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An invitation I had to decline

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“Develop evidence-based solutions to escalating student default rates that will help all students.” My response below.

Students Use Online Advocacy

The Agitator

Of college students, 29 percent said they’ve used Facebook to advocate for a political position, 37 percent liked an issue, and 31 percent liked a candidate. Sixteen percent of 18- to 29-year-olds advocated via email or letter, compared to 23 percent of college students. However, more said they’ve signed an online petition.

VIDEO: Do you have lots of debt? Join the Jubilee!

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Imagine you’re a college kid, with $12,000 in student loans. They are trying to raise $50,000 to help buy 1 million dollars worth of debt.

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Bookspring Read-a-thon in Texas Lets Students Raise Money for Books for Students

Blue Sky Collaborative

So far, over 3000 elementary school students in Texas have created their fundraising pages on SWEET and have raised close to $150,000 in the Read-a-Thon. Everything is bigger down in Texas! The money they raised goes toward providing books and.

You may have noticed…

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Student debt has outpaced credit card debt for the first time ever. Debt forgiveness of all student loans? political in the last year.

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Donor Relations FAIL: Northeastern, what are you doing?

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Student debt is in the TRILLIONS in the US. Add that up and you get a student debt of $100,000 for a 4 year degree. Like a coupon? Proof?

Marketing to College Students? Get a Cause!

Cause Related Marketing

College students are tricky to reach nowadays with traditional media. Tags: College students Harris Interactive Corporate Social Responsibility Alloy + Marketing Wal-Mart Unlike previous generations they refuse to take their medicine and watch a lot of network TV from 8pm to 11pm like their predecessors.Oh

CNN Heroes Recognizes Shin Fujiyama of Students Helping Honduras

Blue Sky Collaborative

Blue Sky Collaborative is proud to announce that Shin Fujiyama, the director of Students Helping Honduras was recognized as a CNN Hero. Embedded video from CNN Video Students helping Honduras is approaching $100,000 raised in its pledge fundraising campaign run.

An Interview with a Student Journalist II

Cause Related Marketing

This is the second half of an interview with University of Georgia Journalism Student Cathryn McIntosh on the subject of cause-related marketing. Needless to say as a former journalism student myself, I haven't been a good mentor when it comes to providing clean. Read the first half here.As Yikes!

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sometimes a student has tweeted overnight about an issue and I like to make sure the appropriate people on campus are helping out. 8:00 a.m.

Social Marketing Resonance with Students: Part 1

Social Marketing and Social Change

What students find interesting or memorable from our classes on Social Marketing at George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services is one of my most anticipated opportunities of the year to get into the mind of the consumer. Two years ago I created a whole set of posts around each class entitled Student Voices.

Social Marketing Resonance with Students: Part 2

Social Marketing and Social Change

What students take away from the classes is one of my intermediate endpoints in teaching social marketing. Tags: Student Voices A second is how well they do with their group projects that always address real-time issues and often involve real-life partners. Concept of “extraordinary normal” – this was new to me. INSIGHT! Good message.

An Interview with a Student Journalist Part I

Cause Related Marketing

After my interview with Jessica Bennett of Newsweek several weeks back, I was astonished when another journalist approached me for an interview, this time a student from the Henry W. Go Bulldogs!After Prahalad University of Georgia Viktor Frankl Jessica Bennett

How to Get Donors to Relate to Your Nonprofit -- and Give More

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In one study, research subjects were told different stories about a college student. In one case, the student’s parent suffered a heart attack.

MBA Student Headed for P&G in June Offers Her Services Until Then

Cause Related Marketing

Kind Readers:A few months back I had an extended conversation about cause marketing with Supreet Kaur, then an MBA student at India’s prestigious Management Development Institute in Gurgaon. Well Supreet has finished her studies and is headed toward a marketing position at Proctor & Gamble in June. She offered her services to my company.

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


Make your donors (or, in this case… 4th grade students) feel good. These days you can’t be average. Be innovative. Tweet this!

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

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Priority is given to music programs serving low-income communities, programs with little or no budget for musical instruments, and music programs that serve the most students out of the school population. Students must have completed at least five years of study on their instrument to be eligible. From The Foundation Center. [If

Prize, Opportunity to Share U.S. Or Canadian K - 12 Students' Environmentally Sound Energy Conservation Ideas

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Students Invited to Submit Their Creative Energy Project Entries Deadline: March 13, 2009 Johnson Controls ( [link] ), a global multi-industrial leader in energy efficiency and sustainability, invites kindergarten through 12th grade students across North America to enter the Igniting Creative Energy competition. [Please help us.

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

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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.

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.

