The Award for Best Pitch Goes To…

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She has worked in several aspects of the public relations world to present our small pitching award to Chloe. Chloe Greer. Rising Senior Chloe Greer!

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Enter Now: Nonprofit Tagline Awards 2012

Getting Attention

I’m thrilled to launch the 2012 Nonprofit Tagline Awards (The Taggies) ! With the introduction of a new awards category—Advocacy Campaign Taglines, sponsored by Change.org —in addition to the Organizational, Fundraising Campaign, Program/Product/Service Taglines categories, your organization can now enter up to five taglines. This Awards program is designed to inspire and guide you to deliver taglines that connect quickly and strongly with your target audiences—Aha!

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Awards Update

A Small Change

Until June 30th Markham Winery is holding a contest awarding two people $25,000 to accomplish a project in their city. Tags: Grants & Awards Mark of Distinction. You can nominate someone or submit a proposal on their website. On July 27th, 10 projects will be chosen and posted on their website. The public with then vote to determine each winner. Submitted by Laurie Shulman from Marina Maher Communications ). Social Media Makeover by CommuniCause.

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How to Get Award-Winning Email Engagement as a Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The post How to Get Award-Winning Email Engagement as a Nonprofit appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. When Jen Billow shared with her fellow Communications Director Mentoring Program participants that her organization, the Park City Education Foundation, had received accolades from Constant Contact for their awesome email engagement rates, everyone wanted to know how. So Jen shared the process she’d worked over the last couple of years with the group.

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Vote to Build Your Message Skills:Nonprofit Tagline Awards

Getting Attention

Take 5 minutes right now to vote for the 2012 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award winners— Great Words Promoting Good Causes! The Nonprofit Tagline Awards program is made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Change.org and See3 Communications. Taglines message development messaging Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing nonprofit tagline awards taggies12 tagline awards

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Last Chance to Enter 2010 Tagline Awards — Deadline Midnight Tonight

Getting Attention

Your nonprofit could be a 2010 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award winner! Here’s more information on the tagline awards program. You’ve been fantastically enthusiastic about this year’s award program. Tags: Awards Taglines branding message development nonprofit tagline awards nonprofit tagline report But only if you enter your organizational, fundraising campaign, program/service and/or special event taglines by midnight tonight.

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Yes, Rosemary-There Is a 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Awards Program

Getting Attention

She was eager to know if we were running a 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Awards Program. Rosemary had perfect timing, as I was just finalizing the 2010 awards program and report schedule… I’m pleased to tell you that we’ll be opening up this year’s awards for entry in late June. Last year’s 1,350 award entries were a bounty of skillful messaging and I expect these year’s entries to be equally strong.

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Award & An Idea

A Small Change

Tags: Grants & Awards

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2012 Nonprofit Tagline Awards – The Winners!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nancy Schwartz of Getting Attention.org has announced the winners of the 2012 Nonprofit Tagline Awards - or as they are affectionately known – the Taggies. This year, Nancy had over 1,400 tagline entries that were then whittled down to 63 finalists identified by an expert panel of judges (including moi). Then 3,300 voted for the 18 winners categorized by organizational, special event, advocacy, fundraising and program tagline.

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Submit Your Video Today: DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards—Deadline Feb. 29

Getting Attention

If so, enter your video today in the 6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, presented by See3 Communications and You Tube. But there’s more… “ The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards enable nonprofits to learn about new techniques in making nonprofit videos. It’ll help you in the 2012 awards. Video DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards nonprofit video visual storytellingIs your organization telling a great story via video?

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Newark, NJ Parking Lot Wins Tagline Award

Getting Attention

A parking lot in Newark, NJ wins the 2009 Tagline Award with it's funny, pithy tagline -- Unparalleled Parking. Just kidding, since the 2009 Nonprofit Tagline Award program is for nonprofit organizations. But since you work with a nonprofit organization, or grantmaker, enter your unparalleled tagline today in our award program. Tags: Awards Branding and Messages Nonprofit Communications Exciting news!

