August 26, 2022
As employers and as organizations that provide services and programs to the public, nonprofit organizations are grappling with how to create a safe environment for staff and volunteers during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Vaccines are one piece of that puzzle, and the following resources can help nonprofits determine an appropriate path for their particular organization.
December 17, 2021
Sample procedure to help organizations respond to media inquiries.
July 2, 2021
The following articles offer advice on developing liability waivers and media releases for working with volunteers, clients and the public.
October 26, 2020
A crowdsourced collection of anti-racism statements, resources, tools, and guidance.
July 15, 2020
Is your nonprofit working on how it can be more inclusive? At your nonprofit, it is important to make your participants and clients feel welcome. One of the simplest ways to do this is in the words you say and use in your content, and how you address your community. Language guides can be a […]
March 9, 2020
A strategy screen is a tool for decision-making that outlines criteria your organization will consider when choosing or evaluating a new program, project or partnership through the lens of your overall strategic plan or priorities. Having such a tool in place in advance is extremely useful in helping your nonprofit be nimble and adaptable to […]
September 26, 2019
It is important for nonprofits to set and communicate clear expectations for board members about their role in giving and raising money. The following resources offer advice and samples for structuring board giving expectations, which can vary widely from organization to organization. Some articles advise nonprofits to strive to have 100% of board members donate […]
March 28, 2019
For many nonprofits, a direct mail appeal is an important part of their annual fundraising strategy. The following articles have tips, tools and samples for writing effective fundraising letters and annual appeals.
June 20, 2017
Focus groups can be a useful strategy for gathering feedback from stakeholders, such as clients, supporters, staff, or volunteers. The following resources provide guidance to ensure you design an effective process.
October 11, 2016
Operating reserves are an essential part of building an organization’s long-term sustainability. An operating reserve can help ensure that an organization can continue its vital programming activities even during uncertain economic conditions.