How many LinkedIn contacts do you have?

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Congratulate them when they achieve successes like awards or promotions. The post How many LinkedIn contacts do you have? I’m always surprised when I click on a major gift or planned gift fundraiser’s LinkedIn profile and see that they only have 30, 50 or 100 connections.

How to Get Award-Winning Email Engagement as a Nonprofit

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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.

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Award for Nonprofit Innovation

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Deadline: July 1, 2009 Drucker Institute Seeks Applications for Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University has announced a call for applications for the 2009 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. Administered annually since 1991, the Drucker Award is granted to a social-sector organization that demonstrates Peter F. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation the foundation center

Award for U.S. Domestic Violence Nonprofit Programs Addressing Needs of Under-Served Populations

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If you are interested in more information about this awards opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post]. One Roth Award will be presented annually in addition to the other four Celebrating Solutions Awards. Eligible programs may be nominated for both the Celebrating Solutions and Roth Awards, but may only receive one $10,000 grant. "To Contact: Link to Complete RFP. RFP awards grants domestic violence the foundation center

Award Honoring American Person or Persons Fighting To Preserve One or More First Amendement Rights

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If you are interested in this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information]. Pulliam First Amendment Award, which honors a person or persons who have fought to protect and preserve one or more of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment. The winning individual(s) or organization will be honored at the SPJ national convention with a $10,000 cash award and an engraved crystal. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

Award for Volunteers Able to Demonstrate Impact, Scope of Work, Innovation, Etc.

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Deadline: March 1, 2010 Caring Institute Invites Nominations for Caring Awards The Caring Institute , a nonprofit organization founded in 1985 to honor and promote the values of caring, integrity, and public service, is accepting nominations for individuals from nine to 99 years old for the 2010 Caring Awards. Award criteria include length of service, scope and impact of work, challenges overcome, and imagination and innovation. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

Award for Works Addressing Racism and Diversity

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Deadline: December 31, 2009 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards to Honor Works for Addressing Racism and Diversity The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards recognize books that have made important contributions to the understanding of racism and/or the appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures. The annual awards are administered by the Cleveland Foundation. There are two awards, one for a work of fiction or poetry and one for a work of nonfiction, biography, or scholarly research.

Nominations for MIT Financial Award for Sustainability Projects

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Deadline: October 5, 2010 Nominations Invited for Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability The $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability is an annual award that honors inventors whose products or processes impact issues of global relevance, as well as issues that impact local communities in terms of meeting basic health needs, and building sustainable livelihoods for the world's poorest populations. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Nominations for Financial Awards for Community Agencies Partnering With Cargiving Research

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For more information on this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post]. Deadline: July 1, 2011 Nominations Invited for Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving is accepting nominations for its Leadership in Caregiving Award. The award-winning team will be announced at the RCI's National Summit to be held October 5-7, 2011 in Americus, Georgia. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

Awards for Enterprising American Middle School & High School Aged Girls

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Deadline: February 26, 2010 Guardian Life Insurance Invites Entries for Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America is accepting entries for its Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program. In 2010, Guardian will award prizes to fifteen girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship, are taking the first steps toward financial independence, and make a difference in their schools and communities.

The 15th Annual Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management is OPEN!

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the 15th Annual Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management is now open! Contact S usan Sanow. Tags: contests and awards leadership Calling all DC nonprofits (and suburban MD and VA too).

Awards for Partnerships Between Community Groups and Police to Promote Neighborhood Safety and Revitalization

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Deadline: February 28, 2011 Applications Invited for MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards Program The MetLife Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) are partnering for the tenth year to recognize, sustain, and share the work of innovative partnerships between community groups and police to promote neighborhood safety and revitalization. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

Awards Honoring Young People Doing Outstanding Work to Protect the Planet

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If you are interested in this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information]. Deadline: May 14, 2012 Earth Island Institute Seeks to Honor Next Generation of Environmental Activists With Brower Youth Awards The Earth Island Institute is accepting applications from young environmental activists for the thirteenth Annual Brower Youth Awards. The week of activities culminates in the awards ceremony on October 16, 2012.

