Each and All Nonprofits Must Comply With the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

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According to the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (federal law) all corporations (which includes nonprofit organizations, in the United States) must have board fiscal oversight. Tags: Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 legal compliance board oversight fiscal oversight what is a well run non profit [Note: In no way is this or any post, in Seeking Grant Money Today , legal, fiscal, or policy advice for any entity.

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Golden Years for Nonprofits End With the Decade

Blue Sky Collaborative

It's difficult to believe that in 2002, Blue Sky Collaborative's (www.blueskycollaborative.com) first nonprofit clients did not even have their own websites. But here we sit in 2009 and seemingly every org has a Facebook Page or is experimenting with Twitter.

Golden Years for Nonprofits End With the Decade

Blue Sky Collaborative

It's difficult to believe that in 2002, Blue Sky Collaborative's (www.blueskycollaborative.com) first nonprofit clients did not even have their own websites. But here we sit in 2009 and seemingly every org has a Facebook Page or is experimenting with Twitter.

Consistency in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Komen is from Sunset magazine in October 2002, the year most of today’s third graders were born and a just a year after KitchenAid started its sponsorship of Komen!There’s I opened up the Alden Keene cause marketing database and set the dial to ‘way back.’

Cause Marketing with Your CEO

Cause Related Marketing

Thomas died in 2002 at the age 69.Thomas was famously. Until I saw the free standing insert (FSI) on the left from Marcal Manufacturing on Sunday, I could count on one hand the number of times I’d seen a CEO featured in a cause marketing type ad.

How Can A Nonprofit Streamline Its Operations While Increasing Them, Decrease Costs, and Increase Funds Raised While Doing So, Too? Here's How.

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Each and All Nonprofits Must Comply With The Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 Here's A Handy Checklist For Nonprofit Operations and Fundraising Success. What Is A Well Run Non Profit Agency? I'll Tell You. Fundraising, Grant Writing, Mission-Success, Community Building; It's All the Same Want To Spence Less On Your Non Profit's Fundraising? Here's How.

Time To Plan Your Proposal For The 2012 Baltimore Green Week!

Non Profit Marketing 360

If you are in need of some guidance, inspiration, or feedback, BGW is sponsoring a Q&A Meeting for 27 September at 6:pm at 2002 Clipper Park Road, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21211.

Interview: Zach Hochstadt, Mission Minded Agency Cofounder & Nonprofit Branding Expert

Non Profit Marketing 360

Zach: When we started the company in 2002, we saw ourselves as bringing some of the best principles from the corporate world and applying them in the nonprofit sector. NPM360: Are more nonprofits interested in branding than when you started in 2002?

What Behavior Are You Selling?

SocialButterfly

USA: Sage Publications, 2002. In the halls of doing good, many of us are dealing with change–which means we are dealing with behaviors. Surrounding behavior is knowledge and beliefs coupled by environmental factors, assumptions and noise.

This Food Bank's Two Secrets to Partnership Success

Selfish Giving

Way back in 2002, she started as the communications and marketing director for the North Texas Food Bank. "Every corporation is filled with people. If you can inspire the employees to care about your cause, and you do great customer service with them, you’ve got a friend for life."

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This one tool is essential to major gifts asks

Wild Woman Fundraising

2002) Schmooze or lose: Social friction and lubrication in email negotiations. What is that tool? I often get nonprofit clients asking me, why can’t I just talk about the grant we got or the number of people we help? Why do I have to say what we’re doing around the office?

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kimberly Troup

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She joined Christian Friends of Israeli Communities in March of 1998, as a ministry coordinator, and in 2002, became the Director of the US Office. Kimberly Troup.

Cause Marketing on Packaging

Cause Related Marketing

A 2¼ x ½ inch paragraph of explanation on the side panel… laid out so that you have to turn the can to read it… explains the campaign thusly: “Blue Sky will donate 10 cents to American Rivers for every Blue Sky soda blue can tab received by October 31, 2002 (up to $15,000).

A Gallery: Proof that humor in fundraising exists…

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The company, started by college kids in 2002, strives for a self-described “goofy and endearing&# brand voice.

#TECH: Mac? Windows? Need Both Operating Systems? Use Both! (Part I)

Non Profit Marketing 360

It made a comeback expressly in the personal computer market after Apple released OS X ( OS Ten ) in 2002, which brought the Mac to millions more people who still needed access to Microsoft Word and Excel. Invest in software, not computers.

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6 Degrees of Separation Experiment

A. Fine Blog

is attached here for download: Watts 6 Degrees 2002. The idea that we are all connected to one another by 6 degrees of separation has become ingrained in our public consciousness.

A Cool New Platform for Cause Marketers to Launch Virtual Paper Icons From

Cause Related Marketing

I spent about $90 putting up a brick in the Olympic Plaza in the lead-up to the 2002 Winter Olympics. SupporterWall.com is an interactive grid wall that displays pictures and links to your website that you could use for fundraising for you nonprofit or crowd funding your business idea.

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Social Venture and Resource Development

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Wilder Foundation ), 2002. Peter Economy, and Jed Emerson, (John Wiley & Sons), 2002. Ten questions to ask yourself before starting a nonprofit venture,” by Andy Robinson, Shelterforce Online, (July/August 2002) “ Nonprofit Enterprise: Right for You?” The Nonprofit Quarterly, Fall 2002 “Enterprising Nonprofits: Revenue Generation in the Nonprofit Sector,” Cynthia W.

