How DoSomething.org Gets It Done
No matter how many messages you tweet, post to Facebook or promote via Instagram, online advocacy campaigns only work when people respond to calls for action.
But in today’s message-saturated environment, how do you get people–especially 13- to 25-year-olds–to pay attention and then get them to do something?
Guest Post: Nolan Haims
One of the most important communication books of the last number of years was quietly released in February. It is so far flying rather under the radar, but it has significant and immediate implications nonprofits and foundations.
The book is a tactical one on how to use a piece of software, but it directly addresses a challenge that organizations face on a daily basis: how to effectively and properly create written material for stakeholders using everyone’s default tool: PowerPoint.
Ever wanted to know something about the Ford Foundation but didn’t know who to ask? Well, here’s your chance. Go here and complete the foundation’s Un-Survey.
The Un-Survey — “instead of us asking you questions, we want you to ask us” — invites people to ask anything at all about the foundation. All questions are fair game: How grant decisions are made?…What does success looks like for the foundation overall or by program?…What are the foundation’s employment policies?