Allison Fine researches and writes about the intersection of social media and social change. She is the co-author (with Beth Kanter) of the bestselling book, The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change, as well as the award-winning Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age. She hosts a monthly podcast for The […]
Social Marketing and Media Relations Campaign Working under the aegis of the Nonprofit Marketing 360 collaborative, MKCREATIVE and LCG Communications embarked on an ambitious campaign to promote an online silent auction for a client. We used a combination of PR (LCG Communications) and social marketing (MKC). Our client, NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan, sought […]
The latest entry in the rapidly-evolving distance learning education market is a new online education service geared exclusively to people who work for nonprofit organizations. The Knowledge Fountain, which launched today, is offering a spectrum of courses online covering fundraising, communications, organizational development, social media, and productivity software. The site pitches its product as “just […]
The folks at East New York Farms are now taking applications for the 2013 Youth Internship program. ENYF are looking for youth ages 13-15 who live or go to school in East New York and are interested in making a difference in their community.
Brooklyn Independent Television (a division of the Community Media initiative of BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn), makes TV programs for and about Brooklyn, NYC, covering news, arts, culture, sports, health, business, and what’s happening in Brooklyn’s diverse neighborhoods. Marco Kathuria, Creative Director and Social Media Strategist at MKCREATIVE happens to be one of their […]
Toby Bloomberg’s Diva Marketing Blog, begun in 2004, is among the oldest sustained business blogs. An experienced marketer for businesses and nonprofits, Toby has an active consulting practice and is a frequent speaker on social marketing and other marketing topics. The interview was conducted by Don Akchin, a principal of Nonprofit Marketing 360 and a […]
(As promised, we return to our look at the condition called Aphasia in a conversation with Ellayne Ganzfried of the National Aphasia Association.) Ellayne Ganzfried wanted to be a teacher, but a hiring freeze in New York steered life in a completely unexpected direction. Ganzfried, Executive Director of the NAA, has had a lot of […]
The board of directors of the Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City recently appointed interim chief executive officer Bernell Grier as the CEO of the organization. Ms. Grier has built up an impressive resume as a banker having over her career serving as EVP, Retail Community Banking; SVP Middle Marketing Lending; Community Development Director; […]
We have been reaching out to some of the influential people in the nonprofit/mission-based/greening/housing (etc.!) communities to hear about the work their organizations are involved with and how these individuals got involved in that work. Their insights and experiences can inspire us all as we continue our work in our chosen areas. The series of […]
We spotted a tweet that nicely builds on our own report and interview with Steve Frillmann at Green Guerillas. Annie Novak, noted vegetarian and urban-eco farmer, posted a blog at “The Atlantic Monthly” this week, discussing her work with ‘Growing Chefs’ and with reclaiming rooftops for agriculture (a reclamation that lowers the energy demands of […]
The crash of the housing market might be behind us (although ‘Objects in Mirror May Be Closer Than They Appear’), but the recessionary effects abound, as does the detritus of the houses themselves. So many built on the belief that mortgages could be offered indefinitely, and paid back indefinitely as well. The momentum of the […]
Last week we posted a couple of reports pointing to the relative stability in the housing market that Baltimore has ‘enjoyed’ and how the faltering economy seems to have spurred growth in the non-profit sector. Today we are reminded of how important the qualifier ‘relative’ is. Optimists and bank executives largely believe the economy has […]
We launched a new website for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City earlier this month. NHS of NYC revitalizes underserved neighborhoods by creating and preserving affordable housing. It offers homeownership education, financial assistance and opportunities for community leadership to neighborhood residents.
The MKCREATIVE team has begun work on a “refreshed” website for Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush (NHSEF).
Crystal-Smith, Inc. was founded by Chester Smith in 1948. His clients included the renown jeweler Blackstar & Gorham and stars of stage and screen including Doris Duke, Rita Gamm and Roddy McDowell. Since its inception, Crystal-Smith has evolved into a full-service fine lighting resource. For five decades running, the company provides clients with meticulous detail, […]
Green Guerillas uses a unique mix of education, organizing, and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens, sustain grassroots groups and coalitions, engage youth, paint colorful murals, and address issues critical to the future of their gardens in New York City. MKCREATIVE Design has been the Green Guerillas’ graphic design company of record since 1998 […]
LCG Communications is a full-service public relations company in New York City providing materials production, brochures and newsletters, “backgrounders”, brochures and newsletters, event planning and staffing, and media placement. LCG also provides its clients with content and analysis on issues related to local and regional politics. MKCREATIVE has been LCG Communications’ marketing company of record […]