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February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!


As of February 2015, 2-1-1 serves over 291 million Americans (93% of the entire population) covering all 50 states plus Washington, DC and Puerto Rico.

YOU’RE INVITED: Community Manager Appreciation Day, Washington DC #CMAD


They’re hosting a nation-wide celebration with events in six cities—from Lunch & Learns to Google+ Hangouts and networking happy hours.

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Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC in June #NCVS

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How you can help clean up the national mall, feed the hungry in D.C. next month. and get your members of Congress engaged in service.

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M


Traditional mainstays like the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation also fared well. We asked LLUM they did it.

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DC/MD/VA Nonprofits: Mark Your Calendars for Nov 9


Sponsored by the Community Foundation , the online fundraising platform  Razoo , and the United Way of the National Capital Area , Give2TheMax Day is a one-day fundraising marathon aiming to raise a minimum of $3 million for DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia)-area nonprofits. similar event raised over $14 million for Minnesota nonprofits!

Five DC Social Media Week Events to Attend


DC Social Media Week has arrived and there are tons of great panels and parties to attend. If you are looking to squeeze in a few events this week, check out my top 5 must attend events. Digital Politics, Wednesday, February 20th. RSVP Here. From Like to LOVE: Get More Action from Social Media, Thursday, February 21st. names and emails).

Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup in DC This Week

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650, Washington, DC. Author: Jordan Viator. What’s better than a local, happy hour Tweetup? The fun starts at 6pm. Happy tweeting

Nonprofit Advocacy Can Be a Force Multiplier for Social Change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Our longest-term donor, the Skoll Foundation , went so far as to introduce me to a DC-based advocacy firm. million contract to do just that.

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Award $1 Million in Grants to Restore 13 Washington, D.C. Metro Area Historic Places - MarketWatch

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American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Award $1 Million in Grants to Restore 13 Washington, D.C. For earning the most points, the Washington National Cathedral will receive its full grant request of $100,000

National Press Club on Bookshare Partnerships with Universities and Publishers

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm really looking forward to my first ever National Press Club talk in Washington D.C. coming up on April 29th.

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Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit |

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


DMA / Washington, DC / Not available. Impact National Conference / Amherst, MA / Less than $200. Join us in Washington, D.C.,

Activating the Generation of Do-Gooders: MCON 2016

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MCON 2016 is located at the National Geographic campus in the heart of Washington, D.C. As a unique political backdrop that has long informed and shaped our social movements and culture, DC inspires us to create our own future. We couldn’t be in D.C. But also like generations past, Millennials do things differently.

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M


Traditional mainstays like the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation also fared well. We asked LLUM they did it.

11 Nonprofit Professionals Share Social Media and Technology Advice for Nonprofits via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

National Brain Tumor Society. ” You can view all videos at 1. TechSoup. 2. Network for Good. 3. RootWork.

How to socialize your annual convention


BlogWell DC Social Media Case Study: National Association of REALTORS, presented by Todd Carpenter. Accompanying slides are below.

Slides: DC's Innovative Data Catalog


Our Web Executive Seminar last month featured a terrific case study by District of Columbia CTO Vivek Kundra on the DC Data Catalog -- an archive of over 200 data feeds. Under Kundra's leadership, the District is using simple technologies to become, arguably, one of the most transparent metropolitan governments in the nation. Enjoy!

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs


Washington, DC (where we live) is ranked number 1!!   See the full list here. Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs.     1.     Washington, D.C.

Five Ways to Become a Better Fundraising Professional

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Attend at least one national conference a year. What I Wish I Knew Then. If you are reading this blog, you already have a head start. link].

Women of Color Leading Essential, Activist Work in Cultural Institutions

Museum 2.0

A new poster from the National Park Service, based on Rich Black's 2009 image. But don't take my word for it. Want to know more?

Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

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March 22, 2016 — First NetSquared Storymakers 2016 meetup in DC. Ladies and gentlemen, Storymakers 2016 is here. What Can You Do?

Summer Conference Roundup (June - August 2012)


League of Conservation Voters Capital Dinner Washington, DC. Netroots Nation Providence, RI. Unconference Washington, DC. Jun 6.

Nice SocMed Slideshow from the National Wildlife Federation


It's by Danielle Brigida of NWF, who I had the pleasure of meeting at the DC Twestival and who created this for NWF staff. NWF Staff: Intro to Social Media View more presentations from Danielle Brigida. Got this via Beth Kanter. See what you think!

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Show Your Fundraising Data TODAY and help other Nonprofits!


Presented by Third Space Studio and BC/DC Ideas , the nati onally renowned IDB Survey returns for a fourth year on Monday, March 2. link].

Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

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Lansie will be sharing her story at MCON 2016, which will be taking place in Washington, D.C. are at historic lows. Funded by the John S.

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Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s where I first read about  Sejal Makheja, 16, a sophomore who lives in McLean, Va. Fundraising

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Appreciation for 501 Tech Club Leaders


This week is National Volunteer Week ! Today we give a hearty THANK YOU to our 501 Tech Club leaders. 501 Tech Clubs are informal local groups that meet regularly to get to know their colleagues, develop a professional support network, and talk shop. This is a wonderful thing. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs


Seriously. They are awesome. ————– If you don’t understand the mass appeal of  Snapchat , you are not alone.

How Angelica Ross and TransTech Address the Unique Needs of Transgender People of Color

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population, and transgender people of color have four times the national unemployment rate. Why TransTech's Mission Matters. spanhidden

Greater Washington Give to the Max Day Training Event

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NStreet Village :  N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C.

Three Social Apps To Check Out


Snoball. allows people to create momentum around donations for their favorite nonprofit organizations. Here’s how it works.

Crowdsource This… and That: Getting Creative with Crowdsourcing Strategy (Internet Advocacy Roundtable, April 2013)


Large, probability samples of citizens can accurately tell us a lot about the opinions of the nation at large. Are you in DC on May 16th?

The Five Nonprofit Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss in 2016

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Independent Sector National Conference. The Independent Sector’s National Conference will be held from November 16th through the 18th in Washington, D.C. To prepare for the Independent Sector’s National Conference, check out DonorPro’s nonprofit management tips. Jack Karako is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Mark Your Calendars – YAP at #ASAE11


Join the YAP NATION for a night that will surely live in infamy teh awsum – YAP presents:  network-FEST. Going to #ASAE11 in St Louis?

How To Swim like a SocialFish.


National Association of Realtors. National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. National Fluid Power Association. CalSAE. Infocomm.

Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 1 | Nonprofit.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 1 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 20th, 2010 Today is the start of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC.

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It is a goal of Operation Dragon Fire that outcomes will help communities, organizations, and response teams make better decisions with better data.

Taking Baby Steps to Social Media Maturity with Your Peers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What’s Next: 2012 Social Media Week DC. Next week, I’m moderating a panel for the first-ever Social Media Week in DC. Guest Post

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Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She previously worked with the Washington, D.C., You can register here. Players, who collectively average about 30 years old in the U.S.,

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The Best Times To Post To Social Media: Introducing the Burrito Principle

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo: Mr. T in DC. Darian and Ritu have been organizing this conference for two years now. 30pm— on the bus ride home. Conferences