September Edition of 5 More Nonprofit Blogs You Should Be Following
1. Blue Avocado
They’ve debuted a brand new look this month, and it’s awesome. You’ll still find content from nonprofit greats like Jan Masaoka and Vu Le; as well as articles that focus on real life experiences, and address current issues in the sector. Greatest new articles include:
- Nine Nonprofit Trends that Need to Die
- Everything We’ve Been Taught About Major Gifts is Wrong
- Untangling the Elements of Impact
2. Tech Soup
TechSoup is a great organization helping those that do good. A nonprofit themselves, they have a clear focus of connecting nonprofit organizations with tech products and services. Their blog follows their mission, providing great tech information for your nonprofit.
Check them out for free webinars, improving your fundraising with tech and social media, and harnessing technology in your organization. This is a blog to check out at least once a week, as they constantly post fresh up to date information.
3. Social Velocity
Social Velocity is about moving nonprofits, and the philanthropy that funds them, forward. Run by Nell Edgington, a nonprofit consultant that encourages change and social innovation in the sector. You’ll find an awesome blog, plus tools to build nonprofits, like e-books, guides, and webinars. Last month’s stand out blogs were:
- Why some nonprofits leap, and others don’t
- 9 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money Without Fundraising
- Calculating the cost of fundraising
Run by international leadership coach and fundraising trainer, Marc A. Pitman, this blog aims to help your staff and board members get excited about asking for money. The blog immerses you in all things fundraising. Providing tips on how to make your fundraising story more powerful, opening communication with your donors, and basic fundraising principles.
This is an all-around great source for your nonprofit. Run by Vanessa Chase, a woman passionate about helping nonprofit organizations articulate their impact to their donors. On the site you’ll find articles that will help you become a better writer, tips and examples of great storytelling, and a blog focused on helping your nonprofit stand out from the crowd. Stand out articles from last month include:
- 4 tips to make your #givingtuesday stand out above the rest
- 10 tips for writing a better donor thank you letter
- Tips for building major donor relationships
Renata Poe Massie, Content Creator for Jitasa