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America’s Fundraising Playbook? [Hint: You’re probably not reaching today’s donors]

Connection Cafe

America is in the midst of a dramatic cultural shift.” What the study discovered is profound. The message is clear.

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How Baltimore Became the Most Generous City in America on Giving Tuesday

Connection Cafe

They created the BMore Gives More campaign and set out to become the most generous city in America. That’s the energy behind the movement.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also, if you have not read it, Kivi Leroux-Miller has written a stellar piece called “ The Heroes and Villains of Give Local America Story.

Infographic: America’s Biggest One Day Giving Challenge

TechImpact

Give Local America is a 24 hour online fundraising challenge. The post Infographic: America’s Biggest One Day Giving Challenge appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. On May 6th in 2014, there were an incredible 306,098 total donations and over $53 […]. Fundraising General Industry News

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving.

How Social Media Is Disrupting America’s Political System

SocialFish

An essay in 50 tweets by the insightful Clay Shirky. ——— ( photo credit ). Featured Debunking the Hype Social, In Theory

Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America

ASU Lodestar Center

The oath reads: I will get things done for America - to make our people safer, smarter, and healthier. We’re Public Allies Arizona Class of 2014 and we all are going to keep getting things done for America. We were committing to something that was bigger than ourselves for the sake of the greater good. But we''ve persevered.

Most Generous Cities in America

Connection Cafe

Author: Cheryl Black. How generous is your city? Check out the cities that made the top 10 for most generous online. Alexandria, VA. Cambridge, MA. Arlington, VA. Seattle, WA. Washington, DC. Berkeley, CA. Louis, MO. San Francisco, CA. Ann Arbor, MI. Minneapolis, MN. To view the complete rankings of large cities, visit www.convio.com/onlinecities.

Give Local America: Getting People Excited About Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The campaign is organized by Kimbia and you can get a good overview with this infographic. Prepping is key, as is getting the word out. Fundraising

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The State of Volunteering In America

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are highlights from the "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" research report. Volunteers

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Infographic: Data From America's Biggest Online Giving Challenge

Frogloop

Last spring I learned about the 24-hour online Give Local America fundraising challenge. Give Local America just released their final data from the successful giving day. Check out the rest of the data below and be sure and mark your calendars for May 5, 2015 the next Give Local America online giving challenge.

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Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. We saw a lot of interest and click thrus from Twitter particularly.&#

Apple Stores accepting old iPad donations for Teach for America

AFP Blog

Apple Stores accepting old iPad donations for Teach for America

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How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Give Local America (Tuesday, May 6, 2014) raised over $51,641,978.98 Give Local America ‘s goals are to generate significant philanthropy outside of the traditional giving season with a focus on supporting local communities and local organizations. What made you decide to create Give Local America? from 31,0944 gifts.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

It pulled me in, and then everywhere I looked online I saw it was pulling in others! A simple commitment. Sharing across platforms – Twitter.

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Whoo hoo! Give Local America raised $68.5 million for 9000 nonprofits!

SocialFish

THANK YOU so much to everyone who donated money, a share or a tweet to help with the Give Local America National Giving Day on May 5.

ITWorks & SAP America: Connecting Young Adults To Bright Futures

TechImpact

14 students from the ITWorks program in the Philadelphia area visited SAP America last week for Career Day this year.

The Art of People Powered Storytelling Through Social Media

NetWits

Petri Darby is the Director of Brand Marketing & Digital Strategy at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. He blogs at darbyDARNIT.

Funding Rural America: Bridging the Resource Gap

Tech Soup Blog

This was a very popular TechSoup webinar with over 300 attendees. Here are some highlights and insights from her presentation. The U.S. The U.S.

A Project Management Lesson from Captain America

Idealware

Yes, it's been a year since the movie Captain America: The First Avenger came out, but, just in case you are late watching it, there are spoilers ahead. I was re-watching Captain America recently, and I noticed a great story about good project management. Plan well to start off your project. Document, Document, Document.

To Strengthen Democracy in America, Think Tech

Tech Soup Blog

Editor's note — This blog piece by Micah Sifry touches on the still inadequate state of funding for nonprofit technology. democracy. Micah L.

