Celebrating the Community Builders

VisionLink

This may feel like a reach--stay with me. Check out this TED talk presentation of spoken word poetry. The connection to community building? Check out that first poem. Listen to the three steps.

Celebrating The Nation's Founding

VisionLink

So today, let''s celebrate the birth of freedom, that unique moment when we, the people created a nation that was to be governed by its people, not by the King. Take a moment today to celebrate that we, the people continue the dialogue of self-government. Celebrate freedom.

Celebrate #GivingTuesday by Teaching About Giving

Connection Cafe

This year on #GivingTuesday, Learning to Give is asking teachers to join the international movement to celebrate an opening day to the giving season by doing what they do best, by teaching. I love #GivingTuesday.

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New on SSIR: How does celebrity impact your fundraising?

Amy Sample Ward

Both of them involved celebrities. And I couldn’t help think to myself, “oh, so all we need to do to raise funds for a great cause is get a celebrity? But, I looked at both case studies again, more deeply, and realized that both of them weren’t really about the celebrity at all. The celebrity involvement was part of the branding, not part of the winning solution. Getting Over Celebrities. Celebrities are out; Trust is in.

From tinsel town to slums:These celebrities are dedicated volunteers

VolunteerMark

No matter how satisfactory our careers or lives, all of us seek a higher calling to satiate an inner part of us, that demands we do something beyond ourselves, something that will leave a larger impact on the society and the world, long after we’re gone

How To Celebrate Volunteers Who Make Your Work Possible

TechImpact

The post How To Celebrate Volunteers Who Make Your Work Possible appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Who enables you to get your work done each day? Perhaps it’s a team of dedicated employees who you’ve hand selected, and meticulously trained. Or perhaps it’s your secretary or personal assistant who keeps your calendar in order, your email in check, and makes sure you’re everywhere you ned to be. However, the better question […].

The Power of Small Wins: Celebrating Your Nonprofit’s To Dones

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

According to Corey, it is used a staff meetings to celebrate accomplishments and helps motivate and inspire everyone. There is a lot of science and research behind this simple idea of celebrating accomplishments. Working as a nonprofit consultant can sometimes feel isolating.

Why Nonprofits Should Celebrate National Bike to Work Day

Frogloop

Communities all across the US will be organizing events to celebrate bicycling as a preferred commuting option and encourage new cyclists to join in on the fun.

Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014

AFP Blog

Some interesting prognostications collected by Tech Soup Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014 : Now that this year is wrapping up and we have the verdict on nonprofit technology trends for 2013, we queried charity Technorati like Amy Sample Ward, Beth Kanter, Marnie Webb, Peter Campbell, Nicole Wallace, the entire crew at Idealware, Lucy Bernholz, and other luminaries to find out what is in their crystal balls for 2014

The Effectiveness of Celebrity Spokespeople in Social Fundraisers

NetWits

One Part Social Fundraising, One Part Celebrity Endorsement. Celebrity endorsements have been around for ages. Add celebrities to the social fundraising mix and you’ve got a sure fired recipe for success, so we think. Do Celebrity Spokespeople Make for Good Fundraisers?

Bookshare Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary at Google

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Bookshare, Benetech’s pioneering digital library for people with print disabilities, celebrated its 10th birthday last night with a terrific party that was attended by many of our long-time friends and supporters.

Celebrities Competing Online For Donors - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

Celebrities Competing Online For Donors - TheNonProfitTimes : A dozen celebrities representing as many charities have one month to raise as much money as they can with an ultimate prize of winning $25,000. But the Mozilla Firefox Challenge, launched by Crowdrise and Mozilla, isn’t limited to the 12 celebrities. Mozilla, the nonprofit behind the open source web browser Firefox, started each celebrity-charity team off with a $5,000 donation

Today's Leadership Thought: Celebrate Learning

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Rejoice and celebrate in the effort, the journey, and the process as much as in the end result. Today's leadership thought comes from the new book, Trap Tales , by David M. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks.

Celebrate International Grant Professionals Day

NonProfit Hub

The Grant Professionals Association, whose Board of Directors officially signed the proclamation back in November, came up with an entire website of resources dedicated to empowering grant associations nationwide with the necessary resources to throw some incredible IGPD celebrations. Send out an email to your members or supporters celebrating the week. Host an event with your members, colleagues or local grant professionals to celebrate your hard work.

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Five Year Celebration, San Diego 2-1-1

VisionLink

We are pleased to be a sponsor of San Diego''s 2-1-1, Five-Year Celebration today. Congratulations on a sold out celebration and fund-raising luncheon! Held on National 2-1-1 Day, the event features Dr. Paul E.

Promoting Text Campaigns with Celebrity Power

Mobile Commons

When your organization or campaign has celebrity supporters, you want to maximize the value of every ask you make of them. Celebrity Endorsements in Action Recently, comedian Amy Schumer tweeted on behalf of the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence: The tweet was an enormous success.

Let’s celebrate 50,000

SocialFish

PLEASE JOIN ME in celebrating this huge milestone by helping NTEN to raise $50,000 – one dollar for each one of our awesome members. This organization is sooo worth it – please join me in helping celebrate our first 50,000 members which will in turn help us get to the next 50,000.

Nonprofit Technology Celebrates International Women's Day

Tech Soup Blog

I'm not a woman, but I am a wholehearted celebrant of International Women's Day. Full disclosure. One of my great joys in my long career in nonprofit technology has been seeing the extraordinary success of so many women in our field. I just want to mention a few of them.

