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You can meet me at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations in February, March and April 2011!

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When: Thursday, February 10, 2011 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. When:Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. When: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. When: Thursday, April 07, 2011 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Want to be more effective in your fundraising? Get LEAN!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have too much to do? Want to go from this: To This? This is about utilizing Lean Manufacturing processes to get the fundraising tasks you need to do done in the shortest amount of time, always improving, and always looking for ways to do it more efficiently. Are you intrigued?

9 Words for Nonprofits to Avoid in 2011

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this phrase continues to get a lot of play from nonprofits, colleges, and others raising money. I'm particularly happy to see fail and wow factor on their 2011 list. Last January's " Words for Nonprofits to Avoid in 2010 " turned out to be Big Duck's most popular blog post of 2010. It warms the cockles of my heart to know that you all value words so much.

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The Top 10 Free Fundraising Ideas

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Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingEspecially during difficult economic times, charities and nonprofit organizations should consider fundraising strategies that require little or no cash outlay.

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The Top 9 Unique Fundraising Ideas

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Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingRaising money for a great cause isn’t necessarily hard; raising large amounts of money is, however. One way to raise substantial funds is to offer your stakeholders something unique.

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The World Series of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The winner of the 2011 World Series will be determined tonight in St. Each was separately highlighted during the 2011 Series. The cause featured in Game 2 was the awarding of the 2011 Roberto Clemente Legacy award to David Ortiz, the designated hitter of the Boston Red Sox. Louis. But four causes, recognized during the first four games of the Series, have already won the big spotlight that the Fall Classic can bring.

Book Review: “The Facebook Marketing Book”

Cause Related Marketing

I’ve known about Facebook since the time when it was still limited to college-aged students. I joined LinkedIn way back in 2005. I started this blog in October 2006. I was on Twitter early enough that the handle ‘ paulrjones ’ was still available.

A Replacement for the Dreaded Fundraising Thermometer?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“The UY solely does community service and outreach – we provide service opportunities for college students (tutoring, mentoring, college readiness classes, service-learning trips, internships, etc.).

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – August 19, 2011

Getting Attention

4) Communications Director , The Institute for College Access and Success , (Oakland, CA). 3) Communications and Digital Media Manager, Public Art Fund, (New York, NY) 4) Communications Director, The Institute for College [.]

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Do you have a “super job”?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Heather: Adjunct college professor, Illinois. I was in line at the co-op today and saw the cover of Mother Jones. It said, “Speeded up, more work for no pay.&# So when i got home, I looked it up, and found this startling and sad article , and recognized myself. Read on.

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Interview with a planned giver, Paul Nazareth: What’s your fundraising journey?

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Paul is an instructor on planned giving at Georgian College in Toronto. How did you get started in college fundraising? What do you think is different about working in a college development office versus a small development office?

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I Have a Bone to Pick About JWT's Trend Report Called 'Social Good'

Cause Related Marketing

‘ Social Good ,’ a white paper and research report from JWT , the marketing agency and division of WPP, has made a lot of appearances in my RSS reader since its release in September 2011 usually with some variation of a headline like ‘customers increasingly dubious about cause marketing.’ The study asked college-aged Americans about things like moral dilemmas they had faced.

Must Not Sleep! Must Warn Others! And other tips from fundraising hip hopistas

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This struck a chord with me, because I used to have my own radio show, back in college. So as I write another blog post at midnight, I’m reminded “Must Not Sleep! Must Warn Others!&#. Let me explain.

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Do Any Online College Classes Focus on Fundraising?

Fundraising Coach

Tweet I’m a big fan of ongoing education, so I was intrigued to be reminded that college courses on fundraising exist online. While I can’t promise free online college classes that focus on fundraising, there are a few programs available online that you should know about. Assuming you have no interest in a traditional college, or don’t have one nearby that offers a quality fundraising degree program, I’ve decided to see how many online opportunities exist for fundraising.

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

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The Web site serves to “provide libraries, community colleges, schools and workforce training centers a variety of resources and tools for teaching computer and Internet skills, which are increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy.”

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

SocialButterfly

The Web site serves to “provide libraries, community colleges, schools and workforce training centers a variety of resources and tools for teaching computer and Internet skills, which are increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy.&#.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

“Yes, there is a greater than 40-year spread in life expectancy among countries and dramatic social gradients in health within countries,” said Michael Marmot of University College London in his editorial.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

“Yes, there is a greater than 40-year spread in life expectancy among countries and dramatic social gradients in health within countries,” said Michael Marmot of University College London in his editorial.

Corporate Citizenship In a Time of Occupy Wall Street

Cause Related Marketing

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship released its annual CSR Index the other day even as Occupy Wall Street and its satellite efforts continue their protests that are, in part, anti-corporate.

Cause Marketing Bracketology

Cause Related Marketing

The person who picks the most brackets correctly wins tickets to play at Ferrell's Will Powered Invitational at Pebble Beach October 28-30, 2011. The beneficiary is Cancer for College , a scholarship charity for cancer survivors whose relationship with Ferrell I've highlighted in the past.

Cause Marketing Matchmaking Freebie

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According to the website, Grow Appalachia, formed under the auspices of Berea College… a nonsectarian Christian college in Berea, Kentucky… has several pressing goals: “Basic diet-related health concerns – obesity, diabetes, heart disease."

