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

Wild Woman Fundraising

chose to interview Joe because I was interested in his political fundraising background. The political campaign fundraising moves very fast.

3 steps to better corporate partnerships

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Partnerships take off when there is an urgent impetus that all parties share - like a desire to meet a humanitarian need or a new political opportunity or a shared passion. If you don’t drive business value for your corporate partner, the partnership is always at risk. ” 1. Identify a catalyzing event. Share an audience.

Which is more important? Fundraising or The Olympics?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Olympics corporate are just not making any friends at all. How low will the Olympics stoop for their corporate sponsors? Why is this?

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#CIVICS: Nonprofits Should Watch Their Politics On Their Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

We are supposed to be involved in politics because we are called to be engaged citizens. So get engaged politically! Darya V.

You Deserve A Voice. Voting With Your Dollars is Not Enough

Wild Woman Fundraising

Apparently these big corporations believe in socialism when it comes to bailouts, but market capitalism when it comes to profits. link]. link].

Greenwashing, Whitewashing, now PINKWASHING?

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s why corporations give to your cause. This knowledge can arm you in how to make the ask for corporate sponsorships and donations. Every donation is a political decision. Every purchase is a political decision. Have you seen a pink ribbon recently? Perhaps on the shirt or backpack of someone in the street?

Moving up in your nonprofit: How does it work?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Women should not waste time explaining patiently how we can, after all, present (a political radio show).” Who will be in charge?

#GRANTS: Sony USA Offers Year-Long Support To Many Types Of Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

History of previous support from Sony Corporation of America or any other Sony business unit. So why not prepare an application your project?

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Losing Donors Because of Bad Thank You Letters?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sending a thank you letter to your donors is not just the polite thing to do. Donors want much more than an acknowledgement and receipt.

Lessons From Mitt

The Agitator

Mitt Romney and the Republican National Convention own the political headlines this week. In politics, you sell what you got.

Lessons From Mitt

The Agitator

Mitt Romney and the Republican National Convention own the political headlines this week. In politics, you sell what you got.

#Tech: SOPA Inspiring Blackouts & Lobbyists – Should Nonprofits Care?

Non Profit Marketing 360

At the conceptual level, ISPs and media corporations get to act as law enforcement and as judges of their own law enforcement. Montgomery Burns?)

Why fundraising is so important, at least until Campaign Finance Reform

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I’ve been reading up on how to get money for political office, because I will be assisting a friend in running for office.

5 Killer Prospect Research Tools to Learn More About Your Current Donors

Fundraising Coach

The FEC Political Giving Database is publicly accessible and contains nearly all political contributions of over $200 from the past few decades.

An Eye for a Tooth and a Tooth for an Eye

Wild Woman Fundraising

And so, I told them politely, “Hey, not a match for my blog.&#. At all. It’s like they didn’t even read my website. At least.

[Special Edition] Komen Crumbles: Busted Nonprofit Brand

Getting Attention

Komen has acted imperiously and (much worse) carelessly against the best interests of its core stakeholders —women who benefit from its support of breast cancer screening and research—to please its major donors and nurture its political connections. Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Komen) has done it again. Three strikes you’re out, Komen!

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The 3 Worst Mistakes a Nonprofit Can Make When Trying to Acknowledge Online Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Becky’s heart was in the right place, she was being polite by introducing herself, she just doesn’t remember you. Gretchen Barry. Kristina.

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Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Emphasize and celebrate the “genuine voice” instead of formal corporate-style messaging. The term is a reference to the real, more casual, often unscripted writing style that avoids corporate, bureaucratic or stilted language. The following post is a slightly modified version of what I came up with. Overview. Top Social Media Tools.

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Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Digital Campaigns Organizer Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA). Communications Director NextGen Climate (San Francisco, CA).

Advice to Komen Leadership: 8 Steps to Recovery

Getting Attention

Here’s more of Komen’s busted branding: Part 1: Busted Nonprofit Brand: Anatomy of a Corporate Sponsorship Meltdown (Case Study).

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The Ten Worst Cause Marketing Campaigns of 2010

Cause Related Marketing

You just don’t see them talking about their political and governmental policy views while getting a couples massage with one of the Kardashian sisters.”

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Where is All the Cause Marketing with Faith-Based Nonprofits?

