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20 Nonprofit Resources for Better Communications in 2023

Posted by on December 12th, 2022
Posted in Blog, Nonprofit Branding, Nonprofit Communications, Nonprofit Design, Nonprofit Fundraising, Nonprofit Messaging   

For our 20 Years! celebration, we’ve compiled a list of 20, free resources below to help you communicate more effectively this year. Whether it’s brand and messaging, a capital campaign, or a strategic plan, you’ll find our instructive blog posts, guides, and webinars helpful as you create communications that attract more support for a successful 2023. 

Thank you for amplifying the good with us!

If You’ll Be Working on Brand and Messaging…

Children’s Museum of Denver Brand Book cover

Define (or refine) your unique brand, so there’s no mistaking what you stand for, how you’re different, and how people can join you.

  1. Blog post: Strong Nonprofit Brands and What You Can Learn From Each
  2. Blog post: Name the Thing: How DEI Plays a Role in Your Brand 
  3. Blog post: How Brand Powers Your Recruiting and Retention 
  4. Free guide: Considering a Branding Project?
  5. Free guide: Messaging That’s Memorable for Your Nonprofit

If You’re Planning a Capital Campaign…

The inside layout of Save the Redwood League’s Forever Forest campaign brochure

Create campaign communications that inform and inspire donors to take action.

  1. Blog post: Transform Your Fundraising with Values-Driven Personas
  2. Blog post: Flip Your Donor Pyramid on Its Side for Deeper Engagement
  3. Free guide: Breathe Life Into Your Next Donor Campaign
  4. Free guide: Make Your Case for Donations
  5. Webinar: Campaign Communications That Inspire Your Donors

If You’ll Be Creating a Strategic Plan…

Curtis School’s strategic plan brochure cover

Inspire, focus, and align your stakeholders—and your work—with the following resources to implement a visionary strategic plan that takes your organization to the next level.

  1. Blog post: Are You Ready to Embark on a Strategic Plan? 
  2. Blog post: What Will You Celebrate This Time Next Year?
  3. Free guide: A 6-Phase Framework for Inspired Strategic Planning 
  4. Free guide: Answers About Strategic Planning for Your Nonprofit
  5. Webinar: Achieving the Elusive, Visionary Strategic Plan 

If You’re Looking to Up Your Print and Digital Design…

Energy Outreach Colorado print assets

Engage your audiences so that they recognize your organization instantly and associate the way you look with the values you hold and the work you do.

  1. Blog post: A Smart Way to Stretch Your Marketing Budget
  2. Blog post: 7 Essential Questions to Ask Before Your Next Web Project
  3. Blog post: 10 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Next Fundraising Video
  4. Free guide: 4 Ways to Bring Your Brand to Life Online
  5. Free guide: Your Annual Report is a Fundraising Tool

Ready to take the next step for your organization’s brand, campaign, or strategic plan? Or simply have a question? Reach out so we can help and explore the possibilities for your organization.


Jennie Winton is a Founding Partner of Mission Minded, a 25-year marketing veteran sought for her expertise in branding nonprofit organizations, and a one-on-one leadership coach.

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