Introducing the 2021 Classy Awards Leadership Council


The collective knowledge of our Leadership Council makes the Classy Awards a distinction unlike any other. Author of Measuring Social Change: Performance and Accountability in a Complex World , which received The Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s Best Book Award for 2020.

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Forum One Wins 12 Communicator Awards

Forum One

We are excited to announce that Forum One has been recognized as a 2021 Communicator Awards winner of 12 awards in six different categories! The Communicator Awards honor excellence in innovation and creative work in marketing and communications.

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Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards Winners Announced

Amy Sample Ward

Organizations of all sizes participated in the Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards, hosted by president of Nancy Schwartz & Company and publisher at The 13 winners were selected from 60 finalists drawn from 1,702 nonprofit taglines submitted to the 2009 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards competition. 2009 TAGLINE AWARD WINNERS. Big History. Tags: challenge marketing awards competition taglines

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Stanhope- Seta Wins Third Queens Award

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The Stanhope Seta ever-growing collection including test equipment for the hydrocarbons industry and well as many others, and the company have a whole range of information about their history and products on their website for all to see. Winning the Third Queen’s Award. Earlier this year Stanhope Seta proudly received a Queen’s Award in the category of Innovation.

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SOS: Save Our Site! How Libraries Can Preserve Local Online History

Tech Soup Blog

Websites, blog posts, social media, online news — all of these are part of your community's history, but all are ephemeral in nature. The IMLS recently awarded the Internet Archive's Archive-It service a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant from its Continuing Education in Curating Collections program for the project Community Webs: Empowering Public Librarians to Create Community History Web Archives.

Recap: 2012 Connector Award Event


Last night we held our second annual Connector Award Event. This year, we presented the Connector Award to the San Francisco-based organization Alliance for Climate Education (ACE). Here are some great quotes from the evening: "Groundwire has come from a long history of inspired visions and realized dreams. Don't forget to join us next year for 2013 Connector Award Event

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The Connector Award Event: Meet Rue Mapp!


Join us Wednesday, November 9 as we award our very first Groundwire Connector Award for Engagement Leadership to Washington Trails Association. Later I studied Art History at UC Berkeley, which helped me to understand the power and accessibility of visual representation to tell stories. GW: Both Outdoor Afro and our Connector Award recipient, Washington Trails Association, are very good at creating online community that goes offline into the natural world.

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2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

WBT Systems

Presentation of 2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS. The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie. As the LMS provides complete, up-to-date training histories for each employee, these can be used to streamline resource planning. Read the full details of the award-winning LMS project here. Michael Ohligs (Miele & Cie.

Care2 Impact Prize Awarded to Jamie Biggar of Canadian organization Leadnow


Biggar receives a cash award of $1,000, and Care2 will donate an additional $1,000 to his favorite charity. It launched with distributed house-parties to set its direction, and it has organized one of the largest distributed protests in Canadian history to protest dangerous pipeline proposals. Below is a brief video shown at the awards luncheon. Awards Care2 Impact Prize Care2 News Conferences Nonprofit Events nptech

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The Dirk Award

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is a history of the award, past recipients, and how it all got started: The Dirk Award dates back to the RoundUp meeting in Kansas City, USA in 2000. The next day, a diligent staff person from Tech Rocks (the organizers of the RoundUp then) took it upon herself to scour the thrift stores of Kansas City to emerge with the strutting, beautifully golden Dirk who has been making rider history ever since. The "Dirk Award" now has its own web page !

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Carrie Karnos, recipient of the 2006 James H. Veale Humanitarian Award.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Veale Humanitarian Award for service to the blind community. Here's the letter from the editor of Matilda Ziegler Magazine, which explains why Carrie was deserving of this award: A Letter from the Editor New York City Dec. Veale Humanitarian Award. This award, in the form of a plaque, recognizes a sighted person who has contributed to the well-being of blind people. She wrote, "Please consider Carrie Karnos for this award. Veale Humanitarian Award.

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Care2 Impact Prize Awarded to Phil Aroneanu of


Care2 Founder Randy Paynter delivered the exciting news yesterday during NTC and praised Aroneanu for his role in organizing 's simultaneous event in 181 countries, to fight global warming which CNN called "the largest day of political action in the planet's history." Huge congrats to Phil Aroneanu of for winning the 2011 Care2 Impact Prize for his outstanding impact in online advocacy and fundraising.

