Last week I found myself at AFP Central New York’s Fundraising Day, where I had the opportunity to teach a workshop on how to tell stories in fundraising appeals. It was a super fun group to work with and I’m looking forward to seeing the stories they will tell! This was my last speaking engagement until the Fall. I still have a few spots left in my 2016 speaking schedule so if you’d like to book me to speak, let’s connect.
Interviews and Resources
3 Things I Learned While Writing The Storytelling Non-Profit – I shared this fun post on the npEngage blog last month that gives you a peek inside the book writing process. #3 was by far my biggest takeaway.
Tips for Riding the Media to Increase Nonprofit Support – Have you ever wanted to strike while the news is hot? Be sure to read this.
More Storytelling Tips
21 Ways to Tell Nonprofit Stories – a very helpful guide!
The Storytelling Opportunity in Online Publications – another great episode of the Driving Participation podcast.
What does Postdigital mean for the non-profit sector? I’d love to hear your thoughts on this.
Food for Thought
How OpenIDEO is using story in the End of Life Challenge – Although this usually a morbid topic that we like to avoid, I think it’s really beautiful how they are using story to to reimagine what’s possible.