What Is A Group Exemption?

Foundation Group

The post What Is A Group Exemption? appeared first on Foundation Group®. Board of Directors/Governance Education Starting a nonprofit form 1023 Form 990 group exemption

A Screenshot Tutorial on How to Create a Facebook Group

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One of the recommendations in Facebook’s media guide – Global Coronavirus Resource: Connecting People During the COVID-19 Pandemic – was to use Facebook Groups to connect with people. In other words, don’t just create a Facebook Group to have one.

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How to Get People to Join Your New Facebook Group

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yesterday, I shared a tutorial on how to create your Facebook Group , and now that it’s all set up, it’s time to invite your members! Why you are creating this Group and who will participate? Nonprofit Social Media facebook facebook groups

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What Worked for Us – A Quick Tip on Increasing Facebook Group Engagement

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Since Facebook has been pushing Groups since even before the pandemic, I have been sharing some tips on making the most of your Facebook Group. So, now that you have created your Facebook Group and gotten people to join, how do you get them to participate?

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Best Facebook Groups for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My current favorite nonprofit Facebook Group is Nonprofit Happy Hour , which is an offshoot of Nonprofit with Balls. It’s a very active, very helpful, and very opinionated group of people in all different kinds of nonprofit work, although fundraising and communications topics seem to dominate. Another group is the Nonprofit Communications Professionals group. This is more targeted, but lately, I also find more promotional posts in this group.

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If you like VERITUS GROUP and you like me… now you can get both together!

iMarketSmart

That’s how I felt when I first met Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels (from Veritus Group) in Philadelphia years ago. So I was thrilled that Richard and Jeff invited me to chat on the VERITUS GROUP PODCAST. The post If you like VERITUS GROUP and you like me… now you can get both together! Smartideas donor qualification donor qualification questions donor qualification visit jeff schreifels richard perry veritus group Wealth screeningAlignment.

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Best LinkedIn Groups every Entrepreneur should Join

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Best LinkedIn Groups every Entrepreneur should Join. Be sure to check out our list of Best LinkedIn Groups every Entrepreneur should Join below. LinkedIn groups are often overlooked, but you can be part of a highly valuable community, within the already valuable networking platform.

Why you should join mastermind groups instead of attending conferences

iMarketSmart

But if you want to learn how to improve in your role at your organization I think there’s a better, less expensive, more efficient way to go— with a mastermind group! Mastermind groups usually involve 2 to 5 participants with common interests meeting monthly. Together, these people help one another set goals, brainstorm, and work through challenges to achieve results with brutal honesty as a cornerstone for the groups success.

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5 Most Fun Group Activities For Team Building 

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

5 Most Fun Group Activities For Team Building . Check out these fun Group Activities. The game is easy to understand, and with how close all the players are during the game makes it perfect for a group of four. That’s what makes it a great group activity. .

How Nonprofits Can Use Facebook Groups

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As the community engagement manager at Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com, I have set up a lot of Facebook Groups, and unlike some other changes Facebook has made that people find annoying, the latest updates have made Groups even more functional. Facebook Groups have become our go-to way to communicate and work with our training participants. We use them for all of our e-clinics, Kivi’s mentoring program, and we also have a Group just for our All-Access Pass holders.

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How to Create a Facebook Group from Your Facebook Page

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One of those suggestions was “Start a Facebook Group” as Groups still seem to have the same placement in the News Feed as they always have. And the many different Group functions available also make it a good choice to connect with your supporters. Look for the “Groups” tab. I was also given the option to create a Group from the “Community” tab, but on another Page I manage this was not the case.

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How to Create a Facebook Group [Social Media Basics]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They also aren’t the best for coordinating activities or sharing ideas with a specific group of people. If you need to have a dialogue with a number of people related to your cause, you might want to consider a Facebook Group (or many different groups) in addition to your nonprofit’s official Facebook Page. It’s much easier to hear from everyone in a Facebook Group. You can control who can join your group and limit posts to relevant content.

