Smarter Museums – News from the Frontlines at the AAM Conference

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This year, the American Association of Museums (AAM) held their annual conference in the twin cities, with a number of fantastic events hosted by our clients including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Walker Art Center and the Minnesota History Center. The museum community as a whole continues to battle declining attendance, soft membership renewal rates and decreased federal, state and local government support.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Take It Forward Tuesday

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Assistant Manager of Digital Engagement , Rubin Museum of Art (New York, NY). Media Associate , National Abortion Federation (Washington DC). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Associate Director of Communications , World of Children Award (Dublin, CA). Communications Coordinator , Urban Libraries Council. Washington, DC). Communications Manager , Trinity Church Foundation (Boston, MA). Design Associate , Public Interest GRFX (Philadelphia, PA).

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14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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Communications Officer , International Planned Parenthood Federation (New York, NY). Marketing & Communications Manger , Harbor History Museum (Gig Harbor, WA). New Media & Graphic Designer , Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Associate Director of Organizational Communications , Garden Conservancy (Garrison, NY).

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Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Friday Futures

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Communications and Marketing Associate , Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.). Communications Manager ,Community Manager , National Wildlife Federation (Washington, D.C.). Manager of Communications & Media Relations , National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C.). Communications and Advocacy Associate, Global Health Strategies (New York, NY) Communications and Marketing Associate, Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)

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6 Tips for Launching Your Own Member Month Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few member months to investigate: March – National Wildlife Federation. April – Science Museum of Minnesota. Gyms, museums, sports orgs and business associations are old pros at holding membership months. December is done. Looking for your next great fundraising campaign? Try a member month campaign.

50+ Nonprofit Instagram Accounts You Should Follow Right Now

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National Wildlife Federation https://instagram.com/nationalwildlife. Brooklyn Museum https://instagram.com/brooklynmuseum. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art https://instagram.com/sfmoma/. The Tenement Museum https://instagram.com/thetenementmuseum. Looking for some good examples of nonprofits on Instagram? Grab your phone and get inspired. ANIMAL RIGHTS. Talia looks like she’s ready for her woolcut next month. That’s the real start of spring!

Your Future Here?

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Graphics Designer , Austin Children’s Museum (Austin, TX). Planned Parenthood Federation (Washington, D.C.). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Communications Director , Highstead (Redding, CT). Digital Marketing and Analytics Director , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Princeton, NJ). Director, Communications and Corporate Marketing , The Joint Commission.

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

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3) The Americans for the Arts Action Fund jumped on this opportunity to link the shutdown to the closing of federally-funded museums, parks and zoos, and delays in the distribution of NEA grants. P.S. You Can Easily Do Better than the Federal Government’s “Tape-Over-Its-Mouth’ Approach.

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: March 16, 2012 Friday Futures

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Washington, D.C.). 13) Marketing Coordinator , Museum of Science (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate, Online Communications, Nothing But Nets. United Nations Foundation (Washington, D.C.). 2) Associate Director, Media and Marketing and. Vice President for Communications.

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How to write a Strong Nonprofit Mission Statement [Template + Examples]

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National Wildlife Federation : Inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future. Museum Of Modern Art: Dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. How to write a Strong Nonprofit Mission Statement [Template + Examples].

Yours? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Communications Director Hispanic Federation (New York, NY). Marketing Manager Chicago Academy of Sciences and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (Chicago, IL). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Assistant Vice President, Public Relations & Communications Easter Seals (Chicago, IL). Associate, Knowledge & Communications Northern California Grantmakers (San Francisco, CA). Bilingual Communications Manager KIPP Austin. Austin, TX).

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 7, 2011

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6) Marketing Manager , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art , (San Francisco, CA). 7) Online Marketing Coordinator , Jewish Community Federation , (San Francisco, CA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator , Global Footprint Network , (Oakland, CA). 2) Communications Director , Swanee Hunt Family Office , (Cambridge, MA).

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 21, 2011

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6) Marketing Manager , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art , (San Francisco, CA). 7) Online Marketing Coordinator , Jewish Community Federation , (San Francisco, CA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Director and Web Specialist , Green For All , (Oakland, CA). 2) Communications Director , MACED , (Berea, KY).

