Using Galaxy Digital’s Connect Sites for Disaster Response

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey touched ground in a rural area of southeast Texas. Over the next four days, parts of Texas received over 40 inches of rain, causing unprecedented flooding and displacing over 30,000 people. Volunteer assistance was needed--and fast. Many volunteer efforts seemed to spring up overnight, with churches, corporations, other organizations, [...]

Incorporating Photovoice Methodolgies Into a Service-Learning Course

Over the past two decades, a new methodology known as photovoice has emerged on the anthropological, documentary, and public-health scenes. More recently, it has been used within the field of service-learning. When a service-learning curriculum is coupled with the photovoice methodology, students can be better engaged with the course material and their volunteer experiences. Using [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Campus Resources, Resources|0 Comments

Doing Well By Doing Good: Best Practices for Cause Marketing

Cause-related marketing, or cause marketing is a mutually beneficial marketing relationship between a nonprofit and a business or corporation. In modern times, more and more companies are now “doing well by doing good.” One of the early examples of cause marketing happened in 1983. At the time, American Express partnered with a nonprofit group called [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|corporate resources, 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