Ep226: Ohio Ice Cream Maker Raises Cold Cash to Cream Cancer

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Luconda Dager , President of Velvet Ice Cream , about their long-term partnership with Pelotonia , a grassroots bike tour that funds cancer research at The Ohio State University.

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Share G.R.E.A.T. Stories to Advance Your Goals

Getting Attention

P.S. I’m just back from a week training and coaching 30 Ohio organizations on G.R.E.A.T. Best Buddies International. Like many of you, I’ve been working with storytelling for more than a decade now. And, like many of you, I know we need to do it better.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Debbie Gillum

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Debbie Gillum lives and works in Columbus, Ohio where she enjoys horseback riding, going to coffee shops and listening to audiobooks. Debbie Gillum. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators!

Rewriting an Appeal Letter : Cut out the Gangrene

Wild Woman Fundraising

The role of educating the Jims in our community with financial literacy is one that the Ohio Economic Forum takes seriously. Your vote to support the Ohio Economic Forum can raise financial literacy scores by 16% for students in middle school.

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How to Plan a New Website Without Your Head Exploding

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jennifer Doron of the Ohio Environmental Council shares how she approached the process of creating their new site to writing a novel. Guest Post by Jennifer Doron of the Ohio Environmental Council. Jennifer Doron. If your website is stuck in the past, it may be time for an upgrade.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Caroline Guy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Caroline Guy is the Coordinator of Communications and Technology with the Northwestern Ohio Synod, ELCA. Although she is fairly new to the nonprofit communications field, Caroline has become passionate about serving the people of Northwest Ohio and is grateful that her job allows her to do so.

Showcase Your Experts—Speakers’ Bureau How-Tos

Getting Attention

Our guest blogger Amanda Aldrich is Regional Communications Specialist with the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio. Our guest blogger Amanda Aldrich is Regional Communications Specialist with the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio.

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A Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Gail Koford

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Gail Koford is development director at Inter Parish Ministry in Cincinnati, Ohio. IPM is a food and clothing pantry that serves people living in eastern Hamilton County and Clermont County, Ohio. Gail Koford.

New Year, New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Director of Marketing and Communications , Ohio Environmental Council (Columbus, OH). 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: Monday Is The New Friday

Getting Attention

Campaign Director—Special Events, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Northern Ohio). Communications Manager , The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Peninsula, Ohio).

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Associate , Ohio Council of Community Schools (Columbus, OH). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Communications Assistant , Red Rover (Sacramento, CA).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Susan Yingling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She is currently the Director of Administration and Marketing for the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children in Columbus, Ohio. . Susan Yingling. Welcome to our first installment for 2018 in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators!

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters!

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Why Marriage Matters Ohio (Columbus, OH). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Associate Director of Marketing & Communications , The Center for State and Local Finance (Atlanta, GA). Chief Marketing Officer , Net Impact (San Francisco, CA). Communications & Marketing Manager , The Lewy Body Dementia Association (Lilburn, GA). Communications & Marketing Manager , Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (Hawthorne, NY).

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

The Village Network is a behavioral health organization helping youth and families in Ohio and West Virginia become healthy and have brighter futures. Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year.

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Next? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing and Development Associate Ohio Physicians Health Program (Columbus, OH). Post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits. Administrative Assistant, Communications Mott Foundation (Flint, MI).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren McCafferty

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Lauren McCafferty works as the Communications Specialist for Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO), a small nonprofit based out of Northwest Ohio. Lauren McCafferty.

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing Director Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (Flexible in Ohio). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, B Corps, and agencies and other vendors serving nonprofits.

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Ep219: How This Chain of Garden Centers Raises Six-Figures with Cause Marketing

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Petitti , President of Petitti's Garden Centers , a 8-store chain based in Ohio, about their partnership and support for Cleveland Clinic's Children's Hospital. Petitti visits with patients at Cleveland Clinic's Children's Hospital. Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to A.

Remember Your Own—Make Internal Communications Matter

Getting Attention

Our guest blogger Amanda Aldrich is Regional Communications Specialist with the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio.

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing and Development Associate Ohio Physicians Health Program (Columbus, OH). 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). Communications Director America Achieves (Washington, D.C.).

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Grantmakers Love Annual Report Postcards Too

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This one comes from Claudia Herrold, vice president of communications and public policy at the Ohio Grantmakers Forum. I have yet another fabulous example of an annual report postcard to share with you. I’m so excited that people are giving this a try!

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Yours? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Graphic Designer Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (Columbus, OH). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Assistant Vice President, Public Relations & Communications Easter Seals (Chicago, IL).

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Cause Marketing About Nothing

Cause Related Marketing

NAIL has already sold the effort to food banks in Ohio and 'Nothing' is due to launch today, Thursday, July 14, 2011 in benefit of the Vermont Foodbank. The video at the left is from the Ohio portion of the campaign’s website, www.Nothing.org.

Friday Futures—27 Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Associate , School Choice Ohio (Columbus, OH). 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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Join the Causemarketing.biz Newsgroup, Get a Cause Marketing Tool You Can Use Today

Cause Related Marketing

from Columbus, Ohio is the latest to join the Cause Marketing Google Newsgroup. Kind Readers: Heather D. It couldn’t be easier to subscribe. Simply send me your name and your email address to aldenkeene at gmail dot com. When you subscribe each new post comes directly to your email, usually every business day.

