Google Fiber announces its Charlotte Digital Inclusion Fellows | The Charlotte Observer The Charlotte Observer

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Google Fiber announces its Charlotte Digital Inclusion Fellows | The Charlotte Observer The Charlotte Observer : "Google Fiber and the Nonprofit Technology Network have picked two Digital Inclusion Fellows for Charlotte, as the company best known for its search engine builds a new high-speed Internet service here.

Social Media in Crisis Communication: A Lesson Learned by Charlotte Meckelnburg Library

NTEN

Jenifer R Daniels, Communications & Marketing Specialist, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Unfortunately, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s budget woes were defined by all three. She also serves as adjunct faculty at a community college in the metro Charlotte region. She has been featured in the Detroit Free Press, on several local tv networks in Detroit, MI and Charlotte, NC and on Sirius/XM's 'Make It Plain w/ Mark Thompson'.

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Nonprofit news roundup, 05.03.13 ? Philanthropy North Carolina

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Nonprofit news roundup, 05.03.13  Philanthropy North Carolina : Habitat Metrolina Partners receive tech award Habitat for Humanity Metrolina Partners in Charlotte received the 2013 Technology Innovation Award from Apparo, formerly NPower Charlotte Region, and sponsored by Accenture

newsobserver.com | Modern spin on church giving

AFP Blog

newsobserver.com | Modern spin on church giving: "Tim Funk, The Charlotte Observer Comment on this storyA new Web site based in Charlotte will steer money to houses of worship in the Carolinas as many pastors worry that the faltering economy is sinking their budgets.FaithRewards.com, will give online shoppers and business owners a chance to funnel a percentage of their spending and advertising

DavidsonNews.net » Have a big idea to help non-profits?

AFP Blog

Charlotte Mission Possible, a collaborative reporting project by DavidsonNews.net and other local news outlets, wants to hear about it DavidsonNews.net » Have a big idea to help non-profits?: "Do Do you have an idea that might help local non-profits fill the funding gap they’re facing?

5 Questions: How to Make the Most of a Crisis Situation with Cross Channel Integration (Part 1)

NTEN

Speaker: Charlotte Kresse, Adams Hussey & Associates. Tags: 10NTC charlotte kresse E-mail NPTech Social Media Web Sites Fundraising Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Session: Are you ready to react?

5 Questions: How to Make the Most of a Crisis Situation with Cross Channel Integration (Part 1)

NTEN

Speaker: Charlotte Kresse, Adams Hussey & Associates. Tags: 10NTC charlotte kresse E-mail NPTech Social Media Web Sites Fundraising Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Session: Are you ready to react?

2012 North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Kim Lanphear, Program Manager, Apparo (formerly NPower, Charlotte Region). Date : September 13-14, 2012. Location : Research Triangle Park, NC. Topic : Finding the Right Mix: A Strategic Look at Mobile, Social, and Web. Description : Given budget constraints and growing technology demands, how can the average nonprofit keep up? The key is finding the right mix! This session will provide a strategic look at how to integrate nonprofit communications – mobile, social, and web.

Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education

VisionLink

Douglas Zimmerman and Lois Ann Porter traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to organize the Performance-Based Funding Institute VisionLink produced for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W. At the Institute, 9 Community Colleges from Florida, Ohio, and North Carolina gathered to discuss engaging stakeholders around success for all community college students.

7 Strategies Your Nonprofit Should Implement to Engage Volunteers

TechImpact

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte County uses VolunteerConnect to track volunteer hours. When volunteers donate 1,000 hours to Habitat Charlotte, a celebration is in order. Image courtesy of Huffington Post and Idealist.org. While volunteers keep your staffing needs minimal, and allow your nonprofit to focus on the next big project, are you really getting the most out of your volunteers?

How to Protect Your Organization from Phishing Scams and Fraud

Connection Cafe

Take, for instance, students in Nebraska making get well cards for those in quarantine, Disneyland employees donating excess food to Second Harvest Food Bank, and even a Charlotte man volunteering to run errands for the elderly. Examples are emerging every day that demonstrate how the COVID-19 situation is bringing out the best in people.

TLA Profile: Ada Jenkins Center

NTEN

The Ada Jenkins Center near Charlotte, North Carolina, provides crisis assistance and the integrated delivery of. Creating a comprehensive IT strategy helps a popular community center gain board support for key technology initiatives, including a new VoIP phone system and new computer hardware. Collaborating with the board of directors to implement an IT strategy. Kimberlee Roth. Owner. Outword, LLC. read more

Lame spam of the day: Same Day Transfer sent successfully

Robert Weiner

Federal Reserve Bank Message, 7th Floor, 100 South Tryon, Street, Charlotte, SC 14360-0001. I got 7 emails today claiming to come from the Federal Reserve Bank. Plain text, no logo, and the From address is obviously not from the Federal Reserve (plus, why would the Federal Reserve Bank be contacting me about anything?). The details of the "transaction" differs on each message, but the text is basically the same as below. This article says the links deliver malware.

