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501(c) Services, a 100% employee owned organization, has more than 35 years of experience in providing full-service alternatives to state-run unemployment insurance programs, and provides services to over 1,500 nonprofits nationally. We administer the 501(c) Agencies Trust, which offers a comprehensive suite of risk management services and multiple stop-loss protection solutions for its 501(c)(3) nonprofit members, and UInsure, a first dollar unemployment insurance program for 501(c)(3)s, government entities, and tribally owned businesses. We also operate the Nonprofit HR Hotline - a confidential resource available to help walk nonprofits through difficult personnel issues. For more information about our programs and services please visit www.501c.com.
ALBERT Communications is a strategic communications firm working with companies to connect and engage with their audiences by developing strong, focused, and innovative actions aligned with business strategies.
Our experience is from our work inside Fortune 500 companies – not in agencies – and we excel in crisis communications, public relations, internal communications, digital marketing strategies, graphic design, and website development.
We’ve been there. And we get it.
Arreva's Online Fundraising and Donor Relationship Management Platforms help thousands of nonprofit organizations engage and encourage donors, resulting in millions of dollars raised for their causes.
The AGIF is a global foundation that seeks to advance the missions of all other nonprofits and provides a one-stop information hub to promote sustainability and success. AGIF offers a comprehensive list of resources, experts, and professionals that can help nonprofit organizations grow.
Beth Birmingham is a seasoned veteran in the Nonprofit and International NGO sector. Her most recent roles include a Fellow and visiting lecturer at the Wheaton College Humanitarian Disaster Institute as well as a Senior Director for Compassion International, a billion-dollar child development agency operating in 24 countries. Her research and publishing is in the field of Nonprofit / NGO leadership, Nonprofit Partnerships, organizational development and change, and NGO development strategies.
Attracting new people, getting them involved and inspiring them to give back is daily work and critical to the success of your organization. Nonprofit Toolkit provides the training and tools to find your audience, build your brand and attract support.
Ben Bisbee | Founder + Principal, Rhinocorn Consulting
The best nonprofits on the planet are not successful because of their staffing or budgets, but by their spirit and engagement architecture. So I see myself as a very spirited program architect who not only wants to see others succeed but absolutely exceed their own goals. I love a challenge.
Beyond my professional merits, I'm also a proud husband, LGBTQ, Native American, pet owner and animal advocate, author and idealist.
Based in Boston, Julia is a global authority on digital storytelling, with happy clients spanning the globe from Moscow to San Francisco. She has provided workshops and training to Meals on Wheels America, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and Facebook. Julia is a frequent contributor to Nonprofit Tech for Good, Social Media Today, Maximize Social Business, Elevation Web, Network for Good, Wild Apricot, and others. Check out her ideas on all things nonprofit digital storytelling and social media at www.jcsocialmarketing.com/blog.
Alissa Carpenter, founder of Everything's Not OK...and That's OK, is passionate about helping others and their organizations take their communication to the next level, by facilitating spaces for them to come together and learn from one another. Her work with non-profits to Fortune 500 companies has been featured in Forbes, CNN, ABC, CBS, NPR, Moneyish and more.
Serving as a one-stop-shop nonprofit resource center, CharityNet USA offers nonprofit consulting services helping entrepreneurs, start-ups, and established nonprofit organizations start or grow with over 30 expert business solutions. Whether you want to know how to start a nonprofit organization or need help for your existing organization, CharityNet USA can help.
NYC Video Pros is led by Executive Producer, Jason Cohen. With a rich background in media production and client services, Cohen is well versed to help clients identify and craft video solutions that meet their needs. Under Cohen’s leadership, NYC Video Pros has crafted video solutions in any number of formats from promotional videos, to patient documentaries, brand films, short films, as well as the orchestration of multi-camera broadcast-quality live video streaming events. He earned his MBA and BA from The George Washington University.
Stephanie Cory, CAP®, CFRE is committed to strengthening the nonprofit sector through education. She has served as an executive director for a health advocacy organization as well as held development and program management roles for organizations serving seniors and people with disabilities. In these roles she expanded programming, strengthened infrastructure, and grew fundraising revenue. She has also consulted for a variety of educational, youth, and arts organizations helping them strengthen governance and fundraising. Stephanie is an adjunct faculty member for Villanova University’s College of Professional Studies.
