Your Nonprofit Should be Using Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A public service announcement (PSA) is a way to communicate to the public about an important topic or issue that affects most of, if not all of the general public.

Public 192

How to Go Public With a New Strategic Plan

NonProfit PRO

Public Relations Strategic PlanningSocial change organizations often spend many months — if not years — developing strategic plans. They hire strategy consultants, convene special board subcommittees and invest considerable time building roadmaps that will guide their work into the future.

Public 168

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The Importance of Public School Educational Foundations

NonProfit PRO

Each year, all former presidents of the foundation are invited to meet the superintendent of schools and receive an update on public education in the township and state of Indiana. . I recently attended a founders luncheon at Lawrence Township Schools.

Fundraising & Public Relations: What’s the Connection?

The Fundraising Authority

All that can and does happen every day for nonprofits, both large and small, thanks to smart public relations efforts. What Is “Public Relations”? Simply put, “public relations,” or “PR,” encompasses all the activities your organization does to get press coverage for your work. The post Fundraising & Public Relations: What’s the Connection? Donor Cultivation public relations

Public 178

Donors Choose Anonymity with Record $550M Public University Gift

NonProfit PRO

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, inspired the largest gift ever made to public higher education: $550 million. It was made anonymously by a couple who is looking for nothing in return – not even recognition – to benefit themselves.

Providence Public Library: “A Most Democratic Insitution”


Ah, public libraries! A recent conversation with Erica Busillo Adams of Providence Public Library is a perfect case in point! Providence Public Library first opened to the public in 1878. Are there any more wonderful places?

Public-Access Solutions for Libraries


For those without access to a reliable Internet connection or computer, public-access devices at libraries can be a lifeline. The COVID-19 pandemic has widened the digital divide and isolated those without their own computers, making public-access devices an essential service for many people.

How to Deal With Negative Publicity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, we feature an excerpt from the book, The Public Relations Handbook. This section of the book on how to deal with negative publicity is written by Jonathan Dedmon of T he Dilenschneider Group. About the Editor of The Public Relations Handbook : Robert L.

How Nonprofits Can Use Private Capital for Public Good

Blue Avocado

The post How Nonprofits Can Use Private Capital for Public Good appeared first on Blue Avocado. Article In Brief: The Problem: Nonprofits are hamstrung in their ability to make a bigger impact due to limited access to funding resources.


Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

One of the most recent examples of this is with the failed publicity manoeuvre by none other than Dr. Pepper, who’s over the top idea had the ability to create buzz, but instead has left a bad taste (non pun intended) in many a mouth. This publicity stunt was right up there with some of the best stunts of all time. To make matters worse the front man for GNR has threatened legal proceedings due to the way the publicity stunt was handled.

COVID-19 Response Guide for Public Health Officials


The COVID-19 Frontline Guide is intended to provide these leaders and public officials with a web-based decision support tool and progress indicators to assist in informed decision-making on how to combat COVID-19 in their jurisdictions.

Public 130

[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Publicly Recognize Memorial Gifts


Twitter | LinkedIn | The post [ASK AN EXPERT] How to Publicly Recognize Memorial Gifts appeared first on Bloomerang. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity.

Public 101

How To Navigate The Ever-Changing Public Relations Landscape

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today brings a book that is an indispensable resource for public relations practitioners who want to learn how to navigate the ever-changing landscape of public relations – which has become a far cry from primarily writing press releases and establishing media contacts.

Public Relations Leader Joins Forum One Board of Directors

Forum One

As a trusted advisor, Debra brings a wealth of expertise in public relations and strategy that will help Forum One increase impact for the mission-driven clients we serve. The post Public Relations Leader Joins Forum One Board of Directors appeared first on Forum One | Turn Ideas Into Impact

How Public Speaking Skills Can Help You Run Your Nonprofit


Public speaking and presentation skills can help you craft better written and verbal communications, whether you’re engaging with your team internally or connecting with an external audience. . For example, public speaking prowess can help improve your: .

4 Ways to Pivot When a Crisis Threatens Your PR Goals

NonProfit PRO

Public Relations Crisis Public relationsFor the last two years, adaptation has been the name of the game for the PR world. However, the tools we used to pivot during the COVID era, can crossover into any crisis.

