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

Seeking Grant Money Today

[Note: In no way is this or any post, in Seeking Grant Money Today , legal, fiscal, or policy advice for any entity. In it, the president of the board claimed that the issue stemmed from the former executive director failing to bring the organization's money problems to the board's attention. 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.

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What Does Not Get Funded Well by Grant Money

Seeking Grant Money Today

It can help to understand what, traditionally, does not get funded by grant money. This is not the place in the organizational budget to save money. This saves the organization time, money, and a great reputation over time! Sponsoring a fundraising event or project - Again, those who donate grants do not want their money to be spent on overhead. Of course, this was wonderful - but it was difficult for a small health cause to raise money during 2001 and 2002.

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?

This Food Bank's Two Secrets to Partnership Success

Selfish Giving

Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy Colleen Brinkmann has been raising money for a long time. Way back in 2002, she started as the communications and marketing director for the North Texas Food Bank. Along the way, Colleen learned a couple important lessons about raising money.

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

Cause Related Marketing

The money deposits into your PayPal account. This is the online equivalent of those low-rent capital campaigns where you pay your money and get a custom brick that leads up to the main entrance of a hospital, for instance. By contrast, $10 seems almost like throw-away money.

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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. 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.

Are you ready for donors using LinkedIn?

Fundraising Coach

Started in late 2002, LinkedIn has seen many social media platforms rise and fall. Donors like to give money to organizations with leaders they can trust. In teaching nonprofit social media , I call LinkedIn the "little engine that could.".

#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. Most cause marketing faces the consumer, and one thing they want to know is if the money is being well spent. They don’t do a good job of telling you how the money was spent or how it was used.

Grassroots Cause Marketing from Volvo

Cause Related Marketing

Buy a virtual glass of lemonade from Lemonadestandforlife.com , sponsored by Volvo, and the money goes to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to support families who must travel for their child’s cancer treatments.

#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. Most cause marketing faces the consumer, and one thing they want to know is if the money is being well spent. They don’t do a good job of telling you how the money was spent or how it was used.

#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. Most cause marketing faces the consumer, and one thing they want to know is if the money is being well spent. They don’t do a good job of telling you how the money was spent or how it was used.

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.

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. Blackbaud employs a sampling methodology weighted to larger nonprofits that raise lots of money via direct response. The manner in which each nonprofit raises money affects gift receipts. Fundraisers, unlike practitioners in most other sectors, generally navigate their way forward by steering through the rear view mirror.

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A Plan to Survive

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

When I was working for Compasspoint Nonprofit Services (one of the organizers of today's conference) during the dot-com bust of 2002 we did a similar survey, and - not surprisingly - we found that those organizations that were doing best were those that had a development plan. Maybe in a good economy you have the luxury of sitting back and "just letting the money roll in" without any design or thought to how it's going to happen.

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The Future of Fundraising

Marketing for Nonprofits

percent between 2002 and 2007 to 1.9 There's also the issue of remittances, or the flow of money from people of color in the U.S. The growth of social fundraising sites like Crowdrise , Jumo and Razoo and the massive sums of money raised from peer-to-peer fundraising events like the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure are indicators that people don't need organizations to raise money. Here is my new column in Fundraising Success. Enjoy!