About Annelise Ferry

Annelise is an avid traveler, photographer, and writer. When she’s not at Galaxy Digital, you can find her studying Japanese, binge-watching television, or parenting her two cats, Gatsby and Stella.

How to Set Up a Volunteer Orientation Program

Your nonprofit likely depends on the enthusiastic work of your volunteers. Whether they’re providing childcare, helping with taxes, or sorting in-kind donations, volunteers are often integral to the overall success of an organization. Your efforts should not stop once you’ve recruited a volunteer. You need to welcome them, introduce them to your organization, and carefully [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Useful Analytics for Nonprofits

Nonprofits are under constant pressure to prove the effectiveness of their initiatives while simultaneously finding and retaining support, reporting to the public, and improving their communities. To do all of this, they need access to accurate, relevant data. Whether they're designing programs, tracking campaign effectiveness, studying their target market, or soliciting volunteers, nonprofits depend on [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Nonprofit Resources, Resources|0 Comments

A Twitter Crash Course for Nonprofits and Volunteer Centers

Did you know that the shelf life of a Tweet is only three hours? That means that you need to make your posts both engaging and sharable, while spending a minimal amount of your own resources (after all, you don’t want to spend 10 hours on something that people are only likely to see for [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Nonprofit Resources, Resources|0 Comments

Volunteer. Your Health Will Thank You!

Want to volunteer, but need an extra push to sign up for that service opportunity? What if I told you that volunteering not only impacts your community, but can improve your health as well? I’d say that’s a win-win! I know what you’re thinking: it’s too good to be true.  But there is quite a [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

Should You Volunteer Your Specialized Skills to a Nonprofit?

When we volunteer at charitable organizations, we often do so because we are passionate about the cause. We might not care if the work is unskilled, as long as we’re cleaning up our city’s river, fundraising for cancer, or collecting in-kind donations for a food bank. But increasingly, people are volunteering with nonprofits as a [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments