It’s finally spring and for many of us, things in the sector are beginning to slow down. As warm weather settles in and we start leaving the office earlier, it feels like we can FINALLY relax. But this is only
Volunteer coordinators make the world go round. I’ve worked with them, volunteered for them, and I personally know a few. What they do isn’t easy. Finding individuals to engage in a cause, often doing so with minimal resources, is tough.
In the spirit of National Volunteer Week, I hope you have plans to go out and give back somewhere in the next few days. (And if you don’t, no worries. We need volunteers every week of the year.) Volunteering can
No matter which department you work for at your organization, chances are that Excel spreadsheets have touched your life in one way or another. If you’re like me, then you’re eager to dive into that world of cells and formulas. Or, maybe you
Working for a nonprofit means you’ve likely been subject to some assumptions held by outsiders about your lifestyle. Friends or family may think that you’re martyring yourself to your cause, making an unlivable wage, and/or sacrificing your livelihood for
As a nonprofit employee, I am a big believer of data. Spreadsheet addiction aside, it’s an incredible thing to be able to apply metrics and research to inform a larger strategy. Data has real implications for the social sector and a nonprofit’s ability to
I am a huge data nerd and the people at my job know it. It’s not so much about the numbers (math was never my strong suit), but it fascinates me that we can capture bits of information, crunch, dissect