Training Doesn’t Just Train; It Empowers and Transforms

Nonprofits, participating agencies, Galaxy Digital, and volunteers alike work, often tirelessly, toward a common goal: to shape better, more caring communities. The collective efforts of this network help to make a tangible difference. However, the logistics of managing a volunteer agency can become overwhelming for many who are already short on time and funds. [...]

Engaging Your Agencies: An Introduction

by Addison Van Auken Welcome to Galaxy Digital’s Agency Engagement Series! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be enlisting the wisdom of our nonprofit superstars to offer helpful insight into more effective engagement with your partner agencies. How is This Series Pertinent to You? As a volunteer center that has invested in a Connect [...]

By | 2018-03-08T16:34:41+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources, Resources|0 Comments

The Importance of Being Prepared Before a Disaster Strikes

Disasters strike in every corner of the world, during every season, and on different scales throughout the year. Nonprofit organizations serve as key players during these disasters, providing aid and resources to those affected. Indeed, hospitals, food banks, human and animal shelters, and other nonprofits are integrated into most response and recovery efforts during emergencies. [...]

By | 2017-10-23T08:55:30+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

How Habitat for Humanity Builds Volunteer Relationships

For many years, nonprofit organizations were bolstered by the hard work of loyal, recurring volunteers. People would dedicate significant amounts of time to an organization, week in and week out, typically for a single cause. But experts have expressed that the long-term volunteer is disappearing at an alarming rate. Now the “episodic volunteer” has catapulted [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:41:15+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Best Practices in Volunteer Recruitment

A nonprofit’s operation often depends on the enthusiastic work of its volunteers. Whether the volunteers provide childcare, help with taxes, or sort in-kind donations, they are an integral part of many organizations. Volunteers don’t just contribute physically; they contribute monetarily as well. A Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund report found that people who volunteered in the [...]

By | 2017-05-02T15:10:44+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments