Part 7: From Volunteering to Financial Support This week, we officially wrap up our Volunteer Engagement series. We've talked a lot, from how to create the most effective volunteer application to how you can help your organization's volunteers get the
Part 6: Working With Local Businesses The lifeblood of many communities around the country is small business. Nonprofit organizations have been engaging with small businesses in their communities for decades because this is one of the best ways to gain
We’ve all been there: trying to learn on the fly the mechanics of putting together an attractive website that will get supporters to donate, volunteer or create fundraisers. Having that attractive yet easy-to-use website is crucial to any nonprofit
Part 5: Variety in Opportunities for Volunteers Your volunteers need variety. They need a diverse set of options on how to best serve your organization. This is important in shoring up your current volunteer base, as well as in expanding
The work that nonprofit organizations do is vital to the communities around the world. And the importance of ensuring that financial donations and funds raised are properly reconciled cannot be overstated. There is little to no room for error
Part 4: Volunteer Preferences Last week, we focused on the volunteer application and everything that goes into it. We saw the components of what goes into a successful, effective volunteer application. Which leads nicely into this week's topic: volunteer preferences.
Part 3: The Volunteer Application Our last installment dealt with obtaining the right volunteer management software. Having the right software makes so much of a difference for your nonprofit. Not only is your software system supposed to make things easier for
In one of our previous blogs, we discussed the importance of making online donations and fundraising easier. We highlighted how organizations such as the Chronicle of Philanthropy have shown that charities are now serving donors who are more comfortable