How the Hemophilia Federation of America Created Their Thank You Video

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If you don’t think you can pull together a thank-you video quickly, Emily Roush-Bobolz, Communications Manager at the Hemophilia Federation of America shares how she did just that. The rest of us are scattered throughout the United States. Emily Roush-Bobolz.

#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. For a larger view of what resources are available via the federal government, click over to USA.gov’s site for nonprofits.

Grants for People, Organizations, & Agencies Working To Create Sustainable Fisheries In the United States

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Deadline: November 10, 2011 (Pre-Proposals) Fisheries Innovation Fund Invites Pre-Proposals The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 's Fisheries Innovation Fund is a grant program designed to foster innovation and support effective participation of fishermen and fishing communities working to create sustainable fisheries in the United States. From The Foundation Center. [If

#Aging: Medicare’s Support To Home Health Agencies Likely To Be Cut 3+%

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The two federal programs that are most often discussed as targets for cutting are Social Security and Medicare. And every political stripe agrees that as the growing number of Boomer retirees move into these programs, stresses will be felt throughout the federal budget. Indeed, the report claims that the savings comes mostly from adjusting billing predictions, not from a reduction in care: A proposed rule was displayed at the Federal Register today proposing a 3.35

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#FUNDRAISING: Presidential Candidates Ramp Up Mobile Giving

Non Profit Marketing 360

This is the first post-’Citizens United’ national election , so the astute political junkies are paying attention to the money flow from corporations and unions that need report their large donations until after the voting has been counted.

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Upcoming Movie Documents The Revolution Of Growing Older

Non Profit Marketing 360

From the people who brought us the Civil Rights Movement and Haight-Ashbury, draft-dodging and fuel-efficient draft airplanes comes a new movement meant to revolutionize the ways we think about aging.

#ProAging: AARP Busts Some Social Security Myths

Non Profit Marketing 360

As we enter ‘crazy time’ in the electoral calendar (a calendar that now runs from the Friday after the last election to the day of the next one), we will hear ever more about the desperate need to balance the federal budget and pay down the national debt. Social Security payouts make up some 20% of the federal budget , tied with national defense and one percentage point behind Medicare/Medicaid.

#Finance: Postage Rates For Nonprofits Realigned. Do Yours Go Down Or Up?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Of course, your organization must be listed as a nonprofit with the federal government first, and you can then apply for the right to use these bulk/nonprofit rates. The Nonprofit Times has a story we wanted to pass on to our readers about the adjustments to US Postal Rates that will have an impact on nonprofits and their mailing budgets. The news is important, but not dramatic.

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Healthy People 2020: Help Improve the Health of Our Nation

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Drawing on the expertise of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, public input and a Federal Interagency Workgroup, Healthy People 2020 will provide a framework to address risk factors and determinants of health and the diseases and conditions that affect our communities–and in effect move us toward a healthier nation. The U.S.

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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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My Cause Marketing Wish List to the President and the New Congress

Cause Related Marketing

Today is the first Federal election in the United States since 2008. s too soon to say how the election will fair for the two major parties in the United States, but this much is clear; come Wednesday the President will yet be Barack Obama.So

Connect Supporters with Local Elected Officials using Local Advocacy

EveryAction

Across the country, state and local governments make meaningful policy decisions that affect nearly every issue - from preventing gun violence, to protecting the environment, or safeguarding LGBTQ rights. EveryAction clients have already used advocacy forms to send hundreds of thousands of messages to federal elected officials. Users create an Advocacy form in EveryAction the same way as if they are using email or Social Advocacy to target Federal Officials.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

we recognize the contributions made by and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States, and celebrate their heritage and culture. United We Dream For undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.,

The Nonprofit Sector and Community Solutions Act H.R. 5533

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This bill is one of the first federal initiatives to address the nonprofit sector as a whole. It will take the first steps toward integrating the nonprofit sector into the federal policy making process by establishing formal structures in Congress and federal administrative agencies focused on the success of nonprofits." [[link] To quote the National Council of Nonprofits about this bill, ".Despite States Considering Taxing Nonprofits To Make Up for Empty Coffers , ".the

The Personal-Professional Mix in Social Media: Interview with Geoff Livingston

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During the conversation, we talked about how several nonprofits are handling this, including the National Wildlife Federation , the Humane Society of the United States , LiveStrong (Lance Armstrong Foundation), and Goodwill of Greater Washington DC , as well as some corporations.