Case Study: M+R Walks Us Through Testing an Email Fundraising Campaign from Oxfam America

NTEN

M+R Strategic Services has been working with Oxfam America, an international relief organization, since 2002. We all know we should do it.

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Flight Safety Videos Take Content Marketing to New Heights

See What's Out There

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America’s Giving Challenge 2009 Assessment and Reflection Paper

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I have completed the assessment and reflection paper for 2009 America’s Giving Challenge for the Case Foundation.

Working America Drives Local Action with Targeted Text Messages

Mobile Commons

Working America is a national organization that represents working families on a wide variety of issues. So Working America uses locally targeted mobile outreach to make sure they’re sending their messages to only the people who care about them. To fight the bill, Working America texted just their Michigan constituents.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Marketing Magic Bullet, Burrito Principle, and npEngage Magazine

Connection Cafe

As the sun sets on the end of this 3rd quarter, npEngage is offering something to kick-start your year-end. The Fall Issue of npEngage Magazine is out!

Kimbia CEO to Forfeit Salary in Plan to Address Give Local America Debacle - NonProfit PRO

AFP Blog

Kimbia CEO to Forfeit Salary in Plan to Address Give Local America Debacle - NonProfit PRO : 'via Blog this

Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I flew back from DC last night on Virgin America. A topic that I don't fully understand, yet. . Source: Monitor Institute. Family members.

Free Office 365 Roadshow Events Are Coming to America

Tech Soup Blog

Office 365 Roadshows Coming to America. If you could get the scoop on Office 365 in a single day, would you be interested? Register here.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time | Beth’s Blog

AFP Blog

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time | Beth’s Blog : "Note from Beth: Peter Panepento wrote a thoughtful piece earlier this week about #givedaylessons and gave me permission to republish it here. Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time – Guest Post by Peter Panepento" 'via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

Support for our fallen is down. I’m not driving a semi, but I’m joining the parade.

Connection Cafe

On Saturday, the week-long journey will culminate at Arlington in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day. Support for Our Fallen Is Down.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy

VisionLink

VisionLink’s unique Strategic Advantage consulting department is proud to be supporting the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy (CCA).

Volunteers of America: Getting Results

Connection Cafe

In 2009 Volunteers of America looked to get more out of their online fundraising program by tapping into the power of integrated online and offline fundraising. See more of our work with Volunteers of America Author: Cheryl Black. If ever there was a doubt in your mind about the multichannel approach, this will dispel it.

One Lesson from the #iGiveLocal “Give Local America” Fiasco | Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

AFP Blog

Kivi has some great lessons learned here One Lesson from the #iGiveLocal “Give Local America” Fiasco | Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog : "Instead, this post is about lessons learned for communications pros. And there will be many that come out of this. Many — probably most? — via Blog this

New Customer: Complete College America

VisionLink

We are very pleased to announce another new customer among the VisionLink network, Complete College America. Funded by Gates, Ford, Carnegie, Kellog and the Lumina Foundations, this is a nation wide initiative building voice and capacity to increase college completion rates, with a state by state strategy. Dr. W.

How Online Work Can Save America

Tech Soup Blog

In her piece How Online Work Can Save America , Leila Chirayath Janah talks about her work with Samasource , which employs people living in poverty in developing countries to do online "microwork" for companies like Ask.com and Intuit. I remain somewhat skeptical that online work will save America.

Portraits of the People: Northeast America and Sandy

VisionLink

Sometimes it helps to see the people impacted by disaster--the personal stories. You can find his work here: www.humansofnewyork.com/. Dr. W.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Department Produces Complete College America’s National STEM Careers Academy

VisionLink

"Between 1970 and 2009, undergraduate enrollment in the United States more than doubled, while the completion rate has been virtually unchanged.

Virgin America As Connector

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the best things about the commute is Virgin America airlines in flight experience. Miro Logo.

Give Kids The World Gets An Extreme Village Makeover

Connection Cafe

This special two week effort was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America on this morning. Did you miss it? View the video below. Congratulations!