Nonprofits Eligible for Free PR Support

Operate a nonprofit organization in the Richmond area? Interested in a little public relations support at no charge? Of course you are. Which is why member of the Richmond Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA Richmond) public service committee are offering a Richmond-area nonprofit organization support in promoting a 2009 event, project or ongoing mission. Details follow below:

The committee members, made up of practicing marketing and public relations professionals, are volunteering their time and talents to assist with this one-time community service project. For consideration, the organization must be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit that needs public relations assistance with a specific 2009 project/event. Organizations seeking public relations assistance must submit a one-page application explaining the scope and requirements of the project/event. Organizations are encouraged to submit supporting documents to further illustrate their needs. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 25, 2009. The selected organization will be notified by April 1, 2009. To download an application visit the PRSA Richmond Web site, or co,ntact Meredyth Thurston by calling (804) 237-1396 or by e-mail at PRSA Richmond is a professional association serving Central Virginia public relations practitioners. The chapter and the national organization, PRSA, share the vision of bringing professionals together to enhance the practice, to provide an exchange of experiences and ideals, and to promote professional development. For more information, visit