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Gates Foundations Seeks Communications Proposals—Game Changer

Getting Attention

This RFP is focused on development organizations but I hope more funding will follow from Gates and other foundations, as a recognition of how crucial engagement is to achieving organizational and programmatic goals. At last—funding specifically directed to communications!  Anyone with a great idea is encouraged to apply.

Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking

Fundraising Coach

More importantly, she's even worked in a foundation that gave out grants. Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking.

Carter Center versus Clinton Foundation. A Tale of Two Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Carter Center and Clinton Foundation have mission statements that go on for paragraphs. Where are the strategies in sync? Complicated Topic?

Want to get that next grant? 5 steps to start building relationships with foundations

Wild Woman Fundraising

You ask what we’d like to see more of. I’m great at writing grants but not as great at building a relationship with the foundations. Sure, here’s how to start building relationships with foundations. 1. steps to start building relationships with foundations originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on December 17, 2012.

Managing Social Media at the Foundation Center

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jereme updates the Foundation Center’s main Twitter account and Facebook page, and staff in the regional offices do their own.

Why Your Foundation Needs a Brand

Mission Minded

Private Foundations don’t have the same reasons as nonprofits do to build a strong brand. Foundations already have money. Recently, one of our clients, who serves as the head of a family foundation, said to me, “Grantmaking is the […]. Blog branding Foundations fundraising Let’s face it.

A Graceful Exit: How One Foundation Approached Sunsetting a Successful Initiative

Mission Minded

If you are a foundation planning to phase out an initiative, knowing how to leave grantees—and the larger community—feeling ignited rather than deflated is probably on your mind. You’ve spent the last several years investing in and coaching your grantees, and it’s time to transition the leadership and let the grantees take the reins.

Foundations Using Social Media for Movement Building

A. Fine Blog

The topic for this month’s Social Good Podcast is on the ways that foundation’s are using social media to support movement building.

Cause Marketing is at the Foundation of Modern Grocery Retailing

Cause Related Marketing

The house was about 100 years old back then and the foundation was made of rock rather than concrete. I write this post from my home office in my basement, which is heated, well-lit and comfortable. The floor beneath my feet is carpeted. Had the basement lacked any of these features, we probably wouldn’t have bought this house. percent.

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National Parkinson Foundation celebrates 10,000th Facebook fan

DonorDigital

Donordigital joins in celebrating with its client National Parkinson Foundation in reaching its 10,000th Facebook fan.

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Firecracker Foundation

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Meet Firecracker Foundation. On a larger scale, however, The Firecracker Foundation is about community.

Asking foundations to fund development staff is a waste?

Wild Woman Fundraising

would like every single foundation reading this to understand this. Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) - 1922 Two Women Running on the Beach. There.

More Mailbag: How do you tell a story about a community foundation?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

We are a community foundation operating in a low wealth area. You want to show how your foundation relates to one person’s - or one group of people’s - deeply held emotional beliefs. You need to make your foundation relevant to each of these audiences, on their terms. 2. Today, I’m answering more reader mail!

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What’s Next for the Ford Foundation?

A. Fine Blog

The title of this post is the title of a post written by Darren Walker announcing the future direction of the Ford Foundation. And how will these organizations be “partners” with the foundation? Because it requires grantees to be willing to share real problems and foundations willing to accept them. Hurrah!

The Foundation Center Now Provides Free Website That Teaches How To Do Grant Writing

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, has launched an online learning community for the social sector. Video and audio recordings of on site Foundation Center presentations, along with links to the most relevant FAQs in the extensive Knowledge Base, accompany each topic.

Jolkona Foundation: Measuring Impact

A Small Change

What inspired you to start the Jolkona Foundation? Tags: Business and Foundations Guest Posts & Reviews

[INTERVIEW] 8 Questions Answered about Online Fundraising!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Noelle: SickKids Foundation is my first foray into fundraising. We both make regular contributions to SickKids Foundation. Get Schooled!

Deeper Dive into the Knight Foundation's Connected Citizens Report: Building Connections and Engaging Your Community

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The intent of our report Connected Citizens: The Power, Peril and Potential of Networks , was to explore the role of networks in community life and how loose networks of individuals are affecting social change. . Recent rapid advances in digital media and technology have changed how people connect to information and how they connect to each other.

Let’s Be Fearless Communicators

Getting Attention

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Big Data hits Nonprofits! POW!

Wild Woman Fundraising

It will help your grantees make their case to other foundations and it can help your program officers and boards make more educated decisions as well.

