Storytelling Articles

Nonprofit Storytelling: Comic Book Edition

World Central Kitchen took an innovative approach to their storytelling. . . packaging their accomplishments from the previous year not in an annual report, but in a fully illustrated comic book. “Hurricanes, Hot Meals & Helicopters” shares stories from their...

From Exploitation to Empathy: Ethical Storytelling

“It’s really about working in collaboration with your story contributors to truly understand how they want their stories told.” – Caliophy Glaros, Principal, Philanthropy Without Borders  During the 2021 Nonprofit Technology Conference, Caliopy Glaros led an...

What’s Your Donor’s Story?

Stories, stories, stories.  As a rule, even the organizations with the most cerebral and intellectually motivated donors get better results with stories. It’s still true that people give to people. People give when they are motivated by emotion, and stories are the...
Our Words Matter

Our Words Matter

At Impact, we are heartened by the growing movement for racial justice and deeply committed to the J.E.D.I. principles...

Communications is NOT Overhead

Communications is NOT Overhead

If you work for a social impact organization, chances are your work involves moving people to action, enacting public...