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Free Donor Stewardship Class!

Fundraising Coach

Will you retain your donors this year? I''ve asked Shanon Doolittle and Vanessa Chase, the founders of the Stewardship School , to give a special free class for readers of this blog! This class will be recorded so registering here will allow you to get the recording. Sign up for this free class now! (c) The Fundraising Coach, LLC.

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Ask Without Fear! Fundraising Class

Fundraising Coach

Tomorrow I’m teaching my first “open&# fundraising class. For more information, and to register for the class, go to [link].

Do Any Online College Classes Focus on Fundraising?

Fundraising Coach

While I can’t promise free online college classes that focus on fundraising, there are a few programs available online that you should know about. Who needs to take classes to learn how to ask people for money? In this post, Brandy Olson tells us about some. Brandy is an internet marketer, writer and lover of all things outdoors.

Reader Questions! I want…. EVERYTHING FUNDRAISING! Okay then.

Wild Woman Fundraising

” Then I started taking classes and reading and of course practicing fundraising which is the best way, and all this knowledge got unwieldy so I wrote a book to get all of the knowledge out of my head and onto the page, and then! What can you do? Except ask questions about stuff you don’t know? started writing this blog and THEN!

You can meet me at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations in February, March and April 2011!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I will be teaching four workshops in February, March and April at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at 5930 Middle Fiskville Road in Austin!

Motorcycle Classes Rhode Island

Fundraising Breakthroughs

It was one of the motorcycle classes rhode island is 12 years you've been in a contract with the other lawyer asks you questions about the motorcycle classes rhode island of the motorcycle classes rhode island of New England. Judges in the motorcycle classes rhode island. Motorcycle Island Rhode Classes

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Stephanie Strom’s take on Nonprofits

Wild Woman Fundraising

Remember last week when I was all “Save the Nonprofits !” ” Well, turns out I didn’t even know the whole story. We’re more screwed than I knew! Here’s more. Nonprofit Quarterly reports on the Michigan State Charitable deduction going away. Hawaii tried to levy a 1% tax on nonprofits in 2010 and failed, but now.

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Nine Free Fundraising Classes

Fundraising Coach

Other Possibly Related posts: Do Any Online College Classes Focus on Fundraising? The Nonprofit Telesummit. fundraising results.

Can you teach a class at the School of Everything?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Could you teach a class at The School of Everything ? You can teach virtual, or in person classes, or both! Here’s how it works.

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#PRESSRELEASE: The Knowledge Fountain Launches Online Learning Website (Live Instructors) Aimed at Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The courses will also be available as archived video streams for students who register but miss the live class. Related articles.

Social Media Classes for Nonprofits: Seattle

A Small Change

New Horizons Ministries, 2709 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA. $39 for one class, $90 for the series. One of my passions is talking with nonprofits about social media. There are unlimited opportunities for nonprofits when they leverage these tools for their mission. Thursday, October 15/22/29, 2009 from 6 to 8 pm. Read more / Sign-up. October 22.

Three Contemporary Articles Discussing Findings Proving the Widening U.S. Class Disperity

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"Poll Finds Class Tension On Steep Rise, Especially Among Young Adults" by Ruth McCambridge "The Rise and Consequences of Inequality in the United States" by Alan B. news class disperityKrueger Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers January 12, 2012 As the introduction to his paper explains: ".The

Sleeping Fundraising Giant Awakens

The Agitator

What advice would you give to Chinese fundraisers intent converting the world’s largest middle class into donors?

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Dog Obedience Classes – we are graduates!

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

realize that this blog is related to non-profit marketing, but I had share that my new dog Sammy & I are graduates of basic obedience class. It’s a horrible picture of me, but a great one of him! Sammy dog obedience graduation.


New Fundraising Classes

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Two classes at SALSA, the Social Action and Leadership School for Activists , a program of Institute for Policy Studies: At the SALSA site, click on Money Matters and scroll down. Grantseeking for Beginners - Wed., Mar 2 and 9 6:45-9:00pm $55. What's New in Fundaising - Mon., Feb 21 6:45-8:45pm $30. Washington, DC

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Cool Ideas for Class Items for a School Auction

The Biddery Blog

If your school has a fundraising event with an auction, you may already ask classes to provide something to be auctioned.

Free Web Class Re: New Tax Laws & Nonprofits

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Easy Fundraising: Teach a Social Media and Social Networking Class for Parents

Fundraiser Ideas

You can easily teach a social media class for adults who would like to become more familiar with these technologies. Charge a fee for attending the class(es) and advertise your offerings in school and PTA newsletters.  This is great high school fundraiser and a creative fundraising idea.  Add music to an iPod. Use an iPhone.

