The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! Throughout the year we'll be updating this calendar with even more conferences, updated ticket prices, and event hashtags. It's finally here!

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list! 2015 - 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! Throughout the year we'll be updating this calendar with even more conferences, updated ticket prices, and event hashtags. It's finally here!

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration.

Boost Your Voice with LightBox Collaborative’s 2012 Editorial Calendar

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s where she shared Editorial Calendar Template , an online spreadsheet. I was honored when Holly agreed to do this post about the 2012 Editorial Calendar. And, now, we are excited to present the new and improved editorial calendar for 2012. Flickr Photo by Yandel.

10 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Content Calendar in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A new year brings new goals and now is the perfect time to plan your social media content calendar for 2019. A content calendar is the link between posting daily on social media and a social media strategy. Improve collaboration : social media should be a team effort.

The Ultimate Tool for Managing Your Organization’s Social Strategy: LightBox Collaborative Editorial Calendar 2015 Edition

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is no better tool for doing this than the LightBox Collaborative 5th Annual Editorial Calendar. Take Charge of Your Communications with LightBox Collaborative’s 2015 Editorial Calendar – guest post by LightBox Collaborative Amanda Cooper. LightBox Collaborative is very proud to present our 5th Annual Editorial Calendar. In fact, some of the anniversaries featured in the calendar (Amelia Earhart crosses the Pacific!

4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits


A connected nonprofit is a successful nonprofit when it comes to collaborating and working in teams. Nonprofit Technology News reports on the top 4 tech characteristics to consider when collaborating through technology. Image courtesy of The Journal.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Digital Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the fun exercises I facilitated is a “Fishbowl” where a small group of participants go through the process of generating ideas for an editorial calendar based on their key goals and audience definition. The 2014 LightBox Collaborative Editorial Calendar has arrived!

A Powerful Way for Nonprofits To Avoid Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Online collaboration tools and platforms give nonprofits the opportunity for connectivity and collaboration internally as well as with external stakeholders like volunteers and board members. A shared calendar? Collaboration : How will you know what tasks are being worked on?

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s Not Too Late To Set Your Communications Agenda with LightBox Collaborative’s 2013 Editorial Calendar – Guest Post by Holly Minch, Lightbox Collaborative. The LightBox Collaborative 2013 Editorial Calendar is here!

11NTC Highlight: Collaborative Notetaking Saves Your Calendar!


How to access collaborative notes from 11 NTC sessions: Use the QR code above Go directly to the Google Docs folders myNTC sessions include links to their specific doc Thanks, Jodi! The NTEN community is full of volunteers who go to the limits to help each other, create valueable resources, and share knowledge. We know this and are blown away by all of your hard work, every day.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? What is Collaborative Overload? There are ways of working that can reduce collaborative overload.

Research Friday: Ten Types of Collaboration (an alternate view)

ASU Lodestar Center

Models of Collaboration , by professor Mark Hager and Tyler Curry, identifies and describes types of nonprofit collaborations from an analysis of the 177 nominations submitted in 2009 for the prestigious Collaboration Prize. research friday collaboration Craig Van Korlaar

Reduce Travel with Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

This updated blog post from the campaign explores some ways to increase online collaboration and also reduce travel and work efficiency. Online collaboration is one of these generic terms that seems to lose meaning the more people use it. Why Is Online Collaboration Green? The environmental impact of working collaboratively online is to reduce travel. Cloud Services for Collaborating. Online Collaboration NPLive Recap. Collaboration Tools Chart.

Collaborative Technologies for Social Impact: How Survivors Connect leverages the web and you can, too!

Amy Sample Ward

—– Aashika Damodar & collaborative technology for social impact. Survivors Connect is an organization supporting activists and building survivor advocacy networks using collaborative technologies to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking.

Software for Collaboration


Everyone suddenly wants to collaborate! For some reason (I suspect it's related to the economy, though I haven't pinned down exactly how) my phone is ringing off the hook these days with people who want to talk about how software can help teams collaborate. Facebook or MySpace) Collaborative Documents: Users share and edit documents online, either in real-time or over time (i.e. Ning or KickApps) Wiki: Collaborative website, where all who can view can also edit (i.e.

New to TechSoup: Collaborate with Huddle

Tech Soup Blog

Now, thanks to Huddle, nonprofits and libraries can effectively manage their projects, content, and collaboration, both internally and externally. The above image shows a calendar within Huddle. You can even sync calendars in Huddle with your Outlook or iCal calendar!

DIY Social Media Management

Amy Sample Ward

Supports cross-team collaboration as staff understand where their content is going. Content Calendar. Why create a content calendar? resources rss socialmedia calendar content diy google planning social media tools

Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open


DISCLOSURE: I was part of a group of experts in community, culture change, and scientific collaboration invited to help AAAS with curriculum development for this program. Featured From the Trenches Mark Your Calendars Open Community

Collaboration for Funders: Get the Timing Right


This is the fourth in a series of posts dedicated to the topic of online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we look at determing the value of creating an online collaborative community. The second part explores challenges in facilitating collaboration. Asking them to participate in collaborative activities at this point may be futile, for them, and for you. Ask yourself, "when will collaborative capabilities add value to and support this community?"

Come to the Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit!!


This year’s event features speakers from organizations like the United Way Worldwide, Greenpeace USA and Share our Strength, as well as unmatched opportunities to network and collaborate with other nonprofit leaders. Mark Your Calendars

Come celebrate Jamie’s recovery and the book launch with us!


