Volunteers and donors are often considered distinct groups, but the gap between the two may be nonexistent. It’s time to start thinking of volunteers as donors per this VolunteerPro article.
Volunteering and financial support go hand-in-hand, as shown by this analysis of Fidelity Charitable donors and how they give. The report tells a story of donors who support charitable causes with both time and money, and who are deeply engaged in the causes they care about.
Making The Invisible Visible: Capturing the Multidimensional Value of Volunteerism to Nonprofit Organizations
The papers demonstrate dimensions of volunteer service that are important but overlooked by those who rely on traditional volunteer metrics. Identifying and studying these dimensions can contribute to a holistic understanding of volunteerism that supports more strategic volunteer practices and more robust explanations of volunteer value.
This report presents findings from the first phase of research on the Time for Good (TFG) initiative. The goal of this element of the research was to explore the implementation of TFG components and their impact, as perceived by organizations and volunteers from the first two cohorts of the initiative.
TCC Group’s Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT) is a 146-question online survey that measures a nonprofit organization’s effectiveness in relation to four core capacities—leadership, adaptability, management, and technical capacities— as well as organizational culture.
The Service Enterprise Program strengthens nonprofit capacity through the fundamental and strategic use of volunteers and their skills to address community needs.
Steps to advance Strategic Volunteer Engagement within your organization.
An assessment and tools from The Leighty Foundation to build your case for investing in volunteer engagement.
Report summarizing learnings from The Leighty Foundation’s interviews with 17 national thought-leaders around strategic volunteer engagement in fall of 2020.