Seth on Education

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The topic is Education, the title is “Stop Stealing Dreams” In the video Seth challenges the traditional education system and asks a simple question: “What is education for?” Compliment Videos creativity education educational system school seth godin

Educating donors is not fundraising

Fundraising Coach

It boils down to: "We need to do more education. One gentleman took along time to explain each step of the education process. Educating is not fundraising. Educating? They're really well educated. The most educated people around them weren't giving!

#GRANTS: Verizon Foundation Offers Support For Environmental & Educational Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Foundation focuses on issues pertaining to K-through-12 education, health care, and sustainability/environmentalism, so if your organization is involved in any of these fields, you should reach out and touch them (Er, wrong service. The area of sustainability has a notable educational component, and the educational component stresses access to online information and programs to develop synergies between education and technology.

A New Take on Higher Education Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In today’s guest post, James Vineburgh explains how the typical donor persona for higher education is changing to younger donors, more women donors, more tech-savvy donors, and less trusting donors — and what that means for fundraisers. Who doesn’t want more funding for education?!

How to make a splash! Marketing Your Nonprofit Educational Programs

Wild Woman Fundraising

What can you do to help your association succeed, and how can you get more people to take your fantastic educational programs? How to describe your educational programs? Do you have a better idea of how to describe your educational programs so they sell?

Time for Labels and Boxtops for Education to Rebrand?

Cause Related Marketing

For some time now the two big prominent label collection efforts, General Mills Boxtops for Education and the much more senior and yet smaller Label’s for Education. magazines titles have now joined Labels for Education campaign.

Campbell's Rebrands Labels for Education

Cause Related Marketing

Following General Mills’ lead, Campbell’s Labels for Education is rebranding so as to be more appealing to would-be partners.“The Tags: Brandweek Mike Salzberg Campbell's Labels for Education Transactional Cause Marketing Open Source Cause-Related Marketing General Mills BoxTops for Education The logo was very heavily Campbell-branded,” Mike Salzberg, president, Campbell Sales, told Brandweek. “We’ve We’ve never gone outside as far as sharing it or getting partners.

Asking Questions About Education Innovation and Reform

Social Marketing and Social Change

In work I have done with STEM education initiatives and school readiness , my involvement seems to start and end with the ‘planning’ meetings (“We’d like to have a social marketer’s POV”). Exhortations that ‘we must all work together’ and that it ‘takes a community to educate a child.’

Boxtops for Education Back to School Promotion in Pictures

Cause Related Marketing

Last Sunday August 7, 2011 Boxtops for Education ran a tightly coordinated back to school promotion in my market, and probably yours as well. Boxtops for Education was founded by General Mills, but has been adopted by other non-competing brands.

Social Marketing and STEM Education

Social Marketing and Social Change

I often get asked about the difference between health communication, or health education, and social marketing. The field of education reform is one area where I have not been involved nor seen much use of social marketing. Of course neither do most people in education it appears.

Christmas Vacation Education

Selfish Giving

Mother Nature dropped nearly twenty inches of snow on Boston on Sunday and Monday. The snow gave my climbing hydrangea, which is a lush green in the summer, a very different appearance. I hope you’re taking a few days off over the holidays to relax or even do some planning for the new year.

Grants for Nonprofits Providing Local Workforce Development and Education

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: July 2, 2012 Bank of America Charitable Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals From Nonprofits Addressing Local Workforce Development and Education Needs The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is inviting U.S.-based The company will invest $15 million in workforce development and educational programs connecting individuals to employment success. RFP workforce development and education grants the foundation centerFrom The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for K-12 Math Education

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10) Motorola Offers Innovation Generation Grants for Science and Math Education Programs Deadline: March 1, 2008 In 2008, the Motorola Foundation will provide a total of $4 million in Innovation Generation Grants to organizations that engage K-12 students and teachers in the U.S. Tags: American public schools sciences RFP education grants the foundation center math From The Foundation Center.

Educate to Innovate: Another Top Down Approach to STEM Education

Social Marketing and Social Change

The Educate to Innovate campaign launched today is the latest attempt to engineer a solution to the poor academic standing of US students when compared to the rest of the world in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). From the Alliance for Excellent Education Fact Sheet (pdf; March 2008): The United States ranks 21st of 30 OECD countries in scientific literacy, and the U.S. Some market-based ideas we came up with at the meeting for those thinking STEM education

Education Sector Flunks Online Fundraising

The Agitator

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recently did a study of online fundraising at more than 550 colleges, universities and independent schools. Among other points, he makes this observation about the possible impact of institutional culture on fundraising priorities and strategies: "Having recently spent a lot of time looking into online giving trends, I have one working theory as to what’s going on in higher education.

