Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Convivial has some of the most interesting dishes in DC and is great for groups who have various dietary needs (the vegetarian dishes are some of the best on the menu). Want to eat like a DC local?

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Blogging from DC This Week

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m heading to the airport soon, and will be blogging from Maryland and Washington, DC this week. On Wednesday, in addition to meeting with a new client, Franciscan Mission Service , I’ll attend the Google for Nonprofits event at Google’s DC headquarters and will either live blog or tweet or Facebook on the latest from Google.

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Making Quirky Communications Work at DC Central Kitchen

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So I smiled ear to ear when William Neuheisel , communications manager at DC Central Kitchen , talked about how their communications personality is a little quirky. When Claire Meyerhoff and I talk about good storytelling, we often talk about honing in on the quirks – those little details that make a story memorable.

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You’re Invited! Book Parties in DC and Raleigh

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

in Washington, DC. Thanks so much to my dear friends and business partners, Katya Andresen of Network for Good and Claire Meyerhoff, nonprofit media genius, for sponsoring the DC party. RSVP for the DC Book Party. I hope you’ll bring some nonprofit friends and join us in DC or Raleigh. Pre-Order Now at Amazon for June 8 Delivery.

Fictional Cause Marketing From DC and Time Warner

Cause Related Marketing

Called ‘We Can Be Heroes’ the face of the campaign will be DC Comics superheroes Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash, and Cyborg. When you make a donation at We Can Be Heroes website, DC Entertainment will match your donation up to $1 million. DC Entertainment is owned by Time Warner.

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Spend Thursday with Me in D.C.–You’ll Leave with a Marketing Plan in Hand

Getting Attention

Thursday, October 28 in Washington, D.C. Our last workshop this year is this Thursday, October 28 in Washington, D.C., Join Us in Washington, D.C. Join us at the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. My friend, Kivi Leroux Miller, and I are partnering to offer you a special opportunity to find the solutions to your 2011 marketing challenges: The Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. . and we still have a few seats left. Grab one!

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Join us for our annual anniversary party in DC

DonorDigital

Mal Warwick and Donordigital are throwing its annual anniversary party in Washington, DC. Washington, DC. Come and meet the newest additions to our team, celebrate our recent office move, and our 6th year in DC. Join us on Thursday, July 21 from 6 to 9 pm: The Hotel Tabard Inn. 1739 N Street, NW. Click to RSVP. Donordigital News

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Just Give Us 1 Day to Transform Your Nonprofit Marketing Planning – Oct. 28 in Washington, D.C.

Getting Attention

Don’t Miss this Opportunity – Join Us in Washington, D.C., The D.C. Join us at the Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. Early Bird Rate Runs through Oct. 22 – Saves You $100. I’m partnering with my friend, Kivi Leroux Miller, to offer you a special opportunity to find the solutions to your 2011 marketing challenges: The Total Focus Marketing Plan Workshop. Plan in a day—blueprint forever !

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How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Care2

It was a fantastic giving day, and it showed that even a super busy city like Washington, DC can come together for a day of collective nonprofit action. This small nonprofit based out of southeast DC won the Grand Award for most individual donors, but they did more than just that.

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Five DC Social Media Week Events to Attend

Care2

DC Social Media Week has arrived and there are tons of great panels and parties to attend. We’ll present the latest data from Pew Research national surveys to engage the politically savvy and tech-obsessed folks here in DC who have noticed this shift in political life, taking a look at the raw data behind the new political process, and how it relates to our political infrastructure. If you are looking to squeeze in a few events this week, check out my top 5 must attend events.

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DC Brown Bag Series: Year End Email Strategy Clinic

Care2

Don’t worry; DMFA-DC has you covered! Washington DC) to get fresh ideas from industry experts as you strategize to find new donors and appeal to existing ones. If you’re looking for fresh ideas and case studies to radically boost your year-end email campaigns, DMFA-DC has got you covered. Want to position your organization well to maximize your year end fundraising efforts? With only a few months to go, the clock is ticking.

