Emerson College Students Create a Diverse Book Campaign for Boston Public Schools While Studying Charity Navigator's DEI Goals

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Through the campaign, they have spearheaded an effort to provide diverse literature to Boston Public schools. books bookstore Boston Emerson College High school minority-owned bookstore nonprofit public schools students

Boston Arts Academy Foundation Names Avid CEO Jeff Rosica Board Chairman; Lee Pelton Named Chairman Emeritus

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Boston Arts Academy Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that raises essential funds for Boston Arts Academy (BAA), announced the election of Avid Technology CEO and President Jeff Rosica to Board Chairman.

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Workforce development for the nonprofit tech professionals of the future: It will be a consortium, not a building with a dome!

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Examples include Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) , Shriver Job Corps , International Institute of New England , JFYnet , Jobs For the Future , National Fund for Workforce Solutions, SkillWorks , Boston PIC , YearUp , and Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Blackbaud Supporter Journey – Boston

sgEngage

I’m here in beautiful Boston for the start of Blackbaud’s Supporter Journey Tour. A full day of free presentations, networking events, and some of the best minds in the nonprofit sector. I will be presenting about the 5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising. This presentation will have some brand new research and some extra special surprises. Below are my slides from today’s session: 5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising (Special Edition).

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Boston Flying directly from Seoul to Boston (via Dallas), I jumped into an experts’ meeting on the Marrakesh Treaty. Like many other leaders of nonprofit organizations, I travel an unreasonable fraction of the time. I recently hit three million lifetime miles on American Airlines. Not sure whether to celebrate or mourn this milestone. Why do I do it? Why do my peers do it?

Join NTEN for the Nonprofits and Data Summit, Boston: Measurable Results

NTEN

We're coming to the Boston area on September 13th to put on a one-day workshop that will explore ways you can make data easier to manage, more useful, and mission-focused. Boston data nptech ntenThanks to the generous support of Google, we're able to bring this fantastic event to you for free, so: Reserve your spot today >> During the Nonprofits and Data Summit, you'll gain the knowledge you need to use data more effectively at your organization.

“The Power of Dialogue on Nonprofit Data and Evaluation.”

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

nptech assessment boston nonprofit center data dialogue Essential Partners evaluation foundation center grantee grantmaking grantor grantspace happy dance nonprofit outcomes philanthropy power dynamics reflective structured dialogue tech networks of boston TSNE MissionWorksHappy dance.

Google Person Finder: Boston Marathon Explosions

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Google Person Finder: Boston Marathon Explosions

Boston MediaMakers Meeting

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Bryan Person taking a photograph of another media maker taking a photograph of another of Boston media maker. I am sitting in the monthly Boston Media Makers meeting and there are like 30 incredible people in the room introducing themselves. The notes are here. I met Adam Weiss who just went through the process of setting up google apps with domain name for this site and he has agreed to do an interview to share what he learned

Hire these Boston Technobabes!

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Traveling extensively in Boston

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Boston Media Makers Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Boston Media Makers is a community of practice consisting of people in the Boston area who are making (new) media. Photo by David Tames from his flickr stream. The group includes podcaster, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, educators, videographers, and more. The meetings take place the first Sunday of the month in Jamaica Plain. I always learn so much when I attend. David Tames took notes here and, as always, has a set of gorgeous photos.

Networked Nonprofit in Boston: A Story of Contrasts

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to Boston for two days of book events hosted by Associated Grant Makers , Barr Foundation , Public Conversations Project , TechFoundation and Berkman Center Luncheon series. to Boston for two days of book events hosted by Associated Grant Makers, Barr Foundation, Public Conversations Project, TechFoundation and Berkman Center Luncheon series. Weak Tie/Strong Tie Ice Breaker. Earlier this week, I flew across the country (thanks Virgin America !)

Boston's Bid for Wikimainia 2006

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Boston is in the running for Wikimania 2006

Boston nonprofit uses Google grant to expand low-income tech training - The Boston Globe

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Boston nonprofit uses Google grant to expand low-income tech training - The Boston Globe : "The Boston nonprofit Tech Goes Home, which provides free Internet skills training and discounted computers to low-income residents, is expanding its services with the help of a $150,000 grant from Google Inc." 'via

Planetworks in Boston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Kaliya Hamlin is in town for the Symposium on Social Architecture and hosted a dinner/meeting for folks about starting a local Planetwork group in the Boston area. Deborah Finn has an excellent post about it

Fidelity Charitable opens doors to bitcoin giving - The Boston Globe

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Fidelity Charitable opens doors to bitcoin giving - The Boston Globe : "The charitable savings arm of Fidelity Investments will start accepting bitcoin, signaling a wider acceptance of the virtual currency once used by money launderers and drug dealers trying to skirt authorities." 'via

How Cross-Sector Collaboration is Helping Fight Youth Unemployment in Boston

Connection Cafe

John Hancock was approached by the mayor of Boston in 2008 with a collaborative opportunity that falls in the latter category. Over the last ten years, the MLK Scholars Program has brought together partners from across the social, public and private sectors to enact positive change in the Boston community. Where does your organization sit in your community? Have you interacted with your local government, or spoken to your peers about their programs?