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Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

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Charlotte Cooper. England's Charlotte Cooper is remembered for winning five singles titles at Wimbledon and being the first female athlete to become an Olympic Champion in 1900. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero. Whether quietly spearheading some of the world's most groundbreaking scientific and medical research or not-so-quietly leading revolutions on the battlefield, our history is ripe with stories of ferocious, adventurous, enlightened, and persistent women.

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Text GIVE to 62262 to Send a Text Message Donation to the Obama Campaign

Mobile Commons

Possibilities include soliciting text donations in broadcast and Internet ads and during major political events, such as the upcoming Democratic Party convention in Charlotte, N.C. . Today, the Obama campaign announced the huge news that they will be accepting political donations over text message – the first campaign in history to do so. That means anybody can now donate $10 to Obama straight from their mobile phones.

Bringing Up the Next Generation of Faithful Supporters

Connection Cafe

This past summer, I was fortunate enough to acquire tickets to the PGA Championship in Charlotte. My husband and I made plans to go for the day and our 4-year-old son would spend the day with his grandparents. While our son was having a great time with his grandparents, we were surprised to learn that he could have accompanied us free of charge.

Moving Between Fields in QuickBooks

Tech Soup Blog

If you want to get hands on training about QuickBooks attend Gregg Bossen's seminars 10/29 in Charlotte, NC or 10/30 in Columbia, SC. (Please visit the site to view this video). This QuickBooks tip is one that will definitely make your life easier. This tip deals with changing what happens when you hit the "Enter" key. This is true for all transaction windows but the example used is a write check window.

Announcing the Digital Inclusion Fellowship

NTEN

The Digital Inclusion Fellowship will pair 16 individuals with local community organizations in the eight Google Fiber metro areas - Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Kansas City, Nashville, Provo, Raleigh-Durham, and Salt Lake City - where they’ll spend a year expanding, designing, or building digital inclusion programs. “We’re

4 Takeaways from #AG2014 Social Media

Connection Cafe

Take a look at how Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte puts this practice into place with their photo of a young teen purchasing baby supplies in anticipation of the birth of his daughter, who inspired him to graduate high school and pursue a college degree. There are 1.23 billion users on Facebook each month. There are 232 million people on Twitter, 150 million on Instagram, 259 million on LinkedIn and 25 million on Pinterest.

Free Webinar on June 17: Flip-in' Out @ the Library

Tech Soup Blog

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library uses Flip cameras within their system for programming at their branches. TechSoup's product donation program includes easy-to-use Flip Video cameras that allow you to share your library and community stories. Attend this free webinar on Thursday, June 17 at 11 a.m. Pacific time and find out how public libraries are using this technology as a tool for making connections, recording library events, and sharing knowledge.

NTEN Member Appreciation Winner: November 17, 2010

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And the winner is: Jenifer Daniels, Communications & Marketing Speclalist at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. We are smack dab in the middle of NTEN Member Appreciatiaon Month this week -- and today, we say thank you to our members who also are likers of our Facebook page. . We posed a question on our wall today and drew randomly from responses to choose our winner. . The Conversation on Facebook.

Going Viral: How One Organization Was Transformed by an Unexpected Windfall

ASU Lodestar Center

It indicated that there was a possibility that the campaign was going viral—it had reached its target of $1500 within 40 minutes after Dave and Charlotte Wilner had posted it on their Facebook page on Saturday. posted by Catherine Friederich Murray Spring 2019 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. A windfall is fabulous, right?

The Data-Driven Organization: Free Live Streamed Event, June 16

NTEN

On June 16, NTEN and NPower Charlotte Region will convene over 100 folks for an in-person workshop to help participants understand the power of data. 12:30 pm ET / 8:30 am PT: What is My Business Problem and How Can Data Solve it? -- Presented by Chris Meade, Executive Director, NPower Charlotte.

Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

Beth Kanter

Here’s a powerful example of personal storytelling using the threads by Charlotte Clymer on depression and suicide. The past year, Twitter has been widely criticized for its role in spreading misinformation , being a Petri dish for hate speech , and how it approaches world leaders use of the platform. You will also see some of the most viscous attacks from trolls on Twitter and they are only rarely quieted with compassion.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

Tech Soup Blog

" He has been an advocate and organizer with immigrants and refugees in Charlotte, New York/Newark, and Los Angeles, as well as in Zimbabwe and Great Britain, for organizations including Detention Watch Network. Here at TechSoup, we’re big on empowering nonprofits and libraries to make smart do-it-yourself technology choices since we know time, staff, and money are all limited resources. This month, we're examining the landscape of DIY blogging.

How Does Your Nonprofit Use Data To Improve Results?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is from the recent workshop that NTEN and NPower in Charlotte, NC to help participants understand the power of data to drive decision-making for nonprofits. It’s a topic that NTEN’s executive director, Holly Ross, has covered with this must-read post: “ Four Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Their Impact With Data.”. Today, NTEN’s Amy Sample Ward shared this fabulous video on Facebook.

