Museums in Distress

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A recent story on NPR's All Things Considered showcased just how much in financial distress many museums around the country are. The National Academy Museum and School of Fine Art is now "blacklisted" by other museums-they won't lend artwork to it for shows.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Katie Houston

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Katie Houston is Marketing & PR Coordinator at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts , which includes the Kirk Newman Art School. She’s only a little concerned about her growing accessories habit fueled by the museum’s Gallery Shop. . Katie Houston.

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Let’s hear it for Asian Female Nonprofit Leaders!

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Chen has been involved with 2G since 1997 and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Wharton School of Business and a Masters of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Have you ever wanted to be a nonprofit executive director?

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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job?—Movin’ Up Monday

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Communications Associate , The Whitney Museum of Art (New York, NY). Communications Associate , Great Schools Partnership (Portland, ME). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Advertising Manager , DonorDigital (Berkeley, CA or Washington, DC).

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Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Monday Matters

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Communications Specialist, School Improvement & Marketing Manager Southern Regional Education Board (Atlanta, GA). Marketing Manager Museum of California (Oakland, CA). 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).

WOWza Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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Communications Specialist The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems (Los Angeles, CA). Membership & Communications Manager Museum of New Mexico Foundation. Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Coordinator First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI). Communications Manager, Shared Value Initiative FSG (Boston, MA). Communications Manager Kinship Foundation (Chicago, IL).

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Social Media Takeovers: 6 Nonprofits That Gave It Up for Good (PLUS: 6 Tips for Getting it Right)

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This was part of the #ICPTakeTen takeover campaign that focused on ICP School alumnae working on women’s issues.” Brooklyn Museum. A photo posted by Brooklyn Museum (@brooklynmuseum) on Apr 10, 2015 at 6:58am PDT. Image Source: https://flic.kr/p/dzN6Vp. p/dzN6Vp.

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OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Director of Marketing and Communications Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento, CA). Marketing Support Coordinator Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts (Gatlinburg, TN). Post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Assistant (PT) Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, MO). Communications Director Center on Policy Initiatives (San Diego, CA).

Grants for U.S. K - 12 Students Attending Museums, Historic Sites, and Cultural Organizations

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Deadline: October 3, 2011 Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trip Grants Program Target Corporation is accepting applications from education professionals for the Target Field Trip Grants program to bring K-12 students in the United States to museums, historical sites, and cultural organizations. Education professionals who are at least 18 years old and employed by an accredited K-12 public, private, or charter school in the U.S. From The Foundation Center.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

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Assistant Graphic Designer , Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY). Senior Communications Officer , Campaign for High School Equity (Washington DC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

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Digital Marketing Director , Communities In Schools (Arlington, VA). Director of Marketing and Communications , University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Philadelphia, PA).

Do you work at an arts organization?

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The Wing Asian Museum, Seattle. Simon, author of The Participatory Museum , and Rob Stein, chief information officer at the Indianapolis Museum of Art , which covers innovations for how arts groups and museums can engage with visitors and donors online.

Grants For Exceptional Out of School and After School Programs

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In partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services ( [link] ), the National Endowment for the Arts ( [link] ), and the National Endowment for the Humanities ( [link] ), PCAH is embarking on the twelfth year of the awards, which recognize the accomplishments of exceptional arts and humanities after school and out-of-school programs. To be eligible, nominated programs must operate as a program for children and youth outside the school day. [Please help us.

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

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500 million from Walter Annenberg to public school reform in the United States [8]. 424 million from managers of the Reader’s Digest fortune to the Metropolitan Museum of Art [10]. Perelman , to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2011.

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Grants for Historic Preservation Organizations Uniting with Schools

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History Channel Announces Guidelines for Save Our History Grant Program Deadline: June 6, 2008 An initiative of the History Channel ( [link] ), the Save Our History Program invites history organizations to partner with a local school or youth group and apply for funding to help preserve the history of their communities. Eligible applicants must partner with a local elementary, middle, or high school, or an organization that provides educational programming for children of similar ages.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kelly Murphy

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She has been with the Museum for over 2.5 years, starting out as a marketing intern while in graduate school. 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: On Thursdays, the Museum’s Director of Education and I meet to discuss upcoming engagement opportunities and public programming.

Yours? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

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Communications Associate Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School (Washington, DC). Marketing Manager Chicago Academy of Sciences and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (Chicago, IL). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 23, 2011

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4) Digital Communications Manager and Director of Communications , Get Schooled , (Seattle, WA or New York, NY). 8) Marketing and Communications Manager , Brooklyn Children’s Museum , (Brooklyn, NY).

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The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

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The Web site serves to “provide libraries, community colleges, schools and workforce training centers a variety of resources and tools for teaching computer and Internet skills, which are increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy.”

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy

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The Web site serves to “provide libraries, community colleges, schools and workforce training centers a variety of resources and tools for teaching computer and Internet skills, which are increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy.&#.

