Next Book Club: Sustaining Innovation in Nonprofits and Government Organizations

Museum 2.0

After much perusing, I've selected Sustaining Innovation: Creating Nonprofit and Government Organizations that Innovate Naturally by Paul C. The author , then-director of the Public Policy Program at the Pew Charitable Trusts, studied 26 Minnesotan non-profits and government organizations in writing this book. It appears to blend high-level recommendations with specific case studies. There were so many fabulous recommendations for the next Museum 2.0

Kickass Government Job! Be the Webmaster for the NYC Campaign Finance Board | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) jobs Looking for a Government 2.0 06.08.08 | 3441 No Comments [link] Looking+for+a+Government+2.0+job%3F My first real step into the non-profit world was in the government sector so at times, it feels like I’m just picking up where I left off ten years ago. It’s an unbelievably cool job and you get to live in NYC while you’re at it… Check this job out: Government 2.0


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2-1-1 Connecting Communities


What was a source of information, are quickly becoming the trusted and necessary managers of community-wide information used to support inquiries from the public, state and county governments, nonprofits, and more--and able to do so every day, during disasters and emergencies, and for broad and specialized sectors. 2-1-1s are increasingly able to blend the very human aspect of connecting, helping, and serving, with insight and analytics useful to decision-makers and funders.

The Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence Assisted Software Development

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It is safe to state that the core concepts that govern software development remain the same but the pipeline is going to undergo a considerable transformation at almost every stage.

Receiving the 2011 CASE Award for Enterprising Social Innovation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The ESI Award recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations whose innovations blend methods from the worlds of business and philanthropy, and that challenge the status quo to create sustainable social value with a potential for large-scale impact. This landscape, named by scholars as the “new social economy,” is being dramatically reshaped by recent trends in the social sector that have led to a blurring of the distinctions between business, nonprofit, and government organizations.

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[VIDEO] How to Tap Into Gen Y & Z Donors


But I also know that there needs to be a blend of mid-level donors, high-level major donors, and your small donors, because that’s what’s going to make your organization sustainable.

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Not Business As Usual!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Charity, business, and government, all accomplish great things but have their limitations. And lastly, government. We know that government is rightly tackling many problems for our common good. But innovation is difficult in government because of the constraints that government often operates under. It takes visionary leaders to try to create an environment for cultivating innovation in government. And as for government, we have a new ballgame today.

When Worlds Collide: Major Gifts and Direct Marketing Team Up to Maximize Mid-Level Donors

Connection Cafe

And successful mid-level programs are borrowing and blending the best of both disciplines. The strengths of each discipline are blending. Leadership decisions for rules governing the intersectionality of mid-level are now common. Four years ago, the only thing major gifts officers and direct marketing teams shared was the office bathroom.

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10 Unconventional Ways to Get More Value from Your Association’s LMS

WBT Systems

Take a blended learning approach. To encourage members to get involved in volunteer leadership, you need to demystify association governance and remove any fears they have about the unknown. Board directors must understand their fiduciary duties, association governance, and other strategic concerns. Try a blended or flipped learning approach to your conference.

When Your Powers Combine: Why Nonprofit Mergers Should Not Be Feared

NonProfit Hub

The Stanford Social Innovation Review cites three issues that stop nonprofit mergers from happening : getting the boards aligned, finding roles for senior staff and blending the brands. It will include when the merger will take effect, which organization will survive, the name and address of the new organization and how the new organization will be governed, including which directors will served on the combined board. In the early ‘90s, a new superhero burst onto the scene.

Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

Charity and government support remain crucial but are insufficient to address the magnitude of the task at hand. Solving basic social problems requires a level of sustainable investment that donors and government cannot provide alone. Shrinking government budgets and greater competition for ever-fewer dollars are reducing the scale and effectiveness of nonprofits in meeting the nation’s growing challenges and intractable problems.

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The Nonprofit Book We’ve Been Waiting Four Years To Read Is Finally Here: New Power

Beth Kanter

The article caught fire – not only in nonprofit and philanthropy circles – but also business, government, and beyond. How do you blend? Back in November, 2014, Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans published an article about “New Power” in the Harvard Business Review that caught my eye.

Gyrus ranked as a Specialist in the 2018 Aragon Research Globe? for Corporate Learning


GyrusAim TM is an award-winning LMS that enables enterprises to manage the entire training and development objectives (Instructor Led Training, eLearning, blended and live classroom) from an enrollment and delivery to testing, tracking, and reporting. With GyrusAim TM , corporations, governments, and all types of organizations can personalize learning, share knowledge, enhance performance, foster collaboration, and manage compliance for employees, customers, partners, and suppliers. "We

Some Reflections About Civil Society 2.0 and Why I’m Not On A Plane To Tunisia Right Now

Beth Kanter

They are accustomed to thinking that a government controls its citizens — that a film or documentary cannot be produced without government approval. For decades, this has been the reality of their lives, and they strongly believe that the Western world and its citizens have a similarly controlling relationship between individuals and government.”

Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

Beth Kanter

She touched on some of the implications for staffing and governance. ” There are also governance implications with new expectations for transparency and new norms of accountability given the growing influence of rating intermediaries like Great Nonprofits and Charity Navigator. If you want to dig into more of this thinking, I suggest you get a copy of Lucy’s toolkits for nonprofit leaders.

Will the Virtual Summit Replace Face-to-Face Guest Post By Kari Dunn Saratovsky

Beth Kanter

So I was very interested to hear about the lessons learned report about the virtual summit and Kari agreed to write a guest post. Hosting engaging online events and learning experiences has been of interest to me over the past ten years and the question of whether or not virtual events replace the face-to-face or how to best blend together. Note from Beth: Last June, I live blogged the virtual Millennial Donor Summit and it was an interesting experience.

Joe Solomon, Guest Post: What's the Right Offline Event for Your Organization's Online Community?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We have a lively mixture of people from NGOs, academia, government and business. ChangeCamp is an event format, an open community and a set of tools and ideas designed to give citizens and governments the ability to work collaboratively in new ways to make change and to better address real-world challenges in our communities.". Courtesy of Joe Solomon. This month's Net2 Think Tank question is: How do real-world (offline) events fit into social media conversations and campaigns ?

Support Women Survivors of War with $27/month

Have Fun - Do Good

Honorata's days blended into one another until the moment another marauding band stormed the camp. However, most of the people engaged in this conversation are men acting in their professional capacities as diplomats, government officials and advisors, with very few women speaking on behalf of anyone or anything. "The program 'has dared me to hope-of having a house, of living in peace, of reclaiming my dynamism, my dignity.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Movement Building and Campaign Design Lessons from Energy Deregulation

Network-Centric Advocacy

Although neither centralized nor decentralized, integrated structures blend a centralized surplus distribution and backup system with a decentralized network of small-scale operations. Control is no longer held by a central body, be it a corporation, government, or special interest group; nor is it fractured and splintered to such a degree that collective effort is no longer possible. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Learn from the Millenials and how they do Nonprofit 2.0 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Zimbra currently has a 50% discount for government and non-profit entities but even that is too high a price to pay right now when Gmail is doing an excellent job at an even lower price point.

Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Zimbra currently has a 50% discount for government and non-profit entities but even that is too high a price to pay right now when Gmail is doing an excellent job at an even lower price point.

Google Panopticon | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

We now have the ability to see our streets on the Web and as a result of that, never has the social impact of our government’s policies been so easily viewable.

Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

7] tibet_government_leader_confirms_protest.doc MD5 7c89cf7c9cc24627eaa5dbed4b8ddf95 Drops conpre.exe to disk, which looks up connection to (, then submitting data over port 53 UDP. The former Chief Strategist of Netscape – Kevin Coleman – has warned that we are at great risk in business, government and industry.

Stockholders ticked off and they want Kintera’s CEO to step down | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

We also believe that it is poor governance for the Chairman and CEO to be the same individual.

The Long Tail and Nonprofit 2.0 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

may just be a gal and her website working a “niche&# social problem in her own way with little or no government funding.

OM NOM NOM NOM: Blackbaud Gobbles Kintera | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

million in first year of operation » Looking for a Government 2.0

And then there were two. Blackbaud Buys Kintera | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

NASDAQ: KNTA), a pioneer and leading provider of a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to the nonprofit and government sectors.

Kintera now almost as valuable as Bear Stearns | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The government can’t just print up more on a whim. We have a sold-out government, crumbling infrastructure, energy crisis, home forclosure epidemic, 13 figure national deficit, and 12 figure annual shortfall.

The Imperfect Storm

Connection Cafe

The demand for services is up; contributions have barely regained their pre-recession levels; government funding is way off; and expenses are rising. Blending in for nonprofits is now less useful than standing out. Author: Guest Blogger. This post was written by Marc Chardon and Hal Williams. It was orginally featured on The Huffington Post , May 18, 2012. The storm, for nonprofit organizations, is fully brewed.

Kevin Danaher of Global Exchange Talks about the Global Citizen Center

Have Fun - Do Good

government tells them, or what the corporate media tells them. The Green Festival is a weekend space where the nonprofit social justice and environmental groups, the solar energy companies, the organic restaurants, both enterprise and non-profits, and government, those three sectors can come together--or at least the pieces of those three sectors that are progressive and green can come together--and synergize, and realize each of us has strengths and weaknesses.