Purpose Prize Awards $100K to Social Justice Innovators Over 60


Check out the Purpose Prize , which is looking to award up to $100K to social innovators who are creating new ways to solve pressing social issues, ranging from education to health care to poverty and global warming. Ten people are awarded the prize yearly. Awards Trends Do you know someone over 60 who is changing the world?

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Blending Old and New Tech to Make History Come to Life - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Blending Old and New Tech to Make History Come to Life - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "The site has been in an open test for the past year and won the 2011 Webby Award for the best site for a charitable organization.

Webbys 2021: Last Chance to Vote for NRDC & NMAAHC

Forum One

The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, and we’re absolutely over the moon that two of our client websites have been nominated. Help them win the People’s Voice Award by voting today.

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10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month


Founded in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, America’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history, the Pride Fund to End Gun Violence took action to rally the LGBTQ community and allies in a call for common sense gun reforms. June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community.

13 of the Best Nonprofit Videos from the Last 13 Years

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The videos below are a snapshot of the history of nonprofits using video. You can also explore the winners of the DoGooder Video Awards back to 2010. YouTube launched almost 13 years ago on February 14, 2005 and you got to give credit to the early adopter nonprofits active on YouTube in its early years. These early adopters were also embracing Myspace when the vast majority of nonprofits hadn’t yet had their aha moment about social media.

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Weekly update from PND


The largest gift in the organization's history will kick off the New Leaders Fund, a $50 million campaign to support a critical mass of new leaders who have the insights, skills, and networks needed to change the world. A weekly update with the latest news from PND.

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A weekly update with the latest news from PND. RKMF commits $100 million to University of Pittsburgh BioForge. November 18, 2021.

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Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans


The Audubon Zoo is located in historic Uptown New Orleans, eaturing an exotic mix of animals from around the world take a break and visit award-winning exhibits such as the Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle showcase. The bar itself carries as much history as the famous beverage; once a favorite haunt of Famed Louisiana Governor and U.S.

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Fifteen Random Things I've Learned about Design for Participation This Year

Museum 2.0

We've been offering a host of participatory and interactive experiences at the Museum of Art & History this season. And the crayon drawings on the fridge door in an exhibition of award-winning local artists? Museum of Art and History design participatory museum usercontentAll of them are cheap, mostly simple, and occasionally, dangerous. I loved Jasper Visser's list of 30 "do's" for designing participatory projects earlier this month.

What counts as racial equity funding?  


Working with trusted community partners with deep history and expertise on grantmaking for racial equity, we responded this month by updating our special issue site on funding for racial equity. Why and how Candid updated our racial equity funding site .

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Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans


The Audubon Zoo is located in historic Uptown New Orleans, eaturing an exotic mix of animals from around the world take a break and visit award-winning exhibits such as the Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle showcase. The bar itself carries as much history as the famous beverage; once a favorite haunt of Famed Louisiana Governor and U.S.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


This event continues and builds on the legacy of the COOL National Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, spanning an incredible 32+ year history. With diverse workshops, high-level plenary sessions, and an awards banquet, InterAction’s 2017 Forum creates a stimulating environment for participants to engage with colleagues and partners from a variety of sectors to forge common solutions to pressing global challenges. It's finally here!

We’re 39 percent similar; how can we be exponentially better?


Organization’s Founding Date/History. There is a long history of questioning how to address inefficient processes in the charitable sector, including grant application and reporting processes that siphon precious time away from nonprofits doing important work.

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Why Foundations and Grantmaking Professionals Can’t Miss bbcon 2021 Virtual


Grantmaking-Specific Sessions: Blackbaud Grantmaking, Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT and Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT: A Throuple for the History Books. NOTE: In addition to the above, there are additional grantmaking and awards management sessions offered within other tracks at bbcon.

Create an Email Welcome Series for Donors [With Templates]


A nonprofit’s welcome email series should outline what the nonprofit does, the organization’s history, who their leaders are, their accomplishments, and how donations help. For instance, your organization’s mission and history may be able to be combined in a single email.

