South Dakota School Group Wades Slowly Into Mascot Debate
JANUARY 15, 2016
Rather than taking a bold step in its handling of the controversial issue, the South Dakota High School Activities Association has chosen a measured approach of advising schools against using Native American mascots, instead of banning them.
Harley Davidson Stumbled Upon Community (And it Saved Them)
DECEMBER 19, 2016
You can’t go to the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota - a rally that attracts 1.25 What makes a Harley Davidson motorcycle special? You don’t have to be a motorcycle enthusiast to answer this question - almost anyone can name something.
Farmers and Ranchers Alliance Announces “New Faces” Program
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
In the third year of the “Faces of Farming & Ranching” program, the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance hopes to connect with consumers over sustainability and technology. Last week, the U.S.
Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch
Beth Kanter's Blog
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Note from Beth: I was thrilled to be interviewed by Steve along with many other nonprofit data nerds, for his new book, Data Driven Nonprofits. He was kind enough to send me an advanced copy and it is definitely a must read. So, check out this post and be sure to order a copy today! .
Association Puts a Face on the Effects of Sequestration
JANUARY 31, 2014
Home visitor JoAnna Fool Head, of Badlands Head Start in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, helps a student with his fine motor skills.
Four States Put Up So Parks Don’t Stay Shut Up
OCTOBER 15, 2013
South Dakota reportedly worked with several corporate donors to reopen Mount Rushmore on Monday. Governors in at least four states have reached deals to reopen their national parks and monuments.
Pandora’s New to the FM Dial, And Musicians Aren’t Happy
JUNE 17, 2013
In an effort to remedy this problem, Pandora purchased a terrestrial radio station : Rapid City, South Dakota-based KXMZ.
As Newtown Anniversary Nears, Associations Help Schools Tackle Security
DECEMBER 12, 2013
Such bills have been introduced in 35 states; South Dakota was the first to pass a measure in March, and six others—Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas—followed suit.
Advocacy Do’s and Don’ts
JULY 15, 2014
Angela Kisskeys , marketing and communications manager, Midwest Society of Association Executives (MSAE) , which represents associations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, said her organization doesn’t lobby directly unless the issue impacts the overall operations of non-profits.
Pandora’s FM Station Riles Up Music-Publishing Groups
MAY 11, 2015
After a years-long debate over whether it could purchase a small South Dakota station, the online radio provider won big last week with the FCC—frustrating music publishing groups like ASCAP in the process.
Are We Better Off?
NonProfit University Blog
JUNE 23, 2011
Recently, the IRS published the list of the 279,595 nonprofits which had their nonprofit status revoked for failure to file a Form 990 for at least three consecutive years, a requirement put forth in the Pension Reform Act of 2006.
Membership Marketing Blog: Membership Marketing Response.
MARCH 31, 2010
South Dakota. Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations.