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  • "The Nonprofit Jenni Show is a podcast for nonprofit professionals, board members, and community leaders. Every week, Jenni (a charitable marketing coach) invites nonprofit leaders to share their stories and advice for facing common management, marketing, and development challenges."


  • Your nonprofit's response to a crisis or bad publicity greatly affects your organization's reputation. Use this sample nonprofit crisis communications plan template to ensure that you respond promptly, accurately and confidently during an emergency, and in the hours and days that follow that crisis. (Bloomerang, 2016)

  • Seeing is Believing: A Guide to Visual Storytelling Best Practices provides tips on harnessing the power of images and other visual mediums to tell your nonprofit's story.

  • The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated that many organizations move their events and conferences from in-person to virtual. The benefits of online events make them a trend that is likely to continue well beyond the pandemic. For people with disabilities who use assistive technology such as screen readers for the visually impaired or video captioning for the hearing impaired, fully participating in online events can present a challenge.

  • Crowdfunding is a great way to raise funds for a specific project or campaign, but it is not always a long-term solution for every organization. Before you join the crowdfunding frenzy, it is important to ask yourself the following question: Is crowdfunding right for your nonprofit? (CauseVox)

    Is Crowdfunding Right for Your Nonprofit?

  • In Fall 2012, Charity Dynamics and NTEN partnered to develop a first-of-its-kind donor engagement survey, which sought to understand how people prefer to engage with nonprofits across traditional and digital media. The results of the study unequivocally clarify the importance of being a donor's #1 nonprofit of choice: Nonprofits that establish themselves as a donor's favorite charity are more likely to receive greater support from the donor—not just in terms of financial contributions, but also through sharing information, volunteering, event participation, and issue advocacy.

  • Personnel Policies Template - Use this Word file to shape your own organization's policies. Please note: The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits is providing this sample policy to serve as a starting point for your nonprofit's development of an appropriate policy for your organization.

  • TechSoup is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a clear focus: connecting your nonprofit, charity, or public library with tech products and services, plus learning resources to make informed decisions about technology. Their free resources are available to all users.

  • Whether you are just starting out with social media or you've been using it for a while, NonprofitMarketingGuide offers tips and advice on mastering it. Additionally, Accessible Social is a free resource hub for communication professionals who want to learn how to make their social media accessible for people with disabilities.

  • A Practical Guide to Integrated Communications - When you've finished with this interactive guide from Idealware (now Tech Impact), you will understand how to create a cohesive integrated communications plan to keep people in the loop about your organization and the amazing things it accomplishes and more.

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