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Links Corrected – Spot the Next Great Nonprofit Taglines — Vote for 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Award Winners

Getting Attention

Vote now for the winners of the 2010 Taggies — the 3rd Annual Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards. This year, for the first time, voters will select program, fundraising and special event tagline award winners, in addition to the strongest organizational taglines. Great Words Promoting Good Causes.

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How to Build Leadership Support for Critical Nonprofit Marketing Projects— Only for Tagline Award Entrants

Getting Attention

I’ll be holding a special, free webinar for all organizations that enter the 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Awards Program. Enter today - The 2010 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award s (a.k.a. Tags: Leadership Taglines Awards branding nonprofit branding nonprofit tagline awards I have some exciting news to share -.

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Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards!

Get Fully Funded

My friend Nancy Schwartz is hosting her annual Tagline Awards. Here’s the scoop: Your nonprofit or foundation could be one of this year’s Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award (a.k.a. The Taggies ) winners! And this year, for the first time, you can submit your organization’s program, fundraising campaign and special event taglines, in addition to your organizational tagline. So enter here now.

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Nonprofit Video Awards Announced

The Agitator

The 2014 DoGooder Video Awards have just been announced. Here are the winners: Best of Nonprofit Video Award: “Right By You” by Partners for Mental Health. Funny for Good Award: “Nutiquette: a dude’s guide to checking his nuts” from the Canadian Cancer Society. For the eighth year, See3, YouTube, NTEN and Cisco, now joined by The National Alliance for Media and Culture and the National Youth Media Network have combined to select the best of nonprofit videos.

The Edge Visible Challenge: $1,000 Award

A Small Change

I’m always trying to let you know right away when I learn about a new online award or grant. The Edge Group in Washington and California is celebrating their 5 year anniversary with a $1,000 award. Related posts: Award & An Idea Mr. Formal or Informal How to Find Things Event & Campaign Sponsorship Levels- Part 1. Tags: Grants & Awards

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“Award Winning” Nonprofit Brands

The Agitator

Then, in a variety of 18 categories including airlines, hotels, banks, rental cars — and yes, nonprofits — they honor the highest ranked brands in each award category. Brands can create significant connections with consumers and donors. Each year the Harris Poll conducts a benchmark study to determine how deep those bonds go.

Record Number of Entries, Quality Needs Improvement – Nonprofit Tagline Awards Update

Getting Attention

I’m thrilled to tell you that more than 2,700 taglines — of four types from nonprofit organizations in 13 different categories from health to civic benefit — were entered in the 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Awards. Next, our dedicated nonprofit tagline award judges panel selected the 70 finalists from that group. These finalists are the taglines up for awards!

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DoGooder Video Awards

The Agitator

We’ve been talking about visual impact this week on The Agitator, so I suppose it fitting that we close out with this item on the winners of the 2013 DoGooder Video Awards, sponsored by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), YouTube, see3, and Cisco. Best of Nonprofit Video Award — Follow the Frog (Rainforest Alliance). Funny for Good Award — No Joke. Change Agent Award — BOMF CASTLEBERG Outdoors 350 Expedition (Target Ovarian Cancer – UK).

Next Steps -- 2009 Nonprofit Tagline Awards

Getting Attention

Thanks again to all of your who have helped me with the tagline awards -- by spreading the word, entering your tagline or just sharing your enthusiasm with me! Winners of the 2009 tagline awards will be announced in October. BTW, all Getting Attention e-update subscribers, and 2099 award entrants, will receive the Report automatically, at no charge. Tags: Awards Branding and Messages Nonprofit Communications Taglines

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Care2 Awards Eighth Annual Impact Award to GREY2K USA

Care2

Care2 is pleased to announce the winner of the eighth annual Care2 Impact Award

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Mission Minded Wins National Marketing Awards

Mission Minded

Mission Minded won Gold and Silver Brilliance Awards this week for our work on Marin Academy’s Website and Drew School’s Admissions Video in a national competition hosted by InspirED School Marketers. The post Mission Minded Wins National Marketing Awards appeared first on Mission Minded.

7 ways to make sure your print designs win hearts and minds (not design awards)

iMarketSmart

Remember that we’re trying to communicate, not win design awards. The post 7 ways to make sure your print designs win hearts and minds (not design awards) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Make the fonts at least 12 pt… 14 point is even better for older eyes. Even though you might feel that it looks chunky, remember, the printed items are for the donors, not you. Use mostly serif fonts, not sans serif like this. Serif fonts are much easier to read on paper.

