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KONY2012: Judged by their funders?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Video doesn’t make clear enough that Kony is no longer in Uganda. Video oversimplifies conflict in Uganda. KONY2012.

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Munzungu , a UK citizen working in Uganda.

21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

J Campbell Social Marketing

Each necklace is handcrafted by female artisans in Uganda, who receive an education and finance training to continue their own business.

Deal Points When Cause Marketing With a Celebrity

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Louis Vuitton Conservation Cotton Initiative Uganda Edun Conde Nast Traveler Bono

#SM4NP: ‘Kony 2012? Still Stirs Engagement, Controversy, And Embarrassment

Non Profit Marketing 360

The real problem for those who challenge the video, is that Kony is already mostly down, and certainly in Uganda where the video focuses its attention.

#SM4NP: Kony 2012 Will Get A Sequel & More Context Today

Non Profit Marketing 360

Explains the complications around Kony’s movements outside Uganda in the last few years? Today is the day. Probably.

Quirky, Kooky, and Off-Beat Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to get creative, people. We’ve got plenty of examples to prove it! Get the saga from Agents for Good. Love the daily blogging?

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Dear Western Donors: “For God’s Sake, Please Just Stop”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Half the Sky! Read it! It is extremely well-researched, and well-written. International aid is a lot more complicated than it seems at first blush.

Buy One Give One Blankets

Cause Related Marketing

The first batch of Information Blankets are headed for Uganda, where, the website says , the infant mortality rate is 76.9 deaths per 100,000.

#Interview: Rob Wu, Founder of CauseVox, On Building Online Tools For Nonprofits (Part 2 of 2)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Last week , we introduced one of the founders of CauseVox, Rob Wu, who told us about the integrated platform he and Jefferson Chang developed after their experience working with nonprofits in Uganda in 2008. This week Rob shares the lessons he and Jeff learned while building CauseVox. Rob Wu, Cofounder of CauseVox. It’s foreign to nonprofits.

Disruption of the 'Usual' - Rethinking Behavior Change and Communication in Nutrition Education

Social Marketing and Social Change

How do I help public health professionals disrupt their usual ways of doing their work? Are we really communicating effectively?

Lessons from KONY 2012

A. Fine Blog

Simon Manewaring summarized the criticism as: The video is inaccurate and outdated as Joseph Kony is no longer in the Uganda. Neither had I.

Get Off Your Butt Or Get Out

The Agitator

Uganda. I only wish I could stop crying as I write this, my last post of the year. 28 dead from the Newtown shootings in Connecticut. Lives that will never progress, will never be part of our shared future. All a result of an unspeakable tragedy. Lives snuffed out by a lack of political will and guts. Syria. The Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Philip Masembe

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Philip Masembe. Would YOU like to be featured in this series? Tell us what you do in a typical day as a nonprofit communications pro.

Money Can't Buy Love. But It Can Buy Happiness!

Cause Related Marketing

Norton and colleagues then replicated the experiment in Uganda. Can money buy happiness? As a matter of fact, it can. But not in the way you might think. Professor Michael Norton at the Harvard Business School did a series of fun experiments that found that if you spend money right, it can indeed lead to happiness. Some got $5, some got $20.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

You said that there was a newspaper in Uganda, is that right? Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Thanks so much for being here. MO: Sure. MT: Wow.

Fabulous Example of Facebook Engagement from COTN

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In Uganda, Hadrine printed out the comments and read them out loud to the students. malaria) versus here (e.g. low self-esteem), U.S. You bet.

Time Magazine’s ‘Wireless’ Issue

The Agitator

Disease Can’t Hide (mobile saving lives in Uganda). I haven’t downloaded the digital version yet, but this OnlineSpin synopsis of Time’s “The Wireless Issue” makes the edition ‘must read’ in my book. Some articles: 10 Ways Mobile Technology Is Changing Our World. Elections Will Never Be The Same.

Time Magazine’s ‘Wireless’ Issue

The Agitator

Disease Can’t Hide (mobile saving lives in Uganda). I haven’t downloaded the digital version yet, but this OnlineSpin synopsis of Time’s “The Wireless Issue” makes the edition ‘must read’ in my book. Some articles: 10 Ways Mobile Technology Is Changing Our World. Elections Will Never Be The Same.

