Private vs. Public Schools and Marketing Channels (EF-0014)


This time on if the approach to public and private school fundraising is different and how to determine what fundraising marketing channels to focus on. The post Private vs. Public Schools and Marketing Channels (EF-0014) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. On today’s episode we discuss our second set of listener submitted questions.

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Greg Got Schooled by Greg


Greg Warner got schooled by Greg Lassonde. The post Greg Got Schooled by Greg appeared first on MarketSmart. It’s time for me to fall on my sword. Yesterday I wrote a post titled, “Is CEO in your legacy society?”

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Even fundraisers can “get schooled” by a 4th-grade teacher


The post Even fundraisers can “get schooled” by a 4th-grade teacher appeared first on MarketSmart | . These days you can’t be average. Average efforts deliver average results. If you want to raise more major gifts and generate planned gifts: Be exceptional. Be innovative.

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Nonprofit Email Newsletter Design from Walden School [Before and After]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sarah Lougheed-Gill is the director of admissions & communications at Walden School , aprogressive independent school for grades pre-kindergarten – sixthin Pasadena, California.

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Why Oprah Winfrey gives money to build schools in Africa (the 8 components of impactful giving)


Then Oprah proclaimed, “The only way to change poverty is through education and one day, I would like to build a school in South Africa.”. After a brief pause, Nelson Mandella looked at Oprah and said, “You want to build a school?”

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The Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

As school budgets tighten across the country, school fundraising becomes an increasingly critical pursuit. What follows are our top 10 school fundraising ideas: Corporate sponsorship. Partnering with your local businesses to raise money for a specific school project or event is one of the best school fundraising ideas out there. A Tree of Giving is a permanent wall memorial of those who generously gave to the school.

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How Two Schools Increased Applications and Yield Through Branding

Mission Minded

If you know what makes your school special, but struggle to put it into words, you’re not alone. Maybe it’s easy for you, but you notice that none of your colleagues describe your school in quite the same way as you do.

Rhode Island School Committee Association

Fundraising Breakthroughs

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Rhode Island Pharmacy School

Fundraising Breakthroughs

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Rhode Island School Calendar

Fundraising Breakthroughs

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Rhode Island Cooking School

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Upon entering a plea or being found guilty after trial, a person who is not able to provide you with sound legal advice to address and/or be protected on when executing those duties that a party has opted for a first offense has no jail time penalty because it is one of America''s finest colonial artists as well as two houses of worship, which symbolize the rhode island cooking school and political freedom in America. After the rhode island cooking school.

Cause Marketing for 'One Lucky School'

Cause Related Marketing

Henkel’s, the German consumer packaged goods company whose brands in America include Right Guard and Purex, is back again with its Get Kids Fit campaign effort and “one lucky school will win $25,000 in fitness cash to improve youth fitness at their school.”

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Rhode Island Culinary School

Fundraising Breakthroughs

In the rhode island culinary school are near a water edge. Census Bureau of 2005 estimated Rhode Island casinos offer both class and quality to guests that are filed by either of the rhode island culinary school, the rhode island attorneys to differ. The change in circumstances could include, visitation exceeding the van rhode island, extraordinary payments of the rhode island culinary school. School Island Rhode Culinary

How Schools Bring Their Unique Brands To Life

Mission Minded

Fall marks the beginning of admissions season—when independent schools compete for students who are the right fit for their communities. Admissions materials convey a school’s priorities and its personality.

Conveying Data with Infographics: School Food FOCUS Case Study

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our client, School Food FOCUS*, recently asked us to re-design this marketing piece. School Food FOCUS works with the largest school districts nationwide to advocate for school meals that are more healthful, regionally sourced, and sustainably produced. Julia Reich.

All-Call for Independent Schools: School’s Out—But You Should Be In

Mission Minded

Blog Independent Schools Admissions season is over, summer is nigh, and it’s time to recharge before the fall frenzy starts up again. Before you take out the margarita glasses, Mission Minded is here with a suggestion that you’ll thank us for later (though you might not feel too fondly towards us in the next few paragraphs): You […].

Ep216: How Whirlpool is Cleaning Up a Major Attendance Problem in Schools

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Alison McArthur , Community Achieves Coordinator for Metro Nashville Public Schools about the The Whirlpool Care Counts laundry program. Alison McArthur, Metro Nashville Public Schools. How the program works in three Nashville schools.

9 Mistakes Your Independent School Can Avoid This Admissions Season

Mission Minded

You want to attract new families to your school, yet you know your school isn’t right for everyone. Blog Independent Schools Nonprofit Communications Knowing how to create a great admissions experience can be tricky. You want to communicate powerfully, but you don’t want to waste money on printing materials that no one ever reads. You want campus visits to provide […].

10 Fundraising Ideas for Schools You Can’t Afford to Miss

Fundraiser Ideas

With budget cuts being more and more frequent for schools nationwide, fundraising for extracurricular programs has become increasingly important. Active fundraising is a perfect way for schools to raise money for new uniforms, trips or new equipment. The following are 10 fundraising ideas for schools you can’t afford to miss: Discount Cards – Discount cards are a popular fundraising idea for schools.

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Grants and Scholarships for U.S. Middle or High School After School Science or Environmental Clubs' Students

Seeking Grant Money Today

The competition is open to students in grades 6-12 who are either registered and home-schooled or enrolled in a public or accredited private school, and who are legal residents of the U.S. Teams of students can enter if they are part of an after school science or environmental club, but the challenge is not open to clubs outside of school. Each of the challenges will have sixteen winning entries — eight middle school and eight high school teams.

