Monthly Archives: April 2011

Engaging Volunteers Through Building Relationships – Sarah Harbaugh

Getting and keeping good volunteers isn’t easy. Once they walk thru our doors, I have to do everything possible to keep them engaged and coming back. Generally, I like to start with the history of the program and explain the … Continue reading

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Launching a Nonprofit By: Elizabeth Newton

As YNPN looks to provide resources for young professionals interested in the nonprofit sector, I wanted to take a moment to offer a perspective to those individuals thinking of launching an organization of their own. Eight months ago, I took … Continue reading

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What can numbers do for you? – Strategic planning with an analytical mindset By: Jie Pan

It is real: if you want to be a good decision maker, you must understand numbers well.  Alas, I hear your sighs. If you are a fundraiser, or a program manager, or a writer for a nonprofit organization, you are … Continue reading

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You Want To Do What With Your Career? By: Dana Bright

  Have you ever had the experience where an idea or a goal or some other type of concept is on your mind but you just can’t put words to it? You just can’t quite put your finger on it … Continue reading

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