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2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog: "Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. The 2010 Online Giving Report combines findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data to provide the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector

Why the Kids Don't Blog and Grandma's on Facebook | Fast Company

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Why the Kids Don't Blog and Grandma's on Facebook | Fast Company: "- Sent using Google Toolbar

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Jumo: Love it or hate it? | Small Act

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Jumo: Love it or hate it? Small Act

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What is Jumo? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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What is Jumo? Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company

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How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company: "Since the 2010 earthquake, not-for-profits and corporations have developed new technologies to better deliver services to Haitians, transforming aid in disaster areas everywhere

Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing

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Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing: "The British Library’s UK Web Archive project to save all the UK’s free-access web sites underlines just how pervasive the internet’s role in people’s lives has become. Libraries as far afield as Japan, France and the US are realising that the ubiquity of the internet means that sites that could disappear need to be preserved for posterity

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2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor

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2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor: "The software needs of the nonprofit organization are vastly different from those implemented by standard organizations. Many nonprofits are funded solely by grants, which require detailed tracking and accountability for every dollar spent. As well, those active in fundraising need a way to record donations, Tags: NPComputerSoftware NPAccounting

Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010

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Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010: "Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct DollarsBy Mark HrywnaOnly 3 percent of all Tweets by a sample of nonprofits were dedicated to fundraising or solicitation.

Big Names, Smaller Expo, and a Virtual Option at American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Conference | 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Big Names, Smaller Expo, and a Virtual Option at American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Conference | 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition: "he blended meeting component will provide an opportunity for those not able to travel to the live meeting to attend virtually.

Gaming for learning | Inquirer News

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If you can simulate anything and it’s fun, people will repeatedly play it,” said Levi Tan Ong, a member of the Filipino team that topped the game design category in the 2010 Imagine Cup, touted as the Olympics of Software.

OMG It’s 2010: Where Are You, Where Are Your Donors, and How Can You Achieve Marketing Glory in a Web 2.0 World? | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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OMG It’s 2010: Where Are You, Where Are Your Donors, and How Can You Achieve Marketing Glory in a Web 2.0 Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit: "PART 1 of 4: 'The 8 Online Fundraising Changes You Must Make in 2010'(You can download the full, free online fundraising eBook on which this series is based!)Online World?

Text-to-donate a huge success

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30, 2010Text-to-give campaigns are one of the biggest philanthropic success stories of 2010, with mobile relief efforts having raised tens of millions in micro-donations across North America -- more than $750,000 of which came from Canadian phones Text-to-donate a huge success: "Misty Harris, Postmedia News  Tuesday, Nov.

AFP Releases Guidance for Members, Chapters on Social Media - About AFP - AFP

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16, 2010) Social media is a fast-moving, fluid environment, with ever-shifting rules and new technology. AFP Releases Guidance for Members, Chapters on Social Media - About AFP - AFP: "AFP Releases Guidance for Members, Chapters on Social Media(Nov. In order to provide resources and guidance for members and volunteer leaders, and especially to support ethical guidelines that already exist, AFP

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog : "Recently The Chronicle published data about online giving for 2010. The chart below represents the 25 largest online fundraising nonprofit organizations for 2010:". NPFundraisingTrends NPOnlineFundraising

Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Interesting list and methodology explanationSocial Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas: "The Top 20 Nonprofit Groups on TwitterOctober 27, 2010, 8:01 pmBy Derek LieuWhich nonprofits wield the most influence on Twitter?It’s

Copyright mark makes it easier to find royalty free works - The Inquirer

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Copyright mark makes it easier to find royalty free works - The Inquirer: "Copyright mark makes it easier to find royalty free worksTries to lower confusionBy Lawrence LatifTue Oct 12 2010, 12:41NON-PROFIT ORGANISATION Creative Commons (CC) has announced its release of the Public Domain Mark (PDM), a way of distinguishing works that are free of known copyright.CC

Chase Community Giving Advisory Board Names 17 Additional Charities to Receive Grants - MarketWatch

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PRESS RELEASEChase Community Giving Advisory Board Names 17 Additional Charities to Receive Grants - MarketWatch: "NEW YORK, Oct 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Chase Community Giving Advisory Board today announced a final list of 17 additional small and local charities to share a portion of more than $500,000 in grants, receiving $30,000 each.

In Canada, Online Giving Reigns - Press - AFP

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14, 2010) Online giving has surpassed traditional modes of transacting gifts among all Canadian donors under the age of 65, reports fundraising consultant Penelope Burk from her recent survey of more than 7,000 Canadian donors. In Canada, Online Giving Reigns - Press - AFP: "In Canada, Online Giving Reigns(Sept.

Focus on Impact, Not Transactions, for Better Donation Pages - Resource Center - AFP

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7, 2010) It was only a postcard, but it caught my eye. Focus on Impact, Not Transactions, for Better Donation Pages - Resource Center - AFP: "Focus on Impact, Not Transactions, for Better Donation PagesBy Derrick Feldmann(Sept. A direct mail piece from a nonprofit organization, its sharp graphics and design enticed me to read it. Its well-written copy invited me to visit the organization's

eBay microdonation scheme raises ?2.5m so far - Civil Society - IT - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits

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The website has revealed that up to May 2010 eBay microdonation scheme raises 2.5m so far - Civil Society - IT - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits: "eBay’s ‘Give at Checkout’ scheme, which gives buyers the option to add a small charitable donation when making purchases, has raised 2.54m since it was launched in November 2008.

massnonprofit.org ::

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massnonprofit.org ::: "ugust 19, 2010 — Given the ever-changing landscape of social media, which includes Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, finding the best form of social media—matched to organizational resources and goals—is vital in connecting with an audience, according to experts at Massachusetts nonprofits

