Mr. Earl Jackson at Loyola Univesity Annual Haiti Assistance Conference

Mr. Earl Jackson at Loyola Univesity Annual Haiti Assistance Conference

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Online Crowdfunding: A How-To Guide

In the last decade, crowdfunding, or the collection of small donations from a large number of people, has taken the fundraising world by storm. It’s projected to become a $90-96 billion dollar industry by 2025, and for good reason. By

4 (Mostly) Free Ways to Appreciate Your Employees

Nonprofit employees are truly unsung champions. They work tirelessly for the causes they care about, and usually for a lower wage than their for-profit counterparts. They deserve our recognition and celebration, but it can be hard to show your appreciation

[PODCAST] Growing Good with Lisa Guill

Nonprofit Hub’s newest Hubcast series, Growing Good, is all about how young nonprofit professionals can sustain and grow our industry for the better. As startups and other for-profit companies ramp up their offerings for new employees, young people are especially

Emergency Funding: Where to Find It and How to Get It

It’s no secret that nonprofits struggle to find funding more than businesses and corporations do. Any money leftover after operating costs is usually put toward helping those in need, and that’s something to be proud of. But that doesn’t mean

How to Create Social Media Promotions That Convert

Long gone are the days when social media was merely a way to share updates with friends and family. People of all ages spend hours on social media platforms every single day. It’s become not only a massive online community,

The Ever-Growing Importance of Website Design

Let’s face it—when it comes to your website, looks do matter. It only takes  a split second for a viewer to decide whether or not they’ll spend time on your site, and website design is often the deciding factor. Don’t

Social Media Analytics: The Basics

So, you’ve mastered the art of creating effective, engaging social media content. Congratulations! But your job doesn’t stop there. If you really want to get the most out of socials, interpreting your analytics and using them to your advantage is

How to Make the Most of Your Conference Experiences

Every year there seems to be an influx of conferences: marketing conferences, fundraising conferences, tech conferences, conferences about conferences. They’re everywhere. It’s hard to know which conference will be worth your time, but, if you’ve managed to pick one or

Why Every Nonprofit Needs a Good Copywriter

As you skim through your sea of emails, newsfeeds and notifications, what determines whether you engage with a piece of content? The answer is copy—simply defined by Merriam Webster as “the text of an advertisement.” Good copy is an absolute

How to Know When to Expand Your Staff

Expansion is a good thing. In most cases, it means you’ve done your job well enough for long enough to add additional programming, campaigns or other projects. But it’s not always easy to know when you’re ready to expand, and