How Corporate Volunteering Programs Benefit Everyone

Connection Cafe

Volunteering benefits everyone.

Even More Benefits to Tracking Outcomes

Connection Cafe

And our resident outcomes expert Michelle DiSabato has helped us understand the benefits of outcomes measurement, tracking and reporting and the role outcomes play in driving collaboration between funders and grantees. One additional benefit is improved decision-making.

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8 Long-Term Health Benefits of Volunteering

NonProfit Hub

There’s a threshold to reaping the full benefits of volunteering, though. Volunteers who commit at least one or two hours every week reap the fullest benefits from their service. The post 8 Long-Term Health Benefits of Volunteering appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

The 6 Hidden Benefits Of Volunteering

TechImpact

As if contributing to a cause that’s bigger than yourself wasn’t reason enough to give your time, volunteering your time to a charitable cause has some hidden benefits, too. The post The 6 Hidden Benefits Of Volunteering appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

8 Benefits Of Crowdfunding

SocialFish

In fact, the benefits reach far beyond the convenience and simplicity. Crowdfunding can benefit you in additional ways, by providing a form of marketing, public outreach and connecting people with your campaign on a personal basis. Guest post by Camille McLane.

Big Data and Big Benefits for YOU!

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Nonprofit Communication: Features Versus Benefits

John Haydon

The post Nonprofit Communication: Features Versus Benefits appeared first on John Haydon. I recently had the pleasure of working with a homeless services nonprofit (not named to protect the innocent).

30 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The National Retail Federation estimates that U.S. households will spend an average of $935.58 this holiday season. That translates into billions of dollars in consumer spending that can empower philanthropy and social good.

25 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

According to Shop.org’s annual Holiday 2014 Pre-Holiday Retailer and Consumer Study , two out of five U.S. consumers started their holiday shopping in October.

6 Tangible Benefits Of Office 365

TechImpact

The post 6 Tangible Benefits Of Office 365 appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Office 365 is unlike any other tool out there. It has the power to unify your nonprofit, and organize everything your organization does. Built using the cloud to store, manage, and interact with environment, Office 365 is convenient, cheap, and accessible anywhere there’s an internet connection. Whether that’s in the office, or a Starbucks in […].

4 Major Benefits Of Using Managed IT Services

TechImpact

The post 4 Major Benefits Of Using Managed IT Services appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Think about how much of your day is spent working on a computer. Chances are pretty good, close to 99% of your work is done behind a keyboard and mouse. The need for robust technology has never been more important. With this increased use of technology, the need for appropriate computing power comes with it. […].

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you prefer to give traditional gifts, you can also shop for good at 30 online stores that benefit nonprofits (coming 11/5).

10 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a follow-up to 25 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofit s , below are 10 holiday gift programs that benefit nonprofits. Gifts range from symbolic adopt-an-acre of a national park gifts to funding a classroom project in a low-income community.

How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit From Earned Income Opportunities

NonProfit Hub

The post How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit From Earned Income Opportunities appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. It was always a dream of mine to become the executive director of a nonprofit organization. After developing the right relationships and building a career in marketing, that dream became a reality. My goal from there was to disrupt the nonprofit world and look at it through the lens of a business person.

29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The National Retail Federation is projecting that the average American holiday shopper will spend on $738 this holiday season generating more than $602 billion in total sales.

Top 4 Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing

TechImpact

The post Top 4 Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. You’re probably thinking “I have a marketing department, why would I outsource my content marketing?” But does anyone on your marketing team have a journalism background? How about publishing? Has anyone written articles for a niche audience, and do they have the know how to track the success of that article? These things and more […].

19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As follow-up to 29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits , below are 19 nonprofits that are offering symbolic gifts and adoptions this holiday season.

The Benefits of Using Data to Bring Mindfulness to Your Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Never in a million years did I ever think I would use data and mindfulness in the same sentence. For the past two months, I’ve been wearing a rock in a bra, a device called Spire. You think of it as a fitbit for stress developed by the Calming Technology Lab at Stanford University.

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The Unexpected Benefits From Content Curation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

By the time you read this post, I’ll be somewhere in the air between California and India to facilitate a “Networked NGO” training for NGOs in India that are Packard Foundation grantees. More about that later. But I have some exciting news!

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you prefer to give traditional gifts, you can also shop for good at 27 online stores that benefit nonprofits.

3 Ways Your Nonprofit Could Benefit From Virtual Reality Going Mainstream

NonProfit Hub

The post 3 Ways Your Nonprofit Could Benefit From Virtual Reality Going Mainstream appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Analysts are hailing 2016 as a “year zero” for virtual reality (VR) technology, thanks in large part to virtual reality cinemas that are opening around the world.