Big Themes for Fundraising Success

Get Fully Funded

Last weekend I had the privilege of speaking at the Ohio Habitat for Humanity conference. I work with lots of Habitat affiliates across the country and this was a treat to be at an event with hundreds of them!

And the Winners Are.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jennifer Doron, Ohio Environmental Council. Thanks to the 391 nonprofit staff who helped pick the topic of our next free webinar: Quick and Dirty Nonprofit Marketing Plans, which is now scheduled for November 16, 2011. I know that seems like forever from now, but we are already talking about nonprofit marketing plans during another free webinar THIS week: 30 Nonprofit Marketing Planning Questions in 30 Minutes , on Thursday. You are some plan lovin’ people!

Free Webinar: Tons of Money in the Mail September 9th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Claudia Harrod, Cincinnati Area Senior Services, Cincinnati, Ohio. Want to learn how to write a better appeal letter? Join us on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT for this free one hour webinar !

Election Day Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Horton’s also surprised voters at polling locations in Ohio, Michigan and Buffalo, New York with free coffee/lattes and donuts/muffins. Preliminary estimates suggest that voter turnout in yesterday’s general election in the United States was several million short of 2008.

Change It Up? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Outreach Coordinator Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio (Cleveland, OH). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, agencies and other vendors serving nonprofits and B Corps. Associate Director Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (Boston, MA). Assistant Communications Manager Montefiore (Bronx, NY). Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications Arnold P. Gold Foundation. Englewood Cliffs, NJ).

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Tis the Season for Bad Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

NPR reported on Monday that an Ohio Walmart was doing something wonderful: hosting a Thanksgiving food drive for needy families. I couldn’t make up this stuff if I tried. I found these two examples of bad cause marketing on the same day! That’s a first.

Big Themes for Fundraising Success

Get Fully Funded

Last weekend I had the privilege of speaking at the Ohio Habitat for Humanity conference. I work with lots of Habitat affiliates across the country and this was a treat to be at an event with hundreds of them!

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Ep185: The Story Behind Big Lots' $50 Million Gift to Nationwide Children's Hospital

Selfish Giving

How Big Lots engages employees in other parts of the country to support a children's hospital in Ohio. Big Lots Charity Pinup for the 2016 Program.

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Your New Nonprofit Elevator Pitch—More of a Catch

Getting Attention

Why it works: Research out of Ohio State University shows that when the facts are on your side, asking a question is more effective than making a statement. “From the minute the first elevator zoomed up in 1853, people have been polishing their elevator pitches. The idea was that if the big prospect ever strode into your elevator, you’d be able to smoothly explain your organization and your role there by the time you reached your floor.”

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When you dress up tonight, REMEMBER: We are a culture, not a costume

Wild Woman Fundraising

So it is in the anti-racist spirit of the Halloween that I would like to see that I present you the project of STARS at Ohio State. Halloween is my favorite holiday. And it’s gone from a fun night out to a chance for lots of people to be racist and sexist and misogynist etc etc etc.

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Nonprofit Spotlight: June

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley provides a home away from home for the families of children receiving critical medical treatment at local hospitals. By creating a place of community and respite the RMHC of the Ohio Valley truly cares for families in times of crisis. Across the country and around the globe our nonprofit partners are changing the world every day.

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What fundraisers can learn from reality TV shows

iMarketSmart

According to an article in Psychology Today by Steven Reiss (Professor of psychology and psychiatry at Ohio State University) and James Wiltz (Ph.D. Can’t we be “real” with our donors, advocates, volunteers and other supporters?

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#ProAging: Mandated Cuts In Medicare Stifle Expansion Plans

Non Profit Marketing 360

In Tennessee alone, nine projects are on hold – eight in Ohio. Click to enlarge. This past October 1st, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) put into effect new regulations concerning the payment or reimbursement of services to skilled nursing facilities and certain types of housing for older Americans. The reductions in payments were targeted at 3-4%.

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How your government contract is screwing you over (and how that’s about to change)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Note: This article originally appeared in the OCASDV (Oregon Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence) newsletter in March, 2014. Does your nonprofit get government contracts? Or is your nonprofit considering getting government contracts?

Nonprofit Spotlight: April

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

During the month of April we celebrated organizations working to honor WWII veterans, theatres bringing great art to their communities, a health clinic in rural Nicaragua, and a coalition of women innovating in central Ohio. The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio empowers the women and girls of Central Ohio to give of their time and money to celebrate, elevate, and educate women in their community and beyond.

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3 Cause Marketing Lessons from Rural America's Go-To Store

Selfish Giving

Dollar General, Big Lots, TJ Maxx, Marc's (Ohio) and Ocean State Job Lots (New England) are just five discount retailers that are raising big money via cause marketing fundraisers. Photo via Mike Mozart on Flickr. Lower-priced items are often a financial necessity for shoppers.

Social Media Video Primer

The Agitator

Tim is the communications guy at St Mary Development Corporation (focused on housing for the disadvantaged) in Dayton, Ohio. Especially if you work in a small nonprofit, you’ll find this video presentation by Tim Bete – 19 ways nonprofits can use social media to connect with donors — quite helpful. He’s the classic one-armed paperhanger small nonprofits know well!

How to Make Your Annual Report Better NOW

Wild Woman Fundraising

I interviewed a development director in Ohio who works at a YWCA chapter. Are you stuck with the task of making your annual report again? Are you afraid no one is going to read it, AGAIN? Your nonprofit annual report doesn’t have to be boring! It can be fun!

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