Nellie Mae Grantee Communications Toolkit

Welcome to the Nellie Mae Education Foundation Grantee Communications Toolkit! Based on feedback we’ve received from our grantee partners around communications needs, we’ve developed a toolkit for you to utilize to meet those needs.

Included in this toolkit: 

Building a Communications Plan

Press Release Template

Media Relations Best Practices: Pitching, Interviews, Op-Eds and LTEs

Writing Newsletter/Email Best Practices: Subject Lines, Frequency, and Content Development

Social Media Guide

Messaging and Narrative Strategy in Today’s Socio-Political Context (Updated Summer 2021)

Additional Communications Resources