Tag Archives: volunteers

How To Create An Effective Nonprofit Volunteer Program

Click here for the transcript! Establishing a volunteer program for your nonprofit can have an enormous impact on everything from fundraising to delivering on your organization’s mission. But that’s easier said than done. It’s relatively easy to create one or two volunteer experiences that is meaningful, but how do you maintain a program over months… Read More »

Working the Room: Getting the ‘Right’ People

In my last post, I offered some practical tips on ensuring that your nonprofit events maximize donor, volunteer, and prospect relationships and help move them forward (and how to deal with challenges here). But much of this work can start even earlier:  at the invitation stage. What typically happens for an event is that we… Read More »

6 Ways To Treat Top Fundraisers Like Top Donors

As fundraising evolves from a focus on big donors to “big networks,” it’s clear that the value of your top volunteer fundraisers will continue to grow. We’re finding that organizations that give special treatment to their most successful fundraisers are seeing more benefits in awareness, participation and donations. We checked in with organizations using our… Read More »

Review #fundchat Questions About Volunteer Recruitment & Management

Update: View the transcript from the 8/10 #fundchat here. Volunteer recruitment and management is a key issue for many nonprofits. There’s a struggle between wanting to involve volunteers (and by extension, the community) and figuring out how to effectively manage volunteers on a day-to-day basis. There’s no doubt that volunteers are essential but how do… Read More »

#fundchat Topic for 8/10: Volunteer Recruitment & Management

This week’s #fundchat topic is: Volunteer Recruitment & Management. Every fundraiser or nonprofit organization wrestles with the issue of volunteers. They can be an incredible resource and help but they can also be challenging and difficult. Whether performing basic office tasks, taking on critical activities like community engagement, or guiding your organization as a member… Read More »

Vote for the Next #fundchat Topic

I know that I can always count on hearing the opinions of the #fundchat community, so here you go team…help select the topic for our next #fundchat, which takes place on Wednesday, July 27 at 9 pm EST (hint: save the date!). During our last discussion, I heard some great suggestions for topics, so here… Read More »