Designing for Community Change

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Bertie County, North Carolina: Teaching Design for Change. Case Studies and New Orgs/Campaigns Social Marketing Bertie County case study change citizenship community change community-based initiative design global citizen North Carolina Project H Rescue Social Change Group Step RoyaleAt the beginning of the month, Craig Lefebvre challenged us to 10 “ What Ifs &# for social marketing in the coming year.

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#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

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She and I had connected online a little bit, and she came to North Carolina to speak at a conference, and so we met over coffee. Blogs Community Cross-Post Fundraising Interview Marketing Newsletter Nonprofit Perspectives Publications Blog Cause marketing education Facebook Kristina marketing Nonprofit organization North Carolina Social Media TwitterKivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications.

#INTERVIEW: Kivi Leroux Miller, Consultant, Trainer and Blogger on Nonprofit Communications

Non Profit Marketing 360

She and I had connected online a little bit, and she came to North Carolina to speak at a conference, and so we met over coffee. Blogs Community Cross-Post Fundraising Interview Marketing Newsletter Nonprofit Perspectives Publications Blog Cause marketing education Facebook Kristina marketing Nonprofit organization North Carolina Organization Social Media TwitterKivi Leroux Miller is a successful consultant, trainer and blogger on nonprofit communications.

Red Light Green Light or How to Make Change Happen

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Thus, when someone pointed to Jay Kassirer ’s Tools of Change website and the case study Marketing Social Marketing in North Carolina Public Health –my ears perked up. Tags: Education and Resources Social Marketing change Jay Kassirer Mike Newton-Ward North Carolina organizational change patience perseverance persistence process of change Tools of Change Change can be a stop-go process, and sometimes, you feel held at yellow for what seems never-ending.

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Newsjacking: From Roadkill to Rock Stars

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

During the wee hours of the morning of April 8 th , I received a call from Tom Harrison, director of the award-winning North Carolina Black Bear Festival and Bear-ology Museum. This might seem like a morbid photo if you didn’t know that Tom’s concerns stemmed from the growing number of black bear fatalities and collisions on Eastern North Carolina highways.

25 OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Development & Communications Associate Lillian’s List of North Carolina (Raleigh, NC). Marketing/Communications Coordinator PT North Country Trail (Lowell, MI). Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Advocacy/Editorial Officer AJC/Jacob Blaustein (New York, NY). Community Engagement & Communications Manager America SCORES (Boston, MA). Director of Communication Thrive Foundation for Youth (Menlo Park, CA).

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – June 24, 2011

Getting Attention

2) Communications Director , ACLU of North Carolina , (Raleigh, NC). Casey Foundation, (Baltimore, MD) 2) Communications Director, ACLU of North Carolina, (Raleigh, NC) 3) Communications Director (interim), CARANA, (Arlington, VA) 4) Communications/Media Intern, Truman National Security Project, (Washington, D.C.) Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

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Getting Over Social Media Culture Shock #cncn

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Yesterday I presented part of NTEN’s “ We are Media &# workshop at the annual conference of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits , along with Holly Ross , Jordan Viator , and Ruby Sinreich. Yesterday I presented part of NTEN’s “We are Media&# workshop at the annual conference of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits, along with Holly Ross, Jordan Viator, and Ruby Sinreich.

Digital Storytelling with Yash Mori

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I grew up in North Carolina and I became politically active when one of my best friends got a deportation order — an order of removal. I had no idea of the struggle that undocumented folks in North Carolina were experiencing. Fortunately, we won the case and he was able to stay with us in North Carolina. So, I went to YouTube and learned how to record and edit a video, so that I could email it to the local media outlets in North Carolina.

3 Steps to Comms that Connect (Frank Talk: Part 2)

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Mark Dessauer is Director of Communications at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. Read Part One Here. Frank : A gathering of communicators who work for the common good (or public interest). Here’s the final challenge we discussed, with core takeaways: How do we shape our communications to engage audiences TO ACT for change?

CauseTalk Radio Ep24: The Role of Choice in Cause Marketing

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Today, Megan and I interview researcher Stefanie Robinson of North Carolina State University on a recent series of studies about consumer choice in cause marketing campaigns. We learn that giving consumers a choice is often (but not always) a good idea in cause campaigns, particularly when the consumers are collectivists (Don’t know what a collectivist is? Tune in to find out!).

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – August 26, 2011

Getting Attention

1) Communications Specialist , Democracy North Carolina , (Durham, NC). NEW OPPORTUNITIES 1) Communications Specialist, Democracy North Carolina, (Durham, NC) 2) Communications Specialist and Editorial/Social Media Intern, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, (Philadelphia, PA) 3) Digital Innovation Director, Starlight Children’s Foundation, (Los Angeles, CA) 4) Field Marketing Associate, Jewish National Fund, [.]

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Corporate v. Nonprofit, 5 Lessons Learned When I Switched to Nonprofit Communications & Marketing

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In January 2016, I dove into nonprofit work as the Communications and Marketing Manager for the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina, and it has taught me a lot in these last few months. Cynamon Frierson is the Communications and Marketing Manager for the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina. Cynamon Frierson.

