10 Reasons to Attend the Collaborative: Virtual Sessions

Classy

The Collaborative: Virtual Sessions , hosted by Classy , is an online conference designed exclusively for nonprofit and social sector professionals. For the second year in a row, the Collaborative: Virtual Sessions is completely free, and completely virtual.

5 Ways Online Collaboration Can Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katherine Turner , Digital Marketing Specialist at Cureo , a nonprofit collaboration software that helps nonprofits and communities work better, together. Online collaboration tools can dramatically improve the effectiveness of these teams, e.g. for fundraising, community partnerships, events, and others, leading to better fundraising, improvement in outcomes, and more efficient use of limited organizational resources. An option for specific board collaboration is a board portal.

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Stop! Collaborate and listen

ASU Lodestar Center

If you are a nonprofit executive then, stop and consider collaboration or a merger. In our search to realize our nonprofit’s mission, collaborations and mergers are two strategies that can maximize impact under the right conditions. Collaborations can be temporary or long term.

The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Collaboration and partnerships with Charmaine Hammond

Charity Village

The post The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Collaboration and partnerships with Charmaine Hammond appeared first on CharityVillage. How can I close that sponsorship deal? This is the question that keeps many fundraisers and executive directors up at night.

11 Catalysts for Cross-Departmental Collaboration

WBT Systems

11 Catalysts for Cross-Departmental Collaboration. Read more about 11 Catalysts for Cross-Departmental Collaboration

Nonprofit Collaboration: The Basics

NonProfit Hub

That’s where collaboration comes in. Nonprofit collaboration can take a number of forms, and there isn’t one right way to do it. It can also prove to be very beneficial or utterly fruitless, so let’s go over the basics so you can make an informed decision about your next collaboration project. Content collaboration. Among the most common collaboration efforts, especially for content engines, is the sharing or swapping of content.

The Seven Roles Of Being A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall 's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

How To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

Helping Your Board Collaborate

NTEN

Helping your organization's board find better ways to connect and collaborate is a worthwhile endeavor. A nonprofit’s board of directors requires a lot of collaboration—with other board members, committee members, and organizational staff. That collaborative work requires the ability to review, comment on, and even vote on an enormous amount of material. Kyle Henri Andrei. Senior Researcher. Idealware.

Thrivability: A Collaborative Sketch

Amy Sample Ward

I’m so excited to announce the launch of Thrivability: A Collaborative Sketch – a new book curated by Jean Russell with a collection of over 60 essays crafting a topography for thriving. Using whole systems approach, we evolve our way of being together, of collaborating, so that our collective wisdom and action bring forth a flourishing world and thriving life. Please enjoy this curated collaborative sketch of thrivability.

Blog Redesign: A collaborative approach

Amy Sample Ward

I’m really excited to update and upgrade this space and so thrilled to be working with a designer willing to work with me in this collaborative approach, keeping all of you in the process! Tags: collaboration issues blog collaboation community design redesign strategy I’m really excited to [finally] announce that I’m going to be redesigning this blog/website.

Collaboration in the Aging Community

VisionLink

While we went in expecting to learn about current themes, best practices, and challenges in the world of elderly care, we left with a strong inspiring sense of the collaboration taking place in this small yet passionate community. One such collaboration discussed was a housing initiative in San Francisco known as the Services Connection Program. This amazing collaboration resulted in 97% resident participation rate in the various wellness programs provided.

Video Fridays #18 – Collaboration Style

NCE Social Media

What is your collaboration style? Here’s a chart from a Forrester report that identifies what collaboration tools information workers from companies of 100+ employees use. Chart of Collaboration Tools used by Information Workers. Are you using social media to collaborate with your staff, volunteers, donors, consumers? Tags: Education and Training Tools Video collaboration What tools do you use to help in your agency’s work?

Give your members a place to connect and collaborate with Nimble Communities

Nimble AMS

Nimble Communities allows you to easily set up and host a branded online member community – a digital home for connections and collaboration, including member to member, staff to member, member to staff, and staff to staff.

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DIY Online Collaboration: Wikis

Tech Soup Blog

A wiki is a website maintained collaboratively by a community of contributors focusing on a particular subject or project. This wiki was built as a collaboration between TechSoup and the Corporation for National and Community Service. social media online community NetSquared online collaboration wiki DIY wikisHave you ever thought about building an online space where different people can easily share their expertise on a subject or project?

