WALTHAM, Mass., November 11, 2009 — ClickSquared, the leading interactive relationship marketing firm, announced its relationship with SPCA International, a non-profit devoted to advancing the safety and well-being of animals. ClickSquared began working with SPCA International a few months ago to help it better communicate with its donor community. With a variety of databases in use, it was challenging to get a complete picture of each and every donor and to fully understand when, where and how they made donations.
MIAMI, June 16, 2009 — Big Brothers Big Sisters this week will recognize its Big Brother of the Year and Big Sister of the Year at its 2009 National Conference, sponsored by Comcast Corporation. The "Bigs of the Year" are long-term mentors whose volunteer service exemplifies how Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation's largest donor-based volunteer mentoring network, improves the odds for more than 255,000 of America's most vulnerable children.
MIAMI, June 16, 2009 — A study conducted by Harris Interactive(R) on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters finds adults mentored as children through Big Brothers Big Sisters are more likely than peers with similar backgrounds but who were not involved in the program to have a four-year college degree and incomes of $75,000 or more. They also report strong relationships with their spouses, children and friends.
PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2009 — The Social Enterprise Initiative of the Harvard Business School Club of Philadelphia has awarded two scholarships to local nonprofit executives to attend the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management program at the Harvard Business School in July 2009. This year’s recipients are Jay Spector, President and CEO of JEVS Human Services, and Gwen Bailey, Executive Director of Youth Service, Inc. Both of these recipients lead critical organizations in our region.
Launching a new fundraising solutions program for the non-profit industry, ClickSquared announced today that direct marketing agency Brickmill Marketing Services selected the company to offer eServices to its non-profit clients. The program, which begins immediately, will enable Brickmill to enhance its existing strategic donor and fundraising solutions offering by providing an integrated view of a constituent’s activity across all channels and program areas.
It’s no secret in the nonprofit fundraising world that the days of donors writing checks and then forgetting about their charities of choice until the same time the following year are coming to an end. Donors increasingly are reaching out to the organizations they support more as partners than as mere checkbooks. Organizations that respond in kind foster the best relationships and, hence, the most loyal donors. It could be somewhat of a difficult transition for some of the more old-school nonprofits out there. But it suits City Year just fine. The 20-year-old organization, which enlists young adults in a year of service in
As more nonprofits realize the value in using the media as a bullhorn for their cause, an up-and-coming nonprofit TV segment called “Profiles in Caring” presents opportunities for organizations to increase their visibility. “Profiles in Caring” is a half-hour, professionally produced TV program that highlights small- to mid-sized nonprofits that are making an impact with minimum staff and dollars.
“The mission of the Project H.O.M.E. (Housing, Opportunities for Employment, Medical Care and Education) community is to empower persons to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to address structural causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society.”