Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Georgia Canines for Independence

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The Georgia Canines for Independence Story. of Georgia , I dedicated my life to training dogs to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities. Georgia Canines for Independence is a 501-c-3 nonprofit. Georgia Canines for Independence ( GCI ) provides trained assistance dogs for children and adults with physical disabilities and other special needs. More About Georgia Canines for Independence Facebook.

Cheapo Cause Marketing

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this ad from a recent Martha Stewart Living magazine Georgia Pacific is trumpeting their donation to Susan G. Since 2004, the ad says, Georgia. Komen for the Cure Georgia Pacific Martha Stewart Living Koch Industries Vanity Fair You know me, I love cause marketing.

Friends of Georgia State Parks: Taking QR Codes to the Park

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I very much enjoyed speaking to your group today! There was a lot of talk and questions afterward about QR codes. Tonight, in researching for my latest book, QR Codes for Dummies , I found this story on how Fort Smith Historic Site in Arkansas is using QR codes! It’s a great article that I think you’ll find interesting and helpful. Here’s the challenge: to get it you need to scan this QR code! There’s a good lesson in this too.

Telling Your Cause Marketing Story On Pack

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Now Brawny, the Georgia-Pacific brand of paper towels, has taken a page from Kroger and produced a limited-edition 8-roll pack co-branded with The Wounded Warrior Project that tells the charity’s story.

Cause Marketing to Build Customer Loyalty

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In the deregulated Georgia natural gas market, one is using cause marketing. In 1997 the Georgia Public Service Commission deregulated the natural gas market. Facebook Loyalty Fireside Natural Gas Georgia Public Service Commission cause marketing

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Angel Mills

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Angel Mills is the Communications Coordinator at Georgia Organics. In her role, Angel works to advance Georgia Organics mission to connect Georgia farms to Georgia families. Angel Mills.

Want Staff Help with Communications? Start with Photography

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Julie Edwards, executive director of the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia in Gainesville, Georgia, agrees that contributing photography is an excellent way for program staff to fulfill their communications responsibilities. “We

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Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta


The Georgia Aquarium. For some reason, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta's downtown is the only place in the world where you can see whale sharks in captivity. Cool off from the oppressive Georgia sun with a frozen margarita at this Tex Mex restaurant and bar. This local chain has caught on like wildfire and now boasts nearly a dozen locations across Georgia and Alabama.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Cindy Olnick

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A native of Columbus, Georgia, Cindy worked in corporate communications in Cambridge, MA and managed internal communications for the Harvard Business School MBA Program before moving to L.A. Cindy Olnick.

How the Super Bowl Inspired Nonprofit Marketing in Atlanta

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But my personal favorite is the Georgia Aquarium , because a penguin kicking a football is awesome. Kathy Powell shared this post with me on Sunday — before Super Bowl LI. It was a heartbreaker for Falcons fans like Kathy.

What Makes A Great Fundraising Event?

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Last weekend I visited Savannah, Georgia to celebrate a friend’s birthday and received some insights into event fundraising as a bonus. In a large public square beside my hotel, the Susan B. Komen Foundation was setting up for the local version of their Race for the Cure® — the world’s most successful series of 5K run/walk events designed to raise awareness of breast cancer. In more than 150 locations around the globe, 1.5 million folks participate in this event.

A New Twist on Displaying Paper Icons

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Twenty CiCi’s Pizza Buffet locations in Georgia have come up with a fun idea of how to display the paper icons for their charity of choice, Special Olympics Georgia. Those Georgia CiCi’s locations began selling Special Olympics paper icons for $1 starting on July 16. In addition, on Monday, August 13, CiCi’s donated 10 percent of sales to Special Olympics Georgia. "At Paper icons can be a license to print money if all the elements come together right.

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job

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Vice President of Communications and Marketing Make-A-Wish Georgia (Atlanta, GA). Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Communications Associate Powder River Basin Resource Council (Sheridan, WY). Communications Coordinator National Flute Association (Chicago, IL).

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*YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ up Monday

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Public Information Associate , The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (Atlanta, GA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Coordinator , Greenlights (Austin, TX).

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Stories From Smaller Nonprofits ~ Bags of Hope Project

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Malenka's story begins as a dedicated volunteer with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. She is a certified presenter for the GBI’s Cyber Safety Initiative, part of the “Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force,” run by the GBI’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit.

Friday Futures—Your Next Marketing Job?

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Communications Specialist , Goodwill of North Georgia (Atlanta, GA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Chief Marketing Officer , Midtown Alliance (Atlanta, GA).

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Data suggests more planned gifts could be headed your way


James III (University of Georgia), Mitzi K. According to a 2009 report found in Financial Services Review, the number of charitable estate plans steadily increased among Americans aged 55-64 between 1996 and 2006. The report analyzed the trend of 41,965 Americans in a study authored by Russell N. Lauderdale (Texas Tech University), and Cliff A. Robb (University of Alabama).

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Nonprofit Marketing Help Wanted Now

Getting Attention

Director of Communications , Georgia Budget & Policy Institute (Atlanta, GA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Communications Associate , Art in General (New York, NY).

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Good Jobs for Great Orgs

Getting Attention

7) Director of Marketing , Georgia Center for Nonprofits (Atlanta, GA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Marketing Intern and. Social Media Intern.

