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Revenue, Retention and Reactivation: Findings from the 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Report

NetWits

Overall, like other fundraising areas, Higher Education fundraising is bouncing back to pre-recession levels. Be active in their lives.

Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Three reasons kids need digital literacy and citizenship education — and three ways to provide it – Guest Post by Emily Esch.

How To Get Engagement in Your Online Education

SocialFish

What trends are you seeing in live online education? What are effective ways to build engagement through live, online educational experiences?

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

But send a text, and it is 40 times more likely to be responded to than an email. Higher Ed higher education summer melt Write a letter?

Improve Healthcare Education in Your Community with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

timely tip or friendly reminder can make a big difference for busy individuals and families who are always on the go.

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How to Find Major Donor Prospects for Your College or University

Connection Cafe

You will need to invest time and resources into building strong, ongoing relationships with your major prospects in order for them to give.

Bring Your Own App - Digital Flexibility Is Being Exercised - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Bring Your Own App - Digital Flexibility Is Being Exercised - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The request led her to crowdsourcing apps at national conferences. Pilcher presented roundtable BYOA sessions at the Transformative Learning Conference in Oklahoma City, Okla.,

Conviction? Check. Money? Check. So What's Keeping the Arts Sector from Embracing Active, Diverse Audience Engagement?

Museum 2.0

But secondly, and more importantly, it meant validation for active participation in the arts. We have the arguments and the energy. He paused.

Executive management in hard times - Retrenchment, reflection, transition, recovery

ASU Lodestar Center

In other words, times are rough for nonprofits, and every indication is that they are going to get even rougher and more challenging.

Want to Activate Public Space? We're Hiring. And Some Thoughts on Iteration and Temporary Positions

Museum 2.0

For the past two years, I''ve been working on a project to activate the concrete space adjacent to our museum as a vibrant, community plaza.

Take a Baby Step Toward Education Through Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Early childhood education is the most important investment we can make in our children’s future. Pacific time. Pacific time.

Four Models for Active User Engagement, by Nina Simon

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: Share Your Ideas. Nina has written a fantastic book engagement called The Participatory Museum. Science has an answer.

Advocacy Policy, Part Two - And Why Now is an Especially Good Time to Create One

Museum 2.0

A few months ago, the MAH board and staff started discussing whether and how to create a formal policy for advocacy activities. Here it is.

Accessible eBooks for Equal Opportunity

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One of their main challenges is that they do not have adequate access to educational materials that are necessary to learn and succeed in school.

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Why Your School Needs a Strong Fundraising Plan to Thrive

Connection Cafe

Learn how you can help your school succeed today through one of our free webinars: Fundraising education fundraising k12 school by Joe Garecht.

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Times are hard. Associations make the world better.

SocialFish

It’s good to know that AOTA and its members are out there now, providing resources for drivers, families, and health professionals to keep older adults mobile and active in their communities. Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC. Nothing.

The CNN Lesson: There Is No Hiding on The Real-Time Web

Frogloop

It lends to asking why CNN didn't have experts present to discuss important issues such as why weren't these teens educated about boundaries, and respect? Why weren't they educated about violence, and if they were, what compelled them to think rape was okay? Komen Foundation have in common? Three Tips to Operate Across Mulitchannels.

CWA Uses Text Messages to Rally Their Members with Real-Time Updates

Mobile Commons

Text STUDENT to 22555 for Reminders About Education Deadlines. As CWA shows, text messaging is a valuable tool for unions.

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time – Part 3

Mobile Commons

Unsurprisingly, the more education you’ve received, the likelier you are to be insured. What To Say and How To Say It. And thanks for reading!

How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

Museum 2.0

In most cases, the audience wasn’t asking about money: they were asking about time. You don't need big time to get started with Web 2.0.

How to Raise More Money at Your School’s Next Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Connection Cafe

But… organizing a golf tournament takes a lot of time, organization and preparation.  Event Fundraising education fundraising k12 school

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

But send a text, and a student will be 40 times more likely to respond to you than if they received an email. All of these methods have helped keep classrooms full at a time when college admissions have dropped for the first time in 15 years. Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher.

Research Friday: Out-of-School Time Programs for Latino Youth

ASU Lodestar Center

has seen a dramatic increase in the number of Latino youth, which will continue to play a key role in the services provided during out-of-school time.

Abuse and Controversy in the Nonprofit Sector

ASU Lodestar Center

We should find a way to support and further institutionalize the education and training of our nonprofit leaders. Building Initiatives.

Millennial Innovators: Meet Ecoviate, GiveMob, and Scholarships Expanding Education (SEE)

NTEN

Along with the input of four judges (who, ahead of time, narrowed the applicant pool down to these three competitors), the Case Foundation and Millennial Impact have asked the audience to vote online until 4:45pm Central time today. You can vote until 4:45pm Central time today at [link]. Whose stories resonated most? Intrigued?

A Review of the Guardian ACTIVATE Summit in London

Tech Soup Blog

Guardian’s ACTIVATE is an annual conference that aims to bring together leaders in media, government and technology to a ctivatedly. times (including the grand ones of poverty, dictatorship and natural. This time on June 22 at King’s Place in London, ACTIVATE’s. disaster). face and how we could help solve them.

Calling All Nonprofits: Its Time for a Privacy Upgrade

NTEN

But everything we do online leaves a digital trail behind about our activities and our members. Technology has changed dramatically since then, allowing us to easily move our activities and information online -- but since electronic privacy law hasn't kept up, the privacy protections for that information may not transition as smoothly.

Improve Healthcare Education in Your Community with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

timely tip or friendly reminder can make a big difference for busy individuals and families who are always on the go. Text Messaging eBook

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Attracting Millennials to Your Organization with Pokémon Go Events

Connection Cafe

The idea was actually brought to me by our education coordinator. Our main activity was the photo contest. Was the event well attended?

How Fundraisers & Grant Managers Can Collaborate to Achieve Stronger Results

Connection Cafe

They are on the front lines of their organizations’ activities, ready to shift at any given moment. Use all that data. Communicate your results.

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Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

employers were having a difficult time filling jobs, and the survey ranked “Skilled Trade worker” as the toughest job to fill. photo credit ).

Cultivate, Educate or Activate? Converting Subscribers to Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

We all send appeals to donors who have just given and would never even consider prospecting to rented lists full of old names. But how soon, exactly?

Cultivate, Educate or Activate? Converting Subscribers to Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

We all send appeals to donors who have just given and would never even consider prospecting to rented lists full of old names. But how soon, exactly?

TechSoup Announces 2nd Annual Digital Storytelling Challenge

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: Event Multimedia & Graphics Online Activism Online Fundraising Using the Web and Internet

Tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina: Is Slacktivism Really a Bad Thing?

Connection Cafe

This is what we often refer to as slacktivism : engaging in a cause over social media but not actively participating in that cause.

Another Case of FOMO? Or Is There Really a Need for MORE Cultivation Events?

Connection Cafe

Many museums already offer preview parties for members of their new exhibits or activities. But what about the rest of your patrons?

3 Steps For Holiday Campaign Success At Your School

Connection Cafe

They might even decide to donate a second time to push you past your target. There is no better time than now to send an appeal.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

And if youre going to spend time on social media, and you arent leveraging your email list to do so, youre doing things the hard way. Thoughts?

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

And if youre going to spend time on social media, and you arent leveraging your email list to do so, youre doing things the hard way. Thoughts?

3 Easy Ways to Amplify Your Welcome Series for New Supporters

Connection Cafe

These constituents are already active, so why not give them other ways they can get involved ? So you have a welcome series—that’s great.