Nonprofit Writing Prompts for September

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and haven’t quite figured out your content calendar for next month, then use these prompts for your blog posts, social media updates or newsletter articles for next month taken from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts Email Newsletter : On the Calendar.

What’s Happening in September

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: September 7: Navigating the Media Relations Trifecta of Earned, Paid, and Owned Media with Antionette Kerr. September 14: Tweet Like a Boss!

Hot Topics for September: Media Relations, Healthy Email Engagement, and Bequests Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s what’s happening at Nonprofit Marketing Guide this month: Online Training: September 5*: Yes! September 6: Marketing Bequests: Asking for That Final Gift. September 13: Navigating the Media Relations Trifecta of Earned, Paid, and Owned Media.

What’s Up in September

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This two week e-clinic, beginning September 25th, includes 5+ hours of personal training and coaching and will teach you proven methods to create effective, successful fundraising newsletters. We will be sending our free Nonprofit Monthly Writing Prompts later this week.

Free Webinar: Tons of Money in the Mail September 9th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Want to learn how to write a better appeal letter? What people are saying: At the end of Tons of Money in the Mail, I asked Mazarine if she would review the year-end appeal letter I was in the process of writing.

Need Writing Ideas? Try These Prompts

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At the start of each month, we send at least 10 writing prompts (usually more) to the subscribers of our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts E-Newsletter. Source of the Month – other places to find writing inspiration. September is also: Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – September 2, 2011

Getting Attention

Learn how to write a standout job description here. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Associate Director, Online Strategy and Engagement , National Center for Learning Disabilities , (New.

Nonprofit Writing Prompts for August

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But now you are less than two weeks away from August and have no idea what you are gonna write about. Here are some ideas for blog posts, social media updates or newsletter articles for next month taken from our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts Email Newsletter : On the Calendar.

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New Webinar: Getting Your Board Excited to Fundraise September 17th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Date: September 17th, 2013. How to write a board job description? New Webinar: Getting Your Board Excited to Fundraise September 17th originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on August 29, 2013. Time: 1pm EST, 12pm CST, 11am MT, 10am PST. Cost: $89.97. Buy now.

Appeal Letter Writing 101

Ann Green

September is here and you know that means. Let’s get back to basics with a little appeal letter writing 101. Generally, the more people you involve in writing your letter, the worse it becomes. Fundraising Consultant Tom Ahern refers to this as letter writing by committee. Read on for more advice on writing a great appeal letter. Fundraising Letter: How To Write A Compelling Appeal (+ Examples). 8 Steps to Writing Successful Fundraising Letters.

Part 2: How to Write an Appeal Letter 101

Wild Woman Fundraising

how to write your appeal letter. Now we’re getting into Part 2, Which is ALL ABOUT writing the different parts of your direct mail letter. You could write about that. Write it now. . Can they write to their elected official about this issue?

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If I’m Dead Why Are You Writing To Me?

The Agitator

Once September arrives, we all know what the fundraising tsunami rushing toward year-end will be like. When was the last time you cleaned your mailing list? Maybe now — during the end of summer lull — is a good time. Too late to fix things then. Thus, this reminder that Agitator readers can update/clean their files in minutes and for only $20 regardless of the number of names and addresses on your list.

Do you want to come to 501 Tech Club on September 20th?

Wild Woman Fundraising

On September 20th, from 5:30-7:00pm! This video game will be ready to demo by the end of September, 2010, and will teach your board, staff, and volunteers real world, tried and true hands on fundraising techniques such as: how to do an appeal mailing, how to research and write grants, how to put on an event, and even how to do a major gift ask. Come on an Adventure! A fundraising adventure! at the 501 Tech Club! A project of the Nonprofit Technology network ! Where!

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Basic Grant Proposal Writing Workshops

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

This year, I will be teaching three sessions of "Basic Grant Proposal Writing" on: Monday, January 28 Thursday, May 16 Wednesday, September 18 We pack a lot of information into these sessions, but they're always lots of fun, with about 12-15 people attending per session. workshops grant writing Nonprofit grants Santa Cruz fundraisingFor several years now I have been honored to teach nonprofit workshops through the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County.

Part 3: How to Send an Appeal Letter

Wild Woman Fundraising

If so, now you know why direct mail is important in fundraising, and how to write the parts of an appeal letter. Come to my How to Write an Appeal Letter webinar on September 4th. how to send appeal letters in bulk. Are you sending appeal letters for your nonprofit?

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How I published my book, Part 2

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever wanted to write a book? And I always thought writing a book was this mystical process. If you’ve ever wanted to write, perhaps my story will help you. The first post is here , about the beginning of my journey to write a book.

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Creative Ideas for Nonprofit Writers for October and Beyond

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Inspiration can be hard to come by some days, but that’s where our Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts come in. Join the almost 3,500 nonprofits who are currently receiving the Monthly Nonprofit Writing Prompts e-newsletter and end your writer’s block!

Part 1: What is an Appeal Letter?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you like writing email or letters? If so, this post is all about spreading your joy, and helping turn your writing skills to letters asking people to support your nonprofit. Objectives: How to write clearly and persuasively. Why did you write it? Writing Your Letter.

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Tomorrow – Learn How to TACTFULLY Ask for Bequests

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A simple plan might include: Writing a vision statement that lets donors know how their bequest will help the organization for future generations. TOMORROW, Thursday, September 6th.

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How Nonprofit E-Newsletters are Changing

Wild Woman Fundraising

People are still writing headlines like “From the Development Office” which isn’t really a headline. They need to stay on top of, for example, the best ways to write e-newsletters. In fact, you can come to my free webinar tomorrow on how to write enewsletters.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Wild Apricot released its monthly list of free webinars for September. Everyone else’s writing processes not working for you? September 19: Marketing Bequests: Asking for That Final Gift with Tom Ahern (Registration is $99 or free with an All-Access Pass ).

