Massachusetts Nonprofit raises over $70000 with hike-a-thon

Blue Sky Collaborative

Wilderness Heals is a three-day pledge hike to raise funds for the Elizabeth Stone House. The event has posted some impressive numbers thus far including one hiker who is personally responsible for raising over $6500. Elizabeth Stone House is well.

Want to learn fundraising or social media? Check Out These New November Webinars & Workshops!

Wild Woman Fundraising

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.

What does an LGBTQ nonprofit organization do?

Wild Woman Fundraising

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.

#Aging: We May Have To/Want To Work Longer. Will We Live Longer?

Non Profit Marketing 360

’ Aging Blogs Communications Community Diet Fitness Health Healthcare Independent Living News and Current Affairs Retirement Living Seniors Life Wellness economy elderhood Longevity Massachusetts Institute of Technology Old age People Retirement Seniors Social Security United States Workforce

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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.

Memorial Day

The Agitator

Motorhead Roger — one of the few people I know who actually seems to enjoy driving from Florida to Massachusetts — Uncategorized premiumRoger and I are taking the day off; it’s the end of Memorial Day weekend in the States.

What’s Happening this March?

SocialButterfly

March 5-6, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts (Harvard Campus). Spring is in the air… Well, almost. Here’s a look at some of the top social change events happening this month. Where do you go for your inspiration? March Events. Observances. National Nutrition Month. March 2011, [U.S.

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5 Visual Marketing Tips for Small Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

At our Massachusetts safe home, when a survivor graduates she puts her hand print on this wall, stamped next to the hands of the survivors who have come before her. There is no doubt that visual marketing rules the social web.

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Day Three: 4 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July & Give Back

Selfish Giving

That’s why my third pick of the week for cause marketing that celebrates Independence Day is a Massachusetts company called 50 Back , which brews a beer called T he Brew of the Brave.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ up Monday

Getting Attention

Web Operations Specialist , The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Yes! National Companies Do Partner with Local Nonprofits

Selfish Giving

Walmart supports a lot of national causes, such as the Children’s Miracle Network , but when I worked with them here in Massachusetts each store was allotted $2,000 to support a local nonprofit of their choice.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Digital Communications Coordinator, The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Chief Marketing Officer , Conservation International (Alexandria, VA).

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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job? Take It Forward Tuesday

Getting Attention

Vice President of Communications and Community Relations , Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (Boston, MA). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Administrative Assistant, The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County (San Luis Obispo, CA). Communications Officer , The Raikes Foundation (Seattle, WA). Digital Engagement Officer , International Rescue Committee. New York, NY). Digital Marketing Specialist , The Harwood Institute (Bethesda, MD).

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5 Steps to a Killer Nonprofit Instagram Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay uses Instagram to showcase staff, volunteers, and the kids they serve. Why should you consider building your nonprofit Instagram strategy? Instagram is growing rapidly, with one-third of online adults reporting that they use Instagram!

Book Review: Fundraising with Businesses by Joe Waters

Wild Woman Fundraising

My friend Joe Waters just came out with a new book, called Fundraising with businesses. What’s it about? Well, if you thought that sponsorship was all a business could do for you, BOY are you in for a surprise!

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Giving Thanks

The Agitator

school kid learns that Thanksgiving is a feast day with origins in the Massachusetts colony of the Pilgrims, religious dissidents fleeting persecution in Europe, who purportedly were saved from starvation. Chances are there’s not a U.S. Agitator reader online or reading The Agitator today. You see, it’s Thanksgiving. The preeminent day in the U.S. The one holiday all Americans seem to agree on and celebrate.

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Vice President Marketing, Communications and Community Relations , Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (Boston, MA). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Campaign Writer , All Out (Virtual). Communications Advisor , Links Media (Rockville, MD). Communications Assistant , David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Los Altos, CA). Communications Associate , American Red Cross (Dallas, TX). Communications Intern , Turner 4D (Washington DC).

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Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

Regional Communications Manager , Youth Villages Massachusetts (Woburn, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Communications Director , Highstead (Redding, CT).

Looking for an Alternative to Pinups? Try Coupon Books

Selfish Giving

The book pictured comes from Massachusetts-based pizza chain Papa Gino’s and benefits The Jimmy Fund, the fundraising arm of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. A good alternative to pinups is a coupon book. Last year this coupon book raised $90,000 for The Jimmy Fund. This year’s program began July 1st and runs through the end. Cause Marketing In Action cause marketing coupon book papa gino's pinups the jimmy fund

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Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Coordinator , Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (Boston, MA). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Associate Video Producer , Marketing Graphic Designer, Online Campaign Strategist , Online Campaign Strategist-Latin America , Public Relations Specialist-Bilingual and Web Designer, The Human Society (Gaithersburg, MD). Associate Director of Digital Communications , Boston Children’s Hospital Trust (Boston, MA).

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6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Quickly Get More Facebook Engagement

J Campbell Social Marketing

Rosie’s Place in Boston frequently posts information related to current events and conversations around hunger and poverty in Massachusetts, and how they are helping.

What's Wrong with Tom Brady's Partnership with Best Buddies? Everything

Selfish Giving

Today, at Star Market in Newtonville, Massachusetts, Andrew, my cashier (not the first time I've been through his checkout line) asked if I wanted to make a $3 donation to Best Buddies and Team Tom Brady. Photo via Best Buddies International on Flickr. I'm a big fan of Tom Brady.

