The New Can?t-Miss Book Club for Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Bold & Bright Media is launching a new book club for nonprofit professionals to help you be more strategic about fundraising, marketing, and communications for the rest of 2020 and into 2021. For your $120 registration, the Book Club includes.

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6 Nonprofit Marketing Lessons Learned from The Baby-Sitters Club

J Campbell Social Marketing

Recently I have been reading the wonderful book series The Baby-Sitters Club by Anne M. Within the first book in The Baby-Sitters Club series, Kristy’s Big Idea , there are a multitude of marketing ideas that can apply to just about any nonprofit, large or small, established or start-up. Here are just 6 nonprofit marketing lessons learned from The Baby-Sitters Club. They didn’t form a club because they needed something to do, or because they THOUGHT that there was a need.

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Your Invitation to the CALM not BUSY Club

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve rebooted the CALM not BUSY Book Club this week, and I would love for more people to join us! Instead of treating the book club like a traditional reading club, we are focusing on how you apply #CALMnotBUSY in the real world. The post Your Invitation to the CALM not BUSY Club appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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Three Pillars of Nonprofit Marketing Management [CoCoa Club Video #1]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to our new free video series from the Communications Coaching Program for Executive Directors (we call it the CoCoa Club for short.). CoCoa Club Videos Nonprofit Marketing StrategyIn this first video, we look at the three pillars that all nonprofit marketing work should tie back to — and how the overwhelming majority of conversations I have with executive directors start with just one pillar.

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The CALM not BUSY Book Club is Open!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today we opened the CALM not BUSY Book Club Group on Facebook. The post The CALM not BUSY Book Club is Open! We have all kinds of fun stuff planned. including new content, live Q & A sessions, and more. We are trying out the new Social Learning tools for Facebook Groups too. Here’s my quick video announcement if you can’t see it above. If you own a copy, request to join the group here. If you don’t, get a copy from Amazon here , and then join us!

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Coming Soon: The CALM not BUSY Book Club

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s why we are going to host an online book club for CALM not BUSY and invite everyone who purchases the book to join us. If you’d like to notified when the book is available and get all the details on the book club and other bonuses we have in the works, just complete the quick sign-up form on this page. . The post Coming Soon: The CALM not BUSY Book Club appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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10 Excellent Club Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Organizing fundraisers for clubs and activities can be a fun and educational experience for high school students. By selecting club fundraising ideas that relate thematically to the activity or club being supported, club members can often achieve improved results, both in donations and in increased awareness of the club in the greater community. Here are ten club fundraising ideas that go beyond the same old bake sale or car wash routine. Club calendars.

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Rhode Island Health Clubs

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Please note, that a person could spend in prison unless the rhode island health clubs. Admission to the rhode island health clubs are entitled to look up the rhode island health clubs a better understanding and appreciation of what legal professionals offer in their services and perhaps why their education is so much history here, that Rhode Island believes that all or a Rhode Island lawyer who focuses his legal practice in the rhode island health clubs.

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10 Simple Fundraising Ideas for Clubs

Fundraiser Ideas

Fundraising is a very important function for clubs. Following are 10 simple fundraising ideas for clubs. Candy Bar Fundraiser – Your club can make a lot of money selling candy bars. With this simple fundraising idea, club members can go door-to-door or place an “honor system” box in office break rooms. Change Jars – Spare change jars can be set near the cash register of local merchants to encourage costumers to donate their excess change to your club.

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First Social Media Club Experience

A Small Change

About a month ago, I went to a Social Media Club event in Seattle , and it was a phenomenal experience. At the Social Media Club event, I was thrilled to be with a group of people who are innovating with these tools in amazing ways. If your nonprofit is thinking about new ways to use social media, or for technological board members, find the local Social Media Club in your city and check it out.

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The #Donorlove Glee Club

The Agitator

And contrary to the headline in Tom’s rant, Stop Bashing ‘Donor-Centricity , I’m a charter member of the #donorlove Glee Club. It’s clear from the wealth of thoughtful comments this week that Agitator readers are a donor-centric, donor-loverish, donor-centered, supporter-led tribe.

