Top Nonprofit Links of the Week

  • Written by Jody Piland

One Decision That Will Change Your Agency for the Better in 2012

CreateAthon season is right around the corner and we are extending an open invite to agencies throughout the country to become a partner. If you’re still on the fence about becoming one, read what co-creator Cathy Monetti has to say about CreateAthon.

Can “Viral” Videos Really Create Social Change?

When a video involving your nonprofit goes viral, it can mean increased donations and better coverage. What happens if you don’t get the results you hope for? The Kony 2012 video has achieved its goal of making Kony a household name, but will it really make a difference in Uganda?

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer 

There’s no need to freak out if you can’t hire a designer to create your new Facebook cover. There are plenty of free resources available online to help you make a cover that looks like a professional made it. Check out these great tips from Beth Kanter.

How Ryan Gosling Thanked a Major Donor

A great way to thank your donors is to include a fun social meme that relates to them. This worked out great for K. Kimberly McCleary, the President of The CFIDS Association of America. By incorporating a donor’s favorite actor into a thank you card, she was able to create a thank you that truly meant a lot.