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Connecting talent with community

Experience Matters

Nonprofit membership

If your nonprofit organization has service opportunities for experienced people seeking an encore career, Experience Matters offers you a number of ways to connect.

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Connect with talent

Faced with tight budgets and persistent social challenges, nonprofits often need to do more with less. Through Experience Matters, you can get connected with talented individuals who can help you tackle your big goals and projects.


Strengthen communities

Your organization already plays an integral role in creating positive change. By partnering with Experience Matters, you’ll multiply your efforts in conjunction with your nonprofit peers—making our community an even better place to live and work.


Nonprofit networking

Experience Matters provides you with a rapidly-growing network of nonprofit peers. Take advantage of the latest resources, share organizational best practices, and workshop new ideas with colleagues in the nonprofit sector.


Hands-on training

From hands-on training, education, and coaching to workshops on the leading practices in volunteer engagement, Experience Matters provides everything you need to maximize the effectiveness of outsourced and internal talent.

Become a member organization

Enjoy these free services as a benefit for member organizations

Attendance to Quarterly Member Connect workshop: Designed to provide the nonprofit members of Experience Matters an engaging resource-building opportunity, while also increasing networks among nonprofit peers. These events are free to member organizations.

Fee-based services available only to members

Host an Encore Fellow: A professional individual from our talent bank is matched to a specific strategic project within your organization. Your Encore Fellow will provide 1,000 hours for a period of one year, working half-time weekly with you on your initiative.

Host a Service by Design Associate: Experience Matters identifies and matches an Associate for your organization to support short-term social purpose projects. Service by Design provides professional Associates to enhance the quality of services provided, help acquire resources and increase community relationships. Together, we work strategically to enrich capacity of nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Development DNA: This service focuses on the foundational areas essential to building the infrastructure of a robust Development Department. Nonprofit organizations learn about the missing pieces and create strategies for sustainable fundraising.

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