Good Cause Marketing Idea, Wrong Time of Year

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And I love museums. I’d sooner spend a day at the Louvre, or the Uffizi or the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum than almost anything else I can think of. American kids, even from the poorest areas, learn fine during the school year.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

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Communications, Development and Outreach Coordinator , Massachusetts Farm to School Project (Amherst, MA). Public Relations and Marketing Intern , Queens Museum of Art (Queens, NY).

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New Year, New Nonprofit Marketing Job

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Associate Director of Communications Hammer Museum. Manager of Digital Media Marketing Innovate Public Schools (San Jose, CA). Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Los Angeles, CA). Brand and Integrated Marketing Manager Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (New York, NY). Communications Associate Initiative for a Competitive Inner City —ICIC (Boston, MA). Communications Coordinator Community Memorial Foundation (Hinsdale, IL).

Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Friday Futures

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Communications and Marketing Associate , Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.). Manager of Communications & Media Relations , National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C.).

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Grants for Local Governments Collaborations With School Aged Children Providing Local History and Preservation Projects

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Each year, Save Our History awards a total of $250,000 to history organizations that partner with schools or youth groups on pre- servation projects that engage students in learning about, docu- menting, and preserving the history of their communities. museums, historical societies, preservation organi- zations, historic sites, libraries, or archives). From The Foundation Center.

Bridging Cultures Grants to U.S. Nonprofits (Incl. Schools, Libraries, Cultural Instit.s, Et.c), State, or Local Governments

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Eligible institutions include but are not limited to public, academic, and research libraries, museums, disciplinary and professional associations, cultural institutions, state humanities councils, and institutions of higher learning. Deadline: June 1, 2010 (For more information on this grant opportunity, click on "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of the post).

17 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

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Creative Director , The Jewish Museum (New York, NY). Web and Graphic Designer , MUSE School (Calabasas, CA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Rebrand to Connect: Red Rover Tells All (Case Study-Part 1)

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Finally, since we work so closely with government agencies and schools, it’s particularly important that we remain (and are perceived as) politically neutral. How a Museum Re-Branded Itself to Boost Visitors by 600% (Case Study). Finally, since we work so closely with government agencies and schools, it’s particularly important that we remain (and are perceived as) politically neutral.

The Online Nonprofit Leadership Summit Rocked SO HARD!

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” -Karen Toste, The Tech Museum of Innovation. “it has all been very rewarding” -Barbara Von Reis, Madrona School. ” -Cynthia De Lani, Halani school, Hawaii.

Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

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Adults with a high school education or less. Earlier this month, Susannah Fox discussed a health Information divide based on a recent report.

Why and How Nonprofits Should Use Pinterest

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Pinterest is a natural site for museums, historical sites and cultural institutions. Just don’t pin a picture of the new lobby area of your school. Enter the Pinterest “Causes I Love Contest” and you could win a $250 gift card! .

Friday Futures—Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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6) Community Relations Coordinator , The Shumla School, Inc. Museum of Science (Boston, MA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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Charity Newsletters – Extraordinary Experiences … for the Rest of Us

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A museum director leads the way into climate-controlled vaults where restoration work is done … and hands the donor a perfectly balanced 2,000-year-old sword that feels alive … and murderous. Tom Ahern.

Augmented reality—Search moves from text to objects

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Museums now have a whole new, exciting, and visual way of conveying didactics–not just type on the wall. Maybe there will come a time when parents just have to hold their phone up to an early childhood facility or a local school to get quality rating information.

Part 2: Rebrand to Connect—Red Rover Tells All (Case Study)

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How a Museum Re-Branded Itself to Boost Visitors by 600% (Case Study). Finally, since we work so closely with government agencies and schools, it’s particularly important that we remain (and are perceived as) politically neutral. Read Part One first.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 16, 2011

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4) Digital Communications Manager and Director of Communications , Get Schooled , (Seattle, WA or New York, NY). 8) Marketing and Communications Manager , Brooklyn Children’s Museum , (Brooklyn, NY).

How to Tap into the Heart and Soul of Your Organization When You Write

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Katya explains the exercises on her blog this way: First, imagine you’re in an art museum gazing at a picture that captures the heart of your work. private boarding school) Try these out! Is your organization one of the thousands that miss the mark when writing fundraising materials? A recent study by Frank C. Dickerson, Ph.D. found that the written materials of most nonprofit organizations focus more on transferring information than creating interpersonal involvement.

How Social Marketing Can Improve the Effectiveness of Social Entrepreneurs

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The third element of pricing was the rental fee charged to museums for hosting the Aqua exhibit. The Place component was confined to where the Aqua exhibit was held - in all cases, science museums which fit well with the intention to attract children and their families.

Top 10 reasons to pay fundraising staff more

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58K to be a development director of a large, successful museum, with full responsibility for major gifts, galas, etc? They are going back to school.

Relationship Building in Action

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I love this post by Nina Simom at her Museum 2.0 For instance, I am working with a group of schools right now and Facebook is a much better channel for building relationships with parents and alumni than Twitter. Uncategorized Museum 2.0. www.eruptingmind.com.