Where were you 10 years ago on the internet?

Wild Woman Fundraising

In 2000 I got my job at the Economist in New York City, at eiu.com. social media 2000 2010 internet long tail looking back on a decade mazarine treyz meme pokey the penguin ten years ago video game2000-vs-2010. This graphic is from here. Where were YOU on the internet 10 years ago?

A Look Back at 2010

Wild Woman Fundraising

Happy New Year! It’s been a crazy decade, and even though I’ve been blogging since 1999, I have never focused so closely on it.

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Santa Speedo Run Boston, MA 2013

Blue Sky Collaborative

The Santa Speedo Run ([link] began in Boston in 2000 with 5 guys just looking to spread some holiday spirit by running through Back Bay in only Santa hats and Speedos. Since then it has grown to include 500 men. Fundraising Tips Marathon Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Walkathon software Walkathons

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Why the Canadian Digital Service is a major milestone for Canada.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

E-government era (late 1990’s and early 2000’s): This stage dealt with the migration of government services online (mainly through offering downloadable pdf’s and providing Canadians with the ability to fill out forms electronically).

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Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration

EveryAction

began as a hip hop conference at the University of Maryland in 2000. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! Every year we celebrate by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and commemorate the start of end-of-year fundraising campaigns. So without further ado, here are some of this year's favorites. Drumroll please. International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Video killed the radio star? Disruptive tech in the nonprofit sector

Blue Sky Collaborative

"Between 2000 and 2005, online giving by individuals grew exponentially, from $250 million to nearly $5 billion." Read more in this great white paper by The Hewlett Foundation and McKinsey & Company, The Nonprofit Marketplace: Bridging the Information Gap inPhilanthropy.

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3 things every fundraiser needs to consider before they talk politics in front of their donors

iMarketSmart

Brooks book titled Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism): In 2000, households headed by a “conservative” gave, on average, 30% more money to charity than households headed by a liberal although the “liberal” households earned 6% more.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Cindy Olnick

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

in 2000. Cindy Olnick. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

In the Final Hours, Let’s Work It Out

SocialButterfly

2000: Do another set of 14 push-ups and 14 sit-ups. This is my sixth post in the seven-day question to now raise $2200 to provide not just 7 roofs, but roofs for all 14 Guatemalan families. In these seven days, I’m posting updates, answering your questions and sharing insights gained.

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Trillions and trillions of dollars.

iMarketSmart

Between 2000 and 2050 $12 trillion is expected to go to charity in the form of bequests. That’s $12 TRILLION! Or, 12,000 X ONE BILLION. Imagine a pile of a billion dollars. Now imagine 12,000. Hard to do, huh? Here’s some help thanks to Susan DameGreene’s website.

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Cause Related Marketing

Love's year 2000 performance with the Singing Sergeants of the United States Air. Every Christmas for at least the last 10 years Late Night with David Letterman has featured the incomparable Darlene Love singing the rockingness Christmas Song ever, 'Christmas, Baby Please Come Home.'That

Grantmakers Love Annual Report Postcards Too

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We spent about $150 to print 2000 postcards, with another $90 for mailhouse costs. I have yet another fabulous example of an annual report postcard to share with you. I’m so excited that people are giving this a try!

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What’s stopping you from communicating with your legacy giving prospects?

iMarketSmart

All the way at the bottom I found this chart which was the result of Adrian Sargeant’s and Elaine Jay’s research back in the 90′s and early 2000′s. Getting a single email, letter or telephone call out to a legacy giving prospect isn’t always easy.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jenna Czaplewski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jenna has been a member of the Coalition team since April 2000. Jenna Czaplewski. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

What everyone is missing about the 2018 $410 billion giving figure from Giving USA

iMarketSmart

households making charitable donations has declined steadily in recent years, from about 67 percent in 2000 to 56.6 $410 billion. Hooray! Right? Not so fast! Lots of folks are not so happy. So today I’m going to tell you what they are missing that makes them all wrong for being so salty. First, here are some of the downers I recently read and heard after the $410 billion figure was announced. . Holding pens. The biggest surge was in giving to holding pens such as foundations.

