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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.

KONY2012: Judged by their funders?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Video does not show the evangelical anti-gay Christian background of the organization’s founders and funders such as the National Christian Foundation. KONY2012. Everyone’s talking about KONY2012.

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.

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

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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?).

Dunk Tank

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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.

Easter Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Now suppose your company is avowedly Christian and everybody knows it. Should you do Christian-themed cause-related marketing? Another avowedly Christian retailer, fast food chain Chick-fil-A, still observes blue law traditions as well.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

To Make a Difference, Must You Choose?

SocialButterfly

For instance, I’m a Christian. Tags: Blog Talk SocialButterfly Alex Steed career career path champion change Christian Christianity courage discovery fear focus friends future motivation nonprofit questions Rosetta Thurman social change Social Marketing thought

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.

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.

Fundraising for ministry support

Fundraising Coach

If you’re fundraising for a faith-based cause, particularly for a Christian ministry, I’m sure you’ll benefit from these talks. A couple weeks ago, I gave a series of lectures at the Funding Your Ministry Symposium to over 100 coaches from around the world.

Setting Up a Social Media Listening Dashboard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Christina Johns, online media manager for the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews uses Netvibes. A dashboard is a visual way to bring lots of data together easily (hopefully automatically) into an at-a-glance overview of a situation.

Fundraising Myth: If we build it, God will fund it

Fundraising Coach

But I’m amazed by a persistent cop-out so common among Christian causes, I’m adding it to my “ Fundraising Myths &# category. I wrote and article on stories of fundraising in the Jewish and Christian Scriptures.

One (Bronx) Cheer for Philanthropist Kim Kardashian

Cause Related Marketing

A pair of Christian Louboutin Nude Patent Platform Pumps. Fox News reports that reality star Kim Kardashian is pocketing 90 percent of the money raised from her eBay Giving Works auctions. The auctions ostensibly benefit the Dream Foundation, which grants wishes to terminally-ill adults.

Practice Transparency in Your Cause Marketing Campaigns or Do Damage Control

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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.

8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

J Campbell Social Marketing

The Christian Science Monitor pinned a helpful article listing the many places to donate money. By now you have heard of the complete devastation in the Philippines wrought by Supertyphoon Haiyan.

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Charity: Water versus Water.org and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Faced with spiritual bankruptcy, I wanted desperately to revive a lost Christian faith with action and asked the question: What would the opposite of my life look like?”. Earlier this summer, we started tracking the communications of pairs of national nonprofits working in the same space.

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.

Second Chance Prom

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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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Is Talking About Spirituality and Social Change Taboo?

SocialButterfly

” Kay and her husband Rick Warren (author of a Purpose Drive Life) created The PEACE Plan with the goal to mobilize a billion ordinary church members--or half of the world’s Christian population--to do normal tasks that make a difference in the world. What shapes your world view?

Is Talking About Spirituality and Social Change Taboo?

SocialButterfly

” Kay and her husband Rick Warren (author of a Purpose Drive Life) created The PEACE Plan with the goal to mobilize a billion ordinary church members--or half of the world’s Christian population--to do normal tasks that make a difference in the world. What shapes your world view?

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.

Data Tells All

The Agitator

For example, the model can very accurately discriminate between Democrats vs Republicans, heterosexual vs homosexual men, Caucasian vs African-American race, Christian vs Muslim, as well as predict traits like ‘Openness’ and substance use.

Trike-A-Thon

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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.

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

Cause Related Marketing

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. ‘ 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.’

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Christianity has a similar ratio. Snow White by 12×07 on Deviantart.com. And we’re answering MORE fantastic reader questions today! This person we will call Queen B.

More travel tips for fundraisers

Fundraising Coach

by Christian Attard. A few months back, I offered 12 travel tips for the flying fundraiser. Christina Attard left a list of her own in the comments. Her suggestions were so good, I wanted to make sure you saw them! So here they are! You can follow Christina on Twitter @GPtekkie.).

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

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Easy Fundraising: Sell Baby Clothes

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

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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 [.].

Do you serve the Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized and Despised? Read this.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Now how can that be Christian? The Gospel of the Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized and Despised by Chris Hedges. James Cone. I love reading Chris Hedges. His books, The Empire of Illusion and Death of the Middle Class were so good.