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And when we all inspire small acts through our work and take those risks ourselves the total impact can be immense. Mobile phones. Embrace it.

Why Individual Giving Strategies Often Don’t Work for Communities of Color

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They are organized, do a lot of important and visible charity work, and are seen as trustwor- thy. Homeland government plays a significant role.

Admitting the Problem: Your Donor Retention Needs Work

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They also fail to invest in the necessary resources for education and staff training. At least, so says  Adrian Sargeant , the Robert F.

Working Toward Internet Access for Everyone

Tech Soup Blog

Here's a roundup of recent work to address this issue. There are new and interesting things in the works. Nearly a third of U.S.

Telecommuting Toolkit: What You Need to Work Remotely

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The power of technology can bring your entire staff together — whether they're in the office or working elsewhere. spanhidden.

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Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are 164 local and independent Goodwill nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada. What is the #LaborofLove Campaign?

Akilah Institute for Women: Social Media Workshop

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worked with 39 young women between the ages of 18-30. Training DesignAkilah workshop. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

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It is vital to the work of human rights investigations, and it serves many purposes. Their meticulous work is now a key aid to the courts.

Why Are There So Few Nonprofit CRM Admins?

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It is also running the second largest tax preparation program in the United States. Support and maintenance costs. Learn More.

Emotions vs. Numbers| Developing the Right Strategy for Your Next Fundraising Appeal

Connection Cafe

Recently, I was onsite with a client of mine who’s pioneering this experiment on the largest scale in the United States.

How Online Work Can Save America

Tech Soup Blog

In GreenTech we've explored how telework, or working remotely via the Internet, is good for the environment and will likely change the modern office. It is cloud-based work, which can be done anywhere where people can access the Internet. Microwork requires little training, and is paid per task.

Microsoft Donation Program: Webinars, Resources, and Tutorials

Tech Soup Blog

In the first webinar, Microsoft Donation Program: How Does It Work? , Meg Creelman, TechSoup account management specialist, provided a clear overview of the recent updates to the program. The videos are suited for all nonprofits and public libraries in the United States that are interested in requesting a Microsoft donation.

12 Useful, Well-Designed, Worth-Downloading iPhone Apps Created by Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can participate in urgent action alerts against cruelty to animals and donate to support PETA’s lifesaving work. NPR Music App.

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How Telecommunications Is Changing Work for Nonprofits

NTEN

Thanks to advances in communications technology, the daily commute to work for many people has transformed from a stressful car ride through heavy traffic to an easy stroll to the home office. The potential impact of this shift in work is financial, social, cultural, and environmental. Meetings are a regular part of work routine.

22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

ASPCA’s mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. 2.  20.  St.

Attention Fundraisers: Stop Shooting Yourself in the Foot

Connection Cafe

like my work to be perfect, but that needs to be filtered through a dose of reality. One of those happened recently— Giving Tuesday.

MAM Week 2: Congrats to last week's winners and here's what's in store this week!

NTEN

Member Appreciation Month (MAM) celebrations are underway! 12) Overcoming Barriers to Creating Change (Nov. Save now at: foundationcenter.org/fdo.

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Best Websites to Promote Volunteerism

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It gives these important stakeholders a better window into how organizations run and the important work nonprofits do to fulfill their mission. As one of the United States leading volunteer organizations, HandsOn offers training, resources, and networking opportunities that equip agencies to engage volunteers in meaningful service.

Lean Impact Series: 10 Changemakers Using Lean Startup Methods For Greater Social Impact

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The ideas and techniques in Lean Start Up movement also work for nonprofits and what some are calling “ Lean Impact.” IDEO.org). 2. 

3rd Annual EveryAction Nonprofit Halloween Costume Parade

EveryAction

Each year, our staff marks the occasion by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and the start of end-of-year fundraising push with some fun. We're proud to work with Audubon on Halloween and beyond - check out the work Audubon is doing with EveryAction throughout the year.

