Tag Archives: Nonprofits

How to Find & Pitch Your Next Conference Trip

For the ambitious nonprofit professional, conferences are the way to go. A conference can be a great opportunity to expand your skills,  build your network and learn new knowledge to propel your organization forward. As someone who personally loves learning, they really are my jam.

That said, not all conferences are made equal. And not all employers are jumping to send us there.

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20 Things Every Nonprofit Database Admin Can Understand (with GIFs)

Lucifer - We've all been there, right? Database-admin

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Some of us may love the work, but maintaining your team’s database isn’t always easy! Continue reading

5 Tips for Quickly Designing a Flyer in Word (with GIFs)

Have you ever been asked to build, or modify, a flyer during your nonprofit career? Whether you’ve worked in program services, volunteer management or development, I’m guessing the answer is yes. It’s certainly happened to me more than a few times!

If you’re Illustrator savvy, this isn’t a big ask. But if not, you’ve probably wondered ‘where do I begin? And WHY can’t we just contract this out to someone else for crying out loud?’ Continue reading

10 Tips To Deliver An Awesome Staff Training (When You’re Not A Trainer)

In nonprofit, people joke that we’re all prone to multiple hat syndrome: instances when we’re asked to do things that fall way outside of our job description. Delivering a staff training is definitely one of those things.

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10 Tips As You Approach Your Annual Fundraiser

It’s finally spring and for many of us, things in the sector are beginning to slow down. As warm weather settles in and we start leaving the office earlier, it feels like we can FINALLY relax.

But this is only true for some of us. For others…it’s gala season.

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