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Building Relationships with Traditional Media

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2017
Author: 
Madeline Bodin

It’s hard to beat newspapers, radio and television for giving your mission legitimacy and gaining new supporters. Learn the changing rules of working with these types of media.

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When Bad Things Happen to Good Land Trusts

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2017
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak and Christina Soto

Embezzlement. Fraud. Disastrous decisions. When a crisis strikes, is your land trust ready? Read about practical steps that any nonprofit can take to help prevent bad things from happening and become more resilient.

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Growing Good Leaders

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2016
Author: 
Edith Pepper Goltra

The Land Trust Leadership Program cultivates strong leaders and innovative change.

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Raising Friends and Funds: What Your Donor Relationships Ask of Communications

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2015
Author: 
Rich Bruer

Strategies for raising friends and funds

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How to Communicate in a Crisis

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2015
Author: 
Jack Savage

For any land trust, large or small, credibility is the ultimate coin of the realm. After all, “trust” is in our names and inherent in our mission. All nonprofits rely on supporters believing that the staff and board of the organization are trustworthy.