20+ Examples of Non-Profit Storytelling that Raise Money

The Storytelling Non-profit

I have analyzed and written many non-profit storytelling case studies, conducted interviews with non-profit organizations and gathered lots of information and non-profit storytelling examples. For this non-profit storytelling example, I invite you to read the full interview with Jeff.

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: As part of my work at the Packard Foundation, I’ve had the honor of designing and facilitating a “networked capacity building project” for a cluster of grantees, state-based groups, to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media – Guest Post by Barbara Munoz. Voices for Utah Children recently helped host a conference on.

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Storytelling: Up Close and Personal

Care2

It’s global connective tissue", said Stacey Monk, co-founder of Epic Change , who was part of the panel Up Close and Personal: How Storytelling Builds Movements at NTC along with Mark Horvath of Invisible People , Estrella Rosenberg of Big Love, Little Hearts , and moderated by Avi Kaplan of Rad Campaign. Here’s some tips to think about as you experiment and go down your storytelling route.

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Free Range: The Art of Story Telling - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60) Attendees discussed a recent Nicholas Kristof article illustrating how bringing stories to a human scale - like ones about puppies and children - can be much more effective than broader ones.

Making Stories Work for Your Org: What the Data Says

NTEN

The argument for stories In 2003, John Sadowsky and Loick Roche, two professors at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business in France, reviewed the major academic literature on storytelling and wrote a paper called, "The power of stories: a discussion of why stories are powerful". The hitch Nonprofits have jumped head-long into a storytelling fever that relies almost exclusively on personal narratives — like that of Rokia — to make an emotional connection with supporters.

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

Whether you are looking for a quality organization to support this month, or a good example of fundraising, volunteer management, and advocacy best practices for nonprofits, this list is a great place to start. According to their website, “Through integrated special education and mental health services, Positive Education Program (PEP) is able to provide individualized care to children and youth experiencing emotional disturbances and demonstrating severe and challenging behaviors.”

Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

Saleforce Nonprofit

School closures and physical distancing measures have reduced children and young adults’ regular coping mechanisms and contributed to increased isolation and mental health risks. Cristina is an intentional storyteller with a focus on action, impact, and culture.

Sexual Assault Awareness And Prevention Month: 11 Nonprofits Advocating For Change

Kindful

Mission: Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Center’s mission is to lessen the trauma-related suffering of sexual assault and promote healing by guiding those affected by sexual violence toward survival through support, advocacy, education, and community collaboration.

Free Range: The Art of Story Telling - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60) Attendees discussed a recent Nicholas Kristof article illustrating how bringing stories to a human scale - like ones about puppies and children - can be much more effective than broader ones.

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Storymakers 2016 Winners

Tech Soup Blog

Imagine children around the United States learning mindfulness. Then imagine how this teaching can impact children's lives, transforming their journey through life. The viewer is left imagining the future, wondering what stories these children will tell themselves someday. This organization creates special, therapeutic experiences for children through riding horses. This is storytelling at its most sophisticated as we see animations and voices come to life.

Funders: Considering Collaboration? Start With a Light Touch and See Where It Leads

sgEngage

Common subjects include strategic planning, communications, advocacy, and community needs assessments. . 6) Funding or Engaging in Advocacy . Over time, the funder coalition partnered with the state to better coordinate government programs serving young children and families. .

5 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Tips for Millennial Audiences

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volunteer fundraisers to brush up on your storytelling abilities. . Wendy is passionate about strong storytelling and believes it’s central to creating strong brands, powerful client relationships, and robust lead generation programs.

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8 BBCON 2013 Panels To Check Out This Week

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If you’re going to the BBCON 2013 Conference starting September 29 th , you should expect a great conference filled some of my favorite nonprofits and campaigners who will be sharing their insights in email marketing, storytelling via multiple channels, and social media wins and fails. Dr. Seuss Helps You Rock Digital Storytelling. Digital storytelling has a fundamental approach that can be gleaned from simple, popular children’s books.

Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network

Beth Kanter

This peer learning exchange is designed to help state-based groups to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. Just like message consistency, storytelling, and interviewing skills, proficiency with social media like Facebook and Twitter increases their capacity to make change happen for children in their state. But these are steps to bigger outcomes for this network – such as making sure there is health care for all children.

Philanthropic Leadership: Engaging Board Members As Fundraising Ambassadors

Bloomerang

I’ve managed campaigns ranging from about $5 million to over a billion dollars in health care, education, arts and culture, and advocacy sectors. They are natural storytellers and advocates for your organization. How many people attended this event for the advocacy?

[VIDEO] 4-Step Plan to More Donations and Greater Fundraising Results

Bloomerang

a small nonprofit who serves children with disability, raising $91,000 on a regional giving day. You need to get better at storytelling, like strengthen those muscles and practice it and do it over and over again.

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Designing for Good: The Best of Nonprofit Designs Episode #2

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Would be very hard to ignore this splashy mailer by Jane Gleissner for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia ( @ChildrensPhila ). Savvy responsive redesign heavy on fresh content and storytelling by unknown design firm for advocacy group DairyGood.org ( @DairyGood ). It’s the end of April, which means designer Tim Hammond and I mined another month of the finest nonprofit designs from every corner of our fine planet.

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Art in Action provides a supportive, positive place for young leaders to cultivate leadership through dance, theater, music, spoken word/poetry, painting, storytelling, and media arts." Artivist Film Festival "'ARTIVIST' is the first international film festival and awards dedicated to addressing Human Rights, Children's Advocacy, Environmental Preservation, and Animal Rights.

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Designing Nonprofit Experiences

Connection Cafe

Then, they may be interested in how they can get involved through online activity (email subscription, social sharing), political advocacy, or even volunteering. Storytelling. One way nonprofits have had success storytelling is through videos. Invisible Children also had great success storytelling via video with their Kony 2012 campaign. The following article was originally published in the June 2014 issue of User Experience Magazine.

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