Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding: Seven Principles to Power Extraordinary Results
Shows how to optimally define what your organization stands for to differieniate, create value and breakthrough
Explains how to build loyal communities inside and outside of your organization to increase social impact
Features seven principles for transforming a brand from ordinary trademark to strategic advantage
Includes case studies of eleven breakthrough nonprofit brands and transferable ideas and practices that nonprofits of any size, scope or experience can implement
Other title by Daw: Cause Marketing for Nonprofits: Partner for Purpose, Passion, and Profits
A practical road map and essential tool for nonprofit leaders, board members, and volunteers, this book reveals the vital principles you need to know to build and manage your organization's most valuable asset – its brand. In today’s highly competitive nonprofit world, building a breakthrough brand is no longer a "nice to do," but the new imperative.
Jocelyne Daw, a pioneer and leader in building business and community partnerships has over 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience.
Carol Cone, named by PR WEEK as the most powerful and visible figure in the world of cause branding, has been linking companies and causes for over 25 years.
Introduction: The New Nonprofit Imperative.
Komen for the Cure: Realizing the New Nonprofit Imperative.
What this book is About.
How this Book was Written.
How to use this Book.
Who Should Read this Book.
Chapter One From Traditional to Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding.
What is a Brand?
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brand.
Traditional Nonprofit Branding.
Traditional versus Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding.
Seven Principles of Breakthrough Branding.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands.
Chapter Two Principle One Discover Authentic Meaning Of Your Brand.
Unicef's Brand Journey
College Forward's Brand Journey
An Overview Of Principle One
How-To Success Factors
Refine: Create Brand Platform
U.S. Fund For Unicef Brand Journey
Unicef Heart: ”Defining” Its Cause
Unicef Hands: Let The Banks Of The River Overflow
College Forward Brand Journey
College Forward: Heart: Purpose With Passion
College Forward: Hands: Expanded Involvement
Principle One: Summary
Chapter Three Principle Two: Integrates brand meaning across the organization.
The American Heart Association's Brand Journey.
Food Bank For New York City's Brand Journey.
An Overview Of Principle Two.
How-To Success Factors.
The American Heart Association Integrates Brand Meaning Across The Organization.
Food Bank For New York City Integrates Brand Meaning Across The Organization.
Principle Two: Summary.
Chapter Four Principle Three: Rally Internal Brand Ambassadors.
Inspiration Corporation's Brand Journey.
HealthWorks! Brand Journey.
An Overview of Principle Three.
Inspiration Corporation Brand from the Inside-Out.
Healthworks! Connects to Organizational DNA.
Principle Three: Summary.
Chapter Five Principle Four: Develop 360°Brand Communications.
Kids Help Phone 360°Brand Communications.
American Heart Association 360°Brand Communications.
College Forward 360°Brand Communications.
U.S. Fund For UNICEF 360°Brand Communications.
Inspiration Corporation 360°Brand Communications.
An Overview of Principle Four.
HOW-TO SUCCESS FACTORS.
Base: Solidify a Strong Brand Identity.
Build: Compelling and integrated on-line and off-line communications.
Breakthrough: Empower Supporters to Co-create Communications and Drive Action.
Principle Four: Summary.
Chapter Six Principle Five: Expand Brand by Mobilizing an External Community.
Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Brand Journey.
Susan G. Komen For The Cure Brand Journey.
Overview of Principle Five.
BASE: Cultivate Individual Relationships as a Community Cornerstone.
BREAKTHROUGH: Constantly Grow the Community by Reaching New. Audiences and Offering Innovative Engagement Experiences.
Build Belonging: Mobilize Champions for the Mission.
Principle Five: Summary.
Chapter Seven Principle Six: Cultivate Partners To Extend Brand Reach And Influence.
Kids Help Phone Brand Journey.
Naturebridge’s Brand Journey.
An Overview of Principle Six.
HOW-TO SUCCESS FACTORS.
BASE: Prepare Internal Framework For Transactional Agreements.
Build: Seek Strategic Alignment To Transition Relationships.
Breakthrough: Nurtures Transformative Partnerships.
Kids Help Phone Nurtures A Partner Community.
Naturebridge Nurtures A Partner Community.
Principle Six: Summary.
Chapter Eight Principle Seven: Leverage Your Brand For Alternative Revenue And Value.
Goodwill Industries Brand Journey.
Overview Of Principle.
BASE: Establish a Culture of Enterprise and Experiment.
BUILD: Capitalize on Brand and Experience to Build the Next Level of Community Enterprise Ventures.
BREAKTHROUGH: Deepen Community Enterprises to Achieve Mission and Financial Goals.
Principle Seven: Summary.
CONCLUSION The Breakthrough Nonprofit Brand Journey.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands are a Valuable Asset.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands Differentiate to Stand Out.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands are Bigger than Themselves.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands Rally Communities.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands Have Courageous Leadership.
Breakthrough Nonprofits use their Brand to Drive Strategy.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands Embrace Innovation.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands Create Owners, Inside and Outside.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands Enjoy Alliances to Extend Reach and Impact.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands Build Sustainable Organizations.
Ongoing Journey and Long-Term Commitment.
Your Brand Future.
The Breakthrough Nonprofit Brand Journey.
Appendix A Brand Journey Assessment Tool.
Appendix B Snapshot of Nonprofit Case Studies.
Kids Help Phone.
American Heart Association.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
Food Bank For New York City.
Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding: The Seven Principles to Power Extraordinary Results.
About the Authors.
AFP Code of Ethics for Professional Philanthropic Fundraisers.
Donor Bill of Rights.
Carol Cone has over 25 years of experience creating substantive public-private partnerships that advance solutions for social issues. As founder of Cone, Inc., she led the development of initiatives for Avon; ConAgra Foods; Chevrolet; ITT; PNC Financial Services; Procter & Gamble; Reebok; Western Union; and the American Heart Association, helping raise awareness and more than $1.2 billion for causes. In 2007, PR Week called her “arguably the most powerful and visible figure in the world of Cause Branding.” In 2010 she joined Edelman to continue her journey guiding groundbreaking corporate citizenship efforts as managing director, Brand and Corporate Citizenship.
Kristian Darigan Merenda is an acclaimed cause expert and futurist whose work is featured in President Bill Clinton’s Giving, Philip Kotler’s Marketing: Improving the Quality of Life, M. Cass Wheeler’s You’ve Gotta Have Heart; PR News’ Top 100 Case Studies in PR, and The Journal of Corporate Citizenship, as well as publications produced by Harvard Business School and the United Nations, and among others. She has pioneered approaches to creating global corporate citizenship platforms, nonprofit signature programs and next-generation cause branding. Her work has been honored with more than 75 industry awards for its unprecedented, shared business and social impact. She is a senior vice president at Edelman, Brand & Corporate Citizenship.
Anne Erhard consults corporate and nonprofit clients toward industry-leading results in the areas of cause branding, cause marketing, social responsibility, marketing communications, and public/private partnership development. Her work has been featured as best-in-class in industry books and case studies as well as recognized through dozens of awards, including: PR Week’s Campaign of the Year, Cause Marketing Forums’ Golden Halo, PRSA’s Silver Anvil, Holmes Group’s Gold Sabre, among others. Anne is a vice president at Cone, working with clients such as The American Heart Association, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, L’Oreal, Dunkin Brands and Jockey International.
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