LinkedIn for Nonprofits Weekly Digest

The LinkedIn for Nonprofits Weekly Digest

The weekend is almost here—and we have five insightful reads to help you step into next week filled with inspiration and ideas!

The articles we’re loving this week offer creative strategies your nonprofit can implement, from launching a podcast to hosting an activity-based fundraiser. You’ll also discover management techniques that can foster an empowered workforce, and tips to help you handle tough situations with donors. 

Here are five must-read articles for nonprofits this week:

1. When a Great Offer Meets Weak Copy (Future Fundraising Now)

Designing a compelling fundraising campaign often takes a significant amount of creativity. When it comes to execution, make sure the way you sell the offer reflects this creativity. Future Fundraising Now details techniques nonprofits can use to connect with the audience and create thriving, inventive campaigns.   

2. How Nonprofits Can Come Through the ‘Great Resignation’ Stronger (Forbes)

With many organizations experiencing an increase in turnover in recent months, this article shares ways that nonprofits can increase employee engagement and longevity. With many people seeking more purpose in their work, the nonprofit sector seems to be a natural place for people to find it. Learn how to effectively manage your team to create an empowerment-based culture. 

3. 10 Ideas for Activity-Based Fundraising in 2022 (Nonprofit Hub)

In the digital age, your events may look a little different than they used to. As you start to plan fundraisers that invite supporters to participate from anywhere in the world, think about your target audience and develop events that make people want to get involved. Here are 10 things to consider to create an inclusive, activity-based fundraiser, from virtual runs to read-a-thons. 

4. 5 Nonprofit Podcasts Helping Their Organizations Grow (TechSoup)

Has your organization thought about starting a podcast? If so, you aren’t alone. Podcasts can help nonprofits cultivate close bonds with donors and reach new supporters, while sparking activism far and wide. Here are five examples of successful nonprofit podcasts to inspire your own.

5. How to Handle a Disgruntled Donor (Bloomerang) 

It’s never fun to realize that a donor is upset about something—even if you have no control over it. Caring about the things your donors care about and offering genuine gratitude is a great approach, but sometimes you need more insights to respond to an upset donor. This article from Bloomerang gives tips on how to mend stressful situations with donors and preserve relationships. 

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