10 Benefits of Social Media

Connection Cafe

I couldn't very well articulate the benefits of social media for an organization and the idea (temporarily) died. Sometimes though it's still tricky to describe the benefits to a non-enthusiast decision maker. We're happy to get you started though with these ten benefits of social media for nonprofit organizations. Author: Cheryl Black.

Top 5 Benefits of Having a Technology Plan

Tech Soup Blog

Here are five top benefits I have seen organizations reap from technology planning. No matter what their age, experience, or comfort level with technology, people from organizations of all sizes and types reap these benefits.

22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

All that said, when doing your shopping this year, please be conscious of the power of your spending and put your dollars to work for good by purchasing from any of the 22 online gift stores that benefit nonprofits – especially on #GivingTuesday.

11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, if you prefer to wrap and present gifts this holiday season, please see a previous post entitled 22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits. Related Link: 22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits. November 27, 2012 is the first ever #GivingTuesday.

Strength in Numbers: The Benefits of Non-Profit/Professional Partnerships

Byte Technology

The post Strength in Numbers: The Benefits of Non-Profit/Professional Partnerships appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog. Thankfully, it’s an altruistic (mostly) world we live in these days.

The Unanticipated Benefit of Content Curation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was honored to write a feature article in the recent issue of the NTEN journal called “ The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Reducing Information Overload.”

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation. And, the benefits of good curation far outweigh pumping and pumping huge quantities of uncontextualized links. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

How An Informal Nonprofit Employee Champion Program Can Benefit A One-Person Communications Dept.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are you an one-person communications department? Perhaps you can relate to this chart from Gerard Matthews , Communications Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families.

My Conversation With Eric Ries on the benefits of Lean Start Up Principles for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With over 1,500 attendees and a line up of inspiring and diverse speakers, I walked away with an even stronger feeling that Lean Start Up principles are not just for scrappy tech start ups, that many industries can benefit – including nonprofits.

Benefits of Text Messaging vs. Push Notifications

Mobile Commons

So what are the benefits of each type of messaging and when is text messaging better than push notifications? When you check your smartphone, chances are you see a mix of text messages and push notifications.

A Sense of Community: The Benefits of the Business-Non-Profit Partnership

Byte Technology

Successful businesses often leverage a simple concept: become better members of the community and reap the benefits of increased profit in the form goodwill. These efforts pay dividends to the business while benefiting said non-profit and improving the quality of life in the local community.

4 Straightforward Benefits of Converting to an “Open Garden” Community Model

SocialFish

But we want to outline even more in-depth, qualitative benefits of shifting your structure. Here are 4 clear benefits to tearing down your association’s outer wall: More Approachable Image. Associations should Give more upfront access to Get more longterm meaning.

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Ushahidi Develops Innovative Tools for Nonprofits and Others Working to Benefit the Public

Tech Soup Blog

And nonprofits and lots of others working to benefit the public can use its tools to be able to do their work better. These posts have benefited an estimated 20 million people in stricken areas like Haiti in 2010 and Nepal in 2015.

Six Ways Nonprofits Can Benefit from Facebook Hashtags

John Haydon

How nonprofits can benefit from Facebook Hashtags. By now you’ve heard that Facebook Hashtags have been rolled out to many users. These hashtags link conversations together like they do on Twitter or Instagram, so that your community can go deeper into a specific topic.

Benefits of Text Messaging vs. Mobile Messaging Apps

Mobile Commons

The post Benefits of Text Messaging vs. Mobile Messaging Apps appeared first on Mobile Commons. Messaging smartphone apps such as WhatsApp, GroupMe, and even Facebook messenger have recently experienced a spike in popularity.

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Nine Holiday Card Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

” That’s the Web we all now live and work by, but this year a good old-fashioned holiday greeting with a hand-written note sent via snail mail would likely make a very strong impression – especially if the proceeds benefit a nonprofit. Also, next week I’ll be posting a blog that feature some of the best holiday gift programs that also benefit nonprofits.

11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits and Make the World A Better Place :: 2011 Edition

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in it’s third year (View the 2009 Edition and 2010 Edition ), the 11 holiday gift programs listed below benefit nonprofits and thus help make the world a better place: 1. Related Links: Nine Holiday Card Programs That Benefit Nonprofits. 11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits :: 2010 Edition. 11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits :: 2009 Edition.

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Peer Insight On Providing Value Through Member Benefits

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is some insight from our Small Membership Advisory Community about member benefits offered at their business and trade associations across North America. membership

Study shows how nonprofits benefit from using using social media

John Haydon

The guide includes data about how nonprofits are benefiting Twitter, blogs, YouTube, Flickr and Facebook. Idealware just published the second edition of their Social Media Decision Guide , which you first heard about here last year.