How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology

Cloud 4 Good

Technology has played an increasingly prevalent role in delivering Zero to Three’s mission, ultimately leading the organization to pursue an enterprise-wide Salesforce solution to help scale their efforts and unify their many centers, projects, and initiatives.

Technology, Gender Roles, and Early Childhood Education

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click here to download video. My daughter is 4 and in her pre-school is a computer. I've been lingering a little at drop off to observe how she interacts with her peers at the computer. It struck me how gender inequities start an early age. I thought that with some intervention we might avoid some problems for my daughter down the road should she wish to pursue technology. Technorati Tags: nptech , net2 , webjustice2.0 , blogher


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The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A return to carefree childhood experiences is a concept that is growing in popularity. Plan some lighthearted events that will inspire laughter and encourage supporters to remember the best parts of childhood.

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Employee Spotlight – Sumedha Tare


She started her career as a salesforce administrator and then moved to full time business analyst and now leading FSI CS team, among other as-needed roles. During my childhood, I won a bronze and gold medal. Sumedha Tare. Senior Consultant Salesforce.

Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Julia Bieniek

Charity Navigator

My childhood and young adulthood are filled with countless memories of volunteering at various nonprofits, including food banks and homeless shelters. My day-to-day role involves driving the evaluation of methodology around nonprofits’ organizational and cultural health.

Food Bank For New York City: Working to End Hunger since 1983


Summer Hunger , a fundraising effort to raise awareness about childhood hunger during the summer months. DipJar has also played a role in supporting Food Bank For New York City. “I Hunger-relief organizations are among the most supported types of nonprofits using DipJar.

64 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Audubon Marketplace gifts are unique and play an important role in protecting our birds and butterflies. Jude Children’s Research Hospital continue to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.

How to Overcome a Victim Mindset in Order to Better Serve Your Nonprofit and Your Community


These mindsets can be observed and adopted throughout childhood, adolescence, or even adulthood. You’ve assumed the role of the author of your life. This post is part of a series on limiting beliefs.

Michelle’s RiseUP Fellowship Experience: RiseUP Fellow to Full Time Employee

Media Cause

I’ll stop hiding the recipe in the middle of my childhood stories and get to the meat that you’re scanning this blog for—at the beginning of 2021, I applied and was chosen alongside two others for the RiseUP Fellowship Program.

Breaking the Cycle & Starting the Mental Health Conversation

Saleforce Nonprofit

And although being a mental health advocate for the Black community wasn’t something he set out to do, he has fully embraced the role. Benjamin Perks, UNICEF’s head of campaigns and advocacy, has seen firsthand how mental illness comes from adverse childhood experiences. “I

Diversify Your Year-End Campaigns: How To Be Mindful And Inclusive Of Cultural Traditions


This isn’t to underplay Christmas’s role but to include the other moments of the fall and winter calendar which are culturally significant to minorities within our potential donor pool.

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Nonprofit Storytelling: The Quick and No-Nonsense Guide


Since childhood, we have been taught to expect a certain structure for stories to follow. That subtle change is an invitation to your supporters to take a front-seat role in the work you do and take center stage in the story.

How Nelson Mandela’s Legacy to Advance Access to Education Lives On

Saleforce Nonprofit

After advising the students of trying as much as possible to remain in school, he explained his reasoning: “Because education is the most powerful weapon which we can use in order to prepare our youth for their role as leaders of tomorrow.”.

Why You Should Run Your Nonprofit Like a Business

Get Fully Funded

Or are they the familiar donuts from childhood? And one of the Board’s primary roles is to hire and supervise the Executive Director. But it’s important to keep in mind that the Board’s role is not symbolic.

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#GivingTuesday 2021 Ideas & Best Practices


Not only that, but they help your donors to place themselves in your organization’s work: they can see what their role is and how it impacts someone else. GivingTuesday Ideas & Best Practices. What are the best #GivingTuesday fundraising ideas to make you stand out in 2021?

Funders: Considering Collaboration? Start With a Light Touch and See Where It Leads


In New Mexico, the Thornburg Foundation convened a group of funders working in early childhood education and maternal health to advocate for more state support for effective, evidence-based programs. Rotate this role, so it does not become burdensome. .

