Learn to Love Your Local Data

Museum 2.0

Imagine a community with 50 different organizations working to reduce childhood obesity. What happens when those 50 different organizations agree on one indicator for success in reducing childhood obesity? Last month at the AAM conference, a speaker said, "we should all be using measures of quality of life to measure success at our museums." I got excited. "We We should identify a few key community health indicators to focus on." I got tingly.

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Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured IT to further their missions. Childhood Cancer Support in Canada. Finally, I liked the story of Candlelighters' Childhood Cancer Support Program in Ottawa, Canada.

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Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions. Childhood Cancer Support in Canada. Finally, I liked the story of Candlelighters' Childhood Cancer Support Program in Ottawa, Canada.

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Wild Apricot Blog : The Evolution of Fund-Raising – From Telethons to Online Giving

Wild Apricot

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

The educational goals for the funders in this list include increasing postsecondary and higher learning opportunities, advancing innovation inside the classroom, engaging more students in the arts, and enhancing early childhood development, just to name a few.

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The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your organization could reach out to a local distillery or winery and ask them to donate a certain percentage of sales from the event to your cause. A return to carefree childhood experiences is a concept that is growing in popularity.

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Client Spotlight: National Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Qgiv

In 2012, President Barack Obama named September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. The nationwide runway tour shares stories of local children battling cancer and weaves their dreams for the future into a high-fashion, upscale event.

Creating Equity in Education With Teach For America + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Cloud 4 Good

TFA needed a way to obtain a 360-degree-view of these four audiences so that they could better increase engagement and manage local/national preferences and brand control across the organization.

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5 questions for Samara Islam

NTEN

I ran the audio board with an A/V team that recorded football games for local public access TV. What are some of your favorite local adventures? What was a favorite childhood meal? The NTEN team continues to grow!

How Hospital Foundations are Building a New Case for Support

sgEngage

Our focus areas are: early childhood learning, behavioral health, obesity, and transportation. Transportation: MHP has a long-standing partnership with a local transport system, ShelbyGo. “Why is a hospital foundation getting involved in quality-of-life issues?”.

#GivingTuesday 2021 Ideas & Best Practices

CauseVox

Volo City Kids Foundation asks their donors to change their profile picture to a childhood picture of themselves playing a sport) Give them the opportunity to create their own personal fundraising page , where they can share their own story and fundraise on your behalf on #GivingTuesday.

Recapping the First Salesforce Nonprofit Summit Sessions

Cloud 4 Good

Advocates on local and national levels provide direct service to over 150K children and families each year. Success Story: How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology.

What You Need to Know About the Largest Vaccine Operation in History

Saleforce Nonprofit

We support children and their families from pregnancy to early childhood through to adolescence, and many live in some of the world’s most rural, vulnerable, and remote communities. By: Yutong Ding, New Strategic Partnerships Lead, UNICEF Australia. Our work at UNICEF is wide-ranging.

Want to Co-Create an Exhibition on a Hot Issue? Introducing the Community Issue Exhibition Toolkit

Museum 2.0

The lessons I learned from Lost Childhoods are at the heart of the OF/BY/FOR ALL project we're building now. Through Lost Childhoods , we saw youth step into their power. We hope it's a useful set of recipes you can riff off of to co-create your own project on a local issue that matters to you. Two years ago, our team at the MAH embarked on our most challenging co-creation project ever.

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From boring to brilliant: Using data for maximum impact

ASU Lodestar Center

As local as possible, relating to the community, city or state where your program is located. For example, I recently wrote a grant that addressed childhood obesity. In my example, it has been well established that childhood obesity is a problem; there isn’t a need to belabor that point or include a bunch of data to support that. This is where local data is important – find data to demonstrate why this is a particularly pressing issue in your area. posted by.

New Ideas at TED2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Improving childhood nutrition. Of course, we’d have to focus on local language content. I just returned from a spectacular week at this year’s TED conference in Vancouver, Canada. TED gives me the chance to brainstorm with loads of people who gather to discuss ways to change the world through technology and design.

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5 Building Blocks of Strong Nonprofit Brands

NonProfit Hub

The V Foundation empowers cancer research by funding at prominent cancer centers across the nation, whereas Vs. Cancer helps athletes to fund local pediatric oncology programs and childhood cancer research.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software Tips for Medical Nonprofits

Qgiv

Whether you’re a major medical research nonprofit or a local nonprofit community clinic, the work you do matters. ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation hosted a raffle sub-event to raise additional funds. Consider how you can get the word out to your local audience.

