Three Musts Before AFP 2015 in Baltimore

NonProfit Hub

And although your schedule is undoubtedly chock-full right up until that flight or drive in to Baltimore, there are a few key steps you need to make sure happen before the conference. What are you most looking forward to about AFP 2015 in Baltimore? The post Three Musts Before AFP 2015 in Baltimore appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. One of our favorite nonprofit fundraising conferences is upon us—and we’re less than a week away.

AAM 2013: Let's Talk in Baltimore

Museum 2.0

I''m also hoping while in Baltimore to have conversations to explore a few of these topics: Social bridging: how to design for it, how to assess it, who it works for, who it doesn''t. If you''re interested in exploring any of these topics next week in Baltimore, let''s do it. I''m heading to the American Alliance of Museums'' annual conference this weekend, and I''m psyched to reconnect with friends and mentors and meet new people who can inspire and stimulate fresh ideas.


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How Baltimore Became the Most Generous City in America on Giving Tuesday

Connection Cafe

With this in mind, Jamie and her team decided to do something greater for their clients and for themselves as givers, so they set their sights on building a campaign that would be meaningful for their entire city, Baltimore. The media would have you believe that Baltimore isn’t exciting or vibrant, so we wanted to declare on a very visible day that we’re the most generous city. What does it take to really commit to a goal—one bigger than you’ve ever set for yourself before?

Baltimore Crafts Fair 2005

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

For over a decade my wife and I have been taking our neice Sarah to the Baltimore Crafts Fair the last week of February each year. Sarah's work. Since she was a child she would tell us she would be exhibiting there someday. And this year, indeed she was - and getting a lot of attention for her delicate, precise yet romantic, gold and silver work. See more of her work on her website. Besides helping a bit at Sarah's booth, Doria and were as usual trolling for ceramics.

Baltimore GiveCamp's "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

AFP Blog

Baltimore GiveCamp''s "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine : his year’s Baltimore GiveCamp, an annual marathon weekend of “Coding for Charity,” will take place from Friday, October 18th through Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Campus in Baltimore, MD. Baltimore GiveCamp is the largest volunteer technology event in Maryland

#TBT to That Time the Baltimore Ravens Taught Me an Important Lesson in Fundraising

Connection Cafe

On February 3 rd the underdog won out and the Baltimore Ravens became Super Bowl champions! In 2008, the Baltimore Ravens made what some would say was an unconventional hire when they named John Harbaugh as their new Head Coach. What’s the one thing that holds us back? What gets in our way of being extraordinary? I’ve got one word for you: fear. Whether rational or irrational, our fears keep us from moving forward.

Cadmium Acquires EventRebels

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NTC Summary, and Nonprofit Technology Consulting 2.0

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

We’ve passed through Baltimore – which reminds me of a project I did once, way back when, to work with a group of mostly small and medium-sized organizations on technology planning. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology NTC Summary, and Nonprofit Technology Consulting 2.0 April 8, 2007 As I write this, I’m hurtling through small towns and big cities on the train home.

VolunteerHub Helps Paul’s Place Improve Communication with Volunteers

Volunteer Hub

Headquartered in Baltimore, MD, Paul’s Place has been focused on providing support to the community for over 39 years. John’s Episcopal Church, Paul’s Place started with the vision for a soup kitchen in one of the poorest communities in Baltimore City.

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Pathfinders for Autism Launches Bus Tour And Major Fundraising Campaign for Statewide Expansion


For the last 21 years, we have been proud to serve the autism community in Maryland by linking families and individuals to needed services, education, and support at no cost to them,” says Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer BJ Surhoff. PHOENIX, Md.,

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education


Baltimore Community Foundation. Baltimore Community Foundation. Areas served: Baltimore/Maryland. Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues.

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Bright Idea: Show Impact of Recurring Gifts


Helping Up Mission is a Baltimore-based nonprofit that is leading the right against addiction, poverty, and homelessness in Greater Baltimore. Who They Are.

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Cloud for Good at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2021

Cloud 4 Good

Charlotte Ahles, Principal Consultant, Cloud for Good; Arnold Foelster, Director of Academic and Student Enterprise Systems, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County. 2021 has been a transformative year for events.

Building a Better Recruitment and Admissions Funnel with UMBC

Cloud 4 Good

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. To learn more about the University of Maryland, Baltimore County , visit their website at .

