Expert Snapshots for October

Expert SnapshotsAt VolunteerMatch we learn so much from other experts in the field of volunteer engagement and management, and we want to help you stay up to date on the latest news and trends. Here’s just a snapshot to get you started…

What All Nonprofits Should Know About Corporate Philanthropy

The relationship between nonprofits and companies is changing – we can all feel it. And so nonprofits now need to change the way they look at the support they can receive from companies. By doing so, nonprofits can build robust, mutually beneficial relationships with companies. This TechSoup article provides some first steps for doing just that. (Want to learn more about building strong relationships with companies? Check out this free webinar.)

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We can’t help it, we just love this simple, inspiring video from Greenslopes Private Hospital. Hearing about the connection and impact made directly from volunteers is more effective than the most expensive ad campaign. How can you easily and effectively showcase your volunteers and their dedication?

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The First Ever Volunteer Impact Report

Check out this clean, easy-to-read, chart-heavy report we produced in partnership with volunteer technology review firm Software Advice that presents the metrics, indicators and data collection methods nonprofits use to measure volunteers’ impact on their organizations’ outcomes. In other words, check out this report to see how what YOU do compares to what everyone ELSE does to track volunteer impact at your organizations…

DonorsChoose.org Talks Flash-Funding, Secret to Successful Corporate Partnerships

On this episode of CauseTalk radio, Missy Sherburne of DonorsChoose.org talks about the organization’s fundraising success with flash-funding, crowdfunding and corporate partnerships. Listen in to learn about how your organization could be successful with these increasingly popular engagement strategies, too.

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