Nonprofit Organization Marketers For Good Granted 501(c)(3) Status By IRS
Marketers For Good, a nonprofit organization consisting of top international business and marketing minds, receives 501c3 status from IRS,
Orlando, FL – July 13, 2011 - Nick Nanton, Esq. and JW Dicks, Esq. Founders of Marketers For Good, are pleased to announce that the charitable organization has been granted tax exemption by the IRS with a 501(c)(3) status. The IRS describes this status as follows:
To be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes set forth in section 501(c)(3), and none of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual. In addition, it may not be an action organization, i.e., it may not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of its activities and it may not participate in any campaign activity for or against political candidates.
Drawing upon the expertise of the top international marketing minds of our time, Marketers For Good is a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes. Utilizing cutting edge marketing strategies, MFG brings together top marketing and business minds in order to encourage and lift up those in need.
The culmination of a brainstorm between Nick Nanton, The Celebrity Lawyer, and public relations expert Bill Harrison, Marketers For Good began with a simple question about how the two could tap their networks in order to help others and give back. Drawing upon their vast network of marketing experts, the two set out, along with a few friends, to create viral campaigns that raise awareness and money for great causes.
Marketers For Good is constantly seeking new supporters who are interested in giving back and using their ability to raise money for important causes.
The Advisory Board for Marketing For Good consists of Nick Nanton, , Darrin Mish, and Dr. Scott Schumann.
Marketing For Good’s latest project, an inspirational short film documentary, “Jacob’s Turn,” was recently honored to receive two Emmy® Award nominations. “Jacob’s Turn” received a nomination in the Human Interest – News category, while Nick Nanton and Co-Director Amardeep Kaleka received a nomination in the Director – Short Form category.
Jacob’s Turn is a mother’s story of Jacob Titus, her four-year-old boy from the small rural community of Floyds Knobs, Indiana. Jacob loves to play T-ball, like thousands of kids across the country. Jacob also happens to have Down Syndrome. The film shows how Jacob’s “turn” at bat and on the field was a thrill for him, but more importantly, an event that transformed the hearts of everyone in his town. The script for the short film is based on Patricia Titus’ essay she wrote and submitted to the local newspaper.
As Executive Producers, Nick Nanton and JW Dicks worked with their extended network of marketing experts to create awareness of “Jacob’s Turn,” through a method of marketing that is usually applied to commercial ventures, but for the first time was used to launch a charitable campaign - one which will help benefit children not only with Down Syndrome but a wide variety of special needs. The goal of everyone with an emotional and financial investment in the film is to raise people’s awareness and generate charitable donations that will help these kids receive the assistance they need to lead the best lives they can—to get their “turn.”
To learn more about Marketers For Good or to get involved please visit http://www.MarketersForGood.org
About Nick Nanton, Esq.:
Nick Nanton, Esq., a 2-time Emmy Nominated producer and director, is known as The Celebrity Lawyer and Agent to the top Celebrity Experts for his role in developing and marketing business and professional experts, through personal branding, media, marketing and PR to help them gain credibility and recognition for their accomplishments. Nick is recognized as the nation’s leading expert on personal branding as Fast Company Magazine’s Expert Blogger on the subject and lectures regularly on the topic at the University of Central Florida. His book Celebrity Branding You® has been selected as the textbook on personal branding at the University.
The CEO of The Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency, Nick is a 2-time Emmy nominated television producer and director and an award winning songwriter who has worked on everything from large scale events to television shows with the likes of Bill Cosby, President George H.W. Bush, Brian Tracy, Michael Gerber and many more.
Nick is recognized as one of the top thought leaders in the business world and has co-authored 10 best-selling books, including the breakthrough hit Celebrity Branding You!®.
Nick serves as editor and publisher of Celebrity Press™, a publishing company that produces and releases books by top Business Experts. CelebrityPress has published books by Brian Tracy, Mari Smith, Ron Legrand and many other celebrity experts and Nick has led the marketing and PR campaigns that have driven more than 100 authors to Best-Seller status. Nick has been seen in USA Today, The Wall St. Journal, Newsweek, Inc. Magazine, The New York Times, Entrepreneur® Magazine, FastCompany.com. and has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX television affiliates speaking on subjects ranging from branding, marketing and law, to American Idol.
Nick is a member of the Florida Bar, holds a JD from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, as well as a BSBA in Finance from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business. Nick is a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS, Home to The GRAMMYs), a member of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Home to the Emmy Awards) co-founder of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors, a 6-time Telly Award winner, and spends his spare time working with Young Life, Florida Hospital and rooting for the Florida Gators with his wife Kristina, and their two sons, Brock and Bowen.
About J.W. Dicks:
J.W. Dicks, Esq. is America’s foremost authority on Personal Branding for Business Development. He has developed some of the most successful mass media and multi-channel business marketing campaigns in the country and built multi-million dollar businesses on the back of them.
J.W. represents some of the top marketers and professional experts in the world in the growth of their businesses using online and offline business development systems, social media, multi-dimensional marketing, franchising and strategic legal structure to accomplish their goals and capitalize on the assets they create.
A “Best Selling” author with more than 22 published books, and hundreds of articles, J.W. has also been quoted or appeared in Newsweek, The Wall street Journal, USA Today, NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX affiliates as well as Entrepreneur’s Start-Up Magazine, Forbes.com, CNN.com, and many other national and local media outlets.
J.W. is a graduate of the University of Florida and George Mason University College of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, NASD, National Association of Realtors, Florida Bar, Virginia Bar, and services on the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors, and America’s PremierExperts®.
J.W.’s business address is in Orlando, and his play address is at his beach house where he spends as much time as he can with his wife of 39 years, Linda, and their two Yorkies. His major hobby is fishing… although the fish are rumored to be safe.
JWDicks@DicksNanton.com • 800.980.1626