Goal 189

Helping Public Libraries Navigate Microsoft's Program Changes


On December 9, 2021, the team at TechSoup ran a webinar to explain what these changes mean for the public libraries we serve. The Microsoft donation program is going through some major changes.

Emerson College Students Create a Diverse Book Campaign for Boston Public Schools While Studying Charity Navigator's DEI Goals

Charity Navigator

Through the campaign, they have spearheaded an effort to provide diverse literature to Boston Public schools. books bookstore Boston Emerson College High school minority-owned bookstore nonprofit public schools students

How Salado Public Library Serves Its Rural Texas Community


Salado Public Library is situated in a small town of 2,400 people in Bell County near Killeen and Fort Hood in Central Texas. I spoke with Jeanie Lively, who has been the Salado Public Library director for 10 years now.

Texas 52

Public Relations for Nonprofits: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Looking to dive into the world of public relations for your nonprofit? We cover everything you need to know about how to develop a PR strategy, pitch to the media, broaden your reach and much more

Public 121

AAPM&R Drives National Call-to-Action with Long COVID Public Dashboard

Association Analytics

The post AAPM&R Drives National Call-to-Action with Long COVID Public Dashboard appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Quality Executive Member Engagement Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data

Public speaking for change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Speaking publicly is an important part of our work. We invest in public speaking coaching (thanks, Melinda Henning!) to become better speakers, both for old hands like me and Benetechers getting ready for their first public speech. I originally started this blog as a way to keep more of our Benetech team aware of what was going on with me and other team members (through guest blogs) while on our travels.

Public 122

New publication finds Canadian charities are underfunding Indigenous Groups

Charity Village

A new publication from Blumberg Segal LLP reviews the T3010 Registered Charity Information Return database for 2019 to determine the dispersion of grants allocated to Indigenous Groups. The post New publication finds Canadian charities are underfunding Indigenous Groups appeared first on CharityVillage.

George Hara: Public Interest Venture Capitalist

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Public Interest Capitalism is his personal brand of social change. BRAC can use its tax-exempt dividends to fund public service projects related to bracNet’s wireless internet connectivity (or for other public purposes, as it decides). DEFTA BRAC bracNet social enterprise public interest capitalism socent Bangladesh hybrid George Hara

Public 126

How can nonprofits build public trust through accountability to beneficiaries?

ASU Lodestar Center

The Trust Barometer 2021 Global Report reports that businesses are now the only institution trusted by the public, not nonprofits. well, and build public trust in the process. Public trust may increase as a side benefit to this process. Illustration generated by DALL·E.

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should I Publicize the Amount of a Major Gift?


Are they okay with you publicizing the gift? Not everyone wants public recognition, but it’s worth remembering giving isn’t always its own reward. Ask yourself: “What will be accomplished by publicizing the amount?”

Gift 100

Study offers lessons on public health efforts to prevent gun violence


Engaging with local community leaders and residents early and often is key to implementing public health and racial justice approaches to preventing gun violence successfully, a report from the Annie E.

[ASK AN EXPERT] What is the Purpose of Publicizing Legacy Gifts?


Today’s question comes from a fundraiser who needs advice on how to shine a light on their legacy giving program by publicizing bequests. . Twitter | LinkedIn | The post [ASK AN EXPERT] What is the Purpose of Publicizing Legacy Gifts?

Gift 97

PSPNET Families offering Free Wellbeing Course for Spouses of Public Safety Personnel

Charity Village

Registration is now open for PSPNET Families‘ newest course focused on spouses of current and former Public Safety Personnel (PSP). The intended audience includes spouses of border services officers, public safety communications officials, correctional workers, firefighters, Indigenous emergency managers, operational intelligence personnel, paramedics, police officers, and search and rescue personnel.

