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Nonprofit blogs


  • OsocioDedicated to social advertising and non-profit campaigns. It is the place where marketing and activism collide.
  • John Haydon’s BlogJohn Haydon, author of “Facebook Marketing for Dummies”, shares his tips on social media marketing for nonprofits.
  • Getting Attention: Helps nonprofits succeed through effective marketing.
  • Frogloop: Multiple writers cover topics like social media, content marketing, and everything in between.


  • Social FishAll things related to social media implementation and strategy, community management, social tools and technologies for nonprofits, social business and more.
  • Big Duck Blog: Communications firm, Big Duck, shares insights from working with nonprofits to help reach supporters, raise awareness and raise more money.

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  • Equals Change: The Ford Foundation blog covers a range of causes important to the nonprofit sector including education, arts and culture, sustainable development, media, technology and movements shaping the world.
  • National Council of Nonprofits BlogIdentifies emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and the communities they serve.
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Provides credible, research based articles for nonprofits about management, governance, philanthropy and public policy.
  • The Nonprofit TimesLeading business publication for nonprofit management targeting nonprofit executives.


  • Double the Donation:  When looking for insights and ideas on raising more money from corporate philanthropy programs there is no better source than Double the Donation’s blog.
  • #FundChatStories for fundraising professionals about donor-centric marketing and communications.
  • Future Fundraising NowBlog for the serious nonprofit fundraiser on topics ranging from donor demographics to creative tips for fundraising.
  • Nonprofit NateHear it from professional fundraiser and blogger, Nathan Hand. He talks causes, capacity and philanthropic change.


  • Independent SectorLeadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations committed to advancing the common good.

Nonprofit Thought Leadership

  • Nonprofit Tech for GoodThis blog helps nonprofit marketers to stay on the tip of the cutting edge of tech and social media.
  • Nonprofit Marketing BlogThis blog aims to bring you the best in nonprofit marketing trends, fundraising techniques, technology developments and amazing nonprofit examples to help, encourage and inspire the do-gooders of the world.
  • Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog: As an award-winning author, trainer, and adviser to nonprofit marketing and fundraising professionals, Kivi Leroux Miller shares lessons and best practices from the field.

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