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An invitation I had to decline

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“Develop evidence-based solutions to escalating student default rates that will help all students.” My response below. link].

Are you attacked for not being corporate enough?

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Have you ever been told to be more “corporate” or “professional” at work? Not corporate enough? Who is she?

#Philanthropy: Get Involved With Some Of The Biggest Corporate Donors

Non Profit Marketing 360

But the present fact is a number of corporations give a good deal of financial and/or goods-in-kind support for social causes (broadly defined).

You may have noticed…

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Student debt has outpaced credit card debt for the first time ever. They view reality through the lens of their corporate sponsors.

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Marketing to College Students? Get a Cause!

Cause Related Marketing

College students are tricky to reach nowadays with traditional media. Tags: College students Harris Interactive Corporate Social Responsibility Alloy + Marketing Wal-Mart Unlike previous generations they refuse to take their medicine and watch a lot of network TV from 8pm to 11pm like their predecessors.Oh

7 Questions to make better corporate relationships-taking your sponsorships to the next level!

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He’ll reveal what corporations really want to see in a nonprofit partner, and will give you invaluable tools to succeed! Great question.

*YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Secular Student Alliance (Columbus, OH). New Opportunities. Communications Coordinator , Greenlights (Austin, TX).

Grants for U.S. K - 12 Students Attending Museums, Historic Sites, and Cultural Organizations

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: October 3, 2011 Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trip Grants Program Target Corporation is accepting applications from education professionals for the Target Field Trip Grants program to bring K-12 students in the United States to museums, historical sites, and cultural organizations. From The Foundation Center.

The Alden Keene Cause Marketing Stock Index Dramatically Outperforms Other Indices

Cause Related Marketing

Finally, last week I hired a MBA student to do it all in a spreadsheet, and what do you know but that over the last 15 years a basket of 25 cause marketing stocks dramatically outperforms the Dow, the S&P 500, the NASDAQ Composite, and the Wilshire 5000. Pretty well, as it turns out. What does that mean in dollars and cents? But not all.

Part 2: Managing Volunteers 101

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Getting Corporate Volunteers is SUCH a good idea. They can potentially sit on your board, or help you get sponsorships for your annual event, and they can also do big corporate volunteering projects to get even more people engaged and aware of your nonprofit. Why would corporations want to volunteer with you? In front of others?

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

Cause Related Marketing

In Feb 2013, I got an email from a remarkable student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill who had an intriguing question: why isn’t there more cause marketing between sponsors and faith-based nonprofits? It’s a question I’d wondered about myself so it was fun to be asked to think about.

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Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications & Outreach Coordinator Foundation for Tacoma Students. Account Coordinator, Digital Fenton Communications (Washington, DC).

Corporations Versus Nonprofits - A real question?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

This morning I was searching out blogs with "nonprofit" as a keyword when I somehow stumbled across the "Esdena: Student Marketplace" blog and read a post called " Welcome back MIT! and Why Do People Hate Corporations." First off, I don't hate corporations. hate corrupt corporations, of which there appear to be many these days.

Nonprofit communications jobs: What to expect


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

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

These are the people who might be corporate donors or come with your corporate sponsor tables. This person we will call Queen B.

Cause Marketing, Selfishness Drive Consumer Giving

Selfish Giving

Only a small percentage of a nonprofit’s revenues come from corporate giving, which includes cause marketing. World Food Programme.

Nonprofit Fundraising Basics: Matching Gifts


The Association of Former Students at Texas A&M University does an excellent job of promoting matching gifts on their donation page.

What Does Your Organization Do? Draw It Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Illustrated videos are very popular right now with everyone from big corporations to small nonprofits. Jessica Pullano.

#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.

Live Blogging from the Cause Marketing Forum Conference – Day 1

Selfish Giving

2011 Hospital Corporate Development Summit at CMF. We had a great group of students and some great guest speakers. Cause Practices

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Cultivating Student Philanthropy. Cultivating Student Philanthropy. Fundraising. Donor relations. Accounting. Marketing. Drop us a line!