Frank Talk: Comms that Connect (Part 1)

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Mark Dessauer is Director of Communications at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. Frank : A gathering of communicators who work for the common good (or public interest). I found myself there this past winter, delighting in northern Florida rain while the rest of the country was being buried under snow.

Talk about Family and Tradition, Not Raking Leaves

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I presented the Thursday night keynote at the City of Jacksonville’s Board Development and Training Program last week (this North Carolina city requires nonprofit grantees to send their board members to free professional development training – a brilliant idea!).

Advice To a Promotional Products Company

Cause Related Marketing

[Blogger's Note: What follows is an email exchange between Jack, who owns a promotional products business in Greensboro, North Carolina, and your's truly.]Hi Hi PaulI have a small promotional products logowear business and want to donate a portion of sales to my client’s charities. How do I get started? Please add me to your GoogleGroup.Thanks,JackHi Jack:To really answer your question I’d need to.

How Can You Connect Offline Communities with Those Online?

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At the NC Tech4Good conference last week, we learned that North Carolina is second only to Texas for the total number of people living in rural communities, and 20% of rural North Carolinians have no access to broadband, even if they were willing to pay for it. That leaves statewide nonprofit organizations like NCGives, which wants to connect with all North Carolinians, in a bind.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 16, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Community Relations Coordinator , The North Carolina Partnership for Children , (Raleigh, NC). 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.). 3) Communications Manager , Juma Ventures , (San Francisco, CA).

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—May 4, 2012

Getting Attention

5) Communications Specialist , Autism Society of North Carolina (Raleigh, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. . NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate Director of Communications. City Harvest (New York, NY). 2) Communications Associate. The Nellie Mae Education Foundation (Quincy, MA). 3) Communications Coordinator. RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Warwick, RI).

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Powerful Segmentation Ideas for Year-End Online Fundraising Campaigns

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Customize the content by geography (In North Carolina…). Are all your email subscribers the same? Of course not! Some donate. Some volunteer. Some do both. And some have no CLUE how they got on your email list! If you send all your email subscribers the exact same fundraising emails for every campaign — year-end or any other time — you’ll never unlock their full potential as supporters.

How to Establish Thought Leadership within Your Nonprofit

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Thought Leadership in Action: Audubon North Carolina. Staffed with the state’s leading experts on bird conservation, and an investment in the time to cultivate meaningful relationships, Audubon North Carolina was able to develop a thriving media outreach program. Mary Alice Holley. In just a few weeks, we will kick off our latest Nonprofit Marketing Accelerator – Becoming a Thought Leader and Media Darling.

Ep186: Supermarket Chain Finds Cause Marketing Success Outside the Checkout Line

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Christy updates us on how Food Lion, a North Carolina based company, is working to help victims of the flooding from Hurricane Matthew. Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Christy Phillips-Brown , Director, External Communications & Community Relations, for Food Lion , a grocery store chain with 1,000 stores in 10 states, about their efforts to fight hunger. Never Miss a Show - Sign up for Email Updates.

Nonprofit Communicators Photo-A-Day Challenge! #NPCommPix

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I thought it would be fun to create one especially for our community, so I teamed up with Dawn Crawford from BC/DC Ideas , a friend, Instagram junkie, and fellow geek and transplant to North Carolina, to create the Nonprofit Communicators Photo-A-Day Challenge, or #NPCommPix. If you spend much time at all on Instagram , you’ve seen those Photo-A-Day challenges.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Katie Todd

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Katie Todd is the Online Engagement Coordinator for the North Carolina League of Conservation Voters , a nonpartisan nonprofit organization who advocates for sound environmental policies that protect North Carolina’s natural resources and people. Katie Todd. We need more stories for this series! Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro.

4 Simple Steps to Fundraising Success!

Get Fully Funded

Last Thursday, I had the honor of presenting at the AFP North Carolina Conference on Philanthropy in Charlotte. My session was called “4 Simple Steps to Building Donor Relationships and Fully Funding Your Mission Using Donor-Based Fundraising.&#. My intention for this breakout session was to help my students focus on building donor relationships and share my concept of getting fully funded. Here are a few notes from the session. What does it mean to ‘Get fully funded?’

4 Simple Steps to Fundraising Success!

Get Fully Funded

Last Thursday, I had the honor of presenting at the AFP North Carolina Conference on Philanthropy in Charlotte. My session was called “4 Simple Steps to Building Donor Relationships and Fully Funding Your Mission Using Donor-Based Fundraising.&#. My intention for this breakout session was to help my students focus on building donor relationships and share my concept of getting fully funded. Here are a few notes from the session. What does it mean to ‘Get fully funded?’

