Cleveland software firm holding 'tech camp' to help nonprofits with websites | cleveland.com

AFP Blog

Cleveland software firm holding 'tech camp' to help nonprofits with websites | cleveland.com: "We're inviting a bunch of geeks and people passionate about software development to help do good things for charity,' is how Stahl describes GiveCamp, set for July 16-18.Keyboards will click continuously during the round-the-clock event, as software developers, designers and database administrators.

Content Marketing Can be King For Donors | The NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Content Marketing Can be King For Donors | The NonProfit Times : More than nine out of 10 nonprofit marketers, or 92 percent, use content marketing, but only 26 percent consider themselves effective at it. Those are some of the results of a survey released by the Content Marketing Institute of Cleveland, Ohio, and Charleston, S.C.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

Everyaction

With many vulnerable populations lacking accessible and affordable mental health care services, nonprofit healthcare providers have stepped up to bridge the gap and provide necessary care to their communities. Positive Education Program Cleveland’s.

Social Media and Security: Protecting Your Nonprofit

SocialFish

Social media has revolutionized the way people communicate and has become a central player in the nonprofit field. With the help of social media, nonprofits can easily organize events, raise money and find new supporters, all with just a few clicks.

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. Last year, Alan invited me to keynote the New Media Consortium ’s virtual conference to talk about the future of social and nonprofits. And, of course, to revisit my Cute Dog Theory and see how it applies to Networked Nonprofits.

Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards Winners Announced

Amy Sample Ward

Both large and small nonprofits earned top honors this week for their attention-getting taglines, demonstrating again that an organization of any size can craft a powerful, pithy motto to build awareness and connect with its key audiences. Organizations of all sizes participated in the Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards, hosted by president of Nancy Schwartz & Company and publisher at GettingAttention.org. The Cleveland Foundation.

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A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. Sign up for the YouTube Nonprofit Program. □

A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. However, for those nonprofits that have purchased the ebook version of Mobile for Good it is impossible to use the checklist since ebooks are static in their functionality and content.

Blockchain for Impact: Blockchain Revolution Global Event Wrap-Up

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For background on blockchain and why it matters for nonprofits and NGOs, this Thrive Global article, Blockchain Positive Impact: Social Enterprise and Nonprofits , provides use cases and a brief technology overview.).

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Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Columbus, Ohio: Nonprofit IT Forum.

29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last week I asked the followers of @NonprofitOrgs to nominate their favorite nonprofit bloggers. Some on the list are very known in the nonprofit sector, and others are completely under the radar and providing some very valuable resources to the nonprofit sector. The 29 nonprofit bloggers below are posted in reverse alphabetical order, all equally valuable. Blog: Nonprofit Commons: Nonprofits in Second Life. Blog: Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology.

Learn Nonprofit Tech Skills at a NetSquared Meetup

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Its first event focuses on the free Google for Nonprofits donation program. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech.

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

But there are millions of nonprofit staffers who don't have the skills to use technology to do more good. You can help your tech-shy NGO friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup. Arlington, Texas: DFW Nonprofit Geeks.

Using Design Thinking to ReThink Our Nonprofit or Community Foundation Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I was lucky enough to facilitate a mini-innovation lab for 60 community foundation program officers at the first meeting of ProNet during the Council on Foundations conference in Cleveland, Ohio that celebrated 100 years of community philanthropy.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact. TechSoup's NetSquared meetups will bring local nonprofits free digital storytelling workshops in more than 40 cities between August and October.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to learn, laugh, and network with their peers? Cleveland, Ohio: Social Media Workshop.

Mobile, Voice-Operated Everything, and Security, Oh My! Top Nonprofit Tech for 2016

Tech Soup Blog

Here's our look at the most interesting and fun things that happened in nonprofit technology this year. Now the perpetual horror story of nonprofit tech and all of IT for that matter. He is an unsung hero of nonprofit tech no longer.

Nonprofit In A Box: How Murtis Taylor Human Services System Brings Help Right Into Homes

Tech Soup Blog

Murtis Taylor Human Services System is a charity that provides health and human services support to people in need in Cleveland. A clever and inexpensive "nonprofit in a box" enables them to do that. ” The Nonprofit in a Box Solution.

Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Indique (Cleveland Park). At the end of your visit, you can donate your Metro card and remaining funds to DC nonprofit Martha's Table , which supports local children, families, and communities.

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Upcoming Webinar on April 26: Finding Funders for Your Cause

Tech Soup Blog

David is the regional training coordinator for the Foundation Center – Cleveland. Luce directs ONEplace , a nonprofit management support organization (MSO) offering opportunities for nonprofit excellence in Kalamazoo County.

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Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

Every day, American nonprofits, charities, and libraries rely on TechSoup's product donation program for the information they need to make smart decisions about technology. Naples, Florida: Boost Your Nonprofit's Blogging Strategy. Columbus, Ohio: Nonprofit IT Forum.

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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

That's why each month NetSquared organizers in 60 cities across the globe host networking events for the nonprofit tech community. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech.

