2011 Nonprofit Day

Amy Sample Ward

Date : September 19, 2011. Amid all these changes, what’s the role of nonprofit organizations? This panel will discuss the larger picture of movement building, nonprofit organizations, and what we can learn about recent events that change what we do and how we interact with the world we’re trying to impact. Nonprofit Day. presentation Presentations from 2011 11npd movement building nonprofit panelLocation : San Francisco, CA.

Blackbaud Headed to SXSWi 2011

NetWits

Blackbaud @ SXSW 2011. South by South West Interactive 2011 is upon us. With more than eight years of experience in the nonprofit arena, he has worked with a diverse group of organizations including LIVESTRONG, United Methodist Church, American Heart Association, Family Life, Darkness to Light, University of Richmond, Big Brother Big Sisters, ChildFund Int’l, and more. Her second book, exploring how causes can excel using Twitter, comes out in the summer of 2011.

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2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference – Unconference

Amy Sample Ward

Date : March 19, 2011. presentation Presentations from 2011 11ntc ntc nten unconferenceLocation : Washington DC. Topic : Unconference. Description : The NTC Unconference is a place to continue conversations from, ask questions about, or further explore the various tracks and sessions of the conference. The physical space will include sections for all 5 tracks, and a main organizing board where you can post a question or topic to discuss.

Best Blogs of 2011

Connection Cafe

Well, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for…our choice for the best Connection Cafe blog posts of 2011. But it occurs to me that the common thread is how varied and diverse the world of nonprofit success really is — to do it well you have to do a whole lot of things right, a whole lot of the time. So, for those of you that achieved it in 2011, congratulations! Author: Sara Spivey.

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NTEN Communications Roundtable January 2011

Amy Sample Ward

Date : January 11th, 2011. Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : Welcome to 2011! This month’s Communications Roundtable is focused on sharing and discussing what’s ahead for 2011 – join us! Related Links : My goals for 2011. 2011 presentation nten roundtableLocation : Phone & online chat.

2011 Volunteer Management for Nonprofits Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Date : March 25, 2011. presentation Presentations from 2011 basics howto twitter volunteerLocation : New York, NY. Topic : Using Twitter to Recognize Volunteers and Build a Following. Description : This session is targeted at beginner and intermediate knowledge or experience with Twitter and other social media platforms.

2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. In our 2011 Online Giving Report we’ve combined findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data, which allows us to pull out a very rich set of insights. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. of online giving happened in October, November, and December of 2011.

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2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

There’s always great information in the newsletter, but this time around I’m particularly excited because the focus is social networking for non-profits (something that, if you read this blog regularly, you know I’m very passionate about) and the 2011 Social Networking Survey. What’s the Nonprofit Social Networking Survey? Here’s a few highlights from last years report: Nonprofits have increased use of commercial social networks (e.g.

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2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference – New to the NTC Orientation

Amy Sample Ward

Date : March 17, 2011. presentation Presentations from 2011 11ntc ntc nten orientationLocation : Washington DC. Topic : New the the NTC Orientation. Description : Join others new to the NTC and a few NTC veterans who will share tips, tricks and what not to miss while you’re at the NTC. I’ll lead this session and present with a few NTEN member volunteers to ensure if you’re new to the NTC you have all the information you need to make it a valuable experience!

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The Dish: 2011 Convio Summit

Connection Cafe

The 2011 Convio Summit is 14 days away. His insights and leadership span the corporate and nonprofit sector and will help you elevate your mission using strategies to cultivate long-term relationships and to establish organizational growth and change. Nonprofit Live TV Can’t make it to Summit? Author: Jill Ward. I say this with a mixture of excitement and sheer terror since I still have a list a mile long of things to get done before the event.

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2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference – Community-Driven Social Impact

Amy Sample Ward

Date : March 18, 2011. presentation Presentations from 2011 11ntc community driven social impact ntc nten social by socialLocation : Washington DC. Topic : Community-Driven Social Impact. Description : This session will focus on strategies and tactics to amplify the impact of mission-based programs through community-driven efforts. We’ll address emerging best practices and discuss the associated opportunities and challenges of community-driven strategies.

