ESPN names Atlanta Falcons Owner As 2021 Sports Philanthropist of the Year

NonProfit PRO

Blank, the owner of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and MLS' Atlanta United, as 2021 Sports Philanthropist of the Year at the seventh annual Sports Humanitarian Awards in New York City Monday night. ESPN named Arthur M.

Cha-Ching: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta


Photo: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, Facebook. Veronica Oladeji, Director Of Special Events At Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Metro Atlanta. The post Cha-Ching: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta appeared first on DipJar.


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Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta


Center for Nonviolent Social Change is a must-visit site for the thousands of progressive activists descending on Atlanta. For some reason, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta's downtown is the only place in the world where you can see whale sharks in captivity. Read more about the ethical debate around Atlanta's whale sharks. Former President Jimmy Carter's Center & Presidential Library is located near downtown Atlanta, and definitely worth a visit. Atlanta Beltline.

Let's Help Kara Get To the NTC in Atlanta

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

. The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is to nonprofit techies what SXSW is to social media professionals. Translation: You have to go! I've been going before the NTC was the NTC. This year's conference will celebrate the 10th Anniversary. Woo Hoo! While the registration is affordable, when you add the travel and lodging, and it is stretch, especially if you're just starting out.

Philanthropy Front and Center-Atlanta: Do Good™

AFP Blog

Philanthropy Front and Center-Atlanta: Do Good™: "Do Good™The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has launched the Do Good™ Channel on its web site. It is powered by good2gether™, a new service that connects people to causes through a broad network of high-traffic websites. good2gether™ enables nonprofits to enter volunteering opportunities, events and in-kind donation needs (at no charge) once – then

Atlanta’s ThePort Network raises $2.8M of $4M financing | TechJournal South

AFP Blog

Atlanta’s ThePort Network raises $2.8M of $4M financing | TechJournal South: "ATLANTA – ThePort Network, which sells social media solutions to nonprofit organizations, has raised $2.8 million of an equity financing targeted at $4 million, according to a regulatory filing

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


ACCP / Atlanta, GA / TBD. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management. Marketing & Communications. Nonprofit Technology, and more! It doesn't just stop here!

The Power of Kawaii for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Via Zoo Atlanta: Polar Bear Cubs (Endangered). Via Zoo Atlanta. Looking at cute images, particularly those of baby animals, has been proven to increase our brain’s concentration levels for a short time afterwards. The Power of Kawaii (a Japanese word meaning “cute”) can help nonprofit social media managers be more productive and also help counterbalance the flood of negative images that we are exposed to as a by-product of emerging ourselves into the 24/7 news cycle.

Marketing Trail Guide for More Personalized Communications

Saleforce Nonprofit

In our first of a two-part Trail Guide Webinar Series , Bonnie Beauchamp from Atlanta Mission shared how personalization helped them achieve 159% growth with digital donors , while significantly reducing the time required to launch a campaign.

Normalizing seeking support for mental health takes collective action


Reprinted from The Atlanta Women’s Foundation. Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. United Way of Greater Atlanta. The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) also funds organizations that support mental wellness for girls and women.

Boys and Men of Color program equips organizations to thrive in pandemic and beyond


To date, the program has served nearly 70 participants and unique organizations throughout metro Atlanta and is poised to expand in the future. Because of its virtual nature, we were able to welcome organizations throughout the South, not just the Atlanta region.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Social Value International / Atlanta, GA / $225. Grant Professionals Association / Atlanta, GA / $840. The 18th Annual Conference will take place at the spectacular Hyatt Regency Atlanta located at 265 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum / Atlanta, GA / Not available. Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) / Atlanta, GA / $620. Netroots Nation / Atlanta, GA / $465.

Resources for Native American Heritage Month 2021

Media Cause

Who to Support: Atlanta Indigenous Peoples Association. [Image: Mesa Verde National Park (Colorado) by Mariola Grobelska. Mesa Verde was the first national park designated with the express purpose of preserving “the works of man.”]. ”].

Apply for the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellowship


We are thrilled to open applications today for fellows in the following cities: Atlanta, GA: 1 position (sponsored by Google Fiber). Felicia Tillman, a fellow from Atlanta, formed partnerships to bring digital literacy training to uniquely sweet spaces.

What’s in My Inbox | Responding to hate crimes

Pamela Grow

Since the Atlanta spa shootings, a hate crime that claimed the lives of 8 people, including 6 Asian women, I’ve received many emails addressing the event, and the ensuing grief. Are you responsive to how your donors are feeling?

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Media Cause

Who to support: Latin American Association (Atlanta Outreach Center). Hispanic history is American history.

3 Ways to Increase Engagement with Gamification

Volunteer Hub

One example of an organization using gamification to create value for volunteers is Open Hand Atlanta. To date, Open Hand Atlanta has saved over $649,000 since initiating its gamification-based rewards program. Finding new ways to engage volunteers is crucial for nonprofits in 2021.

10 Support, Implementation, and Adoption Quotes from VolunteerHub Clients

Volunteer Hub

It is pretty clear that the VolunteerHub team is listening to the voice of their clients,” said David Thoms, Volunteer Coordinator for Open Hand Atlanta. “I

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture


Their funding priorities are on the development of major Atlanta arts and cultural institutions as well as capital projects of arts and cultural institutions outside of Atlanta that promote community development in Georgia’s cities. Areas served: Atlanta/Georgia.

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9 Tips for Creating a Social Media Advocacy Campaign

Media Cause

For a campaign to influence Atlanta’s City Council, Color of Change invited people to add their name to the petition by highlighting that more than 10,000 Atlantans have already taken action. Social media is one of the most powerful tools for activating people to take action.

New Frontiers in Fundraising

Top Nonprofits

The rising relevancy of NFTs, Crypto, and Blockchain in fundraising. The future of fundraising – with blockchain, cryptocurrency and NFTs – is here and ready for you. In this recording of a live, virtual session at September 29, 2021 Virtual Summit for Nonprofit Changemakers, Wendy Y.

How to Manage Volunteers Effectively in 2021

Volunteer Hub

Here are a few case studies of organizations effectively managing volunteers: Open Hand Atlanta. Effectively managing volunteers starts with a vision, the creation of a plan, and the execution of a strategic process to reach targeted goals.

Why does NTEN like Bohemian Rhapsody? For you!

Amy Sample Ward

NTEN is hoping to raise $10,000 from the nonprofit technology community again this year, and Convio is going to match those dollars to help get as many folks to #10NTC in Atlanta this April 8-10. So, please join me in helping make the NTEN staff have some fun and support attendees who otherwise wouldn’t be able to make it to Atlanta. Last year, NTEN created a scholarship fund program to help support many more people attend the Nonprofit Technology Conference.

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Into the Cloud: Park Pride


Park Pride is a nonprofit that works to create and improve parks in the greater Atlanta metro area by engaging communities, advocating, and volunteering in parks and community gardens. After a rollercoaster ride through a number of less-than-successful services, a small nonprofit gains independence with Cloud-based email.

77 Quotes from VolunteerHub Clients

Volunteer Hub

We wouldn’t be able to provide nourishment to the clients that desperately need our support without the help, dedication, and ongoing commitment of volunteers and the time they invest in our program,” said David Thoms, Volunteer Coordinator, Open Hand Atlanta. The Importance of Volunteers.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Points of Light / Atlanta, GA / TBD. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management. Marketing & Communications. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity

Amy Sample Ward

Next week I’ll be in Atlanta for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference ( connect with me there! ). So, we have a few ways you can join in (even if you aren’t in Atlanta) and make this session even more valuable for everyone! but want to be sure all those following the session from outside Atlanta can catch it all (and so you can find what everyone else is sharing, too!).

