Charleston’s Maggie House Top Earner In ‘Arkansas Gives’ | Times Record

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Charleston’s Maggie House Top Earner In ‘Arkansas Gives’ | Times Record : "The Maggie House in Charleston, a home under construction for abused and neglected children, received the most donations in the Arkansas Community Foundation’s inaugural Arkansas Gives fundraising campaign last week in association with the Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance.

Carroll County News: Story: Recovery Arkansas Web site has new features added

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Carroll County News: Story: Recovery Arkansas Web site has new features added: "Arkansas Coalition for Excellence (ACE): ACE is committed to the state's nonprofit sector. As the state's designee, ACE pursues nonprofit ARRA grants, contracts and public program opportunities.For more information visit: [link

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NetCentric Advocacy: Values Voters: Winning With Science in Arkansas?

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Main | Valdis Krebs - Social network analysis: 1987-2007 » SlideShare » April 25, 2007 Values Voters: Winning With Science in Arkansas? Posted at 12:25 PM in Personal Rants | Permalink Technorati Tags : campaigns , frames , global warming , lakoff | Reblog (0) Comments Values Voters: Winning With Science in Arkansas? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Women. Women.

Building Immersive, Innovative Digital Experiences for Arts and Culture

Forum One

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts: Elevating a world-class cultural landmark. The site also gives them a space to showcase virtual exhibitions and works by artists throughout Arkansas supported by the AMFA Foundation.

MuseWeb 2021: Amplifying the Museum Experience

Forum One

We are very excited to connect with the amazing people who work hard to amplify the online museum experience at this year’s virtual MuseWeb 2021 conference in April.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

Areas served: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas. Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues. If your nonprofit is seeking funding, it’s critical to identify the foundations whose interests and funding priorities align with your own.

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Supporting Artists With Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Creativity Explored operates a studio on 16th Street in San Francisco which includes about 60 artists, and another studio on Arkansas Street where another 20 people work. For the past ten years, Benetech’s Bookshare library has provided accessible books for people with print disabilities. Bookshare helps people who cannot read standard text participate in the world of ideas.

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Editorial: Giving Thursday Means Giving Twice | Times Record

AFP Blog

But wait, there’s more: Each donation given qualifies the nonprofit for additional bonus dollars from the Arkansas Community Foundation." ''via Blog this Editorial: Giving Thursday Means Giving Twice | Times Record : "For all the days we’ve wanted to give and haven’t, there is a chance for redemption. Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, Arkansans are challenged to give to the charity of their choice.

5 Interesting Facts from the Giving USA 2012 Report

sgEngage

Fundraising growth in the arts subsector was helped by an $800 million cash gift to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas from the Walton Family Foundation. The Giving USA 2012 report is out and it gives us a look at philanthropic trends from 2011. Here are five interesting facts that I pulled from the report. Giving by individuals, bequest, and family foundations amounted to 88% of total giving in 2011. This figure is one percentage point higher than in 2010.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

Tech Soup Blog

Expert guests include: Jody Dilday ( @jdilday ), executive director of Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas ( @SPSFNWA ), has spent her career raising awareness and support for nonprofit organizations. Here at TechSoup, we’re big on empowering nonprofits and libraries to make smart do-it-yourself technology choices since we know time, staff, and money are all limited resources. This month, we're examining the landscape of DIY blogging.

Food Stamp Search Suggests Hard Times Are Spreading like a Flu.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Is it fair to assume that the actual surge next year will include Oregon, Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, etc. Google Trends and US Department of Agriculture Results are compared in these images. They are different. I was reading up on trend analysis and the predictive power of Google to "see" trends before the official government agencies.

How An Informal Nonprofit Employee Champion Program Can Benefit A One-Person Communications Dept.

Beth Kanter

Perhaps you can relate to this chart from Gerard Matthews , Communications Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. Are you an one-person communications department? As a one-person communications department, your workload, which includes doing the social media, is always increasing.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Little Rock, Arkansas: QuickBooks Made Easy. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space. Online learning is awesome (and TechSoup has got you covered ), but a special magic is created when we get together in the same room and start building relationships. That's why we're thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup in having a strong presence at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC.

[VIDEO] 4-Step Plan to More Donations and Greater Fundraising Results

Bloomerang

But don’t do that right now because my new friend, Jesse Lane, is joining us from beautiful Northwest Arkansas. Jesse Lane will share the super-simple process for raising more money for your nonprofit. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Jesse, I got 1:00 Eastern.

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

Beth Kanter

Rich Huddleston Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, is an example. If your nonprofit’s executive director or CEO a thought leader? Thought leaders drive conversations – online and off, influence others, and shape perceptions in their field. They are the respected voices who others turn to understand sector social change issues.

Effective Fundraising with Facebook Causes

NTEN

One of our favorite stories came about because Michelle Miles didn't have time to volunteer at her local hospital, the Arkansas Children's Hospital, due to her busy school and work schedule. million people who now write on the wall about their experiences with cancer, donate money to the Arkansas Children's Hospital, and post pictures on the cause. Susan Gordon, Causes.

Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging Recap

Tech Soup Blog

Jody Dilday , executive director of Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas (SPSFNA). As part of TechSoup's do-it-yourself month, Nonprofits Live (NPLive) featured a discussion of blogging. Blogging is a great way for organizations to communicate and establish themselves as thought leaders. NPLive's guests were: Rosetta Thurman , blogger and author. Melissa Schilling , writer and photographer for Project Hope Art. Will Coley , founder of Aquifer Media.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Really, Your Tax.

