#INTERVIEW: Craig Lefebvre, Ph.D., Designer of Public Health & Social Change Programs, Discusses Social Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

When you go to Bangladesh and the developing world, they are looking at marketing as a way of addressing significant systemic problems they are facing as they move from a developing to a middle-income or developed economy. Also in breast cancer communities we’re seeing networks of women reminding each other to do their monthly self-exams. I started off wondering how do you reduce heart disease risk factors in an entire community? Craig Lefebvre, Ph.D.,

Next Generation of Philanthropy: Jolkona Foundation

A Small Change

One of our first partners is an organization in Bangladesh that provides artificial limbs for a little over $200. Bangladesh has 15,000 cases of amputations per year (mostly caused by traffic accidents, polio, congenital diseases, etc.) So far the Jolkona Community has caused a 10% increase in the number of free limbs provided by that organization.

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5 fabulous video tips - and videos - from YouTubers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This YouTuber had viewers vote on how he should help a community in Bangladesh: 3. In 2007, YouTube stars, the Vlogbrothers aka Hank and John Green, started an initiative called Project for Awesome, calling for YouTube users across the world to “take over YouTube” by creating videos that promote their favorite charities and causes.

Jolkona Foundation: Measuring Impact

A Small Change

Couple of years ago, I was at a cemetery in Bangladesh paying respect to my grandfather. We are very committed to measuring impact and providing our community with as much transparency and feedback as possible. In our Impact section , we show the aggregate impact the whole Jolkona Community is having. Jolkona Foundation has some great ideas about how to measure donor impact.

Reporting from the World Marketing Summit

Social Marketing and Social Change

The 1st World Marketing Summit held in Bangladesh this past week provided a platform for sharing ideas among representatives from corporate, government and development agencies about how marketing can create a better world. One of my favorite presentations was by Dr. Kazi Anis Ahmed of the Gemcom Group in Bangladesh and the President of Teatulia Organic Tea s that are grown in Bangladesh and are now available in Whole Foods in the US and Harrods in England [ store locator ].

Grants for Ghanan, Nicaraguan, and Pacific Islander Countries' Disabled Persons' Nonprofits

Seeking Grant Money Today

The second grantmaking round is directed at DPOs in Ghana, Uganda, Nicaragua, Peru, Bangladesh, and fourteen Pacific Island countries (Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu). Applicants from Bangladesh, Peru, and Uganda can apply by invitation only. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for International Programs that Promote United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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The second cycle of the fund's 2010 Moving Rights Forward grant program is directed at DPOs in the following countries and regions: Ghana and Uganda, Africa; Bangladesh, Asia; Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Peru, Latin America; and Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu, Pacific Region. From The Foundation Center. [If

How the Benefit Concert is Shaping Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Music has been one of the most powerful ways causes, celebrities, and communities can connect to raise money for serious issues. The Concert for Bangladesh played from Madison Square Garden with ticket and recording sales helping to raise $18 million. We recently caught up with Art Taylor, president of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance , who shared his insight on why these events can be so successful for nonprofits of all sizes.