Build Your Nonprofit Story Bank (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Welcome to guest blogger Meghan Hurley, Special Events Intern at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a senior at Loyola University Maryland. .

Julia’s Nonprofit Social Media Checklist

J Campbell Social Marketing

I’m speaking at the Essex County Community Foundation’s Institute for Trustees on March 22 , and the topic is “Online Marketing & Social Media: What a Board Member Needs to Know” If you’ve seen me speak, you know I cram in a ton of information into my sessions, and this one is just one hour.

Cause Marketing from Clinique Benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Cause Related Marketing

Throughout October 2012, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’ll post on a new breast cancer cause marketing campaign each business day.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s Foundation. Baldrick''s Foundation Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 1. The answer is yes!

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

Wild Woman Fundraising

Ever wanted to be a Foundation President? Lisa Taylor, Founder, Challenge Factory. Are you ready to transition into another job or career?

8 Ways to Make the Case For Social Media At Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick''s Foundation wenham museum Is this the look you get when you bring up social media at your nonprofit? Start small and grow from there.

How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s Foundation contacted me to highlight some of the great strides the organization has taken in the area of social media fundraising.

5 Great Nonprofit Infographics to Learn From

J Campbell Social Marketing

As I’ve established in previous blog posts , having compelling, eye-catching and provocative visuals is a necessity for nonprofit marketing campaigns.

#PHILANTHROPY: #Sundance & A3 Foundation Extend Cooperation for Asian-American Artists

Non Profit Marketing 360

Shot from a film sponsored by the A3 Foundation. Robert Redford did it for Sundance, and the A3 Foundation is doing it at Sundance.

#GRANTS: Verizon Foundation Offers Support For Environmental & Educational Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

But did you know the Verizon Foundation also supports such nonprofits and charities with grants in money, kind, and service? They stress the fact that the foundation will not support land or major hardware/software purchases. Verizon Foundation launches Innovative App Challenge. And century.). Here’s how. Related articles.

#Fundraising: How To Apply For Grants From The Gates Foundation

Non Profit Marketing 360

In our ongoing series on helping our readers find sources of grants and apply for them, we turn to the Gates Foundation, founded by Microsoft’s previous CEO, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda. The grants from the Gates Foundation are given to organizations (especially those listed as  U.S. As of today (9 October, 2011), Apple Inc.

#Fundraising: How To Apply For Grants From The Gates Foundation

Non Profit Marketing 360

In our ongoing series on helping our readers find sources of grants and apply for them, we turn to the Gates Foundation, founded by Microsoft’s previous CEO, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda. The grants from the Gates Foundation are given to organizations (especially those listed as  U.S. As of today (9 October, 2011), Apple Inc.

Are you a foundation looking for nonprofits to fund? Consider this.

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you work at a foundation or sit on the board for a foundation, I highly encourage you to pick this up. Hey Foundations!

#GRANT: Dell Computers & Dell Foundation Offer Resources For Youth & Environment

Non Profit Marketing 360

Michael and Susan Dell established their foundation in 1999 in an effort to present their booming company as a corporate citizen. If your organization would like to apply for support from the foundation, we have collated some resources to help you get started. That’s the recipe for success in today’s global market.

Reader Questions: How can I get funding for a think tank?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you have approached people, corporations, foundations in your country in vain, it is definitely time to go where people appreciate your work. For funders, you might want to look to the UN for development money, or the Soros Foundation, they care very much about international government, as well. This is my response. Visceral.

KONY2012: Judged by their funders?

Wild Woman Fundraising

KONY2012. Everyone’s talking about KONY2012. In case you haven’t seen it, here’s the link. Video oversimplifies conflict in Uganda.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s Foundation uses social media to raise thousands of dollars and engage thousands of supporters. Baldrick''s Foundation Smart!).

#GRANTS: The Lawrence Foundation Can Help Your Environmental Or Health Program

Non Profit Marketing 360

In our ongoing periodic series on sources for grants, we have focused on foundations tied to the great tech companies of our day. In this installment we present a foundation not obviously linked to that sector of the economy, though in fact it is intimately entwined. But the practicalities of the application process are not.

Prostate Cancer Foundation Bunts a Blooper Into the Infield

Cause Related Marketing

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Next Generation of Philanthropy: Jolkona Foundation

A Small Change

Yesterday your read about the motivation behind Jolkona Foundation and a little bit more about some what they are trying to accomplish with the ability to measure the impact of each donation. What is an example of the kind of partnerships you create with the Jolkona Foundation? More than 10,000 new amputees go un-served every year.