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    Pepsi Grants for Nonprofits: $1.3 Million a Month

    Pepsi Grants for Nonprofits: $1.3 Million a Month
    Pepsi is looking for people, businesses, and non-profits with ideas that will have a positive impact. Look around your community and think about how you want to change it. Nonprofit organizations are one of Pepsi's main categories for grants. $5k Up to 10 Awardees/Month Best for individuals who need to get an inspired idea off the ground. $25k Up to 10 ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Sacramento Association for the Retarded nonprofit's demise leaves trail of questions

    Sacramento Association for the Retarded nonprofit's demise leaves trail of questions
    First of two parts A venerable local nonprofit, known for years as the Sacramento Association for the Retarded, quietly and without warning closed its doors this summer. The organization heads to bankruptcy court next week. While the closure shocked some advocates, warning signs were visible for years to anyone watching closely. Beginning in 1950, SAR had been a local beacon for ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Organizational Commitment Across Three Sectors: Public, Non-Profit, and For-Profit

    Organizational Commitment Across Three Sectors: Public, Non-Profit, and For-Profit
    Non-profit, for profit, and public sector organizations differ from each other in mission and approach. The variety of differences between the sectors have been, and continue to be, the subject of a great deal of observation, discussion, research, and comment. (1) Distinct management disciplines exist which differentiate between public and private management. The term "third sector" has arisen to describe the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Volunteer to Clean Up the Oil Spill

    Volunteer to Clean Up the Oil Spill
    Oil is starting to cover the beaches and wildlife of Louisiana, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Millions more gallons of crude may continue to hit these shorelines. Tonic readers, here's how you can help! The images and cries of oil-covered birds have been heartbreaking. As feared, the millions of gallons of crude oil that have gushed into the Gulf of Mexico since ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How to Start Your New Job on the Right Foot

    How to Start Your New Job on the Right Foot
    Securing a new job is akin to a successful product launching! All the time spent running a well-organized marketing campaign and now the product is in the market. Well…you’ve landed your new job! As in the product launch, you want to continually work on product positioning and posturing for long term success, right? Likewise, you want to do so for your ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Where Are All of the Women Politicians?

    Where Are All of the Women Politicians?
    Women are more visible in the political realm than ever before: Sarah Palin, Nancy Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton have all made it to the top of their profession. To a casual observer, it may seem as though American women are breaking the proverbial glass ceiling. They’re not. Despite our status as the world’s premier democracy, the United States ranks 74th in ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Skill-Based Volunteerism Helps in Tight Economy

    Skill-Based Volunteerism Helps in Tight Economy
    As many in the non-profit community prepare resolutions and goals for the New Year, some are considering the challenges they will face as the corporations they depend on for financial support continue to restructure and reassess their giving. Deloitte LLC – a global firm that serves clients in a variety of areas, include accounting, assurance and advisory, risk, tax, management, financial, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Blog Your Way to the Perfect Job, 5 Tips

    Blog Your Way to the Perfect Job, 5 Tips
    We don’t have to tell you — it’s not easy to get a job these days. In this economy, it's easy to get stressed out over less-than-plentiful job openings. So the question remains: What’s the secret to getting the job you want? Unfortunately, we don’t have secrets, but we do have answers. The main one? Start a blog! Come on, admit ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Stand Up For Nonprofits

    Stand Up For Nonprofits
    I want to welcome guest blogger Susie Bowie. As communications manager at the Community Foundation of Sarasota, she is a passionate and talented  force helping organizations in the region develop their nonprofit marketing finesse. Today, Susie heralds her call to action to us nonprofit marketers… Recently, I’ve heard a couple of remarks about nonprofits and nonprofit staff that just kill me… ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Launch Your Dream Business

    Launch Your Dream Business
    Know you want to work for yourself but aren’t sure where to start? This is the first post in a two part series on concrete steps you can take to make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality. Brainstorm Ideas Sitting down with a pen and paper – either by yourself or with a creative group of friends or colleagues – is a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Increase Impact of Your Nonprofit's Emails

