DC’s entrepreneurial community

SocialFish

Just one more reason why we love DC

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YOU’RE INVITED: Community Manager Appreciation Day, Washington DC #CMAD

SocialFish

Next Monday, January 26 is Community Manager Appreciation Day! Community is what we all do, and we’re passionate about it. Definitely check out what’s going on for CMAD this year, including 24 hours of Google+ hangouts and Community Manager Appreciation Awards, on the official website.

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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. Convivial has some of the most interesting dishes in DC and is great for groups who have various dietary needs (the vegetarian dishes are some of the best on the menu). Want to eat like a DC local?

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How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Frogloop

It was a fantastic giving day, and it showed that even a super busy city like Washington, DC can come together for a day of collective nonprofit action. This small nonprofit based out of southeast DC won the Grand Award for most individual donors, but they did more than just that.

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Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup in DC This Week

Connection Cafe

Why, a Tweetup bringing together the tech and nonprofit communities to discuss and live-tweet ways to leverage the power of the social web to do good, of course! 650, Washington, DC. Author: Jordan Viator. What’s better than a local, happy hour Tweetup?

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DC/MD/VA Nonprofits: Mark Your Calendars for Nov 9

SocialFish

Sponsored by the Community Foundation , the online fundraising platform Razoo , and the United Way of the National Capital Area , Give2TheMax Day is a one-day fundraising marathon aiming to raise a minimum of $3 million for DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia)-area nonprofits. According to Geoff Livingston , Give to the Max Day bridges the traditional nonprofit community in DC with the booming 2.0 What’s November 9, you ask?

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Frogloop

It was a fantastic giving day, and it showed that even a super busy city like Washington, DC can come together for a day of collective nonprofit action. This small nonprofit based out of southeast DC won the Grand Award for most individual donors, but they did more than just that.

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Open Community and Nonprofit Techies

NetWits

They’re doing a virtual book tour exploring concepts from Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. In this post, Maddie and Lindy answer a few questions for the NetWits Think Tank community (Oh, and please ask more in the comments.

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Join Ti Chesley at the DC Cause Marketing Summit and Learn about the SMS Renaissance

Mobile Commons

Are you in DC tomorrow? Come join Ti Chesley, our Director of Customer Success, at Cause Marketing Summit DC. Ti will be speaking from 1:30 to 2 pm on Text Messaging: Engage Your Community & See Results.

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Five DC Social Media Week Events to Attend

Frogloop

DC Social Media Week has arrived and there are tons of great panels and parties to attend. We’ll present the latest data from Pew Research national surveys to engage the politically savvy and tech-obsessed folks here in DC who have noticed this shift in political life, taking a look at the raw data behind the new political process, and how it relates to our political infrastructure. If you are looking to squeeze in a few events this week, check out my top 5 must attend events.

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Community design showcase: NTEN keeps it simple

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Let’s look at a few key parts of the community.

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Join us in DC! Apply for a 15LCS Scholarship

NTEN

We understand the financial commitment to attend the summit, and thanks to our amazing Community Champions who helped to raise funds for registration scholarships, we are able to offer 25 of these opportunities. The 2015 Leading Change Summit is coming up, and we want you to attend!

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March 2011 Community Builder Chat Archive (#CommBuild)

Amy Sample Ward

We just wrapped up another rousing Community Builder chat – I’m always so energized and inspired by these chats and thankful for all those that participate and share. Some of the topics from the chat include: Engaging specific ethnic groups/communities.

EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Washington, D.C., We welcome ActionKit’s incredible clients and team to the EveryAction family, and look forward to continuing to provide the most value to the nonprofit community,” said EveryAction CEO Stu Trevelyan. EveryAction is headquartered in Washington, D.C.,

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The premise is that governing well is essential for strong nonprofits working efficiently and effectively to address critical needs in our communities. Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders.

It's NTC Community Voting Time!

NTEN

It's NTC Community Voting Time. 14ntc community conference NTC Washington DC Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey. Program Director. Cast your votes today to tell us which sessions belong on the 14NTC breakout agenda.

