Grants for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students for '09 - '10 Undergraduate or Graduate School Year

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Students who will be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs for the 2009-10 school year are eligible to apply for the multiyear scholarships. In return, Point Scholars agree to maintain a high level of academic performance and to give back to the LGBT community through the completion of an individual community service project each year. [Please help us.

How a Little Communications Research Can Yield Big Results

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our research team includes two full time staffers as well as school-year interns, but not every nonprofit can afford that kind of investment. Beth Hallowell. In order to have an effective communications strategy, you need to know who your people are and what they care about.

10 Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Prepare for A Successful #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

#GivingTuesday , the international day of giving, is set for November 28th this year! Last year, the total amount donated on #GivingTuesday was $168 million, up from $116.7 Do you already have fundraising or awareness events scheduled for the last quarter of the year?

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Cool Cause Marketing Effort, Wrong Season

Cause Related Marketing

The real problem with Project Potential is that Kraft and Lunchables did this at the wrong time of the year! American kids, even from the poorest areas, learn fine during the school year. Schoolchildren in Asia are less likely to suffer from summer learning loss because their school years are notably longer. Project Potential shouldn’t have been about sending school kids on fieldtrips during the school year.

Still-Time Summer Marketing Sizzlers

Getting Attention

So when summer comes, these organizations shift from relying on schools as primary messaging intermediaries to relying on a mix of parents, friends, employers, summer school, and after-school programs as intermediaries. but maybe NOT in this crazy election year!). Part 1.

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No Kid Hungry connects kids to meals this Summer


21 million American kids are served meals at school during the regular school year—but when school?s s out, many do not know where their next meal is coming from.

A Lesson on Listening… and Making More Money with Your Newsletter

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s what she’s done with her newsletter — and I can’t wait to see what happens with her upcoming year-end appeal! Thanks to your generosity, the ‘End of the School Year’ matching campaign raised $17,602.” . Theresa Casey.

Don't put off fundraising planning to the fall!

Fundraising Coach

It stirs up thoughts trips, outdoor activities, and school break. Even though we're no longer in school, we still let that "summer mentality" affect us. Because of our learned rhythm from our school years, this feels good. Let's say your fiscal year starts July 1.

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Towards a More Hygienic Cause Marketing Campaign for Lysol

Cause Related Marketing

With the approaching start of the new school year Lysol brand of disinfectant has a cause marketing campaign that awards $25,000 in prizes to the school with the highest average attendance from November 1 to 30, 2011. As is, small schools have an advantage in the Challenge.

Grants for North American Nonprofits Bringing Joy, Comfort, and Learning to Children In Need

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The foundation seeks to fund nonprofit organizations and projects in North America that enrich the lives and increase the well-being of children (infants through adolescents) or families in need through play by focusing on education (summer and school-year programming), health and safety, youth development and leadership, play and recreational activities, and/or arts and culture. From The Foundation Center. [If

Few Different Grant Opportunities for U.S. K - 12 Music Students & Public School Music Programs

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Deadline: October 1, 2010 (Online Pre-qualification Form) Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation Offers Instruments for School Music Programs The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation donates both new and refurbished instruments to school and after-school music programs in the United States that lack the resources to keep up with equipment loss due to attrition, depreciation, and wear over time, and to accommodate students on waiting lists or who have to share instruments.

Tactics—Step 4 in strategic communications planning for nonprofits


Channels have proliferated like rabbits over the past few years. Nor do you want to wait until your end-of-the-year fund raising to communicate. And you can choreograph those little waves to resonate with their shifting interests throughout the year. flickr/popculturegeek.

Grants for Public, Private, or Charter High Schools' Student Retention Programs

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Organizations might use new concepts, ideas, and strategies to achieve success for students who are at risk of dropping out of school; collaborate with school districts, foundations, nonprofits, government entities, and/or businesses to maximize positive impact on students' success; or employ technological innovations to support student success. The 2012 Local Impact RFP will provide project support for currently operating high school retention programs.

Avi Chai Sponsored Fundraising Contest

A. Fine Blog

the foundation is sponsoring a short fundraising contest with the Jewish day schools participating in its Social Media Academy. Here’s a basic outline of the contest: The schools are using the Causes application on Facebook as the platform for the contest.

Crowdsourcing Followship

A. Fine Blog

So, in the case of working with Jewish teens, the ultimate goal is supporting and building a generation of young people actively engaged in Jewish life, and the principles are outlined similar to the ones above, and teens are invited to develop, with active guidance, what they want to do over, say, a school year’s time, to explore issues and ideas with a Jewish lens. This Friday I am speaking at the Youth Engagement Conference sponsored by the Union of Reform Judaism.

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Most of these ideas would be great as elementary school fundraisers or as preschool fundraisers, but they can be adapted for other settings, of course. Live Art Auction: You could have high school students create pieces of art to be included in a live auction. Teach an Art Class: If you and your group members cannot teach a drawing or painting class, try to convince the high school art teacher or a local artist to lead a class.

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Creating Model Programs And Their Effect on Getting Grants

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Let's also say that you and I developed a new research method that we are wanting to attempt in the 2008 - 2009 school year. You may have read about model programs, or model projects and how important they are to potential grant donors. You might wonder.what is this all about? If your non profit organization creates a program, project, method, study, educational program, or even an innovative item, or any other new way to deal with, perceive, treat, educate, study, etc.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2014

Social Marketing and Social Change

Methods: We targeted parents and providers of 9–13 year old boys in a 13 county NC region. The campaign ran for 3 months before the school year started and when parents were most likely to seek vaccinations for their children. Two years into implementation, we evaluated this program’s effectiveness for MSM by testing whether exposure to any or a combination of program components could reduce HIV risks.