Hello Nonprofit Enthusiast! Welcome to my Friday Favorites! Each Friday, I curate my favorite nonprofit articles, resources and blogs from the week! Enjoy!

1. 5 Basic Must-Haves for Every Nonprofit Website

by a contributing author at @classy

     Are you looking to update your organizations website in 2018? This article provides the checklist that you want to have in hand. Make sure you have these 5 basic things covered if you want to both spread your message as well as attract others to support your mission!


2. The Leadership Ethos: How What We Believe Can Inform Our Leadership Practices

by Jeanne Bell (@JeanneBellCP) at @npquarterly

   This article is a must read for any nonprofit leader. It's the kind of the article you need to read and then have time to reflect upon afterwards. If you are the kind of leader that always has a notebook on hand to jot down thoughts and reflections, you will want to have your notebook on hand for this insightful article by Jeanne Bell .  "Leadership and management are not generic methods but rather powerful potential means for experimenting toward a desired future."

3. 6 Back to School Lessons To Boost Your Online Fundraising

by Adam Weinger at @GuideStarUSA

     More and more NFP organizations are looking to optimize their online fundraising. Although direct mail campaigns are still effective, online fundraising IS the way of future. This blog is quick read packed with a lot of practical tips on how to say on top of your online fundraising game!

4.  9 Ways to Cost-Effectively Promote Your Cause

by Leeann Alameda at @non_profit_pro

  This is a great roundup of cost-effective practices that will help propel your mission. Personally, #5 is my favorite.

5. Soul Searching: The Starting Line for Non-profit Communications Planning

by Vanessa Chase Lockshin (@vanessaechase)

     If you are an organization who is in the midst of an "identity crisis" and you find yourself asking questions like, "Who are we?"... "What do we really want to be about"... then you need to meet Vanessa Chase Lockshin! Vanessa is offering the webinar you need to attend:

Soul-Searching: The starting line for non-profit communications planning

Feb 6th at 1 pm PST/ 3 pm CST/ 4 pm EST

Register here.

Put this webinar on your schedule!