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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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Nominations Closing Soon for $10,000 Pizzigati Prize

Robert Weiner

The winner will be announced this April at NTEN's 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta. The Tides Foundation is accepting nominations for the annual Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest. The prize will award $10,000 to an open-source software developer whose work is helping nonprofits succeed. Nominations will be accepted through February 1, 2010. From the announcement: read more.

5 Questions: The Real Housewives of Social Media


Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: David Neff, Session: The Real Housewives of Social Media.

Social Enterprise Alliance

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It will be held in Atlanta in early March, and I will definitely be there I am proud to be affiliated with the Social Enterprise Alliance, a group that works to advance the cause of people who run enterprises with a social mission. Early bird registration has just started for the Seventh Gathering, the annual meeting of the Alliance.

PQMD: Medical Surplus Recovery Organization Planning


Lori Warrens, the executive director of the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD), VisionLink''s Lois Ann Porter and others are on-site today planning the upcoming Medical Surplus Recovery Organization (MSRO) Conference to be held at the Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta this July.

Off to NTC!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Tomorrow morning, I’ll be leaving on a jet plane, to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference. This will be my 7th NTC since 2001 (or, more accurately, my 5th. I went to two Circuit Rider Roundups.). I’m looking forward to it. I’m speaking in two sessions: “ Collaborative Problem Solving for Consultants &# organized by Robert Weiner, and “ Earth to Cloud &# part of the fabulous Tech Track organized by Peter Campbell.

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Is Your Volunteer Management Solution Up-to-Date in 2021?

Volunteer Hub

One VolunteerHub client, Open Hand Atlanta, is saving over $649,000 per year through a strategic gamification strategy , called LeaderTree , that challenges volunteers and provides them points, that can be exchanged for prizes, for each opportunity served.

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

Top Nonprofits

Not long ago, accepting cryptocurrency donations seemed like a pretty fringe fundraising offering. But if you’ve been following the news, cryptocurrency is here and is making some serious impact at more and more nonprofit organizations.

The 2021 List of Established Fundraising Consultants

Whole Whale

Alexander Haas is an Atlanta-based fundraising consulting firm that serves clients nationwide, including those in higher education, museums, schools, performing arts, human services, healthcare, and religious organizations.

Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

Atlanta Councilman chooses Twitter. Last week, I had the opportunity to present at the 2011 Volunteer Management for Nonprofits Conference here in New York.

4 Reasons Why VolunteerHub is the Best Solution for Volunteer Centers

Volunteer Hub

Open Hand Atlanta Saves $649,656 Using Gamification in VolunteerHub ( Case Study ). We are big supporters of VolunteerHub and the efficiency that the solution provides,” said Kari Baudoux, Director of Volunteer Services at Open Hand Atlanta. “We

Do-Gooders, Start Your Engines!

Tech Soup Blog

Today is the first day of the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta! Have fun, learn much, share often, and connect. If you'd like a recap of where to find TechSoup Global during # 10NTC , please visit [link].

Social by Social Giveaway for 10NTC

Amy Sample Ward

I’m getting my bags packed to fly to Atlanta for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference and discovered that I have 4 copies of Social by Social left – and I’m going to give them away! I only have 4 copies left so I will draw 4 names at random from all those who leave a comment at noon (Atlanta time) on Wednesday, April 7th.

Run the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards!


It was just a few months ago that we announced the winners of the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards on the YouTube homepage and live at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta. Now, we’re looking for one fine person to run next year’s contest. Please share this opportunity among your networks! ————————————————– AWARDS PROGRAM MANAGER See3 Communications [.].

Guest Post: Stories of Volunteer Managers, Technology, and the Pandemic

Twenty Hats

It was their employees in Chicago and Atlanta. “None of us were ready for this.

The philanthropic response to the rise in Asian hate


On March 16, 2021, eight people were murdered in Atlanta. Six were Asian women: Soon Chung Park, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Ae Yue, Xiaojie Tan, and Daoyou Feng.