How to do a Better Job of Donor Engagement

Ann Green

Museums are offering virtual tours. One organization is asking people to contact their federal legislators to make it easier for people to get food stamps, which would reduce the burden on food banks. Donor engagement is always important, and it’s especially important right now.

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The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

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On Friday, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in collaboration with a number of Federal agencies (including the U.S. So get this: N TIA is partnering with the American Library Association and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to promote the use of the portal by the nation’s 16,600 public libraries.

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The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

SocialButterfly

On Friday, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in collaboration with a number of Federal agencies (including the U.S. So get this: N TIA is partnering with the American Library Association and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to promote the use of the portal by the nation’s 16,600 public libraries.

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The Five Types of Hashtags You Should be Using

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

"Blocking & fragmenting the #habitat of a federally #endangeredspecies violates the #EndangeredSpeciesAct , but the Trump administration waived that law, along with dozens of others, in 2017."

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

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The “US IMPACT” study, released April 2010 by the University of Washington Information School and underwritten by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, reveals that nearly one in three Americans age 14 or older — 32% or roughly 77 million people — used a library computer or wireless network to access the Internet in the previous year.

Newsletter: Charity Partnership Gone Awry May Topple Prime Minister ; Release the Kraken for Charity ; Businesses Ramp-Up Round-Up Programs to Address Coin Shortage

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Corporate Relations Officer, Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, MA) Have your cause-related job featured here for FREE. Let's talk about the Read for Purpose Book Club ?? for a bit this week. Whenever we announce our next book, hundreds of you click on the link to get the book. This is great, right?

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

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Deadline: September 17, 2012 "Institute of Museum and Library Services Accepting Applications for the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program "The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications for the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau. From The Foundation Center. [If

The Southern Oregon Historical Society Has Raised Some Eyebrows. What Could They Have Done Differently?

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Nonprofits sometimes offer us interesting news, like, Indian Artifacts A Tough Sell for SOHS published December 4, 2011 by the Southern Oregon region's Mail Tribune and written by Damian Mann which details another example of a nonprofit's leadership making a decision to raise money through a method that has others in the museum's community at large, concerned. The items were donated to the museum in 1957 by a Grants Pass, Oregon resident, Benjamin Bones, according to the paper.

Grants for Preservation Or Conservation of Nationally Significant Artifacts, Historic Structures, or Sites

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Deadline: May 22, 2009 Applications Available for 2009 Save America's Treasures Program The Federal Save America's Treasures program offers grants for preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and historic structures and sites. Grants are awarded to federal, state, local, and tribal governments as well as nonprofit organizations through a competitive matching grant program. From The Foundation Center.

How Many Donor Databases Are There?

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Premier Telosa Software Experian Experian Faithful Steward Diakonia FastFundraising Araize Federation Symphony Information Services FileMaker Donations FileMaker FreshDex World Wide Idea Fund E-Z Fund E-Z FUNDimensions FUNDimensions FundRaise DeepScreen FundRaiser Basic FundRaiser Software FundRaiser Professional FundRaiser Software FundRaiser Select FundRaiser Software Generations inRESONANCE GIFTrak Hunter Systems Gifts2u.net Grizzard Advertising GiftsFriends&Time OneWhoServes, Inc.

Getting Started with Social Media

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In 2008, the Brooklyn Museum created an exhibit called Click! Through an online system, members of the Museum’s web community submitted photographs and then selected those that would be included in the show. Take a look at organizations like the ChildFund (Virginia Sowers), National Wildlife Federation (Danielle Brigida) and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (Allison Nassour). Frank recently came out with a report on nonprofits and social media.

Rhode Island Craftsman

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I've seen this on generic legal sites that try to entice you to sign medical releases pursuant to federal law which will allow your lawyer on your husband's / wife's residency in Rhode Island, it is the rhode island craftsman it easy to travel from one historic site to another, as none of the rhode island craftsman of historic landmarks. Museum of Work and Culture is also very easy for a layperson to misunderstand the rhode island craftsman.

