4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

EveryAction

The Student Activities office plays a vital role on college campuses, empowering students to cultivate connections within their community and creating a sense of investment and belonging on campus.

Breaking My Bad Habits: From College To Nonprofit Writer

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And most of them came from writing college papers! When I started as an intern at Mission India, I discovered that nonprofit writing is VERY different from college writing—and I had to break my “good” college writing habits because they were actually “bad” writing habits at my nonprofit!

Rhode Island College Admissions

Fundraising Breakthroughs

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Sweet Briar College #BoardFail

A. Fine Blog

Sweet Briar College, a 114 year-old women’s college in rural Virginia, announced its closing due to financial difficulties. According to its website , the board voted to close the college on February 28th — and announced it to the world via press release on March 3rd , before telling faculty, students and alumnae. One person interviews in the Times article said, “I understand that liberal arts colleges are struggling,” she said.

Rhode Island Technical Colleges

Fundraising Breakthroughs

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Grants for Community Colleges Enabling People Ages 50+ to Complete Degrees or Certificates in Competitive Professions

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Deadline: March 4, 2011 American Association of Community Colleges Requests Proposals for Plus 50 Completion Strategy Grants With support from the Lumina Foundation for Education (LFF), the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) will award AACC Plus 50 Completion Strategy Grants to community colleges committed to enhancing or expanding their existing degree, certificate, and not-for-credit programs for students 50 years of age and older. From The Foundation Center.

Grants for U.S. Colleges Putting Dating Peer Educators on Campus to Enable Healthy Dating Habits

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Deadline: December 3, 2010 Avon Foundation Seeks Applications for Healthy College Dating Peer Educator Program The Avon Foundation for Women has released the m.powerment by mark 2010 Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Healthy Relationship Peer Educator Program. The foundation has developed a comprehensive and need-based philanthropic strategy for this program that recognizes the importance of peer-to-peer education about healthy dating relationships among college-age people.

Are you attacked for not being corporate enough?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Chris Hedges writes, “ College and university administrators defund libraries, close foreign language and classics departments and invest staggering sums in gargantuan sports arenas and athletic programs.”

Career Development Grants for College Graduated Women

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Course work must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. From The Foundation Center.

Do Any Online College Classes Focus on Fundraising?

Fundraising Coach

Tweet I’m a big fan of ongoing education, so I was intrigued to be reminded that college courses on fundraising exist online. 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. Assuming you have no interest in a traditional college, or don’t have one nearby that offers a quality fundraising degree program, I’ve decided to see how many online opportunities exist for fundraising.

Technology Grants for N. American K-12, Two, and Four Year Colleges and Universities

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HP Technology for Teaching Grant Guidelines Now Available Deadline: February 14, 2008 The HP ( [link] ) Technology for Teaching Grant Initiative is designed to support the innovative use of mobile technology in K-16 education, and to help identify K-12 public schools and two- and four-year colleges and universities that HP might support with future grants. and Puerto Rico, and to colleges and universities throughout North America (Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.).

Do you still have student debt? What did you do on March 4th?

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I attended an elite, private college, the rate of tuition was $36,000 per year. 4 years of college will put you $200,000 in debt. Students going to college today will be in debt for 10, 20, even 30 years just for an undergraduate degree.

Grants for African American Museums, Colleges, and Universities

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Historically Black Colleges or Universities are also eligible. From The Foundation Center. Guidelines Available for Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants for African American Museums Deadline: January 15, 2008 The Institute of Museum and Library Services ( [link] ) has announced the availability of guidelines for the 2008 Museum Grants for African American History and Culture.

Google Offers A $30,000 College Scholarship to the Best Google Doodle and A $50,000 Tech Grant for the Winning Child's School

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One talented young artist (grades K-12) will see his or her artwork on the Google homepage and receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school" To submit a doodle according to Google''s directions, go to https://www.google.com/doodle4google/start.html Closing Date for Submissions : March 20th 2014 "Before there was an airplane, there were doodles of cool flying machines.

Case Study: How can you make your letter appeal better?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Draft 1 of the letter, page 1. If you’re like most people right now, you’re either sending your appeal letter or writing it furiously, to get it sent out ASAP. The founder of H.O.P.E. Inc, Kenita Pierce-Lewis , asked me to have a look at her appeal letter, to see what I could do with it.

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Program Assisting First Generation College Attendees To Graduate Is Seeking Universities to Partner With

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Suder Foundation Seeks University Partners Deadline: March 31, 2009 The mission of the Suder Foundation ( [link] org/ ) is to improve the graduation rates of first-generation college students by providing them with financial, academic, emotional, and social assistance at state universities across the U.S. From The Foundation Center.

Telling Your Story Using Social Media [Presentation]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social Media Speaking Storytelling CEANS Montserrat College of Art presentation slideshare social media storytelling speaking The Enterprise CenterHere are my slides from tonight’s presentation – Telling Your Story Using Social Media.

Grants for Soccer Programs in Underprivileged Communities of 50k+ Nonprofits, Schools, Municipalities, Colleges, Universities, or Tribes May Apply

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and be a not-for-profit organization, school, municipality, college or university, public school, or sovereign tribal nation that meets the established focus for the 2011 grant cycle. From The Foundation Center. [If If you would like more information about this grant opportunity click "Contact: Link to RFP" at the end of this post]. Deadline: October 29, 2010 U.S. Soccer Foundation Announces Guidelines for 2011 Grant Cycle Since 1995, the U.S.