The Zuckerbergs, Education, and the Power of the Problem Statement

Mission Minded

This morning, Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg posted an op-ed in the San Jose Mercury News to announce a $120 million donation to Bay Area schools. Because we’re brand and communications nerds over here at Mission Minded, we couldn’t help but read this exciting announcement with a bit of a critical eye. Sure enough, it proved […]. Blog Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Messaging

For University-Based Pubradio Stations: COPING WITH CLOWNS – A Peek Behind The Higher Education Budget Curtain.

NonProfit Branding

A jarring career moment taught me a lesson – one that applies to most university-based public radio stations, especially in today’s bleak economy. (It It can also apply to local chapters of some national nonprofits.) CONTEXT: Senior college and university administrators … Continue reading → CONTEXT: Tricks, Tips & Taboos Public Radio Only Uncategorized

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Disruption of the 'Usual' - Rethinking Behavior Change and Communication in Nutrition Education

Social Marketing and Social Change

That was the challenge given me by the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior for a webinar I did this week. But are nutrition educators using all the behavior change tools? The ideas and tools are designed to stimulate innovative approaches to nutrition education.

Keep learning – ideas for ongoing education throughout the year

Fundraising Coach

Commit to ongoing education in the new fiscal year. And here are ideas on investments in ongoing education : CFRE or Graduate Degree : You could plan on pursuing your CFRE or getting a graduate degree in some area that interests you. commit to continuing education.

Grants for Redwood Forests Education

Seeking Grant Money Today

Save-the-Redwoods League Accepting Education Grant Applications Deadline: June 30, 2008 The Save-the-Redwoods League ( [link] ) has announced the availability of education grant funds to schools, park cooperating associations, and other qualified nonprofits engaged in quality redwood education. The grant program seeks to foster a deeper understanding of redwood forests through personal visits and educational experiences among a broad, diverse audience.

Do you wish you had the time to educate your board?

Fundraising Coach

Do you ever wish you had the time to educate your board on the field of fundraising and what really works? The post Do you wish you had the time to educate your board? Now you don't have to! Watch this quick video to see why: Learn more about this done for you course at: [link] Hurry! Registration closes this Friday! appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. Specials fundraising 101

Grants for American Nonprofit Environmental, Education, Human Services, Disaster Relief Projects, and More

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Deadline: Rolling (April 30, November 1) "Lawrence Foundation Accepting Proposals for Environmental, Education, Human Services Projects "The Lawrence Foundation awards grants in support of the environment, education, human services, disaster relief, and other causes. RFP human services education disaster relief grants environment the foundation centerFrom The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for Veterans' Entrepreneurial Education

Seeking Grant Money Today

This initiative will support educational projects and organizations that address the entrepreneurial needs of veterans, including service-disabled veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserve forces, who are starting, growing, or preparing a small business for deployment. Grants will be awarded in three program categories: 1) Education; 2) Veteran Outreach; and 3) Service-Disabled Veteran Assistance. From The Foundation Center.

Hurricane Katrina Relocation, Education, Curriculum Grants Available

Seeking Grant Money Today

Grants Available From Katrina Education Fund Deadline: May 31, 2007 Responding to the continuing needs of students impacted by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation ( [link] ) is offering another grant cycle of its Hurricane Katrina Education Fund. The fund supports educational projects and organizations that address the academic needs of children who were displaced by the hurricanes. From The Foundation Center.

The Department of Education's Investing in Innovation Fund

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Hey, all you schools and education nonprofits, The New York Times reported yesterday about the DOE's upcoming grants for innovation. See excerpts below: The federal Department of Education sketched out a new nationwide competition on Tuesday under which some 2,700 school districts and nonprofit groups are expected to compete for pieces of a $650 million innovation fund. Tags: education grants grantseeking funding

How You Self-Educate Will Determine Your Success as a Cause Marketer

Cause Related Marketing

How you answer the question of self-education determines things like: how successful your cause marketing campaigns are, indeed, how successful you are; your income and your lifespan. Researchers have even shown a correlation between happiness and education. If education isn't as often humbling as it is enlightening than you're probably not doing it right. How do you, my fellow cause marketers, keep learning?

