Your Guide To The World Of Fundraising Sign Up For Our FREE Fundraising Newsletter
Shopping Here Can Make A Difference The Fundraisers Blog Network Unique Ideas For Your Next Fundraiser Fundraising Causes That Inspire Resources To Make Your Fundraiser A Success Current Fundraising News And Events Successful Fundraising Products Fundraising Services

Get The Word Out
Who's Covering Your Cause?

Your efforts to get media attention will be much more successful if you take advantage of these resources...

Blogs: A weblog is a wonderful tool for announcing upcoming events and keeping the public up to date on your activities. Submit your stories to the Blog Network as well, and get your story seen!

Search Engines: You can find millions of cause related articles online. Contact the authors of the pages and let them know what your organization is doing.

Information Services: Lexis/Nexus is a good resource for searching for reporters who have recently written stories on topics related to your cause.

Local Media: Research the contact information for the television, radio and newspapers in your area. They probably have public service spots where you can get your story heard.

The Ad Council
The Ad Council

Since 1942, the Ad Council's public service messages have informed Americans about the problems facing our environment, our communities and our children.

The Ad Council uses the power of advertising to stimulate action for good causes. Take a moment and visit the Ad Council's Web Site.

The Ad Council maintains a Media Calendar of Events, where you can learn about the Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaigns. Tie your events into local and national efforts and increase your success.

If your cause has a website, help out by displaying public service banners. They would appreciate any space you can spare. To see a list of the PSA banners, see the Ad Council's Internet Page.

Cause Celeb- Celebrities and Charities

Barbra Streisand: The Streisand Foundation

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand Each year, The Streisand Foundation contributes to a wide variety of causes. The following list represents some of these charitable foundations.

Natural Resources Defense Council: Safeguarding the Earth, its people, its plants and animals, and the systems on which all life depends.

National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund: A grassroots effort to eradicate breast cancer through action and advocacy.

Institute for America's Future: Elaborating the message, policy initiatives, and critiques essential to a progressive economic and social agenda.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation: The largest national gay and lesbian advocacy organization, with more than 560,000 members.

Center for Public Integrity: Providing investigations and analyses by talented, responsible journalists to the American public.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Conducting research and analysis on a broad range of government policies and programs, with an emphasis on those affecting low and moderate income Americans

David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield David Copperfield: Project Magic

Project MagicProject Magic Project Magic is a program designed to give the gift of magic to people with various physical, psycho-social and developmental disabilities. People of both sexes and every age, regardless of their handicap, can successfully become involved in the program. It is of benefit to people with a variety of diagnoses, such as those with arthritis, spinal cord injury, brain injury, drug and alcohol abuse, chronic pain and learning disabilities.

More info on Project Magic from USA Today

Oprah Winfrey: Oprah's Angel Network

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey Oprah's Angel Network
Oprah's Angel Network is dedicated to inspiring people to make a difference in the lives of others. Oprah's Angel Network seeks to support and fund organizations and individuals dedicated to assisting people with basic human needs, regaining dignity, and with educational initiatives.

Since it began in 2000, Oprah's Angel Network has given 50 Use Your Life Awards, built over 200 homes through Habitat for Humanity, and awarded over 100 scholarships, two within in each state in the U.S., through The Boys and Girls Club of America.

Judi DenchJudi Dench Judi Dench: North West Cancer Research Fund

NW Cancer Research Fund
Dame Judi Dench supports the North West Cancer Research Fund. Founded in 1948 as the Friends of the Liverpool Radium Institute, the NWCRF is one of the oldest independent medical charities in the North West. Their aim is to provide grants to support fundamental research in the North West of England and North and Mid-Wales, into the causes of cancer and the mechanisms by which cancers arise and exert their effects.

Sting: The Rainforest Foundation

StingSting The Rainforest Foundation  Around the world, there are millions of people living in rainforests whose livelihoods and cultures depend on their natural environment. In many cases, the basic rights of these people are threatened or undermined by forest destruction, land theft and resource exploitation.

The Rainforest Foundation believes that the long-term protection of rainforests and the rights of indigenous communities to land, life and livelihoods, are inextricably linked. All its projects are undertaken collaboratively with local indigenous peoples or non-governmental organizations.

Elizabeth Taylor: AIDS Causes

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation was founded in 1991 by Elizabeth Taylor to provide funding to organizations providing critically needed support services for people with HIV/AIDS, prevention services and education for populations most in need. Since its formation, ETAF has distributed more than $8 million to AIDS organizations around the world.

amfar  amfAR's mission is to prevent HIV infection and the disease and death associated with it and to protect the human rights of all people threatened by the epidemic of HIV/AIDS.

Kathie Lee Gifford: Children's Charities

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford Child Help USA  Childhelp USA exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children. We do so by focusing our efforts in the areas of treatment, prevention, and research.

The Cody Foundation is a non-profit organization in the memory of Cody Hulst to benefit young children facing cancer and other life threatening diseases.

The Association to Benefit Children (ABC) was created to help poverty stricken children and their families.

Rosie O'Donnell: For All Kids Foundation

Rosie ODonnellRosie ODonnell Rosie's For All Kids Foundation was created in 1997, to provide financial support for non-profit programs serving economically disadvantaged and at-risk children and their families.

Since inception, RFAK has helped thousands of children across the country through grant awards to high-quality child care and early education programs. The focus has been on center-based programs serving primarily low-income children in major urban areas where many families struggle to find quality child care and early education programs. Through these programs, young children have acquired the confidence, knowledge and skill they need to succeed.

The Latest Fundraising News From Moreover
news headlines

Our Blogs
Read and post to these blogs in the Blog Network.


 RSS Feed

 Email Annie


 RSS Feed

 Submit article


 RSS Feed

 Submit article


 RSS Feed

 Submit article


 RSS Feed

 Submit article


 RSS Feed

 Submit article


 RSS Feed

 Submit article

Blog Links
Deborah Finn: Technology For The Nonprofit & Philanthropic Sector

Omidyar Network: Nonprofit Blog Directory

Global PR Blog Week 1.0

Gift Hub: Blogging Philanthropy

If you've read a blog of interest to fundraisers, let us know so we can post it here. Send your suggestion to...

Tell A Friend

Tell A Friend is too good to keep to yourself! Share it with other people by using our quick and simple Tell A Friend Service.

Prize Closet

Prize Closet

Can you guess what's inside the Prize Closet? Every month, we honor Giving People in our Prize Closet contests. Visit the Prize Closet Page to enter to win.

home | links | about us | advertising | contact | FREE newsletter


This website contains features about fundraising ideas, products, causes, people, services, resources and news.

This page and its contents are © (copyright)
Digital Maven LLC.

"Community of Giving" is a Registered Trademark of Digital Maven. All rights reserved.