A Quick Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling

A Quick Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling

Nov 26, 2021

It's often said that the best storytellers are the best marketers. Research says that messages delivered as stories can be up to 22 times more memorable than facts alone.

Like any other business, nonprofits too rely on stories to connect and effectively communicate with their audience. It works great to showcase the impact of their work and build a community around their mission.

Through storytelling, nonprofits can effectively communicate about the problems, how they are trying to address them and make emotional connections to attract supporters.



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Why is Public Relations so Important for Nonprofits?

Why is Public Relations so Important for Nonprofits?

Nov 08, 2021

Like for other businesses, public relations for nonprofits plays an important role in determining the success of their vision and mission. But the key challenge for most nonprofits is the allocation of funds behind the PR efforts as most of them have extremely tight budgets.

It is in best interest for any nonprofit to make a small investment in public relations as it’s a great way to raise awareness, reach out to larger audiences, gain new volunteers and increase donations.

Nonprofit PR strategy involves communications with people using various channels and outreaching to publications and newspaper journalists.



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Top challenges that nonprofit organisations often face

Top challenges that nonprofit organisations often face

Oct 11, 2021

Here are some of the most common challenges that a nonprofit or charity organisation faces and are concerned on how to handle them.

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10 Must-have Free Tools for Nonprofits

10 Must-have Free Tools for Nonprofits

Oct 01, 2021

Most of the nonprofits even today have their staff and volunteers working remotely due to coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to online tools that made remote working and communication possible.

Also for a nonprofit, it’s more important than ever to have a strong online presence so that they keep their supporters, donors and volunteers interested and up-to-date. By making use of appropriate online tools and software, you can get things done at the comfort of your home and be more productive.

But, the big problem with nonprofits is that they usually don’t have a budget especially to procure paid tools and software.



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Cause Marketing - Key Facts, Trends & Statistics

Cause Marketing - Key Facts, Trends & Statistics

Sep 05, 2021

Coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the way that companies do business. It has created a need for brands to reduce their operating costs, safeguard revenues and recognise the importance of charitable giving - which is affecting customer buying decisions.

And hence, more and more businesses today are focusing on “cause marketing” that’s a requirement more than ever before.

Cause Marketing is a kind of marketing wherein a for-profit business collaborates with a non-profit business to boost their corporate social responsibility (CSR). In return, it helps in increasing sales, improving brand loyalty and building more brand awareness and advocates.



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10 ways to support nonprofit of your choice

10 ways to support nonprofit of your choice

Sep 02, 2021

It’s time now that everyone should think on how they can contribute and give back to society in some way. Even your small actions have the power to change the lives of others and make a lasting difference.

Whether you are an individual or organisation, you can support the cause that matters to you by supporting local nonprofits. We always think that financial support (donations) is the only way to support a nonprofit - which is not true.



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[Infographic] Volunteering Trends in the UK

[Infographic] Volunteering Trends in the UK

Aug 04, 2021

Volunteers are key for the success of any nonprofit or charity organisation. They provide their valuable time and perform various tasks such as marketing, fundraising, team management, catering / hospitality, event operations etc depending upon the organisation needs. They either work part-time, full-time or for a specific number of hours per month based on their availability and job position.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, volunteering has significantly been disrupted in the UK and across the world. With no surprise, we are seeing a dramatic change in the volunteering trends during this unprecedented time.

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Why Donate to Nonprofits and Charities?

Why Donate to Nonprofits and Charities?

Aug 02, 2021

We see large numbers of people donate their time and/or money to nonprofits / charities every year to support the cause they believe in. By doing so, it brings positive effects in their own lives in return for their contribution.

Act of giving is an important decision and a right step to make your life happier and meaningful. Try helping others by donating what you can on a regular basis to enjoy the feel of giving over receiving!

Why should you donate to nonprofits? What are the benefits of donating to charity? Let’s take a closer look at nine reasons to donate to a nonprofit / charity for your choice.

