[Guest Post] Fostering Positive Nonprofit Volunteer-Staff Relations

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Fostering Positive Volunteer-Staff Relations. Today I''m glad to be able to introduce you too Victoria Michelson a freelance writer for Wild Apricot. When she''s not writing, but she spends most of her time running races to support local nonprofit organizations in Boise, ID.

Getting to Know Social Marketing, Public Health and the Environment

Social Marketing and Social Change

To better meet that demand, the Social Marketing in Public Health Conference has expanded its roster of leaders in the field and added sessions on social marketing and the environment. How social marketing is working for positive change around the world.

Applications Being Accepted for Conservation Fellows and Innovation Grants for Conservation of the Natural Environment in the U.S.

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Conservation Fellowships program seeks to invest in individuals who are committed to empowering others and to creating positive environmental change in their communities and organizations. RFP grants environment the foundation centerFrom The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post, for more information.]

Look at what works, not what is broken: Positive deviance and bright spots

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I’d like to push that concept a step further and talk about positive deviance. He called it “positive deviance,&# and it had a huge role in improving childhood health in Vietnam. He came into an environment riddled with failure. From SnakeCorp on Flickr.

Science Communication and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Most, and perhaps all, people possess this natural reluctance to accept facts, evidence, and arguments that contradict the positions they hold." (p Professional Issues Research Studies communication environment health research science social_marketing

How Grant Writing Helps Get A Nonprofit Into A Position To Increase and Imrpove All of Its Fundraising

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They do not expect that cancer will be cured, that the environment will be clean of all pollutants, or that everybody who needs safe clean shelter will have it tomorrow.

#Enviro: Looking For Work? Jobs For Greenbacks And For A Green Mid-Atlantic

Non Profit Marketing 360

The MARC we are referring to allows you to search via keywords, ZIP codes, and commuting radius from your home for a job that is listed as working for the environment and/or making strides to reduce use of un-renewable resources. The MARC ‘Green Workforce Portal’ also offers information and advice both to job seekers and to providers looking to post environmentally-engaged positions for hire. Click here for jobs. The jobs numbers continues to tetter between 9% and 9.3%

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Quien es Mas Macho? More Cause Marketing for Dudes

Cause Related Marketing

In the lead-up to World Environment Day , Sunday, May 5, 2011 Budweiser is asking men to save water by forgoing shaving. Budweiser BOGO Bill Murray World Environment Day River Network Parks and Recreation Nick Offerman Saturday Night Live

Can We Market Biomass? Social Entrepreneurship and Bioenergy Villages

Social Marketing and Social Change

What can we learn from these positive deviants ? Environment Public Policy Social Entrepreneurship

Science Communication and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Most, and perhaps all, people possess this natural reluctance to accept facts, evidence, and arguments that contradict the positions they hold." (p Professional Issues Research Studies communication environment health research science social_marketing

Tremendously Courageous Researchers!

Social Marketing and Social Change

During his tenure at Coke, he introduced the 'Coke Side of Life' global marketing platform : We live in a world where we make choices every day and The Coke Side of Life encourages people to make those choices positive ones. This new campaign invites people to create their own positive reality, to be spontaneous, listen to their hearts and live in full color. You cannot change people's behavior unless you have a positive view of the future.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Environment Communications Professional , The Hatcher Group (Baltimore, MD). Communications Counselor , Full Court Communications (Oakland, CA). Communications Manager , The Education Alliance. New York, NY).

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Awards Honoring Young People Doing Outstanding Work to Protect the Planet

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Applicants should be able to demonstrate the positive impact of their project on the environment and community in terms of measurable results (e.g., young people grants environment the foundation centerFrom 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].

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

Positive Education Program Cleveland’s. Positive Education Program is a unique organization, originally created as a consultant to area school districts to help them serve their most challenging students.

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The 6 Most Important Steps for Nonprofit Branding

Mission Minded

We strongly believe that great branding takes time—both time to clarify and develop a clear brand positioning, as well as the time to build recognition for your brand. Yet, we also understand the realities of working in a nonprofit environment. You’re pressed for time, for staff resources, and for money. With so many competing priorities, […]. Blog Nonprofit Branding

nonprofit makes it easy to donate, offset carbon emissions anywhere, any time via text messaging

Studio 501c

This one is positioning itself as a long-term campaign to encourage regular giving of small amounts as consumers become increasingly mindful of the effect of their activities on the environment. FUNDRAISING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS WEB C02 carbon carbon_emissions environment net2 NGO nonprofit nptech philanthropy SMS Springwise sustainability text_messaging World_Land_Trust

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nonprofit makes it easy to donate, offset carbon emissions anywhere, any time via text messaging

Studio 501c

This one is positioning itself as a long-term campaign to encourage regular giving of small amounts as consumers become increasingly mindful of the effect of their activities on the environment. Tags: FUNDRAISING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS WEB C02 carbon carbon_emissions environment net2 NGO nonprofit nptech philanthropy SMS Springwise sustainability text_messaging World_Land_Trust

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4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

EveryAction

They prepare students for success after college, as well as enhancing the campus environment and creating a positive and inclusive experience for the student body.

Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Director of Communications and Development , Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment (Washington, D.C.). P.S. Submit your open positions here !

4 Ways To Convince Your Nonprofit Board to Invest in Fundraising Tools

EveryAction

Having a board member on your side goes a long way toward creating a positive environment for other board members to learn about your proposal, so put in the work ahead of time to cultivate your advocates.

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The 76% Percent: Is Your Mission Statement Ready for Prime Time?

