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How Baltimore Became the Most Generous City in America on Giving Tuesday

Connection Cafe

They created the BMore Gives More campaign and set out to become the most generous city in America. That’s the energy behind the movement.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also, if you have not read it, Kivi Leroux-Miller has written a stellar piece called “ The Heroes and Villains of Give Local America Story.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving.

Behind the Scenes: America Supporting Americas

Connection Cafe

This time, we're behind the scenes at America Supporting Americans (ASA), an organization working to improve the lives of men and women in the military through their three signature programs: Adopt-A-Unit, Foster-A-Unit, and the Youth Civic Action and Awareness Program. Author: Emily Goodstein. Yes, I am feeling patriotic at the moment.

Will Give Local America Be The Largest Crowd Funding Event in History?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Give Local America , powered by Kimbia’s technology, is an effort to coordinate giving days on one platform. Lori Finch.

How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Give Local America (Tuesday, May 6, 2014) raised over $51,641,978.98 Give Local America ‘s goals are to generate significant philanthropy outside of the traditional giving season with a focus on supporting local communities and local organizations.  What made you decide to create Give Local America? from 31,0944 gifts.

Whoo hoo! Give Local America raised $68.5 million for 9000 nonprofits!


THANK YOU so much to everyone who donated money, a share or a tweet to help with the Give Local America National Giving Day on May 5.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

This will help them segment and personalize messages in the future based on service involvement, or civilian status. simple  commitment.

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ITWorks & SAP America: Connecting Young Adults To Bright Futures


14 students from the ITWorks program in the Philadelphia area visited SAP America last week for Career Day this year.

Hurricane Sandy: How to Help


Facebook Global Disaster Relief page : all kinds of information and helping opportunities. Donations. FEMA volunteer links. Online Fundraising

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

And if there isn't a group nearby, we'll help you start one. Central and South America. Central and South America. Africa.

Conscious Computing: 7 Apps and Tips That Help You Focus, Reduce Stress, and Get Work Done

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are some of the tools that can help make better habits or break bad ones. 1. Here’s a guide to this useful productivity habit. 4.

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SafeNight: App That Helps Domestic Violence Nonprofits Crowdsource Funding for Shelter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s an app that helps fund a hotel room for people leaving violent situations. Just put “SafeNight” in the text box. Your

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A Project Management Lesson from Captain America


Elaina Buzzell is a consultant helping nonprofits best communicate their programs and missions. Right after the government gives the hero, Steve Rogers, the new abilities that turn him into Captain America, the scientist in charge of the project is killed, and then the military seems to forget why they did the project in the first place.

Community Technology Alliance: Helping Address Homelessness with Mobile Technology

Tech Soup Blog

At TechSoup, we believe in digital inclusion and using technology for social good. An Opportunity to Learn. What CTA Uncovered.

New Book Reveals How Cause Marketing Helps Nonprofits Succeed


to Feeding America and charity: water. We’re hearing lots more these days about “Cause Marketing.” It will only take a minute.

Help Kids Live Longer and Healthier. Help means Connect. Help Means Act.

Network-Centric Advocacy

America did not just decide to over eat and stop moving. There is only one way to organize a movement, "ask". However, causes don't make change.

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Feeding a Need: New App Helps Youth Find Free Summer Meals

Tech Soup Blog

The statistics on hunger in America are startling: 14.5% of U.S. The Range mobile app helps address that awareness problem. That's 3.9

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Working America Drives Local Action with Targeted Text Messages

Mobile Commons

Working America is a national organization that represents working families on a wide variety of issues. So Working America uses locally targeted mobile outreach to make sure they’re sending their messages to only the people who care about them. Mobile outreach can also help connect local communities of supporters.

Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

flew back from DC last night on Virgin America.  How would you describe Virgin America in social networking analysis and mapping terminology?  .

Free Office 365 Roadshow Events Are Coming to America

Tech Soup Blog

Office 365 Roadshows Coming to America. Can't make it to a roadshow event, but want some help migrating to Office 365 ? Resources.

