Service Sector Snapshot: News and Tips for Nonprofits (August 2014)

Posted Thursday, August 28th, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Nonprofit leaders and managers are constantly looking to the future – planning new strategies for fundraising, working on grant proposals, or building leadership amongst staff.  It’s always a good idea to look ahead to the next quarter or even the next year. In this post, the latest in our monthly Service Sector Snapshot series, we’ve gathered helpful articles and information to plan for your organization’s success in the coming months.

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5 Mobile Apps for Nonprofits Perfect for Fundraising

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

More Americans than ever before are using smartphones and tablets as their primary devices for accessing the Internet. According to the Pew Research Center, as of late 2013 63% of mobile phone users in the U.S. used their phone to go online. In this mobile-savvy world, it’s essential for nonprofit organizations to make the most of mobile technology to stay relevant to volunteers, achieve fundraising goals and increase social impact.

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Creating a Great Volunteer Experience: 5 Questions to Ask

Posted Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Today’s blog post is from one of our fantastic partner organizations. UBELONG is an international volunteering organization that helps to connect volunteers across the world by empowering them to serve abroad. Their global expertise makes them an excellent source of insight into creating a better volunteer experience. We hope you enjoy this special guest post.

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Partner Spotlight: HandsOn Greater Phoenix

Posted Thursday, August 7th, 2014 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Welcome to the latest edition of our partner spotlight series, where we highlight our regional partners and the notable efforts they are making to foster more and better volunteering within their communities and nationwide. Today we’d like to introduce you to one such organization that is making a difference in the southwest: HandsOn Greater Phoenix.

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