Award for Researchers Working On New Directions In Water Quality

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Busch Award to encourage researchers working in waste water, water reuse, bio-solids, storm water, watersheds, and other areas to use their imagination, take risks, and explore new directions for addressing ongoing water quality issues. Recent award recipients have addressed concerns such as maintaining healthy community waters in which people fish, swim, and play; and improving energy efficiency to reduce greenhouse gasses and improve air quality. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

Theater Grants & Awards for U.S. Students and Programs in Theater, Playwriting, Dance, Choreography, & Film

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Deadline: Various Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces 2010 Princess Grace Awards Applications in Theater, Playwriting, Dance, Choreography, and Film The Princess Grace Foundation-USA has announced the availability of applications for the 2010 Princess Grace Awards in theater, playwriting, dance performance, choreography, and film. Theater awards take the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

Award for Individuals, Organizations, & Companies Innovating With Technology to Address Education, Equality, Environmental, Health, Or Economic Development Issues

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Deadline: March 31, 2011 Nominations Open for Tech Awards 2011 An annual program of the Tech Museum of Innovation , the Tech Awards are designed to inspire global engagement in applying technology to humanity's most pressing problems. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, and companies from around the world that are utilizing innovative technology solutions to address urgent issues in the areas of education, equality, environment, health, and economic development.

Awards for Nonprofits' 2008 - 2009 Outstanding & Innovative Affordable Housing Design & Management

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Deadline: March 31, 2010 Home Depot Foundation Accepting Applications for Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly The Home Depot Foundation 's Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly program is designed to identify, recognize, and showcase the outstanding and innovative work of nonprofit organizations in the area of design and management of affordable housing. There are two award categories, Homeownership and Rental.

Do Something. (You Can Begin By Applying)

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As I often like to highlight opportunities for readers, an organization that I admire for their do-good youth marketing approach and mission, DoSomething.org is now accepting applications for the Do Something Awards. The Do Something Awards have worked to empower and recognize some of the most outstanding young and up-incoming world-changers we know.

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Leadership Awards for American and British Jr. High & High School Level Students Wishing to Improve Their Communities

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For more information on this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post]. To enhance their leadership experience, award recipients also participate in a six-day, all-expense-paid student leadership summit in Washington, D.C., Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

Monitary Awards for Elementary School Physcial Activity Programs And for Technologists Innovating to Get Children to Move More

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The ASAP competition will award a total of $500,000 to schools with the most innovative, effective, and cost-effective physical activity programs, and to technology developers who create new ways of using technology to promote increased physical activity among youth. In addition to monetary awards, top winners will participate in funded pilot studies aimed at expanding their programs' reach and impact. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

What To Do When Your Nonprofit Doesn't Spend All of an Awarded Grant's Money.And Why.

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She mentioned that the nonprofit that she works for recently discovered that they had a bit of 'extra money' after spending as much as they could of it on the specific project that it was awarded to the organization for. The unknowing nonprofit who has a bit leftover from an awarded grant may think to them self, '.well.this

3 Days Left to Vote & Learn: 16 Compelling Nonprofit Videos

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16 incredible videos have been selected as finalists for the 2012 DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. Contact the orgs who’ve produced the videos you like for more guidance on what works and what doesn’t. Lights. Camera. Action. But only through Wednesday, March 28.

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High School Or College Students From Around the World Invited To Apply for Science Essay Competition

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If you have any questions about this award opportunity, or want more information on it, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post]. The first-prize winners in each category will be awarded cash prizes of $25,000 (for high school) and $50,000 (for college); second-prize winners will be awarded $10,000 (for high school) and $25,000 (for college); and five third-prize winners in each category will be awarded $5,000 (for high school) and $10,000 (for college).

Scholarships and Stipends for American and Canadian Public or Private School 7th - 12th Graders Creating Different Arts or Writing (See below for kinds of arts and genres)

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If you are interested in this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information]. Deadline: Various "Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Invites Entries From Creative Teens "The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing the most talented teen artists and writers in the United States and Canada, has launched a call for entries for the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Nominations Called for Scientists Early In Their Career Who Have Successfully Engaged a Non-Scientific Public Audience

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If you are interested in this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the bottom of this blog post for more information]. Deadline: October 15, 2013 "American Association for the Advancement of Science Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science "The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has issued a call for nominations for the AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

Identify, Track, and Analyze Gifts with New Grants Management on EveryAction

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These contributions are typically high dollar grant awards that come from foundations, corporations, or the government. Here's how it works: Grant Management plans consist of three main sections: Grant Proposal, Award, and Grant Details. The Award section permits users to enter key dates about the Grant process, such as the Grant Submission deadline, the Grand Period Start and End Dates and the Expected Notification Date.

Applications Sought for Funding for Women-Led Journalism

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Award recipients will receive funding through a subcontract if they are an individual or affiliated with a business, and through a grant if they are affiliated with a nonprofit institution. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. journalism and media RFP women in media awards grants the foundation centerFrom The Foundation Center. For more information about this grant opportunity, see "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post, below.]

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Expert Advice about Online Newsrooms, Part 1: Great Content

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Contact information. Danielle Baldwin is an award-winning digital strategist with more than 20 years of experience in design, content and media strategy, and web development. Contact Methods. Don’t make people guess whom they should contact when they have questions.