    Increase Impact of Your Nonprofit's Emails
    Q: Is it necessary (or valuable) to include a caveat at the end of emails coming from our organization? Dear Nancy, I enjoy reading the Getting Attention e-update and am glad to have an opportunity to improve our communications practice. Here’s the issue: I notice some of my colleagues here add this multi-line caveat at the end of their emails: This ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Social Media Tips for Beginners

    [photo:13117] I want to welcome guest blogger Colleen Farrell. As senior director of marketing and communications at New York Cares, New York City’s largest volunteer organization, she is a master communicator re: volunteer engagement. Today, Colleen shares some social media insights for volunteer communications… I’ve been immersed in social media for several years, but like everyone else, have much to learn. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Express Scripts to Spin-off Rx Outreach to Create Nonprofit Offering Prescription Medicines

    Express Scripts to Spin-off Rx Outreach to Create Nonprofit Offering Prescription Medicines
    New organization to address growing needs of low-income Americans ST. LOUIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc., one of the largest pharmacy benefit management companies in North America, today announced it will create a new independent, nonprofit charitable organization to improve access to prescription medicines for low-income, uninsured Americans and working families. Express Scripts will donate Rx Outreach, a for-profit ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    20 Career Lessons from Celebrities

    Celebrities. We love to hate them. We also love to watch their every move, laugh at their mistakes and scrutinize their decisions. Like them or not, their celebrity status means not only have they achieved career success, they’ve also got a hell of a lot to lose. And sometimes, whatever actions have helped catapult them to fame or rendered them ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Tips for Writing Powerful Thank-You Notes

    5 Tips for Writing Powerful Thank-You Notes
    By Wendy S. Enelow, Monster Contributing Writer Writing powerful thank-you letters is not just a formality. Thank-you letters are marketing tools that can have tremendous value in moving your candidacy forward and positioning you above the competition. Although much of what you include in your thank-you letter may have already been communicated during your interview, there is nothing more effective than ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Young Entrepreneur, 11, Recycles Sweaters to Make Scarves

    Young Entrepreneur, 11, Recycles Sweaters to Make Scarves
    Winston-Salem, NC - Every Wednesday night after she and her parents have supper at her grandparents' house, Logan Prysiaszniuk heads downstairs to her workshop. Logan, 11, works alongside her mother, Kristina Prysiaszniuk, and her grandmother, Faye Kapp, to make colorful scarves from recycled sweaters. The basement workshop is the manufacturing center for Logi B. Designs, the company that Logan started last ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    12 Things to Never Say to Older and Younger Coworkers

    With the downturn in the US economy, workplaces are becoming more and more diverse age-wise. Older workers are working alongside younger workers as people at every stage in their health care career are getting laid off. With this generational gap among health care workers widening, there’s a lot of potential for miscommunication or differing perspectives. Though many people will absolutely ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Reasons Taglines are lmportant for Fundraising

    5 Reasons Taglines are lmportant for Fundraising
    Welcome back to guest blogger Tamara Mendelsohn, Director of Marketing for Eventbrite for Causes, a sponsor of the 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Awards (a.k.a., The Taggies). Tamara focuses day in and day out on making events more productive for nonprofits and has a valuable recommendation to share… This year, the Taggies have added a category for special event taglines. (You can enter ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Top 10 Aphrodisiacs

    Cook up something extra special this V-Day! Yup. That’s right. That holiday is just around the corner: V-Day, otherwise known as Valentine’s Day. And with V-Day comes aphrodisiacs. Some of these we all know – like oysters – but there are others, like animal horns and exotic bugs, that you likely don’t. Next Page: The Traditional→ [page] Oysters Since we ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    How Major News Can Help Your Nonprofit

    How Major News Can Help Your Nonprofit
    I was thrilled last Thursday to receive this timely e-news alert from HealthRight International.  It’s nonprofit marketing at it’s finest. This scrappy organization doing fantastic grassroots public health work worldwide had learned just a week prior that it had a fantastic marketing opportunity on its hands: Hillary Clinton had selected its Smile of the Sun center in Hanoi (a model for ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This