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3 things every fundraiser needs to consider before they talk politics in front of their donors


I don’t have any data on this whatsoever but something tells me that a good number of fundraisers might lean left when it comes to politics.

Where were you 10 years ago on the internet?

Wild Woman Fundraising

In 2000 I got my job at the Economist in New York City, at 2000-vs-2010. This graphic is from here. Did you have an email account?

Trillions and trillions of dollars.


Between 2000 and 2050 $12 trillion is expected to go to charity in the form of bequests. That’s $12 TRILLION! Or, 12,000 X ONE BILLION.

Ep173: How to Use Pokemon Go to Raise Money for Charity

Selfish Giving

A 2000+ surge in new users of the app. On the show, Megan, Stephanie and I discuss: Stephanie Bagley, Charity Miles. What is Pokemon Go ?

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A Look Back at 2010

Wild Woman Fundraising

Happy New Year! It’s been a crazy decade, and even though I’ve been blogging since 1999, I have never focused so closely on it. Trust!

What Nonprofits Need to Know about Facebook Promoted Posts

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If you pay for this update to reach an additional 2000 people, it’s reasonable to expect that the update will receive approximately 200 likes, comments and shares, when adjusted for affinity. . Do nonprofits have to pay to get their content seen on Facebook? Katya: Do you have to pay to play to have success on Facebook these days?

“It Ain’t Bragging If You Can Back It Up”

Cause Related Marketing

By contrast, Kohl’s Care’s for Kids was launched in the year 2000. Kohl’s the Milwaukee-based department store with about 1130 stores in 49 states has raised $180 million for kids’ education and health through its cause marketing efforts, and with this ad in their weekly flyer they’re bragging a little. Comment below with anyone I've missed).

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

Beginning in 2000, when I founded that group, I was getting more and more “out there” about social justice. Why do you have three?

Name Change Spurs Conversation, Opens Doors (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Green Media Toolshed was launched in 2000 to strengthen communications impact within the environmental movement. It’s rare to see an organization change its name and that’s a good thing. Name changes are a delicate matter. These include: New or expanded scope of work, and/or mission. Our team of 10 is ready for this transition.

What’s stopping you from communicating with your legacy giving prospects?


Getting a single email, letter or telephone call out to a legacy giving prospect isn’t always easy. ” ’.

Made in America Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Liberty Bottleworks fabricates rugged water bottles in brand-new factory in Yakima, Washington of recycled aluminum and using America-made machinery.

So Dark The Con of Men

Cause Related Marketing

You can find him him on LinkedIn and Facebook. He tells the Los Angeles Times that he's a changed man, properly medicated and emotionally stable.

Social Objects: Sharing Devices of Object-Centered Sociality

Social Marketing and Social Change

Institute of Medicine (2000). Why do they choose to talk to some people and not others? Reference. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health


October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health. ” **.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health


October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health. ” **.

From Commodity to Customer

A. Fine Blog

I have been struggling with Facebook for a while now. Or are we forever consigned to commodity status? Uncategorized defection of teens facebook

Cause Marketing Advertising From Ben & Jerry's

Cause Related Marketing

Greyston bakes 20,000 pounds of brownies a day just for Ben & Jerry’s, which has been owned by the Anglo-Dutch company Unilever since 2000.

Passing The Plate Among the Religious

Cause Related Marketing

Click here for other findings. In short, religious people aren’t ‘lost causes’ for fundraisers and charity work that isn’t explicitly religious.

Learning social media with an 11 year old

Fundraising Coach

He just posted this animation this morning, but it all ready has over 1,800 2000 views! I’ve been learning a bit about social media and marketing from my 11 y.o. It's gotten another 200+ since I started writing this blog post!]. He creates these animations from his Nintendo DSi. This Flipnote community is interesting. People rate them.

#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, Strategist, Offers Useful Advice To Nonprofits Using Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

DEBRA: There’s always the organization that stresses the fact that, say, they have 2000 people who Like them on Facebook. DEBRA: Absolutely.

Santa Speedo Run Boston, MA 2013

Blue Sky Collaborative

The Santa Speedo Run ([link] began in Boston in 2000 with 5 guys just looking to spread some holiday spirit by running through Back Bay in only Santa hats and Speedos. Since then it has grown to include 500 men.

You Can't Efficiency Your Way to Greatness and Other Stuff I Learned This Week From Some Killer Fundraisers

Marketing for Nonprofits

They grew annual income by 57% in 10 years - from $29M in 2000 to $46M in 2012. Thanks, Margaret !) OK, enough of the crowing. See below.)