Platform Power: Scaling Impact

Museum 2.0

They were off-site for the first time in years, holding a special study session sparked by an exhibition about foster youth, Lost Childhoods. The supervisors toured the exhibition with some of the 100+ local partners who helped create it. It happened because two of our Lost Childhood partners urged it into being. The Lost Childhoods exhibition is a platform for 100+ partners to share their stories, artwork, ideas, projects, volunteer opportunities, and events.

FoodCorps: Getting Kids Healthy

GroundWire

Initiative, the replacement of the Food Pyramid with MyPlate , a renewed interest in local fresh food and more -- getting good food into the mouth of babes is permeating the larger consciousness. They will work in schools around the country to address childhood obesity and diet-related disease by building school gardens, educating children about healthy food options, and developing Farm to School programs.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Alicia Dicks, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Connection Cafe

Can you talk about how you were able to pivot the Foundation’s focus to meet the immediate and ongoing needs of local organizations due to the pandemic while also maintaining a focus on your longer-term goals and mission?

Going Virtual is Not Enough: Reimagining Traditional P2P Walks for Fall 2020 and Beyond

Connection Cafe

kids with autism) or get together with your team to celebrate locally while maintaining safe social distancing recommendations.”. Canadian Cancer Society’s Neon Night for Childhood Cancer: Neon Night for Childhood Cancer is a non-competitive fun run/walk that takes place at night.

Can you be effective advocate in the age of hyper-partisan politics?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Childhood obesity. This has significant impact on strategy and accepted wisdom of campaign planning at the local, state and national scale The world of advocacy in 1994-2007. The political landscape and policy agenda is dominated by consensus politics. This is the age of Dick Morris strategy navigating a middle-ground and triangulating a new space to create policy.

Can you be effective advocate in the age of hyper-partisan politics?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Childhood obesity. This has significant impact on strategy and accepted wisdom of campaign planning at the local, state and national scale The world of advocacy in 1994-2007. The political landscape and policy agenda is dominated by consensus politics. This is the age of Dick Morris strategy navigating a middle-ground and triangulating a new space to create policy.

Nonprofits: Have we had enough of "vote for me" fundraising yet?

Judi Sohn

How do you decide that an organization's mission to provide help for Jewish families dealing with Autism has more or less value than an organization that fights a rare childhood disease or takes care of animals? That a local organization is more deserving than a national one? This weekend, the winners were announced in the Chase Community Challenge. On paper, it seemed simple enough. Chase gives $5 million to nonprofits based solely on the votes of regular folk on Facebook.

Jennifer Roller, The Raymond John Wean Foundation

Nonprofit Talent

My initial introduction to the field was as a director of a pre-college program at our local university. Jennifer Roller President, The Raymond John Wean Foundation, Warren, OH.

Minnesota Open Idea: Crowdsourcing Contest For Social Change Done Right

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, the community foundation finished its first Minnesota Open Idea contest to fund the best idea to address the childhood obesity issue. Why did you pick the childhood obesity issue for the challenge? The whole process was managed by the Citizens League, which is a local organization that does citizen-driven policy development work. The Minnesota Open Idea is an example of an online social good contest that works.

Research Friday: Branding in the nonprofit sector

ASU Lodestar Center

In celebration of the name change, New Pathways for Youth hosted a block party for the community where local phoenix public figures spoke in support of the new branding. Before graduating he was accepted to Teach for America and has been placed at a nonprofit preschool that provides early childhood education to low income families in Los Angeles. posted by. Alex Flores , Teach For America. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care

Beth Kanter

Some wounds were fresh; others, like mine, were decades old or took place during childhood. I was glad to hear that 2-1-1, the free 24/7 confidential information and referral servic e, made sure its operators were able to help callers find local survivor support or mental health resources to help reduce the burden on RAINN and address the long wait times. (As

Creativity in Education (and Life) Can Change the World

Have Fun - Do Good

Some of my best childhood memories are from going to public grade school. My only connection with education at the moment is as a " reading partner " volunteer with two girls for an hour each week at my local public school. Making friends was hard, but learning was fun. When I think of school, I think of: Creating a paper mâché Loch Ness monster and painting it red, white and blue to be the USS Nessie.

How can nonprofits leverage digital technology to increase giving?

