As you know, teaching people to use storytelling to raise the money they need to do their important work with ease and joy is my passion. This is why I’m so excited to offer The Power of 3 – Storytelling series of online workshops with Grant Station.
Fire Starters Blog
Boldness, clarity and wisdom for fundraising professionals
First impressions take just seconds. Research tells us it’s somewhere between 7 and 30 seconds.
Tomorrow, across the United States, from tiny communities to the largest of cities, we celebrate the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
After spending precious time with grandchildren lately, I was reminded that even three year olds understand the power of storytelling.
The newly released 2019 Q1 Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s report is a truthful commentary on the status of how our sector is stewarding donors.
Will you be joining me at the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in October? Conference founder, Chris Davenport, and I, recently spent time creating a video to explain the importance of sharing your money story. Why share it? Because you WILL increase giving by telling your money story.
Yes, it’s the first week of June, and we’re talking about your year-end fundraising appeals. It’s never to early to start planning.
It’s perplexing to me.
In a sector providing so much care and support there is still such stigma around talking about mental illness.
Using storytelling in your fundraising means putting a face on your donors’ impact and sharing it everywhere. When you use stories to cause empathy & engagement you’ll raise more money.
Teaching nonprofit staff how to communicate to cause donors to be inspired to give again is my work and passion. So, please remember, inspiring donors starts with the quality of donor thanking.