How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 1. Baldrick’s Foundation at the Inspire / BIO Conference in July. Baldrick’s Foundation. Can a nonprofit dealing with childhood cancer research raise money and awareness using Facebook?

5-Star Storytelling Success Story

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. Julie is intrigued by storytelling, and the opportunity it offers to inspire donors and volunteers to act. On the training day, we were proud to have 408 Facebook followers.

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Asking foundations to fund development staff is a waste?

Wild Woman Fundraising

In a recent Stanford Social Innovation review blog post , Paul Connolly talked about the new findings of the TCC group around the Packard Foundation’s grantees. I would like every single foundation reading this to understand this. Share this on Facebook.

Build Your Nonprofit Story Bank (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Welcome to guest blogger Meghan Hurley, Special Events Intern at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a senior at Loyola University Maryland. . Congrats to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for 40 years of persistent work to improve access to, and quality of, health care.

#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook’s power on the social-networks scene need hardly be introduced, and thousands of nonprofits and charities have tapped into that power to expand and support their good work. Facebook’s CEO, unlike Apple’s, has given a great deal of charity on his own.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This video with Jeff Clarke, interim president and CEO of the Council on Foundations, will help prove why your whole staff and board are marketers for your organization. Are you social networks like Facebook and Twitter all professional or all personal or both? Ready for Mixed Links?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m in Edmonton, Alberta today at the Alberta EcoTrust Foundation’s River Rally. Seems like everyone is talking about Facebook this week after they launched some new features and a new format (again). July e-clinic sold out several weeks in advance, so don’t delay.).

3 Easy Ways to Make a Video That Will Inspire Legacy or Major Gifts

iMarketSmart

Consumers watched over 48 billion online videos in July 2013 alone, 7.4 Here’s a video we whipped up to promote legacy giving for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). Maybe you could try posting the project on Facebook. Video is powerful. 45.4%

Activating The Global Health Trifecta

SocialButterfly

Facebook has over 800 million active users and is translated in 70 languages. In December 2010, ABC News launched a year-long effort to provide coverage on global health in the developing world with the help of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Image: PSI.

Activating The Global Health Trifecta

SocialButterfly

Facebook has over 800 million active users and is translated in 70 languages. In December 2010, ABC News launched a year-long effort to provide coverage on global health in the developing world with the help of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Image: PSI.

Clinging to Clichés?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s why, when network journalist Bill Torrey taught broadcast news writing in the 1980’s, he went “the extra mile” to “win the hearts and minds” of eager American University students like me and Julie, Kyle, Jim and Angie. Claire Meyerhoff.

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Mixed Links – No Joke, Good Stuff Here

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Some interesting findings include the tremendous growth of online giving to the international sector and that on average, nonprofits had just 110 Facebook fan page users and 19 Twitter followers for every 1,000 email subscribers.

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Mixed Links and Pass Winners

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How did everyone do with the switch to the new Facebook Timeline? Kira Marchenese would like to know what you do with old Facebook pages for campaigns that have stopped, programs that didn’t work out, etc. Abigail Clarkson, CarePartners Foundation.

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What does your board report look like?

Wild Woman Fundraising

ACO July 2011 Board Report. Activities for end of June and beginning of July. Applied to the X Foundation online. Met with Program Director of X Foundation, applied to X Foundation. Next steps for July and August: Finish and send out appeal letter for next season. Share this on Facebook. Are you a one person development shop at a small nonprofit? What does your board report look like? Are you a consultant?

No Kid Hungry connects kids to meals this Summer

DonorDigital

s Foundation, the first $100,000 donated in June and July will be matched dollar-for-dollar. We are using Facebook Custom Audiences with segments for donors and non-donors, testing ads promoting various actions and donation requests.

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Mixed Links: Can’t Miss Goodies for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Have you voted on the topic for the free webinar I’m hosting on July 23? Registration will open on July 1. Here’s how to add an email sign-up form to a Facebook page.

Click to give: 4 organizations vying for $100,000 based on most clicks

GenerationYGive

When it rains it pours, so after my post yesterday about an opportunity for organizations to get a $10K grant by writing their mission in lyrical form, today, another heads up from the Allstate Foundation about a program they have going where all of us can click to vote for one of 4 favorite charities. Voting begins July 15 and ends September 12.

5 Key Social Media Takeaways – National Conference on Volunteering and Service (#NCVS)

Getting Attention

Social media was all the buzz, with its own dedicated track (standing room only) featuring speakers from Facebook, Twitter, Pepsi, Craigslist and others. The Case Foundation’s Sokunthea Sa Chhabra did a great summary of a session called ‘ Social Media for Social Good.’

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsay Nichols

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

8:00 am – 10:00 am: As soon as I get in (usually around 8 am), I log on to Hootsuite, Outlook, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, our internal communications portal called The Front Porch, our blog, and Spotify. Lindsay J.K. Nichols.

What Would You Say? Thoughts on Global Citizenship

SocialButterfly

Over 825 million people use the Internet in Asia as of July 2010. In terms of population, Facebook would be the third largest country if it were a country given its 500 million active users. Foundation’s Girl Up! What would you say to world leaders if given the chance?