Do you want to be a nonprofit consultant? Read this interview with Desiree Adaway

Wild Woman Fundraising

I was an International Development major in college and wanted to work and live in Africa. I started working with inner city youth at a summer camp while in college and was hooked. Desiree Adaway designs programs and strategies that create revenue and advocates for organizations.

Reader Questions: Fundraising for a park-How can you identify visitors?

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Put out a call for volunteers on Idealist.org, at your local college with an environmental program, on The Extraordinaires, and on volunteermatch. Hey Mazarine, The issues I’m finding toughest to crack right now are around squeezing the most out of small budgets while making the most of new channels. To some extent, thus my recent Twitter learning experiment! We have more than 800,000 people coming to our parks and events every year, but mostly we don’t know who they are.

Why Online Fundraising is like Ice cream!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Check out this worksheet from the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Austin Community College. Before we get down to it, if you are in Austin, and interested in being a more effective fundraiser, we still have a couple of spots left in my Lean Fundraising workshop at the Center for Nonprofits tomorrow. Get on it! This post is 3 posts for the price of one! Today I have a post on Causevox about how fundraising is like ice cream. Go check it out !

Marketing to Kids, Circa 1988

Cause Related Marketing

The Lumina Foundation , the American Council on Education and the Ad Council want to persuade more middle and high schoolers to make proper preparation for college. So will getting into college,” one of three rotating graphics on the front page tells us.

Curating Content: Why You Should Promote Other People’s Stuff

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When I sat in a room of public relations officers for colleges and universities and suggested that, in certain situations, they might want to let their students know about events happening on a rival campus across town, they all looked at me like I was a complete idiot.

2 Reviews of Fundraising Android Apps

Wild Woman Fundraising

Last week, my littlest brother got his first internship out of college, working at a company that develops iPhone, iPad and Android Applications! Good news!

Should You "Personal Brand" A Small Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Erin Blaskie's post on MSN Business on Main , Starting Up Right Out of College , speaks to the idea of the young entrepreneur. Contest ends midnight October 7, 2011. Colleges Offering A Degree in Entrepreneurship .

A New Take on Higher Education Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Throwing fuel on the fire, colleges and universities are soliciting a new generation of prospective donors that, compared to generations past, is younger, comprised of more women, more technologically sophisticated, and less trusting. James Vineburgh.

YNPN presentation: Moving up in your nonprofit career: February 28th

Wild Woman Fundraising

How did I go from college graduate to Senior Development and Communications Officer, to Fundraising consultant? This is exciting! Are you looking for a job at your desk right now?

10 Fun Fundraising Ideas to Excite Any Audience

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Candy Fundraising Charity Fundraising Chocolate Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports Fundraising

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How to Fundraise: 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know

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Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising School Fundraising Sports FundraisingYou’ve looked into the coffers and checked the bottom line. The conclusion is that if you’re going to stay afloat for the next year, you need to consider some serious fundraising. But how to fundraise?

An invitation I had to decline

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John’s College, and Vince Sampson, President, Education Finance Council” Their goal? ” The education finance council is paid to sell a college education loan to “special populations” while NorthStar Education Services is paid to enforce student loan debts.

Writing Fundraising Letters: What Should You Consider?

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Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Non Profit FundraisingThe average direct mail campaign achieves a two percent success rate.

Mixed Links – No Joke, Good Stuff Here

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A few studies have come out in the last few weeks that I suggest you take a look at: NTEN has released the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , a great report co-authored with M+R. a film festival dedicated to promoting cause-driven films, is calling for submissions for the 2011 festival.

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Your youth segment is not “really” chatting on Facebook anymore

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It was only open to colleges and universities, quickly followed by cities. Let me explain what I mean. Here’s a brief history of Facebook from my own personal experience. I joined Facebook sometime in mid 2006. Up until that point, the main conversation platforms for myself and my close friends other than in-person conversations, email and the phone were tools such as ICQ followed by MSN chat.

2011 Online Giving

A. Fine Blog

Blackbaud just released it’s 2011 Online Giving report , and as I have come to expect with Blackbaud’s reports, this one is chock full of interesting trends and tidbits. I don’t see a specific reason for this in the report, my guess is because colleges are becoming more adept at connecting with their alumni online. Uncategorized 2011 Online Giving Trends Blackbaud

Do you know a Graduate with no future? What is up with these protests?

Wild Woman Fundraising

He graduated college a couple of years ago, and has since bounced from job to job, trying to find his place in the world. originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on August 16, 2011. My little brother’s story. Let me tell you about one of my little brothers.

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Getting to Know Social Marketing, Public Health and the Environment

Social Marketing and Social Change

The University of South Florida’s College of Public Health’s annual social marketing conference continues its tradition of developing the skills people need to apply principles of social marketing to public health, environmental sustainability and other social issues.??

Your Path to Nonprofit Marketing Success — The Food Truck Five

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They go where the people are, where the hunger and need is greatest, be it a college campus or outside a convention center. Guest blogger Joe Waters writes on cause marketing and social media at Selfishgiving.com , and is the co-author of Cause Marketing For Dummies.