Creating an Omnichannel Marketing Experience with Teach For America and Salesforce Interaction Studio

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Teach For America (TFA) is an education nonprofit that recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding leaders who make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to end educational inequity.

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What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About Giving Days

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: For the past two years, I’ve had the honor of facilitating a peer learning exchange of Knight Grantees who are hosting Giving Days. What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About the Giving Challenge – Guest Post by Susie Bowie. Consider what you might need to put down in the next couple of weeks to promote a Giving Challenge campaign with the results you’re seeking. Social campaigns are all about your friends and their friends.

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Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy

Beth Kanter

I was thrilled to work with the Brainerd Foundation staff to help design and facilitate a design lab using techniques based on Luma Institute methods earlier this month. Here’s what I learned about the facilitating design thinking processes: What Is A Design Lab? Ownerless Campaigns & Engaging Millennials : Jessy Tolkan, Here Now. To generate group or collective understanding, I facilitated a cluster or affinity analysis of the different themes.

Social Media Integrated Campaign Case Study Slam: SSIR Social Media on Purpose Conference

Beth Kanter

Last week, I had the pleasure of designing and facilitating the ultimate social media practitioner panel at the Social Media on Purpose Conference hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review. SMoP14 — Campaign for College (@CollegeOpp) May 22, 2014. Johanson discussed a recent user generated video campaign for Teacher Appreciation Day in partnership with Soul Pancake that invited teachers to share a letter they would write to themselves when they first started teaching.

Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration


Every year we celebrate by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and commemorate the start of end-of-year fundraising campaigns. As a champion of diversity they recruit the strongest candidates, support campaigns, study the electorate, and encourage people to turn out the vote. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction!

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Join other data experts, academics, practitioners, and social sector leaders for two days of skillfully-led sessions on topics ranging from aligning practice with policy to creating a culture of data, and how Silicon Valley is facilitating data practices in civil society. At the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference, we’ll teach you how to reach a bigger audience on a smaller budget, and transform your marketing dollars into maximum impact. It's finally here!

4 Ways to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Digital Storytelling with WhatsApp

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Elizabeth Ngonzi , is an Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs where she teaches Digital Storytelling, Innovation and Fundraising.

Nonprofit Giving Trends and Future Fundraising Strategy


Because, my friends, delivering happiness is the job of a true philanthropy (translated from the Greek as “love of humanity”) facilitator. Or as my mentor and teacher Hank Rosso said years ago: “ Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving.”.

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How to Make DipJar Pay for Itself


The device enables cashless generosity for engaging, joyful, and frictionless donations while Spark allows you to capture more donations by promoting your giving campaign on any screen or online. Spark Campaign Ideas: Is your organization celebrating a milestone?

Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Mastering Online Appeals and Messaging


Mastering personalized, customer-centered philanthropy facilitation, especially mid-level and major donors, to increase donor lifetime value. You’re responsible for bringing in the money, and your donation landing page can make or break your campaign.

Beyond Survival: Post-Disruption Nonprofit Donor Experience Strategy


If the website home page has no mention of the campaign for which they just received an appeal, they may conclude it’s not mission critical for you. . And it’s the best way I know to convey to non-development staff how important their role is in facilitating philanthropy.

The Ultimate Guide to Volunteer Recruitment: 15+ Strategies


You could even ask volunteers to facilitate a warm introduction for you instead of just giving you a list of names. See if a well-connected board member or current volunteer can go with you to facilitate introductions to key community members.

Vote for the sessions you want at 11NTC

Amy Sample Ward

Most commonly, communities form around an issue, a cause, or even a campaign on many different types of social media, and stretch across platforms. Workshop: Using Community Organizing for Effective Online Campaigns. This participatory workshop will help you answer the question: What does old-school community organizing have to teach the wired activist? That’s right, the session selection process is open for the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference !

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How to Navigate the Post-COVID Novel Nonprofit Economy


Suggest activities, as appropriate to your nonprofit, e.g., volunteering, attending an in-person event, making a first-time gift, renewing my gift, giving more, committing to monthly giving, leaving a legacy gift, participating in a peer fundraising campaign, purchasing services].

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Freshen Up the Sunday Morning Giving Routine With These Church Fundraising Events


You need to incorporate an online donation form to be successful so supporters can give to the campaign and share it with others who are likely to give to your church too. All you need to do is partner with a shoe drive fundraiser facilitator.

31 Unique Ideas for Small Church Fundraisers


You’ll need to plan engaging events and campaigns your members will be excited about. Or, with renewed interest in old school hobbies like gardening, breadmaking, and woodworking, do you have members who could donate their time to teach these skills?

