Social Entrepreneurship: What It Means to Get Started

posted on October 28, 2020

I’ve spent more than a decade working with nonprofit leadership, and as a social entrepreneur, something anyone can do. Today’s world needs social entrepreneurship, especially at a time of health, economic, and social stresses. So, if you ever thought about starting a business, this is the time to get going. If we know anything, even […]

Nonprofit Leadership: What Not to Say

posted on September 23, 2020

At this time, when things are so challenging, we need great nonprofit leaders. It doesn’t matter if you run a small community group. Nonprofit leadership is essential, and all our communities need to see and experience more social good. As you might know, our social enterprise leader, Wayne, always says, ‘YOU Matter.’ He does it […]

How to Stay Motivated: 4 Tips to Keep Going

posted on August 26, 2020

Every day when we come into the office, we have music blaring. In fact, our team feels pretty good about things, despite the situation in our country. The bottom line is that to get through tough times, you have to master the art of how to stay motivated. That’s essential. Learning and developing your positive […]

Storytelling Techniques: Telling Your Nonprofit Story

posted on July 20, 2020

The best way to convey information is through the art of storytelling. So, for nonprofits, understanding storytelling techniques is essential. Remember, often, you want people to do fundraising or donate to your cause, without getting anything in return other than a good feeling. So, it’s vital in nonprofit marketing to understand that there is an […]

Traditional Media: Why You Need to Still Do It

posted on June 24, 2020

If you surf the web on any day, you’ll see countless articles about social media and digital. Sure, marketing in the digital space is essential. But, it seems that traditional media is old school. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. There’s still a place for this type of media, and nonprofits should still […]

Rebuilding Together: Your Community Needs You

posted on May 27, 2020

Did you know that April was National Rebuilding Month? In short, through the month, events happen in communities across our country during the month-long call to service. Each year, thousands of volunteers give of their time toward rebuilding together. As we all know, this year, the idea of rebuilding has taken on a special resonance. […]

Nonprofit Resources You Can’t Do Without

posted on April 16, 2020

We don’t need to tell you that these are tough times, but your nonprofit can still thrive. Remember, after the 2008 recession, many nonprofits did close. However, the groups that adapted to change were able to continue to deliver essential services in their communities. In fact, some even grew larger because of their innovation, creative […]

Adoption Fundraising Ideas For A Child

posted on March 25, 2020

One of our favorite things to do is to share stories from our partners. And, in this article, we have the chance to tell you about Julie Dochow. What makes Julie’s story great is that she wasn’t seeking to adopt a child when she traveled to China last year. However, something happened, and soon she […]

How to Motivate Volunteers: 3 Can’t-Miss Ways

posted on February 20, 2020

One of the leading challenges for many community groups and small nonprofits, aside from fundraising ideas, is how to motivate volunteers. The reality is that people get on board and agree to give their time. And, they do it because they have the best intentions, but sometimes things get in the way. Still, many nonprofits […]

How to Raise Money for a Cause When It’s Hard

posted on January 16, 2020

Learning how to raise money for a cause is not easy. Many people start nonprofits and think that because they have a good cause, the money will follow. But that’s usually not the case. With more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S., there are plenty of excellent missions. However, one of the toughest things […]