The U.S. government estimates that approximately 20 percent of the population has a disability — about 60 million people. Those disabilities affect not only the individuals but also their families, friends, classmates, co-workers and community members. This means that your organization’s target audience of constituents includes people who are affected by the issue of disability.
As funders begin to support inclusive programs, nonprofits need to look at their own programming through the disability lens. There are many reasons why your organization should consider becoming inclusive. Here are a few ideas on how to become more inclusive.
In a nutshell, your mantra should be, ‘Community first, monetize later.’
Attention! Social Media Does Not Equal Fundraising! In a nutshell, your mantra should be, ‘Community first, monetize later.’