Having a Book Club at Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We love what Melinda Billings at Peacehaven Community Farm came up with to bring key players in her organization together – a book club! Here are several significant outcomes of our book club: 1. What books would work for your book club? Melinda Billings.

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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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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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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 Strategy

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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.

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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.

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 Strategy

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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. The post Coming Soon: The CALM not BUSY Book Club appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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 calendars

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Free Webinar: Rockstar Nonprofit Presentations Feburary 20th

Wild Woman Fundraising

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Are you looking to talk more persuasively for your cause? Do you want to have a bigger impact for your nonprofit through speaking? Join us on February 20th, from 1pm to 2pm EST for Rock Star Presentations for Non-Profit Leaders: How to Perform Like a Champ.

Do you have trouble presenting for your cause?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you entirely comfortable when presenting…. Do you want to be a better presenter? Check out our newest webinar, Advanced Rock Star Presenting: Prepare and Deliver on March 20th 1pm EST, 10am, PST. Learn more or Buy now. This guest post is generously written by Susan Taylor of Imagine Productions.

The World Series of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Those causes are: Welcome Back Veterans; the Roberto Clemente Award; Boys and Girls Clubs of America; and Stand Up to Cancer. Boys and Girls Club of America World Series David Ortiz Roberto Clemente Chevrolet Major League Baseball cause marketingThe winner of the 2011 World Series will be determined tonight in St. Louis. But four causes, recognized during the first four games of the Series, have already won the big spotlight that the Fall Classic can bring.

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.

An invitation I had to decline

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I received an invitation to “a lively discussion” at the National Press Club in Washington DC between Jeffrey J. Vince Sampson, of the Education Finance Council.

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.

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


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.

Nonprofit Job Club in Austin May 25th!

Wild Woman Fundraising

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Repeat After Me, Cause Marketing is Co-Branding

Cause Related Marketing

The cover of FSI at the left, sponsored by the British-Dutch CPG company Unilever, features the cause Boy’s and Girls Clubs of America. Unilever, the body copy on the cover tells us, is donating $250,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of America.

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.

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.

Come to our Nonprofit Job Club in Austin tomorrow

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Is your nonprofit career in danger?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Coordinated a successful nonprofit job club in 2010. Fact: Your job can be a wonderful place, but over 65% of Americans do not like their jobs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Come on to the Nonprofit job Club in Austin on September 14th!

Wild Woman Fundraising

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Looking to transition into nonprofit work? Nonprofit Job Club meeting tomorrow!

Wild Woman Fundraising

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Do you want to come to 501 Tech Club on September 20th?

Wild Woman Fundraising

at the 501 Tech Club! What is Austin 501 Tech Club? The 501 Tech Club is a monthly gathering of people working on or interested in nonprofit technology in the Austin, TX Area. Even if you’re not in Austin, find a 501 Tech Club meetup near you ! Tags: Collaboration Video Game Volunteers 501 tech club adventures in fundraising austin Fundraising mazarine treyz money for a cause nonprofit fundraising Sage Stacy Dyer videogame Come on an Adventure!

Come on out and meet me at the 501 Tech Club on August 16th!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have a terrible confession: Even though I was active in the 501 tech club in Portland, I’ve never been to the 501 tech club in Austin! This week, in fact, today, I’m going to be attending the 501 tech club in Austin! Austin 501 Tech Club: Pain Management: Who has time for social media? social media 501 tech club atx Jon Lebkowsky mazarine treyz meeting nonprofit nonprofit meetup who has time for social media

Come hear what it’s like to be an executive director at the Nonprofit Career Club on August 10th!

Wild Woman Fundraising

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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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Bombay Club. New Orleans, LA. The weekend is almost here, ladies and gentlemen! Let’s wind down the week with some Mixed Links… If you haven’t done so yet, could you please take a moment to take our 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey ?

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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.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Director of Digital Innovation , The Sierra Club (San Francisco, CA or Washington, DC). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Counselor , Full Court Communications (Oakland, CA). Communications Manager , The Education Alliance. New York, NY).

Cause Marketing from Kathy Ireland

Cause Related Marketing

Penney supports after-school programs at 4-H and Boys and Girls Clubs of America. National CASA Association Make-A-Wish Jewelers for Children Boys and Girls Club of America National 4-H St.

Staples Easy Button Campaign Benefiting Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Cause Related Marketing

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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

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


Or, perhaps they might design a giving club hi-capacity supporters could join so they feel more part of a team.

36 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director Sierra Club (San Francisco, CA). Associate Director of Marketing Lincoln Center Theater (New York, NY) Communications Coordinator Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (Minneapolis, MN) Communications Director Riverkeeper (Ossining, NY) Communications Director Sierra Club (San Francisco, CA) Communications and […] Jobs and Hiring branding fundraising hiring internship message development Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing nonprofit marketing jobs