Annual Report Makeover!

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Ever had a makeover? Want to see a drastic makeover that really paid off? What a drastic makeover! No, not this one. Read on. Most of us are like that duck on the surface of the water. Calm on the outside, but paddling like hell underneath!

A tale of two cities (in your appeal letter)

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Here’s Muffin’s story: Muffin lives in Beaverton, Oregon. If you are a responsible person looking to adopt a pet, and you like the picture of the golden retriever above, I took the picture from Golden Bond, a nonprofit that places golden retrievers here in Oregon.

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[PICS]: Speaking at the University of Portland Executive MBA in Nonprofit Management Program

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We had some future nonprofit leaders from Mercycorps, Oregon Mentors, Elders in Action, Classical FM radio, the Chapter 13 Trustees Office, and others, talk about their experience with social media. That was so fun!

What does an LGBTQ nonprofit organization do?

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Berdache or "Two-Spirit" in America, late 1880s. So, I majored in Gender Studies, which means that for several years I learned ALL ABOUT gay and lesbian history in America.

Rotten To The Core: Now the truth can be told

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In the last several months, even MORE stories have been coming out, in February 2011 and then again in May 2011 , about the Urban League of Seattle, the Urban League of Columbus , and yes, even at the Urban League of Portland , Oregon. Now the Oregon Justice department knows about it.

4 things I learned from making an ask this week

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We struggled, as I started my own small business in Oregon. This week I did something scary. On Friday afternoon, my friend asked me to make the ask for her first campaign kickoff on Saturday afternoon. At first I wanted to say no. I wanted to say, “Sorry, I can’t do it.”

Grants for Arts for Oregon Communities

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From The Foundation Center Oregon Arts Commission Invites Proposals for Arts Build Communities Grants Deadline: October 2, 2007 The Oregon Arts Commission ( [link] ) is accepting applications for Arts Build Communities grants, which recognize and support the use of the arts as a tool for building and strengthening Oregon communities. Guidelines are available at the Oregon Arts Commission Web site.

Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Citizen Outreach Staff Fund for the Pubic Interest: Environment Oregon (Portland, OR). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Associate New York State Health Foundation (New York, NY).

22 Terrific Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Communications Coordinator The Nonprofit Association of Oregon (Portland, OR). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Assistant Director – Marketing and Communications URJ Greene Family Camp (Austin, TX). Associate Communications & Marketing Manager Point Foundation (New York, NY). Communications Manager Children Without Worms (Atlanta, GA). Communications Manager Make-A-Wish Missouri (St. Louis, MO).

Your Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Communications Coordinator (PT) World Affairs Council of Oregon (Portland, OR). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Communications Specialist The Health Trust (San Jose, CA). Communications Specialist, School Improvement & Marketing Manager Southern Regional Education Board (Atlanta, GA). Events Director/Consultant & External Relations Associate END Fund (New York, NY). Design Intern (Paid) Beespace (New York, NY).

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Burn Out and Its Effect On Your Fundraising.Humane Society of Central Oregon and Your Donors, Here's Some Free Advice

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Bend, Oregon's weekly The Source wrote " Licensed To Kill: Critics Say Humane Society Inflates Adoption Rates At Animals Expense " (May 10, 2007 issue) alleging that the Humane Society of Central Oregon was killing animals indiscriminately. Neither the Humane Society of Central Oregon (HSCO) board members, the executive director, nor staff responded to the allegation publicly.

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing Coordinator Oregon Public Broadcasting (Portland, OR). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Associate Designer & Query/Segmentation Specialist & Knowledge and Instructional Design Specialist WGBH. Boston, MA). Communications Coordinator Envision Unlimited (Chicago, IL). Communications Manager Justice at Stake (Washington, DC). Communications Manager Aspen Global Leadership Network (Washington, DC).

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Oregon Environmental Council (Portland, OR). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Assistant Communications Manager , Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx, NY).

Bend, Oregon Wednesday, April 30th; Bloggers Unite To Drink, Snack, and Be Merry!

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Central Oregon Blogger Meet-up! Wednesday, April 30, 5:30ish at the Summit (in the O'Kane Building on Oregon), Downtown Bend Please RSVP. To RSVP on the Central Oregon Web Professionals Usergroup 's site (yes, the acronym is COWPU) and click "I'm Going!", Jen Blackledge, COWPU Web Mistress, said it best. or leave a comment, or email me at jenblackledge at gmail.com. The first blogger meetup was a big success!

How are you doing?

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Nonprofit Consultant 2015 check in fun mazarine treyz nonprofit consulting portland oregon tea chai te teashop vacationI want to check in with you. How are you doing? How are things going for you? What do you want to see more of here?

Fixing The Donor Experience

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” Phil McCorkle, writing a column in the Salem, Oregon Statesman Journal directed at any and all donors who might be reading (i.e., I just noticed this — not unfamiliar — fundraiser’s lament from the trenches: “Our donors don’t appreciate us!”

How to make your nonprofit more welcoming to people of color

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Welcome to Oregon! But even if you do not live in Oregon, I think you might find the next piece useful. Recently I met a lovely person named Leann Johnson, diversity manager at the Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion. So… you think your workplace is inclusive. So, you’ve got lots of people of color on your board. and in your nonprofit leadership. and everyone listens to people of color and women as much as men.

