Ep199: How One Vermont Grocery Store Raised $300,000 for Charity

Selfish Giving

community-owned food cooperative in downtown Burlington, Vermont. Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Allison Weinhagen , Director of Community Engagement at City Market, a 16,000 sq.

Cause Marketing About Nothing

Cause Related Marketing

Now the Vermont Foodbank is trying to get patrons at Vermont Hannaford Supermarkets to do Nothing about hunger in the state. NAIL has already sold the effort to food banks in Ohio and 'Nothing' is due to launch today, Thursday, July 14, 2011 in benefit of the Vermont Foodbank.

Trivial Pursuit In Fundraising

The Agitator

Tom’s post yesterday , applauding the commitment of Ann Kensek and The Counseling Service of Addison County-Vermont , made that abundantly clear.

Great New Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday!

Getting Attention

Executive Director of Communications , The University of Vermont Foundation (Burlington, VT). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities.

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Size Doesn’t Matter

The Agitator

by the Comment from Ann Kensek at The Counseling Service of of Addison County in Vermont (CSAC-VT). Yesterday I chided Agitator readers a bit on the retention issue, suggesting nonprofits were showing too little interest in their fleeing donors. I was rewarded (and so, I suspect, were Bloomerang and Pamela Grow !!) Clearly, CSAC-VT is not a behemoth of the nonprofit sector. No American Red Cross or Amnesty International.

Displaying Multiple Cause Marketing Allegiances

Cause Related Marketing

Cabot Cheese , a co-op in Vermont, supports a handful of causes in different ways and in pretty different spaces; the arts, schools, women and children’s causes, environmental causes, even the Girl Scouts. We’ve all seen how causes recognize multiple sponsors for, say, races and events.

Free fundraising tips and ideas in 3 podcasts!

Fundraising Coach

Steve also interviewed Allyson Kapin from Rad Campaign and Brendan Kinney of Vermont Public Radio. In the past week, I was privileged to be the guest on three terrific podcasts! In each I was asked various aspects of fundraising. Ted Hart’s Nonprofit Radio.

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Book Review: Fundraising with Businesses by Joe Waters

Wild Woman Fundraising

My friend Joe Waters just came out with a new book, called Fundraising with businesses. What’s it about? Well, if you thought that sponsorship was all a business could do for you, BOY are you in for a surprise!

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How can you inspire generosity?

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I was back on the east coast for the holidays, I went to a radical bookstore with my parents in Brattleboro, Vermont. This bookstore was special. And before long, I was browsing around, and I found this book, Inspiring Generosity, and started to read it.

This is a tremendous opportunity-Interview with Andy Robinson

Wild Woman Fundraising

Coming to us live from Vermont, Andy. I have a client in Vermont that’s an affordable housing organization. Your connection in Vermont.

the ad that empowered a jilted bride to empower women 'round the world

Studio 501c

Stuck with a contract for a 180-guest event at a nice hotel, she turned the day into a fundraising benefit for CARE USA and the Vermont Children's Aid Society. If I worked for the Vermont Children's Home Society (VCHS), I'd do the same. Digg this or add to del.icio.us | Yahoo | BlinkList | Spurl | reddit | Furl my technorati tags: net2 , nptech , weddings , brides , vermont , CARE.

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#Public Policy: Charities’ Off-Shore/Tax-Free Holdings Brought Under Congressional Scrutiny

Non Profit Marketing 360

All the talk about US domestic politics and economics at the moment focuses on the federal budget and the possible default that will result if the US debt limit is not raised by 2 August.

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Reader Questions: Where to find grants for a center for children?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So if there’s a Center for Children in, say, Vermont, or in another part of New Hampshire, you can start to see who is funding them. Today we are answering more marvelous reader questions! Darya Asks: Where to find grants for a center for children in New Hampshire? ————————————————— Dear Darya, Here are three places to find grants for a center for children.

Defining Sustainable Social Change


In April 2010, Maryland was the first state to sign Benefit Corporation legislation , followed shortly by Vermont. If there’s one word that deserves to be on the “Top Words of 2010″ list, it’s the word sustainable.

7 Key Takeaways for Cause Marketers from America's Checkout Champions Report [SPONSORED]

Selfish Giving

How This Chain of Garden Centers Raises Six-Figures with Cause Marketing How One Vermont Grocery Store Raised $300,000 for Charity Are you ready to get started with checkout charity?

Can I tell you a story? (with Rumi)

Wild Woman Fundraising

John Moyne and Coleman Barks, Open Secret: Versions of Rumi, Putney, Vermont: Threshold Books, 1984, p. Why Organize the Universe this way. What does not exist looks so handsome. What does exist, where is it? An ocean is hidden.

Collective Joy = How to Harness the Power of #Occupy for Your Nonprofit Cause

Wild Woman Fundraising

Bread and Puppet Theater in Vermont does this all the time! Protest Puppet from Paris: Image copyright 0olong from Flickr. What Barbara Erhenreich AND the Occupy Movement are teaching me is that we need to take the collective expression of protest around the world and have a dance-off. Really?

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How generous is your state?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

And, at the bottom, Iowa, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and North Dakota. Thanksgiving is done with (hope yours was peaceful and happy), and we're now officially into the Holiday Season. That means plenty to each of us personally, of course, but as nonprofit professionals it also means quite a bit work-wise as well.