#GRANT: Dell Computers & Dell Foundation Offer Resources For Youth & Environment

Non Profit Marketing 360

The foundation’s reach is worldwide , and it’s focus is on education, scholarship, and the environment. In 2011, the foundation awarded grants in the US ranging from $55,000 to $10 million for the US Charter School Growth Fund. Here is a video of a project for the Trust for Public Land in New York City and their efforts to clean play grounds and develop community gardens with the help of public-school kids.

Go Back-to-School with Online Marketing Experts

J Campbell Social Marketing

Do you enjoy learning in a small group environment where you have direct access to the speakers and can comfortably share ideas with the participants? Are you ready to get schooled with your marketing? The post Go Back-to-School with Online Marketing Experts appeared first on JCSM

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The Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

As school budgets tighten across the country, school fundraising becomes an increasingly critical pursuit. What follows are our top 10 school fundraising ideas: Corporate sponsorship. Partnering with your local businesses to raise money for a specific school project or event is one of the best school fundraising ideas out there. A Tree of Giving is a permanent wall memorial of those who generously gave to the school.

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Grants and Scholarships for U.S. Middle or High School After School Science or Environmental Clubs' Students

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The competition is open to students in grades 6-12 who are either registered and home-schooled or enrolled in a public or accredited private school, and who are legal residents of the U.S. Teams of students can enter if they are part of an after school science or environmental club, but the challenge is not open to clubs outside of school. Each of the challenges will have sixteen winning entries — eight middle school and eight high school teams.

Conveying Data with Infographics: School Food FOCUS Case Study

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our client, School Food FOCUS*, recently asked us to re-design this marketing piece. School Food FOCUS works with the largest school districts nationwide to advocate for school meals that are more healthful, regionally sourced, and sustainably produced. Julia Reich.

Grants for Elementary or Middle School Science Teachers

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and administered by the National Science Teachers Association , the program offers grants of up to $10,000 each to K-12 teachers for innovative science projects that enhance science education in their school and/or district over a one-year period. A judging panel convened by the NSTA will select the award-winning projects based on several criteria, including their innovative approach in teaching science and ability to create a stimulating and hands-on learning environment.

Fellowships Available to Journalists Interested In Science and Environment

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The workshop offers ten fellowships for early to mid-career journalists to attend a week-long science immersion workshop at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography ( [link] ). The program is open to journalists from all media who are interested in learning about science and the environment. From The Foundation Center.

Grants for U.S. Public Schools Providing Excellence in Math and Sciences

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Deadline: February 17, 2011 Applications Open for Intel Schools of Distinction Awards Every year, Intel honors K-12 schools in the U.S. that demonstrate excellence in math and science education through innovative teaching and learning environments. To be considered as an Intel School of Distinction, schools must develop an environment and curricula that meet or exceed benchmarks put forth by national mathematics and science content standards.

Grants for 50 Elementary Schools' Programs and Projects

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Goody's Family Clothing Offers Funding for School Needs Deadline: November 1, 2008 A philanthropic program of Goody's Family Clothing> ( [link] ), Good Deeds for Schools is a grant program designed to help local schools pay for the things they need but cannot afford through regular education funding. Through the program, Goody's will award $10,000 each to fifty schools in communities where Goody's stores are located. From The Foundation Center.

Monitary Awards for Elementary School Physcial Activity Programs And for Technologists Innovating to Get Children to Move More

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Deadline: April 2, 2012 New National Competition Launched to Identify and Support School Programs and Technology Innovations That Motivate Children to Be Physically Active ChildObesity180 and the Partnership for a Healthier America have announced the launch of the Active Schools Acceleration Project, a national competition to identify and reward effective school-based programs and technological innovations that promote physical activity for children.

If it’s too hard to change people, change their environment!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It’s packed with powerful concepts, but among the best is the idea that it’s easier to effect behavior change if you create a different environment for people. It was an all-you-can eat environment with big trays and loads of food. The school told students it was an environmental move—less water, soap and electricity is used if there are no trays to wash. What can you do to change your environment in a way that encourages the change you seek?

USF Field School on Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Registration is still open for courses offered in the Social Marketing Field School at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 4-8 January 2010. This course is an intensive overview of focus group procedures in the public and non-profit environment. Join over 60 of your colleagues who will start 2010 by exploring (and warming up too): Introduction to Social Marketing with Ms. Nancy Lee.

Grants for Indian Tribes & U.S. Territories Involving School Age Youth in Service Learning Projects

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Deadline: March 9, 2010 Corporation for National and Community Service Announces Availability of Funding to Support Service-Learning The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced the availability of a total of $650,070 for new Learn and Serve America School-Based grants to Indian tribes and U.S. territories to involve school-age youth in service-learning projects that simultaneously support student development and meet community needs. From The Foundation Center.

#Fundraising: How To Apply For A Grant From Intel

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The projects that their grant-giving body focus on are education, the environment, and ‘community sites’ (all of which make grants to projects all over the world).

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#Aging: Some American Cities Meeting The Challenges Of Boomer Residents

Non Profit Marketing 360

The program uses, for example, city school busses to ferry older residents to food markets and adult-education activities while the children are in school. NYC has added 4 seconds to each crosswalk.

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10 Simple Fundraising Ideas for Individuals

Fundraiser Ideas

Place a sign on the bin letting people know that not only are they helping the environment, but they’re helping a worthy cause too! Charity Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Other Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports Fundraising

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Grants and Scholarships for Middle and High School Students' Environmental Programs Benefiting Their Community

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Lexus and Scholastic Announce Launch of Environmental Challenge Education Program Deadline: Various Automaker Lexus ( [link] ) has announced the launch of the Lexus environmental challenge, a program designed to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment. The program encourages middle and high school students across the united states to develop and implement environmental programs that positively impact their communities. From The Foundation Center.