#SM4NP: Kone 2012 Video Goes Viral, But Maybe For Wrong Reasons

Non Profit Marketing 360

The organization has an unnerving ‘ com’ URL, and promotes the ‘ soft bigotry ‘ of a neo-White Man’s Burden in Uganda ? And even the internal financials say only about a third of donated money gets to Uganda, the rest going to overhead, outreach, and promotion. But will it hold up to scrutiny?

Kony 2012 Part 2—Back to Build Credibility

Getting Attention

Invisible Children’s (IC) Kony 2012 is the poster child of nonprofit video storytelling. What’s your take? Please share your response here.

Do Only Lazy Fundraisers Avoid Chat Tools?

iMarketSmart

So I began a look around and only after an exhaustive search was I able to finally find one on Volunteer Uganda’s website. So what gives?

Great storytelling and marketing lessons from the Stove Man

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

He got started with The Paradigm Project after visiting Uganda with his father. Who would want to buy that book – or give to that organization?

#SocialNetworks: Kony 2012 Covered The Night. Did It Jump The Shark?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Kony, even if his reign of terror has been stunning curtailed, is still free (or dead) and his LRA still spreads terror, albeit not so much in Uganda.

#Advocacy: ‘This American Life’ Retracts Story Of Abuses At Foxconn

Non Profit Marketing 360

if that army still exists and Kony is indeed in Uganda. What might be behind the rise and fall of these stories? especially the iPad ?

Grants for Ghanan, Nicaraguan, and Pacific Islander Countries' Disabled Persons' Nonprofits

Seeking Grant Money Today

The second grantmaking round is directed at DPOs in Ghana, Uganda, Nicaragua, Peru, Bangladesh, and fourteen Pacific Island countries (Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu).

Sylvia Allen: Featured Fundraiser

A Small Change

Sylvia’s Children is a 501 (c) 3 that works with school children in Uganda. The featured fundraiser this month is Sylvia Allen of Sylvia’s Children. What keeps you going? Why do you keep working in development? I have a goal of making a difference in children’s lives through education. For me it is finding the time!

#Interview: Rob Wu, Founder of CauseVox, On Building Online Tools For Nonprofits (Part 1 of 2)

Non Profit Marketing 360

I volunteered on for a project in Uganda, in August 2008, where I learned a lot about funding a social good project. Click to enlarge.

The Power of Storytelling for Persuasion

A. Fine Blog

The birthday party ended up generating $15,000 and helped build Charity: Water’s first few wells in Uganda. It doesn’t work.

Blog Action Day 2008: You’re Wealthier Than You Think You Are

Fundraising Breakthroughs

73 could buy you a new mobile phone OR a new mobile health clinic to care for AIDS orphans in Uganda. But poverty doesn't buy you anything.”

Grants for International Programs that Promote United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Seeking Grant Money Today

From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post]. Applicants can apply as single organizations or partnerships for small grants, and/or national DPO-led coalitions for national coalition grants. Visit the DRF Web site for complete program information.

Creating Radical Changes in HIV Risk Behaviors

Social Marketing and Social Change

…the radical behavioural change that is needed to reduce HIV transmission requires radical commitment. That, presently, is not the case.

Your job description: Happiness delivery

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When we started charity: water in 2006, the first thing we did was fund six wells in Uganda. The science is pretty clear: People are inherently generous. They are hard wired for empathy. They want to help others—and when they help, it makes them happy. There is no shortage of good causes that need help. —the charity: water team

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Check out VolunteerMatch’s NEW initiative! Interview with Shari Ilsen, DIrector of Engagement

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today we are interviewing the marvelous Shari Ilsen, Director of Engagement at VolunteerMatch. Shari Ilsen, Director of Engagement, VolunteerMatch.

Secrets of crowdfunding success: Interview with Brady Josephson

Wild Woman Fundraising

And the charity equivalent would be, you know, we need $10,000 to get a bus in Uganda or something like that. Mazarine Treyz: Excellent. Razoo.