11 Information-Packed Resources For Nonprofits In The Time Of COVID-19

This list of free resources will help your nonprofit adapt to life in the time of COVID-19.


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it, but nonprofits around the world still have communities to serve and goals to meet. In fact, disasters like the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbate existing inequalities—and the world needs nonprofits to continue their mission-based work now more than ever.

To help, we rounded up 11 free nonprofit resources that you can use to address and overcome the challenges of operating during this challenging time.

Here is our list of information-packed webinars, tips, articles, and more:

1. Coronavirus and What You Need to Know About Postponing and Cancelling Events

Check out this free webinar by CharityHowTo on how to make responsible decisions about your nonprofit’s event calendar.
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2. COVID-19, and How Your Nonprofit Can Cope

Tune into this Bloomerang webinar for an insightful discussion around learning how to successfully operate a nonprofit during a pandemic.
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3. Email Communication During COVID-19: Tips and Examples

Use these tips from SendGrid to determine if your organization should send a COVID-19 email, as well as how to have an effective email strategy during a crisis.
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4. How to Fundraise During Coronavirus

Get tips from fundraising experts in this Kindful webinar.
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5. Your Organisation and Coronavirus

Check this web page from Nonprofit Championing Voluntary Action for information and advice on working from home, coordinating nonprofit board meetings, consulting with funders, and more.
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6. Boost Your Charity’s Social Media Presence

Social media can be an incredibly helpful tool for engaging your audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get free tips and tricks for all your social media accounts from Charities Aid Foundation in this helpful video.
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7. Coronavirus and Aid: What We’re Watching

In this article from The New Humanitarian, learn how COVID-19 is affecting aid in different regions of the world.
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8. Coronavirus and Nonprofit Grants: Tactics and Strategies to Help You Adapt

Check out this CharityHowTo webinar to learn how to adapt your grant seeking strategy, how to communicate with grantmakers during crises, and more.
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9. How Nonprofits Can Run an Online Event and Engage More People Virtually

During the age of social distancing, nonprofits are turning to online events to stay connected with their communities. Tune into this Bloomerang video for tips on engaging your audiences online.
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10. What Is Pivot Fundraising? And How Do I Do It?

Things can change rapidly during times of crisis, and your nonprofit needs to be prepared for major shifts in fundraising strategy. This article from Ignited Fundraising introduces the concept of “pivot fundraising” and how your nonprofit can use it as a resource to fuel your mission during COVID-19.
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11. Tips for Leading in Challenging Times

Learn seven effective ways to lead your organization with grace and integrity during a crisis in this article from the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.
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