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Discovery Communications Provides FREE Marketing Support to Nonprofits in DC

Marketing for Nonprofits

Nonprofits based in or with offices in DC (that’s you!) Awareness is the first step in the engagement funnel. That's a basic marketing concept. But talk ain't cheap! There are those banner ads to produce and those creative types to hire. What's a nonprofit to do? Discovery Communications has launched Creating Change , a 12-hour marathon to help as many nonprofits as possible fulfill some of their marketing and communications needs. Here’s how the pro-bono project works.

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5 Steps to Powerhouse E-Newsletters (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Take the fantastic e-newsletter produced by DC Central Kitchen (DCCK), the most vibrant, innovative food distribution and meal recycling program I know. DC Central Kitchen comes through time and time again. DC Central Kitchen nails the right sequence here. Kudos to DC Central Kitchen’s communications and fundraising team. As you muscle through engaging donors and other supporters in the actions you need, it’s crucial to have your thank you and follow-up ready to roll.

Join Me at NTC March 17-19 2011 in D.C. — You’ll Be Glad You Did

Getting Attention

Register now for the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) and we’ll finally have a chance to meet in person! And if you register before December 7, you’ll save $100. Full disclosure: I’m a board member of NTEN , which runs this conference.

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Earned Revenue Intro Worshop, DC

Fundraising Breakthroughs

at SALSA , the Institute for Policy Studies' Social Action and Leadership School for Activists. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 6:45-8:45 pm IPS, 1112 16th Street, NW on 16th St., between L and M) $30 An introductory exploration of earned revenue stategies for building resources in nonprofits, this workshop is designed especially for leaders of grassroots and growing organizations. Discuss real life examples and generate possibilities.

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The Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Oct 3-5 in DC

DonorDigital

Washington, DC. The Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits. October 3-5, 2011. link]. Donordigital News blackbaud

Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference, July 20-22 in DC

DonorDigital

Washington, DC. Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference. July 20-22, 2011. link]. Donordigital News

Slides from Social Media Presentation at AMA DC

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

I had a great time on a panel yesterday about social media organized by the DC Chapter of the American Marketing Association. I pulled together slides of useful online marketing tools and wanted to share them here. It was tons of fun getting folks excited about social media and web measurement. web analytics

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Blogher DC Reach Out Tour is Manana

Marketing for Nonprofits

I'm SO excited to be participating in Blogher DC tomorrow. What could be better than spending the day with a diverse group of SMART, INNOVATIVE, ARTICULATE, INTERESTING WOMEN? Not much! Lucky for you they're still accepting on-site sign ups ! Cheers! Jocelyn.

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Donordigital expands strategic and creative leadership and opens Washington, DC office

DonorDigital

Eric joins the agency as Vice President for Digital Strategy and Integrated Services, and Adam as Vice President, opening Donordigital’s new Washington, DC office. Donordigital announced on June 1, 2011, the hiring of online fundraising veterans Eric Overman and Adam Ruff. Eric Overman comes to Donordigital from Grizzard Communications, where he built their current digital and interactive practice for nonprofit clients.

Calling All DC Nonprofits - Apply for 10K Social Media Grant Today!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Fenton Communications is now accepting applications for a $10,000 social media grant from Washington, DC-based nonprofits. To enter the organization must be a Washington, DC area nonprofit organization interested in expanding their mission or campaign through social media. This pic is from Matt Hamm's photo stream on Flickr. Trying to determine what Twitter, Facebook and blogging means to you? Apply today ! The winning applicant will receive the following: 1.

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Blogher DC Hits the "She Spot"

Marketing for Nonprofits

Kudos to the whole team at Blogher who really hit the "she spot" yesterday at the DC Reach Out Tour. No, I didn't coin the term. Just wish I did). It's the brain child of Lisa Witter and Lisa Chen who just wrote this fantastic book - The She Spot | Why Woman are the Market for Changing the World - and How to Reach Them. Girl, does Blogher knows how to market to women!

