Nonprofit PR

With CSR in the Mainstream, Companies Look to Leverage Employee Volunteers

January 21st, 2013 by

With social activism more popular than ever with the younger workforce, companies are turning to volunteerism to push their CSR agendas.

As Social Media Evolves, Facebook May Hold the Most Promise for the Future

January 21st, 2013 by

Facebook allows consumers to help shape a brand’s narrative. What could be better than that?

Case Study: Three-Tiered Media Relations Strategy Slingshots NASCAR Foundation From Pit Row to Pole Position

June 25th, 2012 by

Aggressive pitching around the NASCAR Unites kickoff event, car wash fundraisers and a prestigious award helped raise more than $1 million for children’s charities.

Charting the Industry: Nonprofits Slow to Use Social Media Tools

April 30th, 2012 by

While social media is transforming how nonprofits communicate with stakeholders, many organizations lack the digital tools to properly manage their social platforms.

Case Study: PR Packs a Punch With Spokesperson Laila Ali in Knockout Campaign for the American Kidney Fund

April 23rd, 2012 by

Cone Communications was faced with a big challenge for the American Kidney Fund’s Pair Up effort: How do you get noticed amid the clutter of health messages that bombards the public daily?

Case Study: Scholastic Gets an ‘A’ for Building Awareness of Art & Writing Awards Program as It Approaches 90th Year

April 16th, 2012 by

Year in and year out Scholastic and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers refine and retool the PR campaign for an annual awards program that launched in 1923.

Case Study: Barefoot Wine & Bubbly Shows Its Heart and ‘Sole’ Through Beach Cleanup Partnership and Media Outreach

April 9th, 2012 by

Teaming with the Surfrider Foundation, a wine and spirits company—and Hunter PR—mobilized thousands of volunteers across the country to prove that yes, life really is a clean beach.

Case Study: We Hold This Truth… ‘Innovation’ Effort Drives Fans in Person and Online to Declare on the Dotted Line

February 13th, 2012 by

The Consumer Electronics Association’s Declaration of Innovation movement grew its Facebook community tenfold.

Case Study: To Boost Awareness, Research Lab Transforms Heavy Science Content Into PTA-Consumable NetLetter

January 9th, 2012 by

Already popular among scientists and scholars, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory looked to remake its monthly publication to reach a broader audience.

Issue Management: Solve a Potential Problem and Gain a Business Foothold

January 2nd, 2012 by

A combination of proactive risk management and brand positioning, issue management should be a key component of an organization’s communications strategy.