Kid-Tested, Hipster-Approved: How Austin’s Thinkery Curated a Whole New Audience.

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Oh, Austin, TX. And with the influx of 100+ people moving here on a daily basis , it’s a good thing the locals continue to remind everyone to “ Keep Austin Weird. ” How is this influx of new people influencing Austin’s Arts & Cultural community?

#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap

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It started off with a bang, literally. The John H Reagan Soul Train Drumline replaced our espresso shots with beats – How else should you set the tone for a conference dedicated to world-changers and philanthropic visionaries?

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Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin

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Are you in Austin? The post Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin appeared first on The See3 Blog. video austin lights camera help nonprofit video Nonprofits reel change film frenzy texas Check out the Reel Change Film Frenzy screening on April 19th, produced by our friends at Lights. Camera.

Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal

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Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal : Convio Inc. Nasdaq: CNVO), an Austin-based fundraising technology company, conducted a survey of SXSW Interactive participants and found more than 87 percent of attendees donate to charity. The top giving categories for the interactive crowd includes children, disaster relief, faith-based and human and social services

Austin: A Case Study in Connecting What’s Available to What’s Needed

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In the "Silicon Hills" of Austin, TX, work is afoot to close the gap of access to technology among the city's residents. This article originally appeared in the March issue of the NTEN: Change journal.

5 Reasons This Will Be The Best #BBCON Ever

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Creativing Movements with Digital and Social Media with Austin Graff. Because you can’t have bbcon in ATX without getting to hear “one of the best groups working in Austin today.” 4 days…96 hours…5,760 minutes. Yep, #bbcon 2015 is really almost here.

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Help Us Help You: Austin-area service opportunities wanted for the 15NTC

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Throughout the 15NTC, there will be volunteer opportunities to engage and share the community''s skills with Austin, TX area nonprofits. Are you an Austin-based organization that could use some help either in person between March 3-6, 2015 or virtually in advance of the conference?

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Congratulations, Austin Pets Alive!

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This year, we're happy to congratulate one of our (HQ local) clients, Austin Pets Alive! , Austin Pets Alive! Austin Pets Alive! And once again, congratulations to Austin Pets Alive Author: Brandy Reppy.

Legacy of Hope Austin: Dreams for Kids with Special Needs

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" Armed with this vision, Carr secured a private grant and launched Legacy of Hope Austin (LOH) in 2010. " Next Steps for Legacy of Hope Austin. Images: courtesy of Legacy of Hope Austin.

2015 SXSW Interactive Round Up

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It’s been a busy month in Austin! austin sxsw sxsw interactive

The Salvation Army of Austin Advertising and Social Media Guidelines ? The Salvation Army of Austin

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The Salvation Army of Austin Advertising and Social Media Guidelines  The Salvation Army of Austin :The Salvation Army will support your third-party fundraising effort by enabling you to link your social media campaign to specified web page(s), our Facebook fundraiser page and retweeting your Twitter campaign.

Good times with communities of practice in Austin, Texas

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We Have Exciting News: Wild Apricot Has Been Acquired by Personify

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We are thrilled to announce that Wild Apricot has been acquired by Personify, an Austin-based constituent management software company that shares our mission of serving and empowering membership and constituent-focused organizations. Read all the details here. Personify

Austin Gives program encourages area businesses to share profits

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Austin Gives program encourages area businesses to share profits : The measure aims to encourage area companies of all sizes to pledge — via an online form at austingives.net — to give a portion of their pre-tax earnings to local nonprofit agencies.

Ironweed: Austin Barbecue

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During all this, I was in Austin, TX for the Legal Services Tech Conference. So was Holly Ross from NTEN. Corey P and his wife, Katie, found out via Twitter that we were in town so we met up for some Barbecue. Yummy.

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal

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Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal: "For the fifth consecutive year, Dell and UT’s RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service are teaming on the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, with more than $100,000 to be awarded to turn innovative social concepts into new businesses or nonprofits.