Public Relations Leader Joins Forum One Board of Directors

Forum One

As a trusted advisor, Debra brings a wealth of expertise in public relations and strategy that will help Forum One increase impact for the mission-driven clients we serve. The post Public Relations Leader Joins Forum One Board of Directors appeared first on Forum One

PIR Offers New Top-Level Domains in Its ‘.ORG Family of Domains’ Portfolio

NonProfit PRO

Public Interest Registry's offering of newly acquired top-level domains illustrates ongoing commitment to empower mission-driven organizations across the globe. News/Stats/Studies Web Design domains Public Interest Registry

Org 170

How to Use Social Media Holidays in Your Nonprofit Marketing Plan

NonProfit PRO

Branding Public Relations Social Media Marketing Nonprofit marketing social media holidaysSocial media holidays are a great opportunity for nonprofits to engage with their communities and spread awareness about the work they do. But what are social media holidays?

5 Options for Low-cost Event Publicity

Wild Apricot

Here are some ideas for low-cost event publicity - as requested in our blog reader survey. Associations event management event registration events membership nonprofit non-profit nptech public relations publicityBy focusing on media relations, event calendars, your website, email and social media, even organizations with limited resources can promote events with little or no cost.( read more ).

Public 101

Public Media At Risk

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Public Media At Risk, Guest Post by Vincent Stehle. At the time, there was no continuing threat to cut funds for public broadcasting. It seems that every day there is a new attack on public broadcasting; the most recent coming from conservative provocateur, James O’Keefe, in an Ambush video of NPR fund raiser Ron Schiller, who quickly resigned for making inappropriate comments. This effort seeks to channel the political power of the enormous audience for public media.

From Madison Ave to State St: Adapting Branding Best Practices to Serve the Public

Big Duck

The post From Madison Ave to State St: Adapting Branding Best Practices to Serve the Public appeared first on Big Duck

From Madison Ave to State St: Adapting Branding Best Practices to Serve the Public

Big Duck

The post From Madison Ave to State St: Adapting Branding Best Practices to Serve the Public appeared first on Big Duck

The Importance of DEI in Your Marketing and Communications Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Cause Marketing Public RelationsDiversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives are becoming increasingly important to donors and should be at the forefront of nonprofits’ marketing efforts.

5 Ways To Teach Public Speaking While Homeschooling 

Find the free stuff

Want to teach your kids proper public speaking skills and lessons in communication while homeschooling? Here are 5 key ways to teach public speaking while homeschooling. The post 5 Ways To Teach Public Speaking While Homeschooling appeared first on

Teach 52

Budgeting for Equity: 3 Steps to Creating a Framework for Lasting Change

NonProfit PRO

Financial Services Social Service/Public Welfare/Human ServicesNonprofits are one of the most powerful forces for good in our world. They feed the hungry, house the homeless, stand up for those too often not heard and so much more.

Create 226

Community Engagement and Social Media for Public Media

Amy Sample Ward

I recently had the opportunity to present a webinar for the National Center for Media Engagement , focused on community-driven engagement, and present a session at the Public Media Development and Marketing Conference , talking about building a social media strategy. Both of these presentations had participants primarily from the public media sector. Many public media organizations are looking to use social media as a way to have conversations directly with community members.

Public 152

Change InSight Initiative Relies on Data to Help Nonprofits Determine Programming Needs

NonProfit PRO

Analytics Data Mining Social Service/Public Welfare/Human Services Change InSight Data ProgrammingHow can organizations with limited funding and thin margins address the root causes of issues and have a ripple effect on the clients they serve? The answer may lie in data.

Top tips for keeping your public cloud cost in check.

CEO Tech Tips

Over the years public cloud has given a way to curb data center expenditures for organizations of all sizes. Following are few tips for a CEO to be aware when reviewing organization’s public cloud budget with his/her tech leadership: Ensure clear business outcomes and KPIs are defined by the tech leadership using value-to-spend analysis. Cost of services that best meet organization’s needs and budget are calculated using the cost calculator offered by the public cloud provider.

Tech 40

Nonprofit Transparency Best Practices: Building Donor & Public Trust

Whole Whale

Whole Whale does not publicly offer or claim to offer financial and/or legal advice to nonprofits or any organization. Communicating accountability, responsibility, and impact with the general public should be a priority for any organization. Publicly List Board Members & Key Staff.