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


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 | Modern spin on church giving

AFP Blog | 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, will give online shoppers and business owners a chance to funnel a percentage of their spending and advertising » Have a big idea to help non-profits?

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Charlotte Mission Possible, a collaborative reporting project by and other local news outlets, wants to hear about it » 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?

Sandy Hook School Support Fund Link


Children: Charlotte Bacon, 6 Daniel Barden, 7 Olivia Engel, 6 Josephine Gay, 7 Ana M. The United Way of Western Connecticut has established a support fund for the families and the community of Newtown. To donate go here.

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


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


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.

7 Strategies Your Nonprofit Should Implement to Engage Volunteers


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

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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TLA Profile: Ada Jenkins Center


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

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


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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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.

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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.

Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a powerful example of personal storytelling using the threads by Charlotte Clymer on depression and suicide.

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.

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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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

Announcing the Digital Inclusion Fellowship


Only when everyone is online can we truly support our entire community with necessary services, access to education and information, avenues to employment, and social connections to friends and family regardless of income or where someone may live.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Charlotte is helping Diane garner attention for her campaign, by putting in to practice some good tips from her Dad! Crowdfunding in general has raised more than 5.1

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.

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.

Does Your Nonprofit Need Some Data Therapy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

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


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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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!

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 [.]

NTEN Member Appreciation Winner: November 17, 2010


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.

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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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The Lessons Learned From Small Businesses

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

How Small Businesses Inspire Big Businesses

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

6 Road Trips Reveal Critical Lessons For Business Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

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.

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.

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.

Live QuickBooks® Seminars Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Charlotte, NC on September 26. If you’re a frequent 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.

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.

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The Move On Model: Inciting Visitor Social Action

Museum 2.0

The Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte, NC, has presented a series of exhibitions, beginning with COURAGE , that marry provocative historical and cultural content with programmatic opportunities for community development.

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