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Building the Way to San Jose: Here's what EveryAction will be up to at 16NTC.


This year, we're thrilled to host 16NTC attendees on Wednesday evening for some sips and snacks overlooking the lovely San Jose skyline.

Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Communications Specialist   The Health Trust (San Jose, CA). Online Marketing Manager, Acquisition Care2 (San Francisco, CA). Web Developer/Producer Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy (San Francisco, CA). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Paul, MN). Recent Opportunities.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job?—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Manager , WildAid (San Francisco, CA). New Opportunities. Communications & Social Media Coordinator , Easter Seals. WebRep.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Marketing Manager ,  The Mission Asset Fund  (San Francisco, CA). San Jose, CA). New Opportunities. Columbia, MD). WebRep.

Twitter Search or Instagram Search: Which is Better for Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Paul wondered if search on Twitter or Instagram could be a good business tool. He kindly offered to share his views and research on Diva Marketing. How

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016


Where: San Jose, CA. Where: San Francisco, CA. Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events? FundCon.

Where I am Speaking February – April: Come Say Hi!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

February 29- March 1, Wilmington, NC, QENO Nonprofit Marketing Seminars  at UNC Wilmington. hope to see you there! Nonprofit Communications

Made-for-You Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Director of Development and Marketing Plant with Purpose (San Diego, CA). Hold on! . Twin Cities, MN). Louis, MO). Portland, OR). Hold on! 

New Year, New Nonprofit Marketing Job

Getting Attention

Manager of Digital Media Marketing Innovate Public Schools (San Jose, CA). San Francisco, CA or Washington, D.C.). Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Associate Director of Communications Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, CA). Communications Associate Initiative for a Competitive Inner City —ICIC (Boston, MA).

Do healthy neighborhoods require nonprofits?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Wednesday morning I was at a "study session" for grantees of San Jose's "Healthy Neighborhood Venture Fund" (HNVF) to review their new strategic plan. HNVF money is a result of the tobacco settlements, and San Jose has been using the majority of their funds ($10 million) to make grants to nonprofits. Am I asking too much?

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200. Agents of Change / San Diego, CA / $549. Fundraising.

Setting Sponsorship Levels

A Small Change

It’s in Berryessa, San Jose, CA. We are planning for about 1,000 people. We are charging $20 for adults and $15 for kids.

Join us at #16NTC for two great sessions & a party!


The Nonprofit Technology Conference is heading to San Jose, California, this year, and our team will be there to share, learn, mingle and party. More Info >> Do You Know the Way to San Jose? San Fernando, San Jose. You’ve got lots of friends in San Jose, make sure to stop by and see us!

Cause Marketing Lessons From Lord Stanley's Cup

Cause Related Marketing

As of today New York, Boston and Florida from the NHL’s Eastern Division have all clinched a spot in the playoffs, while Detroit, Vancouver, and San Jose from the Western Division are guaranteed a playoff berth. The Stanley Cup is the most storied trophy in professional sport in North America, dating to 1893. Even longer. Stephen R.

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Monday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – March 12, 2012

Getting Attention

17)  Marketing Director , San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles (San Jose, CA). RECENT OPPORTUNITIES. Twin Cities Metro [.]

The Zuckerbergs, Education, and the Power of the Problem Statement

Mission Minded

This morning, Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg posted an op-ed in the San Jose Mercury News to announce a $120 million donation to Bay Area schools. Because we’re brand and communications nerds over here at Mission Minded, we couldn’t help but read this exciting announcement with a bit of a critical eye.

How to Fundraise When the Media Spotlight Shines on Your Organization’s Mission


Mal Warwick | Donordigital Account Director  Wendy Husman and Whitney Broadwell , Senior Resource Development Officer at International Medical Corps presented a session together at the 2016 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose in March 2016. 16NTC: Use The News from Wendy Marinaccio.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Communications Associate , SIREN (San Jose, CA). Communications Project Manager , ACLU Immigrants’ Rights (San Francisco, CA).

Taking Part in the Human Race

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

One of my current nonprofit consulting clients is Grail Family Services in San Jose (GFS), California. I am helping them out as the Interim Executive Director while we work on some long-term strategic issues and decisions. It's a fabulous organization that I am proud to be a part of. Most are put on by the local volunteer centers.

When Community Foundations Merge Do Nonprofits Win?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

While there is definitely some geographic overlap between the Peninsula and Silicon Valley, I believe that donors have strong feelings about whether they are part of a community centered in San Mateo or one centered in San Jose. San Jose has long been the self-declared "capital of the Silicon Valley."

Grants for Organizations, Designers, Artists, Etc. Working With Local and National Partners to Transform/Impact Community Vibrancy

Seeking Grant Money Today

Currently, these include Akron, Charlotte, Detroit, Macon, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, San Jose, and St. From The Foundation Center. [If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information]. Applications are encouraged from all fifty states and any U.S.

Walking for Early Literacy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

The Human Race is an annual event produced by the Volunteer Center of Silicon Valley that brings together hundreds of organizations from Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. On Saturday May 10 I will be taking part in the Human Race , a fundraising event for Silicon Valley nonprofit organizations. 100 – case management services for one parent.

Return to blogging

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

First the busy part. I was completing nearly one-and-a-half years as the Interim Executive Director of Grail Family Services in San Jose. First I must thank all of you who continued check this blog site during my extended break in regular posting. We then began a process of determining the best path for GFS. With whom?

The Digital Youth Project: Teen Socialization and the Internet

Social Marketing and Social Change

The Digital Youth Project , funded by the MacArthur Foundation, released their results yesterday. I am finding the coverage by media such as The New York Times and The San Jose Mercury News to be short on detail and long on anecdote [typical headline: It is OK for kids to be online ]. The full report [pdf].