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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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.

Trending Sources

Drive Action: Bring Me Up to Date (Case Study)

Getting Attention

They do a fantastic job of it: Since 2002, GlobalGiving has raised $151,783,082 from 407,034 donors who have supported 10,812 projects.

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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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).

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 real world examples of the Pareto Principle

iMarketSmart

Here are some real world examples of the Pareto Principle you might find interesting: A 2002 report from Microsoft found that “80 percent of the errors and crashes in Windows and Office are caused by 20 percent of the entire pool of bugs detected.” If you know me and this blog, you know that I talk about the Pareto Principle a lot. That’s the concept developed by Vilfredo Pareto in 1906 when he determined that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the people.

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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?

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 Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

The author identified four macro-social marketing programs that target smoking cessation (since 2002), helmet use (since 2001), drunk driving prevention (since 2008), and nutrition (2011-2015). What are some of the best papers published in social marketing this past year?

Social Cognitive Theory for Social Marketing Research and Practice

Social Marketing and Social Change

And perhaps the bottom line is the conclusion reached by Hornik (2002) that the use of the wrong theory to define and solve a problem is one of the key sources for program failure.

A Christmas story from my favorite charity

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

In front of me, however, was not food, but a woman whom I had known as the first person for whom A Wider Circle ever did a group volunteer service effort back in 2002. I got this email today from Mark Bergel, founder of A Wider Circle. It was beautiful, so I wanted to share it. A Christmas Story. I left work just in time last night to make it to Whole Foods, a place where I typically experience a world in which poverty is not the first thought, as it is the rest of the day and night.

Fundraising GPS: Steering On The Past Or Future? Or Both?

The Agitator

As recently as 2002, religious giving accounted for over 50% of all charitable donations. Fundraisers, unlike practitioners in most other sectors, generally navigate their way forward by steering through the rear view mirror. Today, we’re offering Agitator readers two rear view mirror views … and one through-the-windshield view. Two recent reports on 2012 US giving have just hit our desk. Plus one sophisticated forecast for 2013.

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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.

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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.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Started in 2002, and only took that long to blog because it took me a long time to find a designer who could create it to have the same design as my website. Neville Hobson - Neville Hobson.com @jangles Began blogging 2002(UK) . We came, we saw, we kicked its ass. Ghostbusters.

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.

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.

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.’

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

Seeking Grant Money Today

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?

Second Mile Board Culpability

A. Fine Blog

Oh, but, wait, what about the fact that the organization was informed in 1998 and again in 2002 by Penn State officials and the district attorney that Sandusky was being investigated for improper relations with boys? The awful implosion at Penn State has a lot of bad guys, one of the most culpable, in my opinion, is the board of Second Mile. The Second Mile is the organization Jerry Sandusky founded that served as the kindly, charitable front for his pedophilia.

Social Cognitive Theory for Social Marketing Research and Practice

Social Marketing and Social Change

And perhaps the bottom line is the conclusion reached by Hornik (2002) that the use of the wrong theory to define and solve a problem is one of the key sources for program failure.

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.

Diva Marketing Blog - Untitled Article

Diva Marketing Blog

In 2002, with some funds from a family foundation, we did a survey of the 261 children we had seen in the clinic. This is the 5th year of Diva Marketing''s Holiday For Small Nonprofits Series. .

Tagline Saves Times Square — Imagine What a Powerful Nonprofit Tagline Can Do

Getting Attention

The tagline is, “If You See Something, Say Something,&# which has been used by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) since 2002 as an anti-terrorist strategy in the post-911 world.

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

Seeking Grant Money Today

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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?

#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.

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.

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?

The Future of Fundraising

Marketing for Nonprofits

percent between 2002 and 2007 to 1.9 Here is my new column in Fundraising Success. Enjoy! Jocelyn It's a bold move to try to predict the future. Five years ago, who would have guessed that Facebook would have more than 600 million members or that we'd be talking to each other in 140-character tweets — LOL, BTW, TTYL? That said, I'm going out on a limb to predict the future of fundraising. Here's my take on four key trends that will dramatically change our field in 31 years.