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Is Community Engagement or Awareness Essential? Depends on Your Mission.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Will the way an arts organization approaches its communications work vary significantly from a social service agency?

Twitter Etiquette For Agencies/Freelancers

Diva Marketing Blog

Third party contractors, an agency in one case, a freelancer in an other, tweeted posts that the clients felt reflected poorly on the brand promise.

The Rabbit Hole and Community Engagement

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When it came time to develop a new agency video, we asked Lisa if she’d give a testimonial in the video. Beth Ann Spiegel.

Canada Revenue Agency announces YouTube contest

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The other day I stumbled upon this press release (via the CRA RSS feed ) announcing the launch of The Canada Revenue Agency’s new “Underground Economy - Not your Problem?&# Essentially, the CRA is inviting Canadians to tell how the underground economy is affecting them and their communities. YouTube video contest.

Can Social Marketing Revitalize Communities?

Social Marketing and Social Change

These neighborhoods are described as ones in which improved educational and developmental, commercial, recreational, physical and social assets are sustained by local leadership and lead to improved well-being and community quality-of-life. Resident engagement and community leadership. “It p.6). p.8-9).

Be Familiar Wtih All Other Organizations Doing Similar Or Related Work To Your Nonprofit's.For Your Agency's Improved Grant Raising

Seeking Grant Money Today

The reason that the grant writer compiles a list of like or related nonprofits serving the same region as your organization does is threefold: __ In order to raise grants (or other money) you must be able to articulate why your organization is needed, in the community, today. Talk can lead to collaboration.

How and Why Any Nonprofit's Community Is Its Lifeblood and What About Other Similar Organizations?

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A Community's Confidence In A Nonprofit Is The Ultimate Key To An Organization's Future The Nonprofit That Understands That Without A Strong Relationship With Its Community It Stumbles - Is The Nonprofit That Succeeds Be Familiar With All Other Organizations Doing Similar Or Related Work To Your Nonprofit's. Are You Sure?

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing. PAUL: I actually had.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing. PAUL: I actually had.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Paul Jones is President of Alden Keene and Associates, a boutique marketing firm that specializes in cause marketing. PAUL: I actually had.

A Nonprofit's Reputaion In Its Communities Makes Or Breaks Possible Collaborations With Other Agencies

Seeking Grant Money Today

Keep in mind as you read the following posts that nonprofits raise support from their communities in various different ways including developing, acquiring, and retaining community partners (such as other nonprofits, government agencies, or businesses) to provide programs or services with. Here's Why.

Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Wild Woman Fundraising

It has to do with our basic yearning for our communities to grow strong, and our earth to be healthy. So what is the solution? Limited edition!”

Disconnect Is Damaging (Messaging Case Study: Part 1)

Getting Attention

In this case, the disconnect did more than stand in the way of the agency reaching its full potential of program participation, funding and hiring.

#ENVIRO: Spring Is The Time To Build Rain Barrels & Community Gardens

Non Profit Marketing 360

A community garden in Montreal, Canada (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Will the garden and/or community group need liability insurance?

A Community's Confidence in A Nonprofit Is the Ultimate Key to An Organization's Future

Seeking Grant Money Today

Organizations' leaders, in the very nature of their work, envision what could be better for the community, they imagine what could get done through the work of the agencies that they work for, and they imagine what could improve the world. Community buy-in is earned and retained because a nonprofit is worthy of its community's support.

Nominations for Financial Awards for Community Agencies Partnering With Cargiving Research

Seeking Grant Money Today

The annual award recognizes leadership in implementing innovative partnerships between community agencies and caregiving researchers to bridge the gap between science and practice. These partnerships help move effective caregiver support programs to widespread use in the community more quickly and efficiently.

The Nonprofit That Understands That Without A Strong Relationship With It's Community, It Stumbles - Is the Nonprofit That Succeeds

Seeking Grant Money Today

When anyone discusses nonprofit operations or nonprofit fundraising and says something to the effect of, 'nonprofits do not operate in a vacuum; they exist, grow, and succeed only by working with the communities that they serve' the key word in the concept is 'with'. Tags: best practices volunteers community how to fundraising

5-Star Storytelling Success Story

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. And we thought we were pretty good at it!

