Cause Camp: From Humble Roots to Must-Attend Conference

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp is a nonprofit conference that has been nationally recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the best conferences in America for the nonprofit sector. But before it became the nonprofit conference sensation that it is now, Cause Camp started with humble roots.

2021 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising and social media awareness campaigns. In addition to the days listed below, see also public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months. January.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Succeed with Cause Marketing

Wild Apricot

Wondering how your nonprofit can use cause marketing? cause marketing Non-profitsHere's everything you need to know about partnering with a business for mutual profit.

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Cause Camp 2021 Speaker Line-Up

NonProfit Hub

It’s that time of year again, Cause Camp 2021 is just around the corner! Cause Camp, presented by Nonprofit Hub and Do More Good , has been nationally recognized by Forbes as a “must-attend” for the nonprofit sector. We are excited to announce the Cause Camp 2021 speaker line-up!

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and then add them to your 2020 editorial calendar.

2014 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launching online fundraising campaigns around cause awareness days is good strategy. Social network communities are highly responsive to giving and promoting your nonprofit’s cause on cause awareness days and provided your nonprofit prepares at least one month in advance, cause awareness days provide ample opportunity to create visual and text-based content that inspires engagement and interaction on your social networks.

2019 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

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. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and add them to your 2019 editorial calendar.

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. Donors with a conservative ideology are more traditional in their giving while donors with a liberal ideology are more diverse in the types of causes they support. Giving to children and youth, however, is a cause that unites all donors regardless of ideology.

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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. The urgency of a campaign occurring on a certain day inspires individuals to donate, but only if your nonprofit prepares in advance and creates an online campaign that taps into the impulsivity of cause awareness and giving day donors. The Trend of Cause Awareness and Giving Days. The rise of social media has inspired in-the-moment fundraising on cause awareness and giving days.

Emergency Drain Cleaning: The Common Causes

Find the free stuff

Even if they’re not used all the time, residential sewer lines and drains in the kitchen, lavatory and even the garage can cause clogs. Knowing what the most common causes are will help you to prevent this.

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. The real-time, in the moment nature of social media increases the likelihood that donors will be inspired to give to your nonprofit on cause awareness and giving days provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote them effectively. 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. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days often inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and add them to your 2017 and 2018 editorial calendars.

Podcast Recap: Dana Snyder (& Cause Camp Speaker Reveal!)

NonProfit Hub

First Cause Camp Fall speaker revealed! Cause Camp is Coming…and so is Dana! We closed the podcast with an exciting announcement: Dana is presenting at Cause Camp Fall this October! The post Podcast Recap: Dana Snyder (& Cause Camp Speaker Reveal!)

For Sale for a Cause: Windflower

Judi Sohn

If you want the background on what I’m doing, read this post first. . Okay, let’s see if this grand experiment will work. I’m offering up for sale a shawl I finished on January 16, 2018. It’s a pattern from Russian designer Alla Borisova. It’s a triangular shawl about 70″ at its longest length and 50″ at the sides. The yarn is Manos del Uruguay Fino, 70% merino wool, 30% silk. Loved working with it. And I love the story of this yarn company.

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For Sale for a Cause: Greenleaf

Judi Sohn

If you want background on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. No doubt, this was one of my favorite projects to date. The yarn and pattern worked together beautifully. The pattern is Greenleaf by Anna Victoria. The yarn is Twister Fiber Art Arial Evolution in the Mirage colorway. 100% merino. Last time I used this yarn, I had too much left over and missed the final color transition. This time, I did an extra repeat of the yellow section and ended up a bit too close for comfort.

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Cause Camp Spring 2021 Recap – It’s Time To Think Bigger

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp was virtual again this spring, but thanks to a revolutionary platform and the A-game of our all-star speakers , attendees walked away with new networking connections, ideas and insights to help them do more good. . Also, watch out for Cause Camp Fall dates being announced soon!

#BrandsConf – Humanization of Causes

Amy Sample Ward

2010 presentation 140conf brandsconf causesDate : December 2nd, 2010. Location : NY, NY, USA. Topic : The Changing Face of Nonprofits. Description : Nonprofits, just like businesses and other enterprises, have seen a dramatic impact from the increased use of social media. I’m not talking about more or less fundraising dollars, or new programs – I’m talking about the way social media uses, relies on even, a human face of organizations.

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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. The trick is to build a sense of anticipation among your fans and followers and an essential first step is to select and add relevant cause awareness days to your nonprofit’s editorial calendar.

