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2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. 18.4% of online giving took place in January compared to 18.3% in December 2010. Any suggestion?

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Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While people are asking questions and sharing resources not related to the monthly theme (this month is measurement),   quite a few are.  

Get More Twitter Followers Today [Ethically]

NetWits

Do a Google Search for “get more Twitter followers today” and you’ll find tactics ranging from paying for new followers to crazy pyramid number schemes to good information that actually works. It can be a bit confusing to figure out and filter through all the not so good resources.

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

What is ERP Software for Non-Profits? | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← D.O.L. Who has time for that? When, in fact, the opposite is true! Follow Us!

Verdict in Guatemala Disappearance Case!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

million documents in the archive produced from 1960 to 1996 contain critical information about police operations during Guatemala's 36 years of internal armed conflict during which an estimated 200,000 people were killed or disappeared. The estimated 31.7 You can read more about the case at [link].

It's Already September? (Or: Two Thirds of a Year's Worth of Fundraising Resources)

NTEN

thought I'd do my part with a few of 2010's best resources (so far). You can always count on Philip King from Artez Interactive , to bring you some great information in his podcast series. Another great resource is Blackbaud' s Index of Online Giving , which holds information on online revenue trends for over 1700 nonprofits.

10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads

NTEN

We're only 20 days away from the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference -- but who's counting? Bicknell Information Group in booth 75.

Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks).

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Get Past Information Overload:   It is important to let busy CEOs know that they don't have to be on Twitter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

You can read the official press release , but we thought you might rather read what a few members have to say: Peter Campbell, Earthjustice - Every resource NTEN gets is a resource passed on to nonprofits like Earthjustice, the one I work for. Teaser: We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

You can read the official press release , but we thought you might rather read what a few members have to say: Peter Campbell, Earthjustice - Every resource NTEN gets is a resource passed on to nonprofits like Earthjustice, the one I work for. We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15

Microsoft Office 2010 Is Here!

Tech Soup Blog

The brand spanking new Microsoft Office 2010 slate of products has just hit the shelves and is now available for donation through TechSoup. There are also three new versions of Visio, the popular graphics and diagramming software: Microsoft Visio Standard 2010 , Microsoft Visio Professional 2010 , Microsoft Visio Premium 2010.

Get Your Social Media Strategy in Shape With Spreadsheet Aerobics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Measurement should inform specific decisions and/or actions. Flickr Photo by Metro Transportation Library and Archive. Actionable Measurement.

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

MomsRising Health Reform Blog Carnival – September 2010. Flickr Photo by Vox Photo. Goals. To reach out to bloggers in the health care field.

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How-to: DIY Community and Content Mapping

NTEN

More and more often, I get asked at conferences or on the blog for more information about how to create a community map or content plan.

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Parents Talking with Parents: A Simple, Successful Discussion Board at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

Museum 2.0

The institution facilitates the space and tools to allow visitors to provide information to each other. with arrows pointing to other comments.

Innogive Conference Panel Resources: Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread: How Information Today is Woven Into Our Lives. Her blog is Contentious.com. Twitter: @agahran.

9 Tips to Raise Cash Online: Lessons from research into the sustainability of internet-based resource development

ASU Lodestar Center

Make sure your website contains compelling, accurate, and broad information about your organization. If donors are going to give online, they will want information about your organization to support their decision. 2.) Provide information about alternate methods of donating. Adjunct Professor, Grand Canyon University.

How-to: Make Your Nonprofit Video More Social

NTEN

video should be a way of giving enough information to entertain and spark interest -- while leaving the viewer wanting more. Reference Melissa is the Media Production and Outreach Manager, heading up Blackbaud’s video resource Blackbaud TV. By Melissa Nelson, Media Production and Outreach Manager, Blackbaud. Convey real purpose.

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A First Look at Jumo

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s a discovery process that first matches, then helps people build relationships, then let’s people share their resources.”- Chris Hughes.

Reflections from Off the Mat, Into the World: Your Wound is Your Gift

Have Fun - Do Good

For more information about upcoming trainings and events, go to [link It was a profound experience. hope I can do it justice in words.

