Employee Turnover: 4 ways to stop it

Employee turnover is a long-standing problem within the nonprofit world. Many employees go into this work because of a love for the cause or mission but are deterred from continuing in the nonprofit sector when the organization they work for doesn’t even have a plan for employee retention. Those Nonprofits have a reputation for not […]

Board of Directors: What they do and their responsibilities

Have you ever wondered what the board of directors for a nonprofit is supposed to be doing? What are their roles and responsibilities? How do I know if my board is functioning properly? The first step to having a functioning board of directors is to make sure all your board members know their roles and […]

6 Free and Amazing Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations function differently than a normal business, most of the time with limited funds and trying to get the most out of every dollar. The good news is that there are so many free resources out there at your disposal. These are some of the best free, or basically free, that will help with […]

Nonprofits: 3 Different types and examples

When starting a nonprofit, you need to do your research. More specifically, you should find out what types of organizations there are, how they operate, market themselves, and of course their area of focus. There are so many different types of organizations that some are bound to crossover with what, and how they do things. […]

Nonprofit About Page: 6 Critical Items it Needs to Have

About Pages can either be in a website’s top-visited pages or the last page to be visited. People who visit your nonprofit’s About Page are generally genuinely interested in your organization and want to learn more about your cause. This is why it is important for your About Page to be used to your nonprofit’s […]

5 Simple Website Strategies for Your Nonprofit

Having a strong website design is important in getting viewers to stay on your site, but putting them in the frame of mind of either needing your nonprofit’s service or donating to your nonprofit. Let’s start with the home page, this is the first thing viewers see when visiting your website. This is the first […]

5 Tips to Leverage Facebook to Your Nonprofits Advantage

Facebook is one of the most powerful tools for your nonprofit. It has the ability to reach the masses, bring in donations, market programs, and other tools. However, very few nonprofits actually use it to its full potential. So, looking to give your nonprofit’s Facebook a facelift? Try these suggestions, and optimize your Facebook page! […]

Newsletters: How-to create one and their benefits

Sending an email newsletter can seem like a chore sometimes. Coming up with content can sometimes feel like a neverending to-do list. The questions of what purpose does it serve, and the even bigger question of who even reads it might be plaguing your mind. Rest easy knowing that all that hard work will pay […]

Testimonials and Stories for your Nonprofit

It is incredible the power a story can hold for your audience. Testimonials and stories can be used for your nonprofits website, fundraisers, campaigns, and marketing purposes. Collecting strong and inspirational stories can inspire your audience to aid in your cause. They are necessary to gain trust, support, potential clients, and future events. Without testimonials […]

How To Run an Effective Nonprofit Board meeting

Planning board meetings well before your scheduled meeting is key to a properly functioning, well run nonprofit organization. Board meetings are one of those things that shouldn’t sneak up on you or your board members. If you want your meeting to be of true value, where things get done, you need to remember that you […]

5 Fun and Rewarding Holiday Programs for your Nonprofit

Programs are vital to a nonprofit’s success. However, as a nonprofit, the season of giving is an opportunity to hold unique seasonal programs with great rewards! This a time when many people are looking to help out their community and give where they can. This year the holidays are going to be different for many […]

6 Creative Ways to get Donations During a Pandemic

For many nonprofits, the Coronavirus pandemic has led to a lack of donors, sponsors, and all-around support for their nonprofit. However, others, have continued to find success. Here are X things you can do to continue receiving donations and continued support for your nonprofit during the pandemic.  While many organizations have had to cancel their […]

Hiring Successful Nonprofit Employees: 4 things to look for

When you begin hiring people for your nonprofit, it is vital that they not only have a certain skill set but certain fundamental qualities as well. After all, working for a nonprofit is much different than working in any other industry. Unlike other industries where many of the employees, as much as they love their […]

3 Important Marketing Platforms Every Nonprofit Needs

Overview: Social Media Email SEO & Google Ads Marketing is unique when it comes to nonprofits. Not only do you need to market to potential donors and sponsors, but you also need to market for community engagement, volunteers, and most importantly the people you plan to help.  However, marketing tactics is a discussion for a […]

3 Important Questions Your Nonprofit Should be Able to Answer

There are 3 important questions your nonprofit should be able to answer. As your nonprofit grows, whether it be fast or slow, there are going to be a number of things that the community, or communities, you are helping will want to know. As an organization that focuses on the betterment of communities, it is […]

Community Engagement: 5 successful ways to effectively receive engagement

A nonprofit cannot reach its full potential unless they have the support and engagement from their community. Better yet, county or even state. There are a variety of reasons for this, the main one being is that it will not be successful without it. Here are 5 ways to effectively get community engagement with your […]

A Guide to Nonprofit Programs: 3 effective ways to build one

A nonprofit is often created because there was an idea. That idea will most likely become your first program. However, as you incorporate and become official and start getting off the ground, you will most likely need to reconfigure your original ideas as well as future programs moving forward.   Before you start creating your nonprofit’s […]

4 Mistakes Nonprofits Make in the Beginning

Overview Launching too early Not being vocal (loud enough) Not dedicating enough time Not creating relationships Launching your Nonprofit too Early You’ve incorporated your nonprofit, received your 501(c)3 status and are ready to start helping people! Well, take a step back a moment. Just because you have the items that make you official doesn’t mean […]

Best Ways to Start Getting Donations

Overview Family and Friends Businesses Google Ad Grants Amazon Smile Getting Your First Donation – Family and Friends When you’re just starting out and getting your nonprofit off the ground, the best source to get your first donations is from family and friends. One of the best ways is to use your nonprofits Facebook and […]

Getting Your Nonprofit Off The Ground

Overview Prerequisites before promoting your nonprofit. Getting your website up and running. Creating your social media. Public Relations and Marketing. Establishing Your Nonprofit In case you didn’t read it, go back and read our article on How To Start a Nonprofit. You may be tempted prematurely to start marketing and gaining followers and donors for […]

Starting a Non-Profit!

Congratulations! You have decided to start a non-profit. You are probably wondering what the steps are. Don’t worry, we got you covered! Below are the basic steps to starting a non-profit: Decide on your mission and choose a name (make sure it represents your mission). File Articles of Incorporation (establishes the existence of corporation in […]

Is a Non-Profit Right For You?

2020 has been filled with events from every angle. Millions have lost jobs and are in need of help due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students (K-12) do not have the necessary equipment to do school remotely, and political activists have taken to the streets for change. Honestly, there are too many to count. All these […]