[VIDEO] Where to Find Potential Donors to Support Your Cause

Bloomerang

We are here to talk about where to find potential donors to support your cause. I like to give you those tools to let you work more efficiently because I have this belief that raising funds for causes you care about shouldn’t mean working 60 hours per week forever.

For sale for a cause: Peony

Judi Sohn

Don’t forget to mention the cause that you’d like the money to go towards! For more detail on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. If you get into lace knitting, sooner or later you have to try a Herbert Niebling. They’re intricate and very different than other lace styles. This shawl is an adaptation of one his designs by Hayley Tsang Sather. All-in-all, 10 different charts to follow and took me about 3 weeks to complete.

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For Sale For a Cause: Four Seasons

Judi Sohn

My 3rd shawl completed in 2018 is ready to go to a good home and support a great cause of your choice. I’d be honored to send it to you for a minimum of $75 which I’ll donate to the nonprofit organization of your choice and have my company match (progressive causes preferred). If you want to know what I’m doing, read this post. This one is ‘Four Seasons’ by Kitman Figueroa, another favorite lace designer.

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For sale for a cause: Edelweiss

Judi Sohn

Next up for a donation for a great cause is Edelweiss. For background on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. Update: Bid of $75 to Boston Area Gleaners in the comments. So if interested, please bid $100 or higher by 4/20! This shawl is a little bit smaller than the others, likely due to the smaller needle with lace weight yarn. Yet another translated-from-original-Russian shawl.

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How to Get Millennials to Support Your Cause

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes How to Get Millennials to Support Your Cause. They will certainly be essential to your nonprofit’s long-term sustainability, so we’re taking a look at what makes millennials tick and offering suggestions for the best ways to get them involved with your cause.

For sale for a cause: Autumn Adagio

Judi Sohn

Would you like to buy this shawl in exchange for a donation to your favorite hopefully-progressive cause? If you want the background on what I’m doing, read this post first. Thank you to everyone who responded so positively to my returning to my blog to share my knitting projects and hopefully, raise some funds in 2018 for worthy charities. I still have Windflower ready to go to a good home and do some good. Just over a week later, I have another shawl finished and ready to go.

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For sale for a cause: Elven Princess

Judi Sohn

For background on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. This one will be one of the hardest to give up, but I will to support a great organization. If you’re interested, leave a bid in the comments and I’m starting this one at $125. The pattern, Elven Princess, is one of the latest by Alla Borisova. As you can tell, I love her work. I completed it in about 48 hours over 16 days of knitting. The yarn is amazing.

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For sale for a cause: Sundance

Judi Sohn

For more on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. After I finished Elven Princess on a Sunday afternoon, I didn’t have time to block it so I started on the next shawl right away. Sundance is a smaller shawl by Anna Victoria. Less adventurous stitches than other patterns, so I finished it in about 15 hours of knitting over 5 days and ended up with two shawls ready at the same time. The yarn is Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, 100% merino.

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Introducing: Cause Camp 2019 Speaker Lineup

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp is just a couple of months away, and we want to introduce you to the unprecedented thought leaders who will be educating and inspiring you along the way. Without further ado, your Cause Camp 2019 speakers and the topics they’ll be presenting in March! The post Introducing: Cause Camp 2019 Speaker Lineup appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Cause Camp Featured

For Sale for a Cause: Forest Nymph

Judi Sohn

For an update of what I’m doing this year, read this post. I’m pleased to say that because I teased this one out on Facebook first, it already has a bid of $400! If this bid survives, the funds will go to Everytown for Gun Safety. If you would like to place a higher bid, you have until March 5th to leave a comment. The pattern is ‘Forest Nymph,’ another beautiful design by Alla Borisova.

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Takeaways from Cause Camp 2018

NonProfit Hub

Yet another Cause Camp is officially in the books. If you were unable to attend, or if you want to relive some of the magic, we’ve compiled our top takeaways from Cause Camp 2018. The overhead myth was once again a big topic at Cause Camp. You will never make everyone care about your cause,” Simon said. Cause Camp 2018 saw us having that difficult conversation about diversity in the workplace. Cause Camp Featured

Cause Camp 2020 Speaker Lineup

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp 2020 is going to feature next level content. Cause Camp 2020 Host. Through speaking, training, and consulting, she shows social purpose organizations how to use social media and storytelling to build communities, showcase impact, and advance their causes. The post Cause Camp 2020 Speaker Lineup appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Cause Camp FeaturedWe’re so proud to introduce our amazing speaker lineup!

