Free Donor Stewardship Class!

Fundraising Coach

I''ve asked Shanon Doolittle and Vanessa Chase, the founders of the Stewardship School , to give a special free class for readers of this blog! This class will be recorded so registering here will allow you to get the recording. Sign up for this free class now! (c) We''re rapidly moving toward the most generous time of the year. Many nonprofits see 30% or more of their annual donations in December.

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Reader Questions! I want…. EVERYTHING FUNDRAISING! Okay then.

Wild Woman Fundraising

” Then I started taking classes and reading and of course practicing fundraising which is the best way, and all this knowledge got unwieldy so I wrote a book to get all of the knowledge out of my head and onto the page, and then! Recently I asked my most fantabulous enewsletter subscribers (if you want to be one, click here ) what they wanted to learn more about, because, let’s face it, Most people don’t plan to get into fundraising. What can you do?

Trending Sources

You can meet me at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations in February, March and April 2011!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I will be teaching four workshops in February, March and April at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at 5930 Middle Fiskville Road in Austin! Want to come out and learn? Click on the links below to register. How to Find and Cultivate Donors.

How do you create a media empire for your nonprofit?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I was over at Tiger Beatdown, you know, READING, when I came across this article by Emily Manuel on True Blood and class war. Emily, WHY IS TRUE BLOOD LIKE CLASS WAR? First Name: Last Name: Email: Conflict corruption Marketing class war communications associate communications coord.

Ask Without Fear! Fundraising Class

Fundraising Coach

Tomorrow I’m teaching my first “open&# fundraising class. For more information, and to register for the class, go to [link]. The idea has proven so popular, I’m already in talks to bring this class to three other cities up and down the East Coast.

Do Any Online College Classes Focus on Fundraising?

Fundraising Coach

While I can’t promise free online college classes that focus on fundraising, there are a few programs available online that you should know about. Who needs to take classes to learn how to ask people for money? Tweet I’m a big fan of ongoing education, so I was intrigued to be reminded that college courses on fundraising exist online. In this post, Brandy Olson tells us about some. Brandy is an internet marketer, writer and lover of all things outdoors.

Motorcycle Classes Rhode Island

Fundraising Breakthroughs

It was one of the motorcycle classes rhode island is 12 years you've been in a contract with the other lawyer asks you questions about the motorcycle classes rhode island of the motorcycle classes rhode island of New England. The average amount of cases on the motorcycle classes rhode island in family court system and also have animals like horse and dog racing. Judges in the motorcycle classes rhode island. Motorcycle Island Rhode Classes

Can you teach a class at the School of Everything?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Could you teach a class at The School of Everything ? You can teach virtual, or in person classes, or both! The School of Everything, what is it? Are you a professional fundraiser? Or perhaps a person who just loves to help or teach others? Looking for some extra money right now?

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Social Media Classes for Nonprofits: Seattle

A Small Change

39 for one class, $90 for the series. One of my passions is talking with nonprofits about social media. There are unlimited opportunities for nonprofits when they leverage these tools for their mission. Susan Burnash, from Purple Duck Marketing , and myself are starting a series (in downtown Seattle). Thursday, October 15/22/29, 2009 from 6 to 8 pm. New Horizons Ministries, 2709 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA. $39

Nine Free Fundraising Classes

Fundraising Coach

Other Possibly Related posts: Do Any Online College Classes Focus on Fundraising? The Nonprofit Telesummit. Tomorrow is the beginning of a free three day nonprofit training event. Happening from March 7 – 9, it’s called the Nonprofit Telesummit.

#PRESSRELEASE: The Knowledge Fountain Launches Online Learning Website (Live Instructors) Aimed at Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The courses will also be available as archived video streams for students who register but miss the live class. This way, if a situation comes up and you can’t attend the class on schedule, you still get the information,” Kathuria says.

Three Contemporary Articles Discussing Findings Proving the Widening U.S. Class Disperity

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"Poll Finds Class Tension On Steep Rise, Especially Among Young Adults" by Ruth McCambridge "The Rise and Consequences of Inequality in the United States" by Alan B. news class disperityKrueger Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers January 12, 2012 As the introduction to his paper explains: ".The The topic I will address today is inequality. As you may know, I am a labor economist.

Dog Obedience Classes – we are graduates!

