Volunteers are the foundation upon which the environmental movement has grown and thrived. Whether your organization has a large, paid staff or is largely a volunteer-driven effort, robust nonprofits cannot ignore the contribution of this dedicated (and cost-effective!) workforce.
Does your organization’s Board of Directors have the experience, enthusiasm and commitment to raise the funds needed for your group to fulfill its mission? Fundraising boards have shared goals—finding donors, developing donor relationships, and building the capacity to ask for money that will support your organization’s mission and bottom line.
Take the First Step to Engaging Members in New Ways
On a recent ICL audio conference, the leader of a grassroots environmental organization lamented the quandary many small groups find themselves in. While the growth of online tools and social networking sites have created many opportunities for engaging people in their work—and some groups are using them with great success—the opportunities have also made things more complicated.
What would you say if we told you that your organization had a chance to have breakthroughs in projects or programs, led by an experienced person who donates their time. Surely you’d say, “Sign me up!”