Your supports give their time and money precisely because they want to change the world. And they see themselves as an equal participant in that change – not a sideliner.
So when you talk about your nonprofit changing the world, there’s a disconnect.
Yes, your organization is delivering the services, education, aid, etc. But your organization exists only as an agent for the change your supporters are fighting for.
From this perspective, you really are nothing without them.
The secret to building a thriving community
If you want more committed volunteers, more generous donors, and more evangelists for your cause, do this:
Swallow your ego and start telling the truth. In as many ways as you possibly can, tell your community: