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What really distinguishes “highly effective” organizations from their less effective counterparts? Communications is often a key factor. Curious about how your organization’s communications compares to your peers?

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yellow-quote-mark“This quiz helped me think about all the ways we are already using communications in our organization, and where we could be doing more. I now have a better sense of what our next communications priorities should be.”
— Abby Adams, Executive Director, Determined to Succeed


From messaging and branding to fundraising and social media, our collection of “how-to” videos with downloadable worksheets address the top communications challenges facing nonprofits today. No matter your role, these resources help ensure that everyone in your organization can communicate with clarity.

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yellow-quote-mark“We were fortunate to participate in the Communicating for Results training series, and the videos and worksheets were an invaluable resource in between sessions. Since the trainings, we have hired new staff members and we have utilized the Cause Clarity website to help train them on communicating our core message and understanding the reasoning behind our strategies and tactics.”
— Juliana Scott, Director of Operations and Development, No Limits for Deaf Children


This guide helps nonprofit veterans, newbies and anyone in between find the resources they need to create more effective communications. The Toolkit offers practical information in virtually every area of communications – from how to develop and budget a communications plan to the essentials of raising awareness and funds for your cause.

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yellow-quote-mark“This Toolkit is a gem. Small, clear, valuable. I’m a former Fortune 500 marketing executive with more than 30 years of marketing experience. Your Toolkit conveys more in 100 pages (less!) than I’ve been able to convey in the past three years. A unique and wonderfully useful contribution to the nonprofit sector.”
— Sempervirens Fund


  • 2 Minute Answer Guide For Nonprofits
    Timely, practical advice on a range of nonprofit management topics.
  • Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes
    Research-based insights and simple tips for creating the best possible ads.
  • Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes
    Guidance on how to deliver effective presentations and avoid common pitfalls.
  • Communications Strategies that Fast Track Policy Change
    Case studies that reveal the 10 elements of success for policy solutions.


At Hershey Cause Communications, we believe in sharing what works to help others in the social sector. We created Cause Clarity to provide “how-to’s” and guidance based on what we have learned from over 39 years helping causes communicate for good. Learn more about the company and our services »


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