Grants for United States Nonprofits Empowering Older Adults

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Deadline: March 4, 2011 National Community Reinvestment Coalition Invites Grant Proposals for Initiative to Empower Older Adults The National Community Reinvestment Coalition , (NCRC) with support from Atlantic Philanthropies , has announced its 2011 Request for Proposals for National Neighbors Silver, an initiative to support and empower older adults across the United States. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for People, Organizations, & Agencies Working To Create Sustainable Fisheries In the United States

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Deadline: November 10, 2011 (Pre-Proposals) Fisheries Innovation Fund Invites Pre-Proposals The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 's Fisheries Innovation Fund is a grant program designed to foster innovation and support effective participation of fishermen and fishing communities working to create sustainable fisheries in the United States. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Mental Health Journalism Fellowship Offering for Journalists in the United States, Romania, and South Africa Reporting On Mental Health Issues

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Deadline: April 18, 2011 Applications Invited for Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism As part of an international effort to reduce the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness, the Carter Center annually offers the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism to support journalists from the United States, Romania, and South Africa in reporting on topics related to mental health or mental illnesses. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

They would identify a certain number of potential sponsors, then they would go to their board or advisory groups or other influentials, and find out who had contacts there. When I get those calls, I tell them we’re not going to have real buy-in until you develop your own list of contacts.

Getting Your Donation Web Page Ready For The Holiday Rush

Non Profit Marketing 360

Field Group Order: re-ordering contact info, payment info, gift string field groups. Not really. Most any nonprofit or charity has a website. And likely on that website is a page for donors to give to the cause. Such a page is considered a sure way to keep some funding trickling in.

#SocialNetwork: Senior Living Communities See ROI On Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

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. But survey after survey has demonstrated how use of social media has become an important part of the lives of millions of seniors.

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#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

They would identify a certain number of potential sponsors, then they would go to their board or advisory groups or other influentials, and find out who had contacts there. When I get those calls, I tell them we’re not going to have real buy-in until you develop your own list of contacts.

#SocialNetworks: Is Google+ Ready For Nonprofit Big Time? (Part 2)

Non Profit Marketing 360

The overwhelming trend among early adopters in these fields is (a) definitely adopt, or at least keep an eye on Google+, and (2) don’t invest in Google+ to the detriment of all the good work and great contacts you have developed via other social media. Let us begin by respectfully noting the tenth anniversary of the attacks in New York City, on the Pentagon, and on the thwarted attack in Shanksville PA on September 11th.

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Leadership Awards for American and British Jr. High & High School Level Students Wishing to Improve Their Communities

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Contact: Link to Complete RFP. high grants leadership British United States of America the foundation centerFrom The Foundation Center. For more information on this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post].

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

Clearly stated and specific goals will help your team craft a thoughtful approach to achieving them (more on this later). For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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5 Things Reporters Want From the Nonprofits They Cover

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The 2018 Global State of the Media Report surveyed media members from the United States and worldwide and finds that these journalists are facing unprecedented pressures. Media relations is a lot like fundraising.

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Giving Tuesday #Inspo: 14 Donation Pages That Know What They’re Doing

EveryAction

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. People United for Justice. With FastAction , users can seamlessly create a login, store their contact information and payment preferences, and enjoy one-click donations not only on Greenpower’s forms but across the entire EveryAction network. Kicking off with #GivingTuesday, year-end fundraising season will be in full swing.

Facebook Is Changing the Nonprofit Crowdfunding Game Again: What Nonprofits Need To Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

For example, on their website, Facebook says , “ For donations made to personal cause fundraisers in the United States, 6.9% + $.30 Often, nonprofits only receive the first and last name, let alone contact information like their email.

How to Reach Out to Your Major or Legacy Gift Prospects Using LinkedIn

iMarketSmart

Or maybe you have a predictive model developed to determine whom to contact first. If you are in this group, consider these stats: As of this writing, according to their own press releases, LinkedIn has over 313 million registered members (100 million in the United States alone).

Sharing the MLK, Jr. Holiday in a Culturally Competent Way

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Not Just Another Day Off: A Call to Volunteer on the MLK Holiday-United Way . As the United States is moving toward becoming a minority-majority nation, a lack of understanding can quickly sabotage well-meaning communications.

