Top Non-Profit Tips for 2020

Running a nonprofit organization can be an incredibly rewarding experience. But in pursuit of your organization’s greater goals, you will inevitably run into a wide variety of different challenges. Fortunately, with the right resources and strategies, these challenges can be overcome. In order to make sure your non-profit organization has the best year that it […]

How To Run A Successful Nonprofit Organization

If you’re fundraising or seeking volunteers, it may feel like you’ve already exhausted all available channels. But have you considered creating a mobile app for your organization? With 77 percent of Americans now owning smartphones, it’s definitely something you should consider. After all, the best way to get the attention of volunteers and donors is […]

Do Small Businesses Help Local Economies? Absolutely! Here is Why.

When you think of businesses and money, you probably think of the big companies that dominate the stock market. That’s natural because they’re highly visible owing to their powerful brands. However, small businesses punch far above their weight in terms of making a tangible, positive impact on the local economies they’re a part of. Why? […]

5 Great Ways to Make Your Volunteers Feel Valued

If you ask anyone with substantial experience in the nonprofit sector, they will be sure to tell you that volunteers are the lifeblood of running an organization. Volunteers make it possible for nonprofits to accomplish their long-term missions and also increase their reach to a wider audience.   Convincing people to give up their limited […]

40 Simple Things You Can Do Now to Make the World a Better Place

Watching or reading the news can be downright depressing. War. Terrorism. Famine. Grinding poverty. Crime. Climate change. Pollution. The extinction of species and endangerment of others. Sex trafficking. Okay, I’ll stop. But sadly, I could go on. So, what’s the answer? Hiding your head in the sand won’t make it all go away. And no, […]

How to Retain Your Non-Profit’s Volunteers

Many non-profit organizations rely on volunteer labor to keep running, but retaining volunteers is notoriously difficult. They’re not being paid, the position is always a lower priority than a full-time job, and people too often end up feeling unfilled. Fortunately, a little effort can go a long way in making volunteers want to stick around. […]

How to Decide Where to Donate

If you want to help those less fortunate than you, donating money to charity is an obvious choice. But for most people, deciding to donate is the easy part – deciding where to donate is much harder. There are over 1.5 million non-profits in the U.S. alone, and it’s impossible to know what’s going on […]

Donations Provide Tiger Haven with a Dollar in the “Kitty”

Unfortunately, animal rescue organizations must spend every day promoting adoptions of homeless animals. But an organization that wants you to adopt an animal you can’t take with you – and you’re probably just as glad that you can’t – is a cat of a different stripe! That’s exactly what Tiger Haven in Kingston, Tennessee, has […]

Nonprofit Organizations Must Adapt to Change to Survive

Many nonprofit organizations are operating with deficits. The demand for services is increasing. Administrative, healthcare, and infrastructure costs are rising more rapidly than revenues. To survive in such an economic environment, nonprofit organizations must operate more like for-profit companies. This is a lesson the organization we lead, FamilyLinks, recently learned first-hand. FamilyLinks is a nonprofit […]

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