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In addition to the resources in the Library, Valley Nonprofit Resources’ website has available publications that can be downloaded for free from its past projects – the MENDing Poverty conference series, Raising the Bar Project, Latino Multifamily Group Program, and Latino Multifamily Groups for Type II Diabetes Project.
10 Examples of Fundraising Letters that Raised a Ton of Funds for Nonprofits
Often the best fundraising letters present narratives to donors, not statistics. In this article written for Sumac, copywriter Billy Sharma shares ten examples of fundraising letters that, through effective storytelling, raised a ton of funds for nonprofits.
10 Lesser-Known Ways Nonprofits Can Generate Social Media Support
Is an article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council. In the article, ten nonprofit executives share their top social media engagement strategies for spreading an organization’s mission and generating social media support.
10 Major Barriers Keeping Donors from Giving and How to Overcome Them
Is an article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council. In the article, ten nonprofit executives identify the reasons why donors may be hesitant to donate, ranging from brand aesthetic to company-donor communication response time, and present ways to overcome them in 2019.
10 Questions to Ask Your Supporters
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article presents ten questions, according to philanthropy consultant Susan Holt, which may prove useful in developing a strong connection between donor and organization.
10 Strategic Ways Nonprofits Can Influence Giving From Major Corporations
Aligning the social goals of a for-profit with a donation to a nonprofit helps further the social initiatives of both organizations.
10 Strategies to Successfully Start, Fund and Run a Nonprofit Organization,
An article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council, has ten nonprofit leaders share critical pieces of advice for those looking to establish a new nonprofit.
10 Things to Consider in a CRM
Constituent Relationship Management systems allow a nonprofit to track a 360 degree view of all interactions with constituents. What’s more, all the available options—including Salesforce.com, CiviCRM, SugarCRM and Microsoft Dynamics CRM—are relatively inexpensive for nonprofits, or even free.
10 Things You're Doing Wrong With Social Media
This article points out the ten most common misuses of social media, and how the problem of inappropriate use can quickly and easily be corrected.
10 Tips to Improve Your Donor Newsletter
This is an article written by Michael Stein for TechSoup. The article shares 10 tips to create a donor newsletter, whether it be print, email or video, which has better impact.
10 Ways Nonprofit Leaders Can Boost Their Team's Current Skill Sets
With work constantly changing in response to market fluctuations and tech solutions, upskilling is one way to ensure a business's employees are ready for any challenge. Upskilling often entails investing in education, but these learning opportunities can sometimes come at a high cost. For nonprofits in particular, making these investments can be challenging if the organization doesn't really have the funds to support additional training.
10 Ways Nonprofits Can Leverage Visual Storytelling
In this article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council, ten nonprofit leaders discuss how good visual storytelling can help increase audience support to the organization and engagement rates.
10 Ways Nonprofits Can Utilize Team Members' For-Profit Skills
In this article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council, strategies for making use of skills a nonprofit staff member has learned through work in the private sector are discussed.
11 Tips to Write More Original Appeal Letters
More than ever, nonprofit appeal letters need to be creative, attention-grabbing and compelling. This article by Mazarine Treyz provides tips on creating an appeal letter that is original and rather than one that reads like a grant proposal.
12 Strategies to Keep Up with Evolving Nonprofit Challenges
Is an article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council. In the article, a panel of nonprofit executives share their best strategies and recommendations for making sure an organization is adapting well to unexpected obstacles.
12 Tips For Establishing Telework In Your Nonprofit
The last few years have introduced a number of changes in organizations across the world, with telework in particular proving that it has staying power as well as innumerable benefits for both employers and staff members if introduced with care and proper planning. Implementing telework into a nonprofit organization requires a considerate approach with all stakeholders in mind to achieve success. To help leaders integrate telework into their own organizations, 12 Forbes Nonprofit Council members