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Why do people at work treat me this way?

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We have student debt. What are you giving up to work at a nonprofit? And what would you be giving up to work at a corporation?

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You may have noticed…

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Student debt has outpaced credit card debt for the first time ever. Debt forgiveness of all student loans? political in the last year.

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Why you are so motivated in your work

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When we think about what motivates people at work, some cliches come out. But as someone working for a mission you know it’s something else—altruism. It works in most places. His research shows generosity at work is a strong motivator that spurs increased productivity and creativity. Money? Maybe. Power?

Book Reviews: With Charity for All VS. Charity Case

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He worked at NPR from 1999 to 2008. This is the man who, I believe, made over $150,000 the last year he worked there. He is mad. Perhaps.

INTERVIEW: The Crisis of Nonprofit Leadership with Marc Pitman

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But with the boarding school I worked at, we looked at the students who are leaders and we thought, we really enjoy working with them.

Do you still have student debt? What did you do on March 4th?

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Contrast this with the $500 per year that a student paid in 1953 at Marylhurst University. Now it’s $50,000 per year. Imagine that.

Finding Dignity in Work

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If you work in an at-will environment and have little to no respect shown for your efforts, you are not alone. came into work on time.

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? Here are 18 ways to demand dignity at work.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

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She works to enhance the University’s reputation locally, national and internationally. Jennifer Starkey. We need more stories! 10:00 a.m.

How to Get Donors to Relate to Your Nonprofit -- and Give More

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In one study, research subjects were told different stories about a college student. In one case, the student’s parent suffered a heart attack.

How NOT to write a letter to your supporter community


The $1 billion includes over $250 million in scholarship and financial aid for our undergraduate and graduate students. It lacks emotion.

Social Marketing Resonance with Students: Part 2

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What students take away from the classes is one of my intermediate endpoints in teaching social marketing. Tags: Student Voices second is how well they do with their group projects that always address real-time issues and often involve real-life partners. Concept of “extraordinary normal” – this was new to me. INSIGHT! Good message.

Are you feeling stuck?

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Have you ever wished you could work from home? When you’re at work, do you feel trapped, in windows that don’t open, in a fluorescent tomb? Do you ever wish you could just be left to work in peace, free from office politics, interruptions, mandatory staff meetings? keep each student under constant surveillance.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sarah Tarnopolsky

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And this is her typical day: 6:15 am – Wake up, short workout, shower, dress, then make a smoothie and head out the door. 7:55 am – Cycle to work.

Prize, Opportunity to Share U.S. Or Canadian K - 12 Students' Environmentally Sound Energy Conservation Ideas

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We will use the results to retool how we work with organizations and also publish a white paper with the results. The challenge, a program developed and funded by Johnson Controls and the National Energy Foundation ( [link] ), is designed to encourage students to learn more about energy and the environment. [Please help us. Thank you.

Grants for Nonprofits, Youth Groups, or Schools Working With Youth Doing Student-Led Service Learning Project

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Nonprofit organizations are eligible if they are able to demonstrate how they plan to actively interact with students in public K-12 schools. From The Foundation Center. Grants will range from $25,000 to $100,000 each. The number of grants to be awarded will depend on the number and quality of requests received. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

How do you de-stress at work?

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Do you work in the nonprofit or charity sector? Even if you’re not working, it can be crazy, trying to look for a job. Breathe.

A long overdue call to action on cyber-bullying

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How this can affect you personally as a student  (with examples). Just like employees have guidelines to abide by 24-7, so should students.

Life-Changing Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Subscribers, we’re working on getting you the ability to opt-in or -out of these listings vs. other job posts. Hold on, please!

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Getting Your Donor to Give More in Your Year End Appeal

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Fr many of our students, celebrating the birth of Jesus and all the festivities of the Christmas season will be a new experience. Bath Towels.

Grants for Public, Private, or Charter High Schools' Student Retention Programs

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AT&T is most interested in funding local programs that have strong evidence-based practices grounded in the "What Works Clearinghouse Dropout Prevention: A Practice Guide" and data-driven outcomes. The support should be used to expand the program to serve additional students, or to add components to strengthen the program.