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Give to the Max Day Aims to Raise $3M for DC Area Nonprofits

Frogloop

It’s no secret that the struggling economy is hurting many nonprofits financially, especially in the DC metro region. Can local fundraising campaigns like Give to the Max Day , which is modeled after the successful GiveMN day in Minnesota help boost funding and brand awareness for DC metro area nonprofits? “Our goal is for 10,000 supporters to come and help raise $3 million for nonprofits serving the DC area by 12 a.m.

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Are you a DC nonprofit and do you need volunteers?

Beaconfire Wire

In addition to all the sessions, NTEN organizes a chance for attendees to give back to the community that hosts the NTC. This year it’s DC.). Suggest an opportunity - use the ‘Add a Project’ form to share your organization’s volunteer opportunity with the NTC Community. …Have I got an opportunity for you! Techies in the nonprofit sector will be coming together for the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in March.

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It's NTC Community Voting Time!

NTEN

It''s 14NTC Community Voting Time! folks, so the community voting will count for 33% when we sit down to determine the final agenda. Q: What happens next after community voting is over? A: We take the community input and give the input and all of the sessions to the 14NTC steering committee and the NTEN staff. 14ntc community conference NTC Washington DC The submissions are closed, the steering committee has met, and the module is in place.

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Are you a DC nonprofit and do you need volunteers?

Beaconfire Wire

In addition to all the sessions, NTEN organizes a chance for attendees to give back to the community that hosts the NTC. This year it’s DC.). Suggest an opportunity - use the ‘Add a Project’ form to share your organization’s volunteer opportunity with the NTC Community. …Have I got an opportunity for you! Techies in the nonprofit sector will be coming together for the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in March.

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New on SSIR: Can Giving Days Strengthen Your Community?

Amy Sample Ward

—– In 2011, Washington, DC, became one of the first major metropolitan regions to host a multimillion-dollar local giving day: Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington. My latest post on the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog is now up.

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2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference – Community-Driven Social Impact

Amy Sample Ward

Location : Washington DC. Topic : Community-Driven Social Impact. Description : This session will focus on strategies and tactics to amplify the impact of mission-based programs through community-driven efforts. We’ll address emerging best practices and discuss the associated opportunities and challenges of community-driven strategies. presentation Presentations from 2011 11ntc community driven social impact ntc nten social by socialDate : March 18, 2011.

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Congratulations Julie Chapman and NPower Greater DC!

NTEN

You know we like to shower our NTEN members with awards and brag about their leadership in the nonprofit technology community. We also get choked up when we hear our members are being recognized by the wider nonprofit and social advocacy communities. That's why I'm very happy to congratulate Julie Chapman , Executive Director of NPower, Greater DC Region , who was honored earlier this month by the Eugene and Agnes E.

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Live from Transparency Camp '09 in DC

Influence

I had a great time yesterday at Transparency Camp '09 in DC - kudos to Peter Corbett , and Gabriela Schneider and Clay Johnson and others at Sunlight Foundation , as well as others for catalyzing it. There were folks there from NYC, west coast, and elsewhere, but about 2/3 were locals from DC. There really are a lot of amazing people working on web technology, strategy and policy in the DC area.

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Privacy, Anonymity, and Safety: Protecting Your Community

Frogloop

These are a few questions that were raised for me after attending Yahoo's Change Your World conference at the Newseum in Washington, DC earlier this month. It is when nonprofits discover the need in their communities that they begin to thrive with their constituents.

Interview with ASAE’s Community Manager, Mandy Stahl

SocialFish

Community management is a new role at many associations, and it’s further complicated by being both a very public-facing job as well as one managing internal processes that often cut across more than one department inside an organization.

A Closer Look at Giving Contests: Free White Paper Examines "Give to the Max DC"

NTEN

In a new white paper, " How Giving Contests Can Strengthen Nonprofits and Communities ", long-time NTEN Member Geoff Livingston takes a look at the next level: coordinated integration. At NTEN, we always say it's our community that has the knowledge, not us.

