3 Volunteer Engagement Lessons Corporations Can Learn from Nonprofits

ANDREW TROUP | April 23, 2018

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So often, we focus on what nonprofits can learn from corporations, whether it’s borrowing marketing best practices, taking an ROI-focused approach to measurement, or segmenting audiences with technology to fuel maximum engagement. But corporations can learn a lot from nonprofits, too, particularly around volunteer engagement.

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Now is the Time for Local Fundraising to Shine

Article | April 8, 2020

Here we are all living in the new normal that is the COVID-19 pandemic. Most organizations are worried about or are already struggling financially in the wake of COVID-19. The looming economic recession will impact individual donors’ finances and larger funders may reprioritize where they give grants in the next 6 to 12 months. For organizations not doing health or human services work, it may feel like an impossible time for local fundraising, though the Truckee Donner Land Trust proves otherwise.

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Helpful Resources for Nonprofit and Social Enterprises During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Article | April 10, 2020

As the country adapts to the unique circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits are being faced with new challenges as they continue their important work. Fortunately, there are hundreds of emergency relief funds at the global, national, and local levels, offering individual and organizational funding for basic needs, direct services, and other immediate concerns. Since Voqal cannot offer emergency funds for direct services like other funders and partners, we thought we would share a compilation of resources where organizations can find these dollars. A special thank you goes out to Voqal’s grants and fellowships program manager, Mary Coleman, for putting this list together.

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Top Fundraising Tips for Increasing Revenue in 2020

Article | February 21, 2020

Much of the funding necessary to keep nonprofit organizations running comes directly from generous individuals choosing to support those missions with their hard-earned money. Donors constitute the backbone of any nonprofit. It is for this reason that attracting and retaining donors for your nonprofit is one of the most important aspects of the industry. Effective fundraising strategies produce the funds you need to continue working towards your cause.

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5 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Resources for a Winning Strategy

Article | February 12, 2020

In the age where you can watch a movie on your phone and answer the phone on your watch, convenience is the name of the game. To provide a flexible fundraising experience for the modern donor, your nonprofit can leverage peer-to-peer fundraising. Whether you hold a DIY campaign year-round or host time-based campaigns for specific programs, peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns are successful in part, because fundraisers choose how they raise money for your mission.

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