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

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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! no matter the

Nonprofit Data: The Case of YMCA of Metro Chicago

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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. NPtech NPTwestival

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.

Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

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They recently posted about the Chicago Tribune article, "Behind Bars, But Still Girls". chicago women blog nonprofit activist

‘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.

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. VS. 3.

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

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Both the cohort of Chicago-based organizations, and the field as a whole could benefit from raising awareness. You can participate too! Are you?

Guest Post: Nell Taylor on the Chicago Underground Library

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Last month, I got a chance to talk with Nell Taylor, founder of the Chicago Underground Library. Geography is fluid, though.

Why I'm Not In Chicago at BlogHer Right Now

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I should be in Chicago at the pre-conference sessions and the reception for BlogHer Contributing Editors right now.

Maximizing Your Membership Program: Tips from the Experts

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Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago. Tony Infusino, Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago. Free parking is also a huge perk.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

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The organization operates with a lean team of twelve employees primarily based in Chicago and engages a globally diverse Board of Directors.

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Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits

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Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits. What are the specific social networking sites in Chicago? Is there a difference?

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

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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.

Greetings from Chicago and the Museum Computer Network Conference

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

Michael Hoffman to speak today at Chicago Convergence @ MGFest

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I will be speaking today at Chicago Convergence at MGFest. Convergence isn’t all about technology. More info here.

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

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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 diversity inclusion organizational change Racism

This Thanksgiving, We’re #Thankful4Home

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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

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

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in Chicago. Hanging with Britt Bravo at NetSquared Conference Photo by Schipulites. We rarely get any face time.

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

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Art Institute of Chicago Museum Shop. The National Retail Federation estimates that online sales will grow 6 to 8 percent this holiday season.

Donor-Advised Funds: Insight from the Experts

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Donor-advised funds are a hot topic. And no wonder. billion. That’s huge. Further, contributions coming out of these same funds grew by 27%.

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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.

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.

QuickBooks Made Easy Training Coming to a City Near You

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Chicago — September 20. Grab the discount code below to get $20 off the cost of training (a 13 percent discount!). What You'll Learn.

LAST CALL for AMS Fest Midwest

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Chicago, May 10, 2016 Association Rate: $199. Right People. Right Products. Right Place. Last Call. The FEST is in 10 days! What’s The Big Deal?

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

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I found the Chicago Symphony's Fan Page and the Charlie Vernon Fan Club group. The prelude to this interview is a tale of networking weaving.

Activating the Millennial Generation

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MCON 2015 is happening June 24-25 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Who comes to MCON? Will you join us?

Get Your Peer-to-Peer Facetime in 2015

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New York, Chicago | Stay tuned for exact dates and location details! If you are not located in the DC, New York or Chicago area, we still welcome you to travel in and attend. June 25 – Chicago, IL. Are you looking to do more with your P2P program this year, or are you looking to start one? Why go? Wink). Who will be there?

29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

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Art Institute of Chicago. Please give back this holiday season by shopping ethically and generously. American Heart Association. DoGoodBuyUs.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Chicago, IL / Not available. Cause Marketing Forum / Chicago, IL / $1,500.

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 and Canada. The initial chapters have just been starting this year.

With Respect to Abraham Lincoln, Not All Are Equal in Fundraising

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If you have no idea what I mean by that, you’re clearly not a product of the Chicago Public Schools.). That poses a dilemma for fundraisers.

20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter

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Digital Content Services Manager, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago | Follow @steveheye. 1 – Chris Tuttle. 2 – Heidi Massey.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

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As someone who lives in Chicago, I was very interested in this topic. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Special thanks to Nancy E. Mobile