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Philanthropy Is a Leadership Issue

Connection Cafe

Philanthropy is a leadership issue. One of the things I love most about fundraising is that it is completely dependent on leadership.

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Donor-Advised Funds: Philanthropy’s Hot-Button Issue

Connection Cafe

As assets in DAFs continue to grow, so will the scrutiny—fundraisers are well-advised to stay tuned into philanthropy’s latest hot-button issue.

Abandonment Issues, Part II

Connection Cafe

If people are having technical issues you may be able to pinpoint the problem. *No relation to the recent holiday.

Issues with Crowdsourced Data Part 2

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

A recent guest guest Beneblog explains why we believe a correlation found between SMS text messages and building damage by researchers was not useful. Some of the questions we received made us realize we need to be clearer about why this is important. Why did we bother analyzing this claim? Why does it matter? So, we’re speaking up.

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4 Security Issues The Cloud Can Help Alleviate


The post 4 Security Issues The Cloud Can Help Alleviate appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. High turnover.

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The 14th issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Fundraising in the Digital Age"


The 14th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, and this quarter is all about fundraising. Neff, PwC Digital and Lights. Camera.

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RFPs: 3 Lessons for Organizations Issuing Them


Here’s what I’ve learned so far about issuing successful RFPs. Share your budget range. This happens on small projects, too.

The 15th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Advocacy and Visual Communications


The 15th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on Advocacy and Visual Communications: How to Rise Above the Noise.

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The 17th Issue of NTEN: Change is out - "Digital Inclusion and Technical Divides"


I can be sure of one thing: this issue is going to surprise you. Access the March 2015 issue!

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Measuring Impact: Feature Article from the Latest Issue of NTEN:Change

Amy Sample Ward

[Note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of  NTEN:Change. concerns, suggestions, strengths, etc.).

The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"


She is the real farmer that brought inspiration to this issue – even age-old farming practices can be revitalized for broader community impact.

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The 11th Issue of NTEN: Change is out: Managing Through the Noise


The processes detailed in this issue can help your organization be responsive internally in order to be relevant externally. So get started!

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The Change Journal's 10th Issue is Out: It's a Mobile World


In case you hadn’t heard, it’s a Mobile World. From tablets to smartphones to e-readers, folks are almost always connected from the palm of their hand.

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How Do You Deal With IT Issues When Your Staff Works From Home?


However, it’s not so easy to troubleshoot or conduct training when almost half of the organization works full-time from home. I’m by no means an IT expert, but I have had to figure out a system for dealing with these issues on a shoestring budget while juggling my other responsibilities. I’m sure many of you can relate.

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Issue 8 of NTEN:Change: The "Collaboration" Issue


"Collaboration" is a word that comes up quite a bit in discussions about nonprofit strategies and nonprofit capacity.

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Surviving Browser Compatibility Issues


If you thought browser compatibility issues were on their way out, think again. On the other hand, as we demand more and more from web applications, arcane browser version issues now surface. If you think that HTML5 is already an old issue, have some fun on that site. Note what the author calls the browser long tail. Delicious.

JVIB 2012 Special Issue on Technology: Today's Game Changer

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm very excited to be a guest editor with the awesome Donna McNear on next year's special technology issue of the Journal of Vision Impairment and Blindness. Help us make this a terrific issue! Donna and I are looking for forward looking articles that will inform the field of what might happen in the future.

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The Content Curation Issue: NTEN:Change Six is Live


I'm pleased to announce Issue Six of NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders !

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Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

Connection Cafe

This “millennial conference” gathers leaders, activists and social entrepreneurs to “act and find creative solutions for social issues.”

Latest Issue of NTEN:Change is Live: Myth-Busting, Everyday Innovation, Case-Studies, Confessions, and More


Indeed it has, and the latest issue could be our best ever. An Interview with representatives from the UN Global Pulse Initiative.

Data-Driven Nonprofits: Issue 7 of NTEN:Change is Live!


Keeping Track of Your People Power: HR and Technology in the Nonprofit World ," from Idealware's Elizabeth Pope.