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

Beth Kanter

Trainer’s Notes: Working with Graphic Recorders: Charlotte Young, Picture Your Thoughts did graphic recording, visually note taking, for the session. Last week, I was honored to do the keynote workshop at the Peel Leadership Center’s TimeOut Conference in Toronto, Canada. This conference is an opportunity for executive directors to build skills in resilience as part of a day-long seminar.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Charlotte. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States. For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis.

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Opening Up Museums: My TEDxSantaCruz Talk

Museum 2.0

I'm just home from a whirlwind of speaking engagements--Oslo, Denver, Charlotte, Roanoke. So it seems fitting to share my TEDx talk this week, one that was filmed here in Santa Cruz and which I have since taken around the world. The theme of TEDxSantaCruz was "Open." It gave me a chance to really think about how we have been opening up our museum and what it means for our community.

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

Beth Kanter

Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Meet Charlotte, the teen daughter of one of my colleagues, Tom Subak , who is Chief Information Officer for a national charity and knows a thing or two about engaging young people and fundraising online. Charlotte started riding horses when she was 5 years old. Charlotte is helping Diane garner attention for her campaign, by putting in to practice some good tips from her Dad!

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Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

We share a panel with Mark Julian of the YMCA of the Triangle Area , and Sloane Mayberry of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. October is shaping up to be a busy month. On the 18th and 19th, Doria and I will be in Raleigh, where we've been invited to give a presentation at the first of a series of regional technology conferences sponsored by the YMCA of the USA. The topic: Managing Technology across Multiple Locations.

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Does Your Nonprofit Need Some Data Therapy?

Beth Kanter

According to the blog post: “Data and reports alone do not produce change,” said Charlotte Kahn, Senior Director of the Boston Indicators Project.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth Kanter

This year I facilitated several labs, including several for the Knight Foundation Arts Program to learn about the local arts ecosystem in four cities, including Philadelphia, San Jose, Charlotte, and Macon. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year! I had a fantastic break, including a family vacation in Hawaii, walking, hiking, quiet, and reflection. How about you?

Live QuickBooks® Seminars Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Charlotte, NC on September 26. If you’re a frequent TechSoup.org visitor and you use QuickBooks® to manage your organization’s finances (as 70 percent of nonprofits in the U.S. do), QuickBooks Made Easy may have caught your eye. This CD-ROM-based training software is the creation of Gregg S. Bossen, a practicing CPA based in Atlanta, Georgia and advanced certified QuickBooks® pro advisor.

Guest Post: Using Participation to Solve a Design Problem at the Carnegie Museum of Art

Museum 2.0

I'm on the road this week, with speaking gigs in Oslo, Denver, Charlotte, and Roanoke (join the NAMP livestream on Sunday at 9:25am PT here ). I'm thrilled to share this brilliant guest post by Marilyn Russell, Curator of Education at the Carnegie Museum of Art. In a straightforward way, Marilyn explains how her team developed a participatory project to improve engagement in a gallery with an awkward entry. This is a perfect example of a museum using participation as a design solution.

The Lessons Learned From Small Businesses

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. If you’re like me, you love road trips. And, if you’re like most everyone, you appreciate hearing a good story. Just imagine how intriguing it would be to hear stories about six road trips. Six road trips across the U.S.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

Charlotte: 5,000 potential members. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! As of January 25, there are 40,000 nonprofit members attending free tech networking events and workshops in 75 cities. So if you're looking to build your skills and find your fellow accidental techies, there's probably a group near you! Keep reading for a roundup of upcoming events or search the directory. Find your closest NetSquared group.

How Small Businesses Inspire Big Businesses

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. Just imagine how intriguing it would be to hear stories about six road trips. Six road trips across the U.S.

6 Road Trips Reveal Critical Lessons For Business Success

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. If you’re like me, you love road trips. And, if you’re like most everyone, you appreciate hearing a good story. Just imagine how intriguing it would be to hear stories about six road trips. Six road trips across the U.S.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: The Perfect Blog Post, A Secret Sauce, and Befriending Donor Data

Connection Cafe

Here’s What Inspired Me While Stranded in Charlotte, NC. Well, it’s 11:45 pm on Thursday, May 29th. I’ve been in the airport since 6 pm and I’ve got (so they say) another hour to go. It’s fitting, really, that I should find myself sprawled out on the airport floor, surrounded by a sea of other helpless travelers, writing this post.

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Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Port Charlotte, Florida: How to Tell Your Nonprofit Story with Spark and TechSoup's StoryMakers 2017. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5. We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community.

Arts Policy Reports

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In addition to collecting information about metro Boston, TDC studied nine other metropolitan areas with similar populations, thriving arts communities, and some of the highest art revenues per capita nationally, including Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Minneapolis-St. Solid policy research into the nonprofit arts and culture sector, once rare and anecdotal, is now accumulating. This month I'm gathering and reviewing various reports. I'll start close to home.

Fear 2.0

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

blog , creator of Charlotte , suggests in a comment that age isn't as much as a factor we all think. That's my all time favorite slide from a powerpoint deck called " Sowing the seeds of enterprise2.0 in a global organization" by Corporate punk. I was reminded of that slide today when I read Read/WriteWeb's piece Fear of Web 2.0 about Web 2.0