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

AFP Blog

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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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.

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

Announcing the Digital Inclusion Fellowship

NTEN

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.

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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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

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

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 [.]

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

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.

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.

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."

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.

Sandy Hook School Support Fund Link

VisionLink

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.

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.

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

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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nonprofit Technology News for April 2014 - The Green Issue

Tech Soup Blog

Wood Stove image courtesy of Charlotte Boulton Photography and Proyecto Mirador. This is our earth month edition of nonprofit technology news.

NTEN Member Appreciation Winner: November 17, 2010

NTEN

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.

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.

Coming up.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

People like Charlotte Bunch at the Center for Women's Global Leadership, spoke first about women's rights being human rights. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership.