Free Graphic Design Tool for Nonprofits

Nonprofits, Social Services, Social Work, Technology


With Canva for Nonprofits, nonprofits can bring their vision to life, and through beautifully crafted content inspire a community to action. Canva makes us all feel like a graphic designer. On Canva you can choose from hundreds of professional templates to create social media graphics, presentations, flyers, posters, invitations, cards, infographics and so much more.

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E-Mail Marketing 101 for Nonprofits

Nonprofits, Social Services, Technology


Email marketing is a form of direct marketing which uses electronic mail as a means of enhancing the relationship with a stakeholder whether it be a client, the community or donors, encouraging loyalty and repeat business, attaining new clients and/or donors, and keeping people and communities that you serve informed.If you are not using one today I strongly encourage you to start.They are not hard to learn and most are free or have a free trial. (See the full blog for free and discounted email marketing)

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Instead of Monetary, ​Time and Resource Donations

Donors, Nonprofits, Social Services


I realize that it sounds completely counterintuitive to say a nonprofit doesn’t need money. I am not saying that they don’t need money, however with money comes the need for time and resources. Often, donations are given to non-profits in good will with the intent that these funds will improve or create a program, support research and prevention efforts or create a quality improvement system, for example. However, what many people outside of non-profits don’t realize is that unless you fund full-time positions for these specific tasks, as well as fund the task itself, it creates more work on the already over extended workers of the non-profit.

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