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Board Member Characteristics: Basics for Nonprofits

This month we’ve been helping you learn about how to run nonprofit boards well. Board member responsibilities vary, but we’ve got you covered. In case you missed the two articles in our series, be sure to learn about legal obligations for board members. And, also take a look at our recent post about a few of the things to think about when recruiting new members. This week, we’re going to tackle a few of the essential elements that all nonprofit......

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Simplicity: Recruiting the Best People for Your Nonprofit

Simplicity with a nonprofit board of directors can be a reality. But, we know that many groups have a tough time with their boards. That’s especially true in smaller groups. However, this month, we’re looking to help you with your nonprofit leadership volunteers. In case you missed it, last week we wrote about the legal and strategic responsibilities of a nonprofit board. This week, we’re going to share with you our thoughts about recruiting the best people for your board.......

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Nonprofit Board of Directors: What You Need to Know

An excellent nonprofit board of directors is essential for a charity. One of the things you should consider is that boards serve as a bridge between your group and community. In other words, because nonprofits are tax-exempt, there’s a higher standard to which society holds them. As an example, they are supposed to be more transparent than businesses. And, this transparency is even more critical because they serve to improve communities. Boards are responsible for the strategic direction a...

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Top 3 Ways to Keep Your Sports League Members Involved

As the commissioner of a sports league, its success depends on you. However, it can be challenging to know how to facilitate an effective and efficient sports league that members of your community will love. Above all, you want the community to desire to be regularly involved in your sports league. The more people you have engaged in your league, the more support you have for your activities and events, and the longer you will be able to support a......

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Going Green for the Summer at Home and Work

This summer, you can join the millions who seek to help the environment. Going green is something that each of us has a responsibility to do for a better world. As we reported in our earlier blog in the series, here are some of the cold, hard facts: We create 262 million tons of municipal waste each year. 81 pounds of clothing is tossed away by each American. Recycling lifts wages by $36.6 billion. 70 percent of the global population......

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Environmental Issues: How Nonprofits Do It Right

Environmental issues define our lifetime. And, this week, we have two stories from our partners. As a result, these stories help explain how other nonprofits can get creative.  So, even if you are not working on issues related to the environment, you too can make a difference. But, before we get started, make sure you’ve looked at the following.  If you’ve missed our recent posts about the environment, you’ll want to check them out. Environmental Sustainability: 5 Summer Idea...

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Sustainable Transportation: 5 Fun Solutions

Sustainable transportation is all the rage these days. And, aside from the environment, it’s fun. Last week we gave you some of our ideas about what you can do this summer for sustainability. It included plans for green grilling and amazing eco-vacations. And, it also included ideas about cleaning out your closets of shoes and clothing. This week, we’re going to talk about a few of the ways you can get around town. We’re all so lucky to have so......

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Environmental Sustainability: 5 Summer Ideas

Environmental sustainability is crucial to the future of our planet. And, that means that as you’re working on your summer plans, you should also think about it. We know that today’s generation of leaders is seeking to ensure that everyone does his or her part to join the sustainability revolution. Let’s take a quick look at the reality for our environment. Meaning, environmental sustainability is crucial to our future. Concerning municipal waste, there are 262 million tons pro...

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Social Media Management Tools: The Secret Sauce

Social media management tools are essential for digital marketing. We’ve been sharing with you our ideas about it in the past few weeks. If you’d like, you can check out a great post about how AI can help you increase your fundraising dollars. You can take a look at what we have to say about getting celebrities involved in your cause. Or, maybe you’d like to see some tips for Instagram success, which you can find here and here. Why......

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Instagram Videos and YouTube: The Easy Way

Instagram videos are an excellent way that nonprofits can promote their cause in a fun and easy way. That’s especially true when coordinating it with YouTube.  Using both of these platforms will help you increase your followers. In time, it’ll also raise the necessary funds you need for your programs. There are over one billion users on Instagram, which is an opportunity for your charity. People love visual photographs and videos. In other words, Instagram’s has enormou...

