July Food for Thought: What Are the Experts Saying?

Food for Thought

At VolunteerMatch we learn so much from other experts in the fields of volunteer engagement and nonprofit management, and we want to help you stay up to date on the latest news and trends. Here’s some food for thought to get your July going…

5 Ways to Recruit Passionate Fundraisers
From The Nonprofit Marketing Blog
Volunteers – and not just board members – can make the best fundraisers. Find out who else you should involve with your fundraising efforts

Millennials Respond Better to Peers than Bosses When Asked to Give
From The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Speaking of fundraising, new research in the form of The 2015 Millennial Impact Report shows co-worker relationships are very important to millennials. How will your inspire your corporate friends to spread the word to their work BFFs?

Beyond the Thank You Card: Meaningful Volunteer Appreciation
From NTEN
Liza Dyer explores an important question: How do we eliminate the disconnect between the ways we thank our volunteers, and the ways they want to be thanked?

What are Volunteers Saying About Your Organization?
From Twenty Hats
More from Liza: Your volunteers may be talking to you, just not to your face. Find out how to listen to what volunteers are saying online.

And for a little extra fun: 6 Reasons National Service Makes Us Feel Like Dancing
From Corporation for National & Community Service
Get into the service groove!

For more tips from experts, check out the VolunteerMatch book that brings together 35 experts.

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