NEW Advanced Webinar: Winning Government Grants and Contracts

Wild Woman Fundraising

What: Winning Government Grants and Contracts for your nonprofit. Pursue and capture Government Grants and Contracts for Your Nonprofit. A 90 minute advanced webinar to help you get those government grants and contracts to keep your programs going for years to come!

How your government contract is screwing you over (and how that’s about to change)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Does your nonprofit get government contracts? Or is your nonprofit considering getting government contracts? The government is increasingly stepping away from providing human services like elder care, and instead they are calling for nonprofits to take up the services slack.

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Back in early 2011, I created a collaborative Google Spreadsheet (available at www.mobilegovernment.ca ) to compile a list of Canadian government organizations (federal, provincial , municipal +crown/agency) that have created mobile websites and/or mobile apps. In a recent Canadian government eService delivery study from PWC 10% of respondents stated they currently use smartphones to access government services; 32% stated they will do so in the future. *

Could your nonprofit get government contracts?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’re new to these posts, you might want to take a look at the previous two posts where I talk about how acting like an entrepreneur in your development office can save you money and time. What do you do that the government would like done? Whether it’s providing social services or cleaning up the environment, you could get a steady stream of income from your local or federal government for your nonprofit.

INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

Wild Woman Fundraising

Because you’re allowing them to give you money instead of the government. Money that they would have to pay in any case can now go to you. Don’t be short sighted and focused on short term money. On the evils of credit cards: Saving money is a huge issue.

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#FUNDRAISING: Resources To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Budget

Non Profit Marketing 360

Maybe the federal government won’t ever work up or agree to a budget to cover an entire fiscal year, but your nonprofit has to. But along with the money, time, and goodwill of your donors onilne and otherwise, you should be looking for grants.

One week, two excellent events: #CbocSocial and #FWD50

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The second event (#fwd50) had many senior government leaders, program and policy folks, as well those interested in the general advancement of government through modern disruptive tech. Increased focus on governance optimization. Neat initiatives going on across government.

How To Learn What Federal, State, Local, or Tribal Grants Are Available, & How To Apply for Them

Seeking Grant Money Today

You might have heard that applying for a grant offered by a government, any government, is "a different animal" compared to applying for a grant offered by a foundation. Applying for a government grant, especially a federal grant, can be arduous. Grants offered by governments are opportunities to raise funds, as well. To learn about and find out what other governments' grants are available, such as t he U.S. Tags: government grants how to

Federal Budget Policy and Fundraising

Fundraising Breakthroughs

The enormous, threatening federal deficit can be solved only by a balanced approach requiring tough political choices both to raise taxes and to cut spending. Shamefully, I admit that Federal budget policy is not something I know much about. As someone who helps people (board members, staff, volunteers) become more bold and inspiring when it comes to asking for and spending money, I realized I need to hold similar expectations for political leaders.

Interview with Jennifer Chandler, National Council of Nonprofits

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Jennifer Chandler, Vice President for the National Council of Nonprofits, an association of nonprofit associations nationally, that helps advocate at the federal level for nonprofits. Where does our money come from?

TEST RESULTS: You Raise More Money When You Listen to Donors’ Preferences

The Agitator

Close enough, as they say, for government work. #3: That’s exactly how we how these test results from the DonorVoice / DMA Nonprofit Federation test will be used – as the seeds from which your own testing may grow.

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U.S. Nonprofits Challenging the Federal Charity Rules to Remain In Good Standing & Rhode Island Provides the Homeless With the First State Bill of Rights

Seeking Grant Money Today

But many medical marijuana dispensaries have been making huge sums of money even as they claim to be nonprofit, according to court and law enforcement records, industry insiders, police and federal agents. One reason for the vast disparities within the medical marijuana trade is that the regulations governing it are hazy." There were some big nonprofit moves covered in the news this week.

About the Nonprofit's Governing Documents, Especially the Bylaws and How They Can Be A Powerful Tool for the Organization's Success

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Bylaws and the Articles of Incorporation are the two governing documents that any nonprofit must create when it is being started up, and then it must have on hand as it conducts its business over the life of the organization. Research your federal, state, and local (i.e. So, to save time and money, ideally, submit the updated bylaws to the IRS before the changed bylaws are formally ratified by your board.

