Telling Your Story

Community Foundations' individual success stories can help to demonstrate the philanthropic sector’s impact as a whole, as well as the specific, innovative, real-life solutions you are using every day. Showcasing these achievements, while highlighting the unique role fulfilled by Community Foundations, is an effective way to demonstrate your impact and advance your mission. These tools can help you tailor your stories to achieve your goals.

Examples from the Field

Use these stories from the field as examples on how you can frame your own messages of impact.


Telling Your Story in Your Community

Whether interacting with the media or marketing to members of your local community, these tools and resources can help shape your messages and demonstrate your value.


Telling Your Story to Policymakers

Use these tips to effectively convey the importance of preserving and strengthening philanthropy in your community and communities across the country to policymakers.