Mmmm….Donuts….for a Cause

Selfish Giving

To raise awareness and money for the Massachusetts/New Hampshire chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association during World Alzheimer’s Month , Dunkin Donuts is going Purple with a Purpose.

Pimping for Constant Contact

Cause Related Marketing

was invited to a local presentation on email marketing from Constant Contact, the Waltham, Massachusetts email marketing outfit whose target market is small businesses and nonprofits.They offer a cause-related marketing campaign called Care4Kids meant to. OK, not pimping really. More like a gentle noodge to nonprofits and the companies that love them that it’s time to start email marketing.I

#GivingTuesday 2017 Recap – What Worked and What Didn’t

J Campbell Social Marketing

Results from Massachusetts nonprofits were mixe d , with some organizations hitting their stride and achieving their goals, and some not meeting their expectations. The results are in – this year was the biggest Giving Tuesday yet!

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How Students Can Prepare for a Nonprofit Career

A. Fine Blog

Michelle in Massachusetts. Here is my latest “On Becoming A Leader” column for the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Q. I work with college-age students interested in careers with social impact.

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing Communications Specialist , Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Business Development Lead , Minds on Design Lab (NYC, DC or Boston). Communications Assistant , Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (Flint, MI). Communications Counselor , Full Court Press Communications (Oakland, CA). Communications Manager , Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (Radnor, PA).

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3 Steps to a Powerful, All-Organization Team of Messengers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I recently completed an all-new message platform for the largest human services organization in Massachusetts. The platform included a tagline, positioning statement, talking points or key messages at organization and program level, and elevator conversation.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job

Getting Attention

Marketing Manager , Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (Boston, MA). CONTEST! What should we call our Monday job post series? It was Friday Futures, till we moved it to Mondays (at your request). Please submit your ideas here or to jobs@gettingattention.org. We’ll announce the winner Monday, March 11. As always, please post your nonprofit marketing position here. Featured Jobs. Community Specialist and Senior Social Media Manager , The Humane Society (Gaithersburg, MD).

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#ENVIRO: CBS/EcoMedia Partnership Expands To Bring Advertising To Green Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Here is another brief video showing how EcoMedia helped fund green initiatives and retrofitting at the EcoTarium in Worcester, Massachusetts: If your nonprofit organization has similar ambitions and needs, contact one of EcoMedia’s regional offices for further information.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Graphic Designer , Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Job of the Week. Communications Director , TransForm (Oakland, CA).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Angela Mrozinski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She currently lives in Massachusetts. Angela Mrozinski. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. We need to hear from you! Don’t be shy – tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro. . Angela got her B.S. in Natural Resources Management from Grand Valley State University in Michigan and an M.S.

Disconnect Is Damaging (Messaging Case Study: Part 1)

Getting Attention

I recently completed an all-new message platform (tagline, positioning statement, talking points or key messages at organization and program level and elevator conversation) for the largest human services organization in Massachusetts.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Communications, Development and Outreach Coordinator , Massachusetts Farm to School Project (Amherst, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—April 6, 2012

Getting Attention

12) Massachusetts Communications Director , Stand for Children (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate Director, Digital Media and. Associate Director, Media Relations.

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How Story Trumps Description (Nonprofit Storytelling #9)

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Storytelling #1-8. I’m a sucker for stark contrast. It’s one of the best learning tools ever, and today I’m drawing on examples from Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP). The Challenge.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 30, 2011

Getting Attention

6) Marketing Communications Manager , Girls Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts , (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – February 17, 2012

Getting Attention

5) Communications Manager , Special Olympics Massachusett s (Marlborough, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate Director of Marketing Engagement.

Guest post: New Donors Do Join Monthly Giving Programs! by Erica Waasdorp

Wild Woman Fundraising

Erica lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts with her husband Patrick and their cat Mientje. . Monthly Giving can help your nonprofit build capacity. This week we’ve got a new guest blogger, Erica Waasdorp, author of “Monthly Giving, The Sleeping Giant.”

The Legalities of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Recalde, Shareholder and Chair of the Corporate Department, Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA, a law firm founded in 1937 with four offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Beware of states like Massachusetts, however, where CCV laws still may apply. (5)

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CauseTalk Radio Ep31: Red Cross Targets Millenials with “Saving Zombies”

Selfish Giving

On today’s show, Megan I talk to Jarrett Barrios , CEO of the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts , about SavingZombies.com. The site, which spoofs what some think is a prediction in the ancient Mayan calendar that December 2012 will mark the beginning of an apocalypse (which no doubt will include zombies), encourages Massachusetts residents to prepare a Go Bag filled with all the things they would need to live for three days until it’s safe to return.

How to Coordinate an Army of Nonprofit Social Media Ambassadors on #GivingTuesday (and beyond)

J Campbell Social Marketing

As a part of the Massachusetts Conference for Women Social Media Street Team, I am awarded a free ticket to the Conference and other enticing rewards. It’s hard to believe, but #GivingTuesday , the international day of giving back, is just 22 days away!

Do You Need an Appeal Letter Refresher Course?

Ann Green

That also goes for 2017 annual fund drive, 2017 Massachusetts Drive, or spring fund drive. You may have noticed an influx of appeal letters over the last few weeks. Some organizations do their main fundraising drive in the spring, especially if their fiscal year ends on June 30.