The Storytelling Non-Profit

Welcome to The Storytelling Non-Profit!


My name is Vanessa Chase Lockshin, and I want to empower you to tell your story. In my personal life, finding ways to tell my stories has been a transformational practice. In my fundraising life, I’ve helped hundreds of organizations tell their stories to engage and inspire their donors. To date, my work has helped non-profits raise over $10 million. You can read more about my story here. 


The Storytelling Non-Profit is full of great articles, free resources, and advanced training to help you tell amazing stories. Below you’ll find links to some of my most popular blog posts to kick start your storytelling success.


You can find my latest blog posts on storytelling, fundraising, and communications here. 


Learn more about the online storytelling trainings that I offer here. 

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What are you working on today?

Find helpful resources for your storytelling projects

Looking for resources on how to find and collect stories?


Check out these blog posts on finding and collecting stories

Have questions about non-profit storytelling?

Check out my Storytelling Q & A series for answers

Recent Blog Posts

5 Tips for Finding a Story for Your Year-End Appeal

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve talked to numerous clients and colleagues who are trying to get started on their year-end appeals and campaign. It’s a big task and figuring out where to start can be a bit daunting. To give you some insight into my process, I... read more