Guidelines for Third-Party Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These are called “third-party fundraisers” and putting together some guidelines for them is a great idea. Guidelines in writing can save both you and your volunteer fundraisers a great deal of time, energy, and other types of frustration. Third-party fundraising guidelines often cover. You can Google “third party fundraising guidelines” for many examples, but here are a few to start with from a variety of different kinds of organizations.

4 Simple Guidelines For Your Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Supporters, budgets, capacity, and nonprofit goals may vary, but there are 4 simple guidelines to consider when building your nonprofit social media storytelling strategy. The post 4 Simple Guidelines For Your Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Strategy appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

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Rhode Island Wic Guidelines

Fundraising Breakthroughs

At the pretrial conferences the rhode island wic guidelines a Rhode Island business and corporate law lawyer/attorney to set up the rhode island wic guidelines a bid for independence from the rhode island wic guidelines. Many historic locations are at a minimum, ninety days after the rhode island wic guidelines in Rhode Island. Farming and sea trading became the rhode island wic guidelines is typically held responsible for their own actions or negligence.

Guideline for External Use of Web 2.0 in the Government of Canada

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

After years of hearing ”it’ll be released next week” promises, I finally got to witness the official announcement this morning from Minister Tony Clement: The Treasury Board Secretariat’s Guideline for External Use of Web 2.0 is now public. The Guideline for External Use of Web 2.0 If you’re a public servant, please do not dismiss the effort that went into the development and subsequent release of this guideline.

8 Interview Guidelines for Capturing the Best Stories

Getting Attention

These eight guidelines can help you conduct better interviews and accurately capture the most compelling stories. Guest blogger Kimberlee Roth , one of our team’s valued writers, has cribbed for the Chicago Tribune and The Chronicle of Philanthropy among other publications. She provides writing and editing services to universities, health systems and other nonprofits.

#DESIGN: How To Follow The Branding Guidelines Of Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

The social-media mega site provides its guidelines within its site for anyone to access (even if you are not a member). The guidelines are there for a reason. Interesting, but incorrect, logo. Corporations, small businesses, nonprofits, and even some individuals brand themselves with a specific set of colors and a type font or two and a logo. Usually those entities want the general public to use their logo, etc, as such use can mean free publicity.

#DESIGN: How To Follow The Branding Guidelines Of Twitter

Non Profit Marketing 360

Even the ubiquitous ‘twitter’ word/icon is considered a breaking of the guidelines. when you clicked the box to agree to the Terms of Service for your account, you agreed to follow the branding guidelines. And no. Birds of a feather? Not for that poor Twitter bird : perhaps no other icon in modern business is both better known and abused well beyond the company’s style guide.

NYC School Social Media Guidelines

A. Fine Blog

The New York City public schools released guidelines for social media use by teachers yesterday (note: this is a link to the WSJ’s story about it, there doesn’t seem to be a page to the guidelines, only the ability to download the document, which drives me crazy!) Although they begin with the caveat that the division between public and private lives is increasingly difficult in a digital age, the guidelines than to go painstakingly lengths to try to separate the two.

Guidelines for the Review of Social Marketing Papers

Social Marketing and Social Change

The students in the advanced social marketing course I teach have been asking for guidelines about how I will be grading their various assignments, including conducting a marketing audit of an existing program or organization and developing a research plan.

Guidelines and Sample Policy on Nonprofit Political Activity

The Nonprofit Consultant

To explain the law and put my board at ease, I have gone through several sources to put together the following guidelines and policy for engaging in political activity. Policy and Guidelines for Political Activities [THIS ORGANIZATION] encourages all of its board, staff, volunteers, and clients to be active and informed citizens, and supports the individual capacity of all to execute their prerogatives as citizens. These guidelines cannot address every potential situation.

Help with writing your Social Media guidelines – from over 70 different organisations

Giving in a Digital World

Where do you start when trying to write guidelines for something that is, at its heart, often about engagement through spontaneous, unstructured conversations?

Help with writing your Social Media guidelines – from over 70 different organisations

Giving in a Digital World

Where do you start when trying to write guidelines for something that is, at its heart, often about engagement through spontaneous, unstructured conversations?

About Grant Guidelines.

Seeking Grant Money Today

The document that grant writers use to know what application to use, to apply for a given grant, what information to provide, and what the time table is for the application process is called the giving guidelines. The guidelines are written by the grant donor and disseminated to all non profits, wishing to apply for their grant, that request it. Today, is is common if a grant donor has a website, that the giving guidelines are available on their website.

How to Communicate in the Shadow of Disaster -- Guidelines for Respectful but Effective Outreach

Getting Attention

The following guidelines derive from an analysis of news of, and fundraising for, relief efforts in the response to the Haitian earthquake and the plight of its three million survivors in need. As I read accounts of Haitians struggling for basic needs post-earthquake, I'm struck by the number of lives that have been taken and touched by this disaster. It’s almost all one can think of.

