Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation is donating $425,000 to 15 area nonprofit organizations

Blue Sky Collaborative

They've funded numerous Memphis area organizations including the New Ballet Ensemble & School, Memphis Prep Program, Leadership Memphis, ArtsMemphis, the Memphis Child Advocacy Center and. The Grizzlies Foundation is getting it done. link] They've raised over $26.1 million since 2004.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – March 2, 2012

Getting Attention

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

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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Take it Forward Tuesday!

Getting Attention

Executive Director of Communications , Shelby County Schools (Memphis, TN). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Assistant Designer – Education Publications & Communications , Hospital for Special Surgery (New York, NY). Content Specialist , National Trust for Historic Preservation (Washington, DC). Communications Coordinator , The Work Place (Bridgeport,CT). Communications Director , Public Square Partnership (Bridgeport, CT).

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The Importance of Proximity in Cause Marketing Relationships

Cause Related Marketing

AutoZone, the car parts dealer with more than 4500 stores across the United States is headquartered in Memphis Tennessee. Fedex, another Memphis-based company sponsors the St. Jude Classic, a PGA Tour event held each year at the TPC Southwind golf course, also in Memphis.

Your Future Here?

Getting Attention

Stand for Children (Memphis, TN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Marketing Director. 2) Communications Director and Content Manager.

3 Cause Marketing Lessons from Rural America's Go-To Store

Selfish Giving

Despite serving struggling rural communities across the country that may benefit more from local cause marketing campaigns that drive charitable dollars back into the community, Dollar General's cause marketing partner is a stand-alone hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.

EveryAction

of Memphis has taken on a three year project to prevent the building of a landfill right next to their affiliate and their local elementary school. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With over 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada, the organization has grown tremendously since its founding in 1864. Through educational programming, mentorships, and advocacy, Girls Inc.

Cause Marketing from Kathy Ireland

Cause Related Marketing

Jude, which is a children’s research hospital in Memphis. Kathy Ireland is raising money for Jewelers For Children through the sales of her eponymous jewelry line at Fred Meyer Jewelers, and I want to help this ageless paramour from my youth. If only I knew what Jewelers for Children was.

How Overhauling Our Print Newsletter Helped Us Become More Donor Centric

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Workers Interfaith Network (WIN) is a very small local social justice organization in Memphis, TN. Rebekah Gienapp. This Thursday I am hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival and this month’s theme is producing nonprofit newsletters in 2012 and beyond.

Newsletter: How to Identify & Research Corporate Prospects ; Six Retailers to Add to Your Prospect List ; Wounded Warriors Loses $90M

Selfish Giving

Crowdfunding steps in when Memphis loses state funding after confederate statue removal. Thanks to everyone who attended the virtual sponsorship summit last week. It was great! If you missed the summit be sure to listen to our interview with sponsorship guru Chris Baylis on CauseTalk Radio.

But What About the Donor Lists???

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Living wages won for Memphis workers. Last week, I encouraged you to think about two very short formats for nonprofit annual reports : a six-word annual report and a postcard annual report. You have until Thursday morning, 6/23/11, to comment on those posts to be entered into the book drawings.). The postcard annual report is a legitimate format — I have two real examples I’ll show during Thursday’s webinar on the New and Improved Annual Report.

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Do Not Ask Your Board to Fundraise or Friendraise!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I hope it works!&# ~ Marie Branch, Memphis Public Tennis Centers. Why shouldn’t you ask your board members to “fundraise&# or “friendraise&# ? Because as we discussed during today’s webinar on Making the Ask , people don’t know what the heck you are talking about. There are scores of different ways that board members can “fundraise&# and “friendraise.&#

Alignment and Affinity in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. It's been my pleasure to receive great advice from many people who asked nothing in return other than that I 'pay it forward.'

5 Trends that Will Affect Online Fundraising in 2010

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Sharpe, a planned-giving consultant in Memphis. No one can say for sure what 2010 will bring. Will there be an economic recovery? Will direct mail continue to be the king of individual giving results? Will a greater percentage of donors turn to the Web as their preference for giving? Last year the Chronicle of Philanthropy shared their " Trends That Will Affect Fund Raising in 2009 ," penned by Robert F.

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What Will Replace 'Checkout Charity' After Big Retailers are Gone?

Selfish Giving

Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis celebrating an amazing accomplishment. Behind all the smiles and applause in Memphis was the cold truth that online retail would soon steamroll Kmart into oblivion. There had to be a few cringes in the room after she said it.

Grants for Nonprofits Restoring Wetland, Riparian, or Coastal Habitat

Seeking Grant Money Today

And at least $200,000 to support urban conservation and restoration in the following metropolitan areas: Boston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Memphis, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. From The Foundation Center.

Grants for Community-Based Wetland, Riparian, and Coastal Habitat Restoration

Seeking Grant Money Today

FedEx EarthSmart Outreach will provide approximately $375,000 in total funding to support urban conservation and restoration projects in the following fourteen metropolitan areas: Boston, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Newark, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, San Francisco/Oakland, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. From The Foundation Center. [If

5 Reasons You Don’t Need to be a Cancer Cause to do Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

Despite being just a 70 bed hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, St. With the month of pink finally over, a lot of causes have probably pinkwashed brainwashed themselves that they can’t do cause marketing without an official proclamation from Nancy Goodman Brinker.

Avi Chai Social Media Academy Begins

A. Fine Blog

Listening is always a key element in this, and Lisa showed a great example of Temple Israel in Memphis engaging with a potential congregant on Facebook. Yesterday was the inaugural workshop for the Social Media Academy sponsored by the AVI CHAI Foundation.

Don’t Hire a Full-Time Cause Marketer

Selfish Giving

Mississippi to Memphis to Boston to New York. Just about every day I read about a nonprofit either looking for a cause marketer, or searching for someone to do cause marketing along with events, sponsorship, operations, human resources, major gifts.

Cause Marketing Case Study: St. Jude & Williams-Sonoma

Selfish Giving

Jude is in Memphis? If you follow my personal blog you know that my wife is a budding baker and has fattened me with cookies, cakes, muffins and scones.