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Helpful Tips for Those Who Need Exciting Internet Collaborations

Find the free stuff

The post Helpful Tips for Those Who Need Exciting Internet Collaborations appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits

TechImpact

A connected nonprofit is a successful nonprofit when it comes to collaborating and working in teams. Nonprofit Technology News reports on the top 4 tech characteristics to consider when collaborating through technology. The ability to save, share, and collaboratively work in one area without duplicating efforts can save organizations a lot of time. Collaborative meetings and deadlines can be easily tracked with a shared calendar. Image courtesy of The Journal.

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than two decades after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team's needs. Edward M.

Upcoming Webinar March 12: Manage Content & Collaborate in the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

Do you daydream about having a single repository for every asset, picture, file, document, storyboard, spreadsheet and want to be able to manage and collaborate with all of those in the cloud? In this free webinar Tips for Nonprofits: Manage Content and Collaborate in the Cloud with Box.org 's Bryan Breckenridge, GuideStar'sTony Rodrigueez, and nonprofit founder Nicole Serena Silver on March 12 at 11 a.m. Learn: Ways to collaborate with staff and supporters in the cloud.

Bay Area Nonprofit Collaborative Pilots High-Tech Social Service Referral System

Non Profit Quarterly

With Service Net, it is a great example of a collaborative technology solution.”. Said details how the system could improve data accessibility: Collaboration will also ensure that records are more comprehensive. From benetech.org. May 29, 2019; San Francisco Chronicle.

Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

Tech Soup Blog

Box.org provides organizations with the Box file-sharing, content management, and collaboration service. You can use Box's cloud-based storage and collaboration tools to replace traditional on-premises file servers and traditional file-sharing processes. It also provides tools that facilitate program management, funding development, and global collaboration. Its employees use Box to share digital asset libraries and collaborate with third-party vendors.

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Book Highlights From The Collaboration Imperative

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Trust anchors every successful collaborative team. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books The Collaboration ImperativeHere are some of my favorite takeaways from the book, The CollaborationImperative , by Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese: Across every organization lies hidden treasure just waiting to be discovered. It’s not hiding in a budget spreadsheet of a warehouse full of inventory.

August #4Change Chat: Opportunities for Collaboration

Amy Sample Ward

Topic: How do social media open new doors for collaboration (especially internationally)? Here are some questions to consider: has your organization found new collaborators (other organizations, companies, networks, etc.) have you reached out, either as an individual or an organization, with opportunities to collaborate to others you only connected with via social media? what issues are unique to collaborations of this type?

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team's needs. Edward M.

LOUDER, a collaborative campaigning platform

Amy Sample Ward

Providing a much needed online space for campaigners, from international NGOs to grass roots activists, to link up collaborate and share experiences. I think it has a lot of potential to join with campaigning tools like Fairsay’s tool for Plone and collaborative tools like Zanby. Collaborative tools for planning campaigns. “Together we are…LOUDER!&# It’s true! And that’s the leading tag for a new campaigning platform called Louder.

Reduce Travel with Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

This updated blog post from the campaign explores some ways to increase online collaboration and also reduce travel and work efficiency. Online collaboration is one of these generic terms that seems to lose meaning the more people use it. Why Is Online Collaboration Green? The environmental impact of working collaboratively online is to reduce travel. Cloud Services for Collaborating. Online Collaboration NPLive Recap. Collaboration Tools Chart.

The Importance of Collaborative Benchmarking in the Nonprofit Sector

Connection Cafe

Whether it’s via the Blackbaud Community , local networking sessions or even events such as bbcon , nonprofits readily collaborate with their peers on best practices. The Opportunity of Collaborative Benchmarking whitepaper from the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact explores just that concept: How do we as a sector improve by collaboratively sharing our data? The nonprofit community is always eager to do one thing: learn from each other.

Guest Post on Frogloop: Comeback lines to Collaboration Objectors

Amy Sample Ward

Taking that conversation as a lead, I would love to examine objections and corresponding responses around collaboration (within organizations and across organization/sectors/geographies). Collaboration is one of my focus areas to explore this year so I hope this will be the start to an evolving conversation! What are the objections to collaboration at your organization? Collaboration just means more work without any added value.

8 Steps to Outcomes-Oriented Collaboration

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits today are increasingly asked to collaborate. Despite these pressures, rarely does anyone define what is meant by “collaboration.” At the Nonprofit Centers Network , we are asked about nonprofit collaboration frequently because the shared space centers who make up our 170+ membership were often created with the goal of bringing nonprofits together to collaborate, reduce expenses and find smarter ways to work together. Ask yourself why you want to collaborate.