ASU Lodestar Center

For example, a nonprofit raising funds for childhood cancer research may see that the majority of its donors are mothers under 40 years old. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors, going to Disneyland and fostering kittens for her local animal shelter

A Fresh Perspective—What NPOs Can Learn from a Makers Culture

NonProfit Hub

The second part is the public—people who are passionate about supporting local makers and consuming hand crafted goods over mass produced items. Their format is relatively simple: have a retail space where local goods can be sold (all profits go to the creators) and a space where creatives can come to work and bump elbows with each other. Their goal is to inspire, collaborate and promote locals, but what’s the benefit? Buy local and explore a better way to consume.

Nonprofits: Have we had enough of "vote for me" fundraising yet?

Judi Sohn

How do you decide that an organization's mission to provide help for Jewish families dealing with Autism has more or less value than an organization that fights a rare childhood disease or takes care of animals? That a local organization is more deserving than a national one? This weekend, the winners were announced in the Chase Community Challenge. On paper, it seemed simple enough. Chase gives $5 million to nonprofits based solely on the votes of regular folk on Facebook.

14LCS Idea Accelerator Pitches - Onward!

NTEN

Virtual Parent/Family Education - Richard Wollenberger This tool will provide video chat help for parents with children aged P-5/6; Trained parent educators will provide research-based support for specific early childhood issues via video chat. Data, fraud prevention & legal responsibility) Public Digital Media Center - Sarah Francis Public Digital Media Center in a local underserved community.

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Class 12 Allies Begin Journey With CORE Retreat

ASU Lodestar Center

Over the next 10 months, this diverse group of up-and-coming leaders will serve full-time at local nonprofit organizations and learn the skills to start careers in the nonprofit sector. We closed out the day with this activity, hoping to empower our allies to be their absolute best selves regardless of their childhood experiences or obstacles that they have had to overcome in life. posted by Emily Barrett Capacity Building Initiatives; Public Allies Arizona.

A New Online Face for AFT.org

Allegiance Group

million members represent teachers, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel, higher education faculty and staff, local, state and federal employees, nurses and other healthcare professionals, early childhood educators and retirees. In January, the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, launched their new website, www.AFT.org. Its more than 1.4

United Nations Sets a New Agenda for Global Philanthropy

Tech Soup Blog

The previous UN Millennium Development Goals addressed eradicating poverty and hunger, combatting diseases, promoting maternal and childhood health, increasing primary education, and sustaining the environment. " She cautions, however, that technology is not one size fits all: "Of critical importance, however, is not just putting enabling technologies in place but putting the most appropriate, locally relevant types of technology in the hands of those who need it.

Why Do I Do Good: The Center and Agape

Have Fun - Do Good

The local Catholic Church, St. Photo: This is a page from a scrapbook about growing up in Mystic that my childhood friend, Jill, made for me when I moved to California. I''m exploring the roots of my desire/need/compulsion to "do good." I don''t usually share personal stories here on Have Fun, Do Good, and I''m not sure where this is going, but I''m giving it a whirl. Here''s the link to my first post, Why Do You Do Good?

How Independent Fundraising Momentum is Reshaping Traditional P2P

Connection Cafe

Brandon made his next major foray into crowdfunding a few months later with an appeal to support childhood cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering. During this same time period a neighbor’s house burned down in my community, and within hours friends had set up a fundraising page to help bring some relief to the family of four – a very personal, very local effort. Both types of efforts, local and global, are strong symbols of a changing world.

Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Elsbeth Pollack

ASU Lodestar Center

Elsbeth Pollack is a Program Manager for Public Allies Arizona (PAAZ) , an AmeriCorps program that engages service-minded young individuals in 10-months of paid leadership training, apprenticeships, and service opportunities in collaboration with local nonprofit partner organizations. I’m really excited that we have opened up our program to folks with DACA status (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

10 Nonprofit Marketing Experts’ Best Fundraising Strategies

NonProfit Hub

Organization: Kantor Early Childhood Education Center. What your organization does: The Kantor ECEC is an early childhood education center in Henderson, Nevada. Marketing and fundraising at a nonprofit is tough. .

[VIDEO] How to Overcome Fear, Intimidation and Imposter Syndrome to Raise More Money

Bloomerang

Emma Lewzey will identify the specific shifts you must make to raise more 5- and 6-figure gifts–without letting fear, intimidation, or imposter syndrome get in your way. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. And I got two o’clock Eastern.

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6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth Kanter

The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) is currently selling a t-shirt with the names of 3,400 children and teens who have fought or are still fighting childhood cancer. In March 2014, DICK’s Sporting Goods and the DICK’s Sporting Goods Foundation announced a $25 million multi-year commitment to support youth athletic programs including donations to and sponsorships of local sports teams. Image courtesy Tsahi Levent-Levi via Flickr.