Jeannette Eaton 14 posts
For nearly two decades, Jeannette has been working for nonprofits and helping people identify their strengths. She has experience as an advocate for women and girls in crisis, a volunteer coordinator for adult literacy, and a family literacy instructor.

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Grant Writing Tips if You’re Not a Grant Writer

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As social-impact professionals, many of us work at organizations that rely on at least some amount of grant funding for programmatic and staff support. While some organizations are lucky enough to have a grant writer on staff, at other nonprofits, grant application responsibilities fall to whomever has a free moment and some writing chops. If […]

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How to Carve Out Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

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Leaders can be those among us with a real talent for inspiring people, or those who lead by example—showing up every day and doing a great job without much fanfare. They can be found brainstorming solutions to social issues, testing out new ways to engage others to join them in their work, or simply mentoring […]

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How to Be a Social-Impact Storyteller

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As social-impact professionals, the ability to tell a good story can be the difference between engaging our community with the work we do and learning too late that no one truly understands our organization’s mission. Tomorrow is National Tell a Story Day and to celebrate, we’re thinking about the role that stories play in our […]

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Salary Negotiation | How to Make a Counter Offer

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For many nonprofit professionals, salary negotiation can feel like an elusive art form. Sometimes, we’re so happy that we got the job offer at all that we end up feeling as though we’ve run out of the energy and the gumption that may be required to initiate a salary talk. If you’re up for some […]

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