2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. 2: World Autism Awareness Day — #WorldAustismDay. Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media YouTube Giving Days Cause Awareness Days

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. 2: World Autism Awareness Day — #WorldAustismDay.

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2014 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online fundraising campaigns around cause awareness days is good strategy. 2: World Autism Awareness Day — #WorldAustismDay.

Mark Your Calendars! 2015 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social network communities are highly responsive to giving and promoting your nonprofit on cause awareness days provided that your nonprofit prepares at least one month in advance. 2: World Autism Awareness Day — #WorldAustismDay and #LIUB.

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath.

Social Awareness for the 21st Century – Reaching Out to a New Generation


Millennials, a group of consumers that has now surpassed even the Boomers in number, want to do business with brands, and donate to charities, that are as socially aware as they are. Raising Social Awareness One Tweet at a Time.

Tweeting to Raise Awareness


Shane Jones. In the age of social media, anything we say can be transferred across the globe in a matter of seconds. Nonprofit organizations on Twitter are able to leverage this tool and do a lot of good with it. Community nptech nten shane jones Social Media tools twitter Communications

It's Domestic Violence Awareness Month: How You Can Participate

Tech Soup Blog

How You Can Participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Consider this: in a single day, more than 10,871 requests for help from domestic violence survivors go unmet nationwide.

12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Until recently the nonprofit pioneers of the Social Web had to mostly rely on their intuition that their social media campaigns were resulting in more dollars raised online, an increase in brand and cause awareness, and higher rates of volunteer recruitment and retention.

Scanning for Good: How One Nonprofit Used QR Codes to Raise Awareness


When The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network was brainstorming ideas for their awareness event at an L.A. When the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network designed the flyer for their awareness night, they included two new calls to action: 1) a mobile opt-in via text message and 2) a QR code.

Raising Awareness Through Newsjacking

Wild Apricot Blog

Want to raise awareness of your non-profit or your cause? Try newsjacking. publicity public relations nonprofit-communications

How to Use Website Analytics to Measure “Awareness”


I always struggled with the fuzzy goal of “raising awareness” that came along with most of my nonprofit jobs. If a nonprofit raised awareness and no one measured it… did it really happen. Yesenia Sotelo. Founder. Smart Cause Digital. Your guide to bringing fuzzy metrics into focus.

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Your Big Brains Can Raise Awareness of Your Organization, Part 1 of 2.


One of the tips you always see or hear or read about when it comes to becoming more active in social media is ‘become an industry resource/thought leader/trusted by showing expertise’ There are a couple of ways to do this as an organization or as an individual.

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Project AWARE Dives Deep Into Ocean Data, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Project AWARE Goes Deep on Engagement, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists – guest post by Darren Barefoot. Project AWARE has always hosted beach and ocean cleanup events around the world.

How Sierra Club Used Text Messaging to Raise Smog Awareness

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Sierra Club’s text messaging program taps into the public’s growing awareness of how smog can negatively affect one’s health. The launch was timed to both World Asthma Day and Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.

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Using Pinterest To Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women in Nigeria

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She said that she now sees that social media and online efforts could be very effective in raising awareness of the Bill.” LACVAW also hope to raise global awareness. Happy Fourth of July!

How To Use Social Media To Raise Brand Awareness and Drive Donations

Connection Cafe

The truth is you can turn your social media routine into a revenue generating opportunity for your organization by following a few simple steps. Fundraising Integrated Marketing Retention nonprofit social media Social Media

Raising Awareness by Celebrating Milestones

Wild Apricot Blog

Non-profits and membership organizations should mark significant milestones and leverage these celebrations to raise awareness, attract new members, volunteers or supporters and promote your organization’s mission.( read more ). events member communication public relations publicity

Food & Water Watch Raises Tap Water Awareness With SMS Campaign

Mobile Commons

Recently, FWW launched “Take Back the Tap:” a campaign that aimed to get people to drink tap water from reusable bottles by spreading awareness about the detrimental environmental effects of plastic water bottles.

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Raising Awareness and Funds With Social Fundraising

Wild Apricot Blog

Getting more "social" with fundraising can have real impact. Here are some ideas on and examples of social fundraising. social giving Fundraising nonprofit blog carnival

Did you know that May is ALS Awareness Month?

Beaconfire Wire

We are very proud to have helped the ALS Association launch their ChallengeALS campaign to help create a world without ALS. Learn more about how you can help fight ALS and further accelerate finding treatments and a cure for this devastating disease. You can #challangeALS by.

22 Ways Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes for Fundraising and Awareness Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you haven’t noticed QR Codes yet, after you read this post and browse the QR Codes on Flickr you’re going to start to seeing them everywhere. In magazines, on flyers, tabletops, and conference materials. So, what are they? QR Codes are two-dimensional bar code images that when scanned by a camera on a smartphone open a link to a website, send a SMS, or dial a phone number. You can easily create QR Codes for free at sites like qrcode.kaywa.com and qrstuff.com.

