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Countdown to the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco


Guest post by Joleen Ong, Marketing & Publications Director, NTEN. I am super excited for Leading Change in September – join me there?

You're invited to NTEN's inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco


We hope to see you in San Francisco this September! For attendees, the Leading Change Summit experience begins when you register.

Top 5 reasons why you should attend the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco!


Join NTEN as we launch this Summit on September 3-6 in San Francisco. We''re looking for nonprofit changemakers that hold positions in (but not limited to): Executive Leadership, and Directors/Managers of Marketing & Communications, Fundraising, and IT. If you haven''t registered yet, don''t miss out. The magic factor.

Coming Up! Social Media for Nonprofits in San Francisco

Mobile Commons

Up Next: SM4NP in San Francisco. Social Media for Nonprofits in San Francisco appeared first on Mobile Commons. and NYC.

8 Apps That May (Actually) Change San Francisco

Tech Soup Blog

In San Francisco, sometimes one can feel a bit cynical about the influx of frivolous technology with billion dollar valuations. Link-SF.

When Your Powers Combine: Why Nonprofit Mergers Should Not Be Feared

NonProfit Hub

More common is when one board of directors votes to dissolve and transfer its assets to another organization. EARTH-FIRE-WIND-WATER-HEART!).

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

In the late 1990s, I worked as a communications director for a small international development organization in San Francisco.

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Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest Blog by Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Social Media for Nonprofits.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

check out or better yet, join our keynote Beth Kanter and us in San Francisco on October 10-11, and use the discount code “Beth” to save $25.

How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

San Francisco, California, United States: Jossey-Bass. [3] Kingdon, J. All this being said, advocacy can be difficult to quantify. 2008).

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Seattle, Washington: King County Executive Director Forum. Join us!

NTEN and National Volunteer Week


Down in NTEN South (AKA San Francisco, CA), Membership Director, Megan Keane, joined a group of One Brick volunteers to clean up after San Francisco Friends of the Library 's Spring Book Sale. Speaking of books: Operations Director, Jessica Holliday, led her regular Tuesday Literary Circle at Mt.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Let's Learn About Building a Stellar World!

New Benetech board member, Robert Wexler

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

He’s a principal at Adler & Colvin, San Francisco's top law firm specializing in nonprofit law. He has served as a board member and officer on several nonprofit boards and has donated his time for the Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco.

Crafting Calm for Creativity and Contemplation

Have Fun - Do Good

"If you only have five minutes [to craft] that''s long enough to lift your heart, to raise your inspiration." ~ Rev. Tweet

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7 LGBT Tech Projects You Need to Know

Tech Soup Blog

Trans*H4ck is based in San Francisco, but has held events in Boston, Chicago, Oakland, Las Vegas, and more. Trans*H4ck. LGBT MD.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Our San Francisco group curates a list of tech for good experiences each month. San Francisco, California: SFN2's 2015 Meet, Mingle, and Make Merry Holiday Happy Hour! San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

4 Grant Writing Tips to Bolster Relationships with Foundations

NonProfit Hub

Jeff Kutash, the executive director of the Peter Kiewit Foundation in Omaha, Neb, deals with grants on a daily basis. Grant writing is a time-consuming process. It can also be nerve-wracking if you’re inexperienced or working on a particularly important grant. We talked to him about it ahead of his presentation at  Cause Camp 2016.

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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

Patrice Martin, (Co-Lead & Creative Director). Meg Rulli, Social Media Director at Lean Impact. 2. 

How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The second ad targets people who already ‘like’ specific companies such as Joe Goode Performance Group or ODC or San Francisco Ballet.

Social Media for Nonprofits Conference Series Launches in SF

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On June 29,  I’ll be participating at conference in San Francisco called Social Media for Nonprofits that launches  a seven-city conference event focusing on answering the question:  “How can resource-strapped community-based organizations seize the opportunities presented by this new landscape?&#. San Francisco.

Why You Need a Mobile Ready Email Template


This is a guest post by the talented Brett Meyer , Communications Director at the  Nonprofit Technology Network. Just stop it. Stop and accept.

RIP: Rob Stuart, Godfather of the NpTech Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The last time I saw him was in 2009 in San Francisco at the NTC.    I just learned that Rob passed away , leaving behind a wife and two daughters.

What If Your Fitbit Could Also Track Your Environmental Footprint?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The campaign directors from around the world has converged in San Francisco for an annual staff retreat. Innovation Walking

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Celebrate Community Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

And presenting the Lytro Camera for best photo entry is Lisa Rose, executive director at PhotoPhilanthropy. Featured Appearances.

Josh, a new indie feature film set in Pakistan

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Against the Grain), the first feature film by director Iram Parveen Bilal, is set in modern-day Pakistan. Virginia had heard of Indus World Music , his San Francisco company that is dedicated to Raaga music, both classical and popular. Josh ??? She succeeds in showing us, rather than telling, something true and challenging.

Master Class on Creating Startup Tech Social Enterprises

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I''m looking forward to teaching a Master Class at San Francisco''s Presidio Graduate School on September 18th. Julie and Aaron Firestone, our Director of Business Development, will be helping take attendees through key questions about a new tech social enterprise. Should be exciting to interact with more Presidio students!

Creating a Community Resource Guide for Visitacion Valley

Tech Soup Blog

spoke with Curt Yagi, the executive director of ROCK, about how the guide came about and the collaborative work that went into it. spanhidden.

Volunteering in (Belated) Honor of National Volunteer Week!


If you’re in the San Francisco area, you should volunteer at ATC or with One Brick. Our remote NTENners also volunteered on Wednesday!

On Falling in Love With the NTEN Community


His warning was prescient. would often feel isolated and lost with all this data, without the skills to make sense of it, nor anyone to ask for advice.

6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC


It’s been a few days since I returned from the  Nonprofit Technology Conference  (#12NTC) hosted by  NTEN  in San Francisco, CA.

Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg is Founder and Executive Director of Akili Dada and based in Kenya. Women Who Tech Around the World. Conferences

Blogging Team: Growing Social Impact in a Networked World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

John Esterle, Executive Director, The Whitman Institute. Paula Goldman, Director, Omidyar Network. Guest Blogging Team. Networks

Benetech Statistician Megan Price talks to local ASA chapter

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Megan Price I recently had the opportunity to present several of HRP’s projects to the local San Francisco chapter of the American Statistical Association (SFASA). Specifically, I presented the audience with the following questions: Were acts of genocide committed against the Mayan people in Guatemala?

Raising Diapers with Social Media: Help a Mother Out Co-Founder, Lisa Truong

Have Fun - Do Good

This month's Big Vision Podcast guest is Lisa Truong, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Help a Mother Out. Tweet

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Have you written your Humanize review yet?


” Elizabeth Engel , Director, Marketing and Sponsorship, the National Association of Childrens’ Hospitals, Washington, DC. Buy it.

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation.

Live From the Nonprofit Technology Conference


We wanted to share a few photos from the field. If you're at the conference, drop by and introduce yourself or pick up some resources.

NetSquared Celebrates Progress and Looks Forward to 2015

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly). Seattle, Washington: King County Executive Director Forum.

Care2 Impact Prize -- Help Pick a Nonprofit Hero


There's a special brotherhood (and sisterhood) that prevails in the nonprofit sector, and great respect for our heroes. And much more.