Getting Attention

Then create another message—your positioning statement—to connect with external audiences. Your positioning statement is one to three sentences (max!) that position your organization most effectively in the environment in which you work.

10 Great Nonprofit Websites and How To Improve Yours

Twenti

The website includes educational games, videos and stories of children in similar positions as they might be. Make sure your website presents itself as a welcoming and inclusive environment. by Olivia Warnes.

Make Your (Re)Brand Magical!

Getting Attention

Brand Positioning vs. Organizational Personality. If positioning is the big idea, personality is the feeling in your people’s hearts , says Farra. Effective positioning ensures that a big idea is consistently associated with the brandÚ For what expertise or service are you the go-to? Zero in on what your organization is trying to do or be before jumping to positioning & personality. Thanks to guest blogger Caryn Stein, VP at Network for Good.

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Inclusive Conversations: Confrontation versus Conversations

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It was all about how to stop ignoring “The Crunch,” have difficult conversations in the office, and promote a more inclusive environment. We think that communication’s pros are uniquely positioned to be Champions for Inclusion and Diversity. 2) Assess the environment …. “Is

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

EveryAction

By working to strengthen Black Women’s participation in both advocacy and the electoral process, Higher Heights strives to create an environment where more Black women can be elected to public office.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lisa Northrop

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Perfect timing and the pro humanitate culture of Wake Forest University allowed her to transition from a student intern at the Ronald McDonald House to a position at the Family House. Lisa Northrop.

How to Connect w/Young People— Right-Now Insights from DoSomething.org

Getting Attention

The Environment. Make that something they feel positively about (like fun) and you’re already a few steps ahead. Dive in now as DoSomething.org shares its analysis on what matters to today’s young people.

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6 Ways to Engage Nonprofit Volunteers [Infographic]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Create an environment where your volunteers can feel productive and purposeful, but where they’re also encouraged to enjoy themselves. This means providing a positive, enthusiastic, and stimulating atmosphere. Guest Post by Stephanie Pous.

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Grants for Green Building Research

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Green Building Council ( [link] ), a nonprofit membership organization whose vision is a sustainable built environment within a generation, has doubled its funding commitment for green building research grants to be awarded in 2008 to a total of $2 million. The research will result in knowledge, policies, technologies, and tools that have an immediate and positive impact on sustainable building development, design, construction, and operation. From The Foundation Center.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Federal Media Manager , Environment America (Washington, D.C.). P.S. Submit your open positions here !

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Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today

EveryAction

There's a long fight ahead, but for issues that stir you, one simple, positive thing you can do today is give - your time, money, voice, or attention - because so many organizations need your urgent support. Environment. LPLP is a subsidiary of the Romero Institute, a nonprofit public law and policy center focused on dismantling structural sources of injustice and creating positive solutions. The last few days have been equal parts terrifying, challenging, and complicated.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Agents of Change Summit’s vision is to establish the field of behavior change marketing as a catalyst for positive social change. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar!

Ask the Expert: Starting and Hosting a Podcast

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You should position the mic to where it’s comfortable for you to sit with the mic roughly a fist distance (2-3”) away. Your Environment. Podcasts are growing and can be wonderful communications tools for nonprofits.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Gillian Wilson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Gillian is the Communications Associate for EarthRights International, a nonprofit organization that combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment. Gillian Wilson.

Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.

EveryAction

Our conversation ranged from the importance of a sisterhood of support, the necessity of empowering all girls to create positive social change, and how EveryAction’s best-in-class nonprofit tools have been instrumental in helping Girls Inc. The #MeToo movement which highlights sexual harassment and assault, particularly in male-dominated environments, is a huge turning point for what was previously a systemic culture of silence. Girls Inc.

Designing for Community Change

SocialButterfly

One of the greatest ways that this shift is being applied in social marketing is by evolving the social marketing approach to influence systems, networks and environments. Instead, they went a step further and actually designed an environment to promote physical activity for youth.

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Ask an Expert: Online Engagement Tool Trends + Advice

EveryAction

The current environment makes it tempting for an organization to spread themselves really thin as they try to use every channel at their disposal. I’m thrilled to say it has been overwhelmingly positive.

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How a Little Communications Research Can Yield Big Results

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Try putting yourself in the position of those you’re talking to. Does the media provide a friendly environment for the issues your supporters care about? Beth Hallowell. In order to have an effective communications strategy, you need to know who your people are and what they care about.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

Rather, they create positive, uplifting opportunities for people to build on the good work being done by the organization. What this means is that your organization is going to get your message spread further and across more networks if it is positive and uplifting.

What the Web Renewal (canada.ca) Initiative is missing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Lack of a brand framework (character, values, promise, positioning, mission, vision) to guide all interactions with the new GoC web presence at any touch point, be it 1-800 O Canada, Canada.ca, or the social media presence of a theme.

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The Simply writing Essays Mask

SocialButterfly

Old fashioned paper really is a rather important goods within environment. To sum up, so that they can review a literary section, you want a chance to be in the position to browse between your queues of your job.

How to Approach a Nonprofit Job Interview with a For-Profit Attitude (and Résumé)

EveryAction

With more to do, across multiple departments, and fewer resources to work with, many professionals looking to shake off the often-restricting structure in the corporate world may find they thrive in this sort of environment. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

How Improving the Experience Can Make Donors Want to Give

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It will be easy for us to communicate to the outside world that what we’re doing will deliver some positive feelings or a sense of benefit to them.”. A lot of time, when nonprofits say “Donate to our cause and we’ll make you a member of our community,” what they really mean is “Give us some money and we’ll send you a newsletter every once in a while.” In today’s social environment, that is simply not acceptable. Do you know what your donors want when they visit your site?