Sure, a nonprofit is just like any other business; you have payroll, and bookkeeping, and customers/clients, and marketing needs … but maybe that’s where the resemblance ends.
Nonprofits have unique needs, and let’s be honest here… unique STRUGGLES that can make it difficult to grow and prosper, no matter how important your cause may be.
We know all this because we too are a nonprofit! We believe that nonprofits are critical to community development, and we work hard to provide affordable and industry-relevant services to the 501c3 organizations that we work with.
Civic Support Marketing Grants
When you are growing a nonprofit, it can feel like a “chicken or the egg” scenario. You need funding to afford outreach and marketing costs, but you need to develop outreach and marketing strategies to get funding… yikes.
We are here to help. Take five to ten minutes and fill our our online marketing grant application. We will use this to help identify organizational needs, and to maximize our support (without breaking your bank!).
Civic Support Marketing Boot Camps
Thanks to funding from United Way of Greater New Bedford, we have been hosting annual “Marketing Boot Camps” since 2017. These are full day workshops in which industry professionals give user-friendly marketing presentations on the following topics:
- Social Media Marketing
- Website Development
The Marketing Boot Camps are FREE to attend, and past events have had great attendance numbers and feedback.
2019 Marketing Boot Camp dates and locations TBA!
Other Resources for Local Nonprofits
Volunteer SouthCoast: This is a great resource for getting connected with local volunteers to help your nonprofit.
Southcoast Serves: A part of UMass Dartmouth’s Leduc Center for Civic Engagement, Southcoast Serves brings dozens of local nonprofits together in monthly meetings.
Legal Center for Nonprofits, Inc.: This is a nonprofit that offers legal counsel as well as educational opportunities for community organizations.
The Community Foundation of Southeastern MA: This organization takes a leadership role in community issues, and is a good connection for seeking grant information.