Storytelling

Help Nonprofit Prince George's County enhance their annual reports, grant applications, and other marketing materials with compelling narratives about their organization’s mission, activities, and achievements.

Posted August 12th

Project Details

What We Need
  • A compelling narrative, or set of stories
  • Persuasive copy that can be used in appeals to donors, annual reports, grant applications, and media relations
  • Popular examples: Organization's founding story, a program achievement or milestone, a look back at the past few years, organizational backgrounder, etc.
What We Have In Place
  • We have a historical narrative from one of the organizations founders as well as the ability to contact her for any further information you may find helpful. I can also provide date and a timeline for significant events.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $2,397 , allowing us to We implement more training opportunities as well as update our CRM as we have grown.

We want the community to understand why our organization exist and how it can serve them. We were founded by nonprofits for nonprofits and want to get that across.

Project Plan

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Prep: Information Gathering
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss the objectives of project and key audiences
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with relevant background materials (e.g., annual reports, white papers, brochures, organizational history)
1
Milestone 1: Storytelling Framework
  • Professional presents and discusses primary story angle(s) to the Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager facilitates interviews between Professional and individuals willing to share their story (if applicable)
2
Milestone 2: Document Creation
  • Professional shares draft with Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with up to two rounds of feedback
3
Milestone 3: Wrap-Up
  • Professional submits final version
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About The Org

Posted by
Takesha M.

Director, Operations, Membership & Marketing

Our Mission

Nonprofit Prince George's mission is to "Advance Vibrant Communities through Excellent Nonprofits" by investing in our County's nonprofits to empower them toward excellence.

What We Do

We work to achieve our mission by building the capacity of nonprofit organizations to expand service delivery, increase resources, and develop accomplished leaders to promote positive social change in our communities.

We also provide support that engages the nonprofit community in public policy advocacy regarding various issues that directly affect their communities; and provide collaboration and networking opportunities for nonprofits to share expertise, skills and programs.

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