[AFP 2015] AFP CEO and President Shares Fundraising Insight

NonProfit Hub

When you put 4,000 fundraisers at one conference, there’s a certain energy in the air—and it was infectious at AFP 2015 in Baltimore. But what seemed to be the topic on everybody’s mind? Improving retention was huge. We caught up with AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt to talk about the current state of fundraising and what NPOs could be doing to improve their organizations. Check out what he had to say in the video below.

Things We Like (May 2015)


This great piece extends context to the long, painful, and repetitive history of how Baltimore became Baltimore. Privilege and racism in history extend far beyond Baltimore’s gates. Following is the monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Walidah Imarisha answers the question, “ Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon? ” in this video. This space reserved for your own reflection of historic racism in your city and region.]

Blue Fox CEO Chantal Sheehan Set to Speak at NTEN's 2020 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Blue Fox

The conference will take place March 24-26 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. Sheehan will speak on how to have meaningful financial conversations with a nonprofit board of directors.

Share Buttons and Bars

NCE Social Media

A nice example can be found at The Arc of Baltimore’s website. Are you using share buttons and or bars on your websites? They are a key enabler to make your site and it’s content viral, i.e. allowing people who view it to easily share it with others. While you can get all fancy and create your own buttons, bars, or code, you really don’t need to at all.

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SEA Chapters

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Louis, and our second one in Baltimore, and more are forming all the time. I recently took on the role of chairing the Social Enterprise Alliance, the main grassroots group representing social enterprises in the U.S. and Canada. One of our new strategies to respond to the increasing demand for social enterprise knowledge is to encourage chapters to form. The initial chapters have just been starting this year. Our first chapter was in St.

Nonprofits regained nearly 81,000 jobs in March, but still face a long road to full recovery


48 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, June 2020 Reprinted from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies.

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Is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge a Model for Jewish Fundraising?

AFP Blog

Schapiro, 2014-15 fundraising campaign chair for The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. - Schapiro, 2014-15 fundraising campaign chair for The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. - Schapiro, 2014-15 fundraising campaign chair for The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. - Schapiro, 2014-15 fundraising campaign chair for The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. -

Rate of nonprofit job recovery slows significantly in April


48 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, June 2020 Reprinted from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies.

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2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations


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Enhancing the Donor Experience : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Enhancing the Donor Experience : FundRaising Success: "n her presentation at the 47th AFP International Conference on Fundraising in Baltimore earlier this month, Bridget Brandt, senior marketing manager at Sage Nonprofit Solutions, discussed some keys to creating loyal donors through their experiences with your organization.

Five Elements of Perfect Nonprofit Landing Pages

NonProfit Hub

Check out the rest of the five elements by visiting >> You can catch Jay Wilkinson at the AFP International Conference on Fundraising in Baltimore at 8:30am on Monday, March 30. On your website, landing pages are where the action happens—at least, that’s the goal. Good nonprofit landing pages can make your website a converting machine. If a landing page is designed well, users will know exactly what you want them to do within five seconds.

Video Streaming Apps — To Stream or Not to Stream

Tech Soup Blog

When the Baltimore events happened in late April following the death of Freddie Gray, the public was intrigued by a few early adopting journalists seemingly putting themselves at risk to give their followers a direct and different story other than the one presented by mainstream media. Fox News 5's Alexandra Limon were among the few who transformed the "riot narrative" into snapshots of personal stories by Baltimore residents.

Maryland Daily Record

AFP Blog

Maryland Daily Record: "Spread the word with TwitterBetsy NelsonSpecial to The Daily RecordSeptember 11, 2009Like many in the nonprofit world, the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG) tries to ensure that it is up on the latest technology.

Are You Counting or Are You Measuring? : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success: "Continuing our coverage of the Association of Fundraising Professionals 47th International Conference held in Baltimore last month, Steve MacLaughlin , director of Internet solutions at Blackbaud, shares his presentation, 'Everything You Need to Know About Measuring Online Results but Were Afraid to Ask.'Our Are You Counting or Are You Measuring?

6 Can’t-Miss Conferences for Nonprofits in 2018

NonProfit Hub

February 26 (Phoenix) & May 21 (Baltimore). This year there are two BloomCon events—one in Phoenix and one in Baltimore. With the new year comes another wave of amazing conferences for nonprofiteers and business leaders alike. We’ve researched many of these conferences, met with the people behind the scenes and were even able to attend a handful. From our experiences we’ve compiled a list of what we believe are the can’t-miss conferences for nonprofits this year. Take a look!

