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Understanding Photography Copyright

The great news is your organisation has found a budget to hire a professional photographer to document its work. Now you need to create a contract and address copyright, which is the legal right for a person or organization to publish or perform a creative product such as a book, film or photograph.

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Creating an Editorial Calendar for Your Nonprofit

You may have heard the term “editorial calendar” before but thought that was something just for magazines and newspapers. No – it’s for you, too. Put simply, it’s a calendar where you plan what kind of content your organisation will push out via your website, blog and social media accounts. The key word there is “plan.”

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Tips for taking better pictures: Telling a story

In NGO photography, your goal is most likely going to be to share about your programmes and the communities in which you work. To do this, you should approach taking photographs as if you are telling a story. Take several different photographs of the same situation so they can be combined to tell a story about a particular situation.

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Anyone can build a website, but not everyone can build a GOOD website

Anyone can build a website, but not everyone can build a GOOD website

While many people have the technical skills to create web pages and upload them to a server, that doesn’t mean they have the necessary communications expertise to help you create a website that represents who you are as an organisation.

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Who is standing up for human rights in South Africa?

Who is standing up for human rights in South Africa?

When Americans want to fight back against Donald Trump, they turn to the ACLU. Where do South Africans turn, after events like the disastrous #SONA2017?

The weekend after Donald Trump enacted a sudden ban on travel and immigration from several countries, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) received $24,164,691 from 356,306 online donations. This is an organisation that normally operates on a $4million annual budget.

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The cost of being too frugal

The cost of being too frugal

In Nonprofits: We must break out of the Scrappiness Cycle, Vu Le talks about the extremely frugal nature of most nonprofits. “We are always scrimping, trying to find the best deals, trying to get stuff discounted or preferably free. …  It has become a mindset that is ingrained in all of us. It is our donors’ money! We must save! We must be responsible!”

And while this is true, there are times when frugality actually costs the organisation.

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New Free E-book: Stories for Good

New Free E-book: Stories for Good

Storytelling, used well, is the single most powerful tool available to nonprofits.

Our latest free e-book will help you get started with storytelling.

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