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Different Ways to Design an Editorial Calendar – Group Project!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time for a Nonprofit Marketing Guide community project! We get these questions all the time. What should my editorial calendar actually look like? Does it need to be online? Which software should we use? And of course, there are a million ways to do it. Which is not an especially useful answer. So, let’s create some really useful answers together, shall we? Maybe 10 or even 20 useful answers? Want to help? Please? Here’s how this will work. Step 1: Review the Sample Data.

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#Interview: Howard Adam Levy, Principal of Red Rooster Group

Non Profit Marketing 360

Howard Adam Levy is Principal of Red Rooster Group , a New York City-based branding, marketing and design agency for nonprofits. NPM360: Did Red Rooster Group begin as a branding agency? I’ve chosen to work in the trenches with groups who need the help, and try to give them as much support as possible. A huge number of those groups will go out of business because they can’t afford to stay in business.

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5 things great nonprofits do (according to Veritus Group)

iMarketSmart

Veritus Group knows more about fundraising than most people learn in a lifetime. The post 5 things great nonprofits do (according to Veritus Group) appeared first on MarketSmart | . Here’s some of their wisdom : 5 things truly great nonprofits do: They pay staff well! They make their projects and programs awesome! They invest in reporting impact in a meaningful way! They build robust and very strategic fundraising programs!

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#Interview: Howard Adam Levy, Principal of Red Rooster Group

Non Profit Marketing 360

Howard Adam Levy is Principal of Red Rooster Group , a New York City-based branding, marketing and design agency for nonprofits. MKC: Did Red Rooster Group begin as a branding agency? I’ve chosen to work in the trenches with groups who need the help, and try to give them as much support as possible. A huge number of those groups will go out of business because they can’t afford to stay in business.

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We Launched a Product Feedback Group to Help Us Create Better Products

EveryAction

That’s why we’re launching the Product Feedback Group , to connect EveryAction users directly with our product team. Product Feedback Group members will receive email invites to various research studies including interviews, usability tests, surveys, and more. Surveys help us understand problems quantitatively and allow us to collect data from large groups of people. We hope you’ll join the Product Feedback Group and look forward to speaking with you soon

10 Simple Fundraiser Ideas for Small Groups

Fundraiser Ideas

Following are 10 simple fundraiser ideas for small groups. Bake Sale – A bake sale is one of the easiest fundraiser ideas for small groups to pull off. Flower Day – This is one of the best fundraiser ideas for small groups within a larger organization, like a school. Caroling for Donations – You don’t have to be a choir to use this fundraiser idea for small groups. Sell caroling visits by your group to increase holiday spirit and raise funds for your cause.

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

EveryAction

There are thousands of nonprofits changing the world in big and small ways every single day. The best of these nonprofits know that one of the major keys to success is using top-notch nonprofit tools to run smart, creative, and impactful campaigns. We’re incredibly fortunate to power many of these organizations, helping raise more money and maximize their impact along the way.

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7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest Group Boards

J Campbell Social Marketing

If your nonprofit is using Pinterest, you may have been invited to post to another user’s Group Board. Pinning to Group Boards that others have created is a great way to increase exposure for your organization and your cause. However, developing Group Boards yourself and inviting others to pin is an even better way – yet vastly underutilized by nonprofits on Pinterest. Here are 7 ways that nonprofits can use Pinterest Group Boards.

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Join the Social Media for Global Health Working Group

SocialButterfly

Forming the Social Media for Global Health Working Group . Out of this need a working group was formed. The group meets quarterly in the Washington, DC area and covers topics like measuring social media, using humor in your social media campaign and creating a social media strategy. As a result, the group came to a consensus to work together to create a benchmarking document for global health and social media.

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8 huge reasons why you should join our new LinkedIn fundraising group

iMarketSmart

The new LinkedIn fundraising group is called Major and Planned Gift Marketers. The Group Manager (me) doesn’t allow spammers to junk-up the discussion board with promotions. There’s no other discussion group like it. Other groups have tons of discussions but very few comments. The post 8 huge reasons why you should join our new LinkedIn fundraising group appeared first on MarketSmart.

Which Group Buying Site is Best for Cause Marketing?

Selfish Giving

Frank Barry had a wonderful post last week over at Mashable on seven group buying sites using daily deals to give back. Like all the other group buying sites, GoodTwo has a sales team to land the deals with businesses and a platform to share them with consumers, but what’s different is it offers them to nonprofits and individual fundraisers (with a focus on those who raise money for runs, walks and rides) to use with their contacts.

