Blog posts tagged with Communications
“In God we Trust…all others, bring data.” Funny, sure, but daunting if you need to show a nonprofit’s accomplishments.
The stronger your partnership and communication are with the head of finance, the more honest you can be with the funder about your organization’s needs, which will help you gain foundation support.
Darian Rodriguez Heyman, former Craigslist Foundation E.D. and author of the newly-released Nonprofit Fundraising 101 joined Foundation Center West to share concrete tips and tools for individual giving, foundation grants, corporate sponsorship, earned income, and online and peer-to-peer campaigns.
More and more donors are looking at a charity's Form 990 (or as we call them, "990s") before they decide to give. How can nonprofits prepare their 990s to best engage the attention and heart of their readers while explaining their mission, work, and results in concise and compelling ways?
The clearer you can be about what your organization stands for — and why that matters — the better chance you have of securing the support you need to get your work done. But is making the effort worth it? Here are 5 benefits your organization will gain with a strong brand.
A pitch-perfect tagline can be the foundation for all messages you create about your organization or program. Here are some hints for making your next tagline sing.
One of the hardest messages for any organization to create is the one that introduces your work to someone new. The One Minute Message (aka the elevator pitch or elevator speech) needs to explain why your organization exists in just a few words, and most importantly, it needs to leave them wanting more.
Body language and energy are often the deciding factors in winning or losing a client, a donation, or a job interview. You are successful when you are aligned: your body language and energy are in sync with your words. As potential donors or supporters, we feel the spirit of your conviction and we experience it in your stance, gestures, eye contact, and energy.
Learn what's new about GuideStar's redesigned Nonprofit Profiles from its president and CEO, Jacob Harold.
You want to create a compelling video to communicate your organization's great work, but where do you start? Do you need to spend a lot of money on expensive production equipment or software? Should you hire an outside company to do the work for you? Benjamin Packard founder of Retainer Media, answers all these questions and more.