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Melanie Swiftney

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She’s made it her mission to raise awareness of the good the foundation does for their community. Melanie Swiftney. 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Manager Community Power Network (Washington, D.C.). Communications Specialist Agency (New York, NY). San Rafael, CA).

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The show aired, and the next day, the agency that we worked with sent us an eleven-page report on why that show was really bad. True story!

Nonprofit Disaster Communications Done Right (Case Study)

Getting Attention

When an emergency hits, it can take time for local agencies to conduct search and rescue, and assess both human and animal needs.

Nonprofit Crisis Communications: Passover Case Study

Getting Attention

I know that you join me in expressing outrage at the news of the shooting at two Jewish community institutions in Kansas City. P.P.S.

Influencer Marketing: Interview With Danica Kombol

Diva Marketing Blog

an extra special interview on a topic that is sizzlin' hot -- Influencer Marketing with Danica Kombol founder of Everywhere Agency. Enjoy!

In the Beginning: Nonprofit Founding Stories

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. Picture a shy and quiet man, L. More on.

3 Steps to a Powerful, All-Organization Team of Messengers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This agency is renowned for high-quality service delivery, but even many of the folks who know it best—referring health care providers, current clients and their families—think it provides a far narrower range of services in fewer locations than it currently does.

How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I work at BC/DC Ideas , which is a full-service communications agency working exclusively with nonprofit organizations across the country.

Beware Of The ‘S’ Word!

The Agitator

It’s a disease of dumbness and idiocy that has particularly infected the consulting community. But they’ve gone too far and are a menace.

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Matching Grants for People, Organizations, & Agencies Protecting Coastal & Marine Fish Habitats

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All persons, organizations, and agencies (excluding federal government) working on projects to protect coastal and marine fish habitats are eligible to apply for funding. Federal agencies may not receive funds, but may be listed as partners on an application. From The Foundation Center. [If A total of $135,000 in funding is available.

Development of a Global Social Marketing Community

Social Marketing and Social Change

This digital community (social network) should weave together the strands of social marketing that now exist.

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications & Marketing Coordinator Riverside Community Health Foundation (Riverside, CA). Tacoma, WA). New York, NY or Washington, DC).

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Schools, Universities, or Government Agencies Providing Non-Traditional Solutions to Employ Individuals With Disabilities

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Signature grants are not intended to fund project expansions or bring proven projects to new communities. This includes nonprofit agencies, public and private schools, and public institutions such as universities and government (state, local, federal) agencies in the United States or any of its territories.

Your Agency's First Grantwriter Starts Work Monday

Seeking Grant Money Today

You may say to me, 'Well, we know we need a grant writer at this agency, but now we've invested in this new staff member and we have no guarantees that grant money will come in. Welcome your new employee, give him/her the orientation, introduce him/her to staff, clients, volunteers, and community contacts as time unfolds.

#Tech: QR Codes Offer Easy And Appealing Access To Your Nonprofit

Non Profit Marketing 360

QR Codes are, in fact, gateways to a wealth of e-information, and your organization should be using them too. What makes the QR Code useful?

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Other food banks followed suit, including Food Lifeline (serving Western Washington) which posted a timely update for its community early yesterday.

Grants for Organizations, Designers, Artists, Etc. Working With Local and National Partners to Transform/Impact Community Vibrancy

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: December 13, 2013 (Letters of Inquiry) "ArtPlace Invites Letters of Inquiry for Creative Place-making Projects "ArtPlace , a nationwide initiative to drive community revitalization through the arts, is inviting Letters of Inquiry for its fourth round of funding through its Innovation Grants program. "A From The Foundation Center. [If

Telling Stories that Move Donors to Give

Fundraising Coach

And I knew the anti-poverty agency where I worked was signing people up for food stamps.and saving lives. were out of work. I knew Amadou.

Making It Work – Nonprofits and Pro Bono Creative

Getting Attention

Do your homework—check references, find out what the agency might expect from your nonprofit in return. The danger can come from both sides.

Great Advice on Storytelling for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We have a good collection of heartwarming stories about young people we’ve helped and how their families and communities have benefited.

What Is A Well Run Non Profit Agency? I'll Tell You.

Seeking Grant Money Today

Clientele, community members, donors, non profit volunteers and staff, and agency leadership, you may ask: "What is a well run non profit?" A well run non profit will garner community and donor support; but more importantly it will meet a need in the community successfully in an efficient and honest manner. is critical.