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Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work - Guides and Trainings

Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work - Guides and Trainings

March 20, 2020

In addition to making their software tools free or low-cost for nonprofits, many companies are also publishing guides on how to effectively transition to remote work and collaborate while staying home.  If you're leading your nonprofit through a transition like this, we wanted to put together some resources that will help you see what others have done, and understand best practices for your organization's security, productivity, and communications to stakeholders. 

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Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work - Discounted and Free Software

Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work - Discounted and Free Software

March 19, 2020

With many nonprofits shifting to remote work abruptly due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, we've prioritized adding new remote work options and tools to the resources we share.   As you review the software below, note that there may be different levels of discounts for nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 versus nonprofits actively working on a cure or frontline healthcare for COVID-19.  Do you know about a resource we should add to this list? You can submit an entry to our resource directory here, or post in our Facebook Group. 

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How We're Supporting Our Nonprofit Community During COVID-19

How We're Supporting Our Nonprofit Community During COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Though the COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis that calls for a different type of response than a hurricane or an earthquake, we're proud to see people mobilizing to help those who are vulnerable and to keep each other safe, healthy, and fed.  We are grateful to frontline healthcare workers, as well as restaurant, grocery, and delivery workers, and everyone who is staying home right now and practicing social distancing.
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How COVID-19 is Impacting Humanitarian Travel and International Shipping

How COVID-19 is Impacting Humanitarian Travel and International Shipping

March 10, 2020

With the COVID-19 coronavirus causing travel restrictions, flight cancellations, and stay-at-home orders worldwide, nonprofits who had planned on service trips or in-person aid distributions are now scrambling to adjust their plans.  Longer-term, we're seeing humanitarian organizations evaluating how they will deliver aid and operate their in-country programs if it's harder for staff to travel, and wondering whether aid workers will be able to travel into countries instituting travel bans. We've put together some initial resources to help navigate international shipping and changes to travel availability, and will continue to update this page with new information as available.

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Fundraising Tools for Nonprofits

Fundraising Tools for Nonprofits

January 20, 2020

Fundraising is important for nonprofits of every size, but for small nonprofits especially, it can be hard to know where to turn and what resources are available. 

We've put together a roundup of tools that are a good place to start.  We'll continue to update this list, and you can share your suggestions, too!  Submit an entry here.

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What Is #GivingTuesday?

What Is #GivingTuesday?

October 11, 2019

Giving Tuesday is coming up! This day of giving is popularized on social media, and comes just after the busy shopping days Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Almost 1/3 of Americans plan to participate in Giving Tuesday, so it can be a big day of fundraising for nonprofits who choose to participate.

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Tips for Traveling with Your LuminAID Lights

Tips for Traveling with Your LuminAID Lights

February 15, 2019

Hand-carrying LuminAID lights in their luggage is very popular with our nonprofit partners, because our lights are lightweight and space-efficient due to their inflatable pack-flat design. We encourage you to prepare for your trip in advance by looking into the baggage, battery, and import rules for your airline and destination country, so that you can know what to expect.  
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How to Plan A Giving Tuesday Campaign

How to Plan A Giving Tuesday Campaign

October 08, 2018

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Hurricane Season: When Is It and What to Expect

Hurricane Season: When Is It and What to Expect

September 05, 2018

As the summer comes to an end and the warm days of June and July cool down to the final days of August and September, the most dangerous storms on earth begin to form: hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, but typically peaks at this time towards the end of summer.
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How to Get Prepared for Emergencies, Short and Long Term

How to Get Prepared for Emergencies, Short and Long Term

June 01, 2018

Emergency prep is crucial for your home, but that's not the only place you need to have an emergency plan. Make sure your emergency preparation applies to the car and camping as well. Do you have what you need to keep you and your family safe in an emergency?
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