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Stop the Communications-Program Tug of War

Getting Attention

Are you in a tug of war with program colleagues for control of your communications? The marketing-program dynamic is a delicate one.

Use What You Know to Help Tell Your Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Chicago-based nonprofit hired us to help develop their Social Impact Center online library of policy and advocacy research. Kristina.

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Firing Your Development Director? It’s not you, it’s me!

Wild Woman Fundraising

HELP WANTED – Organizations aren’t finding enough qualified candidates for the jobs. picture by mb21 on Flickr. Why is this?

The missing link in fundraising programs

Fundraising Coach

To help you're planning, here's an email I sent our Fundraising Kick subscribers yesterday. Habit 2 is the missing link in major gift programs. You’re creating a blueprint for the relational infrastructure of your fundraising program. Good morning, Kickers! Most plans do.

Guest Post: Christina Attard reveals the secrets about your planned giving program that only donors know…

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here are the secrets about your planned giving program that only donors know…. What the heck is planned giving and why should you care? promise.

5 Super Solid Ways To Engage Your Supporters Online (PLUS 28 Affordable Tools to Help You Do It)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How can we help? Are you out of ideas for engaging supporters online? pledge to vote, not buy from puppy mills, or to go vegetarian for a day.

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71 sessions to help your hospital fundraising – for free!

Fundraising Coach

Bloom, Carl: How to Build a Direct Response Fundraising Program that Delivers High Value, Long-Term Return on Investment. GRATEFUL PATIENTS.

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[Guest Post] Top 10 Tips for Growing Your Matching Gift Program

Fundraising Coach

Top 10 Tips for Growing Your Matching Gift Program. That’s the principle behind matching gift programs. You're going to love this!

How to create a monthly giving program.

A Small Change

great example of this is IJM’s Freedom Partner program: “As a freedom partner you can send justice – right now.” Annual Fundraising

EAST: A Method for Applying Insights in Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

Help people plan their response to events. Social marketers should always be on the lookout for new ideas about changing behaviors. Not so easy.]

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Foursquare Cause Marketing Starts with Loyalty Programs

Selfish Giving

The challenge was Finagle’s traditional loyalty program, the Frequent Finagler , which was expensive and it wasn’t social.

Productive Partnering with Program Peers—Outcomes Not Outputs

Getting Attention

Working productively with your program colleagues is a challenge you often discuss with me. Win-Win. Thanks, Joe, for sharing what works.

Help your corporate partners be brainiac cause marketers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

And now I’ve translated these same learnings for companies looking to engage their customers through cause marketing programs.

How I Started My First Monthly Giving Program

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

didn’t have a monthly giving program and didn’t know how they worked, but I knew I had to think quickly—I could send her 12 reply envelopes so she could send in a gift each month. So that’s what I did, and my first-ever monthly giving program was born. thought that would help us both keep up with what she had given.

How DecentWork can take your nonprofit to the next level: Interview with Cathy Taylor, Executive Director, Ontario Nonprofit Network

Wild Woman Fundraising

MT: For the CEOs and the executive directors listening, and the board members, they may be struggling to make their programs effective. Welcome.

[Guest Post] 5 Reasons Your Peer to Peer Program is Failing

Fundraising Coach

Reasons Your Peer to Peer Program is Failing. But your program, your participants and your donors need and deserve personal attention.

Do you have people from the community you help on your board?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve written before about how quotas for women on our boards can help change the face of management, and how naive aid to africa is misplaced.

How Employee Matching Gifts Can Help Your Fundraising Team Succeed

Ann Green

This guest post by Adam Weinger gives you some great tips to help you incorporate matching gifts into your fundraising. About Adam Weinger.

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8 ways to promote your planned giving program on Facebook


Can you help me add to this list? Promote a video about a legacy donor. 3. Share a link to a legacy donor story. 4.

How to Showcase Your Monthly Giving Program

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

What good is a monthly giving program if no one can learn more about how it will help further your mission? On Your Blog.

Does the Raiser’s Edge Help Raise Money?

JCA Insights

Does any fundraising software really help raise money? Should Perhaps it would help to put these questions in context; how would you defend the expense of purchasing, maintaining and managing your fundraising software to your Board? Should it? Consider the typical organization that decides to buy The Raiser’s Edge from Blackbaud. 

[Guest Post] Helping board members maximize fundraising effort

Fundraising Coach

Ask them to Help with a Specific Promotion. Guest Post] Using Gallup’s StrengthsFinder to help your board fundraise more effectively.

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Help Attack! Has Battle Plan for Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

One of these people was David Neff , COO at Help Attack! As David explained, the premise behind Help Attack! But with Help Attack!

6 tips to help board members work a room

Fundraising Coach

Last night, I was asked for some tips to help my fellow board members with a fundraising dinner on Thursday. The dinner program will do that.

What does an LGBTQ nonprofit organization do?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So how do you help explain to people what each different organization does? where can I get help Who does a GLBTQ organization help?

How Millennials can help you boost corporate sponsorships

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s a tip from the guide that can help your nonprofit effectively integrate Millennial employees into your culture and fundraising goals.

Stories for Sustaining Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

How can storytelling help public health and social programs become sustainable? And that lesson is the curse of knowledge.

Volunteers Helping Keeping Nonprofits Lights On

Diva Marketing Blog

All the ways that volunteers, and people who just want to help speard the word, are consolidated in an eBook. as part of a volunteer initative.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

Assessing program coverage of two approaches to distributing a complementary feeding supplement to infants and young children in Ghana. 2016).

The Best & Worst Local Cause Marketing Programs of 2010

Selfish Giving

I combed through the Selfish Giving archives and came up with the best and worst local cause marketing programs of 2010. Location: Atlanta, GA.

4 essential questions to ask yourself about your planned or major gift direct mail program


think if your retention rate is under 40%, your donors are sending you a message about your direct mail program. like to say, “Be donor-centric.

Ep174: Boston Brewery Helps Entrepreneurs Brew American Dream

Selfish Giving

The three legs of the program. The focus of the program over the past year? What is Boston Beer planning for the program in 2017?

Help KFC Earn Its Cause Marketing Wings

Selfish Giving

Franchise owners could team up with local “Main Street” organizations to support or fund community events or local beautification programs.

What’s The Best Cause Marketing Program for My Business?

Selfish Giving

You can review the different types of cause marketing programs here. Keep your program simple. Pathos should drive your program.

Share Our Strength, Shake Shack Team Up for Pinup Program

Selfish Giving

If I’m The Pinup King , this program between Share Our Strength and  Shake Shack is fit for one! It’s a simple, attractive design.

How to make a splash! Marketing Your Nonprofit Educational Programs

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve never told anyone about this before… I’m about to share a secret that can help keep your association in the black.

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Maybe we’re interlopers in the “pure” world of program services. We often make more than program staff. Well, there is.

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23 Mistakes I Hope You Won’t Make

Wild Woman Fundraising

Thinking I didn’t have to visit the program site to get stories for our fundraising. Misteaks by advertisingelyse on Flickr. Hoo Boy.

Creating Personas for Priority Groups of Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

These traits should help staff and partners connect with the type of person who is your program priority. Single Never Married Woman.