Where is your money?

Wild Woman Fundraising

What issue could advocates focus on that would significantly decrease war spending, and increase government money for nonprofits, schools, and other charities? What could we do to help redirect that money towards desperately needed social services, or saving the environment?

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Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

EveryAction

Over the 30 years of our organization, we’ve sent over 25 million dollars in direct aid consisting of food, medical supplies, books, and toys to Palestine, Iraq, and Lebanon. Two years after MECA started sanctions were imposed on Iraq, which were ultimately were responsible for the deaths of half a million children under the age of 5. The organization sent medical aid specifically cancer medication to Iraq until 2005 when the U.S

Look! Anatomy of an Effective Annual Appeal

Wild Woman Fundraising

When we wrote about Iraq’s use of chemical weapons against Kurdish civilians, we deliberately did not use the photographs that make our volunteers cry. What's the time orientation or sense orientation in YOUR appeal letters?

VIDEO: Nonprofit Professional, You’re my only hope

Wild Woman Fundraising

” Bill Moyers asks : “Did you pay a price when you called for the end of the Iraq war?” We started out fundraising because we wanted to help our causes and frankly, we needed the money. I knew that denouncing the Iraq war was career suicide.

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Direct mail envelopes–five ideas for nonprofit fundraising

ImpactMax

Just one more lackluster appeal for money. (Another stellar quest post from nonprofit fund raising expert Rick Schwartz !). My family usually shops for groceries with canvas bags that I pick up at conferences.

The First 100 Hours - Turning Media Spikes into Fundraising Leads

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Growing an email list is a crucial element for nonprofits to build their movements, cross-promote their social media, and raise more money.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

For us to admit that we have let a small group of men abscond with and hoard the bulk of the wealth that runs our economy, would mean that we’d have to accept the humiliating acknowledgment that we have indeed surrendered our precious Democracy to the moneyed elite. Take our money!

The Other Side(s) of the Story

Marketing for Nonprofits

I LOVE that these artists are using their power and influence and MONEY to tell important stories that don't often get told. If I have to choose, I'd rather have our collective stories - about the War in Iraq, the Recession, and Obama's Imminent Election to the Presidency :)- be debated, discussed and narrated by as many folks as possible. "American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it." James A.

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100 hours: Turning media spikes into leads (Alia and Mark)

Sea Change Strategies

Growing an email list is a crucial element for non profits to build their movements, cross promote their social media, and raise more money. Every email list member is a prospective activist, volunteer, donor, and sneezer – someone who can help spread the word on your behalf.

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Minus the Mighty Bat of Cause Marketing, “Run to Home Base” is Stranded on First

Selfish Giving

Massachusetts General Hospital and the Red Sox Foundation are doing a great thing: they’ve teamed up to put on a road race to help soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with combat stress disorders and/or traumatic brain injury. Money. The company just handles the money.

a blog can be like a business lunch

Studio 501c

While I wish that Terry Axelrod allowed for comments in her Raising More Money blog , as someone interested in learning more about her acclaimed fundraising model, I nonetheless benefit from her posts. Beth Kanter, a thought leader in the world of nonprofit blogging, recently shared some useful criteria to help nonprofits decide whether to blog or not.

a blog can be like a business lunch

Studio 501c

While I wish that Terry Axelrod allowed for comments in her Raising More Money blog , as someone interested in learning more about her acclaimed fundraising model, I nonetheless benefit from her posts. Beth Kanter, a thought leader in the world of nonprofit blogging, recently shared some useful criteria to help nonprofits decide whether to blog or not.