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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.

NHU

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 Plan

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 Plan 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 Plan 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.


Donor Retention Featured Fundraising Video

[AFP 2015] AFP CEO and President Shares Fundraising Insight

When you put 4,000 fundraisers at one conference, there’s a certain energy in the air—and it was infectious at AFP 2015 in Baltimore. But what seemed to be the topic on everybody’s mind? Improving retention was huge. We caught up with AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt to talk about the current state of fundraising…

Donor Retention Featured Fundraising Video

[AFP 2015] What Your Small Staff Should Be Doing Right Now for Donors

It’s time to make sure donors take notice of the small organizations out there (and then stick around). So how are you going to do it?