5 More Fantastic Blogs to Follow
The great thing about the internet is the endless information it puts within reach, however, that can also be the daunting thing. There are thousands of blogs out there, and reading them all would be impossible. That’s why we do this roundup once a month, providing 5 quality blogs that will help you if you let them.
Nonprofit Pro is designed for the thinkers and the doers, they write articles for thought leaders and innovators, and they’re focused on management and strategy. They describe themselves as offering “a fresh look and quick, hard-hitting content as the go-to source for modern nonprofit professionals.” Which you’ll discover is true by perusing their blog filled with articles that address internal nonprofit issues in a meaningful way. Recent standout articles include:
- The Case of the Bloated Caseload
- 3 Things to Consider When Fundraising Is No Longer Fun
- Is Your Measurement Missing the Mark?
Dedicated to improving the lives of millions, The Social Impact Exchange is focused on building a capital marketplace that scales proven solutions. It is their goal to “create conditions for breakthroughs to go big to deliver impact where it is needed most.” The community they foster and their blog reflect these goals, you’ll find topics ranging from access to capital and evidence of impact to grantmaking strategies and scaling social impact. If you’re looking to improve the foundations of your organization, here is a good place to start.
Based out of Canada, these guys are so dedicated to good works, they made it their name. They are fundraising consultants with a focus on individual giving. They “craft compelling and moving stories that deeply connect supporters to your cause,” while spreading love and growing giving in the nonprofit community.
The great thing about this blog is, it has a lot of employee engagement…with employees taking turns writing content, offering the blog varying voices and material. Topics range from fundraising fundamentals to data and direct mail and are written with a focus on action. They break down how to change small things for a big impact. Their last three articles include:
- The silver lining of email subscribers
- Data mining for gold: how to reactivate long-lapsed donors
- How to map out your creative plan
With more than 30 contributors and nearly 100 categories that span the social sector, The Philanthropy News Digest blog has something for everyone. Backed by The Foundation Center, they offer quality content that dives deep into the subject to give you all the details. They also offer an informed weekend roundup that puts news affecting the social sector at your fingertips Monday morning.
Get inspired by the good in the world. This blog highlights problems in the world yes, but it also focuses on the great people and organizations trying to find solutions that solve those problems. Topics are of a range that make them accessible to all readers, not just those in the nonprofit community. Great recent articles include: