Change the Web Challenge from Social Actions is Here!

Amy Sample Ward

The Change the Web Challenge from Social Actions is now officially open! Change the Web Challenge is about building innovative tools to help people find and share opportunities to take action on the Web sites, blogs, and social networks that we all visit every day.

The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? Because, Tulgan provides step-by-step solutions and practical advice for handling all 27 challenges listed above -- the 27 most common challenges identified by Tulgan during 20 years of workplace research.

Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Sally and Roger's book challenged me to do just that. Framework for Producing Transformative Change Two key concepts from the book really stuck with me. The first is their core concept of equilibrium change. So, in the United States, Benetech created a second equilibrium change.

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Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

TechImpact

The key change from web to social media and mail to mobile tools is the individual level of connection this technology allows. ” The post Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

Our Challenge: How are You Strengthening the Social Economy?

Connection Cafe

I spent today surrounded by hundreds of the nation’s most innovative and passionate social change-makers here at the Social Innovation Summit. But we at Blackbaud had our own challenge to make to today to these leaders—and to you, wherever you’re leading from.

Last week for N2Y4 Mobile Challenge submissions!

Amy Sample Ward

That’s right: this is your last week to submit ideas to the N2Y4 Mobile Challenge ! Why should you participate in the N2Y4 Mobile Challenge? Challenges are an excellent way of spurring discussion, highlighting innovative ideas, and catalysing collaboration around new tools.

N2Y4 Mobile Innovation Challenge Launched!

Amy Sample Ward

N2Y4’s Mobile Innovation Challenge calls for your world-changing ideas of how mobile applications can help citizens, groups and others create a better world for everybody. Tags: challenge mobile n2y4 netsquared Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.

A Winning Strategy to Conquer Your P2P Challenges

Connection Cafe

Recognize your campaign’s CHALLENGES in areas where you have seen year-over-year declines and also are underperforming the data represented in the Study. Start with your challenges, move to your weaknesses, then tackle your opportunities, and finally, reinforce your strengths.

Social Actions’ Change The Web Challenge in Oxford

Amy Sample Ward

Social Actions’ Change the Web Challenge is about building innovative tools to help people find and share opportunities to take action on the websites, blogs, and social networks that we all visit everyday. Test-drive submitted applications to the Change The Web Challenge.

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How Individual Change Agents Can Help Us Build a Stronger Social Economy

Connection Cafe

The most radical force for change is the same thing today that it’s always been—a person. Building a Stronger Social Economy Through Individual Change Agents. Your organization is often just one channel through which they seek to drive change.

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6 Ways to Harness Your CRM Solution as a Change Management Tool

Connection Cafe

This is the time to question how things have always been done and consider changes that will expand your institution’s reach. In practice, transforming a large, complex institution with multiple stakeholders is an incredible challenge. Recording matching gifts is a challenge.

The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? Because, Tulgan provides step-by-step solutions and practical advice for handling all 27 challenges listed above -- the 27 most common challenges identified by Tulgan during 20 years of workplace research.

Innovation: Clay Shirky Interview & NetSquared Challenges

Amy Sample Ward

NetSquared currently has 3 open Challenges, calling for innovators and change makers around the world to submit ideas for Web and mobile-based technologies for social change. Check out his answer (video) and Challenges you can dive into today! UC Berkeley Human Rights Center Mobile Challenge. The Human Rights Center is sponsoring a challenge to encourage innovations for applying mobile technologies for human rights investigations and advocacy.

Change the Web Challenge a win for all - Digital Life

AFP Blog

Change the Web Challenge a win for all - Digital Life: "After community voting and a final review by a judging panel that included Vancouver's social media rock star Kris Krug, winners in the Change the Web Challenge were announced at NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco.Change the Web Challenge was launched by Social Actions, an online non-profit organization that acts as a

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#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

Connection Cafe

Key Themes on Change and Transformation: Connecting Innovation to the Private Sector. Bradley Heslop, Founder of Wessex Social Ventures, indicates that millennials are looking to businesses to become leaders of change. It’s also the generation facing the most challenges.

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Nonprofit Advocacy Can Be a Force Multiplier for Social Change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

You see, several months later, the federal Department of Education challenged us to compete against a well-respected national nonprofit 60 times our size in a bid to provide accessible educational materials for US students who are blind, dyslexic, or otherwise print disabled.

Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

Connection Cafe

It has impacted the way we interact and understand one another, and has changed the way some Americans think about what we value most. Changes are happening…we need to be aware. Who is giving, and how is giving behavior changing? These are unprecedented times.

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The Old and The New: It’s Always Our Challenge

Connection Cafe

To meet the challenge of this personal goal for my education, I had to add to what I knew about succeeding as a student. I was essentially the same student I had been three decades earlier, but to succeed, I had to adapt to changes. Take, for example, the fundraising challenge du jour : retaining donors. I recently completed my goal to earn a Doctorate. The last time I attended a university, it was on a beautiful, old campus lined with brick buildings with white pillars.

Work on the Biggest Social Challenges of Our Time!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Are you driven to make a real difference from a leadership position in the open source community, at the heart of Silicon Valley and at the unique intersection of technology and social change? Do you like taking on big challenges? Are you motivated by the power of technology as a force for good that can directly help the world’s poorest communities thrive?

3 Crowdfunding Challenges You Can't Miss

Frogloop

You can get started right away with three inspiring fundaising challenges launching this month. Give Local America Challenge, May 6th. Veterans Charity Challenge 2, May 22nd. Last week on the Froglooop blog, we highlighted 7 helpful crowdfunding tips.

Zoetica’s Charity Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Less of an agency and more of a change agent. As it says on our home page , we want to help mindful organizations affect social change – both charities and companies. Credit: Awesome artwork by Faith Goble used from Flickr on a Creative Commons license.

How To Stay Relevant In A Fast-Changing World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Alan Adamson , co-author of the book, Shift Ahead , says that “the ability for companies and organizations to stay relevant is being significantly challenged by the accelerating pace of change – and new ways of doing things – that are emerging with every passing day.”

3 Ways to Embrace Change and Shake the Status Quo at Your Organization

Connection Cafe

Your nonprofit’s mission is likely the same as it was when your organization began; to make an impact and to effect change, whether locally, nationally or globally. The challenge then is to stay true to your mission while taking the steps needed to keep pace in a changing industry.

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Change Climate Change: A New Approach to Grant Applications?

Amy Sample Ward

As you can read below, Green Mountain Coffee and JustMeans have partnered up for the Change Climate Change contest. Change Climage Change: Grant Proposals Open. Green Mountain Coffee will provide four grants for $200,000 each (payable over 5 years) to support the work of reducing climate change. Contest Details: Climate change is not a problem that can be solved by a single entity - be it government, business, civil society, or individuals.

Technology for Change Contest: Win a new computer from HP!

Amy Sample Ward

Technology for Change. What’s your favorite example of technology helping people create positive change in the world? For example, simply review the hundreds of ideas listed in NetSquared ’s Project Gallery and you’ll quickly see that people from around the world are hard at work leveraging all kinds of technologies to create positive change for communities tackling many different issues.

The Art Of Change Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the new book, Cheryl Cran.

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Join Benetech in the Skoll Foundation’s 2014 Social Entrepreneurs Challenge!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

They get frustrated and don’t want to read,” she says, “but access to digital books and reading technologies changed all that for Zach.” Zach Bryant The change happened when Zach was in high school and his Assistive Technology teacher introduced him to Benetech’s Bookshare library.