Results over process: How a shift in focus and communications can promote better collaboration at all levels of your organization. Culture That Works Mark Your CalendarsYou’re invited to a very unusual event! It’s a strategic workshop! .

Defining Engagement One Year On: A Case Study


In 2014, the American Nurses Association started a cross-functional, collaborative project to define member engagement and identify better ways to provide member value. Mark Your Calendars PotluckWere you at #ASAE16 ?

How Associations are Rebranding Themselves for Relevancy


Collaborate with Lillie Obioha, Director of Creative Design and User Experience , and Ann Yoders, Director of Insights and Strategy during this interactive workshop. When marketing and IT work collaboratively, they deliver experiences that are relevant, functional, and engaging.

10 Reasons to Attend SURGE 2017


SURGE 2017 is an experiment in collaborative innovation. The event itself will continue this commitment to collaboration. Featured Mark Your Calendars Nimble Nonprofit Open Community

Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16


We’re going to have a great discussion with some top execs who have been actively working through some of the concepts we talk about in Humanize, like collaboration, transparency, and social business. Humanize Mark Your Calendars

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How to Build a “Rock Star” Digital Technology Strategy


To make your organization a truly social business, you must take into account social media practices, how to collaborate across silos, and how to create a culture that is compatible with the expectations of today’s social world. Featured Mark Your Calendars

[5 spots only] Join me on the CR to talk association private communities


What social collaboration tools are a good choice to set up for members to help create content? Industry Insider Mark Your Calendars Open Community I have been invited by the Community Roundtable to host a discussion about online community for associations on October 16 at 1o am.

Announcing the 21st Century Nonprofit Program


identify specific changes you can make to internal structures and processes to encourage more collaboration, experimentation and openness. Featured Humanize Mark Your Calendars Social Learning SocialFish NewsNonprofits are changing the world. It’s what we do.

What you need to know about Realtime Marketing


Today, there are hundreds of tools, technologies and platforms that enable brands to engage in a realtime conversation with customers and prospects, manage that conversation at an enterprise level, and collaborate across teams and departments to drive leads and deliver bottom-line business value.

Nonprofit Social Media 101: Lessons from Indivisible


When doing social media at the national level for a large organization, how do you collaborate with people working at the local level? What do you think about the importance of having an editorial content calendar?

The 2012 Field Guide to Software for Nonprofits


All the types of software that can help you with your fundraising, communications, collaboration, constituent management and back office processes. PublishDate: April 2012. How do you choose software for your nonprofit?

Tools for Gantt Charts


In addition to providing a central space for everyone working on the project to share and collaborate on documents, create a central calendar, and assign tasks to individuals, some also provide some form of Gantt chart tool, either included in the product or as an add-on.

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The Remote Office: Putting Free Video Conferencing Tools to the Test


Setting up a call (especially for a recurring, weekly meeting) is more time-consuming with Skype than with Hangouts, as one person (usually me) needs to call everyone, rather than having the same link each week in the calendar invite. Collaboration

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[DEADLINE IS SOON!!] Apply for the 21st Century Nonprofit Program


identify specific changes you can make to internal structures and processes to encourage more collaboration, experimentation and openness. Featured Humanize Mark Your Calendars Social Learning SocialFish NewsNonprofits are changing the world. It’s what we do. The smart ones understand the importance of leveraging technology to support these world-changing endeavors. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy.

Unlock the Door to the Right Funders with a Powerful Grant Strategy| Part 3

Connection Cafe

Today’s post will focus on how to build a grant strategy and apply it to your grants calendar. Then you’re ready to start building your grant strategy and use that to guide your grants calendar. Build in several collaborative partnerships: Farmers Market, school district, etc.

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Comparing Google Apps to Microsoft Outlook


The Google Apps donation program provides organizational email, calendaring and document sharing as a free alternative to Microsoft Outlook. While not as powerful in every area as Outlook, Google Apps—offered free to most 501(c)(3) organizations—allows your entire staff to send and receive email at your organization’s domain (, and share online calendars, documents and much more. Calendaring. PublishDate: July 2011. Author: Laura S. Quinn. Jay Leslie.

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Six Reasons It’s Time for Nonprofit Board Management Software


Shared calendars : Having calendars specifically designated for your board makes it easier to schedule meetings, map out agendas, and keep track of deadlines and activities for multiple committees. documents, meeting minutes, calendars etc.) Steph Dlugon.

Six reasons why co-creation makes SURGE a transformative event


Opportunities for connection and collaboration begin immediately upon registering. Case Study Content Strategy Culture That Works Featured From the Trenches Implementation Industry Insider Mark Your Calendars Nimble NonprofitGuest post by Arianna Rehak.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

At this point, you've probably heard a lot about the benefits of the cloud: how it can save you time, help you conserve resources, and boost productivity and collaboration among your staff members. Productivity and Collaboration.

The 5 Hottest Nonprofit Conferences of Summer '16


From our 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar , here are five hot summer events that are sure to bring the heat. The New York Nonprofit Conference starts August off with two days of collaboration around direct and interactive market-driven philanthropy, local networks, and more.

Upcoming Webinar March 20: Office 365 for Nonprofits - A DIY Overview

Tech Soup Blog

Interested in getting your nonprofit or charity onto Office 365 , Microsoft's online email, calendar, office productivity, and. collaboration platform? Not sure how to do it? Then join Sam Chenkin from Tech Impact.