In the Beginning: Nonprofit Founding Stories

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In the early 1970s, he arrived at the Cleveland Foundation with his 65-page will in hand. Homer Wadsworth, director of the Cleveland Foundation shared, “No one knew whether he had five hundred or five thousand dollars to give.”.

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Ep219: How This Chain of Garden Centers Raises Six-Figures with Cause Marketing

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Petitti visits with patients at Cleveland Clinic's Children's Hospital. Petitti , President of Petitti's Garden Centers , a 8-store chain based in Ohio, about their partnership and support for Cleveland Clinic's Children's Hospital. How Petitti's got involved with Cleveland Clinic.

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*YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ up Monday

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Marketing Coordinator/ Specialist , Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Coordinator , Greenlights (Austin, TX).

19 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

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Communications Intern Part-time , ACLU (Cleveland, OH). Please post your open nonprofit marketing position here —for full- or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ Up Monday

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Marketing & Communications Project Manager , Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

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Manager of Communications , Fund for Our Economic Future (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Campaigns Communications Manager , Compassion & Choices (Washington DC).

Grab-It Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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Development and Communications Associate Preterm (Cleveland, OH). Subscribers, we’re working on getting you the ability to opt-in or -out of these listings vs. other posts. Hold on! . Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Twin Cities, MN). Chief Marketing Officer Net Impact (San Francisco, CA).

Nonprofits, For Heaven's Sake Listen to Robert Rose!

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Or for as long as I've been consuming every bit of advice from Robert's Content Marketing Institute (which is led by another superstar - and long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan - Joe Pulizzi ), the podcast This Old Marketing , and his book Experiences. I'm a New England Patriots fan.

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—April 27, 2012

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Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. . NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator. International Center for Transitional Justice. New York, NY).

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Ep196: Sarah Durham on How Branding + Fundraising = Brandraising

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Show Notes Big Duck The Rebrand Effect [EBOOK} Sarah Durham on Twitter Brandraising Cleveland Clinic's Health Essentials Check out the podcast This Old Marketing (last ten minutes of the show) for the story on UK National Trust Magazine Sarah Durham, Big Duck.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – May 27, 2011

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5) Director of Marketing & Communications , Jewish Federation of Cleveland , (Cleveland, OH). Thanks for sharing your positive responses on the value of these nonprofit-marketing-specific job postings. People are reading, and applying!

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Put Shakespeare’s Storytelling Skills to Work for Your Nonprofit

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Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland, and a dedicated advocate for funding nonprofit skill building in Communications. Guest blogger Kim St. John-Stevenson is the communications officer at the St.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – June 3, 2011

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5) Director of Marketing & Communications , Jewish Federation of Cleveland , (Cleveland, OH). Thanks for sharing your positive responses on the value of these nonprofit-marketing-specific job postings. People are reading, and applying!

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Nonprofit Marketing Help Wanted Now

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Marketing and Communications Intern, YWCA Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Communications Associate , Art in General (New York, NY).

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How to Shape & Share Your Nonprofit Stories – Recruit the Right Board Members

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Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland and a powerful advocate for funding nonprofit skill building in Communications! I’m happy to welcome guest blogger Kim St. John-Stevenson. She is the communications officer at the St.

Tis the Season for Bad Cause Marketing

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A Cleveland newspaper asked the question: ”Is the food drive proof the retailer pays so little that many employees can’t afford Thanksgiving dinner?” I couldn’t make up this stuff if I tried. I found these two examples of bad cause marketing on the same day!

Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

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Indique (Cleveland Park). We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! The Dabney. With locally-sourced dishes that change daily, the Dabney recently received a Michelin star and is worth the wait.

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Great Marketing Jobs in Nonprofit Orgs

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Communications & Research Associate Books@Work (Cleveland, OH). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Associate Director, Media and Public Relations American Association for Cancer Research (Philadelphia, PA).

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More Success Stories About Using Videos for Fundraising

Blue Sky Collaborative

[link] A nonprofit in Cleveland has seen 500% increases in campaigns that add a video appeal. This is worth reading about and trying to repeat at your organization.

The Difference Between Transactional, Transformative Cause Marketing

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At an airport restaurant in Cleveland between flights she explained the difference to me on two napkins. I’ve been talking to a lot of people about the difference between transactional cause marketing and transformative cause marketing.

14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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1) Communications and Marketing Interns , Medwish (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 2) Communications Associate, A New Leaf (Mesa, AZ).

Friday Futures—Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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13) Online Communications Coordinator , Cleveland Foodbank (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Change It Up? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Outreach Coordinator Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio (Cleveland, OH). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, agencies and other vendors serving nonprofits and B Corps. Associate Director Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (Boston, MA). Assistant Communications Manager Montefiore (Bronx, NY). Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications Arnold P. Gold Foundation. Englewood Cliffs, NJ).

