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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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Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Mean a Thing

The most important part is achieving your resolution, especially as it relates to your nonprofit and making the world a better place. So take the time of this fresh start to consider where you want to be in a year from now.


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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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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.

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Stop Trying to Engage Me (Tips for Nonprofits from a Millennial)

Most brands—nonprofits included—make the mistake of trying too hard to engage millennials. Simple as that. So here’s the real scoop, from my millennial brain to your marketing team.


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How to Sell Millennials on Your NPO [Video]

Millennials don’t care about your nonprofit. But you can still get them on board with your mission. Millennials want to know how they can make a difference and this is why it is important to you to share all the great work your NPO does on social media.

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When the F1 Key Doesn’t Work—Attracting and Retaining Volunteers

Volunteers are as important to nonprofits as technology is to a millennial. And we all know how important that is. So how do you go about attracting and retaining volunteers?


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Case Study: Finding Ways to Match Nonprofits and Millennials

Much like the dating world, the interest is there, but often there is disconnect between finding the right match between what a nonprofit needs and the causes Millennials want to help with. During her session at MCON14, Jean Case, the CEO of The Case Foundation, explained what sets the Millennial generation apart from others, how to engage Millennials and the main challenges facing Millennials.

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Why You Should Recruit Millennials to Boost Your NPO

Last week, we wrote about how to recruit life-time volunteers for your nonprofit instead of relying on one-time helpers. Today, we are going to dive further into the topic and focus on one group that has the potential to provide you with life-long volunteers: Millennials.