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March 28, 2019

INTRODUCING: Growing Good, A Nonprofit Hubcast

We’re on the forefront of what will be the greatest transition of nonprofit leadership in our lifetime. Over the next five to ten years, directorships of all kinds will be passed from retiring baby boomers to Gen Xers and millennials. It’s something we’ve written and talked about at length, both on this blog and in our podcast series What’s Next? But now we want to tell the stories of those who will be taking the […]
March 22, 2019

How to Create a Sustainable Volunteer Program

Turning one-time volunteers into longtime volunteers isn’t easy. That’s why establishing a sustainable, organized and engaging volunteer program should be one of your organization’s top priorities. Chances are, your nonprofit most likely couldn’t stay afloat without volunteers, so follow these tips in order to treat them right and manage them well. Set goals Ask your volunteers to perform purposeful tasks and help them visualize their impact through goal-setting. One of the main reasons volunteers may […]
March 19, 2019

5 Tips to Write a Captivating Crowdfunding Description

Whether you work for a small staff or you’re a bigger nonprofit with a clever new idea, crowdfunding can help you put your plans in motion. Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Go Fund Me have shown great potential in terms of helping ambitious teams bring their visions to fruition. According to Crowd 101, once a crowdfunding campaign reaches about 40% of its target goal, people are 31% more likely to show additional interest in […]
March 15, 2019

Online Marketing: 10 Things Nonprofits Should Consider

It’s hard to know if you’re doing everything you can to maximize your online marketing efforts. Let’s start with these 10 ideas to cover the basics. 1. Does your homepage inspire action? You have a very finite amount of time to prove why someone should remain on your website. People are easily distracted. In a matter of seconds your website needs to answer, “Why should I care?” and “How can I help?” 2. Personas help […]