How Canadian Cancer Society Increased Donations by 78% During #GivingTuesday

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Over 15,000 nonprofits across 68 countries participated this year, with an estimated $45.68 Cancer research funding is very competitive right now, but because of their strategic approach, CCS was top of mind by the time #GivingTuesday rolled around.

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Fight Colorectal Cancer: A Rebranding Tale

Judi Sohn

The organization I helped found as Colorectal Cancer Coalition in 2005 officially became Fight Colorectal Cancer on Monday, March 6, 2011. I hope it's a fun read for anyone either looking to redo their own small nonprofit brand, or who wants a deeper dive on what we did at Fight Colorectal Cancer. I couldn't be prouder of the Fight Colorectal Cancer team that we pulled this off with as little to spend as we had.

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Offseason Planning for Revenue Growth: Tips from Maine Cancer Foundation

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During the last few weeks in this Event Fundraising blog, we have been … Emerging Events Event Fundraising Peer-to-Peer Fundraising challenge events event fundraising event fundraising tips Friends Asking Friends fundraising events Non-Profit nonprofit Peer to Peer Fundraising team fundraisin

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Social Media Strategy: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network


Our social media strategy for nonprofits series continues by taking a look at how the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network ( ) uses social media to enhance their online efforts. This organization is dedicated to advancing research, supporting patients and creating hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

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Grassroots Campaigning: How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support

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Susan is a grandmother, a cancer survivor and the major ingredient that differentiates organizations that truly make change from those that just make a lot of digital noise. Earlier this year, ACS CAN launched a major campaign around increasing federal funding for cancer research.

Cancer Council SA Ambassador Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When Cancer Council SA (that’s South Australia, not South Africa) started the Ambassador Project as an experiment in revitalizing volunteerism and community fundraising , jumping in to the social media pond was not even on the agenda. We’re not a model networked nonprofit … yet.

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FIFA, Bogus Cancer Charities Illustrate Danger of Unchecked Finances

NonProfit Hub

A few weeks ago, a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission alleged that four cancer charities had cheated people out of $187 million while spending extravagantly and frivolously. Why should you as a nonprofit executive care about these arrests? Ding dong, Sepp is gone.

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In 2010, I had an opportunity to do a Networked Nonprofit workshop in Kenya. When Otieno learned he needed a fourth surgery for his cancer, he reached out to Zawadi Nyong’o who was also an Africa Cancer Foundation volunteer.

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Join the Avengers in Their Battle Against Breast Cancer for #TwiveReceive

John Haydon

200 nonprofits are competing for a chance to win $30,000 , and build their capacities in the process. Five Amazing Kids Fighting Breast Cancer. Zoie (shown above) and Erin lost their moms to breast cancer, but now show other kids what they can do to fight breast cancer.

How the ACCO Used Crowdfunding to Help Kids with Cancer

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We spoke with Program Director of the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO), Amber Masso, who told us about their previous fundraising methods: mass mailing, cold-calling, etc. Fundraising tsfundraising tsteespring crowdfunding cancer tees crowdfunded

Supporting Cancer Research with Teespring

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Brad Egel, a decade-long fundraising resident of Chicago and cancer-awareness advocate, had no personal ties or engagement with cancer victims or survivors. As his fundraising progressed, so did his dedication to the American Cancer Society.

The American Cancer Society Wants Your Birthday!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As more and more nonprofits and individuals flock to social networks, creating acacophony of fundraising pitches and the subsequent cause fatigue, how can organizations scale? They are encouraging people to declare their birthday to cancer (and adopt a healthy lifestyle).

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SMS Fundraising Campaign for Breast Cancer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I heard about Drew Olanoff's latest fundraising campaign, a text to give strategy on behalf of Boarding for Breast Cancer. This is not the first time Drew Olanoff has taken to the social web to fundraise for cancer.

