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Productive Partnering with Program Peers—Outcomes Not Outputs

Getting Attention

Working productively with your program colleagues is a challenge you often discuss with me. Win-Win. Thanks, Joe, for sharing what works.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

Assessing program coverage of two approaches to distributing a complementary feeding supplement to infants and young children in Ghana. 2016).

The Best & Worst Local Cause Marketing Programs of 2010

Selfish Giving

I combed through the Selfish Giving archives and came up with the best and worst local cause marketing programs of 2010. Location: Atlanta, GA.

Build a robust monthly giving program for long-term growth


Organizations with robust monthly giving programs fared much better during the recent economic downturn than those with stagnant programs.

Creating Personas for Priority Groups of Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

These traits should help staff and partners connect with the type of person who is your program priority. Married and/or Cohabiting Urban Man.

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

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: November 10, 2011 (Pre-Proposals) Fisheries Innovation Fund Invites Pre-Proposals The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 's Fisheries Innovation Fund is a grant program designed to foster innovation and support effective participation of fishermen and fishing communities working to create sustainable fisheries in the United States.

Where’s the Love: Is Your Communications Strategy LGBTQ Inclusive?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Check if Your Programs and Services are Inclusive. Ask yourself and your agency to pause for a moment of self-assessment. policies.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2014

Social Marketing and Social Change

Yes, the Bhagwat piece is two case studies, but I can take a story that is sprinkled with data and demonstrates a new application of social marketing - to food fortification programs in India. were randomized to receive no intervention or a social marketing program. Pick up most textbooks on social marketing and read the references.

Here Are Some Tips To Get Your Board Behind Your Agency's Grant Writing

Seeking Grant Money Today

The following of our posts may be helpful, Planning Your Organization's Grant Writing Expense ; Descriptions of Different Grant Proposal Documents ; Places, Resources, and Ways to Learn Everything From Fundraising to Other Nonprofit Operations ; What Are Grant Donors Looking For and Funding Today ; Considering Or Beginning A Grant Program?

Grants for Plant Conservation Programs Operated In Collaboration

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The NPCI program funds multi-stakeholder projects that focus on the conservation of native plants and pollinators under any of the following six focal areas: conservation, education, restoration, research, sustainability, and data linkages. From The Foundation Center. [If Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

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

If your organization is not making its name and successes known, or if it is not providing currently needed effective programs, or if it is not run professionally and ethically - you should assume that these other organizations are and do - and that donors know this about them. Talk can lead to collaboration.

John Urschel Interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

The first is how to start your major gifts program and how to succeed professionally in major gifts fundraising, right? . Hey, everybody.

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.

How Proof of Concept Can Improve Fundraising for a New Program and What Proof of Concept Is

Seeking Grant Money Today

Proof of concept means formulating a very similar or exact replica (or model ) of an established similar program, organization, or innovation that works, when replicated demonstrates that this new project (or nonprofit) that is being implemented (or launched) works elsewhere. This is our brand new Mentoring Program Committee.

#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. What might these cuts mean to the delivery of medicare services?

Considering Or Beginning A Grant Writing Program? Here's Some Help.

Seeking Grant Money Today

Getting informed and learning (having people to do the work who have the skills) to write grant proposals will put your nonprofit (even as a newbie to grant writing) ahead of other applicant agencies that did not take the time, and over time your agency will raise more grants earlier and waste less time and money, overall. I know.

Would You Approve This Campaign?

The Agitator

SOLUTION: Turn to The Martin Agency , noted for, among other great work their. By signing up, one millennial could save as many as 50 lives.

Business Sponsors Are Awesome

A Small Change

Full page printed recognition in our program. It’s a big deal when our agencies can offer value to help our business partners.

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.

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.

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!

Social Marketing: A Six Volume Series

Social Marketing and Social Change

Implementing a Community-Based Social Marketing Program to Increase Recycling - Tracey Haldeman and Jeanine Warisse Turner. Black. Brieger, J.

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

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The platform included a tagline, positioning statement, talking points or key messages at organization and program level, and elevator conversation. This kind of disconnect is an organizational nightmare—especially when the agency has done so much to shape its network of services, approaches, and locations in response to community needs.

Extreme DIY Social Media Media Blogger Relations Training For PR/Ad Agencies

Diva Marketing Blog

How do you "social media fix" a PR agency or ad agency? Seems that PR people think that I am a media outlet. Sort of funny. other.


Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I produced one show about their Christian school, which I thought was an amazing program that people would get behind. It was a big deal.

Social Media: What Does An Agency Owe A Client In Terms Of Content Transparency?

Diva Marketing Blog

On the minus side: the price you pay for a social media program is in human capital and time. Oh My! it keeps on going and going and going.

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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.

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

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The program awards grants nationally to fund new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, and social ventures that lead to the generation of new ideas to solve the high unemployment and underemployment of individuals with disabilities. Visit the Kessler Foundation Web site for complete program information and application procedures."

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Specialist Agency (New York, NY). Program Associate for Communications Outreach Illinois Public Health Institute (Chicago, IL).

Is Your Nonpnrofit Providing Enough Or Too Many Programs? Too, How Does A Start Up Nonprofit Know How Many Programs To Open With?

Seeking Grant Money Today

In the economy that we''ve been living in for the past six years, it may seem unnecessary to state that a nonprofit need not overextend itself and its operations by offering too many programs or services, but of course some organization do so. How often are is each program offered in a single year? Locations? Overhead expense for each?

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.

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. For instance, if ten years ago your agency solicited grants regularly, bring that box of old files out of storage. I ask, "Ack!"? What have I done?'


Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

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I was dismayed to learn this morning that some Head Start programs have already closed (as reported by the Washington Post.). Anyone know?

In the Beginning: Nonprofit Founding Stories

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

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!

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.

RFP for Grants for Alzheimer's Day Programs

Seeking Grant Money Today

Brookdale Foundation Group Issues RFP for Start-Up Dementia Day Programs Deadline: July 6, 2007 The Brookdale Foundation Group ( [link] ) has issued a Request For Proposals for start-up social model group respite programs for people with Alzheimer's disease and their family caregivers. From The Foundation Center. RFP Link: [link].

Where Should I Pitch My Nonprofit’s Story?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Photo by Jeronimo del Villar. Many nonprofits use the “spray and pray” technique when they are pitching their stories to the media.

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Integrated Fundraising Programs That Work

The Agitator

The story includes concrete examples provided by Debbi Barber at agency Grizzard. Because our current approach is as follows … If your agency or nonprofit wants to talk about real campaigns with actual results, we’re happy to oblige, if there’s some basic principle illustrated or some broad lesson to be learned.

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. 75% - 80% (or more) of a non profit's revenues are dedicated to core programs. There must be agency-wide buy-in into the mission statement.