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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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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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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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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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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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United Way Boosts Volunteer Engagement with Galaxy Digital

United Way for Southeastern Michigan serves a large region covering three counties and the city of Detroit. In 2016, it engaged 3,157 volunteers to serve …

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Preparing For Disasters: How Volunteer Organizations Plan for Effective Disaster Response

Disasters strike in every corner of the world, during every season, and on different scales throughout the year. Nonprofit organizations serve as key players during …

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Episodic Giving and the Rise of the ‘Rage Donation’

In an era when charitable giving is as easy as a few clicks and a submit button, it’s hardly a surprise that nonprofits see their …

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Do You Know Enough About Generation Z?

It’d be difficult to work in the philanthropic sphere without hearing about the Millennial generation.They make up over a quarter of the population and have …

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Face of Disaster

In recent years, reports have increasingly linked business success with corporate social responsibility. Corporations are teaming up with the nonprofit sector more than ever before, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Go Viral With These 5 Content Tips

It seems like a no-brainer: for people to share your nonprofit’s content, you need to create materials they’ll love. When people share your content in …

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Galaxy Digital Announces Partership with OneEach Technologies

We’re thrilled for our clients to know about a project that has been in the works for over a year now: Galaxy Digital has entered …

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Dollars for Doers: Rewarding Socially-Minded Corporate Volunteers

Dollars for Doers is ranked as one of the most successful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs in America, so it’s important that both nonprofits and …

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This Year In Philanthropy: 5 Trends to Watch in 2017

With a decline in individual volunteerism over the past decade, it’s tempting to  think that philanthropy is on the decline. But Americans actually set a …

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Should a nonprofit write press releases? That’s a resounding YES!

Press releases have many benefits. When you publish your press release online or to a dissemination service, you not only boost your SEO through inbound …

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