Leverage Your Story, Session 2: Telling Your Story

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Room 137, 100 Building (building with flagpoles at entrance) // Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202


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Leverage Your Story (Workshop Series)

At the heart of your organization is a unique, driving story that can transform your fund development, board recruitment, talent retention, volunteer management, and relationship to the community. Do you know your story and how to communicate it well at all levels, both internally and externally?

Don't forget to register for the rest of the series!

Session 1: Building a Case for Support

Session 2: Telling Your Story

Session 3: Retention Power of the Thank You

Leverage Your Story Series

Session 2: Telling Your Story

Do you realize that people—that donors—remember a story far longer than they remember facts and figures alone?   


How are your storytelling skills?


In this session, we'll examine the value stories play in your organization's fundraising, program promotion, and even board recruitment.  Join us to learn new ways to build your professional capabilities and bolster your organization's financial position.


Session Goals 

  • The structure of a good story
  • Tips to get better at storytelling
  • Ways to use storytelling to share information

Designed for—

Executive directors, board chairs, and anyone involved in grant writing, fund development, and board recruitment. 


Nonprofit Network Members - $45.00 

Additional registrants from same member organization - $35.00

Nonmembers - $60.00

Please refer to our Cancellation Policy


Tom Williams, Capacity Builder

Learn more about Tom

Tom has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1996 in roles at the local, state and national levels.  Prior to coming to Nonprofit Network, Tom served as a statewide capacity building director with Michigan Habitat for Humanity, where he supported 73 separate governing boards through its affiliate structure.  In this role, he assisted organizations in their strategic planning processes, operational standards, policy development and board governance practices. 

Before his time at the state level, Tom was involved in developing and implementing national partnerships, including Habitat's long-running relationship with Thrivent Financial.  Tom also served as an Executive Director of a Habitat affiliate. Prior to his nonprofit work with Habitat, Tom served as staff to a county planning commission where he developed land use and transportation plans, in addition to grant writing and community development work.  Tom is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

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