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Create an Engaging Job Site Environment Every Time
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Create an Engaging Job Site Environment Every Time

With spring break for colleges and high schools just around the corner, the season of volunteerism on Christian Appalachian Project’s home repair job sites is close to getting started. Continue Reading

02/21/2019


Can Zero Energy Modular Homes Reframe the Future of Affordable Housing?
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Can Zero Energy Modular Homes Reframe the Future of Affordable Housing?

As the largest affordable housing solutions provider in Delaware, Milford Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) wanted to be at the forefront of the green and healthy homes initiative, as well as a leader in bringing zero energy homes to the Delmarva Peninsula. The combination of these two... Continue Reading

01/15/2019


Introducing ReFrame Foundation
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Introducing ReFrame Foundation

ReFrame Association is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association of home repair nonprofits. We are pleased to announce ReFrame Foundation, it's 501(c)(3) sister organization. ReFrame Foundation was chartered in Tennessee in June and received its tax-exempt status from the IRS in October. Continue Reading

by Becca Davis
12/17/2018


You Have the Tools to Raise More Money!
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You Have the Tools to Raise More Money!

By sharing your story, making the most of your resources, practicing gratefulness, and engaging volunteers – you will raise more funds for your nonprofit organization. Continue Reading

10/15/2018


Lukewarm Water Bottles
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Lukewarm Water Bottles

“Those poor kids are working hard out in this heat! They need water!” said the church member as she spotted one of our groups of youth volunteers working on a roof in the middle of the summer in Memphis, Tennessee. She was right - those kids were working out in unimaginable heat (we... Continue Reading

by Philip Walkley
09/19/2018


How to Network Like a Pro
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How to Network Like a Pro

Conferences are an amazing opportunity to expand your knowledge, skills, and professional network. But, with an abundance of information packed into one event, it can be both overwhelming and challenging to get the most out of the experience. With ReFrame Conference just around the corner, I... Continue Reading

08/27/2018


Trends in Home Repair Volunteer Numbers & Recruitment Ideas
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Trends in Home Repair Volunteer Numbers & Recruitment Ideas

Earlier this year, we looked at how many volunteers it takes to repair a home. Now we are exploring trends in volunteer numbers for ReFrame Association members over the last 5 years. Continue Reading

by Becca Davis
07/21/2018


Does Your Stool Wobble?
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Does Your Stool Wobble?

BRIGHT IDEA: If you save thousands of dollars on things you will purchase anyway, that is just as good as finding new donors - and much easier!  Continue Reading

by Mike Moulten
06/20/2018


Resource Library Highlights & Navigation Tips
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Resource Library Highlights & Navigation Tips

The ReFrame Association resource library has documents related to construction, homeowner relations, fundraising, volunteer management, and more. Even better, these resources are already mission-oriented to the work that my nonprofit does. Continue Reading

by Melanie Campbell
05/31/2018


Cultivating A Culture of Self-Care in A Home Repair Nonprofit
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Cultivating A Culture of Self-Care in A Home Repair Nonprofit

Now is particularly important time to “fill your tank.” Self-care is a discipline, no doubt. It won’t happen without a heavy dose of intentionality. Self-care is designed for rest, recreation, and reflection. Continue Reading

04/26/2018


10 Free & Affordable Marketing Tools for Nonprofits
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10 Free & Affordable Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Home repair nonprofits utilize marketing strategies to raise awareness about their mission, recruit volunteers, connect with donors, and collect home repair applications. Continue Reading

by Becca Davis
03/13/2018


Workflow Management: How to Successfully Manage Volunteers and Projects
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Workflow Management: How to Successfully Manage Volunteers and Projects

Home repair nonprofits need to meet people where they are and tailor services to each family — services that will not only benefit them in the present but also the future. We are able to do this by developing processes and protocols. Continue Reading

02/27/2018