What's It Cost? ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011

AFP Blog

When it comes to deploying assets, where to be in cyberspace is a tough decision.Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Baltimore is going through the evaluation process. What's It Cost? ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011: "here's Facebook, Second Life, Myspace, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and now Jumo. There are many smaller social networking platforms.

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Appreciation for 501 Tech Club Leaders


This week is National Volunteer Week ! Points of Light, the organization that established this program in 1974, says "National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change – discovering and actively demonstrating their collective power to make a difference."

Convio Summit Highlights

Allegiance Group

It was a jam-packed three days in Baltimore at the Convio Summit this year. We learned, we laughed, and we even cried. Here are some highlights from the event: Discovering the meaning of the U-tag in Convio. (It It stands for “update&# !). That look on the audience’s face when they realized they could in fact do almost anything in Convio if they really tried. GetActive4ever stickers.

Reflections from #MFOM14: Email Marketing, Fundraising, and Visual Communications


On August 2-3, I attended the 5th biennial Money for Our Movements (MFOM) social justice fundraising conference in Baltimore, Maryland, convened by the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training. I felt really humbled to be amongst a highly diverse group of both budding and seasoned grassroots activists.

Dueling moral high grounds

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

President Marc Mauer of the National Federation of the Blind just had an excellent op ed published by the Baltimore Sun entitled Bias against blind book lovers. Mauer does a great job in capturing the advocacy position of the Reading Rights Coalition. This is a case of dueling moral high grounds. The Authors Guild are pressing the cause of authors' rights to make more money (in theory). The Reading Rights Coalition and NFB are advocating for the equal rights of disabled people.

Storymakers 2014 Winners — A Global Success

Tech Soup Blog

"'Free Running in Baltimore' was created in Wide Angle Youth Media's Mentoring Video Project Program, an advanced media production program for Baltimore city youth 14 to 20 years of age. "The film was developed by our youth participant, Tyson Sanford-Griffin, whose love of free running has been hampered by safety concerns in urban Baltimore. The world is changing.

NetSquared Events for September: Featuring #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

Baltimore, MD: A Social Media Surgery in Baltimore. Storymakers is live! TechSoup’s digital storytelling challenge is open between now and September 26, 2014. Submit your digital video, five photographs, or a super-short story. We have $13,000 in prizes available! Looking for inspiration for your digital story? Join your local NetSquared group. They are holding digital storytelling events all month! No local group?

Single biggest mistake made in nonprofit blogging

Get Fully Funded

Hello from sunny Baltimore! I’m here for the AFP Conference (which starts today!) and will be speaking on Tuesday about fundraising with blogs. I’ve been looking for good examples of nonprofit blogs to share in my presentation and along the way, I’ve noticed something that I want to share with you.

[VIDEO] Building a Better Grants Strategy Post-COVID


Whether you are new to grants, and re-evaluating how your organization seeks out grant funding, Rachel Werner will go through what you need to know to become more grant ready. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Rachel, I got 2:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and get us started officially here?

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NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 8, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Baltimore, MD: July Tech & Soc Change Meetup: 25 Tactics to Better Engage Constituents Online. The Internet has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to online nonprofit tech education. Webinars? Check! Tutorials? You betcha! Blogs? Heck yeah! But what if you learn best face-to-face or with a group? That’s what NetSquared Local is for! We’ve a global network of 50 #nptech meetups with chapters in 50 countries.

Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

LOCATION: Hard Rock Café Baltimore, 601 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Pratt Street, 27th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202. With less than a week to NiUG Discovery 2016 , we are excited to be sponsoring this great, interactive, learning and networking event for the iMIS Community!

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Baltimore, Maryland: Give Back Hack Day: 2–3 Website Redesigns (WordPress!). Baltimore, Maryland: Salesforce CRM Tutorial and Free Tech Help Session! 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. Find your closest group or apply to start a new group.

2012 Community Champions Campaign: So Many 'Thank You's!


Neff Farra Trompeter Jereme Bivins John Merritt Jono Smith Lauren-Glenn Dividian Lisa Colton Maddie Grant Michaela Hackner Rachel Weidinger Social Good Tech Club Baltimore Steve Heye. We've said it before, and we'll say it again: the NTEN community is pretty amazing. From sharing ideas to sharing rides to the NTC, this is an extremely generous community and the 2012 Champions Campaign is yet one more example.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Baltimore, Maryland: WordPress 101 and Tech Help and Consultations. Baltimore, Maryland: Salesforce 101 for Nonprofits and Free Tech Help and Guidance. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season. More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of Giving Tuesday (on November 28 this year) makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed?