6 Nonprofit Podcasts You Can Listen to While Working From Home

  When I'm working from home I always want to have something playing in the background, and my latest obsession has been podcasts. They are a great way to learn more about your industry and also have some fun while working. There are a lot of great nonprofit centred podcasts out there but here are a few of my favourites.  1. Whole Whale Podcast      This podcast focuses on talking about technology and marketing that relates to...
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5 Ways You Help Raise Your Organization's Morale During Covid-19

This has been a crazy time for us all, in both our personal and professional lives. So while there are many things you can do right now to help your organization operate, there are also things you can do to check in with the mental well-being of your staff.  This situation can cause us a lot of stress in our personal lives and it’s important to take action to check in and help each other out. Here are some ideas that you can implement into your current...
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Fundraising Superheroes Episode 1: The Townsend Smith Foundation on the Importance of Community

    // Everything that the Townsend-Smith Foundation does is for the community. Working out of Milton, ON their dream is to build a hospice to serve the Milton and Halton Hills area and with all the hard work they’ve been doing that dream is coming true.  Their message is one from the heart and their success grows with every connection they make. Janet Townsend, the foundation’s founder explains...
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40 Volunteer Appreciation Ideas That Skyrocket Your Retention Rates [2019 Ultimate Guide]

You already know that your volunteers are incredibly valuable — in fact, they’re worth an average of $24.14 for every hour of their time, talent and skills they give to your organization ( Independent Sector Study, 2017 ). Of course, you also know your volunteers’ value goes far beyond any monetary amount. They bring a strong sense of community to your nonprofit that helps make the entire experience worthwhile, after all. So how can you make sure they understand how much you...
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These 6 Strategies Are Proven To Foster a Positive Workplace Culture

Stress levels are at an all-time high, and sadly, the workplace is the leading cause of that stress ( TSheets Survey, 2018 ). In order to increase the well-being of your nonprofit’s team members, they need to feel that they are part of an organization that truly cares about them. When you can foster a positive workplace culture, not only will productivity skyrocket, but your employees’ overall job satisfaction will enjoy a boost as well. 1. Prioritize Onboarding Training &...
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5 Strategies For Successful User Onboarding During Tech Changes

In our last blog post, we dove into the 3 types of users you will encounter whenever managing change , particularly technological changes. If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to check out Part 1 of this 2-part series (approx. 3-5 minute read). Once you’re aware of the 3 user types to look out for during a period of tech change for your software, the clear next step is to learn strategies to implement during this time that ensure both your team and your users all experience a...
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Improving internal communication for a better nonprofit!

Your nonprofit is growing. Over the past few years you've had to create new roles, new positions, and even new departments to handle all the different facets and ends of your organization. This is a good thing! But it can also lead to some trouble spots when you grow too quickly without keeping everybody on the same page. The problem with maintaining several different departments is also the same thing that makes them useful – specialization. Departments focus on...
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Creating a real data driven strategy

Big data has changed the way big nonprofits operate. Over the past decade, the power of data analysis has provided forward-thinking nonprofits invaluable insights and direction that has improved every aspect of their operations. From being able to measure the exact success or failure of their initiatives and refining them to be more effective, to being able to customize targeted retention campaigns, big nonprofits with access to powerful CRM solutions have been benefiting tremendously...
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