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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.

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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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.

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11NTC Tip of the Day: Get out and See DC!


Today's tip: Get out and see DC! But we want to make sure you know there's more to add to your trip to DC than we can contain in the conference!

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To Act Nationally or Globally, Think Locally

Connection Cafe

If you’re in the DC Area, meet us for coffee, networking and learning at the Blackbaud Office in Foggy Bottom.  RSVP Today !

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

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.

Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup in DC This Week

Connection Cafe

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

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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.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


2016 Alliance National Conference. 2016 Alliance National Conference. National Arts Marketing Project Conference. Name (a-z).

Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit |

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It connected

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Activating the Generation of Do-Gooders: MCON 2016

Connection Cafe

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.

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.,

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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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.

Summer Conference Roundup (June - August 2012)


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

Five Ways to Become a Better Fundraising Professional

Connection Cafe

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?

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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].

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Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

Tech Soup Blog

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

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!

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?

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.

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

Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

Connection Cafe

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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Three Social Apps To Check Out


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

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.

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

NonProfit Trends

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.

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

Tech Soup Blog

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

You can attend the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference without leaving your desk


The 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference is happening March 17-19 in Washington, D.C., The online NTC includes keynotes from Dan Heath, co-author of Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard and Dr. Moira Gunn, host of NPR's "Tech Nation" and "BioTech Nation", in addition to 12 carefully selected breakout sessions.

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.

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New Study: Donations Decline for Nonprofits


The full report is here. Paige spoke at a luncheon that Care2 sponsored of the Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW). More key findings.

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

NonProfit Hub

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.

Strategies to Increase Nonprofit Donor Retention Rates


For example, if you were a national animal welfare organization with chapters across the U.S. Guess what the nonprofit donor retention rate is?

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How To Swim like a SocialFish.


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

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Reporting Social To Stakeholders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week I moderated a panel of nonprofit professionals as part of  Social Media Week DC. But Flickr Photo by ESML. Guest Post