CTK Foundation’s "Heart and Soul" Grants
MARCH 5, 2011
They'll be awarding over $25,000 in grants to nonprofits, charities and voluntary organizations of all sizes in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. The CTK Foundation just opened its 2011 Heart and Soul Grant Award Program. Here's where it gets fun (or tricky). TechSoup
Year-end donation processing
DECEMBER 19, 2011
Let's say the following donations will be processed by different nonprofits in the United States on Jan. 2, 2012: A check mailed (and postmarked) on December 29th that arrived in the office on January 2nd. As the calendar year draws to an end, charities (and ideally, donors) are focused on year-end donations and tax deductions.
Lame spams of the day: Fake Amazon and PayPal receipts
DECEMBER 5, 2012
United States. United States Shipping details. united states shipping details. Is this built into the tool?
Lame spams of the day: Amazon HDTV shipments
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
United States. I got 3 versions of this today. don't see any posts about what the links do and don't intend to find out. Albuquerque, CA.
Lame spam of the day: They want me to donate $50 million?
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
Hence I resolved to look for a foreigner either Christian or a Muslim provided he/she will donate the Fifty Million United States Dollars to orphanage homes or missionary work in any part of the world, because I have been suffering lung cancer for more than six years now. Clearly we have a failure to communicate. Subject: none.
Lame spam of the day: Gaddafi’s money
JANUARY 6, 2012
found your contact particulars in an address journal. I am seeking your kind assistance to move the sum of (35,000,000.00 US) Thirty Five million United States Dollars to you, as far as I can be assured that my share will be safe in your care until I complete my service here in Libya, this is no stolen money, and there is no danger involved.
Lame spam of the day: FBI and Nigeria still want to send me money
JANUARY 30, 2012
of $2.4million USD from a Lottery Company outside the United States of. without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $2.4million USD has. I wrote about a version of this one last year, but the language of this version is so tortured that I have to post it. No official-looking seal this time. Subject: FROM IMF HEAD OFFICE.
Cn U Raise $ Via Txt?
FEBRUARY 17, 2009
Sarah granted me permission to share her findings with the world. The information below was current as of December 15, 2008.
Social Media and College Admissions
FEBRUARY 1, 2009
The study compares adoption of social media between 2007 and 2008 by the admissions offices of all four-year accredited institutions in the United States. 63% of respondents stated that they are very familiar with social networking, and 44% reported they are very familiar with blogging. The report is available at [link].
The Best Nonprofit Technology Conference in the United States
JANUARY 13, 2015
The post The Best Nonprofit Technology Conference in the United States appeared first on John Haydon. 2015 dates, TBD. 2015 dates, TBD.
Will Social Media Pick the Next President of the United States?
OCTOBER 19, 2012
It's where the hashtag and meme Binders Full of Women erupted. Check out this infographic. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0
#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap
OCTOBER 27, 2015
It started off with a bang, literally. The John Mobile phones. Donor’s customer service expectations. The impending transference of wealth. Embrace it.
Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times
APRIL 24, 2012
Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times : NEW YORK—In Our Backyards (IOBY), the only environment-focused, online crowd-sourcing platform, has been helping local community projects find micro-philanthropists.
Sturm und Drang – Ode to Saturday Mail Delivery
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Acquisition Fundraising Membership direct mail direct mail fundraising United States Postal Service
[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States
Nonprofit Tech for Good
DECEMBER 28, 2010
Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. Organization Size: 11 million supporters, 500+ staff. Name: Carie Lewis. The Boo
Research Friday: What Affects Hispanic Volunteering - Comparing Three Surveys in the United States
ASU Lodestar Center
AUGUST 5, 2011
are foreign-born immigrants, and 70% are concentrated in seven states: California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, Arizona, and New Jersey.
What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States
MAY 18, 2015
Popular trademarks or trade names of nonprofits often are used to attract individuals to donate money or provide personal information by serving as means to create a false online identity" 'via Blog this
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth
APRIL 13, 2007
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth: "The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has joined with Google in an unprecedented online mapping initiative. The Museum has assembled content—photographs, data, and
13 Nonprofit Statistics You Never Knew
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
There are currently 1,409,430 tax exempt nonprofit organization in the United States $316.23 Image courtesy of ok.gov.
