Nonprofit Connect members have access to a wealth of tools and resources to help your organization achieve its mission. Use these instructional videos and one-sheet guides to learn how to maximize your membership and take advantage of each membership benefit.
For help using Member Benefits, please contact Nonprofit Connect.
Membership Orientation On-Demand
Amy Fennesy, Nonprofit Connect's Director of Membership, walks through all of the resources and benefits that your organization can access. You’ll learn how to access the Access Philanthropy Database and GrantStation to find funding, how to update your Member Profile to make your organization more visible to the community, how to access free resources in the eLearning Center, and more.
Benefits extend to all staff and board members. Whether you are a new employee at your organization or a veteran professional wanting to dig deeper into your benefits, this on-demand webinar is a great opportunity to learn how membership can make your job easier.
How to Market Your Mission with Nonprofit Connect
Colin Bennett, Marketing Manager at Nonprofit Connect, will guide you through your member benefits to help you amplify your messages. Learn how to:
- Update your member profile on our highly searched membership directory;
- Discover how to be the featured nonprofit in Nonprofit Connect's weekly Link Newsletter;
- Learn how to submit a blog post and begin drafting compelling content; and
- Identify additional ways to use Nonprofit Connect's platform to enhance your visibility and credibility, including embedding member badges on your website, submitting press releases to member news, and more!
How to Post on JobLink
Use our premier nonprofit job board to attract the best candidates. Nonprofit Connect is the region's nonprofit career headquarters, offering one of the premier nonprofit position information portals on the web.
Members receive a 50% discount when posting an open position or internship, and can access reports on the number of views your opening receives. Watch this quick video to get started posting your nonprofit jobs on JobLink.
How to Access the eLearning Center
The eLearning Center is our online library of nonprofit resources, including helpful videos, templates, tool-kits and best-practice samples. Catch past Nonprofit Connect presentations on your own time and get the resources you need, right when you need them.
The eLearning Center is an exclusive benefit of Nonprofit Connect membership, and all resources are free. Log in below to access the eLearning Center.
How to Post on VolunteerLink & BoardLink
We list volunteer opportunities and open board positions in the Kansas City region on our website. You can browse the list to find nonprofit organizations in need of individual and group volunteers, as well as skilled board members.
Members can post open board positions and volunteer opportunities for free! Watch this quick video to get started posting your volunteer opportunities on VolunteerLink and BoardLink.
How to Use and Update the Member Directory
Nonprofit Connect's Member Directory allows the public to search our membership by category, organization or business name, or key word.
Membership gives your organization a Public Profile in our Nonprofit Directory. This directory is a community resource used by companies, funders and individuals to find nonprofit organizations.
How to Submit Member News
Use Member News to share your organization's updates and keep up with the local nonprofit sector. Nonprofit Connect is pleased to share news from members on our website to celebrate and promote the nonprofit sector in Kansas City.
Post your recent hiring announcements, fundraising achievements, honors and awards, or other good news. Browse Member News to keep a pulse on what's happening in the local nonprofit sector. Watch this quick video to get started posting your Member News.
How to Post on the Community Events Calendar
Use our Community Events Calendar to post and find nonprofit events. Nonprofit Connect's Community Events Calendar allows any visitor to our website to find and post community events. Events are searchable and displayed either on a calendar or as a list. It's a great idea when planning an event to check our Community Events Calendar for potential conflicts.
Members are invited to post upcoming nonprofit events for the community to consider. Make sure your organization's event is posted on the calendar, and don't forget to check dates when planning your next function. Watch this quick video to get started posting your community events.
How to Post on the Nonprofit Marketplace
Our Nonprofit Marketplace connects nonprofits with resources and opportunities in the community, like an online bulletin board.
Any member can post on Nonprofit Marketplace free of charge, but the information needs to be for an opportunity or resource specifically benefiting nonprofit organizations. Potential offers include: spaces or items for rent, free or discounted materials or equipment, funding or fundraising opportunities, calls for nominations for awards or contests, and survey participation. Watch this quick video to get started posting your Nonprofit Marketplace offerings.