How Storytelling Can Help Personalize Donor Communications

NonProfit PRO

Storytelling can entertain, educate and entice people to act. Nonprofits that create an internal storytelling culture can excite staff and volunteers, entice new supporters, strengthen relationships with donors, and raise more funds.

How to Use Storytelling for Nonprofits to Tug Heartstrings and Raise Funds

Get Fully Funded

Everyone loves a good story, and your skills in storytelling for nonprofits can make the difference between getting big bucks and donation requests that fall flat. In short, great storytelling tugs heartstrings and that’s step 1 if you want a donation.

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How to Use Storytelling at a Non-Profit Fundraising Event

The Storytelling Non-profit

There are so many ways to use storytelling to support your non-profit’s fundraising and communications goals. If your non-profit does event fundraising, storytelling can easily be incorporated into your event plan and can make for more compelling speeches.

Non-Profit Storytelling: Your Next Best Step

The Storytelling Non-profit

You’re in for a treat in this article as we’re going to talk about how to find your next best step in non-profit storytelling. Today, I want to help get the most out of your non-profit storytelling efforts by helping you decide where to take your work next. Non-Profit Storytelling Tip

Financial Storytelling: Building Confidence Among All Stakeholders

NonProfit PRO

From financial statements and reporting to dashboards, KPIs and integrations, this webinar will explore the impact of financial storytelling for all stakeholders.

Storytelling for Fundraising: An Introduction

The Storytelling Non-profit

Storytelling for fundraising is different from a great testimonial quote highlighted in a direct mail piece. This article is an introduction to storytelling for fundraising. Here you’ll find all the resources you need to get started or improve your current storytelling efforts. .

Hollywood Storytelling Techniques that Boost Your Online Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Great storytelling doesn't have to be difficult. We break down storytelling best practices and teach you how to apply them to boost your online fundraising

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.

Impact to Story: How to Explain Non-Profit Impact Through Storytelling

The Storytelling Non-profit

That’s where storytelling comes in. In this article, I’m going to talk about the common challenges of explaining non-profit impact and go over the action steps you can take to explain your non-profit’s impact through storytelling. Storytelling

Non-Profit Storytelling: What If There Is No Conflict?

The Storytelling Non-profit

This is where your storytelling work boils down to effective messaging. A big part of storytelling is finding your angle for telling the story. The post Non-Profit Storytelling: What If There Is No Conflict? appeared first on The Storytelling Non-Profit.

Ethical Storytelling for Nonprofits

Blue Avocado

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Non-Profit Storytelling: Is It Really Worth It?

The Storytelling Non-profit

Is storytelling a trend? Spoiler: Non-Profit Storytelling is Still Worth It I won’t beat around the bush with my opinion on this. Storytelling is absolutely worth it for non-profits. And in the process of seeking to be understood, we reap the financial benefits of storytelling.

Hollywood Storytelling Techniques that Boost Your Online Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Great storytelling doesn't have to be difficult. We’ll break down storytelling best practices and teach you how to apply them to boost your online fundraising

Nonprofit Storytelling: The Quick and No-Nonsense Guide

Bloomerang

Nonprofit storytelling refers to a specific way of communication that organizations use to personalize their mission. And once shared effectively, storytelling will change the game for your organization. How can storytelling improve your nonprofit’s communication strategy?

How to Create a Non-Profit Editorial Calendar for Storytelling

The Storytelling Non-profit

This involves creating a non-profit editorial calendar for storytelling. So in this post I will show you how to create a non-profit editorial calendar for storytelling. Developing your Storytelling Strategy – Part 1. Developing your Storytelling Strategy – Part 2.

25 Storytelling Interview Questions for Non-Profits

The Storytelling Non-profit

To get information that helps you tell a great non-profit story, you’ll need great storytelling interview questions. For many of the non-profit professionals that I work with, story interviews are one of the most challenging aspects of storytelling.

How Dreams InDeed Used Storytelling to Raise $80k during Giving Tuesday

The Storytelling Non-profit

Janice is the Vice President of Program Development for Dreams InDeed and an alumni of The Storytelling Non-Profit Master Class. I hope hearing Janice talk about her organization’s unique mission and how she approaches storytelling, and her recent success was insightful and inspiring for you.

Storytelling Tips: Measure the ROI of Your Non-Profit’s Stories

The Storytelling Non-profit

One of the best storytelling tips I can give you is to set yourself up for measurement success from the very beginning. The very best advice I can give you on storytelling is to always start with the end in mind. Start by narrowing down what you’re using storytelling for.

How To Build Relationships With A Storytelling Welcome Email Series

Bloomerang

Madison Gonzalez is a National Public Speaker, Storyteller of the Year Award-Winner, Best-Selling Author of Dear Mirror, Events Manager, and Published Poet. As a storytelling coach and consultant, it is her mission to empower others to share their stories for impact and income.

The power of illustration: branding, storytelling and its impact

Big Duck

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Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And this is where storytelling comes in. So, what makes an effective storytelling campaign? It is not enough for your storytelling campaign to evoke feelings of sympathy. Elements your nonprofit should include in your storytelling campaigns include: Show impact. By creating a sense of urgency in your storytelling campaigns. Encourage user-generated storytelling with social media.

Ethical Storytelling + Nonprofit Fundraising

Greater Giving

How can we make storytellers feel safe and trust that their stories will be told with the utmost respect and in a way that they would want them to be told? We are all our own best storytellers. ? Center your storyteller, not the organization. Keep storytellers involved.

Nonprofit Storytelling Fundamentals from Executive Coaches & Fundraising Experts

DonorPerfect

For our DonorPerfect Community Conference this year, we handpicked industry experts to lead virtual sessions on nonprofit storytelling techniques that promote fundraising growth and success.

