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How to Find the Perfect Nonprofit Board Matching Service
Nonprofits / Volunteers

How to Find the Perfect Nonprofit Board Matching Service

This blog was originally published on BoardAssist. BoardAssist works with nonprofits serving locally, nationally and internationally to find high impact agents of change for their boards, but most of the boards we support meet somewhere in the New York tri-state area.  If you are interested in giving back through board […]

The Moment We’ve Been Waiting For…
Catchafire Updates

The Moment We’ve Been Waiting For…

Today we are thrilled to announce the 10 winners of the Catchafire + #GivingTuesday #GiveAFire Competition. But first, we’d like to thank everyone who supported this campaign. Thank you for spending the time to make your applications inspiring and thoughtful while also mobilizing your communities to spread the word about […]

Harness the desire to give
Nonprofits

Harness the desire to give

During the period of time leading up to the new year don’t forget that inside Catchafire you have access to thousands of socially-minded professionals at your fingertips. These professionals are just waiting to be tapped into. There are many quick ways to interact with others on our platform and if […]

Inside Catchafire: Acting on Generous Intentions
Catchafire Updates / Volunteers

Inside Catchafire: Acting on Generous Intentions

Company culture and values are very important components of life at Catchafire. This mini blog series will provide an inside look at what culture means to us and will explore how Catchafarians embody characteristics such as Grit, Humility, Self-Awareness, Hunger to Learn, Agility, and Courage.   At Catchafire, we consider […]

Find your perfect match this holiday season
Volunteers

Find your perfect match this holiday season

With the holidays quickly approaching, donation and volunteer requests begin to flood in. If you’re like us, you are ready and willing to make a difference but in between finalizing end of the year projects and last minute shopping, it can be difficult to determine what projects make the most […]

Announcing the #GiveAFire 25 Finalists
Catchafire Updates

Announcing the #GiveAFire 25 Finalists

Since #GivingTuesday, our judges have been busy overviewing the hundreds of applications we received from nonprofits hoping to win a year long Catchafire membership. Selecting the initial list of finalists was a tough decision because we received so many thoughtful and inspiring applications but our judges have narrowed down the […]

Where will you be this time next year?
Nonprofits

Where will you be this time next year?

Before you go off the grid for the holidays, we suggest taking a moment to think about how Catchafire fits into the year ahead. Hit the ground running in 2015 by listing new projects today, or set your project roadmap using your Wishlist.   As you’re thinking about it, here’s a […]

How to use learnings from Catchafire experiences to get better at your job
Volunteers

How to use learnings from Catchafire experiences to get better at your job

“Taking on skills-based volunteer projects is a great way to invest in your personal and professional self – with a little planning, you can identify new skills that you would like to develop and/or areas you want to improve,” says Islam, a seasoned Catchafire volunteer. “You naturally gravitate towards projects […]

Inside Catchafire: Embodying self-awareness in the workplace
Catchafire Updates / Volunteers

Inside Catchafire: Embodying self-awareness in the workplace

Company culture and values are very important components of life at Catchafire. This mini blog series will provide an inside look at what culture means to us and will explore how Catchafarians embody Grit, Humility, Self-Awareness, Hunger to Learn, Agility, and Courage. Self-awareness is highly valued at Catchafire. We believe […]

Foundations Get Ready: There’s a #GivingTuesday Coming
Nonprofits

Foundations Get Ready: There’s a #GivingTuesday Coming

This post is contributed by Phil Buchanan, the president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy. It first appeared on the Center for Effective Philanthropy blog.   Foundations should start planning for #GivingTuesday, which falls on December 2 this year. #GivingTuesday, launched in 2012, is intended to create “a national day […]