Civility in the Digital Age: Book Giveaway

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Its focus is on advancing the full capability of individuals to communicate and engage in cyberspace in a responsible and accountable way. Books

Reporting Social To Stakeholders

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Lewis explained that one of the Humane Society’s board members used to work at AOL. Flickr Photo by ESML. Influence the decision makers.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

First, no trains, buses, or planes moved to or from New York City. They lost power, heat, and light. They could not cook. How did it happen?

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your supporters also want to see what your staff and working space look like – the human beings behind the avatar, if you will. WWF Mobile.

Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Before each training I review the Web presence for each NGO in attendance. In the United States this is called fiscal sponsorship.

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How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Our focus is putting a face on the missions and work of nonprofits in communities across the country. More than anything we focus on training and encouraging nonprofits to develop strong visual content that tells stories. Community foundations work with local nonprofits serving their communities throughout the year.

Research Friday: Government contracting in the new normal

ASU Lodestar Center

In the United States, we rely on government to provide key economic supports. At both the federal and state level, over half of NFF’s.

Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

Today we are highlighting the work of Thom Reilly , Director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. Interest in exploring these models has been rising in the United States, but they are much more common in Europe. This article was originally published by Taylor & Francis Online.

We Want YOU to Help Scale Up Mobile for the Common Good

Tech Soup Blog

These tools, in turn, make the delivery of poverty-related services work better, and we're building a company that helps to enable this revolution.

Diversity recruitment key to nonprofit boards achieving mission

ASU Lodestar Center

first-of-its-kind, comprehensive national survey found that 86 percent of nonprofit board members in the United States are non-Hispanic whites. In other words, a nonprofit focusing on job training for unskilled Latinos would benefit from recruiting both a Latino in construction and a Latino executive from the corporate world.

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, 70 percent of nonprofit staff positions in the United States are held by females who many say aren’t so good at asking for raises.

Privacy and Security on Social Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are two particularly useful guides (both available in other languages including Arabic).   Privacy. Security.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

State (A-Z). You'll learn to embrace technology and find out how to put it to work for your institution. Fundraising. Donor relations.

One More Chance to Get Microsoft Donation Program Questions Answered!

Tech Soup Blog

On Thursday, August 4, I had the pleasure of assisting in the webinar, Microsoft Donation Program: How Does It Work? This webinar is suited for all nonprofits and public libraries in the United States that are interested in requesting a Microsoft donation. Training MicrosoftStill have questions? Pacific time.

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

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12 training centers have been established. The program accomplished the following: 220 organizations participated. Mediat

Road Trip! Fundraising, Advocacy, Community Building, Storytelling and Recruitment on the Road.

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Mark Horvath - Mark’s work with invisiblepeople.tv telling the stories of homeless individuals across the United States has been well documented. Put Solar on It - Put Solar on It is a campaign to encourage world leaders to put solar paneling on their homes, in the case of the United States, on the White House.

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Social Media Trainings: How do you use pre-workshop data about your participants effectively to shape effective instruction?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the United States, I've noticed that over the past 2-3 years, there is a growing divide in participants experience/knowledge gap.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

He began working with nonprofits full-time about 15 years ago. Tom Ahern. AhernComm.com. Ahern didn’t start in fundraising. It was hardcore.

The IT Director is in training… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Vacation The IT Director is in training… 09.06.06 | 91 No Comments [link] The+IT+Director+is+in+training. Paq 1 week ago We're still working on unconference topics, oddly some people seem unfamiliar with unconferences. United States How relevant was this post to you? (No Ratings Yet) Loading.

Receiving the 2013 Migel Medal

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Helen Keller, who worked for AFB for many years, was on the original award board for its first twenty years, starting in 1937. The book famine may be receding here in the United States with Bookshare and the increasing advent of universally designed and accessible ebooks, but globally we have only scratched the surface of the need.

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