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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]