Introducing the 2021 Classy Awards Leadership Council

Classy

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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TechSoup's Netsquared Organizers Win 2015 NTENny Awards

Tech Soup Blog

This year Netsquared's own Eli van der Giessen, Birgit Pauli-Haack, and Regina Walton won NTENny awards, as well as Lauren Girardin and our beloved colleague, Michael DeLong, who passed away this past year. What Are the NTENny Awards Again? Megan Keene, NTEN membership director, describes the NTENny awards this way: "The NTENny Awards go to community-nominated individuals who have gone above and beyond to enhance the NTEN community.

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How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish? When thinking about fundraising, many nonprofits and funders believe in the old adage, “Give a person a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a person to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” Flickr Photo by Minarae. Note from Beth: I was thrilled that Paul Connolly agreed to write a guest post sharing some of the public learning taking place through the OE Goldmine Project on the Packard Foundation OE Wiki.

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What Dogs Teach Us About Leadership

Eric Jacobson

That's because, according to co-authors Krissi and Dan Barr , dogs can teach humans a lot about leadership. Promoting from within, providing career and professional development, stock options, awards and recognition, gym memberships, even investing in new furniture and equipment: all demonstrate the desire to strengthen the entire organization by caring for each individual team member. Because 44 percent of U.S.

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Shadowing To Learn Web Video: DoGooder Awards Voting

Beth Kanter

One the techniques they teach and apply is called “ Shadowing.” Michael Hoffman, founder of the DoGooder Awards, reached out to me let me know that it was time for public voting. As Michael wrote in a guest post last year , marketers are discovering the power of video and they now have a lot of data to prove that it works. And the best way to do that is watch and vote for some of the videos that are competing in the DoGooder Awards.

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Cloggers Awards Ceremony

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

August 31st: Cambodia Bloggers Awards Ceremony. As many of you may have already read, part of my project budget was to include video blogging camera kits to give as prizes or awards to encourage video bloggers. We announced the day before that prizes would be awarded and to apply, they had to leave a comment on the conference blog with how they would use the camera or record. " The awards announcement post is here ( Note it is written in both English and Khmer.

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10 Secrets of Online Course Design from Award-Winning MOOCs

WBT Systems

It’s taught by Professor Al Filreis of the University of Pennsylvania who received Coursera’s 2016 Transformation Award for helping 140,000 students transform their lives. But Filreis and his merry band of teaching assistants (TAs) turbo-charged the usual MOOC formula. Coursera’s 2017 Innovation Award was given to the instructors of Learning to Teach Online , Dr. Simon McIntyre and Dr. Negin Mirriahi of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia.

Social Capitalist Awards

Have Fun - Do Good

Big thanks to my dad for sending me a New York Times article about social enterprise that mentions Fast Company's 2006 Social Capitalist Awards. Teach for America Transfair USA WITNESS Working Today--Freelancers Union social enterprise social capitalist awardsHere are the 25 winners (I was going to include links to all the orgs, but something is wonky with Blogger today and it was taking FOREVER to create the links.

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An Interview with Jessica Rauch about The Generation Project: Passionate about Teaching Young People

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the University of California, Irvine, Duke University and the virtual network of HASTAC, announced its second annual open-call competition that will provide $2 million in awards to innovators shaping the field of digital media and learning. This year the awards have a category to solicit ideas from young people, age 18-25. I taught in the Bronx for two years through Teach For America while working toward my M.A.

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Three NTEN Members Get 2009 Nonprofit Marketers of the Year Awards!

NTEN

Congratulations to Eric Overman, Director of Online Communities and Social Media at Operation Smile , who was named "Nonprofit Marketer of the Year" Brava to Anne Bergquist , Vice President of Brand Management and Marketing for the YMCA of Metro Chicago , who received the "Special Marketing Initiatives" Award. who won the "Social Media" Award.

How to Talk About Legacy Giving…Without Seeming Creepy

Top Nonprofits

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. How challenging is it to live under the yoke of having to raise your entire budget – every single year – starting from scratch?

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[PODCAST] INSPIRE with Jeff Nelson

NonProfit Hub

Jeff began his career as a sixth grade elementary teacher and Teach For America corps member at O’Keeffe Elementary School in Chicago. He was awarded the Sue Lehmann Award for Excellence in Teaching and went on to support new teachers as a Teach For America Corps Member Advisor at the Philadelphia Training Institute. Jeff graduated from the University of Michigan and earned his MA in Teaching from Dominican University.