How to manage up in your fundraising job

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have since become a Board Source Certified Governance Trainer and in a few weeks I’m going to go ahead and become an AFP Master Trainer. Kishshana, go out there and get the money. Like money would just magically happen when I left the building. Was money hard for you?

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#FUNDRAISING: Resources To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Budget

Non Profit Marketing 360

Maybe the federal government won’t ever work up or agree to a budget to cover an entire fiscal year, but your nonprofit has to. But along with the money, time, and goodwill of your donors onilne and otherwise, you should be looking for grants.

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Interview with Erik Anderson

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’m particularly excited to hear his session, as Erik knows so many ways to plan that can benefit us now, with uncertainty in government funding affecting nearly every area of the nonprofit sector. –If you have a government contract or grant-what’s the problem?

Monetizing Your Cause’s Archives

Cause Related Marketing

Long-standing causes like the Audubon Society, the March of Dimes, Federal Duck Stamps, and others almost certainly have asked how they can wrest money from their own extensive archives.

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Making Your Case for Support for the Arts

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you raise money for an arts organization? billion in revenue to local, state, and federal governments every year — a yield well beyond their collective $4 billion in arts allocations.” I’m back! Guess where I was? An encaustic art conference in Cape Cod!

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Start Up Non Profit? Need Seed Money? Starting Fundraising? Here's help.Part 1 of 2

Seeking Grant Money Today

I know that you don't have any money. A non profit must comply with federal, state, city, and county legal code. If you don't know how to account for money or donations that you receive, but have the best intention in the world - who cares? If you do not actively fundraise, you'll look for 'quick solution' money options and there are none. As I said above, I know that you do not have any money right now and need it. Need Seed Money?

What I learned about the Texas Nonprofit Sector

Wild Woman Fundraising

And 20 times more than people working in state government. The government will continue to diminish its role of offering services, which offers more opportunities for nonprofits. Nonprofits that get their money primarily from the government and foundations are hurting right now.

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Free Upcoming Recovery Act Grants Webinars

Seeking Grant Money Today

From the federal government's federal grants database, grants.gov, this morning. Grants.gov and Recovery Act Webinar Series "Grants.gov will be hosting a three-part webinar series on August 13, 18 and 20, on Recovery Act Money and Grants.gov. "In In addition, on August 12, a webinar on finding federal Recovery Act funding for contracting and grant opportunities will be presented by Grants.gov and FedBizOpps.gov. "To

Exclusive Interview with Kim Klein, fundraising author, editor, consultant and thought leader

Wild Woman Fundraising

She is also the author of Fundraising for Social Change , Fundraising for the Long Haul , Fundraising in Times of Crisis , Ask and You Shall Receive: A Fundraising Training Program for Religious Organizations or Projects , and Raise More Money , which she edited with her partner, Stephanie Roth.

How can you deal with a rapidly changing world?

Wild Woman Fundraising

There’s so much up in the air, and there’s so much uncertainty about government funding for our US nonprofits. As you know, federal funding trickles down to state, county and city levels, so what’s happening nationally can affect your local nonprofit in adverse ways.

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What the Nonprofit Annual Report Is, Why It Is Necessary, But More Importantly - How It Can Be Powerful In Increasing A Nonprofit's Fundraising, Volunteers, Public Relations, and Marketing Results

Seeking Grant Money Today

In fact, it has tremendous potential to be a very powerful tool for the nonprofit to raise more money more frequently, clarify what your organization does for whom or what thereby helping to develop more interest in your organization in its community, and much more. Yes, the federal government and law say the organization must provide information and complete and truthful information on its own self. Nonprofit organizations should produce an annual report.annually.

Stimulus Caution

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

With the drying up of donations from individuals, grants from foundations, and contracts from local governments, many smaller, locally-based nonprofits are looking to Washington for funding, hoping to get in on some of the economic stimulus packages as a means of surviving this recession. Consider not only your short-term money needs, but the long-term effect of the funding, and your capacity to take on the project. And what will you do when the money goes away?

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. Equality Federation. Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people.

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Top 10 Grant Money Myths: Do You Think You Know What You're Doing While Looking for Grant Money? Or, Do You Know That You Don't?!

