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|Comments Off on Should You Volunteer Your Specialized Skills to a Nonprofit?

Need a Paying Job? Volunteer!

You may be a high school or college student, a recent graduate, or someone changing careers, but the lesson remains the same: Volunteering makes you a stronger job candidate if you’re currently unemployed. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a government agency that promotes volunteerism. In 2013, it released a study that quantifies the [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Resources for Volunteers|Comments Off on Need a Paying Job? Volunteer!

Crafting a Nonprofit Social Media Strategy

It’s no secret that nonprofits are often challenged by the idea of social media marketing. With limited resources and personnel, nonprofits can easily fall into the habit of neglecting their social media accounts. Many organizations have no documented strategy at all. If this sounds familiar, you are not alone! In 2014, the Case Foundation joined [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|Comments Off on Crafting a Nonprofit Social Media Strategy

The Power of Visual Storytelling

Is Visual storytelling on your nonprofit’s radar? In 2016, visual storytelling is cheaper and more in-demand than ever before. If you consider that you’ll generate up to 94% more post views by adding compelling visual content, incorporating visual storytelling into your nonprofit’s media strategy is a no-brainer. Images are immensely powerful. Not only do they [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources, Resources|7 Comments