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Give to the Max Day Aims to Raise $3M for DC Area Nonprofits

Care2

It’s no secret that the struggling economy is hurting many nonprofits financially, especially in the DC metro region. Can local fundraising campaigns like Give to the Max Day , which is modeled after the successful GiveMN day in Minnesota help boost funding and brand awareness for DC metro area nonprofits? “Our goal is for 10,000 supporters to come and help raise $3 million for nonprofits serving the DC area by 12 a.m.

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Get Your Email Read

Getting Attention

We took on these challenges at a recent NetSquared DC meetup , in which Roshani Kothari and I invited three email experts: Janelle Mackereth with DC Central Kitchen, Erik Leaver with Blackbaud, and Virginie Combet with TechnoServe. Janelle Mackereth is a Graphic Design & Digital Media Specialist at the DC Central Kitchen. We invited her to speak after reading Nancy’s blog post: 5 Steps to Powerhouse E-newsletters (a case study on DC Central Kitchen).

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80 Million Millennials Meeting Today in DC

A. Fine Blog

OK, well, not exactly eighty million young people, but a coalition of organizations called 80 Million Strong that includes Mobilize.org, SAVE and the Roosevelt Institution as well as our committed steering committee members, including GenerationEngage, Advocates for Youth, Global Grind, The Concord Coalition are meeting today in DC.

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Join Me Today at The Bridge Conference in DC!

Marketing for Nonprofits

I'm on a panel today at The Bridge Conference in DC. Bridging Your Direct Marketing And Social Media Efforts For Success Jocelyns Slides View more presentations from JocelynCHarmon. See my part of the discussion above. One of the key questions we're all trying to answer in the Connected Age is who should we pay attention to and how?

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6th Annual Convio Summit, Oct 3-5 in DC

DonorDigital

6th Annual Convio Summit 2011 “Elevate&#. October 3-5, 2011. Baltimore, MD. link]. Donordigital News Convio

#INTERVIEW: Joanne Fritz, The About.com Website Guide on Nonprofit Charitable Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

I’m kind of a nonprofit family: Both my daughters work in nonprofits, one in an international health care NGO in Washington, DC, the other at a tiny nonprofit in Tucson. Joanne Fritz is the guide to About.com ’s “ Nonprofit Charitable Organizations ” site. A former high school and university teacher, she has also been a senior manager at two nonprofits and two universities.

Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Expo in Washington D.C. open data Social Media summary washington d.c. I started to write this post in a cab as I was heading back from the Gov 2.0 last week. I remember my head was engulfed in new insights and ideas. I’ve been playing catch-up ever since but it was well worth the 3-day excursion. As mentioned in my previous post , my goal for this event was to absorb and connect. This was the first social media/web 2.0

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Care2

It was a fantastic giving day, and it showed that even a super busy city like Washington, DC can come together for a day of collective nonprofit action. This small nonprofit based out of southeast DC won the Grand Award for most individual donors, but they did more than just that.

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NPower Greater DC Region Technology Innovation Award - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

» Monday Aug 27 2007 NPower Greater DC Region Technology Innovation Award Monday, August 27, 2007 at 10:18AM | by Hatef Yamini If your nonprofit is a 501(c)3 and meets some other basic criteria, you can apply for a an Innovation Award and win up to $43,000 in cash, technologoy consulting, hardware and software. Accenture and NPower Greater DC Region have teamed up to provide this exciting opportunity.

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How YOU Can Attend the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama

SocialButterfly

Indeed, many companies [at least in the DC area] are giving an added holiday to their employees in recognition of the day! As an added bonus, this person will also participate in the Washington, DC Martin Luther King Day of Service. If selected, you and a guest could be flown to Washington D.C., Feel free to share with others: Tags: CASE Foundation Presidential Inauguration Committee Horace Mackey Washington D.C.

