#FUNDRAISING: Causevox Improves Online Outreach & Fundraising To 2.0

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This is how the programmers put it last week on the company blog: We found out that the key to success for online fundraising this decade is easy customization, community engagement, and content marketing. The post #FUNDRAISING: Causevox Improves Online Outreach & Fundraising To 2.0

#SocialNetworks: What Should You Expect From Your Online Outreach?

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For nonprofits in particular, time – often given by volunteers or interns – is especially valuable, as these organizations want to leverage the good-will effort into new donors, rising contributions, and good work in the community.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Politicians & NonProfits Need Agility With Online Outreach

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But what both parties know well is the fact that they must be ‘agile’ with their social-media outreach. Platforms change, rules change, players change, communities change, your headcount changes….be

#SOCIALMEDIA: Rise Of Micro-Networks Might Reconfigure Social Outreach

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The opportunities for outreach are expanded exponentially through a social network like Twitter or a blogging site like Tumblr. Online social networking is all about the sharing, even sharing stuff you wished the rest of the world didn’t see.

#Communications: Fine Tune Twitter Use To Enrich Outreach

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Aaron Magness, director of business development at Zappos, acknowledges that proactively sharing the company culture and values creates a humanizing effect that invites people to be part of the community, and also acts as a sales driver.

#SocialNetwork: Senior Living Communities See ROI On Social Media

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Outreach to older Americans through social media might have once seemed a bit like trying to create an oasis in a desert: a great deal of effort lost in the sand.

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: A Social Platform Primed For The Environmental Community

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Communication via Facebook is a valuable outreach to the millions (“whether or not they want to hide from the unpalatable truth”), but the staff of a nonprofit involved in environmental issues needs to have its roots fertilized as well.

#HOWTO: Tumblr’s Advanced Features Won’t Overwhelm Ease Of Outreach

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Three Ways to Humanize Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Outreach

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Use your social media accounts to feature someone in your community that your group engages with such as donors, beneficiaries of your work, and local businesses that support you. (Credit: United Way, Source: Peter Panepento/The Chronicle of Philanthropy).

Exit Center Stage and Bring Your Suitcase with You: Switching Your Messengers and Making Your Outreach Portable

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It should not just be you out there online – it should be trusted leaders in your community, online thought leaders and your most ardent supporters. Online Fundraising Change #6: Think Portable in All Outreach. Your supporters’ presences on these sites have implied viewer trust and therefore the greatest potential for converting viewers into a new community of donors.

#SocialNetworks: Videos Demonstrate The Power Of Video For Nonprofits

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And what better way to appreciate the impact of video outreach than to watch a couple of videos that explore the impact nonprofits like yours have made with such outreach? The participants of a panel presented their recent successes on ROI thanks to social media generally and thanks to video outreach specifically. This video, an oldie-but-a-goodie (2007), outlines five foundational points when developing a video-outreach strategy for your nonprofit: 1.

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Interview: How to better integrate digital tools into your outreach

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Allyson Kapin and Amy Sample Ward have written a new book, Social Change Anytime Everywhere: How to Implement Online Multichannel Strategies to Spark Advocacy, Raise Money, and Engage your Community.

Enterprise Community Partners Online Fundraising Plan and Presentation

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Our friends at Enterprise Community Partners (a nonprofit national leader in investment capital and development services for affordable housing and community revitalization) spent some time wondering, and a whole lot more time acting. The deck includes research topics, creating donor profiles and personas and six strategies to online outreach. Does this sound familiar? "Prior to 2008, we had no coordinated online plan. Online donations trickled in on their own."

Enterprise Community Partners Online Fundraising Plan and Presentation

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Our friends at Enterprise Community Partners (a nonprofit national leader in investment capital and development services for affordable housing and community revitalization) spent some time wondering, and a whole lot more time acting. The deck includes research topics, creating donor profiles and personas and six strategies to online outreach. Does this sound familiar? "Prior to 2008, we had no coordinated online plan. Online donations trickled in on their own."

BloggersUnite.org Drives Earth Day Buzz

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In all transparency, I’m a participating members in both the BloggersUnite and BlogCatalog communities, and we worked on a project together in the past, but dang—they deserve a big pat on the back for accomplishing their exact mission, harnessing the power of the blogosphere.

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How to Define Your Target Audience: Is Your Nonprofit a Match for Your Community?

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Guerrillas know their outreach’s call to action needs compatibility with the community to work well, that’s why Guerrillas use research to understand their target audience.

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Free Nonprofit Fundraising, Software, and Outreach Options.

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If you wish, you could copy and paste, there, the e-mail addresses of your organization's donors and or sponsors and send it to them. __ Use your community's local media to reach out to potential new volunteers and donors. Let the community know! Send the press releases "attention: community events" at each contact. In the spirit of the holiday this week, I want to give to you and your nonprofit.

4 ways to stop guessing and start testing your outreach

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That sounds rather dull and wonky to someone like me, so I’d call this four ways to “stop guessing and start testing&# in your online outreach. Have a template for tracking your online outreach results. jhhwild, Flickr.

Here are 2 ways to get more donors now

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The title of the interview is Finding Donors Through Community Outreach, and I talk about two ways that we did community outreach at two nonprofits that I used to work for. One, a community orchestra, and another, a domestic violence shelter.

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Grants for Organic Farming Research, Education, and Outreach Programs

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Organic Farming Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Research and Education and Outreach Grants Deadline: July 15, 2008; and November 17, 2008 The Organic Farming Research Foundation ( [link] ) grants program is open to all applicants residing in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The foundation offers grants in the areas of Research and Education and Outreach. The average education/outreach grant awarded in OFRF's last funding cycle was $8,883.

