Hobby Lobby and Christian Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

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Training: Fundraising for Christian Ministry

Fundraising Coach

Fundraising isn''t easy. But fundraising for your own ministry support can be even harder! Steve Shadrach knows that better than most. And he has tips and strategies for helping you raise your support and deepening your relationship with God. Ministry fundraising training Wednesday, August 13.

Put More "Faith" in Your Brand - A Christian Tale

Donor Power Blog

Both were Christian organizations…that is until both underwent major transformations that more clearly defined how faith-based they really were. . They felt the name change suggested the organization no longer wished to be a Christian charity.

Put More "Faith" in Your Brand - A Christian Tale

Donor Power Blog

Both were Christian organizations…that is until both underwent major transformations that more clearly defined how faith-based they really were. . They felt the name change suggested the organization no longer wished to be a Christian charity.

The Story of a Church Making the Impossible, Possible

SocialButterfly

Facing the Giants was a surprise hit and was the best-selling resource in Christian stores in 2007. A Christian movie produced by a church in Atlanta all by volunteers within the congregation that premiered through Sony in movie theaters across America.

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Trike-A-Thon

Fundraiser Ideas

A Trike-A-Thon is a great preschool or elementary school fundraiser. Not only can you raise money with a Trike-A-Thon, but a Trike-A-Thon can also be a great opportunity to teach bike safety to children. In a Trike-A-Thon, young children ride their tricycles or bicycles along a defined path.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser is a classic fundraiser , but it is classic for a reason: It’s remarkably easy and it is a near sure-fire money-maker. Better yet, it is so simple to organize and execute that it can easily become a recurring fundraiser (and who doesn’t like recurring income?).

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Second Chance Prom

Fundraiser Ideas

This is a particularly fun fundraising idea. Not only does it have the potential to raise a lot of money for your organization, but it will be one event people will be talking about for years. It would be especially great for PTA fundraising , but it can be used by many groups.

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Can I tell you a story? (with Rumi)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Why Organize the Universe this way. What does not exist looks so handsome. What does exist, where is it? An ocean is hidden. All we see is foam, shapes of dust, spinning, tall as minarets, but I want wind. Dust can’t rise up without wind, I know, but can’t I understand this.

50-50 Raffle

Fundraiser Ideas

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Charity Abseil

Fundraiser Ideas

A common fundraiser in the UK, abseiling (called rappelling in the United States) is a great way to raise money for an organization. For those who are unfamiliar, abseiling involves lowering yourself down the side of a building or down a cliff with climbing equipment.

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

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Nonprofit Comms Team Size, Budget and Salary [Infographic] #NPCOMM2017

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The engagement team at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic is rocking the report cover and our first infographic. The 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is officially available! We have so much to share that we are doing three infographics. Here’s the first on team staffing, budgets, and salaries. We’ll share another next week. Thanks so much to everyone who participated in the survey and special thanks to those of you who submitted photos.

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Easy Fundraising: Convert Home VHS Videos to DVDs and/or Digitize Old Family Photos

Fundraiser Ideas

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Trivia Night Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

Lots of bars and pubs hold trivia nights. For those who are unfamiliar, these are events in which teams of people gather to socialize, eat, drink and answer trivia questions. Bars and pubs often hold trivia nights on a regular basis, which allows friendly rivalries between teams develop.

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Easy Fundraising: Sell Baby Clothes

Fundraiser Ideas

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Dunk Tank

Fundraiser Ideas

Tags: Charity Fundraising Christian Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraiser Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Ideas for Kids Fundraising Ideas for Non Profit Organizations High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports Fundraising

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Easy Fundraising: Teach a Social Media and Social Networking Class for Parents

Fundraiser Ideas

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Practice Transparency in Your Cause Marketing Campaigns or Do Damage Control

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Cause Marketing Forum Newsweek Red Christian Science Monitor Ad Age

Free Business Cards for Your Organization and Fundraising Events

Fundraiser Ideas

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Candle Fundraising

Fundraiser Ideas

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How Criteria Saved the Day

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At our founding, the emphasis was on faith, science, and culture, but now we’re working toward helping Christian communities actually look Christian when they’re in the middle of divisive topics. Clear: avoiding abstractions and lofty Christian concepts. Jennifer Vander Molen.

Tweeting for Children

A. Fine Blog

The Christian Children’s Fund has changed its name to ChildFund International. Tags: Social Media ChildFund International Christian Children's Fund To celebrate their new, well, let’s call it “christening&# , they will be giving gifts of agricultural love and hope from the organization’s gift catalog for every 200 Twitter followers @childfund receives. These efforts will directly benefit children in Gambia, Zambia, Kenya and Ethiopia. There is [.].