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Drop your membership in the “Ain’t It Awful” club

Get Fully Funded

If you’re a card-carrying member of the “Ain’t It Awful” club, it’s time to drop your membership. Membership in the club is given to people who. So, starting today, drop your membership in the “Ain’t It Awful” club. Especially if you want to raise money. complain about how hard fundraising is. whine about how bad the economy is. blame the economy for their lackluster fundraising results. always compare their nonprofit to others.

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Boys & Girls Clubs Golf-a-thon

Blue Sky Collaborative

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids,MI is set to kick off its "100 Holes Challenge," a golf pledge event fundraiser, using SWEET Fundraising Software for Walkathons and Pledge Events. 40 golfers will try to play 100 holes of.

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CauseTalk Radio Ep61: Boys & Girls Clubs Takes Cause Marketing Back to School

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio we talk to Artis Stevens , National Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Operations at Boys & Girls Clubs of America , about its back-to-school cause marketing campaign, Great Futures. CauseTalk Radio Podcast back to school boys and girls clubs cause marketing jc penney

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Drop your membership in the “Ain’t It Awful” club

Get Fully Funded

If you’re a card-carrying member of the “Ain’t It Awful” club, it’s time to drop your membership. Membership in the club is given to people who. So, starting today, drop your membership in the “Ain’t It Awful” club. Especially if you want to raise money. complain about how hard fundraising is. whine about how bad the economy is. blame the economy for their lackluster fundraising results. always compare their nonprofit to others.

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Virtual Book Club Today at 1 ET

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Claire Meyerhoff and I are hosting the second installment of our virtual book club for The Nonprofit Marketing Guide today (Friday) from 1:00 – 1:30 pm ET (10:00 – 10:30 a.m. PT) on our Magic Keys Radio & Podcast. We broadcast live over the Internet, and afterwards the recording is immediately available as a podcast. You can call in your questions over the phone or send them to us on Twitter @magickeysradio during the live show.

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CauseTalk Radio Ep22: Cause Marketing Goes Back to School with Target, Boys & Girls Clubs

Selfish Giving

million directly to schools via a Facebook voting initiative Then Artis Stevens with Boys and Girls Clubs shares some. CauseTalk Radio Podcast back to school boys and girls clubs cause marketing targetToday, Megan and I chat with Jenna Reck of Target who explains Give With Target, the retailer’s first-ever initiative that combines cause with back to school marketing, giving $2.5 million in grants as well as $2.5

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From Shopping Clubs To Monthly Giving

The Agitator

So it’s good news for fundraisers that consumers are flocking to subscription media services and buyers’ clubs. We’re creatures of habit. Once we pick up a behavior pattern, we tend to stick with it. The consumer trend is described in this MediaPost article — Sign Me Up: Stoking The Subscription Economy. What’s reported is that US consumers are becoming avid customers of all sorts of monthly (and other) subscription services.

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Join the Nonprofit Marketing Guide Book Club on Third Fridays

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So, Claire Meyerhoff, our resident media relations pro, and I are turning our Magic Keys Radio and Podcast into a virtual book club meeting on the third Fridays for the rest of this year, starting this Friday. But it’s not a book club without you. Put “book club&# in the subject line.

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The 100,000 Club

The Agitator

I noticed this brief article the other day reporting on publications that had passed the 100,000 threshold in terms of paid digital subscribers. The list is short … New York Times – April 2011. Times of London – June 2011. The Economist – November 2011. National Geographic – November 2011. Cosmopolitan – March 2012. The Agitator – we anticipate April 2012. Just kidding on that last one.

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Ep230: Lowe's Raises $1.5 Million with In-Store Fundraiser, Will Renovate 50 Boys & Girls Clubs

Selfish Giving

million initiative where Lowe’s gives a $50,000 grant and hands-on support from employee volunteers to one Boys & Girls Club in each of the 50 states to refurbish the facility. Why Lowe's decided to expand its relationship with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. How Lowe's is picking the club it plans to support in each state.

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Newsletter: Former Partnership Manager Speaks Out on Racism, Abuse ; 3 New Books for the Read with Purpose Book Club ; Guess What? Purpose Drives CEO Reputation

Selfish Giving

We had such a great book club meeting last week talking about the book Fanocracy ! We'll announce the new book next week and a date for the next live book club meeting. Did you miss it? You can watch the replay here. Now it's time to pick our next book! ?? We have three new books that nicely capture the zeitgeist of the moment. I'm looking forward to having a powerful conversation about one of them. My pick was White Fragility.

