An invitation I had to decline

Wild Woman Fundraising

“Develop evidence-based solutions to escalating student default rates that will help all students.” “The Career Education Corporation” and “The Education Finance Council.” Help students get out of debt or.

Are you attacked for not being corporate enough?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever been told to be more “corporate” or “professional” at work? In general, her opponents felt that she was too incremental, too ensconced in academic culture, and too unwilling to bring top-down, corporate-style governance to the university.

Trending Sources

#Philanthropy: Get Involved With Some Of The Biggest Corporate Donors

Non Profit Marketing 360

In the midst of the present economic crisis, the debate about whether corporations should have social responsibility to give to philanthropic causes has grown heated. an affiliate of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

You may have noticed…

Wild Woman Fundraising

Chris Hedges writes, in an article entitled: “ Colonized by Corporations “: “The danger the corporate state faces does not come from the poor. Student debt has outpaced credit card debt for the first time ever. Debt forgiveness of all student loans?

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You Deserve A Voice. Voting With Your Dollars is Not Enough

Wild Woman Fundraising

Parks and schools find it difficult to withstand commercialization as cities and states lose their tax revenues ( from giving massive tax cuts to corporations to come to their locales -Mazarine ). is another nonprofit fighting against corporate greed.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

He’ll reveal what corporations really want to see in a nonprofit partner, and will give you invaluable tools to succeed! I developed a partnership in 1975 between the Mariott Corporation and the March of Dimes and raised $2.5M I even help high school students.

*YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Secular Student Alliance (Columbus, OH). Multimedia Designer and Director of Communications and Content Strategy , Carnegie Corporation (New York, NY).

Grants for U.S. K - 12 Students Attending Museums, Historic Sites, and Cultural Organizations

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: October 3, 2011 Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trip Grants Program Target Corporation is accepting applications from education professionals for the Target Field Trip Grants program to bring K-12 students in the United States to museums, historical sites, and cultural organizations. million students in all fifty states with the opportunity to enhance their studies in the arts, math, science, and social studies. From The Foundation Center.

Part 2: Managing Volunteers 101

Wild Woman Fundraising

Getting Corporate Volunteers is SUCH a good idea. They can potentially sit on your board, or help you get sponsorships for your annual event, and they can also do big corporate volunteering projects to get even more people engaged and aware of your nonprofit. Why would corporations want to volunteer with you? What do you get out of corporate volunteers? It helps build your relationship with the corporation.

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications & Outreach Coordinator Foundation for Tacoma Students. Digital Campaigns Organizer Corporate Accountability International (Boston, MA).

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The Alden Keene Cause Marketing Stock Index Dramatically Outperforms Other Indices

Cause Related Marketing

Finally, last week I hired a MBA student to do it all in a spreadsheet, and what do you know but that over the last 15 years a basket of 25 cause marketing stocks dramatically outperforms the Dow, the S&P 500, the NASDAQ Composite, and the Wilshire 5000. First companies were screened for their commitment to corporate social responsibility, including corporate citizenship, governance, and workplace practices.

Corporations Versus Nonprofits - A real question?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

This morning I was searching out blogs with "nonprofit" as a keyword when I somehow stumbled across the "Esdena: Student Marketplace" blog and read a post called " Welcome back MIT! and Why Do People Hate Corporations." The writer, Dominic Lee, says (in part - typos included): I don't know about elsewhere, but at least here at Rice, people HATE corporations. First off, I don't hate corporations. I hate corrupt corporations, of which there appear to be many these days.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


The WHAT IF Conference is for anyone who supports nonprofit organizations, especially staff and board members, volunteers, donors, foundations and corporate funders.

Where is All the Cause Marketing with Faith-Based Nonprofits?

Cause Related Marketing

In Feb 2013, I got an email from a remarkable student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill who had an intriguing question: why isn’t there more cause marketing between sponsors and faith-based nonprofits? Marshele is a grad student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC, the executive director of a faith-based nonprofit, the author of four books, the 28-Year Wife of a U.S.

Nonprofit communications jobs: What to expect


The vast majority of nonprofits operate on a corporate model. Such nuances often make corporate communications tactics inappropriate. If you’re a student thinking about a nonprofit career, participate in as many communications internships with nonprofits as you can.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


The Alliance Management Institute (AMI) is the only national conference expressly designed to prepare 400+ college students for a career in the social sector. Cultivating Student Philanthropy. Cultivating Student Philanthropy.

Cause Marketing, Selfishness Drive Consumer Giving

Selfish Giving

After giving college students the choice between donating through a cause marketing promotion or donating directly, the students that chose the former felt more selfish, less generous and even less happy.

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Repayer donors: These are the people who have been helped by your nonprofit, or perhaps they are former students, alumni, former patients, or a relative of theirs went to your hospital, clinic, hospice, or school. Repayer : They or a Relative received services, Former client, patient, student.

#Fundraising: How To Apply For A Grant From Intel

Non Profit Marketing 360

The corporation is best known for its processors and motherboards and for its 5-note jingle - but its stand on corporate social responsibility is truly impressive.

What Does Your Organization Do? Draw It Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Illustrated videos are very popular right now with everyone from big corporations to small nonprofits. Jessica Pullano. Jessica Pullano, who is currently participating in my Mentoring Program , shares how her organization created one to help explain what they do.

Nonprofit Fundraising Basics: Matching Gifts


The Association of Former Students at Texas A&M University does an excellent job of promoting matching gifts on their donation page. Adam Weinger is one of the leading experts on corporate giving programs. New to matching gifts or interested in understanding the basics a bit more?