Nonprofits Live Recap: Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

The October edition of Nonprofits Live examined the topic of online collaboration. Online collaborating requires an extra dose of the same skills we use when we collaborate in person and a number of tools to bridge the physical distance between collaborators. Joining the chat to share their expertise with online collaboration were Ken Homer , Kristy Graves , and Pierre Khawand. Barriers to Collaboration. Useful Collaboration Tools.

Boosting Board Collaboration: Getting Board Buy-In for Collaboration Tools

NTEN

Chris Bernard, Senior Editor, Idealware (Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from the feature article "Boosting Board Collaboration " , which appeared in the first issue of NTEN's new publication: NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders. board collaboration Change Management change management Collaboration collaboration tools idealware Leadership NPTech NTEN technology adoption technology buy-in

Research Friday: Trust and Collaboration

ASU Lodestar Center

Collaboration among nonprofit organizations is near to becoming a necessity. 3 However, inter-organizational collaboration is not a mere exercise in sustainability. While resource sharing is a practical motivation for collaboration, the possibility of large-scale, authentic social shifts is fueling collective effort and redefining longstanding limits. 8 Benchmarking, negotiation and evaluation are all critical to collaboration and dependent on reliable interchange.

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobson

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team's needs. Edward M.

The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobson

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team's needs. Edward M.

Nonprofits Live: Collaborative Storytelling Recap

Tech Soup Blog

kicked off with a special edition of Nonprofits Live on the topic of collaborative storytelling. Collaborative storytelling refers to working with a team, sometimes distributed, to produce video. Starting a Collaborative Project. A production grid is easy to produce in a collaborative tool like Google Docs and is easily shared via email or file sharing. Borman's experience has taught her that team building is important to collaborative storytelling.

Insights into Collaborative Benchmarking Survey for the Social Good Sector

Connection Cafe

In July 2019, The Opportunity of Collaborative Benchmarking whitepaper was released in partnership between Blackbaud, NetHope, and NTEN. It focused on answering the question, “How do we as a sector improve by collaboratively sharing our data?”.

Thoughts on the Social Collaboration Game from SHINE09

Amy Sample Ward

This past Saturday at the SHINE09 unconferance , David Wilcox , Andy Gibson , Drew Mackie and I facilitated a version of what was called the Social Collaboration Game. Tags: events collaboration shine09 social collaboration game socialmedia We also had some great role playing contributions from Jess Tyrrell of Germination (playing the “Council Leader&# ) and Cliff Prior of Untld (playing the “Civil Society Minister in a new Tory Government of 2010″).

Online Collaboration: Taking Education to New Heights

Tech Soup Blog

" Equal Access Through Online Collaboration. The organization also uses GoToMeeting for collaboration with people from across the country, who use this tool to work together on education issues in their own communities, spreading the New Heights education method beyond the Ohio area. If you are reading this right now, you are more fortunate than one-fifth of the U.S. population.

Ten Ways Small NGOs Can Collaborate

NTEN

What can small nonprofits do to benefit from collaboration? Second, it helps build a community of trust and collaboration: the "I know I will get three or more good ideas" as well as, "I had that experience!" Why would nonprofit want to collaborate on IT Strategy? if you are willing to collaborate and share. Collaboration Community Leadership nptech nten Organizational Culture Strategy

Nonprofits Live: Online Collaboration on October 25

Tech Soup Blog

"What are the best ways to foster collaboration?" How to pick the best tools for your particular collaboration challenges. Ken Homer is the founding partner of Collaborative Conversations - Include More Voices, Make Better Choices , a consultancy offering numerous approaches to bring people together in ways that are both productive and fulfilling. Event GreenTech Online Seminar nonprofits online collaboration nplive TechSoup Event

Join us for the social collaboration game at SHINE

Amy Sample Ward

My colleague, friend, and collaborator David Wilcox just posted about the social collaboration game we are going to be putting on at SHINE derived partly from the social media game and from our work on the Social by Social project. Join the Social Collaboration Game on day two of SHINE. Everyone’s talking about the advantages of collaboration, open-source working and social technology to drive through social change.

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Upcoming Nonprofits Live: Storytelling and Collaborative Video

Tech Soup Blog

Our ability to collaborate effectively in the cloud and create meaningful media together is quickly evolving as more nonprofits expand their borders. On February 8, Nonprofits Live will explore how to collaborate on video stories across borders and office boundaries. Guests for Nonprofits Live: Collaborative Video. A recognized thought leader in the field of collaborative media, Tom.

Lessons from a Successful Nonprofit Collaborative Technology Project

John Kenyon

I spent 5 years working with 4 nonprofits on a collaborative technology project. Below I share the lessons we learned, the challenges and the benefits of having nonprofits collaborating on a technology project.