What does an LGBTQ nonprofit organization do?

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Illinois Safe Schools Alliance: A nonprofit that helps protect LGBTQ kids from bullying in schools. Berdache or "Two-Spirit" in America, late 1880s. So, I majored in Gender Studies, which means that for several years I learned ALL ABOUT gay and lesbian history in America.

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November 14th, 2012 Workshop: Advanced Content Marketing for Your Business, Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC) Portland, OR, 5:30pm Register here. November 15th, Moving on up in your nonprofit career Learn more. November 19th, How to Find new Donors for your Nonprofit NOW! Learn more.

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YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job?—Movin’ Up Monday

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Director of Communications-Cure Violence , University of Illinois (Chicago, IL). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Associate , The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Inc (New York, NY). Communications Intern , DesigNYC (New York, NY).

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22 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Membership and Product Services Coordinator Illinois Library Association (Chicago, IL). Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center (Skokie, IL). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Affiliate Marketing & Communications Coordinator American Civil Liberties Union (New York, NY). Communications and Brand Manager National Dance Institute (New York, NY).

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YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Program Associate for Communications Outreach Illinois Public Health Institute (Chicago, IL). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Communication and Digital Content Manager Global Green USA (Santa Monica, CA). Communications Director Americans for Tax Fairness (Washington, D.C.).

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An Interview with Advocate Health Care: Case Study #StoriesOfTheGirls

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Advocate Health Care is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Breast cancer still impacts too many lives. Advocate Health Care launched a unique program to bring attention to breast cancer prevention, treatment and support.

YOU Can Make These Dreams Come True (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

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Thanks too for the contributions and support from these much-appreciated colleagues: Roger Craver, The Agitator ; John Lepp, Agents of Good ; Maureen, Low-Hanging Fruit ; and the founders of Illinois Blessing.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Program Associate , Policy Advocacy & Organizing, Illinois Public Health Institute (Chicago, IL). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health

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You’ve heard of Text4Baby, but an Illinois Department of Health initiative called Text2Survive is using mobile messaging to enhance minority youth access to HIV/AIDS information and prevention.

[Guest Post] Quitting the Culture Club – Why blaming a lack of culture of philanthropy is just plain lazy

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Francis Foundation based in Springfield, Illinois and an officer on the Board of Directors for NCDC (the National Catholic Development Conference). A few weeks back, I was talking with Dan McCormack about an upcoming training.

Do you have a “super job”?

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Heather: Adjunct college professor, Illinois. I was in line at the co-op today and saw the cover of Mother Jones. It said, “Speeded up, more work for no pay.&# So when i got home, I looked it up, and found this startling and sad article , and recognized myself. Read on.

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‘Genius’ Awards For Nonprofits

The Agitator

Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University – Chicago, Illinois ($750,000) protects the rights and well-being of young people in the juvenile justice system and advocates for fairer laws and policies. Southwest Organizing Project – Chicago, Illinois ($750,000) educates, mobilizes, and empowers communities in Chicago to help overcome foreclosures and violence.

Pioneering Champion Of Good Is Dead

The Agitator

The compelling four-page letter he and Ira Glasser, then the Executive Director of the ACLU, crafted in the mid-70s — when the ACLU came to the defense of American Nazis denied a parade permit in Skokie, Illinois — helped save the ACLU. Under the letterhead of David Goldberg, the message began: “Dear Friend, I am the jewish lawyer defending the right of the Nazis to march in Skokie, Illinois.”.

Spot Cause Marketing Fireworks – And Win My Book!

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With the support of DHL Express, 6,000 ready-to-bake, deep-dish pizzas from UNO’s , and Romeoville , Illinois-based Great Kitchens, will be packed and loaded into a donated DHL cargo jet this week and shipped to service men and women.

And the Winners Are.

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Scarlett Swerdlow, Arts Alliance Illinois. Thanks to the 391 nonprofit staff who helped pick the topic of our next free webinar: Quick and Dirty Nonprofit Marketing Plans, which is now scheduled for November 16, 2011. I know that seems like forever from now, but we are already talking about nonprofit marketing plans during another free webinar THIS week: 30 Nonprofit Marketing Planning Questions in 30 Minutes , on Thursday. You are some plan lovin’ people!

How Well Are You Protecting Your Supporters’ and Participants’ Privacy?

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David Schulz. What measures does your nonprofit take to ensure your supporters’ and participants’ private information is safe? How often do you discuss the issue of privacy in relation to both your clients and your supporters?

Are You Talking To Hispanics?

The Agitator

And nine states account for 76% of the total Hispanic population — Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Here from Pew Research is a nice wrap-up of the 2010 US Census figures as they relate to America’s Hispanic population. We all know the growth is strong — 43% over the past decade. America’s 50.5 million Hispanics now account for 16.3% of the US population.

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

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For three weeks you have stood in the cold, slept on the floor, skipped out of town to Illinois — whatever it took, you have done it, and one thing is for certain: Madison is only the beginning. Did you see this speech? Transcript below. America Is NOT Broke. by Michael Moore.

