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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.

Will Political Fundraising Harm Your Bottom Line?

The Agitator

As Bernie Sanders’ Presidential campaign nears the $150 million mark in small gift (average $27) fundraising, and as record amounts pour into the rest of the Presidential primary campaigns, there’s no doubt that nonprofit CEOs and Boards will be wondering: How will all that political giving impact support for our organization this year?

Making The Most Of A Charged Political Climate

The Agitator

million donors who give an average of $27 — got me thinking about the various problems and opportunities faced by vastly different types of organizations. Recent news of the fundraising results of Senator Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign  — $33 million in the last three months from a base of 2.2 What’s wrong?”

Recently There Are Concerns By and About the IRS and Its Oversight of Political Organizations In This Election Year

Seeking Grant Money Today

If these organizations seeking charitable status are not providing welfare to the community, that is fine, but they then will be categorized as the appropriate entity and not allowed to raise tax free dollars. The IRS is not saying whether it is investigating any organizations for this reason. news political organizations

Research: Just how much do faith, ethnicity, politics and age affect giving?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

recently posted some fascinating information on ethnicity and online behavior; now there’s a study on various donors by religion, political persuasion, ethnicity and age and it, too, may reveal some surprising things. The study also looked at the influence of political persuasion, ethnicitiy and age. The bottom line?

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People Buy People: How Are You Connecting Your Constituents to Your Organization and Each Other?

Marketing for Nonprofits

Of course, they buy into belief systems, whether religious, political, or those devised for brands. But none of it matters. People buy people.

Engaging Board Members & Volunteers

A Small Change

Every nonprofit has a lot of different needs that vary from simple volunteer tasks like sorting or answering phones all the way to creating an IT infrastructure, crafting a marketing campaign, or advocating on behalf of the organization. Politics & Motivation board members volunteering volunteers One last thing.

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Abortion. A line in the sand.

Wild Woman Fundraising

People said she should keep her personal and political views out of her newsletter. Look what I found. Let me tell you a secret. The end.

#Development: Jumo And Good.is Join To Create Largest Nonprofit Network

Non Profit Marketing 360

Then follow their merger and development to see how their work can work for you and your organization.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

When activists at Reddit learned about GoDaddy’s support of SOPA they named December 29th  Dump GoDaddy Day  and started organizing. What

You may have noticed…

Wild Woman Fundraising

political in the last year. Why I am more political has to do with Occupy. that my blog posts have gotten a little more. Libraries?

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Development Fatigue

A Small Change

This also helps you connect with other staff in the organization outside of asking them to help you in your fundraising.

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

MKC: Are you seeing organizations using social media well in terms of fundraising or other communications? Why do you have three?

Take Initiative

A Small Change

Many organizations have a time where the office is less busy often times during the summer donors are less engaged as they are traveling. What a great time to think about a special projects you can work on that will make a difference at your organization. Politics & Motivation

Take Initiative

A Small Change

Many organizations have a time where the office is less busy often times during the summer donors are less engaged as they are traveling. What a great time to think about a special projects you can work on that will make a difference at your organization. Politics & Motivation

ClickZ Politics & Advocacy

The Agitator

ClickZ, an online marketing news service, offers a feed focused on online political and advocacy marketing. Options and costs available to organizations right now. Agitator readers in the cause world might want to check it out. Check it out. The first Agitator Mobile Webinar will be held on Thursday December 2 nd at 2pm eastern.

Connecting Protests to Political Power

A. Fine Blog

But they couldn’t move it enough to match the power held by Republicans inside the political system. We progressives have a bad habit of assuming that large numbers of people supporting our positions is the same as gaining political power. We need more purposeful, long-term protests that turn into political power.

I Am Not A Prospect

A Small Change

could very well be a potential supporter of your organization. To me, the word “prospect&# minimizes my potential contribution to your organization by narrowing it to a single concern. Politics of FundraisingIt’s time for a change of terminology in the fundraising world. I am not a “prospect&#. – Leo A.

Fundraisers Who Cry Wolf … And Worse

The Agitator

Even if you’re not into political fundraising many of the lessons and insights powerfully apply. You’ll want to read and take to heart today.

#TECH: Megauploads Shut Down, Highlighting Concerns Of Cloud Computing

Non Profit Marketing 360

But cloud computing does carry some security risks , especially for organizations that feel compelled to rent space on third-party servers.

