November Photo Challenge for Nonprofit Communications Pros #NPCommPix

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

#NpCommPix is back in November! We co-host this fun photo-a-day challenge with BC/DC Ideas and encourage anyone who works in nonprofit communications (nonprofit staff, volunteers, consultants, whoever!) to play along.

Want to learn fundraising or social media? Check Out These New November Webinars & Workshops!

Wild Woman Fundraising

November 14th, 2012 Workshop: Advanced Content Marketing for Your Business, Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC) Portland, OR, 5:30pm Register here. November 15th, Moving on up in your nonprofit career Learn more. November 22nd: Advanced Content Marketing Webinar 12pm PST.

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What’s Up in November

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

FREE Live Webinar – November 15: Writing Short: How to Write Subject Lines, Tweets, Headlines, Facebook Updates and More. Kivi will be presenting two webinars with our training partner Charity How To.com this month: November 7: How To Do Your Own Nonprofit Communications Audit.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 4, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Public Relations Manager , Hostelling International USA (HI-USA) , (Silver Spring, MD).

VIDEO: Do you have lots of debt? Join the Jubilee!

Wild Woman Fundraising

There’s an event happening November 15th, where you can go, and give, and this nonprofit will buy debt, in a big package, and forgive it all. originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on November 12, 2012.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 18, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Associate , Education Resource Strategies , (Watertown, MA). 2) Communications Coordinator , The Civic Federation , (Chicago, IL).

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – November 11, 2011

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Campaign Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Intern , Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , (San Antonio, TX).

November 23rd: How can you become a nonprofit consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Come out and see us on November 23rd in Austin, TX! When: 5:30-6:30pm on November 23rd, 2010. Ever wanted to make money on the side from your knowledge and help nonprofits too? Maybe you’d enjoy being a nonprofit consultant! But how does that work? Want to find out? Mike Bacon, founder of Bacon Lee and Associates will be speaking about how he founded his own nonprofit consulting firm, and how you can do it!

You Gotta Believe: the Finest #UNselfie Posts of #GivingTuesday 2016

EveryAction

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 24, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 17, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 10, 2014. Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here.

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November/December Fundraising Tasks

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Here are the notes I made for the last two months of the calendar year: November: End of year solicitations Tie up outstanding projects Special thank yous December: Holiday or New Year cards Close remaining open major gift asks Update mailing lists Design one really new fundraising activity for next year Light a green candle and hope for peace, renewal, triumph, and the magical return of the sun.

Writing Your Own Direct Mail Appeal Letter This Year? You Got This!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This training starts November 10th with our first training webinar.You have two ways to participate: Option 1: You join us for a 60-minute training webinar where Tom will teach you the basics of creating a direct mail appeal.This training is $99 or free with an All-Access Pass.

Your Future! Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 17, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 10, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 3, 2014. Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here.

Using Story Arcs to Plan Your Communications

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ll be speaking at the 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in Chicago in November (early bird registration ends this Friday!). Are you telling a bunch of great little stories in your communications that don’t really seem to add up to much?

Building an Editorial Calendar Based on Stories

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ll be speaking at the 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in Chicago in November (early bird registration ends June 30!). One of the topics I will cover is what you actually do with the great stories you’ve written.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

November 10: Advanced Techniques for Boosting Your Online Fundraising Campaigns. Hope you had a great week!

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3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Plan to cultivate, engage and show gratitude in October and November. Some of my favorite October and November (and even early December) online cultivation tactics are the wins blog post and/or infographic , a thank you video, a pledge, a short quiz, or a beautiful slideshow.

New Free Webinar: Nov 11th The Brave New World of Donor Databases

Wild Woman Fundraising

DATE: November 11th, 2014. DATE: November 18th. Acknowledgement Appeals Cultivating donors Free Stuff for Nonprofits Fundraising 101 Webinars 2014 free webinars donor databases Finding the best donor database free webinar november nonprofit free webinars Robert Weiner

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Andy Robinson and Andrea Kihlstedt talk about Board Members and Your Capital Campaign: The AAA Approach in advance of their webinar Train Your Board to Ask on November 7th (Webinar details are in the blog post). November 2: Go Short with Your 2016 Annual Report (FREE!).

Dos and Don’ts for Nonprofit Thank You Letters [FREE Download]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you want to learn even more about nonprofit thank you letters, join me for my webinar Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts on either October 28th or November 4th. Sending a thank you letter to your donors is not just the polite thing to do.

#URBANFARMING: 2013 NYC Youth Internship Applications Now Available

Non Profit Marketing 360

This paid internship runs from March through November and will provide youth with opportunities to work on their farm, at ENYF markets, and at gardens throughout the neighborhood. The folks at East New York Farms are now taking applications for the 2013 Youth Internship program.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

November 2: Go Short with Your 2016 Annual Report (FREE!). November 10: Advanced Techniques for Boosting Your Online Fundraising Campaigns.