Using Social Media in Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Friday, I taught a workshop called Social Media: Your On-Ramp to Future Fundraising at the annual conference of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits. I’m sharing the deck with you here. Social Media: Your On-Ramp to Future Fundraising from Kivi Leroux Miller. While everyone wants to focus on peer-to-peer fundraising in social media, you can actually use social media to support your fundraising in many different ways, including the six ways we focused on.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 1, 2011

Getting Attention

2) Communications Director , ACLU of North Carolina , (Raleigh, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Specialist , Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston , (Boston, MA). 2) Communications Specialist, New Media , The New Teacher Project , (Brooklyn, NY or telecommute). 3) Director of External Relations , Handicap International , (Takoma Park, MD).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kristina Kelly

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As the Social Media Manager for miraclefeet , an international nonprofit in North Carolina, Kristina Kelly is committed to utilizing social media to raise awareness of untreated clubfoot. When she isn’t feeding her two beagles or trying a new vegan recipe, you can find her reading a book or cheering on the Carolina Hurricanes with her husband. Carrboro, North Carolina, is one adorable town! Kristina Kelly.

Cause Related Marketing - Untitled Article

Cause Related Marketing

This handsome infographic on cause marketing comes courtesy of Carousel30, a digital agency with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, Princeton, New Jersey, and Raleigh, North Carolina. It highlights current opinion, both overseas and domestic, of the growth of the practice and the esteem with which cause marketing is held.

13 Paths to Productivity & Satisfaction—Nonprofit Staff & Consultants

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8) Here’s what you gain from pushing yourself out of your comfort zone , says Mark Dessauer, director of communications at the Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina Foundation. Welcome to the Nonprofit Blog Carnival round-up on The Work Behind the Work —the methods and tools you use to stay focused, productive and happy on the job (or the barriers that keep you from getting there). Alas, most of us can’t count on a sunny afternoon at the pool to recoup.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 2, 2011

Getting Attention

1) Communications Specialist , Democracy North Carolina , (Durham, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate Director, Online Strategy and Engagement , National Center for Learning Disabilities , (New. York, NY). 2) Communications & Marketing Manager , The Saban Free Clinic , (Los Angeles, CA).

NC Auction Fundraiser Requests Original Art

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The North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation announces a request for proposals for original works of art to be considered for inclusion in the inaugural “Art of the Auction” silent and live auction event, to be held at the Museum’s East Building on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Works of art will be selected for inclusion in the Auction based upon the aesthetic considerations that guide the North Carolina Museum of Art’s collecting principles.

Cause Marketing Miscellanea

Cause Related Marketing

Queensboro Shirt Company is a Wilmington, North Carolina-based promotional products company with a special emphasis on apparel. Three different cause marketing efforts worth calling your attention to. On Friday, Nov. 16 participating Menchies will donate 10 percent of sales to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief. Menchies is a self-serve frozen yogurt chain with about 230 locations across the globe.

Tourists, Travelers, and Snowbirds: Empowering Community Leaders to Navigate Broadband

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I met Elizabeth Hundley Finley, the development and communications manager for the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina , a couple of weeks ago at an AFP workshop I presented. BrdsNBz is Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina’s (APPCNC) acclaimed sexual health text line for North Carolina teenagers, where we provide safe and accurate answers to teens’ sexual health questions via text message.

Evolution of a Tagline: One Nonprofit’s Story

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So we came up with “North Carolina’s Initiative for Inclusive Philanthropy.”. Definitely, in North Carolina — and maybe even beyond. Melinda Pearce McKee, the public relations and communications director for NCGives , is sharing her experiences with us as a communications professional at a small nonprofit that’s undergoing many changes as it transitions from being a foundation project to an organization of its own ( read other posts here ).

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – July 1, 2011

Getting Attention

2) Communications Director , ACLU of North Carolina , (Raleigh, NC). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Specialist , Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston , (Boston, MA). 2) Communications Specialist, New Media , The New Teacher Project , (Brooklyn, NY or telecommute). 3) Director of External Relations , Handicap International , (Takoma Park, MD).

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Make Your Annual Report Sing: 5 Ways to Choose and Use Stories

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North Carolina nonprofit Monarch , which helps people with disabilities realize their dreams, didn’t shy away from the truth in its 2009 annual report. Guest blogger Kimberlee Roth , one of our team’s valued writers, has written for the Chicago Tribune and The Chronicle of Philanthropy among other publications. She provides writing and editing services to universities, health systems and other nonprofits.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 9, 2011

Getting Attention

5) Community Relations Coordinator , The North Carolina Partnership for Children , (Raleigh, NC). 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). 2) Associate Director, Integrated Marketing , American Diabetes Association , (Alexandria, VA).

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

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So, I went to YouTube and learned how to record and edit a video, so that I could distribute it to the local media outlets in North Carolina. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium.

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IGA Stores Using Private Label Food Brands To Benefit Wounded Warriors Project

Cause Related Marketing

I became aware of this effort via a news announcement from the IGA in tiny Wendell, North Carolina, east of Raleigh. And North Carolina is home to 8 major military bases, including the monstrous U.S. Now through November 11, 2011 participating IGA stores across the United States are offering $0.05 to the Wounded Warrior Project for each case of certain private label food brands sold.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit is the state’s largest and most comprehensive conference designed specifically by and for leaders in the nonprofit sector. North American YMCA Development Organization (NAYDO) / San Diego, CA / $850. Conference for North Carolina's Nonprofits. Conference for North Carolina's Nonprofits.