Financial Literacy & Education Meets Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Last week I joined 40 experts from around the world in a workshop on measuring financial capability and the effectiveness of financial education programs sponsored by the World Bank and OECD. Santosh Anagol also put on the table the question: Why isn’t financial education provided by the market if people need i t?' What are the potential inadvertent or negative consequences of financial education program s?

Grants for American Public Schools' Music Education Programs

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Deadline: Rolling NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation Announces Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments Available to Schools and Community Organizations for Music Education Programs The nonprofit NAMM Foundation works to advance active, lifelong participation in music making by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs of the international music products industry. From The Foundation Center.

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

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Deadline: May 15, 2011 ESA Foundation Offers Support for Youth-Focused Education Technology Programs The ESA Foundation , a philanthropic vehicle of the Entertainment Software Association , is dedicated to supporting programs that make a difference in the lives of America's youth. grants Character Education Partnership the foundation centerFrom The Foundation Center. [If

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An invitation I had to decline

Wild Woman Fundraising

Vince Sampson, of the Education Finance Council. Selingo, The Chronicle of Higher Education’s VP and editorial director, and “thought leaders”, including Terry W. As well as Carrie Hansen, Product Manager, NorthStar Education Services, Dr. Bronte Jones, Treasurer, St.

#PRESSRELEASE: The Knowledge Fountain Launches Online Learning Website (Live Instructors) Aimed at Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The latest entry in the rapidly-evolving distance learning education market is a new online education service geared exclusively to people who work for nonprofit organizations.

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4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

EveryAction

In this blog series, we'll be focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. For most college students, their cellphone never leaves their side - 94% even want to use mobile phones as an educational device in classrooms.

Grants for Nonprofits Providing Nutrition Education and Help to Under-Served Communities

Seeking Grant Money Today

The foundation is particularly interested in programs that provide nutrition education and help increase the availability of affordable fresh fruits and vegetables in under-served communities and/or programs that provide opportunities for physical activity in under-served communities. From The Foundation Center.

Getting Social Marketing Wrong in Health Behavior and Health Education

Social Marketing and Social Change

As the acknowledged achievers of the summit of educational and intellectual prowess (they are, after all, ‘professors’ at universities and colleges), they have the credibility, recognition and prestige to be listened to, read and believed by many people. I just finished reading the chapter on social marketing in the 4th edition of Health Behavior and Health Education edited by Karen Glanz, Barbara Rimer and K. Health behavior and health education: Theory, practice and research.

Grants Available for American Public and Private Schools and/or Districts That Teach Character Education

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Character Education Partnership Accepting Applications for National Schools of Character Awards Deadline: December 3, 2007 Every year, the Character Education Partnership ( [link] ) names ten public and private schools and districts (K-12) as National Schools of Character for their outstanding work in character education. Districts need to have been engaged in character education for a minimum of four full years, starting no later than December 2003.

Grants for U.S. and Puerto Rican Nonprofits Providing Free After School Literacy and Education Programs

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Women Helping Others Foundation Invites Applications for Education/Literacy Grants Deadline: March 17, 2009 The WHO Foundation: Women Helping Others ( [link] ) supports grassroots charities serving the overlooked needs of women and children in the United States. Suggested funding requests include healthy snacks, books, educational field trips, etc. Tags: afterschool programs RFP education grants the foundation center women and children literacy [Please help us.

Campaign for Female Education Grants a Trip to Africa

A. Fine Blog

The Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) works in Africa to fight poverty and AIDS in rural Africa by educating girls and creating economic and leadership opportunities for them when they graduate. Tags: Social Media Camfed Campaign for Female Education They organized a fun contest called, “Live from Africa&# a few weeks ago challenging Facebook Cause and SocialVibe members to recruit new supporters for Camfed. [.].

Grants for Various Different Types of U.S.Organizations' Librarians' Education and Training Needs

Seeking Grant Money Today

The program invests in the nation's information infrastructure by funding projects designed to address the education and training needs of the professionals who help build, maintain, and provide public access to information systems and sources. "In Grants will be awarded in the categories of doctoral programs, master's programs, early career development, programs to build institutional capacity, and continuing education. "To From The Foundation Center. [If

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.

Grants for Drug Policy Reform Programs, and Public Education to Curb Drug War Initiatives

Seeking Grant Money Today

For public education programs working to stem drug war initiatives proposals are due on the first business day of the month, and will be allocated until this portion of the fund is spent. The program works to raise awareness and promote change through two vehicles: 1) Promoting Policy Change: This general funding cycle targets organizations working to advance drug-policy reform at the local, state, and national levels through advocacy, grassroots organizing, and education.