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Thanks a Million: How to Thank Your Donors So They'll Come Back and Give More

Marketing for Nonprofits

I have the privilege of giving this presentation to a group of nonprofits today at a training for Give to the Max Day: Washington - a one day fundraiser to raise over $3 million for DC nonprofits. DC Give to the Max Day being thankful Penelope BurkYou can watch the event LIVE here. I'm speaking on the topic of saying thanks or showing gratitude to your donors. Sounds sort of dull and obvious. (Do Do we really need reminders and tips on how to say thanks?) Unfortunately, Yes!

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Celebrity Relations Coordinator and Staff Writer/Editor , Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (Washington DC). Civic Engagement Coordinator , League of Conservation Voters (Washington DC). Data Manager , Climate Action Campaign (Washington DC). Communications Campaign Manager , Center for Effective Government (Washington DC). Communications Coordinator , Data Quality Campaign (Washington DC). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here.

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YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job?—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Digital Director , EMILY’s List (Washington, DC). Digital Manager , Public Campaign Action Fund (Washington, DC). Education Communications Specialist , CAMRIS International (Washington, DC). Executive Assistant , Digital Production Assistant and Senior Digital Strategist , Anne Lewis Strategies (Washington, DC). Head of Outreach and Senior Media Relations Specialist , The International Food Policy Research Institute (Washington, DC).

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36 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Washington, D.C.). Associate Director of Communications American Rivers (Washington, D.C.). Communications and Media Outreach Associate NARAL (Washington, D.C.). Community Outreach Coordinator Sunlight Foundation (Washington, D.C.). Digital Director NARAL (Washington, D.C.). Washington, D.C.). Web Content Specialist and Writer II FHI360 (Durham, NC or Washington, D.C.). Associate Director of Communications American Rivers (Washington, D.C.)

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31 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Communications and Social Media Manager , NLEOMF (Washington DC). Communications Officer , Pew Center on the States —Family Economic & Financial Security (Washington DC). Communications Manager , Communications Officer , Senior Communications Associate , Pew Center on the States (Washington DC). Communications Officer , Pew Center on the States—Fiscal Economic Policy (Washington DC). Email Outreach Coordinator , National Resources Defense Council (Washington DC).

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OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Manager Justice at Stake (Washington, DC). Communications Manager Aspen Global Leadership Network (Washington, DC). Marketing Manager Inside NGO (Washington, DC). Media Specialist and Digital Communications Associate Jobs with Justice (Washington, DC). Washington, DC). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits.

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New Year, New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Manager , Children’s Law Center (Washington DC). Digital Project Manager , Environmental Defense Fund (Washington DC). Internship , ONE (Washington DC). Online Outreach Associate , National Women’s Law Center (Washington DC). Online Outreach Coordinator , Communications Workers of America (Washington DC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Corps Network / Washington, DC / TBA. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / TBA. National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) / Washington, DC / $449. Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference / Washington, DC / $1050. ASAE / Washington, DC / TBD. InterAction / Washington, DC / TBD. AICPA / Washington, DC / $1,475. Association of Fundraising Professionals, DC Chapter / National Harbor, MD / $765. It's finally here!

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Manager, Corporate Partnerships , Share Our Strength (Washington, DC). Communications & Marketing Strategy Director , JDG Associates (Washington DC). Communications Officer , Sabin Vaccine Institute (Washington DC). Director of Communications , Miriam’s Kitchen of Washington DC (Washington DC). Digital Media Manager , Oceana (Washington DC). Director of Online Strategy , Greenpeace (San Francisco, CA & Washington DC).

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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Take it Forward Tuesday!

Getting Attention

Communications Assistant , National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (Washington DC). Communications Coordinator , InsideNGO (Washington DC). Director of Communications , National Council on Teacher Quality (Washington DC). Marketing & Website Coordinator , Levine School of Music (Washington DC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Service Women’s Action Network (Washington DC). Direct Mail Account Executive , Direct Mail Account Representative Direct Marketing Internships and Digital Account Associate , Chapman, Cubin Adams & Hussey (Washington DC). Junior Communications Officer and Web & Social Media Content Editor , The Kaiser Family Foundation (Menlo Park, CA or Washington DC). Social Media Manager , Urbanful (Washington DC).

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