Considering Online Volunteering?

Written by: Maria Losada When you think about volunteering, you may not think of sitting behind a computer screen. But online volunteers are doing things like...

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Most Quotable Nonprofit Leaders

Here are some of the most inspiring words from some of the world’s greatest nonprofit leaders. Malala Yousafzai “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child,...

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Frances’ Story

I work for a grantmaking foundation. Daily I read grant proposals, research nonprofits, and recommend which ones should receive grants. A dream job, right? In many ways...

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“I Do” Want More… For Less!

How do you really get more for less when it comes to one of the largest grossing industries in the world? The wedding industry makes billions of dollars every year and...

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Summer Meals for Kids in Need

In a recent blog post, the U.S. Department of Agriculture stated that more than 21 million American children and teens depend on free or reduced-price school meals...

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Short on Time to Volunteer?

Donating money is as easy as sending a text message on your cell phone. Sometimes that donation just doesn’t seem like enough. You’d like to do more to help your local...

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25 Nonprofit Twitter Tips From The Pros

According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. It’s the second most popular social network used by nonprofits, after Facebook.

Twitter can be used to distribute news about your organization and your stories. And you can use a variety of apps to automatically tweet that news (Hootsuite and Buffer are tops)!

But the real power of Twitter is using it to engage influencers.
I’m not talking about Lady Gaga. I’m talking about engaging journalists, sponsors, and community leaders who are passionate about your cause. When you network with the right influencers, you gain access to their followers by way of retweets.

But what is the best way to use Twitter, without wasting valuable time? I reached out to a few pros, and here’s what they offered for nonprofit Twitter tips:

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3 Ways to Integrate Your Nonprofit’s Marketing and Fundraising – Clairification

Avoid becoming irrelevant in the digital age. It’s revolutionized fundraising and nonprofit marketing.

There are so many different ways to communicate today that it can be dizzying!

Ground yourself by remembering that though technology has changed, people have not. We have the same drives… needs… yearnings as prehistoric tribes. We long for connection and meaning. We want to find where we “fit.”!

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Baseball Gives Back

(Image Link) Baseball season now underway—it’s time to kick back and cheer for our local teams and favorite players. These professional athletes and coaches we see on...

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