How to Prevent Burnout at Your Nonprofit, From the Experts


Employees now have more access to stress management resources and empowerment to seek the support they need on an individual level. To prevent burnout from taking over your nonprofit’s culture, passion, and productivity, you have to understand it.

How One Nonprofit Senior Staff Uses Walks and Talks

Beth Kanter

Here’s what I learned: Karen learned about the importance of self-care as part of her organization’s work on issues of women’s empowerment and women’s equality in Eastern Europe and Israel. And, a walk in the woods improves brain function, so with Project Kesher’s building being located near a hiking space, she is giving her staff and donors a double boost of creativity.


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Igniting the 15NTC stage at lightning speed


Transcending "Social:" Visibility and Empowerment In An Uber-Mega-Meta Self-Conscious Age Speaker: Jianda Johnson, Business and Resource Development Specialist, Guadalupe Montessori School. Day 3 Plenary: Ignite with Ideas, Part 2 : You Can Change Your Story Speaker: Debra Askanase, Digital Engagement Strategist, National Brain Tumor Society. If you''ve never seen an Ignite presentation before, let me break it down for you: 5 minutes. 20 slides. 1 slide every 15 seconds.

Creating your Amazing Moments

Connection Cafe

It would be rude to NOT stop by their table and say hello but you must have had too much pasta because your brain seems to be functioning a little slow and you just can't remember the name of your donor’s spouse. In addition, what we can all learn from this Morton’s story is to be sure your employees have the flexibility and empowerment to use the system to provide the best donor experience possible Author: Lynn Howes.

Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good


The empowerment of girls in third world countries is a topic many corporate sponsors are looking to endorse. This style of game play connects the brain and body to the game’s experience. By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change. For the first time, this year's Games for Change Festival created an opportunity for producers of games in development to get live feedback from leading game designers, educators, and funders on the main stage.

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5 Self-Care Hacks that Nonprofit Professionals Can Use in a Crisis

Beth Kanter

And if you can elevate your heart rate while through walking in nature, even better, it will help oxygenate your brain and release endorphins- the happy hormones, which will help disrupt the stress hormones. During yoga nidra we move from the active everyday beta brain waves, through the alpha brain waves (which are typically present during mindfulness, daydreaming or creative flow) and finally we drift into theta brain waves, the brain waves of deep sleep, while still technically awake.

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Constituent Empowerment Honorable Mention: Sierra Club and American Cancer Society Winner: Children International Used TeamRaiser to recruit new sponsors and recuited 5,000 sponsors since 2005 and sponsored over 560 children. And it was fun to finally meet you in person at this years Summit and spend some time picking your brain on nonprofit social media on video : ) Ill make sure and send the footage your way soon.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Through the 4-day workshop in-country and subsequent online and conference calls, grantee organizations will start to embrace the practices of Networked Nonprofits and begin to institutionalize social media strategies and integrate them into their broader strategy for communications on population and reproductive health or girls and girls and women’s empowerment. Day 2: Certificates Awarded To Senior Staff Attendees.