Join Me: Help Good Take Over

Connection Cafe

Cheryl Hughes, Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table initiative – getting people across Chicago together for dinner to have their voices heard and to collectively identify and drive opportunities for innovation. Good is a huge part of my world. Seriously.

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Presenting afpmeet.org - AFP's New Conference Mobile Site for Chicago!

AFP Blog

Presenting afpmeet.org - AFP's New Conference Mobile Site for Chicago!: "AFP AFP is proud to announce afpmeet.org, the exclusive mobile site that will allow attendees to access everything they need to optimize their AFP 2011 Conference experience—right on their smartphone! The conference mobile site can be viewed across all smartphone browsers (iPhones, Blackberries, Droids, etc.), no matter the

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Nonprofit Data: The Case of YMCA of Metro Chicago

NTEN

The YMCA of Metro Chicago is a big organization, with a $110 million budget and a physical infrastructure that includes 23 gyms, five camps and 14 community schools, all supported by nearly 600 full-t.

SERIES: Why Nonprofits Need to Have A Talk About “Diversity” (Part 2)

See What's Out There

In a special three-part series on diversity, See3 sat down with Chicago Regional Organization for Antiracism (ROAR) to understand how nonprofits, social causes and the providers that serve them, could become more inclusive and more representative of our changing population. Work Culture Chicago ROAR diversity inclusion organizational change Racism

SERIES: Why Nonprofits Need to Have A Talk About “Diversity” (Part 3)

See What's Out There

In a special three-part series on diversity, See3 sat down with Chicago Regional Organization for Antiracism (ROAR) to understand how nonprofits, social causes and the providers that serve them, could become more inclusive and more representative of our changing population. Work Culture Chicago ROAR diversity inclusion organizational change Racism

See3 at Chicago Convergence/MGFest09

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Last week, Michael spoke at the Chicago Convergence at MGFest09 which was held at Columbia College here in Chicago. tags: chicago convergence ). It was a nice gathering of tech and design people and included speakers from crowdSPRING, Manifest Digital, Spark and The Cocktail.

High school students build electric car powered by social media - Chicago Tribune

AFP Blog

High school students build electric car powered by social media - Chicago Tribune : High school students have turned a 1967 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia into an all-electric car that is powered by tweets, shares, posts and likes. Turning tweets into watts will take the at-risk students from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. to “drive change in education.” “We

Chicago Philanthropy Examiner: Why social media works for nonprofits

AFP Blog

Chicago Philanthropy Examiner: Why social media works for nonprofits: "Thursday night, I, along with 100 plus people combined our virtual camaraderie to raise some real cash for charity. We attended Twestival, a fundraiser organized through the social networking site Twitter to benefit Charity: water. The organizers of Twestival originally set a goal of $500,000 but as interest spread, they. NPtech NPTwestival

UIC working on making virtual chats a reality | Chicago Tribune

AFP Blog

UIC working on making virtual chats a reality | Chicago Tribune: "In five or six years, you probably will be able to chat face-to-face with your favorite actor, musician or politician whenever you feel like it.The technology for such virtual, three-dimensional visits mostly exists or is being developed by video game companies. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are at work.

Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

Have Fun - Do Good

With just nine days until the BlogHer Conference in Chicago, where I'll be moderating the panel, "Getting It On(line) for a Cause: Raising Money," I thought I'd search around for nonprofit and activist women bloggers in the Chicago area. chicago women blog nonprofit activist

Midwest Progressive Communicators Gather in Chicago

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This past weekend, a group of progressive communicators from around the Midwest gathered in Chicago to kick-off PCN Midwest. The event was organized with the help of the national PCN organization and Chicago-based Community Media Workshop.

‘DOONESBURY’ PULLED BECAUSE OF CHARITY: Trudeau responds to Chicago Tribune’s decision not to run DonorsChoose cartoon - Comic Riffs - The Washington Post

AFP Blog

‘DOONESBURY’ PULLED BECAUSE OF CHARITY: Trudeau responds to Chicago Tribune’s decision not to run DonorsChoose cartoon - Comic Riffs - The Washington Post : Last Friday, the Chicago Tribune chose — for the second time since last September — not to run a “Doonesbury” strip.

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath.

Guest Post: Nell Taylor on the Chicago Underground Library

Museum 2.0

Last month, I got a chance to talk with Nell Taylor, founder of the Chicago Underground Library. We have neighborhood newspapers, internationally-renowned magazines of political commentary, and three View-Master reels of Chicago hot dog stands, neon signs, and motor inns, respectively.

Why I'm Not In Chicago at BlogHer Right Now

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I should be in Chicago at the pre-conference sessions and the reception for BlogHer Contributing Editors right now. But, all flights out of RI and Boston on United were cancelled due to the above Thunderstorms. I was lucky that I snagged a 6:00 AM flight out tommorrow morning.

Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits. Paul Baker, Webitects; Kara Carell, 501 Tech Club Chicago/Interfaith Youth Core; Todd McMeen, CitizenPowered.org. What are the specific social networking sites in Chicago?

What Did Chicago Look Like on Election Night?

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Chicago was electrifying last week, and millions of people watched from home as Barack Obama gave his historic election night speech in Grant Park.

CHICAGO: Capital One, Common Impact, Points of Light, and Taproot Foundation Launch Online Tool to Increase Impact of Pro Bono Volunteer Services for Nonprofits Across the Nation | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online

AFP Blog

CHICAGO: Capital One, Common Impact, Points of Light, and Taproot Foundation Launch Online Tool to Increase Impact of Pro Bono Volunteer Services for Nonprofits Across the Nation | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online : CHICAGO — Corporations across the U.S.

