Corporate Responsibility’s Role During Disaster Response

Connection Cafe

If a disaster response team is created during the planning stages, and employees are readily trained and understand their role and responsibilities, they’re more likely to volunteer their time and efforts because they’ll feel prepared and ready to help. . Activate your campaigns. By activating a match campaign, your employees will trust their impact will be doubled if they donate through their company.

Using Salesforce Process Builder & Flow with Opportunity Contact Roles

Judi Sohn

This came out of a discussion (and Idea Exchange idea) on the Success Community around Process Builder’s inability to work with the Opportunity Contact Role object. There are two common requests I often get related to Opportunity Contact Roles, both now solved easily with clicks instead of code thanks to Flow and Process Builder! Automatically create an Opportunity Contact Role record based on a lookup field on the Opportunity. Save and Activate.

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The Activity Level Discussion in Museums: Is a Role Marketplace an Answer?

Museum 2.0

The Activity Level Discussion in Museums: Is a Role Marketplace an Answer? Weisberg Activity level is a problem for museum staff. A marketplace of museum roles is worth a look. What does it mean to tackle activity levels in real terms? Then—and here's the radical part—give staff the opportunity to take part in higher-rated projects across the museum, seeing work as roles and responsibilities, and not just titles and boxes on an org chart.

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Three Roles of the Nonprofit CFO that Lead to Mission Success

Connection Cafe

Over the years, my experience in a variety of financial leadership roles has led me to the following hypothesis: nonprofit finance is critical to mission success. Given the integral connection between financial and organizational success, I wanted to dig deeper into the nonprofit CFO role. I wanted to look beyond the normal job description of the role to understand it on a more personal basis.

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Net2 Think Tank Round-Up: Changing Role of Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

The topic asked: What do you think the role of nonprofit organizations is in the changing world of social media? This month, we asked: What do you think the role of nonprofit organizations is in the changing world of social media? So what could be the role of the professional non-profit development organisations?&# Read more. Tags: role nonprofits net2thinktank Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.

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The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

SocialFish

————– I am very pleased to announce the publication of the white paper I co-authored with Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.” There is a symbiotic relationship between education (acquisition of knowledge and skills), employment (economically rewarded activity) and living a “good life” (an ethical, spiritually rewarding existence as individuals and as a collective). No Feeds Found.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging students in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work. Some are professionals who work at advocacy organizations, progressive companies or labor unions, while others do activism in their spare time. It's finally here!

The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobson

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. The seven roles are : The leader as sponsor -- You provide strategic direction, boundaries and coaching for the team. You also ensure internal coordination of activities among team members. Edward M.

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The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobson

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team's needs. The seven roles are : The leader as sponsor -- You provide strategic direction, boundaries and coaching for the team. You also ensure internal coordination of activities among team members. Edward M.

Tales from the Trenches: How to Balance the Roles of Your Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

During the discussion, the nominating committee had a good-spirited debate about the role of the board of directors. One point of view wanted the new person to be active in the day-to-day operations, while the opposite side favored someone who was not as active, but may have been previously. Here are some of the points we debated and considered while examining the two different types of board members: those who are active in the day-to-day operations and those who are not.

Shifting our Role in the Hub

Beth Kanter

Accepting this challenge, I entered the network weaver role with intermediary partners to develop what has become the nonprofit network and online community, goodWORKSconnect.org. We need to do more experiments to actively work to get The Foundation out of the center of the hub. Guest post from Annie Hernandez. The day I heard about the concept for this gathering of grant makers I knew I had to be involved.

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E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics. I’m the lead for Zoetica where my role is to deliver training, advise on the curriculum and coaching methods, model transparency, and serve as meta network weaver. Day 3 of the Train the Trainers session was devoted to Digital Activism and facilitated by Mary Joyce. The learning objectives: To provide participants with a formula for training digital campaign strategy.

The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How Measurement and Training Can Play a HUGE Role

NonProfit Hub

If you’re actively striving to make a difference, nonprofit staff is going to take notice. Through measurement and onboarding, you’ll increase the likelihood of new staff and board members understanding their role and feeling comfortable in the new role. The post The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How Measurement and Training Can Play a HUGE Role appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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Social Media: I’m Sooooooo bored. And Worried, Too - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

And Worried, Too - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy. ocial media has a role in relationship building. Social Media: I’m Sooooooo bored. But not everyone wants to link up through social media. Social media can help you bring people together sometimes. But, as Malcolm Gladwell wrote, “The revolution won’t be tweeted.” For that, we still have to gather together physically and demonstrate and march

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

You also may ask a member to hold the event in their home or take an active role in planning the evening. In the final hour, make sure all volunteers are properly positioned and aware of their roles and responsibilities. Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time.

The Internet's Role in Creating and Sustaining Groups

Wild Apricot

The report confirms that "the internet is now deeply embedded in group activities and in how people create, join, participate in, and sustain groups." This national survey, released in January, "found that 75% of all American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization and internet users are.(

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The 7 Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobson

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. The seven roles are : The leader as sponsor -- You provide strategic direction, boundaries and coaching for the team. You also ensure internal coordination of activities among team members. Edward M.

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

EveryAction

We have a very active St. What is the role of technology in your organization and how has it helped you to achieve your mission? John's Hospital Foundation has been working since 1999 to support St. John's Medical Center.

The Seven Roles And Responsibilities Of A Collaborative Leader When Leading Teams

Eric Jacobson

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. The seven roles are : The leader as sponsor -- You provide strategic direction, boundaries and coaching for the team. You also ensure internal coordination of activities among team members. Edward M.

Guest Post: A New Role for Science Museums--Playground for Scientists

Museum 2.0

He''ll be able to watch how certain activities evolve into coordination and what kinds of histories the people who most easily coordinate have in common. One of the greatest gifts of my babymoon is the opportunity to share the Museum 2.0 author''s desk with brilliant colleagues who inspire me. First up is Beck Tench, a "simplifier, illustrator, story teller, and technologist" working at the Museum of Life & Science in Durham, NC.

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Community Management a Pivotal Cross-Disciplinary Role Inside Companies

Tech Soup Blog

Event Online Activism Online Recruitment Running Your Organization Social Networking Staff Using the Web and Internet Web 2.0 Guest speaker Tezza Yujuico, COO of Athena East an on-demand team of online community managers and social media analysts, shed some light at the TechSoup headquarters during the January Online Community Meetup. She spoke to an audience of community managers, enthusiasts and innovators on how they enable companies to build stronger relationships with their customers.

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Mapping Your Online/Offline Activism: Surfrider Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the slides that struck me was a map that look at the full range of their activities offline and online (including social media) using two data points (numbers of people and ladder of engagement ). The levels of engagement included: stranger, friend, supporter, member, activist and leader. I wonder, though, what the coordination role across Facebook groups or other social media outposts might like look?

In Defense of Community Managers

Amy Sample Ward

But, operating as a community organizer or manager is such a filling and critical role for programs, platforms and even campaigns to be successful that the idea of herding cats turns into searching youtube for cutest kitten videos. Welcoming new members, nudging conversations, highlighting activity and network weaving across the platform are all part of a Community Manager’s role. community community manager mmt role

Tales from the Trenches: How to Balance the Roles of Your Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

During the discussion, the nominating committee had a good-spirited debate about the role of the board of directors. One point of view wanted the new person to be active in the day-to-day operations, while the opposite side favored someone who was not as active, but may have been previously. Here are some of the points we debated and considered while examining the two different types of board members: those who are active in the day-to-day operations and those who are not.

It’s coming – Black Thursday – Tax Deadline Drives Donation Activity on December 31 – are you ready?

Connection Cafe

Back in February there was a great deal of discussion and debate on the role of tax-deductions in charitable giving around proposed changes in the tax code. Some argued that giving is primarily altruistic and tax breaks play only a small role in the decision to give. I worked at an organization that was very active in water conservation. Author: Tad Druart.

E-Mediat: Social Media and Digital Activism in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got to introduce myself and my role in the project, but the most valuable part of the meeting was briefing on social media and activism. Mary Joyce , who is an expert on digital activism and will be delivering a training on that topic, gave us an overview of how social media is being used for activism around the world.

Research Friday: Executive Directors’ Top Seven Roles for their Boards of Directors

ASU Lodestar Center

In this study, Chao Guo and I researched what nonprofit executives describe as the most important roles of the board. [1] These individuals provided almost 400 comments, which were organized into 13 roles. This report summarizes the top seven activities that executives need from their board members. Most Important Roles of the Board. Percentages total more than 100 because respondents discussed more than one important role. posted by. William A. Brown, Ph.D.

Nonprofits/Web2.0, Role of Technology Steward, and Connections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the comments of Nancy's post, she has teased out a definition: Technology Steward The person or persons who take active leadership in the selection, configuration, support and maintenance of technologies to support the ongoing activities of their community along with developing and nurturing the practices for using those technologies. (I theme - listening - and an excellent first point of entry activity into Web2.0

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Research Friday: The Role of Ethnic Identity in Positive Youth Development

ASU Lodestar Center

This week Nonprofit Management and Leadership student Rosela Martinez discusses her research on the role of Ethnic Identity in positive youth development. Likewise, youth undoubtedly have a role in the fulfillment of the mission of any organization. through oral tradition, cultural activities, and culture-specific behaviors), developing a sense of membership within an ethnic group, and (hopefully) developing positive feelings about the self and the group. [5]

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Game Friday: Sneaky Role Play

Museum 2.0

In most games--and exhibits--your role as a user/visitor is clearly defined in the beginning. In environments that do make you "part" of the story, common practice is to spell out your role so that you can get into the perspectives and situation of your character. Maybe you get a backstory on your role from a passport or a briefing, or maybe it's more oblique; you are thrown into an active environment and your personal reactions and behaviors form the character you assume.

