2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media YouTube Giving Days Cause Awareness Days

How to Promote a Cause on Facebook

SocialFish

Pushing a more socialized agenda by allowing for greater user participation is doing wonders for cause promotion, in particular. How To Promote Your Cause By Establishing A Brand. Update often, and with plenty of detail to show the impact or the need for the cause.

Social Media’s Impact on Cause Marketing with Chris Noble

NetWits

Back in March of this year at SXSW I got the chance to spend a few minutes with Chris Noble the “Voltaire&# [ according to him ] of cause marketing. How have you seen social meidia used in the cause marketing world?

Choosing the Perfect Cause for Your Business Giving

Connection Cafe

They have connections to people, places and causes that develop naturally. Let’s face it, deciding how your business should give can be hard. Which nonprofit is the best one to support? How do you pick one over the other?

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Why the Cause Needs to Match Your Cause Marketing Efforts

John Haydon

However, another way that companies can become more socially responsible is via cause marketing, which is […]. The post Why the Cause Needs to Match Your Cause Marketing Efforts appeared first on John Haydon. Cause Marketing

How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

Connection Cafe

So what is a nonprofit supposed to do when trying to activate supporters around a critically important issue to their cause? In turn, the relevant email ask activated tweets that brought a public voice to WWF’s cause that others could engage with.

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Will 2016 Be The Year Of Video in Cause Marketing?

See What's Out There

Cause marketing is lesson of quid quo pro between nonprofits and for-profit companies. The post Will 2016 Be The Year Of Video in Cause Marketing? video cause marketing fundraising joe waters selfish giving

Breaking News: Twiddling Thumbs of Nonprofit Professionals Causing Sore Thumbs

Connection Cafe

April Fools. We know that nonprofit professionals are the hardest working folks out there and we want to help you succeed. So we’ve compiled 10 of the most valuable philanthropic resources available to help get you to the best results—and not twiddle your thumbs while you try to figure it out!

2014 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online fundraising campaigns around cause awareness days is good strategy.

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.

Building Relationships within A Cause-Centered Community: Jeffersonian Dinners

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A cause-centered community is a group of people who share a common passion for a cause. They could be a group of people who support a particular nonprofit’s social change agenda or a group of people from different organizations united around a common challenge, idea, or cause.

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.

Engagement Strategies to Turn Nonprofit Board Members into Ambassadors for Your Cause

Connection Cafe

Here are tips for board member engagement—from recruitment through retirement—to help you build lifelong ambassadors for your cause: Recruiting New Board Members. Allow their enthusiasm, wisdom, and experience to guide and strengthen your cause.

Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of social media has also given rise to online giving on cause awareness and giving days. To help your nonprofit prepare and launch a successful cause awareness day and/or giving day online campaign, this webinar was presented on November 14 to more than one thousand nonprofit staff.

How Ideology Affects Which Causes Donors Support

Nonprofit Tech for Good

According to the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report , a donor’s ideology has more impact upon which causes and types of nonprofits they support than gender or age. Giving to children and youth, however, is a cause that unites all donors regardless of ideology.

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Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile Guest Blog by Darian Rodriguez Heyman. If you try and say ten things about your cause, you say nothing. Note from Beth: My colleague, Darian Rodriguez Heyman has launched a new company, BetterWorld Wireless.

Fighting for a cause

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Dick Erwin. I recently completed a nonprofit internship, and it was a very difficult and challenging experience. My internship took place at Fairbanks Youth Advocates in Fairbanks, Alaska. I was in Alaska for the summer as an AmeriCorps Summer Crew Leader.

3 Ways to Engage Millennials in Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

He serves as president of Achieve , a research and design agency for causes. In addition, he leads The Millennial Impact Project , which is an ongoing study of millennials and how they engage with causes. are of equal importance when given to a cause.

Your 2016 Cause Camp Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

Without further adieu, we’re pleased to announce our Cause Camp speaker lineup for 2016. Cause Camp is an annual conference for nonprofit professionals held in Lincoln, Neb. People passionate about their cause and about making the world a better place.

2018 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days can inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively.

How Small Nonprofits Can Recruit Entrepreneur Volunteers to Their Cause

NonProfit Hub

You are passionate about your cause. Some people will be aligned with social causes other than your own. The post How Small Nonprofits Can Recruit Entrepreneur Volunteers to Their Cause appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout Workshop. Sometimes activists dedicated so much of themselves to a cause, that they become isolated from family, friends, and peers who give them energy.

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Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement.

