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
Experts Break Down the Science of Nonprofit Storytelling
21 Ways to Tell Nonprofit Stories – a very helpful guide!
The Storytelling Opportunity in Online Publications – another great episode of the Driving Participation podcast.
Why Storytelling Will be the Biggest Business Skill of the Next 5 Years
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.