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Wanted: Powerful Nonprofit Taglines -- Enter 2009 Tagline Awards Today

Getting Attention

Your nonprofit could be a 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award winner! Tags: Awards Branding and Messages Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing News Take 3 minutes now to enter today. More information here.

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People’s Choice Awards Gives it Up for Special Olympics

Cause Related Marketing

When actress-singer Vanessa Williams mounted the stage at the People’s Choice Awards last night it was on behalf of Special Olympics, the official charitable partner of the 2011 awards show.The main benefit of the partnership for Special Olympics is that the People's Choice Awards gave up some of their precious airtime to ask for donations for the cause.According to press reports, at 10:51 PM (. Text to Donate Special Olympics People's Choice Awards Vanessa Williams

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Last Day to Enter 2009 Tagline Awards -- Deadline Midnight Tonight

Getting Attention

Your nonprofit could be a 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award winner! You've been fantastically enthusiastic about this year's award program, and over 1,700 of you have already entered your org's tagline for award consideration. Tags: Awards Branding and Messages Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing News Take 3 minutes now to enter today. More information here.

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Answers to Your ? on 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards

Getting Attention

Just hit 300 entries (after just 1 day) in the 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards. I received several great questions (thanks all) yesterday when I launched this year's awards, and wanted to share the answers with you: We use two taglines, or we use three taglines (one for our org, and one for each main program). What's the timeline for the awards? Our award has given the U.S. Follow the tagline award news on Twitter at @orgtaglines. Yahoo!

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#GRANTS: Nominations Open For Awards of $5000 From WLR Automotive

Non Profit Marketing 360

Once the nomination process closes (14 December at midnight), the public will vote on the five organizations that they would like to see get a $5000 award from WLR. The post #GRANTS: Nominations Open For Awards of $5000 From WLR Automotive appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. Click here to nominate a nonprofit. Have you made a nomination for the “Giveaway For Good”?

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Get Inspired & Guided – DoGooder Nonprofit Video Award Winners

Getting Attention

Stop RIGHT NOW and watch these four videos – this year’s winners of the 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. These awards went to four incredible organizations in recognition of their creating the best nonprofit videos of the past year. The videos are creative, clever, informative, interesting, and above all – they are high impact. These videos exemplify how nonprofits can (and must) connect with the world and tell their stories with video.

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‘Genius’ Awards For Nonprofits

The Agitator

This awards program is the institutional version of the well-known ‘genius’ recognition that MacArthur awards to outstanding individuals. Just got around to reading about the 13 organizations that recently won recognition (and $$) from the MacArthur Foundation for their creativity and effectiveness. Here are the 13 winners for 2013.

2012 DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. Have You Entered?

Selfish Giving

For six years now, the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards has been shining a spotlight on all the innovative ways that nonprofits use video. This year, the Case Foundation is awarding one $2,500 grant to the organization with the most fearless video in each of the four categories, as selected by a panel of special judges. To enter the awards, just visit the contest website by February 29, 2012, and submit your video. Cause Marketing News dogooder video awards

Wanted: Powerful Nonprofit Taglines -- Enter 2009 Tagline Awards Today

Getting Attention

Your organization could be one of this year's Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award winners! I'm trying to change that with this annual award program, making strong tagline models broadly available! Follow the tagline award news on twitter at @orgtaglines. Enter today. A strong tagline does double-duty -- working to extend your organization's name and mission, while delivering a focused, memorable and repeatable message to your base.

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Heart and Soul Grant Award Program

GenerationYGive

Made possible by the CTK Foundation Philanthropic Fund and Grammy award-winners, Los Lonely Boys, The Heart and Soul (H&S) grant is an innovative and creative way for nonprofits to apply for funding. The selected nonprofit will be awarded $10,000 and have their poem put to song by Los Lonely Boys. Folks, below is the almost verbatim text of info I received from Lisa at CTK Foundation. Thought some of you all might be interested, so good luck!