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Instagram Influencer Marketing – 7 Tips for Nonprofits

Have you ever considered Instagram influencer marketing for your nonprofit? If not, it’s something that you should consider. It can help you leverage the power of influencers to promote your charity. If you’ve missed our earlier posts on the Instagram series, here’s your chance to check them out. 3 Quick Tips for Nonprofit Success on Instagram 3 Tips to Promote Your Nonprofit Using Instagram How Your Nonprofit Can Successfully Master Instagram Live, IGTV & Stories Influenc...

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Top 5 Absolute Musts When Preparing for Summer Camp

Every year kids and teens look forward to going back to summer camp. They reunite with their friends they haven’t seen all year and join together for fun activities and programs you offer. Your campers don’t have a care in the world as they head into summer camp season—but it’s likely that you feel a mounting stress every year as camp approaches. Summer camp preparation is no minor undertaking. Your team should be as prepared as possible for any obstacle......

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Instagram Videos and your Nonprofit Adventures

Instagram videos are this week’s nonprofit adventure topic. But, if you missed it, you’ll want to take a read at last week’s post. It talks about the three ways that you can begin to leverage Instagram. Instagram is an excellent social media tool. Your nonprofit should be using it to promote your organization. The reality is that a single compelling photo is worth a thousand words and video is even better. Instagram provides a great chance to double engagement with......

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3 Tips to Promote Your Nonprofit Using Instagram

Instagram is an excellent social media tool to promote your nonprofit organization on a platform that is loved by many people because it’s a lot less toxic and much more fun than other social networking sites. Last time, we shared with you three things your nonprofit should do for nonprofit success on Instagram. As we noted then and it’s important to remember, there are a couple of great reasons why your organization should focus on Instagram. As Hootsuite reported, there......

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3 Quick Tips for Nonprofit Success on Instagram

Over the next few weeks, we’re shifting from celebrities and pop culture to social media. Instagram is an excellent social media tool for your nonprofit, school or civic group, because of its emphasis on photography and videos. A lot more people, especially younger people, enjoy Instagram over Facebook because it’s fun and engaging. Although a lot of older people are on Facebook, they too enjoy Instagram because there is a lot less “debating,” disagreements and it’s a more relaxed ...

How to Have Your Nonprofit Leverage Pop Culture Trends

We hope you’ve been gaining some valuable nonprofit fundraising insight concerning celebrities and also viral marketing. In case you haven’t seen one of our recent articles, take a moment to read critical information about what you may have missed. Celebrity Charities & How They Make a Social Impact Tips on Nonprofit Viral Marketing & Attracting Celebrities  Tips for Getting Celebrities to Support Your Nonprofit Cause In this final piece in the series, we’re going to e...

Tips for Getting Celebrities to Support Your Nonprofit Cause

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been discussing celebrities and also viral marketing. In case you’ve missed any of our earlier articles, here’s your chance to catch up. Celebrity Charities & How They Make a Social Impact Tips on Nonprofit Viral Marketing & Attracting Celebrities This post will give you a look into a few significant resources that can help you go viral with an influencer such as a celebrity. Whether you’re seeking to research information about Hollywood s...

Tips on Nonprofit Viral Marketing & Attracting Celebrities

Viral marketing can help your nonprofit raise awareness for your good cause, and it might even attract the attention of a celebrity or influencer who is passionate or cares about your mission, which could have them retweet, repost or give a shout-out in support of your group. If you haven’t already considered trying to get your content to go viral, it’s something that you should think because it’s easier in the digital age to attract the support of movie stars,......

Celebrity Charities & How They Make a Social Impact

Did you realize that celebrity charities make a significant contribution to social good and nonprofits? Yes, we live in a reality that celebrates celebrities, from A-list movie actors to YouTube stars who create their followings with fun, innovative and engaging videos and social media presences. While people, like the Kardashian sisters, cultivate their brand appeal by sharing their lives with their adoring fans, you have other celebrities who decide to take their social stature and leverage it...

Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits

How Artificial Intelligence Can Raise More Nonprofit Funds

We hope that you’ve enjoyed and found our artificial intelligence series beneficial for your nonprofit. We’ve sought to provide you with ideas that can help your charity accomplish its mission. If you’ve missed any of our previous articles on the topic of AI and the nonprofit sector, here’s what we’ve published in our series: What You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence and Nonprofits  Nonprofits and the Use of Artificial Intelligence for their Charities  H...

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