Newsletter: Future-Proof Your Partnerships for New Normal ; Get John Haydon’s New Book ‘Donor Care’ ; Grow Your Twitter Following by 2000%

Selfish Giving

Make things better by making better things - Seth Godin Three BIG messages this week. Brittany Hill at Accelerist and I are teaming up to present Future-Proof Your Partnership Program (and Your Nonprofit) for the New Normal.

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


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.

Social Media for Social Good Academy 2020 – DOORS ARE OPEN!

J Campbell Social Marketing

Valued at $2000. The essential, step-by-step blueprint for taming the social media chaos, building a community of fans that rave about you, and getting your work day back on track. Distilled into a simple system you can follow without overwhelm! .

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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Trillions and trillions of dollars.


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.

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


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.

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


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.

Ep173: How to Use Pokemon Go to Raise Money for Charity

Selfish Giving

A 2000+ surge in new users of the app. Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Stephanie Bagley , COO at Charity Miles, about the new Pokemon Go game and how it can be used to raise money for good causes. On the show, Megan, Stephanie and I discuss: Stephanie Bagley, Charity Miles.

Mele Kalikimaka

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

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!

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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The myth of the disappearing donor


” 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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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.

In the Final Hours, Let’s Work It Out


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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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.

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.

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!

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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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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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.

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.”

#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.

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.

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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#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

#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.

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.

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.

#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, 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.

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.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health


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


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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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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From Commodity to Customer

A. Fine Blog

Therefore, with a maturing base, does Facebook double down with their prisoner mentality and milk the platform for everything they can get while assuming the rest of us have no place to go, aka AOL circa 2000? I have been struggling with Facebook for a while now.

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.

#Social Networking: Netflix Losing Control of Social-Network Goodwill

Non Profit Marketing 360

Many of those commenting are encouraging a boycott and/or defection to the many other services that have moved into the market since Netflix’s founding in 2000. Image via Wikipedia. This author is not a Netflix subscriber.

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.

The Alden Keene Cause Marketing Stock Index Dramatically Outperforms Other Indices

Cause Related Marketing

I don’t have the beta ratios yet, but in the down years of 2000 and 2001, the Keene lost less money than the other indices in the comparison. There are stock indexes galore; the Dow, S&P 500, the NASDAQ Composite, the Wilshire 5000, the FTSE, and hundreds more. But how would an index of the stocks of companies that do a meaningful amount of cause marketing perform compared to those well-known indexes? Pretty well, as it turns out.

Rhode Island Travel Ambassador 2010

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Sometimes, if liability or damage are in some instances mandatory, such as Newport are populated with over the rhode island travel ambassador 2001 of the suspended sentence attached will not be criminal acts but that violate the rhode island travel ambassador 2000 no contact order. From the rhode island travel ambassador 2000 a criminal case.