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Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In the meantime, I wanted to share my rough notes with you from the Digital Governance Forum , which I attended this past week here in Ottawa.

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Want to get that next grant? 5 steps to start building relationships with foundations

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’m great at writing grants but not as great at building a relationship with the foundations. Sure, here’s how to start building relationships with foundations. 5 steps to start building relationships with foundations originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on December 17, 2012. I am answering reader questions!

When The Government Comes Knocking

The Agitator

The finances of the Clinton Foundation have now come under renewed scrutiny with the launch of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid.

Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Sunlight Foundation Contest Winners Clay Johnson (Sunlight Labs). government (because 3rd party ones can`t match the strong gov brand).

The Ongoing, Sorry State of Nonprofit Governance

A. Fine Blog

Readers of The Networked Nonprofit know that Beth and I have a chapter on governance that reveals the sorry state of most board/staff relationships.

Fast Ways to Find Funding Sources

Get Fully Funded

Grants.gov is a clearinghouse for information on grant opportunities for all grants offered by the United States government. Foundationcenter.org is a similar resource, but offers information about grants from private foundations, public foundations, and corporations throughout the United States. Step 1: Go to: [link].

Making Your Case for Support for the Arts

Wild Woman Fundraising

billion in revenue to local, state, and federal governments every year — a yield well beyond their collective $4 billion in arts allocations.”

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Could your nonprofit get government contracts?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’ve combed the Foundation Center Database over and over, it might be time to start thinking big with your nonprofit. What do you do that the government would like done? For instance, a small nonprofit got a government contract to help seniors, and it provided quite a bit of the agency budget. Know your NAICS code.

Can a mobile app save lives? Yes it can.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Government Mobile Review Social Media Videos citizen engagement cpr crowdsourcing ems health public health pulsepointEnjoy.

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Private, Corporate, or Government Grants?

Get Fully Funded

Here’s a quick-and-dirty explanation of private, corporate, and government grants. Typically, I like to go after private foundation grant opportunities first. If I can find someone on my organization’s Board who knows someone on the foundation Board, it helps so much to make that connection.

Reader Questions: How can I get funding for a think tank?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you have approached people, corporations, foundations in your country in vain, it is definitely time to go where people appreciate your work. For funders, you might want to look to the UN for development money, or the Soros Foundation, they care very much about international government, as well. This is my response. Visceral.

How to Motivate Board Members: Interview with Simone Joyaux

Wild Woman Fundraising

It focuses only on governance not on management. We don’t understand that governance is different from management. TRICKY! RIGHT!

Are you a foundation looking for nonprofits to fund? Consider this.

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you work at a foundation or sit on the board for a foundation, I highly encourage you to pick this up. Hey Foundations!

Why Do Corporate Foundations Spread Their Grants so Broadly?

Cause Related Marketing

The mine, owned by Kennecott and its corporate parent Rio Tinto, charges a modest vehicle entrance fee that goes to the Kennecott Utah Copper Visitor’s Center Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) private foundation which divvies it up the proceeds among local charities. But why so many, I ask? So deep you can see it from space.

Free Agents and Government

A. Fine Blog

Tags: Social Media California free agents political parties Proposition 14 sunlight foundation The Networked Nonprofit

15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

Getting Attention

Director of Marketing , The Association of Small Foundations (Washington DC). Casey Foundation (Baltimore, MD). New Opportunities.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Diversifying Your Funding Streams

Wild Woman Fundraising

” How can you stop relying so much on government grants? We are answering reader questions this week. You can do monthly giving programs.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Tuesday!

Getting Attention

Assistant Vice President of Communications, National Academy Foundation (New York, NY). New Opportunities. San Leandro, CA). Philadelphia, PA).

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday!

Getting Attention

Associate Director of Communications , Conservation Land Foundation (Durango, CO). New Opportunities. Hartford, CT). Cambridge, MA).

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

12th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium. 12th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium. Governance / @usdsoles. Governance.

Grants and IBM Expertise for U.S. and International Cities' Governments' Offices and Districts (i.e. Port Authorities, School Districts, Etc.)

