Tech Day at the Colorado Capitol

VisionLink

Visionlink was pleased to participate in the Tech - Blockchain Day at the Colorado State Capitol this week. Great times, meeting with other technical firms based here in the state, with representatives and senators, and with various legislative staff. We enjoyed a pleasant discussion with Lt.

My Colorado Project empowers local change: Interview with Jason Manke

Amy Sample Ward

I recently came across the My Colorado Project when Jason Manke connected with me, asking for feedback and ideas about community building and online community engagement tools. Jason is the Media Director and My Colorado Project Manger for Community Shares of Colorado.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Healthier Colorado

Everyaction

Healthier Colorado is a nonprofit working to elevate the voices of Coloradans in the public policy process, ensuring healthier standards of living across the state’s diverse communities. How did Healthier Colorado get its start?

Colorado Flooding - How to Help

VisionLink

Impact areas include in the foothills and plains around Boulder, parts of Denver, Longmont, Greeley, Lyons, Estes Park, Colorado Springs, and many other communities. Douglas Zimmerman VisionLink Boulder, Colorado www.visionlink.org Today the status of "disaster area" came home.

Today is Colorado Gives Day!

VisionLink

In our own backyard, today is Colorado Gives Day. Today is the day to search for over 500 Colorado charities, become inspired by their good work and make a charitable contribution that will get a boost from the Incentive Fund. an online resource for information about Colorado charities. Click here to learn about Colorado Gives Day, an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving, presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank.

Sharing the Experience of Disaster: Colorado Floods

VisionLink

We wake up four days later to both sun and more rain, 18,000 homes lost or damaged and more than 1,000 people unaccounted for. A number of communities are hearing from officials that with winter approaching, major road failures and other infrastructure may not be repaired for some time.

Colorado Gives Day collecting donations for local nonprofits on Tuesday | GreeleyTribune.com

AFP Blog

Colorado Gives Day collecting donations for local nonprofits on Tuesday | GreeleyTribune.com : "Colorado Gives Day is a statewide program aimed at encouraging philanthropy through online giving. Donations can be made at www.ColoradoGives.org. This year, the program features a $1 million incentive fund to boost donations made Tuesday.

Deadline extended for Colorado Gives after nonprofit donors overload computer | The Republic

AFP Blog

Deadline extended for Colorado Gives after nonprofit donors overload computer | The Republic : Colorado Gives Day began Tuesday beginning at 12 a.m. Organizers decided to extend the one-day promotion because high demand on the website led to delays and computer problems

2-1-1 Colorado and Lafayette's Foothills United Way Expand Services for Immigrants & Refugees

VisionLink

2-1-1 Colorado , which provides information and referrals to immigrants and refugees on resources such as citizenship classes, English as a second language programs, legal services and others, are supporting the expansion of the program. Read more about the expansion of this program by clicking the link

Colorado Nonprofit Offers Aerial Views of a Changing Landscape | Paul Andersen | Travel & Outdoors | NewWest.Net

AFP Blog

Colorado Nonprofit Offers Aerial Views of a Changing Landscape | Paul Andersen | Travel & Outdoors | NewWest.Net : "But thanks to a new partnership, not everyone has to pay for a coveted spot, limited to four at a time, in EcoFlight founder Bruce Gordon’s single-engine Cessna.

Blog Respects Paid For The Families of Victims In Aurora Colorado

John Haydon

If you’re like me, there’s nothing more that you read about this weekend then the horrific shootings in Aurora Colorado. Being Human Aurora ColoradoImage from MetNews.org.

It's Not About You: Lessons From Colorado

NTEN

Case in point: I spent the beginning of this week in fab-tastic Denver, talking with members of the Colorado Nonprofit Association about -- what else? -- social media. Dawn Crawford, Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition, dawnacrawford. Flickr Photo: rakka I love public speaking. My husband would swear it's because I love the sound of my own voice, but really, I like it best when I get to hear the questions and comments from the crowd. Truth is, I'm no expert.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

ASAE / Colorado Springs, CO/ TBA. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

Nine Ways a Dip in the Hot Springs is Like Volunteering

VolunteerMark

While in Aspen, Colorado last week to watch the autumn leaves change color, my wife and I visited the Hot Springs Pool in Glenwood Springs. This resort is the largest of its kind in the United States, and attracts thousands of bathers each year to its mineral-rich waters.

