#Aging: Medicare’s Support To Home Health Agencies Likely To Be Cut 3+%

Non Profit Marketing 360

The two federal programs that are most often discussed as targets for cutting are Social Security and Medicare. And every political stripe agrees that as the growing number of Boomer retirees move into these programs, stresses will be felt throughout the federal budget. cut in payments to the nation’s home health agencies (HHA) to begin next year. percent decrease in Medicare payments to home health agencies (HHAs) for calendar year (CY) 2012.

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Federal Web Council Reveals New Study: Putting Citizens First, Transforming Online Government

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“Only a minority of government agencies have developed strong Web policies and management controls. “Agencies should be required and funded to regular content reviews, to ensure their online content is accurate. Within this document, the Federal Web Managers Council also reveal their shared vision for the government’s presence online. communications federal Marketing Federal Web Council online social media strategy internet

Finding Federal Funding: A Beginner’s Guide in 8 Steps

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Knowing that I’ve worked on US government-funded grants for over 15 years, a friend recently asked me for advice on how nonprofits can secure federal funding. Below is my advice on how to get started in identifying federal grant opportunities.

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. Applicants are encouraged to provide a non-federal match of $2 for every $1 of grant funds requested. Eligible non-federal matching sources can include cash, in-kind donations, and/or volunteer labor.

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

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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. From The Foundation Center. [If

How To Learn What Federal, State, Local, or Tribal Grants Are Available, & How To Apply for Them

Seeking Grant Money Today

Applying for a government grant, especially a federal grant, can be arduous. Often, applying for government grants all year round but especially at the end of the calendar year (which can coincide with the end of the fiscal year for some government agencies), is a also really good way to raise yet another large single donation (a grant), just like applying for a grant from any other type of grant donor (i.e.

Grants for People, Organizations, & Agencies Working To Create Sustainable Fisheries In the United States

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All persons, organizations, and agencies (excluding employees of the federal government) working on projects designed to ensure sustainable U.S. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link To Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post].

Large Landscape Conservation Grants for Federal, State, or Local Land/Habitat Important to Fish, Wildlife, and Plants

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Endorsement of a proposed acquisition by appropriate federal, state, and local government agencies and by nonprofit organizations that the land is of high conservation value is a primary program consideration. From The Foundation Center. Deadline: April 1, 2010 annually (Pre-proposals) National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Accepting Pre-proposals for Acres for America Conservation Program Acres for America, a partnership between Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Back in early 2011, I created a collaborative Google Spreadsheet (available at www.mobilegovernment.ca ) to compile a list of Canadian government organizations (federal, provincial , municipal +crown/agency) that have created mobile websites and/or mobile apps. Some noteworthy highlights include: Many federal departments have begun their transition into mobile by creating mobile friendly versions of their websites.

Federal Grants for Whale Protection from Fishing Gear and Ship Strikes

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or international nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, privately-owned companies, and government agencies (except U.S. federal agencies). federal agencies are encouraged to work collaboratively with non-federal project partners. From The Foundation Center.

Monetizing Your Cause’s Archives

Cause Related Marketing

Long-standing causes like the Audubon Society, the March of Dimes, Federal Duck Stamps, and others almost certainly have asked how they can wrest money from their own extensive archives. One of the agencies that benefited was the National Park Service.

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When Government is the Sponsor

Cause Related Marketing

By 1950, the law was changed so that tax revenues would go to state natural resource agencies to improve sport fishing. The Foundation’s board members come from industry and state fish and wildlife agencies. National Federation for the Blind Sports Illustrated Time Inc.

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 agency is one in which: 10. The board of directors, (or volunteer leadership), are educated (about their role as leadership, know the agency's ratified policies, their legal responsibilities (i.e. There must be agency-wide buy-in into the mission statement. A proactive agency policy will benefit everyone.

The Nonprofit Sector and Community Solutions Act H.R. 5533

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This bill is one of the first federal initiatives to address the nonprofit sector as a whole. It will take the first steps toward integrating the nonprofit sector into the federal policy making process by establishing formal structures in Congress and federal administrative agencies focused on the success of nonprofits." [[link] To quote the National Council of Nonprofits about this bill, ".Despite federal law Non Profits nonprofit federal relations

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement. Rescue Agency / San Diego, CA / TBD.

Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin

EveryAction

With over 750 affiliate agencies across the state of Wisconsin, Feeding Wisconsin is dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving their community. Earlier this month, I sat down with Executive Director, David Lee, to learn how Feeding Wisconsin mobilizes their audience, advocates to their local and federal officials, and engages with their community. Feeding Wisconsin works with affiliated agencies and 1,000 local food programs throughout the state.

Welcome Shared Services Canada

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

“The Honourable Rona Ambrose ( @MP_RonaAmbrose ) , Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, along with the Honourable Tony Clement ( @TonyClementCPC ), President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today announced measures to streamline and identify savings in Information Technology (IT) through Shared Services Canada&# , a new government agency ( see full press release ).

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Looking to Kick Your Online Fundraising up a Notch? [Tomorrow]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Strategist, campaigner, copywriter and trainer, Kerri helps clients such as National Wildlife Federation, Amnesty International USA and American Diabetes Association reach out to supporters in ways that deeply resonate.

“Ho! Ho! Ho!” or “No! No! No!”

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During my tenure as a nonprofit executive director of a housing agency, I’ve participated in a host of trainings related to diversity and “cultural competence.”. I know the importance of intentional agency communication. That’s a complicated question that only your agency can answer!