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Guest Post: How I came to fundraising

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This first story is from Jennifer Kimball, Managing Director of the Essential Theatre in Georgia. Jennifer Kimball is the managing director of the Essential Theatre , a non-profit theatre dedicated to supporting the work of Georgia playwrights. Jennifer Kimball.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – February 24, 2012

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17) Program Marketing Coordinator , Georgia Chamber of Commerce (Atlanta, GA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator. Volunteer Fairfax (Fairfax, VA).

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

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NOV – Georgia Gives Day. Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news! There are so many organizations that have given it a try, and YOU can learn from them (the good AND the bad).

The Best Donor Thank You Note I Have Ever Received

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They help single parents finish college in one of the most economically depressed areas of the country (Georgia). It’s harder for people to rise up out of poverty in Georgia than just about anywhere. This is the best thank you note I’ve ever gotten.

Going Beyond Expectations

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I attended my niece’s graduation at Whitewater High School in Georgia this past Friday. When it comes to donors and especially special events, it’s always a good idea to exceed their expectations.

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Public Information Specialist Georgia Legal Services (Atlanta, GA). Post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Assistant (PT) Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, MO). Communications Director Center on Policy Initiatives (San Diego, CA). Communications Director America Achieves (Washington, D.C.).

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How We Created Our (First-Ever) Brand Identity

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A native of Columbus, Georgia, Cindy worked in corporate communications in Cambridge, MA and managed internal communications for the Harvard Business School MBA Program before moving to L.A. Cindy Olnick.

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One person makes a difference

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I spent the weekend in Savannah, Georgia with my Mama and sister-in-law to celebrate my Mama’s birthday (she’s 74). “Well-behaved women rarely make history.&#. I love this quote! I saw it so clearly recently. What I didn’t expect was to learn so much about the role women have played throughout history. We learned the details of how Juliette Gordon Low started the Girl Scouts of America (and we saw a couple of scout groups touring Low’s home).

50+ Nonprofit Instagram Accounts You Should Follow Right Now

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Georgia Aquarium 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!

Download Dice’s Local Market Report on Charlotte

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Professionals from Texas top the list for applying to Charlotte tech jobs, followed by South Carolina, California, Georgia and Virginia. Charlotte is well-known as a leader in the banking industry, where it consistently ranks in the top three of U.S.

The 4 Things You Should Do to Reach Women Taking the Reins of Their Wealth

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He is also on the board of the Georgia Planned Giving Council. Women today make up just under half of the nation''s millionaires. Over the next 20 years, through divorce, the death of a spouse, or inheritance, American women will control some $25 trillion dollars. .

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Robert Carnes

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Robert Carnes is the marketing & communications manager at Make-A-Wish Georgia. Robert Carnes. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. We need more stories!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

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If you are in the Atlanta area, I will be doing a workshop on July 15th called “ Quick and Dirty Nonprofit Marketing &# with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. Another Friday, another round of Mixed Links – good stuff for nonprofit communicators!

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The Story of a Church Making the Impossible, Possible


Let me walk you through a campaign started at a church in Georgia. Sherwood Baptist Church, created Sherwood Pictures, a volunteer-driven moviemaking ministry in Georgia, created its own movie studio from within its congregation using volunteers to act, produce, film and market their movies.

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Fundraising Platforms: Is Three a Crowd?

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The same question came up this morning at the Nonprofit Marketing in 2011 workshop I did this morning for the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The same question came up this morning at the Nonprofit Marketing in 2011 workshop I did this morning for the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

Improve your nonprofit website by moving down the ladder

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in Georgia? Maybe they’re searching for “Georgia college scholarships” or “single mom scholarships atlanta” or “adult learning balance work and job” or some other combination.

Universal Basic Income and Decent Work

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” speech, 16 August 1967, in Atlanta, Georgia: I am now convinced that the simplest solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a new widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income. “ Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

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What Good Nonprofit E-Newsletters Look Like

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The fonts Verdana and Georgia were both designed for the screen and Arial and Trebuchet work well online too. Twisted in knots about how to design your email newsletter? Biting your nails over HTML code, color schemes and layout? Relax. Deep breaths. In and out.) It turns out you don't need to be a graphic designer. Here's the good news: Your readers are expecting to read email, which means your words are way more important than your design.

Seed Money for Southern State Organizations Addressing Social Change Through Organizing

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Fund for Southern Communities Offers Support for Social Change Groups in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina Deadline: September 1, 2007 The Fund for Southern Communities ( [link] ) is a public foundation that supports and unites organizations and donors working to create just and sustainable communities that are free of oppression and that embrace and celebrate all people.

Are you doing nonprofit graphic design on a shoestring?

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What Typekit does is install a bit of javascript in the header of your website, and then it allows you to use prettier fonts than the standard font package that you normally can use, (such as Georgia, Courier, Times New Roman, Arial and Verdana.) Well, isn’t everyone?

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Nominations for Financial Awards for Community Agencies Partnering With Cargiving Research

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The award-winning team will be announced at the RCI's National Summit to be held October 5-7, 2011 in Americus, Georgia. From The Foundation Center. For more information on this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post]. Deadline: July 1, 2011 Nominations Invited for Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving is accepting nominations for its Leadership in Caregiving Award.