Universal Basic Income and Decent Work

Wild Woman Fundraising

She was talking about the environmental movement, I’m going to talk about Universal Basic Income (UBI). It allows you to go back to school, create a business, find more meaningful work, spend more time with your family, even pay bills on time, pay down debt, imagine!

The Online Nonprofit Leadership Summit Rocked SO HARD!

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“it has all been very rewarding” -Barbara Von Reis, Madrona School. ” -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!

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10 Excellent Club Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Organizing fundraisers for clubs and activities can be a fun and educational experience for high school students. Mugs, t-shirts and other memorabilia can produce a year-round income stream for a club and its activities. By incorporating these innovative club fundraising ideas into your overall efforts, high school students can more easily finance the ongoing operations of their activities.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

Better yet, it is so simple to organize and execute that it can easily become a recurring fundraiser (and who doesn’t like recurring income?). A spaghetti dinner fundraiser is a classic fundraiser , but it is classic for a reason: It’s remarkably easy and it is a near sure-fire money-maker.

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

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Religions such as Islam have a concept called Zakat which means 10% of your income must go to charity. Snow White by 12×07 on Deviantart.com. And we’re answering MORE fantastic reader questions today! This person we will call Queen B.

Do You Make Any of These 10 Fundraising Mistakes?

Fundraiser Ideas

What is the average income level? Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Fundraising Events High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising Other PTA Fundraising School Fundraising Sports FundraisingWith over a decade of fundraising experience, I have stumbled over many fundraising mistakes. The great thing about mistakes is that you learn from them, which makes the coming years much more successful.

Do you want to create new income streams for your nonprofit?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Brainstorm new sources of income for your nonprofit , like I did for the Global Autism Project in New York City ( They made $60K in 6 months with a new income stream!). Triple your income like a startup nonprofit HOPE Inc did in Georgia (over $100K raised in 2013).

Grants for Music Programs In Public Schools in Low Income Areas And Nonprofits

Seeking Grant Money Today

The foundation's Music Matters Grants for 2010 program will focus on educational reform in school music programs and independent music programs across the United States. Applications will be accepted from public school programs (qualifying for Title I federal funding and serving a minimum of 70 percent low-income students) and nonprofit 501(c)(3) programs directly funding music education (serving students regardless of their ability to pay). From The Foundation Center.

Let’s hear it for Asian Female Nonprofit Leaders!

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She is the former Chair for the National Council for Asian Pacific Americans and currently serves on the Board of the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Have you ever wanted to be a nonprofit executive director? Curious about how other people got to the top?

Can you teach a class at the School of Everything?

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The School of Everything, what is it? Could you teach a class at The School of Everything ? What IS the School of Everything? School of Everything is here so you can organise your education however you please.&#. Are you already on the School of Everything?

What happens when you don’t pay a living wage

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The system is set up in such a way that the income gap between for and non-profit worlds seems just an inevitability, even if we recognize the pitfalls in such a society. According to The Guardian , we are still in an economic recession due to income inequality.

Case Study: How can you make your letter appeal better?

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Compared to married parents, single parents are more likely to have low incomes, have greater challenges paying tuition and arranging childcare.” Draft 1 of the letter, page 1.

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Grants for Nonprofits Providing Football Fields in Low Income Regions

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In order to be eligible for a grant, projects must be sponsored by nonprofit community-based 501(c)(3) organizations or middle or high schools. In addition, all organizations applying for funds must be located specifically and exclusively within NFL Target Markets and serve low- to moderate-income areas within those markets. and matching grants of up to $200,000 to help finance synthetic material resurfacing of a community, middle school, or high school football field.

Grants for American Public Schools' Music Education Programs

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Deadline: Rolling NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation Announces Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments Available to Schools and Community Organizations for Music Education Programs The nonprofit NAMM Foundation works to advance active, lifelong participation in music making by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs of the international music products industry. Tags: American public schools music instruments

How a Small Nonprofit President Got a Big Spot in The New York Times’ Room for Debate

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

After completing the program, Avery said she and Pfeifer learned that CDI had an opportunity to build its profile, raise awareness — and possibly gain media attention — by injecting its voice into broader conversations about the challenges faced by low-income college students.

Few Different Grant Opportunities for U.S. K - 12 Music Students & Public School Music Programs

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Deadline: October 1, 2010 (Online Pre-qualification Form) Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation Offers Instruments for School Music Programs The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation donates both new and refurbished instruments to school and after-school music programs in the United States that lack the resources to keep up with equipment loss due to attrition, depreciation, and wear over time, and to accommodate students on waiting lists or who have to share instruments.

Top 5 Words to Avoid to Achieve Messaging Awesomeness

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our organization just helped 5, 462 elementary school students learn to read last year.” Compare: “We’re trying to get junk food out of schools.”. We’re getting junk food out of schools.”. Erica Mills.

Interview with Erik Anderson

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So it was providing direct service to kids after school, to children who needed us most. But we are trying to say you need to have multiple streams of income coming in to be sustainable because who knows what’s going to happen at the federal level?

A Survey For You! What do you think?

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Would you like to read more about school fundraising? Would you like to learn more ways to earn income on the side if you have a full-time job? photo credit: Mattias H. We are coming upon my blog’s one-year anniversary. What a year!

Business to Business Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

When you buy an ad that will appear in a special tabloid-sized insert in both of Salt Lake City’s daily newspapers, 10% of the ad price will go to purchase books for children in low-income homes. Generally cause marketing is targeted to consumers.