Shape Content for Action

SocialButterfly

“An information site that’s focus is education” describes most public health websites, especially those in the Federal arena. As a part of this initiative, GSA launched the Digital Metrics Toolkit which outlines the 10 required Web metrics government agencies must collect.

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

Getting Attention

But there’s a huge opportunity (and need) for the Association to train its local agency members to spread the word in their communities to motivate their support as volunteers, donors and advocates.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. Rescue Agency / San Diego, CA / $599. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789.

One week, two excellent events: #CbocSocial and #FWD50

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Alex Benay (CIO) at the federal level and Hillary Hartley (Chief Digital Officer) at the provincial level (Ontario) speak about citizen-centric digital transformation of government.

Matching Grants for Nonprofits Conserving Native Plants in the Face of Climate Change

Seeking Grant Money Today

The NPCI grant program is conducted in cooperation with the Plant Conservation Alliance , a partnership between the foundation, ten federal agencies, and more than 270 non-governmental organizations. There is a strong preference for "on-the-ground" projects that provide plant conservation benefit according to the priorities established by one or more of the funding federal agencies and to the Plant Conservation Alliance strategies for plant conservation.

Jargon, Jargon, We Got Jargon…

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can see some of her newest work for National Wildlife Federation at www.nwf.org/LEGACY. She owns The PG Agency based in the Washington, D.C Claire Meyerhoff. Claire Meyerhoff is back with the last post in her three-part series on writing better.

Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

Director of Digital Marketing/Fundraising , JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency). Planned Parenthood Federation (Washington, D.C.). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

SocialButterfly

On Friday, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in collaboration with a number of Federal agencies (including the U.S.

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The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

SocialButterfly

On Friday, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in collaboration with a number of Federal agencies (including the U.S.

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Grants for Plant Conservation Programs Operated In Collaboration

Seeking Grant Money Today

There is a strong preference for "on-the-ground" projects that provide plant conservation benefits according to the priorities established by one or more of the funding federal agencies and according to the PCA strategies for plant conservation. Eligible applicants include 501(c) nonprofit organizations and local, state, and federal government agencies. From The Foundation Center. [If

Mobile Smack Down: Obama’s Responsive Design vs. Romney’s Mobile Site (and More)

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In a wonderful display of responsive design, AIDS.gov unveiled its new website as one of the first Federal agencies to go fully responsive. Image Courtesy of Smashing Magazine.

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Who’s Your Style Icon?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can see some of her newest work for National Wildlife Federation at www.nwf.org/LEGACY. She owns The PG Agency based in the Washington, D.C Claire Meyerhoff. My great friend Claire Meyerhoff is back with a 3-part series on writing more donor-centric communications.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Chicago, IL / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 18, 2011

Getting Attention

2) Communications Coordinator , The Civic Federation , (Chicago, IL). 11) Publicist (part-time), The Wakeman Agency , (White Plains, NY). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Let’s Start a Nonprofit Plain Writing Movement

Ann Green

There’s even a Plain Writing Act, which “requires that federal agencies use clear government communication that the public can understand and use.” Did you know there’s a Center for Plain Language? Its mission is to help government and businesses write clearly.

Clinging to Clichés?

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These four social service agencies, all members of the Upper Valley Nonprofit Coalition, will be spearheading a campaign to raise awareness and increase revenue for these critical programs. You can see some of her newest work for National Wildlife Federation at www.nwf.org/LEGACY.

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#PROAGING: Republican Budget Realigns Medicare But Ignores Long-Term Care

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Rand budget also privatizes the Transportation Security Agency (returning it to the status it was on September 11th, 2001 ? It also would put today’s Medicare into a larger market to compete (with with federal subsidies) with other providers.

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

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Determine agency content-clearance processes and/or prepare pre-approved messaging scripts. Among people living in households whose income was less than 200% of federal poverty guidelines ($44,000 a year for a family of four), 44% used library computers and Internet access.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Nancy Levesque

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On a beautiful day, I like to go out for lunch–whether I brought or need to pick something up–and take a walk over to the Inner Harbor or to historical Federal Hill, where there’s a cupcakery called Midnite Confections that my colleagues and I frequent. Nancy Levesque.

The Early Bird, Time Travel, and Better Grantwriting

Fundraising Coach

Federal grants, for example, are often released about the same time every year (not always, but often). Particularly with federal grants, the archived ones help you see what is likely coming up again in the future. Did you ever hear the proverb the early bird gets the worm ?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There are 165 local Goodwill headquarters (agencies) in the U.S. For example, a Goodwill agency may have a certified nurses assistant or home health care training program if it is located in a city with a large healthcare industry. Lauren Lawson-Zilai.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Special Bulletin to Help Nonprofits Approach and Access Funding Sources

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Section 3(a),“Purposes and Principles,” of the Act reads that the “President and the heads of Federal departments and agencies shall manage and expend the funds made available in this Act so as to achieve the purposes specified in subsection (a), including commencing expenditures and activities as quickly as possible consistent with prudent management” in order to: Preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery.

Jokin’ ‘Bout Jargon: The Lighter Side of Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She works with orgs small and big, including the National Wildlife Federation. Her company is The Agency, specializing in Planned Giving Marketing, Advertising and Communications. With great pleasure, I present another guest post today, this time from Claire Meyerhoff.

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Social Media - Learning From Each Other

Diva Marketing Blog

A thank you post to the great people who generously participated and gave of themselves to create a "real time social networking" environment last week at the American Marketing Association Social Media Bootcamp in San Antonio.