Why is being a fundraiser so awesome?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Because being a cheerleader for compassion is pretty neat. Appeals Cultivating donors E-Newsletters career cheerleaders compassion Fundraising Why do we keep getting up, day after day, to go and do this work?

The Top 10 Cheerleading Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Cheerleading squads rely on fundraising for a variety of items including new uniforms and travel costs for competitions. Fundraising can make or break a season, so every cheerleading organization can benefit from successful fundraising. Following are the top ten cheerleading fundraising ideas. One of the most profitable cheerleading fundraising ideas is to put together a spirit calendar with a picture of the squad for each month of the year.

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Why Is Direct Mail Seeing A Resurgence?

The Agitator

Here are some samples of our cheerleading, but believe me, our archives have dozens of direct mail accolades (just search “direct mail” in our vault) … Direct. Roger and I are direct mail … well, er, sluts.

Infographic: Inside the mind of a KICKASS community manager!

Wild Woman Fundraising

So next time someone thinks you’re supposed to cheerlead, sit down and shut up and take one for the team as a social media manager or community manager, show them this infographic instead. Are you tweeting for your cause or company? Are you posting on facebook for your cause?

How the Super Bowl Inspired Nonprofit Marketing in Atlanta

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It even includes a group of kids at the Falcons practice field with the mascot and some cheerleaders. Kathy Powell shared this post with me on Sunday — before Super Bowl LI. It was a heartbreaker for Falcons fans like Kathy.

Play the Tape All the Way to the End and Other Advice on How to Make Better Decisions!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Talk to a cheerleader. NO, this is not a post about 80s bands! YES, I am betraying my age! But I LOVE this advice from one of my wonderful friends and wanted to share it with you.

Epiphany! This struck me like a lightning bolt

Wild Woman Fundraising

Because I am a nonprofit cheerleader, I asked him, “Why not nonprofits? Recently I was talking with an urban planner from Portland Development Commission, or PDC.

11 Elements of Fierce Loyalty to Keep Your Donors

Wild Woman Fundraising

Can they turn each board meeting into a cheerleading session, reminding everyone, each time, this is why we’re doing this? . Fierce Loyalty, by Sarah Robinson. Is your nonprofit or charity part of a national or international movement?

Hey Nonprofit Professional, Are You A Hero Child?

Wild Woman Fundraising

While the Hero may excel in school, be a leader on the football team or a cheerleader, or obtain well-paying employment, inwardly he or she is suffering from painful feelings of inadequacy and guilt, as nothing he or she does is good enough to heal his family’s pain. Are you a nonprofit professional? Do you have the Birth Order Blues? What’s that?

Strategic Themes for BBNC, Part I

JCA Insights

To ensure the effectiveness of the BBNC project team, senior management must provide meaningful support, not simply cheerleading. Blackbaud’s online marketing and fundraising suite, Blackbaud NetCommunity (BBNC), not only offers a website content management system (CMS) and outbound email capabilities, but also provides bi-directional transactional integration with The Raiser’s Edge (RE). This all sounds great, right?

Book Review: Fired up Fundraising by Gail Perry

Wild Woman Fundraising

Look at your board meetings as cheerleading sessions. This book was a lot of fun to read. And yet, when I went to speak at a recent conference and I asked who had read it, only ONE PERSON there raised his hand, and he was the chair of the board of the entire national organization.

Bravo, Humane Society Washington: A three-word story that inspires action

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

But the 21-year-old college student who owned him was too busy with school, cheerleading and beauty pageants to notice him starving to death. The 21-year-old college student who owned him was too busy with school and cheerleading to notice him starving to death, but someone noticed.

Cause Marketing Your Bowl Game

Cause Related Marketing

There’s plenty of food, marching bands, pep rallies, cheerleaders and in a handful of cases, parades. At the Armed Forces Bowl the cheerleaders and mascots pay a visit to the Cook Children’s Hospital.

What the hiring manager looks for in fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

But also, the exuberant quality is a really good fundraiser has to also be a really good coach and cheerleader who leads other people. Hey, everybody. Welcome. This interview is part of a series to help you rise in your fundraising career.

Big Cause Marketing From a Small Business

Cause Related Marketing

And invite their cheerleaders too. Years ago Junior Achievement had one of the most cleared-eyed policy manuals on cause marketing I’ve ever come across. It was insightful, strictly ethical, thorough, and filled with good ideas.

3 Steps Toward a Better Nonprofit Website

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Fortunately, there is a great resource that has done the dirty work for you and at a price that won't break the bank: STREETLIGHT is a new non-profit cheerleader that understands the need for good design and organization and creates affordable, high-quality websites and branding materials specifically designed for non-profit organizations and causes. Your website is the single largest opportunity to reach as many people possible for your organization.

Smile or Die

Wild Woman Fundraising

You don’t have to run around with pompoms and cheerlead 365 days a year. This is a must watch video. Does your nonprofit or company tell you to “be positive&# and “smile&# ? Is that in your job description? Why is it wrong to “smile&# and “be positive&# ?

When your Executive Director is not a strong leader

Get Fully Funded

That he should be the Development gal’s biggest cheerleader. I had an amazing conversation with a client this week. He’s the Board President of an organization that is facing many challenges. . They’ve been around for years but have relied too heavily on government grants. Can you feel what’s coming?) Over the past few years, the state has cut their budget repeatedly, so this organization’s funding is shrinking.

10 Engaging, Effective Team Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Participating in sports, cheerleading and other extracurricular activities can be expensive. Team fundraising can help reduce the cost of participation for students and provide much needed funds for activities, equipment, trips and more. The right team fundraising ideas can be fun and educational for students as well as financially lucrative. Here are 10 of the best team fundraising ideas. In the comments, let us know your favorites. Car washes.

Tips for Getting Over Fundraising Fears - Webinar Next Week

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Cheerleading is vitally important. By Guest Blogger and Fundraising Expert Gail Perry. Why are people so nervous about asking others for support? It’s a natural reaction - all humans fear rejection.

The Nonprofit Marketing Guide Interview: Wit and Wisdom from Kivi Leroux Miller

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Anyone who knows me well knows that I am not cheerleader material at all, but I do feel like a cheerleader for all those small nonprofits out there.

Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances: An interview with Thomas A. McLaughlin (part two)

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Given what you've just said about mergers needing to be voluntary, is it right for United Ways or Community Foundations or other funders to be cheerleaders for the trend, and to be encouraging mergers?

Latest Projects & More on Mergers

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Although this is my third time going through merger negotiations as an IED, I'm not one who is a default cheerleader for mergers, or who would ever say anything like, "There's too many nonprofits." It's hard to believe that I've not posted here since December!