15 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Marketing and Communications Associate , EarthShare Oregon (Portland, OR). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Guest Post: 4 methods to practice your nonprofit presentation

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Susan Taylor is a founding partner of Imagine Productions, a digital communication company in Portland, Oregon. Imagine Productions was among the first to experiment with digital video in Portland Oregon and have continued to pioneer the use of new media.

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

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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?

You CAN Have It All

Getting Attention

As yet another work email came in, I turned to fellow marketer Kerala Taylor ( Oregon Entrepreneurs Network ), and declared: I need to take our own advice, and do my best to be present here and now. Guest blogger Stephanie Bowen leads communications and marketing for Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA). Howdy y’all! Just back from Austin and this year’s NTEN Conference (#15NTC) , and I’m buzzing with energy from all I learned and those I met.

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Free Webinar: Rockstar Nonprofit Presentations Feburary 20th

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Join Susan Taylor, a founding partner of Imagine Productions, a digital communication company in Portland, Oregon. Imagine Productions was among the first to experiment with digital video in Portland Oregon and have continued to pioneer the use of new media.

OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Director of Communication Oregon Justice Resource Center (Portland, OR). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Administrative and Marketing Associate History Theatre (Twin Cities, MN).

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#Aging: Some American Cities Meeting The Challenges Of Boomer Residents

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Affordable Housing Aging Community Environment Independent Living News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Nonprofit Public Media Retirement Living Seniors Life Volunteerism Aging Baby Boomers Associated Press Business design economy New York City NPR Portland Oregon Walkability

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Wonderful Ops Wednesday

Getting Attention

Communications & Marketing Director and Membership/Engagement Manager , Oregon Environmental Council (Portland, OR). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Guest Post: Do you have a presentation coming up?

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Susan Taylor is a founding partner of Imagine Productions, a digital communication company in Portland, Oregon. Imagine Productions was among the first to experiment with digital video in Portland Oregon and have continued to pioneer the use of new media.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Betsy Lewis

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Her home is an old remodeled schoolhouse on the Oregon Coast, and she uses her spare time (if there is any) to beach comb. Since I can live anywhere I want and do this work, I have moved to a beach area on the Oregon Coast. Betsy Lewis.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Director of Marketing , Clean Energy Works (Portland, Oregon). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Chief Marketing Officer , Conservation International (Alexandria, VA).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Darya Minovi

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In addition to being obsessed with her job (no but really), you can find Darya hiking around Oregon with her boyfriend, learning how to bake bread, or watching live music. Darya Minovi.

Pioneers Needed.

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And while the American West was settled by tens of thousands who made their way along the Oregon or Sante Fe Trails, only the Utah Pioneers built fords and ferries and roads, and planted grain for the Pioneers behind them. Today my adopted state of Utah celebrates Pioneer Day. It’s a founder’s day that commemorates the day an initial band of 151 settlers from the east landed in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake.

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Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Go Get It

Getting Attention

Director of Communications & Advancement , Nonprofit Association of Oregon. Membership & Engagement Manager and Communications & Marketing Director , Oregon Environmental Council (Portland, OR).

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Do you have trouble presenting for your cause?

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Susan Taylor is the co-founder of Imagine Productions, a digital communication company in Portland, Oregon. They have developed presentations, e-learning courses and videos for a number of Oregon companies including Freightliner, Adidas and Parr Lumber.

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Shape Messages that Spur Action (Case Study)

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In Oregon there’s a mother thinking about the pressures of her job. Because no matter how you ask the question, the father in Nebraska, the mother in Oregon, and the couple in Virginia do not think it’s happening. Freelance communications strategist Jeremy Porter shares his knowhow in his e-newsletter , his blog (where this article first appeared) and via Twitter. For people to care about global warming it needs to be made relevant.

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Friday Futures—Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

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4) Communications Manager , Health Share of Oregon (Portland, OR). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate, Communications and Marketing.

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Three Ways to Avoid a Social Media Time Suck

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One volunteer was Dana Ziolkowski, Marketing Coordinator/AmeriCorps VISTA for the Oregon Volunteers Commission for Voluntary Action and Service. For Oregon Volunteers, it’s often funding opportunities, program success stories, event photos or professional development and training opportunities. Last week, while blogging on vacation, I reflected on the 24/7 pace of social media. One of my tips for time management was to let your community take some ownership over your efforts.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Project Coordinator , National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, Mobility International USA (MIUSA) (Eugene, Oregon). 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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15 ideas for virtual volunteers from the Virtual Volunteering Guidebook

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Recently I organized a meetup for fundraisers here in Portland, Oregon, and I brought this book along. Do you have a hard time getting your volunteers to stay? Are you just dissatisfied with the quality of the volunteers you have?

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This is Habitat, B h!

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So, recently, I was looking at the CNRG digest, which, should you want to know nonprofit happenings in Oregon, is an excellent thing to subscribe to.

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Doing What You Can with What You Have: Data Made Revolutionary

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JCA’s President and CEO Steve Jacobson recently presented a session on predictive modeling at the 2013 National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) conference in Portland, Oregon.

Do you have ten stories?

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If you are looking for a new job in the Portland, Oregon area, I highly recommend his firm, CareerMakers. How can you help people start to know, like, and trust you, and want to hire you for that next position?