Grants for Community Health Providing Low Income Communities with Early Breast Cancer Detection Programs

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This financial support will be provided to community and health care provider-based programs that link medically under-served women over 40 to breast cancer education and clinical screening services (mammography and clinical breast exams). Tags: cancer prevention RFP community health programs grants the foundation center From The Foundation Center.

How to get out of fundraising and into something you like more!

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

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Louis County Library and the physicians of Saint Louis University have teamed up on a series of free community health literacy programs , referred to as “60-Minute Health Check-Ups.&# Earlier this month, Susannah Fox discussed a health Information divide based on a recent report.

Grants for Community-Based Wetland, Riparian, and Coastal Habitat Restoration

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Deadline: February 15, 2012 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Invites Applications for Five Star Restoration Grant Program The Five Star Restoration Program provides modest financial assistance to support community-based wetland, riparian, and coastal habitat restoration projects that build diverse partnerships and foster local natural resource stewardship through education, outreach, and training activities. with a focus on communities not served by other funders.

Seattle Nonprofits, KEXP is Offering the 2009 Community Partnership Program

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In Seattle KEXP 90.3FM is now accepting applications for the 2009 Community Partnerships program which promotes one Seattle area non-profit each month. Contact Melissa Collett, the KEXP Community Outreach volunteer at melissa at kexp dot org, or read [link] org/about/ partnership. Tags: RFP community grants KEXP.org.Application information can be found online at: [link] org/about/ partnership.

NEW Webinar: Advanced Presentations To Get Mega-Donations Mar 20th

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Whether you’re an executive director or an outreach coordinator or a fundraising professional, put your best foot forward with this new advanced webinar, and get more money, volunteers and relationships for your nonprofit!

What social branding does for your brand, community and cause

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It’s the shift from a long-standing monologue approach to marketing to a real-time dialog with your community. It’s a re-framing of your brand from being the celebrity of your community to its chief celebrant.

Grants for Nonprofits Providing Pediatric Dental Care to Under-Served Communities

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Through the call, HSHC will award single-year matching grants of up to $20,000 to support community-based initiatives that provide oral health care to under-served children. Priority will be given to successful programs with the potential for replication in other communities, as well as initiatives that have worked in collaboration with other institutions and organizations. From The Foundation Center. [If

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Pew Research Keeps Us Up With Changing Faces of Internet

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For example, those making less than $30,000 a year use social networks the most (72%), then the numbers fall to 64-65%, but then the numbers tick back up for those making over $75,000 — valuable information for your donor outreach.

#COMMUNICATIONS: Make Your Next Fundraiser An Online Conversation Too

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And Trevor reminds us that sometimes the low-tech/retro outreach can have a profound impact in the high-tech/online outreach. A Twitter Wall adds dynamism to even the smallest event.

#interview: Miriam Avins, Founder Of The Baltimore Green Space

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Shortly after Miriam Avins and her family moved to Baltimore in 2003, she and her neighbors started a community garden after a dilapidated house next door to them was taken down. Little by little, outreach meetings extended their circle. Greening Baltimore,one lot at a time.

#COMMUNICATION: Is Your Nonprofit Staff Conversing With Both Audience & Each Other?

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But how can a nonprofit leverage the powers of social media to inspire action while also striving not to distort the outreach with too much talk? especially when fundraising online and working on the assumption that ever-broader outreach will build an ever-broader donor base?

#COMMUNICATION: Is Your Nonprofit Staff Conversing With Both Audience & Each Other?

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But how can a nonprofit leverage the powers of social media to inspire action while also striving not to distort the outreach with too much talk? especially when fundraising online and working on the assumption that ever-broader outreach will build an ever-broader donor base?

#SocialNetworks: Set Up & Take Advantage Of Google+

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This period is the one most Americans give to their favorite charities and projects, so outreach via social-networking platforms in the days after Thanksgiving is pivotal. So upkeep and outreach through the holiday season will be as easy as setting up the page. Setup takes seconds.

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#CIVICS: Nonprofits Should Watch Their Politics On Their Social Networks

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But be careful: your nonprofit’s outreach should remain nonpartisan if you want to keep that nonprofit status. Guidelines for any staff members participating in your nonprofit’s social networking outreach should also include policies on these sorts of issues.

#SOCIALNETORKS: NTEN 2012 Report Shows Real ROI Growth Over Past Year

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Has your organization seen any growth in volunteers or donors thanks to the outreach on social media? Click to go to the report Okay, so you have been developing your nonprofit’s presence on the staples of social media new for a couple of years. Facebook page? Check. Twitter account?

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: What Are You Doing To Improve Impact Of Your Facebook Page?

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The challenge is efficient differentiation and outreach ? You can connect a community (for example, volunteers) and/or an action (like fundraising). With proper development and care, the platform provides the best basis to build a meaningful online community of engaged followers.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: What Are You Doing To Improve Impact Of Your Facebook Page?

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The challenge is efficient differentiation and outreach ? You can connect a community (for example, volunteers) and/or an action (like fundraising). With proper development and care, the platform provides the best basis to build a meaningful online community of engaged followers.

#DEVELOPMENT: Social-Networking Is Good, But Conversation-Building Is Better

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Moreover, some platforms shoot wide and far ( vis Facebook for everyone), while others target a specific subset of the social-media community ( vis Epernicus for the scientific community). Difficult to say that social networks have already grown to be mature means of communication.

#COMMUNICATION: The Best Ways To Encourage Retweets Include…

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Twitter is about outreach, conversation, and engagement. especially if those topics pertain to peer groups or communities who might do the same for you. What could be easier than writing a message in a mere 140 characters?

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