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Resources to help you grow

Tools, tips, books and more to strengthen your organization's impact in the world.

Free Tools

Email Marketing, CRM, and Automation

MailChimp is ideal for organizations and businesses with smaller but growing email lists. Build solid email campaigns with a simple, drag and drop interface. Add merge tags for a personal touch.

Hubspot is an excellent tool for organizations and businesses that want a free tool for hosting website and blog content, promoting social media, sending email blasts, and tracking leads.

Simple and streamlined, the Streak extension for Google Chrome automatically pulls conversations into your CRM. Create custom sales pipeline states to fit your specific needs, track email opens, and send later to nurture leads.

Project Management

Part spreadsheet and part database, Airtable makes event planning and management a breeze for your organization. Includes support for Zapier integrations.

A flexible team collaboration tool that uses boards with "pulses". Pulses can be anything from tasks, sponsors, programs, outreach, marketing, etc. A visual timeline ensures everyone is on track.

If you need a free tool for task management and project tracking for your organization's volunteers, staff, and board - Asana is the way to go. It's simple and easy to use for small but growing teams.

Conference and Video Calls

Excellent for connecting distributed teams. Record video calls with chat and schedule meetings right from Google Calendar. Group calls limited to 40 min on the free plan.

We use UberConference for our calls. It's super easy to schedule, manage, and host audio conferences. Callers can dial-in by phone or connect with a computer.