Author Archives: NLA_Staff

What’s the Tea with Elevate?!

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Written by Susan Tomlinson Schmidt, CNPReading Time: 1 min 32 secs We’ve emailed you 20+ times. We posted on social media every day. It feels like we stalked you just a little bit to make sure you registered. What’s the tea with Elevate?! Believe it or not, everything we ask you to do to earn your […]


Virtual Communications: Work From Home Tips for Nonprofits

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Nonprofit organizations have felt the immense impact of the pandemic on almost every facet of how their charity operates. While each unique organization has been impacted differently, none can say that they’re operating the same way they were pre-COVID. One of the universally felt impacts of the pandemic is the change in the way we […]


Don’t worry. You can always go to flight school.

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Written by Susan Tomlinson Schmidt, CNPReading Time: 2 minutes We teach people how to save the world. One day – that now seems a really long time ago – I was on a flight, and I took a seat next to a pilot. Not THE pilot – because no matter how many frequent flyer miles […]


Nonprofit Courses | Professional Training for Social Good

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Nonprofit courses help educate industry professionals on the latest trends. Learn about how they can help your organization and check out our recommendations.


Nonprofit Professional Development | Resources for Success

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As a nonprofit professional, you know how important it is to continue learning about the field through educational resources. Due to the growth of and advancement in technology, frequently changing trends, and adjustments in the fields of marketing and public relations, if you’re not learning in the field, you’re likely falling behind.  Have you ever […]


Learning Management System for Nonprofits: A Complete Guide

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Education is a key element of the services that organizations provide to their communities. Learn how a learning management system for nonprofits can help.


Can I Change the World?

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Written by Alondra AyalaAugust 12, 2020 | 3 min. read  The decision to pursue a career in the nonprofit sector comes from a strong desire to change the world. The desire stems from volunteer work, participating in fundraisers, a trip we took, or from our own life experiences. Regardless of the spark that ignites the fire, we […]


What Does Inclusion Really Mean?

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Written by David LeFebvreAugust 5, 2020 | 4 min. read  In our world, we talk about inclusion, especially related to diversity and equity. We need to be more inclusive. How inclusive is our hiring practices? How do I use inclusive language? Businesses, nonprofits, and corporations have identified that inclusive practices are critical to their success, but I think it is […]


What Did You Learn Today?

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Once you stop learning, you start dying.


Maybe You Won’t Get Invited Back

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When my sons were little and I was dropping them off at a friend’s house, my last caution was always, “Now be on your best behavior and maybe you will get invited back.“ I was repeating what my mother had said to me . . . and her mother before her. Southern nice-isms to which […]