7 Totally Surprising Brain Tricks to Sell Your Cause

NTEN

Appeal to the massive subconscious mind to help sell your cause. Here are seven of the most surprising ways to sell your cause. Here are seven of the most surprising ways to sell your cause. Does your cause involve babies in any way? You may not be able to locate your cause in a penthouse, but you might want to test high-altitude imagery or perspectives in your electronic outreach. cause marketing E-mail katya andresen neuroscience nptech nten Fundraising

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Book: Cause Marketing for Dummies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joe Waters, who writes the Selfish Giving Blog , has published a book, Cause Marketing for Dummies and was kind enough to send me a copy. Click to Purchase on Amazon.

Komen Kan Kiss My Mammagram, PinActivism, and Newsjacking for a Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As I reading the comments on Allison’s campaign wall over at Causes, my friend Stephanie Rudat has posted some of the visuals. This made think of Pinterest. Source: causes.com via Beth on Pinterest. On Tuesday, the Susan G.

HOW TO: Tap into the Power of Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While embracing a comprehensive, long-term breaking news and crisis communications strategy is challenging for many nonprofits, all nonprofits, regardless of their size, can tap into the power of cause awareness days. Many nonprofits already participate in cause awareness day campaigns.

What if everyone had one cause they dedicated themselves to?

VolunteerMark

Now that we''ve spent the last few weeks chatting about ways to recruit long-term volunteers, let''s talk about the ''why''. Why is this important? Why should we prioritize long-term over short-term volunteers (in most cases)? How can this show volunteers how they can change the world?

5 Times Foundations Cause More Problems Than They Solve

NonProfit Hub

But all too often, foundations, corporate grantmakers, and donors end up unintentionally causing problems instead of helping to solve them. Here are five common ways foundations cause more problems than they solve: Providing short-term funding for a long-term outcome. It took 25 years, and there were many other enticing causes to pursue, but they stuck with it along with other funders and as a result, polio is now near eradication.

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Top 10 Mistakes That Cause First-Time Donors to Leave [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

The post Top 10 Mistakes That Cause First-Time Donors to Leave [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on John Haydon. Any fundraiser will agree that keeping a first-time donor happy is cheaper than replacing that donor.

Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

However, it’s important to first be honest: in today’s go-go world, it’s difficult for even the most cause-dedicated people to find the time to fully immerse themselves in a charity they’re passionate about.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the official Cause Camp 2017 speaker lineup. Derrick Feldmann is the lead researcher and creator of The Millennial Impact Project, a multi-year study of how the next generation supports causes.

New Book Reveals How Cause Marketing Helps Nonprofits Succeed

Frogloop

We’re hearing lots more these days about “Cause Marketing.” For most Frogloop readers, the main thing to know is that Cause Marketing has become a major source of dollars for nonprofits large and small -- from First Book and KaBOOM! ”) about Cause Marketing.

How Millennials are Changing Social Causes

Frogloop

Join Derrick Feldmann, co-author of the new book Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement , to discuss how Millennials are transforming philanthropy and engagement with social issues. How Millennials are Changing Social Causes Thursday, 6/13 at 2pm ET. In this webinar you''ll learn: How Millennials connect with causes - using social media and different peer methods to engage as volunteers and donor s.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

Frogloop

I love to see social networks carve out space to promote nonprofits, causes, and volunteering. Facebook integrates with Causes. And now LinkedIn, which has over 120 million members in over 200 countries and territories, has added a Volunteer and Causes section to users profiles.

Rally More Support for Your Cause: 3 Simple Ways to Add New Event Participants

NetWits

Promote your cause, then the activity. Your cause. Actually, it’s how compelling your cause is. Make the event about your cause, first and foremost. Promote your cause before you highlight the run/walk/ride aspect of your event.

Four Types of Facebook Cause Marketing Campaigns

John Haydon

My good friend Megan Strand at the Cause Marketing Forum recently published a white paper called “Cause Marketing on Facebook: Truths, Tips and Trends from Pioneers” (the Executive summary can be downloaded for free). Does your nonprofit do cause marketing?

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.

Facebook Publishes Guide for Nonprofits and Causes

Tech Soup Blog

Share links to breaking news (ideally with your take on it), articles highlighting your nonprofit, or media about your cause. And, for an inside scoop on Facebook's outreach to nonprofits and causes, read Beth Kanter's blog post on her interview with Libby Leffler of Facebook.

Annual Calendar of Social Good and Cause Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online communications and fundraising campaigns around annual social good and cause campaign events is good strategy. is going to attempt to create a master calendar of annual social good and cause campaigns and I need your help.