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Competitor Accuses Cancer Charity of Not Playing Fair in Pepsi Philanthropy Contest - Give and Take - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Competitor Accuses Cancer Charity of Not Playing Fair in Pepsi Philanthropy Contest - Give and Take - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas: "The Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation's recent involvement in the Pepsi Refresh Contest has drawn criticism from supporters of an Illinois elementary school who claim Kanzius gathered votes in a way that

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Facebook has been a highly effective tool and is the strongest in communicating the message of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, but also allows people to connect and offer support to each other.

National Cancer Institute PSA Increases Enrollment in Smoking Cessation Program by 100x

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A PSA from the National Cancer Institute has boosted teen enrollment in their SmokefreeTXT smoking cessation program one-hundredfold, according to the organization’s behavioral scientist Erik Augustson. All Posts Blog Calls to Action Government health Nonprofit npo Use Cases

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5 Building Blocks of Strong Nonprofit Brands

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit branding is all about how others view your organization and your efforts. If you know what American Red Cross, UNICEF, or AARP does regularly, you know that nonprofit branding works. all in all, making your nonprofit more successful. Featured Nonprofit Branding

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Simple Ways to Analyze Nonprofit Email Performance

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At our organization, we learned that 80 percent of our volunteers aren’t passionate about fighting cancer generally, they’re passionate about fighting the cancer that impacted them. Four Terms. Two Equations. One Test. According to IBM, there are 2.5

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Judi Sohn of the Colorectal Cancer Coalition: Blogging for Cancer Advocacy

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Judi Sohn, Director of Operations and Communications, for the Colorectal Cancer Coalition. I really enjoy reading her personal blog, A View from Home and if you work with nonprofits and technology - you'll find it very valuable. "We need to draw attention to colon cancer.

Five Nonprofit Online Communities that Inspire Action & Generate Results


These five examples of nonprofit communities show the diversity of options and ideas for engaging people around a mission. Creating an online community to mobilize your supporters and further your nonprofit''s mission might seem like a big task. This article looks at five examples of what some innovative nonprofits are doing with their online communities. Michael Wilson. CEO & Founder. Small World Labs.

A New Kind of Society for the American Cancer Society | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The sheer size of the newly created “High Plains Division” – with its more than 600 staffers – brought great reach and potentially the sharing of talent and resources toward the ACS’ ultimate mission: eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Tagged: American Cancer Society , Small World Labs How relevant was this post to you? (No

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

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This is the fourth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts.

Open Letter to Salesforce Nonprofit Admins

Judi Sohn

In the 20 months since I left Fight Colorectal Cancer, I would guess that I’ve logged in to no less than 150 nonprofit Salesforce organizations. Yes, KELL offers such services but so do the other Nonprofit consulting partners.

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3 Nonprofits Aim to Better Connect with Donors

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Whether big, small or mid-sized, nonprofits are looking for ways to better understand donors and focus their fundraising on creating opportunities for donors to support the particular causes and interests they care about. CureSearch for Cancer Research. Fundraising is getting personal.

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9 Tips for Nonprofits To Boost Resilience During A Pandemic

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I realized after the first week, that I needed to gather every tool from my Happy Healthy Nonprofit toolkit to try to keep calm, focused, and positive. In the workplace, nonprofits have experimenting with zoom and social activities. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Walking

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Top 5 Nonprofit Youtube Channels

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Top 5 Nonprofit Youtube Channels. Check out these top nonprofit youtube channels and the videos that make them great to find out what they do so well! A lot goes into making a youtube channel great, and these nonprofits demonstrate that. Cancer Research UK.

NonProfit Work and Us

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I mean, we’re not not curing cancer. Alison Koch shared these thoughts originally as part of Museum Computer Network 's 2019 Ignite. As I sat in an aerie above the stage, I DM'd her to ask her to share her remarks here. They were that true and that powerful. I hope you enjoy them.