Identify, Track, and Analyze Gifts with New Grants Management on EveryAction


These contributions are typically high dollar grant awards that come from foundations, corporations, or the government. Here's how it works: Grant Management plans consist of three main sections: Grant Proposal, Award, and Grant Details. The Award section permits users to enter key dates about the Grant process, such as the Grant Submission deadline, the Grand Period Start and End Dates and the Expected Notification Date.

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6 Time-Saving Hacks to Improve Your Fundraising Efficiency and Gain ROI


From grant applications to applying for the Classy Awards , your job likely entails digging for critical insights that showcase your nonprofit in its best light. Award opportunities . Transaction history, including tracked donations and payment details.

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What Can Salesforce Do for Education?

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This solution has caught the eye of Salesforce itself, earning a nomination for the Excellence in Recruitment & Admissions Innovation award at the upcoming 2021 Education Summit. Salesforce technology is the engine of innovation for over 150K companies across industries and sectors.

Interview with Bryan Stevenson: On Juneteenth and Justice

Saleforce Nonprofit

The book was so popular that it was also made into an award-winning hit film. Bryan Stevenson (BS): It’s important that we have a new consciousness about the problems created by our history. What is the Opposite of Poverty? Bryan Stevenson says, “It’s Justice.”.

Tips To Attract & Retain Skilled Volunteers That Grow Your Nonprofit


Ask them about their job history, skills, hobbies, and interests. A simple thank you award and email. The growth of any nonprofit requires the constant evaluation of where their untapped potential resources lie. . A famous demonstration of this in action concerns McDonald’s.

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Top 10 Tweets From the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum

Nonprofit Tech for Good

DoSomething wins Innovation Award for their Do-Not-Text-While-Driving campaign: [link] || #CMF2014 — @NonprofitOrgs (@nonprofitorgs) May 28, 2014. The History of Crowdfunding in the Nonprofit Sector: 2000: @DonorsChoose 2002: @GlobalGiving 2005: @Kiva || #CMF2014 — @NonprofitOrgs (@nonprofitorgs) May 28, 2014.

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5 Volunteer Recruitment Tips for Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers


Your database will make it easier to determine who to contact based on their frequency and history of volunteering. Be sure to use their preferred name in your messages and reference their history of involvement to personalize your outreach.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On The Environment And Conservation Efforts


If, however, through your research, you can establish a clear connection between your programs and their funding history and priorities, it’s still worth reaching out to that funder and introducing your organization.

How to Navigate the Post-COVID Novel Nonprofit Economy


In creating these experiences, or touchpoints, think from the perspective of Generation Novel, shaped by the events of recent history. . Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award.

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The philanthropic response to the rise in Asian hate


history of interning Asian Americans ). In other words, “For every $100 awarded by foundations for work in the United States, only 20 cents explicitly supports AAPI communities.” On March 16, 2021, eight people were murdered in Atlanta.

2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations


As we celebrate Women’s History Month, honoring the countless contributions women have made and continue to make in our country and around the world, it’s important to recognize the many organizations whose focus and missions revolve around helping women.

Charitable Giving in Higher Education: A Conversation with CASE’s Sue Cunningham


On a positive note, evidenced by the history we have seen through six decades of the CASE VSE, philanthropic giving roughly mirrors the stock market, so the strength of the stock market over time has buoyed educational philanthropy.

Mary Robinson

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Thanks to being a Skoll Award winner, I am frequently blessed with the opportunity to hear from the world’s most inspiring leaders. She saw this incredible combination as a watershed moment in global history. Whether it’s local in California, or at the Skoll World Forum in Oxford, there is a regular chance I will have my mind expanded. The latest Skoll opportunity came along with the recent visit of Mary Robinson to Palo Alto.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Whether quietly spearheading some of the world's most groundbreaking scientific and medical research or not-so-quietly leading revolutions on the battlefield, our history is ripe with stories of ferocious, adventurous, enlightened, and persistent women. In celebration of Women's History Month, we wanted to share some of these sheroic tales and introduce you to young women who are carrying the torch forward today. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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It’s an award winning book (that has tons of reviews online ) about how the tools of the science of physics have been used to look at human systems. Ball tells a fascinating history of how science has been looking at “non-scientific&# questions of human behavior for centuries.

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Beyond Survival: Post-Disruption Nonprofit Culture Strategy


And today all of this is shaped by the events of recent history. . Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. This nonprofit culture strategy post is part 3 in a 3-part series.