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How Small Nonprofits Can Recruit Entrepreneur Volunteers to Their Cause

It can be exhausting, and costly, trying to get the attention of giant corporations and their foundations. But when you’re looking to recruit volunteers, maybe entrepreneurs is where you need to focus your attention.

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How to Help Volunteers Keep the Initial Spark and Avoid Burnout

Volunteer burnout is incredibly avoidable, if you recognize what drives them away in the first place. Take these steps to make sure you keep them around.

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Empower Your Volunteers to Raise Money for Your NPO

Empowering your volunteers to fundraise is an important step and one that must be intentional.

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Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2014

It’s been a busy year around Nonprofit Hub, and we don’t doubt that you’ve had a busy year too. As we wind down 2014 and dust off our party hats, we thought it would be helpful to bring back some of our favorite and more popular articles from the past year.

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Recognizing the Importance of Gratitude

As a nonprofit, finding ways to recognize volunteers and make sure the organization is grateful for their contributions is one of most important tasks you can engage in.

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How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference

Let’s be honest here—all of us in the nonprofit space have moments when we seriously question the difference we’re really making. Here’s how to pick yourself up and keep moving forward.

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Helping Hands: Why You Should Be a Nonprofit Mentor

You’ve heard about the perks of having a mentor before. But we’re here to tell you (as a nonprofit professional) why you should be out in the community mentoring others. Mentoring provides a helping hand to people who are trying to find their footing in the nonprofit world. That’s why we’re here to tell you why you should mentor, how to find a mentee and how to be the best mentor you can be.

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4-Part Anatomy of an Ideal Nonprofit Volunteer Experience

Whether you’re a large or a small nonprofit, here are the four parts of an ideal first-time volunteer experience for your organization.

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3 Tips to Keep Volunteers Coming Back for More

Keeping volunteers coming back to your NPO can be tough, but think about these three things and keep volunteers coming back for good.

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Why It’s Hard to be a Volunteer (And Even Harder for You to Find Them)

As nonprofits we’re often focused on the difficulties we face on our end—logistics, recruiting, finding jobs suited for each volunteer’s unique set of skills, etc. But we tend to overlook the difficulties volunteers face when trying to get involved with a NPO. In understanding what aspects of volunteerism frustrate them the most, perhaps you’ll have better luck at finding them.