Breaking News: Humane Society of the United States Added to Microsoft's i'm Initiative List of Benefiting Charities

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It's not often that I get to 'break' news here at the Cause-Related Marketing blog, but today I do.Here's a press release, leaked to me, which announces that The Humane Society of the United States is the tenth charity to benefit from Windows Live Messenger's cause-marketing campaign called the i'm Initiative.The Humane Society of the United States Announces Participation in the i’m Initiative.

Grants for United States Nonprofits Empowering Older Adults

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Deadline: March 4, 2011 National Community Reinvestment Coalition Invites Grant Proposals for Initiative to Empower Older Adults The National Community Reinvestment Coalition , (NCRC) with support from Atlantic Philanthropies , has announced its 2011 Request for Proposals for National Neighbors Silver, an initiative to support and empower older adults across the United States. From The Foundation Center. [If

#FUNDRAISING: Resources To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Budget

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Grants for People, Organizations, & Agencies Working To Create Sustainable Fisheries In the United States

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Deadline: November 10, 2011 (Pre-Proposals) Fisheries Innovation Fund Invites Pre-Proposals The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 's Fisheries Innovation Fund is a grant program designed to foster innovation and support effective participation of fishermen and fishing communities working to create sustainable fisheries in the United States. From The Foundation Center. [If

#Economy: The Loss Of A Functional Middle Class

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The oft-discussed possibility of a double-dip recession still looms darkly on the near horizon. Sure, the Stock Market is more often up than down, but those numbers represent only about 40% of the economy.

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#Aging: Establishing A Business For Baby Boomers Calls For A Long-Distance Run

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Brenda Becker. We welcome a new contributor to our ranks, Brenda Becker, an aging-services consultant. Brenda’s consultancy connects seniors with the resources they need. My husband loves to run.

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Do You Have a Whites-Only Prospect List?

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6 Proven Methods To Get More Social Media Shares

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The Humane Society of the United States knows what is important to their online community and gives it to them – makingit easy for them to share to their friends. Post by The Humane Society of the United States.

#INTERVIEW: Mark Van Gurp, Osocio Blog – Showcases the Best Advertising & Marketing For Social Causes

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#URBANFARMING: 2013 NYC Youth Internship Applications Now Available

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Make Your Websites Friendly to Seniors (a.k.a. Donors)

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#Development: Postal Service Rates To Rise on 27 January

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Williams, the inspector general at the United States Postal Service , is considering plans to make the entire system digital (including your mailing address) and securely connected to your other digital communications. Forever stamps still good after the 27th.

#VIDEO: Freelance Producers & Reporters Wanted for Brooklyn Independent Television

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#VIDEO: Freelance Producers Wanted for Brooklyn Independent Television. Stipend Offered.

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Doing What You Can with What You Have: Data Made Revolutionary

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#FUNDRAISING: Presidential Candidates Ramp Up Mobile Giving

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This is the first post-’Citizens United’ national election , so the astute political junkies are paying attention to the money flow from corporations and unions that need report their large donations until after the voting has been counted.

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#SocialNetwork: Senior Living Communities See ROI On Social Media

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Outreach to older Americans through social media might have once seemed a bit like trying to create an oasis in a desert: a great deal of effort lost in the sand. But survey after survey has demonstrated how use of social media has become an important part of the lives of millions of seniors.

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Susan Emfinger Discusses The Difficulties and Faulty Assumptions of Raising Money

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Well, we all know that fundraising trends in the United States since the economic crisis have been anything but encouraging. Susan Emfinger of UMBC.

#ProAging: Social Security Recipients Enjoy COLA For First Time In Two Years

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#Aging: Caregiving For Parents So Common Most Do Not Report It

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#SocialNetworks: Primary Politics Offer Models For SM Strategy

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#Aging: Likely Further Medicare Cuts Hurt Stocks Of Numerous Care Companies

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Upcoming Movie Documents The Revolution Of Growing Older

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From the people who brought us the Civil Rights Movement and Haight-Ashbury, draft-dodging and fuel-efficient draft airplanes comes a new movement meant to revolutionize the ways we think about aging.

Interview: Zach Hochstadt, Mission Minded Agency Cofounder & Nonprofit Branding Expert

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And yet, when the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan earlier this year, the American Red Cross was the number one charity in the United States in terms of receiving and distributing gifts to Japan.

#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

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#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

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#CIVICS: Apple’s Billions In Tax Dodges Come Under Scrutiny

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a state that otherwise has no Apple corporate presence at all ? simply to claim the o% state tax on corporations and avoid the 8.84% that California demands. Apple, of course, is not responsible for the state’s financial shortfall, which has numerous causes.

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

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I was raised in a household that never used the term social justice but my father, because he was a foreigner and always felt different in the United States, taught me that being different is not bad.

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

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Acceptance has never been higher, and outside the United States acceptance is actually higher than it is here, according to a couple of surveys – in countries like China, Brazil, Mexico.

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

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Acceptance has never been higher, and outside the United States acceptance is actually higher than it is here, according to a couple of surveys – in countries like China, Brazil, Mexico.

#Interview: Paul Jones, President of Alden Keene and Associates, an Agency Specializing in Cause Marketing

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Acceptance has never been higher, and outside the United States acceptance is actually higher than it is here, according to a couple of surveys – in countries like China, Brazil, Mexico.

#Aging: Study Shows Americans Optimistic and Unprepared For Heath In Retirement (Part 2 of 2)

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#interview: Tom Ahern — Author, Award-Winning Journalist, and Communications Consultant

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million charities in the United States alone, and we’re not the only mature philanthropic market.) Tom Ahern is the author of four books on fundraising communications, with a fifth on the way.

#Aging: We May Have To/Want To Work Longer. Will We Live Longer?

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New and Improved! The Authoritative Guide to Low-Cost Donor Management Software

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Read This and You’ll Think It All Makes Sense

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Getting Your Donation Web Page Ready For The Holiday Rush

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#Interview: Steve Frillmann, Executive Director, Green Guerillas

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A community garden created by local residents with the help and support of Green Guerillas. This is a repost of an article that originally appeared on the MKCREATIVE blog in March, 2010. Each month we look at a marketing challenge faced by many of our clients.

#Interview: Sandy Rees, Owner of the “Get Fully Funded” Blog and Fundraising Consultant

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Sandy Rees writes the “ Get Fully Funded ” blog in addition to consulting and coaching nonprofit leaders on fundraising. A former Development Director for nonprofits, she has written Fundraising Buffet and co-wrote 7 Essential Steps to Raising Money by Mail.

Interview: Jason Dick, Owner of “A Small Change” Fundraising Blog

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