Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News

AFP Blog

Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News : "Well, it seems that the IRS is made up of a lot more of us “mature” people and a lot less of our children’s generation. Two months ago the IRS Exempt Organization folks (yes, those people) denied tax-exempt status to a virtual sorority. I had never heard of a virtual sorority. But no matter; I have not heard of most virtual things. I’m not in the right age bracket, either for virtual or for sororities.

KNME evolves to bring in new viewers and keep up with digital age : Local : Albuquerque Tribune

AFP Blog

KNME evolves to bring in new viewers and keep up with digital age : Local : Albuquerque Tribune: "And for a station that relies on financial contributions, it pays to realize that today's MySpace and YouTube addicts could be tomorrow's core viewers and potential donors.


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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture


Albuquerque Community Foundation. Albuquerque Community Foundation. Areas served: Albuquerque/New Mexico. Similar to the list I shared for nonprofits focusing on education , arts and culture tends to be a very popular issue area for American foundations.

Daily DoGooder: Broken Record


Change the world, one video at a time.Broken Record | 0:32 Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center This chilling video helps to mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center created this 30 second TV spot to communicate to people [.]. The simple concept and very effective execution clearly illustrates the vicious cycle of abuse. Daily DoGooder Uncategorized

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture


Albuquerque Community Foundation. Albuquerque Community Foundation. Areas served: Albuquerque/New Mexico. Similar to the list I shared for nonprofits focusing on education , arts and culture tends to be a very popular issue area for American foundations.

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Women’s History Month: 11 Nonprofits That Are Advocating For Female Empowerment


Headquarters in: Albuquerque, NM. This Women’s History Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers.

Lame spams of the day: Amazon HDTV shipments

Robert Weiner

Albuquerque, CA. I got 3 versions of this today. The most amusing part is that the shipping address is a mail merge field with my email address inserted. I'm sure that will produce some funny results for people with more creative email addresses. I don't see any posts about what the links do and don't intend to find out. Senders: Charlene Marshall ( Octavio Sykes ( Salvador Nance ( Subjects: Fwd: Order Shipped Now.

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Bookshare Creates Opportunities For Gifted Students

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Jessica, who is a junior at Manzano High School in Albuquerque, is a straight-A student and a member of the National Honor Society. I talk a lot about how technology can help create tremendous educational opportunities for students with print disabilities. As part of my holiday greetings this year, I would like to introduce you to two young people who have used Benetech’s Bookshare library to reach academic excellence and find the books that keep them engaged in their off hours.

A Simple Guide to Maximizing LinkedIn’s New Features for Fundraising Advancement

NonProfit Hub

Albuquerque Academy, a small independent, coeducational school for grades 6-12, has integrated LinkedIn into its existing fundraising workflows. Brent Grinna is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub and the founder and CEO of EverTrue , a leading social donor management platform. EverTrue harnesses social data to help higher education institutions raise more money and better engage alumni. _. Building relationships with donors is crucial for every type of nonprofit.

The Power of One

NCE Social Media

At the Arc of the US Convention in Albuquerque in 2009 you could count them on one hand. First, I want to acknowledge that there are now 83 Arc-related groups on Twitter. That’s impressive adoption of this emerging technology in the past 16 months. I want to share with you a story that happened to us in Pittsburgh last week. Our internet connection went down on Monday, March 8.

And the 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge Awards Go To.

Tech Soup Blog

The shutter snappers at Keshet Dance Company based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico caught our judges' attention with their powerful slideshow titled "unlimited possibilities through dance," snapping up the first place prizes for best photo story. We all have a story. Here at TechSoup, we're on a mission to empower you to tell yours. We believe that you're only as good as the technology at your disposal.

Happy New Year! Two Free Books! And Watermelon!

Museum 2.0

Explora (Albuquerque, NM). Dear Museum 2.0 readers, 2010 was a big year for me. I published The Participatory Museum in March (with help from many of you!) and spent the rest of the year traveling to give workshops and presentations related to its content. While I did learn a ton from my experiences, especially in far-flung places and small museums, it was also exhausting.

Launching the First Wave of the OF/BY/FOR ALL Change Network

Museum 2.0

How do you build a movement for institutional change? That's the question we've been grappling with as we start the OF/BY/FOR ALL initiative. Our goal is to help civic and cultural institutions become more representative OF, co-created BY, and welcoming FOR their diverse communities. We've see this model succeed at the MAH and at other community-centered organizations around the world. We want to share the methods and tools that make it work. Not as a prescriptive recipe, but as a pattern.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Virginia DeBolt pointed me to this very inspiring story about a third grader in Albuquerque who raised $6000 to build a library in Ethiopia. When I was a kid, Lucy the Elephant , was in a state of disrepair. A community group worked hard to get her placed on the historic register and raise money to restore her to her mid-century glory. Bake sales organized by my third grade teacher, Josephine Harron or was known as "Cupcake." I baked a lot of cupcakes with my mom for those bake sales.

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The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Albuquerque. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States. For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis.

Plants! Natural Materials! Review of Explora!, a Peaceful, Delightful Science Center

Museum 2.0

So imagine my delight to visit Explora in Albuquerque. Note: This post was also published as a review on ExhibitFiles here. I love science centers. My first jobs were in science and children's museums. Where other adults cringe at the noise and insanity of your average whizzing, banging, zooming center, I (usually) revel in it. But science centers also frustrate me. They are so frequently populated by the same exhibits in the same primary colors.

Content from AAM: Virtual Worlds and Eye on Design slides (and more)

Museum 2.0

My more complete thoughts and reactions to the AAM (American Association of Museums) conference are forthcoming in a longer post soon. Today, I want to share slide presentations and interviews you might be seeking related to the sessions I chaired this week. First, Charting New Territory in Virtual Worlds , which featured Paul Sparrow ( Newseum ), David Klevan ( US Holocaust Memorial Museum ), Chris Lawrence ( NY Hall of Science ), and Nora McCartney (NY Hall of Science).