Live Blogging from the Cause Marketing Forum Conference – Day 1

Selfish Giving

2011 Hospital Corporate Development Summit at CMF. I joined Phil McCarty and Maureen Carlson in teaching the Hospital Corporate Development Summit. We had a great group of students and some great guest speakers. View more presentations from Selfish Giving.

How to Create a Better Annual Report

Ann Green

Your grant and corporate funders might want more detail, but not 20 pages. Something like this – Thanks to you, 85% of the students in our tutoring program are reading at or above their grade level and now have a better chance of graduating from high school on time.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Manager, Corporate Partnerships , Share Our Strength (Washington, DC). Director of Communications , Students for Education Reform (New York, NY). And we have a winner(s) in our naming contest for this weekly jobs listing! Congrats to Jen H., Meg M. and Heidi Y.

Teaching Philistines How to Give

Cause Related Marketing

A study by Professor Raymond Fisman from Columbia Business School… along with Shachar Kariv of UC Berkeley and Daniel Markovitz of the Yale Law School… suggests that even mature students can change their minds when presented with powerful ideas.

Can Soda Companies Engage in Social Marketing?

Social Marketing and Social Change

Related to this point of corporate self-interest, not social responsibility, is the question of whether focusing consumers on choosing smaller containers will actually boost their bottom-line.

Branding Your Nonprofit: An Investment in Your Tomorrows

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Ensure that your staff is not distributing materials they developed themselves that look like a young student created and photocopied it. Hire specialists or ask design students or volunteers for assistance. This does not mean changing your logo, name, or corporate stationery. Tell your story in a few sentences on your Web site in "Who We Are" or "About Us" pages or in your corporate brochure.

Do Annual Reports Make Sense?

Ann Green

Your grant and corporate funders might want more detail, but not 20 pages. Something like this – Thanks to you, 85% of the students in our tutoring program are reading at their grade level or above and now have a better chance of graduating from high school on time.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you in the corporate world looking to transition into the nonprofit world for greater meaning in your work? Corporate people still have to think about what volunteer manager think about, for example: How you build community? Lisa Taylor, Founder, Challenge Factory.

Your Hashtags for Good Bible


In my American University course, students are required to tweet at least three times a week, follow topics of interest and join the conversation. This list helps equip students (and others interested in a social good career) tap into the rich resource that is you.

8 places to find volunteers

Wild Woman Fundraising

Local corporations. Many people working in corporations would love to volunteer for you. Tons of students are looking for real world experience in everything from graphic design and marketing to case management to environmental stewardship. Tags: Corporate donations Cultivating donors Events Time Management Volunteers finding volunteers newsletter offline sharp skirts special events galore This month my post was featured on the. NetSquared Blog !

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

We have student debt. And what would you be giving up to work at a corporation? Are you a Catwoman? So often, as fundraisers, we are charged with raising all of this money. And we run up against people’s concepts of money, every day. It colors how our co-workers interact with us.

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Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

Too many corporate cultures, including the marketing cultures inside them, are built around fear of failure and fear of appearing wrong. Toby/Diva Marketing : AMA has traditionally served many different types of marketers: students, academics, practitioners, and researchers.

International Social Marketing Association: 2011 Review

Social Marketing and Social Change

Our accomplishments to date include: Established the iSMA as a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation in Maryland, USA. Created corporate identity for iSMA. Student membership is $29.95 Regular readers have shared the history of developing a global network of social marketers.

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Is Your Annual Report Brilliant, or Boring?

Ann Green

Phrase it like – Thanks to you, 85% of the students in our tutoring program are reading at their grade level or above. Your grant and corporate funders might want more detail, but not 20 pages. Annual reports get a bad rap, and sometimes deservedly so.

Lessons from 4 Big, Successful Single-Element Cause Marketing Campaigns

Cause Related Marketing

A student snare drum kit is 23,300 points. BBC underwrites the telethon and corporate sponsors underwrite other costs such that Comic Relief has remained true to its ‘Golden Pound Principle;’ that is, every shilling that’s raised goes to the causes.

400 Americans have more wealth than half of all Americans combined.

Wild Woman Fundraising

But back when I was in school, every student had to take one semester of economics in order to graduate. NOT the Corporate States of America. And that, my friends, is Corporate America’s fatal mistake. Did you see this speech? Transcript below. America Is NOT Broke.

Reporting from the World Marketing Summit

Social Marketing and Social Change

The 1st World Marketing Summit held in Bangladesh this past week provided a platform for sharing ideas among representatives from corporate, government and development agencies about how marketing can create a better world. Though I never received an official count, I estimate there were upwards of 3,000 marketing experts and students representing a variety of countries in Asia, the Middle East and the West.

My Annual Defense of the Practice of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Direct corporate donations to charities have been legal in the United States since 1952. That’s not to say that claims weren’t made about the business value of corporate philanthropy in prior years, only that "the discussions of the 'social responsibilities of business' are notable for their analytical looseness and lack of rigor," as Milton Friedman put it. In short, for at least 50 years there was no really convincing business case to be made for corporate philanthropy.

My St. Dept. Sponsored Trip to Israel

A. Fine Blog

Then on to Hebrew University for a discussion with students. Then a return to Tel Aviv for a session at the Microsoft Building to a mixed group of NGOs corporations and foundations for MATAN. I have very exciting news. The U.S.