She is a Certified Governance Trainer through BoardSource and a licensed consultant through the Standards for Excellence® Institute. She understands nonprofit management through lens of a manager and consultant as well as a volunteer herself. She has more than 25 years’ experience as a board member for organizations ranging from grassroots with no staff to a multi-million dollar international association.
James Cox is a financial advisor with FFG Advisors. He focuses on wealth and risk management for clients of the firm, many of which are entrepreneurs and business owners. His practice helps individuals manage risk within their finances, even as they are striving toward creating successful companies.
Fundraising in a nonprofit is difficult without professional experience and skills. Whether you need a plan to get started, a campaign to be managed, or a specific project to be completed, let us do the job for YOU. Development Consulting Solutions picks up where the other consultants leave off. Now that you have your strategic fund development plan, you still need someone to implement it. That is where DCS comes in. DCS has all the expertise, education, and credentials to get the job done in half the time and at half the price. Whether you need someone to write your direct mail appeal letter, make major gifts asks to your donors, or to manage your social media, DCS is your development staff.
DipJar has been around since 2014 and we’ve changed so much along the way! What started as a way for barista’s to accept cashless tips eventually transformed into a way for nonprofits to revolutionize how they accept in-person donations. Along the way, we’ve worked with thousands of nonprofits across the US and haven’t looked back since!
Marilyn L. Donnellan defines the modern Renaissance woman. An artist, published author, wife, and mother, she also has a successful 35-year career as a nonprofit Chief Executive Officer, consultant, motivational speaker, and trainer. She has written more than 60 books, guides, webinars and training modules on nonprofit management, including three books in a series published by CharityChannel Press, Nonprofit Management Simplified. Her first fiction book, Give ‘til it Hurts, is based on her knowledge of domestic violence. Her latest project is a science fiction trilogy, The Book Liberators. Other books include Two Faces of Me, the story of her odyssey with Sophie Longhoofer, a character she often personifies in her motivational speaking. Donnellan has a BA degree in Human Resources Management and an MS degree in Administration. You can contact Marilyn at email@example.com
Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, has been a development professional and fundraising consultant for more than 20 years. Recognized as a leading expert in her field, she’s helped small and large nonprofits alike raise millions of dollars through major gift and capital campaigns, board development, annual fund campaigns, direct mail, and planned gift solicitations.
Traditionally, technology and nonprofits have existed in separate worlds. At Elevation, we are bridging this longstanding gap by combining these two ostensibly different industries into one. We believe that technology is a catalyst that can propel nonprofits into making a greater impact. Our team at Elevation is that bridge and our solutions are the driving forces behind nonprofits generating quantifiable change and inspiring others to do the same. This idea is the foundation of how we do business every day.
Firespring is a go-to for marketing, printing, software and strategic guidance for thousands of businesses and nonprofits all over the world. Whether you’re a startup, small business or a Fortune 500 company, they’re here to help you intentionally develop your brand and identify your purpose.
Corporate and law firm leaders call on Gina for high-stakes public relations, crisis planning, and incident response support including high profile litigation media relations. One of the most widely acknowledged experts on legal marketing and law firm public relations, Gina Rubel is a sought-after speaker and media expert.
Dolph Ward Goldenburg has more than a decade of fundraising experience. He has successfully solicited six-figure gifts, developed successful donated-assets programs, increased annual campaign revenue, and written millions of dollars in funded grant proposals. Dolph also has significant experience as a nonprofit board member, including as a successful board co-chair for a national nonprofit. Dolph has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Senate, received the Visionary of the Year Award by Visions Today Magazine, and identified as one of the 101 Most Connected Philadelphians by Leadership Philadelphia. He holds a masters of public administration from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelors degree in social work from Georgia State University. Dolph earned the Board Source Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting. He lives in Atlanta with his husband.
With over 20 years of combined HR and Payroll experience; Kayla Bartel and Andrea Pantoja, certified HR Professionals, are equipped to provide quality HR services to growing businesses that want to support their most valuable asset, their people. This sister duo team is committed to helping their clients navigate the challenges of HR compliance and liability concerns so that they can focus on growing and managing their businesses anywhere in the U.S.
Learn more at HumanityHR.com.