Contemplating Boulder and Social Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just spent several stimulating days in Boulder, Colorado, thanks to an invitation from my longtime friend and social sector leader, Chuck Lief. The iconic Flatirons overlooking Boulder, Colorado My first stop was Prof. Social enterprise. Technology. Contemplation.

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Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Shortly after last's week's earthquake in Haiti, a group of students working in a laboratory in Colorado unveiled a project that makes it easier for victims and volunteers to tweet for help.The lab, at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Atlas Institute, produced a guideline for a 'help specific' Twitter syntax that allows tweets requesting.

Giving Tuesday #Inspo: 14 Donation Pages That Know What They’re Doing

Everyaction

Healthier Colorado. Fact: We love Healthier Colorado’s donation page. From their logo at the top to the textured background to the visually appealing color scheme, Healthier Colorado makes you want to donate just by looking at their page. Kicking off with #GivingTuesday, year-end fundraising season will be in full swing. This busy time is marked with nonprofits around the world striving for new and exciting ways to engage with potential donors.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Philanthropy Southwest / Colorado Springs, CO / $1,100. AFP, Colorado Chapter / TBA / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

ASAE / Colorado Springs, CO/ $1500. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

How To Get Started With Mobile Giving To Reach Fundraising Goals

Nonprofits Source

Make-A-Wish Colorado: Silent Auctions And Raffles. Make-A-Wish Colorado has been using mobile fundraising technology to host their events since 2014. As a result of implementing this system, Make-A-Wish Colorado saw a 45% increase in auction revenue when compared to last year.

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VisionLink Helps NAF Students “Be Future Ready”

VisionLink

VisionLink, a Boulder, Colorado based company, was in attendance and proud to be the chosen software vendor supporting the MyNAFTrack system.

Is Your State an Employment First State?

Vertex Systems

Colorado. . . What is the EFSLMP? The Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program is an initiative from the Office of Disability Employment Policy, a division of the Department of Labor. . Purpose of EFSLMP.

The Cloud for Nonprofits

VisionLink

VisionLink attended the Annual Colorado Nonprofit Association Conference last week to meet many of Colorado''s wonderful nonprofiteers as well as the companies who support them.

Great 2-1-1 Reporting

VisionLink

Kudos to the United Way of Denver and their Colorado 2-1-1 partners. We are pleased to support their work with our Community Operating System (formerly Tapestry) and wanted to do a shout out about their excellent reporting.

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Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved is a state network that links resources with people who can make change happen in Colorado.

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Data+Culture Change+Digital = Awesome at #ideas16

SocialFish

Ready to turn your “ #Membership Inside Out”? Join @joecolangelo @maddiegrant @susancato at #ideas16 [link] 3/14 #assnchat. Bear Analytics (@BearAnalytics) March 11, 2016.

Visual Data for Visual Thinking

VisionLink

Brian Clark from the Colorado Health Institute provided three key tips that we wanted to share with you! Visual thinking has become a way of life and Infographics are the perfect tool for this new trend.

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NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

Denver, Colorado: Denver: QuickBooks Made Easy. Denver, Colorado: Denver: QuickBooks Made Easy. Denver, Colorado: Denver: QuickBooks Made Easy. Colorado Springs, Colorado: 5 Technical Resources Every Nonprofit Should Know.

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Don't forget capitalism

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I was reading this op-ed peice about the tragedy in Colorado. Yes, Colorado happened because someone who was probably mentally ill, or at least in deep, deep distress and suffering, pulled triggers. It''s a good and balanced view of the politics around gun control. I think it''s reasonable, and deals with the fact that for the most part, both sides talk past each other. But he mentions, then sort of discards something important.

