Using Data in Nonprofit Storytelling

This guide emphasizes the vital role of program evaluation in nonprofit storytelling, illustrating how systematic data gathering and analysis can enhance decision-making, improve programs, and convincingly communicate impact to stakeholders. It outlines steps from defining objectives and data collection to analyzing results and crafting compelling narratives using mixed media. Effective use of evaluation data ensures authenticity, focuses on impact, and involves multimedia for broader reach, thereby facilitating organization growth and community engagement.

Free classes in 2024!

We are so excited to announce a partnership with The Heart of Missouri United Way. We’re teaming up to offer local non-profit organizations the chance to enhance their capacity through the ASPIRES project. One part of this project is quarterly capacity building classes, which are open to any local nonprofit organization. Our first session, provided by Partner for … Read More

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Eight Grant Writing Basics

The key information you need to know getting started in grant writing Grant writing can often feel like traversing uncharted territory, but fear not! Partner for Better (PFB) has distilled the grant writing basics into a systematic approach to help you navigate the intricacies of securing funding. Here’s your comprehensive guide to the grant writing … Read More

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Building Grant Application Budgets

Crafting a Winning Grant Application (Part 2 of 3) Written by Sarah Smith Happy December! It feels like the time of year when we start to say “let’s revisit this in 2024” and ignore it until after the holidays. However, the reality is that year-end reports and looming deadlines persist, especially grant deadlines. In the … Read More

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Essential Reads for Nonprofit Coaching

Navigating the Leadership Journey by Building A Coaching Culture Are you ready to shift your organizational or department culture towards one that values people and increases engagement through coaching? Maybe your coaching skills just need some dusting off? Whether you’re a seasoned manager or just starting out, these handpicked books will provide invaluable insights and … Read More

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10 Things to consider in your Nonprofit Board Evaluation

A Guide to Ensuring Governance Effectiveness As a nonprofit organization, the effectiveness of your board of directors is crucial to achieving your mission and serving your community. Regularly doing a board evaluation can help identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement. In this post, we’ll provide you with valuable tips on how certain criteria to … Read More

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Using Personal Stories to Build Community

Empowering Voices in the Nonprofit Sector In the nonprofit sector, personal stories have the power to transcend statistics and evoke genuine connections. Behind every mission and endeavor, there are real individuals whose lives have been transformed. Personal stories have the ability to captivate hearts, spark empathy, and ignite action. This blog post explores the significance … Read More