Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My husband and I will be seeing A Christmas Carol this weekend at the acclaimed Alabama Shakespeare Festival (Yes, Alabama has nice things too), but here is one of my favorite adaptations from when I was a kid. Cocktails from Minero in Atlanta. Happy Friday!

Data suggests more planned gifts could be headed your way

iMarketSmart

Robb (University of Alabama). According to a 2009 report found in Financial Services Review, the number of charitable estate plans steadily increased among Americans aged 55-64 between 1996 and 2006. The report analyzed the trend of 41,965 Americans in a study authored by Russell N. James III (University of Georgia), Mitzi K. Lauderdale (Texas Tech University), and Cliff A.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We were lucky this week in the Carolinas, but Alabama, home to my sister and virtual assistant , wasn’t. More than 200 people died in Alabama alone Wednesday night, and thousands are injured and homeless.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Greetings from beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama! I am at a tennis tournament this weekend, but I wouldn’t miss our Mixed Links time together… You have until Monday, September 28 to submit a post for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

Are You Talking To Hispanics?

The Agitator

Moreover, the states with the largest percent growth in their Hispanic populations include nine where the Latino population more than doubled , including a swath in the southeast United States — Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina. Here from Pew Research is a nice wrap-up of the 2010 US Census figures as they relate to America’s Hispanic population. We all know the growth is strong — 43% over the past decade.

11,500 Bags Of Coconut M&Ms & $57 Million

The Agitator

In return for $57 million from its donors DVNF gave to one homeless veteran’s group in Alabama: 11,500 bags of coconut M&Ms. Generally on Fridays, Tom and I like to send you into the day with gentle thoughts – not to spoil your weekend. But, this Friday we urge you to do some weekend thinking and worrying. Worry about whether your organization is truly ‘donor-centric’ or whether, and how much, you’re abusing your donors. How do you know if you’re not meeting the donor-centric test?

GlaxoSmithKline Throws John McEnroe Under the Bus

Cause Related Marketing

Shannon Miller, the most decorated US female gymnast ever, told me scary stalker stories on a long drive together on the Gulf Coast of Alabama. It has been my pleasure (and, occasionally, my displeasure) to work with celebrities in cause campaigns over the years.

Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today

EveryAction

Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice. The Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice is a grassroots, statewide network of individuals and organizations that works to advance and defend the rights of immigrants in Alabama. The last few days have been equal parts terrifying, challenging, and complicated.

Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Additional links I jotted down that day: Virtual Alabama – 3d visualization project. I started to write this post in a cab as I was heading back from the Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington D.C. last week. I remember my head was engulfed in new insights and ideas.

#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past year I traveled out to Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Arizona, Alabama, Tennessee. Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions , conducts benefit auctions for nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S.

Blogging Against Violence Against Women

A. Fine Blog

The Women’s Fund of Birmingham, Alabama in partnership with NBC 13, organized a blogger event on October 7th to raise awareness of the terrible toll of domestic violence on women and communities. The event, called Voices Against Violence, was a gathering of local bloggers at the NBC offices to blog about the pervasive, awful issue [.].

Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta

EveryAction

This local chain has caught on like wildfire and now boasts nearly a dozen locations across Georgia and Alabama. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated progressive conferences of the year and we're so excited to be headed down South to the front lines of social change. Considering our team is obsessed with weekend trips to Hotlanta, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for Netroots 2017.

Cause Marketing for 'One Lucky School'

Cause Related Marketing

But Calcedeaver Elementary in Mount Vernon, Alabama, which received $10,000 from Henkel in 2011 can’t use good publicity.

Grants for Nonprofits Restoring Wetland, Riparian, or Coastal Habitat

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. Deadline: February 11, 2010 Five Star Restoration Program Announces 2010 Request for Proposals Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation , the Five Star Restoration program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships for wetland, riparian, and coastal habitat restoration.

Grants for Community-Based Wetland, Riparian, and Coastal Habitat Restoration

Seeking Grant Money Today

Southern Company and its operating companies (Georgia Power, Alabama Power, Gulf Power, and Mississippi Power) will provide approximately $200,000 to support projects in the Southern Company service area (parts of Georgia, Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, and southeast Mississippi). 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 post.]

#ADVOCACY: Kony 2012 Sequel Not Going Viral, Nor Ending Debate

Non Profit Marketing 360

Birmingham Alabama saw the first spike of interest in the original video, and from there Oklahoma City and Noblesville Indiana quickly followed suit. Too little too late?

Renew The Heart & Soul of your Non-Profit for a Chance To Win $10,000

Fundraising Coach

A professionally written and recorded song by the Grammy Award-winning group, The Original Blind Boys of Alabama. Three autographed guitars: one by The Original Blind Boys of Alabama, one by Los Lonely Boys, and one by Sunny Shipley. From time to time I introduce you to my friends on this blog. This post is from John Haydon, a great guy and a social media whiz! Enjoy! By John Haydon, www.JohnHaydon.com.

Matching Funds Grant for Migratory Birds Conservation

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Priority will be given to projects in regions where ConocoPhillips has an operating presence, including the following regions in North America: western Canada; Gulf of Mexico states (including Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama); Prairie states (including Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming); and the Delaware Bay. From The Foundation Center.

Grants to Benefit Migratory Birds and Their Habitats

Seeking Grant Money Today

Priority will be given to projects in regions where ConocoPhillips has an operating presence, including the following regions in North America: Western Canada; Gulf of Mexico states, including Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama; Prairie states, including Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming; and Delaware Bay. From The Foundation Center.

#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past year I traveled out to Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Arizona, Alabama, Tennessee. Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions , conducts benefit auctions for nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. She founded the company after more than a decade in corporate sales, marketing and event management. The interview was conducted by Don Akchin, a principal of Nonprofit Marketing 360 and a frequent contributor to the MKCREATIVE blog.

Diva Marketing Talks Tweet Chats with Mack Collier, Dana Lewis and Marc Meyer

Diva Marketing Blog

Currently an undergraduate at The University of Alabama, she will complete two bachelor's degrees in public relations and political science in May 2010. Diva Marketing Talks i s a live, internet radio (BlogTalkRadio) show. 30 minutes. 2 maybe 3 guests. 1 topic about social media marketing.

Top 10 Resources to Find a Good Grant Writer

Seeking Grant Money Today

in Sacramento Nonprofit Resource Center , Nonprofit Resource Center of Alabama , Nonprofit Resource Center of Western Virginia , etc.) [Note: Always check any potential hire's credentials, and check out the resource that you receive a referral for a hire from.] In order to begin to understand what you should do when hiring a grant writer, read the following two posts: What Are the Steps to Hiring A Grant Writer? link] Pricing Grant Writers - What Should We Pay?