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

Connection Cafe

In her role, Alicia is responsible for leading and inspiring staff, Trustees and partners to create opportunities and innovative solutions to community challenges. Q: What role does technology play in your organization, and how do you see it continuing to have an impact in the future?

31 Unique Ideas for Small Church Fundraisers


Small churches play a big role in their community. The people who are paid staff often go above and beyond their job roles to keep the church running. Ask everyone to submit a fun story or tidbit about something from their childhood.

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Jennifer Roller, The Raymond John Wean Foundation

Nonprofit Talent

In your role, how do you drive innovation and test new ways of achieving impact? Jennifer Roller President, The Raymond John Wean Foundation, Warren, OH. Jennifer Roller has been with the Wean Foundation since 2007 and served most recently as vice president and interim president.

The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

From early childhood, we are taught the magic words: thank you. Thank them first and recognize their gifts and role as huge supporters of your organization. Sponsored by Network for Good. I don’t have to tell you that these two simple words can make or break the relationship between an organization and its donors. Most nonprofits know how important it is to send acknowledgment letters after receiving gifts.

Research Friday: Branding in the nonprofit sector

ASU Lodestar Center

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. While working for Teach for America, Alex will be pursuing his master of arts degree in early childhood education at Loyola Marymount University. The role of brand personality in charitable giving: An assessment and validation. posted by. Alex Flores , Teach For America. Welcome to Research Friday !

Using Social Media To Accomplish More With Less

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This group also has a Facebook Fan Page where they provide the same role online. Despite only having a few interactions with reporters, Preschool California still retweeted and commented on a number of articles, garnering responses from other advocates and interested Twitter users, which helped increase their issue exposure to a larger audience that focus on early childhood education and are using Twitter. I don't have time for social media.

The Truth About Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

One of my favorite stories from childhood (and beyond) begins, “Once there was a tree. Ask yourself what you read or saw at work today that made you want to cry or cheer, or just smile with pride because you had a role in making it come true; that could be your next story. I’ve been working as a fundraiser long enough to see some “next great things” come and go. Others stuck around for several years, or even became a mainstay of fundraising.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Despite her family's affluence, Lorraine Hansberry's childhood in Chicago during the 1930s was not without hardship, discrimination, and segregation. While many remember it as a male-dominated organization, Cleaver, Angela Davis, and other women actually played a large role in leading the movement to empower African American communities during the Civil Rights era. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Online Professional Networks: Collaboration to Save Infants' Lives

Forum One

They help new thought leaders emerge and find important roles to play in the community. Often this critical focus is buried in maternal and childhood health programs.). I'm speaking this weekend at the Global Health & Innovation conference in New Haven, Conn. The event is sponsored by Unite for Sight, a dynamic young organization that has restored vision in nearly 32,000 people in developing countries.

[VIDEO] Why You Should Ditch The Way You’ve Been Doing Strategic Planning


I’d love to know, what is your role at your organization right now, and what comes to mind when you think about strategic planning? Sarah Olivieri will dive into a strategic framework designed to break down your big audacious goals into clear, easy-to-understand components.

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10 Nonprofit Marketing Experts’ Best Fundraising Strategies

NonProfit Hub

For nonprofit leaders in particular, our post on infographics that boost your fundraising efforts , can play a key role in your content marketing strategy. . Organization: Kantor Early Childhood Education Center. Marketing and fundraising at a nonprofit is tough. .

7- Step Non-Profit Plan to Attract and Keep Corporate Partners

Beth Kanter

This is not to say that the cause, whether it be access to clean water, cancer research or childhood education, does not carry a compelling moral imperative that is reason enough for the company to get involved. By designing a role for leadership within your partnership efforts, and sharing this engagement with employees, you can secure greater executive support and offer additional benefits including improved employee satisfaction and productivity.

How the Latino Community Foundation Used Learning and Pivoting to Get Better Fundraising Results

Beth Kanter

In 2012, President Obama responded to the activism, passion, and residency of the Dreamers, by issuing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to protect them from deportation and provided them with temporary work visas. A champion strategy can be highly effective, but it doesn’t happen on its own –requires planning and staff support, especially a cheerleading role.