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[Guest Post] Quitting the Culture Club – Why blaming a lack of culture of philanthropy is just plain lazy

Fundraising Coach

Quitting the Culture Club - Why blaming a lack of culture of philanthropy is just plain lazy. The post [Guest Post] Quitting the Culture Club – Why blaming a lack of culture of philanthropy is just plain lazy appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. A few weeks back, I was talking with Dan McCormack about an upcoming training. In the midst of our conversation, Dan said he didn''t let his team use the term "a culture of philanthropy."

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Newsletter: Join Our New Social Impact Book Club ; Cause Marketing Wins Big at the Super Bowl ; What to Do When a Partner Won’t Pay You

Selfish Giving

And we're hoping you do too because we want you to join our new Social Impact Book Club. Join the club. Do you like to read? to read! So does Megan Strand at Engage for Good. Here's how it will work. Every quarter we'll pick a business book that's relevant to your social impact work. BTW: I'd rather do a book monthly than quarterly, but let's take baby steps!) At the end of the quarter, we'll meet online to discuss the book and announce the next book. Want to join? It's FREE.

Sierra Club Earth Day Email Success -- Upped My Awareness & Engagement in a Snap in 2 Seconds

Getting Attention

I received an email from the Sierra Club last week offering me seven easy ways to rock my earth day. This succinct email made it easy for me to get a plan together, and feel very appreciative of the Sierra Club. One suggestion though; make sure the timing is a bit more aligned than was the Sierra Club's. Loved it. The email was short, to the point and helped me out hugely.

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The 93 Dollar Club – a fantastic example of online donors doing it for themselves

Giving in a Digital World

One part of the presentation that got a lot of folks interested was the story of the 93 Dollar Club – so I thought it worth repeating that here for anyone who hasn’t come across it before (you can see more about it in the presentation). The 93 Dollar Club all began back in August this year through a chance meeting and act of personal kindness in a Trader Joes grocery store. Do take a moment to visit the 93 Dollar Club Facebook page.

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The 93 Dollar Club – a fantastic example of online donors doing it for themselves

Giving in a Digital World

One part of the presentation that got a lot of folks interested was the story of the 93 Dollar Club – so I thought it worth repeating that here for anyone who hasn’t come across it before (you can see more about it in the presentation). The 93 Dollar Club all began back in August this year through a chance meeting and act of personal kindness in a Trader Joes grocery store. Do take a moment to visit the 93 Dollar Club Facebook page.

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Staples Easy Button Campaign Benefiting Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Boys and Girls Club of America Cone Inc.

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Newsletter: Coca-Cola, L. L. Bean, Subaru Share Secrets for Partnership Success ; Smirnoff Toasts LGBTQ+ Community ??; Build an Engaged Audience with a Book Club

Selfish Giving

This nonprofit is doing it with a book club. I moderated a great panel at the Engage for Good Conference with the National Park Foundation on how nonprofits can attract companies from a variety of industries. Kim Hirose from NPF recorded footage from the session and I have eight clips to share with you. In the first clip (14:52) , Stefanie Mathew , vice president of corporate partnerships at NPF, opened the session by explaining just how diverse NPF's partners are - "From A - Z.

15 Reasons Why Colleges and Universities Better Start Raising Money Much FASTER!!!

iMarketSmart

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How to Solve Any Nonprofit Marketing Problem [New Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today I’m sharing the second video in our new series from the Communications Coaching Program for Executive Directors (we call it the CoCoa Club for short.). CoCoa Club Videos Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing StrategyI hear LOTS of nonprofit marketing problems each year, and sometimes there’s a quick solution. But many times, they require more thought. So I’m sharing my no-fail, sure-fire way to get you closer to a solution, no matter the problem. (If

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Editorial Calendar Basics [New Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today I’m sharing the third video in our new series from the Communications Coaching Program for Executive Directors (we call it the CoCoa Club for short.). CoCoa Club Videos Content Marketing Nonprofit Communications Publication Management editorial calendarsAn editorial calendar is a great tool, but don’t over-complicate it! In this video, we cover the basics with grid and calendar formats. ( Can’t see the video player? Watch it on YouTube ).