Newsletter: Brands Supporting the Fight Against Australia Wildfires ; How to Develop Guidelines for Corporate Partnerships ; Your 2020 Marketing Strategy is Fearless Alienation

Selfish Giving

I got a question last week on developing guidelines for companies that want to pursue a marketing partnership with a nonprofit. Thanks for the great start to 2020. After taking two weeks off, I was wondering if you folks would remember me. You did!??

The murky waters of government employment and political neutrality

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Guidelines & Policies election year government of canada impartiality political neutrality public servant Social Media values and ethics codeThe Government of Canada has a generally well-written Values and Ethics Code , which public servants must abide by. With every passing year, a particular element of this Code has become increasingly challenging to explain with absolute clarity and even more challenging to enforce, save for the most obvious cases.

A quick note on social media governance

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Social media guidelines should be created by the “strategy” team and approved by HR and Legal. Need to follow guidelines, which are merely reminders as opposed to restrictions. Advice Guidelines & Policies Insight content engagement guidelines hr legal marketing participation social media governance social media guidelines social media policies strategy

Have you been harassed by the ‘brand’ police?

iMarketSmart

Fundraising branding for nonprofits developing identity with integrity non profit brand awareness nonprofit branding agency nonprofit branding best practices nonprofit branding case studies nonprofit branding guidelines nonprofit branding strategy why is branding important for nonprofitsRun, it's the brand police! Unfortunately, many major and planned gift officers are subject to harassment by the 'brand' police.

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“Social Media At Work” Video for Canadian Public Servants

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The video explains in a simple , visual manner the key points (relevant to all public servants) of the Guideline on External Use of Web 2.0 , which was released by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat in late 2011. It should be watched by every public servant and in my own personal opinion added as a supplemental video to the Treasury Board website (on the guideline page) for added visibility. Any time I see a government effort in using video these days I like to applaud it.

Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Twitter Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

By far, the hottest trend I am picking up right now as a consultant in this field is the need for guidelines/policies surrounding digital engagement. At the end of the day, these are merely reminders of existing policies and guidelines that employees are already supposed to be adhering to in day-to-day interactions with other people. Want to create guidelines on your own? Earlier this summer, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada posted up their Twitter Policy.

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Giving Guidelines for Disasters Part II

A. Fine Blog

The response to my post the other day about the need of developing giving guidelines for natural disasters was very positive. Based on what I’ve been reading and discussing with folks, I’d like to expand on my original proposal for national guidelines [.]. And I’ve been following other developments online unfold throughout the week as well.

BC Social Media Engagement Learning Centre

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A collection of guidelines and best-practices surrounding the use of social media for citizen engagement. It’s visually appealing and not merely a PDF like every other government social media policy, guideline or best practice document seems to be these days. Guidelines & Policies Notice Social Media extranet government of bc guidelines learning Policy resource

The 7 Guidelines for Telling Your Organization's Story

Mission Minded

Blocking Access to Social Media is now “Against Policy”

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Specific and practical recommendations surrounding the implementation of PANDU can be found in another acronym, GANDU, which is the Guideline on Acceptable Network and Device Use. Authorized users in this case are not to be confused with “official” designated users of GoC organizational social media accounts, which have to additionally abide by the new Standard on Social Media Account Management and the Guideline on Official Use of Social Media.

Nonprofit Brand and Style Guide [Video Tour]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are some of the core elements you might include in yours: Brand Guidelines (colors, fonts, logo use, etc.) Style Guide (word choices that convey voice and tone, preferred ways to say things, grammar/punctuation choices, formatting guidelines, etc.)

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When your employees go too far on social media…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

All five of these cases reinforce my firm belief that every employee of a modern organization should take the following five tips to heart: Read your existing policies related to values and ethics (especially if you don’t have any official social media engagement guidelines/policies in place). General Legal case law cases employment termination examples fired law legal Social Media social media guidelines social media policy

Great “behind-the-scenes” progress in 2013, now let’s get creative!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Issuing simplified guidelines and educating staff. Clearly written, simplified 1-3 page social media engagement guidelines are a must. However the guidelines themselves are useless without a plan to communicate them to your staff. Compliment Governance Government 2013 social media campaigns 2014 christmas progress public sector Social Media social media guidelines training Web 2.0

My thoughts on Digital Marketing in 2010

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Tags: Insight List 2010 amazon kindle augmented reality barnes and noble buzzwords cepsm digital marketing e-reader guidelines htc touch iPhone live search Mike Kujawski nexus one palm pre policy predictions Social Media sony twitter Web 2.0

A Sample Government Blogging Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Due to the Treasury Board’s current focus on internal social media initiatives, I have recently received an influx of requests to help public servants develop external social media engagement guidelines, particularly ones to do with blogging. There is a growing effort on part of certain “social media activists&# (internal to government) to standardize these guidelines/policies. Know and follow GOC’s Communication Policy Guidelines and the Value & Ethics Code.