A quick and easy way to tell if a nonprofit spends money wisely

Blue Sky Collaborative

Some quotes form the article: "Christian nonprofit groups and churches are being urged by donors to be more forthcoming about their spending amid the economic downturn and I recently read a thought provoking article. Donors want financial transparency for churches.

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The Whole Life Offering

A Small Change

His newist book, The Whole Life Offering: Christianity as Philanthropy , is a book for donors, volunteers, nonprofits, and philanthropists that breathes life into giving. If you are a Christian, this book will change your perspective on how you live out your faith and give.

Sounds Like A Squirrel

A Small Change

Who Jesus is and the message He brings is central to the work of most Christian organizations. Whether it is through traditional evangelism or by seeking to model an organization after Christ the Gospel message guides a Christian nonprofit’s vision. But the point of the story above illustrates the greater popular opinion of many Christian organizations. Beyond Christian ministries, there is a message in this for all of us.

Veterans + Social Media + Small Nonprofits = Community

Social Media Bird Brain

I’m not a Christian, but – as do most other faiths – mine encourages one to be kind to others, considerate and giving. image via United States Army Garrison Livorno I’m always sorry to see the end of the year because I love the feeling of the holiday season. The end of the year celebrations, with their anticipation of togetherness and shared joy allow me to share the traditions of my friends

What’s missing from most nonprofit mission statements?

iMarketSmart

World Vision: World Vision is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice, and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God.

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Many years ago, I was executive producer for a network TV show on a Christian broadcasting network for a very large ministry. I produced one show about their Christian school, which I thought was an amazing program that people would get behind.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Associate , Christian Relief Services Charities (Alexandria, VA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Analyst , W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Battle Creek, MI).

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What if no one wants to help the people you are helping?

Get Fully Funded

This summer, I had the privilege of travelling to Montego Bay, Jamaica to lead a Board retreat for the Jamaican Christian School for the Deaf and Servant’s Heart Jamaica. Jamaican Christian School for the Deaf.

The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Agitator

If I weren’t stealing this video out of the Christian Post , I’d be a bit hesitant to share it with you … The ‘Jesus’ ad by 1One Production and advertising agency LG2.

There’s no such thing as competition in the nonprofit world

Get Fully Funded

What made it worse for me was that it was a Christian organization. Surely Christian nonprofit leaders wouldn’t speak ill of others, right? I’ve heard several stories lately about Executive Directors being competitive with one another and frankly, it irritates me. What’s the point? Why waste the energy feuding over service delivery? I remember many years ago working for someone like that.

Death Of A Large Presence

The Agitator

It was under Bill’s tenure that Child Fund, then the Christian Children’s Fund, grew to be the largest child sponsorship organization in the world, propelled by his experience, skill and understanding of the world of.

Three Ways to Be Charitable

Cause Related Marketing

Lewis gave a series of short talks on Christian topics on the BBC that were well received in those parlous times. Later they were reprinted as the book Mere Christianity. "Charity" by Anrea del Sarto I’ve spent a big chunk of my career working with or for charities.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kimberly Troup

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kimberly Troup was brought up in a Christian home and was home-schooled from 1984 – 1993, a home-school pioneer! She joined Christian Friends of Israeli Communities in March of 1998, as a ministry coordinator, and in 2002, became the Director of the US Office. Kimberly Troup.

4 Smart Ways to Use Thank You Videos in Nonprofit Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are two examples of confirmation page thank you videos: Christian Friends of Israeli Communities . Joshua Clay. We Internet users have a voracious appetite for online video. Video is increasing in nearly every digital channel, from email to web pages to social networks.

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The 5 Best Nonprofit Digital Stories from TechSoup’s Storymakers Contest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Dr. Mark Karnes by Soddo Christian Hospital. Alexandra Ale Bezdikian. TechSoup’s annual Storymakers contest had some great entries this year. Watch the winners and see what you can learn from them. Guest Post by Alexandra (Ale) Bezdikian of TechSoup. The world is changing.

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PETA's Media Relations Triump: Uses Groundhog Day as Animal Rights Platform

Getting Attention

And, even more significantly, major news outlets like NPR, the LA Times and the Christian Science Monitor picked up on the controversy. Here's a a fantastic model of an organization linking its issues to a major news event to generate headline attention. Shortly before Groundhog Day, PETA took on the Punxsutawney groundhog club, blogging its call for groundhog (and more broadly, animal) rights in a blog post.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Director of Communications , Christian Foundation for Children and Aging. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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