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Museums in Distress


A recent story on NPR's All Things Considered showcased just how much in financial distress many museums around the country are.


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. Katie Houston.

Let’s hear it for Asian Female Nonprofit Leaders!

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Beth Takekawa , Executive Director of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience. Curious about how other people got to the top?

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Communications Associate , The Whitney Museum of Art (New York, NY). Communications Associate , Great Schools Partnership (Portland, ME).

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Assistant Director Kilts Center for Marketing: University of Chicago Booth School for Business (Chicago, IL). Tacoma, WA). Twin Cities, MN).

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Director of Digital Marketing & Regional Marketing Consultant Citizen Schools. Website Editor Cranbrook Academy of Art & Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, MI). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Assistant Director – Marketing and Communications URJ Greene Family Camp (Austin, TX). Louis, MO).

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.

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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. Louis, MO). RECENT JOB POSTS.

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. From The Foundation Center.

Do you work at an arts organization?

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The Wing Asian Museum, Seattle. Example One: The Wing Museum, in Seattle, A COMMUNITY MUSEUM. The Indianapolis Museum. ">Put

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


500 million from Walter Annenberg to public school reform in the United States [8]. Let it sink in. Then DELETE IT! Forget about it.

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).

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Digital Marketing Director , Communities In Schools (Arlington, VA). New Opportunities. Communications Analyst , W.K. Harrisburg, PA).

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.

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. Kelly Murphy. Once 3:00p.m.

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. RFP Link: [link].

Good Cause Marketing Idea, Wrong Time of Year

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And I love museums. American kids, even from the poorest areas, learn fine during the school year. And what is Project Potential?

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Communications Associate Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School (Washington, DC). 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). NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Louis, MO).

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy


Department of Health and Human Services) launched of Curriculum materials. Train-the-trainer materials. Reports and articles.

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy


Department of Health and Human Services) launched of Curriculum materials. Train-the-trainer materials. Reports and articles.

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.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

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Communications, Development and Outreach Coordinator , Massachusetts Farm to School Project (Amherst, MA). Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Thanks!

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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). Portland, OR). Minneapolis, MN).

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Communications and Marketing Associate , Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.). Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Houston, TX). RECENT OPPORTUNITIES.

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. 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. All forum and workshop programs should take place between October 1, 2010, and March 30, 2011. Any U.S.

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Creative Director , The Jewish Museum (New York, NY). Web and Graphic Designer , MUSE School (Calabasas, CA). New Opportunities.

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). Here’s the full story-Part 1: Q: Tell me about Red Rover. A: Well, our previous name (United Animal.

Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions


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

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? Anyway, I digress. NO WAY!

Why and How Nonprofits Should Use Pinterest

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Pinterest is a natural site for museums, historical sites and cultural institutions. 4,000 percent in six months! That's growth!

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6) Community Relations Coordinator , The Shumla School, Inc. Museum of Science (Boston, MA). Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Shumla, TX).

Charity Newsletters – Extraordinary Experiences … for the Rest of Us

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Educators, here is what your donor wished to scream in your face: “I do not want to go to your school. Tom Ahern. Guest Post by Tom Ahern.

Augmented reality—Search moves from text to objects


Museums now have a whole new, exciting, and visual way of conveying didactics–not just type on the wall. Hold onto your hats!

Relationship Building in Action

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I love this post by Nina Simom at her Museum 2.0 Uncategorized Museum 2.0. Her first two points are spot on.

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). Read Part One first. A: Nope. Part Three (last installment) to come soon.

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). NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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. You can.

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. Does One Drop conduct audience research? 2013).