The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers. Designing effective training is a both a science and an art form, what was the most training you attended and why? This was the launch of a peer learning group called “The Networked NGO,” based on [.]

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Sharing Nonprofit & NGO Tech Stories

Have Fun - Do Good

If you know a nonprofit or NGO that is using any of these technologies, or is struggling to use them, encourage them to share their stories on our Community Blog , Net2 in Action success gallery or Net2 Ask challenges forum by sending them one of these pre-fab invitations to participate. It's at Varnish Art and Wine Bar @ 77 Natoma in SF from 6-8 PM.

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Trainer’s Notebook: The Art of Good Openings and Closings

Beth Kanter

” I started with a full-day workshop outside of Auckland called “The Networked NGO in New Zealand,” this workshop was for activist organizations and focused on strategy, measurement, and best practices for managing and implementing social media as a network. Sunrise on Sacred Maori Land outside of Auckland, NZ.

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Education is a major focus for nonprofits and NGOs, accounting for 9% of NGO activity worldwide. In addition, Bea is the media and communications director at Emerging Arts Professionals, a network focused on professional development for arts and culture workers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there.

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Education is a major focus for nonprofits and NGOs, accounting for 9% of NGO activity worldwide. In addition, Bea is the media and communications director at Emerging Arts Professionals, a network focused on professional development for arts and culture workers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there.

Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Once your NGO has laid a foundation for online fundraising success by launching a mobile-optimized website, an e-newsletter, and having the ability to accept online donations, your NGO is then ready to use social media to maximize online fundraising and cause awareness. There’s both an art and science to effectively using social media and by implementing the best practices below your NGO’s ability to reach a global audience is significantly increased.

Last 10 (selected) delicious.com links

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

List of Nonprofit, NPO, NGO Websites Using Drupal » The ENGINE Blog » ENGINE Industries: Atlanta, Georgia Web Design. The reason I post these is because 1) I think they might be helpful resources, and 2) you can get a feeling for what I’m working on, or thinking about (or wishing for.) For instance, the reason there are so many links about Amazon is that we are now beginning a project that uses amazon in earnest, with some others possibly on the way. PolicyTool for Social Media.

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3 Fresh Social Ideas For Small NGOs

TechImpact

Using social media to maximize your NGO’s online fundraising and cause awareness is an art form that needs to be carefully […]. Laying a foundation for digital marketing success is essential for small non-governmental organizations. Once that solid base has been established, you can go even further by launching a mobile-optimized website and accepting online donations.

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2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

15: World Art Day — #WorldArtDay. Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and then add them to your 2020 editorial calendar.

MPower Open keeps moving forward

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology MPower Open keeps moving forward July 6, 2008 This is old news, but I’ve been busy. This would be the first step I guess to making something better that was sustainable for NGO’s.

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Fundraising on the Blockchain: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Top Nonprofits

Michael serves on the board of Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art in Chicago where he lives. UK and a marketing support officer for the environmental NGO Become Carbon Negative.

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Fundraising on the Blockchain: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Top Nonprofits

Michael serves on the board of Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art in Chicago where he lives. UK and a marketing support officer for the environmental NGO Become Carbon Negative.

Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As the newer generation of prospective donors gravitate towards images and videos, tapping into the art of storytelling is something your nonprofit cannot afford to do without. The Global NGO Technology Report is a biennial research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use web and email communications, online fundraising tools, social media, mobile technology, and productivity software.

25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Specifically, 33% donated to a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign while 18% created their own peer-to-peer fundraising campaign to benefit their favorite NPO or NGO. 11) 67% of donors worldwide have volunteered with a NPO or NGO within the last 12 months. Arts and culture (2%), peace and nonviolence (1%), and research and public policy (1%) are the least donated to causes.

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12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Current growth is occurring in parts of the world where “NGO” and “ONG” are commonly used terms and in regions where “nonprofit” and “charity” are more common, many nonprofits and charities are purchasing the domains (they are sold as a bundle) and having them forward to their.ORG website(s). Mission: To foster peace among young adults through the arts in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

Tech Soup Blog

Our chapter leaders believe that we can bridge the digital divide by giving every NGO the tools and skills to accomplish its mission efficiently and effectively. Toronto has scheduled a Pints not Profits social, Victoria is holding its annual NGO Ho Ho party, and the Research Triangle will hold an NPTech Mixer. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Ho Ho: A Holiday Party for Victoria's Nonprofits. Hamra, Lebanon: ARTECHA: Art and Technology Hackathon.

Father's Day Show: My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

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He is also the co-Founder of the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market. Before coming to Santa Fe, he was the Director of Aid to Artisans , an international artisan enterprise development NGO. This month's Big Vision Podcast interview is a special one with. my Dad (!) Tom Aageson, the co-Founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship.