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. [If Only general-purpose governing bodies may apply. In addition to uploading a completed application form, each applicant is required to submit a brief letter from the mayor (or equivalent executive officer of the municipal government) affirming the validity of the submission.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Associate Director, Communications & Strategic Research Departments, Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Campaign Manager , Center for Effective Government (Washington DC). Communications Director , Lupus Foundation of America (Washington DC). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here.

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Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate Product Manager Wikimedia Foundation (San Francisco, CA). Communications Manager—PT Lemur Conservation Foundation (Myakka City, FL).

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Officer , The Nellie Mae Education Foundation (Quincy, MA). New Opportunities. Manassas, VA). Recent Opportunities.

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Where Should I Pitch My Nonprofit’s Story?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For instance, to get local and state government to expand funding, you might start to target lawmakers and their staff as a key audience.

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Grants for Governments, Nonprofits, Regional Organizations, Individuals, Private Sector Creating Small and Large Scale Fisheries Management Solutions

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. [If Entries should have the potential for replication and contribute to responsible fisheries governance. Applications are invited from individuals, governments, regional organizations, fishers organizations, community-based organizations and NGOs, the private sector, and the academic community.

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Schools, Universities, or Government Agencies Providing Non-Traditional Solutions to Employ Individuals With Disabilities

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. [If This includes nonprofit agencies, public and private schools, and public institutions such as universities and government (state, local, federal) agencies in the United States or any of its territories. Visit the Kessler Foundation Web site for complete program information and application procedures."

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Tribes, Local or State Governments Studying Value and Impact of the Arts

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. [If nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations; units of state or local government; or federally recognized tribal communities or tribes. RFP grants arts the foundation centerIf you are interested in this grant opportunity, click on "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post, for more information].

Why Ignoring GuideStar’s Profile Pages Damages Your PR Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They also provide charities with opportunities to provide contact information, social media links, as well as details about their governance practices and diversity measures. Of that number, 35,000 are registered foundation staff members who use the site to research potential grantees. Governance. Charting Impact.

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Grab-It Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Director Center for Effective Government (Washington, DC). Director of Marketing and Communications Barberton Community Foundation (Barberton, OH). Internal Communications Officer Open Society Foundations (New York, NY). Hold on! . Chief Marketing Officer Net Impact (San Francisco, CA). Washington, DC). Hold on!

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Global Fund for Community Foundations / Johannesburg, (Int.) 13th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium. Nonprofit Management. Focus.

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.

What’s the One Secret to Winning Foundation Grants?

Fundraising Coach

Then head over to Pamela’s blog to sign up for her free 5-part course on successful foundation funding. “It Government and The Foundation Center, there are over $544 billion up for grabs each and every year from thousands of sources. (To Target local foundations. Maintain your foundation stewardship.

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. Engage 3.

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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. Engage 3.

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Grants for Local Governments Collaborations With School Aged Children Providing Local History and Preservation Projects

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. Other eligible applicants include local government agencies such as parks and recreation commissions, historic commissions, departments of local history, or other local government agencies that own and/or operate a historic site or property.

4 Jobs for Introverted Fundraisers

Wild Woman Fundraising

Grants AKA Foundation and government fundraising. This is actually not the case. Are you an introvert? Don’t worry! That depends!

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Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Governments, Tribes, and Educational Institutions Linking Econimic Development and Community Well Being to Stewardship & Health of the Environment

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. [If Eligible applicants include nonprofit 501(c) organizations; state, tribal, and local governments; and educational institutions. RFP grants environment the foundation centerApplicants must be working in states where Wells Fargo operates. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

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. As each nonprofit is its own unique entity so must the founding documents be of each organization.

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits and International Non Government Organizations Promoting the Rights of Persons With Disabilities

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. Tags: RFP disabilities grants the foundation center Deadline: Various (See below.) The fund's 2010 Moving Rights Forward grant cycle will consist of two rounds. Applicants can apply as single organizations or partnerships for small grants and/or as national DPO-led coalitions for national coalition grants.