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[06-19-2017] 2017 ENC Grant Award Announcement Ceremony  Read More...


[05-17-2017] Helena Celebrates Community Philanthropy Reception & Dinner taking place Tuesday November 7th  Read More...


[04-07-2017] New Fundraising Events Calendar - an exciting planning tool for Helena-area nonprofits!  Read More...


[11-28-2016] Missoula Project for Nonprofit Excellence [MPNE] ~ BSI and MPNE hold stakeholders' reunion  Read More...


 
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Excellence in Nonprofit Communications Award

The Excellence in Nonprofit Communications Grant Award (ENC) showcases the positive impact that targeted communications, strategic printed materials, and electronic presentations can have on furthering a nonprofit's mission, capacity and fundraising success.

The grant award recipient works with project partners from the Helena business community to define strategic communications objectives and target audiences, craft key messaging tailored to the desired audiences, create strategic and compelling printed and/or electronic material to support the messaging, and develop a distribution plan for implementation.

The ENC grant leverages over $15,000 in pro bono services for the nonprofit awardee and is a component of the Helena Development Initiative.

The 2017 ENC Grant Award recipient is Helena Area Habitat for Humanity

The 2016 ENC Grant Award recipient was AERO

The 2015 ENC Grant Award recipient was West Mont

The 2014 ENC Grant Award recipient was Family Promise of Greater Helena

 

More Information about ENC:

ENC 2017 Overview

ENC 2017 Services Outline

ENC 2017 Business Partners

ENC Case Studies & Reports

Profile of a Successful ENC Project