Finding Federal Funding: A Beginner’s Guide in 8 Steps

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Knowing that I’ve worked on US government-funded grants for over 15 years, a friend recently asked me for advice on how nonprofits can secure federal funding. Below is my advice on how to get started in identifying federal grant opportunities. 1) Go to Grants.gov ( [link] ), a clearinghouse for federal grant opportunities, where you can do individual searches or subscribe and have notifications e-mailed you.

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

Seeking Grant Money Today

Applying for a government grant, especially a federal grant, can be arduous. So, some governments in the position of still being flush, during their fourth quarter, and due to the lack of incoming grant applications, sometimes even have to look for nonprofits (or other eligible potential recipients) to ask them to apply for the funds to be certain the money will likely be donated per the requisite due diligence (i.e.

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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

A charity can take a position on policy issues but cannot act "on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for public office." 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. There were some big nonprofit moves covered in the news this week.

#Tech: Net Neutrality Supported in Europe – Not Unsupported in US

Non Profit Marketing 360

In the US, on the other hand, the Senate recently blocked a Republican-sponsored bill that would block the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from blocking service providers who block, or at least slow down, internet traffic. Why is the Senate’s position so much more convoluted than the one presented by the EU? Yet this has not happened without federal regulation.

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14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 5) Communications Manager , National Wildlife Federation (Washington, D.C.). 14) Social Media Coordinator , Jewish Community Federation (San Francisco, CA). P.S. Submit your open positions here ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

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14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Officer , International Planned Parenthood Federation (New York, NY). New Media & Graphic Designer , Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). Associate Director of Organizational Communications , Garden Conservancy (Garrison, NY). Communications and Partnerships Manager , Columbia University, CPC Learning (New York, NY).

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Keeping Spirits High at Work #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A positive workplace culture is so important to your overall well being – maybe even more so at nonprofits where a lot of you deal with difficult subjects for less compensation. If you are in a position of management, how can you keep morale high at a nonprofit organization? You may not be able to control all of these if you aren’t the ED, but do what you can: Give all staff off every federal holiday.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Take It Forward Tuesday

Getting Attention

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Media Associate , National Abortion Federation (Washington DC). Assistant Manager of Digital Engagement , Rubin Museum of Art (New York, NY). 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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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Marketing & Communications Project Manager , Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). Online Communications Consultant & Writer/Editor Consultant , International Planned Parenthood Federation (New York, NY). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

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Great Opportunities for Nonprofit Marketers

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 3) Communications Associate , Asian American Federation (New York, NY). P.S. Submit your open positions here ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Manager – Affiliate Partnerships, National Wildlife Federation. Communications Assistant – Data Visualization , Climate Policy Initiative (San Francisco, CA). Communications Coordinator , Kids Help Phone (Toronto, Canada). Communications Director , The New Organizing Institute (Washington DC). Reston, VA). Digital Communications Specialist , Abt Associates (Cambridge, MA).

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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Digital Marketing Associate , UJA-Federation of New York (New York, NY). P.S. Submit your open positions here ! New Opportunities. Communications Manager , Horizons Foundation (San Francisco, CA). Communications Officer , Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Quincy, MA). Communications Specialist , Emily Krzyzewski Center (Durham, NC).

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

Hispanic Heritage Foundation is an award-winning nonprofit that identifies, inspires, prepares and positions Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce to meet America’s priorities. They provide national leadership on key issues that affect Latino participation in our political process, including immigration and naturalization, voting rights, election reform, the Census and the appointment of qualified Latinos to top executive and judicial positions.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement. As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / TBA.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Take It Forward Tuesday

Getting Attention

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Coordinator , American Federation of Teachers (Portland, OR). Communications Director , Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences (Plymouth, MA). Communications Manager , CDF: A Collective Action Initiative (Clarkston, GA). Communications Specialist , American Chestnut Foundation (Asheville, NC). Copy Writer & Social Media Coordinator , East-West Ministries (Plano, TX).

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Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Social Media & Web Management Consultant , International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (New York, NY). Campaign Writer , All Out (Virtual). Communications Advisor , Links Media (Rockville, MD). Communications Assistant , David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Los Altos, CA). Communications Associate , American Red Cross (Dallas, TX). Communications Intern , Turner 4D (Washington DC).

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To-Die-For Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Director, Digital and Integrated Marketing UJA-Federation (New York, NY). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Account Director, Temp Digital Project Manager & Temp Web Developer Grizzard Communications (Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA) Communications Associate Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (Washington, D.C.)

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Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Planned Parenthood Federation (Washington, D.C.). P.S. Submit your open positions here ! 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. Oakbrook Terrace, IL).

Our EveryAction Hero: Reproductive Health Access Project

EveryAction

We were so hopeful that we would be dealing with a different administration and that we would really be able to push ahead and make some positive changes at the federal level in terms of expanding access to abortion and contraception. Reproductive Health Access Project works at the crossroads of the medical community and the reproductive rights space to mobilize and train clinicians to ensure access to abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care.

