These 3 Stories Generated Results (Case Study)

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2) Fundraising: We recently launched Different but the Same , a short video highlighting a cross-cultural immersion program that connects international students from a local university and children in rural schools. P.S. Get more right-now news plus case studies & tools in your inbox, via the Getting Attention blog & e-news. We are pleased to welcome our new guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation.

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CASE STUDY: How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission

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Both #wellnesswed and #foodfri have provided grassroots Twitter users with information on topics that matter most to moms and families, like how to get health coverage, how to advocate for healthier school food, and more. Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/7HCgw9. p/7HCgw9.

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7 Steps to Motivating the Actions You Need (Case Study)

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P.S. Get more in-depth case studies, templates and tools, and guidance for nonprofit marketing success in the twice-monthly Getting Attention e-update. Thanks to New York Times writer Jane Levere, I was pointed to this print ad campaign from Action Against Hunger (AAH).

Zig When They Zag to Spur Action (Nonprofit Case Study)

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alerting us to a two-hour school delay. Blizzard Mania Sparks Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing (2 Case Studies). I awoke yesterday morning to a 6″ topper of new snow here in New Jersey, adding to the 24″ already there. Then we picked up the voice mail from 4:32 a.m., Ugh, it’s like Groundhog Day come to life. I think you see what I mean. After getting our daughter going on her homework project, I finally got to my desk and scanned my emails.

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Rebrand to Connect: Red Rover Tells All (Case Study-Part 1)

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Finally, since we work so closely with government agencies and schools, it’s particularly important that we remain (and are perceived as) politically neutral. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box! More Case Studies & Guidance: Nonprofit Branding and Renaming. 4 Steps to Creating a Strong Nonprofit Brand (Case Study).

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Part 2: Rebrand to Connect—Red Rover Tells All (Case Study)

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Here’s Part Two of this useful case study, via Director of Communications, Marketing and Development, Leili Khalessi. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box! Read Part One first.

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Bring Your Experience to Your Community (Case Study: Curtis Institute)

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Curtis is a highly-selective music school, based in Philadelphia. Historically, the school has done a great job opening itself up to the community (and building a strong base of support) via frequent free or low-charge concerts at Curtis and other cultural venues throughout the city.

Blizzard Mania Sparks Right-Things, Right-Now Marketing (2 Case Studies)

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Every child I know was yearning for snow and, with school closed or cut to a half day, sick of being stuck inside. P.S. Get more in-depth case studies, templates and tools, and guidance on right-things, right-now nonprofit marketing in the twice-monthly Getting Attention e-update.

The Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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Alia holds a masters degree in public policy and communications from the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin. Tags: Fundraising Case Studies & White Papers Events Download the presentation slides and full "Procrastinator's Guide" below Related Documents! Is your nonprofit ready to ramp up your online fundraising this holiday season? The last weeks of the year are the biggest and most important for online charitable giving. (In

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A Case Study in How To Write Different Kinds of Fundraising Materials' Content

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I am asked so many questions through this blog that I thought it was a good idea to begin writing case studies. The case studies, in this blog, will be hypothetical fake scenarios that exemplify real world nonprofit needs and the professional best practices that address them. My intention in creating case studies is to set up the case study scenario, provide my recommendation, and also getting your take on the same scenario and if you would, comment, below this post.

Our Town—Teens Mobilize & Message

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“They are composing a list of issues to address with the school administration and are organizing a silent protest by wearing #iammorethanadistraction t-shirts. Even better, campaign your school board to stop “blaming and shaming” girls. Watch the video here.

Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Philanthropy News Digest Jobs : Opportunities at nonprofit organizations, foundations and other grantmakers, schools, and universities, easily searchable by job type and location. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox!

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5 Ways to Stay Smart & Engaged

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She got me… The rain was pouring down this morning as our daughter, Charlotte, was getting ready to walk to school, so I caved and drove her. Because as I dropped her off to join the gaggle of noisy, drenched kids waiting outside the middle school, I started thinking.

Write Your Way to Connection & Action

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Here are a few of Jeff’s more surprising steps to message magic: Your high school English teacher would HATE your most effective writing because it breaks almost every rule he taught you. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox! Stuck on that membership renewal email series or the petition-signing campaign due to launch on Facebook last week?

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Get Your Email Read

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We invited her to speak after reading Nancy’s blog post: 5 Steps to Powerhouse E-newsletters (a case study on DC Central Kitchen). One of the challenges DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) faces is that it is more than a distributor of meals: DCCK also has a job training program, is a contract caterer to schools, delivers produce to stores. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox!

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#HOWTO: Let Your iPhone Connect You To Volunteers & Deserving Projects

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Whether the target audience wants some social-networking fun while looking for a chance to help at school, or wanting to donate hard cash to help provide clean water, nonprofits want to leverage the ubiquity of the iPhone to reach their constituents ?

#TECH: Microsoft Surface To Shake Up Tablet Market & Challenge iPad…Someday.

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In fact, on the surface, the new Surface has lots going for it, not the least of which are the millions of schools, nonprofits, corporations, and individuals who already have a Windows computer and who might be more comfortable waiting for a Windows-built tablet before jumping into the market.

Write Better than Ever Before

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Let me share a few of his more surprising steps to nonprofit message magic, and I think you’ll see what I mean: Your high school English teacher would HATE your most effective writing because it breaks almost every rule he taught you. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox! Need help with that campaign email or program registration mini-site due to launch last week?

Break the Rules! You’ll never look back

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Frantically racing to finish a slew of work deadlines so I’d be free for my daughter over the school vacation. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box! Wake up, girls and boys! It’s time to change our ways.

