LT Public Relations Announces Call for Applications for Its 2011 Nonprofit Challenge

Top Quote One Pacific Northwest nonprofit will be awarded $15k worth of communications services for one year, pro bono, to help raise its awareness. End Quote
  • Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA (1888PressRelease) August 03, 2011 - LT Public Relations, a professional communications firm specializing in telling the stories of financial institutions and professional services institutions, today announced a call for applications for its 2011 LT Public Relations Nonprofit Challenge. The Nonprofit Challenge is a twelve-month pro bono public relations initiative created to help generate media and community awareness for a deserving local Oregon or Washington nonprofit (501(c)(3)) with a mission of providing financial education, professional services or related assistance to the underserved community.

    The application and submission information for the LT Public Relations Nonprofit Challenge is available at . All related Oregon and Washington-based nonprofit organizations that focus on financial education or professional services are eligible to apply. The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 26, 2011.

    Each month for one year, the LT Public Relations team will work collaboratively with the selected nonprofit to provide communications guidance and support via ongoing news releases, media relations, media training, community outreach, social media and other related communications services.

    "As the 2010 LT PR Nonprofit Challenge recipient, the LT Public Relations team led us through every step of the process to develop a communications plan and create messaging that helped us more effectively communicate our work," said Melody Thompson, executive director of Financial Beginnings. "Over the past year, we've seen a tremendous increase in media and social media coverage and awareness due to the work from the LT Public Relations team."

    LT Public Relations also invites other Oregon and Washington-based firms specializing in branding, advertising, marketing and social media to join the Nonprofit Challenge and provide complementary services to LT Public Relations' communications efforts. Firms that are interested in donating their time and talents to the initiative can contact nonprofits ( @ ) ltpublicrelations dot com or 503-477-9215 dot

    About LT Public Relations
    Based in Portland, Oregon, LT Public Relations is a professional communications firm specializing primarily in servicing professional and financial institutions, as well as progressive West Coast businesses and nonprofits. The firm utilizes the most relevant and current communications tools-with a hybrid of traditional and new media approaches-to develop and execute strategic public relations initiatives for its clients. More information is available at

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