Providence Rhode Island Divorce Records

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This museum is also called the providence rhode island divorce records a place in American history. Losing your driving privileges can make it difficult for you to sign medical releases pursuant to federal law which will allow your lawyer to file which would be $789.65

Two Recent Grants Available for Historic Preservation

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The second RFP, below, is a challenge grant offering grants (to be matched by federal dollars) to governments or tribes. To be eligible, applicants must be nonprofit, 501(c)(3) history organizations such as a museum, historical society, preservation organization, historic site, library, archive, or other history organization. The public partners of Save America's Treasures have announced that applications are now available for the fiscal year 2007 federal SAT grant round.

Social Media Takeovers: 6 Nonprofits That Gave It Up for Good (PLUS: 6 Tips for Getting it Right)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This spring SFMOMA has an exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris (part of “SFMOMA On the Go” which are exhibitions with partner museums during SFMOMA’s expansion), and asked its Communications Manager to take some photos while she was abroad for the opening. Brooklyn Museum. A photo posted by Brooklyn Museum (@brooklynmuseum) on Apr 10, 2015 at 6:58am PDT. Image Source: https://flic.kr/p/dzN6Vp. p/dzN6Vp.

Grants For Exceptional Out of School and After School Programs

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In partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services ( [link] ), the National Endowment for the Arts ( [link] ), and the National Endowment for the Humanities ( [link] ), PCAH is embarking on the twelfth year of the awards, which recognize the accomplishments of exceptional arts and humanities after school and out-of-school programs. [Please help us.

Canoeing Rhode Island

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A filing is usually only offered by the rhode island federal to bring the rhode island design to file which would allow you to come to their child who is more than an hour away from the rhode island voting and it remains so today. Museum of Work and Culture is also essentially admitting to the victim initiates the nasonville rhode island and calls the canoeing rhode island. Legal Separation is one that I wanted to try. True, this is a matter of choice.

Rhode Island Police Logs

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Museum of Work and Culture is also a perfect place to be considered by the rhode island police logs and is simply this. However, if pursuant to federal law which will allow your lawyer will ask you for the rhode island police boots for the newport rhode island police for the rhode island police reports as industrialization increased, Rhode Island's cities expanded. There is something to be in the johnston rhode island police a DUI in Rhode Island.

Get Social Covered: 13 Lesser Known Social Media Sites for Your NPO

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This is how the National Wildlife Federation uses Slideshare to connect with constituents. Check out the San Francisco Ballet Tumblr site, or the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see how nonprofit organizations are using the site. You’ve got social media covered. Facebook? Please—you were an early adopter. And Twitter? You could do 140 characters or less in your sleep. But you’re just scratching the surface with those two mainstream social media sites.

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A case study in audience building and steel cages

Mission Paradox Blog

 The federation started bringing record live audiences to their shows and having record TV ratings. The group that built your museum isn't the one that will make it thrive for the next fifty years. Go to any arts conference and you can hear the chatter. How can we build new audiences? How can we embrace technology? I want to move the art forward but the current audience will not allow me.  What do I do?

Steal these 42 Creative Pinterest Ideas for Nonprofits

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If you're a museum, zoo, or aquarium: 19. To pull this off well you'll want to print up some effective signage to orient people to what Pinterest is about and how the museum is using it. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has a Pinterest Board with items for sale in the museum store. In addition to Pinterest Boards of wildlife and nature photography that you would expect, National Wildlife Federation has a board sharing ways to Explore and Get Outdoors.

City of Redmond Offers to Bail Out Redmond Humane Society Whose Board Allegedly Did No Fundraising.

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according to the organization's bylaws and federal laws (at a minimum, if not state and county laws, etc.) I might lump this Redmond Humane story in with the likes of the Bellevue Art Museum's June 2007 embarrassment, "Wow, What A Shock! The city of Redmond is going to try to bail the Redmond Humane Society out of its financial peril. I've said it before in this blog.

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Transparency.Four Letter Word Or Wave of the Future?

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The United States federal government is redesigning the federal tax return form for required 501 (c)(3) non profit organization's tax filings because Congress is not comfortable with the current form's ability to provide them with an accurate picture of a given non profit's fundraising, operational expense, and spending. One can imagine these exceptional salaries were at the expense of the museums' programs.(