U.S. Congress and Senate Work Together Passing Fed College Debt Forgiveness for Non Profit Employees!!

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2699 into law, an American who works for a non profit for ten years or more, after college, and has federal education loans will receive federal education loan debt forgiveness. 2699 College Cost Reduction Act of 2007. The recent American non profit sector's hiring whoas are about to be lessened. If President Bush signs H.R.

Communicating to Keep Your Alumni Giving [Recording]

Wild Woman Fundraising

In it, I talk about how to create more meaningful communications with alumni for your K-12 school, as well as your college or university. Are you a K-12 school looking for more funds?

You may have noticed…

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have a college degree (or two, or three) but still can’t seem to get ahead? Now institutions like Bard College charge “What the market will bear,” namely $50,000 a year, so students come out a quarter million dollars in debt. A cheaper college education?

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An invitation I had to decline

Wild Woman Fundraising

John’s College, and Vince Sampson, President, Education Finance Council” Their goal? ” The education finance council is paid to sell a college education loan to “special populations” while NorthStar Education Services is paid to enforce student loan debts.

Funnyman Will Ferrell Wants to Lather You Up With Cause Marketing Sunscreen

Cause Related Marketing

The awkwardly-named Cancer for College is selling three varieties of sunscreen that strongly feature actor-comedian Will Ferrell. Tags: Cancer for College Anita Roddick Will Ferrell The Body Shoppe Craig Pollard

How to Motivate Action with Your Nonprofit Tagline – Case Study

Getting Attention

But we’ve been trying to finalize a new tagline here at Seattle Central Community College for over a year now! One thing in particular we would like to do is set Seattle Central apart geographically from other colleges - we’re the only downtown community college campus and students love our urban location and diverse campus. I’m very interested in your feedback here: The college on Capitol Hill. Your college.

Charity Fashion Show

Fundraiser Ideas

For instance, some college environmental groups have held sustainable fashion shows in which the models only wear outfits created using discarded materials. Below is an overview of a successful charity fashion show orchestrated by college students at UCLA: Related posts: Charity Abseil.

Want to be more effective in your fundraising? Get LEAN!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have too much to do? Want to go from this: To This? This is about utilizing Lean Manufacturing processes to get the fundraising tasks you need to do done in the shortest amount of time, always improving, and always looking for ways to do it more efficiently. Are you intrigued?

Making Money on the Side Part Two

Wild Woman Fundraising

Or maybe we’ve got medical bills or college debt still. Could you take a class or two at your local community college, get a certificate in accounting, and do accounting part time for small businesses? Do you want to make money on the side?

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Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Only if you’re at the top of the administrative heap at a college, university or elementary school have wages risen significantly for you. Are You a Wage Slave? Do you spend more each month paying down your debts than buying new things? Do you depend completely on your job for money?

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Corporate Citizenship In a Time of Occupy Wall Street

Cause Related Marketing

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship released its annual CSR Index the other day even as Occupy Wall Street and its satellite efforts continue their protests that are, in part, anti-corporate.

Cause Marketing Matchmaking Freebie

Cause Related Marketing

According to the website, Grow Appalachia, formed under the auspices of Berea College… a nonsectarian Christian college in Berea, Kentucky… has several pressing goals: “Basic diet-related health concerns – obesity, diabetes, heart disease."

10 Cheap Fundraising Ideas for When Money is Tight

Fundraiser Ideas

Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingIn today’s economy, many organizations are faced with ever-shrinking budgets. Luckily, fundraising doesn’t necessarily have to involve high amounts of upfront capital.

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Outside Magazine's 'Best Places to Work' and Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

More than either the Fortune list or the list from Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Outside’s list is made up of very small companies. Outside Magazine 50 Best Places to Work Fortune Magazine Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship The 100 Best Companies to Work For

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Want a Reputation as a Good Corporate Citizen? Do Some Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The Reputation Institute and the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship recently released their list of the top 50 companies in the United States in terms of corporate social responsibility.In

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.

Writing Fundraising Letters: What Should You Consider?

Fundraiser Ideas

Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Non Profit FundraisingThe average direct mail campaign achieves a two percent success rate.

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10 Excellent Club Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Other Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingOrganizing fundraisers for clubs and activities can be a fun and educational experience for high school students.

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Cause Marketing and Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For List

Cause Related Marketing

Regular readers know that I have found a strong correlation between the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2011 CSR Index and whether or not the company was active in cause marketing.

The Top 10 Free Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingEspecially during difficult economic times, charities and nonprofit organizations should consider fundraising strategies that require little or no cash outlay.

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Companies that Rank High in CSR Also Known for Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

On October 18 2011 I wrote a post about the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2011 CSR Index and how by my reckoning six of the top ten and 33 of the 50 companies listed did at least some cause marketing. It wouldn’t surprise me to learn that Caterpiller… number 19 on the Boston College list… does a benefit golf tournament somewhere for a worthy charity or two. The number at the right is Boston College’s cumulative score.

The 22 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before a Fundraising Event

Fundraiser Ideas

In college, I was in a sorority. Now, as college students, we weren’t the most skilled fundraisers. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Other PTA Fundraising School FundraisingAfter being on so many fundraising teams, I’ve noticed what is done before an event directly correlates with how the fundraising event turns out. Let me show you what I mean.