Tips on Making Your Cause Marketing Collateral More Persuasive

Cause Related Marketing

The Alden Keene Cause Marketing Database turned up a handbill from a Wendy’s in Arizona for AASK-Arizona, an affiliate for the Wendy’s adoption program called Wendy’s Wonderful Kids in metropolitan Phoenix. Nothing wrong with that so long as Wednesday’s Child is respected in Arizona. Or, if that number is relatively small, wouldn’t it be better to cite the number of parents in Arizona who have adopted special needs kids?

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

APRIL – Arizona Gives Day. MARCH – Sun Devil Giving Day (Arizona State University). Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news! There are so many organizations that have given it a try, and YOU can learn from them (the good AND the bad).

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Adoption Cause Marketing at Wendy's

Cause Related Marketing

A visit to a Wendy’s in Mesa, Arizona early in January 2011 turned up this handbill for AASK-Arizona, an affiliate for the Wendy’s adoption program called Wendy’s Wonderful Kids in metropolitan Phoenix.AASK stands for Aid to Adoption of Special Kids.

*YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ up Monday

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Marketing Assistant , Arizona Theatre Company (Phoenix, AZ). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Coordinator , Greenlights (Austin, TX).

Donor relationships are like gardens…

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This was the topic of one of my presentations at the AFP Northern Arizona Education Day last week. Thanks to the AFP Northern Arizona Chapter for inviting me to spend the day with them! Here are some key points from this session: Donor relationships are like gardens. They bear the most fruit when they are properly tended to. Keep them weeded, watered, and fertilized, and you’ll be delighted with the results. Good donor relationships are the key to successful fundraising.

Pioneers Needed.

Cause Related Marketing

And unlike my home state of Arizona, the settlement of Utah was marked by mutual cooperation, not rugged individualism; the Utah Pioneers were obsessive planners and usually successful as a result. Today my adopted state of Utah celebrates Pioneer Day. It’s a founder’s day that commemorates the day an initial band of 151 settlers from the east landed in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake.

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Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Hey folks, so I got back from my 10-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat last week and must say i feel fully re-charged, super-positive and healthier than ever. Overall it was an absolutely life-changing experience.

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How to put peer pressure to work for your cause

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Park officials at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona were frustrated because tourists were taking souvenir petrified wood samples with them at an alarming rate. Photo credit: Jen Talks Too Much Blog.

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Your Official Netroots Guide to Shopping Local (and Progressive) in Phoenix

EveryAction

That's why, with help from the awesome folks at Local First Arizona , I've put together an eating, drinking, shopping, and local attractions guide to supporting local and progressive businesses in Phoenix!

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

In the late ‘90s I was doing a consulting project in Tucson, Arizona, for a women’s fund. Simone Joyaux is an internationally recognized consultant to the nonprofit sector on fund development, board development, and strategic planning and management.

Are You Talking To Hispanics?

The Agitator

Five states — New Mexico, Texas, California, Arizona and Nevada — have populations that exceed one-in-four Hispanic. And nine states account for 76% of the total Hispanic population — Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Here from Pew Research is a nice wrap-up of the 2010 US Census figures as they relate to America’s Hispanic population.

Let's Do the First QR Coded Paper Icon Cause Marketing Campaign Together

Cause Related Marketing

Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition

EveryAction

6CXlJHRZ5v — ONE Arizona (@OneArizona). One Arizona ( @OneArizona ). There’s been a lot of talk about this year’s historic Presidential election, but behind the headlines, the real stories are about advocates fighting for change at all levels of government and across the entire country. At EveryAction, we’re proud to work with organizations whose missions reflect the values that built our company and the vision we have for a better, more inclusive world.

How to Use CRM + Donor Management Software to Talk to Anyone

EveryAction

For example, dynamic fields could allow you to display a picture of the Badlands to readers in South Dakota, while readers in Arizona see the Red Rocks of Sedona.

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Is Your Nonprofit Going The Way Of The GOP?

The Agitator

In another 4 to 8 years the Hispanic block alone could deprive the Republicans — whose outreach to this community and its agenda is horrible at best — of their ‘safe’ red states of Texas, Arizona, Montana and a number of other states as well.

How Can You Get More Money in the Mail?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Type of nonprofit, I saw Jewish museums, Wolf Trap Foundation, Newark Museum, AARP, Ballet Arizona, NYC Opera, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Orchestras, Symphony Space, San Diego Zoo, and even The Museum of Tolerance.

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Public Policy Cause-Related Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Cause Marketing on the Navajo Reservation

Cause Related Marketing

Gap, Arizona is a tiny burg on US-89 on the western edge of the expansive Navajo Nation (the reservation is slightly larger than the state of West Virginia). If you’re like me, you loathe it when gas stations sell air for your vehicle’s tires. Air is free, right?