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

You can help your tech-shy NGO friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup. Central and South America.

Donors needed for our friends in Japan. Will you help?

Connection Cafe

It’s just few days after the worst earthquake ever recorded in Japan, followed by a devastating tsunami and still uncertain consequences around affected nuclear plants, and many of us are thinking about how we can help. When I hear how they are affected, it makes me want to help even more. Oxfam America. Samaritan's Purse.

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Support for our fallen is down. I’m not driving a semi, but I’m joining the parade.

Connection Cafe

On Saturday, the week-long journey will culminate at Arlington in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day. Support for Our Fallen Is Down.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy


VisionLink’s unique Strategic Advantage consulting department is proud to be supporting the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy (CCA).

Volunteers of America: Getting Results

Connection Cafe

Guest blog alert: Donna from Charity Dynamics (a Convio Solution Provider ) is sharing an real-life example of how integrated marketing and fundraising helped a nonprofit increase online revenue by more than 100%. See more of our work with Volunteers of America Author: Cheryl Black. How’d they do it? What were the results?

Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The technology they learn will help them reach, support and advocate for more women. . Seventy-five percent are women and children.

Help Voters Get to the Polls with the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

To help make that task easier, Mobile Commons is excited to offer our text message polling place locator. Did you make a plan to vote this year?

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Portraits of the People: Northeast America and Sandy


Sometimes it helps to see the people impacted by disaster--the personal stories. You can find his work here: Dr. W.

NTEN is Hiring: Join the us and help serve the nonprofit technology community!


Do you want to be part of the team helping organizations put technology to use for social change? NTEN is looking for technology, community, and event lovers to join us in our work serving the nonprofit technology sector. We currently have 3 staff positions and 1 contract position open. announcement Community jobs opening

3 Ideas for How to Help Congress Work Together

Have Fun - Do Good

We are and forever will be the United States of America." Senate Broken? Take a peek at this search on Twitter for the words, "work together."

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Department Produces Complete College America’s National STEM Careers Academy


"Between 1970 and 2009, undergraduate enrollment in the United States more than doubled, while the completion rate has been virtually unchanged.

Give Kids The World Gets An Extreme Village Makeover

Connection Cafe

This special two week effort was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America on this morning. Did you miss it? View the video below. Congratulations!

Virgin America As Connector

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  Miro Logo. It's an interesting idea - built on the ladder of engagement and the concept of a gift economy.

America’s Giving Challenge 2009

Robert Weiner

The latest round of the America's Giving Challenge is on. This is a national competition to encourage people to use their personal and social networks to help win cash for their favorite nonprofit. The goal is to get as many unique daily donations as possible (minimum of $10), to your cause each day. read more.

NTEN is Hiring: Join us and help serve the nonprofit technology community!


Do you want to be part of the team helping organizations put technology to use for social change? NTEN is looking for technology, community, and event lovers to join us in our work serving the nonprofit technology sector. We currently have 3 staff positions and 1 contract position open. announcement Community jobs opening

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!


Today, VisionLink would like to share our gratitude towards all 2-1-1’s across North America and the qualified call specialists, the backbone of 2-1-1.

Working America Helps Voters Report Problems with Mobile Messaging

Mobile Commons

Working America is concerned that the law may have a negative effect on voter turnout, since 11% of Americans don’t have the kind of ID required by the law. And those without ID are likelier to be over the age of 65 or African-American, or to earn less than $35,000 annually. The text message campaign did three things.

10 Ways Board Members can Help their Nonprofits find the Right Software


“How can I help my nonprofit find the right software?” Thanks Anthony for helping our readers once again!  . Define a budget.

Help People in Your Community Live Healthier Lifestyles with a Text Message Campaign

Mobile Commons

This post was originally published on the Campaign For America’s Health Centers’ blog. Now there’s a solution. Contact Us Now.