It had to Happen: Boston Area Tweetup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just got word from Twitter and other sources that there will be Boston Area Twitter meet up or "Tweet Up" The details are here

Social Media in the time of Crisis

NCE Social Media

As you all know by now, the bombs set off during the Boston Marathon yesterday were a horrible thing. For instance, during the Boston crisis, Virgin Airlines was sending promtional tweets about the London Marathon this weekend. Marketing and Awareness Boston communications crisis social People were injured. People died. Our world has changed again.

Social Media Breakfast Boston: Help Leverage A Tyson Foods Gift of Protein for Boston

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Social Media Breakfast Boston View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. For every comment, Tyson Foods will donate 100 pounds of protein to the Boston Food Bank. Bob Collins invited me to speak at the next Boston Social Media Breakfast on Wednesday, December 10th at 8:00 am in Cambridge, MA at the Ryles Jazz Club along with Gradon Tripp and Frank Days. tags: givelist giving ).

The Story of the Boston Youth Sports Initiative Network

Beth Kanter

I was attracted to this discussion about the Boston Youth Sports Initiative hosted by Roberto Cremonini and Chris Lunch because we explored the “So, What?” This is a summary of my notes and take-aways from the small group discussion on the Boston Youth Sports Initiative with Roberto Cremonini with Cremonini Consulting (formerly with Barr Foundation, funder of project) and Chris Lynch with Squash Busters (formerly with the Initiative).

The Tyson Truck Arrived Today at the Boston Food Bank

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The theme for Social Media Breakfast #11 in Boston in December was " Social Media for Social Good." To kick off the event, Bob Collins. Tyson Foods was willing to donate 100 pounds of protein to the Boston Food Bank per comment on its Hunger Relief blog. (Tyson Foods has perfected a social media strategy that leverages blog comments for food donations as noted on the Fast Company blog.) .

Boston Marathon explosion charity scam started by fake Twitter accounts

AFP Blog

Boston Marathon explosion charity scam started by fake Twitter accounts : Twitter can be an amazing tool in the wake of a tragedy. However, it can also be used by amazing tools, like the guy who created a fake Boston Marathon twitter promising to donate $1 for Boston Marathon victims for every retweet

Redesigned Boston Globe with design based on browser width (Responsive Design)

Allegiance Group

In a major step in the evolution of website design, the Boston Globe relaunched their site today using a Responsive Design approach. Much as ESPN changed the way we worked by being one of the first to launch a fully CSS driven site a decade ago, the Boston Globe’s redesign has the potential to completely alter the way we approach web design.

Macromedia Breeze at Boston NTC

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At the NTC in Boston there were vendors in the hall way, including Macromedia. Since I had been playing with screencast software, Captivate , from Macromedia, I stopped by to put my card in the raffle for a copy of Studio and listened to the pitch. They are selling Breeze , "a rich web communication system that lets you reach your audience anytime with engaging multimedia content." " A high-end program.

Attend the Boston Email Fundraising Bootcamp (at a Discount!)

NTEN

To give a lift to nptechies in the Boston area, Idealware and Third Sector New England will. Boston Email Fundraising Bootcamp on October 7th. Where: 89 South Street, Boston. In an. article published in our September newsletter , Blackbaud's Steve MacLaughlin. revealed that while overall fundraising was down 2% in 2008, online fundraising. grew 44% over 2007 levels to more than $15 billion. They also found that the.

Boston nonprofit looks to link global innovators - The Boston Globe

AFP Blog

Boston nonprofit looks to link global innovators - The Boston Globe: "After 18 months of planning, a nonprofit group called Boston World Partnerships will deploy 125 business leaders and academics to take the city's promotion beyond traditional trade missions and conventions.One tool going live today is an interactive website, www.bostonworld partnerships.com, that provides an array of two-way

Re1designed Boston Globe with design based on browser width (Responsive Design)

Allegiance Group

In a major step in the evolution of website design, the Boston Globe relaunched their site today using a Responsive Design approach. Much as ESPN changed the way we worked by being one of the first to launch a fully CSS driven site a decade ago, the Boston Globe’s redesign has the potential to completely alter the way we approach web design.

