Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money If your nonprofit is based in the US, and your Facebook Page is verified, you can fundraise within a Facebook Live broadcast. For example, Stand Up To Cancer broadcasted news about a high school raised money during a “Sports Day For Charity”.

One week, two excellent events: #CbocSocial and #FWD50

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

1- Public Sector Social Media (#cbocsocial) – “ Where Canada’s social media leaders gather to discuss the most effective strategies for the most powerful media.” There is also a Canada Election Integrity initiative under way. of innovation money.

Money Can't Buy Love. But It Can Buy Happiness!

Cause Related Marketing

Can money buy happiness? Professor Michael Norton at the Harvard Business School did a series of fun experiments that found that if you spend money right, it can indeed lead to happiness. To come right to the point to be happy spending money, you can’t spend it on yourself. Some were instructed to spend the money on themselves by 5pm that day. They called the students that night and found that they had spent the money the way they were asked.

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

So what have government organizations in Canada done to date? the “Learn to Camp” app from Parks Canada ). Please don’t say resources are an issue, at least not before taking a good look at how much money you spend on your brochures, posters, cups, stress balls and pens. Advice Government Insight Mobile Presentation apps Canada federal goc government of canada mobile Mike Kujawski mobile apps municipal native apps provincial websites

Autonomy, mastery, and sense of purpose

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I wanted to share it with you in light of what the Government of Canada is currently doing regarding innovation incentives. Please don’t miss the very important point that this only applies once the issue of money is placed off of the table.

Cool Cause Marketing Campaigns from Two Commonwealth Countries

Cause Related Marketing

As an inducement, Molson is offering to carve out part of a $400,000 pot of money towards the restoration of parks near your postal code. The count of bags of litter collected gives you sense about how clean Canada is).

Segmenting Audiences for Social Media Engagement

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As a taxpayer, I want to see my money spent well and optimized for maximum effectiveness and efficiency. Advice Government Insight audience Canada marketing public sector segment Social Media strategy target market

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

EveryAction

based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Many large U.S.

Doing things differently in government

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The cutbacks are coming and everyone is worried about how they are going to get the same things done with less money. Government Insight 10 5 Canada cut-backs effectively efficiently fiscal restraint harper ottawa public serviceTwo weeks ago I managed to seriously fracture my humerus bone. I had to have surgery to put a titanium plate with 8 screws into my arm so that the bone could heal properly over the course of the next 6 months.

Scaling Up Your Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

That is, if people easily and quickly understand the premise, if they know what will happen with the money and if they know the charity will be a good steward of the money, no matter the amount. March Madness Canada Wayne Gretzky NHL Scaling Your Cause Marketing Stanley Cup

How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? According to Tom: UK fundraising superstar, Stephen Pidgeon, notes that a well-executed bequest marketing program can raise far more money than a major gifts program.

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The RIGHT Way to Ask for a Bequest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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Evaluation Methods - How Can A Nonprofit Use Them To Raise More Money More Often

Seeking Grant Money Today

Donors, today, are understood better by the nonprofit sector to be people looking to solve our communities' issues but are doing it by providing resources (money, expertise, paying expenses for us, etc.) Fataneh Zarinpoush's free 98 page Project Evaluation Guide For Nonprofit Organization 's is also available from the Imagine Canada Nonprofit Library Commons Many excellent books have also been written on the topic. Many nonprofits, today, must learn about evaluation methods.

Tomorrow – Learn How to TACTFULLY Ask for Bequests

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 22, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time for Mixed Links… Find out how to get your stories organized so others can write them like TechSoup Canada’s “set it and forget it” approach to outsourcing story writing [case study]. Venkman’s. Atlanta, GA Happy, happy Friday, friends!

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Fraudulent CRA Collections Office Call Confusion

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Chain of events: 9:30pm –>I receive a voicemail message from someone claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Collections Office. And since it was about the exact 1-800-959-2250 number, I decided I’ll call in the morning when the 1-800-O-Canada call centres open up.

How to Ask Your Current Donors for Bequests – Tactfully!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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You Can Now Fundraise on Facebook for Your Favorite Charity

J Campbell Social Marketing

According to Mashable , “Facebook takes 5% of money raised — 2% to cover fraud prevention and security costs, and 3% for payment processing. Can you see your donors and supporters using it to raise money on Facebook for your nonprofit? File under #AboutTime!

Featured Fundraiser: Justyna Jonca

A Small Change

The Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) is Canada’s only national foundation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. No matter how big your goal is, how hard you work or how successful you are it seems there is never enough money to address all the needs.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

On Wednesday, March 16th, New York Nonprofit Media will host Nonprofit FundCon bringing together fundraising and development executives from nonprofits across New York to discuss how to create a campaign and raise money. Canada / Less than $900. Canada.

Make the most of the summer

Fundraising Coach

And with Canada Day being yesterday and the 4th of July being Wednesday, here in North America this is a week many take as a vacation. Total money raised divided by total number of donors).

The Winter Doesn't Mean the End to Outdoor Fundraising Events

Cause Related Marketing

Starting in January 2012 at nine locations in Canada and the United States you can participate in Stubbs Romp to Stomp (a fun name which puts me in the mind of the old Led Zeppelin song ‘Bron-Y-Aur Stomp’). Money is generated by participants seeking pledges, entry fees, and local sponsors.

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The Paradox of Pink Ribbon Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Plenty of companies say they're raising money for the fight against breast cancer but no money ever arrives at any charity. In Canada, the pink ribbon is trademarked and you have to license it in order to use it in promotions. Canada's registration requirement works, in part, because the rest of North America does not have the same compulsion. Canada is a 'free-ridder' on the popularity of the pink ribbon across the rest of the continent.