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Measuring Impact: Feature Article from the Latest Issue of NTEN:Change


[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. concerns, suggestions, strengths, etc.).

The 12th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Outcomes & Impact"


That’s why we’ve focused this entire issue on nonprofit impact. The true test of any nonprofit is to demonstrate impact. Get started!

Hot Off the Press: Issue Two of NTEN:Change is Live


They're all featured in the latest issue of NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders ! couldn't possibly list everything here in this blog post, so please open the new issue to see more. What do Guerrilla Video, Facebook for Volunteer Management, and #GettingSlizzard have in common?

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The September Issue of NTEN:Change is Now Available


The third issue of NTEN's quarlerly journal for nonprofit leaders is free and hot off the press.

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Nonprofit Technology News for April 2014 - The Green Issue

Tech Soup Blog

The IPCC just issued a follow-up report a couple of days ago that finds that we have around 15 years to bring carbon emissions under control.

2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Hot Button Issues at SXSW: Kony and Homeless Hotspots. events issues webtools 2012sxsw blog nonprofittimes notes sxsw sxswiEach….

How To Expose The Real Issues That Underlie Paradoxes In Modern Organizations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How do I support and promote others while still advancing my own career? How do I emphasize teamwork and still reward the “stars”?

Google's "+1" might be a big thing for charity and issue work.

Network-Centric Advocacy

 This could playout very interesting to get a bunch of activists to search on an issue and +1 the most informative news and issue sites.

Picture Perfect: How to Remedy the Most Common WordPress Image Issues

Byte Technology

And although the program comes with some truly nifty tools for managing and editing images it’s not always intuitive when in comes to tweaking definition, size, cropping and the like, and uploading images onto pages comes with inevitable technical issues. Want to add a caption below your image? Go to “Media, Add New” and upload your image.

Crucial Policy Issues for Nonprofits: Attend California Nonprofit Convention Sept. 13

Tech Soup Blog

Crucial Issues for Nonprofits. Jan Masaoka's California Nonprofit Policy Convention is far from conventional. "This is a different kind of conference," says Masaoka, California Association of Nonprofits CEO. Holly J. Mitchell, assemblymember of California’s 47th. together. Learn more about the speakers and sessions here.

Community Engagement and Social Media for Public Media

Amy Sample Ward

community issues audience engagement mediaengage newmedia presentation public mediaDefining Community. Engaging Community. Using Social Media.

New on SSIR: Slacktivism, the gateway to change?

Amy Sample Ward

Those who have worked on organizing and engaging communities will know firsthand that you can’t get people to take action until they feel that they understand the issue, have access to key information, and trust that their action will make a difference. issues otherblogs engagement offline research slacktivism ssirCall and Response.

Opt-in a bigger issue than the Fundraising Preference Service, says Etherington

AFP Blog

Opt-in a bigger issue than the Fundraising Preference Service, says Etherington : "EU rules which will require donors to opt in to fundraising communications are “a bigger issue” for charities than the Fundraising Preference Service, Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, has said in an interview published today.

Civil discourse and ownership issues in online communities

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

The Future of Service in a Connected Society: What do we stop doing?

Amy Sample Ward

future issues change ideas ncvs serviceLimited seats are left.). Share your ideas in the Idea Throwdown!

Great reads from around the web on February 24th

Amy Sample Ward

I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 24th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying. This isn’t always the case.

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Send Your Feedback to the FCC: Net Neutrality Needs You


There have been a tremendous amount of issues and disasters in the news recently, but I want to draw your attention to a critically important story that is developing as you read this: once again, our open Internet is in danger. Advocacy Communications fcc internet issues law net neutrality open web

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Meet the People We Work With

Vertex Systems

We hear about the budget troubles, the compliance issues, and the lack of resources. Check it out when you get a chance! Bookmark the permalink.

Online Security A Major Issue For Fundraisers - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Online Security A Major Issue For Fundraisers - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "Cyber security has become a leading cause for concern among managers at nonprofit organizations.