What I’ve learned About Helping Nonprofits From Do More Iowa

This semester I’ve had the opportunity to work with Do More Iowa, and have had the unique opportunity as a college student to work with a nonprofit and see just how much work goes into it.

Do More Iowa is a unique nonprofit that essentially helps other nonprofits raise money.

An aspect of DMI that I found interesting - and confusing - when I first began my work was that this was no one’s full time job.

Any money they have goes back into the Des Moines community by the way of fundraising for organizations that otherwise would have a tough time putting on their own fundraisers (or wouldn’t be able to at all).

I was able to help promote them on social media, and send out their newsletters. It was interested to analysis what attracted their followers on their social media, and see what people care about in the organization.

Creating an Instagram was fun. I think most businesses have one now, and