Boston NTC: Cyber-Yenta Works the Room

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Deborah Finn is famous in Boston nonprofit technology circles for knowing almost everyone and being able to introduce people who stand or sit near her. Download cyberyenta.wmv. So, I was astonished to be able to capture this rare moment at the NTC Conference. Technorati Tags: nptech , berkman

Boston-Area Nonprofits: Email Fundraising Bootcamp Next Week

Tech Soup Blog

Our friends at Idealware have partnered up with Third Sector New England to offer a one-day, intensive bootcamp on October 7 to help organizations maximize their fundraising through email. And, they've extended an offer to TechSoup users for a special 15% discount off the registration fee by using the discount code TS325 when registering. Here's more info from their site: read more.

Boston Globe Article: Women Tapping Into the Power of Blogging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today's business section of the Boston Globe has an article called " Women Tap the Power of the Blog." " I'm quoted in the article

Wikimania in Boston in 2006

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just heard via email from SJ Klein. I feel like we won the World Series again

"Web Users Vote to Give $246K to Three Boston Area Nonprofits-massnonprofit news ::

AFP Blog

massnonprofit news :: : "Web Users Vote to Give $246K to Three Boston Area Nonprofits February 27, 2015 — Three Boston area nonprofits will each receive a donation exceeding $82,000 from reddit, a social networking service and news website, sharing 10% of the organization’s gross 2014 ad revenue with seven other nonprofits nationwide.

How grant makers and nonprofit grant recipients can do great things together with data and evaluation

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

However, it is a favorite photo from another recent Tech Networks of Boston event. This is not actually a photo from the dialogue series.

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The journey to a wireless Boston - The Boston Globe

AFP Blog

The journey to a wireless Boston - The Boston Globe: "As many cities have now learned, a corporate-driven, one-size-fits-all model for wireless may not provide the most effective solution. Well-publicized difficulties with such municipal WiFi plans have caused many to regard universal wireless models with skepticism. Yet at openairboston.net, we regard these difficulties as validation. Rather.

ArtsBoston aids nonprofits in the art of data mining - Business - The Boston Globe

AFP Blog

ArtsBoston aids nonprofits in the art of data mining - Business - The Boston Globe : ArtsBoston is teaching other US nonprofits the art of data mining. But ArtsBoston, a nonprofit that helps organizations with their marketing needs, has taken that concept a step further by convincing 60 of its 150 area members — from the Boston Symphony Orchestra to the Danforth Museum in Framingham — to pool their data to get a more comprehensive, crossover look at the region’s arts scene and

Charitable giving goes high tech - Business - The Boston Globe

AFP Blog

Charitable giving goes high tech - Business - The Boston Globe : But a handful of local tech companies and small start-ups are tapping into a burgeoning appetite on the Web for doing good. They run Internet auctions for causes, use Twitter and Facebook to spur giving, and find pro bono help for Massachusetts nonprofits and social enterprises.

Givelist: Combine A Social Media Meetup with A Canned Food Drive like Houston and Boston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tomorrow, I'll speaking at The Boston Social Media Breakfast. It will include a food drive to support The Greater Boston Food Bank - appropriate given that the theme is social media for social good. The Netsquared Net Tuesday meetup in Houston tonight is holding a canned food drive to support the End Hunger Network. The other presenters include: Gradon Tripp - social media and design aficionado, and founder of SM4SC.

Podcasting 101 Live Blogging from Boston Podcamp

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next session I attended was Podcasting 101 by John Walker of themshow.com He gave us an overview of the process, equipment, and skills you need, answering questions along the way. His approach is definitely a few pegs of up from entry level and if you invest in the tools, software, and services it will run about $500-1,000. This information is probably for someone who is burning serious about podcasting or after you've experimented with some of the techniques that Steve Garfield shared. (In

Notes, Reflections, and People I Met at Podcamp Boston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This weekend was Podcamp Boston 2. I attended Saturday, but just like podcamp Boston 1 last year, I learned an incredible amount and met some extraordinary people. I met Boston area documentary filmmakers including Marie Agui Carter , Rhonda Moskowitz and Cheryl from Women in Film and Video New England. Many thanks to organizers Chris Brogan and Chris Penn and all the people who worked hard to make it happen and especially the generous sponsors like Jeff Pulver.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

EveryAction

with another major office in Boston. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C., June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends. The acquisition empowers EveryAction’s clients to raise more money and furthers EveryAction’s strategy of bringing innovation in revenue generation to its SaaS products. “We

Boston 201

Keynote by George McCully at NTC Boston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

(Note: My collection of vlog and blog posts on the NTC Boston 2005 can be found here ). The theme of NTC Boston2005 was "Enabling Technology Funding: Issues for Grantmakers and Grantseekers." " The keynote was presented by George McCully, President, Catalogue for Philthanthropy. This gentleman looks like a Harvard professor, with his red bow-tie and eminent presence. His sense of humor was very subtle.