Ep175: How This Texas DQ Franchisee is Fighting Childhood Hunger

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan Strand and I talk to Bill Spae , CEO of Vasari LLC , a Dairy Queen franchisee with 76+ locations in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

Big Data hits Nonprofits! POW!

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It’s called Texas Connects. But if you’re one of the 75,000 nonprofits in Texas, you’re in luck! The speaker that impressed me the most was Erin Brackney, the Research Evaluation Manager for Texas Connector at the OneStar Foundation.

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Case Study: How to negotiate your nonprofit salary?

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Have you been looking for a job a long time and just feel like giving up? Are you getting to the age when you are not interested in accepting $28,000 a year anymore? Yeah, me neither.

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. Free Resources for Nonprofits Fundraising Tips Online Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Third Party Fundraising Viral Fundraising

What I learned about the Texas Nonprofit Sector

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Barry Silverberg, President and CEO of TANO, (Texas Association for Nonprofit Organizations) knows a LOT! Statistics on Texas nonprofits. There are 103,300 tax exempt entities in Texas. 403,196 people worked for nonprofits in Texas in 2008.

November 9th: The Future of the Texas Nonprofit Sector!

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Barry is the director of the Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations. In 2010, Barry was appointed to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)’s Task Force on Strengthening Nomprofit Capacity. Do you work in the nonprofit sector? Do you WANT to work in the charity sector? Are you curious about the future of the nonprofit sector? Where have we been? And where are we going? Is this a good field to get into? What is changing?

Want to learn fundraising or social media? Check Out These New November Webinars & Workshops!

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” -Erica Schmidt, Literacy Coalition of Central Texas, Austin, TX. November 14th, 2012 Workshop: Advanced Content Marketing for Your Business, Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC) Portland, OR, 5:30pm Register here.

What to Do When Someone Messes With Your Appeal letter

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Wild Woman Fundraising Book Reading June 6th at Bookwoman in Austin!

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Do you live in or around Austin, TX? Want to come out and meet me, ask a burning question and get a burning answer? Come out to BookWoman, the best Feminist bookstore in Austin, TX, on June 6th, at 6pm.

Unrelated Sunday!

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For an unrelated Sunday, Weightlifting Woman by Mazarine Treyz. I’ve been blogging EVERY DAY THIS MONTH over at [link]. My friend Danielle Bardgette and I have this little challenge where we will each post a drawing every day this month, whether or not it’s any good.

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Companies that Rank High in CSR Also Known for Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Likewise Texas Instruments… number 15… is almost certainly a generous corporate philanthropist. Alden Keene Cause Marketing Database Jessica Marlo CSR Caterpiller Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Texas InstrumentsOn October 18 2011 I wrote a post about the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2011 CSR Index and how by my reckoning six of the top ten and 33 of the 50 companies listed did at least some cause marketing.

You can meet me at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations in February, March and April 2011!

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I will be teaching four workshops in February, March and April at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at 5930 Middle Fiskville Road in Austin! Want to come out and learn? Click on the links below to register. How to Find and Cultivate Donors.

Come on up and see me! Online Today or at Mini-Fundraising Workshop in June!

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Do you want a Nonprofit Job in Austin, Texas? Be there February 15th!

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Word on the street is that nonprofits are hiring again! really? Yes, The New York Times says so! So, do you want a nonprofit job? Are you curious about what it takes to get hired in this sector? Come out and hear me give a lunch and learn talk on how to jumpstart your nonprofit job search! Register here. Where: 5950 Middle Fiskeville Ave, Austin, TX, at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Austin Community College. When: 11:30AM to 1:00PM, February 15th, 2011.

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job

Getting Attention

Digital Marketing Coordinator Communities Foundation of Texas (Dallas, TX). Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Communications Associate Powder River Basin Resource Council (Sheridan, WY). Communications Coordinator National Flute Association (Chicago, IL).

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A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Liesl Manone is the Operations Director (and only full-time employee) with Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank in Fort Worth, Texas. Her most previous position before joining the Don’t Forget to Feed Me team was as communications manager for the Arlington Life Shelter in Arlington, Texas.

Reader Questions: Bootstrap your nonprofit startup in 4 steps!

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Second: Are you in the Austin Texas Area? First off, if you haven’t done it yet, please, for the love of everything, Take the survey here! If you HAVE taken the survey, very good, carry on, biscuits will be served at 3. Do you want more donors? Yes to both questions? We have two slots left in this presentation. February 10th How to Find and Cultivate Donors When: Thursday, February 10, 2011 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Austin, TX.

WOWza Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Manager Mental Health America of Texas (Austin, TX). Director of Development & Communications Interfaith Action of Central Texas. Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Coordinator First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI). Communications Manager, Shared Value Initiative FSG (Boston, MA). Communications Manager Kinship Foundation (Chicago, IL).

