If you've got the itch to see exotic places and cultures and the desire to make the world a better place, then some form of voluntourism might be just the ticket.
We all want to help when we see emergencies around the world or in our own country. Follow these tips on what to do and what not to do to be a real help.
What drives companies to sponsor charity events? Knowing the motivations businesses have to become sponsor can help you plan your approach to a business.
You really should write a different resume when applying for a nonprofit job. Here are three things to include.
It is highly unlikely that your first proposal to that foundation will receive funding. That doesn't mean that you should give up. Here are the things you must do right away.
Grant writing requires having a lot of information at your fingertips. To avoid being overwhelmed, gather these types of information and documents well before you even begin to wrie.
Have you put up a Facebook age for your nonprofit? Don't let it just sit there like a wet noodle. Use these easy tips to promote it.
Older people matter when it comes to charitable fundraising. There are a lot of them and they give and volunteer far more than other demographic groups. And they tend to be more loyal to their causes.
Thank you for agreeing to be a host for the Nonprofit Blog Carnival. Here is a list of best practices that I hope will be helpful.
A double-dip recession is not likely, but no one's feeling good about the economy right now. With unemployment still at dangerous heights and a housing market that isn't ready to recover yet, there are still stormy seas ahead for nonprofits. Here are tips to help you cope.
Postage plays a crucial role in your direct mail campaign, and not just as a cost. Each type of postage connotes different messages to the recipient.
Nonprofit organizations really do need to be careful about who is volunteering for them. An adequate volunteer application form is essential.
Does your mission statement still fit your organization? You might have changed the direction or the activities that you perform. If so, it's time for a mission statement upgrade.
Mission statements can be a great part of your marketing...if they are not boring. Get some life into that mission statement with these tips.
This idea will work with any kind of fundraising campaign where you want to motivate volunteers to make the ask.
We talk about grant proposals all the time, but there is more than one kind of proposal. In Winning Grants Step by Step, authors Carlson and O'Neal-McElrath distinguish between three kinds of proposals.
Looking for a grant writer but don't know where to start? Check out this advice from a pro in the field.
Global giving has become important to most philanthropists. Americans give about $300 billion to charitable causes annually. charitable giving. Only about 5% of that is spent on international causes
Typically, a nonprofit and for-profit pay for unemployment claims through a state unemployment insurance tax (SUI). But unlike their counterparts, nonprofits have an alternative choice – to become a reimbursing employer.
Blog carnivals have been around the blogosphere for some time. They are one of the ways content is curated on the Internet.
You don't have to be a lawyer to set up your nonprofit organization, but here are some basics about corporations that will be helpful.
Articulating a specific amount to ask from a donor is not easy, but it is necessary. One way to do that is to use your gift chart.
Only two things are certain in life, it is said, and they are death and taxes. That's where planned giving comes in.
Here is a tip for making your volunteer recognition event something that people look forward to...not dread.