Lost in Translation? Tips for Effective Translation Work

February 2018

Building organizational capacity is critical to every nonprofit organization. The Crimsonbridge Foundation’s Bridges Program works with nonprofits to build their capacity to execute communication strategies that effectively reach and engage Spanish speakers in our community. An important part of this capacity-building work is to support nonprofit organizations in translating accurate and professional Spanish language web content; designing Spanish language microsites; and creating bilingual videos. Based on our work and lessons learned with nonprofits, we share some tips that can facilitate translation efforts to reach Latino Spanish-speaking families.