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Strong narratives, stronger internal communication for nonprofits

Nonprofits need to keep employees, volunteers, and donors engaged. Axios HQ helps you inform and inspire them.

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Donors, volunteers, and teams need inspiration

Nonprofit leaders, staff, and volunteers care deeply about their organizations. But they also often lack the tools to tell their story effectively, amplify the output and impact they know they're capable of, and keep the lights on while they operate. 

More modern communications — for employees and for members — can help you break through the noise, reinforce your mission, and deliver even stronger social impact. 

Nonprofit communication challenges

Nonprofits have two increasingly difficult tasks — impact the people they exist to serve and persuade others to donate cash or time. Data from University of Maryland shows...

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64 %
of nonprofits feel more demand for their services
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40 %
of nonprofits struggle to attract and retain talent
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28 %
of nonprofits have less funding than pre-pandemic
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Axios HQ can amplify your nonprofit's narrative

Communications is a key priority for every nonprofit. Donor expectations keep the need for clear, effective updates high. Budget constraints make the path to produce them hard. That puts the responsibility to define, evolve, and tell your story on the entire team's shoulders. 

Axios HQ helps lighten the load. Our collaborative writing tools keep communication the team sport it should be — and our Smart Brevity editing tools are proven to make your story stand out. 

Axios HQ gives nonprofit communications a renewed sense of purpose

Our communication tools for nonprofits can streamline and centralize the actionable updates you need to share — no matter who you need to reach.

Axios HQ has the top communication tools for nonprofits

Collaborative writing and editing

Add your colleagues, assign areas of your HQ updates, collaborate in real-time. You can even set deadlines and add instructions — all directly in HQ.

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AI-powered brainstorming and outlines

Brainstorm the topics you know your audience needs. Then let HQ propose an outline for what your entire update could cover so you can start writing faster. 

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Smart Brevity® Guidance

Our real-time editing guidance can reformat your text to be more scannable, rephrase sentences to be clear, and remove filler words to enhance impact. 

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What our customers are saying

Some of the world's biggest brands use our software, templates, and AI-powered writing advice to manage their essential communications.

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"Axios HQ provides a streamlined, intuitive platform to communicate with our employees around the world, as well as the ability to easily customize our messaging for specific regional audiences." Richard Socarides, Chief Communications Officer

GLG rallies its workforce around social impact projects

GLG worked with Axios HQ to launch three regional newsletters about the company’s Social Impact work, boosting edition open rates to over 80%.

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Nonprofit communicaton FAQs

How do you communicate effectively with internal stakeholders?

For those in the nonprofit sector, communicating effectively includes:

  • Using the best channels
  • Having consistent communication
  • Being transparent
  • Being engaging and memorable
  • Gathering feedback

Why is communication important in nonprofits?

Nonprofits need to keep everyone aligned around ever-changing organizational goals, missions, and priorities. Clear, evocative communication is at the center of every successful donor stewardship strategy. Acquiring new donors isn't easy, and effective comms is critical to turn new donors into recurring donors and recapture lapsed donors.

What do good internal comms look like for nonprofits?

Good internal comms for nonprofits should be clear and direct while also being memorable and engaging. They need to get stakeholders not only to open and read them, but to act on them too.

What are internal communications for nonprofits examples?

Examples of communications that nonprofits often send include:

  • Newsletters
  • Emails
  • Telephone calls
  • Charitable solicitations
  • Thank you notes
  • Event updates

How is AI revolutionizing internal communications for nonprofits?

AI can be used in a multitude of ways for nonprofit communications. For example, it can:

  • Automate giving
  • Send updates and newsletters
  • Personalize donation appeals
  • Create social media posts
  • Coordinate volunteers

What tools can be used to improve a nonprofits' communication strategy?

Nonprofit communicators need to be able to reach a variety of stakeholders — like employees, volunteers, donors, and more — quickly and easily. A good AI-powered communications platform can help them create the updates they need to keep everyone aligned around priorities and the mission. 

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See how our AI-powered platform can help your organization plan, compose, align, and measure your essential communications.

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