The Goodman Center helps “nonprofits recruit, propose, persuade, and present more effectively.” They have a storytelling workshop that can help you tell the story of your organization.
In this document from Whole Communities, longtime political organizer Marshall Ganz shares how to offer your public story, and explains why it’s important to tell it.
A second resource on the topic of telling a good story is an article from Northern California Grantmakers. Included are guidelines for telling a story as well as an excellent story sample.
An article by JD Lasica begins with a video and provides many resources for effective communication strategies relevant to social change organizations.
Council practice has recently become a popular choice for therapists, communities, families, and business organizations. In The Way of Council, author Jack Zimmerman provides a basic introduction and extensive coverage on leading council in a variety of situations.
Learn more about Professor Mary Evelyn Tucker (she’ll be at the Bioneers 2011 conference). She “weaves our personal and diverse cultural and cosmological narratives together for the sake of creating a just and sustainable future for all life.”
Here are 3 quick tips from our editor on getting your stories, proposals, newsletters, etc. together. These are helpful for folks who don’t spend a lot of time with words and good reminders for those who do.