Skill Improvement: Nonprofit Writing

No matter its form--email, text, or tweet--writing is an essential skill for nonprofit professionals who must be able to clearly communicate goals, persuade donors to give, market services, and more.

If you feel less than confident in your writing ability, or just need to brush up, check out the library's free online writing classes and books:

Learning Express* offers courses and guides on grammar, editing, researching, and more.

Universal Class* offers over 40 writing improvement college-style courses; highlights include “Fundraising 101,” “How To Write a Grant Proposal,” and “Persuasive Writing.”

The EBSCOhost eBook Collection* database includes many free, always available business titles, including Write to the Point: How to Communicate in Business with Style and Purpose and Writing at Work: A Guide to Better Writing in Administration, Business and Management.

*Link not working? Visit and find the database name on the alphabetical list of resources.


Use your Tulsa City-County Library card to access UniversalClass at Enter your last name and your complete library card number with no spaces to log-in.
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