Cause Related Marketing

With her permission I publish the conclusion of her analysis which is one section in a report of a larger project called, "Corporations, Creeds and Cause-related Marketing Campaigns: Defining the Graces that Save and the Sins that Sink Corporate Social Responsibility Endeavors with Faith-based, Nonprofit Organizations."

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How can you recognize propaganda?

Wild Woman Fundraising

With the new election cycle coming up, it might be useful for you to note some of the techniques of propaganda. What are the techniques of propaganda?

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Grope-a-palooza and what are nonprofits doing about it?

Wild Woman Fundraising

The state, crippled by massive deficits, endless war and corporate malfeasance, is sliding toward bankruptcy. Corporations. Imagine this.

[Guest Post] Improve Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising with Prospect Research

Fundraising Coach

Donors who give more than $2,500 to political campaigns are 14 times more likely than the average person to donate to a nonprofit. Is she a CEO?

Nonprofit communications jobs: What to expect


The vast majority of nonprofits operate on a corporate model. Such nuances often make corporate communications tactics inappropriate.

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#Fundraising: How To Apply For A Grant From Intel

Non Profit Marketing 360

You can feel good in getting support from Intel also in that the company supports the volunteer efforts of almost half of its world-wide employees.

Do you have a “super job”?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Corporate profits are up 22%. “How does corporate America have the gall? Read on. You may recognize yourself too. To repeat: Up.

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#FUNDRAISING: Presidential Candidates Ramp Up Mobile Giving

Non Profit Marketing 360

Politically and financially, the Obama re-election team are well out in front of the Romney campaign in terms of small-dollar donations.

#TECH: Look What We Did To Apple! Welcome Back To EPEAT.

Non Profit Marketing 360

Apple bruised by PR cuts over EPEAT. No, MKCREATIVEmedia doesn’t wield that kind of influence over 1 Infinity Loop. Or any influence, really.

Advisory Boards For Cause Marketers

Cause Related Marketing

But in fact, once corporate types reach a certain threshold they probably all have a hefty enough Rolodex that any competent cause marketer could effectively mine it, to mix the metaphor. And a surprising number of them seemed to have worked in politics at some point in their career. Industry Heavy Hitters. Captain Rolodex. The Scout.

#CIVICS: Apple’s Billions In Tax Dodges Come Under Scrutiny

Non Profit Marketing 360

The corporation is in California, but not its tax liability. state that otherwise has no Apple corporate presence at all ? Apple Inc.

Lousy Boards — Barriers To Growth, Part 3

The Agitator

Alfred Sloan was the General Motors Chair and CEO who led GM from the 1920s through the ‘50s and grew it to become largest corporation on Earth at the time. Sadly, too many nonprofits are willing to tolerate the disease of ‘congenial dysfunctional politeness’ when it comes to governing boards. Everyone nodded yes.

#Communication: SOPA & PIPA Bills Are Dying, But Not Dead

Non Profit Marketing 360

Yesterday, a couple of the most used and best-known websites on the internet willingly shut themselves down: Wikipedia and Reddit. Wikipedia

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


The Creating Change Conference convenes and welcomes people of varying, diverse, and divergent political opinions and views and strategic focus.

Calling All Creative for Good Projects


How are you mixing art and science for good? It’s about insight, engagement and persuasion. It’s about marketing. How to Get Involved.

#TECH: Once Developed By Apple, Now Abandoned By Apple: EPEAT Standards

Non Profit Marketing 360

Has Apple lost its environmental cred? It can be tough to love Apple, Inc. Stock prices over $600? Check. Over $100 billion in cold, hard, cash?

Are you afraid and unquestioningly obedient?

Wild Woman Fundraising

And by living in truth we expose a corrupt corporate state that perpetrates lies and lives in deceit. He begins to say what he really thinks at political meetings. Or do you live within your truth? Chris Hedges recently wrote an article for TruthDig called. Occupy Draws Strength from the Powerless. And he posits an astonishing theory.

#Tech: Net Neutrality Supported in Europe – Not Unsupported in US

Non Profit Marketing 360

Political support for the measure was bolstered by the Plum Report , funded by such content providers as the BBC, Yahoo!, and Skype.

#Communications: Can We Trust AT&T – T-Mobile Merger Promises?

Non Profit Marketing 360

We could trust them to innovate and do the right thing by their customers, of course; seeing as how corporations are people too.