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Nonprofit Weekly for Friday, October 14, 2011 - BizTimes

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Weekly for Friday, October 14, 2011 - BizTimes : New social network for nonprofits launches at Nonprofit Center The Helen Bader Foundation founded MKE123 as a way for the nonprofit sector to collaborate. MKE123 is now housed under the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee. The online platform is really designed to meet the needs of the nonprofit community in the Greater Milwaukee area,” said Matt Brown, project director of MKE 123.

2011 National Conference On Volunteering and Service: Community Building Workshop

Amy Sample Ward

Date : June 7, 2011, 8:30 am – 10 am. Workshop leaders will offer feedback, and the nonprofit will select a winning strategy. presentation Presentations from 2011 campaigns community engagement ncvs organizing resourcesLocation : New Orleans, LA. Topic : Bringing Community Organizing Into Online Campaigns. Description : Integrating volunteers into online campaigns for requires a great community organizer.

2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Wild Apricot

Is your organization one of the 49% of nonprofits who said they have no formal marketing or communications plan for 2011? If you are still developing your plan or are curious to see what other nonprofits are planning this year, you should have a look at the 2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Conducted by Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com , the report is based on a survey of 780 mostly small to medium-sized nonprofits in North America in December 2010.

2011: New Year, New Congress

Connection Cafe

2011 - it's a new year and a new Congress! Nonprofit organizations have room for improvement here. In 2011, Convio will offer Local Data as part of our Advocacy suite - allowing you to use thousands of local targets for your online advocacy efforts. 2011 holds many opportunities for advocates in what is sure to be an exciting Congressional session. The 2011 House calendar has increased time for Representatives to spend in their districts meeting with constituents.

SXSW 2011: David J. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry

NetWits

While at SXSW 2011 I had the chance to talk with David J. Watch the Video from SXSW 2011. SXSW 2011: David J. Online Fundraising Social Media Video Series #nptech Facebook fundraising Non-Profit nonprofit social media Social Media Tools sxsw TwitterNeff. A non-profit tech (#NPTech), communications and interactive strategy guy who’s all about helping non-profits and people for a living.

Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN

AFP Blog

Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN : "The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN community: we want to find out how these individuals and organizations use technology in their work, gauge the impact of NTEN programs and services on their professional development and their organization’s missions, and track trends in the nonprofit technology community over time

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March 2011 Community Builder Chat Archive (#CommBuild)

Amy Sample Ward

This month’s chat focused mainly on sharing lessons and examples from the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference , which took place in Washington, DC, last week. We just wrapped up another rousing Community Builder chat – I’m always so energized and inspired by these chats and thankful for all those that participate and share. Get the full archive here!

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: The Generational Divide (Panel Discussion)

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. David : I agree there are a lot of things about the nonprofit sector that are attractive to Millennials, but hopefully it continues to become more competitive with forprofits for actually making those paychecks. When you take on a job in a nonprofit, you’re normally doing a lot more than you signed for without a lot of structure.

2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report

NetWits

Target Analytics, a Blackbaud company, has released the third edition of it’s groundbreaking research into multichannel giving trends among nonprofit organizations. This report continues to be the most significant analysis of online/offline giving trends based on actual data from nonprofits. This is offset by larger long-term value trends for online donors, but retention rates are a serious issue that nonprofits need to focus on improving.

