Thursday’s tips and trainings
A few helpful tips and trainings for non-profits
First, LinkedIn Branches Out: Board Connect Links Nonprofits to Board Members. An interesting use of the website and possibly a really helpful service. “LinkedIn launched Board Connect, a program that allows nonprofit organizations to identify and recruit potential board members. Notably, LinkedIn is rolling out Board Connect to a limited group of nonprofits working in the fields of social entrepreneurship and education leadership.” At PDX Summer School, like many non-profits, there’s always a consideration of expanding the board, and who would be the right person. I’m interested in checking this out. hat-tip JohnGearLaw.com
Upcoming trainings for small to medium-non-profits. Check out this list from the IRS.
Also, an upcoming webinar on creating a wordpress blog. I use wordpress and love it! Some of it is not very intuitive so if you are new to blogging, websites, etc., it would be worth checking out!
And because a non-profit is a business, check out the #smallbizchat weekly on twitter for good ideas on different topics for growing your business.