Hub Staff

Featured Starting a Nonprofit

On Tragedy: A Note from Nonprofit Hub

As much as we wanted to be timely with this note, it seems as though sentiments like these are, in our current state of affairs, timeless.

Featured Human Resources

Boost Your Performance Threshold by Outsourcing

One of the best ways to boost performance is outsourcing. If you’re unfamiliar with the practice, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered.

Culture Featured Human Resources

How to Build Capacity and Strengthen Outreach

The ability to build capacity is important—nonprofit or not—to help organizations fill the gaps where shortcomings lie and deepen impact.

Events Featured Fundraising Infographics

[Infographic] Guide to Organizing the Perfect Fundraiser

This infographic offers some good tips on how to organize the perfect fundraiser so that the public will want to donate to your cause not just once, but repeatedly.

Featured Nonprofit Branding

Why Nonprofits Shouldn’t Imitate the Art of Corporate Branding

Modeling what already exists—in this case nature—is understandably a favorable strategy because, in most cases, it works. There are many forms of architecture that mimic nature beautifully. Depending on your taste, you might say this home is a work of art or a vision gone wrong. In the case of nonprofits imitating corporate brand management, however, it’s not a matter of esthetics. Four authors agree it simply doesn’t work. Why? Allow me to excerpt each of their views.


Special Bonus Video: The 5 Elements of a Perfect Nonprofit Website

Hey NHU students! As a bonus, we’d like to share a video of our friend Jay Wilkinson, one of our close friends and guest writers. We love Jay because he’s an AMAZING resource for how to make a website great. His company, Firespring, is one of our founding sponsors, and they make a point of…

Featured Social Media

5 Ways the 2016 Oscars Were #HereForGood

In case you missed the Oscars, you missed the usual – but Sunday night also featured a new trend. There was something deeper going on throughout the night that had us excited about the future of social change. Here are all the ways the 2016 Oscars were #HereForGood.

Featured Fundraising Grant Writing Nonprofit Marketing

Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2015

Before we close the door on 2015, let’s take a look back on some of our favorite articles our staff has written this year. During the past year, we’ve written articles about fundraising, how to start a nonprofit, the latest social media trends and much more.

Featured Fundraising Nonprofit Marketing Video

[AFP 2015] Follow Sargeant’s Orders: Changing One Aspect of Marketing Your Fundraising

He’s Professor of Fundraising, Chief Scientist for Bloomerang and all-around fundraising guru for nonprofits. And his last name is Sargeant. This guy is awesome. We were lucky enough to catch up with Adrian Sargeant and asked what change can nonprofits make in their marketing strategy that will make a big difference. Listen to his response in…

Featured Nonprofit Marketing Video Volunteer Management

[AFP 2015] How Your Organization Can Connect with Millennials

Just because some millennials can’t afford to make huge monetary contributions doesn’t mean they aren’t contributing to NPOs in other important ways.