How Businesses Can Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims (Hint: Learn from Boston)

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But like everyone else I heard the sad news about the tornados in Oklahoma and the terrible loss of life and property. Cause Practices boston marathon bombing business giving cause marketing corporate giving oklahoma tornados

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The American Red Cross is assisting people in Moore, Oklahoma right now and has been literally since the tornado was touching down. Red Cross of Central and Western Oklahoma is providing up to date information on the tragedy and resources available to survivors in Moore, Oklahoma. For more information on the Red Cross and its efforts in Moore, Oklahoma click this link. If you are so inclined, you can donate to the Red Cross for the Moore, Oklahoma effort at that link.

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BEWARE: Oklahoma’s Mini-Nixon

The Agitator

Editors Note: This is the first of a three-part series on how some politicians and their special interest supporters are attempting to intimidate, discredit and destroy nonprofits that oppose them through the misuse of fundraising regulations.

Beware The BIG LIE

The Agitator

Editors Note: This is the last of a three-part series on how some politicians and their special interest supporters, through the use of fundraising regulations, are attempting to intimidate and discredit nonprofits that oppose them.

Stop complaining because your success is up to you

iMarketSmart

Many felt that Jim Thorpe, a Native American from Oklahoma, was the greatest athlete of the 20th century. All of us have been there. Sometimes we find ourselves stuck in situations that just plain suck! Think yours is worse than someone else’s? Think again.

Anatomy Of A Smear Campaign

The Agitator

Here’s part one: BEWARE: Oklahoma’s Mini-Nixon.

Battling The Bullies

The Agitator

In August last year The Agitator ran a three-part series — here , here , and here — on how some politicians and their special interest supporters are attempting to intimidate, discredit and destroy nonprofits they oppose by misapplying fundraising regulations.

50+ Nonprofit Instagram Accounts You Should Follow Right Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Oklahoma Zoo https://instagram.com/okczoo/. Looking for some good examples of nonprofits on Instagram? Grab your phone and get inspired. ANIMAL RIGHTS. Talia looks like she’s ready for her woolcut next month. That’s the real start of spring!

Yours? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Investigative Communications Manager ACLU Oklahoma (Oklahoma City, OK). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Assistant Vice President, Public Relations & Communications Easter Seals (Chicago, IL).

A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic

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Liesl has spent most of her career in the non-profit sector, working for notable organizations such as KERA Channel 13/Dallas and Girl Scouts of Texas-Oklahoma Plains. Liesl Manone. We love showcasing what I like to call “New and Improved” annual reports from our readers.

Nonprofit Disaster Communications Done Right (Case Study)

Getting Attention

For example, when the deadly Oklahoma tornadoes hit in May 2013, we created a similar resource list and did outreach to local agencies on social media to see who needed help. Here’s the hot-off-the-presses story I just received from Leili Khalessi, Communications Manager at Red Rover.

It’s Time to Retire the Reception

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

To help get your ideas flowing, I asked a fundraising pro (and personal friend) Alexis Lux, CFRE and VP of Development for the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City , to share some donor experience ideas: Q: So why should a nonprofit host “donor experiences”? Wine and cheese tasting. Fancy dinner.

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

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Boone Pickens to Oklahoma State University [7]. I give you permission to read this list but only if you’ll count to three afterward. Let it sink in. Then DELETE IT! Forget about it. Because your organization will probably never get a gift as large as any of these.

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Ep175: How This Texas DQ Franchisee is Fighting Childhood Hunger

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan Strand and I talk to Bill Spae , CEO of Vasari LLC , a Dairy Queen franchisee with 76+ locations in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

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Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

So I pulled out a deck I presented to the AMA Oklahoma Chapter in 2005 (!). Within the past week three people from three different industries (advertising, internal branding and higher education) asked me to contribute to posts they were writing about blogs. .

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Upcoming speaking engagements & fundraising training

Fundraising Coach

Oklahoma – August 2013. The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits is bringing me in as part of their “National Speakers Series.” trainings, one in Oklahoma City, one in Tulsa. Oklahoma City, Wednesday, August 14 : National Speakers Series: Ask Without Fear!

4 Things Nonprofits Can Learn from the NBA Playoffs

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

In the Playoffs: This year’s NBA MVP was Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant. The Playoffs are like the year-end giving season for NBA players. Just like your nonprofit’s staff in December, during Playoffs, athletes are busy, tired, and they have their eye on the prize.

The 2012 Social Marketing Conference: Getting Better at Doing Good

Social Marketing and Social Change

A major meeting on "getting better at doing good" will take place in Clearwater Beach, FL 15-16 June 2012. This theme for the 22nd Annual Social Marketing Conference reflects the global reality that government institutions, not-for-profit groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), universities and colleges and businesses are searching for better ways to improve people's health, the environment, work force development and social welfare.

Emotional fruitbasket turnover

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He had met some people who were there the day the Federal building in Oklahoma was destroyed by a bomb many years ago. I was listening to a speaker on Saturday talk about the difference a few minutes makes. He said he heard stories about how people risked their lives going into a burning, crumbling building looking for survivors. Isn’t it amazing how brave some folks become in the face of disaster?

