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Frames That Work: A Messaging Toolkit for Maine Nonprofits

It’s more important than ever for nonprofits to be at the table for informed, thoughtful discourse about Maine’s future.

Frames That Work Cover This toolkit is designed to help Maine nonprofits improve public understanding of the key role that nonprofits play in Maine’s economy and quality of life.  The tools will help you frame messages about your organization within the broader context of the sector’s value and impact.

The issue framing toolkit includes:

  • An Introduction to Framing Social Issues
  • A Framework for Talking About Maine’s Nonprofit Sector
  • Responses to FAQs About Maine’s Nonprofit Sector
  • Letters to the Editor Templates
  • Sample Op-ed
  • Sample Social Media Posts

Together we can ensure that civic dialogue about our state’s most pressing issues reflects the vital role that nonprofits play in our state.

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This toolkit was made possible by generous support from Maine Community Foundation and The Bingham Program.