#Aging: Which US Cities Offer The Best Lifestyle To Their Older Citizens?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Minneapolis-St.Paul MN (No wonder Garison Keillor moved back there after a long stint in New York City!): In fact, according to the Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Association, the area boasts more shoreline than California, Florida and Hawaii combined. Seniors gravitate to Minneapolis-St.

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#Interview: Nicole Harrison is the founder of SocialNicole.com and host of #nptalk

Non Profit Marketing 360

Nicole Harrison is the founder of SocialNicole , a Minneapolis agency that provides online and social media communications services for businesses and nonprofits. I taught for six years with at-risk kids in an alternative, inner-city school in north Minneapolis.

36 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Coordinator Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (Minneapolis, MN). Director of Communications and Engagement, Education Transformation Initiative The Minneapolis Foundation (Minneapolis, MN). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Account Director Fenton Communications. Washington, D.C.). Associate Director of Communications American Rivers (Washington, D.C.). Associate Director of Marketing Lincoln Center Theater (New York, NY).

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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Take it Forward Tuesday!

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Resource (Minneapolis, MN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Assistant , National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (Washington DC).

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Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Director Pillsbury United Communities (Minneapolis, MN). Louis, MO) Communications Director Richmond Art Center (Richmond, CA) Communications Director Pillsbury United Communities (Minneapolis, […] Jobs and Hiring fundraising hiring internship Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing nonprofit marketing jobsPost YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits.

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Great Opportunities for Nonprofit Marketers: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Director of Community Programs and Outreach , Hiawatha Academies (Minneapolis, MN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

President , Minnesota Council on Foundations (Minneapolis, MN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Campaign Manager , Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (San Francisco, CA).

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Could You Vote for These Sessions?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m very lucky to have been asked by several people to speak on their panels at the upcoming Nonprofit Technology Conference in Minneapolis in April.

Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Director of Marketing and Communications Little Free Library (Minneapolis – St. Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Communications Coordinator (PT) World Affairs Council of Oregon (Portland, OR). Communications Specialist The Health Trust (San Jose, CA). Communications Specialist, School Improvement & Marketing Manager Southern Regional Education Board (Atlanta, GA).

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Turn Your Email Auto-Responder Into a Powerful Marketing Tool

Getting Attention

On Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF1 tornado ripped through the streets of north Minneapolis, damaging homes and businesses. See below for a creative, engaging and mission-driven use of an email auto-responder (what you set up in your email program when you’re away or otherwise unable to reply in a timely manner) as a strategic marketing tactic.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 8, 2011

Getting Attention

7) Membership Marketing Director , YMCA , (Minneapolis, MN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Account Director, Digital , Fenton , (New York, NY).

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 8, 2011

Getting Attention

7) Membership Marketing Director , YMCA , (Minneapolis, MN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Account Director, Digital , Fenton , (New York, NY).

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YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing/Communications Coordinator , Vista Prairie Communities (Minneapolis, MN). 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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How to show impact? Here’s a great example.

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Minneapolis Jewish Federation has launched The Make a World of Difference Project , which shows what’s happening in every corner of the world thanks to the Minneapolis Jewish Federation and its network of partners. Every year, the Minneapolis Jewish Federation distributes approximately $15 - $18 million dollars to support programs and services that change the lives of people living in Minneapolis, Israel and 70 countries around the world.

More Words from the Wise

Non Profit Marketing 360

” Nicole Harrison – founder of SocialNicole agency in Minneapolis and host of #nptalk on Twitter. This month I had terrific conversations with three movers and shakers in the nonprofit marketing world – and you can read the results. The interviews were posted in the Nonprofit Marketing 360 blog. This month’s offerings are: Howard Adam Levy – principal of Red Rooster Group, a nonprofit branding agency in New York City.

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A Nonprofit’s Gift Bag Survives the “Travel Worthy” Test

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I put it under the seat in front of me on the small plane to Minneapolis, carried it through the Minneapolis airport, then put it under the seat in front of me on the bigger plane to Raleigh. A guest post by Claire Meyerhoff, our resident media expert and event producer extraordinaire.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 1, 2011

Getting Attention

7) Membership Marketing Director , YMCA , (Minneapolis, MN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Specialist , Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston , (Boston, MA).

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 1, 2011

Getting Attention

7) Membership Marketing Director , YMCA , (Minneapolis, MN). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Specialist , Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston , (Boston, MA).

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Let’s Meet! Nonprofit Technology Conference (#13NTC)

Getting Attention

I’m thrilled to be back at NTC (the Nonprofit Technology Conference , this year in snowy Minneapolis) along with 1,500 other nonprofit peers.

Smarter Museums – News from the Frontlines at the AAM Conference

JCA Insights

I love going to Minneapolis and St. This year, the American Association of Museums (AAM) held their annual conference in the twin cities, with a number of fantastic events hosted by our clients including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Walker Art Center and the Minnesota History Center. JCA has a number of clients in the twin cities and it’s always great to catch up with them to see how they’re doing.

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5% of $500 Million Would Be the Super Bowl of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Target, also headquartered in Minneapolis, has been openly giving 5% of income to nonprofits for decades.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – May 6, 2011

Getting Attention

Development , Nonviolent Peaceforce , (Minneapolis, MN). Thanks for sharing your positive responses on the value of these nonprofit-marketing-specific job postings. People are reading, and applying!

