Nonprofit You Should Know: Chicago Jewish Day School

Neon CRM

Here’s a quick look at one of our newer clients, Chicago Jewish Day School. Chicago Jewish Day School (CJDS) is a multi-denominational, progressive Jewish day school that provides a standard of excellence in both Judaic and general studies.

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. A large metropolitan nonprofit paves the way for data-centric organizations with a dedicated team of data analysts.

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See3 at Chicago Convergence/MGFest09

See3

Last week, Michael spoke at the Chicago Convergence at MGFest09 which was held at Columbia College here in Chicago. Here’s the slideshow from Michael’s talk which was videotaped and will soon be available in its entirety on the Chicago Convergence website: Causes, Content, and Convergence. tags: chicago convergence ). It was a nice gathering of tech and design people and included speakers from crowdSPRING, Manifest Digital, Spark and The Cocktail.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 125: How Dorri McWhorter Future-Proofed the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Connection Cafe

Dorri McWhorter, president and CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, joined host Rachel Hutchisson to discuss how she modernized the organization and is bringing it to new levels of success. Topics Discussed in This Episode: How Dorri modernized the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.

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

NTEN

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.

Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

WBT Systems

WBT Systems is delighted to be an official strategic partner of the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference , hosted by NiUG International , April 4-6, in Rosemont, Illinois. Get the convenience and value of that experience by attending the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference, April 4-6, in Rosemont, Illinois. Be sure to stop by WBT Systems at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago conference to see how TopClass LMS can help to build and develop your education programs!

Midwest Progressive Communicators Gather in Chicago

See3

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. I was thrilled to represent See3 at the event and get a chance to spend two days with the diverse and talented activists and organizers that gathered there. Below are some tips I shared with the participants about producing web video on a budget.

Register for IT Roadmap: Free One-day Tech Event in Chicago

NTEN

NTEN is excited to annouce the return of IT Roadmap to Chicago on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. IT Roadmap is a regional one-day technology event that features a conference program and an exposition hall with leading technology providers. >> >> Register for Free Today ! This one day conference and expo presents some of technology's most-followed analysts and innovative solution providers, all focused entirely on building the roadmap you need in crucial areas of enterprise IT. >>

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. A typical Chicago Underground Library (CUL) volunteer meeting starts something like this: New volunteers arrive for orientation at 6:30pm, some a little late because they got lost in the 100-year old parish house where we occupy the lobby of a fringe theater company on the second floor.

Chicago-Area Nonprofits: 2010 Technology Leadership Award Applications Due January 29

Tech Soup Blog

Lumity , a nonprofit organization serving the Chicago region for 25 years, "helps charitable organizations to more effectively fulfill their missions through technology, financial support services, and training." If your organization is based in the Chicago area, you may already be aware of Lumity and their work with other nonprofits in the region.

What Did Chicago Look Like on Election Night?

See3

Chicago was electrifying last week, and millions of people watched from home as Barack Obama gave his historic election night speech in Grant Park. Several members of the See3 team were there, in line and among the crowd of thousands, catching the night on camera. We asked people one simple question: “Why are you here tonight?&#. Watch what they said

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. Hopefully, I will arrive just in time for my panel session, although I hope I won't be too over caffeinated

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

See3

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

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? I'm live blogging this panel from the Making Media Connections Conference. All live blogging disclaimers apply. You already know Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn et al???now

The Chicago Maroon — Microsoft Partners with University Program for South Side Nonprofits

AFP Blog

The Chicago Maroon — Microsoft Partners with University Program for South Side Nonprofits : "Microsoft Corporation will provide technical help to South-Side non-profits in a recently announced partnership with the University of Chicago’s Community Programs Accelerator.

Michael Hoffman to speak today at Chicago Convergence @ MGFest

See3

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. Convergence isn’t all about technology. It’s also about the blurring of business models. It’s about the merging of content and distribution. It’s about connecting the for-profit world to social causes.

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. I came across two more excellent resources on this evolving topic of social media metrics and wanted to quickly summarize before I add to the link list in the wiki.

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

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

See3

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

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 Hanging with Britt Bravo at NetSquared Conference Photo by Schipulites. For the past three years, I've had the pleasure of working closely with Britt Bravo at BlogHer and Netsquared. We rarely get any face time.

Labor Shortages Loom—Learn to Hire and Manage Freelancers

.orgSource

Anyone who has spent time here in Chicago knows that the weather can turn from sunshine to flurries in the time it takes to stroll a block down the Mag Mile.

