Stephanie Strom’s take on Nonprofits

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Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen


This year, we have activated kitchens to respond to the volcanoes in Hawaii and Guatemala. Tim helped us there, led our kitchen in Hawaii, and even came with us to Guatemala. Especially since at the same time we have relief efforts going on in Hawaii and Puerto Rico as well. World Central Kitchen was founded by chef and activist José Andres in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Since then the organization has grown to work in 10 different countries.

Small Biz Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Case in point is this wrapper at the left for a chocolate bar from the Big Island in Hawaii. ABC Stores are home-grown in Hawaii also and are something like 7-11s, only more ubiquitous. I saw a job description the other day for one of the chief marketers at Macy’s, the giant retailer.

16 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

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Vice President of Communications , Hawaii Community Foundation (Honolulu, HI). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Activism Marketing and Social Media Manager , Care2. Redwood City, CA). Communications Director , Time for Change Foundation. San Bernardino, CA). Communication and Outreach Manager , American Prairie Reserve (Bozeman, MT).

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10 Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Prepare for A Successful #GivingTuesday

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During #GivingTuesday last year, the American Diabetes Association (through a gift from a corporate sponsor) gave away a chance to win a free trip to Hawaii via a raffle. #GivingTuesday , the international day of giving, is set for November 28th this year!

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 29, 2011

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7) E-communications/Multimedia Specialist , University of Hawaii Foundation , (Honolulu, HI). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 29, 2011

Getting Attention

7) E-communications/Multimedia Specialist , University of Hawaii Foundation , (Honolulu, HI). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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OluKai Cause Markets For Local Cause at Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

Every year the company sends employees and others to Hawaii to help the nonprofit Maui Cultural Lands reforest the island and stabilize archeological sites. Trade shows are a natural for cause marketing because there are so many like-minded people under one roof.

Use Audience Personas to Connect & Convert (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Most likely, it’s the idea of a sick kid experiencing hope and joy in the form of a wish experience, most likely through an incredible experience like a trip to Disney World or Hawaii. . Thanks to See3 for sharing this useful case study, originally published on the See3 blog.

11 Ways Nonprofits Can Reach Donors on #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

During #GivingTuesday last year, the American Diabetes Association (through a gift from a corporate sponsor) gave away a chance to win a free trip to Hawaii via a raffle.

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Wow! We just finished the Fundraising Career Conference!

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” “Living in Hawaii … it has been wonderful to be affirmed in both my thoughts and experience. This is the third year of the Fundraising Career Conference- and it was so wonderful to welcome new faces, as well as having people coming back for their THIRD YEAR in a row!

#Aging: Which US Cities Offer The Best Lifestyle To Their Older Citizens?

Non Profit Marketing 360

In fact, according to the Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Association, the area boasts more shoreline than California, Florida and Hawaii combined. Dave Letterman offers only a “Top 10″ list, but Bankers Life and Casualty has just published its Top 50 “Best US Cities For Seniors 2011″ and the list contains a few surprises – though, admittedly, not so many laughs.

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Universal Basic Income and Decent Work

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Hawaii just legislated to give everyone Universal Basic Income. “ Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. ” -James Baldwin.

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The Online Nonprofit Leadership Summit Rocked SO HARD!

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” -Cynthia De Lani, Halani school, Hawaii. Last week we did our incredible Nonprofit Leadership Summit, with 12 presentations over 3 days for nonprofits all over the world! We had people join us from Nigeria, from Costa Rica, all over Canada, all over the USA, and many other places.

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Marketing To Changing Demographics

The Agitator

In Texas, California, New Mexico, Hawaii and the District of Columbia, the white portion of the population is already a minority (representing less than 50%). In 15 of them, the dominant minority is Hispanic; in two markets the dominant minority is Black, and in Hawaii, of course, it’s the Asian/Pacific Islander. Here is a terrific set of resources dealing with changing US ethnic/cultural demographics … and how marketers should adjust.