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Defining Your IT Roles: Project Management as a Process

NTEN

Julian Egelstaff, Technical Architect, Freeform Solutions Who are our IT role models? To begin with, nonprofits need to recognize three different roles that emerge during any IT project: The engineer role : someone who designs and implements systems The user role : someone who has the IT need, and is the "subject matter expert" The executive in charge : someone who plans for meeting the organization's overall needs, and takes on the risks There is often overlap in those roles.

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How Individual Change Agents Can Help Us Build a Stronger Social Economy

Connection Cafe

TECHNOLOGY – Technology plays a powerful role in virtually everything we do today—how we advance causes, how we share our voices, how we connect. But its easy to get caught up in old ways of thinking about the role of supporters— where donors and supporters engage with our organizations in pre-determined ways we define for them, or where employees participate in pre-defined and managed volunteerism. How to Respond to the Rise of the Open-Source Activism.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Sunlight Favorites: Research on Government and Political Activity Web2.0 style

Network-Centric Advocacy

» January 11, 2008 Sunlight Favorites: Research on Government and Political Activity Web2.0 style This is a great collection pulled together by Sunlight of the places people can pull back the curtain on government activities, policy creation. They provide a broad range of information available to track government and legislative information, campaign contributions and the role of money in politics. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

How Fundraisers Can Use a Social Norms Approach to Increase Giving

Connection Cafe

To answer these questions, the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) explored the intersection of social psychology and philanthropy in our latest report, titled “Encouraging Giving to Women’s & Girls’ Causes: The Role of Social Norms.” . Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Social Media crowdfunding Facebook fundraising campaigns fundraising tips social media activismMany fundraisers can attest to the power of social norms.

Cambodia Bloggers Summit: Social Media Role Play, Social Media Game, and Angkun - Seeds of the Future

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tools, this would have worked as a culminating activity. Activity geared to just becoming familiar with the tools and concepts. The Angkun was used for the another activity that we might use "sticky" dots for in the US. The afternoon also included a small group role play exercise. " The young woman in the pink shirt suggested that we create a role play around how media might help resolve the issue of domestic violence.

A Review of the Guardian ACTIVATE Summit in London

Tech Soup Blog

Guardian’s ACTIVATE is an annual conference that aims to bring together leaders in media, government and technology to a ctivatedly. should enable power in members and facilitate a global impact of highly local activity.” role of technology in these initiatives varied largely, but there was. one thing common to them – the huge role of people in powering the. by Dinesh Venkateswaran, Manager - Global Data Acquisitions, TechSoup Global.

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

Share your organization’s mission, who you serve, the influence your organization has on its audience(s), and the role it plays in the larger conversation around your issue area. The roles on your fundraising team will vary from generalized to more specific. You may find that some roles have particular “shining moments,” but don’t exactly come into play throughout the entirety of the campaign.

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Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

EveryAction

We strive to promote a healthy work life balance, that’s why our team hosts things like “social fridays”, team yoga classes, company-wide bake-offs, and other activities to de-stress. Q: What’s your role at EveryAction? so my main role is to help our Sales Team stay on top of all the exciting new features and help prospective clients understand how EveryAction tools can meet their needs. Q: What’s your role at EveryAction? Q: What’s your role at EveryAction?

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Research Friday: Financial literacy: understanding money for today’s activities and tomorrow’s security

ASU Lodestar Center

And your role (board or staff) determines how you contribute to the overall security of the nonprofit with which you are affiliated. The report is divided into five areas of study: I) financial knowledge and literacy, II) indicators for programmatic and financial decision-making, III) the board role & governance, IV) controls and procedures for financial management, and, v) some closing thoughts. Patricia Lewis' role as Sr. posted by Pat Lewis , Senior Professional.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Madison Nonprofit Day Conference is a one-day conference jammed pack with ~30 workshop sessions, networking, exhibits, lunch, and a variety of activities. CIOs, CEOs, technology professionals, and other professionals with roles or interest in digital and mobile solutions can all find the education, solutions, and connections they’re looking for.

4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

EveryAction

First up, we're covering the Student Activities office - stay tuned to hear about Admissions, Alumni Engagement, and more! The Student Activities office plays a vital role on college campuses, empowering students to cultivate connections within their community and creating a sense of investment and belonging on campus. Here are four of the best ways that using a CRM can help a Student Activities office increase engagement on campus.

Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.

EveryAction

In general, EveryAction has been very instrumental in our efforts to keep our audience informed, engaged, and active on this particular issue. Looking ahead, how do you see technology - from social media, digital engagement tools, and beyond playing a pivotal role in your mission? Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With over 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada, the organization has grown tremendously since its founding in 1864.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging students in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work. In this role, foundations are uniquely situated with the experience and expertise to lead the way forward on issues that affect people throughout our nation and across the globe. It's finally here!