NonprofitJenni provides coaching in the areas of Engagement, Communications, and Marketing to nonprofit organizations and mission-driven businesses. She also hosts the Nonprofit Jenni Show, available to download for free on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify. In 2018, she launched the Nonprofit Roundtable event series, currently active in Nashville and Atlanta.
Iola Harper is a nationally-recognized, award-winning advocate for small businesses and urban neighborhoods. She has spent well over a decade working diligently with minority and women-owned firms across the Delaware Valley, helping them gain access to needed financial, technical, and network access assistance. Her success working with not only small businesses, but in urban neighborhoods garnered the attention of the former governor when she was named one of Pennsylvania's top 50 Women in Business. Her work drew a national spotlight several years ago when she was honored by the Small Business Administration as one of the Nation's top small business advocates and most recently she was named one of Philadelphia’s most influential women by the NAACP. Iola holds a Masters in Urban Studies from Eastern University, and is highly regarded for her teaching Marketing for Nonprofits in their Organizational Leadership program.
Matt is president and founder of Nonprofit.Courses, an on-demand, online educational resource for nonprofit leaders, staff, board members and volunteers. He’s the author of the Guide to Nonprofit Consulting, and teaches nonprofit management at several universities, via the web, and in-person in the United States, Africa, Asia and Europe. Matt’s past work includes fundraising for the University of the Arts, Ursinus College, University of Cincinnati and the Boy Scouts of America. He has a BS from Juniata College and an MA in Philanthropy and Development from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.
It doesn’t matter how big or small your organization might be, at iMission we’re interested in your mindset and attitude. If your organization has an entrepreneurial mindset then we’re excited to help you reach your goals and advance your mission.
As the president of Valerie M. Jones Associates, Val brings her intelligence, determination and spirit to the nonprofit world. Drawing on more than 25 years’ experience, she counsels clients on board development, capital campaigns, strategic planning, grantswriting, prospect research, development audits and plans, and major gifts. Ms. Jones, creator of her signature Nonprofit Hero asking method (previously known as the Golden Ask), has taught hundreds of volunteers and thousands of professionals to ask for gifts in ways that are authentic, inspired and successful.
"Prof with a Mic" is a YouTube channel where professionals share their passion to what they do. If you are thinking what career path to choose, if you don't like your current job, or if you want to get inspired from people of different professions, this channel is for you! Here you will find job insights, career advice, professional stories -- all from those who are passionate about their current jobs. This channel is also a community for all who want to grow professionally.
Dr. Jason Ketter has than 28 years of fundraising and engagement experience in the nonprofit sector. He's led advancement teams and served for campaigns at The Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg, The University of Queensland, University of New England, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Albright College and Delaware Valley University that raised $10 million to $2 billion. He has served organizations such as the American School of Muscat, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, BDO, the Calcutta House of Philadelphia, Just Say No to Drugs, and Mother Against Drunk Drivers.
An award-winning thought leader in fundraising auctions, professional auctioneer and consultant, Kathy Kingston has raised millions of dollars for nonprofit organizations across the country for over 28 years. She founded Kingston Auction Company in 1986. Specializing in benefit auctions, she consistently empowers nonprofit and educational organizations to exceed their fundraising goals and offers a wealth of practical strategies for revenue enhancement and donor engagement.
Linda Lysakowski is a well-known author in the non-fiction realm. Linda is one of slightly more than 100 professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. While her consulting practice is limited because of her active teaching and writing career, she's managed capital campaigns and helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals. Linda is a graduate of Alvernia University and AFP’s Faculty Training Academy as a Master Teacher.
Lisa London, CPA is known worldwide as The Accountant Beside You. She has spent three decades working in public accounting as an auditor and small business consultant with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, in corporate accounting as a director of finance for a division of Kodak, Inc., and as a consultant with venture capital and small businesses and nonprofits.
She began writing her books after helping her church with an accounting system conversion. Lisa found very limited resources to help the office staff and volunteers understand their basic accounting requirements. She realized that if her church needed guidance, other churches probably did too.
That aha moment led her to create The Accountant Beside You series of resources. Her first book, QuickBooks for Churches and Other Religious Organizations, is being used on six continents and has been translated into Spanish. From there, she expanded into writing books for small nonprofits and the self-employed as well as teaching online classes.
