Maid Serives, Nail Salons, Taxi Cabs, Issue Groups and Complex Problems for Organizing Change.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Founding groups in a movement are organized (NAACP, wilderness society, Teamsters, Amnesty International) get formed and grow. In the last ten years the tools to organize, collect information and broadcast messages has dropped drammatically. The problem that has emerged is that as the cultural forces splinter organizing units into smaller and smaller factions the issues that must be addressed grow in scale and quicken in tempo.

6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) shares attention-grabbing staff stories from the front lines, to raise awareness of international crises such as the violent campaign against the Rohingya people in Myanmar: View Story. You can add a Donate button to your Facebook Live video to generate donations as you live broadcast, and the same goes for Instagram! Use data and statistics to shed light on the problem.

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Feeling Thankful at Forum One

Forum One

Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.” ~ Germany Kent , American print and broadcast journalist, HR guru, author, speaker, visionary. As we enter Thanksgiving week, I reminisce on what I’m thankful for at Forum One.

Benetech: President's Update

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The world’s problems are many, and we keep seeing opportunities for technologists to address those problems effectively. We believe that having more minds working simultaneously on a problem increases the odds of solving that problem well and quickly. Internationally, Bookshare is operating in twenty-eight countries that span the globe and offering content in Hindi and Tamil, Spanish, French and German.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Exploring the Latest Millennial Research

Amy Sample Ward

Don’t start with broadcast, you need to engage and connect. As examples, check out Conservation International. Share the challenges and the problems we want to tackle and asking them to join us in the whole process instead of just asking them to fund something. Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. This session focuses on Millennial Donors, with Angela White from JGA presenting.

Dear Betty: How do we get members to read our communications?

fusionSpan

How much do your members need to know about the internal workings and arrangement of your association to find stuff? Are you targeting the particular needs of particular members, or are you still broadcasting everything to everyone? Dear Betty, I’m at my wit’s end!

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Its 45 workshops, seminars and lectures explore internal and external strategies, systems, methods, best practices and successful examples. and discover how to reach your audiences more directly through social and digital media, while still landing placements through the national press or your local newspapers and broadcast stations. International Fundraising Conference. International Fundraising Conference. 12th International ISTR Conference.

COVID Had Devastating Consequences for Food Security. Here’s How the Media Covered It in 2020.

M+R

However, the scope of the problem began to expand following the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic by the WHO in early March 2020, when a food security crisis began affecting the entire world. Read time: 6 minutes.

#GivingTuesday Countdown: One Month to Go!

Connection Cafe

SVP Waterloo Region celebrated the day by launching SVP Teens, a group aimed not only at rallying youth, empowering them to “address problems facing their community” and teaching “them the importance and value of strategic and engaged philanthropy. And, as Ryan Scott shared in his Forbes article, “ Discovery Communications broadcasted PSAs across Discovery’s global networks and promoted an employee donation matching program benefiting victims of Typhoon Haiyan.”.

Taming the Data Monster

NTEN

One billion trillion bytes worth of television and radio broadcasts, YouTube videos, e-mails, tweets, Facebook updates, and yes, even print. It can justify the work that your nonprofit is doing, help explain why it is critical, and even offer exciting new ways to motivate others to help solve the problems your organization is working on. Flickr: Craving Creativity We're entering uncharted territory as a species, particularly in the United States. Americans consume 3.6

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How to plan and run a good web conference

Forum One

If you have more than a few international participants, especially from developing countries, voice connectivity for the audio portion of the meeting can quickly become a problem. Consider using a tool that offers a VOIP options and just broadcasting the presenter?s For a large or high profile meeting, do a test run with 1 or 2 international participants.

Crowdsourcing and the nonprofit community

ASU Lodestar Center

Using crowdsourcing, nonprofits can now broadcast their message to a nearly-infinite audience. Closeness doesn’t have to limit your scope any longer; harness collective intelligence to solve problems, make connections, turn over new leaves, and grow through collaboration. Crowdsourcing draws together volunteers, funding and brainpower from international organizations and individuals. posted by Coiya Tompkins , Vice President, Corporate. Communications & Public Relations.

