What’s Happening this March?

SocialButterfly

March Events. March 2011, [U.S. March 22, 2011 [UN Observance]. March 27, Worldwide. March 5-6, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts (Harvard Campus). March 11-15, 2011, Austin, TX. March 16, 2011, Washington D.C. March 17-18, 2011, Austin, TX.

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Writing Prompts for March

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few writing prompts to get you thinking creatively about March topics. I’ll be sending out the writing prompts for April on March 3, so if you’d like to receive those, get on the mailing list now. Opening Day is March 31.

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Trending Sources

Revise Your.Org Facebook Page Now: Deadline March 30

Getting Attention

What’s Changing on March 30. The change is coming March 30 whether your organization is ready for it or not. Take charge of your nonprofit’s Facebook future, right now.

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Your 20-mile march

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

One of Collins’ key leadership concepts is the idea of the 20-mile march. As leadership expert Leigh Henderson summarizes it nicely here , the Twenty-Mile March is the idea of slogging along at a steady pace no matter the environmental factors. Collins writes that, “The 20-Mile March is more than a philosophy. I think in many ways, we are all on a 20-mile march. As Collins puts it here , Twenty-Mile Marching helps turn the odds in your favor for three reasons.

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Nonprofit Writing Prompts for March

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are all set for content ideas in March, sign up for our Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter and you’ll receive April’s prompts later this week.). March is also: Red Cross Month. March 14th is Pi Day, a day to celebrate mathematics.

CauseTalk Radio Ep09: March of Dimes Stakes Claim to Cause Marketing with IMBORNTO

Selfish Giving

In this episode of CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Chad Royal Pascoe , Vice President, National Strategic Alliances, March of Dimes about its new cause marketing platform Imbornto (I’m Born To). For March of Dimes it’s the time between Mother’s and Father’s Day. Chad explains why everyone should be connected with March of Dimes and how companies can benefit from hitching their cause marketing efforts to this new effort. [Audio clip: view full post to listen].

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – March 18, 2011

Getting Attention

Compelling opportunities for nonprofit communicators keep rolling in, and I’m thrilled about it. Marketing is too often first to be slashed when budgets are cut. Of course that means your organization has no way to regain lost ground, but not everyone gets that.

You can meet me at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations in February, March and April 2011!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I will be teaching four workshops in February, March and April at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at 5930 Middle Fiskville Road in Austin! When: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Want to be more effective in your fundraising? Get LEAN!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Then come to my presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations on March 8th from 9:30am to 12pm. Do you have too much to do? Want to go from this: To This?

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: March 16, 2012 Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs — March 12, 2012. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate, Online Communications, Nothing But Nets. United Nations Foundation (Washington, D.C.).

What’s Going on in March

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For 48 hours, starting on March 30th, we will discount our All-Access Training Pass by $200 in honor of Kivi’s birthday on the 31st. March 27-28: Cause Camp , Lincoln, NE. Join me Fridays in March for Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators.

Habitat for Humanity fundraising campaign features March Madness

DonorDigital

This year, we added the March Madness college basketball tournament into the mix for Habitat for Humanity International. Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah are the most common holidays that work for many online fundraising programs.

NEW Webinar: Advanced Presentations To Get Mega-Donations Mar 20th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever seen people stifling yawns in your nonprofit presentations? Have you done tabling and just not gotten enough donations or email signups to make it worthwhile? In order to be an effective leader for your cause, your presentation skills are CRITICAL to your success.

Where's Kmart's Cause Marketing? Let Tom Tell You.

Cause Related Marketing

also graciously agreed to answer 10 questions I had for him about Kmart’s “Purpose Marketing,” and the company’s notably-long sponsorship of March of Dimes, along with Kmart’s newer. March of Dimes Kmart St. The other day I posted the question “Where’s Kmart’s Cause Marketing Effort?” in the Christmas season circulars and Tom Aiello, Division Vice President, Public Relations at Sears Holdings was kind enough to respond.He

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – March 25, 2011

Getting Attention

Thanks much for sharing your marketing jobs with me and the GettingAttention community. I’m getting so many thank yous from folks grateful to have a good source. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities.

[PHOTOS] #12NTC is already incredible! Plus Volunteer Tips!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Extra Action Marching band @ #12NTC. The Extra Action marching band kicked it off at #12NTC. The Extra Action marching band? This is unlike any other conference I have ever been to. Lived up to its name? I got some extra action? I think I’m in a “steady”?

Want a free copy of The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising? Head over to Amy Sample Ward’s Blog!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Leave a comment sharing your biggest hurdle or burning question by March 7th, and I’ll be weighing in with advice. Hey, I just got my first order from Finland this weekend!

DIY Charity Walk

Cause Related Marketing

The first two things I can remember doing for causes as a kid was to sell Scout-A-Rama tickets and walk in the March of Dimes’ WalkAmerica, now called March for Babies. Plenty of causes have borrowed liberally from the March of Dimes walk events.

Cause Marketing That Doesn’t Quite Come Together

Cause Related Marketing

Girlfriends for Folate' from the March of Dimes aims to encourage women of reproductive age to take a daily supplement of 400mcg of folic acid so as to prevent certain kinds of birth defects in any children they might bear, and to make donations to the cause and/or participate in its annual walk.