Don't forget capitalism

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I was reading this op-ed peice about the tragedy in Colorado. Yes, Colorado happened because someone who was probably mentally ill, or at least in deep, deep distress and suffering, pulled triggers. It's a good and balanced view of the politics around gun control. I think it's reasonable, and deals with the fact that for the most part, both sides talk past each other. But he mentions, then sort of discards something important.

Data+Culture Change+Digital = Awesome at #ideas16

SocialFish

I’m headed to Colorado Springs for ASAE’s Great Ideas conference, where I’m excited to be presenting with Joe Colangelo (data scientist extraordinaire) and Susan Cato (an amazing digital strategist) about our huge and exciting digital transformation project at the American Society of Plant Biologists. Ready to turn your “ #Membership Inside Out”? Join @joecolangelo @maddiegrant @susancato at #ideas16 [link] 3/14 #assnchat. Bear Analytics (@BearAnalytics) March 11, 2016.

Giving Day Hosts Must Have A Crisis Plan – #Givedaylessons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Colorado Gives has hosted six gives days and has over $111 million dollars for Colorado nonprofits. Crisis Planning for Colorado Gives – Guest Post by Dana Rinderknect, Colorado Gives. We do live in Colorado and snow is going to happen!

Let’s Connect at 2012 SXSW

Amy Sample Ward

The Beacon Lounge will be our home-base, and here are some of the fun things they have planned to make it your home-base, too: Daily Events in the Lounge include: Breakfast from 9-11: Get your morning buzz on with coffee and food sponsored by The Colorado Health Foundation.

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Data+Culture Change+Digital = Awesome at #ideas16

SocialFish

Ready to turn your “ #Membership Inside Out”? Join @joecolangelo @maddiegrant @susancato at #ideas16 https://t.co/PCHAHbHpxG PCHAHbHpxG 3/14 #assnchat. Bear Analytics (@BearAnalytics) March 11, 2016.

The Making of a Donor Ready Patron: Live from #BBCON

Connection Cafe

TRG Arts is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado with 35 team members, each focused on providing guidance and solutions that are patron-based for sustainable loyalty of patrons and sustainable revenue from those patrons.

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Thoughts And Prayers: Sandy Hook School Shooting

VisionLink

Author Unknown As the death count reaches 26, and parents try to comfort terrified children, the scale of this tragedy hits home--particularly near as we are to Columbine High School here in Colorado.

Daily DoGooder: Thank You For Supporting Kids Like Me

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Thank You For Supporting Kids Like Me | 2:18 Children’s Hospital Colorado This thank you video from Children’s Hospital is an honest testament from children who have had extended stays at the Hospital.

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Where: Colorado Springs, CO. If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom. Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events?

How Can Nonprofits Build High-Performing Teams?

ASU Lodestar Center

Harrell is a Colorado-raised thought leader with experience developing talent in both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She serves as a Project Manager for Young Life and Board of Directors member for Kingdom Builders’ Family Life Center in Colorado Springs

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A Remedy For The Universal Occupational Hazard.

VisionLink

Last week I had the honor of facilitating the National Breakthrough Network Retreat in Estes Park, Colorado, and literally got my inoculation to my professional tunnel vision.

On-Site Visit: United Way of Denver 2-1-1

VisionLink

Thank you Denver United Way and Colorado 2-1-1! With special thanks to our host Fermin Avila at the United Way of Denver, we enjoyed a wonderful on-site visit with the staff of the United Way 2-1-1 Call Center today.

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Ask a Nonprofit Specialist - Arizona Gives Day

ASU Lodestar Center

In the days leading up to December 10, my email and Face book page lit up with information and requests to participate in 2013’s Colorado Gives Day (coloradogives.org). He described how much he loved Colorado for two primary reasons – the Denver Broncos and its natural beauty.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

USDA Farm Service Agency to offer text alerts to Weld County producers Farmers and ranchers in Colorado can now receive notifications from their Farm Service Agency county office through text messages on their cell phones.