A Procrastinators Guide to Year-End Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

December 17, 2007 | Meghan Request permission to use your beautiful snowflakes picture in a course Im teaching. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition, you can give “door prizes” which are awarded in real-time during the event using your mass messaging tools. 6) Teach your viewers how to bid. For example, 21st Century Leaders on Twitter : REMINDER: Our Georgia Youth Leadership Awards Auction is open on Wed.,

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should We Host a Major (Virtual) Donor Thank You Party?

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

The Power Of Asking Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

[ASK AN EXPERT] What To Do When Lead Development Staff Won’t Leave Their Desk

Bloomerang

Teach your staff to fish: People aren’t born knowing how to build a major donor pipeline and expertly move folks through this pipeline. Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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. At the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference, we’ll teach you how to reach a bigger audience on a smaller budget, and transform your marketing dollars into maximum impact. It's finally here!

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should I Publicize the Amount of a Major Gift?

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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Martín Burt’s Best Kept Secret

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As Paraguay transitioned to democracy, it went on to become a leader in microenterprise development and is known today as an award winning organization that supports thousands of small businesses through three interrelated strategies: a microfinance program aimed at emerging micro-entrepreneurs; an economic education program for children and youth; and an agricultural high school that teaches organic agriculture and entrepreneurial skills to low-income youth from rural areas.

[ASK AN EXPERT] Who are the Best Prospects for Legacy Gifts?

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Marshall won an award for excellence in organization development from the American Society for Training and Development. Edward M.

How To Ask Effective Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Should Donor-Advised Fund Gifts Be Recognized?

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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[ASK AN EXPERT] What are Predictive Analytics for Planned Giving?

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Engage Major Donor Prospects Who Blow Hot, then Cold

Bloomerang

What do you want to teach your children and grandchildren? . Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award.

[ASK AN EXPERT] What is the Purpose of Publicizing Legacy Gifts?

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Publicly Recognize Memorial Gifts

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

The Core of Any Good Nonprofit Story – Struggle and Overcoming

Bloomerang

Stories teach us what has worked for others in the past, and what to avoid like the plague. Madison Gonzalez is a National Public Speaker, Storyteller of the Year Award-Winner, Best-Selling Author of Dear Mirror, Events Manager, and Published Poet.

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Mastering Relevant Content Marketing

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. This is part three in a six-part series. Read part one and part two. .

How To Ask More Effective Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

You can also use the Activity Feed to announce award winners and honor people who have earned certifications or who have won scholarship awards. in English but found that teaching wasn’t for me, so I’m applying my training to writing instead.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

You can also use the Activity Feed to announce award winners and honor people who have earned certifications or who have won scholarship awards. in English but found that teaching wasn’t for me, so I’m applying my training to writing instead.

7 Reasons Why You Should Attend Nonprofit Summit

Saleforce Nonprofit

We’ve already told you about conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall and Grammy award-winner Leslie Odom Jr. Speakers represent globally-recognized organizations, like Gavi , International Justice Mission , Unicef, Teach for America, CDC Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, and more. “I’m

A Powerful Strategy to Work Smart At Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. The single most important lesson I ever learned. Begin with the why. Always.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Negotiate a Gift of Realty with Strings Attached

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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Where Are Your Donations Coming From?

Greater Giving

Community foundations are public organizations that collect funding from many donors and award them to nonprofits through grants, scholarships, and through services. Nonprofits are masters at creating new and inventive ways to fundraise every year.

Nonprofit Giving Trends and Future Fundraising Strategy

Bloomerang

Or as my mentor and teacher Hank Rosso said years ago: “ Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving.”. Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Organize Tasks to Stay on Top of Things

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

How Do You Hone Your Nonprofit’s Major Donor Portfolio?

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. In “ Who Gets to Be in Your Nonprofit’s Major Donor Portfolio ” we looked at how to qualify a major donor prospect to be in your portfolio.

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Mastering Online Appeals and Messaging

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. This online appeals post is part two in a six-part series. You can read part one here.

How Cloud for Good Gives Back To Our Communities

Cloud 4 Good

The company took intentional steps to ensure that our award-winning Salesforce consulting services were provided to the organizations most in need of the technology to help improve the communities they serve. 2020 was, by all accounts, a landmark year for Cloud for Good.

[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Negotiate a Gift of Reality with Strings Attached

Bloomerang

Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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