Sharing Stories

A Small Change

If you have a donor that is not involved as a volunteer, their most powerful connection to your organization will be the stories that you share. It is important that you are able to convey the mission of your organization using stories that have been a part of your experience with the organization. Politics & Motivation

The Art of Phone Follow Up

A Small Change

How else can an organization keep in touch with a large number of constituents in a short period of time? This is a great time to learn why someone gives to your organization, how they first found out about you. Politics & Motivation board members follow up phone calls solicitation It is important that you speak plainly.

Where are the Philanthropists?

A Small Change

For many organizations, grassroots giving is their foundation, and they receive a large portion of their funding out of $50 and $100 monthly gifts. In fact, the majority of organizations I’ve worked for treat $1,000 as a major gift. Organizing Your Donors Eat Well – Give Well Tuna or Caviar? Politics of Fundraising

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Nonprofits depend on technology for communication, internal organization, and creative outreach. So why not prepare an application your project?

Micro vs. Macro

A Small Change

It means that a small organization that is serving a very specific need may be the best tool to address a problem. What does that mean? Jude’s.

Barometer or Board Member

A Small Change

have found board members and advisory level volunteers to be great barometers for how my organization is viewed publicly.

Voter Tools and Resources for 2012: Political Ad Sleuth

A. Fine Blog

The best place to begin is with the fantastically fun Political Ad Sleuth sponsored by the Sunlight Foundation in partnership with FreePress. Individuals register on the site to help crowdsource the source of political ads. Uncategorized FreePress Political Ad Sleuth sunlight foundation

#Interview: Syam Buradagunta, Blogger & Co-Founder of Blue Sky Collaborative

Non Profit Marketing 360

SYAM: It works best for organizations that have family-oriented causes. SYAM: That was really our mission from the get-go. It isn’t all us.

All About Relationships

A Small Change

Meeting new people and making new relationships is a challenge for every organization. When I first started doing development work I thought people responded to the best proposal and to proving that your organization really has it all together and is a good steward of your money. Politics & Motivation

Change! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications and Political Director The National Organization for Women (New York, NY). Media Coordinator PETA (Washington, DC).

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Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications & Political Director , National Organization for Women (New York, NY). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications & Program Associate Center for Genetics and Society (Berkeley, CA). Communications Coordinator  City Academy (St. Louis, MO).

What to Do When the Media Gets Your Story Wrong

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But while this might be true if you’re a celebrity or a political candidate, bad publicity can have dire consequences for nonprofits.

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Want to Achieve Something Great? Remember WHY Your Organization Exists in the First Place.

Marketing for Nonprofits

This is not a political blog. Don't fall into the political trap of getting stuck on winning for its' own sake. This will surely help you, your colleagues and your organization to reach the moon. Thomas Friedman had a very compelling editorial in the New York Times on Sunday called, It's Still Halftime in America. Don't worry.

7 Tips for Building an Incredibly Useful Email Swipe File

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

SUBSCRIBE TO POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS. And don’t stick with one political party…branch out! steal. And it’s great! You do.

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Grants Available for American Nonprofit Organizations Using Computers, Technology, or Video Games to Educate

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The foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services utilizing technology and/or computer and video games to educate America's youth and young adults (ages 7 to 18). Grants are not made to individuals or for projects outside the United States of America.

Broad and Transparent Giving

A Small Change

There seems to be a fear in the traditional non-profit world in telling donors too much, or in revealing too much about your organization. Many solicitation letters are written where donors are asked to give to this specific program but the money goes to the greatest needs of the organization. What does that look like?

Mission-Based Thinking - Why It Matters, Especially Today - Why It Works, And Examples of It Enabling Organizations That Use It

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In the next post I will then share different examples of how mission based thinking can work, from different points of view within and outside of the nonprofit, and how in doing so, I will demonstrate how empowering, clarifying, and on track it can help an organization to either become or be. see the organization as existing, too.

Political Campaigns Have Changed the Way We Communicate

Social Marketing and Social Change

Tags: Social Media New Media Politics Social Marketing Social Media

Susan G, Komen Organization's Experience Is the Devil In the Details (for Us and Not Just Komen)

Seeking Grant Money Today

Politics aside, for the sake of our discussion about nonprofit best practices and the 'why' in 'why do nonprofits choose to practice them' is helpful, so we are taking a cursory look at the recent Susan G. That bond is invaluable to all three entities: the organization, its beneficiaries, and the community at large. What Susan G.

Moves Management or Relationship Management

A Small Change

Countless hours are wasted in nonprofit organizations discussing the next move to do with a donor. With online communication there can be very little planning about making the next “move” as successful conversation happens organically in the moment. Tags: Politics of Fundraising