Austin Heineman

Featured Fundraising

How to Use Social Influence to Inspire Action

Persuading people is never easy, but it can be a game-changing skill in the nonprofit world using the principles of social influence.

Featured Fundraising Grant Writing

4 Grant Writing Tips to Bolster Relationships with Foundations

Fostering relationships with foundations is a huge part of the grant writing process. Here are four ways to look at grants from the other side and bolster those relationships.

Featured Nonprofit Marketing

It’s Time for Nonprofits to Grow Their Earned Media Strategy

When it comes to earned media, it’s quality over quantity. When you review your media hits, you should know what each impression does for your cause.

Culture Featured Hubcast

[LIVE PODCAST] Storytelling, Culture, Leadership and Workplace Wellness

Kivi Leroux Miller, Beth Kanter, Tyler Riewer and Lori Jacobwith discuss leadership, content, workplace wellness and more with Cause Camp Emcee Marc Pitman.

Featured Fundraising

Cause Camp Recap: When It’s Okay to Think Inside the Box

The saying “think outside the box” should be a first-ballot inductee in the Overused Cliché Hall of Fame. Often the answer is right there, inside the box.

Featured Volunteer Management Volunteer Recruiting

How to Turn Volunteer Opportunities into a Job (For the Employer and Employee)

Volunteering is an amazing resource and that also serves as a way to turn volunteer opportunities into a job. This benefits the volunteer and the NPO.

Featured Fundraising

Next-Level Fundraising with Nonprofit Psychology

Knowing how the mind works isn’t reserved for the funny talking man, asking about how you feel. Take your NPO to the next level using nonprofit psychology.

Featured Fundraising Social Media

The Problem With Crowdfunding

Both individuals and businesses have begun to turn to crowdfunding to pay their way out of misfortune, generate donations and fund startups. The grass isn’t always greener on the side of crowdfunding; less than half of campaigns reach their goal.

Volunteer Recruiting

Why Volunteering Needs to Be a Family Affair

By now, you know the stereotypes; people in their early 20s don’t volunteer and if you’re looking for donors, look first to the older people in the community. However, a new study on giving and volunteering makes the argument that you should stop looking only at the generations, and instead take a look at families.

Nonprofit Web Design

5 Web Design Trends and How Your NPO Can Take Advantage

With nearly half of the public looking at your website to judge if you’re legitimate, it’s important to make a good first impression. We’ve gathered some of the more popular web design trends from around the Internet.