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Mine's Bigger than Yours Is: Enter Your Tagline in 2009 Awards -- Deadline Friday

Getting Attention

Mine's Bigger than Yours isn't really the 1,400th tagline entered in the 2009 Nonprofit Tagline Awards. Enter YOUR tagline today in the Tagline Awards ! Tags: Awards Branding and Messages Nonprofit Communications Taglines You're right. But that's the essence of the tagline from Fourth Arts Block. Here's the real thing: More Art per Square Foot than any Other Block in NYC. I like it. It's a bit long but works well to differentiate that block from all others in the city.

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Vote for the Best Nonprofit Taglines -- 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards

Getting Attention

Place your vote today for the 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards. Tags: Awards Nonprofit Communications Taglines These 61 tagline finalists have been carefully culled from the more than 1,700 taglines in 13 categories submitted in response to our call for entries. So many of these taglines are effective, but they all can't be the best. The organizations behind these taglines have done a fantastic job in putting well-selected words to build their brands.

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#interview: Tom Ahern — Author, Award-Winning Journalist, and Communications Consultant

Non Profit Marketing 360

An award-winning magazine journalist, he has written case statements for numerous campaigns and is a popular communications trainer and consultant. Tom Ahern is the author of four books on fundraising communications, with a fifth on the way. The interview was conducted by Don Akchin, a principal of Nonprofit Marketing 360 and a frequent contributor to the MKCREATIVE blog. NPM360: You’ve written four books.

DMAW, their MAXI Awards, and a big “fail” for planned giving

iMarketSmart

At the 2013 Bridge Conference last week, you could walk through a wonderful “museum” of award-winning direct marketing fundraising packages. I give the MAXI Awards a big “fail” in this area. They were neatly on display just beside the lunch area. I was excited to see the best of the best. So I started walking down one isle. Then over to the next. And part way through the 3rd isle someone recognized me and pointed something out.

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Mission Minded Wins PEAK Award from CO American Marketing Association

Mission Minded

Mission Minded’s work on behalf of Denver Art Museum won a Colorado American Marketing Association PEAK award in the integrated marketing campaign category last night. The award recognized the strategic positioning and creative execution of the Marvelous Mud campaign which appeared throughout Denver during the Summer of 2012.

2013 Marketing Awards for eXcellence & Innovation

DonorDigital

Together we walked away with a five awards. We won awards in the acquisition, renewal, special appeal, and telephone fundraising categories! We are honored to share these awards with the Human Rights Campaign, PETA, Ocean Conservancy, Brady Campaign, and Project Bread. Established in 1979, the MAXI (Marketing Award for eXcellence & Innovation) Awards program recognizes and honors outstanding achievements in the field of direct marketing.

Award-winning Nonprofit Videos

The Agitator

The 4th annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards were recently announced. The contest is sponsored by YouTube and See3 Communications, with support from the Case Foundation, Flip Video, and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). 800 nonprofits submitted 1360 videos for consideration. There were top winners in small, medium and large organizations, plus a ‘best thrifty video’ winner. You can view the four winning videos here , as well as other finalists (click Results).

Nonprofits Win Webby Awards

Care2

The Webby Awards, one of the most prestigious internet awards for outstanding websites, honored several nonprofits this year. Webby Award Winner). Webby Award Winner). Charitable Organizations: Historypin , a mapping project that connects people of different generations (Webby Award Winner). Check out the winners. Activism: Redue whose mission is to to rethink, reform and rebuild education.

Enter Your Tagline(s) Today – 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Awards Open for Business

Getting Attention

Your nonprofit or foundation could be one of this year’s Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award (a.k.a. The awards program is designed to help close this gap by providing both motivation and models. Here are the winners of the 2008 and 2009 Nonprofit Tagline Awards (with the 2009 winners selected by more than 4,800 voters in the field). Follow the tagline award news on Twitter via the hashtag #taggies. Great Words Promoting Good Causes.

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Enter Your Video Now -- DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards

Getting Attention

If so, enter your nonprofit's video today in the 4th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. Awards will go to organizations of all sizes, including a special award for Best Innovation in Video. It'll help you in the 2010 awards. Did your org create a video in 2009?

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