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. In it, Murray played a game show host who quizzed contestants in high-school Spanish on who was more macho.

How to Raise Money: 10 Tips Every Group Needs to Consider

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Many administrators are left wondering how to raise money in this difficult economic environment. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Online Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingRecent financial downturns have taken a toll on many charitable and nonprofit organizations.

The Best Fundraising Ideas: What Makes Something an Excellent Fundraising Idea?

Fundraiser Ideas

Especially in today’s challenging economic environment, finding the best fundraising ideas is crucial to the continued operations of most nonprofit and charitable institutions. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising School Fundraising

Let’s hear it for Asian Female Nonprofit Leaders!

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Chen has been involved with 2G since 1997 and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Wharton School of Business and a Masters of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Have you ever wanted to be a nonprofit executive director?

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10 Engaging, Effective Team Fundraising Ideas

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Car wash fundraisers can provide your group with a chance to build team spirit in a fun, outdoor environment. Your team can advertise its services as expert dog walkers before and after school in order to raise money for your activities. A staple of school fundraising, selling candy bars door-to-door or in front of local businesses (with the owner’s permission, of course) can be a valuable source of funds for your team’s activities.

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. International charitable organizations, private foundations, for-profit businesses, individuals, churches, and religious, charter, and magnet schools are not eligible for grants from the foundation.

Grants for Educators From K - 12 through Undergraduate Global Climate Change Studies

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Part 1: What is an Appeal Letter?

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They help environmental nonprofits all over the country do workplace giving, so in a way, they help get companies to give back to the environment. get tons of money in the mail for your nonprofit. Do you like writing email or letters?

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Are you attacked for not being corporate enough?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve written before about the pervasiveness of gender bias in higher education as well, in the gender discrimination of female teachers at Harvard Business School, and the seven teachers who left around the same time in 2010. These environments are distinctly corporate.

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Grants for Communities Innovating in Urban Forestry

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Municipalities are encouraged to apply in partnership with community partners such as nonprofit organizations, schools, businesses, etc. Municipalities are encouraged to apply in partnership with community partners such as nonprofit organizations, schools, businesses, etc. environment grants RFP the foundation center From The Foundation Center. [If

Are you a wage slave at your nonprofit? Take this quiz!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you have a giant school or credit card debt you’re paying down right now? The criticism of social stratification covers a wider range of employment choices bound by the pressures of a hierarchical social environment (i.e. Are You a Wage Slave?

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Fundraising Consultants: When Should You Hire One?

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Fundraising consultants can offer valuable insight into the techniques and strategies most likely to attract new donors in today’s competitive fundraising environment. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising Easy Fundraising Non Profit Fundraising School FundraisingAccording to figures from the National Center for Charitable Statistics, contributions to nonprofit organizations have decreased in recent years.

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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. Of the additional $1 million in grants, $500,000 has been allocated for K-12 school facility research related to occupant impacts. Tags: RFP grants green building environment the foundation center

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Grants for Redwood Forests Education

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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. Tags: RFP grants environment the foundation center From The Foundation Center.

Where’s the Love: Is Your Communications Strategy LGBTQ Inclusive?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A success story came from Janeen Gingrich, interim chief executive officer at SHIFT NC , an organization that helps schools, healthcare providers, and other youth-serving agencies improve adolescent sexual health.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Community Outreach Manager , Philadelphia School Partnership (Philadelphia, PA). Director of Communications , The Marist School (Atlanta, GA). Federal Media Manager , Environment America (Washington, D.C.).

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New Books on Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Novelli, Professor, McDonough School of Business , Georgetown University, former CEO, AARP and founder, Porter Novelli and Campaign for. Robert Gold, MS, PhD, Professor of Public Health and Former Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Erika Olson

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The challenge of working in different environments, with different teams and different resources, makes each day fresh and keeps her on her toes. Check in with the kids as each gets up and out the door to school. Erika Olson.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month


From recruiting, developing and sustaining Black teachers for schools, BTP works to develop recruitment strategies, create support structures and even conduct research to ensure long term sustainability for Black teachers. A recent study they released found that schools are not adequately teaching the history of American slavery.

Virtual Reality and Nonprofit Marketing – A New Way to Engage Donors

J Campbell Social Marketing

Shown at its annual gala, then posted on YouTube360, Beginning takes viewers on an intimate, 360 tour of one of PoP’s schools in Ghana. The narrator tells viewers about PoP’s mission, which is building schools and creating educational opportunities in Ghana, Guatemala, Laos, and Nicaragua.

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7 simple ways to engender fondness among your supporters for yourself and your nonprofit’s cause


Even if you didn’t graduate from the same school, wear their colors, put the team pin on your lapel and throw a bumper sticker on your car. If instead, your employer’s cause is to help improve the environment and its donors wear khaki’s and t-shirts, you should do the same. Then he’d continue by asking, “Madi must be in middle school, right? People are more likely to be persuaded by people we like.

7 Year-End Campaigns to Study for a Stellar Fundraising Season


Environment America. Environment America puts year-end giving front and center with a pop up call out box as soon as you go to their page. For example for a donation of $55 can help provide school fees. The year is almost over but nonprofits around the world are busy with year-end giving , all leading up to one of the largest giving days of the year: December 31st.

Really Vancouver youth? Really?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

What has changed however, is that in today’s environment it is much harder to hide from anything. The whole time I was watching the riots after the game in Vancouver from my Regina hotel room, I couldn’t help but think of how easy it will be for Seth Myers on SNL to do his “Really?”

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