How to Create and Use a Nonprofit Social Media Calendar [with template]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Get a free download of the Nonprofit Social Media Calendar template by clicking here. I have a free template here that you can adapt and use for your specific, unique organizational social media platforms. As a nonprofit marketer, you wear many hats.

8 Tips and A Free Template for Your Nonprofit RFP

EveryAction

nonprofit template RFP If you work in the nonprofit sector, you''re probably familiar with the RFP process + the fact that it can be a stressful, labor-intensive, time consuming, yet truly fundamental part of the job.

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Content calendar templates for social media

Fundraising Coach

Naturally, readers have asked if I had any examples of templates to help schedule your social media updates on your calendar. 5 Social Media Editorial Content Calendar Templates. Here’s LightBox Collaborative’s template hosted on Google Docs.

Week of Freebies! Day 3: 10 Editorial Calendar Templates for Nonprofits [Time Sensitive]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’re giving away our $49 e-book: 10 Editorial Calendar Templates for Nonprofits. Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies. . Today’s freebie is a good one!

The Annotated Thank You Letter Template

Social Media Bird Brain

This week I've put together a template for a thank you letter and commented on what I think each of the sections is meant to accomplish. The Template Dear [name] Believe or not, the salutation can be a thorny subject. You all have what you need for a great letter, but the organization of the information is sometimes hard to nail down. I worked for a Development Director who insisted that we. donation thank you gratitude e-letter Small nonprofit writing

Introducing the First Ever Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study

iMarketSmart

The first-ever benchmark study on major gifts fundraising. Today, I’m thrilled to introduce the 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study. The research was led by Melissa S. Brown and supported by the Association of Philanthropic Counsel. I just funded the effort.

A challenge for the fundraisers of the world…

iMarketSmart

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2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study – Episode 13

iMarketSmart

Podcast how to become a major gifts officer major gift fundraising best practices major gift fundraising plan template major gifts fundraising strategy major gifts officer career path major gifts officer job description major gifts officer jobs what is a major giftOn today’s episode we discuss the 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study. This study is the first of its kind by focusing on major gifts. You can download the report at [link].

Is shaming an effective fundraising strategy?

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Philosophy/motivation strategy best fundraising tactics best practices for fundraising charity blog donor cultivation effective non-profit fundraising strategies fundraising strategies for nonprofits pdf fundraising strategies inc fundraising strategies pdf fundraising strategy plan fundraising tips most effective fundraising strategies nonprofit fundraising strategy template Philanthropy StrategyI was intrigued. .

12 astounding ways engagement fundraising can help you right now

iMarketSmart

Here are a dozen ways engagement fundraising helps nonprofits all around the world. Focus on your oldest supporters and Legacy Society members who have no children and capacity (this is the essential component of the strategy for generating revenue quickly).

14 things you must know about your donors to win major gifts (including planned gifts)

iMarketSmart

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7 things about email subject lines that will help you save the world

iMarketSmart

Firstly, email subject lines are actually headlines. The great advertising legend David Ogilvy once said, “On average, five times as many people read the headlines as read body copy. So, when you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.”

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You’ve got leads (identified major donor prospects) but are they ‘outreach-ready’?

iMarketSmart

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A Template for Your Branding RFP

Mission Minded

Download our new, free Request for Proposal (RFP) template for your organization’s branding project. Our template should save you time and make your process easier. If you’ve decided that your nonprofit could benefit from a branding project, we’d like to help you get started. We’ve outlined what information you should include in your RFP (as […]. Blog Nonprofit Branding

How to write a perfect donor thank-you: A template and example

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

And if you’re stuck, here’s my template for a great thank-you. My favorite nonprofit, A Wider Circle , set me a thank-you letter this weekend. It started with the following quote. “I truly appreciate everything you have given my family. The household items aside, it’s the hope, the faith, the trust, and the reassurance that kind, caring and loving people still do exist. I used to be the one that donated the clothes, the canned goods, and volunteered my time.

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How to tell a story: A template

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

He shared Brian McDonald’s template of what composes a great story: a relatable protagonist, an inciting incident, a series of barriers to overcome and a resolution. He recommends the following McDonald-inspired template for structuring your stories: Once upon a time __, and every day __ until one day. The terrific Andy Goodman gave an inspiring and deeply useful session on storytelling for Network for Good yesterday (access the recorded webinar here ).

FREE New Webinar: Make Better Nonprofit Annual Reports Now! April 13th, 2013

Wild Woman Fundraising

Date: April 13, 2013. Time: 1pm EST, 12pm CST, 11am MT, 10am PST. Cost: FREE. Are you creating your annual report right now? Are you tasked with showing your board and your donors what you’ve accomplished this year? Do you want to improve on last year’s annual report?

Where are you spending your marketing dollars?

iMarketSmart

If your organization has 10,000 active donors, it’s very likely they’ll be categorized as follows: A small number will generate 80-90 percent of the revenue. Mid-level donors will have a lot of potential for major giving.

Be The Match tests improvements to its email messaging template

DonorDigital

Test Version of the new email messaging appeal template for Be The Match. In this “story appeal”, the control version used their standard email template design and copy layout, weaving together a donor/ recipient story with a donation ask (linked to a standard donation form).

Email as a Fundraising Tool – Episode 4

iMarketSmart

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How do you turn an accidental donor into an ally? Part 1

Wild Woman Fundraising

Hey, ever wondered how to get more donors for your cause? What have you done about that? I’m reading a book right now that I think would help you find new donors and help them want to give to your organization. It’s called “Make your Contacts Count&# by Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon.