6 Ways to Grow Your Email List with Facebook

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John has spoken at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, New England Federation of Human Societies, New Media Expo, BBCon, Social Media 4 Nonprofits, AFP New Jersey, and various regional conferences throughout the United States and Canada.

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5 Creative Examples of Nonprofit Instagram Stories that Engage Supporters

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John has spoken at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, New England Federation of Human Societies, New Media Expo, BBCon, Social Media 4 Nonprofits, AFP New Jersey, and various regional conferences throughout the United States and Canada.

Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit

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John has spoken at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, New England Federation of Human Societies, New Media Expo, BBCon, Social Media 4 Nonprofits, AFP New Jersey, and various regional conferences throughout the United States and Canada.

A List of Grant and Funding Resources for Non Government Organizations, Nonprofits, Businesses, Individuals, and Families in the U.S. and Outside Of It

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Instead of posting a single grant opportunity, in this post today, I've decide to list a few organizations that can assist anyone (in the world, anywhere) in locating potential grant (funding) opportunities and supportive assistance. For International Non-Government Organizations (outside of the U.S.)

10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day

EveryAction

Founded by the United Nations , WHD advocates for the "safety and security of humanitarian aid workers, and for the survival, well-being and dignity of people affected by crises.". Among their many notable achievements in 2016, they have helped persuade the federal government to welcome 110,000 refugees into the United States and played a significant part in abolishing the death penalty in Delaware. AIDS United.

Sharing Your Progress: 12 Phrases that Give Your Donors Credit for Helping

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National Wildlife Federation). Humane Society of the United States). “Sharing Your Progress” season is coming up fast. That’s when you talk about the highlights and victories of your year, and thank donors for helping you make it happen.

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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

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Above all, the IRS compliance requirements and federal law require that a nonprofit given official federal (and most often by states as well) charity status be open, reporting fully, in a timely manner, to any and all requests from the public for the organization''s board ratified financial and operations information. Yes, the federal government and law say the organization must provide information and complete and truthful information on its own self.

Communicate NOW on Govt. Shutdown Impact (Case Study)

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Dramatic and quickly-implemented changes like the United States government shutdown—even when known in advance to be a strong possibility—are challenging to respond to promptly and well.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 15, 20111

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4) Director, Marketing and Communications , The Jewish Federations of North America , (Multiple locations – FL, OH and VA). 7) Online Communications Specialist , The German Marshall Fund of the United States , (Washington, D.C.).

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Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Friday Futures

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Communications Coordinator , United States Professional Tennis Association. Communications Manager ,Community Manager , National Wildlife Federation (Washington, D.C.).

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How Greenpeace & Other Environmental Groups Are Using Technology to Build a Better World

EveryAction

EveryAction’s social advocacy forms automatically come with the option for users to target federal officials, but did you know that you can use our advocacy forms to go beyond that and target state and local representatives as well? This powerful tool automatically fills in information about thousands of municipal officials in every state and locality across the United States - letting your supporters get their message in front of the local leaders who represent them.

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50+ Nonprofit Instagram Accounts You Should Follow Right Now

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Humane Society of the United States https://instagram.com/humanesociety. National Wildlife Federation https://instagram.com/nationalwildlife. Looking for some good examples of nonprofits on Instagram? Grab your phone and get inspired. ANIMAL RIGHTS.

Social math: Yes…data can tell stories too

ImpactMax

That amounts to all the cars and trucks in Seattle, Tacoma, and Spokane plus the 25 next largest cities in the state, combined. In 1991, enough alcohol was consumed by college students to fill 3,500 Olympic-size swimming pools, about one on every campus in the United States.

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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.

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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.

