Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta

EveryAction

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.

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

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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

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!

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.

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.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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.

PQMD: Medical Surplus Recovery Organization Planning

VisionLink

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.

How Weinstein Hospice Uses Smart Segmentation to Identify Key Donors

Connection Cafe

Enter smart segmentation and enter our amazing customers, Weinstein Hospice in Atlanta. Atlanta is one of very few communities to have a home-based not-for-profit Jewish hospice. When it comes to fundraising, having the right information about your donors is critical.

What Matters Most to Event Fundraisers?

NetWits

What was your answer? Is it online tools to help you administer your events and register participants? Is it logistics and course planning for your run, walk, or ride? Is it getting high-profile sponsors to help defray costs and gain exposure?

Announcing the Digital Inclusion Fellowship

NTEN

Only when everyone is online can we truly support our entire community with necessary services, access to education and information, avenues to employment, and social connections to friends and family regardless of income or where someone may live.

What Are Admin Expenses?

Connection Cafe

I once interviewed for a job with an organization in Atlanta that sold coupon booklets door-to-door to support a children’s wheelchair basketball league.

QuickBooks Made Easy Training Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Gregg Bossen is a practicing CPA and advanced certified Intuit QuickBooks Pro-Advisor with a full-service accounting firm located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Boiling it Down to the Basics | P2P Fundraising is Defined by Engagement

Connection Cafe

Are you in the Atlanta area? What separates peer-to-peer fundraising from the other revenue channels? Engagement. I was recently reminded of this by one of my team members. She shared that working on a team with peer-to-peer fundraising consultants has made her a better online marketer.

3 Nonprofit Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer (and How to Stand Out From the Crowd)

NonProfit Hub

Location: Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta. Summer convention season is just around the corner for nonprofit organizations, a good time for groups of all types to recruit and also promote their message. Conventions are also a great place for nonprofit workers to network and hear about the latest innovations and ideas. Here are three important nonprofit conferences coming up this summer, along with some tips on how your organization can use them to stand out.

Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

A similar example is that of an Atlanta city councilman who chose to post a message to Twitter asking for a medic to respond to an unconscious woman on the street rather than to dial 911 when his mobile phone battery was very low.

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another example is the Atlanta Symphony which is trying to entice younger people into the concert hall with behind the scenes snaps.

QuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits: Live Seminars Coming to San Francisco, Honolulu, and Las Vegas

Tech Soup Blog

located in Atlanta, Georgia. Are you brand new to QuickBooks and not sure how to best use it to track and manage your organization's finances? Or are you an advanced user looking to pick up some new tip and tricks to take your skills to the next level?

3 Email Newsletters "Dos" and 1 Big "Don't"

Tech Soup Blog

Cultural Vistas follows this formula: Person's background (manager at Chick-fil-A in Atlanta, never has lived abroad). Does your nonprofit have a newsletter? Or are you thinking about starting one for the New Year?

The Secret to Going Viral: Harnessing the Kevin Bacon Effect

NetWits

Guest post by Darian Rodriguez Heyman , creator of the nationwide Social Media for Nonprofits conference series and former Executive Director of Craigslist Foundation. .

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Atlanta. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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Social Media for Nonprofits Conference Series Launches in SF

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is the launch event in a seven-city series, which is also touring Washington, DC, New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago and Atlanta. On June 29, I’ll be participating at conference in San Francisco called Social Media for Nonprofits that launches a seven-city conference event focusing on answering the question: “How can resource-strapped community-based organizations seize the opportunities presented by this new landscape?&#.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Atlanta, Georgia: Visual Storytelling: Using Digital Media. NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change. Every month, our meetup leaders host free in-person events in 60 cities.

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Follow and study Zoo Atlanta , New York Public Library , KQED Science , American Heart Association , and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

Pollination Project: $1,000 seed grants to individual change makers

Have Fun - Do Good

Do you have an idea for a world-changing project that could bloom with some seed money? The new Pollination Project is giving $1,000 seed grants to individual changemakers, every day, 365 days a year.

What Happens at GEO Doesn’t Stay at GEO (and that’s a good thing)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I know that I have been tremendously influenced by what I have learned in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Atlanta, and now Seattle. Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle.

19 Nonprofit Facebook Page Status Ideas You Can Steal

John Haydon

The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta did a show that involved a tiny alien. If you’re like most busy nonprofit professionals, you make your best effort to have an organized content strategy on Facebook.

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Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit | ajc.com

AFP Blog

Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit | ajc.com: "Two of the nation's leading volunteer coordination agencies, one based in Atlanta, will merge.Hands On Network in Atlanta, which helped train and coordinate more than 600,000 volunteers in 49 cities and eight foreign counties last year, will merge with the Washington's Points of Light Foundation and Volunteer Center National Network.

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Atlanta, Georgia: Connecting for Social Good. Technology helps nonprofits deliver on our missions more effectively, but it can also be fiendishly complicated. Sometimes the best way to get started with a new tool is to have a guide sitting next to you giving directions.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Atlanta, Georgia: Social Media Surgery: What Should Your Nonprofit Cut? NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space.

A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Follow and study Zoo Atlanta , New York Public Library , KQED Science , American Heart Association , and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

5 Questions: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a sea of Analytics

NTEN

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: Dan Michel, Feeding America. Session: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a sea of Analytics. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Integration.

5 things you can learn from Lil Wayne's Facebook Fan Manager

GroundWire

A shout-out, for example, to Atlanta, can inspire some 7,000 comments. Rapper Lil Wayne's Facebook page is up to 30 million fans. Here are five things you can learn from 21-year-old Mazy Kazerooni , Lil Wayne’s Facebook fan manager and the man behind the Guinness World Record for the most "Likes" on a post in 24 hours.

What Are Admin Expenses?

Connection Cafe

I once interviewed for a job with an organization in Atlanta that sold coupon booklets door-to-door to support a children’s wheelchair basketball league.

5 Questions: Homer Simpson for Nonprofits

NTEN

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: Alia McKee, Sea Change Strategies. Session: Homer Simpson for Non-Profits: The Truth About How People Really Think & What It Means for Promoting Your Cause: Behavioral Economics for Non-Profit Leaders.

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

A similar example is that of an Atlanta city councilman who chose to post a message to Twitter asking for a medic to respond to an unconscious woman on the street rather than to dial 911. That’s why the Atlanta councilman used twitter!

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Diversity Abroad Network / Atlanta, GA / Free. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Steal these 42 Creative Pinterest Ideas for Nonprofits

Frogloop

If you're an animal shelter or animal rights organization: Credit to Flickr user: Dennis from Atlanta 1. We’re about to see Pinterest use among nonprofit organizations explode.

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ThePort Releases New Whitepaper to Help Nonprofit Organizations Evaluate Social Networking Software

AFP Blog

Press ReleaseThePort Releases New Whitepaper to Help Nonprofit Organizations Evaluate Social Networking Software: "Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 1, 2009 -- Social media solutions provider ThePort Network, Inc. announced today the availability of a new whitepaper entitled 'How to Identify Enterprise-Class Social Networking Platforms.' The whitepaper discusses critical factors organizations must

Wired for Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

In order to catch Atlanta in this ranking, they will need to get to 16 wi-fi hot spots per person. Author: Sara Spivey.