When it comes to housing, the bias against renting to pet owners is real. And in a time when many people are facing financial hardship, the availability of animal-friendly housing can mean the difference between keeping—or surrendering—a pet.
As we put our 2020 fundraising plans together, no one in the nonprofit world could have predicted the year ahead. The field quickly adapted as the pandemic hit, and by year’s end a picture had emerged: A study by RKD Group and The Nonprofit Alliance showed that donors had still more to give, and larger donors in particular.
To learn more about what’s going on with our colleagues in the field, we’ve been checking in with some agencies to see how they’re faring. Here’s the scoop from Anicira Veterinary Center, a nonprofit veterinary organization dedicated to helping underserved pets and their people; the agency offers low-cost spay/neuter and wellness services at multiple locations in the Virginia/D.
Concerned about year-end fundraising? David Miller, Senior Vice President, RKD Group, busts some myths and shares tips that can set you up for success. We have one final hurdle before the whirlwind of 2020 dies down (knock on wood): Year-end fundraising.
COVID-19 has impacted all aspects of the animal welfare industry, including how you engage and train your volunteers. Like many agencies, Humane Society of Charlotte has come up with a variety of new virtual volunteer roles.
Missed this past Tuesday’s webinar with Caitlin Quinn, “What 2020 Can Teach Us About the Future of Animal Welfare Marketing?” We got ya. Register for access to the full recording anytime, and here’s a little taste of the insights Caitlin shared during this Petfinder Pro Adoption Options session.
Registration for the Virtual Fall Conference is open, and we’re looking forward to the chance to plan and reflect and learn together as a group. One of the most timely issues on the docket is the eviction crisis, which could potentially impact tens of millions of renters.
Whether you’re just starting to bring back your volunteers or are fortunate enough to have done so already, you’ve had to put new protocols in place to keep everyone safe and healthy. Redmond, WA-based Motley Zoo Animal Rescue has come up with a great way to train volunteers on these new protocols and processes.
Productive, cohesive, emotionally intelligent, and engaged… sound like the perfect team? The author shares insight (and actionable, practical tips!) that can help you get there. The pandemic-related changes to shift schedules and a surge in remote work have managers and leaders looking for new ways to maintain a cohesive team.
Brad Shear, CAWA, chair of The Association’s Best Practices and Emerging Trends Committee and Board of Directors, shares important updates to the Best Practices Guidelines for Companion Animal Transport. Use these new guidelines to help make sure staff and volunteers stay safe while doing this lifesaving work.