Nonprofit 101

How to Name Your Nonprofit

 Your nonprofit name is important as it's your first impression, and it communicates your value to the world. You're starting a nonprofit organization because you want to make an impact, and the best way to honor the people you’ll need … [Read more...]

What Exactly is a Nonprofit Organization?

 Our country has a long and rich tradition of people coming together to form nonprofit organizations that solve problems and benefit their communities and the world at large.The concept of a nonprofit is an important part of our history … [Read more...]

Nonprofit Leaders: Work less – live longer! (And happier)

Guest Post: Nonprofit Leaders, Work Less - live longer! (And Happier) In this post we’re going to explore a number of tech solutions that help solo founders of nonprofit organizations AND for-profits work less (on the tedious stuff), produce more, … [Read more...]

Raise Your Nonprofit Funding with Google Grants

Google Grants: Worth $120,000 to your new 501c3 organization In the discussion about funding, we'd be remiss if we didn't mention Google Grants for Nonprofits. Google Grants for Nonprofits is a program where IRS approved 501(c)(3) organizations … [Read more...]

An Easier Way to Manage Your Startup Nonprofit

  Better known around here as “The Mighty Triumvirate of Free Apps That Will Make Your Life Awesome”, studies show these can cut your stress-load and your workload by one zillion percent. These three amazing, easy-to-use tools can channel the … [Read more...]

Nonprofit CRM (Member Management) Profile: Ukuupeople

UkuuPeople: A CRM Experience just for WordPress Guest post by Nathan Porter - July 8, 2015There’s good news for people in the WordPress community who are looking for a simple Nonprofit CRM solution! In 2008, WordPress emerged as a serious … [Read more...]

Raising Nonprofit Seed Funding

Raising Seed Funding Part of "The Hero’s Guide to Nonprofit Fundraising" (Scroll down to jump the the modules)One doesn’t go straight from “launch” to a mass-based fundraising program (e.g., direct mail or online through email and social media); … [Read more...]

Nonprofit Online Payment Setup

COMING SOON! PayPal or Square? Dwolla, or a full-blown merchant account? Initially, Paypal is easiest, and many people already have an account. But you don't want to get too far along before ditching PayPal for something that you and your donors … [Read more...]

Nonprofit Social Media Setup

Posts, Tweets, and Shares . . . oh my! The good news? You don’t have the same problem with social media that you do with the website issue – because there are only a few social media tools you should be using.The bad news? Social media, like … [Read more...]

Top 5 Low-Cost Nonprofit Website Platforms

We'll get more in-depth in upcoming training materials and reviews, but here's the quick-and-dirty on the Top 5 Nonprofit Website solutions out there in 2015 (and a tutorial for each): WordPress – The World's Favorite Website Solution More than 74 … [Read more...]