Hunch – The Decider

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

Above, the topic is about choosing which island in Hawaii to visit. Finally! A site that can help me with questions like: Does he love me or not? Should I ask him out? Should I wear red or blue today? Should I go back to school? You think I’m kidding, but really these are the question the site says it handles. In short, it helps users make decisions by guiding them through a series of questions on their chosen topic.

Google Tools for You!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Just this weekend, I used Google to navigate to the Splash Park, figure out what time it was in Hawaii (I'm time zone challenged) and research scooters. What would we do without Google? It's hard to imagine a world without this search engine which allows us to find information on ANYTHING.

What I was doing when I wasn’t here

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It will be broadcast everywhere from South Dakota to Hawaii to Maine, and there will be a podcast too that I’ll be posting here.

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Do you have any nonprofit career questions? I’ll answer them on national radio!

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This radio show will be broadcast all over the USA, from Fargo, North Dakota, to Maui, Hawaii. The Career Clinic with Maureen Anderson. Is someone you know looking for a job? Did you know that 1 in 10 people work in the nonprofit sector in America, yet a lot of people who are unemployed don’t know how to transition into this field? I’ve raised over $1M in the last 3 years for different nonprofits, and been successful at getting nonprofit jobs for myself and others.

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Fun week: Postal Service shines in research

Donor Power Blog

Fresh green coconut containing juice, mailed in Hawaii. Ever get frustrated with the Post Office and their persnickety regulations? Maybe they're just a bit more flexible than they let on. The very cool journal Improbable Research did some amazing postal delivery research, reported at Postal Experiments. Here are just a few of the items they sent through the US postal system: Rose. Postage and address were attached to a card that was tied to the stem.

400 Americans have more wealth than half of all Americans combined.

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They have conveniently provided you with believable examples to show you how a poor boy can become a rich man, how the child of a single mother in Hawaii can become president, how a guy with a high school education can become a successful filmmaker. Did you see this speech? Transcript below.

Grants for Western Hemisphere Native or Hawaiian Native Artists

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The NMAI considers the recognition of living artists of the Western Hemisphere and Hawaii to be of primary importance and will give awards to projects that strengthen the scholarship in this under served field and create opportunities for new and innovative work. From The Foundation Center.

Grants for Nonprofits Providing Job Skills and Continuing Education to People Re-Entering the Workforce

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Please note that the foundation will not make contributions to support public schools without 501(c)(3) status or organizations located in Alaska or Hawaii. From The Foundation Center. Staples Foundation for Learning Supports Job Skills and Education Programs Deadline: October 24, 2008 The mission of Staples Foundation for Learning ( [link] ) is to provide funding to programs that support or provide job skills and/or education for all people, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth.

Your Website Doesn't Matter (If Know One Goes There!)

Marketing for Nonprofits

Dionna graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BA in Women's Studies and an MA in Political Science. I'm always harping on the need for nonprofits to clean up their "houses" online.

Want to Build Community Online? Become a Bridge Builder.

Marketing for Nonprofits

In fact, in four states - California, New Mexico, Texas and Hawaii - "minorities" already comprise a majority of the population. This magnificent photograph is from Giorgo's photostream on Flickr.

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Diva Marketing Blog

Want to know an awesome woman in India - I can put you to touch with Dina Mehta or perhaps you need a cool diva in Germany - happy to introduce you to Nicole Simon or maybe you'd like to know about vlogs in Hawaii, I'm sure Roxanne Darling would be glad to chat with you.

What Value Added Can Nonprofits Offer in This Economy to Current and Potential New Donors?

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The Support Program funds 200 different credentialed aquariums across the United States, a minimum of one in each state (including, Puerto Rico, Guam, Hawaii, and Alaska), funding research on 200 different starfish species' preferences in captivity to ensure a higher quality of life and longevity for future captive starfish. These days, all kinds of businesses, including the nonprofit sector, are having to figure out how to both keep current revenue streams while increasing them.

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What About That Other Nonprofit, In Town, That's Similar To Us?

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Save America's Starfish works to preserve all species of starfish that live in or near the United States including Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska. Often, it's the case, that no matter what cause your nonprofit is serving, there will be another nonprofit, not too far away, who does similar work as yours'. What about that?