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Stakeholder Engagement

Don’t Ask for Stories, and Other Lessons Learned About Storytelling

by Molly O'Connell
It’s hard to open a newsletter these days without an article about storytelling, and for good reason. More and more research is showing that stories are an effective way to capture attention of donors, policymakers and volunteers in a crowded, and constantly changing, messaging landscape. This raises the question: how do we build capacity for this strategy. Earlier […]

Six Common Gaps in Nonprofit Storytelling

by Guest Blogger
We are pleased to share this guest post from Julie Dixon, Research Director of National Journal’s Communications Council, where she leads a dedicated team that provides data and insights to strategically support nonprofit communications executives. Ms. Dixon is the featured speaker at the upcoming Executive Leadership Forum on September 10th in Freeport. Storytelling is a […]

Nonprofits Matter: Tell Us Your Story

by Brenda Peluso
You know how important it is that we tell great stories about the critical role nonprofits play in our communities and our economy.  We want to share your story in our 2015 Partners in Prosperity Report. Each edition of our Partners in Prosperity Report features six to eight case studies of nonprofit impact. These stories are rooted in data and […]

Passion, Not Poetry: Strategic Planning that Works

by Molly O'Connell
With perennial budget cuts, the sequester, government shut-down, changes to charitable giving incentives, and increased competition for limited dollars (and the list goes on) these are turbulent times for nonprofits. Good thing Strategic Planning: A Must in Turbulent Times is less than a month away! In anticipation of this training we asked presenter Gary Stern of […]