Not every email subject line is going to win an award, but more of yours can win the click with a little effort and attention.
Writing a grant proposal is different from other writing you might do for your nonprofit. With grants, slow, steady, and organized work better than flights of fancy.
Every dollar counts when charities fund raise. That's why matching gifts, available to many employees, should not be overlooked. Nonprofits can help remind donors about matching opportunities.
Matching employee charitable giving is fundamental to modern corporate philanthropy. But how do these programs work, and how can your charity benefit?
Bio of Adam Weinger, guest author for About.com.
Are you a nonprofit that thinks Facebook just isn't worth the effort? You might want to think again after reading these seven reasons why it might be good for you and your supporters.
Julie Welles is a marketer who works with faith-based organizations, nonprofits, and businesses to establish themselves on the web and in social media networks. She is a guest author at About.com.
Grants management has grown up. From Excel spreadsheet to sophisticated cloud-based software, coordinating your nonprofit's grants program has gotten easier.
Here are the archives of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival for the recent past.
The Nonprofit Blog Carnival features the best that consultants and nonprofits have to offer in the way of advice about fundraising, marketing, multichannel communications, grant writing and more.
If you think that grant writers just sit in their cubicles and write all the time, think again. Today, grant writers and their organizations must be active on social media too.
Heather Stombaugh is a guest writer for about.com
Social media has drastically changed media relations. Nonprofits that want to get their stories out need to know how to connect with reporters and bloggers in new ways.
Millions of people run, walk, and ride for charity every year. They are all interested in giving back, raising awareness of a cause, and staying in shape along the way.
If it seems as though video sharing is taking over the world, you're probably right. But nonprofits can benefit from the trend too. Here's how to make the most of YouTube for your cause.
Marissa Garza specializes in social media for nonprofits, writing for Donor Dreams and About.com.
Sharing on social media is like walking a tightrope. It's essential, but stepping over the line and oversharing is easy to do. How much should nonprofits share? How often?
Board boredom is commonplace. Don't lose your board members to ennui because they are not engaged.
National Service has taken off in recent years, spurred by a service-minded president and new legislation that calls on Americans to give back.
For tips on using LinkedIn, I asked members of a nonprofit group there to suggest their best ones. Their generosity in sharing is characteristic of the entire network. LinkedIn folks are very generous.
How do nonprofits support themselves? With a basket of income sources. Check out this summary of the most common ways nonprofits bring in money to support their programs.
No charity wants to lose more donors than they acquire each year. Yet, that is what happens too often. Here are the practices that will get you donor dumped.
Use this journalistic technique to tell your charity's story and make your grant proposals stand out.
More foundations than ever require online grant applications. They can be very frustrating, but here are eight tips that will help.
Social media can make you crazy. But it's great for promoting ourselves and our organizations. So how do you manage it and still have time for anything else?