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A Step-By-Step Guide for Writing a Nonprofit Newsletter

A Step-By-Step Guide for Writing a Nonprofit Newsletter

In our experience, a nonprofit newsletter is a great way to engage volunteers and prospective...
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COVID-19 Recovery: Preparing Your Organization and Volunteer Program

COVID-19 Recovery: Preparing Your Organization and Volunteer Program

Many community-based organizations are in the midst of responding to COVID-19, while others are...
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Volunteer Fair: How to Plan a Successful Event

Volunteer Fair: How to Plan a Successful Event

A volunteer fair offers engaged citizens the chance to browse local volunteer opportunities and...
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Creative Names for Volunteer Programs: 50 Ideas to Engage More Volunteers

Creative Names for Volunteer Programs: 50 Ideas to Engage More Volunteers

You’re a pro at running volunteer programs that inspire your community to take action; but...
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Mission Creep: 6 Steps to Keep Your Organization on Track

Mission Creep: 6 Steps to Keep Your Organization on Track

Mission creep in nonprofit organizations: it’s something we encounter often, but it’s hard to find...
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Responding to COVID-19: Actionable Steps for Volunteer Managers

Responding to COVID-19: Actionable Steps for Volunteer Managers

As part of COVID-19s ever-shifting impact on community needs, people are looking toward social...
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Volunteer Surveys: The Best Questions to Ask (& Templates!)

Volunteer Surveys: The Best Questions to Ask (& Templates!)

FREE DOWNLOAD: Volunteer Performance Evaluation and Volunteer Registration Templates Get the...
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Volunteer Appreciation: A Guide to Thanking Your Volunteers

Volunteer Appreciation: A Guide to Thanking Your Volunteers

Volunteer appreciation: It’s a term we hear often in the nonprofit world, but do we invest enough...
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Volunteer Management Software: 25+ Top Tools for Nonprofits

Volunteer Management Software: 25+ Top Tools for Nonprofits

As a volunteer management leader, you’re likely busy organizing time sheets, setting up engaging...
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5 Best Practices for Leveraging Corporate Philanthropy

5 Best Practices for Leveraging Corporate Philanthropy

Article by Adam Weinger, President at Double the Donation
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The Big ‘Screen’ – Volunteer Perspectives on Background Checks

The Big ‘Screen’ – Volunteer Perspectives on Background Checks

Article by Katie Zwetzig, Executive Director at Sterling Volunteers and originally posted to their ...
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Planned Updates to all Galaxy Sites

Planned Updates to all Galaxy Sites

Dear Galaxy Admins, We’ve been listening and we’ve heard you loud and...
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How to Get Volunteers for an Event in 8 Steps

How to Get Volunteers for an Event in 8 Steps

We understand that you put a lot of effort into organizing your events. While recruiting...
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How to Create a Long Term Disaster Recovery Plan

How to Create a Long Term Disaster Recovery Plan

There are four phases of any long term disaster recovery plan: mitigation, preparedness, response,...
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Emergency Response Activation Chart

Emergency Response Activation Chart

An understanding of when your plan should be activated is critical for an efficient response....
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The Disaster Relief Organizations You Need to Know About

The Disaster Relief Organizations You Need to Know About

The United States has experienced a sizable influx of billion dollar disasters in recent years....
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Incorporating Emergency and Disaster Response Volunteers Into Your All-Hazards Plan

Incorporating Emergency and Disaster Response Volunteers Into Your All-Hazards Plan

Voluntary organizations are often on the front lines following a disaster. Yet mobilizing a...
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The Disaster Manager’s Guide to Hazard Vulnerability Analysis

The Disaster Manager’s Guide to Hazard Vulnerability Analysis

The prevalence of natural disasters, in addition to the potential for other civil hazards, has...
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7 Steps to Switching your Volunteer Management Software

7 Steps to Switching your Volunteer Management Software

When it comes to Volunteer Management Software, it’s absolutely normal to have questions. Software...
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The Only 5 Church Volunteer Recruitment Ideas You’ll Ever Need

The Only 5 Church Volunteer Recruitment Ideas You’ll Ever Need

If you’re looking to grow your church volunteer program, it may be time to reevaluate your...
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