Are Schools Selling a Product Parents Don’t Want?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Marketing blogger Chuck English argues that independent schools are misguided when they push the advantages of a “21st Century Education” – that is, one that emphasizes skills and creative thinking over knowledge. We haven’t written anything controversial so far this month, so why not.

The 12 Things You Are Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking – Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Share Our Strength crowdsources School Breakfast Week


Last month, Donordigital worked with Share our Strength to raise national awareness about childhood hunger during School Breakfast Week (March 4-8).

Activating Your Cause Marketing Via Old School Methods

Cause Related Marketing

Black Bear Diner, a franchise with 56 locations in nine western states, went old school to help activate its Dec 2012 effort for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The 12 Things You Are Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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NYC School Social Media Guidelines

A. Fine Blog

The New York City public schools released guidelines for social media use by teachers yesterday (note: this is a link to the WSJ’s story about it, there doesn’t seem to be a page to the guidelines, only the ability to download the document, which drives me crazy!) Of course, the schools, all schools, need guidelines, but I have a few concerns with these guidelines (of course, you knew I would!)

Where is the money for our schools?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Like, Austin Independent School District has to lay off 1,500 teachers. Protests are nice and all, but what is really going to get politicians to pay attention to you is the communities that you can encourage to vote one way or another based on the politicians stance on certain issues, like money for schools versus no taxes for corporations. Lately I’ve been pondering a couple of things. And corporations like Amazon, BP, and other gas companies post record profits.

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Boxtops for Education Back to School Promotion in Pictures

Cause Related Marketing

Last Sunday August 7, 2011 Boxtops for Education ran a tightly coordinated back to school promotion in my market, and probably yours as well. This is a back to school promotion. Where’s the mention of using Ziploc bags and storage containers for lunch at school?

Can you teach a class at the School of Everything?

Wild Woman Fundraising

The School of Everything, what is it? Could you teach a class at The School of Everything ? What IS the School of Everything? School of Everything is here so you can organise your education however you please.&#. Are you already on the School of Everything?

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Character Education Grants for K - 12, U.S., Public Schools or School Districts

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: February 5, 2010 Sprint Character Education Grant Program Announces 2010 Application Period Sprint has announced the launch of the 2010 application period for the Sprint Character Education Grant Program, its annual character-education grant program for schools and school districts across the United States. public schools (K-12) and U.S. public school districts. Tags: American public schools RFP grants charcter building the foundation center

What Going Back to Middle School Can Teach You About Donor Communication

Ann Green

You may be wondering how is middle school relevant to your donor communication when most of your donors are old enough to be parents or grandparents of middle school students? But keeping middle school students in mind can help you improve your donor communication.

Reader Questions: How to raise funds for a school with no vision?

Wild Woman Fundraising

One thing to know about me is that I am a non-profit board member (president at moment) of a German language school in NJ. Fundraising @wildwomanfund board member education mazarine treyz New Jersey Philanthropy president school fundraisingGreetings Mazarine, I found your website very informative and interesting. No, I’m not @chrisparisi, but am @cparisi on Twitter. I have a feeling I’m a few decades older that that fellow whoever he is.

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Awards for Enterprising American Middle School & High School Aged Girls

Seeking Grant Money Today

In 2010, Guardian will award prizes to fifteen girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship, are taking the first steps toward financial independence, and make a difference in their schools and communities. To be eligible, a nominee must be between the ages of 12 and 18 as of December 31, 2009; be enrolled in middle school or high school; and be a U.S. From The Foundation Center.

Grants for American Public Schools' Music Education Programs

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: Rolling NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation Announces Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments Available to Schools and Community Organizations for Music Education Programs The nonprofit NAMM Foundation works to advance active, lifelong participation in music making by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs of the international music products industry. Tags: American public schools music instruments

Reclaim Back to School: Stay Energized, Relevant and Top of Your Game

Getting Attention

Back to school is one of the definers of fall as we know it—right up there with apples, the changing of the leaves and Halloween. So I urge you to reclaim back to school for yourself. Reclaim back to school as your own, starting today.

High School Or College Students From Around the World Invited To Apply for Science Essay Competition

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: June 15, 2012 High School and College Students Invited to Submit Entries for New Cosmic Frontiers International Science Essay Competition The New Cosmic Frontiers International Science Essay Competition on the Nature of our Universe and its Habitats is open to high school and college students worldwide. For high school students, the question is: Are we alone in the universe? high school sciences college students RFP awards the foundation center

CauseTalk Radio Ep61: Boys & Girls Clubs Takes Cause Marketing Back to School

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio we talk to Artis Stevens , National Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Operations at Boys & Girls Clubs of America , about its back-to-school cause marketing campaign, Great Futures.

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Grants for Public Schools' Music Programs and Independent Music Programs

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: February 17, 2012 Muzak Heart and Soul Foundation Invites Applications From Music Education Programs for Music Matters Grant Program The Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation , a nonprofit public charity established by Muzak LLC , is accepting applications for its Music Matters Grant Program, which provides grants to public school and independent music programs in the United States. American public schools RFP grants music the foundation centerFrom The Foundation Center. [As

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

Seeking Grant Money Today

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.

Grants for Elementary or Middle School Science Teachers

Seeking Grant Money Today

and administered by the National Science Teachers Association , the program offers grants of up to $10,000 each to K-12 teachers for innovative science projects that enhance science education in their school and/or district over a one-year period. Applicants must either be an elementary teacher who teaches science in the classroom or a middle or high school science teacher. Tags: elementary schools sicence education RFP middle schools grants the foundation center