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[Breaking News] An Extraordinary Funding Opportunity For Nonprofits To Preserve Local Journalism


Press Forward seeks to reverse the dramatic decline in local news that has coincided with an increasingly divided America and weakening trust in institutions. Around 2,200 local newspapers have closed since 2005, resulting in 20 percent of Americans living in “news deserts” with little to no reliable coverage of important local events.

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How to Use a News Story to Support Your Major Gift Ask

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Below is a perfect example from our colleague Diana Frazier on how she advised a major gift officer to use a news story to support a major gift ask. I am going to explain exactly how it happened so you can copy the idea for your situation.

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How to Get Your Nonprofit’s Story in the News

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A winning strategy for spreading the word about your organization’s work is getting your nonprofit’s story in the news. . A news story gets your organization in front of a large audience of potential supporters and gives your organization instant credibility. . And, getting your story in the news still carries a lot of weight.

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Big News at Benetech (and for me!)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

All the best, Jim Founder, Benetech P.S. If you are not already receiving Benetech’s news and updates, I encourage you to stay informed of the exciting progress by selecting Subscribe. And there is plenty of work to do—look for more from me in the coming months where I’ll share my plans.

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5 Ways to Give Your Nonprofit’s Email Newsletter a Makeover

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When marketers think of their email newsletters, they may be placing too much emphasis on “news” and not enough on the “letter” aspect, and Ann Handley, chief content officer at MarketingProfs, sees this as an opportunity. Here are five email newsletter makeover tips that she shared.

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‘Cause of the Year’ Partnership Spreads Positive News About Nonprofit’s Mission

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While this partnership is still new, it has been inspiring to see the stories of our programs in more than 70 countries highlighted in a way that shows the profound impact our mission can have for individuals worldwide.

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Fox6 News Milwaukee features Forj during company retreat focused on growth and culture.


The Forj Team was recently featured on FOX6 News Milwaukee for an team-building activity at during an all company meeting focused on culture and growth.