TechSoup.org – What It Can Do For Your Nonprofit

Lorraine Faithful News, Stories

Everyone knows that most nonprofit organizations must stretch limited dollars whenever possible, so you will be pleased to know how TechSoup can save you money in a big way. TechSoup is a nonprofit online resource that can help you save thousands of dollars on your technology products. You save money because more than forty large software companies such as Microsoft, …

Winning the Email War

Ashley Pero News, Stories

Do you have days where it seems that all you are doing is reading, filing, responding or writing emails? I will be the first to tell you that my eye goes straight to the bottom right of my screen when my “new mail” ding hits my ears. But, I have decided to win the email war! I will no longer …

Walking The Life Balance Beam

Tyler Hood News, Stories

How often do we use the phrase “I don’t have the time”? Do you say it a couple times a week, maybe even every day? Our time is precious and limited and therefore should be taken advantage of. But how can we best balance our time? It is often difficult to juggle all of our responsibilities. Simple domain goal setting …

How Learning Makes Us Feel

Grace Armstrong News, Stories

How do you feel when you learn something new and interesting? How does it feel to hear a new idea about how to do something that has challenged you? How does it feel to be with a community of your peers who are learning new things with you? I think it makes us feel excited and happy. Learning makes us …

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Grace Armstrong News, Stories

There is no greater gift to a nonprofit organization than a board member who is motivated to be involved in his own education. When most of us join a board, we think that we bring a great deal of wisdom because of our backgrounds in business, education, or whatever our field of work is. We believe that we are sufficiently …

Fair Pay for Great Work

Grace Armstrong News, Stories

I was involved in a project recently with a group of business people who were not overly familiar with the nonprofit sector. The project was to identify a nonprofit that was well run and employed what the group perceived were best practices. Nonprofits had submitted many documents to help the group make their decision. What I found interesting in this …

Last-Minute #GiveDayTampaBay Social Media Inspiration from Nonprofits #DoingItRight

Jen Dodd, Director of Education & Communications Stories

Give Day Tampa Bay is so close you can almost taste it, right? Or is that just a cold sweat? So much to do, so little time!! Let’s all take a couple of deep breaths and gain some inspiration for our social media posts from a few nonprofits who are #doingitright.   So here, Alpha House is having a little …

The Most Overlooked Tool in Your Give Day Tampa Bay Kit

NLC trainer Louanne Saraga Walters Stories

Video is the best way to tell your nonprofit’s story. Think about it. What is America’s favorite pastime?  WATCHING TV! And what is the second largest search engine in the world?  YouTube! With that in mind, here are 3 quick tips for using YouTube to maximize your impact on Give Day Tampa Bay. Blog Admin’s note: Team NLC always says, “if …

Jump Start Your Volunteer Engagement Efforts with Give Day Tampa Bay 2016

NLC trainer Liz Wooten Reschke Stories

The nonprofit sector runs on the power of volunteerism. The power of volunteerism depends on the level of volunteer engagement. And the power of volunteer engagement is driven by personal motivation. Do you know what motivates your volunteers? When was the last time you asked them? Give Day Tampa Bay 2016 is coming…. And it’s the perfect opportunity to revisit …