Civic Engagement and Advocacy Blog

Exemplary Nonprofit Engagement: UNICEF

Posted by Erica Hatch on 8/22/14 9:30 AM

Who They Are and What They Do

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), was founded in 1946 for the purpose of providing emergency food and healthcare to children from countries directly affected by World War II. Today, UNICEF is an organization that focuses on the survival of children through a wide array of humanitarian actions, including protection of children and families and education of their situations. UNICEF also provides long-term humanitarian assistance to mothers in developing countries.

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Exemplary Nonprofit Engagement: American Red Cross

Posted by Erica Hatch on 8/1/14 8:22 AM

Who They Are and What They Do

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides help to those in need. Whether in an emergency or during everyday struggles, the Red Cross aims to be there to help. Thousands of organization employees, volunteers, and donors work together to offer services for disaster relief, support of military families, education on health and safety, global humanitarian work, and blood drives.

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Exemplary Nonprofit Engagement: The Nature Conservancy

Posted by Erica Hatch on 7/29/14 3:25 PM

Who They Are and What They Do

The Nature Conservancy is a charitable environmental organization that celebrates Earth Day every day of the year. The organization—made up of individuals, businesses, communities, government agencies, and others—is active in all fifty states in the U.S., and in thirty-five different countries. Its over 1 million members work to conserve land and water and make a lasting difference in protecting nature and life across the planet.

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5 Steps to Build Donor Loyalty Through Social Media

Posted by Gretchen Barry on 7/18/14 11:18 AM

Social Media Was Made for Nonprofits

We love it, and we hate it. But regardless of how you feel about social media at any given moment, it’s here to stay. The great news for nonprofits is that social media is custom made for your mission because it allows you to have a consistent and meaningful connection with your donors. There is no market more suited for a social media platform than the nonprofit industry. 

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