Powerfully Memorable, in 8 Words or Less (Case Study)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take a look at this one, from the South Carolina Children’s Theatre (SCCT): Totally professional. Every single nonprofit org—across size, budget, location and cause—shares a priceless opportunity to position its organizations, programs, fundraising campaigns and special events.

4 Motivating, Memorable Words (Message Case Study)

Getting Attention

Take a look at this one from the South Carolina Children’s Theatre (SCCT): Totally professional. You have a priceless, DOABLE opportunity to position your organization, programs, services, campaigns, and events in audiences’ hearts, minds, schedules, and wallets: Relevant messages ! Your tagline is the heart of your message platform.

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016


South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. Best for: from the c-suite to the intern desk, SCANPO (the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations) has created a program for its conference that has something for everyone.

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Download Dice’s Local Market Report on Charlotte

Mission Minded

Professionals from Texas top the list for applying to Charlotte tech jobs, followed by South Carolina, California, Georgia and Virginia. Employer Resources Industry Insights Charlotte Hiring Job Hunting Job Skills Management North Carolina

Inclusive Conversations: Are Your Communications Making FRIENDS or FOES with People of Color?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Diversity in Giving: The Changing Landscape of American Philanthropy, a 2015 study by the Blackbaud technology firm in Charleston, South Carolina, challenges that thinking. CultureStrike’s Julio Salgado reimagines 90’s sitcoms with diverse casts.

10 Miles at Midnight (or 10 Minutes till the Grant is Due)

Getting Attention

Thanks so much to guest blogger (and dear friend) Mark Dessauer, Director of Communications, Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina. Only the steady rain on a rural road deep in South Carolina. I was on a nine-person team running a 200-mile relay race from Columbia to Charleston South Carolina that started under increasingly grey skies on a Friday morning and now, was almost at the half way point.

Forget Corporate Giving, Focus On Individuals

Selfish Giving

I’m in Charleston, South Carolina this week teaching at the New Strategies Forum. That distinguished gentleman in the photo is Curt Weeden , the founder of the Forum and the former chief giving officer for Johnson & Johnson.

One Lesson from the #iGiveLocal “Give Local America” Fiasco

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In South Carolina, the Central Carolina Community Foundation scrambled to create a backup site using a Wufoo form for participants in Midlands Gives. Yesterday, May 3, was Give Local America Day.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit is the state’s largest and most comprehensive conference designed specifically by and for leaders in the nonprofit sector. It's finally here!

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


South Africa / $250. South Africa. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences + Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies.

New Strategies for Increasing Corporate Support

Selfish Giving

I just came back from a business trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Curt Weeden (shown above) is a corporate giving expert, speaker, author and founder of the New Strategies Forum. I first shared this post with my email newsletter subscribers last week.

This Conference Entertains Good

Selfish Giving

I’m in Charleston, South Carolina, that week on business, but I’m hoping to escape the south and make this event so I can see one of my favorite actors, Tony Hale.

Friends Listen to Friends: How to Engage Millennials, Gen Z on Instagram [SPONSORED]

Selfish Giving

Partnering with lifestyle clothing company River Happy , PurPics provided a creative entry into the University of South Carolina college market. “People influence people.

Fundraising Auction Tips on Magic Keys Radio, Friday at Noon Eastern

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

He’s run auctions for groups as diverse as the American Red Cross, Charleston Catholic School, March of Dimes, Western North Carolina AIDS Project, Greenville Rape Crisis & Child Abuse Center, and the National Kidney Foundation.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit. South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit is the state’s largest and most comprehensive conference designed specifically by and for leaders in the nonprofit sector.

New Cause Marketing Study Suggests that Consumers Feel Empowered When They Choose the Cause

Cause Related Marketing

Seed Money for Southern State Organizations Addressing Social Change Through Organizing

Seeking Grant Money Today

Fund for Southern Communities Offers Support for Social Change Groups in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina Deadline: September 1, 2007 The Fund for Southern Communities ( [link] ) is a public foundation that supports and unites organizations and donors working to create just and sustainable communities that are free of oppression and that embrace and celebrate all people.

#PROAGING: Republican Budget Realigns Medicare But Ignores Long-Term Care

Non Profit Marketing 360

The macro-economics of aging over the next 40 years do not look great: the first Baby Boomers reached the age of Social-Security eligibility 15 months ago, but the crest of this so-called ‘Silver Tsunami’ will not come until about 2030. It will not recede for another couple of decades.

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WANTED: Fundraisers With Merger, Acquisition and Investment Banking Experience

The Agitator

These bonds fund programs to reduce Oklahoma’s population of women in prison, help low-income mothers to have healthy pregnancies in South Carolina , teach refugees and immigrants English and job skills in Boston , house the homeless in Denver , and reduce storm water runoff in the District of Columbia. New thinking and new approaches are fundamental necessities for survival and growth. Not because all “old” ways are bad. Not all are.

Are You Talking To Hispanics?

The Agitator

Moreover, the states with the largest percent growth in their Hispanic populations include nine where the Latino population more than doubled , including a swath in the southeast United States — Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina. The Hispanic population also more than doubled in Maryland and South Dakota.

Newsletter: A 'Long Haul' Fundraising Strategy; Rock the Casbah for a Cause ; Lacoste Ditches for Endangered & 9 Other At-Risk Species

Selfish Giving

In other checkout charity news, customers and associates throughout Kroger’s Atlanta division, which incorporates Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina, donated more than $185,000 to the American Heart Association ??

Grants for Community Media In GA, NC, and SC

Seeking Grant Money Today

To be eligible to apply, an organization must be working for media and/or social justice; be located and doing work in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina; and have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or have established a relationship with a fiscal sponsor with tax-exempt status. From The Foundation Center.

Don't Kvetch About Your Coverage. Use the News to Get More Ink!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Dear Friend, We heard the governor of South Carolina had some trouble finding the Appalachian Trail last week. You may not like the news.

6 Thanksgiving Cause Marketing Promotions I’m Thankful for

Selfish Giving

I love what Bridgewater Candle Company in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is doing for several reasons. Whatever challenges, misfortunes and problems you faced this year, I bet you still have something to be thankful for on Thanksgiving.

Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 3

Diva Marketing Blog

Responsible for the marketing and sales efforts at a Centex branded community in the Coastal Carolinas Division. My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

Just Do It - Post #2

Diva Marketing Blog

Try South Carolina? Playing off the Nike tag line. Just Do It e arly this week I asked a seemingly simple question on Diva Marketing : In this overwhelming world what One - 1 - I thing would you just do ?