stories that move

Services

Communications strategies that build valued relationships.

Consultation & Services


Strategic communications plan

  • Communications audit

  • Identify organization or program goals and success metrics

  • Identify key audiences and calls to action

  • Recommend effective channels for each audience

  • Design key messages for each audience/goal

  • Create sample content and tools for content creation and management

  • Measure and analyze progress


communications coaching

  • Coaching communications staff

  • Executive speeches and presentation

  • Guest blogs (ghost writing)

  • Fundraising speeches ("the ask")

  • Testimonials by donors and clients


fundraising communications

  • Create multi-channel fundraising campaigns

  • Craft a case for support

  • Write/edit impact stories and testimonials

  • Grant writing and research

  • Create inspiring presentations, event experience, speeches, and testimonials


Research and Writing

  • Research and write grant proposals and reports

  • Gather, analyze and summarize information into informative, accessible format

  • Gain insights through interviews or focus groups


Meeting Facilitation

  • Mission and vision

  • Strategic planning


project management

Manage complex communications projects on time and within budget, such as: 

  • Communication campaigns

  • Reports (print, interactive)

  • Videos

  • Website creation and content

  • Capital campaign materials


monthly multi-channel package

  • Draw on my creative network to produce content for print, digital, video, social media or interactive

  • Content Strategy and goals

  • Enewsletter(3-4 stories)

  • Blog (short or long form)

  • Social media content


Communications strategy matters most when your nonprofit is . . .

  • Raising funds through a capital campaign, major gifts or annual solicitation.

  • Poised for growth.

  • Offering a new program or service with a new partner.

  • Seeking more or new volunteers.

  • Working on an issue that's being covered in local or national news.

  • Well-staffed with a proven communications program.

  • Ready to build on recent communications success.

  • Raising funds through events, personal fundraising or membership.

  • Needing to update its brand or how it communicates with supporters.

  • Offering a longtime proven program or service with an established partner.

  • Seeking to recognize established volunteers.

  • Working on an issue that's being ignored in local or national news.

  • Dependent on limited staff or volunteers who "post when they can."

  • Wishing it was not the "best-kept secret in town."