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. From The Foundation Center. [If

Creating a Better World Through Marketing: The World Marketing Summit

Social Marketing and Social Change

Today I was among several thousand participants in Dhaka, Bangladesh for the first event of its kind. The summit is an initiative of the marketing guru (yes, that’s how they refer to him) Phillip Kotler with the full support of the Bangladesh government. The World Marketing Summit brings together global leaders in marketing to discuss how marketing philosophies, approaches and insights can help discover innovative solutions to global challenges.


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5 fabulous video tips - and videos - from YouTubers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

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. Check out this 2010 example promoting Malaria No More: 2. This YouTuber had viewers vote on how he should help a community in Bangladesh: 3.

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. His key point was that marketing using the supply chain approach (the 4P's of product, price, place and promotion) was designed to serve only about 20% of the world's population living in established markets.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

The governments of Australia and the UK have set in their health promotion policy guidelines that they want to see more social marketing applications for solving issues like smoking and childhood obesity. 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. Craig Lefebvre, Ph.D.,

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #2 Investment in Strategic Blogger Outreach

Giving in a Digital World

But, in this case, rather than promote it through traditional online or offline channels, all promotion was by one professional mommy blogger who visited the project personally to share the experience of bringing water to the village with her 250k monthly readers. Over the last few years, charities have increasingly got to grips with establishing a branded social media presence and starting to collect and engage with ‘Followers’ of various types.