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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.

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Working Toward Internet Access for Everyone

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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.

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.

We're Hiring a Training Manager (Virtual Position)


Join Idealware and train organizations in using technology effectively. We provide reports, articles, online seminars, and live trainings that help them understand the options and best practices that will allow them make the most of their time and financial resources. We welcome candidates from anywhere in the United States.

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.

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.

How Telecommunications Is Changing Work for Nonprofits


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.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

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

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.

Best Websites to Promote Volunteerism


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.

Attention Fundraisers: Stop Shooting Yourself in the Foot

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

Microsoft Donation Program: Webinars, Resources, and Tutorials

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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.

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.” 2. 

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

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

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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?

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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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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.

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

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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.

Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

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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.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

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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.

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

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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.

Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

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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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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


Mark Horvath - Mark’s work with 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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Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

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She shared some of her work and experience working on women and technology issues in her country. Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab. Mohammad L.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


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

Tech Tools to Benefit the Spanish-Language Community

Tech Soup Blog

Spanish is the second-most-common language in the United States, with an estimated 40 million Americans speaking Spanish as their primary language. Accounting software — perfect for organizations that work across borders. Digital images that help you capture and share your organization's work in action.

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.

One More Chance to Get Microsoft Donation Program Questions Answered!

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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.

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.

The Arc of the US Convention – 2009 Edition

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Stacy Monaghan, Online Advocacy Manager, The Arc of the United States; Mr. Jon Erickson, Ms. Tags: Education and Training #arc09 convention education socialmedia The Arc of the US Convention - 2009. Did you know that The Arc’s convention will have a session on Social Media from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Friday, November 13?

Sectorness: What does "nonprofit" do for us?

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But thinking and working as sector has become increasingly useful. posted by. Mark Hager, Ph.D. Associate Professor, ASU School of Community.