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.

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

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

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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

See3 at Chicago Convergence/MGFest09

See What's Out There

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.

UIC working on making virtual chats a reality | Chicago Tribune

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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.

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

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‘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.

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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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.

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

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

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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 : CHICAGO — Corporations across the U.S.

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?

Midwest Progressive Communicators Gather in Chicago

See What's Out There

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.

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.

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

What Did Chicago Look Like on Election Night?

See What's Out There

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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. >>

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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.

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

Using Data to Overcome a Museum Membership Myth

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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."

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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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.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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ASAE / Chicago, IL / Not available. Grant Professionals Association / Chicago, IL / TBD. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar!

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

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Give Central Survey Report | 2015 Predictions for Nonprofit Giving | Miratel Solutions

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Via Miratelinc.com Blog Give Central Survey Report | 2015 Predictions for Nonprofit Giving | Miratel Solutions : "Today’s report is the ‘Give Central Survey Report | 2015 Predictions for Nonprofit Giving’ and is compiled by GiveCentral.org out of Chicago, Illinois.

Crowd-funding taps social networks to help others | The Tennessean | tennessean.com

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Crowd-funding taps social networks to help others | The Tennessean | tennessean.com: "CHICAGO — At first blush, crowd-funding may sound like just another attempt to raise money online by getting as many visitors as possible to donate to a cause

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

See What's Out There

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.

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

#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.

Obama’s tribe

Steve Bridger

Did you see the tear-streaked faces of those gathered in Grants Park in downtown Chicago on Tuesday night? You can’t fake genuine emotion. Barack Obama connects and inspires.

Nonprofit Connects Volunteers Through New Web Design - Des Plaines, IL Patch

AFP Blog

They are the first group to complete the training at The Volunteer Center of Northwest Suburban Chicago, based in Arlington Heights Nonprofit Connects Volunteers Through New Web Design - Des Plaines, IL Patch : "ix volunteer recruiters from area nonprofit organizations learned how to use a new web portal to reach volunteers Wednesday.

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

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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.

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New YouTube Feature Helps Charities Raise Money With Videos - Philanthropy.com

AFP Blog

New YouTube Feature Helps Charities Raise Money With Videos - Philanthropy.com: "Michael Hoffman, of See3 Communications, in Chicago, is using his See What’s Out There blog to spread the word about a new feature YouTube has created for charities in its YouTube Nonprofit Program

25 Ways Your Board May be Failing

BoardAssist

For a great check list on evaluating your board, we reached out to Chicago governance pro, Tom Okarma, for this week’s guest blog. Tom Okarma is a product of the south side of Chicago and currently resides in the greater Chicago area.

Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn

Amy Sample Ward

Description : In this month’s edition of Social Good, Allison Fine, the host, interviews Amy Sample Ward, community development manager at TechSoup Global, and Estrella Rosenberg, founder and executive director of Big Love Little Hearts in Chicago and author of the blog Adventures in Philanthropy. Date : December 2nd, 2010. Location : Online. Topic : Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn.

The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management

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The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management: "Karmas Become Dollars For Mobile CharitiesBy Kate RogersSixth graders from low-income families who attend Eberhart Elementary School on Chicago’s South Side needed Net Book computers to increase their technology skills.

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Waters True Value donates $4,000 with the help of social media - News - Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS

AFP Blog

The True Value Corporation in Chicago continued the endeavor by matching the amount, resulting in a $4,000 donation given to the Oklahoma City Red Cross Waters True Value donates $4,000 with the help of social media - News - Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS : Waters True Value utilized Facebook to bring awareness about relief efforts to the community.