ASU Lodestar Center

The website resolves to a similar organization called Lets Bring them Home , headquartered in Arkansas. Organizations that reincorporate in another state also have to reapply for a new charitable exemption, so Id guess that they abandoned The Nations Missing Children in Arizona and went for a new brand in Arkansas. Thats a delicious mystery, but Ill let the Arkansas people, or the organizations donors, worry about it.

Arts Assessment: Let's Stop "Proving" and Start Improving

Museum 2.0

Consider the recent research at the University of Arkansas about the value of school field trips to cultural institutions. Research and assessment is rare in the arts, and it tends to focus on "proving" our value. Economic impact studies. Studies of how arts participation affects student test scores. This kind of research has two big problems: It puts most of our assessment capacity into research for someone else, on someone else''s terms.

NetCentric Advocacy: Valdis Krebs - Social network analysis: 1987-2007 » SlideShare

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Values Voters: Winning With Science in Arkansas? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Main | Who is Sick? Network Traffic Map of Sickness » April 25, 2007 Valdis Krebs - Social network analysis: 1987-2007 » SlideShare Valdis is one of the greats. I just love his work.

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

One Person Communications Department: Arkansas Advocates for Children has a one-person communications department. Today I presented on a “featured session” at the United Way Community Leaders Conference in Grapevine, Texas. The conference theme was “Working Together in the Era of the Individual.” ” I facilitated an interactive featured session on why and how leaders should be engaged on social as well as other insiders (employees, board, and volunteers).

Research Friday: Why Give to International Charities?

ASU Lodestar Center

She has vast international experience since she was born in El Salvador and has lived in California, Arkansas, Mexico, Guatemala, and Arizona while also traveling to several other countries. posted by Karina Lungo , Research Aide, ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a. continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to. highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.

Boosting Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

ASU Lodestar Center

Only two of the ten most generous states (Utah and Arkansas) had higher state and local tax burdens than Arizona. posted by. Marissa Theisen , President & CEO. Arizona Grantmakers Forum. In my last post , I highlighted the current status of Arizona's philanthropic sector, based on a research report released by Arizona Grantmakers Forum in January 2011. The report was based on 2008 tax data for both institutions and individuals.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Arkansas. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support

Beth Kanter

As I said to Tyler at the conclusion of the first chat, ‘I was so happy I could cry.’” – Janet Holmes Uchendu, Arkansas Arts Center. Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support Guest Post. by Dorie Wallace Vice President, Customer Support, Blackbaud. Millions of nonprofits around the globe do incredible work each day to make the world a better place for all of us. Running a nonprofit is possibly one of the most important jobs out there.

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another feature of the program will be Safe America’s recruitment of First Ladies/Spouses in ALL 50 states to lead local, state educational efforts — building on West Virginia First Lady Gayle Manchin and her husband, Governor and Senator-Elect Joe Manchin’s efforts that reached 40 states in 2010 and had the active involvement of Governors and First Spouses in Kentucky, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Washington state, West Virginia, Iowa, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Utah and Tennessee.”.

Finding the Great Impact Story

Tech Soup Blog

A couple years ago I was working at a nonprofit, and I made a call to a small grassroots organizing group in Arkansas. I was building social media contacts with progressive policy organizations and conducting a routine communications capacity audit. The executive director and I got talking and, as she saw my interest in her work, she shared their organization's struggles fighting the closure of rural post offices in their community.

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Keeping history alive and lost productivity in the office

Connection Cafe

Growing up in Southeast Kansas it was a simple trip to neighboring Arkansas and a visit to Pea Ridge National Military Park. I visited Pea Ridge battlefield again while my brother attended the University Arkansas and still have the photos of what is one of the best preserved battlefields in the country. Until his retirement, my dad was a social studies teacher at the high school level. Most often we told people he was a history professor as that was the easiest way to explain it.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » I am Michael Hoffman

See3

I am not on the anthropology faculty of the University of Arkansas. I have never even been to Arkansas.

Meet A Social Butterfly Who Cares About Nonprofits Causes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My family, myself and a small group of dedicated and committed individuals started a non-profit in Arkansas that benefits multiple sclerosis and works in partnership with the MS Society. Butterfly by Beth Kanter Social Butterfly writes about nonprofits and social change and social media. I got to know her when she asked me to participate in her Blogging Neighbor Series 1. Tell me a little about you.

How Experimentation and Measurement Can Help Win A Little Bet with Facebook Promoted Posts

Beth Kanter

This month the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families presented the results of their experiment with promoted posts on Facebook for their Medicaid Toolkit Rollout. As part of my work at the Packard Foundation, I have the honor of working with a cluster of grantees working on children’s healthcare coverage on a networked capacity building project called “ Friending the Finish Line.”

Balance the Spontaneous and Strategic of Social Media: Newsjacking and Obamacare

Beth Kanter

Brett Kincaid, Outreach Director, for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families , said that being organic without too much structure helped them be more effective with their social media integration. It is sort of like the difference between a play that is totally scripted and doing an improv scene where actors know the general narrative but the specific lines are spontaneous and created on the spot. (2)

NetCentric Advocacy: Women. Women. Mother. Mother.

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « The future belongs to the Curious | Main | Values Voters: Winning With Science in Arkansas? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. » April 24, 2007 Women. Women. Mother. Mother. I spent an amazing week in Pittsburgh hanging out and working with an amazing group of inspiring women and mothers. The basic themes were focused on health, women and the environment.