How do you turn an accidental donor into an ally? Part 2

Wild Woman Fundraising

First off, if you haven’t read the first part of this post yet, I would go there. This shit will make a LOT more sense if you do. I am adapting some of the tools from a book that I’m reading called “Make your Contacts Count&# by Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon.

Want to learn what makes an incredible year end appeal?

Wild Woman Fundraising

BONUS: Sample Letter Template. I include worksheets and templates in all of my webinars and e-courses. If you’re like the rest of us, you’re working hard on your appeal right now, and this might be the only paper appeal you’re sending this year. . Are you worried because your appeal didn’t bring in much last year? . Do you have trouble getting people to open your nonprofit appeals? .

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Don't Tell Me an Issue! Tell me a Story.

Fundraising 123

Nonprofit Marketing Best Practices TemplateStories are the way we've communicated throughout human history. There's a reason for that: Stories are powerful. They grab and hold our attention. They put a face on an issue and make it personal. They make people care, And move them to action! [Both within your organization and outside of it.]. In a world inundated by information, it is the compelling stories, not the issues, that will stand out and be remembered. .

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Sample Online Fundraising Plan

Fundraising 123

Fundraising 101: Getting Started Best Practices TemplateThis is a sample plan for an imaginary local animal rescue organization called Save the Animals (STA) which is trying to take their outreach efforts online to become well known in the community. While the specifics of your online fundraising plan will be unique for your organization, the overarching themes will likely be similar.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

EveryAction has created a Nonprofit Donor Persona Template you can download. For more templates, Hootsuite has created 6 Social Media Templates to Save You Hours of Work. What time is it? Mixed Links time!

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EveryAction's 8 Most Useful Nonprofit Resources of 2016

EveryAction

This fundraising deep-dive was the most visited post on our blog this year - perhaps that had something to do with the free templates ? Nonprofit Donor Persona Template. No matter how you slice it, 2016 was a year to remember.

3 Tools to Fuel Fundraising Ambassadors

Getting Attention

3) Cut-and-paste templates like this email ask for teachers who fundraise via DonorsChoose.org. Create the templates you anticipate your ambassadors will need and use most frequently.

1 Week into 2017: Where are You Headed?

Getting Attention

This practical, doable marketing plan template takes you from goals to benchmarks, work plan, action, and impact! . Get this practical, doable marketing plan template now. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your inbox!

Sizzling Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

I’m going to focus content 100% on what you’ve told me is most useful, and can’t find elsewhere —tips, tools, templates and case studies. P.S. Get more nonprofit marketing tools , templates, case studies & tips delivered right to your in-box!

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Nonprofit Marketing Plan Template -- Invest 5 - 10 Hours to Grow Communications Impact

Getting Attention

Your template helps enormously. Thanks so much for the Marketing Plan Template. In response to your requests, I’ve developed this ready-to-use nonprofit marketing plan template for you to download. We've just completed our strategic plan and are poised to plan our marketing.

Nonprofit Marketing Plan Template — Invest 5 – 10 Hours to Grow Communications Impact

Getting Attention

Your template helps enormously. "Thanks "Thanks so much for the Marketing Plan Template.   In response to your requests, I’ve developed this ready-to-use nonprofit marketing plan template for you to download. We've just completed our strategic plan and are poised to plan our marketing. We didn't quite know where or how to start and your plan helps enormously." "   — Pam Voss-Page, Executive Director, Student Leadership Services.

7 Steps to Passionate Volunteer Messengers

Getting Attention

Develop tools and templates to increase your volunteer messengers’ ease, participation, and confidence. Provide practice-based training : Reinforce value and rewards; introduce scenarios; review messages, policies, templates, and tools; getting help.

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5 Must-Haves: Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit

Getting Attention

Here’s how Shower Strike guides peer-to-peer fundraisers to use, and personalize, hashtags and canned tweets: 4) Correspondence Templates. Your first step is to share editable templates to smooth your fundraisers’ start.

Reader Questions: How to Personalize Thank you Letters?

Wild Woman Fundraising

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nonprofits can use microsoft word templates for better design, communication

Studio 501c

" I've long been a fan of designer Chuck Green, who created these wonderful Word templates -- for everything from reports to ads to brochures to certificates -- for OKI Printing Solutions. Be sure to page down to the marketing materials to find the report template.).

1 Week into 2015: Where are You Headed?

Getting Attention

This practical, doable marketing plan template takes you from goals to benchmarks, work plan, action and impact! Get this practical, doable marketing plan template to take you from goals to benchmarks, work plan, action and impact.

The Editorial Calendar Decision Chart

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The e-book includes ten different templates or schedules to use as a starting point for building out your calendar, along with lots of additional tips and advice. Here is the e-book’s decision tree that will help you decide which of the 10 templates to start with.

CONFESSION: I Stink at Making Graphics. These Tools Make Me Look Like a Genius. 

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Canva knows, and it has a template for that, and a template for Powerpoint presentations, and one for Pinterest, among others. Is it me, or can everyone under 30 write, manage, code, photograph, design, analyze, train, present and strategize? I’m not so good with the graphics.

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

iMarketSmart

On today’s episode we discuss our second set of listener submitted questions. 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. You can have your question discussed on the show by emailing me – tim@imarketsmart.com. The post Private vs. Public Schools and Marketing Channels (EF-0014) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.