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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.

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6 Best Practices for Engaging Your Donors Year-Round

Is an article written by Michael Stein for GrantSpace. In the article, Stein discusses the specific tactics that are needed to drive donor engagement year-round.

Tags - Fundraising
6 Considerations Toward Improving Volunteer Management

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article offers recommendations for how organizations can best manage their volunteers.

Tags - Management
6 Must-Haves for Your Nonprofit’s Website

Is an article written by Noah Barnett for TechSoup. The article presents several different options for increasing donations and building support through an organization’s website.

Tags - Communications and Networking
6 Steps to Collaboration

Is an article written for The Nonprofit Times. In the article, Pamela Green discusses the value of organizational collaboration and identifies six tips for achieving it.

Tags - Collaboration
6 Tips to Improve Your Next Fundraising Campaign Using Digital Storytelling

Is an article written by Michael Stein for TechSoup. The article details six tips for nonprofits that want to use digital storytelling to engage donors and boost giving.

Tags - Fundraising
6 Tips to Select the Right Online Fundraising Platform

Is an article written by Michael Stein for TechSoup. The article provides six tips to guide individuals through the online fundraising platform selection process.

Tags - Fundraising
6 Ways of Tracking Web Performance

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article offers tips for organizations assessing website performance and tracking performance.

Tags - Evaluation
7 Emails to Send That Aren't Fundraising Asks

This is an article written by Taylor Elizabeth-Rose for NTEN. The article discusses the importance of using email marketing for effective storytelling and offers email suggestions built to engage supporters without over-asking.

Tags - Communications and Networking
7 Guiding Principles for a JDEI Policy That Isn’t Just Hot Air. Plus, a Free Sample Policy!

There have been JDEI (Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) assessments, JDEI-driven strategic planning processes, and formal statements in response to important individual events, but strangely there isn’t a lot of guidance for organizations that want to create a binding, board-approved policy that incorporates values, action plans, and accountability. Here are seven guiding principles to go beyond reactive or one-off statements in order to create a DEI policy that indicates a gen

Tags - DEI/ Anti-Racism
7 Keys to a Donor-Centered Approach

Fundraisers know a lot about fundraising, usually, but many of them neglect to think of the people from whom they are trying to extract money. This article offers a perspective to donating from the donor’s perspective.

Tags - Fundraising
7 Reasons Millennials Give

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article offers the top reasons why Millennials are motivated to give and briefly discusses their potential impact within an organization.

Tags - Fundraising
7 Steps for Finding Your Development Plan

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article helps organization leaders to understand what they have and what they need to create an effective development plan.

Tags - Fundraising
7 Steps to Leading a Fundraising Team

Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article discusses fundraising turnover and suggests seven steps for effective leadership of fundraising teams.

Tags - Fundraising
7 Ways for Nonprofits to Make the Most of Google Hangout

Google Hangout can be used to hold video conferences with multiple individuals or groups of people. It is accessible to employees, constituents and volunteers, as anyone with a Google account can take part in a Hangout without having to download additional software or sign up for anything new. In this article, Renee Alexander presents ideas for how nonprofits can use Google Hangout.

Tags - Management
7 Ways to Effectively Communicate What You're Doing with Donation Money

This is an article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council. In the article, eight nonprofit leaders share their advice on how to effectively communicate to donors how their money is being used, as well as what an organization has accomplished with those funds.

Tags - Communications and Networking