City of Austin Revolution

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I was lucky enough and honored to get invited to a special City of Austin meeting about the city’s Web Site. OpenAustin is a community-based effort to crowd source the requirements and development for the new City of Austin web site using local software developers, marketing experts, and graphic designers that have been displaced from their jobs due to the current economic downturn.

Make your cause more like Austin, Texas

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If you have visited Austin, Texas you may recall that we love to talk about Austin. The first session I attended at SXSW Interactive was 'Why Austin is the Killer App' moderated by Heather McKissick and Bijoy Goswami the founders of Austin Equation. Austin Equation is trying to determine the ingredients that make Austin so extraordinary and the equation they have come up with is Experience + Community = Scene. Author: Joey Martin.

See3 Rocks Austin

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It’s been a busy start to the week at the 2009 Convio Summit! At the conference, Nonprofit Live TV interviewed See3 CEO Michael Hoffman about creating a video strategy, video as a transaction, and why story still matters.

Austin + March x Social good = Awesome

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While many of our friends, partners and clients are headed to Austin next week for the Non Profit Technology Conference (NTC ) guess what happens there the week after? You ready, Austin?

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Re-branding, The Truth Behind Selfies, and Lessons on Listening.

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Austin Kleon spoke about how true genius doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Interactive Austin Kleon Big Duck fundraising ideas fundraising tips marc pitman pamela grow “Tonight, try to sit back and just listen. Don’t do some much of the talking, and see what happens. Just listen.”.

NTC Austin, here we come!

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We’re counting down the days to NTC 2015. Just looked back to see how many I’ve gone to. Yikes, this is my 10th! How time flies when you’re having fun. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with clients, friends and colleagues in the nonprofit and tech sectors. This year I will be there with Andy Dimock , our Director of Business Development, Kerry Lenahan , one of our crackerjack digital marketing consultants, and Amy Knox , UX consultant extraordinaire.

Support one of my favorite Austin Non Profits- Austin Film Society

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So as you may of heard the Austin Film Society has a new tenant in the studios they run. The truth behind all the lies is that the Austin Film Society is growing and bringing new business to Austin is an important part of that. Upgrades to the metal building will include insulation, HVAC, electrical service, and soundproofing–all designed to meet a minimum 2-star rating with the Austin Energy Green Building Program. So how can you help Austin’s future?

Support one of my favorite Austin Non Profits- Austin Film Society

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So as you may of heard the Austin Film Society has a new tenant in the studios they run. The truth behind all the lies is that the Austin Film Society is growing and bringing new business to Austin is an important part of that. Upgrades to the metal building will include insulation, HVAC, electrical service, and soundproofing–all designed to meet a minimum 2-star rating with the Austin Energy Green Building Program. So how can you help Austin’s future?

Austin non-profit offers free yoga for cancer survivors

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But, instead, I would like to take this opportunity to highlight an Austin-area organization that is making a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer. The Austin chapter, headed by Holly Krenek, is working with Sundara Yoga to offer unlimited free classes to cancer survivors. This Labor Day, September 7th, in Austin there is an city-wide Free Day of Yoga event; YogaBear will be offering a special healing therapy session at the Sundara Yoga studio from 2:00-3:15pm.

I’m Homeless in Austin,TX : The Final Video

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Tags: Personal Change Social Change Austin Homeless MLFNOW Social M Social Media for Social Good TX Video

PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I’m headed down to Austin, TX for SXSW where I will have the pleasure of facilitating a workshop on measuring social media with KD Paine with case studies by David Neff and Carie Lewis. Austin is hosting its own giving day, called Amplify Austin , on March 4, 2013.

Austin AIR is back…you should enter.

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From one of our loyal readers: I’m on the advisory board for AIR Austin, and the competition is coming up again this year. AIR-Austin was developed by the nonprofit organization Knowbility, whose mission is to support the independence of children and adults with disabilities by promoting accessible information technology.). Public recognition at AIR-Austin events.

