Myth of the Naked African Child: When Your Donations Hurt

Wild Woman Fundraising

One thing I learned about volunteering at nonprofits overseas is that people don't necessarily need what you think they need.

Asymmetric Sponsorship in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Donate a gently-worn coat at a drop-off box at one of more than 450 Burlington Coat Factory stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico and you’ll get a coupon for 10 percent off your total purchase at the store.

R.I.P. Toys "R" Us ??; 25 Retail Influencers to Follow ?; Are Supermarkets Next Hot Spot for Fundraising Events?

Selfish Giving

Comic book publisher Lion Forge is joining the relief efforts to help Puerto Rico. Lion Forge will match the first $25,000 made from “Puerto Rico Strong,” with Diamond Comic Distributors also donating 5 percent of its retail sales to United Way of Puerto Rico.

Imagine! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

or Puerto Rico). Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Publications Manager Foundations for Healthy Generations (Seattle, WA). Public Affairs Manager Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA). Marketing Manager National Institute of Flamenco (Albuquerque, NM).

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Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

EveryAction

The image below is from World Central Kitchen, and it shows the impact of their work providing over 1 million meals in Puerto Rico! We won't waste your time with a lengthy intro. With #GivingTuesday and Year-End fundraising rapidly approaching, we'll get straight to the point.

Giving Tuesday #Inspo: 14 Donation Pages That Know What They’re Doing

EveryAction

In this case, they’re directly relating the work they do to the immediate need for relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Kicking off with #GivingTuesday, year-end fundraising season will be in full swing. This busy time is marked with nonprofits around the world striving for new and exciting ways to engage with potential donors. You need to launch your campaign , test your email deliverability , craft your message , and more.

What You Need to Know from the 2018 Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report: The Bad News

The Agitator

“Everybody wants happiness, nobody wants pain; but there can’t be a rainbow without a little rain.” – Dolly Parton. Yesterday, rainbow; today, rain… Donor retention is at best flat and generally down. We are stuck at 45.5% donor retention for the second year in a row, down from 45.9%

WANTED: VP of Video Game Fundraising

The Agitator

nearly $15 million was given by the gaming communities for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico …and millions more went to benefit other charities in the U.S. Chances are your organization doesn’t have a fundraiser in charge of video game fundraising. Does this mean you may already be missing out on some pretty big bucks and an even bigger future? I ask the question only because of the remarkably meteoric rise of online recreational gaming and its fundraising potential.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Emily Roush-Bobolz

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We have an important message for our friends in Puerto Rico who continue to suffer following the hurricane. then send a test to Martha, our Puerto Rican-born program coordinator. Emily Roush-Bobolz.

Technology Grants for N. American K-12, Two, and Four Year Colleges and Universities

Seeking Grant Money Today

and Puerto Rico, and to colleges and universities throughout North America (Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.). The grant program is targeted to K-12 public schools in the United States, including Puerto Rico. Colleges and Universities: The HP Technology for Teaching Higher Education Grant Initiative will select approximately 44 campuses from throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. From The Foundation Center.

AIDS HIV Grants for American, Canadian, Carribbean, Central, or South American Nonprofit Doing Specific Work

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For this funding round, as in previous years, EJAF invites LOIs from any proposed project that is aligned with EJAF grantmaking priorities including HIV programs focused on gay men's health and rights, African American health and rights, youth mobilization for sexual health and rights, syringe access and harm reduction, prisoner re-entry, and scale-up of quality HIV programming in the southern United States, Puerto Rico, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

YourMediaCompany.org

The Agitator

It’s nigh impossible to get sustained attention for ongoing clean-up in Puerto Rico or SNAP eligibility criteria or Veterans Administration mental health resources in the media tools of yore. There are many real issues and perceived issues concerning the state of media. This is not that thought piece. This is the one proclaiming that this is the perfect time for your organization to become its own media organization; for several reasons.

Grants for Elementary or Middle School Science Teachers

Seeking Grant Money Today

Puerto Rico; or the U.S. From The Foundation Center. Deadline: January 18, 2010 Toyota TAPESTRY Program Accepting Entries for the 20th Annual Science Grant Competition The Toyota TAPESTRY Grants for Science Teachers program, one of the largest science teacher grant programs in the United States, is now accepting entries for the 2009-2010 competition. Sponsored by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.

Grants for Various Different Types of U.S.Organizations' Librarians' Education and Training Needs

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To be eligible, applicants must be either a unit of state or local government or a private nonprofit organization and be located in one of the fifty states of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in more information about this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post].

Grants for U.S. and Puerto Rican Nonprofits Providing Free After School Literacy and Education Programs

Seeking Grant Money Today

WHO Foundation Education/Literacy grants provide funding to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico to support free after school organizations and for the implementation or expansion of education and/or literacy programs for low-income children of all ages. [Please help us. We at The Grant Plant, LLC want to understand what nonprofits need from the services that they hire, today, given the economy; so please take our short survey.

Grants to Increase Health Care Access & To Include Children With Disabilities

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This includes organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico with the exception of Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Arkansas. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

What Value Added Can Nonprofits Offer in This Economy to Current and Potential New Donors?

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Support Program funds 200 different credentialed aquariums across the United States, a minimum of one in each state (including, Puerto Rico, Guam, Hawaii, and Alaska), funding research on 200 different starfish species' preferences in captivity to ensure a higher quality of life and longevity for future captive starfish. These days, all kinds of businesses, including the nonprofit sector, are having to figure out how to both keep current revenue streams while increasing them.

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What About That Other Nonprofit, In Town, That's Similar To Us?

Seeking Grant Money Today

Save America's Starfish works to preserve all species of starfish that live in or near the United States including Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska. Often, it's the case, that no matter what cause your nonprofit is serving, there will be another nonprofit, not too far away, who does similar work as yours'. What about that?