The Dragonfly Effect

The Agitator

Thanks to Sarah Spengler at United Way of Greater Cleveland for the pointer. Writing in the Stanford Social Innovation Review , marketing and psychology veterans Jennifer Aaker and Andy Smith offer the ‘Dragonfly Effect’ as a construct for nonprofits to think about and formulate social media campaigns … “To us, the Dragonfly Effect shows how synchronized ideas can be used to create rapid transformations through social media.

Your Future Here?

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The Center for Health Affairs (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Marketing Director. Stand for Children (Memphis, TN).

The Foundation Center Now Provides Free Website That Teaches How To Do Grant Writing

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The Foundation Center, which maintains offices in Atlanta, Cleveland, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, has long been known as the premier resource for fundraisers and others seeking grants.

You know what would make her day?

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Cleveland Habitat Gift Basket. You know what people want more than anything else? They want to know that someone is paying attention to them. People want to matter. They want to know that you know they’re there.

Road to the Red Carpet Silent Auction Gala

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Join the Greater Cleveland Film Commission for the 3rd Annual Road to the Red Carpet, the Hollywood inspired black-tie affair celebrating the Academy Awards® and the best in film for the year!

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—March 30, 2012

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8) Communications Specialist , The United Church of Christ (Cleveland, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Assistant Manager, Marketing and. Social Media Specialist.

#ProAging: Celebrating The Senior Games As Winter Approaches

Non Profit Marketing 360

The ‘National Senior Games’ is a biennial event, held this past June in Houston, TX and slated to be in Cleveland, OH in July 2013. Doctors, teachers, and athletes encourage us all to get more exercise.

Best Nonprofit Taglines Announced

The Agitator

— The Cleveland Foundation. That’s exactly what The Cleveland Foundation pulls off here. Getting Attention blogger Nancy Schwartz today announced the 2009 winners of her annual "Nonprofit Taglines Awards" competition. More than 4,800 nonprofit professionals voted on sixty finalists from 1,702 entries.

Top Nonprofit Brands

The Agitator

Cleveland Clinic. Here from Harris Interactive, in order, are the "Top 10" nonprofit brands consumers say they would most likely donate to: Susan G Komen for the Cure. American Cancer Society. Jude’s Research Hospital. Goodwill Industries. Salvation Army. Heifer Project International. Make-a-Wish Foundation. Mayo Clinic. American Red Cross. And the big shall get bigger! Interestingly, a few other brands made the "most trusted" top ten, but not the donate list.

The Challenge of Sports Celebrities for Charities

Cause Related Marketing

But just 300 miles away in Philadelphia or 250 miles away in Cleveland, Roethlisberger couldn’t get a cab at the airport or sell his signed jersey for $1 at a charity event there.

How to Shape & Share Your Nonprofit Stories – Recruit the Right Board Members

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Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland and a powerful advocate for funding nonprofit skill building in Communications! I’m happy to welcome guest blogger Kim St. John-Stevenson. She is the communications officer at the St.

Award for Works Addressing Racism and Diversity

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The annual awards are administered by the Cleveland Foundation. From The Foundation Center. Deadline: December 31, 2009 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards to Honor Works for Addressing Racism and Diversity The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards recognize books that have made important contributions to the understanding of racism and/or the appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures.

13 Nonprofits Honored for Outstanding Taglines: "Nothing Stops a Bullet Like a Job" Pulls Top Honors for Homeboy Industries

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The Cleveland Foundation It’s a rare tagline that manages to recruit people to its cause both unabashedly and effectively. That’s exactly what The Cleveland Foundation pulls off here. A nonprofit’s tagline is hands down the briefest, easiest and most effective way to communicate its identity and impact. But this high-impact, low-cost marketing tactic is often overlooked or under-emphasized by nonprofits.

Getting Social Media Right

The Agitator

Sarah Spengler at the United Way of Greater Cleveland pointed The Agitator — and now you — to this helpful resource from The Bridgespan Group … Getting Social Media Right: A Short Guide for Nonprofit Organizations. It’s organized around seven “C’s&# … Cause — What is my organization’s mission, and can social media help me achieve it? Communication — What is the right role for social media in our overall communications efforts?

Part II: The Demographic Time Bomb

GenerationYGive

Someone living, in say, Cleveland, reads an article on whatever the local news site is about a breakthrough in treatments for heart attacks.

7 Questions to make better corporate relationships-taking your sponsorships to the next level!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here’s an example: A for-profit wanted to open up a new partnership in Cleveland. The nonprofit had a presence in Cleveland, and the for profit didn’t but they wanted to put a store there.

And the best nonprofit taglines are…

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

—The Cleveland Foundation. That’s exactly what The Cleveland Foundation pulls off here. Hi from Korea, where I just presented at a conference of 300 Korean nonprofits. More on Seoul and the Korean nonprofit sector later, but first I want to share the top nonprofit taglines according to Nancy Schwartz of Getting Attention , who sponsors an annual contest.