Nonprofit Videos Win Big In Tufts Contest- The NonProfit Times Feb 16, 2011

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Videos Win Big In Tufts Contest- The NonProfit Times Feb 16, 2011: "Nonprofit Videos Win Big In Tufts ContestSix nonprofit video took honors in the Tufts University contest 501c3: Capturing Change on Camera inaugural video competition. The idea was to promote nonprofits that help children and families and filmmakers who tell their stories through visual testimonials.The contest was

Technology, Games Changing Youth Awareness Engagement- The NonProfit Times Jan 12, 2011

AFP Blog

Technology, Games Changing Youth Awareness Engagement- The NonProfit Times Jan 12, 2011: "The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has become involved in games in recent years. The field of social impact games has shifted in the past couple of years. We’ve moved from trying to convince people that games are a viable tactic to showing them that they actually are,” said Jessica Goldfin

Free Non-profit Webinars for December 2011

Wild Apricot

nonprofit webinar Non-profit Wild ApricotHere is the round-up of free non-profit webinars being offered in December. Along with our Wild Apricot product overview and Membership Database webinars, we've found 22+ on topics ranging from non-profit sustainability to Facebook enhancements.

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Red Cross Tweeting Has A ‘Sheen’ To It- The NonProfit Times MAR 9, 2011

AFP Blog

Red Cross Tweeting Has A ‘Sheen’ To It- The NonProfit Times MAR 9, 2011: "With seemingly the entire nation transfixed on the misadventures and public scorched earth policy of actor Charlie Sheen, the American Red Cross (ARC) has capitalized on his Internet meme of the Twitter hashtag #tigerblood, propelling the charity into the middle of the condemnation of the television star.On

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2011 Online Giving Trends

NetWits

Blackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving report today. The 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. The report includes 24 months of online giving data from 1,895 nonprofit organizations, online major giving data from 2,397 nonprofits, and both online and offline data representing $5.1 in 2011.

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Nonprofit Webinars: Strong Connections

Amy Sample Ward

Date : November 9, 2011, 3 pm EST. Location : Online. Related Links : Nonprofit Webinars. Presentations from 2011 data diy metrics socialmedia strategyTopic : Strong Connections: Linking your strategy, to goals, to data. Description : When it comes to social media, email marketing, or even online engagement in general, we often have a feeling when things are going well or when they aren’t.

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CTK Foundation Launches the Heart and Soul 2011 Grant Award | Breaking news | Community Techknowledge

AFP Blog

See below and link for details)CTK Foundation Launches the Heart and Soul 2011 Grant Award | Breaking news | Community Techknowledge: "Austin, Texas, March 1, 2011 — The CTK Foundation is proud to launch the 2011 Heart and Soul Grant Competition. Nonprofits of all sizes and types are invited to apply their creativity to. Interesting approach to grant applications from CTK. Write a short poem.

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Millennial Donor Summit 2011: Online conference connecting you with research, case studies and trends

Amy Sample Ward

Mark your calendars for next month’s 2011 Millennial Donoar Summit and rejoice in the fact that you don’t have to book a flight or hotel! That’s right, June 22, 2011, you can join in the sessions, discussions and more all from the comfort of your own computer. Implications of the latest nonprofit and consumer research on Millennials.

Giving USA 2011 Report

NonProfit Trends

The Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , has released Giving USA 2011: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2010. Nonprofit Trends Fundraising Giving USABelow are some key findings and information from the 56th annual report. Key Findings: Total estimated charitable giving in the United States rose 3.8% in 2010. Total charitable giving by donor source for 2010 is estimated to be $290.89 billion.

Japan Tops the List of Fastest-Rising Charitable Google Searches in 2011 - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Japan Tops the List of Fastest-Rising Charitable Google Searches in 2011 - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : Google this week released its annual Zeitgeist report, which tallies the 10 most popular and fastest-rising searches in a wide range of categories.

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What to Look for in 2011

Connection Cafe

Mobile technology : TMCNet.com reports that nearly a third of Americans used smartphones 2010 and last year Nielson predicted that by Christmas 2011, a full half of Americans will have smart phones. Changes in that position could expand the conversation around mobile technology for nonprofits. Integrated campaigns : Integrated may be a word that’s bounced around your organization for years but never will it be as important as in 2011. Author: Cheryl Black.

Social Media for Nonprofits Conference NYC

Amy Sample Ward

Date : August 4, 2011. presentation Presentations from 2011 conference nonprofits nptech nyc sm4np social mediaLocation : New York, NY. Topic : Social Media Done Right in 30 Minutes/Day. Description : Even if you have only 30 minutes for social media in each day you can use these methods to be strategic and make the most of your engagement.