New ASAE website is live. and it rawks. — SocialFish

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Maddie Grant on September 29, 2010 ShareDigg DiggWe LOVE the new ASAE website!! New ASAE website is live. and it rawks. SocialFish: "New ASAE website is live… and it rawks.by Such a huge improvement, not least because their active community has been brought to the forefront.So I thought I’d talk to Amy Hissrich, Director of Knowledge Initiatives at ASAE, and mastermind behind the redesign

Red Cross Survey Finds Social Media Is Key In Emergency Information - News - @ JEMS.com

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Red Cross Survey Finds Social Media Is Key In Emergency Information - News - @ JEMS.com: "WASHINGTON, Monday, August 09, 2010 — A new American Red Cross survey shows many web users would turn to social media to seek help for themselves or others during emergencies—and they expect first responders to be listening

massnonprofit.org ::

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Nonprofits Build Their CapacityJuly 20, 2010 — The Massachusetts Nonprofit Database, an online tool that provides comprehensive information that nonprofits can use to build their capacity, the first of its kind in the state, is now available.A massnonprofit.org ::: "Database Available to Help Mass.

Tech Edge: Hollow Point | Fast Company-Tech Edge: Is Geolocation the Next Social Empire?

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Tech Edge: Hollow Point | Fast Company: "Everyone from Google to HBO thinks 2010 is the year we embrace geolocation and tell friends and marketers our every move. Farhad Manjoo locates the problem with that idea

ASAE Won't Reschedule Canceled Tech Conference

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ASAE Won't Reschedule Canceled Tech Conference: "Although it will not reschedule the 2010 Technology Conference, ASAE said it will 'recapture the content and trade show experience that was missed earlier this year' by introducing a new technology track at its June annual meeting, and by moving future meetings from the January/February timeframe to a November/December timeframe.

The Nonprofit Quarterly | The Nonprofit Quarterly | Nonprofit Newswire | Four Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Reconsider Facebook

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The Nonprofit Quarterly | The Nonprofit Quarterly | Nonprofit Newswire | Four Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Reconsider Facebook: "April 27, 2010; Source: Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | Is your organization on Facebook? Like myriad other nonprofits, NPQ is. We came to the social media game after much careful consideration, and so it's heartening to see other trusted advisors offering critical advice about

Direct Mail in a Digital World - Resource Center - AFP

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Direct Mail in a Digital World - Resource Center - AFP: "By Jonathon Grapsas(June 8, 2010) It's easy to get caught up in the digital hype. We're now used to hearing terms like click through's and impressions as frequently as response rates and average gifts.Surely there's enough data now to finally forego four page letters and move across completely to the online space. Perhaps it's time to

massnonprofit.org ::

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massnonprofit.org ::: "Mobile-Based Fundraising Grows after Haiti EarthquakeMarch 8, 2010 — Mobile philanthropy, while not universally accepted, is gaining traction with younger generations and the text-to-gift efforts around Haiti could be the tipping point for greater adoption, according to a new study

5 tips on choosing your nonprofit URL - making it memorable

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5 tips on choosing your nonprofit URL - making it memorable: "5 tips on choosing your nonprofit URLFebruary 2nd, 2010 · No CommentsQ: Marc, I’m embarrassed to admit that we don’t yet have a website. But do you have any advice about choosing a domain name

Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm

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Traditional commercial messaging campaigns on TV, radio, and telephone were launched, but in 2010, a new medium was quickly alighted upon by those innovators in the sector: the mobile giving phenomenon. Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm: "Telethons were struck up. And as the following stats show, when a crisis occurs, it now pays to have access to a world of people with cell phones, iPhones

Don't Cut Corners With Your Website - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Don't Cut Corners With Your Website - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop: "s your nonprofit planning to upgrade your website in 2010 such as migrating it to a content management system or a new one - but don't want to change a thing about it otherwise?

Postings will be intermittent during Holidays

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Postings will be intermittent until January 4.AFP IHQ will be closed for the holidays beginning Dec. 23 and will reopen Jan. 3, 2011. The AFP Foundations for Philanthropy will remain open Dec. 23, and also Dec. 27-30. Happy Holidays

Why 2011 will be the year of social-media convergence

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Why 2011 will be the year of social-media convergence

#TECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington

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#TECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington: "The jobs of those who oversee IT in associations and non-profits has changed dramatically over the years from technical to strategic. Georgetown University Associate Dean of Technology Management Beverly Magda and Association of Fundraising Professionals CIO Prabhash Shrestha l

In 500 Billion Words, a New Window on Culture - NYTimes.com

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In 500 Billion Words, a New Window on Culture - NYTimes.com: "The digital storehouse, which comprises words and short phrases as well as a year-by-year count of how often they appear, represents the first time a data set of this magnitude and searching tools are at the disposal of Ph.D.’s, s, middle school students and anyone else who likes to spend time in front of a small screen. It consists of

No-sweat nonprofit research : Richmond BizSense

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No-sweat nonprofit research : Richmond BizSense: "Getting a glimpse at the inner workings of local nonprofits just got easier.The Community Foundation has launched GiveRichmond.org, an online database that compiles nonprofits’ organizational and financial data to give donors a better idea of where their money is going

Salesforce.com Buys Heroku For $212 Million In Cash

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Salesforce.com Buys Heroku For $212 Million In Cash: "- Sent using Google Toolbar

Search engines steer cash to nonprofits - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Search engines steer cash to nonprofits - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: "This holiday season, shoppers can spread cheer to charities by buying Christmas gifts online or surfing the Web to figure out what to buy.At least 1.5 million people monthly use GoodSearch.com and GoodShop.com — designating money to more than 95,000 nonprofit groups and schools across the nation

Charity Village? Research: Spontaneous “Online Volunteers”

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Charity Village Research: Spontaneous “Online Volunteers