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The myth of the disappearing donor

iMarketSmart

” The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s article titled Where Are My Donors reported: “Since 2000, the percentage of households that donate has dropped in every age group. Lots of folks think donors are disappearing. . While populations in the U.S.

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Inclusive Conversations: Are Your Communications Making FRIENDS or FOES with People of Color?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As of the 2000 census, the African-American, Latino, Native American, and Asian/Pacific Islander communities represented 30 percent of the U.S. CultureStrike’s Julio Salgado reimagines 90’s sitcoms with diverse casts. A lot of my peers grew up watching the popular 90’s sitcom FRIENDS.

Get Your Millennial Audience Off My Lawn

The Agitator

Actually, a 25-30-year-old today is less likely to live in a city today than one in 2000. Don’t get me started on the idea that someone born in 1981 has more in common with someone born in 2000 than born in 1980.

Made in America Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The night before my interview with Alex Strickland of Liberty at the 2012 Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City the company hosted a beer bash that raised $2000 for BCM.

Get Your Millennial Audience Off My Lawn, Part 2

The Agitator

Sadly, every 10-year age group (30 and under, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, and 60+) gives less now than they did in 2000. Most dramatically, 58% of households led by 51- to 60-year-olds gave in 2014, down from 78% in 2000.

How We Created Our (First-Ever) Brand Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

in 2000. Cindy Olnick. If you are curious about how other nonprofits handle branding and graphic design, join us Thursday, October 20th for our latest Nonprofit Q&A Panel. Today’s guest post is by one of the panelists, Cindy Olnick. Kristina.

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Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

The report shared that as a Nation, we had met or were moving toward meeting, 71% of the disease prevention and health promotion objectives we set in 2000. October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health.

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Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

The report shared that as a Nation, we had met or were moving toward meeting, 71% of the disease prevention and health promotion objectives we set in 2000. October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health.

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Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Opened my eyes to the world of simulations and games as a tool for civic engagement (brought back memories of SimCity 2000). I started to write this post in a cab as I was heading back from the Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington D.C. last week.

Op Ed Writing: Countering Your Opponent’s Argument

Getting Attention

In 2000, the investigative journalists at the Medill Innocence Project offered to pay for the DNA tests. Margot Friedman, principal of Dupont Circle Communications, conducts trainings on writing and placing opinion editorials.

Successful Fundraising in Turbulent Times

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She is also the author of Fundraising for Social Change (now in its fifth edition, 2006), Fundraising for the Long Haul (2000), which explores the particular challenges of older grassroots organizations, and Ask and You Shall Receive: A Fundraising Training Program for Religious Organizations or Projects, Raise More Money (2001) which she edited with her partner, Stephanie Roth, and Fundraising in Times of Crisis (2004).

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

I had no idea what they were, but I fell in love with the mission and in 2000, as a volunteer, I founded the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island , a social justice organization that fights for leveling the playing field for women and girls.

Social Objects: Sharing Devices of Object-Centered Sociality

Social Marketing and Social Change

There are no markets for messages, or to paraphrase the Introduction to the Institute of Medicine (2000, p.5-6) Promoting Health report, people in the health and social change communities have “messages” while the individuals they are targeting in communities have “lives.”

In This Post I Get Defensive About Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

While Bill Gates remains Chairman of Microsoft, he hasn’t been its CEO since Jan 2000 and he left day-to-day management of the company in June 2008 to devote more time at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the entity Hemingway refers to that is actually taking the fight to polio.

Fall Theme: Stop Cancer HalloWeekend Annual Event

The Biddery Blog

Among the Weekend highlights were the opportunity drawing for a 2000 Lexus LS 460.