What's New in Fundraising class

Fundraising Breakthroughs

I'm teaching another class on fundraising in DC this week, Thursday night. Topics of this class will cover the latest trends in foundation and individual giving; two adaptations of the classic fundraising pyramid; philanthropy in communities of color and an innovative grassroots approach to establishing endowments.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Katie Houston

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

” Chat with board member in transit to her ceramics class. 2:00 p.m. Katie Houston. We’d love to hear from you too! Kristina.

How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And yet… A recent survey asked a sample of typical middle-class donors, “Would you consider putting a gift for charity in your will?”

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A few quick grant resources

Get Fully Funded

I’m getting my thoughts together for a Grantwriting class I’m helping with tomorrow and I thought I’d share a few resources I’ve collected.  Enjoy! Step By Step Fundraising’s list of grant resources  [link]. Guidestar Pamela Grow’s Grantwriting Blog

Even fundraisers can “get schooled” by a 4th-grade teacher


Check out the exceptional and innovative way he decided to welcome his students to his class. These days you can’t be average. Tweet this!

Grants for American and Canadian Grades 6 - 12 Science Classes ala the Shell Science Lab Challenge

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The challenge invites middle and high school science teachers (grades 6-12) in the United States and Canada (with special attention to urban and underrepresented groups) to illustrate replicable approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

Donor Fatigue is a myth

Fundraising Coach

The new Fundraising 101 video class for board members and "accidental" fundraisers at: [link]. I firmly believe "donor fatigue" is a cop out, not a reality. In this quick video, I tell you why. And I give you a free tool to fix your next fundraising letter. For more on this, check out: The free fundraising letter email course at" [link].

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9 simple pointers for writing better emails and letters to your donors


The School of Journalism was the only one that had any classes that related to advertising at all. Anyway, in one of my first classes, the Professor told us to pick up  The Elements of Style by Strunk and White — the timeless guide and companion for anyone who needs to write (that includes you). I failed to get into business school.

Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

For quite a while, I posted submitted jobs and others “best in class” on a weekly basis. Just following my own prescription here!

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How to Knit a Social Media Sweater

Social Media Bird Brain

In the fishing town where I went to high school it was still considered normal to assign girls to home economics classes to learn how to cook, mend, clean and do handcrafts like knitting and embroidery, preparing them for their lives as Suzy Homemaker.

Alert! Missing Middle Donors

Getting Attention

Meanwhile, Americans who earned less than $100,000 (including poor and middle-class families with two working adults) donated 4.5

SHOW US YOUR LISTS! 8 Ideas for Nonprofit Twitter Lists 

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Every time I teach a Twitter class, I’m surprised at how many seasoned Twitter users DON’T use lists. Lists are for reading, not sending. Press.

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Free "Preparing for the New Form 990" Class - Nonprofits, You'll Be Filing This Tax Form

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Because the revised Form 990 is so different from previous years', IRS and tax-exempt sector experts will discuss the redesigned 990; make sure you know what parts of the forms to complete and answer your questions to help you become familiar with and prepare for the changes now. Questions for our panel? Don't wait. under the Login View.

Good Morning from Russia!

Get Fully Funded

Believe me, it’s very different than it is for most of the rest of us! Already got some awesome pictures and I soon as I can get them upoaded, I’ll be posting them from here and my Facebook account.  Stay tuned!!

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Teach an Art Class: If you and your group members cannot teach a drawing or painting class, try to convince the high school art teacher or a local artist to lead a class. Most of these ideas would be great as elementary school fundraisers or as preschool fundraisers, but they can be adapted for other settings, of course.

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The Agitator

One feature of this report is a comparison of the business performance of 300 marketing execs, 14% who were classed as ‘Retention Gurus’ and 14% as ‘Acquisition Athletes’ on the basis of their relative marketing focus/investment in retention versus. Donor acquisition Donor retention / loyalty / commitment premium

2 Ways to Build Digital Storytelling Skills—Midnight Deadline

Getting Attention

Today’s your last chance to vote for the best in class here, so grab it. Ready to change the world with a story?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jennifer Starkey. We need more stories! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a  typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. .

Is your nonprofit stifling you?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you come to work with a sigh? Do you daydream about working at other nonprofits, or getting out of the field entirely? Is it a coworker? 1920-1939).

Op Eds: Writing Leads that Grab Readers by the Lapels

Getting Attention

Now that I have your attention, vote for so and so for class president?” Remember those posters in your high school hallway that said, “SEX!

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kristen Olsen

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Wonder how on Earth I’ll muster up the energy for my gym class later tonight. 3:30 pm: Finally, a moment to stand up and walk away from my desk.

Marketing Goals vs. Organizational Goals— A Critical Disctinction

Getting Attention

Increase participation in our relationship and parenting classes and counseling programs. Spend some time here, even if you think you’ve got this down—this distinction is crucial to setting goals that move your marketing forward in the right direction. Goals are what you want to achieve. Complete the sentence: “We want to.”.

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