How to Start a Nonprofit

| December 31, 2016

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This video is an overview of the steps you need to take to "start your own nonprofit". Keep track of your nonprofits funds can be tricky. Tracking grants, donations, program expenses and other revenue means organizing your dollars into trackable categories. Have you ever wondered if there was a system that made this all easier.

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Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors by all people, worldwide. The organization provides children and adults with practical skills and techniques to minimize their impact on the land when they are participating in any outdoor activity. Leave No Trace is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands today. The Center works with the general public, schools, advocacy and environmental organizations, land management agencies, outfitters and guide services, universities and companies that have a stake in the outdoors.

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Ladder of Engagement: Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies

Article | June 2, 2021

Have you ever heard of the "Ladder of Engagement"? It's definitely not a new strategy, but as the world increasingly relies on keeping audiences engaged and connected, it's an increasingly important tool for all nonprofits. The nonprofit ladder of engagement is a powerful tool to hook your "casual follower" and move them toward being your most loyal donor and everything in between. If you don't already have a strategic ladder of engagement for your nonprofit, now's a great time to develop one. And for organizations that have one in place, it's good practice to evaluate and make adjustments from time to time--and summer is an excellent time of year to do just that! This blog will help you develop or update your nonprofit's ladder of engagement.

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5 Important Reminders For Responsive Nonprofits in Times of Big Changes

Article | March 31, 2020

A major element of responsive fundraising includes solving for the hyper-connected world we live in. On one hand, it has never been easier to reach thousands of donors in an instant. On the other hand, competition for attention has never been more difficult. This fact has never been more clear than during global events, especially now with the response to COVID-19 in America and around the world. The rapid circulation of information is both an incredible resource and a source of panic. As a strategist for Virtuous, any work I did would automatically risk adding more noise to already-flooded timelines and inboxes. It wasn’t something I was prepared to do. I needed time to process everything. Learn from experts.

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How Nonprofits Can Navigate The Coronavirus

Article | March 17, 2020

The novel coronavirus outbreak has shuttered businesses, schools, and major events. Given the disruption in daily activities and frequent updates on the rapidly evolving situation, it’s left many people feeling nervous and uncertain. While the coronavirus has hit some parts of the country harder than others, many are doing their due diligence and taking precautions to help avoid the spread.

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Build a Data Dream Team to Take Your Nonprofit to the Next Level

Article | February 25, 2020

You don’t need to be a data scientist in order to make smart decisions that lead to better outcomes for your nonprofit. But you may need some additional support to help you select, implement, optimize, and learn how to use various data systems. Regardless of how mature your data systems are, working with an expert can help optimize your systems so you can better understand and share your impact. Here are three examples of how Tech Impact engages with nonprofits on data support services to help them better leverage their data to be more effective.

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Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors by all people, worldwide. The organization provides children and adults with practical skills and techniques to minimize their impact on the land when they are participating in any outdoor activity. Leave No Trace is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands today. The Center works with the general public, schools, advocacy and environmental organizations, land management agencies, outfitters and guide services, universities and companies that have a stake in the outdoors.

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