The month of March has long been a time to champion women. But those efforts often happen on separate tracks: recognizing the accomplishments of women in the United States as part of Women’s History Month; and celebrating women and girls as change makers around the world on March 8, International Women’s Day. This March the global poverty-fighting organization CARE is uniting those conversations through an action-packed, monthlong campaign called Make #March4Women.
Truth Initiative, the nonprofit organization behind the award-winning national youth tobacco prevention campaign, truth®, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year so it seemed like a good time to catch up with Christy Hartsell, vice president of corporate partnerships and co-marketing.While the youth smoking rate dropped to historic lows – today 5.4 percent (about 1.3 million) of American teens smoke – e-cigarettes may be turning back the clock on progress in the fight against tobacco and addicting a new generation to nicotine, with the Surgeon General declaring the rise in youth vaping an “epidemic” last year.
When people think of cause marketing, they picture companies selling directly to consumers with campaigns that raise money for charities at supermarkets, restaurants and retail stores. CSR isn’t just for B2C companies. B2B companies are discovering that investing in cause marketing can be an effective tool for them in today’s purpose-driven economy.More consumers and employees expect companies to take a leadership role in solving important social issues. There is a trend toward greater alignment between corporate giving and business priorities and strategies, including CSR.Research shows that companies that invest in corporate social responsibility tend to perform better financially. B2B companies are quickly jumping on board. 74% of B2Bs consider purpose to be relevant in business growth
The continued growth of live streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube has opened up new opportunities for fundraising. Video gaming and eSports have become a global phenomenon. Millennials and Gen Z spend a great deal of time watching or broadcasting livestreaming events. Gaming for Good provides a major avenue for astute nonprofits who are willing to venture beyond the familiar world of runs, walks and bike rides to engage younger donors and participants in new and innovative ways.
In the first part of our feature with WomenHeart, we interviewed their team to learn more about their #HappyHeart campaign and partnerships that are helping them to have an even further impact on saving lives this month and beyond. In part two we interview WomenHeart Champion, Joe Ann Burgett, on what it means to be a survivor and mentor for other women diagnosed with heart disease.
During the month of February, WomenHeart is helping to raise awareness about risk factors, prevalence, and prevention of heart disease in women. We interviewed their team to learn more about their #HappyHeart campaign and partnerships that are helping them to have an even further impact this month and beyond.
For Momentum’s Cause Marketing Glossary goes well beyond providing a single cause marketing definition. Our newly This updated compilation of industry terminology offers professionals at all levels a quick glimpse into the ever-evolving world of cause marketing.
Now that Giving Tuesday, holiday, and year-end fundraising campaigns are in the rearview mirror, take a deep breath, congratulate yourself and your team and keep the pedal to the metal. But first, take a few minutes to read this list of fundraising pitfalls to avoid in 2019.
As companies look to be a force for good, they are becoming more strategic about their cause partnerships as they choose nonprofit partners who align with their social purpose. These partnerships have become an integral part of business strategy as well as an effective way to demonstrate the value a company has in strengthening the communities where they live, work and play.
In today’s culture, consumers and employees expect companies to take a leadership role in solving important societal issues and improving […]