Why Segmentation Is So Important in Email Marketing

NetWits

The common uses for email are to inform, educate, entertain, or enable. This component is called segmentation! What Is Segmentation?

Nonprofit Software Solutions to Cut Costs and Overcome Budget Cuts.

Vertex Systems

Posted on December 27, 2010 by vertex | 1 Comment You may be facing severe budget cuts. Is there a solution to this problem? And time is money.

Preparing for the Next Disaster: The Future of #crisisdata

NTEN

On January 12, 2010, I didn't personally experience the major earthquake that hit Haiti, but I was forever changed by it. We set up the home bases, provide mission-related information, and enjoy all the people who come in to play. But I wasn't prepared for the type of incoming information I saw in the weeks after January 12, 2010.  .

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New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

There are 75 pages of statistics and trend information in the report. The study is part of an ongoing research partnership with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , which began in 2006. The average wealth of respondents was $10.7 million. Half of those who responded had a net worth between $3 million and $20 million.

Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What would be of most value to your existing audience – information, ability to transactions, and how?  Planning for Integration First.

Easter Seals Nebraska Moves People and Information with Microsoft MapPoint

Tech Soup Blog

the information is exported in the form of turn-by-turn directions to drivers to. For more than 80 years, Easter. senior centers. client.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

The technology scene today is distinguished by the growing connectivity among devices, mobile phones, the PC, and the browser, which enable people and organizations to access information, communicate, and collaborate in more powerful ways. We are connecting otherwise isolated groups to share information about parenting, cancer recovery, etc.

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Social Media for Social Good Video Roundup from #BBCon

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

First,  create a page on  Causes and  activist resource center. Or, if you are a non-profit, check out the  non-profit resource center.

Facebook Place: Time To Check Into Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week, Facebook added  “where&# to the list of personal information members share with the world.  Source: Facebook Blog Post.

Research Friday: Current Status of Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

ASU Lodestar Center

Today, we welcome Marissa Theisen of Arizona Grantmakers Forum to discuss findings from the 2010 Arizona Giving Report. posted by. Speak out!

Social Media for Good and Evil, Strong and Weak Ties, Online/Offline,and Orgs and Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social media allows the people who have stories but no resources finally have their stories heard. The examples are there, too.

Six Alternative (U.S.) Cultural Venues to Keep an Eye On

Museum 2.0

haven't found a centralized resource that is presenting information about these institutions, so I'm going to start writing more about them.

New ESRI Products and GIS Resources

Tech Soup Blog

In case you're not familiar with ESRI, it's a software company that makes professional geographical information systems (GIS) software. The ESRI website also has a wealth of great information. Here are some more great resources about mapping and GIS: read more. Ask your questions in the followup discussion.

The Questions Every Nonprofit Should Ask About Sensitive Data

NTEN

According to a study conducted by Javelin Strategy and Research, 55% of participants said that they would trust an organization less with their personal information after a breach, and almost 30% of those polled said they would stop donating or sponsoring the institution altogether. Only collect information that you absolutely need.

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Spreadsheet Aerobics: Actionable Measurement for Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Measurement should inform specific decisions and/or actions. Photo by Metro Library and Archive. You are all the experts here! Likes. Comments.

Empowering Your Board to Fundraise: Treating Your Board Members as Major Donors

NTEN

According to  BoardSource , one of the  ten basic responsibilities of non-profit boards  is to, “Ensure adequate resources. One of the board's foremost responsibilities is to secure adequate resources for the organization to fulfill its mission.” Do you have an intranet site for Board members to access information? Good news?

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How Can Volunteer Coordinators Help Their Organizations Become Networked Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofits can find free training resources for volunteer coordination at [link]. Robert J. Until recently Command & Control made sense.

How to: Getting Your Head (and Org) into the Clouds

NTEN

These organizations provide research material and support articles to help you make informed decisions about technology. That said, there is loads of information and research done on these various solutions -- take advantage of that. Rob Jordan, Idealist Consulting. traditional offline software) into the cloud (a.k.a.

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