Seeking Grant Money Today

Top ten myths about grant money : The myths are in red font. Time, money, research, planning, team work, writing, etc. A new fundraising method takes at least three years to make money and advanced committee planning. There are grants for individuals If I had a dollar for every time I'm asked to help raise money for an individual (I could donate a lot of money to a good cause). Legit grants for individuals come from municipalities (governments, Tribes, etc.)

Five Features Every Nonprofit Annual Report Should Include

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Why did you spend your time and money the way you did? Because nonprofit organizations are not legally required to produce an annual report – we are talking about the communications piece to donors, not government forms like your 990 — there are no requirements about how financial information should be presented in them. Instead, use graphics and a short narrative description of how you raised and spent the money.

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#Public Policy: Charities’ Off-Shore/Tax-Free Holdings Brought Under Congressional Scrutiny

Non Profit Marketing 360

All the talk about US domestic politics and economics at the moment focuses on the federal budget and the possible default that will result if the US debt limit is not raised by 2 August.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

It also offers an interactive opportunity to discuss key forms and governing documents(Form 1023 and Forms 990 and 990-PF.). 14th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium. 14th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789.

#PUBLICPOLICY: Online Safety And Privacy Finally Become Concern For Services

Non Profit Marketing 360

Those who strive to ensure some privacy of individuals have been lobbying the federal government to block certain aggregations and pressuring companies to offer ever more powerful privacy controls to customers and members.

#PUBLICPOLICY: Online Safety And Privacy Finally Become Concern For Services

Non Profit Marketing 360

Those who strive to ensure some privacy of individuals have been lobbying the federal government to block certain aggregations and pressuring companies to offer ever more powerful privacy controls to customers and members.

Social math: Yes…data can tell stories too

ImpactMax

The tobacco industry spends more money promoting smoking in a week than the entire federal government spends on preventing smoking in a year. flickr/fragmented.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

12th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium. 12th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium. We have gathered an outstanding group of field experts to teach how to build and sustain this kind of governance. Governance / @usdsoles. Governance.

Why Your Nonprofit Needs to Get Political – Now

J Campbell Social Marketing

Trump as their president, they were sending a clear message to the federal and state governments – do more with less. People need to know the effect this will have on their community and the programs that they support, with their time and their money.

#PUBLICPOLICY: Online Privacy Becomes Concern For Service Providers

Non Profit Marketing 360

Those who strive to ensure some privacy of individuals have been lobbying the federal government to block certain aggregations and pressuring companies to offer ever more powerful privacy controls to customers and members.

Should You Start a Grants Program Now?

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" Here are what I consider the most salient points of Adams' presentation: There continues to be money out there for grants, even though foundations are hurting. Many foundations are even making money available to help nonprofits who are in great need right now. Plus, money for nonprofit mergers is available. Government grants, federal or state, are not available.

#Philanthropy: President’s Jobs Bill & Tax Proposal Not Warmly Welcomed By Charities

Non Profit Marketing 360

As arguments over what to do with and about the US economy and the federal deficit continue to shed more heat than light, President Obama sought to take the fight back to the Republicans with the ‘American Jobs Act’ announced last week. It certainly would bring more money to the treasury – at least at first glance. Daroff, vice president for Public Policy at the Jewish Federations of North America.

#Interview: Mike Kujawski, VP at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing, Blogger & Speaker on Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

MIKE: No, definitely different, but there is this common theme of wanting to do social good – not pushing a product or service down people’s throats with the sole aim of making money. So it’s a Catch 22 – government wants to innovate, but yet it wants to avoid failure at all costs.

Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities.

Is your community suffering from an attack of a charity ideology?

Fundraising Coach

If you are paying attention to government actions and media reports, it is easy to see that nonprofit work is under consistent attack. Local and state governments are threatening to tax charities.

The state of the nonprofit sector? Not so hot.

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Over the next twelve months, 39% plan to change the main ways they raise and spend money. • Nonprofits that receive government funding face particular challenges: • Only 14% of nonprofits receiving state and local funding are paid for the full cost of services; just 17% of federal fund recipients receive full reimbursement.

Our Complicated Feelings for Lance Armstrong

Cause Related Marketing

Armstrong’s lawyers have had pointed remarks for the Federal Investigator in the case, Jeff Novitzky, that explicitly wrap Armstrong in the cloak of an anti-cancer hero. “We That the government is spending tax money investigating long ago bike races in Europe is an outrage.”