Potential nonprofit uses for an online community
To help you imagine what an online community might mean for your nonprofit organization, here are a few potential scenarios for use.
- Engage with members or donors
- Organize an event
- Recruit and manage volunteers
- Share news and commentary
- Discuss important topics
- Collaborate as a team
- Provide training and/or technical assistance
- Source expertise from across your organization
- Recognize achievement
A nonprofit organization might focus on one, some, or all these uses. And there are many more potential uses for an online community—this list is intended to stir creative thinking about what might be helpful for your organization.
Understanding the software features that support your community
With some reflection, hopefully you have a growing sense of what you would do with an online community. But what software features are available to support your ideas? See some of the software features available.
Jumping in at the middle? See the introductory post for this series: “Driving Nonprofit Impact Through Online Communities”