Mr. Earl Jackson at Loyola Univesity Annual Haiti Assistance Conference

Mr. Earl Jackson at Loyola Univesity Annual Haiti Assistance Conference

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Hone Your Craft: The Art of Nonprofit Storytelling

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Everyone has a favorite story. Whether it comes in the form of a book, a comic, a movie or a video game, we all have stories that we like and ones that

3 Easy Ways to Cut Nonprofit Costs

Your nonprofit likely has an idealistic mission statement—one that doesn’t mention anything about overhead costs. And while finding ways to lower your costs may not inspire the kind of enthusiasm your purpose does, every dollar you save contributes to those

The Importance of Strategy Sessions

This article was originally published in the Nonprofit Hub Magazine. With the new year freshly upon us, it’s a great time to plan your next long-term strategy meeting. Not only do these broad-stroke meetings help put last year into perspective,

How to Use Nonprofit Apps to Keep Beneficiaries Happy

Sponsored by Zoho Creator Nonprofits thrive on people. Whether they’re volunteers or employees, people are your biggest allies and most sincere well-wishers. In addition to expending time and energy to your cause, some of them go even further by making

5 Best Practices for Collecting Supporter Data

When someone submits their email address on the ONE Campaign website, they receive a welcome email with a friendly message and a simple question: ”Do you think we’ll see the end of extreme poverty in our lifetime?” You’re also presented

How to Maintain Relationships With Outsourced Staff

Sponsored by Jitasa Surely you’ve heard the overly cheesy “if you love something, let it go” parable. This may be sound advice when going through relationship troubles, but it should by no means apply to your decision making with outsourced

Why Cause Camp is Right for You (And Everyone Else)

Cause Camp is different from your run-of-the-mill conference, but you already know that. What you might not know is what makes it so different, and why Cause Camp is a conference for everyone, whether you work for a nonprofit or

When Should I Get A Tree Removed?

Just like flowers, bushes, plants, mulch and garden gnomes, trees are an essential part to your property’s landscaping. Trees aren’t just pleasing to the eye, they also provide us with shade and oxygen, and give birds and other animals shelter.

Step Away From the Plaque (And Get to Know Your Donors)

Recently, I found myself in a development team meeting with an age-old topic on the agenda: the annual stewardship plan. Our team leader for this meeting kicked off the conversation with a question: What would be the perfect stewardship piece

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Elements of Effective Storytelling

Storytelling is such an important feature for those looking at new ways to market themselves. And for nonprofits, the opportunity to build a donor base using stories is evergreen. Let’s look at how you can take advantage of effective storytelling.