State Your Case — Create Advocacy Messages That Get Results

Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

What will happen the next time you have the opportunity to connect with an elected official or other potential sponsor? Imagine that s/he is standing in front of you, curious and asks: "How can I help?" What will you say?

To create lasting and sustainable change, you need strong advocacy and... (continued)

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Children’s Christmas Party

Starts 2015-12-12T03:00:00ZSaturday, December 12, 2015 at 03:00AM UTC, lasts for about 12 hours

This is the yearly highlight for our orphans and vulnerable children. It is a day dedicated to them to ensure they have a lot of fun and excitement running around and playing on the jumping castles. Each child gets present from Father Christmas, lots of sweets, cakes and nice goodies as well as a nice nutritious meals.... (continued)


Ann Smith

Gifted Support Center is an organization in the San Francisco Bay Area that identifies and supports gifted children and their families. We are a nonprofit that also supports enrichment education in our diverse communities.

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8 Techniques to Raise Money for your Non-Profit using Social Media

For nonprofits, email fundraising is a strategy in decline.

According to recent M+R Benchmark research, response rates for email fundraising have dropped by 12 percent since 2013. Response rates for email advocacy dropped by 18 percent in the same time period.

Every quarter, it becomes more and... (continued)

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Welcome to The Peterson Group


Imagine taking a medication without knowing if it's the proper strength, if it might be contaminated with foreign substances, or even if it contains any real... (continued)

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HandsOn San Diego Plan-to-Plan Report

Completed by: Sarah Adams, Jessica Green, and Laura Purdom

A USD consultant team worked with HandsOn San Diego to collect preliminary research that would lay the foundation for future strategic planning. HandsOn San Diego’s mission is to strengthen communities through volunteer action and leadership development. The research... (continued)

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Independent Sector: Charting Impact

At the heart of Charting Impact are five powerful questions that require reflection and promote communication about what really matters – results.

For each nonprofit or foundation, Charting Impact encourages strategic thinking about how it will achieve its goals. Responding to the five questions creates a unique report that... (continued)

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Nonprofit Forecast 2015

What's ahead for the sector? Here are six predictions? Agree? Disagree? Let's chat.


Saying "Thank You" to Donors During the Holidays by Raphael Magana

On Sunday December 23 2014, Sierra Club Angeles volunteer members came together at the home of David Haake to spend a couple hours calling friends and supporters of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter, to thank them for their supports allowing the organization to focus in the following three services: education, advocacy,... (continued)

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Rising Confidence in Online Ed—Fundraising

I have always been fascinated by the concept of online education. Ever since the founding of Coursera and edX. I had an opportunity to collaborate with Grameen Foundation Bankers Without Borders in Washington D.C in supporting an online learning course platform system and training through the use of online videos and... (continued)

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Iffat Gill

Brief Bio:

Iffat Gill is the principal blogger and consultant at Gill Nonprofit Consulting. Iffat is Fundraising mentor with Cherie Blair Foundation and has more than 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector. She started her career as human rights activist and has worked with numerous women and youth focused socioeconomic... (continued)

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If voting doesn't produce change, what does?

Congressman Bill Posey served in the Florida House for eight years and then the senate before going to Washington. He likes to tell the story about when he was first elected and asked an experienced elected official what politics is all about. The old pro said, “Politics is just a matter of who gets what, when.”
“I was... (continued)

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Why Candidates Don't Care About Your Issues... And How This Works For You And Your Organization...

Part Two - Suggestions to promote change yet to come...

Despite all the reasons voting usually doesn't do much good, please vote. In a rare instance, your vote might determine who gets elected. But in the case of most issues that touch you, you have little or no power to make change through... (continued)


Voting: The Least Powerful Technique To Promote Change

Part 1

The Voting Contradiction

Some will argue that the real source of political power, for most people, is their right to vote. Certainly after the disputed and close Presidential elections of 2000, 2004 and 2008, we know voting is important. I urge my clients to get their people registered. It’s the... (continued)

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Joel Blackwell

Joel is the author of "Keep On Voting After The Election - How ordinary people get what they want from government" the grass roots manual used by associations. The book is designed to help organizations recruit, educate, motivate and activate a powerful grass roots army.

That book and others feature success stories and advice from elected officials, lobbyists,... (continued)

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Clark County Theatre Center

The CLARK COUNTY THEATRE CENTER will be a gathering place for artists and art lovers alike. Our mission is to create a comfortable, collaborative and affordable facility that can be shared by many nonprofit arts organizations… each benefitting from the greater whole.

Our complex will be open daily from 11:00 AM until 2:00 AM, and will include our... (continued)


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2011 National Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey

The 2011 national Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey™ is intended to provide a snapshot of current employment practices and discuss the economic trends and implications of employment practices in the sector. This report, which has been produced annually by Nonprofit HR Solutions since 2007, includes responses from... (continued)

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Mobile Impact 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile

Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

There are now more cell phones than toothbrushes, and as of 2013, smartphones surpassed regular phone sales. But what are the implications for your nonprofit, and how can you quickly yet effectively craft a mobile impact strategy to advance your programs, fundraising, and... (continued)

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American Pregnancy Association

The American Pregnancy Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to promoting pregnancy wellness.

Our Mission

The mission of the American Pregnancy Association is to promote reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, advocacy and community awareness.

Company Overview

The American Pregnancy Association... (continued)


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Eight steps for facilitating constructive conflict in the virtual world

Your team is under pressure to make a decision that will make or break your big project. You are shocked when all of your colleagues agree to what you believe will be a disastrous decision. When you regain your powers of speech, everyone is waiting for... (continued)

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Casa Familiar Case Statement

Casa Familiar Case Statement completed by: Jessica Bird, Jessica Green and
Teresa Smith

“We strongly believe that people determine their own future, family, and community. The goal is to find tools to achieve this.”
-Andrea Skorepa, Chief Executive Officer

Vision: To organize and empower residents in San Ysidro and... (continued)

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Raise More Money With Smarter Email Marketing

Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Email continues to be the most effective way to engage donors and volunteers online. But many small and medium-sized nonprofits don't know how to use email effectively.

This webinar will show you the low-hanging fruit - specific things you can do to improve your email results. The... (continued)


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