Looking for helpful resources to guide your nonprofit through COVID-19 related challenges? Click here to access resources, articles, and informational videos to help with financial challenges, HR questions, and more!
Mergers, Strategic Alliances, and Winding Down
Given the current environment, collaborating with other nonprofits offers a way to address resource challenges. The video above by Dennis Kilfeather from the VolunteerConnect board outlines a range of options to meet these challenges ranging from mergers to shared services.
Collaboration and Shared Services
CausePlanet considers options for shared services and how to decide whether this option makes sense for you.
This resource is long but worth it! BoardSource offers a set of resources and questions to consider when developing partnerships.
No one wants to be in this situation but we know that it is inevitable that we will lose some of our nonprofits with the pandemic and economic downturn. Blue Avocado talks about how to assess whether this is the best option and how to close gracefully.
NEW! Online BoardConnect starting June 3, 2020
VolunteerConnect promotes skilled volunteerism and service in central New Jersey by matching professionals looking for pro bono opportunities to nonprofit organizations that need their talents. Our mission is to expand the reach, impact and capacity of community organizations through effective volunteerism. We have three primary service areas: nonprofit board training, skills-based volunteerism and professional development for nonprofit leadership.
Nonprofit leaders are invited to join us at an upcoming forum. Learn, share and connect with other nonprofit leaders.
BoardConnect prepares emerging and seasoned business leaders to become effective nonprofit board members.
Browse our current or past events to see fun ways to network and connect with us now.
Re-energize Your Nonprofit Board Through Diversity
In January 2020, VolunteerConnect launched its BoardConnect Diversity & Inclusion pilot program with our first Advisory Committee meeting of community experts, whose goal is to develop a road map to increase diversity in nonprofit boards.
Our programming supports the strategic needs of nonprofits including skills-based volunteering, professional development opportunities for executive directors and nonprofit board training. We match individuals with passion and purpose to nonprofit organizations committed to promoting social change.