Celebrate Every Month With Recurring Donations

NonProfit Hub

What if you could celebrate once a month? While it might be hard to get other people to celebrate your birth on a monthly basis, you can let them celebrate your nonprofit every month with a regular recurring donation. Your birthday is one of the best days of the year.

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Wild Apricot Blog

It''s National Volunteer Week - how is your organization celebrating? national volunteer week Volunteers

6 Ways to Take Action in the Next Week to Celebrate Earth Day

EveryAction

Earth Day is this Saturday and there's so much you can do to defend, fund, and educate yourself on the critical environmental issues we face as a global population - here are six to get you started. Show up for science. Need plans for the weekend? The March for Science and the People's Climate Movement are set for April 22 and April 29 respectively, and no matter where you live, there's ample opportunity to participate.

Celebrating a Big Number

Frogloop

This milestone just seemed to be too big a deal not to stop and celebrate, because, well, reaching 15 million active members seems pretty amazing. (To

Celebrating 20 Years of Hadley China!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We came to Fuzhou for a celebration. Celebrating 20 years is a big deal in China. The big celebration was held in our hotel, which I think is the nicest hotel in Fuzhou. Part of the meeting was celebrating the first ever China Hadley director and donor, Mr. Zhang Zhongyan.

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The Road to Accessibility without Borders: Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the Marrakesh Treaty

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As part of the celebrations around the first anniversary of the Marrakesh Treaty, WIPO launched the Accessible Books Consortium , to help increase global capacity to deliver books to people with print disabilities.

Facebook Turns 12 Today, And Here's How It's Celebrating | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

AFP Blog

Facebook Turns 12 Today, And Here's How It's Celebrating | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : "t’s a bit crazy when you think about it, but Facebook is 12 years old today. On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched his fledgling social media site at Harvard. And the rest, as they say, is history. Twelve years on, Facebook has become the largest social media company ever. It influences myriad aspects of our lives and recently passed a billion active users each day." 'via

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

March 8, International Women’s Day , marks an occasion to celebrate the accomplishments of women worldwide. March 8, International Women’s Day, marks an occasion to celebrate the accomplishments of women worldwide.

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

Everyaction

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. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! So without further ado, here are some of this year's favorites. Drumroll please. International Fund for Animal Welfare. International Fund for Animal Welfare works to rescue and protect animals around the world.

One Nonprofit’s Anniversary Celebration Turns into a Bright Idea

NonProfit Hub

However, Lighthouse is celebrating their first quarter of a century with fiberglass and some fancy artwork. It’s important for nonprofits to celebrate their achievements and their milestones. Nonprofits celebrate anniversaries all the time.

Why you should be celebrating your fundraisers on social media | Voluntary Sector Network | The Guardian

AFP Blog

Why you should be celebrating your fundraisers on social media | Voluntary Sector Network | The Guardian : "But vital to any fundraising strategy is saying thank you to donors and supporters who have given to your organisation through time, effort or money.

Celebrating Grandmother Power: Interview with my Gram

Have Fun - Do Good

To celebrate Grandmother Power, I asked her about how she thinks the world has changed, and what it needs in order to be better today.

Celebrate Today: One Web. For All.

Amy Sample Ward

A day of on and offline events spanning the globe celebrating the Web. Invite people who would not have seen your online promotions to join you at the ballroom, office or pub to be part of your celebrations and conversations. Regardless of next year’s topic for the September 22nd celebrations, digital inclusion remains a core barrier to truly celebrating the web globally. There are many ways you can participate in OWD09 and help celebrate the web.

DoSomething.org Celebrates Their Millionth Mobile Member

Mobile Commons

They’ve reached their millionth mobile member , so DoSomething.org is doing something awesome to celebrate. What a sweet and wonderful way to celebrate this exciting milestone.

Celebrating How Symantec Makes Organizations Succeed

Tech Soup Blog

We are excited to announce the winners of our Symantec Mission Possible campaign.

One Nonprofit’s Anniversary Celebration Turns into a Bright Idea

NonProfit Hub

However, Lighthouse is celebrating their first quarter of a century with fiberglass and some fancy artwork. It’s important for nonprofits to celebrate their achievements and their milestones. Nonprofits celebrate anniversaries all the time.

Crowdfunding: Can Partnering With An Internet Celebrity Make Your Campaign An Overnight Success?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is every nonprofit’s dream to have Oprah or other celebrity do a fundraiser for them. The combination of a well-designed strategy, careful execution, and Internet celebrity contributed to the success.

Celebrate Community Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Pacific time at PARISOMA — and join us in celebration of the many powerful digital story submissions that came to us from all over the world! The time to gala, glitz, and glam with industry leaders, talented techies, and a few of your favorite TechSoup staffers is almost here!

Celebrate the do-gooders who make your work possible

BoardAssist

Celebrate the do-gooders who make your work possible. At Catchafire, we know that celebrating volunteers in the right way leads to a long term relationship which can result in invaluable advice, connections to new supporters, and even increase donations.

TODAY: Global Impact Sparks 24-Hour Global, Digital Celebration

SocialFish

Milaap is celebrating its fourth birthday today, June 16, 2014, by inviting change agents from around the world to join in a global, round-the –clock online conversation on sustainable giving.

Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Privacy is also on Marnie’s top five list, so she agrees with several of our NPTech celebrities that it is a top issue and that it will shape our work in the coming year. Certainly several of our celebrities mentioned ongoing concerns around privacy.

How to Celebrate Abe Lincoln’s Birthday Nonprofit Style

NonProfit Hub

It’s a date where we honor one of the greatest presidents and also I get to celebrate a birthday even though I was born in November. Although many government organizations (and banks) observe Monday as a day off from work, February 12 is the day I celebrate.