Teen Volunteerism: Why It’s Important

We all have a vested interest in seeing teenagers succeed. Regular access to civic-engagement opportunities can lead to better outcomes for teens and their communities. Teens who volunteer are more likely to perform better in school and work, and become civically active adults. Below, we discuss some of the many benefits of teen volunteerism, and [...]

By |2018-10-26T12:24:57-05:00October 26th, 2018|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Volunteering Together: How Your Nonprofit Can Embrace Families Who Volunteer

When it comes to recruiting volunteers, nonprofits sometimes focus on appealing to distinct age groups. However, a recent study suggests that nonprofits should encourage families to volunteer together. The study found that grandparents and parents who volunteer are more likely to have children who volunteer. In fact, more families are adopting volunteerism into their routine. [...]

By |2018-10-26T12:42:36-05:00September 28th, 2018|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

10 Tips for Writing a Winning Grant

Welcome back to our Writing for Nonprofits Series! For this post, we enlisted the grant-writing expertise of Kate Frost, Resource Development Director at Children First/Communities in Schools of Buncombe County (Children First/CIS). This North Carolina nonprofit makes sure students have the tools they need to succeed in school and empowers the community to be advocates [...]

By |2018-07-31T12:47:09-05:00July 31st, 2018|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

How to Write Compelling Fundraising Letters

About Fundraising Letters A fundraising letter does three essential things: (1) details a need or cause; (2) tells the recipient how they can contribute to that cause; and (3) thanks the potential donor for their continued support. Fundraising letters typically ask for money or supplies, but you can also use them to enlist the help [...]

By |2018-07-02T14:06:41-05:00July 2nd, 2018|News, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

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. [...]

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