Viken Mikaelian was the first to bring planned giving to the Internet back in 1999. Since then, his firm PlannedGiving.com has helped over 1,200 non-profits get their planned giving programs online and to successfully implement multi-channel marketing to promote planned gifts. "Planned giving is a people business. If you love people you’ll raise more money than you’ve ever imagined."
Aashi Mital holds a Master of the Arts in American History and Egyptology. After spending nearly a decade aiding a variety of businesses, nonprofits and creative professionals around the world, she decided to establish her own international consulting firm- Pivotal Solutions Consulting.
Victor Cora Nazario oversees the day-to-day operations of Soar Community Network, or SCN. With over 23 years of experience managing IT infrastructure needs, budgets, vendor relations, and help desk support teams for small and midsize businesses, Victor works with clients as their lead technologist and virtual CIO helping organizations align their business objectives with IT.
Lavonne Nichols is a singer, actress, host, mentor, community organizer, and influencer. Lavonne has made it her mission not only to show love through her talents but more importantly show love through her giving. She aims to bring encouragement to her community, and anyone whom she can reach.
Cindy Nicholson is a former teacher and corporate trainer who helps entrepreneurs design and develop online courses that get real results. She calls herself the Course Whisperer for her keen ability to turn the incredible knowledge of her clients into effective and engaging learning material. After years of creating training programs in the corporate world, Cindy wants to help entrepreneurs level up their online courses so that they stop trading dollars for hours and start scaling their business. If you are looking to create a course but don’t know where to start, Cindy can help.
As the country’s leading full-service human resources firm focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector, NonprofitHR understands the unique needs of mission-driven organizations like no one else.
NonprofitHR partners with nonprofits and associations in project-based human resources consulting, HR outsourcing, talent acquisition, executive search, and knowledge & insights, all with the objective of making the nonprofit workforce the best it can be.
More than 18,000 nonprofit organizations in 32 states and the District of Columbia rely on Nonprofit Insurance Alliance for their liability insurance coverages. These include children’s programs, group homes, senior organizations, art programs, food banks, community groups, foster family agencies and many others. These organizations are essential to the health of the communities they serve.
Benjamin found his way into video as a way to educate the public on social issues. His love of documentary brought him to Participant Media where he worked on Food Inc., The Cove and Waiting for Superman. Fusing his love video and social activism, he founded Retainer Media, a production company that caters exclusively to non-profits.
Mandy Pearce is a grant writing expert, executive and development coach, fundraising consultant, and national fundraising trainer. She launched Funding for Good, Inc. in 2009 to equip organizations with the skills and tools needed to become successful and sustainable. Mandy has taken her passion and expertise for fundraising to the development field and shared it with individuals and organizations for over 2 decades through executive coaching, strategic and development planning, seminars, and specialized consulting programs.
Michele Perlstein is a lawyer with a healthcare background and a writer with extensive experience in the operations and funding of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and charitable institutions. She has spent her entire adult life working with nonprofit organizations and other charitable institutions.
As an attorney, Michele practiced in the field of Health Care Law where many of her clients were hospitals. She has also performed grant writing and grant review work.
Mali Phonpadith is the CEO of the SOAR Community Network, #1 International Bestselling author, speaker, workshop and retreat facilitator, marketing strategist, podcaster and the Executive Producer/Host of Tea with Mali Cable TV Show. As the CEO of the SOAR Community Network, Mali leads a dedicated team of experts who provide customized solutions to develop strategic plans, authenticate brand messages, map shared values, develop conscious leaders, align teams, assess operational/IT efficiencies, and implement programs that ensure sustainable growth and healthy corporate cultures.
Priscilla Rosenwald is the author of the Nonprofit.Courses blog Boards Behaving Badly. Priscilla Rosenwald is one of America’s thought leaders addressing change, transition and talent in the nonprofit sector. She is highly distinguished as a recruiter and coach, providing the rare combination of leadership development, organizational dynamics, and talent selection for the past 18 years. Her firm, Leadership Recruiters, identifies talent for chief executive roles.
Through her work as CEO of Focus Forward Coaching, LLC and also her volunteer endeavors, Kirsten E. Ross Vogel has had the privilege of supporting many individuals through their work, life and relationship challenges. In her business life she works with family businesses to help them achieve success through generations so is often diving into both work and personal relationships.
Kirsten has also been featured as an expert for media such as: NBC Nightly News,Fox 2 News, National Public Radio and for publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Fox Business and Crains.
