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49 Nonprofit Twitter Experts Who Tweet Great Advice

Author: Tatiana Morand
March 10, 2020
🕑 5 min read

Imagine having free access to expert advice in all the areas you need help with at your nonprofit.

This is exactly what Twitter is for. You can get instant answers to questions like:

There are hundreds of nonprofit Twitter experts tweeting their best advice and answering your questions to help you grow your nonprofit.

At WildApricot, we use Twitter nearly every day to make connections with the experts to help us create educational nonprofit resources for you.

For example, association database expert Wes Trochlil helped us write the blog post, Take The Quiz: Are You Managing Your Membership Database Like The Top Nonprofits? and nonprofit volunteer expert Tobi Johnson presented a webinar with us called, Quick Ways to Refresh Your Core Volunteer Program.

If you’re looking for expert tips, here is a list of some amazing nonprofit experts on Twitter categorized by business area (events, volunteering, marketing, etc.).

Feel free to follow, tweet, or direct message any of them to learn how to run your nonprofit more efficiently, raise more money, and grow your membership.

Here are 48 nonprofit Twitter experts by category to help you grow your nonprofit:


Nonprofit Twitter Event Experts

Karen Brown

Karen Brown – @KarenBrown
CEO at Members, Inc., designs and implements conferences for associations.

Keith Johnston

Keith Johnston – @PlannerWire
Managing Partner at i3 Events a conference, event and incentive planning agency.


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Nonprofit Twitter Fundraising & Sponsorship Experts

Gail PerryGail Perry – @GailPerrync
One of America’s Top 10 Fundraising Experts. Author, coach, keynote speaker, and Founder of Fired-Up Fundraising.


Joe WatersJoe Waters – @joewaters
Speaker, coach, and Founder of Selfish Giving and Waters Uncharted.


Lori L. JacobwithLori L. Jacobwith – @LJacobwith
Fundraising culture change expert. Founder of Ignited Fundraising, where she’s helped nonprofits raise over $300 million.


Vanessa ChaseVanessa Chase@vanessaechase
Author of The Storytelling Non-Profit. Fundraising and communications strategist.


Dan PallottaDan Pallotta@danpallotta
Inventor of the multi-day charitable event industry. Created the Breast Cancer walks and AIDS Rides, which raised over half a billion to date.


t clay buckT. Clay Buck – @tclaybuck
CFRE, Founder and Chief Tactician at Tactical Fundraising Solutions.


cindy wagmanCindy Wagman@cindywagman
President and CEO of The Good Partnership, helping small charities fundraise so they can focus on changing the world.


robin cabralRobin Cabral – @RobinCabralCFRE
Expert in fundraising consulting, coaching, training, audits, and plans.


Nonprofit Twitter Social Media Experts

Debra Askanase

Debra Askanase – @askdebra
Nonprofit social and digital engagement strategist. Blogger on Community Organizer 2.0


Tim LuegeTimo Luege – @timolue
Senior humanitarian communications and innovation consultant who works with the UN, Red Cross and NGOs.

Kami Huyse

Kami Huyse – @kamichat
Nonprofit social media strategist, speaker, and Founder and CEO of Zoetica Media.

Allison Fine

Allison Fine – @Afine
Nonprofit social media speaker, consultant, and author of Matterness and other books.


Nonprofit Twitter Volunteer Experts

Tobi JohnsonTobi Johnson@TobiJohnsonTJA
President of Tobi Johnson & Associates, a volunteer management consulting firm. Also runs live webinars on VolunteerPro.

Barry Altland

Barry Altland – @HHHEngagement
Author of Engaging the Head, Heart and Hands of a Volunteer.

Elisa Kosarin

Elisa Kosarin – @THNonprofit
Coach and consultant for high-impact volunteer programs. Founder of Twenty Hats.


Karl WildingKarl Wilding@karlwilding
CEO at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Susan J. Ellis

Susan J. Ellis – @susanjellis
Author, consultant, trainer, editor of e-Volunteerism, and President of Energize, Inc.


meridian swiftMeridian Swift@MeridianSwift
Volunteer Manager, blogger at volunteerplaintalk, and author.


Nonprofit Twitter Leadership Experts

Beth Kanter

Beth Kanter – @kanter
Writes one of the most popular nonprofit blogs and named one of the most influential women in technology. Coauthor of The Happy Healthy Nonprofit.

Alice Korngold

Alice Korngold – @alicekorngold
Author and nonprofit consultant on corporate governance, CSR and corporate-nonprofit partnerships.

