Give Joyfully and Fearlessly

1. What issues do you care about? You can make a difference on a wide array of issues—especially during this uncertain time. There are many ways in which you can give...

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Don’t Forget the Thank Yous!

Thanking your donors is the most important gesture you can make to show them how much you appreciate their support. Recognition for those who took their time and gave...

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Changes with You in Mind

By now, you’ve fought the crowds on Black Friday and worked your fingers to the bone on Cyber Monday, sneakily ordering holiday presents while your boss wasn’t looking....

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The GreatNonprofits Fundraising Checklist

The GreatNonprofits Fundraising Checklist

GreatNonprofits’ first webinar, “The Art and Science of Storytelling,” was designed to help make that process much clearer. We’re breaking the storytelling process down into a step-by-step path to fundraising success. Everything you need to get started is right at your fingertips!

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5 Ways to Market Your Nonprofit to Millennials

5 Ways to Market Your Nonprofit to Millennials

We all know that Millennials, or adults born between the years of 1981 and 1997, are the generation of social media and selfies. But did you know that this fascinating group of young adults has the potential to pack serious impact?

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What summer camp volunteers want you to know

What summer camp volunteers want you to know

Sleepless nights, lots of sweat and maybe a few tears. But also, laughing so hard you think surely you’ll have a six pack by tomorrow, becoming lifelong friends with someone you just met, and seeing a child’s personality bloom in front of you. These memories are some of your most cherished.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

The best thing about Mother’s Day is that you get to celebrate the person (or persons!) who helped make you who you are. You get to say thank you to someone who was always there for you. The worst thing about Mother’s Day is that it can be difficult to find a gift that seems special enough for someone as important as your mom. Celebrate Mother’s Day by showing your mom that you know just how lucky you are by giving back to someone less fortunate in her name.

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5 Celebrities Who Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

5 Celebrities Who Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Earth Day may only come once a year, but these celebrities show us how to give back like it’s Earth day, every day! Do more than be inspired by their work and have a hands on celebration of your own. Each celebrity is paired with a nonprofit doing work for the environment that you can support.

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Racism in the Oscars?  8 Ways You Can Help

Racism in the Oscars? 8 Ways You Can Help

The call to boycott the Oscars, due to its lack of diversity, by several well-known actors has really shone a spotlight on the issue of racism this awards season.

If you are passionate about ending racism, but don’t know what to do other than boycotting the Oscars on TV, don’t worry. We’ve gathered several examples of people making steps toward racial equality alongside nonprofits across the United States. When you volunteer, make a donation, or just spread the word about the great work of these organizations, you become a part of the solution.

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Random Acts of Flowers

Random Acts of Flowers

First you notice the faint scent of roses and the gentle hum of voices. Small knots of people, grouped around tubs of flowers, are gently pulling off dead leaves and plucking brown petals. These blooms, rescued from the compost bins at local stores, like Costco and Trader Joe’s, are about to be transformed into breathtaking floral arrangements.

The happy beneficiaries will be local hospital and hospice patients and seniors.

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Special Offer: Shop for Good this Valentine’s Day

Special Offer: Shop for Good this Valentine’s Day

Don’t know where to shop for Valentine’s Day? Go beyond flowers and chocolate this year and shop for good.

Shopping for good means your dollars don’t just go into a large business’s piggy bank—they go toward creating livelihoods for underprivileged people around the world.

We’ve made it an even sweeter deal by partnering with three shop-for-good organizations to offer discounts just for our blog readers. Now you can buy the perfect gift while giving others a better life AND saving money. Check out the world-changing organizations below and start shopping!

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