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.

#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 WorkforceGolden or just a Goose Egg? For many, the Stock Market Crash of 2008 wiped out most of their retirement savings.

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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. Tags: Capplause Cause Practices Causerants cause marketing cause-related marketing halloween town home base program iparty massachusetts general hospital mgh ocean state job lots red sox foundation run to home base

How to Use LinkedIn to Level Up Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Angela is a highly sought-after speaker who was recently featured on Chronicle, a WCVB TV social media segment, spoke at the Massachusetts Conference for Women, CWE Women’s Business Leaders Conference and Needham Business Association, and more. Should your nonprofit be on LinkedIn? What are the advantages and strengths of a dynamic LinkedIn presence for your org? Is it really worth it for nonprofits?

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. While 50 Back is currently only available at stores in Massachusetts, the brewers hope to soon bring this “taste of appreciation” to all 50 states. Just because the Fourth of July is over doesn’t mean you’ve seen your last cookout this week.

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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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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. Chief Communications Officer , Flamboyan Foundation. Washington DC). Communications Associate , Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (Sheffield, MA). Communications & Program Manager , High Meadows Institute (Boston, MA).

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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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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. That’s not a ton of money from one store, but we took the extra step of soliciting every Walmart in Massachusetts to support our nonprofit. It’s true: a lot of big, national companies won’t work with local nonprofits.

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). Communications Director and Media Relations Manager , Friends of the Earth (Washington DC). Communications Director , Service Women’s Action Network (New York, NY).

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10 Reasons to Attend the Nonprofit Social Media Summit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Angela is a highly sought-after speaker who was recently featured on Chronicle, a WCVB TV social media segment, spoke at the Massachusetts Conference for Women, CWE Women’s Business Leaders Conference and Needham Business Association, and more. . She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Jeremy, and rescued dog, Marcus the Rottweiler. . If you are like most nonprofit social media managers, you came to this work sideways, if not completely by accident. .

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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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). Digital Marketing and Analytics Director , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Princeton, NJ). Director, Communications and Corporate Marketing , The Joint Commission. Oakbrook Terrace, IL).

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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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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Two Examples of How to Cultivate Your Donors (Even When They Aren’t Your Donors)

iMarketSmart

There’s a theme to major and legacy gift fundraising. You don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to uncover it. It’s the importance of relationship building. At the root of every major or legacy gift made there’s an intimate and undoubtedly deep connection between a donor and the organization.

How to Write Captivating Stories Your Audience Will Love

J Campbell Social Marketing

WBUR, the Massachusetts NPR affiliate, tells masterful stories. . Information overload. Analysis paralysis. Noise. Clutter. . It’s a crowded digital landscape, with thousands of messages and notifications being consumed by our supporters each day. How can nonprofits get their message seen by the right people? How can we not only get heard – but listened to? Pixar’s Andrew Stanton gives this answer: “Don’t give them 4. Give them 2+2.”.

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.

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. All this week, Dunkin’ Donuts customers can buy the Purple with a Purpose Donut , a vanilla-frosted donut topped with purple sprinkles. While Dunkin is only saying that a portion of purple donut sales this week will support ALS, the donut chain has donated $70,000 since 2009. Update 9/18: $0.

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. Health Observance]. Hashtag: #NNM. World Water Day. March 22, 2011 [UN Observance]. Hashtag: #WorldWaterDay. Earth Hour. March 27, Worldwide. Hashtag: #earthhour. Events and Conferences. TED2011.

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Giving Thanks

The Agitator

school kid learns that Thanksgiving is a feast day with origins in the Massachusetts colony of. Chances are there’s not a U.S. Agitator reader online or browsing The Agitator today. Even Tom and I are taking the day off. You see, it’s Thanksgiving. The preeminent day in the U.S. The one holiday all Americans seem to agree on and celebrate.

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. Since my coming of age in the Sixties, the US has fought wars and engaged in military actions some of which I actively opposed, but nothing should detract from paying honor to those who have given their lives in military service and their families.

Grab-It Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Vice President of Marketing and Communications Massachusetts Audubon (Lincoln, MA). Subscribers, we’re working on getting you the ability to opt-in or -out of these listings vs. other posts. Hold on! . Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Twin Cities, MN). Chief Marketing Officer Net Impact (San Francisco, CA).

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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. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (Washington, D.C.). 2) Communications and Advocacy Associate , Global Health Strategies (New York, NY).

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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

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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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! They have nearly 1 billion monthly active users. Instagram images get an average of 23% more engagement than their Facebook counterparts.

Newsletter: This Shark Nonprofit’s Partners are Off the Hook ; How You Can Legally Hijack the 2020 Olympics ; The Best Creative Talent is Kept Under Lock & Key

Selfish Giving

That's the case with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. How the Massachusetts Audubon Society and Vermont businesses are working together to save a black, white and yellow bird with a golden voice. “We Build an audience. Engage with that audience. Monetize that audience. Some lucky nonprofits don't even have to build an audience from scratch. They can just tap into an existing one that's growing around them.

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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. Associate Director of Marketing and Communications , Story Corps (Brooklyn, NY). Communications and Marketing Specialist , Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (Jalpan de Serra, Queretaro, Mexico).

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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. 1) Associate Director of Marketing & Graphic Design , Uncommon Schools , (New York, NY). 2) Communications Manager , ProgressiveCongress.org , (Washington, D.C.). 3) Communications Specialist , Land O’Lakes International Development , (Shoreview, MN).

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. Here’s how I partnered with a wonderful client organization to develop relevant, memorable messages (and guided graphics to match) that are bringing employees, supporters, partners and participants closer and motivating them to get more involved.

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. The Nature Conservancy (San Francisco, CA). 2) Communications and Media Consultant. New England Clean Energy Council (Boston, MA). 3) Communications Associate , Transit for Livable Communities (St. Paul, MN).

#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.

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.

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.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 7, 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. 1) Communications Coordinator , Global Footprint Network , (Oakland, CA). 2) Communications Director , Swanee Hunt Family Office , (Cambridge, MA). 3) Digital Accounts Manager , Reclaiming Futures , (Portland, OR).

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.

Donate to a Cause When You Pay with Your Smartphone

Selfish Giving

Massachusetts-based SCVNGR said last week that its mobile payment service, LevelUp , will allow users to donate their loyalty credits to one of five charities. Loyalty credits are what you earn when you use Levelup at a participating business. For example, if you spend $40 at a restaurant and use LevelUp to pay you could earn a $5 credit for your next visit. Now, you can use part or all of that credit to support a cause. I’ve written about LevelUp before.

Best Way to Get Timely Input: Review & Approval 2.0

Getting Attention

I had the pleasure of working with Jen to develop a brand, website strategy, and marketing plan for Advocates—a human services agency providing a breadth of programs and services throughout Massachusetts. You guys are so smart! I love it when you share a marketing technique that’s made all the difference in the world to you. There’s no better model for the rest of us. Thanks today to Jennifer Johnson, director of marketing & communications at Advocates.

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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. The friendly folks at Facebook have tweaked the News Feed algorithm again , now putting an explicit priority on posts from family and friends over pages. However, as with all changes to the Facebook News Feed, I encourage you to breathe and do not panic.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 21, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Director, Marketing and Communications , United Way of Massachusetts Bay , (Portsmouth, NH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Director and Web Specialist , Green For All , (Oakland, CA). 2) Communications Director , MACED , (Berea, KY). 3) Communications Manager , The New York Women’s Foundation , (New York, NY).

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network / Framingham, MA / $225. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook. We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences, both large and small, broad and specialized, here in the U.S.