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YNPN Recommends: Tips for Your Nonprofit Elevator Pitch

A responsibility of any member of a nonprofit staff or volunteer team is to articulate what need your organization addresses and the necessity of its support. In any setting, the purpose of an elevator pitch is to provide a brief summary to your conversation partner as to why your work demands investment. Consider the following items as a way to frame your delivery:

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YNPN RVA Recommends: Tips for Networking

Networking. That word that strikes fear in the hearts of many. Networking is like exercise - some people are naturally active, while for others it's a chore. Even if networking is something you dread, afterward you'll feel energized and proud of stepping out of your comfort zone. At it's core, networking can be defined as conversation(s) that lead to new connections and are (hopefully) mutually beneficial. Whether you're looking for a new job, or simply trying to meet new people in your line of work, you won't get very far without networking. Here are some tips that we hope will ease your mind when it comes to networking:

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