Writing an Effective Grant Proposal

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
In this article, we provide a comprehensive guide for writing a grant proposal. Learn the key components needed to craft a compelling and well-structured proposal, from meeting funding requirements and creating a clear title to developing a strong problem statement and outlining measurable project objectives.

Harness the Power of Data with Nonprofit Management Software

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
In this article I'll talk about the critical role of data in nonprofit management, providing insights into how leveraging data can enhance decision-making, improve program outcomes, and boost donor engagement. I'll also highlight the benefits of using Argenta to streamline data collection and analysis, offering practical tips and real-life examples for effective implementation.

The Benefits of Nonprofit Accreditation: What You Need to Know

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Nonprofit accreditation is a crucial indicator of excellence and reliability for your organization. This article serves as an essential guide to understanding the concept of accreditation for nonprofit organizations, and how accreditation can build credibility, enhance operational performance, and broaden access to funding.

Writing and Implementing Policies and Procedures for a Nonprofit

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Whether you're starting a new nonprofit or looking to refine the governance of your existing organization, writing and implementing well-crafted policies and procedures is vital. In this article we'll cover the ten policies and procedures you need to be successful.

Tackling Nonprofit Challenges with Creative Solutions

by: Anna McLachlan, Argenta Copywriter
Nonprofit Challenges: Tackle tough issues with creative solutions. Learn how to identify common issues, manage financial constraints, utilize tech & volunteers, address staff retention & burnout, and more.

Running A Successful Nonprofit Organization: Tips and Tricks from Established Nonprofits

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
In this article we'll discuss strategies that have been used successfully by established nonprofits. We'll also offer practical tips on how these techniques can help ensure long term success for your organization.

8 Tips for Facilitating Policy Development Discussions in Your County Committee

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Leaders of a county political committee are often involved with facilitating policy development discussions. Knowing how to go about it is a critical skill. Here are ten tips that can help make it easier.

Make a Lasting Impact: Encouraging Recurring Donations for Nonprofits

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Discover how recurring donations can transform your nonprofit organization's fundraising efforts. Recurring donations offer a predictable and cost-effective source of income for nonprofits, while also enhancing donor relationships and improving retention rates. In this article, we'll explore the benefits of recurring donations and provide practical tips on how to encourage donors to commit to regular contributions.

Make A Difference: How to Find the Best Volunteers for Your Nonprofit

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
As a nonprofit organization, you rely on volunteers to help you achieve your mission and make a positive impact on your community, but finding the right volunteers can be a challenge. Of course, you’re not just looking for warm bodies to fill volunteer slots. You want people who are passionate about your mission who are willing to consistently contribute to the cause. In this article, we'll explore some tips and strategies for finding the very best volunteers for your nonprofit and ways you can keep them engaged.

The Secret to Successful Political Fundraising in an Era of High Inflation

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Raising money for your political committee is always challenging especially if you’re new to the process. When inflation is very high it can seem impossible. Donors may give less depending on how they perceive their own financial security. Right now, many people have fewer resources and mounting expenses. Raising money is essential to the success of your committee. We put together some tips to help you.

How Political and Nonprofit Organizations Can Become Recession-Proof

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Inflation has a direct impact on donor contributions because supporters have less to give. Political and nonprofit organizations have higher costs to maintain programs and pay staff. It's necessary to get creative in order to make up for the lack of funding. Here are a few ideas for recession-proofing your organization.

How to Kickstart Your Nonprofit Engagement Strategy

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Discover 5 effective ways to kickstart your nonprofit engagement strategy, from proactive audience segmentation to prudent influencer marketing and more.

Mistakes Nonprofits Make When Getting Started

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
Successfully starting a nonprofit can offer immense fulfillment. It is a notable, commendable feat from logistics to management and from marketing to action. However, it’s precisely this complexity that can present multiple challenges and pitfalls along the way. To address this, this article will focus on the most notable mistakes nonprofits make when getting started.

How Can a Nonprofit Boost Its Visibility?

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
From SEO and social media marketing to diversification and collaboration, discover how a nonprofit can boost its visibility.

Challenges That May Impact The Nonprofit Sector In 2021

by: Jen Maslanski, Argenta Copywriter
We've left 2020 behind with hopes for a brighter future. However, these few months of 2021 are proving that nonprofits will need more than just hope. Challenges that may impact the nonprofit sector in 2021 are too real to be dismissed easily. Keeping in mind the massive importance of the nonprofit sector for the ones it serves, we must anticipate these challenges and deal with them on time; the sooner, the better.

A Starter Guide for Launching A Nonprofit

by: Stephanie Adair, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Nonprofits have enriched, and even saved the lives of millions in need, but there's still so much more to be done. Maybe you've decided to start your own nonprofit. If you’re up for the challenge, here's a comprehensive starter guide for launching a nonprofit.

Seven Tips for Building a Nonprofit Parnership Network

by: Stephanie Adair, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Nonprofit Partnership Networks are creating a lot of buzz as of late – and with good reason. Just like for-profit business partnerships, all sides mutually benefit from working together. Not only do these partnerships get the job done, but they also provide more brand exposure and credibility for your organization.

6 Tips for Becoming a Highly Successful Executive Director

by: Adam Greenberg, Developer & Tech Writer
Being an Executive Director is challenging. It can mean long hours and many frustrations, but it can also be equally rewarding. The position requires excellent leadership skills, the ability to communicate effectively and listen carefully. It takes someone with a passion for the mission and the ability to share that vision with the community. Here are 6 tips for becoming highly successful as an Executive Director.

Nonprofit Scandals. How to Avoid a Scandal of Your Own, and What to Do If You Don’t

by: Adam Greenberg, Developer & Tech Writer
There has been no shortage of nonprofit scandals in the media lately. Here are some areas to focus on to help you avoid a scandal, and some ideas on how to recover if you find your organization in the middle of one.

7 Essentials for Working Effectively with Your Board

by: Christine Herring, Chief Technology Officer
When you work with a group of passionate board members who have the same ideas on how to complete projects and share similar benchmarks for mission goals, the group can be easy to mobilize. Sometimes however, working with passion needs to be blended with efficiency to get work done. Differences of opinion can get in the way of effective collaboration. Here are some ideas to promote better communication and boost productivity when working with your board.

5 Legal Mistakes Nonprofits Should Avoid

by: Joe McAlister, Chief Legal Officer
Attorneys who work with nonprofit organizations know all too well some of the mistakes nonprofits can make. By the time they seek legal advice it’s usually too late. Here are eight of those legal traps you can avoid before you get caught in a snare.