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All Politics is Local

Connection Cafe

“ All politics is local.”  This quote is often attributed to the late Thomas P. Tip” O’Neill, Jr., Speaker of the U. S. Elected officials?

Why Local Marketing Matters for Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

But it often is the local marketing that comes from trusted, known recommendations that can garner the most benefit. So how can development directors and nonprofits combine the increased interest in online giving and the importance of a local connection? Search engines look for addresses and phone numbers for local optimization.

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.

How to leverage social media to target local users and build brand awareness

SocialFish

Demographics and psychographics are just a few that you can use to better target local audiences and specific job titles. TAKEAWAYS.

Open Challenges Harness Local Knowledge for Local Change

Tech Soup Blog

Worman said that the challenge platforms also promoted local champions who had actually solved a social problem. How an Idea Becomes an App.

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.

Using the Social Web to Make Local Impact

NetWits

As part of the LIVESTRONG Action campaign the LIVE STRONG day is focused on unifying people from all around the world through local events and activities that celebrate cancer survivorship. Friday, October 2, 2009, is LIVE STRONG Day. It’s also designed to generate awareness and foster support so the world can be freed from cancer.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Join us! even

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My Colorado Project empowers local change: Interview with Jason Manke

Amy Sample Ward

Check out the interview below to learn more about how My Colorado Project is empowering local change! Do you know how hard that is?!

Give Local America: Getting People Excited About Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This post was cross-posted on the Knight Foundation blog here. Getting People Excited About Giving Days by Guest Post by Marika Lynch. Fundraising

TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

Visit the TechSoup Global Local Impact Map and traverse the globe by clicking on any of the highlighted spots. You can begin in the U.S.,

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?

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

SocialFish

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.

Community is even better when it's face-to-face: Check out your local NTEN 501 Tech Club!

NTEN

Tech Clubs are driven by local leaders who step up to organize and plan group events with the support of NTEN. tech club logo. PDX organizers.

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How to Use Local Giving Days to Boost Your Donations

NonProfit Hub

The post How to Use Local Giving Days to Boost Your Donations appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Here are some lessons we learned in this process.

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Filmmakers Get Hands-on Experience Helping Local Nonprofit | BU Today

AFP Blog

Filmmakers Get Hands-on Experience Helping Local Nonprofit | BU Today: "The graduate students’ project was part of a regional competition sponsored by 7DayPSA, which seeks to bring together local filmmakers and nonprofit organizations.

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Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map. Get Your Story Up On the Local Impact Map.

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TechSoup Japan Disaster Relief Program Launches to Assist Local NGOs

Tech Soup Blog

The nonprofit sector in Japan has a major role to play now in providing services and support to the devastated local communities.

Updating the roster of local heroes: Nonprofit technology.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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To Act Nationally or Globally, Think Locally

Connection Cafe

We all know the value of building relationships with Members of Congress and local legislators. And yet, how do these events happen?

Think Global, Act Local

Connection Cafe

If I want to see someone hold my power company’s feet to the fire, it’s going to be local and state officials who make that happen – not my US Representative or Senators. Just as with national advocacy, that local policy campaign will need some online/offline synergy to succeed. Author: Michelle Shefter.

So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Last year, I had the unique privilege to help facilitate The Local Philanthropy Workshop with the TechSoup Romania team. Why Blog? MoveableType.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

By far, the biggest set of stories are the ones from organizations that serve youth and children. Support for Autistic Children in the U.S.

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Learn to Love Your Local Data

Museum 2.0

And then we should rigorously measure them ourselves." She killed the mood. Many museums (mine included) are fairly new to collecting visitor data.

NetSquared Local Organizers Share Social Media Wisdom

Tech Soup Blog

Net2 Houston: Crafty Social Marketing Tactics That Work is a report from a NetSquared Local group that swapped tips on social media planning.

Case Study in Local: Oakland Local

Amy Sample Ward

Oakland Local is launching today! About Oakland Local. You can also connect with Oakland Local on twitter and facebook.

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?

Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times : "Technical difficulties brought Give Local America to a screeching halt yesterday, forcing some communities to extend the 24-hour crowdfunding event for at least another day." 'via Blog this

Twestival is Back and Local

Amy Sample Ward

The Twestival is back this September, this time focusing on local groups instead of a global campaign!  Check out Twestival Local.

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Within weeks, it had raised $10,000 to buy new bins for trash and recycling in the park, designed by local artists as public art." ''via Blog this Using a Kickstarter-like website, the former mill town posted a proposal to beautify and clean up its landmark park.

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Within weeks, it had raised $10,000 to buy new bins for trash and recycling in the park, designed by local artists as public art." ''via Blog this Using a Kickstarter-like website, the former mill town posted a proposal to beautify and clean up its landmark park.

Announcing Virtual NetSquared Local: Participate from Anywhere!

Tech Soup Blog

Each month, the NetSquared community (a project of TechSoup Global) meets up offline at NetSquared Local events around the world to discuss ideas, meet new people, and work together to make social change. Recently, many of these NetSquared Local meetings are being streamed live on the Internet via livestream or online recording.

Working America Drives Local Action with Targeted Text Messages

Mobile Commons

But some – from unemployment in New Mexico to union rights in Ohio – are highly local. So Working America uses locally targeted mobile outreach to make sure they’re sending their messages to only the people who care about them. targeted local text message can reach local members when urgent political action is needed.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 15, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group?

Kimbia CEO to Forfeit Salary in Plan to Address Give Local America Debacle - NonProfit PRO

AFP Blog

Kimbia CEO to Forfeit Salary in Plan to Address Give Local America Debacle - NonProfit PRO : 'via Blog this

TH - Local News Article

AFP Blog

TH - Local News Article: "A Web site could forge new links between prospective donors and local nonprofit organizations in 2009.DubuqueGiving.org is a facet of the GoldPenny Project, a partnership between Dubuque365.com, the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and the Better Business Bureau of Greater Iowa.

Powerful Online Tool Will Highlight Local Nonprofits

AFP Blog

Powerful Online Tool Will Highlight Local Nonprofits : TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept 10, 2012 – The Community Foundation of North Florida is excited about launching FindLearnGive.org, the community’s first comprehensive online database of local nonprofits.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time | Beth’s Blog

AFP Blog

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time | Beth’s Blog : "Note from Beth: Peter Panepento wrote a thoughtful piece earlier this week about #givedaylessons and gave me permission to republish it here. Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time – Guest Post by Peter Panepento" 'via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

Pamal Broadcasting Keeps Local Residents Informed & Safe through Instant Alerts

Mobile Commons

The post Pamal Broadcasting Keeps Local Residents Informed & Safe through Instant Alerts appeared first on Mobile Commons.

New on SSIR: Global Tools for Going Local

Amy Sample Ward

—– I truly believe that in all communications, information sharing, marketing and even community building there is a natural balancing between more-and-more-global and more-and-more-local. Social media may connect people around the world but it can also connect them locally.  FourSquare. Meetup Everywhere. Search.