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[Infographic] Cyber Attacks on UK Nonprofits / Charities

[Infographic] Cyber Attacks on UK Nonprofits / Charities

Jul 17, 2021

Cyber security will continue to remain a biggest concern even in 2021 and thereafter after 2020. Cyber attacks are no longer limited to just big corporations, SMEs, or financial institutions. We hear news of hackers targeting nonprofits almost everyday across the world.

Due to Covid-19, nonprofits / charities were forced to ask their workforce to work remotely due to which they were not able to contribute towards their mission. Also, they need to cancel / postpone their programs along with their inability to adapt to this crisis because of technology limitations.



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JC Foundation Trust Launches ‘Play the Foundation Lottery’

JC Foundation Trust Launches ‘Play the Foundation Lottery’

Jul 13, 2021

JC foundation trust is hoping to raise funds with its first weekly lottery initiative named ‘Play the Foundation Lottery’ to help and support good communal and local foundation causes.

The weekly lottery has begun from Monday, 12 July 2021 at 2 PM BST. Supporters can play the lottery for just £1 to hold a chance to win one of the 4 amazing cash prizes, which includes a jackpot of £10,000 every week.



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How to Recruit Volunteers for Nonprofit Organisations

How to Recruit Volunteers for Nonprofit Organisations

Jul 10, 2021

Every nonprofit organisation needs volunteers to support their mission and objectives. They are the most valuable asset for any nonprofit that contributes in spreading awareness, fundraising and managing administrative and operational level tasks. Without a doubt, this is not at all possible to manage with limited staff working for nonprofits.

Secondly, volunteers devote their valuable time and energy because they believe in your vision / cause and wish to help in the best possible way to make a difference.



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The Guide to Nonprofit Marketing [2021]

The Guide to Nonprofit Marketing [2021]

Jul 01, 2021

The nonprofit sector plays a significant role in tackling some of the biggest issues in our society. This sector in the UK has been exponentially growing every year.

As per Statista 2020-21 survey, “There are just over 169 thousand charities operating in England and Wales as of January 2021, an increase on the previous year of around 1.75 thousand.”

While all charities are nonprofits, above numbers may be even more for nonprofits.



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[Infographic] Employment Statistics of UK's Disabled People

[Infographic] Employment Statistics of UK's Disabled People

May 25, 2021

Inequality among disabled people is still prevalent and one of the key social issues in the UK today. People with disabilities experience lack of equal opportunities especially in the employment sector. During the coronavirus pandemic period, this has further widened and made the situation even worse for them.

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List of Non Profit Organisations in Greater Manchester

List of Non Profit Organisations in Greater Manchester

May 19, 2021

Are you looking for a list of non profit organisations in Greater Manchester? Here is a list of the top NPOs categorised by specific focus areas.

If you are a non profit organisation in Greater Manchester and wish to get listed here, kindly get in touch via our contact form.

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[Infographic] Racism At Work In The UK

[Infographic] Racism At Work In The UK

May 07, 2021

Racism at the workplace is still prevalent in the UK despite of Race Discrimination Act in place. It even continued to increase during the coronavirus pandemic. Below are some recent statistics that witnesses racism at work.

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The View From The Chairman

The View From The Chairman

Apr 21, 2021

A big Welcome to all to this our first blog of the JCFT Community online.

The foundation came about because you did let us know that this is something that was needed in the community. A platform for our local and Jewish community to find out who the main social and civic founders leaders are and more importantly who were the main users and beneficiaries of local social endeavours at grassroots.

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JC Foundation Trust Unveils Newly Redesigned Website

JC Foundation Trust Unveils Newly Redesigned Website

Apr 05, 2021

JC Foundation Trust is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at https://www.jcfoundationtrust.org.uk/

The key idea behind the website redesign was to offer more valuable, user-centric and detailed information about the trust, which communities they support, what challenges these communities face and how the trust supports them.

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