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Op Eds: Writing Leads that Grab Readers by the Lapels

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Remember those posters in your high school hallway that said, “SEX! Download the Nonprofit Tagline Report and Database for must-dos, don’t dos, case studies and 5,000 searchable nonprofit tagline examples!

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Rambling or Relevant?

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Let me share some examples with you: We… Provide after school programs for children. Pair biz experts with public schools to increase individual achievement. The intern at PENCIL dazzled me with her clear and compelling intro, “We pair business experts with public schools to increase individual achievement.” P.S. Get more in-depth case studies, templates and tools, and guidance for nonprofit marketing success in the twice-monthly Getting Attention e-update.

NEA's Open Call for Logo Design Builds Awareness & Improves Understanding

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The announcement, made to students at Miami's architecture and design high school, gave the NEA a wonderful chance to take center stage. Get more in-depth articles, case studies like this one and guides to nonprofit marketing success -- all featured in the twice-monthly Getting Attention e-update. Tags: Case Studies Graphic Design Nonprofit Communications

5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

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For example, maybe school classrooms need to be stocked for the new semester in January, or winter coats purchased for homeless shelter residents. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box! Guest author Jenn a Sauber is a crowdfunding and digital marketing expert at CauseVox, a peer-to-peer fundraising software for nonprofits.

Ready for Anything: Don’t Forget the Tech!

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Here’s a great case study: In the 2009 wedding video that went viral , Minnesota couple Jill Peterson, Kevin Heinz and their wedding party danced down the aisle to Chris Brown’s romantic song Forever. Kyla Cromer.

Nonprofit Writing Prompts for August

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August is back to school time for lots of folks. Recent Reports or Studies. Look for reports and case studies relating to your cause and highlight the key findings from those papers and what they mean to your cause or your clients.

4 Steps to Stronger Relationships by Sharing a Laugh

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It works because the LinkedIn folks know what we have in common: We both know who Albert Einstein and Robin Hood were (being that LinkedIn is mainly a professional networking social media tool, and the assumption is that participants have completed high school or above in most cases).

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

Effectiveness of social marketing strategies to reduce youth obesity in European school-based interventions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Studies were analysed by effect estimates and for application of social marketing benchmark criteria.

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[Special Edition] Komen Crumbles: Busted Nonprofit Brand

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Planned Parenthood’s PR team, well-schooled in dealing with pushback, is clearly stomping all over Komen, who was not ready for the backlash its received. Here’s more of Komen’s busted branding here: Part 1: Busted Nonprofit Brand: Anatomy of a Corporate Sponsorship Meltdown (Case Study). Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Komen) has done it again. Three strikes you’re out, Komen!

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

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Adults with a high school education or less. Instead, I’m on the lookout for case studies –from the local level and up. A Case in Point. Show us the case studies and share the lessons learned!

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

Cause Related Marketing

Social Good' is well-written, stuffed with a broad range of interesting examples and case studies from across the globe… a few from JWT clients… which is why I think of it as a lengthy white paper rather than something weightier. David Brooks, a columnist at the New York Times , recently reported the results from another study conducted by researchers at Notre Dame University and elsewhere and lead by sociologist Christian Smith.

Cause Marketing From the Mouths of Kids

Cause Related Marketing

The case study that was given to the students I judged had to do with a chain of electronics superstores. DECA is a career and technical student organization for high school and college-aged young people. I was asking high school kids to do college-level work. Last Friday I was a judge at my State’s DECA convention and a student suggested a way to track customer service that has real potential as a cause marketing overlay.

Grants and IBM Expertise for U.S. and International Cities' Governments' Offices and Districts (i.e. Port Authorities, School Districts, Etc.)

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Special districts (such as port authorities, school districts, or utility districts) are not eligible for the program at this time. Visit the Smarter Cities Challenge Web site for complete program guidelines, case studies that describe IBM's recommendations to 2011 grant recipients, examples of successful applications, and the application form. From The Foundation Center. [If

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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The Digital Media and Learning Conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialogue and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice.

The 2012 Social Marketing Conference: Getting Better at Doing Good

Social Marketing and Social Change

A major meeting on "getting better at doing good" will take place in Clearwater Beach, FL 15-16 June 2012. This theme for the 22nd Annual Social Marketing Conference reflects the global reality that government institutions, not-for-profit groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), universities and colleges and businesses are searching for better ways to improve people's health, the environment, work force development and social welfare.

How to Get the Attenion of 9,000 People in 1 Week or How to Conduct a Successful Online Marketing Campaign in 6 Easy Steps

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Last Thursday, Dave called Dean Tistadt, chief operating officer for the Fairfax, VA county system AT HOME to ask him why he hadn't closed the schools for a snow day. If you have a problem with going to school, you do not call somebody's house and complain about it. Get over it kid and go to school." Regardless of your take, this story is an EXCELLENT case study of how to use the Internet to achieve your advocacy goals.

Charmed Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Here's a case study: In 2008 siblings Paige Cahue, Gage Cahue, and Tristan Garber… of Indianapolis… developed charms that fit through the eyelets of shoes. And since they were all teenagers, they sold their Rivetz Charms at recess, at football games and other school functions.

6 Key Factors for Obtaining Major Gifts to Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The study drew on a unique data set of 1,449 higher education institutions that publicly received gifts worth $1 million or more between 2000 and 2012 that were reported on the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s Million Dollar List.

How Social Marketing Can Improve the Effectiveness of Social Entrepreneurs

Social Marketing and Social Change

The Place component was confined to where the Aqua exhibit was held - in all cases, science museums which fit well with the intention to attract children and their families. A conceptual analysis and case study.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

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Are you a recent grad who is wondering what to do now that school’s over? CASE STUDY: How do you negotiate your nonprofit salary? Lisa Taylor, Founder, Challenge Factory. Are you ready to transition into another job or career?