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Volunteer Liability Waiver: 5 Best Practices for your Nonprofit

Your volunteers work hard for your nonprofit. But with many activities, there can be risk involved. We’ve compiled five tips for your volunteer liability waiver …

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Volunteer management subscription

When your program outgrows your free volunteer management subscription

Choosing software that innovates with your organization If you’re a nonprofit, you’re probably looking to recruit and engage volunteers, receive more donations, or develop stronger, …

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Executive Buy-in

How to Get Buy-In From Your Executive Director

As a nonprofit volunteer coordinator, the possibility of implementing Connect platform can be exciting for you. Now it’s time to get your director on board; …

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Service Learning

Best Practices in Service Learning

A Guide for Instructors and Academic Chairs Service learning enables students to address needs in their community as part of an academic course. Service learning …

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Community Needs Assessment

How to Conduct a Community Needs Assessment

Before your organization implements a new internal program, you may want to conduct a community needs assessment. A needs assessment is a way of analyzing …

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Is Your Connect Platform Ready for 2019?

Is Your Connect Platform Ready for 2019? Happy 2019, Connect site managers! We hope you’re as excited about the new year as we are! At …

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

We can’t believe it’s 2019 either! As the holiday rush settles, January offers the opportunity for respite, self-reflection, and a bit of planning ahead. Your …

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Engage Teen Volunteers with Your Nonprofit

How to Engage Teens with Your Volunteer Program

In a previous post, we discussed some of the countless benefits of teen volunteerism. So you may be wondering how to recruit teenagers and engage …

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nonprofit interns

How to Recruit the Best Interns for Your Nonprofit

Many students and pre-professionals look to resume-boosting internships to provide valuable experience before entering the workforce. An internship program can also be an enriching—and essential—part …

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Nonprofit Technology Trends

Nonprofit Trends for 2019: Your Technology Outlook

Technology is changing how nonprofits operate. It’s making nonprofits more productive, but the ubiquitous nature of technology can also be overwhelming. Staying up to date …

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Nonprofit Philanthropy Trends

Nonprofit Trends for 2019: Your Philanthropy Outlook

What does 2019 look like for your nonprofit? We have scoured the internet and our resources to bring you some nonprofit philanthropy trends that can …

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teen volunteerism

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. …

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Family Volunteerism

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 …

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family volunteerism

Volunteering Together: The Benefits of Family Volunteerism

Volunteering is a dynamic, enriching experience for adults and children alike, and more families are looking to volunteering as a way to spend time together. …

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grant writing

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 …

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Michelle as a child, playing school

What I Learned About Learning and Training

A Conference Report by Michelle Grasty-Colont I’ve wanted to be a teacher my entire life. There are photographs of a very young me with scattered …

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How to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Visibility with a Blog

Marketing for nonprofits can seem daunting. You may have to rely on in-house staff who are already short on time, but improving your organization’s visibility …

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Nonprofit typing fundraising letter

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 …

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Training Doesn’t Just Train; It Empowers and Transforms

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Engaging Your Agencies: An Introduction

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