The Ever-Growing Trend of Giving Days

Nonprofit Hub’s hometown, Lincoln, Nebraska, just had a record-breaking giving day bringing in $4.6 million to the nonprofit community. Just weeks before, my hometown of Hastings, Nebraska (population 25,000) raised nearly $500,000 in one day. In the last decade this community giving phenomenon has swept the nation. Giving days—what are those? If you aren’t familiar…

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Earned Income for Nonprofits: What it is and How it Works

It was always a dream of mine to become the executive director of a nonprofit organization. After developing the right relationships and building a career in marketing, that dream became a reality. My goal from there was to disrupt the nonprofit world and look at it through the lens of a business person. What I’m…

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Key Culture Tip: Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike

I was having lunch with a friend recently, and she commented on the diversity of people who have been on Nonprofit Hub’s staff over the years. She then asked about how we maintain such a strong culture with such different, frequently changing staff members. The answer, to me at least, is simple: a strong organizational…

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