Cause Marketing With Trade Groups

Cause Related Marketing

It’s not clear to me that this is a trend, but I’ve seen my first cause marketing campaign with a trade group.The campaign is a tree planting effort from Odwalla, the juice company, and the trade group called the National Association of State Park Directors.It the United States, a trade group or trade association is a probably a nonprofit (although not necessarily a charity).

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What age group responds to planned giving email marketing most?

iMarketSmart

The following chart shows the age breakdown for the leads we generated and gifts we uncovered for one of our clients. It’s interesting that there are quite a good number of 25-54 year old respondents interested in planned giving estate planning information. Furthermore, it’s also interesting that there are quite a number of 65+ respondents. How did we get this information? .

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What is The Concord Leadership Group LLC?

Fundraising Coach

Some of you have been seeing my name associated with at group called "The Concord Leadership Group LLC." And over the last few weeks, since the release of the nonprofit sector leadership report , you've probably seen more and more posts from The Concord Leadership Group. Hey Fundraising Coach, what's is The Concord Leadership Group LLC I'm increasingly being asked "The Concord Leadership Group? So The Concord Leadership Group LLC was created.

#Development: Action Group ‘Do Something’ Grows Huge Through Small Smartphones

Non Profit Marketing 360

As The New York Times then reported, she got the report from her colleagues, and “right then and there, she decided Do Something, a national nonprofit group that works to involve teenagers in civic activities, had to go mobile. Its recent success after a rough patch at the turn of the millennium comes from Nancy’s experience turning a $5000 inheritance into the nonprofit group Dress for Success , which helps poor women enter the work force.

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#GRANTS: WLR Automotive Group Looking To Give $25K Away In January

Non Profit Marketing 360

“Giveaway For Good” is an initiative of the WLR Automotive Group , who is celebrating twenty-five years of service in the central Maryland/York County PA region. The nomination process was opened up in mid-November, and anyone can continue to nominate groups through 14 December (NB: The site balks when opened in Chrome browsers, but you can use it). Since its inception, WLR has adopted a philosophy of giving and donates significantly each year to local groups.”

#INTERVIEW: Chris Forbes, Co-Author of Guerilla Marketing for Nonprofits, Offers Great Advice to Groups

Non Profit Marketing 360

You don’t understand how diverse that group is! You need to be able to listen to your constituents as people instead of as groups. Chris Forbes is the co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits and a certified guerrilla-marketing coach. His varied background in marketing includes experience in the faith sector and work on five continents, and he has pioneered several media initiatives in public relations, television, radio and the Internet.

Creating Personas for Priority Groups of Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

"Most agencies and organizations rely on the collection and analysis of demographic data from secondary sources, such as demographers in census bureaus, national or local epidemiological studies, or commercial market reports and databases, to make decisions about segmentation and selection of priority groups. Personas for Priority Groups to Address Concurrent Sexual Partnerships.

Group Texting: Useful or Hype?

Care2

This year the buzz is about group texting , which allows users to text up to about 25 people at a time via a mobile phone. TextPlus , a group texting vendor says they ha ve 7.7 GroupMe , another group texting company says that 200,000 texts go through its system every day. Can Nonprofits Benefit From Using Group Texting ? Group texting could make nonprofit campaigners lives a lot easier in communicating quickly and more efficiently with key staff.

The 5 LinkedIn Groups Every Nonprofit Pro Should Join

NonProfit Hub

The groups worth joining on LinkedIn are seemingly endless, and that’s why we’ve identified five groups any nonprofit LinkedIn user should join. Mojalink’s more than 170,000 members make it one of the largest nonprofit groups on LinkedIn, and rest assured that it grew its six figure membership for a reason. Mojalink is a specialist when it comes to connecting nonprofit professionals, and they are the creator of the group.

#INTERVIEW: Chris Forbes, Co-Author of Guerilla Marketing for Nonprofits, Offers Great Advice to Groups

Non Profit Marketing 360

You don’t understand how diverse that group is! You need to be able to listen to your constituents as people instead of as groups. Chris Forbes is the co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits and a certified guerrilla-marketing coach. His varied background in marketing includes experience in the faith sector and work on five continents, and he has pioneered several media initiatives in public relations, television, radio and the Internet.

