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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.
4 Email Marketing Mistakes Most Non-Profits Are Making
Is an article written for Sumac. The article identifies four of the most common mistakes nonprofits are making with their email marketing campaigns and offers suggestions for how to best avoid them.
4 Nonprofit Content Trends for 2022
In a changing world, many nonprofits are looking to expand their content strategies and find new ways to draw in potential supporters. To help nonprofit leaders keep up with the times and get creative with content strategy, some important trends have been identified for 2022. This article presents four such trends and provides guidance on how nonprofits can make the most of them.
4 Tests for Enhancing Staff Performance
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article discusses the four tests an organization's culture should meet to be a "performance-enhancing force."
4 Things Your Nonprofit Can Do to Recruit & Retain Millennial Leadership
Is an article written by Molly Rivera for Blue Avocado. Rivera discusses four things a nonprofit can do to recruit and retain talented young professionals.
4 Ways to Bringing a New Idea to Life
An article written for The NonProfit Times, provides readers with four suggestions for finding grant support for new, emerging ideas. Readers will learn how to lay a solid foundation of accurate information, and both organizational and community support, to bring fresh ideas to life.
4 Ways to Coordinate Collaborative Grant Proposals
An article written for The NonProfit Times, identifies the challenges of bringing together organizations with complementary missions to accomplish a larger goal.
4 Ways to Show Genuine Gratitude
An article written by Linda Lombardi for Network for Good, discusses the importance of thankfulness as it relates to donor communication and describes four key ways to show appreciation for supporters.
5 Best Practices for Building a Nonprofit Annual Operating Budget (with Template!)
There are as many forms of nonprofit budgets as there are forms of organizations. Unlike financial statements, which have some rules and guidelines according to accounting standards, the same level of industry-imposed standardization for budget documents and formats doesn’t really exist. While it’s true that the look of the budget should vary according to the structure and function of the individual organizations, there are some best practices that all organizations should use whe
5 Hints for Going from Buddy to Boss
Promotion is a way of recognizing talent, rewarding hard work and ensuring continuity within an organization. Promoting one employee from among the ranks of the person’s peers can have its drawbacks, however, if the promoted employee is now in a position of supervising people who previously were peers, or close personal friends. This article discusses how to deal with some of these challenges.
5 Hiring Pitfalls to Avoid—If You Want Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Leadership
This is an article written for Nonprofit Quarterly. The article identifies some established practices that are likely holding back an organization's recruitment and leadership development practices and details how to fix them.
5 Ideas for Motivating and Managing
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article discusses five considerations that can provide guidance in how to lead staff.
5 Moments to Ask for Help
No matter how much a nonprofit manager or board member might want to think otherwise, he or she can't do everything without some help when it comes to writing a grant application. The question is, what parts require the most assistance from his or her colleagues?
5 Networking Values to Uphold
Though the term "networking" might be of recent vintage, the concept is as old as humanity. Recently, however, the idea has become more popular and the application of the idea has become more intensified. Networks can be helpful for both individuals and organizations in the nonprofit sector, especially as charities try to do more with less.
5 Questions When Picking A Donor Management System
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article presents a number of questions one should ask during the donor management selection process.
5 Steps for Prospecting for Funders
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article details how to best identify grant seekers that are the best fit for an organization’s work.