Communications & Public Affairs

Effective Nonprofits communicate clearly and frequently with constituents and partners. Effective Nonprofits use their voice to represent their constituents and influence change at grassroots and policy levels. Effective Nonprofits maintain close connection, communication, and organizational representation with the community they serve and represent and inform them of their right to advocate and self-determination.

Professional Development and Learning:

Resource Topics On This Page:

1. Nonprofit Sector Reports
2. Advocacy & Lobbying
3. Public Policy & Public Relations 
4. Marketing & Communications
5. Social Media

1. Nonprofit Sector & Key Reports

Philanthropy Reports - Resource Development Page

2. Advocacy & Lobbying

3. Public Policy & Public Relations

4. Marketing & Communications

5. Social Media

  • How to Create a Nonprofit Social Media Policy - Wild Apricot 
  • Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook - TechImpact 
  • Social Media Practices for Nonprofits - A Comprehensive Guide - Media Cause 

To view an A-Z list of all P&P resources, go to: NAO Resources Index

Check out NAO's Directory of vetted consultants and service providers offering expertise in this specific resource category.