NetSquared Mashup Challenge: 120+ Mashups for Social Change - ReadWriteWeb

AFP Blog

NetSquared Mashup Challenge: 120+ Mashups for Social Change - ReadWriteWeb: "Netsquared is a project of the larger organization Compumentor, where you'll also find related work being done at TechSoup.org. These are all great organizations (I used to work for NetSquared) that deserve the attention and support of the larger tech community.Readers interested in nonprofit tech should also check out

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Change The Web Challenge from Social Actions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Actions has designed the Change the Web contest to stimulate innovative and effective web application development that facilitate social actions. Visit the Social Actions Change the Web page for more details on the competition process and how to participate.

Open Challenges Harness Local Knowledge for Local Change

Tech Soup Blog

Since the first NetSquared challenge in 2006, TechSoup has continued to offer people and organizations opportunities to connect, share ideas, and collaborate; they work on solutions online and offline through events, meetups, and hackathons. " Spreading the Word about the Open Challenges.

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Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. However, we believe that you can change your culture one process at a time. Change Portfolio.

Turning a moment into a movement: How ALSA’s Ice Bucket Challenge is changing lives

Beaconfire Wire

While last August’s viral Ice Bucket Challenge took ALSA by surprise, we are thrilled to help them to share how the $115 Million dollars raised is now being used.

Microsoft Encouraging Young People To Volunteer With YouthSpark Challenge

TechImpact

Last month they launched the YouthSpark Challenge For Change, a competition that asks people aged 18-25 to share a social cause that they think could benefit from a … Continued The post Microsoft Encouraging Young People To Volunteer With YouthSpark Challenge appeared first on Tech Impact.

2013 NTEN Challenge Report

NTEN

The 2013 NTEN Challenge included board members and community members all fundraising on behalf of NTEN, raising funds that would directly provide 2014 NTC scholarships, and access to year-round NTEN programs and membership benefits. We are so very thankful for this group of champions that helped lead a successful campaign; and sincerely grateful to all those that donated to ensure as many organizations as possible can connect, learn, and make real change together in 2014.

What A Change Leader Does

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the book, Cheryl Cran.

How To Be A Change Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the book, Cheryl Cran.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Creating Change Conference. Creating Change Conference. The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2019 Creating Change Conference convenes in Detroit, Michigan January 23-27, 2019. The Value Proposition - Purposeful Action in a Changing World. Agents of Change Summit.

4Change Chat focused on Competitions for Social Change

Amy Sample Ward

This month’s topic was Challenges and Competitions for Social Innovation. The main 3 questions for this chat were: How can challenges/competitions be used to discover, support, and accelerate social change projects and solutions? What are the different types of competitions and which work best in driving change? How can challenges support collaboration btw projects? Last Thursday night (well, at least in my time zone) was the June #4Change chat.

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The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? Because, Tulgan provides step-by-step solutions and practical advice for handling all 27 challenges listed above -- the 27 most common challenges identified by Tulgan during 20 years of workplace research.

Creating a Compendium of Competitions for Change

Amy Sample Ward

The June #4Change chat topic focused on Challenges/Competitions for Social Change. Early on in that online chat, the request emerged for a compendium or other list of “all” the Challenges and Competitions focused on social benefit. Please contribute to the Competitions for Change Compendium! Tags: challenge 4change competitions socialchange Originally posted on the 4Change blog, here.

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Changing Channels: Easier on your TV than in Fundraising

Connection Cafe

With all these avenues opening, navigating the ever-changing landscape of giving can be challenging, and being in the dark can make it almost impossible to get the most out of fundraising efforts.

How to Ensure that Our Organizational Efforts are Responsive to Change

VolunteerMark

Similarly to how for-profits challenge and question the relevancy and usability of their brand and product, I think it’s crucial for nonprofits to adopt a similar practice.

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Your Brand Story: Change the Fundraising Game by Driving Donations and Building Relationships

Connection Cafe

The challenge. The Children’s Center serves nearly 7,500 children and families each year who are challenged with mental and behavioral health issues; often, these children are traumatized by the scars of poverty, abuse and neglect. The next challenge?

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