Lincoln Arneal

Lincoln Arneal is a Senior Editor at Nonprofit Hub and brings loads of real world nonprofit experience to the team. He is the past executive director of a nonprofit that provides leadership development to junior high and high school students. He looks to bring the insights from his time forming, developing and running a nonprofit to help others in their quest to do good. Lincoln also has a legal background and has written for various newspapers (covering high school sports) for the past 15 years. You can follow Lincoln on Twitter at @NPLNK.

Featured Grant Writing

Starting Your Nonprofit Grant Application Story the Right Way

In the grant world, you face an expansive world to find foundations who will support you, but knowing how to navigate the seamlessly endless possibilities can make the application process a lot easier to manage.

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How to Turn Your Staff from a Group into a Team

Understanding the difference between a group and team is crucial to bringing together your staff and becoming a more effective unit.


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How to Use Google AdWords to Get Free Money

Thanks to Google Grants, qualifying nonprofits can use AdWords to help boost their public profile through a $10,000 a month grant to use on Google AdWords.

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Helpful Tips for Crowdfunding, Kickstarter and Nonprofits

Crowdfunding can generate new interest in your work and tap into new fundraising sources. Make sure you choose the right platform for your nonprofit.


Featured Fundraising

Make the Ask—How to Write a Fundraising Letter

Before you fire off another letter asking people to support your nonprofit, review these tips to increase giving rates and make your constituents feel more like part of your mission.

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A Simple Way to Add to Your Donations with AmazonSmile

Chances are if the day has a special moniker, Americans like to spend money on it. Black Friday. Shop Local Saturday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. The weeks following Thanksgiving are a period when money flows like a river. Nonprofits have carved out a nice little niche for themselves with the last day of the run….


Board of Directors Featured

How to Remove a Nonprofit Board Member

Behind involved, dedicated and committed board of directors, your nonprofit can achieve great things. However, when board members aren’t all pulling their weight, they can sink an organization. When the bad outweighs the good, nonprofits can’t be afraid to remove a nonprofit board members, especially when they are ineffective.

Featured Nonprofit Marketing

Why Most SWOT Analyses Stink and How You Can Make SWOT Work for You

The SWOT analysis is one of the most basic tools for evaluations and planning and is used by organizations of every size and type. Here are some tips to help avoid some common pitfalls and make your SWOT more useful.


Featured Fundraising

How to Turn Making the Ask from Excruciating to Exciting

When it comes to making the ask people get queasy, tense up and word vomit all over potential donors, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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How to Use Holiday-Season Volunteering to Start a Long-Term Relationship

For some, holiday season traditions include giving back to the community and volunteering for local nonprofits. You can position your nonprofit to incorporate the giving spirit of people in your community into your volunteer program. Here are some tips that your nonprofit can use to help engage the willing volunteers during the holiday season.