Birthday Cause Wrapped Up

Amy Sample Ward

THANK YOU to all of you who donated and supported my Birthday Cause ; it means SO much to me! I first talked about the Birthday Cause application on Facebook in December when I set it up for my birthday. In addition to the Thank You, I wanted to share some thoughts about the Birthday Cause application and my experience using it for my birthday fundraiser. Causes’ Birthday Cause application does just that when you set it up. Thanks, The Causes Team.

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My Birthday Cause: Free Geek!

Amy Sample Ward

I have a birthday coming up and over the weekend I received an email from Causes, the social change application in Facebook. Instead of just writing on your wall, or giving you something you don’t need, what if they had a chance to help a cause you believe in? Whether you want to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, vaccinations for children in Haiti, or a safe home for a puppy in Mississipi, with a Birthday Cause your friends can give in honor of your special day.

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A Recap of Cause Camp 2020 – Celebrate Your Smaller Donors

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp 2020 is officially in the books! Our team owes a big ‘thank you’ to our Cause Camp host, Julia Campbell , who gracefully led us through both days of programming. Here is a recap of Cause Camp 2020. . We also announced the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada as the Cause the Change award winner for their UnchARTed Waters event. An attendee said, “Cause Camp has rejuvenated my spirit and hope! Cause Camp Featured

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? Cause Marketing Causemedia Group Chris Noble Social Media for Nonprofits Social Media Strategy sxswIf you don’t know Chris make sure to say Hi to him on Twitter.

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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. To effectively use mobile and social media to raise funds on cause awareness days, you need to prepare months in advance.

How Nonprofits Can Use Instagram Stories to Raise Awareness For Their Cause

Wild Apricot

Learn how your nonprofit can take advantage of this social media feature to spread the word about your cause Instagram Stories are seen by millions of people every day.

Share Stories to Further Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

However worthy your cause, sometimes it can be hard to measure your day-to-day progress. If you’re having trouble getting momentum behind your cause, try to share stories. First and foremost, storytelling is the easiest way to create personal appeal for your cause. Putting your face to the cause makes it much more personal, and gets more people invested in your impact. Show that your cause is directly making an impact on the lives of community members.

25 Online Fundraising Ideas Perfect for Any Cause (Social Distancing Approved!)

Wild Apricot

Wondering how to raise funds now that we can’t leave our houses? You’re not alone. COVID-19 has completely changed the landscape of fundraising, and the foolproof methods nonprofit professionals have always relied on are now out of the. fundraising

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Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

Tech Soup Blog

He runs these ultramarathons to raise money and generate awareness for charitable causes. David's motivation is also charitable: he uses the ultramarathons to raise money for causes he believes in. His subsequent races have supported additional causes: "Since joining TechSoup as VP of Africa, I have dedicated my races to additional causes. techsoup nonprofit Causes nonprofits

Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

NonProfit Hub

We’re beyond excited to share the speaker lineup for Cause Camp 2018 , held on March 26th and 27th in Lincoln, Nebraska. If you’re not familiar, Cause Camp is Nonprofit Hub’s annual conference that brings together thought leaders, nonprofit professionals and do-gooders from all over the world. To stay in the loop with all things Cause Camp, check out our newly launched Twitter page, or subscribe to the newsletter on Cause Camp’s homepage.

Genevieve Piturro Cause Camp 2020: The I in INSPIRATION

NonProfit Hub

The post Genevieve Piturro Cause Camp 2020: The I in INSPIRATION appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Cause Camp FeaturedInspiration is one of the most humbling feelings we humans can experience. And it was everywhere with the inaugural class of the Find Your Pajamas Nonprofit Business Intensive & Pitch Contest. We assembled on Saturday, September 14th at the beautiful New York City, SOHO offices of our host, Scholastic, Inc.

20 Online Fundraising Ideas Perfect for Any Cause (Social Distancing Approved!)

Wild Apricot

Looking for ways to fundraise while adhering to social distancing regulations? Here are 20 online fundraising ideas and great examples to learn from

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Top 10 Tweets From the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to a partnership with the Public Interest Registry , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the Cause Marketing Forum (Storified) last week in Chicago, IL. CMF2014 80% of consumers would switch brands, similar in price and quality, to one that supports a cause: pic.twitter.com/bbBn6e4b2B — @NonprofitOrgs (@nonprofitorgs) May 29, 2014.

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