If you run a nonprofit, it can feel like pulling teeth to get volunteers involved and get money raised. Is your New Year’s resolution to try something new and beat last year’s progress? If so, you’ll want some fresh new ideas to move the needle forward in your business.
Here are five of our favorite blogs that offer up that insight.
Want to hear how other nonprofits raised money? This is the blog to read. Want tool kits and resources to get your nonprofit going in the New Year? They’re available here in this blog. The Chronicles of Philanthropy is a content gold mine for everything related to the world of charitable endeavors.
If you work with a non-profit, this blog is a must-read.
The technical side of running a nonprofit can feel tricky and overwhelming. With all the new technology getting released, the social network strategies getting updated, and the apps being used, it’s hard to keep up.
The Nonprofit Tech for Good blog keeps you in-the-know, so your organization is never left in the digital dust.
GiveWell is a nonprofit organization, so it makes sense that they get the world of nonprofits. Their goal is to analyze other charitable giving organizations to understand what’s working and what isn’t. They go beyond the financial impacts and dig deeper to look at lives impacted by outside charities gifts.
The case studies are fascinating and provide an excellent learning opportunity for other organizations.
Fundraising is exhausting. If you’re new to the fundraising world, this is an excellent place to start. If you’re experienced but hungry for ways to freshen up your fundraising approach, this is an excellent resource.
The blog is run by fundraising expert, Gail Perry. In addition to her blog with free fundraising tips, she also offers webinars and toolkits, so there is a lot available to you here.
JustGiving isn’t just a blog about giving. It’s a platform where causes can raise money. They’ve been around since 2001, which makes them veterans in the fundraising world. For nonprofits, this means there’s a wealth of experience to be gained by reading the insights on their blog.
Check out the blog for tool recommendations, tips for turning supporters into financial backers, and more. There’s a lot here, so dig in.
Which Blogs Will You Follow?
There are many blogs out there for nonprofits, including our own with many tips about using technology to help improve your volunteer engagement. Now the question becomes, which blog will you follow? Let us know about any we might have missed in the comments below.
Author Profile Jon Forknell is the Vice President and General Manager of Atlas Business Solutions, Inc., a software marketing company specializing in employee scheduling software, including ScheduleBase employee scheduling software, and other business software solutions. In the past, Jon has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Atlas Business Solutions was named as one of Software Magazine’s Top 500 Software Companies in 2004 through 2007 and again in 2010, 2013 and 2014.