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Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

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There’s a lot of talk about the ways nonprofits can use Facebook to raise money — live streaming fundraising events, breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page. 9 tips to help your nonprofit be successful with Facebook Live video streaming.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Partner with Local Businesses

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When nonprofits and local businesses work together, both parties reap the benefits. The nonprofit gets the word out about its cause and expands its donor base, and the business boosts its sales and exposure in the community. Featured Fundraising Nonprofit Marketing

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An Interview David J. Neff about American Cancer Society's Sharing Hope Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm doing a series of blog about lessons learned from nonprofits in adopting social media projects as the Cute Dog Theory. (If Neff is the Director of Web, Film and Interactive Strategy for the American Cancer Society. is the place for people to share their stories around cancer.

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

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4: World Cancer Day — #WorldCancerDay. 17: National Nonprofit Day — #NationalNonprofitDay (Internationally recognized). 19: World Pancreatic Cancer Day — #WPCD20.

Instagram Ads Now Available for All Size Nonprofits

John Haydon

This means that a small breast cancer foundation can now target Instagram users who share breast cancer stories, or engage […]. The post Instagram Ads Now Available for All Size Nonprofits appeared first on John Haydon.

10 Power Words Nonprofits Use to Increase Conversions

NonProfit Hub

million nonprofits in the United States. It allows them to see the results of supporting your nonprofit before they’ve even done it. What’s one of the most common concerns with donating to nonprofits and charities? Featured Fundraising Nonprofit MarketingThere are over 1.5

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


I’ve enjoyed watching the use of QR codes grow recently, particularly in the nonprofit space. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach, and advocacy for a cure.

The Time Has Come to Reinvent Fall 2020 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events

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As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded across the world, nonprofit fundraisers have been required to take one of three actions for their spring peer-to-peer fundraising (P2P) campaigns : cancel, postpone, or take it virtual.

Why Every Nonprofit Has a New Job Title: Publisher - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

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Why Every Nonprofit Has a New Job Title: Publisher - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : For example, the American Cancer Society (ACS) created a blog site called meant to educate and inspire cancer patients, survivors and caretakers—a resource that connects the cancer community with the cause and ultimately strengthens giving

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Nonprofits and Jelly: A Tasty Social Media Sandwich

Connection Cafe

I immediately thought of how nonprofits could leverage this technology. We recently started a campaign called “ Cancer Hacks ” that allows people to submit their suggestions for how to deal with the daily issues that come up when you have cancer.

Social Change Apps on Facebook to Support Breast Cancer, Environment, and Aids

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But if you look at the Campaign for Breast Cancer Research cause on Facebook, the largest one - it has over 3 million members. If all of them installed the application once, that would earn $60,000 for Breast Cancer Research. Also, what concerns might nonprofits have about the particular advertising the user will be exposed to? I'm sure there are careful matching - for example, no cigarette ads linked to the breast cancer research.

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Turn Website Click Data into Actionable Steps

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Nonprofits are focusing more and more on increasing email click-throughs and rightfully so. Some nonprofits spend a lot of time on content and information architecture when redesigning their website. Web Analytics & Nonprofits. 4 Ways Nonprofits Can Use In-Page Analytics.

How Startup Nonprofits Can Get the Grant of Their Dreams

NonProfit Hub

Getting that perfect grant can be a make or break situation for a startup nonprofit. When Nonprofit Hub was at its beginning, we were lucky enough to receive a grant that helped us get our feet on solid ground. Featured Grant Writing Starting a Nonprofit

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Ed Schipul Grew A Mustache (and beard) For His Cause: Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have the honor of joining his SWSX Panel in March about nonprofits, social media, and social good. Flickr Photo from DenneyTerrio. Ed Schipul is a colleague from the NetSquared Community that I have had the pleasure of knowing for two years now.

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How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Julia Campbell , a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog.

3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence


The sheer number of people nonprofits can reach via social networks makes them a necessary part for all marketing campaigns. The social media strategy of Amnesty is one that should be replicated by all nonprofits dealing with sensitive subject matters. The primary goal of Sec.