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In addition to the resources in the Library, Valley Nonprofit Resources’ website has available publications that can be downloaded for free from its past projects – the MENDing Poverty conference series, Raising the Bar Project, Latino Multifamily Group Program, and Latino Multifamily Groups for Type II Diabetes Project.
10 Questions to Ask Your Supporters
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article presents ten questions, according to philanthropy consultant Susan Holt, which may prove useful in developing a strong connection between donor and organization.
10 Ways Nonprofits Can Leverage Visual Storytelling
In this article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council, ten nonprofit leaders discuss how good visual storytelling can help increase audience support to the organization and engagement rates.
15 Email Marketing Tips to Help Nonprofits Expand Their Reach
This is an article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council. In the article, fifteen nonprofit leaders share tips for how to maximize an email marketing strategy and take advantage of “more eyes on the mission.”
25 Metaphors Nonprofits Can Use to Get Their Messages Across - And the Decrepit Dozen to Avoid
Is a free ebook available online from the Nonprofit Marketing Guide. It offers helpful suggestions for new metaphors to replace those that have become useless due to overuse.
3 Tips for Inspiring Nonprofit Supporters through Storytelling
Is an article written by Ryan Hansen for PR Newswire. The article highlights the importance of telling engaging stories as a way to motivate potential supporters and donors. Hansen also offers a number of tips for effective storytelling.
4 Email Marketing Mistakes Most Non-Profits Are Making
Is an article written for Sumac. The article identifies four of the most common mistakes nonprofits are making with their email marketing campaigns and offers suggestions for how to best avoid them.
4 Nonprofit Content Trends for 2022
In a changing world, many nonprofits are looking to expand their content strategies and find new ways to draw in potential supporters. To help nonprofit leaders keep up with the times and get creative with content strategy, some important trends have been identified for 2022. This article presents four such trends and provides guidance on how nonprofits can make the most of them.
5 Networking Values to Uphold
Though the term "networking" might be of recent vintage, the concept is as old as humanity. Recently, however, the idea has become more popular and the application of the idea has become more intensified. Networks can be helpful for both individuals and organizations in the nonprofit sector, especially as charities try to do more with less.
5 Steps to Telling Your Mission's Core Story
Is an article written for The Nonprofit Times. The article defines core story elements and discusses how they become a key part of a story strategy.
5 Tips for Telling Nonprofit Stories
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article explains how to tell a story that will drive engagement and donations, by presenting readers with five practical storytelling tips.
6 Must-Haves for Your Nonprofit’s Website
Is an article written by Noah Barnett for TechSoup. The article presents several different options for increasing donations and building support through an organization’s website.
7 Emails to Send That Aren't Fundraising Asks
This is an article written by Taylor Elizabeth-Rose for NTEN. The article discusses the importance of using email marketing for effective storytelling and offers email suggestions built to engage supporters without over-asking.
7 Ways to Effectively Communicate What You're Doing with Donation Money
This is an article written for Forbes Nonprofit Council. In the article, eight nonprofit leaders share their advice on how to effectively communicate to donors how their money is being used, as well as what an organization has accomplished with those funds.
8 Ways to Showcase to Funders Your Sustainability
Is an article written for The NonProfit Times. The article shares several ideas for how to best show that a funded program, or parts of it, will continue once a particular grant runs out.
A Few Good Constituent Relationship Management Tools
An organization maintains relationships with a number of people in a number of different groups, some discrete, some overlapping, and being able to track and manage information about those relationships is critical to success.