Holly Rustick, founder of Grant Writing & Funding, is a grant writing expert and Amazon bestselling author on grant writing. She is President-Elect of the Guam Women's Chamber of Commerce and a professor at the University of Guam. Holly's been on both sides of the grant writing coin – writing them for over a decade as well as managing and reviewing them on behalf of numerous organizations. She also conducts grant training workshops, offers grant-related products, and has a podcast Grant Writing & Funding.
Stephanie is a visionary finance leader with over a decade of experience leading global nonprofits. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University, focusing on nonprofit management and finance, and a dual BA in Political Science and International Studies from the College at Brockport. Before founding 100 Degrees Consulting, she spent a decade in the nonprofit field, including serving as the Chief Financial Officer for a $20M+ organization that works in seven countries around the globe. She created 100 Degrees Consulting in 2015 to provide strategic financial leadership to help global nonprofits make a bigger impact.
Social Innovations Journal (SIJ) is the first regionally focused, volunteer-driven online publication and knowledge lab dedicated to social innovators and entrepreneurs. SIL is the collaborative brainchild of two Philadelphia-grown social innovators and international Eisenhower Fellows – Nicholas Torres, Principal of Social Innovations Partners, and Tine Hansen-Turton, Chief Operating Officer of the Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), CEO of National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) and Executive Director of the Convenient Care Association.
SIJ chronicles social innovations and enterprises addressing the nation’s most challenging issues surrounding social policy, leadership, human capital, and systems. In collaboration with government, philanthropy, nonprofits and universities, the Journal bridges formal research and real-life experience.
The Stelter Company is the strategic partner nonprofits depend on most to provide expertise on identifying qualified planned giving donors and cultivating valuable, long-term donor relationships through a unique combination of industry insight, customer focus and creative services.
Thedatabank aims to create positive social change through technology. Along with their software, this small business strives to offer tools and insight to help all nonprofits use technology more strategically.
Voice of Passionate Professionals is a place where passionate professionals share their career experience, express their passion for their job and give career tips. It is a community for all who want to get inspired by those who live passionate lives.
Greg Warner is CEO and Founder of MarketSmart, a revolutionary marketing software and services firm that helps nonprofits raise more money more efficiently.
MarketSmart's innovative products and services use Internet tracking technologies to help fundraisers focus on the donors that are most likely to support their organizations with large, major or legacy gifts. In 2013, Greg coined the phrase "Engagement Fundraising" to encapsulate his breakthrough fundraising formula for achieving extraordinary results.
Wolters Kluwer is a global provider of professional information, software solutions, and services for clinicians, nurses, accountants, lawyers, and tax, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and regulatory sectors. Their resources provide timely, actionable insights in an end-to-end digital environment that empowers you to make informed decisions and deliver impact when it matters most.
WP-Tonic is a weekly WordPress podcast covering the intersection of WordPress & online course development using LMS (Learning Management Systems) connected business, and marketing.
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Since beginning her career in the non-profit and education field, Heather Turoczi has worn the many hats required of a non-profit provider. Through their business, Sandpiper Evaluation Associates, Heather, her mother, Carol and their associates, partner with nonprofits to create customized evaluation plans , data collection system and presentation techniques that show how well they are meeting their clients’ needs. They enable nonprofits to improve their programs, demonstrate accountability, share their results and show funders the impact their funding has made.
Lynne M. Williams, BS, MA, ABD is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group, an all-volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides professional development and networking connections for jobseekers in career transition, including veterans and employed and self-employed for career management. In addition, Lynne is also the owner of Around the Clock Executive Helper, a writer of resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Lynne presents unique research-based workshops on LinkedIn, resumes, the Applicant Tracking System, the Art of Networking In Person & Online, and other career-related, social media, and technology topics. She has done extensive doctoral research on social media applications and is a contributing author to Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You Love along with the late Dick Bolles, the author of What Color is Your Parachute?. In addition, she writes a weekly career column in Vista.Today with LinkedIn tips and more.
Your Part Time Controller specializes in working with nonprofits for one reason and one reason only: because they’re doing good deeds for society, they make our work rewarding. We want to give something back. Whatever the social cause, we take accounting worries off nonprofit leaders minds mind so they can concentrate on their mission.