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How to Make Your Messaging More Relevant

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m headed to Austin, Texas today to teach a workshop I’m calling “So What and Who Cares? Getting Your Communications Right in 2012″ for the Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Communications Specialist , Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (Austin, TX). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Counselor , Full Court Communications (Oakland, CA). Communications Manager , The Education Alliance. New York, NY).

Best U.S. Political Ad Of 2016

The Agitator

Here, from the campaign of Gerald Daugherty, running for re-election as a Travis County Commissioner (Austin, Texas) is my choice for the best campaign ad of 2016. Agitator readers in the U.S. have been inundated with political ads of all kinds. An estimated $4.4 billion in TV spending alone.

What does your board report look like?

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Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Marketing Communications Assistant Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas (Austin, TX). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Citizen Outreach Staff Fund for the Pubic Interest: Environment Oregon (Portland, OR).

Hashtags for Every Day of the Week (Nonprofit Edition)

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Iowa has over 6,000 jobs in wind energy (also second only to Texas) [link] #CRinIowa #ScienceSunday — Climate Reality (@ClimateReality) April 20, 2015. Looking for an easy content idea for Instagram and Twitter? Try a day-of-the-week post with one of these hashtags.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Capital Campaign Manager & Marketing Director , Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (Austin, TX). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Death Of A Fundraising Pioneer

The Agitator

Russ started his company in Waco, Texas in 1964. Russ Reid, a pioneer in monthly giving and direct response television (DRTV), died Saturday, December 7 at his home in Sierra Madre, California. He was 82 years old.

Great New Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Take it Forward Tuesday

Getting Attention

Assistant to Chief Relationship Officer , Communities Foundation of Texas (Dallas, TX). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

“You Talking to Me?” Using Personas for Better Communications

Mission Minded

Faced with the challenge of trying to end littering on the highways, the Texas Department of Transportation, along with a researcher named Dan Syrek, sought to [.]. Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Copywriting Nonprofit Messaging Nonprofit communications Storytelling Uncategorized audience audience research chip heath communications dan heath don't mess with texas made to stick nancy schwartz nopnrofit marketing persona sarah r.

Nonprofit Link Round Up: #15NTC Edition

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We have had a blast at the 2015 Nonprofit Technology conference in Austin, Texas! Today’s Link Round Up features links we’ve collected this week at #15NTC

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Digital Marketing Specialist Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (Austin, TX). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Assistant Director Kogod Center for Business Communication American University (Washington, D.C.).

Work-Life Balance at #15NTC

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Greetings from Texas, Y’all! Kristina and I are currently in Austin, TX at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference. This morning, Stephanie Bowen, Leili Khalessi, Kerala Taylor and I led a session called Paradox but Possible: Hardcore on Work AND Life.

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To-Die-For Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Getting Attention

Digital Marketing Coordinator Communities Foundation of Texas (Dallas, TX). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here. Account Director , Temp Digital Project Manager & Temp Web Developer Grizzard Communications (Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA). Communications Associate Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (Washington, D.C.). Communications Director Central Synagogue (New York, NY). Communications Director Make It Work Campaign.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

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Prior to working in public relations, she worked as a television news producer in central Missouri before working as a producer at a 24-hour cable news network in Austin, Texas. Jennifer Starkey.

What’s your safety net?

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I also went to the Texas Wax meeting and learned how to package my paintings better. What is your safety net? Start planning now! What is your safety net? Who can help you when the chips are down? Here are two ways to create your own safety net. Number One, build up who you are online.

Nonprofit Job Club in Austin May 25th!

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Are you a membership based nonprofit? 3 ways to be better

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Texas Wax. Texas Wax is a nonprofit that helps encaustic artists all over Texas. This is truly a center of the painting community in Texas. I don’t usually go in for membership. I find that whatever the cost is, it’s usually not followed up with enough concrete benefits. However, there is ONE organization that I am a member of, which exceeds all my expectations, and I think it would help you to tell you about it.

16 New Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ up Monday

Getting Attention

Director of Marketing and Communications , Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

Let’s Give! The Big List of National, Local and Collegiate Online Giving Days (2016 Edition)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

SEPT – North Texas Giving Day. Are you thinking about participating in a Giving Day? Good news! There are so many organizations that have given it a try, and YOU can learn from them (the good AND the bad).

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Mazarine’s Toolbox of Ten Useful Internet Marketing Things

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SEOBook.com. It's free, and very useful to scope out the competition, and what others can find out about you too.

Your Film for Good Could Win Your Nonprofit a Cash Prize!

Selfish Giving

The official selections will be announced by the end of July and the festival will take place at the Spirit of Texas Theater at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, Texas on September 12-14. This is a guest post from my friend and nonprofit colleague David J.

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