Austin "Art from the Street" wins World's First Nonprofit Film Festival

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Opens Submissions for Nonprofit Film Festival with Pre-screening in Austin, Texas and Lights.Camera.Help. Two nights of screenings were held in Austin, Texas to allow the judges, local community members and the organization’s supporters to watch the top selected videos.

Pitch Some Good: An Evening of Innovation and Inspiration!

NTEN

As change-makers of all varieties descend upon Austin, Texas for SXSW we welcome you to Center61 to hear from some up-and-coming social impact projects. The evening will feature treats from Austin area social food entrepreneurs as well as a chance to experience Austin’s stellar co-working space, Center61, specifically geared to the social entrepreneur community. austin Community events innovation prize sxswAre you ready to spread your world changing idea?

Connect with NTEN at SXSW

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SXSW is just a few weeks away and we want to be sure that we can connect with all of you NTENers planning to join the technology party in Austin! Fork over your lunch money to a local Austin organization and Convio will match your donation! NTEN Community Series: Austin If you're going to be in Austin for SXSW or are a local nonprofit organization, we hope you'll also participate in the first of our Community Series events for 2012, taking place in Austin on March 9th.

Top Tips for an Amazing 15NTC

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But Austin has a lot to offer non-meat eaters too! Daniela Nunez offers several ideas and resources for delicious Austin vegan eats. Austin also has a terrific street art scene. Check out Austin''s Art in Public Places program or adventure to the many free murals around the city.

How is Giving in Austin changing? Do we still suck?

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The purpose of this survey is to find out how giving to charitable organizations in the Austin area has changed over the past few years and to examine factors influencing giving. The content of this survey was developed by staff at the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the University of Texas at Austin, led by Dr. Peter Frumkin and Dr. Sarah Jane Rehnborg with the assistance of research assistant Rachel Veron Douglas. The University of Texas at Austin.

Celebrating Digital Learning Day: How Camp Blackbaud Amplifies Technology Skills for Good

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Partnering with Charleston Promise Neighborhood in Charleston and Latinitas and Junior Achievement in Austin, we hold four camps annually for elementary and middle school-aged children. Today marks 2017’s Digital Learning Day, a day where we celebrate technology’s role in how we learn.

Bell ringers not welcome; Salvation Army goes online to raise money - CBS 42 Austin's source for breaking news, weather and sports

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Bell ringers not welcome; Salvation Army goes online to raise money - CBS 42 Austin's source for breaking news, weather and sports: "The Salvation Army bell ringers you are use to seeing in front of stores around the holiday season will be beefing up their efforts online.".

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15NTC Registration is Open: Be part of the largest #nptech gathering out there!

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Program This year, the 15NTC will take place in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center, and will showcase more than 100 sessions that focus on nonprofit technology, across five categories: Communications, Fundraising, IT, Leadership, and Program.

1-On-1 With Connor Finnigan: Managing a Board of Forty

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Here are highlights of our 1-On-1 interview with Connor Finnigan of the Young Men''s Business League of Austin. leadership-technology

Camp Blackbaud: Pro Bono in Action

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As I push this post live, I’m gathered in Austin, TX, for the 16th annual bbcon – Blackbaud’s conference for the philanthropic community. In Austin, TX, we partner with Latinitas , helping them to teach young girls to code. It’s Pro Bono Week!

Ready to Respond: Real-Time Lessons in Preparedness from the Headlines and the ACLU

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A little over a year ago, social media expert Austin Graff shared about his experience building an influencer program at International Justice Mission (IJM). – Austin Graff.

Top 6 Reasons Nonprofit Finance Pros Can’t Miss #bbcon

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This year’s event is in Austin, one of the best technology hubs in the country, and features live music, key note speakers, raffles, nonprofit awards and more. bbcon is just a fundraising conference, right? Wrong.