Newsletter: Warm Leads from Your Homepage; Bridgestone Raises $2.8M for BGCA ; Museum Launches ‘How to be an American’ Podcast

Selfish Giving

Cultivo Organic Cold Brew Coffee and grocery chain Fairway Market - with 15 locations - have combined forces to provide meals for queer teenagers living on the street of New York City. The Tenement Museum in NYC has launched an interesting new podcast I'll be listening to. Everyone wants more hot leads (direct inquiries from potential partners). But what about warm leads (someone who shows interest in your organization)?

Grants for American Museums

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: April 1, annually (Letters of Inquiry) Luce Fund in American Art Offers Support for Scholarly Exhibitions and Publications A program of the New York City-based Henry Luce Foundation , the Luce Fund in American Art seeks to support scholarly exhibitions and their related publications that contribute significantly to the study of American art. Museum permanent collection projects are not included in this category. From The Foundation Center.


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What Would YOU Do? (Case Study: Nonprofit Communications)

Getting Attention

What and your colleagues labored for years to fund, design and (finally) open your highly-visible museum (or cause/issue-focused organization)? What if —because the museum’s reason for being is so close to folks’ hearts and heads—the design and build is highly scrutinized for the many years it takes to launch? Or—really— because the museum’s focus is SO sensitive. That without these revenue streams, there would be no Museum.

You In? Mother’s Day Marketing

Getting Attention

New York City’s Tenement Museum Museum just released this laugh-out-loud blog post on modern parenting in 1878 , and featured the post (along with a nice discount in the Museum Shop) in its May e-news. BTW, the Museum (I’m a long-time fan and recent member) is a tiny organization but its strategic, relevant, compelling communications are highest quality.

Social Media and Newsletter Ideas for May 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

5/18: International Museum Day. Does your cause have a museum associated with it you could encourage people to visit? Or could you partner with a local museum? If not, create a virtual museum based on your mission.

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Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Events Director/Consultant & External Relations Associate END Fund (New York, NY). Design Intern (Paid) Beespace (New York, NY). E-Communications Web Developer The Salvation Army (Kansas City, MO). Marketing Manager Museum of California (Oakland, CA). Senior Vice President , Senior Account Executive Digital & Account Executive, Media Relations (New York City & Washington, D.C.).

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A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator – Kimberly Green

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She worked in various marketing roles at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! She is excited to serve as Community Outreach Manager to help increase awareness of the organization and connect with new partners and supporters.

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Transparency & Cause Marketing: 5 Best Practices

Selfish Giving

I saw this sign in the gift shop at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City last weekend. Last month, the New York Attorney General issued guidelines entitled “Five Best Practices for Transparent Cause Marketing.” The guidelines the New York Attorney General issued include: 1. Cause Practices cause marketing new york attorney general guidelines transparencyOh, really.

Newsletter: How to Calculate the Value of Virtual Events, Partnerships ; This Sports Team is Packing Its Stadium with Fans to Raise Money for Causes ?? ; The Business Roundtable is a Joke

Selfish Giving

We'll announce the new book next week. A museum challenged other museums to share their creepiest item. Two things this week. We had a great first Social Impact Book Club meeting last week! Now we're on to the second book and you get to pick it!

A list of some humongous bequests that should get your planned giving team psyched up for only 3 seconds!


350 million ($7 billion in modern terms) from Andrew Carnegie in 1901 who distributed most of his wealth to good causes, including the building Carnegie Hall New York City. [9]. 424 million from managers of the Reader’s Digest fortune to the Metropolitan Museum of Art [10]. I give you permission to read this list but only if you’ll count to three afterwards. Let it sink in. Then DELETE IT! Forget about it.

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5 Tips + 25 Ideas + 3 Tools to Take Your Nonprofit Events Virtual In the Age of Coronavirus – #NPCOVID19

J Campbell Social Marketing

How do we as nonprofit professionals start thinking about raising money and connecting with supporters in a different way, in this new environment? . But first I want to check in with you as people, and give you some advice to help you navigate through this new reality. .

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 20, 2012

Getting Attention

NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Account Director , Fenton (New York, NY). ASPCA (New York, NY). 14) Marketing Manager , Housing Works (New York, NY). 16) Manager of Marketing and Design , Miami Children’s Museum (Miami, FL). 10) Internship (multiple opportunities), MOUSE (New York, NY). ASPCA (New York, NY). Call2Action (New York City, NY). 15) New Media Specialist , Oxfam America (Boston, MA).

Open It Up Already -- How to Engage Your Base Behind the Scenes

Getting Attention

Here are a couple of great examples: ==> Behind the scenes : As a long-ago member of New York's American Museum of Natural History, I joined a behind-the-scenes tour of the entomology (bugs) department. It was incredibly compelling, and gave me a real understanding of what it takes to find, research and exhibit the incredible shows at the museum.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Invest in organizations like Women Made Gallery , American Women Artists , the Professional Organization for Women in the Arts , WGAW , and the National Museum of Women in the Arts which help give a voice and a future to female artists worldwide. Writer and author of New York Times best seller "Bad Feminist," modern-day feminist icon Roxane Gay is a force of nature. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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