Author Archives: Vicky Arenas

Inspiring Future Communications Ambassadors

“Prior to joining Cause, my view of communications was very tactical,” admits Christian. “Now I see how using ‘communications for good’ can propel social change, shape public perception, and influence public policy.” Christian contributed to a broad range of projects, including researching best practices in ethical storytelling and distilling child welfare and prevention legislation to […]

3 Reasons to Reframe Overhead Costs as Infrastructure Investments

“Overhead” spending remains a sensitive topic for nonprofit organizations and many feel discouraged from asking funders for what they truly need in fear of being rejected or worse, deemed as an organization that is not committed to serving their community. That’s because “overhead” has been associated with unnecessary administrative expenses rather than essential activities: efficient […]