Why Video is Essential to Nonprofit Marketing & Fundraising

Why Video is Essential to Nonprofit Marketing & Fundraising

People support nonprofits (through donations and volunteerism) because they have an emotional connection to the cause or organization. As you market your organization (I know, “yuck.” But it’s a necessary evil.), you’ll get better results by leaning into the emotional...
The Ethical Dilemmas of Nonprofit Marketing

The Ethical Dilemmas of Nonprofit Marketing

Nonprofit organizations are tasked with the challenging goal of promoting their cause, engaging donors, and raising funds to make a difference in the world. Marketing and fundraising campaigns are essential to achieving these objectives, but they also present unique...
From Research to Results: Crafting a Strong Grant Proposal

From Research to Results: Crafting a Strong Grant Proposal

Have you ever wondered how foundations decide which nonprofits to fund? It’s a maddening question as so many struggle to carefully craft the perfect grant proposal. Putting yourself out there for the judgement of others is an exercise in humility. Especially,...
DIY vs PRO Video Production

DIY vs PRO Video Production

Full transparency: I want to produce videos for your organization. Not only that, I want to help with the strategy, planning and implementation. That being said, that phone of yours shoots some pretty good video and there’s a case to be made for shooting/editing your...
School Fundraising: A Mom and Marketer’s Guide

School Fundraising: A Mom and Marketer’s Guide

I’ll be honest. When my daughters were in elementary school, I did everything I could to avoid being a part of the parent teacher organization (PTO). It isn’t because I didn’t care what happened at their school. We were blessed to attend a public elementary school...