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Jackie Baker, Director of Marketing
Monday, March 25, 2019
Last week the marketing team at KC Pet Project shared their tricks to maintain a top notch social media presence, and here are just some of tips you can apply to your nonprofit’s social strategy. Read more
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Nonprofit Connect
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
What are your plans for National Volunteer Week, April 15 - 21? It’s coming up quickly, and we want you to show off how you’re celebrating volunteers. Read more
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Nonprofit Connect
Monday, November 27, 2017
Sample social media posts and shareable images for your nonprofit to use on #GivingTuesdayKC. Read more
Nonprofit Connect
Monday, November 7, 2016
You know that #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by social media. Many local organizations are gearing up for big campaign on that day, but how can we increase awareness and engagement in Kansas City? Using #GivingTuesdayKC as part of and in addition to your #GivingTuesday campaign will create a conversation about local giving, and generate a comprehensive list of participating organizations in Kansas City. Donors can use #GivingTuesdayKC to find organizations that are making an impact in the local community they care about. Will you use #GivingTuesdayKC and help us grow the day of giving here in Kansas City? Read more
Nonprofit Connect
Monday, March 21, 2016
Those of us that work in nonprofits know a thing or two about small budgets. For most nonprofits, we either have no funds or a very small amount that can be dedicated to paid advertising for our organizations. When KC Pet Project started in 2012, we had a lot to overcome: a negative image about the Kansas City, MO animal shelter that we took over that had a 40 year history of being a high-kill shelter and we were a brand new nonprofit organization in Kansas City. We had to be creative with our strategy to get the word out about our brand and our animals, without spending hard-earned donor dollars in the process. We had to use out-of-the-box strategies to build awareness for KC Pet Project and creative marketing strategies, and in the process, we have grown to an organization that has over 73,000 Facebook followers and one of the largest organizations to adopt a pet in Kansas City. Read more