Charmed Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

They’re available online for less than $5 or in a handful of retail stores in Indiana and Illinois. Just as “the rich are different than us,” so too are teenagers. How so? In their hearts and souls they aspire to make the world a better place.

Cause Marketing Your Bowl Game

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Players and coaches from the University of Illinois and UCLA also plan to volunteer at Bay Area food pantries on Friday.” This year’s contest pits Illinois, which is 6-6, against UCLA which at 6-7 has a losing record!

Less Is More! – Uncommon Advice from a Nonprofit Social Media Enthusiast

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Let me introduce you to guest blogger Celeste Wroblewski, vice president of external relations at Donors Forum in Illinois. At Donors Forum in Illinois, we believe that there are no rules or, at least, that it’s time to reexamine them.

A story so powerful it was “unfair: Guest post by Rich Foss

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Not only did we need to raise twelve times more money than we had raised in a year, we had to persuade the powers that be in the state of Illinois to change their funding rules to make it possible for the funds that went to the nursing home to go to small group homes instead. Stories are so powerful that they can be, as the director of the Illinois mental health department recognized, unfair. I first noticed the power of stories in the early 1980’s.

Friday Futures—Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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12) Marketing and Communications Assistant , Illinois Holocaust Museum (Skoie, IL). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Interview with Erik Anderson

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Erik Anderson works with nonprofits all over the country-in West Texas, in Illinois, in Indiana, in Florida, and a lot of midwestern states. I was an executive director in the town that I still live in, Elgin, Illinois. Illinois hasn’t had a state budget in two years.

Interview with Peter Drury

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degrees from Seattle University, the University of Illinois, and Yale University, respectively.

Terri Andrews: Featured Fundraiser

A Small Change

I am in the higher education field, raising money for a new pharmacy school at a public institution, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. I have a background in higher education fundraising, as I started my career at a small liberal arts institution, though I did spend 6 years in the cause marketing trenches, for Special Olympics Illinois. This month’s “Featured Fundraiser” is Terry Andrews. Feel free to refer someone that you think I should feature. Thank you Terry.

Gambling With Your Pink Ribbon Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

It’s older than bingo in the basement of the local parish and, if you get the offer right, an all-but-certain money raiser. Except that adding gambling to your pink ribbon cause marketing promotion is also almost certainly a mistake.

Cause Marketing With Other Nonprofits

Cause Related Marketing

I was reminded of these sorts of relationships by a press release issued by the Illinois State Bar Association, which recently announced a goal to provide 1 million meals to needy Illinoisans. Food and money will be distributed to food banks across Illinois. We’ve seen many times that not all cause marketing takes between a company and a cause.

Business to Business Cause Marketing from AmpliVox

Cause Related Marketing

AmpliVox , an Illinois company which makes and sells portable sound systems and lecterns, does a form of non-transactional cause marketing to benefit the fights against both breast cancer and prostate cancer. Most cause marketing faces the consumer. You can imagine why.

Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health

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You’ve heard of Text4Baby, but an Illinois Department of Health initiative called Text2Survive is using mobile messaging to enhance minority youth access to HIV/AIDS information and prevention.

Fundraising from Out-of-State? An Update on Registration Issues

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There are civil penalties in California, New York, Illinois and many others. As you get your online fundraising programs in place and start connecting with people through social media, the liklihood that you will raise money not only within your home state, but in multiple states, goes up.

Grants for K-12 Math Education

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Funding priority will be placed on pioneering programs that engage students and teachers in innovative, hands-on activities; teach innovation and creative problem-solving skills; focus on girls and underrepresented minorities; engage Motorola employees as volunteers; take place in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas com- munities where Motorola has an employee presence; demonstrate measurable outcomes; and are less than two years old.

A Symbolic Victory Counts

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  On a local level groups like the Illinois Arts Alliance made sure people understood what was happening. I think some in our arts world may underestimate the importance of the NEA's 50 million dollar budget increase. Yes, it's a relatively small amount of money. but I think it was a significant victory for the arts as a political community. Look back at the situation, a legislator added the 50 million and it was promptly cut.

How Do Fundraisers Do This?

The Agitator

Said Science Daily , reporting on consumer research conducted by Ohio State and Illinois State Universities: "Previous research had documented that many people begin to feel ownership of an item long before they actually acquire it. Recently I read two articles from the commercial marketing world that — for me — raised the question: "How do fundraisers do this?"

Guest Posting Part Deux: Max Gladwell and Mashable’s Summer of Good

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That can mean free form fund raising drives, like the Twitter-and-blog-powered campaign to raise money for a crisis center in Illinois last month that took in over $130,000 in just two weeks. Mass publishing. Did you know this is accomplishable through blogs?

Guest Posting Part Deux: Max Gladwell and Mashable’s Summer of Good

SocialButterfly

That can mean free form fund raising drives, like the Twitter-and-blog-powered campaign to raise money for a crisis center in Illinois last month that took in over $130,000 in just two weeks. Mass publishing. Did you know this is accomplishable through blogs?