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

Editorial: Giving Thursday Means Giving Twice | Times Record

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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.

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

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A champion is an individual that supports a nonprofit organization or cause. Nonprofit staff members, volunteers, and board members are some of your best champions. Nonprofit Examples.

Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support

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Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support Guest Post. 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.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

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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. Join us for this very exciting Nonprofits Live on March 21 , where we will feature nonprofit technology guests sharing their unique perspectives on everything from blog set up and effective strategies, to maintenance and growth best practices over time.

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

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Perhaps you can relate to this chart from Gerard Matthews , Communications Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. ” Have you stopped one-person social media shop for your nonprofit organization by implementing an employee champion program?

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

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The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit. We’ve compiled an overview of each state’s associated costs from Harbor Compliance to serve as a helpful stepping stone on the path to starting your own nonprofit organization. Arkansas. The post The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Text TEACHING to 30644 for Information about a New Scholarship

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Arkansas reports , “It is estimated that by 2015, about 280,000 teachers in these fields will be needed in schools throughout America. nonprofit Use CasesIf you’re Latino and have a background in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), it’s now $30,000 easier to get a Master’s degree in Education – thanks to a new scholarship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

5 Interesting Facts from the Giving USA 2012 Report

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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. Nonprofit Trends Fundraising Giving USAThe 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.

Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging Recap

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As part of TechSoup's do-it-yourself month, Nonprofits Live (NPLive) featured a discussion of blogging. Jody Dilday , executive director of Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas (SPSFNA).

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

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The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands by Carol Cone. The book advances the essential function of strategic branding within the nonprofit world.

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

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If your nonprofit’s executive director or CEO a thought leader? Many nonprofit CEOs use their social media profiles to extend the reach of their thought leadership and connect with professional colleagues, media, and policy makers.

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

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As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. The result is that the chaff is blown away, leaving behind a much cleaner picture of the nonprofit sector. The website resolves to a similar organization called Lets Bring them Home , headquartered in Arkansas. Fear not, nonprofit professionals!

Keeping history alive and lost productivity in the office

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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. So you might be asking, how does this relate to nonprofits and technology? Until his retirement, my dad was a social studies teacher at the high school level.

Meet A Social Butterfly Who Cares About Nonprofits Causes

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Butterfly by Beth Kanter Social Butterfly writes about nonprofits and social change and social media. Academics and work aside, my passion is working with and on behalf of nonprofits. Why do you think it is important for nonprofits to embrace social media?

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

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” designed to help grantees institutionalize social media and networked nonprofit skills and strategies and integrate them into their broader strategy for communications on children’s health. Understanding the Recent Facebook Algorithm Changes and What It Means for Nonprofits.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

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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. Little Rock, Arkansas: QuickBooks Made Easy. Columbus, Ohio: Nonprofit IT Forum.

Boosting Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

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Given the recent substantial cutbacks in state government support for many nonprofits, I believe the sector needs to get very creative about expanding revenue sources. One area with great potential for increasing nonprofit revenues resides with greater contributions from individual donors.

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

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During the afternoon we used Facebook to post analyses from partners and Twitter to highlight what ACA is already doing in Arkansas.

Research Friday: Why Give to International Charities?

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continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. I am a student in the Master of Nonprofit Studies program at Arizona State University and work for the ASU Lodestar Center.

eNews: New Articles


What's more, all the available options--including, CiviCRM, SugarCRM and Microsoft Dynamics CRM--are relatively inexpensive for nonprofits, or even free. How can a nonprofit make the best use of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? Presented in partnership with the Arkansas Coalition for Excellence. State of the Nonprofit Cloud. PublishDate: May 2012. May 2012.

Finding the Great Impact Story

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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.

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7 Tips for Engaging Donors on the Move

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In fact, digital media mogul Mashable recently issued a statement saying that nonprofits should be focusing more on mobile. Their conclusion was drawn from a study of nonprofit email campaigns. It’s safe to assume that people want to hear from nonprofits, just not through email.

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Effective Fundraising with Facebook Causes


Facebook provides an unprecedented opportunity for nonprofits: 200 million monthly active users, about half of whom are signing in and communicating with their friends on a daily basis, is an organizer's dream. 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. First, sign-up as a nonprofit partner by going to

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

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I am not on the anthropology faculty of the University of Arkansas. I have never even been to Arkansas. 7 Mar 2008 Leave a Reply Get Tips and Best Practices Sign up below to get our newsletters highlighting the latest in online marketing and communications for nonprofits.