Ideas

Working alongside so many teams of passionate people and their different causes allows us to be constantly learning, finding new issues to rally behind, and pursuing new connections to our community. Explore our blog to find a collection of discoveries, thoughts, causes, and more.

SmallBox is Hiring a Strategist!
We’re looking for a seasoned strategist who has a passion for helping mission-driven organizations elevate their brand experiences. As a well-rounded and versatile professional, you have a firm grasp of both strategic and tactical principles, giving you the vision and skills to support projects from concept to implementation. Your digital expertise, ability to organize complex…
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SmallBox is Hiring a Web Designer!
At SmallBox, we design meaningful solutions for mission-driven organizations. We are looking for a purpose-driven web designer—someone who is passionate about learning from new perspectives, co-creating beautiful solutions, and realizing inspiring and inclusive futures with clients and the people they serve. As the SmallBox Web Designer, you may find yourself wireframing for a new website,…
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Boxisms
Over the years, SmallBox has developed philosophies that guide us in our work. We call them “Boxisms.” They keep us grounded and focused on what’s essential. As we navigate through our changing world together (and apart), we sincerely hope that they can also provide a sense of purpose and inspiration to you.   #1 Do…
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Finding a Center
We are in the midst of an extraordinary moment filled with tremendous juxtapositions. Every day we’re all see-sawing from observing the best in humanity to worrying about the worst. From balancing the demands of work to managing the needs of our families. From feeling despair about the future to feeling the hope of spring.  Through…
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Why Nonprofits Should Embrace Human-Centered Design
Power is in people: revolutionize how your nonprofit operates with human-centered design.
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Three Reasons Why Your Neighborhood Needs a Brand
When’s the last time you thought about the story of your neighborhood?
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It’s the End of the Year: Look Outside
It's the time of year to enjoy the outdoor views - both in nature and in business.
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How to Design an Inspiring Annual Report
With a little pre-planning and some imagination, every organization can design an inspiring annual report.
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Ten Traits of Social Entrepreneurship
What do an altruist and and entrepreneur have in common? Find out what makes this pair a great duo for defining social entrepreneurship.
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