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

Using Data to Overcome a Museum Membership Myth

NTEN

Chicago Museum of Industry Community Data Leadership Mark Mathyer nptech nten Strategy Fundraising Mark Mathyer. Development and Membership Services Manager. Museum of Science and Industry. The Museum of Science and Industry's membership program had a large gap where very few people were contributing. It was simply understood that "Nobody gives between $250 and $1,000."

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.

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

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Engage for Good / Chicago, IL / TBD. The Network for Social Work Management / Chicago, IL / TBD. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management.

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. The prelude to this interview is a tale of networking weaving. A few months ago, I created a workshop called " Arts 2.0 " which was a strategic social media for arts organizations workshop.

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.

12 Productivity Tools for Nonprofits (2021 Update)

Wild Apricot

Alyssa had no idea what she was getting into when she landed her first role as the Admin Coordinator at a small association in Chicago. While her duties seemed clear-cut in the job description, she quickly realized what a mess everything was on the. website-and-technology

‘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.

How to Start a Nonprofit in Illinois | 11-Step Guide

Donorbox

Chicago is the first place that comes to mind for most people when you mention Illinois. There is more to Illinois than Chicago. The state of Illinois has the sixth largest population in the United States, and that population is highly varied.

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. Nonprofit Management Blackbaud Chicago Community Trust good Levi MCON Millennial Impact Report nonprofit philanthropy Social Innovation SummitGood is a huge part of my world. Seriously. I think about good, the concept, all the time. I talk about good.

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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.

What Impact Has COVID-19 Had on Nonprofit Employers and Job Seekers?

TechSoup

Now that we see the light at the end of the COVID tunnel, the team at NPO.net , a nonprofit job board serving the Chicago region, wondered how COVID-19 impacted nonprofit employers and job seekers. The pandemic disrupted the nonprofit sector like never before.

American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

Web Courseworks Associations

ABMS , a prominent board of medical specialty boards, will hold its annual conference in Chicago, September 25-27. Marketing to Members Uncategorized American Board of Medical Specialties Conference associations CHEST Chicago CME healthcare LMS SaaS TechnologyHealthcare professionals attending will include medical educators interested in professional development of clinicians.

This Thanksgiving, We’re #Thankful4Home

See3

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

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » The 2nd Annual DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards

See3

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » YouTube Snubs Major Jewish Organization

See3

Home • About Us Mission Team News Partners Careers • Services Overview Interactive Marketing Video Web Design and Development • Clients Clients List Client Login • Resources Overview Events YouTube for Nonprofits Guide to Online Video Video FAQs Our Blog • Contact POSTED BY Michael Hoffman MAR 3, 2008 YouTube Snubs Major Jewish Organization A major Jewish organization applied to be included in YouTube’s nonprofit program.

Building a Tech-Driven Legal Aid Network for the 21st Century

Saleforce Nonprofit

CARPLS Legal Aid is the largest provider of free legal services in Chicago, and we believe no one should have to deal with their legal issue alone. CARPLS Legal Aid is the largest provider of free legal services in Chicago. By: Al Schwartz, Executive Director, CARPLS Legal Aid.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Association of Advancement Services Professionals (AASP) / Chicago, IL / $400. Nonprofit Best Practices / Chicago, IL / Less than $700. Grantmakers for Effective Organizing (GEO) / Chicago, IL / Not available. 2017 Chicago Nonprofit Conference. 2017 Chicago Nonprofit Conference. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Chicago, IL / Not available.

Weekly update from PND

Candid

August 17, 2021 The University of Chicago has announced gifts totaling $105 million from board members to launch a $200 million campaign in support of undergraduate financial aid. A weekly update with the latest news from PND.

[PODCAST] INSPIRE with Jeff Nelson

NonProfit Hub

Jeff grew the organization from a small start-up in Chicago, with two staff members supporting 32 students, to a leading college access and success organization with a staff of 150 supporting 13,000 students in Chicago, Houston, New York, Massachusetts, Metro Atlanta and Bay Area. Jeff began his career as a sixth grade elementary teacher and Teach For America corps member at O’Keeffe Elementary School in Chicago.

5 Ways to Use Crowdfunding to Rally Your #GivingTuesday Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last year on Giving Tuesday, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless used DonorPerfect Crowdfunding for a fun and easy way to energize their supporters to give and share about their $10,000 fundraising goal. Now, supporters of Chicago Coalition for the Homeless can quickly and easily create a DonorPerfect Crowdfunding form to set up a personal fundraising page for any reason.