Why are stories so powerful? Humans have been telling stories for much longer than we have been writing them down. We are hardwired not only to tell our own stories, but also to be drawn to the stories of others. It is through stories that we understand new contexts, relate to one another, solidify our learning, and perhaps most importantly, enjoy[…]
We’re sharing a retrospective of some of our favorite marketing ideas for nonprofits from 2019 (plus a sneak peak at an amazing example of digital marketing for nonprofits from this year!). If you need help with your nonprofit marketing strategy, start by taking a moment to check out the campaigns and videos below. You’ll likely be moved to support these[…]
When was the last time a piece of NGO content moved you? What about it was compelling? Whether it came in the form of an email, a Facebook post, or a website homepage, chances are it told a story and involved real people. Something about it made you care, and made you feel connected. The best nonprofit content marketing and storytelling can freeze time,[…]
Consider your nonprofit like a house. While your beneficiaries are enjoying the house from the inside, your sponsors and partners are helping renovate the house, your marketing/communications team are enhancing the exterior, and the rest of your team is making sure the house is functional and the beneficiaries are uplifted. This is a remarkable group[…]
This post updates a 2015 article.
Your nonprofit mission statement is the core that defines the purpose of your organization. It's the first thing people mention when they're writing about you, or on a listing of your organization on sites like Guidestar. Your mission is a cohesive statement that describes what you do and why you exist.