There She Blows! Cause Marketing, Mobile Gifts Surface with Give.mobi

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Developed by Tulsa, Oklahoma based CharityCall , Give.mobi may be the best option yet for businesses and nonprofits that want to partner and raise money via mobile technology.

#INTERVIEW: Chris Forbes, Co-Author of Guerilla Marketing for Nonprofits, Offers Great Advice to Groups

Non Profit Marketing 360

You can’t introduce a product to a community from North Africa like you might to the people of Ada, Oklahoma. For example, I can find out how many Oklahoma University fans are in an area and to see if I want to move to a neighborhood or not!

Fundraising on Film: What Hollywood Thinks of Fundraising?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The tour has stopped in Oklahoma, where MacLaine’s character moved decades ago after giving up ballet to marry and have children. Guest Blogger Rob Blizard as Santa. Here’s a little holiday surprise for you, courtesy of my friend, movie buff, and fundraiser extraordinaire, Rob Blizard.

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

iMarketSmart

Boone Pickens to Oklahoma State University. [7]. I give you permission to read this list but only if you’ll count to three afterwards. Let it sink in. Then DELETE IT! Forget about it. Because your organization will probably never get a gift as large as any of these.

It could be worse

Donor Power Blog

Read about it at NewsOK in Oklahoma City: Oklahoma City police look into wiretapping at Feed the Children. Are things rough at your nonprofit, with rivalries, silos, and lack of communication? I bet they're not as bad as at Feed the Children , where an investigator found that three offices there were bugged. The wiretaps are just the latest in a string of travails: It is unclear whether the wiretapping is connected to the power struggle at the charity.

Parting the Kimono (a little) on Cause Marketing ROI

Cause Related Marketing

Komen for the Cure chapter in central Oklahoma, Lorna Palmer… revealed that in 2010 cause marketing efforts generated about $300,000 of the $700,000 that the chapter distributed in its 10-county service area.

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News Stories Describing How the Federal Government Shutdown is Effecting Nonprofit Organizations

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Oklahoma nonprofits brace for ripple effects of federal shutdown As the nation and the world are doing, the U.S.

Good Cause Marketing Lessons From Bad PR

Cause Related Marketing

If your cause is a model railway museum in Fiddler’s Bend, Oklahoma you’re almost certainly barking up the wrong tree to propose a CRM campaign to American Express.

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#INTERVIEW: Chris Forbes, Co-Author of Guerilla Marketing for Nonprofits, Offers Great Advice to Groups

Non Profit Marketing 360

You can’t introduce a product to a community from North Africa like you might to the people of Ada, Oklahoma. For example, I can find out how many Oklahoma University fans are in an area and to see if I want to move to a neighborhood or not!

Cause Marketing Lessons From the Rodeo

Cause Related Marketing

Oh, the national championship events in Omaha and Oklahoma City can be seen on high-number cable stations, and occasionally the ‘rodeo game’ as the announcer kept referring to it will sometimes go to a few of the New York City exurbs as a novelty for the city-folks.

Run The Agitator Gauntlet – 1

The Agitator

From Michael Mitchell, Director for Annual Giving at Oklahoma Christian University, here is what Michael calls their “most effective email from the last year.&# Awhile back, I proffered an email appeal by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) as an example of a well-executed appeal , and invited readers to critique it themselves. The robust discussion that ensued inspired us to try this as a regular feature.

#ADVOCACY: Kony 2012 Sequel Not Going Viral, Nor Ending Debate

Non Profit Marketing 360

Birmingham Alabama saw the first spike of interest in the original video, and from there Oklahoma City and Noblesville Indiana quickly followed suit. Too little too late?

Here's Telling Them!

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Marsha Wiseman of Muskogee, Oklahoma, has written a letter to the editor of the Muskogee Phoenix: Don’t leave trash in the donation bin! Does your nonprofit organization take in-kind donations (used clothing, furniture, or other goods)? Do you ever get tired of people trying to dump their old, useless garbage at your door and expecting you to thank them (as well as give them a receipt for their tax deduction)?

Matching Funds Grant for Migratory Birds Conservation

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Priority will be given to projects in regions where ConocoPhillips has an operating presence, including the following regions in North America: western Canada; Gulf of Mexico states (including Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama); Prairie states (including Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming); and the Delaware Bay. From The Foundation Center.

Grants to Benefit Migratory Birds and Their Habitats

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Priority will be given to projects in regions where ConocoPhillips has an operating presence, including the following regions in North America: Western Canada; Gulf of Mexico states, including Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama; Prairie states, including Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming; and Delaware Bay. From The Foundation Center.

Fundraising Land Grab

The Agitator

Chuck fervently believes sustainers are so important that he’s labeled the imperative to enlist them as “fundraising’s last land grab” By this he means that, like the Oklahoma Land Rush, there’s only so much land and only a limited number of donors out there likely to make a monthly commitment.

Easy Resources for the Grant Writer

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They have compiled and regularly update a Foundation Data Book that lists all of the foundations in each of the following states; California, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington State. Even if you're only new to grant writing and don't know how you'll learn what you need to be successful in raising grants, there's hope! There are many easily accessible resources that will get you on your way. Some resources are even free.