How the open data movement could benefit from using a marketing approach

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Further still, what about the rainwater harvesting suppliers here in Canada, why aren’t they creating similar apps with these free datasets? Positioning: Using free government open data can save your business valuable time and money.

Children's Miracle Network Celebration Themed FSI

Cause Related Marketing

How I Miss the Old Children’s Miracle Network Telethon Children’s Miracle Network, the giant charity that raises money for 175 children’s hospitals in the United States and Canada had its annual telethon this last weekend, such as it is.They don’t call a telethon any more; haven’t called it that for perhaps 15 years.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Canada and Australia. For Pass Holders Only – April 11: Where’s the Grant Money for Your Marketing and Communications? I hope you had a good week. Let’s dive into some Mixed Links … Video, Social, Mobile.

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Reasons to End a Cause Marketing Relationship

Cause Related Marketing

In the United States and Canada where charities are granted tax exempt status by the IRS and Canada Revenue Agency and in England and Scotland with the status conferred to Registered Charities, it’s all but immoral for charities to remain involved with a campaign that costs the charity more than it generates. The cost of scandal resulting from a bad deal, the AMA''s board determined, was greater than the cost of the money.

When to End a Cause Marketing Relationship

Cause Related Marketing

In the United States and Canada where charities are granted tax exempt status by the IRS and Canada Revenue Agency and in England and Scotland with the status conferred to Registered Charities, it’s all but immoral for charities to remain involved with a campaign that costs the charity more than it generates. The cost of scandal resulting from a bad deal, the AMA's board determined, was greater than the cost of the money.

Newsletter: 5-Store Ice Cream Chain Raise $1 Million; Back to School Cause Marketing is in Session ; CVS Pledges $10 Million Via In-Store Fundraising

Selfish Giving

No more loafing around on my list costing me money (the fee I pay my email provider is based on list size) and a higher open rate! This small chain of Dairy Queen stores in Canada has raised $1 million for Children's Miracle Network. The dog days of summer are here!

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

and Canada, and each has its own CEO and communications staff. Kristian purposely sought out Goodwill as he wanted to ask people to give things, rather than money, in this economy. Lauren Lawson-Zilai.

Calling Out a Faux Cause Marketing Pinkwasher

Cause Related Marketing

Shouldn’t we just get rid of the mess and the chaos and just assign ownership of the pink ribbon to one charity and be done with it, much the way the trademark to the pink ribbon in Canada is owned by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation?

Relationship Fundraising in the 21st Century - An academic study by Rogare

Fundraising Coach

The research suggested that North American (Canada and USA) fundraisers tend to focus on "relationship" more than "fundraising." Even to the point of saying that "it's not about the money." We live in the best time to fundraise! No longer are we at the mercy of the latest anecdote.

Good Telemarketing Advice

The Agitator

And here’s why, as Jose van Herpt of Canada’s FLA Group puts it: “ Choosing not to use the phone because you just don’t like it leaves a lot of money on the table.&#. What … Did you say telemarketing?!! Do fundraisers still do that? How rare it is to see someone promoting telemarketing for fundraising. Too bad.

Don’t Hire a Full-Time Cause Marketer

Selfish Giving

They can learn on the job, but I’m amazed the money nonprofits will pay to wait on results. Sure, it will cost more money in the beginning. But you’ll see better results and ultimately raise more money, which will offset the expense.

MissionFish, Benevity Bring Cause Marketing Online

Selfish Giving

Nonprofits can sell in-kind items online and collect the money. I’m curious if a company has ever used MissionFish to raise money for a cause. We raised some good money auctioning off those fashionable pillows, lamps and rugs.

International Social Marketing Association: 2011 Review

Social Marketing and Social Change

Jay Kassirer - Canada. On behalf of all the Board members, we are thankful for the many social marketers who have contributed money to support the development of the association over the past several years - especially our Founders. Regular readers have shared the history of developing a global network of social marketers.

Big Mac® Fundraising

The Agitator

It is followed by Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America. But in Canada one Big Mac® equivalent is worth $5.39

Advanced Placement Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Some 75 percent of those surveyed in Canada, the UK and the U.S. Cone says this means that people want to know about "the positive effect on the social issue, the money raised." Walter Thompson’s white paper, called 'Social Good,' has attracted a fair amount of attention, including (critical) mention in these pages.

Grants for American and Candian Organizations Successfully Restoring Native Species & Ecosystems

Seeking Grant Money Today

The fund provides money for campaigns in the United States and Canada to save and restore native species and wild ecosystems, including actions to defend wilderness and biological diversity. From The Foundation Center. For more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post].

I Have a Bone to Pick About JWT's Trend Report Called 'Social Good'

Cause Related Marketing

JWT surveyed adults aged 18-66 in Canada, the UK and the United States. exactly where the money is going and what impact it’s having. ‘ Social Good ,’ a white paper and research report from JWT , the marketing agency and division of WPP, has made a lot of appearances in my RSS reader since its release in September 2011 usually with some variation of a headline like ‘customers increasingly dubious about cause marketing.’

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New to the Nonprofit World: Success Stories from All-Access Pass Holders

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m glad we purchased an All-Access Pass and feel the investment is well worth the money and time spent.&#. Pediatric AIDS Canada.

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Good news about Millennials and Fundraising

Fundraising Coach

Billion in the US and approximately $800 Million in Canada. From an income and wealth perspective, it’s not exactly a great time to be giving money away! This week, I’m thrilled to introduce Christina Attard.

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21 Social Media Tips for Nonprofits from Top Experts

Fundraising Coach

“Like most businesses, non-profits tend to look at social media as a money-first or money-only channel. I love nonprofits. And I love social media. But nonprofits don’t always “get” social media.