Great Summary of Folksonomies and Museums Thread

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technorati Tags: art , museums , net2 , tag , nptech , ict , ngo , folksonomyWe must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin. RLG is a not-for-profit organization of over 150 research libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural memory institutions. The organization maintains a blog called " Hanging Together ," the name inspired by the Ben Franklin quote above.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

Tech Soup Blog

How One NGO Serves 70,000 Children. This is an NGO that is relies heavily on good communication and effective project management. Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (Children without Borders) in Japan is a humanitarian educational association NGO that supports disadvantaged children and youth in Asia who are on the street, are victims of trafficking, forced labor, and natural disasters, or in conflict with the law.

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Spotlight on South Africa: Nonprofit Profiles from SANGONeT

Tech Soup Blog

Art and Media. The SANGOTeCH online technology donation and discount portal is a partnership between SANGONeT/NGO Pulse and TechSoup. TechSoup's partner in Africa, SANGONeT , has compiled case studies and profiles of the South African nonprofits and charities they serve. Published on SANGONeT's content portal, NGOPulse, the organizations profiled range from education, social outreach, poverty relief, environment, and more.

Storymakers 2016 Winners

Tech Soup Blog

There, we see hearts, bodies, and minds coming to life through improvisation and the creative arts. First, we want to thank every nonprofit and NGO who submitted. The Storymakers 2016 campaign surpassed all of our expectations. We received more than 600 submissions from 35+ countries, including mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong for the first time. And our Twitter chat was more global than ever before, with people from 20 countries participating!

Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

NTEN

The visual story of the Bhopal Medical Appeal was subsequently awarded a Getty Grant for Good in 2011 after winning the 2011 Focus for Humanity NGO Assignment Fellowship. Christy Wiles holds an MA degree in Theory of Contemporary Art from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and a BA in Spanish and Latin American Literature from Reed College. By Christy Wiles, Marketing Manager, PhotoPhilanthropy.

13 #npEXPERTS Share their Most Valuable Donor Acquisition & Fundraising Ideas

Connection Cafe

Tweets about #marketing, #nonprofit and #nptech,#arts and #museum best practices. By Andrew Shoaff : Passionate about the NGO community. Due to the incredible response we received the last time we brought together leading nonprofit experts to share their best fundraising insights, we decided to do it again! That’s right – we’ve rallied 13 nonprofit thought leaders to share their best fundraising strategies, tips and ideas with YOU.

I'll Be Moderating, "Getting It On(line) for a Cause," at BlogHer

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The panelists will include my co-editor of the Social Change, Nonprofits and NGO section of BlogHer, Beth Kanter , who will be talking about how she raised over $800 for the Sharing Foundation using a ChipIn widget and her blog ; Pim Techamuanvivit of Chez Pim , who raised over $50,000 in 11 days for the UN Food Programme with her annual Menu for Hope campaign; and VITA , an Australian blogger who helps arts organizations raise money and sell tickets.

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Increase Your Organization’s Credibility Online

Achieve

These new domains are only available to genuine NGOs and are a direct result of efforts by the NGO community. 40-50,000 Google searches are made per second. Per second. That’s roughly three. million. queries per minute, and more than 3.5. billion. per day. And that’s just Google – 3.5

E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What of the things I observed was how well the project leader, Heather Ramsey, from IIE, artfully facilitated a participatory processes — a process that included difficult, authentic, and inspiring conversations about what everyone was passionate about around the table: the power of social media in the hands of NGO to make the world a better place. The E-Mediat Implementation Partners at SF Planning Meeting.

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

Saint Paul, Minnesota: Treading Lightly | The Delicate Art of Internal Communications. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Ho Ho: A Holiday Party for Victoria's Nonprofits. Every day, American nonprofits, charities, and libraries rely on TechSoup's product donation program for the information they need to make smart decisions about technology. But did you know that our work is global?

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Flickr and Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Take this example of an art history class. Tharum , who works for a a Cambodian NGO, recently wrote about how flickr helps more people learn about Cambodia. Marnie Webb asks a great question: Wonder what flickr has to do with nonprofits? Or maybe the question should be what can nonprofits do with flickr as answered in the comments.

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Beth Kanter

After I finished teaching an intensive Networked NGO workshop for Packard family planning grantees in Delhi, I headed to Bangalore to visit my friend and colleague, Rufina Fernandes where I conducted a social media workshop for staff and teachers and got see a start up education company and its CSR program, close up. At the Sujaya School, I visited a second grade art class. Visiting the Sujaya School with Rufina Fernandez.