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Trainer’s Notebook: The Importance of Hands-On Learning

Beth Kanter

For the past five years, I’ve been an adjunct professor at Middlebury College in Monterey teaching a graduate course called “ Networked International Organizations ” for students pursuing an advanced degree in International Development. That’s why I always enjoy teaching in flexible classroom spaces. Rather than just talk about the campaign, students has to participate.

Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Choosing Digital-First Options When It Comes to Fundraising and Marketing


Mastering personalized, customer-centered philanthropy facilitation, especially mid-level and major donors, to increase donor lifetime value. This digital-first fundraising post is the first in a six-part series. . Every few hundred years there occurs a sharp transformation.

Building A Nonprofit Leadership Team That Works


Planning events, organizing fundraisers, managing volunteers, and leading donation campaigns that’s culpable for enabling your nonprofit to complete its mission. Much like the head coach or manager of a professional sports team, your job when assembling and managing these teams becomes less about teaching and directing, and become more centered on ensuring the group is working cohesively. Facilitate one-on-one relationships first.

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What Makes the Virtual Assistant Options For You

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Depending on the teaching received by the tool, he may be able to solve a problem. In addition, the contact can be facilitated. Building a database of contacts is important for distributing promotional offers, an email campaign or a newsletter. One of the key features of this conversational agent is to provide answers to the most frequently asked questions. More than an interactive FAQ, the Chabot provides a precise and contextualized answer.

The Impact of Your Donation: Ray Smith, 14LCS Scholarship Recipient, Shares


The Corita Art Center, a project of the Immaculate Heart Community, preserves and promotes Corita Kent’s art, teaching, and passion for social justice. This was my first experience with NTEN, a great organization that I think really “gets it,” both in terms of facilitating positive interactions with people and technology, and understanding challenges specific to the nonprofit world.


Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

Beth Kanter

I just returned from doing two days of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit training in Mexico City with Oxfam Mexico and participants from offices throughout Latin America, South America, and Caribbean. I was lucky enough to be working with the digital strategy coordinator, Maria Rubi , from the Mexico office. She is not only fluent in English (and four other languages in addition to her native Spanish), she is also an excellent trainer and facilitator.

5 Types of People Who Need Nonprofit Fundraising Training


After all, our mission was all about teaching. Yet across the table was an educational leader who denied that teaching could have any impact. They’re the gatekeepers and the data-keepers and control, prompt, or otherwise facilitate follow-.

E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Day 3 of the Train the Trainers session was devoted to Digital Activism and facilitated by Mary Joyce. The learning objectives: To provide participants with a formula for training digital campaign strategy. The session provided strategy theory and a simulation exercise based on creating a digital activism campaign for the Story of Electronics film (that now has Arabic sub-titles ). Mary Joyce, Digital Campaigns. Both language and what you’re teaching.

Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

Who : Facilitating: Amy Sample Ward | NetSquared; Billy Bicket | NetSquared. The NetSquared team will be working the room to activate and facilitate conversations so everyone can enjoy the ride. Bringing Community Organizing Into Online Campaigns – [International Ballroom C] (#co2oc). What : What is the basis of community organizing and why is it important to online campaigns? Attendees will divide into break-out groups to design the online campaign.

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Freshen Up the Sunday Morning Giving Routine With These Church Fundraising Events


You need to incorporate an online donation form to be successful so supporters can give to the campaign and share it with others who are likely to give to your church too. All you need to do is partner with a shoe drive fundraiser facilitator.

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

I was in San Antonio this week to facilitate an interactive master class for 300 nonprofits that was hosted by the San Antonio Nonprofit Council that hosts The Big Give, a very successful local giving day. So having a few brainstorming facilitation techniques to use with your team, is useful. One of the things that Nancy Lublin mentioned during her keynote at Data on Purpose Conference a few months ago is that DoSomething templates all their campaigns.

Virtual Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas to Explore


Virtual peer-to-peer fundraisers can increase the reach of your organization, are often more cost-effective to plan and host than on-the-ground campaigns, and provide an added level of flexibility and convenience for supporters who can’t attend an in-person event. Be a Hero campaign.

Creating A Culture of Well-being in Your Nonprofit Workplace: The First Step

Beth Kanter

Last June, I facilitated a leadership workshop at the Americans for the Arts Conference where I tested some of the assessments and checklist tools in our book. Erika Atkins, Director of Operations at Opening Act , a theatre program that teaches theatre skills to students from New York City’s most underserved schools to help them succeed in life. Their program includes about teaching artists.

Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workplaces: How To Kick the Sit Out It

Beth Kanter

I was invited to teach an interactive workshop based on The Happy Healthy Nonprofit on how to link self-care with well being in the workplace. in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada, this campaign not only educates people about need to move more at work, but also includes an inexpensive cardboard standing desk that can easily set up in an office. I learned this from ETR’s facilitator tips.

Thank You for the Best Birthday Ever!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But there was something else at play for me this year, my fourth, celebrating my birthday with social media and a networked fundraising campaign for the Sharing Foundation. So, being able do some real time network weaving while the birthday campaign was unfolding was highly satsifying. I met Spencer Brodsky last December when he was doing a fundraiser campaign for his project in Rwanda. I noticed dozens of these connections and facilitated a few.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


We have gathered an outstanding group of field experts to teach how to build and sustain this kind of governance. Learn how to make your campaigns – and your career – more successful than ever and do it in a world-class venue. On Wednesday, March 16th, New York Nonprofit Media will host Nonprofit FundCon bringing together fundraising and development executives from nonprofits across New York to discuss how to create a campaign and raise money.

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth Kanter

Last month, I was honored to co-teach a master class and workshops on digital strategy and crowdfunding with Cambodia colleague, Tharum Bun, at the first IFCAsia in Bangkok. I learned so much about the digital challenges facing Asian NGOs, how these are similar or different from NGOs in other regions, met and connect with amazing people, and was inspired by the speakers I heard and the workshops I took for my own learning.

Mashups with Social Impact for the NetSquared Mashup Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You don't need to have tech expertise to submit a project to the Challenge, just an idea for a change you want to make that could be facilitated by a mashup. " So, for example, brings together campaign contribution data and legislators' voting records to raise awareness about the connection between money and politics. So, if you were teaching a workshop called "So You Wanna Build A Mashup?,"

[VIDEO] Measure Of Success: Creating Tools And Process To Report Impact


She’s also certified by the Institute of Cultural Affairs, in the USA, for facilitation. Maybe I am teaching computer classes, or English as a second language classes, maybe I’m teaching those and I have 10 students. We’ve been teaching a lot recently.

[VIDEO] The Board’s Role in Fundraising & Resource Development


And so how do you facilitate that discussion about 100% board giving? The other thing that you’re going to do to facilitate that conversation is you’re going to. That’s how we facilitate it. .

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Why You Should Never Feel Bad About Asking Someone To Give


An oxytocin high (which lasts about two hours) can jumpstart a virtuous circle of giving, which is why it makes sense to ask donors to share their giving on social media or engage in peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns immediately following their own giving.

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TechSoup's Netsquared Organizers Win 2015 NTENny Awards

Tech Soup Blog

Over the last decade, Eli has been a volunteer manager, an event organizer, a digital campaigner, and a community manager. He also told me, "I find my bliss in being a facilitator and supporter. She has been with the Naples Free-Net since 1998 and organized the NFN4Good nonprofits support and education program to teach WordPress, CiviCRM, and other open-source software.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

Tom Ahern makes his living by writing cases and direct mail … by doing audits, reviewing and recommending fixes for donor communications … and by teaching others what he’s learned during decades of trial, error and the occasional spectacular success. Beth has over 35 years working in the nonprofit sector in capacity building and has facilitated trainings for nonprofits on every continent in the world (except Antarctica).

Libraries: The Oldest New Frontier for Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

If there’s an idea that the community is behind, and a project or plan that’s adopted (whether it’s a new way of operating or a new tool), then it moves forward, regardless of “who” thought it up or campaigned for it. And finally, you want to identify the roles needed to create, facilitate, and implement the programs and services you design with the community.

What I Learned About Online Donor Engagement from Fundraisers in Brasil

Beth Kanter

My co-presenter for the plenary was the amazing Marcelo Iniarra , who is a digital mobilization pioneer and fantastic presenter/facilitator. He shared a campaign called Testi-monials , created by FCB Cape Town for CANSA which is setting out to remove the awkwardness around talking about testicular cancer, and drive awareness about “how important it is that men not only talk balls but take care of them too.”

[VIDEO] How to Talk about Legacy Giving Without Seeming Creepy


In addition to being super active in her San Francisco nonprofit community, she also does a lot, including teaching a CFRE class. And, as a philanthropy facilitator, you have an opportunity, I would say, a responsibility to help. Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ll leading several workshops on The Networked Nonprofit. I’ll be co-teaching with Mary Joyce, Jessica Dheere and Mohamad Najem and working with an amazing group of people from six Arab countries. On Day 3, Mary Joyce will lead a workshop on digital activism using the Story of Electronics , an environmental-themed short film, as a case study and jumping off point for a workshop exercise to create a digital campaign. The Colbert Report.