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

I realize that this blog is related to non-profit marketing, but I had share that my new dog Sammy & I are graduates of basic obedience class. It’s a horrible picture of me, but a great one of him! Sammy dog obedience graduation.

New Fundraising Classes

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Two classes at SALSA, the Social Action and Leadership School for Activists , a program of Institute for Policy Studies: At the SALSA site, click on Money Matters and scroll down. Grantseeking for Beginners - Wed., Mar 2 and 9 6:45-9:00pm $55. What's New in Fundaising - Mon., Feb 21 6:45-8:45pm $30. Washington, DC

Sleeping Fundraising Giant Awakens

The Agitator

What advice would you give to Chinese fundraisers intent converting the world’s largest middle class into donors? That was Ken Burnett’s assignment at the First China Fundraising Conference in Beijing last month.

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Cool Ideas for Class Items for a School Auction

The Biddery Blog

If your school has a fundraising event with an auction, you may already ask classes to provide something to be auctioned. Schools like the Huntington Seacliff Elementary and Temple Aliyah had some neat ideas for class projects.

Free Web Class Re: New Tax Laws & Nonprofits

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Tags: Web Taxes Non Profits Class www.taxtalktoday.tv.

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

Fundraiser Ideas

You can easily teach a social media class for adults who would like to become more familiar with these technologies. Charge a fee for attending the class(es) and advertise your offerings in school and PTA newsletters. This is great high school fundraiser and a creative fundraising idea. Lots of parents simply don’t understand Facebook, MySpace, Twitter or other mainstream web technologies.

What's New in Fundraising class

Fundraising Breakthroughs

I'm teaching another class on fundraising in DC this week, Thursday night. Topics of this class will cover the latest trends in foundation and individual giving; two adaptations of the classic fundraising pyramid; philanthropy in communities of color and an innovative grassroots approach to establishing endowments. And call them on the telephone and ask where the class will meet!

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Katie Houston

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She relishes the challenge of reframing the public perception about the 90-year old museum, and the chance to market a wealth of experiences — from exhibition openings to awards ceremonies, from children’s art camps to adult classes in a dozen mediums. Katie Houston.

A few quick grant resources

Get Fully Funded

I’m getting my thoughts together for a Grantwriting class I’m helping with tomorrow and I thought I’d share a few resources I’ve collected. Enjoy! Step By Step Fundraising’s list of grant resources [link]. Guidestar www.guidestar.org. Pamela Grow’s Grantwriting Blog www.pamelasgrantwritingblog.com. Don Griesmann’s Grant Opportunities A frequently updated list of grants [link]. Nonprofit guides www.npguides.org. Federal grants www.grants.gov.

Grants for American and Canadian Grades 6 - 12 Science Classes ala the Shell Science Lab Challenge

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From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the bottom of this blog post, for more information] "Deadline: November 12, 2012 National Science Teachers Association Accepting Entries for Shell Science Lab Challenge "The National Science Teachers Association , (NSTA) with support from Shell Oil Company , is accepting entries for the third annual Shell Science Lab Challenge.

How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And yet… A recent survey asked a sample of typical middle-class donors, “Would you consider putting a gift for charity in your will?” Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US?

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Even fundraisers can “get schooled” by a 4th-grade teacher

iMarketSmart

Check out the exceptional and innovative way he decided to welcome his students to his class. These days you can’t be average. Average efforts deliver average results. If you want to raise more major gifts and generate planned gifts: Be exceptional. Be innovative.

9 simple pointers for writing better emails and letters to your donors

iMarketSmart

The School of Journalism was the only one that had any classes that related to advertising at all. Anyway, in one of my first classes, the Professor told us to pick up The Elements of Style by Strunk and White — the timeless guide and companion for anyone who needs to write (that includes you). I failed to get into business school. I hoped to be a business major at the University of Maryland in the 80’s.

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There’s power in exclusivity but are you using it?

iMarketSmart

Unlike populist fundraisers (who treat everyone the same), engagement fundraisers aim to find and build relationships with “first class passengers”— people who are willing to “pay” more (with major and legacy gifts). .

How to Knit a Social Media Sweater

Social Media Bird Brain

In the fishing town where I went to high school it was still considered normal to assign girls to home economics classes to learn how to cook, mend, clean and do handcrafts like knitting and embroidery, preparing them for their lives as Suzy Homemaker.

Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

For quite a while, I posted submitted jobs and others “best in class” on a weekly basis. There are so many compelling job opportunities for us nonprofit communicators.

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Alert! Missing Middle Donors

Getting Attention

Meanwhile, Americans who earned less than $100,000 (including poor and middle-class families with two working adults) donated 4.5 Try this fundraising mash-up to close the giving gap you might not know you have!

Free "Preparing for the New Form 990" Class - Nonprofits, You'll Be Filing This Tax Form

Seeking Grant Money Today

Watch: November's LIVE (free) Webcast program When: Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET Topic: "Preparing for the New Form 990" CPE Program Level: Overview 1 CPE Credit Recommended; NO prerequisites or advance preparation CTEC Course #: 3022-CE-0059 ELMS Course #: 22891 Program Content: It's been 30 years since the IRS made major changes to Form 990 and when many tax-exempt organizations file their 2008 tax year returns, they will confront a radically redesigned form.

SHOW US YOUR LISTS! 8 Ideas for Nonprofit Twitter Lists 

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Every time I teach a Twitter class, I’m surprised at how many seasoned Twitter users DON’T use lists. A Twitter list is a curated group of Twitter users. It is an incredibly useful feature that makes Twitter much more manageable.

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Is your nonprofit stifling you?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Conflict Culture clash Generational clash Keeping a job Rank at Work women ageism at work bullying class at work gender at work generations at work issues nonprofit work time at work workplace

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Taleah Valles-Peters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

to 10:00 a.m – Classes have just started, and I can start my routine in peace. Along with fundraising, marketing and recruitment I teach one class at school, News Writing. I prep for that class at 10:30 and teach from 11-noon. Taleah Valles-Peters.

Donor Fatigue is a myth

Fundraising Coach

The new Fundraising 101 video class for board members and "accidental" fundraisers at: [link]. I firmly believe "donor fatigue" is a cop out, not a reality. In this quick video, I tell you why. And I give you a free tool to fix your next fundraising letter. For more on this, check out: The free fundraising letter email course at" [link]. And the official site for The Nonprofit Storytelling Conference at: [link]. The post Donor Fatigue is a myth appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com.

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Good Morning from Russia!

Get Fully Funded

I’m here to teach a class at the NGO Masterschool for Nonprofits this week and will be sharing some with you, my readers, about what fundraising is like in non-communist Russia. It’s 10:00 am here in Moscow. I’m sure my family is asleep back home (where it’s about 2 am!). I’m thrilled that I’ve successfully navigated the Russian interface here in the hotel lobby to be able to log in and post on my blog!

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Teach an Art Class: If you and your group members cannot teach a drawing or painting class, try to convince the high school art teacher or a local artist to lead a class. Parent and Child Art Classes: While you could host art classes focused on learning specific skills and taught by experts as suggested above, you could also host parent and child art classes in which the focus is on parents and children working together to create a piece of art.

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Freelancing your Fundraising Career

Wild Woman Fundraising

Learn what your assumptions are, what your class is. Take a class or three at the Foundation Center , or one of the cooperating collections, or at your local nonprofit membership organization. Tags: Finding a job Keeping a job Nonprofit Downturn Social Entrepreneur fundraising career classes ebook entrepreneur freelance home office spark training wisdom If you’re out of work right now or looking for a change, have you ever considered freelancing?

Retentionomics

The Agitator

One feature of this report is a comparison of the business performance of 300 marketing execs, 14% who were classed as ‘Retention Gurus’ and 14% as ‘Acquisition Athletes’ on the basis of their relative marketing focus/investment in retention versus. Roger and I are rather passionate when it comes to preaching the donor retention gospel.

2 Ways to Build Digital Storytelling Skills—Midnight Deadline

Getting Attention

Today’s your last chance to vote for the best in class here, so grab it. Here are two absolutely irresistible (and free) ways to build your storytelling and video skills. 1) Vote for the best in nonprofit video with the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards.

There’s power in exclusivity but are you using it?

iMarketSmart

Unlike populist fundraisers (who treat everyone the same), engagement fundraisers aim to find and build relationships with “first class passengers”— people who are willing to “pay” more (with major and legacy gifts). .