We’ve worked with many federated nonprofits and charities throughout the years (you know, the ones that have national, provincial and/or local offices, each operating as separate legal entities but most commonly under one brand mission). Our expertise in this niche has caused us to recognize the challenges and successes that occur when attempting to build […]
Once upon a time, the good folks at non-profits relied heavily on grassroots marketing tactics like going door-to-door, organizing community rallies, raising their voice through megaphones and touring neighbourhoods with flyers and posters to garner support for a cause. Luckily, times have changed and while meeting people face-to-face is still arguably the best way to […]
Introducing, Ramp Agency Access: affordable graphic design exclusively for non-profits. We’re putting our money where our heart is. Here at Ramp Communications, we stand for supporting a vibrant social profit sector. Always have. Always will. It’s reflected in our values and in everything we do. And now to amplify that commitment we’ve created Ramp Agency […]
Perhaps it’s fear. Perhaps it’s ignorance. Perhaps it’s a bit of both that causes many people to offer up a half-hearted joke about forgetfulness when I tell them about our campaign for the Alzheimer Society of Canada. The campaign is live now, throughout January, which is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The jokes are a predictable but […]
What a wonderful time of year. As our American friends finish celebrating Thanksgiving with their loved ones and counting their blessings, retailers kick-off the holiday shopping blitz with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The attitude of gratitude quickly dissipates as videos emerge of people getting trampled while rushing to save big on electronics and home […]
Non-profits often contact me when their communications efforts no longer produce satisfactory results. They can struggle to evaluate their communications investments, innovate, and improve. A quick communications audit can highlight where teams may have fallen into a communications rut, providing a fresh perspective on how to optimize resource allocations to maximize impact. We can all get […]
Here are my top 5 favourite points that Rory Green made about effective ways to talk to donors at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) event.