donor (May 2017)

Celebrating and Maximizing Volunteers (April 2017)

All About Online: Effective Fundraising (March 2017)

Cultivating Donors in the Middle (January/February 2017)


Photography by Ed Lefkowicz