How a Fan of Nonprofits Teaches Tech and Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

Here is my childhood utopian vision: I believe that technology is the greatest component that will help us create, learn, …and experiment towards our collaborative missions. In Chicago, I received a random email from Netsquared organizer, Eli van der Giessen , who apparently found my Twitter rants on nonprofit life good enough to offer a role as a NetSquared organizer.

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


” It’s become more common to talk about this maybe in recent years, but, I think, for a lot of my fundraising career, especially when I was in a major gift specialist role at a larger shop, it’s a bit a taboo, right?

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Research Friday: Out-of-School Time Programs for Latino Youth

ASU Lodestar Center

has seen a dramatic increase in the number of Latino youth, which will continue to play a key role in the services provided during out-of-school time. 3] In part, this is due to fewer Latino families placing their children in early childhood programs compared to their non-Latino counterparts. posted by. Ariel Rodríguez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. ASU School of Community Resources & Development. Welcome to Research Friday !

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


” It’s become more common to talk about this maybe in recent years, but, I think, for a lot of my fundraising career, especially when I was in a major gift specialist role at a larger shop, it’s a bit a taboo, right?

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Growth Hacking Your Mission With People Power

Connection Cafe

When we support people to take an active roles within organizations we increase participation which creates more fundraisers, more advocates and more people messengers. For example, Save the Children Action Network remarked their most effective email campaign directly following the election was the result of dramatically pivoting their campaign message around early childhood education once they saw how passionate their supporters were around the election results.

Encouraging Philanthropy at a Young Age: Teaching Your Kids To Give To Causes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" Be A Role Model of Generosity. Parents and relatives are the best role model for their kids in sharing generosity, that is,generosity is passed on from generation to generation." " Create a Holiday Tradition of Giving Happy Katie recalls her own childhood traditions of giving, both during the holidays and year round. In our family, I have involved my kids in fundraising activities from the time they were old enough to walk.

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Year-End Giving Prep: 21 FAQs Answered by Fundraising Experts

Connection Cafe

If you are filling a leadership role, we tackled the topic of nonprofit leadership on the Raise+Engage podcast earlier this year. Brock Warner, CFRE is the Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child , a humanitarian organization devoted to protecting childhood in war zones. Recently, Brock Warner (Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child) and I hosted a webinar regarding end of year fundraising for nonprofits —the things we need to stop doing and things we should be doing instead.

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Get on the Bus: How Mass Transit Design Affects Participatory Potential

Museum 2.0

To me, the opportunity for the bus to feel personal rests largely on the role of the driver/facilitator, whose job is less to drive the bus than to convey passengers safely to their destinations. We have childhood memories of social bus rides. If people have childhood memories of trains, they more likely recall the scenery, the long trip, the feel of moving along the tracks. There's a tag applied to many Museum 2.0 posts called "Unusual Projects and Influences."

New Models for Children's Museums: Wired Classrooms?

Museum 2.0

There’s a thriving debate about the role computers should play in children’s museums, with many professionals sounding the alarm about the negative impact of exchanging screen time for tactile environments. And yet in 2004, I listened to an exhibit manager vent about the challenge of creating an early childhood development exhibition in his science center. Do you talk to people sitting next to you on planes? I don't. I'm like an airborne clam, hoarding my book, my space, my ears.

Curated Collaborative Filtering: Listening to Pandora

Museum 2.0

Which means that curators still have a powerful role to play in the future of museums. In some cases, people might be surprised to learn that they prefer artists whose subject matter comes from childhood memories, or those who work in a specific medium. How is a museum like a radio station? Both are collections of discreet, loosely organized content pieces that are both familiar and new.

[Guide for Nonprofits]: How to Engage Social Media Influencers to Extend Your Reach and Drive Action

Connection Cafe

Influencers Play Critical Role in Giving Day Campaign: The No Kid Hungry Social Council and Bloggers are a collection of diverse individuals committed to the fight to end childhood hunger and are the driving force behind their campaigns. Social media influencers aren’t elusive. They’re everywhere, especially in your email list.