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How to Use HubSpot Marketing Hub to Grow Your Nonprofit

How to Use HubSpot Marketing Hub to Grow Your Nonprofit

Today, scaling a nonprofit has to include technology that captures and responds to audience preferences.

Once those constituents are reached, that same technology must then engage them to foster an impactful, trusted connection. That’s the surest way to prompt vital support like donations and volunteering.

When we talk about this type of growth—real, transformative, significant—we just have to mention HubSpot’s Marketing Hub in the same breath.

Introducing Brian August: Catalyst for Growth and Impact at CauseMic

Introducing Brian August: Catalyst for Growth and Impact at CauseMic

In the dynamic world of nonprofit leadership, few individuals possess the blend of experience, passion, and vision that Brian August, newly appointed as Chief Growth Officer at CauseMic, brings to the table. With a diverse background spanning various positions across multiple industries, Brian embodies a wealth of strategic insight that has driven growth and success at every turn.

Productive and Memorable Nonprofit Offsites

Productive and Memorable Nonprofit Offsites

First of all, what is a “nonprofit offsite” and why have one?

Held outside the usual workplace, a nonprofit offsite (or, nonprofit retreat) is an event at which all members of a nonprofit come together to achieve specific objectives.

Duration is up to you, but it can run anywhere from a single day to a full workweek.

HubSpot vs Salesforce - Choosing the Right CRM for Your Nonprofit

HubSpot vs Salesforce - Choosing the Right CRM for Your Nonprofit

We’ve helped hundreds of nonprofits like Partners in Health, Surfrider Foundation, and Greater Good Charities identify and implement the right technology for growth. 

If you and your team are struggling to reach and engage donors because your technology is outdated, hard to use, nonintegrated, or even nonexistent, this article is for you. 

I’ll share how you can determine the best customer relationship management system (CRM) for your nonprofit using our proven method for evaluating technology.

How to Determine if HubSpot is the Right Nonprofit CRM for Your Growth

How to Determine if HubSpot is the Right Nonprofit CRM for Your Growth

Although many nonprofits use HubSpot as their customer relationship management system (CRM), is it the right one for you? 

We’ve helped hundreds of nonprofits like Partners in Health, Surfrider Foundation, and Greater Good Charities identify and implement the right technology to grow

If you and your team are struggling to reach and engage donors because of outdated, hard-to-use technology, this article is for you. 

I’ll share how you can determine if HubSpot is the right nonprofit CRM for your organization using our proven method to evaluate technology.

Fundraise Up: The #1 Online Giving Platform for Nonprofits on HubSpot

Fundraise Up: The #1 Online Giving Platform for Nonprofits on HubSpot

In a previous article, I discussed the need for growth-oriented nonprofits to incorporate technology into their business culture.

A digital transformation helps keep your organization relevant, because you’re able to engage stakeholders on their terms in a one-to-one, impactful way.

To do this effectively, you need an effective customer relationship management system (CRM) as part of your “tech stack” foundation—one that tracks and manages donor, volunteer, and beneficiary interactions and cultivates constituents with personalized journeys.

Enter HubSpot for Nonprofits.

Leveraging Capacity Grants for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Transformation

Leveraging Capacity Grants for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Transformation

Traditionally, for one reason or another, nonprofits have long suffered the tail end of technology.

For example, most fundraising goes toward programs or services. And many nonprofits are forced to air their low percentage of donations used for infrastructure as a badge of honor.

Moreover, some also believe that using more than rudimentary technology reduces a personal touch with their donor base.

However, if you have any desire to grow, none of this should be.

Planning an Engaging and Productive Board Retreat for Nonprofits

Planning an Engaging and Productive Board Retreat for Nonprofits

After we facilitated a one-day nonprofit board retreat, here’s what one attendee shared with us:

"We all enjoyed the retreat immensely. I’ve heard nothing but great things from our board."


In this article, I’ll share what made this board retreat both productive and enjoyable, including engaging icebreakers, a well-defined agenda, and interactive activities so you can have a successful offsite.