What the U.S. Losing Its Credit Rating Means, An Example of How (In Part) Our Nation Got Here, and What Is the U.S.'s Next Step

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We all know this is terribly important for all of us nonprofit sector volunteers, clients, members, donors, staff, and consultants to understand - what has just happened to our nation's economic standing: Wall Street Closes Worst Week Since '08 United States Loses Prized AAA Credit Rating From S&P Explanation of the lowering of the U.S.'s

Giving continues to grow

Fundraising Coach

GivingUSA is the longest ongoing research on giving in the United States of America. So don't grow tired of repeating contact with donors and prospects. Fundraising in nonprofits can be an almost thankless task.

Grants for Medium Sized U.S. Nonprofits Solving Global Problems in Health, Education, Environment, Poverty, and/or World Relations

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Deadline: May 31, 2013 "Alliance for Global Good Invites Proposals for Innovation Fund "The Alliance for Global Good (AFGG) is accepting applications for its Innovation Fund, a venture philanthropy program designed to benefit medium-sized nonprofit organizations in the United States that are working to solve global problems. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for African American Museums

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If you are interested in more information on this grant opportunity, click "Contact: Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post]. The program supports projects that enhance the institutional capacity and sustainability of African American museums in the United States through professional training, technical assistance, internships, outside expertise, and other tools and approaches. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants Available for American Nonprofit Organizations Using Computers, Technology, or Video Games to Educate

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Applicants must be nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations or governmental units exempt under Section 115 and described in Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. Funding must be sought for a specific project or program that is or will be implemented or available nationwide or in a minimum of two states in the United States. Grants are not made to individuals or for projects outside the United States of America. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for Lab Work to Preserve Culturally & Historically Significant Films

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Grants are available to public and nonprofit institutions in the United States that provide public access to their collections, including those that are part of federal, state, or local government. The grants target orphan films made in the United States or by American citizens abroad and not protected by commercial interests. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

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Newsletter: James Citron Loses a Bet ; ACS in Hot Water for Partnership Practices; Ben & Jerry’s Votes with ‘Pecan Resist’

Selfish Giving

won their first - and only - game of the series, he contacted me about a wager. I love how MUTTS puts their partnership with The Humane Society of the United States front and center on their website. Did you enter last week's Halloween costume contest? Check out the P.

Grants for U.S. Based Nonprofits Working in Innovation in Cardiovascular Health

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Deadline: July 31, 2010 AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Announces Connections for Cardiovascular Health Grant Program The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation has received a $25 million charitable contribution from biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for Connections for Cardiovascular Health, a new program designed to help improve cardiovascular health in the United States. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

Capacity Building or Program Grants for Nonprofits Serving the Arab American Community in Arts, Culture, Or Youth

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This will be the second round of grantmaking conducted by CAAP, the only national Arab American philanthropy program in the United States. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

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Advisory Boards For Cause Marketers

Cause Related Marketing

This person could get the president of the United States (or the president of Exxon/Mobil!) You’ll recognize them by the fact that they actively nurture their contact list. Charities that do a meaningful amount of cause marketing probably need an advisory board or group whose sole job is only to help the organization expand its cause marketing footprint. At first blush you might think that all you need is a handful of Rolodex warriors willing to do battle on your behalf.

Grants for Nonprofits Addressing Housing Issues

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Deadline: April 30, 2012 Bank of America Charitable Foundation Accepting Grant Requests From Nonprofit Organizations Addressing Housing Issues The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is inviting nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations throughout the United States to submit funding proposals for programs that address the nation's ongoing housing challenges. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

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Grants for People Over 60, in the U.S., Addressing Society's Biggest Challenges

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To be eligible for the prize, a nominee must be at least 60 years old by the deadline of March 10, 2011,and be a legal resident of the United States (including U.S. Nominees must currently be working in a leadership capacity in an organization or institution (public, private, nonprofit, or for-profit) to address a major social problem in the United States or abroad. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Schools, Universities, or Government Agencies Providing Non-Traditional Solutions to Employ Individuals With Disabilities

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This includes nonprofit agencies, public and private schools, and public institutions such as universities and government (state, local, federal) agencies in the United States or any of its territories. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for Grassroots Organizations Establishing, Protecting, and Maintaining Foot Trails

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Deadline: December 15, 2009 Applications Invited for American Hiking Society's 2010 National Trails Fund The American Hiking Society 's National Trails Fund is the only privately supported national grants program that provides funding to grassroots organizations working to establish, protect, and maintain foot trails in the United States. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

Award Honoring American Person or Persons Fighting To Preserve One or More First Amendement Rights

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Nominations are open to any person, persons, or organization in the United States and its territories working to protect the basic rights provided by the First Amendment. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

5 ways to be a better fundraiser

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Today, I want to continue the conversation about the report, Growing Philanthropy in the United States by Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang. Do further research on what fundraising practices work best (if any funders are reading this, please contact me - I have the perfect testing ground for this As I said yesterday, it talks about the need for a new fundraising paradigm to finally grow philanthropy.

