Getting your CEO to Support Public Relations and Marketing

In our busy and understaffed nonprofits, public relations and marketing campaigns are often left behind in favor of more immediate fundraising needs, especially in small shops or when one person is responsible for both. How do you get your board and CEO to buy-in and support your communications efforts? This session will explore successful CEO/PR…

December 13 Program: Nonprofits Connecting with National Awareness Months

Are awareness months effective? For both nonprofits and media, what are the benefits and energy-drains of participating in awareness month activities and what are the determining factors in deciding if awareness month investments are worth it? How can nonprofits help to ensure positive outcomes through awareness months? These are just a few of the questions we…

November 15 Program: Nonprofit and Corporate Partnerships–Creating with Purpose

What are the elements that create strong nonprofit and corporate partnerships? How do nonprofit organizations and corporations find each other and get started, and how can media play a role? How are these partnerships maintained and grown? These are just a few of the questions we will explore during this interactive discussion. Panelists: Paula Brynen, Director,…

Annual Media Mixer – June 21

Every summer, the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network) hosts the Annual Media Mixer so that members and guests can meet the media. This annual event supports our Ruth Collander Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to communications and journalism students attending Southern California colleges and universities. If you’ve attended a previous Media Mixer, you…