Mental Health Journalism Fellowship Offering for Journalists in the United States, Romania, and South Africa Reporting On Mental Health Issues

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Deadline: April 18, 2011 Applications Invited for Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism As part of an international effort to reduce the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness, the Carter Center annually offers the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism to support journalists from the United States, Romania, and South Africa in reporting on topics related to mental health or mental illnesses. From The Foundation Center. [If

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve wanted to live in Africa since I was a teenager and always wanted to do VSO (the British version of Peace Corps). There were weeks when my job, plodding away on the laptop, was as routine as any other office worker’s, but then I remembered: I’m in Africa!

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


So my first venture was to go to South Africa to do for other children; to create that experience I felt for myself, that sense of wonder that somebody cared about me who didn’t even know my name. You might have known that Oprah was a philanthropist; but did you know why?

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December’s Online Fundraising Blizzard

The Agitator

This extravaganza has become part of the ingrained biological clock of nonprofits and their fundraisers … like whales gathering off South Africa each season for krill. Online fundraisers lose all restraint when it comes to the month of December, participating en masse in the year-end feeding frenzy. Video here drives home the point!]

Cause Marketing Follow-Up on Gneral Mills' Win One Give One Promotion

Cause Related Marketing

A matching number will be donated to children in Africa., the promotion’s website, offers a third way for laptops to be donated to Africa. For every 400 heroes that land in Africa, General Mills donates additional laptops up to 442 total.

American Greetings Ad for Sesame Workshop

Cause Related Marketing

Elmo’s World of Slick Cause-Related MarketingI confess I don’t have the experience abroad to judge if it’s a good idea to take Sesame Street… the 38-year-old American children’s TV show… to places like Egypt, Bangladesh, and South Africa. And I’m not sure to what degree the shows “work” in those countries.(In In fact, neither are Sesame Street’s producers. Here’s what their president and CEO Gary E.

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Latest mobile phone statistics from Africa and what this means…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A few weeks ago, while doing some research for my HRSDC client, I came across a report entitled Africa Mobile Fact Book 2008 , which opened my eyes to the rapidly evolving mobile landscape in Africa. The mobile penetration rate in South Africa is 84%.

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Make Every Day a Mandela Day

Social Marketing and Social Change

We have been in South Africa for the better part of the last two weeks and are fortunate to be here on Nelson Mandela Day. It marks a fitting end to the trip with the reminder to take action to help change the world for the better and build a global movement for good.

Finally some 2012 Statistics for the African Mobile Phone Market

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Back in March of 2009 I wrote a post entitled “ Latest mobile phone statistics from Africa and what this means ” based on a report that had come out from Blycroft Publishing tracking 2008 African mobile phone market stats. Africa has about 644 Mn subscribers (about 11%).

Raise a Glass Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Raise a glass of South African chardonnay and maybe a microfinance donation is made to help someone start a street cart business in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Why “Trust” Matters in Fundraising. And What To Do About It.

The Agitator

imploded, plunging 23 points to 45, making it now the lowest of the 28 countries surveyed— below Russia and South Africa. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that trust in the U.S.

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Project M: Mobile-based HIV and TB Interventions

Social Marketing and Social Change

Project Masiluleke (“to give wise counsel” and “lend a helping hand” in Zulu), or Project M, is designed as a 3 stage test of the ability of mobile technology to help reverse the HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis crises in South Africa and across the continent.

[Question Marc] How do we get more people to open our email?

Fundraising Coach

I recently received this question from a reader in South Africa: Just a quick question… Do you have any resources or help that can ensure that we get more people to read our mails?

Do you want to be a nonprofit consultant? Read this interview with Desiree Adaway

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have lived, worked and traveled to over 20 countries including Germany, Mexico, India, El Salvador, Mozambique, Tajikistan, Bali, Egypt, Dubai and South Africa. I was an International Development major in college and wanted to work and live in Africa.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


South Africa / $250. South Africa. AIDF Africa Summit. AIDF Africa Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit.

Most Popular Articles of 2014: On Social Marketing and Social Change

Social Marketing and Social Change

of unique visitors came from the US, followed in the top ten by Great Britain (UK), India, Australia, Canada, Philippines, Malaysia, Nigeria, South Africa and France (and then another 179 other countries).

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Citizen Effect

Diva Marketing Blog

Over the last two years, I’ve helped raise more than $14,000 from friends, family and the DC yoga community to build a childcare center and well in Dungra Village, India and fund a foster home in Cloetesville, South Africa. . Tis the season to be jolly. Even though there might be a few less presents this year, the holidays are still filled with joy for most of us. However, for many others. not so much.

