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Browse our collection of volunteer management studies, whitepapers, ebooks, and templates. We hope that our resource library is useful to your nonprofit. If you have a suggestion for a new resource, please Tweet us (@VolunteerHub) to make your suggestion.

Studies

Donor & Volunteer Management – 200 Nonprofits

This report provides insights from 200 nonprofits, including: CRM utilization rates, donor management best practices, and tips for converting volunteers to donors.

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Volunteer Management Software – 151 Nonprofits

30% of nonprofits still use spreadsheets to manage volunteers and events. Download this study of 151 nonprofit organizations to learn best practices for managing volunteers, events, and selecting technology.

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Engaging Corporate Volunteers – 132 Nonprofits

70% of nonprofits rely on volunteers from the for-profit sector. Download this study of 132 nonprofit organizations to learn best practices for identifying and engaging corporate volunteers.

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Whitepapers

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7 Tips for Reviewing Your Volunteer Program

Your volunteers are some of your organization’s most valuable resources. Are you getting the most value from each hour donated to your cause?

Our whitepaper offers helpful tips for streamlining volunteer programs and keeping your existing volunteers engaged. Learn how to constructively review your volunteers, streamline existing processes, and align resources toward achieving your mission.

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eBooks

How to Spot a “Good” Nonprofit

How are nonprofits building trust online to recruit and engage more volunteers? VolunteerHub and GuideStar recently partnered up to show you what other organizations are doing to get more volunteers, constituents, and donors through trust-building activities.

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What to Look for in Volunteer Management Software

Approximately half of all nonprofits in the United States have yet to adopt a volunteer management software application. Download this free guide to learn what your organization should look for in a system.

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Templates

Donation Request to Send to Your Volunteers

Converting volunteers to donors is a top priority for most nonprofits today. Many supporters who are willing to donate their time are also happy to contribute financially. You just have to know how to ask.

Use this free letter template to request financial contributions from your existing volunteers. Add your organization’s logo, customize the text, and then send this to your volunteers. The content could also be repurposed into an email template.

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Volunteer Request to Send to Your Donors

Some of your best volunteers might be your existing financial contributors. Unfortunately, some nonprofits forget to ask donors to also share their time through volunteerism.

Use this free letter template to request volunteer hours from your existing donors. Add your organization’s logo, customize the text, and send this to your donors. The content could also be repurposed into an email template.

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Software Donation Request

For-profit corporations can contribute beyond monetary donations. Many organizations find satisfaction by donating tangible goods, including technology and software.

Use this free letter template to request VolunteerHub and other software donations for your nonprofit organization. Customize and send this to your corporate sponsors. The content could also be repurposed into an email template.

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Volunteer Sign In Sheet

It is important to keep accurate records for your nonprofit, particularly for volunteer contributions. This is especially true when you consider that each volunteer hour is worth over $22.

Download this free document template to keep track of volunteer attendance and hours. Customize and use this template as often as needed. Of course, using volunteer management software like VolunteerHub is more efficient than any paper-based system. As your volunteer list increases, you may want to consider creating a VolunteerHub account instead of relying on paper sign in sheets.

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Volunteer Sign Up Sheet

Sometimes volunteers just want to sign up the old fashioned way. This simple, yet effective volunteer sign up template can help you do exactly that. Print the template, post it, and begin accepting sign ups.

Download this free document template to accept volunteer sign ups with pen and paper. Customize and use this template as often as needed. Of course, using volunteer management software like VolunteerHub is more efficient than any paper-based system. In fact, our OnSite app and Virtual Kiosk feature eliminate the need for paper sign up sheets.

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