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Enter the #WhyIVolunteer Photo Contest: Show Off Your Impact by Aug. 24

Getting Attention

So why not ask them to tell your story with their photos and videos? Reach out to your supporters and invite them to enter!

Aug 21

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

AUG – Give OUT Day. Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news! They are not to be entered into lightly. NATIONAL.

Nov 77

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Aug 2 - 4. Aug 10 - 13. Aug 12 - 15. Aug 29 - 30. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Name (a-z).

Integrating Social Data into Decision Making (5 Free Tools)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Example: The weeks of Feb 12, March 11, and Aug 19th consistently show a surge in search volume for volunteer” every year for the last three years.

Tools 81

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Aug 2 - 3. Aug 5 - 7. Fundraising. Donor relations. Accounting. Marketing. Nonprofit technology, and more! What are you waiting for?

Gentle Nonsense, It's Dadaism Month!

Fundraising Breakthroughs

To be celebrated on Feb. 4, April 1, March 28 (coincidentally my birthday), July 15, Aug. 2, Aug. 7, Aug. 16, Aug. Today I break the rules of professional business blogging and blog-blab on about ideas pretty much unrelated to my blog's topic (fundraising and social change, for those still tuned in). 26, Sept. 18, Sept.

Aug 0

Yet Another FREE Learning Opportunity for Nonprofits

Marketing for Nonprofits

The smart folks over at Frogloop - a blog which also helps nonprofits use the Internet to change the world - are holding a FREE webinar on Aug. 21 2:00 EDT to share tips and tricks for doing advocacy and cultivating donors through e-mail. Check it out! Jocelyn.

Aug 0

Social Change & Other Dates and Holidays

Fundraising Breakthroughs

22 International Earth Day May 3, 1971 First NPR broadcast May 5 Cinco de Mayo May 15 Int’l Midwives Day May 18 Int’l Museum Day June 2, 1692: Salem Witch Trials June 10, 1943: Ballpoint pens patented June 19 Juneteenth June 21 Summer Solstice June 28-29, 1969: Stonewall July 2 Halfway Day (182nd day) Aug. 18, 1920 19th Amendment Aug.

Aug 0

44 Social Media Books for 2009-2010 Plus One

Diva Marketing Blog

Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business by Erik Qualman - Aug 24, 2009 17. Holladay - Aug 14, 2009 37.

Aug 1

Come Chat With Me Next Tuesday!

Marketing for Nonprofits

I'm leading a workshop next Tuesday morning (Aug. 19) from 9:30 - 11:30 at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in Washington, DC called Rise Above the Noise: Online Strategies and Tools for Success. We'll have coffee and bagels (my treat) and talk about the challenges and opportunities of using the Internet to change the world! Jocelyn.

Aug 0

Do You Need More Personality in Your Marketing Mix?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And please join us on Aug 6th. asked Jocelyn to give us a little preview with a guest post. Here’s Jocelyn. Right? Wrong. Think about it.

Barack Obama-Presidential Candidate, Fundraiser Blackbelt


An announcement is expected before the Democratic National Convention, which begins Aug.

Aug 2

Fundraising Success You Can't Buy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Well, here's a great Facebook fundraising success story : The story began Aug. These days more and more nonprofit agencies are looking to online social networking tools and sites, such as Facebook, to see how they can use them to increase donations (and if you're not on Facebook, why aren't you?). The two exchanged addresses. And another.

Adding Matterness Into Your Holiday Giving

A. Fine Blog

In return, institutions get the best kind of participant, a “sticky” one (To Keep Your Customers, Keep it Simple, Patrick Spenner and Karen Freeman, Aug 9, 2013, HBR) who is a repeat donor or volunteer and ambassador who recommends the organization to other people. [Note: This article is cross-posted at the Nonprofit Times.]. but real ones.

Aug 0

Adding Personality to Your Marketing Mix

Marketing for Nonprofits

And please join us on Aug 6th. Nonprofits have mixed feelings about marketing, branding and personality. Right? Wrong. Here's the truth. Cheers!