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Corporate Sponsorship: Getting help from our for-profit counterparts
Nonprofits

Corporate Sponsorship: Getting help from our for-profit counterparts

This post was contributed by Catchafire Professional Banu Raghuraman! Banu is an IT analyst in a leading Canadian bank with a creative and volunteering side. She manages projects on the Bank’s customer facing websites for their online and mobile platform. Additionally, she is the Director of Marketing & Communication for […]

Is your website giving season ready?
Nonprofits

Is your website giving season ready?

A visually compelling website that inspires users to take action is the most reliable tool nonprofits can have to spur giving. When 60% of people check a nonprofit’s website before they donate, it is crucial that it makes a good first impression. With the giving season approaching quickly, it’s time […]

How to Recruit Paid Volunteers
Nonprofits

How to Recruit Paid Volunteers

This piece was contributed by Josh Schukman. Josh is a thought leader at VolunteerMark – VolunteerMark is dedicated to maximizing the volunteer experience for non & for profits alike. Josh writes on all things volunteer, corporate social responsibility, and other purposeful musings. In his spare time, he loves travelling, reading, hanging […]

Tech tools that will make your life easier without breaking the bank
Nonprofits / Tips & Tools

Tech tools that will make your life easier without breaking the bank

This post was contributed by Catchafire Professional Banu Raghuraman! Banu is an IT analyst in a leading Canadian bank with a creative and volunteering side. She manages projects on the Bank’s customer facing websites for their online and mobile platform. Additionally, she is the Director of Marketing & Communication for […]

6 Leadership Lessons Every For-Purpose Leader Should Know
Nonprofits

6 Leadership Lessons Every For-Purpose Leader Should Know

Looking back at our For-Purpose Leadership series, we’ve gained amazing insights into the day-to-day challenges that many social good organizations face. These six articles include lessons that will benefit any leader who is eager to improve. If you missed part of the series or would like to share the articles […]

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Professional Development / Volunteers

Virtual Volunteering: A Catchafire Volunteer Experience

This post was originally published on Stickers on our Suitcases, the blog of Catchafire Volunteer, Adrielle Stapleton.  Everyone who gives their time or money does so in exchange for something they value. So it’s great that Catchafire, plus a little research, are likely to put you in a volunteer gig […]

Why does work culture matter?
Nonprofits

Why does work culture matter?

In a sector where long hours and modest salaries are the norm, an inspirational work culture is a must. Kendall Farrell, the Executive Director of Bottomless Closet, has established a culture full of trust, transparency and celebration that empowers employees to live up to their full potential. She shared her […]

One sure way to take your leadership to the next level
Nonprofits

One sure way to take your leadership to the next level

This is the fourth piece in our For-Purpose Leadership Series highlighting advice from select social entrepreneurs in the Catchafire Community. Embracing lifelong growth and learning is key to successful leadership. Jane Winter, the Executive Director of the YWCA of San Francisco & Marin is a firm believer that there is […]

NetSuite is raising the corporate citizenship bar, how are you keeping up?
Business Case for Service

NetSuite is raising the corporate citizenship bar, how are you keeping up?

“Being a good corporate citizen is no longer just about giving away some money,” says NetSuite, a leading provider of cloud based software. “It’s about putting the strengths and assets of a company to work in the world to make a difference.” When it comes to corporate citizenship programs, NetSuite […]

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Nonprofits / Volunteers

A Mindful Approach To Changing The World

This is the fourth piece in our For-Purpose Leadership Series, highlighting advice from select social entrepreneurs in the Catchafire Community.   More often than not in the social good sector we focus our attention so fully on the well-being of others that we end up neglecting our own. Though honorable, […]