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Managing an Organization

Collaborative Opportunities for Land Trusts

Many types of collaborative approaches are available to help advance land conservation.

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Commission-Based Compensation for Fundraising

Commission-based compensation for fundraising by staff and consultants, although legal, is widely viewed as a bad practice for nonprofits.

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Effective Nonprofit Email Newsletters

Effective email newsletters help nonprofits better publicize their work and connect with supporters.

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Endowments and More

Endowments and quasi-endowments help organizations establish long-term financial stability. This guide explains the basics; provides links to resources that address creating, managing, and fundraising for these funds; and describes the practices of 10 land trusts.

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Hiring and Managing Interns

Interns can help nonprofit organizations to cost-effectively accomplish more. They also present a pathway for the organization to cultivate potential future employees and introduce new people to the field.

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Investment Guidance for Land Trusts

Investments can be an important part of a land trust’s financial sustainability. Each section of this brief guide concludes with hyperlinks to useful guidance and articles.

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Land Trust Accreditation

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission offers outside verification that a land trust conforms with a key set of practices within Land Trust Standards and Practices. Accreditation is voluntary. A land trust should weigh the advantages of rigorous, external review against the opportunity costs of obtaining and maintaining accredited status.

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Land Trust Standards and Practices

Guidelines for the Responsible Operation of a Land Trust

The Land Trust Standards and Practices are widely accepted ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust.

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Social Media Basics for Conservation Organizations

Organizations can enhance and expand their conservation impact by using social media to engage new and existing supporters.

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Volunteers

Guidance for Recruiting, Training, Managing, and Retaining Unpaid Workers

Effectively recruiting, training, managing, and retaining volunteers can play a crucial role in helping a nonprofit organization accomplish its goals.

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