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Making a living without a job-An interview with Barbara Winter

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Barbara Winter: Well, I think – and as anyone knows who had read my book, I’m really an advocate of multiple profit centers and having more than one income source when you build a business. What streams of income have worked for people that you’ve talked with?

Recruiting Corporate Partners with a Small Team: The Edge This Nonprofit Has That You Don't [SPONSORED]

Selfish Giving

Catalist helped Operation Warm to build an employee volunteer program where 50 company employees can personally interact with low-income children and give new coats to every child in a school.

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#GRANT: Dell Computers & Dell Foundation Offer Resources For Youth & Environment

Non Profit Marketing 360

In 2011, the foundation awarded grants in the US ranging from $55,000 to $10 million for the US Charter School Growth Fund. Here is a video of a project for the Trust for Public Land in New York City and their efforts to clean play grounds and develop community gardens with the help of public-school kids. Dell Computers was founded in 1984 in Austin Texas and it became a worldwide leader in online sales of MSDOS/Windows/x86 computers within a decade.

Justin Bieber’s Cause Marketed Perfume Should Be More Bieberiffic

Cause Related Marketing

17-year-old Canadian heartthrob Justin Bieber wants you to buy his new perfume line called Someday , and when you do all net profits “after taxes, royalties, expenses and company requirements are deducted” will go to Pencils of Promise, a school-building charity and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kimberly Troup

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kimberly Troup was brought up in a Christian home and was home-schooled from 1984 – 1993, a home-school pioneer! She has to get on her bus to school at 6:30 am. Kimberly Troup.

Don't put off fundraising planning to the fall!

Fundraising Coach

It stirs up thoughts trips, outdoor activities, and school break. Even though we're no longer in school, we still let that "summer mentality" affect us. Because of our learned rhythm from our school years, this feels good. Summer.

#Aging: $450 Billion in Unpaid Care Another Likely Drag On Economy

Non Profit Marketing 360

Parents want to keep their kids in school into their early 20s, for example, even though their counterparts a century often sent their children to work by their early teens – thus bringing much needed income to the family unit. Aging Assisted Living Community Health Healthcare Low-Income National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Politics Report Seniors Life AARP Associated Press Caregiver Health care Medicare Paul Ryan

Grants for U.S. and Puerto Rican Nonprofits Providing Free After School Literacy and Education Programs

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WHO Foundation Education/Literacy grants provide funding to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico to support free after school organizations and for the implementation or expansion of education and/or literacy programs for low-income children of all ages. [Please help us. We at The Grant Plant, LLC want to understand what nonprofits need from the services that they hire, today, given the economy; so please take our short survey.

Take Action Against Inequality – Support the Online Campaign #GlobalGoals

J Campbell Social Marketing

There was a one room school house that barely held classes, and when it did, girls were scarce as they were often helping at their family compounds.

CASE STUDY: How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission

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Both #wellnesswed and #foodfri have provided grassroots Twitter users with information on topics that matter most to moms and families, like how to get health coverage, how to advocate for healthier school food, and more. Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/7HCgw9. p/7HCgw9.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

Effectiveness of social marketing strategies to reduce youth obesity in European school-based interventions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. The opportunities for healthy choices in homes, neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces can have decisive impacts on health.

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[Special Edition] Komen Crumbles: Busted Nonprofit Brand

Getting Attention

The grants were for breast screening for low-income women. Planned Parenthood’s PR team, well-schooled in dealing with pushback, is clearly stomping all over Komen, who was not ready for the backlash its received. Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Komen) has done it again. Three strikes you’re out, Komen!

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Cause Marketing Bail Bond Services?

Cause Related Marketing

In its very earliest days, Apple Computer donated a lot of computers and equipment to American schools. But I’ve long suspected that Apple wanted to be not only the computer of choice for schools, but schoolchildren.

9 Tips From 3 Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns

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She’s the First aims to create a first generation of graduates and the next generation of leaders in low-income countries through scholarships. Rob Wu. Looking for some inspiration for your peer-to-peer fundraising campaign?

2015 Digital Fundraising To Do List #2 Get Serious About Email Fundraising

Giving in a Digital World

Alternately, seek-out the keenest direct mail fundraiser you can find and ask them what old school direct marketing nous they can share to help improve your email programme.

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#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, Socialbrite.org Strategist, Offers Useful Advice To Nonprofits Using Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

I started off as a relatively traditional community organizer with multi-issue/low-income organizations. I worked with low-income immigrant entrepreneurs to start businesses. So I went to business school and there seemed to be a confluence at that point.

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Millenials aren’t really that different!

Fundraising Coach

We're the ones that have been marketed to since birth, often through Saturday morning cartoons and after school specials. There are less of us but we're in the prime years of our income producing (as lean as those years may be). Millenials aren't really different.

Taming the Special Event Monster

Fundraising Coach

Be creative with fun raffle ideas, and never overlook the income-producing power of a Fund-A-Need. You might find a tech savvy high-school student willing oversee your event’s social media plan for little to no cost to you. You know it’s there, lurking in the shadows of your workload.

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions


Adults with a high school education or less. Among people living in households whose income was less than 200% of federal poverty guidelines ($44,000 a year for a family of four), 44% used library computers and Internet access.

Why Common Core Will Fail

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

And it will fail to improve our failing schools, wasting time, resources, and money in the process. After-school programs combine the students'' passions with practical advice and strategies to pay for school and stick with it.