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Important Advocacy Update

ADVOCACY NEWS!!! Your representative in the House is home in your district until August 31.

5 Fundraising Tips—Straight from Donors and Grantmakers

Yes, it's always good to be on top of new fundraising ideas. From our friends over at GuideStar, written by Rachel Stephenson Sheff.

Don't Fall Into the Trap of the Shiny New Fundraising Thing

Fundraising suggestions from our friend Joe Garecht of The Fundraising Authority. As nonprofits, we need to be on our fundraising game!

Volunteer Retention: 3 Strategies

Strategic volunteer retention is crucial for nonprofits. 

For Executive Directors: Mental Health Must Be Prioritized in Every Workplace

In June, many staff of LNY providers gathered at LNY’s 2018 Conference at White Eagle.

lliteracy Among Us

Just today, I found out that comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish was functionally illiterate until High School.

For Executive Directors--Again!

Nonprofit staff need to find resources--preferably free smiley--that can help them with their work.

New Adult Literacy Project: MINDS THAT MOVE US

The Minds that Move Us initiative is a challenge to communities to design innovative education and training models that create social equity and economic mobility for all.

For Executive Directors

Serving as the Executive Director of a nonprofit is a job like no other. Serving as the Executive Director of a volunteer based adult literacy organization can be even more challenging.

Support the Writings of Adult Learners

The Change Agent is a biannual magazine for adult educators and learners published by the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC) at World Education.

Effective Newsletters

Love them or hate them, newsletters are often the communications vehicle of choice for nonprofit organizations.

The Benefits of Volunteering: Volunteering 2 hours a week helps ease loneliness, study finds

We have long known at LNY that there are numerous benefits of volunteering.

Spotlight: LV Rochester's Digital Literacy Program

Some providers in the LNY network have created programming that responds to specific community needs.

The Simple Fundraising Recipe that Works for Every Non-Profit

Good recipes are a road map to a desired outcome—they can be easy or hard.  They can take practice and require tinkering. 

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