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

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Deadline: August 18, 2011 Disability Rights Fund Invites Grant Applications From Disabled Persons' Organizations in Ghana, Nicaragua, and Pacific Island Countries The Disability Rights Fund seeks to strengthen the participation of disabled persons' organizations (DPO's) in efforts to advance the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the country level in the Global South and Eastern Europe/former Soviet Union. From The Foundation Center. [If

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

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Deadline: August 19, 2010 Disability Rights Fund Offers International Grant Program to Promote United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities The Disability Rights Fund seeks to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons' Organizations (DPO's) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at the country level in the Global South and Eastern Europe/former Soviet Union.

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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.) For every gift that organization receives through Jolkona Foundation, they will send before-and-after photos of the person receiving that specific gift.

Why “why” Matters – The Bald Truth

The Agitator

But the core reason is that demographics are an attribute of a person. At best, this attribute is a proxy for some core identity, reason for giving, or goal that a person hopes to reach with their giving. For those donors, a coloring book about what life is like in Bangladesh is irrelevant at best and counterproductive at worst. And it will make your marketing more personalized and relevant.

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. Get personal. 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 trying to push this transparency idea beyond just a personal impact. Jolkona Foundation has some great ideas about how to measure donor impact. I had a great opportunity to meet the founders Adnan and Nadia Mahmud (see photo below by Photo by Trevin Chow Photography, www.trevinchowphotography.com) a couple of weeks ago and I was so encouraged by their vision for young philanthropists.

6 Quick Behavioral Economics Lessons for Fundraisers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

What it is: In this case, the peer pressure comes from the simple power of the personal ask. If someone personally asks you to do something (especially in person or on the phone), you’re more likely to go along with the request to avoid embarrassment and disappointment, or to win praise. The research: Falk (2005 ) found that illustrated cards from street children in Bangladesh increased the relative frequency of donations.

How the Benefit Concert is Shaping Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Concert for Bangladesh played from Madison Square Garden with ticket and recording sales helping to raise $18 million. The Future of Benefit Concerts. Charity benefit concerts will continue to play a role in generating funds and advocating issues, says Taylor. Large events work well in times of major crisis or when a big star has a personal stake in a cause.

Who Are You?

Marketing for Nonprofits

Choosing the right personality or voice for an organization and, by extension, for all of your content is hard work and unfortunately it’s often an afterthought. Check out this image on their homepage, which touts the pleasure of new bathrooms in Bangladesh. According to Content Rules , there are 7 steps for determining your voice and defining your nonprofit's unique personality. This photo is from Ahmed Rabea's photostream on Flickr.