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Online Collaboration: Taking Education to New Heights

Tech Soup Blog

Taking Education to New Heights. Pamela Clark began New Heights Educational Group in 2006, as part of a lifelong commitment to education.

Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America

ASU Lodestar Center

The oath reads: I will get things done for America - to make our people safer, smarter, and healthier. Faced with conflict, I will seek common ground In developing the Presentations of Impact on healthy futures, economic opportunities and education each of us allies experienced two types of conflict. But we''ve persevered.

Infographic: Data From America's Biggest Online Giving Challenge


Last spring I learned about the 24-hour online Give Local America fundraising challenge. I was inspired by the idea because it provided a great way for local communities to come together and raise money to support local charities and causes. Give Local America just released their final data from the successful giving day.

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The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How many beaches does America have? My favorite was the world time zone calculator. Visiting the Sujaya School with Rufina Fernandez.

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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.

New Customer: Complete College America


We are very pleased to announce another new customer among the VisionLink network, Complete College America. The president of the National Governor''s Association has adopted this as a primary issue for the NGA, and in a very short time, this alliance has grown to more than 25 member states. Dr. W.

Lessons from IGS16: The How-To’s for Applying the SDGs to Grantmaking

Connection Cafe

In case you missed it, last week was the second annual International Grantmaking Symposium (IGS) , presented by CAF America in partnership with UNDP.

Is Content Really King?

Connection Cafe

Recipes that Emeril Lagasse featured on Good Morning America. As marketers, communicators, and fundraisers, it’s our job to tell stories.

Provide the Nonprofit Voice to America's Broadband Plan


Flickr Photo by Chi King The Federal Communications Commission is seeking public comment on how to draft America's national broadband plan.

Raise Your Hand for Girls on October 11, 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Globally, 1 in 3 girls around the world is denied an education by the daily realities of poverty, violence and discrimination. Why girls ?

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Tapping Giving USA Data for Year-Round Success

Connection Cafe

And it is this report that nonprofit CEOs present to their boards throughout the country, giving them a sense of the overall giving picture in America.

How Nonprofits Helped America Vote: 2006 | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot? Long Live IE6! is rare. ability to register and vote.

High Net-Worth Individuals: Your Joyful, Generous and Inspired Donors

Connection Cafe

Last Summer I participated in a conference held by CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education). Guest Post by Karen E. All In”.

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Announcing… 29 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2012!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

choose nonprofits that in my mind have excelled at social media throughout the previous year and represent causes that I feel are timely for the coming year. Hold corporate-owned media accountable to its democratic purpose to educate (not manipulate) the masses: @ AccuracyInMedia , @ NPR. Every January Nonprofit Tech 2.0 banner.

40% of Association Members’ Online Time is in Professional Communities [Research]

AFP Blog

40% of Association Members’ Online Time is in Professional Communities [Research] : A new research project from the Society of New Communication Research called, The Social Mind, examines the rise of new social behaviors and interrelationships between individuals, organizations, and influencers.

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

NonProfit Trends

Wealthy households also gave a substantial amount, on average, to education ($12,759 in 2009). reported that the disaster relief donation replaced other gift(s) they make Giving Time, Talent, and Treasure The more high net worth individuals volunteered, the more they gave. The average wealth of respondents was $10.7 million.

4 Ways to Participate Online in the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Attended by over 4,000 fundraising professionals, the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference will be held March 20-22 in Boston, MA.

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Chase Community Giving Contest: The Organizations on the Leaderboard Go Up and Down

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Having real-time information is very important to the organizations. Real time leaderboards make the contest very transparent. 

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. So give your local organizer a hug next time you see them! The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Event Reports.

9 Things To Do After A Donor Donates


Take time to learn about your supporters. For additional resources, visit Give Local America. Take time to learn about your supporters.

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The actions include improving jobs, the quality of education, children’s health and other innovations. 5. ” 2. Download here. 6.

7 Nonprofits that Inspired Us in 2013 and How Your Favorite Nonprofit Can Make the List this Year.

Connection Cafe

This is a guest post by Bill Fryman. Bill Bill is Blackbaud’s corporate communications manager. Last year, 7 organizations were recognized at bbcon.

400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Seeing a significant number of emails being sent during this time period begs the causation or correlation question. Steve, time is running out!

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$10 Will Help Cambodian Youngster Mon Channy Get An Education and Live a Better Life!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The America's Giving Challenge will be over in another ten days. Mon Chany is in the middle. Mon Chany's Story.

Martin Luther King Day 2015


As we do several times a year, we pass along this essay from Stan Stahl. Imagine the impact if we the people simply lived America''s creed.

50 Nonprofits Every U.S. Politican Should Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 50 nonprofits listed below are tackling some of the most important economic, social and political issues of our time. Ashoka :: @ Ashoka.

Measuring the Impact of Your Nonprofit Program

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Europe and Latin America. She founded the firm to leverage my background in finance, education, and environmental areas. Report Out.

Announcing… 31 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2013!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

10×10 is global action campaign with a film as its centerpiece.Their message is simply this: Educate girls and you can change the world. 6. 

450 Email Subject Lines From End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Perhaps nonprofits have listened to my advice over the years to time their email campaigns when the most giving happens. Now Is The Time.

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What The Crowd Is Telling Us About P2P Fundraising – Double Down on DIY

Connection Cafe

Often times, when a new campaign is created, a few emails are sent out with accompanying social media posts to the launch the campaign.

Research Friday: Branding in the nonprofit sector

ASU Lodestar Center

Alex Flores , Teach For America. This brand recognition is what makes The Red Cross the go-to organization in times of disaster. 2006).

22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The profits from the BeadforLife Store go into training and community programs in Uganda and education in North America. 4. 20.  St.

MAM Week 2: Congrats to last week's winners and here's what's in store this week!


He even went above and beyond this week to help get a Member signed up just in time to take part in a webinar. Applicable to new subscribers.

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Lean Impact Series: 10 Changemakers Using Lean Startup Methods For Greater Social Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The overall goal is to reduce waste: wasted time, wasted effort, and wasted money. Patrice Martin, (Co-Lead & Creative Director).

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. Proceeds benefit the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education.

Optimistic about Marrakesh Treaty!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In North America, Canada was rated as “probable” and the USA as a “possible.” It even seems likely that it could happen in 2015!

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[Case Study] Why Nonprofits Should Save Some Marketing Budget for Facebook Advertising


Education Level. Guest post by Amanda Sides. Why Facebook Advertising is Beneficial for Nonprofits. Minimal Costs. Granular Targeting. Location.

9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

million people through national media outreach, including an appearance on "Good Morning America." HART for Animals. Andrew's.

#GivingTuesday: Why I Am Participating in the National Day of Giving on November 27, 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Encouraging nonprofits to embrace this mode of fundraising was  the point of the Case Foundation’s America’s Giving Challenge , one of the first giving contests launched back in 2007 where I was a first place winner raising funds for Cambodian children. What is the definition of success? What is the change that will result?

SocialCoding4Good: Mobilizing Technology and Volunteerism for Transformative Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We frequently have more volunteers than we have projects; while at other times, we have a list of tasks we could get done -- if only we had the people. Often there's a mismatch between the skills of a volunteer and the skills required by our projects. In so doing, we launched Benetech’s newest program, SocialCoding4Good.