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—March 30, 2012

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs — March 23, 2012. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Assistant Manager, Marketing and. Social Media Specialist. American Legacy Foundation (Washington, D.C.).

March Goodness & Pepsi

A Small Change

March Goodness. Razoo is doing it again, this is year 2 in their March Goodness competition. Related posts: A Little Help: March Madness Award & An Idea Grants & Awards Update Awards Update Chase Gives $25,000. But this year they are only letting in a small number of nonprofits. Check out the requirements to sign-up and submit your application before February 26. Grand prize is $20,000 with a number of prizes based on region around the $1,000 level.

March of Dimes and Colored Charity Ribbons

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: March of Dimes WalkAmerica Colored Charity Ribbons

Monday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – March 12, 2012

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs — March 2, 2012. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications, Design, and Website Scholar. Aperture Foundation (New York, NY).

Marching Time

Mission Paradox Blog

"I came to the Sun-Times with a lot of experience from the News-Gazette and the Daily Illini , but [Robert] Zonka taught me his newspaper code, which he liked to express as, ' When you have to march, march.' It's the ability to march. It's earned by marching.  Shut up and march. In his book Life Itself , Roger Ebert talks about how he developed his skills as a writer and film critic.  Here's a passage I love. --.

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

MARCH – Love Utah, Give Utah. MARCH – MatchDay Milwaukee. MARCH – Nevada’s Big Give. MARCH – Fairfield County Giving Day. MARCH – Spring It On Give-a-thon (Western New York). MARCH – Monmouth University Giving Day.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – March 2, 2012

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Assistant Development Director. Alzheimer’s Day Services of Memphis, Inc. Memphis, TN). 2) Assistant Director, Communications and Outreach.

Monetizing Your Cause’s Archives

Cause Related Marketing

Long-standing causes like the Audubon Society, the March of Dimes, Federal Duck Stamps, and others almost certainly have asked how they can wrest money from their own extensive archives. March of Dimes U.S.

A Little Help: March Madness

A Small Change

Will you help Wellspring win Razoo’s March Goodness? This month Razoo.com is awarding $16,500 to nonprofits who raise money through their site. The nonprofit that raises the most supporters wins up to $10,000. 10,000 to the nonprofit has the most supporters. 3,000 to the nonprofit with the second most supporters. 2,000 as part of a draw to an organization that have more than 50 supporters. 1,000 as part of a draw to an organization that have more than 10 supporters.

Scaling Up Your Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

March Madness won’t start for another week or so, but as an adopted Canadian, I’m already thinking about who will win the Stanley Cup, probably some time in June. March Madness Canada Wayne Gretzky NHL Scaling Your Cause Marketing Stanley Cup

March Nonprofit Blog Carnival Is Up!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Jason Dick of A Small Change blog has a great roundup of top March blog postings. It’s a must-read

Webinars on Marketing with No Budget, Best Practices and More in March

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve opened registration for some brand-new webinars in March, with two more still to come. On Friday, March 20, John Kenyon will show you how to motivate your supporters online so they’ll go out and get their friends excited about your cause too.

Join Me at NTC March 17-19 2011 in D.C. — You’ll Be Glad You Did

Getting Attention

Register now for the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) and we’ll finally have a chance to meet in person! And if you register before December 7, you’ll save $100. Full disclosure: I’m a board member of NTEN , which runs this conference.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kivi is also doing a free webinar for Bloomerang on March 17th called How to Write an Email Newsletter That Doesn’t Suck. Starting March 7: Writing Direct Mail Appeal Letters In-House with Tom Ahern. Happy Friday!

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Next? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 16, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 9, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 2, 2015.

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Do you still have student debt? What did you do on March 4th?

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I attended an elite, private college, the rate of tuition was $36,000 per year. Now it’s $50,000 per year. Imagine that. 4 years of college will put you $200,000 in debt. Contrast this with the $500 per year that a student paid in 1953 at Marylhurst University.

WOWza Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 30, 2015 . Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 23, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 16, 2015. Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Coordinator First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI). Communications Manager, Shared Value Initiative FSG (Boston, MA).

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Nationwide Cause Marketing with Twitter

Cause Related Marketing

From Tuesday, March 3 to Thursday March 5 when you Twitter with the phrase “. Mash up a telethon, the nationwide live showing of an earnest documentary film about three women fighting poverty in their respective countries, CARE, ONE, Fathom, and Twitter, and what do you get?

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 23, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 16, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—March 9, 2015. Post YOUR nonprofit communications job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits. ABQtodo Marketing & Operations Manager Albuquerque Community Foundation (Albuquerque, NM). Account Executive Fenton (Los Angeles, CA).

March Fundraiser's Musing

Fundraising Breakthroughs

March is an uncertain month—is it winter? From Eric Utne's Urban Almanac 2005, this quote by Emily Dickenson: "March is the month of expectation." is it spring? Light or dark? Windy or warm? It's also Women’s History Month—is there a way to honor the women (donors, clients, founders, volunteers, staff) in your organization? With snow on the ground here (Washington, DC metro area), I'm looking for the early signs of spring.

A Brilliant Stewardship Plan for Legacy Society Donors From Down Under

iMarketSmart

February – post an invite for function in March. March – host a function. There’s brilliance down under! . A while back on my LinkedIn Group (Major and Planned Gift Marketers) , Sharon Wangman outlined a stewardship plan for Legacy Society donors/members.