#INTERVIEW: Christina Attard, Philanthropic Advisor, Blogger, and Development Director

Non Profit Marketing 360

Eventually, I followed my partner when his job transferred to Kingston, Ontario and I became a Senior Gift Planning Officer at Queens University, which has one of Canada’s top fundraising shops, and I got to learn from some of the best in the country.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Philanthropy Southwest / Austin, TX / $675. Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership. Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership. Association of Fundraising Philanthropy: International Fundraising Conference. Western Canada Fundraising Conference.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Philanthropy Southwest 2016 Annual Conference. Philanthropy Southwest 2016 Annual Conference. Philanthropy Southwest / Colorado Springs, CO / $1,100. Global Summit on Community Philanthropy. Global Summit on Community Philanthropy. NZ Philanthropy Summit 2017.

Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Then, turn to these top sources: Charity Village Jobs : The epicenter for nonprofit jobs in Canada. or Canada, or in country. There are so many compelling job opportunities for us nonprofit communicators.

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How Important Is Training for Fundraisers? Very.

iMarketSmart

This time of year is filled with tricks and treats. The end of October seemingly always has something in store for us, whether it be a new costume fad, wacky weather (too hot, or too cold), or the general “all hands on deck” push to execute year-end fundraising strategies.

Big Mac® Fundraising

The Agitator

The Big Mac® Philanthropy Index will officially launch On April 8 th. It is followed by Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America. The manner in which the World Giving Index measures relative philanthropy has long been a source of debate.

Could this be the true cause of high fundraiser turnover?

iMarketSmart

As reported in The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently, 51% of the fundraising professionals in Canada and the USA that were surveyed say they will leave their current nonprofit and 30% say they plan to leave the fundraising profession altogether within the next two years.

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5 Stories Nonprofits Should Be Telling On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

It starts out immediately featuring stories of those impacted by its work and philanthropy. It also intersperses clips of Geoffrey Canada of the Harlem Children’s Zone and the Chairman & CEO Of Goldman Sachs describing why they support the Foundation.

Finally, the true cause of high fundraiser turnover!

iMarketSmart

As reported in The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently, 51% of the fundraising professionals in Canada and the USA that were surveyed say they will leave their current nonprofit and 30% say they plan to leave the fundraising profession altogether within the next two years.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 4, 2011

Getting Attention

4) Coordinator, Online Content and Community , World Wild Life Fund – Canada , (Toronto, Canada). 10) Vice President for External Affairs , Global Philanthropy Forum , (San Francisco, CA).

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—June 1, 2012

Getting Attention

The Center for Effective Philanthropy (Cambridge, MA). 8) Director of Communications, Canada , Change.org (Toronto, CA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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To-Die-For Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Communications and Marketing Manager Community Food Centres Canada (Toronto, ONT). Email Marketing Coordinator—Contract Exponent Philanthropy (Washington, D.C.). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Account Director , Temp Digital Project Manager & Temp Web Developer Grizzard Communications (Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA). Communications Associate Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (Washington, D.C.).

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Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job? Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Communications and Grants Coordinator , Burns Memorial Fund (Calgary, AB, Canada). Senior Writer , Combined Jewish Philanthropies (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks!

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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. The world of philanthropy is changing. Also, the world of philanthropy and the number of nonprofits and charities has really grown recently.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 20, 2012

Getting Attention

6) Communications Manager , Philanthropy Northwest (Seattle, WA). 7) Communications Specialist , Motion Picture Association – Canada (Toronto, Canada). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

Interesting Links to Check Out

A Small Change

This site highlights local projects across Canada and abroad. They are creating a giving community and you can participate in conversations on micro-philanthropy. Small Change Fund. Just a few dollars can make a big difference. If you check out this site write back and let us know what you think. Common Grants. This website allows a nonprofit to write one application and apply for several grants at the same time.

Put Your Donor At The Scene

The Agitator

The Chronicle of Philanthropy just ran this item on a video project of Polar Bears International. Working with Explore.org, this org has set up live webstreaming that shows polar bear activities at the edge of Hudson Bay in Canada. Although in this case, be warned, the best viewing window is 8:30am-5:30pm CT (sunrise to sunset) in Canada.].

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As a spokesperson, Lawson-Zilai has been quoted frequently in the media including the Associated Press, Chronicle of Philanthropy, MarketWatch Radio, The New York Times, NonProfit Times, and USA TODAY. and Canada, and each has its own CEO and communications staff. Lauren Lawson-Zilai.

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.&#. Writing in Canadian Fundraising & Philanthropy e-News , Jose offers some good advice on fundraising telemarketing. What … Did you say telemarketing?!! Do fundraisers still do that? How rare it is to see someone promoting telemarketing for fundraising. Too bad.

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

Fundraising Coach

Take this as an example: for over a year, the folks at Rogare , the fundraising think tank of The Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, have been rigorously studying relationship fundraising. We live in the best time to fundraise! No longer are we at the mercy of the latest anecdote.

FundCoaches: A revolution in fundraising training

Fundraising Coach

A call from out of the blue (Ok, really a call from Canada). He’d come into philanthropy from a business background and couldn’t believe how hard it was to find cost effective, CFRE standard training. I’m thrilled to announce the launch of FundCoaches.com !

#MeToo Moment for Fundraisers

The Agitator

The problem is just as prevalent in the US and Canada and everywhere on Earth where an imbalance of power and equality exist. And, AFP, along with the Chronicle of Philanthropy has released a survey conducted by The Harris Poll on the issue of sexual harassment in fundraising.

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Good news about Millennials and Fundraising

Fundraising Coach

There is good news for the future of philanthropy coming from reports about giving trends among members of the Millennial generation in North America. Billion in the US and approximately $800 Million in Canada. This week, I’m thrilled to introduce Christina Attard.

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Ten AFP Conference Insights from a Newbie

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The conference drew 3,000 attendees, including 900 people from across Canada — the most ever.

Don’t Hire a Full-Time Cause Marketer

Selfish Giving

Located in the frozen north, Canada. Chicago-based expert on corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, and cause-marketing.

Twitter - The Next Hula Hoop?

The Agitator

Ken diplomatically pointed out to me that one Laurie Pringle, senior manager of philanthropy at ALS Canada, has commented on his original article, presenting a passionately contrary point of view. Earlier this week we featured a somewhat grumpy "take" on Twitter from Ken Burnett of SOFII.

What do consumers around the world think of corporate social responsibility?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It highlights results from a survey of 10,000 consumers in 10 countries (United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, China, India and Japan). Philanthropy and volunteerism, especially at the local community level, remain CR priorities.