A thorough style guide will help your organization present a unified brand with guidelines for the writing and design of your work including specific language, colors, font, logos, taglines, etc.
Sample communications plans, goals, email templates and marketing calendars used by philanthropy-serving organizations to guide their communications work.
Back in 2007, a project to develop marketing templates for regional associations yielded the "Top Ten Ways to Make the Most of Your Membership". In the intervening years, many regionals have adapted, evolved, and localized new versions to attract new members.
This benchmark report and guide is the first to examine how and what nonprofits are doing with video and what best practices have emerged.
What is participatory communications and what role can it play in the development process? Explore 50 stories and profiles where communications played an essential role in empowering communities for social change from the Communication for Social Change Consortium.
Foundations must give serious thought to how much should be given away today and what should be saved for the future. Written with a particular advocacy position, this academic paper from the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations provides a good summary of both sides of the foundation payout debate.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, The Center of Effective Philanthropy, Funcers Concerned About AIDS, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Idealware, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and Grantmakers for Southern Progress.
Our latest round up of all the best and latest association management resources including how to capture the energy of a new member, why strategic planning is still important, and the potential benefits of a producing an association podcast.
A collection of sample program announcements and invitations from regional associations.
A collection of sample membership marketing brochures.