Digital Issue Advocacy

The Agitator

Our friend and digital marketing consultant Nick Allen of DonorDigital developed this issue advocacy site — [link] — for folks to express their opposition to Arizona’s new racist anti-immigrant law. Clever way to get folks engaged and use social media to spread the word. Nick, you deserve a raise!

#Communications: Can We Trust AT&T – T-Mobile Merger Promises?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Just to make it personal: if Jan Brewer of Arizona (anyone found a decapitated head in the Arizona deserts yet?) Or is the merger only promising to be a trust? AT&T has been working through the logistics, regulatory maze, and public-relations (snow?)job

2009 Webinar Schedule & the Pass Winners Are.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sonia Singh, Arizona Women’s Education and Employment. Photo by Snapr on Flickr. I’ve published the preliminary schedule for the 2009 Nonprofit Marketing Guide Webinar Series. Full descriptions and registration links are coming soon.

#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.

Notes from a Board retreat

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I had the pleasure of spending time with the Board and staff of Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity in Prescott, Arizona last weekend. Habitat is one of my favorite organizations and this group is full of heart and passion for the people they serve.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 16, 2011

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3) Communications Manager , ACLU of Arizona , (Phoenix, AZ). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator , Mental Health Association of NYC, Inc. , (New York, NY).

Nightmare Cause Marketing Scenario

Cause Related Marketing

This very scenario came up in a discussion group at the Cause Academy convocation last week in Scottsdale, Arizona. Imagine that a sponsor and a cause engage in a sincere and well-meant cause marketing activity and out of carelessness they word the offer poorly in the activation materials.

Fundraising from Out-of-State? An Update on Registration Issues

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In some states, like Florida, Arizona and Pennsylvania, there are criminal penalties with fines for non-compliance. In states like Florida, Georgia, Arizona, New Jersey and New York, the mere existence of a website that accepts donations triggers the registration requirement.

#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The report was released a couple of weeks ago in a program that focused on Arizona and Utah.

#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The report was released a couple of weeks ago in a program that focused on Arizona and Utah.

Cause Marketing During Ramadan

Cause Related Marketing

Having grown up in the desert kingdom of Arizona, I can relate.

Diamond Divorce Charity Auction

The Biddery Blog

At a Salvation Army in Arizona , an eldery woman dropped off three engagement rings and two wedding rings. I've been thinking about this concept, probably because I've been asked more than once about what people should do with their diamonds rings after a failed engagement or divorce.

Learn From a Cause Marketing Icon

Selfish Giving

I even got to travel to the national office, which had recently moved from New York City to Tuscon, Arizona and got to meet some of the founders of the organization.

Cause Marketing Fruit Trees

Cause Related Marketing

Even today, there are wide swaths of Phoenix, Arizona, my hometown, where you can walk up to orange or grapefruit tree planted in the lawn strip between the sidewalk and the street and grab some citrus. Communities Take Root is an effort from Dreyer’s Fruit Bars brand, started in 2010, that plants fruit tree orchards in deserving neighborhoods across the country.

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

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Paul, as well as communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

Grants for K-12 Math Education

Seeking Grant Money Today

Funding priority will be placed on pioneering programs that engage students and teachers in innovative, hands-on activities; teach innovation and creative problem-solving skills; focus on girls and underrepresented minorities; engage Motorola employees as volunteers; take place in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas com- munities where Motorola has an employee presence; demonstrate measurable outcomes; and are less than two years old.

A Tip of the Hat to Pioneers Everywhere

Cause Related Marketing

And unlike my home state of Arizona, the settlement of Utah was marked more often by mutual cooperation than rugged individualism; the Utah Pioneers were careful planners. Today my adopted state of Utah celebrates Pioneer Day.

Planning Worksheets for Grantwriters in Large Organizations

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Arizona has several Planning Worksheets available in the "Tips, Tools & Info" section of her website ( www.azgrants.com ). Consultant Debbie Stewart (Stewart Communications, Prescott AZ) offers this referral to the grantwriting officer seeking help fielding multiple, miscellaneous requests from program staff in his own organization. Maryn Boess of JustGrants!Arizona

July 24, A Day to Celebrate Pioneers Everywhere

Cause Related Marketing

And unlike my home state of Arizona, the settlement of Utah was marked more often by mutual cooperation than by rugged individualism; if they were anything, the Utah Pioneers were careful and punctilious planners. Today my adopted state of Utah celebrates Pioneer Day.

#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.

Want to Build Community Online? Become a Bridge Builder.

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And, in Maryland, Georgia, Nevada, Arizona, New York and Mississippi, the percentage of non-Hispanic white residents has fallen below 60%. This magnificent photograph is from Giorgo's photostream on Flickr.