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What Would You Say? Thoughts on Global Citizenship

SocialButterfly

By now, you’ve probably heard about the “Millenials,&# those born between 1981 and 2000 as defined by the Pew Research Center. What would you say to world leaders if given the chance? This is the question the UN’s Citizen Ambassadors campaign asks us.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Lawrence Foundation was established by Jeff Lawrence and Diane Troth (spouses) in 2000 with some of the proceeds received from the acquisition of Trillium Digital Systems, which was a company Jeff started, by Intel Corporation. In our ongoing periodic series on sources for grants, we have focused on foundations tied to the great tech companies of our day.

Finesse Shampoo and Conditioner and Locks of Love

Cause Related Marketing

Not Exactly Golden LocksHow do you target Gen Y, the 76 million [in the States] ‘Millennials’ born between 1978 and 2000? Well a cause campaign is not a bad idea because the members of Gen Y are characterized as idealistic, optimistic, honest and sincere. And they like to shop.Few of them remember the time before the Internet and they’re the most technologically savvy generation ever. We used to. Komen Locks of Love United Way

What Nonprofits Need to Know about Facebook Promoted Posts

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If you pay for this update to reach an additional 2000 people, it’s reasonable to expect that the update will receive approximately 200 likes, comments and shares, when adjusted for affinity. . Do nonprofits have to pay to get their content seen on Facebook? We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. He provided easy-to-understand, practical insight on the most common questions about Promoted Posts on Facebook.

#Philanthropy: As Steve Jobs The CEO Retires, Will Steve Jobs The Philanthropist Step Forward?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Profits were made hand-over-fist by 2000, but no philanthropic efforts returned. Keep your hands off of my stack. The Carnegies, the Mellons, the Rockafellers, the Buffetts… They all made scads of money in their chosen careers.

Name Change Spurs Conversation, Opens Doors (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Green Media Toolshed was launched in 2000 to strengthen communications impact within the environmental movement. It’s rare to see an organization change its name and that’s a good thing. Name changes are a delicate matter. Assuming you’ve done a good job of building relationships with supporters, partners and others, your org’s name has equity.

#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, Socialbrite.org Strategist, Offers Useful Advice To Nonprofits Using Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

DEBRA: There’s always the organization that stresses the fact that, say, they have 2000 people who Like them on Facebook. Debra Askanase, founder of Community Organizer 2.0 , is an “engagement strategist” who consults with nonprofit organizations on digital media.

Cool Cause Marketing Campaigns from Two Commonwealth Countries

Cause Related Marketing

In 2011 the Red Leaf Project resulted in the planting of 110,00 trees and collection of 2000 bags of litter. Two cool new cause marketing concepts from two different Commonwealth countries.

Cause Marketing Advertising From Ben & Jerry's

Cause Related Marketing

Greyston bakes 20,000 pounds of brownies a day just for Ben & Jerry’s, which has been owned by the Anglo-Dutch company Unilever since 2000.

The Smarter Way to Convert Your Fundraising Data

JCA Insights

Initially we developed FIDO using MS Access as a front end to MS SQL Server 2000 databases.

Passing The Plate Among the Religious

Cause Related Marketing

A new study out Monday, June 6, 2000 finds that contrary to conventional wisdom, religious people are more likely to donate to causes that aren’t strictly religious than to those that are.

Privacy? What’s that?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In the last decade the evolution of privacy went into turbo mode and thus an average Joe’s comfort level with sharing personal information today is light years ahead of what it was as recently as the year 2000. The largest shift I’ve seen over the course of the last year in the digital space has been regarding the concept of privacy.

To Take a Page from Kohl's Cause Marketing Success, Start With IKEA

Cause Related Marketing

Last week I confessed my man-crush on Kohl’s and their remarkable cause marketing efforts using stuffed animals, books, CDs and toys: Since the year 2000, Kohl’s has generated $180 million for kids’ causes.

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