The 10 Best mHealth Papers of 2012

Social Marketing and Social Change

This paper focuses on South Africa, but the framework and conclusions could fit most developed and LMIC contexts. Applying a framework for assessing the health system challenges to scaling up mHealth in South Africa.

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The Best Cause Marketing of 2011

Cause Related Marketing

In May I reviewed a new spin on the strategy from General Mills, which offered a Win One, Give One promotion benefiting schoolchildren in Africa. A matching number were donated to school children in South Africa.

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Peer pressure your way to positive change

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

She cites many examples: AA, Weight Watchers, LoveLife (a campaign in South Africa that made AIDS awareness take hold with an aspirational lifestyle message for teens), and the underground student movement that bloomed and overthrew Slobodan Milosevic. I recently listened to Pultizer-Prize winning Tina Rosenberg of the New York Times speak about her new book, Join the Club.

Diva Marketing Blog - Untitled Article

Diva Marketing Blog

Doctor Rubin is a developmental pediatrician who is originally from South Africa where he learned about how health disparities in children were related to social injustice and has found the opportunity to make a difference for children in Atlanta and around the world.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Along with earning her PhD (she is credited as the first woman in East and Central Africa to do so), Maathai taught at the university level, worked in the Kenya government, and founded the Greenbelt Movement. History remembers Queen Anna Nzinga as one of the great female rulers of Africa. Originally from California, Harriet Chalmers Adams lived a life that saw her travel through South America, Asia, and the South Pacific. she·ro (pl.

Marketing that Improves the Practices of Health Care Professionals

Social Marketing and Social Change

Abstract: This article describes the results of a qualitative and quantitative study to assess the factors and behaviors that foster the adoption of health care innovation in eight countries: Australia, Brazil, England, India, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, and the United States.

Taking Your Nonprofit to the Next Level-Molly Ola Pinney Interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

This week I received emails from Mongolia, Kurdistan, and South Africa, and they’re some version of this where there’s a child and they have special needs, and there are no services and people don’t know and they don’t understand. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody.

Science of Giving 12: Sea Monkeys and the Case for Tangibility

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

A few years ago, Proctor & Gamble launched a cause-related marketing campaign in South Africa. Today is the last post in my series on the psychology of giving, based on the fascinating book, The Science of Giving. For the grand finale, we get to talk about sea monkeys and tangibility! It was called “1 Pack=1 Vaccine,” and for every pack of diapers sold, a child was vaccinated against tetanus.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2014

Social Marketing and Social Change

The other paper in this section by Wilhelm-Reichmann et al is a market analysis using a social marketing framework to assess how conservation plans can be integrated into land-use planning in South Africa. Using social marketing concepts to promote the integration of systematic conservation plans in land-use planning in South Africa. Keeping up with the evolution of social marketing research and practice can be a tough problem.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Wello WaterWheel

Diva Marketing Blog

This image is an everyday reality for people around the world that live in developing areas of Africa, India and other regions where water is hard to find. . I met Cynthia Koenig , fo under of Wello , a couple of years ago afte r she had worked in rural South Africa on water issues like access, sanitation and transportation. As 2010, wraps up, so does Diva Marketing's Stories From Smaller Nonprofit Series.

Social Media Boots Are Made For Running

Diva Marketing Blog

Isipho , a small nonprofit that’s mission is to improve the lives of the children in Nzinga, South Africa,  has raised its awareness and brought in funding through its Facebook page, blog and tweets.   These boots were made for walkin' and that's just what they'll do  It's funny the songs that get stuck in our heads. As I prep for a trip to San Antonio boots and cowgirl hats spin in my mind. And girlfriend, those Texas boots are red and sassy!

5 tips for increasing traffic to your nonprofit’s website

Fundraising Coach

Q: Do you know of the best way for my web site to come up on search results when people type in the words “Aids, South Africa, Africa”? I wish to increase traffic to my web site and since this is unfamiliar territory I thought you could help me with this. A: Great question! I’m not an SEO expert, and I’ve never played one on TV. But here are some tips I’ve learning along the way.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Isipho

Diva Marketing Blog

I co-founded Isipho in December 2009 so I could do everything possible to improve the lives of the children in Nzinga, South Africa after visiting there in August 2008 while on vacation to celebrate my 14th birthday with my dad. Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Francis Pharculles , The Sun There are people who play Santa year long.