Facebook in 2020 – What Nonprofits Need to Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

Let’s talk about the shift to privacy, focus on Groups, e-commerce for small business, and what he means by the “next computing platform.” . FOCUS ON GROUPS AND PRIVATE COMMUNITIES . If you watched the Super Bowl you probably saw Facebook’s latest ad , focused on Groups.

The 4 Donor Groups You Need to Contact Before the End of Year

Fundraising Coach

So you might even mix them in between calls to the other three groups. The post The 4 Donor Groups You Need to Contact Before the End of Year appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com. Photo courtesy of Willy D on Flickr. Some rights reserved. As we've been approaching the end of year, my coaching clients are asking me to help them prioritize their major gift fundraising contacts. Here are some of the ideas I share with them.

What Facebook’s Shift to Privacy Means for Nonprofit Marketers

J Campbell Social Marketing

3) Make a plan to interact more in Groups, or form a Group for your nonprofit. One of the most notable features of the Facebook interface overhaul is that the new Groups tab is placed right smack in the top middle of the menu bar when you log in. You now get updates from your Groups front and center as well as personalized recommendations for new Groups to join. NOTE: This depends on the Group Settings – some Groups do not allow Pages to join.).

How to Raise Money: 10 Tips Every Group Needs to Consider

Fundraiser Ideas

Recent financial downturns have taken a toll on many charitable and nonprofit organizations. Many administrators are left wondering how to raise money in this difficult economic environment. The secret to raising money is really no secret at all; in general, persistence and commitment are essential elements of success in the fundraising world. Here are 10 tips on how to raise money even when the economy is at its worst: Make your presence felt.

How to Know It’s Time to Fire Your PR Group

Cause Related Marketing

What the United Franchise Group, SIGNARAMA’s parent, has done here is an efficient way to activate a cause marketing effort. The most common way to activate or promote your cause marketing campaign is via public relations. If your firm has complications like multiple locations doing the same cause marketing promotion at the same time then your PR crew has a responsibility to step up their game.

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Hispanic Population Groups and Wireless Boradband Access

Social Marketing and Social Change

Hispanics are born abroad, in countries where wireless service often is more common than landline phones, the American Hispanic community is more open to mobile broadband than many other population groups. A new report by The Hispanic Institute and Mobile Future, " Hispanic Broadband Access: Making the Most of the Mobile, Connected Future ," [pdf] demonstrates the pervasiveness of wireless broadband services in their daily lives. Highlights of the report include: 1.

Social Media Strategy: Show Up and Hang Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Facebook Groups Facebook is re-investing in Groups. I know for me personally, the vast majority of time I spend on Facebook is spent looking at and replying to posts generated in Groups. As a group admin, you can control who gets in using screening questions. You can turn on Group Badges that help you reward people for participation. You will soon be able to charge a monthly subscription fee to enter your groups if that makes sense for your purposes.

Case Study: Mike Tikkanen and the Kids at Risk Action Group

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After serving for 12 years as a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) in Minnesota, Tikkanen founded the nonprofit Kids at Risk Action Group. After just a few minutes with Mike Tikkanen, you'll be fired up and ready to take action. His passion for improving the treatment of abused and neglected children inspires and educates, and you can't help but get fired up along with him.

How to Turn Your Staff from a Group into a Team

NonProfit Hub

After all, it says team and group are synonyms. Garry, a nonprofit consultant who teaches nonprofit communication and leadership at the University of Pennsylvania, said a team usually possesses characteristics like trust, collegiality and a shared vision, while a group is a bunch of people and a collection of individuals. Maybe you can be successful in your organization by just being a group,” Garry said.

How Nonprofit Groups Can Benefit From Foursquare

Selfish Giving

You can read my latest post over at Philanthropy.com. Thanks to Peter Panepento (a Yankees fan no less) for inviting me to write it, and for posting it the day after a huge Red Sox victory over the Evil Empire! Fact or rumor: Jonathan Papelbon used Foursquare last night to check the Red Sox into first place in the American League East.