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – April 29, 2011

Getting Attention

Development , Nonviolent Peaceforce , (Minneapolis, MN). Thanks for sharing your positive responses on the value of these nonprofit-marketing-specific job postings. People are reading, and applying!

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[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Where: Minneapolis, MN. If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom. Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events?

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Creative Fundraising: The Groundhog Day Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s a great example: A Groundhog Day campaign from House of Charity in Minneapolis. I’m always urging you to give something new a try, and to mix it up a bit.

The Importance of Proximity in Cause Marketing Relationships

Cause Related Marketing

For instance, another of St Jude’s sponsors is Target, headquartered 700 miles upriver in Minneapolis, Minnesota. AutoZone, the car parts dealer with more than 4500 stores across the United States is headquartered in Memphis Tennessee. So too is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The future of mobile - and what you should do about it

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I’m in chilly Minneapolis for the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). (Snow-themed smartphone case from Zazzle). On the theme of technology, I wanted to share this new overview of mobile from Business Insider. Available here.)

Newsletter: Cause Marketing for 'Boring' Industries ; Wendy's Loses Pigtails for a Cause ; Why is Tom's Shoes Struggling?

Selfish Giving

I'll be in Minneapolis the afternoon of May 30th and staying at the Crowne Plaza downtown. Are you attending the Engage for Good Conference in Chicago later this month? I hope you are because when it comes to cause marketing it's the biggest conference of the year!

What Conferences Should Nonprofit Marketers Budget for and Attend?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It just took place earlier this month, but start budgeting for April 11-13, 2013 in Minneapolis. I received this email today, and it’s question I get a lot. Dear Kivi, I am a new communications specialist working for an adult charter school. I’m so excited to be telling the story of an organization doing great work: transforming individuals, families and communities. I signed up for your newsletter a couple months ago and have found some great resources!

Free tool of the week: Fun, informative, powerful Google maps

ImpactMax

I decided to create a map of East Lake Street in Minneapolis, which has benefited from recent community development projects. We’ve all heard a lot about the capabilities of Google Maps, but that may not translate into our regular use of this great tool.

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Newsletter: Search Begins for Top 30 Biz Fundraising Programs; Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Sweet Crime; "Alexa, Donate to My Favorite Cause"

Selfish Giving

Minnesota Serves , Keynote, Minneapolis, MN, May 2nd. Are you watching the AMC series The Terror ? It's about the 1847 British expedition to find the Northwest Passage. There are two ships, the HMS Erebus and Terror.

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 4

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is the fourth and final post in a series by Julia Reich on infographics for nonprofits. Tuesday we talked about why to use them , Wednesday we looked at using infographics as part of your marketing toolkit , and Thursday reviewed ways to get started.

Making a living without a job-An interview with Barbara Winter

Wild Woman Fundraising

BW: When I was kind of rebuilding my whole life, actually, and moved to Minneapolis, I started doing speaking. In fact, I spent a year after I got to Minneapolis as an editor. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

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What I Learned from David LaPiana

Fundraising Breakthroughs

A little over a week ago, I was in Minneapolis for a meeting of capacity-building consultants convened by the Kellogg Action Lab.

Alexandria – Online Giving Mecca

The Agitator

Minneapolis, MN. No, that’s not Alexandria, Egypt (a fascinating city by the way). It’s Alexandria, Virginia — according to Convio, the top city in America (with population over 100,000) in terms of per capita online giving. Convio’s used online fundraising figures from its clients ($750 million in 2008, topping that in 2009) to come up with the list. Here are the top ten: Alexandria, VA. Cambridge, MA. Arlington, VA. Seattle, WA. Louis, MO. Austin, TX.

Newsletter: A 'Long Haul' Fundraising Strategy; Rock the Casbah for a Cause ; Lacoste Ditches for Endangered & 9 Other At-Risk Species

Selfish Giving

a knit hat and apparel maker, is opening its first permanent store in Minneapolis on June 1. One of the best things I read this past week was how the California Symphony adopted a "long-haul" audience development model to increase attendance, attract younger supporters and land more donors.

Newsletter: Lessons from NPR's Fact-Checking of Water.org's Super Bowl Ad

Selfish Giving

Great Super Bowl LII activation from this Minneapolis advertising agency that sold faux fur-lined red plaid hats and then delivered them by bicycle messenger to cold visitors.

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Newsletter: Sponsor Success Story ; Top Retailers to Target ; Yogurt Company is Now Largest B-Corp in the World

Selfish Giving

ServeMinnesota , Keynote, Minneapolis, MN, May 2nd. Elyse Meardon is proud of her work with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) - and rightfully so.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits / Minneapolis, MN / Less than $200. Grantmakers for Effective Organizing (GEO) / Minneapolis, MN / $800. Minnesota Council of Nonprofits / Minneapolis, MN / Price TBA.

Kick-ass Kickstarter campaigns

ImpactMax

Happily, there was a recent presentation on the process by local expert Lou Abramowski—sponsored by one of my favorite Minneapolis design agencies, bswing. Nonprofits should at least know about the potential of Kickstarter for crowd-funding small to medium-sized creative projects.