Embracing Next Generation Philanthropy

NTEN

At least two are decidedly tech-savvy, however, and have built national and international networks of donors. OPF is preparing to convert their model into a web platform where third parties can start their own 1% circles, which will diversify the geographic reach and problem focus of this model. LoudSauce focuses on crowd funding for pro-social advertising media buys (billboards, broadcast spots, etc.). By Nathaniel James, Social Innovation Consultant.

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

Connection Cafe

When organizations change their mindset about measurement and reporting to be internally focused, to ask “What data do I need to best tell the story of our organization,” to emphasize continuous improvement program, the motivations are fundamentally changed in support of an organizational culture that values learning. Senior management creates the conditions for staff members to feel safe acknowl- edging when there are problems.

Live Blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Exploring the Latest Millennial Research

NTEN

Don't start with broadcast, you need to engage and connect. As examples, check out Conservation International. Share the challenges and the problems we want to tackle and asking them to join us in the whole process instead of just asking them to fund something. Today, I'm live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. This session focuses on Millennial Donors, with Angela White from JGA presenting. What did they find out in the Millennial Donor Report?

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Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part I

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The nonprofit broadcasts and the donor listens. The problem with this model is that it’s a guaranteed way of falling straight into the black hole of mediocre web design and low site traffic. There’s been a lot of discussion in the last few years given to email marketing and social media but primarily email and social media end up being used in the same way: to broadcast a nonprofit’s news and events.

Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part I

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The nonprofit broadcasts and the donor listens. The problem with this model is that it’s a guaranteed way of falling straight into the black hole of mediocre web design and low site traffic. There’s been a lot of discussion in the last few years given to email marketing and social media but primarily email and social media end up being used in the same way: to broadcast a nonprofit’s news and events.

Jon Husband, Guest Post: The New Realities of Engagement – Stories That Drive Action Planning and Implementation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As our Industrial Institutions fail to cope and to help people, we are seeing a new model for coping where people are connecting to each other to find networked and personal solutions to problems. . International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). . well-experienced in developing complex projects involving creative anmd technical personnel and processes, including 22 broadcast TV series, several advanced web sites, books, videos and multi-media learning systems.

Cause Marketing or Cause Me To Puke Marketing? Interview with Scott Henderson

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Goals The main goals were to raise awareness of childhood hunger in America, give people the tools to take meaningful action to help end this solvable problem, and create a case study from which non-profits and corporations could learn how to better use social media in their cause marketing. If you don't give the spotlight to the cause or give little emphasis to solving the problem, they'll discount your campaign right away.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location. If you discover that you are blacklisted, call your web and email host immediately to fix the problem. Giving Tuesday is an international day of charitable giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources!

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

Bandwidth was a problem then, too. International phone lines were jammed & I couldn’t reach my husband where he was working in France, to let him know I’d flown to LA, and I’d made it. It wasn’t yet my turn to drive, and I’d have been broadcasting observations all morning, with nothing better to contribute. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet.

EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

GCAP , an international campaign fighting to raise awareness about poverty was struggling with this issue. Campaign Stats: 6 employees and 2 interns, all working on other projects were responsible for the successful campaign launch with over 100,000 online participants who created 1,000 avatars online. Secondly, we used it for GCAP , an international campaign, of which ONE is a part, but which runs in more than 100 countries.

EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

GCAP , an international campaign fighting to raise awareness about poverty was struggling with this issue. Campaign Stats: 6 employees and 2 interns, all working on other projects were responsible for the successful campaign launch with over 100,000 online participants who created 1,000 avatars online. Secondly, we used it for GCAP , an international campaign, of which ONE is a part, but which runs in more than 100 countries.

Becoming Generous Thieves: Notes from the Museums in Conversation Keynote

Museum 2.0

I learned to cultivate creative greed while working on Operation Spy at the International Spy Museum, where I was lucky to be working on a project that was so new to us that we didn't have any pre-established models or structures for doing it. I've written about COSI before , but on Monday I focused on their strategic partnership with WOSU , the local public broadcasting station. On Monday, I gave the keynote at the Museums in Conversation conference in Tarrytown, NY.