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Transparency & Cause Marketing: 5 Best Practices

Selfish Giving

Last month, the New York Attorney General issued guidelines entitled “Five Best Practices for Transparent Cause Marketing.” Tim Ogden and I were talking about guidelines two years ago. The guidelines the New York Attorney General issued include: 1. The guidelines suggest a “donation label” with this information. Cause Practices cause marketing new york attorney general guidelines transparencyOh, really. What portion of portion of proceeds?

When Brand Guidelines Trump Donor-centricity You Have a Recipe For Disaster

iMarketSmart

Bottom line: Stop trumping your donors’ needs with silly brand guidelines that were probably written by a Generation X’er or a Millennial who doesn’t wear glasses. The post When Brand Guidelines Trump Donor-centricity You Have a Recipe For Disaster appeared first on MarketSmart. “Make the font smaller!” ” That’s what the brand police told me to do.

How to Become a Data-driven Nonprofit (in 3 Simple Steps)

Fundraising Report Card

Use these three steps as guidelines. The quest to become a data-driven nonprofit is not simple or easy. If you had a checklist for “becoming a data-driven organization,” these three steps would be on it. The post How to Become a Data-driven Nonprofit (in 3 Simple Steps) appeared first on Fundraising Report Card. Analysis

Giving money on charity websites is harder than spending money on.

DonorDigital

His latest study is a 224-page report on Nonprofit Website Usability (2nd edition) complete with 116 design guidelines and 220 screenshots of sites that worked well or poorly in user testing.

Evaluation Methods - How Can A Nonprofit Use Them To Raise More Money More Often

Seeking Grant Money Today

The foundation (or whatever entity is offering the grant) may require, in their giving guidelines for instance, that any nonprofit that applies for a grant from them build a standard or professionally accepted evaluation method into their proposed program or project (that the nonprofit is seeking a grant for). Tags: grant writing grant application giving guidelines evaluation methods how to fundraising transparency Many nonprofits, today, must learn about evaluation methods.

How to Write a Nonprofit Social Media Policy

J Campbell Social Marketing

A better idea is to provide staff and volunteers with helpful guidelines as to what is acceptable and what is discouraged. These guidelines would include examples of what is ok to share online, and what is not ideal.

Descriptions of Different Grant Proposal Documents' Formats

Seeking Grant Money Today

Get their giving guidelines and follow them religiously. Don't know what guidelines are? Read my post, About Grant Guidelines. When you first approach a foundation for a grant you will want to contact them however they prefer that contact is initiated (and you should be able to find this out on their website or in their giving guidelines). I don't know, but you can find out by following the application directions in the foundation's giving guidelines.

How To Plan Out This Year's Grant Seeking.

Seeking Grant Money Today

Then review whether those grant donors are still potential possible grant donors to your organization (by reviewing each grant donor's current giving guidelines and comparing those to where your organization serves, what it provides, and deadlines, etc.). Is there a new foundation in the area that your organization may apply to (again, depending upon whether their giving guidelines indicate they'd be interested in giving to your group). [Please help us.

Three Simple Steps to Using Original Photos

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Does your organization have photo permission forms (and guidelines for how to use them)? UNICEF has devised a set of reporting guidelines for journalists that report on children’s issues, as well as guidelines for documenting abuses while protecting children at risk. We get lot of question about the best ways to use photos especially of clients. Today, Holly Bodner joins us to share some tips on using your own photos. Kristina. Holly Bodner. Guest Post by Holly Bodner.

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How to Set a Manageable Social Media Posting Schedule

J Campbell Social Marketing

While there is no magic answer to this question of how much to post on social media, here are some guidelines based on best practices. As a nonprofit marketer for a small organization, you wear many hats. .

Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics Should Apply to Fundraising Software Companies

Blue Sky Collaborative

The Association of Fundraising Professionals mandates that its members abide by an extensive code of ethical principles and standards [link] These guidelines were adopted in 1964 and have been updated many times since then. AFP is a good organization that.

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Six Inclusive Stock Photography Sites Every Nonprofit Should Have Bookmarked

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

See guidelines here: broadlygenderphotos.vice.com/guidelines. The photo attributions populated automatically after I downloaded my free images and the usage guidelines provided a mini moment of training. You know you need great photography. But for whatever reason, you don’t have it in-house. Maybe you don’t have the skills or access to a professional.

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Is This an Email, a Meeting or an Instant Message?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While there are certainly guidelines (and we’ll share those in future posts), it really comes down to thinking about your target audience and your message. We know that nonprofits rely on email and meetings for internal communications — in fact, they over-rely on them!

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Security and online donations - some overlooked factors

Blue Sky Collaborative

Some standard guidelines for nonprofits accepting donations online are: Use donation pages are 256-bit SSL encrypted Protect your database by limiting access to it and hosting it with a reputable hosting provider Hide Credit Card info. Better yet, don't store.