Ten Tips and a Press Release Example for Your Charity Event

A well-constructed press release will go a long way toward successfully placing an announcement about your charity event in the local newspaper, on the local radio station or on local TV. Editors will give preference to publishing an announcement that provides them with the information that they need. They do this in a structured way. It is important, therefore, that the press release is written in the right format. 10 Tips for Your Press … [Read more...]

Efficient Ways to Raise Money for a Good Cause

They say a good cause is worth fighting for. What about a cause worth donating money for? How do you rally a following to your idea of bettering the world? What are the best ways to raise money for a charity close to your heart, or to help a family in your neighborhood in times of need? Asking people for money can carry undertones of presumptuousness. Understandably, people don’t respond well to that. So rather than making a cause YOUR cause, try … [Read more...]

How to Get a Financially Astute Nonprofit Attorney

If you want to start a nonprofit organization, then consult a nonprofit attorney. A nonprofit attorney, also known as a nonprofit lawyer, checks the legality of your nonprofit. They make sure that it follows the rules and stays on track. Nonprofit attorneys help start-up nonprofits with the necessary paperwork, taxes, and issues that surround these types of organizations in general. Don't just hire any nonprofit attorney. You want one that additionally … [Read more...]

How to Start a Homeless Shelter in Your Town

Homelessness is becoming more than just a problem in most local communities. More and more people are losing their homes, jobs, and families, finding themselves out on the streets begging for a second chance. Millions of these people are struggling on a daily basis and it’s important we help any way we can. One of the boldest ideas to help is to start a homeless shelter in your town or local community. Unfortunately, there are more homeless people than … [Read more...]

How to Get a Donation Button on Your Website Easily

If you run a website, blog, or another personal interest platform, you may have thought about putting a donation button on your page. There are many reasons you might consider adding a donation button to your site; to pay for the costs of hosting and running the website, personal financial help, or just to see if you can receive "tips" for your content, for instance. A lot of bloggers and content creators can be hesitant to put up a donation button at … [Read more...]

Climate Change Organizations to Donate to for Raising Awareness

Climate change is a crippling condition our planet faces constantly. With the increasing rise of temperatures and melting of polar ice caps, Earth is changing at an incredible rate for the worse. With the displacement of animals every year due to our carelessness that leads to climate change, it’s time to give back. When governments are slow to act, we turn to climate change organizations for aid. Here are some of the top ones that help raise awareness and … [Read more...]

8 Best Volunteer Abroad Programs – Help Make the World Better

Volunteer abroad programs are a great way to see the world while making it a better place. The experiences you have while volunteering in foreign countries become fond memories. They can help you develop a deeper understanding of different cultures and realize that we're not so different after all. There are many types of volunteer projects you can take on, including construction, conservation, education, and medical care. In order to appeal to all types … [Read more...]

Top 10 Veteran Charities in the US: Giving More for our Heroes

One of the ways you can give back to the brave men and women who served the country is to donate money to a reputable charity that helps veterans. America's veterans face a wide range of problems, including disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, psychological illness, poverty, and loneliness. There are multifarious veteran charities that cater to each of these issues or a combination. Below you will find a list of the top 10 veteran charities in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Donation Sites to Look After for your Non-Profit

If you are looking for new donation sites, you are in luck. There are currently hundreds of different types of nonprofit software on the market. Thus, you aren’t stuck with just a few to choose from. That has also given rise to a lot of competition between software companies bringing down costs and increasing program features. So, depending on your needs, there are programs that will help you with all your donor management needs. Some even provide software … [Read more...]

Grant Writing 101 – Every Possible Aspect on Writing Grants

The following will outline what is involved in grant writing from planning, executing, and follow-up. In order to write a grant proposal, one should understand what a grant is. A grant is a financial award from a grantor (funder) to a grantee (grant seeker). The grantee implements the proposed program or services outlined in the grant proposal. The program or service fulfills a public need. Grant seekers are usually 501(c)(3)non-profit organizations, … [Read more...]