Publisher

Randy Hawthorne

As Publisher and Executive Director for Nonprofit Hub, and a Professional Certified Marketer, Randy shares his passions of marketing and education with nonprofits to help them implement marketing and organizational leadership principles so they can grow their organizations. Randy lends his marketing and organizational leadership expertise to a number of nonprofits in his community, including the American Marketing Association, Lincoln Community Playhouse, Rotary Club #14, Sheldon Art Association, Community Services Fund, Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters, Leadership Lincoln and Launch Leadership. Outside the office, Randy works with high school and college students and mentors young professionals to develop their leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

Board of Directors Featured

Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

I’ve volunteered for over ten nonprofit boards and I’ve learned that in order to have a successful board, you have to help your board help you.

Featured Fundraising

6 Ways to Transform Your Donation Landing Pages for Year-End Giving

One thing that tends to fall through the cracks amidst all the hoopla surrounding year-end giving is your website.


Culture Featured Volunteer Recruiting

5 Key Takeaways from the Millennial Impact Report — Wave 2

Achieve and The Case Foundation just released their 2016 Millennial Impact Report. What do millennial trends mean for your nonprofit?

Culture Featured

Five Lies You Tell Yourself About Nonprofit Culture

Some people think they know what culture is, but many of them are wrong. Let’s set the record straight on the common misconceptions about nonprofit culture.


Featured Fundraising

7 Reasons Why Fundraising Auctions Aren’t Your Best Bet

Don’t get me wrong, I like a good party just as much as the next person. But when it comes to fundraising auctions, just don’t.

Culture

The First Steps to Building a Foundation of Nonprofit Culture

While perks are one piece of putting together a culture for your organization, there’s more that goes into crafting the perfect nonprofit culture.


Featured Fundraising Social Media

How to Create a Stress-Free Social Media Strategy

First, we were told to worry about Facebook, then Twitter came along. Then Pinterest. Does anyone remember Path? Foursquare. Instagram. Now Snapchat seems to be the shiny object these days. This list could go on and on. Far too often, nonprofits waste precious time worrying about all the noise in regards to social media, when in reality less is more.

Featured Fundraising Human Resources

10 Dos and Don’ts of Conducting Survey Research

If somebody told you that improving your organization was as easy as finding, tracking and utilizing the right data, wouldn’t you do it? Now you can with these 10 dos and don’ts.


Featured NHU Nonprofit Marketing Plan

The Top Data Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

We’re taking a look at the top responses that prevent organizations from utilizing data and provided solutions for overcoming them; because no matter the challenges it poses, data is worth the work.

Featured Nonprofit Branding

5 Steps to Consider When Rebranding Your Nonprofit

Rebranding can give your brand a fresh spin, help your team communicate more efficiently and help you engage with an appropriate audience.