Marketing/communications

Jul 29, 2013

How to use nonprofit marketing strategies to show transparency and accountability

Accountability in the nonprofit sector is becoming more and more commonplace and needed. There are marketing strategies that a nonprofit can use to show transparency and accountability to donors, funders and potential supporters.

Apr 4, 2013

Efforts underway to launch national public service cable TV network

Prosperity Media is developing a national public service cable television network to help nonprofits communicate about their cause, raise funds and recruit volunteers. It is scheduled to launch locally in the Washington, D.C., market in the fall and projects national distribution within 18 months.

Mar 11, 2013

Bring your nonprofit stories alive to enhance support, grow donations

When satisfied clients become advocates, they communicate a powerful message to donors and lawmakers entrusted to make vital funding decisions. Learn how to tell your nonprofit’s story in a way that defines your mission and builds trust and support in the community you serve.

Mar 4, 2013

Measuring your ROI in multichannel fundraising campaigns

Measuring return on investment (ROI) means rigorously tracking all of your campaigns and donors, and being able to assign costs and revenue to the proper effort. However, to determine how much money to invest across competing channels, it is impossible to make the right decision without doing this legwork.

Feb 4, 2013

Nonprofits need to make new friends among legislators

In North Carolina and across the nation, legislatures are convening with high numbers of freshman lawmakers. Redistricting brought about considerable change in many districts where elected officials had enjoyed longevity and constituents benefitted from established relationships. Nonprofit leaders need to reach out and establish new relationships to ensure that their message is heard and constituent needs are known.

The N.C. Center for Nonprofits presents its Public Policy Forum on Feb. 25 at the NC State University’s McKimmon Center and will host N.C. Nonprofits Day Feb. 26 at the General Assembly. For information or registration, visit its website.

Jan 23, 2013

01.23.13.: NC News Bits

Boys and Girls Clubs of Raleigh receive gift, Autism Society of North Carolina hires new clinical director, Our Children’s Place hosts documentary screening, and more.

Jan 16, 2013

01.17.13.: US News Bits

Alaska Community Foundation awards grants, Kids in Need Foundation partners with Business Supply, Sierra Club Foundation names new board member, Nonprofit HR Conference calls for presentations and more.

Jan 10, 2013

01.10.13.: US News Bits

National Endowment for the Arts announces grants, Northwest Area Foundation makes gift to American Indian College Fund, Partnership for a Healthier America joins Charity Miles, Mutual of Omaha Foundation names board members and more.

Jan 9, 2013

01.09.13.: NC News Bits

Pat’s Place receives grant from Chapman Family Foudation, Asheville Habitat for Humanity awarded $20,000, CIS names new executive director, Cape Fear AFP honors State Employee’s Credit Union, and more.

Jan 7, 2013

Funds available to help nonprofits leverage technology

If he didn’t have a solid business empire backing up his bravado, Mike Mann might seem like a TV huckster pitching a get-rich-quick scheme. Except the founder of Make Change! Trust and other organizations is using his considerable acumen and wealth to help nonprofits address important social issues.