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.

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.

How To Celebrate Volunteers Who Make Your Work Possible


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 […].

Celebrating Digital Learning Day: How Camp Blackbaud Amplifies Technology Skills for Good

Connection Cafe

Today marks 2017’s Digital Learning Day, a day where we celebrate technology’s role in how we learn.

Lady Gaga & Celebrity Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Lady Gaga & Celebrity Philanthropy. But did you know she topped the list of most charitable Celebs in 2010 , as ranked by Do Something , by how much energy celebrities devote to cause? If you want to know which celebrities gave the most that's another list. What I find transformative about Lady Gaga’s celebrity philanthropy is that while she definitely has favorite causes, a significant part of her message is encouraging people to volunteer and take action.

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.

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.

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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


We’re also taking this opportunity to celebrate Jamie’s recent victory over larynx cancer. You’re invited to a very unusual event! It’s a strategic workshop! .

Celebrating a Big Number


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

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.

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!

Why Nonprofits Should Celebrate National Bike to Work Day


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.

Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

Tech Soup Blog

Looking forward to celebrating your creativity! The Celebrate Adobe Creative Cloud Contest (the "Contest"). TechSoup and Adobe have teamed up to bring you a Facebook contest where you can win $1,000 by submitting any and all content your organization has created using Adobe.

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.

Will Celebrity Endorsed Campaigns Increase Activism?


Nonprofits get excited when a celebrity wants to join their advisory board or endorse their campaign. But do celebrity endorsements across different channels work these days? If a celebrity has a deep connection to an issue and its common knowledge then celebrity endorsements can certainly benefit nonprofit campaigns. Bono has also helped raise a lot of money, generated impressive earned media, and introduced other celebrities to ONE.

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Stop What You're Doing NOW and Celebrate the FCC's Decision

Tech Soup Blog

In The Tech That Will Change 2016 , I boldly predicted that this is the year that the digital divide will finally be bridged in the United States.

Celebrate Community Members at the 15NTC!


Want to celebrate your friendly Community of Practice or 501 Tech Club organizers and volunteers? The NTEN Award celebrates one individual who helps advance NTEN''s mission to serve the Community.


Celebrating the Value of Volunteering

Wild Apricot Blog

It's National Volunteer Week - here are some thoughts on unique ways to celebrate with and recognize volunteers. national volunteer week Volunteers

Celebrating How Symantec Makes Organizations Succeed

Tech Soup Blog

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

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

KD Paine and I had the pleasure of interviewing the Arlene McCrehan social media team at Goodwill for our soon to be launched book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. Goodwill uses measurement and learning in its evolution into a networked nonprofit.

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


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.

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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.

Let’s celebrate 50,000


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.

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.

Do Celebrity Driven Campaigns in Social Media Score or Fall Short?


Celebrities helping nonprofits to bring in donations is a tactic as old as fundraising itself – who doesn’t know St. As nonprofit fundraising increasingly moves online and into social media, it seems natural to look to celebrities and “weblebrities” with significant reach who will donate their names and clout to the cause. Jude’s Children’s Hospital has long been an important cause for Marlo Thomas, and her father Danny before her?

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!


Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and we''ve found 124 NTEN Members that are participating!

Guest Post: Celebrating Beth’s Five Years As Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest Post: Celebrating Beth’s Five Years As Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation by Kathy Reich. Click to See Larger Image and Scroll.

How Do You Celebrate Reaching 10,000 Fans on Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What better to celebrate than with an interview with Kim Murray who became the 10,000th fan.

Raising Awareness by Celebrating Milestones

Wild Apricot Blog

Non-profits and membership organizations should mark significant milestones and leverage these celebrations to raise awareness, attract new members, volunteers or supporters and promote your organization’s mission.( read more ). events member communication public relations publicity

Celebrate the People You Love While They're Around

Have Fun - Do Good

It was a celebrate me party. Think of someone you love, love, love today whose life needs to be celebrated. I''m going to a memorial service for a relative this week. I''m sure that people will tell many stories about all of the things they loved about him.

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Join Me Live From Brasil to Celebrate #GivingTuesday #DiadeDoar on 12/2 at 11:00 AM PST

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, of course, I’ve invited Joao to participate with me on an online webinar hosted by NTEN to celebrate #GivingTuesday at 11:00 am PST on Dec. So, join me for a nonprofit tech gathering to celebrate GivingTuesday hosted by NTEN on Dec.

Celebrate the do-gooders who make your work possible


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.

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.

Celebrating 7 Years of Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot Blog

We recently celebrated our 7th anniversary at Wild Apricot where we enjoyed meeting and talking to clients about what motivates them personally in their volunteer and staff roles. Wild Apricot

You Are Invited: Packard Foundation Hosting Google Hangout on Oct 29th at 3 PM PST to Celebrate My 4 Years As Visiting Scholar

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This tweet was sent a Packard Foundation board meeting four years ago. By today’s standards, it isn’t earth shattering.

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.

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with NTEN


The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and you''re invited to join the celebration with NTEN! Here are three easy ways you can be part of the giving season kick-off: Donate to the 2013 NTEN Challenge We are so excited to celebrate the strength of this community, now 50,000 people stong! We have over 30 community champions help us celebrate - check out their fundraising pages and donate today!