Six Reasons It’s Time for Nonprofit Board Management Software

NTEN

Six ways nonprofit board management software can streamline communication, improve efficiency, ensure compliance, save time and money, and make a real difference in your organization. Steph Dlugon. Marketing and Project Coordinator. Streamlink Software.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Speed Geeking at the Gates Foundation Global Library Program about Bookshare International 9/22 Stanford Social Innovation Review online webinar "Nonprofit, For-profit, or Something in Between?" I originally started this blog as a way to keep more of our Benetech team aware of what was going on with me and other team members (through guest blogs) while on our travels.

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Six Reasons It’s Time for Nonprofit Board Management Software

NTEN

Six ways nonprofit board management software can streamline communication, improve efficiency, ensure compliance, save time and money, and make a real difference in your organization. Steph Dlugon. Marketing and Project Coordinator. Streamlink Software.

Nonprofits That Tweet: Roundup of lists, resources, and examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Presentation by Laura Lee Dooley a metrics and social media geek for a nonprofit. In the introduction, Lon talks about how he uses Twitter everyday in his nonprofit job. I'd like to point a few examples that were not on his list and share some good nonprofit Twitter resources. Where To Connect With Other Nonprofits. Nonprofitorgs on Twitter is an aggregator of nonprofits on Twitter and is following over 2,000 nonprofits.

What are your nonprofit's super power listening tips for using Twitter?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Readers from nonprofits who wanted to a chance to win a copy of the book had to leave a comment saying how they were using Twitter and how they hoped to improve their results. Right now, it's a mixture of other nonprofits, residents of our city, and nonprofit professionals.

Two Nonprofit Leaders of the Future: Heather and Rosetta

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In a few weeks, the NP2020 will be bring together individuals from around the country to begin a discussion about leadership in the nonprofit sector at the Pew Campus of Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I cam to the nonprofit sector to be part of that change."

Evaluating mHealth Solutions for Healthcare Organizations

Mobile Commons

According to a recent survey by the nonprofit Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), nearly 90 percent of professionals working in healthcare organizations use mobile devices to engage their patients in clinical care.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

We also applied some additional statistical rigor used in The Blackbaud Index , which has become a trusted and valued source of nonprofit fundraising information since its launch four years ago. Cleveland.

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How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky to co-design and facilitate a session on technology training with colleagues John Kenyon, Cindy Leonard and Jeanne Allen.

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NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

Tech Soup Blog

That's why we're thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup in having a strong presence at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, Texas. Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Special Office 365 Event for Nonprofits and IT Consultants.

What is the Funder’s Role in Supporting Good Measurement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Most nonprofits do not have the resources to hire one of these in-demand professionals nor do you see many funding opportunities to build this type of commitment to measurement and learning from data into a nonprofit’s DNA.

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Foundations That Tweet: Profile Patterns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ask questions about the future ( Cleveland Foundation ). It's a common area of discussion for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations. Yesterday, I was reading Jeremiah Owyang's Corporate Twitter Profile Analysis and thought it could be easily adapted to nonprofits and foundations.

Teaching Online Safety: Building Curriculum

Tech Soup Blog

The Cleveland Public Library put together this fantastic activity/handout on tracing your digital footprint on the Internet. Common Sense Media , a nonprofit focused on reviewing media for children and families, has a videos and articles targeted at parents.

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Public Policy and SOX: Pricey or Priceless!

ASU Lodestar Center

continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. It is not often that public policy intended for the publicly traded-corporate world directly impacts the nonprofit corporate world.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills. Office 365 — how nonprofits can take leverage Microsoft's donated suite of tools to modernize their organizations and embrace the cloud.

Pulitzer and the Pedestal – Or Why Crowdfunding Needs Influencer Marketing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A little over a year later, President Grover Cleveland presided over the dedication ceremony. Despite these advances, many nonprofits are reluctant to jump on board, perhaps because so many are entrenched in the traditional means of fundraising. Flickr Photo by PeterJBellis.

Social Media Marketing for NPOs: Give Your Organization a Voice

ASU Lodestar Center

In January of this year, nonprofit organization Invisible Children released “Kony 2012,” a video about Joseph Kony. By planning ahead and creating a content schedule, you will save your nonprofit time and money. Many agencies will often take on nonprofits for the good PR and advertising that comes from helping local philanthropies. There are also many social media specialists that are willing to take on nonprofit organizations as resume builders.

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Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Technology helps nonprofits deliver on our missions more effectively, but it can also be fiendishly complicated. For spring 2017, we're focused on nonprofit cloud services. Naples, Florida: How Do You Move Forward with Google AdWords for Nonprofits.

NetSquared Events for September: Featuring #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

Join our global tweet chat on September 4 for the best examples of nonprofit storytelling. We’ve rounded up almost thirty other community nonprofit technology events being held this September, so you’re sure to find something new. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN’s Tech Clubs and HandsOn Tech. Philadelphia, PA: Free Stuff for Nonprofits and Good Causes! San Diego, CA: Office 365 for Nonprofits.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Myths about Women as.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Nonprofits that expect to thrive in the coming years will need to engage women as donors, board members and volunteers." [8] I agree that women do tend to be more empathetic and social, which lends itself well to flourishing in the nonprofit world.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

That's why this is the perfect time to make a fresh start on your nonprofit tech resolutions. Then check out our new online learning courses, starting with Tech Training for Nonprofits and Libraries. Los Angeles, California: Nonprofit and Cause Marketing with Digital Media.

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