Google for Nonprofits Newsletter | March 2019

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What's New?

Our new Google for Nonprofits How-to Guide 

We are excited to announce the first of a comprehensive and practical set of How-to Guides dedicated to the nonprofit sector, made by Google for Nonprofits. This month, discover how Google products and solutions can be used to manage your volunteers! We’ll be releasing more How-to Guides in upcoming newsletters.

Wondering how other nonprofits are using Google products?

Join our upcoming livestream with the Kids & Art Foundation, a nonprofit that provides art workshops to children with cancer. Learn from Kids & Art Foundation’s founder and program manager how they are using Google products to fuel their mission! Register here for the livestream on April 5, 2019, at 11:00 AM Pacific.

Gmail can help make your team even more productive

Sometimes managing your inbox can be overwhelming but Gmail has built-in features to help you focus and communicate efficiently. For example, you can add the label “High-Value Donor” to all conversations coming from your top sponsors. Labels can be color-coded for better visualization, and can be automatically applied to your incoming emails through filters. Discover the top 10 ways to use G Suite to optimize your inbox.


Tips & Tricks

Let grammar suggestions in Google Docs help you write even better

Drafting your next grant proposal? Writing an article for your blog? Let Google Docs grammar suggestions help you catch tricky grammatical errors, including how to use prepositions correctly or the right verb tense. Learn more about this free tool built into Docs here.

Use Google Data Studio to showcase your impact

Google Data Studio helps you build reports that tell a story. Learn how you can create an interactive geo map to show the impact of your activities across all the areas where you work.


Nonprofit Stories

Google Ad Grants drives an average donation value of $212 for Days for Girls

Days for Girls shatters stigmas and limitations for women and girls by increasing access to menstrual care and education. The organization uses Ad Grants and relies on conversion tracking to track donations, e-commerce sales, email subscriptions and calls generated by Google Ads. Learn how conversion data helps Days for Girls achieve their marketing goals.

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