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.

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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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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?

2014 Cause Awareness Days

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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

4 Ways to Use Facebook to Engage Millennials in Your Cause

Connection Cafe

That’s millions of us becoming more established in our careers with greater means to give generously to causes. As the first generation to grow up with modern technology so easily at our fingertips, Millennials have reengineered the way information is delivered and consumed.

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Turning Pain into Gain for a Cause

Connection Cafe

The runner or walker or biker becomes a means to the end of raising the profile and funding for that cause. The individual is their cause. When we ask people to sponsor a team for a walk or run , we want them to make a connection with a mission.

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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Social Media, Causes, Politics & Millennials: How Online Cause Engagement Changes in an Election Year

Connection Cafe

This study also examines millennials’ interest and activation in specific causes that may be differentiated by their support of a particular political party.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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?

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.

Cause Camp Highlight: The Way We Think About Charity is Wrong

NonProfit Hub

Dan Pallotta got things movin’ and shakin’ for day one of Cause Camp. They want to give it to a cause, but advertising only increases the reach and impact of your cause. Nonprofits get stuck talking about overhead in terms of boring expenses and administrative costs, but overhead is also part of your cause. Nonprofit employees are overhead, too—and without us, there wouldn’t be anyone fighting for the cause.