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She gained practical experience the last four years as a management executive at a large, faith based nonprofit managing a multi-million dollar budget with diverse programs around the East Tennessee region. Tags: Grant Writing fundraising Grant (money) Non-profit organization Philanthropy Today’s blog post is provided by my dear friend and grant writer extraordinaire, Charlaine Hood.

Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon

J Campbell Social Marketing

I am especially fond of one small, yet very powerful idea that you can use to raise even more money at your next event – and get your nonprofit social media exposure to boot! Post by Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.

Great web gems for nonprofits

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We’re just about a week away from launching “Get Fully Funded: How to Raise the Money of Your Dreams.” If you’re in East Tennessee, we’re having a special preview party and book signing at the Cedar Bluff Library in West Knoxville on Thursday, September 29 from 5 – 6:30 pm.

The difference one can make

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We’re lucky enough to have Horse Haven of Tennessee close to us, and since Kristen and I have both volunteered with them before, it was a logical place to start. We were prepared to invest a little money in training if the right horse came along.

Great web gems for nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

We’re just about a week away from launching “Get Fully Funded: How to Raise the Money of Your Dreams.” If you’re in East Tennessee, we’re having a special preview party and book signing at the Cedar Bluff Library in West Knoxville on Thursday, September 29 from 5 – 6:30 pm.

Great web gems for nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

We’re just about a week away from launching “Get Fully Funded: How to Raise the Money of Your Dreams.” If you’re in East Tennessee, we’re having a special preview party and book signing at the Cedar Bluff Library in West Knoxville on Thursday, September 29 from 5 – 6:30 pm.

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.

My 2009 blessings

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Watching multiple clients raise astonishing amounts of money through the mail this year. Being asked to speak at the Tennessee State Habitat for Humanity conference – for the 3rd year in a row. I’m pausing today to reflect on 2009 and I realize how blessed I’ve been this year. Many wonderful things have happened and many incredible people have come into my life. I think there’s something very valuable in stopping regularly to count my blessings.

Inviting the Geeks to Support Your Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

A colleague hated NASCAR until her fundraising job at a children’s hospital in Tennessee forced to learn more about it. Studies show that on average volunteers are far more generous donors of money than non-volunteers. Wired magazine’s website has an intriguing story about the ways fanboys and girls of Dr. Who , Harry Potter , Star Wars , and others actively support charities. But how might your cause tap the support of these self-described geeks?

#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past year I traveled out to Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Arizona, Alabama, Tennessee. You can make more money or improve what you’re making if you just make some simple changes. And it’s money that’s virtually guaranteed.

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

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iParty has several stores in Florida and they raise money for my hospital every year. Despite being just a 70 bed hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, St.

#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past year I traveled out to Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Arizona, Alabama, Tennessee. You can make more money or improve what you’re making if you just make some simple changes. And it’s money that’s virtually guaranteed. Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions , conducts benefit auctions for nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. She founded the company after more than a decade in corporate sales, marketing and event management.

B-to-B Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

Originally located in Nashville, the historic Tennessee flooding in early May nearly cancelled the conference before it was hastily relocated to Las Vegas. But with Conifer’s gift card the cardholder gets to choose which cause gets the money.

Easy Resources for the Grant Writer

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They have compiled and regularly update a Foundation Data Book that lists all of the foundations in each of the following states; California, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington State. Good resources will lead to a solid, current, and well rounded start to seeking grant money! Even if you're only new to grant writing and don't know how you'll learn what you need to be successful in raising grants, there's hope!