Nonprofit Stories


A Guide for the Last-Minute Venue Check

Is the technology ready to handle the crush at check-in? Are your volunteers and staff confidently trained? Is everyone able to communicate in real time? It’s the final hours before the doors open to your annual fundraiser and your anxiety is kicking into high gear. So many details to think about and every one of… Read More »


Corporate Social Responsibility: Tools and Resources

Consumers today are more and more choosing businesses based on their level of social responsibility; and as a result resources and tools are now widely available to help businessess get on board.  This is great news for nonprofits. With so much public information available, you can really understand the challenges faced by corporations and find… Read More »


Think Like an Event Planner – The Perfect Venue

When searching for your next event venue, think like an event planner and concentrate on three overall aspects— accessibility, functionality and ambiance. These three elements are the foundations that can support every other carefully constructed piece of your plan. Breaking down your venue planning into three categories will help you catch missing elements; sharpen up… Read More »


#GivingTuesday Marketing in the Home Stretch

Getting your message heard in the final days prior to a fundraising campaign is vital to achieving your goals. #GivingTuesday campaigns are no exception! #GivingTuesday is a worldwide movement, and following on the heels of the two busiest holiday shopping days, your message will be competing with a crowded advertising landscape. Make sure you stand… Read More »


What Does Corporate Social Responsibility Have To Do With Nonprofits?

The business climate is changing. No longer is it acceptable for a corporation to just make a profit. Now consumers expect businesses to be good corporate citizens as well. That means more opportunities for nonprofits to build mutually beneficial relationships with companies seeking to contribute more than just products and services. A recent internet search… Read More »


Giving Tuesday 2017 | #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday will be celebrating its five-year anniversary in 2017 and many organizations are gearing up to make this year the most charitable yet! Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day to recover from retail madness and begin the charitable season.  It’s designed for people to get involved in… Read More »


Can Giving Be Good For Your Health?

Does the phrase “lose yourself to find yourself” resonate with you? Many people give their money, time and talent to worthy causes. The act of giving has tremendous benefits. In a survey of 4,500 adults, 41 percent of those surveys volunteered 100 hours or more. The overwhelming majority of those people said that giving their… Read More »


A Guide to Affordable (and Free!) Technology and Digital Resources For Your Non-Profit

Nonprofits and schools can benefit from technology and digital resources— no matter how small the budget. Important areas like marketing, administrative details, advertising, communications, and event management can be spendy. The good news is that there are many high quality affordable, free or discounted services that can help a nonprofit (or any business for that… Read More »


Making a Big Impact with a Small Team

Nonprofits are born out of the desire to make a positive impact in the world. Whether it be meeting a need where there is hunger; offering healing where there is pain; providing comfort where there is grief; or fighting for justice where there is inequality…nonprofits are driven by this desire to make a difference.  … Read More »