Simple Awareness

NCE Social Media

Often I get asked how you can raise awareness and/or funds with social media tools. Tags: Marketing and Awareness marketing background basic clutter I think one of the easiest things to do is to make sure your social media pages have as much about your cause on them as possible.

Around the Mug: What Happens After the Ice Melts?

Connection Cafe

It simply happened and they chose to support it and to do everything they could to keep the awareness momentum going. It was an awareness campaign. It is about ALS awareness and stewarding ALS programs in general, outside of their organization’s programs.

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Diabetes Awareness and the Big Blue Test

John Haydon

He’s launched another round of the Big Blue Test , a diabetes awareness and fundraising campaign and naturally I was curious to see how things have progressed between last year and now. Following an exchange I had with my friend Manny who I blogged about last year.

The Scoop on National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Tech Soup Blog

anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month , the folks from our great donor partner, Symantec, asked us to check out the nonprofit National Cyber Security Alliance website. How to Participate in National Cyber Security Awareness Month. October 2013 being the 10 th.

11NTC Preview: Technology in Times of Disaster: The Important Role of Social media in Disaster Response and Awareness


George Durham, Program Manager, Microsoft Global Community Affairs On January 12th, 2010, a devastating earthquake ripped through the Haitian landscape, literally decimating cities like Leogane, Petit Goave, and much of Port-au-Prince. The magnitude of the destruction and the heart-breaking images have remained with us as organizations, governments, and private individuals have struggled beyond the immediate aftermath to effect long-term change and economic impact within Haiti.

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SA non-profits can now use Google products for free to help raise awareness - htxt.africa

AFP Blog

SA non-profits can now use Google products for free to help raise awareness - htxt.africa : "SA NON-PROFITS CAN NOW USE GOOGLE PRODUCTS FOR FREE TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS" 'via Blog this

How HelpAttack Can Raise Money for Your Nonprofit with Facebook Updates and Tweets

John Haydon

is that it allows nonprofits to embed fundraising into an awareness campaign. Facebook awareness fundraising helpattack micro donationsA few weeks ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to have coffee with Ehren Foss , founder of HelpAttack! If you’re not familiar with HelpAttack!,

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Is Liking Something on Social Media Hurting Your Org?

NCE Social Media

Marketing and Awareness Research benchmark fundraising sauder socialmedia study A recent study done by researchers from the Sauder School of Business found that people who like a post Facebook or retweet something are less likely to give you a donation.

What affect does Facebook Page design have on fan growth and engagement?

John Haydon

Read the rest of this post over at the Awareness Blog. Facebook awareness networks custom tabs webinar

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 5 Extraordinary Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). TechSoup is participating by amplifying what other agencies, collaborators, and libraries in our network are doing to raise awareness on this important issue. staff wear purple ribbons to bring awareness to domestic violence.

Daily DoGooder: Diabetes Awareness PSA

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Diabetes Awareness PSA | :32 JDRF: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation produced this effective PSA to highlight November, which is National Diabetes Awareness Month.

Slacktivism: Can Cartoons Raise Awareness or Just Make Us Feel Good?


In an effort to raise awareness for child abuse, thousands of Facebook users changed their profile photos to one of their favorite childhood cartoon characters (full disclosure: mine was Underdog.) Awareness Can Be the Goal, and That’s OK.

Beware the Chaff

NCE Social Media

Education and Training Marketing and Awareness chaff engage listen wheatAn article from TalentZoo written by folks at HootSuite got me thinking about how to separate out the good stuff on social media from the bad.

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Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010

AFP Blog

Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010: "Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct DollarsBy Mark HrywnaOnly 3 percent of all Tweets by a sample of nonprofits were dedicated to fundraising or solicitation. Nonprofits are more likely to use social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, to raise awareness, reach out to constituents and promote their.

Tweet by Tweet, Building Nonprofit Awareness - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Tweet by Tweet, Building Nonprofit Awareness - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy. : The blogger used Facebook as a base for people to send messages in order to allow people to elaborate on their stories (thus bypassing Twitter’s 140 character limit), and he then utilized the fast-paced, infectious nature of Twitter hashtags to spread his message.

Technology, Games Changing Youth Awareness Engagement- The NonProfit Times Jan 12, 2011

AFP Blog

Technology, Games Changing Youth Awareness Engagement- The NonProfit Times Jan 12, 2011: "The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has become involved in games in recent years. The field of social impact games has shifted in the past couple of years. We’ve moved from trying to convince people that games are a viable tactic to showing them that they actually are,” said Jessica Goldfin

WWF Raises Awareness about a Photography Exhibition Using Targeted Mobile Messaging

Mobile Commons

What Your Organization Can Learn from WWF By targeting their message based on location and technology, WWF was able to raise awareness among people who could attend the event, without disturbing the vast majority of their list.

Parents Together Creates a Text Message Quiz to Raise Awareness For Working Mothers

Mobile Commons

Timed to the Olympics, the game raised awareness about the difficulties faced by working mothers in the United States. Being a working mother can seem like an Olympic event.