Fellowship for Undergraduate and Graduate Students of Color

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William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students Deadline: July 15, 2008 (Fall 2008 Program) The Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program ( [link] ) of the Aspen Institute ( [link] ) in Washington, D.C., The student must be able to intern for ten to fifteen weeks at the Washington, D.C., From The Foundation Center.

How NOT to write a letter to your supporter community


The $1 billion includes over $250 million in scholarship and financial aid for our undergraduate and graduate students. It lacks emotion.

How a Small Nonprofit President Got a Big Spot in The New York Times’ Room for Debate

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It’s more difficult than ever for nonprofits to get media coverage. were never even seen by many of their intended recipients.

A long overdue call to action on cyber-bullying

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

How this can affect you personally as a student (with examples). Just like employees have guidelines to abide by 24-7, so should students.

Grants for U.S. K - 12 Students Attending Museums, Historic Sites, and Cultural Organizations

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Deadline: October 3, 2011 Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trip Grants Program Target Corporation is accepting applications from education professionals for the Target Field Trip Grants program to bring K-12 students in the United States to museums, historical sites, and cultural organizations. From The Foundation Center.

Getting Your Donor to Give More in Your Year End Appeal

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Fr many of our students, celebrating the birth of Jesus and all the festivities of the Christmas season will be a new experience. Bath Towels.

Leadership Awards for American and British Jr. High & High School Level Students Wishing to Improve Their Communities

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Deadline: January 12, 2011 Bank of America Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for Student Leaders Program The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for its annual Student Leaders Program, a component of the foundation's signature Neighborhood Excellence initiative. From The Foundation Center.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sarah Tarnopolsky

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I then start looking through student letters I’ve recently received to select possible participants for the video. Sarah Tarnopolsky.

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

One of the most common art fundraisers involves having students create their best works of art and then having images of those pieces of art transferred onto items that parents and relatives of students can buy. Live Art Auction: You could have high school students create pieces of art to be included in a live auction.

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Where’s the Love: Is Your Communications Strategy LGBTQ Inclusive?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we believe that cultural competency is an important element of good nonprofit communications. policies. Be Flexible.

Grants for Nonprofits, Youth Groups, or Schools Working With Youth Doing Student-Led Service Learning Project

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Nonprofit organizations are eligible if they are able to demonstrate how they plan to actively interact with students in public K-12 schools. From The Foundation Center. Grants will range from $25,000 to $100,000 each. The number of grants to be awarded will depend on the number and quality of requests received. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

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

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Point Foundation Offers Higher Education Scholarships for Gay and Lesbian Students Deadline: February 9, 2009 The Point Foundation ( [link] ), a scholar- ship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans- gender students of merit, has announced the opening of its 2009 application season. [Please help us. Thank you.

Theater Grants & Awards for U.S. Students and Programs in Theater, Playwriting, Dance, Choreography, & Film

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Film scholarships, awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students, are by invitation only. From The Foundation Center. Theater awards take the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships. The Playwriting Award includes a residency at New Dramatists, Inc. Deadline: March 31, 2010.) Deadline: April 30, 2010.)

Cause Marketing Gallimaufry

Cause Related Marketing

Student Conservation Association VolunteerMatch Bisquick Pancake Nation One Eyed Rhino Habitat for Humanity Camera.

*YOUR New Nonprofit Marketing Job—Movin’ up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Director , Secular Student Alliance (Columbus, OH). New Opportunities. Communications Coordinator , Greenlights (Austin, TX).

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Genna Kasun

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am usually interrupted by a student. I often remember how I was that crying student one day, nearly 10 years ago. Genna Kasun.

Life-Changing Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Director Secular Student Alliance (Columbus, OH). Hold on, please! Communications Associate. Louis, MO). Boston, MA). Louis, MO).

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14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters!

Getting Attention

Webmaster , The Berkeley Student Cooperative (Berkeley, CA). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Digital Communications Manager and Communications Content Specialist , Hunt Alternatives (Washington, DC and Cambridge, MA). Digital Marketing Specialist , National 4-H Council. Chevy Chase, MD). Recent Opportunities.

Grants and Scholarships for Middle and High School Students' Environmental Programs Benefiting Their Community

Seeking Grant Money Today

Lexus and Scholastic Announce Launch of Environmental Challenge Education Program Deadline: Various Automaker Lexus ( [link] ) has announced the launch of the Lexus environmental challenge, a program designed to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment. From The Foundation Center. RFP Link: [link].

Say less than you think you need to

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

He cites an experiment by Henry Zukier in which two students were described to the research subjects as studying 31 hours per week outside of class. For the first student described, that was the only information provided. The study found that people believed the first student was smarter. We usually say too much.