In today’s socially-conscious age, more businesses than ever before are providing support to nonprofits and their communities. In fact, 85% of companies in the United States have a formal domestic corporate giving program. There are many different forms of corporate philanthropy that businesses can offer your nonprofit, from sponsorships to in-kind donations. However, if you’re seeking a combination of donations and volunteer support, volunteer grants can be especially impactful fo [...]
If you are employed by a relatively new nonprofit that has grown steadily since its founding, congratulations: you are on the path to success. You established your board, vision and mission statements, engaged an initial group of donors, hired your core staff and created community impact through your programming. What’s the next step? In a word: VOLUNTEERS.
Besides financial contributions, the gifts of time and talent are the most important donations that supporters can make to your [...]
Let’s face it. Sometimes whether we want to or not, life forces us to delegate. It may be incredibly hard to relinquish control—you want everything to be said and done in the professional and timely manner that you would bring to the table. By using fundraising committees you may be able to free up some of the precious hours of your day as a fundraiser by letting super-passionate volunteers do the outreach for you.Building your committee.
Committees can be a great way to br [...]