Technology Can't Help You

Marketing for Nonprofits

If your donation page is non-existent or your website looks like it was created in 2000, then you definitely need to upgrade your stuff. Should you purchase new fundraising software? Should you upgrade your blog to Wordpress? Should you integrate peer-to-peer fundraising into your website? The answer is, "Yes and No." Good luck! jocelyn.

Let’s hear it for Asian Female Nonprofit Leaders!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever wanted to be a nonprofit executive director? Curious about how other people got to the top? But I WILL! Shuai Chen, on the left.

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Creating the perfect campaign for #GivingTuesday

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here are examples of how to reframe your ask into inspiring projects, for different kinds of nonprofits: Direct Service: If you serve 500 people a year with a $1 million budget, frame your annual fund around the $2000 it takes to serve each client. The time is…NOW. Now is the time to solidify your #GivingTuesday campaign focus.

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Grassroots Cause Marketing from Volvo

Cause Related Marketing

Alex herself suffered from neuroblastoma and died in 2004 at the tender age of 8. By then she had already raised $1 million for cancer research.

6 Key Factors for Obtaining Major Gifts to Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

[Editor’s note: If you ever wanted to know how to position your organization for major gift success, look no further. Success Starts at the Top.

To Take a Page from Kohl's Cause Marketing Success, Start With IKEA

Cause Related Marketing

But Kohl’s has more than 1100 stores in 49 states. Could Kohl’s approach scale down to a business with just 1-2 storefronts? IKEA’s U.S.

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How does an appeal letter edit work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Foundation grants and donations from those who support our mission make it possible for us to help the 2000 senior clients we serve each year. I recently did a series of webinars for National Meals on Wheels, and the latest one was on appeal letters. Here’s a sample letter that someone sent me, asking me for feedback. They depend on us.

A plain English, level-headed guide to Facebook updates, reach and promoted posts

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So I reached out to a Facebook expert, John Haydon, who provided these excellent, understandable and level-headed responses to my questions.

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Video killed the radio star? Disruptive tech in the nonprofit sector

Blue Sky Collaborative

"Between 2000 and 2005, online giving by individuals grew exponentially, from $250 million to nearly $5 billion." Read more in this great white paper by The Hewlett Foundation and McKinsey & Company, The Nonprofit Marketplace: Bridging the Information Gap inPhilanthropy.

Op Ed Writing: Countering Your Opponent’s Argument

Getting Attention

In 2000, the investigative journalists at the Medill Innocence Project offered to pay for the DNA tests. Don’t say your opponent’s name. link].

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The Art of Rebranding

Mission Paradox Blog

The late 90's and early 2000's were the Attitude Era. Want to learn one more arts marketing lesson from the WWE? A brand is a promise.

Live Blogging from the Cause Marketing Forum Conference

Selfish Giving

This is a huge hotel with over 2000 rooms! Pre-Conference Update. It cost me $50! Update: Not free, according to Megan Strand. Just sayin.

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#Social Networking: Netflix Losing Control of Social-Network Goodwill

Non Profit Marketing 360

Image via Wikipedia. This author is not a Netflix subscriber. Netflix announced its plan on its blog on July 12th. in a time of economic downturn.

Mele Kalikimaka

Cause Related Marketing

Love's year 2000 performance with the Singing Sergeants of the United States Air. here from the YouTube vault is Ms.

The Smarter Way to Convert Your Fundraising Data

JCA Insights

Initially we developed FIDO using MS Access as a front end to MS SQL Server 2000 databases. FIDO is indispensible for our conversion projects.

Want to do political fundraising? Interview with Joe Garecht of The Fundraising Authority

Wild Woman Fundraising

Then I launched a website (now defunct) called in 2000 and it was one of the first free how to run for office websites. Speed.

Are You Talking To Hispanics?

The Agitator

81% of Hispanics lived in those nine states in 2000, and 86% in 1990. Here from Pew Research is a nice wrap-up of the 2010 US Census figures as they relate to America’s Hispanic population. We all know the growth is strong — 43% over the past decade. America’s 50.5 million Hispanics now account for 16.3% Or both?

Building your nonprofit’s email list

Fundraising Coach

Back in 2000, I used email to raise $100,000 in six weeks. I wrote about it in “The $100,000 Guide to Email Solicitation.” ” (You can buy it in the Fundraising Coach Store but I give it away free to everyone who signs up for my free email newsletter.). But many ask me, “You did that with alum. ” Avoid shortcuts.