It's not easy to build a performance oriented, successful and sustainable nonprofit organisation especially in the midst of covid-19 like situations. A strong leadership is of deem importance for any nonprofit to grow and succeed.
When we talk about leadership, it's the same across public, private and nonprofit sectors. However there is one unique difference that makes nonprofit leadership different is that they need to manage both paid and non-paid people to fulfil their mission goals.
Events are considered to be one of the top most funding sources for most of the nonprofits today. Through an event, you can attract new donors, connect with new volunteers, raise awareness for a cause and grow brand recognition. Additionally, you can showcase the work you do and introduce upcoming projects to supporters.
It’s really fun to host an event, however it requires a lot of hard work, proper planning and execution to be successful.
Here is an 8-step guide on how to plan an engaging and unforgettable event for your non-profit organisation.
It’s now almost 2 years since the initial outbreak of Covid-19 which saw drastic changes in the people’s daily life dramatically all across the world. Like any other businesses, charities and nonprofit organisations too are dealing with the waves of constant change and uncertainty.
It also brought in new challenges for charities and nonprofits (such as fundraising, volunteer recruitment, conducting events, internal communications and community engagement) due to lockdown and social distancing.
It's often said that the best storytellers are the best marketers. Research says that messages delivered as stories can be up to 22 times more memorable than facts alone.
Like any other business, nonprofits too rely on stories to connect and effectively communicate with their audience. It works great to showcase the impact of their work and build a community around their mission.
Through storytelling, nonprofits can effectively communicate about the problems, how they are trying to address them and make emotional connections to attract supporters.
Here are some of the most common challenges that a nonprofit or charity organisation faces and are concerned on how to handle them.Read more
Most of the nonprofits even today have their staff and volunteers working remotely due to coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to online tools that made remote working and communication possible.
Also for a nonprofit, it’s more important than ever to have a strong online presence so that they keep their supporters, donors and volunteers interested and up-to-date. By making use of appropriate online tools and software, you can get things done at the comfort of your home and be more productive.
But, the big problem with nonprofits is that they usually don’t have a budget especially to procure paid tools and software.
It’s time now that everyone should think on how they can contribute and give back to society in some way. Even your small actions have the power to change the lives of others and make a lasting difference.
Whether you are an individual or organisation, you can support the cause that matters to you by supporting local nonprofits. We always think that financial support (donations) is the only way to support a nonprofit - which is not true.