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Tell Everyone About a Great Nonprofit In This Month’s Top-Rated Awards!

Do you support, or work for, a nonprofit that supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer communities? Do you support, or work for, a nonprofit that promotes children and families?

This month GreatNonprofits has two awards: 2012 LGBTQ Top-Rated Awards and 2012 Children and Families Top-Rated Awards giving you the chance to provide recognition for any group doing great work in this area.

Organizations that receive ten positive reviews from June 1st to June 30th will earn the title of “2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit.” Whether it’s a small local group or a national one, this month you have the opportunity to help it get recognized in one of these two awards.

It’s a great opportunity for organizations to reach out to volunteers and donors to share their stories about your work. And if you’ve had a personal experience with a nonprofit, your story is useful feedback and helps inform others.

A story is a great way to inspire potential supporters and concretely communicate the nonprofit’s impact. The most compelling stories are told by people who see a nonprofit’s work firsthand — as a volunteer, community member or existing donor. In a recent survey, 84 percent of donors said reviews were helpful in deciding whether to give to the nonprofit.

It takes just two minutes to write a review. And nonprofits can Facebook, tweet or email their volunteers and donors to ask them to tell their stories. Here’s how you can get started:

FOR LGBTQ:

Nonprofit Staff: Invite Reviewshttp://bit.ly/LGBTQreviews

Individuals: Make Reviewshttp://bit.ly/LGBTQwriter

FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES:

Nonprofit Staff: Invite Reviewshttp://bit.ly/JnA7Rg

Individuals: Make Reviewshttp://bit.ly/JSbZbY

For more information contact:

Haney Armstrong

haney@greatnonprofits.org

415-412-8444

Topics: Nonprofit Programs