Teaching Philistines How to Give

Cause Related Marketing

Fisman and other colleagues found a positive relationship between profitability and corporate philanthropy for businesses that advertised a lot.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Manager, Corporate Partnerships , Share Our Strength (Washington, DC). Congrats to Jen H., Meg M. and Heidi Y. New Opportunities.

Can Soda Companies Engage in Social Marketing?

Social Marketing and Social Change

They may, for example, feature only reduced-calorie beverages at highly trafficked store areas such as checkout displays. overweight adults per 100, 2.3

Branding Your Nonprofit: An Investment in Your Tomorrows

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Ensure that your staff is not distributing materials they developed themselves that look like a young student created and photocopied it. Hire specialists or ask design students or volunteers for assistance. This does not mean changing your logo, name, or corporate stationery. The results of our success affect others.

Do Annual Reports Make Sense?

Ann Green

Your grant and corporate funders might want more detail, but not 20 pages. The answer is, it depends. Your annual report is for your donors.

Lessons from 4 Big, Successful Single-Element Cause Marketing Campaigns

Cause Related Marketing

student snare drum kit is 23,300 points. A DVD player is 4,400 points. First some caveats. The fourth. Red Nose Day. is from the UK. No longer.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

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Are you in the corporate world looking to transition into the nonprofit world for greater meaning in your work? Why did I interview her?

Your Hashtags for Good Bible


In my American University course, students are required to tweet at least three times a week, follow topics of interest and join the conversation.

My Annual Defense of the Practice of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Direct corporate donations to charities have been legal in the United States since 1952. In short, for at least 50 years there was no really convincing business case to be made for corporate philanthropy. The students are then asked, who did the better thing? But my answer to it, as posed, is 'yes.' Capitalism isn’t perfect.

8 places to find volunteers

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Local corporations. Many people working in corporations would love to volunteer for you. Tons of students are looking for real world experience in everything from graphic design and marketing to case management to environmental stewardship. This month my post was featured on the. NetSquared Blog ! Volunteers are so wonderful.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

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We have student debt. And what would you be giving up to work at a corporation? Are you a Catwoman? Maybe we’re mercenaries.

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Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

Too many corporate cultures, including the marketing cultures inside them, are built around fear of failure and fear of appearing wrong.

My St. Dept. Sponsored Trip to Israel

A. Fine Blog

Then on to Hebrew University for a discussion with students. I have very exciting news. The U.S. The topic? Oprah’s last season?

International Social Marketing Association: 2011 Review

Social Marketing and Social Change

Our accomplishments to date include: Established the iSMA as a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation in Maryland, USA. Created corporate identity for iSMA. Student membership is $29.95 USD or EUR 22.94/year. Regular readers have shared the history of developing a global network of social marketers. Susan Dann – Australia. per year.

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Cause Marketing and the Wisdom of Crowds

Cause Related Marketing

Yadelin learned in a corporate responsibility class that cause marketing is primarily about raising awareness. Let me explain. Almost certainly.

Is Your Annual Report Brilliant, or Boring?

Ann Green

Phrase it like – Thanks to you, 85% of the students in our tutoring program are reading at their grade level or above. Here’s how.

Is Service the Same as Volunteerism?

A. Fine Blog

He wondered why equate the required service of students with volunteerism. Tags: Social Media Roger Carr The Corporation for National and Community Service The Networked Nonprofit Roger Carr, a terrific free agent activist, asked an interesting question on Twitter about The Networked Nonprofit.

Reporting from the World Marketing Summit

Social Marketing and Social Change

The 1st World Marketing Summit held in Bangladesh this past week provided a platform for sharing ideas among representatives from corporate, government and development agencies about how marketing can create a better world. Here are a few points from several presentations I attended. And always ask yourself "What does it mean?

400 Americans have more wealth than half of all Americans combined.

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But back when I was in school, every student had to take one semester of economics in order to graduate. NOT the Corporate States of America.