It’s Good When it Works

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There are hundreds (actually probably thousands) of foundations giving money for student scholarships, food for the homeless, global health. The program staff member got really excited about the questions that I had and excited about working with me to create an inspiring proposal that would speak to this specific funder population.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Genna Kasun

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Once properly caffeinated, I head to work where I do a quick sweep of email for any urgent messages. Genna Kasun. It’s energizing.

Why you should use nostalgia to promote more giving


Show them photos of the campus and the students from the days when they attended the school. It worked like a charm. The Answer: Yes!

Leadership Awards for American and British Jr. High & High School Level Students Wishing to Improve Their Communities

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Deadline: January 12, 2011 Bank of America Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for Student Leaders Program The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for its annual Student Leaders Program, a component of the foundation's signature Neighborhood Excellence initiative. From The Foundation Center.

How to deal with microaggressions in your nonprofit workplace

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Many of these are women who got into fundraising as volunteers while their husbands worked. ” So, this is a hard question. And worse!

Grants for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students for '09 - '10 Undergraduate or Graduate School Year

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We will use the results to retool how we work with organizations and also publish a white paper with the results. Students who will be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs for the 2009-10 school year are eligible to apply for the multiyear scholarships. [Please help us. Click on: Nonprofit Needs Survey. Thank you.

Theater Grants & Awards for U.S. Students and Programs in Theater, Playwriting, Dance, Choreography, & Film

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Grants are awarded based on the quality of the emerging artist's past work, his/her potential for future excellence, and the impact the collaboration between the nominating organization and the artist will have on the individual's artistic growth. Film scholarships, awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students, are by invitation only.

3 Steps to Funding Nonprofit Marketing

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We’ve all seen them: social media pages or websites for grassroots nonprofit agencies that appear to have been designed by a student or a well-intentioned volunteer.  Selection criteria should include: Quality of work (not just the lowest price). And true to form, I ask the question that all funders ask:  “Why?”. New logo design.

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Business to Business Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The Ken Garff Automotive Group also sponsors the Road to Success, an early reading program for students in Utah elementary schools.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Your great work will be validated, and you will be energized to move beyond current paradigms and find innovative ways to increase your impact.

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

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One of the most common art fundraisers involves having students create their best works of art and then having images of those pieces of art transferred onto items that parents and relatives of students can buy.  Live Art Auction: You could have high school students create pieces of art to be included in a live auction.

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Nonprofit Writing Prompts for September

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Is your organization helping find jobs for those out of work? If you work with seniors, do a photo spread of them with their grandchildren.

Get Your People Out of the Heat & Into Action

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Now, through August we’re in slow down mode as students are gone and we have fewer stories to tell. Many organizations I work with focus on summer programs (camps, free lunch when school is out) or themes. Many nonprofit organizations I work with focus big time on summertime fundraising events. The Jury’s Still Out.

Nonprofit Crisis Communications: Passover Case Study

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It works for the JCC, and will work for your organization. Bonds with us by speaking personally, with a first-person approach. P.P.S.

U.S. Congress and Senate Work Together Passing Fed College Debt Forgiveness for Non Profit Employees!!

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2699 into law, an American who works for a non profit for ten years or more, after college, and has federal education loans will receive federal education loan debt forgiveness. Students who qualify for and receive Pell Grants are considered some of the more needy students in the United States. If President Bush signs H.R.

Blocking Access to Social Media is now “Against Policy”

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” Over the course of the last year I have personally witnessed this little “pivot” work brilliantly, especially at the senior levels.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kate Edgerton

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Drink a cup of coffee, pack a lunch, and head a mile down the road to work. . Next I start working on a design project.

Dear Mr Edward Jones

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just wanted to leave. I was working for $10 per hour. I had been making $18/hour as a consultant before taking this Development Assistant job.

How NPR and PBS Engage Digital Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)

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Earlier this summer, I mentioned that we’ve been tracking the communications of pairs of national nonprofits working in the same space.

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