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Communications

How can grantmakers measure if communications for social change are working? Find guidelines for measuring social change and explore case studies with varying levels of success from the Communication for Social Change Consortium.

Audience: All Funders

What is participatory communications and what role can it play in the development process? Explore 50 stories and profiles where communications played an essential role in empowering communities for social change from the Communication for Social Change Consortium.

Audience: All Funders

Foundations must give serious thought to how much should be given away today and what should be saved for the future.

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How can foundations move from interest to action in developing media relations? Read about key lessons learned from the Foundations Media Relations Project, an effort to boost the media capabilities of five regional associations.

Audience: All Funders

Should your organization be in the spotlight? Learn how to engage the media and turn your cause into a newsworthy event from the Nonprofit World.

Audience: All Funders

Sample crisis communications readiness checklist from from Al Czarnecki Communications; focus on ten things to put into place prior to a crisis.

In the Activation Point, you will find best practices for planning for persuasion, tailored to the unique needs of social change organizations. 

Audience: All Funders

Checklist focusing on a foundation’s transparency in communicating key information about the organization to its constituents and the broader public.

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List of resources on communications and disclosure issues.

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An excellent tipsheet of Do's and Don'ts during the interview process with media developed by Tom Wadsworth of Wadsworth Communications.

Audience: All Funders

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