Dec. 4 Holiday Event: ABC7 Nonprofit Communications and Media Network

Let’s celebrate the holidays with ABC7’s news and public affairs staff to honor Ruth House (at right in photo) for her inspiring commitment to public service and to the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network.         To recognize Ruth’s contributions to the community, please bring a new, non-giftwrapped toy or sports equipment as part of…

Sept. 18 Program: Listening – How NonProfits Can Build More Powerful Connections and Results

Hey You! Are You Listening? We are trained to always be ready with an answer. We research our clients, donors and stakeholders so we are prepared for what they are going to say. We make sure that our message is on target. But are we missing out on what’s important? Are we in automatic listening…

Annual Media Mixer – June 20, 2018

Every summer, the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network) hosts its Annual Media Mixer so that members and guests can meet the media and media can hear about potential news ideas. EVENT HASHTAG: #NCMNmedia This annual event supports NCM Network’s Ruth Collander Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to communications and journalism students attending Southern…

Feb. 21 program: Using (Sometimes Sticky) Issues of the Day to Promote Your Cause

We all come across topics that are culturally, socially or politically tricky or sticky.  Sometimes it’s a long-standing issue, sometimes it’s a product of the times.  For nonprofits and media, how can these issues and situations be useful?  Are they things to avoid?  How is it best to frame a sticky subject to make it…

Branding Is More Important for Nonprofits Than For-Profit Businesses

NCM Network invites guest bloggers to share their expertise on the NCM Network Blog. This post was written by branding authority, Bill Ellis, who is dedicated to making good brands better. His philosophy is “Give exceptional value. Receive extraordinary results.” Whether as a coach, thought partner, speaker, or strategist, Bill commits his unique perspective, vast…

Feb Program: Share the Love for Nonprofit Collaborations

On February 15, NCM Network presented a panel discussion featuring tips to gain media coverage by creating nonprofit collaborations. The program’s inspiring panelists explained how collaborations can be leveraged to make connections with the press, get more coverage on nonprofit issues and events, and help to increase awareness of nonprofits and their missions. Panelists pictured…