WE WON!… thanks to you!

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The award will be presented to me by the Office Depot Foundation (an outstanding organization too). . But I must say loud and clear that I could not have received this award without my amazing staff. will also be receiving the Hill Champion award. What: SCORE Awards.

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Newsjacking: From Roadkill to Rock Stars

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During the wee hours of the morning of April 8 th , I received a call from Tom Harrison, director of the award-winning North Carolina Black Bear Festival and Bear-ology Museum.

Social Media Stuck?

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Why you want to win this prize in less than 150 words We will then ask for some contact info and for the URLs of all your current social media properties (Twitter, Facebok, Blogs, etc.). Tags: SxSW contests and awards social media 101 Beth Kanter Geoff Livingston

We’re Sorry Ben!

The Agitator

One who contacted The Agitator received a ‘D’ … and wasn’t happy about it. On the other hand, awarding bad grades did get a response!

Power of Productive Partnerships: We appreciate ours hugely

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Opportunities include content and contact sharing. The most productive partnerships are those in which each partner provides the other with “something” that the other lacks, be that a particular group of contacts, content, a skill or even a meeting place.

2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

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Let’s All Do Good is in the beta stage – if you would like to sign up to be a launch partner, or get a personal demo from McHale himself, please contact him via Twitter or Facebook. Winners will be announced December 7, 2015 , with prizes awarded by December 31, 2015.

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Grants for Animal Shelter or Rescue Nonprofits That Collaborate, Promote, and/or Increase Awareness of Dog Homelessness

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Innovation grants ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 will be awarded to organizations that have successfully deployed creative animal shelter or dog rescue programs. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to provide financial aid to shelters and rescue groups to help fund basic operating needs. "To Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

#ENVIRO: CBS/EcoMedia Partnership Expands To Bring Advertising To Green Nonprofits

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as this advertisement demonstrates: The success of the young program has already caught the attention of the Edison Awards Foundation , which has nominated EcoMedia for a 2012 Innovation Award, and the US Trade Department’s Patents Office, which has expedited the partnership’s trademark and patent applications.

The Top 10 Adoption Fundraising Ideas

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Contact your church or local social clubs to see if they will donate the space and sell tickets to family, friends and neighbors. Award small prizes for the top team, longest drive, and more. Contact a local home sales consultant, such as Colonial Candle or Pampered Chef, and ask them to donate their profits from your party to your adoption efforts. Contact a local band and ask if they’d do a benefit concert to help you raise money for your adoption.

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Grant for U.S. Nonprofits Innovating and Creating New Dimensions of Performance

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Deadline: July 1, 2011 Drucker Institute Announces Call for Applications for Nonprofit Innovation Award The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University has announced a call for applications for the 2011 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. Administered annually since 1991, the Drucker Award is granted to a social sector organization that demonstrates Peter Drucker's definition of innovation — "change that creates a new dimension of performance."

Grants for U.S. Residents, Age 16+, Who Are NASCAR Fans and Are Making Significant Impact On the Lives of Children

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Deadline: July 18, 2011 NASCAR Foundation Invites Nominations for New Award to Recognize Volunteer Efforts of NASCAR Fans on Behalf of Children The NASCAR Foundation is accepting nominations for the first Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, which will recognize the outstanding charitable and volunteer efforts of NASCAR fans on behalf of children. The award is open to individual residents of the U.S., are not eligible for the award. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

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Using existing relationships can lead to your organization cultivating new reporter contacts, gaining a high-profile story placement, or reaching a new audience segment altogether. At BC/DC Ideas, she leads award-winning media strategies that get her clients noticed. .

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Four Weeks ‘Til #GivingTuesday (and $125,000 in matching funds!)

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And to make this caffeine and chocolate-fueled time of year even sweeter, we’re pleased to announce today that our #GivingTuesday matching fund pool is up to $125,000, thanks to the generous support of our partner, Constant Contact. New partner joins the N4G Gives #GivingTuesday team!

How to Hold an Excellent Candy Bar Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

Contact area businesses who may like to buy a case of candy bars to hand out to their clients, like real estate agents, accountants, or insurance agents. Or you can buy a fast-food gift card with a small part of the proceeds to motivate sellers to earn the top-seller award. Candy bars are a popular choice for fundraising. The candy bars’ low price point makes them easy to sell. Candy bars are also perfect for children to sell.

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Winners: Pinterest ‘Causes I Love Contest’

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We loved so many of the boards I decided to hand out three awards. Anne, Jessica and Kathy: You can contact me at joe@selfishgiving.com to receive your DonorsChoose.org gift cards! Wow, choosing the winner of the Pinterest “Causes I Love Contest” was a lot of fun.

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