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Writing Competition With Prize Money for Pieces On the Economy Written by Native Americans

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center.

How Can You Get More Money in the Mail?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Because if you look at the grand controls of big nonprofits, you’ll see the culmination of a LOT of work on the part of teams and teams of nonprofit development professionals, or possibly even writing teams from hot-shot advertising agencies.

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Communicating to Keep Your Alumni Giving [Recording]

Wild Woman Fundraising

Communicating to Keep Your Alumni Giving [Recording] originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on September 14, 2013. Are you a K-12 school looking for more funds?

Coming Up This Month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide

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Here’s a quick preview of what we’ll be doing at Nonprofit Marketing Guide in September. September 7: Social Media Starter Kit: Best Practices for Nonprofits on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn with Kerri Karvetski.

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Which is More Powerful in Messaging: Emotions or Facts?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Tuesday, September 29th, I’m teaching a writing workshop via webinar where we’ll look at ways to add more emotion into everyday nonprofit marketing and fundraising text to make it more effective with your supporters.

How to Create an A+ Appeal Letter

Ann Green

Wow, September is already here. Generally, the more people you involve in writing your letter, the worse it becomes. INFOGRAPHIC] How To Write An Annual Fundraising Appeal Letter. appeal letters donor relations fundraising writing annual appeal communications donor-centered

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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A nice read if you are a writer – NEVER SAY NEVER: Do You Always Have to Follow Writing “Rules” to Be a Successful Blogger? September 20: Marketing Bequests: The Delicate Art of Asking for That Final Gift. How was your week?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s celebrate the end of another week with some Mixed Links… If you want to know how others write, see 6 Writing and Productivity Rituals from the Copyblogger Creative Team. Happy Friday!

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#SocialMedia: Netflix Continues To Harass Loyal Customers-If Anyone Cares

Non Profit Marketing 360

A couple of weeks ago, the entertainment-streaming service Netflix realigned its offerings to give customers the choices of having a streaming-only service, a DVD-only service, or a combination of the two – all at a notable price hike from last September’s more modest rise.

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Become a Thought Leader and Media Darling

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Week 4: Speaking and Writing — The Essentials of Delivering Your Thought Leadership Messaging. This is an intensive course that runs August 23rd through September 27th. Navigating the Media Relations Trifecta of Earned, Paid and Owned Media with Antionette Kerr (September 7).

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Something’s Missing

Ann Green

The email opened with “It’s the end of our fiscal year, please consider donating by midnight September 30 … ” It felt more like Land’s End telling me this is my last chance to get 30% off.

Only the Best for You

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

July 14: Writing Successful Direct Mail Appeal Letters In-House, Part 1 with Tom Ahern. July 16: AWESOME APPEALS: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Better Fundraising Emails with Kerri Karvetski. August 11: Writing a Donor Centered Websites, Part 1 with Tom Ahern. September.

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Hot Topics for August: Inspiring #NPCOMMS, Repurposing, and Media Relations

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Email Subscribers: I will send the Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter this week with prompts for September.

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#interview: Tom Ahern — Author, Award-Winning Journalist, and Communications Consultant

Non Profit Marketing 360

NPM360: Is a good fundraising letter that hard to write? The new book I’m writing is the second edition of my newsletter book. I decided to write a book where I outlined all the mistakes they were making and how to fix them, of course.

#VIDEO: Rob Wu of Causevox Tells Us About Developments In Online Fundraising (Part II)

Non Profit Marketing 360

We wanted to talk with him because Causevox was rolling out the latest version of its platform in late September. Earlier this month we posted our first interview with Rob Wu , co-founder of the online fundraising and social-media platform Causevox. Our conversation proved so interesting that we couldn’t contain it in one post, so today we bring you part two of our conversation with Rob.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Want to start writing long form content? Find out How to Write More. September 7: Navigating the Media Relations Trifecta of Earned, Paid, and Owned Media with Antionette Kerr (Registration is $50 or free with an All-Access Pass ). Minero, Atlanta, GA.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s dive into some Mixed Links…’ Only a few days left to write a submission for this month’s Nonprofit Carnival Blog. September 1: Feedback and Fine-Tuning Session: Media Relations. I hope everyone had a great week.

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Reader Questions! I want…. EVERYTHING FUNDRAISING! Okay then.

Wild Woman Fundraising

I started writing this blog and THEN! She writes: ———————————————————————————————— Hello Mazarine, I come from a large nonprofit where we had a Marketing, Communications and Development Team of six. Take my webinar on September 12th, yeah? Direct Mail 102: How to write it.

[Guest Post] Telling Your Story In the Grant Proposal Budget

Fundraising Coach

Since starting her firm - DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services, LLC - in 2006, she has secured more than $32 million dollars in competitive grant funds for clients from the government (federal, state, and local) and private foundations. I'm thrilled to introduce you to Diane H.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s wind down with some Mixed Links… Here’s The Formula for Writing a Winning Advocacy Call to Action. July 27th and 28th: Writing a Donor-Centered Website. August 15 – September 23rd: Marketing Your Expertise: Becoming a Thought Leader and Media Darling.

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Don’t Miss This Great Stuff Happening in August

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Online campaigns and social media advisor, Kerri Karvetski , will write for us on the 3rd and the 17th. Email Subscribers: I will send the Nonprofit Writing Prompts email newsletter later this week which will have writing prompts for September.

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How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A simple plan might include: Writing a vision statement that lets donors know how their bequest will help the organization for future generations. Tuesday, September 20th, 2016. Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US?

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