Pitching Your Cause: Effectively Working with the Media to Spread Your Story

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Who's the best person to contact at media outlets when my organization has news? Paul West has offered on-the-ground communications services and support to progressive clients and causes throughout the United States, Europe and Africa since the 1990s. Download the audio recording below 'Related Documents'! As your organization works to stay top of mind for supporters and the media, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of public relations, pitches and press releases.

Grants for Safe and Vital Communities for: Tolerance, Economic Empowerment, Teen Safe Driving, and Domestic Violence Programs

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Deadline: March 11, 2011 Allstate Foundation Invites Applications for 2011 Grant Program The Allstate Foundation , which provides funding in communities across the United States to address key social issues, is accepting applications for the first round of its 2011 regional grant cycle. The Allstate Foundation also offers specialized grant programs to state and local domestic violence organizations. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

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Grants for Community Nonprofits Working On Environmental, Health, or Animal Welfare "Goodness"

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Deadline: June 21, 2011 Tom's of Maine Announces Third Annual "50 States for Good" Program to Honor Nonprofit Organizations Tom's of Maine , a natural products company focused on oral and personal care, has announced the launch of its annual "50 States for Good" program, which seeks to support community nonprofit organizations around the United States in completing volunteer-driven projects. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

Grants for Community Public Lands Organizations

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offers Every Day Grants to support nonprofit organization volunteers working to improve and encourage responsible use of public land sites in the United States.These organizations are sometimes known as "friends group." Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [As As always, if you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post, for more information].

Award for U.S. Domestic Violence Nonprofit Programs Addressing Needs of Under-Served Populations

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Deadline: November 22, 2013 "Mary Byron Project Announces Roth Award for Domestic Violence Programs Focused on Under-Served Populations "As part of its annual Celebrating Solutions Awards honoring innovative programs in the United States that demonstrate promise in ending the generational cycle of domestic violence, the Mary Byron Project has created the Roth Award to reward and spotlight domestic violence programs that address the needs of under-served populations.

Grants for American and Candian Organizations Successfully Restoring Native Species & Ecosystems

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The fund provides money for campaigns in the United States and Canada to save and restore native species and wild ecosystems, including actions to defend wilderness and biological diversity. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. For more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post].

Check out VolunteerMatch’s NEW initiative! Interview with Shari Ilsen, DIrector of Engagement

Wild Woman Fundraising

We also work with companies across the United States and across the world to better run employee engagement and volunteer programs. Shari: In April we officially announced that we are expanding our network outside the United States.

Scholarships and Stipends for American and Canadian Public or Private School 7th - 12th Graders Creating Different Arts or Writing (See below for kinds of arts and genres)

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Deadline: Various "Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Invites Entries From Creative Teens "The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing the most talented teen artists and writers in the United States and Canada, has launched a call for entries for the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

Writing Competition With Prize Money for Pieces On the Economy Written by Native Americans

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The national competition will distributed a total of $60,000 among three Alaska Native winners and three Native Hawaiian/Lower 48 American Indian winners ($10,000 each), with opportunities for their winning essays to be published in Native journals and magazines across the United States. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center.

Sponsored New Environmental Classrooms for Youth In Domestic Violence Shelters

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Mary Kay is accepting applications to build four new Nature Explore Classrooms at women's shelters in the United States. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

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Grants for Independent Family Livestock and Poultry Farmers Working to Improve the Animals' Quality of Life

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Deadline: April 1, 2012 Food Animal Concerns Trust Launches Grant Program to Help Farmers Improve Conditions for Livestock The Food Animal Concerns Trust has announced the launch of the Healthy & Humane Farm Funds Project, a competitive micro-grants initiative designed to empower livestock and poultry farmers across the United States to improve the treatment of farm animals. Contact: Link to Complete RFP. From The Foundation Center. [If

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

We ended up partnering with the March of Dimes, and we created a very tight partnership between Mariott and March of Dimes, we did promotion in 67 cities and 7 western states, and it raised $2.5M Last year I gave presentations to 2,500 senior executives across the united states.