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Nonprofit Information’s
Writers Guidelines

Are you looking to contribute to Nonprofit Information

  • Do you or your business focus on helping nonprofits?
  • Are you looking to share your insight to the nonprofit sector and gain exposure?
  • Do you feel you can improve the nonprofit industry for the better, educating others and sharing your knowledge?

We are always on the lookout for nonprofit experts who can become contributors.

Benefits of contributing to Nonprofit Information

  • Your articles will receive broad exposure, promoted to more than 38,000 friends on Twitter, Facebook,  and LinkedIn combined. Nonprofit Information receives more than 150,000 page views per month.
  • The Nonprofit Information community is highly responsive through comments on the site and the social networking pages, creating a rewarding experience all around.
  • We encourage writers to submit a bio with a photo with themselves. Most contributors note that featuring their writing on Nonprofit Information increases traffic to their website. Having exposure turns into revenue by selling more products, getting speaking engagements, and coaching clients.

Writing Guidelines for Nonprofit Information – It is About Quality

If you would like to submit an article to be published on Nonprofit Information follow the instructions below for consideration.  Only articles that meet these criteria will be considered for publishing.

  • IMPORTANT – All articles submitted must include original content and may not contain text previously published word for word elsewhere online. In other words, original content means that your article may not have been published anywhere, including your own blog, and does not verbatim incorporate any sections taken from previously published articles. Any form of duplicate content will not be tolerated. For this reason, Nonprofit Information does not publish press releases.
  • The article must contain useful relevant content to engage the readers of Nonprofit Information. Material readers will find useful include offering practical information that will help nonprofits address similar challenges such as fundraising, retaining volunteers, managing a board and gaining awareness. To get a better sense for the type of articles that are published, take a look through some of the past articles published on
  • The article must be written in American English, between 600 to 2700 words, grammatically correct, and well-written.
  • The article must not include affiliate links.
  • Reserve self-promotion to your bio unless the article focus is on a business, an event, a course, or a workshop.
  • The article may include one direct link to your website in the last paragraph or the brief author’s bio; which will be published at the end of the article. Please note that links in the articles and bios may be subject to deletion or made to be a  nofollow link with our discretion and under the following circumstances:
    – Too many links within the article
    – Links which are not following Google guidelines
    – Affiliate links
    – Links that are not appropriate to the subject matters.

Currently, we are giving special consideration to articles written about the following topics:

  • Creating Successful Nonprofit Mergers
  • Boosting Nonprofit Board Performance
  • Ethics and Nonprofits
  • Crowdfunding for Nonprofits
  • How to Ask for Donations
  • Donor Retention
  • Corporate Branding for Nonprofits
  • Grant Writing Tips for Nonprofits
  • Crisis Management Policies for Nonprofits
  • How a Nonprofit Can Attract Philanthropists
  • Why Nonprofits Need a Social Media Strategy
  • Getting Corporate Sponsors
  • How to Create a Nonprofit Operating Budget
  • How to Write a Compelling Grant Needs Statement
  • Silent Auctions Do’s and Don’ts
  • How to Write a Corporate Sponsorship Proposal
  • Social Media Strategies  for Nonprofits
  • Newsletters Best Practices for Nonprofits
  • How to Promote Nonprofit Events
  • How to Leverage Personal Connections to Raise Funds for Your Nonprofit
  • 501c3 vs 501c4
  • Creative Fundraising Ideas
  • 501c3 Rules and Regulations
  • How to Find Grant Applications for Your Nonprofit
  • How to Write Nonprofit Bylaws
  • How to Create a Nonprofit Business Plan
  • How to Create a Fundraising Calendar for your Nonprofit
  • Board Member Contracts Best Practices
  • How to Plan a Nonprofit Gala

To discuss article ideas or becoming a columnist please email
Joanna Jana Laznicka

How to Submit Your Articles

  • Send your article in Microsoft Word Document to
  • If this is your first time submitting an article to Nonprofit Information include a bio, 60 words or less, at the bottom of the post and a photo of yourself as an attachment.
  • Send all images as a jpeg email attachment.

We will do our best to respond to everyone who submits an article. Please take note that it may take up to two weeks to receive an initial response. Articles may be sent back with questions/comments to expand on parts, and we may edit/change the title or content before publishing on Nonprofit Information.

Updated 3/1/2019 – This page/ writers guidelines are subject to change at anytime.