Bridging The Advocacy Gap: Audubon’s Mississippi Flyway Action Network

Sea Change Strategies

In an effort to pass the Restore Act, they brought activists together from across the interdependent Mississippi Flyway (See map) to pressure their Senators to pass the bill. What they did: They reached out to chapters to identify potential recruits and encouraged them to apply to become lead volunteers with the Mississippi Flyway Action Network. The leads connected with each other and built bonds across the Mississippi Flyway region.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 9, 2011

Getting Attention

4) Communications Coordinator – Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign , Audubon , (Washington, D.C.). 4) Communications Coordinator – Mississippi [.] Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Art Director and Director of Customer Engagement , Invisible Children , (San Diego, CA).

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A Content Creation Strategy for Nonprofits: The Webinar Slides

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Pass this on to your nonprofit friends in Alaska, Delaware, Mississippi and South Dakota - we missed them!) Pass this on to your nonprofit friends in Alaska, Delaware, Mississippi and South Dakota - we missed them!) Yesterday I taught a webinar called “Content Creation Strategies for Nonprofits: Making the Most of Your Writing, Photos, and More.&# More than 650 people registered from 46 U.S. states and 22 other countries.

Where I’ll Be at #16NTC – and How to Get Presentations from Home

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hello from the clear skies 30,000 feet somewhere above Mississippi! I’m on my way to San Jose, CA today for the Nonprofit Technology Conference. It’s my favorite national conference for nonprofit communicators. Even if you can’t attend in person, you can still gain a ton from this conference. Each session includes “collaborative notes” which are Google Docs where attendees add insights from the sessions and panelists include links to their presentations.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 16, 2011

Getting Attention

4) Communications Coordinator – Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign , Audubon , (Washington, D.C.). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications, Outreach and Events Manager , New Yorkers for Parks , (New York, NY). 2) Communications Director and Online Engagement Manager , Earth Day Network , (Washington, D.C.).

Social issue documentaries: Building a movement

ImpactMax

Here in the Twin Cities, we’ve just experienced an interesting media frenzy about a social issue documentary called Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story that was produced by the University of Minnesota and funded by various foundations and governmental agencies.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Leanne Poellinger

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She lives with her husband of 28 years and three sons across the Mississippi River in a small southeastern Minnesota city, where she was born and raised. Although I live in a different state than I work, my commute is only about 10 minutes, across the Mississippi River bridge. Leanne Poellinger. 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!

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Director Mississippi Center for Justice (Jackson, MS). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, B Corps, and agencies and other vendors serving nonprofits. Account Coordinator, Digital Fenton Communications (Washington, DC). Assistant Director Kilts Center for Marketing: University of Chicago Booth School for Business (Chicago, IL).

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Newsletter: McDonald's Launches Round-Up for Charity at 14,000 Restaurants ; Build an Audience for Your Cause with Free-Noting ; Ten Ways to Sell a Great Idea

Selfish Giving

This Mississippi hotel wanted to stand out from the competition , so it contacted its local chapter of the Humane Society. ?? With both Christmas and New Year's falling on Wednesday this year, I'm taking the next two weeks off. Woo-hoo! ??Truthfully,

The Art of Petition Delivery

Care2

Join Care2, Salsa Labs and organizations from the Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign for this Expert Webinar on TUESDAY MAY 28th at 2pm ET. Ryan Rastegar – Campaign Coordinator, Mississippi River Delta Restoration Ryan is the Campaign Coordinator for the Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign whose primary goal is to restore Louisiana’s coast (which is losing a football field of land every hour!).

Is your nonprofit website open for business?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

One Mississippi, two Mississippi … by three Mississippi your website better be finished loading, or most visitors will simply leave. Is your nonprofit website sending the right message to potential donors? Year-end fundraising season will be here before you know it. Now is the time to clear away the cobwebs and roll out the welcome mat for prospective donors, volunteers, and those who may benefit from your work.

The best marketing I've seen in months

Mission Paradox Blog

  We went down the Mississippi River.    Then he played this other song, "The Mississippi Squirrel Revival."  I was on a Riverboat tour in New Orleans.    It was a lovely day.    The tour guide gave historical facts to help us understand what we were seeing.    I was getting exactly what I had paid for.    No big deal. Then right at the end, something remarkable happen.

What’s the Risk of Starting a Nonprofit?

NonProfit Hub

The state with the fewest charities per person is Utah, with one for every 546 people; Nevada, Mississippi, Arizona and South Carolina also make up the bottom five. As with any company, there’s going to be some uncertainty about the future when starting a nonprofit. If you want to keep your organization afloat, it helps to know how many of them fail, where they fail and why. This isn’t meant to be taken as gospel—we certainly can’t tell the future.

Effectively Communicating What Your Cause Really Does

Cause Related Marketing

Imagine, a pet rescue charity, for instance, live-blogging the rescue of pets from the flooded areas along the Mississippi River, for instance. Typically, charities are better at asking for help than they are at demonstrating success at their mission. That’s why I was heartened by this ad from Save the Children. Only the savviest of a charity's supporters understand what their charities do in a specific way.

Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Registration & Reporting Requirements ??

Selfish Giving

6] Three states, Colorado, Mississippi, and Tennessee have enacted regulations that specify the number of donations or total dollar amount of contributions received online from a state that constitute “repeated and ongoing” or “substantial” for purposes of registering to solicit in the state.

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The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Mississippi. Mississippi charitable registration or exemption: $50. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

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

Seeking Grant Money Today

Southern Company and its operating companies (Georgia Power, Alabama Power, Gulf Power, and Mississippi Power) will provide approximately $200,000 to support projects in the Southern Company service area (parts of Georgia, Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, and southeast Mississippi). From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post.]

Grants for Nonprofits Restoring Wetland, Riparian, or Coastal Habitat

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. Deadline: February 11, 2010 Five Star Restoration Program Announces 2010 Request for Proposals Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation , the Five Star Restoration program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships for wetland, riparian, and coastal habitat restoration.

Are You Talking To Hispanics?

The Agitator

Moreover, the states with the largest percent growth in their Hispanic populations include nine where the Latino population more than doubled , including a swath in the southeast United States — Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina. Here from Pew Research is a nice wrap-up of the 2010 US Census figures as they relate to America’s Hispanic population. We all know the growth is strong — 43% over the past decade.

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits Providing Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding After Hurricane Irene

Seeking Grant Money Today

The initiative will provide funding to nonprofit organizations responding to the recent hurricane, as well as to nonprofits continuing to rebuild and aid recovery efforts in the wake of the tornadoes in the Midwest and South, Mississippi and Missouri river flooding, and other major natural disasters that have taken place since February 1, 2011. From The Foundation Center. [If

Attention Kellogg Grantees

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Looks to me as though grantees not working with children 3rd grade and younger, and outside of Michigan, Mississippi, and New Mexico would be wise to push harder on their other funding streams, while staying close and in touch with their colleagues at the foundation. “Almost eight decades after its founding, the W.K.

Why I helped start a magazine: Characters matter

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It was a prize winner in the Mississippi Review written by my cousin, Elisabeth Cohen, and it launched an impassioned conversation about why storytelling matters. I’m excited to announced that today, Characters Magazine is live. Master storyteller Mark Rovner and I founded this literary magazine to feature the writing of people who work for good causes and to inspire better storytelling in our sector. You can read it free online here.

Remapping Food and Activity in Communities

Social Marketing and Social Change

Kaufman (1999) mapped access of low-income households to larger grocery stores by calculating annual food stamp redemptions by stores in 36 rural, high poverty counties in the lower Mississippi Delta. Where do people find healthy foods and places to be physically active in their neighborhoods and communities?

Rhode Island Fairs

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Hoteliers in Rhode island, the defendant maintains his innocence and the rhode island mississippi a criminal conviction in Rhode island so long as the rhode island fairs a probation attached to it will be ordered to complete a batterers intervention program which involves attending classes. This may or may not offer reimbursements in the fire rhode island. Senior tourists and large conferences are much quicker than full hearings requiring movement within the rhode island fairs be heard.

pbs to air inspiring new film, american idealist, january 21 (copies available to educators and nonprofits)

Studio 501c

It offers a powerful new look at one pivotal moment in King's life (as well as, sadly, Coretta Scott King's last recorded interview), and the story of Head Start's struggle in the Mississippi Delta is its dramatic climax. Nonprofit leaders, activists, educators, and anyone interested in making our country -- and world -- a better place won't want to miss American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver.

pbs to air inspiring new film, american idealist, january 21 (copies available to educators and nonprofits)

Studio 501c

It offers a powerful new look at one pivotal moment in King's life (as well as, sadly, Coretta Scott King's last recorded interview), and the story of Head Start's struggle in the Mississippi Delta is its dramatic climax. Nonprofit leaders, activists, educators, and anyone interested in making our country -- and world -- a better place won't want to miss American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver.

From The Wall Street Journal: "Bill Gates: My Plan To Fix the World's Biggest Problems"

Seeking Grant Money Today

That problem has been so thoroughly solved in US food production that chemical fertilizers and pesticides create a biological dead zone of hundreds of square miles in the Gulf of Mexico where the Mississippi, draining much of the continent's richest farmland, empties into it.

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How Do They Get Away With It?

The Agitator

Two states, Utah and Mississippi, took disciplinary action – two fines and one consent agreement totaling $6,250! #1 on the list of America’s “50 Worst Charities” according to a collaborative report from The Center for Investigative Reporting and The Tampa Bay Times is the Kids Wish Network.

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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. You know, the typical nonprofit multi-tasking stuff.

Want to Build Community Online? Become a Bridge Builder.

Marketing for Nonprofits

And, in Maryland, Georgia, Nevada, Arizona, New York and Mississippi, the percentage of non-Hispanic white residents has fallen below 60%. This magnificent photograph is from Giorgo's photostream on Flickr. In her new book, The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause , Kivi Leroux Miller asserts that in the "Connected Age" marketers have to learn to become community managers vs. mass marketers.