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Volunteer management subscription

How to Find the Right Volunteer Management Software

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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It's important for any service focused organization to know how to conduct a 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 2020?

Is Your Connect Platform Ready for 2020? We hope you’re as excited about the new year as we are! At Galaxy Digital, we’re looking forward …

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nonprofit new years' resolutions

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

We can’t believe it’s almost 2020! 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 2020: 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 Trends for 2020: What to Expect in Fundraising and Management

What does 2020 look like for your nonprofit? It can seem there are many unknowns that affect volunteer habits and philanthropic trends. However, your organization …

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Youth Volunteerism brings important benefits to both the individual volunteers and organizations that they support

Youth Volunteerism: How Engaging Young Volunteers Can Benefit Organizations and Individuals

We all have a vested interest in seeing youth succeed. Regular access to civic-engagement opportunities can lead to better outcomes for children, young adults, and …

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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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Volunteering as a Family: Tips for Giving Back to Your Community Together

Volunteering as a family can be a dynamic, enriching experience for adults and children alike, and more families are looking toward volunteering as a way …

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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

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 …

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volunteers organize 5K for food drive

Engaging Your Agencies: An Introduction

Welcome to Galaxy Digital’s Agency Engagement Series! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be enlisting the wisdom of our nonprofit superstars to offer helpful insight …

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How to Thank Your Holiday Campaign Donors

Saying “thank you” is a simple but powerful act. It only takes a moment, yet it’s one of your most important tools for building and …

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