Featured Human Resources

[Thankful Thursday] Oh, What a Year It Has Been

The world is full of some genuinely kind and talented people—and in the nonprofit sector, we’re lucky enough to have an abundance of those types. Because of you world-changers, we have the opportunity to do what we love every day, which involves helping nonprofits be even better. For that, we can’t thank you enough. Looking...

Featured Nonprofit Marketing Plan

Why Most SWOT Analyses Stink and How You Can Make SWOT Work for You

The SWOT analysis is one of the most basic tools for evaluations and planning and is used by organizations of every size and type. Here are some tips to help avoid some common pitfalls and make your SWOT more useful.

Featured Social Media

The Top 14 Hashtags You Should Use Each Week

Hashtags are still a mystery to so many, but they don’t have to be. You just need to do your research; luckily we’ve done it for you. Meanings change over time and there are always people ready and waiting to ruin current hashtags. But have no fear—these are the hashtags that we’ve found are the most recurring…

Featured Fundraising

How to Decide if Your Organization Should Participate in #GivingTuesday

On one hand, there is skepticism about the effectiveness of #GivingTuesday, especially for small nonprofit organizations. On the other hand, there are successful campaigns of all sizes that prove that there is value in participating. So is #GivingTuesday right for you?

Featured Fundraising

The Art of Closing the Fundraising Ask

In the world of fundraising, making the ask is one thing; sealing the deal is another. Closing a fundraising ask can be a challenge.

Featured Fundraising

How to Turn Making the Ask from Excruciating to Exciting

When it comes to making the ask people get queasy, tense up and word vomit all over potential donors, but it doesn’t have to be that way.