The Secrets of Nonprofit Storytelling: Social Media, Staffing Issues, & Beyond

DonorPerfect

We handpicked industry experts to lead virtual sessions on nonprofit storytelling techniques that promote fundraising growth and success. The post The Secrets of Nonprofit Storytelling: Social Media, Staffing Issues, & Beyond appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ngonzi on Twitter and LinkedIn and register for her upcoming on March 24, Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. The next step is for the organization to craft and disseminate a story through the “digital storytelling ecosystem:”.

Developing A Strategy That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller

Bloomerang

This is part one of a series on the skills you need to be a great nonprofit storyteller. And one way I’ve found to be a good communicator is to work on your storytelling abilities. . Storytelling is one of the most powerful forms of communication.

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

EveryAction

With so many EOY campaigns , one of the most powerful ways for donors to connect with your cause is through the power of storytelling. As you start to think about how your organization will tell your story this season we enlisted the advice of Vanessa Chase Lockshin, the creator of The Storytelling Nonprofit , to show us how we can stretch our storytelling muscles and get ready for year end! Yes, it’s 2018 and we are still talking about the power and benefits of storytelling.

The Power of Storytelling – A Nonprofit Essential: 3 Steps for Success

One Cause

The post The Power of Storytelling – A Nonprofit Essential: 3 Steps for Success appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post fundraising strategy Marketing storytelling

The NonProfit Voice Ep 58: Why Video Is Vital to Nonprofit Storytelling

NonProfit PRO

Host Mark Becker is joined by Joel Resnik, chief revenue officer at Gather Voices, in this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series where they examine the power of video to tell your nonprofit's story, and even how beneficiaries and supporters can assist these efforts through user-generated content. Video

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The Final Steps To Take That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller

Bloomerang

In part three of this series on how to become a great nonprofit storyteller, I talk about the practical skills you need to tell an effective story. In part two, I touched on the storytelling elements that will inspire your audience and encourage them to take a desired action. .

4 Ways to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Digital Storytelling with WhatsApp

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Elizabeth Ngonzi , is an Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs where she teaches Digital Storytelling, Innovation and Fundraising. Storytelling is core to how we as human beings communicate. Storytelling Framework. Digital Storytelling Framework.

Developing The Creative Skills That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller

Bloomerang

In part two of this series on the skills you need to be a great nonprofit storyteller, I talk about how to engage your audience emotionally through creative storytelling. In this post, I’ll focus on the creative skills involved in storytelling. . Donor Engagement Storytelling

Nonprofit Storytelling: How to Compel and Inspire Support

sgEngage

In fact, storytelling encompasses blog writing, advertising, and stewardship efforts. There are several ways to hone your storytelling craft. Seek inspiration from real storytellers. Without further ado, let’s pull the curtain back on the skill of nonprofit storytelling.

Leadership Storytelling: How to Effectively Utilize Board Members and Staff to Improve Mission Awareness and Fundraising

Bloomerang

The post Leadership Storytelling: How to Effectively Utilize Board Members and Staff to Improve Mission Awareness and Fundraising appeared first on Bloomerang

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 211: Tips for Visual Storytelling

sgEngage

Digital communications have become ever more important over the last year and a half, and visual storytelling is a critical part of an effective strategy. Topics Discussed in This Episode: Why visual storytelling matters to fundraising. Examples of great visual storytelling.

DEI in Nonprofit Storytelling: A Beginner’s Guide to Sharing Empowering Stories

Bloomerang

Diversity, Equity And Inclusion in Nonprofit Storytelling. As nonprofit storytellers , our goal is to acquire a variety of narratives, perspectives, and experiences from multiple individuals so that we can communicate the most holistic and inclusive representation of our community possible. .

The Storytelling Framework That Will Inspire Your Nonprofit Supporters To Take Action

Kindful

Whether you’re planning an advocacy or fundraising campaign, using a storytelling framework to create your calls to action can help you make emotional connections with your audience and ultimately move them to act. Let’s dive into the storytelling framework below!

What Is a Story and Why You Need To Tell Them

The Storytelling Non-profit

Storytelling is an invaluable tool for non-profits. But so many non-profit professionals get discouraged by storytelling because they think it’s going to require the unparalleled writing skills of a Pulitzer Prize winner. What is storytelling?

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Using Creative Storytelling to Normalize the Human Experience

Media Cause

Creative Storytelling and Diversity: Normalizing the Human Experience Through Increased Representation. Storytelling is a powerful tool. Creative storytelling isn’t just about who we include, it is also about HOW we include those people.

Guest post: 5 Things (Almost) Everyone Gets Wrong About Storytelling

EveryAction

We asked storytelling expert Vanessa Chase of The Storytelling Non-Profit to share the most common mistakes organizations make when talking about how + why they do what they do. Read on for her advice on doing nonprofit storytelling right! Check out the brand new Epic Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling! nonprofit storytelling

How to Create a Non-Profit Story Bank Using Trello

The Storytelling Non-profit

One of the most frequently asked questions I've received since starting The Storytelling Non-Profit in 2012 is, "How can I organize and keep track of my story content?" The post How to Create a Non-Profit Story Bank Using Trello appeared first on The Storytelling Non-Profit.

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An Introduction to Nonprofit Storytelling

Wild Apricot

Here's an introduction to the basic elements of nonprofit storytelling from the expert on the matter, Vanessa Chase. storytellingIncluding an emotional story in your messaging can inspire your supporters to take action.

#DPCC22 Day 1: Achieving Growth Through Nonprofit Storytelling

DonorPerfect

The 2022 DonorPerfect Community Conference will demonstrate the power of storytelling in the nonprofit industry. The post #DPCC22 Day 1: Achieving Growth Through Nonprofit Storytelling appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.