‘Community-Minded’ S&P 500 Companies in Orange County

Originally published in the Orange County Business Journal's 2014 Giving Guide. Bank of America, Walmart and UnitedHealth Group are all local companiesTut dann, http://www.firmadegroot.nl/nnm/wo-kann ...

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Apr 1, 2014

OneOC Selects “Giving is Living” Honoree for 2014 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:This year, OneOC will honor Habitat for Humanity of Orange County and The Home Depot with its 2014 “Giving is Living Nonprofit/Corporate Volunteer Partnership Award” for the two ...

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Mar 26, 2014

3 Nonprofit Social Media Pointers You'll "Like"

Nonprofit social media is powerful to engage with volunteers, donors and supporters. But as a nonprofit, often your resources are spread too thin, and taking on another responsibility, like daily man ...

Mar 25, 2014

How to Increase Your Board's Effectiveness

What does an effective board look like?While oversight is fundamental to the sustainability of a nonprofit, it is simply not enough.A board's performance is closely tied to overall organizational gro ...

Mar 12, 2014

Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Why most nonprofits fail

By Janine McDonaldNonprofit Strategic Planning is very similar to the holidays.There’s a lot of activity leading up to the event, followed by a great deal of anticipation, then suddenly it’s all over ...

Feb 8, 2014

What to consider in screening volunteers

Volunteer screenings are a critical component to your volunteer management programHow come I never find my most recent  TB test results when I need them? Those of us who frequently volunteer with kid ...

Jan 29, 2014

Need trained board members?

OneOC is unveiling the "not new, yet definitely improved" Board Connection program!Does your nonprofit need trained board members?If your nonprofit is either a OneOC Accelerated or Premium Member (hi ...

Jan 16, 2014

What is Succession Planning, and Why Is It Important?

By Janine McDonaldIn a nutshell, succession planning is about having the right number of people with the right skills, experiences and competencies in the right jobs at the right time.Nonprofit board ...

Jan 15, 2014

More committee work yields more success

The glittering ball fell at midnight and, once again, I made a pact with myself, though nothing particularly new.Work out more consistently. Don't rush bedtime with my son.And, at work, I decided to ...

Jan 14, 2014

OneOC’s 15th Annual Day of Service Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOneOC’s 15th Annual Day of Service Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.OneOC will unite Orange County’s most prominent companies with community volunteers in making Martin Luther K ...

Jan 14, 2014

Community 2.0 is about action

By Julie HoldawayDoing something – physically making a difference – is one of the first steps to building community. At a holiday party last week, I was invited by the Merage Jewish Community Center’ ...

Dec 10, 2013

Holiday Fundraising Tips

Handwritten thank you letters are nice, and they help boost contributions for nonprofits.Nearly 70% of U.S. households donate to a nonprofit throughout the year, and statistics suggest that 70% of th ...

Dec 10, 2013

"Service Days" are perfect volunteer opportunities

By Julie HoldawayWhile volunteers are out and about our neighborhoods year-round, on five particular days they are out en masse.If I were contemplating how to step up my volunteer recruiting, I'd def ...

Nov 25, 2013

Season's givings get early start on 'farm'

OC Register Elle Pitcher, 3, and her mom Helen Seestadt of Newport Beach pick tomatoes at the Incredible Edible Park in Irvine. They were taking part in OneOC's Family Volunteer Day. The veget ...

Nov 18, 2013

Volunteering is Good for Your Health

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on November 8, 2013From feeding the hungry, to walking for cures to thousands of beach cleanings in between, we unequivocally believe voluntee ...

Nov 12, 2013
Nov 4, 2013

Confessions of a data nerd

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on October 28, 2013Sometimes hard, cold numbers can help your cause. Here are some great sources that happen to be free.It's true, I am a data ...

Nov 1, 2013

Short-term goals, long view

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on October 14, 2013It wasn't so long ago when the five-year plan was requisite.Nowadays, looking so far into the future increasingly is a fict ...

Oct 15, 2013

Corporate relationships start with volunteer opportunities

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on September 30, 2013Companies do not know how to get involved with our nonprofits. It's not their business; as nonprofits, it is ours. We nee ...

Oct 1, 2013

'Elevator Speech' pushes buttons

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on September 23, 2013The ability to tell your nonprofit story in the time it takes to get to the next floor is a powerful thing.The ability fo ...

Sep 24, 2013
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