Volunteer Engagement

A Beginner’s Guide to Throwing a Fundraising Auction: 5 Tips for Item Procurement

This is part one in a fundraising auction two-part series.  When executed properly, a fundraising auction can be an incredibly effective way to raise money for your nonprofit. In this blog post, I’ll cover five tips for nonprofits looking to throw their first auctions and how you can start planning [...]

Tips To Attract & Retain Skilled Volunteers That Grow Your Nonprofit

The growth of any nonprofit requires the constant evaluation of where their untapped potential resources lie.  A famous demonstration of this in action concerns McDonald's. Their original business plan relied solely on taking a cut of each franchise's profits, until a sharp-eyed accountant highlighted that their greatest resource was, in [...]

By |2021-09-20T11:29:14-04:00April 14th, 2021|Volunteer Engagement, Volunteerism|

How to Recruit and Activate Volunteers to Help You Raise Money on Facebook this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is just around the corner, and a great way to make the most of it is to encourage volunteers to raise money for you from their friends on Facebook that day!  In case you aren’t already familiar, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that falls the [...]

By |2020-10-21T17:19:10-04:00October 6th, 2020|Giving Tuesday, Social Media, Volunteer Engagement, Volunteerism|

Creating an “All In!” Nonprofit Engagement Framework of Board, Staff and Volunteers

No matter how large or small your nonprofit organization may be, it is imperative that every Board member, staff and volunteer enthusiastically embrace both a donor-centric approach and an enthusiastic role in the overall fundraising effort. The good news is that you don’t have to go it alone. Everyone associated [...]

3 Must-Haves to Cultivate Volunteers as Donors

The numbers are compelling. Research shows that two-thirds of volunteers make their charitable gifts to the organizations where they volunteer. Even more impressive, volunteers tend to give almost twice as much to charity as non-volunteer supporters. In other words, the volunteers within your organization who already build capacity by delivering [...]

By |2021-09-07T11:41:47-04:00August 16th, 2017|Donor Engagement, Volunteer Engagement|
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