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Supporting Your Favorite Nonprofit Includes Voting By Tuesday November 6, 2012

Seeking Grant Money Today

The election this year on Tuesday, November 6 , isn't just about who will become the next president. For information on how to register and where to vote click "November 6", three paragraphs up and thank you.]. My husband and I voted this weekend. It felt good to get it done. It's one less thing I have to do this week. I know that you know what I mean.

Join the Virtual Discussion on Philanthropy - November, 2007 Giving Carnival!

Seeking Grant Money Today

Maya Norton, author of The New Jew: Blogging Jewish Philanthropy , is hosting the November 2007 Giving Carnival group blog. Email your response to Maya at mnorton at thenewjew.org by Monday, November 26th. Come join us in the virtual discussion. This month's question is "What business practices should nonprofits adopt to maximize their resources?" You don't have to write a blog to respond. If you do have a blog, email her the link to your response.

Calendar Confusion: Year-End Communications on a Summer Fiscal Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How do you handle calendar year-end (November-December) communications when your nonprofit’s fiscal year actually ends June 30? That question came up today during our Sharing Your Progress Accelerator program.

A Bountiful Reward For Giving Thanks

The Agitator

In November The Agitator reported on a creative alternative to #GivingTuesday called #ThanksGivingTuesday. Organized by Heather McGinness , VP of Advancement at Concordia College-New York , this all-stakeholder event is testament to the power of genuine gratitude, skillful communication, and a mighty respect for donors. I checked back with Heather last week to find out how the bottom line turned out.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

November 3: Marketing Bequests: The Delicate Art of Asking for That Final Gift. It’s Friday so let’s celebrate with some Mixed Links… The Nonprofit Blog Carnival for September is up. This theme was how to say thanks. Don’t waste valuable resources on lapsed donors.

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YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 10, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 3, 2014. Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here.

How to Find a Nonprofit Job After Election Day

EveryAction

The end of the campaign trail is in sight and while it’s hard to think much about anything besides GOTV stats and your campaign team’s eventual glory on November 4th, you can’t help but think: What’s next?

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To-Die-For Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 24, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 17, 2014. Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Account Director , Temp Digital Project Manager & Temp Web Developer Grizzard Communications (Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA). Communications Associate Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (Washington, D.C.). Communications Director Central Synagogue (New York, NY).

Last Chance to Help Us Design the 2016 Trends Survey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the next week, I’ll be finalizing the questions for the 2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey, so we can start taking your responses on Monday, November 2.

The RIGHT Way to Ask for a Bequest

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Did you know organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Fundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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How Does Your Nonprofit Compare In the Blogging Economy?

J Campbell Social Marketing

On November 5, I will be presenting a FREE webinar with Nonprofit Webinars (a service of 4Good).

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Dave Tinker, CFRE (@davethecfre) November 2, 2015. Ma Nonprofit Network (@MA_NonprofitNet) November 6, 2015. November 18: Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts. I hope everyone had a great week!

3 Key Elements of a Digital Campaign Plan

EveryAction

Originally posted on the NTEN Connect blog on November 20, 2015. Campaigns are big, daunting undertakings. When you’re starting with a blank sheet of paper, it can be hard to know where to begin.

Ooh! Aah! Jobs for Nonprofit Communicators

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—November 24, 2014. Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Change Communications Specialist and Employee Communications Specialist Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Chevy Chase, MD). Chief Communications Director Nurse-Family Partnership (Denver, CO). Communications Coordinator Bright Focus Foundation. Clarksburg, MD). Communications Coordinator New England Foundation for the Arts (Boston, MA).

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Losing Donors Because of Bad Thank You Letters?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

NEXT WEDNESDAY, November 18th, 2015. Did you know that the quality of your thank you letters can determine whether your donor gives again? Thank-you letters are incredibly important in turning a first-time donor into a life-long giver. Donors want much more than an acknowledgement and receipt.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

November 18: Writing Nonprofit Thank You Letters That Inspire Future Gifts. Happy Friday the 13th!

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Sharing Your Progress: 12 Phrases that Give Your Donors Credit for Helping

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We usually see these communications start in mid-November, peaking around Thanksgiving, and then leading into year-end appeals. “Sharing Your Progress” season is coming up fast.

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Creating a Short Annual Report for 2016 – Yes, You Can!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

November 30, 2016 – January 18, 2017. We just finished our free webinar on Go Short for Your 2016 Nonprofit Annual Report , and we’re excited about how many of the attendees are ready to take this step (and how many already have!).