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

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Because of the National Broadband plan not only outlines how to increase access to the Internet across the United States. Earlier this month, Susannah Fox discussed a health Information divide based on a recent report.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 15, 20111

Getting Attention

4) Director, Marketing and Communications , The Jewish Federations of North America , (Multiple locations – FL, OH and VA). 7) Online Communications Specialist , The German Marshall Fund of the United States , (Washington, D.C.).

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What the U.S. Losing Its Credit Rating Means, An Example of How (In Part) Our Nation Got Here, and What Is the U.S.'s Next Step

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We all know this is terribly important for all of us nonprofit sector volunteers, clients, members, donors, staff, and consultants to understand - what has just happened to our nation's economic standing: Wall Street Closes Worst Week Since '08 United States Loses Prized AAA Credit Rating From S&P Explanation of the lowering of the U.S.'s

For Basic Hurricane Sandy Information & Where to Donate, Too

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Hurricane Sandy weather and geographic details information is available at the National Hurricane Center Federal Emergency Management Agency's Evacuation Directions FEMA's directions to find your nearby natural disaster emergency shelter is: "To find a shelter near you, Text SHELTER + your ZIP code to 43362 (4FEMA) to find the nearest shelter in your area (example: shelter 12345 )."

A Few Very Good Free Grant Resources, Professional Advice Resources, and Also Job Seeking Resources

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Available professional nonprofit jobs across the United States and the world are posted, here. The Chronicle of Philanthropy Jobs : Again, another very well regarded and quality resource in America's nonprofit sector, The Chronicle of Philanthropy offers a job search tool for nonprofit sector professional positions open anywhere in the United States or the world. United States of America's federal grants : If the U.S.

“Ho! Ho! Ho!” or “No! No! No!”

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Failure in this area can have serious consequences if it violates standards for the seven protected classes under the Federal Fair Housing Act. Some states have added protections for sexual orientation.

Activating The Global Health Trifecta

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investment in foreign aid is 25% of the Federal budget, when the accurate figure is less than one percent. of State Hillary Clinton announced the State Department’s Global Health Initiative , working to improve global health as a way to achieve diplomacy. “We Image: PSI.

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Activating The Global Health Trifecta

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investment in foreign aid is 25% of the Federal budget, when the accurate figure is less than one percent. of State Hillary Clinton announced the State Department’s Global Health Initiative , working to improve global health as a way to achieve diplomacy. “We Image: PSI.

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Talking Taxes

The Agitator

The bill would make it harder for immigrant parents to claim the refundable child tax credit, even if their children were born in the United States. Social Security numbers are provided only to United States citizens or those authorized to work in the country.

U.S. Congress and Senate Work Together Passing Fed College Debt Forgiveness for Non Profit Employees!!

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2699 into law, an American who works for a non profit for ten years or more, after college, and has federal education loans will receive federal education loan debt forgiveness. This would be in effect for those with federal education loans dated October 1, 2007, and after. Correction: Anyone who has paid 120 times, after October 1, 2007; towards their federal education loan is eligible, under this law.

Grants for Lab Work to Preserve Culturally & Historically Significant Films

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Grants are available to public and nonprofit institutions in the United States that provide public access to their collections, including those that are part of federal, state, or local government. The grants target orphan films made in the United States or by American citizens abroad and not protected by commercial interests. From The Foundation Center.

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Out of Gratitude to Our U.S. Servicepeople - Resources To Support, Cheer Up, Hire, and Help Them and Their Loved Ones

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Want to cheer up, hire, or assist, service men and women currently serving the United States, or veterans or their loved ones at home; or are you a veteran returning to the work force? USO - a private nonprofit chartered by Congress, the United Service Organizations provides not only entertainment to the troops, overseas, as we all know; but more. Employers Wishing to Hiring United States Service Men and Women, (and for U.S.

Memorial Day Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

It’s Memorial Day on Monday in the United States, a Federal holiday that recognizes the men and women who served in the military and died. It’s also fair game for cause marketing around military veterans and causes. Kroger the giant grocery chain, for instance, is running a year-long campaign on behalf of the USO that has a natural inflection point right now.