Libraries: The Oldest New Frontier for Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Minnesota Council for Nonprofits annual conference; and after my presentation, I spent a couple hours speaking with folks from various nonprofits, vendors and service organizations. Presentations from 2011 presentation community community engagement community-driven model erl11 libraries technology

What's It Cost? ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011

AFP Blog

ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011: "here's Facebook, Second Life, Myspace, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and now Jumo. What's It Cost? There are many smaller social networking platforms. When it comes to deploying assets, where to be in cyberspace is a tough decision.Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Baltimore is going through the evaluation process. CRS is. NPSocialMedia NPSocialNetwork

Free Non-profit Webinars for June 2011

Wild Apricot

Along with the Wild Apricot product webinars, this month's topics include: Online Networks and Offline Community Building; Promoting Nonprofit Events With Social Media; Using Google Analytics to Improve Your Website; Ten Best Practices for Year-end Fundraising and much more.( nonprofit non-profit webinarHere is our round-up of free non-profit webinars for June.

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Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Successfully Going Mobile

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. Using a mobile app allows you as a nonprofit to have a tool where you can push messages out about how to volunteer/give, what the impact is, etc. This session focuses on how to successfully get started with mobile technology, with Tonia Zampieri from Smart Online presenting. Millennial Distinctions. about 85 Million. 1st generation raised on mobiles. 95% own mobile devices.

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2012 Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Date : October 4, 2011. presentation Presentations from 2011 bbcon data metrics strategyLocation : Washington, DC. Topic : Strong Connections: Linking your strategy, to goals, to data. Description : When it comes to social media, email marketing, or even online engagement in general, we often have a feeling when things are going well or when they aren’t.

MNCN Nonprofit Technology and Communications Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Date : February 23rd, 2011. Description : When it comes to nonprofit technology, successful strategy and implementation can mean the difference between staying current and getting left behind. Nonprofit leaders need to keep up with the constantly changing techcomm environment by remaining curious, flexible and ever able to adapt. You will walk away with real tools and ideas to keep your nonprofit nimble and resilient moving forward. Location : Minneapolis, MN.

2011 Q2 Review: SocialFish Clients and Work

SocialFish

Here’s a review of what we’ve been up to in the second quarter of 2011. The Think Tank is an online peer-to-peer learning hub and knowledge library of social media resources for associations and nonprofits. Our second quarter of 2011 in a nutshell. It’s time for our quarterly recap of what we’ve been working on. Progress!

Free Non-Profit Webinars for April 2011

Wild Apricot

membership nonprofit non-profit nptech webinarHere is our monthly round-up of free webinars for non-profits for the month of April. This month, we've found 20 free webinars on topics such as: fundraising, grant writing, social media strategies, volunteer management, video tips for non-profits and much more. So be sure to look through the list to see what might be of interest to you or others in your organization.( read more ).

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2011 Nonprofit Social Networking Survey ?

Frogloop

NTEN, Common Knowledge and Blackbaud invite you to take part in a nonprofit survey about how nonprofits are using online social networks, and enter your name for a chance to win an Apple iPad. Please take just 10 minutes now to complete this 3 rd annual survey , and help us compile an updated snapshot of nonprofits and their use of social networks - commercial social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube, and organizational house (private label) social networks.

My Three Words for 2011: Seek, Sense, and Share

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My Three Words for 2011 inspired by Harold Jarche's Networked Learning Model. For 2011, my three words are: Seek, Sense, and Share inspired by Harold Jarche’s model for networked learning. How these words will guide me in 2011: Seek: Seeking is the process of keeping up to date in your field. Is learning part of your New Year’s resolutions for 2011?

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Free Non-profit Webinars For July 2011

Wild Apricot

This month we've found webinars on topics such as: online event marketing for nonprofits; ramping up Facebook results; your board and fundraising; and measuring social media return on engagement. Here are 20 free webinars for non-profits and membership organizations in July. So check out this round-up of July webinars.( read more ). events training webinar

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