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One Ring to Rule Them All – The Secret to Grants, Social Media, & Marketing

As a nonprofit pro, you’re probably interested in making sure that your grants, social media, and marketing strategies are as effective as possible. Luckily, there’s one secret to getting all of them right. Mastering this one thing will align your marketing, funding, and social strategies and have them working together like well-oiled machinery.    So…

3 Ways to Never Miss a Grant Deadline Again

Preparation is vital in grant writing.    Fail to plan and you’ve virtually guaranteed that something important will fall through the cracks. In my time as a grant writer, consultant, and mentor I’ve seen otherwise competent and well-meaning professionals miss deadlines, not make enough copies, fail to submit all of the required documents, forgo providing…

A Note to Arts Funders

Most of what I write is intended for people working at arts and culture nonprofits. Executive directors, development staff, marketing managers, program directors…this is typically who I’m talking to. Today I’m going to write something a little bit different. This is a note to arts and culture funders.   Of course, if you don’t personally…

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How to Create a Smart Responsive Marketing Strategy for Arts & Culture Nonprofits

Responsive marketing has been around for a while now, but if you’ve never heard that term before, don’t feel bad. It’s not something that gets talked about a lot in the nonprofit sector. Which is a shame, because it could really boost engagement with nonprofit patrons and donors and who doesn’t need a little more…

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3 Ways Your Outdated Website is Hurting Your Nonprofit

Today, most organizations in both the nonprofit and for-profit worlds have websites (and if you don’t, stop reading this article and for the love of all that’s holy, contact a web developer!). That’s great because it’s how the majority of Americans get our information.   Gone are the days when the telephone book reigned supreme…