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Jay Dedman and Ryanne Hodson To Plant the Seeds for Video Blogging in Roteang Village, Cambodia for Sharing Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I met Christina Arnold who told me about her NGO and their work in Cambodia. We have another camera, a Cannon Powershot going over and Ryanne and Jay will hopefully train TSF staff and some of the college kids in the art of moment capture. Click To Play. I'm so excited!

Cambodia: Social Media, NGOs, and Social Change: Part 1

Beth Kanter

I tweeted about visiting a wild life and the NGO offered a great tip about not missing the sun bear via Twitter. When I arrived home, I received an email with the final cover art of my forthcoming book, “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ,” written with KD Paine. Two weeks ago, I took a homecoming trip to Cambodia with my family.

Interview with My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

He is also the co-founder of the International Folk Art Market. Before moving to Santa Fe, he was the Director of Aid to Artisans , an international artisan enterprise development NGO. Another would be - a friend and I are co-founders of the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market. It is now the largest international folk art market in the world. She's been in the International Folk Art Market. The International Folk Art Market is www.folkartmarket.org.

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82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Vecteezy offers an excellent selection of free and low-cost vector art that can be used for multiple kinds of online content (event invitations, social media posts, blog graphics, etc. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report. English, français, português y español, the 2018 Global NGO Technology Report is based on the survey results of 5,352 NGOs from 164 countries.

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Solutionary Women: DeeAnn Resk

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she worked on a program called the “African Peace and Development Initiative” at the NGO, World Learning for International Development , doing project backstopping for peacebuilding initiatives in East Africa. And if you know a Solutionary Woman who works at a nonprofit or NGO who you think I should profile, please email me at britt at brittbravo dot com with their name, organization and contact info.

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NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology speaks about how difficult is to be objective, while Social Source blog described it as a high school popularity contest. Someone tagged the NGO-in-a-Box with nptech just today. While Forum One points out that Michael Edson of the Smithsonian American Art Museum will give a talk called " By The Time You Need A Blog, It's Too Late " at next week's seminar on blogging.

nfp 2.0 » A billboard of protest

Rebooting Charity

In truth our main goal, as a relatively small development NGO, in establishing ourselves first in Second Life was to get media coverage for our organisation and our issues in the mainstream media. To me, the aspect that makes SL appealing for NGO’s is the potential that Jonathan Zittrain calls ‘generativity’ Steve Bridger Says: January 2nd, 2007 at 11:23 am Thanks for your comment, Dan.

Solutionary Women: Viet-Ly Nguyen

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Streetside Stories is a San Francisco based arts education nonprofit that actually just started a blog , so give them a little link love! Here is a partial transcript from my interview with Viet-Ly: Viet-Ly: Streetside Stories is a nonprofit literacy arts program based in San Francisco and we work with the middle schools -- the public middle schools -- of the San Francisco Unified School District.

More about that Homeless Avatar in Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also tracked down the avatar in Second Life and did an interview with the people from NGO involved in this campaign. In this first week, it was Salvador (the art director) and myself who moved the kid and talked to people. Remember the homeless avatar in Second Life that got a lot of attention a few weeks back? Rik Riel and Nedra Weinreich also wrote it up and I suspect it probably inspired a few Second Life Doubter's Club posts.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. Vecteezy offers an excellent selection of free and low-cost vector art that can be used for multiple kinds of online content (event invitations, social media posts, blog graphics, etc. The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources!

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Small dots is an advocate for technology in the arts. So, do check out the Audio/Video Edition of the NGO-in-a-Box which includes a collection of Free and Open Source Software tools. Post, Post It Passion Exercise from Youth Noise, Youth Summit Blogging and New (to me) Blogs Blogging 101 Community Blogging describes how to avoid the slow hard agonizing death of a blog: Make it a team effort.

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NpTechTag Summary: Insect Antennae, A Blast from the Past, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technology in the Arts is accepting session proposals for its October 2007 conference. see here ) In celebration of International Women's Day, Joe's Blog showcases some games that are designed to teach us about this issue, along with ways to support NGO's doing work in this area. Flickr photo from jhritz NpDigg: The Insect Antennae? npdigg.org , cooked up by the nonprofittech blog , is up and running.

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

It looks as if you’ve got to learn all this stuff on your own in order to bring your nonprofit around and up to date, unless your a big time NGO with the funds to do so. Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I find this a bit of an affront to me as a human being to see this kind of nasty political trick played on an NGO. beijingolympic.mdb MD5 e3a6e5f553f9672765a4f8ab6fa06b72 beijingolympic.doc MD5 ffd3d51f09d00ab14b0e98023c0e6736 [6] the_art_of_illness.pps MD5 48dccf4e74ed2cd7b4a7477b1d61f29c This Powerpoint drops an Enfal trojan (VsTskMgr.exe + iislogmgr.dll) which connects to bsek5.ggsddup.com. [7]