Internal Communications: Strategies for an Overlooked—But Critical—Communications Channel

FavoriteThis recap of a presentation explains why internal communications are as important and necessary as external communications for the long-term impact and sustainability of your foundation. A framework and suggested activities are offered along with a handout and powerpoint presentation.

What It Takes: How to Build an Effective, Modern Communications Shop

FavoriteThe goal of this survey was to get a clear, data-driven definition of what skills, qualities, and competencies are necessary for people who do work in communications for good to excel. Based on the survey findings, it’s clear there are steps you can take to improve your communications work in this ever-evolving field. You can access the executive summary and full report below: Executive Summary Core Communications Competencies

How-To: Content Strategy

FavoriteNonprofits and foundations value the importance of web and digital media; yet the idea of developing a strategy for their content tends to be an afterthought to lengthy design and development projects, if it is considered at all. This how-to guide will help explain what content strategy is, how you can develop one, and how you can put it to work for your organization.