Learning Center Resources
Choose from a variety of articles, videos, podcasts, and other resources designed to help you make the most of your .ORG online presence.
Collaboration Pro Tip: Tools are Essential
Communication is critical for any company, but especially so for mission-based organizations. But how does an organization collaborate effectively when everyone works remotely and lives all over the globe?
Engagement Pro Tip: Keep Engagement Authentic
The critical role that mission-driven organizations play in helping those in need is what makes them special, whether pure non-profits or companies with philanthropic aims. But how can they best engage their communities?
Fundraising Pro Tip: The Value of a Monthly Donation Program
Whether brand new or one with years of experience, most mission-driven organizations share a common imperative: the need to fundraise to support their operations. But what’s the most effective way to fundraise?
How Do You Know if You’re Eligible for a Grant?
Grants are a great way to generate capital for the growing non-profit - find out how you can determine grant eligibility with these simple steps.
Grants 101: An Introduction for Non-Profits
For the growing non-profit, being well-funded is key to doing good work - and essential. Find out how to incorporate grants into your fundraising strategy.
Donor Communications During COVID: Best Practices from a Year of Virtual Work
The challenges presented by COVID-19 have made donor engagement difficult. These best practices can help you maintain meaningful engagement with your donors as we continue to work remotely and maintain social distancing.
Creative Collaboration Through Crisis: Bright Ideas for Doing Good Work Well
The challenges presented by COVID-19 have spurred innovation among mission-based .ORGs who have come up with some great ideas on how to stay connected and collaborative during the crisis. Find out how these organizations are staying motivated and together in our latest .ORG Learning Center article.
Tax and Legal Basics for Your New .ORG: Six Steps to Start-Up Success
An essential aspect of starting your non-profit is understanding the tax and legal steps involved. Here are six steps to get started on the right foot.
Using Hashtags to Promote and Protect Your Brand
As useful as hashtags are for social media users, it is important for non-profits to take actions to not only maximize the promotion potential of hashtags but to protect their brand online.
Trademark Watching Best Practices
Employing a “trademark watching” strategy is critical to early discovery of potentially infringing trademarks or similar organization names so that a non-profit can assert its rights and avoid confusion among its key constituents.
Protecting Your Social Media Presence
Non-profit organizations can benefit greatly by following these eight simple best practices for securing their social media accounts.
Compliance on a Budget: Meeting Guidelines to Preserve the Bottom Line
For non-profits, staying compliant with tax rules and regulations is high stakes but managing it on a budget can be done—with time and commitment. Here's how!