Greetings from Chicago and the Museum Computer Network Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm here in Chicago for a very brief trip on a panel about metrics and measurement for museums called "New Spaces, New Measures." " My slides and resources are here.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

SocialFish

Manager, Marketing and Design , Giordano Dance Chicago – Giordano Dance Chicago, an internationally-renowned professional dance company, seeks an experienced, effective, and enthusiastic Manager, Marketing and Design.

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Michael Hoffman to speak today at Chicago Convergence @ MGFest

See What's Out There

I will be speaking today at Chicago Convergence at MGFest. This is a conference within a conference where speakers will be talking about “convergence&# the coming together of new media and old media with new models for distribution and monetization.

SERIES: Why Nonprofits Need to Have A Talk About “Diversity”

See What's Out There

In a special three-part series on diversity, See3 sat down with Chicago Regional Organization for Antiracism (ROAR) to understand how nonprofits, social causes and the providers that serve them, could become more inclusive and more representative of our changing population.

Britt Bravo and I will be at Making Media Connections in Chicago June 11-12th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

in Chicago. As Britt notes in her blog post it seems like there is a group of readers who read both of our BlogHer Blogs, and our personal blogs, so she wanted to reach out and let you know that we'll be in Chicago the week after next and come say hi

This Thanksgiving, We’re #Thankful4Home

See What's Out There

This Thanksgiving, See3 and Kindling Group are working with advocates for people experiencing homelessness in Chicago through the campaign #thankful4home. The post This Thanksgiving, We’re #Thankful4Home appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy

Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24

SocialFish

This is a full-time, permanent assignment based in Chicago, IL. LOCATION: Chicago, IL. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

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Maximizing Your Membership Program: Tips from the Experts

Connection Cafe

Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago. Tony Infusino, Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago. Kohl Children’s Museum in Chicago has 600+ visitors coming in one morning during their member only time.

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Art Institute of Chicago Museum Shop. The National Retail Federation estimates that online sales will grow 6 to 8 percent this holiday season. That translates into billions of dollars in consumer spending that can empower philanthropy and social good.

The Social Enterprise Alliance's 12th Annual SEA Summit in Chicago!

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The Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) is hosting its 12th annual SEA Summit in Chicago. If you’re in the Chicago area, don’t miss this opportunity to learn from and network with the best in the field. This four-day event, beginning October 30th, intends to harnesses the energy and collective voice of social enterprise. The Summit will offer expert advice, quality connections, and investor strategies.

HOW TO: Spend an Entire Year Giving to Charity - Yahoo! News

AFP Blog

Garcia, a Chicago-based actor and director, hasHOW TO: Spend an Entire Year Giving to Charity - Yahoo! News: "Every day, Garcia chooses a new charity and donates a small sum of money -- usually around $10, but never less than $5. He then documents that day's charity in a blog post on his Tumblr, where he describes the cause and provides some insights or personal stories to highlight its mission.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – April 26

SocialFish

Manager, Signature Events & Non-Profit Fundraising , PAWS Chicago – The role of the Manager, Signature Events is to lead and ensure the financial success and streamlined execution of ALL PAWS Chicago Events.

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QuickBooks Made Easy Training Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

If you're in Chicago, Dayton, or Philadelphia in September, don't miss this opportunity to learn from Gregg Bossen, one of TechSoup's most popular trainers. Chicago — September 20.

Chicago Symphony Social Media Strategy: What happens when people outside your organization set up a presence on Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I found the Chicago Symphony's Fan Page and the Charlie Vernon Fan Club group. I started my job at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra nearly three years ago, after an internship at a non-profit and a temporary stint at a PR agency dedicated to the arts.

LAST CALL for AMS Fest Midwest

SocialFish

Chicago, May 10, 2016 Association Rate: $199. Right People. Right Products. Right Place. Last Call. The FEST is in 10 days! Last Call for AMS Fest Midwest. REGISTER NOW OR LEARN MORE. Featuring: Welcome Message – Reggie Henry, CAE, Chief Information Officer, ASAE.

29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Art Institute of Chicago. The National Retail Federation is projecting that the average American holiday shopper will spend on $738 this holiday season generating more than $602 billion in total sales.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs

SocialFish

Graphic Designer , Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana – Exciting design opportunity with a renowned, well-respected and iconic brand. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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SEA Chapters

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Kris Prendergast just told me that the second meeting of the Chicago chapter formation group was attended by more than 100 people! I'm delighted to hear there's so much energy around social enterprise in my hometown (I grew up in the Chicago suburbs I recently took on the role of chairing the Social Enterprise Alliance, the main grassroots group representing social enterprises in the U.S. and Canada.

Donor-Advised Funds: Insight from the Experts

Connection Cafe

This was the topic of the Gurin Forum, a 90-minute session hosted by The Giving Institute and the Giving USA Foundation this past November in Chicago. . Donor-advised funds are a hot topic. And no wonder.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Chicago, IL / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Chicago, IL / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Chicago, IL / Not available.

20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter

NetWits

Digital Content Services Manager, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago | Follow @steveheye.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As someone who lives in Chicago, I was very interested in this topic. She is the founder of Chicago Counts, an initiative to help organizations in Greater Chicago learn more about technology and create meaningful connections with others in the sector.