Blog posts tagged with Communications
With the A/C on full blast and cold brew in hand, it’s hard to think about what awaits us come December. But year-end campaign season–often dubbed “a nonprofit’s most financially rewarding time of the year”–is always on our mind and it’s never too early to get started using the tools you already have: your brand and your donors.
Learn why it's so important to build meaningful relationships in order to get the attention of donors, and strategies for doing so.
Building strong relationships with your various audiences requires a year-round communications plan so you can connect meaningfully and encourage deeper engagement. These 6 tips will offer you new strategies to create success all year long.
“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.