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No Kid Hungry grows its monthly giving club with an integrated marketing campaign

DonorDigital

During the month of April 2013, Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign grew its monthly giving club, The Hunger Core , by over 300 new members. The Hunger Core now boasts more than 2,500 members for the first time! Donordigital and Mal Warwick Associates worked with No Kid Hungry to create a month-long multi-channel campaign. Efforts spanned email, web, social media, direct mail, and telemarketing and were integrated wherever possible.

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SIERRA CLUB FOUNDATION RELEASES MISSION MINDED-DESIGNED ANNUAL REPORT

Mission Minded

Grants and Scholarships for U.S. Middle or High School After School Science or Environmental Clubs' Students

Seeking Grant Money Today

Teams of students can enter if they are part of an after school science or environmental club, but the challenge is not open to clubs outside of school. From The Foundation Center. [If

The He-Man Woman Haters Arts Club

Mission Paradox Blog

When I wrote The Open Letter to Arts Administrators , people emailed me asking how I could so accurately represent the struggle they have in the arts  And most of the people who emailed me were women. I think about most of my clients, many of whom have plenty of skills, but are really struggling to get their voice heard and respected in the organizations they work for. And most of them are women.

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Just in–Causewired’s Tom Watson Will Join Us and #read4change

SocialButterfly

The other week, I announced a new way for us book lovers to connect in a fun and meaningful way–through an online social change book club named #read4change. Imagine getting to go to your book club–and the author shows up. About the Book Club. Tags: Uncategorized #read4change Allison Fine author book club cause Causewired friends momentum non-profit read reading social change social change book club Social Media Tom Watson

Love Social Change? Join us and #read4change.

SocialButterfly

The Big Idea: An Online Social Change Book Club. Then, my mom emailed me saying her book club wanted to get a package of books for my fiance and I as a wedding present. Tags: Changeblogging: NP, activism, social change + SocialButterfly author book book club books online book club read reading social change social change book club twitter We know there are multiple ways to connect. Offline, on Facebook, within an email, etc.

Which is The Better Cause Marketing Fundraiser, Merchandise or Paper Icon?

Cause Related Marketing

The local Cinemark theater is selling lapel pins for $3 that support the Variety Club. Both MDA and the Variety Club are august charities that in the main serve children. Both are supported by their own activation; Variety Club produces a movie trailer that runs in the theaters where they’re sold. Both Variety Club and MDA have local affiliates. However, because of its higher sales price, the amount raised per unit will be higher for Variety Club lapel pin.

Regal Enteratinment Reports the Results of its Cause Marketing Campain Called 'Straw Vote'

Cause Related Marketing

Yesterday Regal Entertainment announced the final tally of its August Straw Vote; Boys and Girls Clubs of America garnered $97,721 and St. The purchase of all other flavors supported Boys and Girls Club. Regal Straw Vote Boys and Girls Club of America Regal Cinemas St. Jude Children’s Research Hospitals collected $65,692. Regal also split another $320,000 between the two causes. In the promotion, which I highlighted on August 1 , Regal donated $0.50

Back Door the National by Cause Marketing With the Affiliate

Cause Related Marketing

In fact, Maytag, a division of Whirlpool, pays the Boys and Girls Clubs of America… the national organization… $1.5 Meanwhile on the Facebook nomination page, Maytag highlights volunteers at local Boys and Girls Clubs who have distinguished themselves by their dependability. But in the case of Boys and Girls Club, most clubs are separate 501(c)(3) charities. The Boys and Girls Clubs of America is, in large measure, a sanctioning authority.

Cause Marketing Google Glass

Cause Related Marketing

Instead, I suggest that Google establish a sponsorship relationship with the Lions Clubs International , which has done more than any other service organization to arrest and treat visual impairment and blindness across the world for coming up on 100 years. The Lions were founded in the United States, but like the other prominent service clubs, Rotary and Kiwanis, their highest membership growth takes place overseas.

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Cast Your Vote For Cause Marketing at Regal Cinemas

Cause Related Marketing

to Boys and Girls Club of America. Jude and Boys and Girls Clubs are fulfilling their missions and have the resources to do so. American Express Regal Straw Vote Boys and Girls Club of America Regal Cinemas St. Americans have a big polarizing vote coming up soon and pundits have been weighing in with their opinions, informed and not. Much depends on what the nation’s voters pick; will they go for red or blue? Frozen fruit drinks, that is.