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|Archived Since:||May 16, 2011|
As winter winds down (hopefully) and the polar vortex fades away (hopefully), it’s almost time for the start of another season of the Social Media for Nonprofits conference series. Each year we make a big deal out of these events, … Continue reading ?
What if you had never had access to books when you were young? (This includes e-books on tablets, too.) How would your life be different now? How would YOU be different? Africa has the highest percentage of illiteracy in the … Continue reading ?
The Nonprofit Insights webinar series brings major thought leaders and experts to you for thought-provoking presentations on a variety of issues related to technology and engaging your community members for social good. Your board plays a critical role in overseeing … Continue reading ?
This year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) hosted by NTEN is approaching – and I don’t know about you, but the VolunteerMatch team is fervently hoping Washington, D.C. will get it together and get rid of that snow before the event … Continue reading ?
There’s a lot more to Joe Waters than QR Codes. Of course, anyone who’s followed Joe’s well-respected cause marketing blog, SelfishGiving.com, already knows this. But his new book “Fundraising with Businesses” will remove any lingering doubt cynics may have had. … Continue reading ?
Here’s something you might not realize: When you post your nonprofit’s volunteer needs on VolunteerMatch.org, they’re not just seen by the people who type www.volunteermatch.org into their browsers. Your opportunities are also seen by 3.5 million employees who volunteer through … Continue reading ?
Let me tell you a story: In 1995, a new nonprofit organization called Impact Online began promoting the idea of virtual volunteering, a phrase that was probably first used by one of the nonprofit’s co-founders, Steve Glikbarg. There were many … Continue reading ?
This post also appears on Volunteering is CSR. Heading to SXSW Interactive this year? You won’t be alone. Attendance at the year’s coolest tech conference – where digital creatives, techies, do-gooders and marketers come together to figure out the future … Continue reading ?
Just like many other nonprofits these days, VolunteerMatch relies on social media to expand our reach, increase engagement, and most importantly, to provide value for our community. Also like many other nonprofits these days, we face challenges when it comes … Continue reading ?
Picture this: Breakfast, lunch and dinner college students pile into their dining halls, swiping their student card to buy their meals. These “swipes” expire at the end of each term, and many students find themselves with leftover swipes that go unused and … Continue reading ?
Monday, January 20th, the National Day of Service commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a day of innovation for VolunteerMatch. Unlike past Days of Service where the VolunteerMatch team served at outside organizations, we switched things up by bringing … Continue reading ?
I challenge you to find one person who doesn’t love watching videos. And what’s better than videos? Entertaining, inspiring videos about making the world a better place. That’s just what the 2014 DoGooder Video Awards is asking for: Your submissions … Continue reading ?
The Nonprofit Insights webinar series brings major thought leaders and experts to you for thought-provoking presentations on a variety of issues related to technology and engaging your community members for social good. With new powerful technology popping up all the … Continue reading ?
On January 21, 2014 we welcomed Jayne Cravens as a guest host of Twitter Talk Tuesday, VolunteerMatch’s monthly Twitter chat. The topic? Virtual Volunteering, of course. Jayne has literally written the book on engaging online volunteers, and it was a … Continue reading ?
Guest post by Katie Campbell, CCVA Ask Yourself… Do you consider yourself an ethical person? (Of course you do!) Do others in your organization know what you stand for? How can your co-workers and volunteers tell that you are ethical? … Continue reading ?
Does your nonprofit have an education or training initiative that you’d like to expand – significantly? Does this initiative have the potential to reach A LOT of people, but requires a technology solution in order to exponentially scale? If the answers … Continue reading ?
Have you checked out the VolunteerMatch Learning Center lately? We’ve got a line-up of valuable and practical webinars about volunteer engagement happening every week – all for free. You’ll recognize some basic skills trainings and old favorites in there, as well as … Continue reading ?
According to Target, “One in six students who don’t read proficiently by third grade do not graduate from high school on time — a rate four times greater when compared to proficient readers.” A lack of resources plays a large … Continue reading ?
Last night I, along with a few dozen of my online community and nonprofit peers, was inspired to think about volunteers in a whole new way. At TechSoup’s Online Community Meetup here in San Francisco, Jayne Cravens shared her expertise … Continue reading ?
Hey everyone! My name is Tori Fukumitsu, I am the new Communications & Social Media intern at VolunteerMatch, and I am very excited to join the Online Communications team and the VolunteerMatch family. I currently attend Hamilton College in Clinton, … Continue reading ?