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

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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.

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#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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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.

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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?

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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?

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.

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Austin-ites: Join the 15NTC Sustainability Committee!

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While NTEN is taking steps to ensure that the conference experience within the Austin Convention Center is socially and environmentally conscious, there’s a lot more we can be doing to ensure that participants are informed of all green options within and outside of the Convention Center. We are determined to make this the greenest NTC ever, and this year we have a huge advantage: the Austin Convention Center is LEED Gold Certified , so we can be sure they have our interests at heart.

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.

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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?

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.

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

Ironweed: Austin Barbecue

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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.

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?

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.

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 "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.

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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?

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.

Lights. Camera. Help. Opens Submissions for Nonprofit Film Festival with Pre-screening in Austin, Texas

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opening night pre-screening here in Austin and was blown away by the powerful videos shared by the four nonprofit organizations screening their video entries. Capital Area Food Bank's East Austin Service Center. Last Thursday night I attended the Lights. Camera.

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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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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.

Good times with communities of practice in Austin, Texas

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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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.

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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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.”.

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Twestival Results : Social Media For Social Good

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Basically the ATX rocked Twestival: Austin Results. Tags: Social Media for Social Good PR TX Twitter Social Software Austin Social Change So here is the results show! London Results. World Wide Results. Social Media for Social Good works!

In Search of Bill Gates (or Gene Austin to the Rescue)

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Luckily, I spotted Gene Austin of Convio across the room. Flicker photo: World Economic Forum I was in DC last week to attend the NPTimes Top 50 dinner, honored to be in the same room with some of the most amazing people in the field.

Volunteer Accounting

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I had the pleasure of visiting Meals on Wheels and More in Austin, … Financial Management

Non-profit gives job opportunities to homeless | kens5.com San Antonio

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Non-profit gives job opportunities to homeless | kens5.com San Antonio : DOWNTOWN AUSTIN -- The homeless of Austin have an unexpected advantage during South by Southwest (SXSW) as non-profits help the homeless make the most of music festival by giving them job opportunities. Across downtown Austin keep a look out for mobile vending carts selling flip-flops.

Live from Convio Summit 2007 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Some highlights… Austin noted that Convio now has almost 1,300 clients, after the acquisition of GetActive earlier this year. GetActive Integration Austin said integration is continuing. Austin identified two features of GetActive that have been added to Convio’s toolbox.

2015 SXSW Interactive Round Up

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

I’m Homeless : Mobile Loaves and Fishes Video

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Tags: Change Makers Personal Change Social Change Volunteerism Austin Homeless Magic MLF Video Working Poor

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Philanthropy Southwest / Austin, TX / $125. SXSW / Austin, TX / Price varies. ARNOVA / Austin, TX / 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 fought City Hall and We Won!

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I am an active member in Open Austin which has been working to re-do the City of Austin’s Web Site. Here is an excerpt from the Austin Go Blog: “AustinGO will release a new RFP on Monday, July 27, 2009. The new RFP is the result of invaluable outreach and feedback from the Austin community and industry experts. Tags: Info Tech Austin City Hall Making a Change

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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National Arts Marketing Project / Austin, TX / $575. Join 650+ arts marketers in Austin this November to find out where the change is heading and learn the strategies and tactics for adapting to meet the demand. Philanthropy Southwest / Austin, TX / $125.

Coming to Texas? Come say Hello

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The Austin American-Statesman, which has been deeply involved in the local social media scene, is honoring 24 Texans who exemplify all that is good about social media. The Statesman is going to host a party and awards show in their honor at Ballet Austin’s new downtown building. Details: Place: Ballet Austin, downtown. Tags: SXSW Texas Social Media Awards Innovation Austin American Statesman

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The Opportunity Your Museum Can Offer

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So when I stumbled across Austin Museum Day , project of the Austin Museum Partnership, I loved discovering that this event is offering free admission to thousands of Austin residents who likely wouldn’t otherwise visit cultural organizations.

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Homeless in Central Texas : An FAQ

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From downtown Austin to Threadgills to listen to music over the fence. If you have your wits about you, you can always find a meal here in Austin. Where the heck is the city of Austin or the State of Texas in this? Tags: Change Makers Organizational Change Personal Change Social Change Austin Homeless Mobile Loaves and Fishes Social Media Social Media for Social Good Texas

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