When things don’t turn out as planned, a well-told setback story can give donors another reason to support you.
Every story gives us a chance to choose. Do we set up a “them and us” narrative, or will we do the work to offer another perspective?
Understanding these four words will help us more freely and clearly express what we’ve set out to do, and how people can be a part of it.
Fundraising doesn’t have to be a chore! David Oaks and I had a fun conversation about the simple things that build better relationships and raise more money for your mission.
How do we get past that nagging feeling that we aren’t qualified or “ready” to do that thing we’re supposed to do?
What’s keeping your nonprofit or ministry from being fully funded?
Mary Valloni lays down some truth to help us overcome the lies we believe about money and fundraising. Plus, simple things you can do today to start your journey to Fully Funded.
Public speaking is one of the best marketing tools you could ever hope to employ. Aurora Gregory coaches speakers on every aspect of the speaker life. In this interview, she shares tips for virtual speaking opportunities, and more.
The person to whom the story belongs should always have a voice in the process.
In non-profit storytelling, there are several factors to consider as you tell a story. The organization is telling someone’s story, and that person is often in a vulnerable position. “I often wondered, if our clients read these stories would they be happy with the way we portrayed them?”
Allison Mayer is a photojournalist, using images to tell true stories and to help us understand the world. She describes herself as witness, storyteller and artist. She reminds us not to get so caught up in the story we want to tell that we miss the story unfolding before us.