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—June 8, 2012

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 18) Special Events Assistant , The Civic Federation (Chicago, IL). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here—FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Assistant Manager of Communications. Central Park Zoo (Bronx, NY).

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Newsletter: How to Sell & Close More Partnerships ; The Business Case for Targeting C-Stores⛽️ ; Are You Ready to Host a Hybrid Fundraising Event in 2021?

Selfish Giving

Dan has helped National Wildlife Federation, Meals on Wheels America, U.S. Manager, Business Development/Corporate Partnerships, Rebuilding Together , Remote ($50k - $60k) Do you have a partnership position you are trying to fill? The docs are back!

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 18, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 2) Communications Coordinator , The Civic Federation , (Chicago, IL). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

31 Fantastic 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. Marketing Communications Manager , General Federation of Women’s Clubs (Washington DC). P.S. Submit your open positions here ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 4, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 10) Online Marketing Coordinator , National Wildlife Federation , (Reston, VA). 1) Communications Manager, Choose Clean Water Coalition , National Wildlife Federation , (Annapolis, MD). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today !

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 28, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 1) Communications Manager, Choose Clean Water Coalition , National Wildlife Federation , (Annapolis, MD). 10) Media and Communications Intern (multiple positions) and Online Communications Intern , Worldwatch Institute , (Chicago, IL). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today !

Why the Canadian Digital Service is a major milestone for Canada.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

However, having worked a s a management consultant (specializing in the digital channel) with nearly every federal department, I’m convinced the Canadian Digital Service (CDS) is a legitimate major milestone. They work with federal organizations to design, prototype, and build better digital services. They provide advice to federal organizations grounded in practical experience and global best practices.

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Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—April 27, 2012

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. . Jewish Federation of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here—FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator. International Center for Transitional Justice. New York, NY). 2) Communications Director.

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Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 9) Director of Messaging and Branding , UJA Federation of New York (New York, NY). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here—FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Manager. Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc (New York, NY).

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: March 16, 2012 Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Washington, D.C.). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate, Online Communications, Nothing But Nets.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – Friday, July 22

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 4) Director, Marketing and Communications , The Jewish Federations of North America , (Multiple locations – FL, OH and VA). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

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Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Communications Manager ,Community Manager , National Wildlife Federation (Washington, D.C.). P.S. Submit your open positions here ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – June 3, 2011

Getting Attention

Thanks for sharing your positive responses on the value of these nonprofit-marketing-specific job postings. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Communications Director (4 month contract position), ARANA , (Arlington, VA). 5) Director of Marketing & Communications , Jewish Federation of Cleveland , (Cleveland, OH). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today !

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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 ! Here’s the last job posting of 2012, with some exciting opportunities. I’ll be back next year with weekly jobs plus more content on developing your skills and getting the job you really want.

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Šukran (thank you), Sharjah Government Media Bureau!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It adopts a mature and responsible strategy inspired by the wisdom of His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah, which is consistent with the UAE’s federal media policy and regulations, and adherent to the Emirate’s authentic culture. The core positioning of Sharjah relative to the other seven Emirates is to be known as the “media and cultural hub” of the UAE.

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

Getting Attention

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. For example, the Americans for the Arts Action Fund extended its shutdown-spurred call to action by positioning the shutdown as as preview of what the arts world is likely to look like if the threatened 49% cuts to the NEA budget are passed.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 7, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 7) Online Marketing Coordinator , Jewish Community Federation , (San Francisco, CA). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – May 27, 2011

Getting Attention

Thanks for sharing your positive responses on the value of these nonprofit-marketing-specific job postings. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 5) Director of Marketing & Communications , Jewish Federation of Cleveland , (Cleveland, OH). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today !

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 21, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 10) Media and Communications Intern (multiple positions) and Online Communications Intern , Worldwatch Institute , (Chicago, IL). 7) Online Marketing Coordinator , Jewish Community Federation , (San Francisco, CA). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today !

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 15, 20111

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 4) Director, Marketing and Communications , The Jewish Federations of North America , (Multiple locations – FL, OH and VA). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Brand Manager , Greater Chicago Food Depository , (Chicago, IL). 2) Communication and Web Content Manager , Common Ground Community , (New York, NY).

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. The Agents of Change Summit’s vision is to establish the field of behavior change marketing as a catalyst for positive social change. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789. It's finally here!

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – December 2, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. 2) Communications Coordinator , The Civic Federation , (Chicago, IL). P.S. Post your open positions - Submit your jobs here, today ! Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

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

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Yes, you got that right, one portal website to serve as a starting point for all citizen needs that fall under federal jurisdiction. Here it is fully implemented elsewhere across various jurisdictions: Federal level (UK): https://www.gov.uk /. 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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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – Feb 18, 2011

Getting Attention

To do what I can to help these organizations move their missions forward, I’ll feature relevant positions in my new Friday (when there are jobs open) series — Friday Futures-Nonprofit Marketing Jobs. I’ll be setting up a form where you can submit your positions but for the time being, please email them to me. Always great to start a new job from a position of strength.

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