Episode 18: FAQ’s from Engaging Volunteers to Budgeting and Social Media

June 27, 2019

by: Sheela Nimishakavi

It’s time for another FAQ episode! This is sort of my version of a Dear Abby column- remember those? This is where I take a bunch of questions that I’ve received in my email, on Instagram, Facebook, during workshops, or from consulting clients and answer them for you all to hear.

Today I’m answering a wide range of questions like:

  • [2:40] My nonprofit doesn’t offer direct service or have any real opportunities for volunteers other than events. How can we engage volunteers, especially large groups?
  • [7:48] What tips do you have for creating a budget? This is my first time and we have a lot of new programs.
  • [12:38] We have a huge social media following but actually converting these likes and shares into donations has not happened. What can we do?
  • [16:19] My organization has had a LOT of staff turnover. As the leader, how can I maintain morale in the workplace and not lose more staff?
  • [20:12] What is one thing you think nonprofits don’t do enough of?
  • [22:50] What do the best nonprofit leaders do differently?

If you have any burning questions, please feel free to reach out anytime on Instagram, or Facebook, or email hello@thirdsuite.com. I’ll try to answer you directly or I’ll add the question to one of these FAQ episodes.

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