Segmentation to Address Racial and Health Inequalites

Social Marketing and Social Change

Institute of Medicine, 2002). 2002). 2002). "The use of segmentation to identify specific groups of people has become a well-known tactic of many commercial marketers.

The Alden Keene Cause Marketing Stock Index Dramatically Outperforms Other Indices

Cause Related Marketing

In the down years of 2002 and 2008, the Keene lost less money than all but one other of the comparison indices. 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.

Critical for a Successful Nonprofit? The Dream Team Board. Learn Below How to Effectively Train and Enable Your Board Members, and How To Get Your Board Working Successfully

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Each and All Nonprofits Must Comply With the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 Specific to the Board, see the entirety of the following post, but especially look at items number 4 and number 10: Top 10 Grant Money Myths: Do You Think You Know What You're Doing While Looking for Grant Money? How To Be A Modern Nonprofit Board Member, or, Nonprofit Leaders, Willing To Take A Look At Yourself for the Good of the Nonprofit You're Working For?

5% of $500 Million Would Be the Super Bowl of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

You may hear in Haberman’s challenge an echo of 1% for the Planet , founded in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of the company Patagonia , and Craig Matthews, owner of the firm Blue Ribbon Flies.

Grants for American or Canadian Nonprofits Providing Programs Addressing the Needs of People With Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

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Neilsen Foundation Offers Funding for Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Programs Established in 2002, the Craig H. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information] Deadline: March 31, 2012 (Letters of Intent) Craig H.

Stone Cold Optimist

Mission Paradox Blog

The arts industry is going to have to prove it's value and relevance in the world of 2012, not the world of 1992 or even 2002.  When it comes to the future of the arts, especially the industry I work in - the live performing arts, I am very optimistic. I see the wide range of work being produced, from sold out theatres in NYC, to intimate productions being done in someone's living room and it gives me hope.

Five Tips for Recruiting Nonprofit Sponsors

Cause Related Marketing

CMNH had an executive who spent several years as an executive at the organizing committee for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Yesterday I talked about the power and ease of working with other nonprofits who serve as sponsors. I mentioned that when I worked at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) my four nonprofit sponsors were collectively worth more that $5 million a year.

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The path to BIG…is small.

Sea Change Strategies

This is a true story: In 2002, a two-year old terrier mutt named Forgea was abandoned on a freighter that had been evacuated because of a fire. The human body has more than 200 bones but just one spine. In the same way, a compelling narrative – or campaign – can have many moving parts, but must have a single spine to unite the parts into a whole. The key to engagement is engaging emotions. The key to that is specificity. It’s specific only if you can envision it in your mind’s eye.

Support for the Troops a Cause Marketing Winner

Cause Related Marketing

Going back to 2002 Outback has also sent employee volunteers to the Middle East to feed the troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Generation Who?

GenerationYGive

the broadest definition generally includes the more than 70 million Americans born 1977 to 2002.

Cause Marketing Won’t Save a Bad Business

Cause Related Marketing

PRVCY was founded by Carolyn Jones in 2002. Borders appears headed for bankruptcy. Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy protection back in September 2010. Circuit City is gone. Ultimate Electronics is about to fade into the dust heap of failed electronics retailers.

Grassroots Cause Marketing from Volvo

Cause Related Marketing

Volvo’s relationship with ALSF began in 2002 when Alex was nominated for the inaugural Volvo for Life Awards.

Do you belong to a fundraisers union? Should you?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Some nonprofit workers in 2002 according to the Chronicle for Philanthropy , joined the Service Employees International Union, or the SEIU. If there is corruption at your nonprofit, who can you go to? Who helps you get a fair salary for your fundraising experience? Where do you go with fundraising questions? If you raise lots of money, are you promoted? And if not, why not? What do you do if you’ve been wrongfully terminated? Remember your employment contract?

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Social Marketing Begins With Values

Social Marketing and Social Change

Brenkert (2002) for example, after outlining a number of ethical challenges for social marketing, states that " Transparency should be a prime directive for social marketers." 2002). What does social marketing , or your social marketing organization, stand for?

Octavia Butler on Leadership

Wild Woman Fundraising

Her advice on how to choose leaders, from an interview in 2002, seems to me to be still relevant for your nonprofit: “Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought. Octavia Butler was a famous science fiction writer who died in 2006.

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#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

I opened the business in 2002, although I was still working full-time for a local nonprofit. Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing.

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

I opened the business in 2002, although I was still working full-time for a local nonprofit. Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing.

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

I opened the business in 2002, although I was still working full-time for a local nonprofit. Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing.

Macromarketing and Social Change

Social Marketing and Social Change

Diez Roux, 2007; Oltvai & Barabasi, 2002; Sallis et al., 2002). "Most social marketing programs occur within a micromarketing environment. That is most, if not all, attention is given to understanding and influencing people through the actions of producers - the organizations that fund, create, and implement social change programs.

Did you choose Red Cross, Yele, or Doctors Without Borders?

Wild Woman Fundraising

In 2002 many chapters were indited for financial fraud and embezzlement by executives. So which charity/platform did you choose when you gave to Haiti?

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Are you ready for donors using LinkedIn?

Fundraising Coach

Started in late 2002, LinkedIn has seen many social media platforms rise and fall. In teaching nonprofit social media , I call LinkedIn the "little engine that could.". Anyone remember Friendster or MySpace?) But LinkedIn keeps trucking along.

Is Your Nonprofit Going The Way Of The GOP?

The Agitator

Although it’s a bit dated (it reports on 2002 trends) and is jammed with more facts than envelope salesmen at a DMA conference, one item struck me: Caucasians may be better givers because they’re asked for money more frequently.