Nonprofit Matters ~ Dr. B.J. Bischoff

Dr. B.J. Bischoff Dr. B.J. Bischoff is the owner of Bischoff Performance Improvement Consulting, a Sonoma firm specializing in building the capacity of nonprofit organizations and public sector agencies to better serve their stakeholders. She assists her clients with strategic planning, training resulting in performance improvement, fund development, and community relations. She is Past President of Impact100 Sonoma and serves as a Sonoma County Board of Supervisors’ appointee to the Sonoma County Portfolio of Model Upstream Programs Review Committee. Contact her at [email protected]

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Communicating with donors during the COVID-19 crisis  

Posted on March 25, 2020

There has never been a better time than during this COVID-19 crisis to build meaningful relationships with your donors. But that doesn’t... Continue

Consider bunching charitable deductions 

Posted on December 5, 2019

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCIA) nearly doubled the standard deduction and eliminated the need to itemize deductions for most... Continue

The importance of saying ‘thank you’

Posted on June 21, 2019

When I was a little girl, every year my grandparents would send me a birthday card with a little check in it so I could put it toward... Continue

Addressing societal challenges through innovation

Posted on May 24, 2019
Addressing societal challenges through innovation

We’re facing many challenges these days in Sonoma Valley. These challenges are making the work of our local nonprofits more difficult... Continue

Tainted money — When nonprofits confront an ethical dilemma

Posted on April 28, 2019
Tainted money -- When nonprofits confront an ethical dilemma

During the recent Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) annual international conference, I had the opportunity to have... Continue

2019 nonprofit trends

Posted on February 28, 2019

Although the beloved groundhog might be the nation’s best-known soothsayer for predicting when spring will arrive, Punxsutawney Phil... Continue

Tips for membership renewal

Posted on January 31, 2019

By now, many of us have renewed our annual dues with local nonprofits that are membership-based. Most Sonoma Valley nonprofits are... Continue

Why nonprofits need a technology plan

Posted on August 27, 2018
Why nonprofits need a technology plan

Foundations that award grants to nonprofits for the purpose of upgrading their technology have started asking organizations to also... Continue

How the October wildfires are impacting our nonprofits

Posted on May 10, 2018
How the October wildfires are impacting our nonprofits

Last month, the Community Foundation Sonoma County and Napa Valley Community Foundation released a report describing the results of... Continue

Preventing workplace violence

Posted on April 4, 2018

The shocking events that unfolded on March 9 at The Pathway Home social services organization at the Veterans Home of California in... Continue


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