Susan McPherson

Susan McPherson – @susanmcp1
Angel investor, writer. philanthropist, and Founder of McPherson Strategies.

Ian Adair

Ian Adair – @IanMAdair
Global leadership & fundraising expert — builder of successful nonprofits and three-time 3X nonprofit CEO, currently CEO of Gracepoint Foundation.


gene takagiGene Takagi – @GTak
Attorney for Nonprofits at NEO Law Group, and blogger at Nonprofit Law Blog.


Kishshana PalmerKishshana Palmer@funddiva
Management + Leadership whiz. Coach + Facilitator. Board Whisperer. Creator of The Secret Lives of Leaders and The Social Good Life.


Elizabeth NgonziElizabeth Ngonzi – @LizNgonzi
International speaker, trainer, consultant, coach, and educator enabling entrepreneurs and NPO leaders to increase their impact.


Nonprofit Twitter SEO, Data & Analytics Experts

Jason ShimJason Shim – @JasonShim
Nonprofit technology innovator, digital and social media consultant, speaker, author, and Google Partner.

Jason Firch Twitter Expert

Jason Firch – @Jfirch
Jason runs Nonprofit Source – a resource for nonprofits wanting to learn more about marketing, SEO, engagement, brand building and audience growth.

Steve MacLaughlin

Steve MacLaughlin@SMacLaughlin
Bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits. Vice President of data and analytics at Blackbaud.


Wes TrochlilWes Trochlil – @westrochlil
The most published author on data management for associations. Speaker and founder of Effective Database Management.

Nonprofit Twitter Marketing & Communications Experts

Kivi Leroux Miller

Kivi Leroux Miller – @kivilm
Founder, award-winning author, trainer, adviser, and CEO of the Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

Nancy Schwartz

Nancy Schwartz – @NancySchwartz
Nonprofit marketing problem solver and coach. Founder of Getting Attention.

 Julia C. Campbell

Julia C. Campbell – @JuliaCSocial
Nonprofit digital marketing, social media, and online fundraising expert.

 Sarah Durham

Sarah Durham – @BigDuckSarah
Nonprofit communications and fundraising expert. Author of Brandraising and President of Big Duck, smart communications for nonprofits.

 Josh Hirsch

Josh Hirsch – @JoshHirsch1
Nonprofit social media ambassador and Marketing and Membership Director for Nonprofits First.

Randy Hawthorne

Randy Hawthorne – @rdhawthorne
Publisher for The Nonprofit Hub, speaker and event planner.


ephraim gopinEphraim Gopin – @EphraimGopin
Founder of 1832 Communications, helping nonprofits raise money by solving their marketing challenges.


Nonprofit Twitter Software, Website & Technology Experts

Amy Sample Ward

Amy Sample Ward – @amyrsward
Speaker, author, and CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network.

Karen Graham

Karen Graham – @karentgraham
Executive Director of Idealware, helping nonprofits make smart technology decisions.

Rach Ramjattan

Rach Ramjattan – @RachelNPP
Nonprofit tech and social media geek, trainer, writer, and Founder of Nonprofit Plus, LLC.

 Amy Neumann

Amy Neumann – @CharityIdeas
Nonprofit technology blogger and Founder of Free Tech for Nonprofits.

 Heidi Massey

Heidi Massey – @HeidiEKMassey
Nonprofit technology and marketing trainer and facilitator. Founder of Community Connective.


Maureen WallbeoffMaureen Wallbeoff – @meetmaureen
Helping nonprofit teams use their technology effectively (no matter what systems they’re using!) with her Accidental Techies series.


Yesenia SoteloYesenia Sotelo – @silverbell
Teaches nonprofits digital skills, provides digital strategy coaching and builds websites at SmartCause Digital.


Nonprofit Twitter Board, Membership & Donor Engagement Experts

Sarah SladekSarah Sladek – @SarahSladek
Author and expert on engaging Generations X, Y, Z. CEO XYZ University.


Meagan RockettMeagan Rockett – @rockettm
Tweeting about the association engagement and meetings industry. Ambassador & CEO of Greenfield Services, and Engaging Associations Community Producer & Founder.


Amanda KaiserAmanda Kaiser – @SmoothThePath
Member-informed association strategist, member researcher, writer, speaker, and Founder of Smooth The Path.


Rick LentRick Lent@rickmlent
Co-founder of Meeting for Results, helping leaders run effective meetings by using structure to create naturally better results. Author, Leading Great Meetings.


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