5 Nonprofit Influencers You Should Already Be Following

From blogs and emails to podcasts and webinars, there are so many ways to gain valuable knowledge from the experts in the nonprofit field. Social media even makes it possible to connect with these people on a more personal level. Here are our 5 favorite nonprofit influencers you should already be following! 

1. Vu Le 

Who is he?

Vu Le is a self proclaimed writer, speaker, Vegan, Pisces and the Executive director of Rainier Valley Corps.

Where to follow him: 

Check out his blog, Nonprofit AF! Also, follow him on Twitter and be on the lookout to catch one of his speaking engagements

Why you should follow him: 

Vu Le brings some much needed humor into the nonprofit world! His blog posts will make you laugh while still managing to explore some serious topics such as cultural competency and equality in the nonprofit sector. 

2. Joan Garry 

Who is she? 

Joan Garry made a shift from the corporate world to the nonprofit sector. She now runs a boutique consulting firm that helps nonprofits fulfill their mission. 

Where to follow her: 

You can check out her blog for expert nonprofit advice, as well as request to join her Facebook group: Thriving Nonprofit with Joan Garry. Finally, pick up a copy of her book to gain valuable insight in nonprofit leadership. 

Why you should follow her: 

Joan Garry has been a powerful player in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. This gives her unique and valuable insight that will help your nonprofit thrive. 

3. Julia Campbell 

Who is she? 

Julia Campbell is a nonprofit digital marketing and online fundraising strategist. 

Where to follow her: 

Check out her blog as well as her strong presence on LinkedIn. She also does many talks and webinars. Check out some of her free ones on popular nonprofit blogs (like this one she did with DipJar!) 

Why you should follow her: 

Social media is the place nonprofits need to be right now and Julia Campbell will help you become an expert! She has valuable insight on how to become a master storyteller in the digital world. 

4. Beth Kanter

Who is she? 

Beth Kanter is an author and international nonprofit thought leader. 

Where to follow her: 

Pick up a copy of one of her books and check out her blog; How Connected Nonprofits Leverage Networks and Data for Social Change. 

Why you should follow her: 

Beth Kanter is an expert on technology in the nonprofit sector. Her 35 years of experience helps to give nonprofit professionals expert insight on networks and data. 

5. John Haydon 

Who is he? 

John Haydon is a digital marketing expert for nonprofits and charities. 

Where to follow him: 

He has spoken at some of the biggest conferences in the nonprofit field, as well as written books for the nonprofit sector. Follow him on Twitter for daily nonprofit marketing expertise. 

Why you should follow him: 

Marketing is an important piece of running a nonprofit that is often not given enough attention. John Haydon has helped thousands of nonprofits improve their marketing, especially on Facebook. 

 

If you have more questions about nonprofit strategy you can always reach out to the DipJar fundraising experts for help. It's what we love to do!