Comparing Nonprofit Usage of Social Networks and Text Messaging in Korea and the United States: One Size Does Not Fit All
JULY 12, 2011
Sound familiar?) Daum and NTEN will be sharing resources with our respective communities. nonprofits is really a "?". nonprofits.
3 Strategy Mistakes Nonprofits Can Learn From Donald Trump
JULY 16, 2016
On the other hand, his digital strategy for running for President of the United States, looks like this. via GIPHY.
6 Ways You Can Reach More Donors with Mobile
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
As of this year, over 90% of all adults in the United States own and operate smartphones. Online Fundraising
Helping teach old dogs new tricks or “Tips on how to get started and succeed with social media from the Humane Society of the United States”
FEBRUARY 5, 2009
"If you’re thinking about dipping your toes in this space, here are some tips on how to get started and succeed." They are ubiquitous.
A View of the Cloud from the United States
Tech Soup Blog
OCTOBER 24, 2011
This is a communique on the current state of cloud adoption in the United States from me, this time. states. Normal 0.
Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends
JANUARY 24, 2014
No matter how you look at it, communication is key. Numbers and figures thanks to the hard work by Nonprofit Marketing Guide.
What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools
Nonprofit Tech for Good
JULY 10, 2016
The new tools are only available to 501(c)(3) nonprofits located in the United States and you must complete a three-step application process.
Using Mobile Phones for Fundraisingin the United States: Texting for A Cause
Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media
FEBRUARY 6, 2008
Super Bowl launch of a United Way fund-raising campaign using mobile phone text messaging. Last Friday, Mobile Active reported on the Sunday???s
HSUS YouTube User-Generated Video Competition Grows List - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop
MARCH 3, 2008
After reviewing the user-generated content (UGC), two winners would emerge: one picked by HSUS and the other by members. Almost free. Donors?
2015 Charitable Giving Report: Fundraising Continues to Grow
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Blackbaud’s 2015 Charitable Giving Report includes more than $18.2 billion in total fundraising and $2.2
February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Did you know that in 1997 the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta was the first to introduce a 2-1-1 service?
The 2012 Charitable Giving Report
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
In 2012, overall charitable giving in the United States was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis and online giving grew 10.7%.
Learning is Everything!
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
Education is absolutely essential to the millions of nonprofit organizations doing good work in the United States and abroad In my conversations with nonprofits over the past ten years, the single most important need isn’t simply more money or more staff (although those are always helpful)…it’s continued learning.
The Rise Of The Coding Bootcamp
JUNE 11, 2015
A common criticism of higher learning institutions in the United States is that they do not properly prepare students for their “real world careers.”
Nine Ways a Dip in the Hot Springs is Like Volunteering
OCTOBER 6, 2014
This resort is the largest of its kind in the United States, and attracts thousands of bathers each year to its mineral-rich waters.
Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "Your database is a gold mine,” says Emily Courville, director of analytics at the Humane Society of the United States. There is so much you can learn about what your donors are doing if you just start to look.”
Guarantee Success for Your Year-End Campaign with Donor Data as Your Guide
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
With 17.4% of overall giving happening in December , there’s no higher-stakes season for fundraising than end-of-year.
The 2014 Charitable Giving Report
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
In 2014, overall charitable giving in the United States increased 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. billion in total fundraising.
The One-Size-Fits-All Donor Model Is so Last Century
APRIL 7, 2016
Some organizations such as United Way Worldwide have developed specific initiatives to begin conversations with ethnic communities and women.
How Baby Boomers Use The Internet
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Adults 45 and over comprise 34.7% of the tablet users in the United States. Image courtesy of Modern Senior. Jupiter Research).
Advocating Nonprofit Advocacy: The Myth That 501(C)(3)s Can’t Engage in Advocacy
JUNE 7, 2016
New York, New York, United States: Routledge.  & Crutchfield, L. R. San Francisco, California, United States: Jossey-Bass.