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Get Even More out of Your Time in DC: Events Before and After the 2011 NTC!

NTEN

With a sell-out crowd coming to DC for the Nonprofit Technology Conference , we bet some of you are excited enough that you're looking for even more you can do! With just two weeks until the event, MobileCause (the co-host of Innogive) has decided to extend this deal to the NTEN community and enable 50 additional nonprofits the chance to attend the conference for just $99. CiviCRM Training Details: Date: March 16 - 17, 2011 Location: Pew DC Conference Center, 901 E St.

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Nonprofit Technology Meetings In Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Washington, DC: Top Five Tips - Leveraging Technology for Social Good. Wellington, New Zealand: Engage Your Community unConference. Washington, DC: Nonprofit Generator - Accessing ideas for social benefit technology apps.

Your Community Is Calling

NTEN

The 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference, Washington DC, March 17-19.

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Voices from the Community: Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

Voices from the Community is an ongoing series of blog posts culling. popular topics of interest from the TechSoup Community Forums and other. online community channels. As our community discusses the topic of building a culture of accessibility, an important distinction arises.

How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids: Community Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Many nonprofits view social fundraising with a degree of skepticism. If the dollar amounts for campaigns are modest, why invest the effort? They don’t often value community engagement as a metric for success. How To Marry Social Media with Fundraising.

Welcome Julia Smith, NTEN's Community Development Manager!

NTEN

I''m so excited to officially welcome Julia Smith as NTEN''s new Community Development Manager! Julia began working with NTEN on the Communities of Impact (CoI) project earlier this year, and now we''re thrilled to have her on the NTEN staff! Julia will continue to work with the CoI project and NTEN''s communities of practice and will also be supporting the 501 Tech Clubs, managing our social media channels, and helping to make the NTEN''s community programs even better.

Community Organizing and Social Justice Measurement in the Connected Age

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Shonali Burke, who we interviewed in “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit , let me know about an exciting project she is working on with the Center for Community Change that is hosting the 8th Annual Change Champion Awards (in DC) today (Sept.

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

RSVP now for the events in Chicago, Dallas, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. If you're holding monthly events gathering the #nptech community, let me know and I'll include you in the next community calendar. Washington, DC: GiveBack DC 2015.

On Falling in Love With the NTEN Community

NTEN

During those three days of scribbled notes, pun tweets, and laughs, I did fall in love with the US nonprofit community, with NTEN, and with a man who I''d move halfway across the world to marry. Australia is a small place, and the nonprofit community is tiny.

April NetSquared Events in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared’s global network of volunteers will be organizing more than 30 events this April in communities as diverse as Mukono, Uganda; Wellington, New Zealand; and Boston, USA. Mukono, Uganda: Net2uganda Computer Training Meetup for Poor Rural Primary School & Community.

NonProfit 2.0 UnConference and holiday discount

Amy Sample Ward

Unconference is coming to Washington, D.C., Are you working in the nonprofit community? dc event nonprofit nptech openspace training unconference NonProfit 2.0 February 12, 2010, and promises to be “more than just a conference on the next generation web.&# Plus, if you register soon you can get a 20% discount! Simply use “HolidayDiscount&# when you register for the Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference here. About Nonprofit 2.0. It’s a next generation conference in format.

The Last Blogpotomac: A New Community Rises from the Ashes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I started off in Camden, Maine to teach at the PopTech Fellows program, New Jersey Center for the Performing Arts for a session with arts marketers , and finally to Washington, DC to attend a briefing at the White House and to keynote the last BlogPotomac conference. community org2.0

Online Community Vendor Spotlight: Social Collective

SocialFish

This is the third in a series of six interviews of CEOs of online community platform providers to the association industry, in conjunction with a white paper we're writing about them. the summer of 2009, LaunchBox Digital -- a DC-based startup incubator -- invested in us and provided the leadership and guidance to attract other investors. Use our "Fan Pages" to create living, breathing communities of interest around your sponsor's products.

Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

Everyaction

A: There is a relaxed and flexible work culture here that can be tough to find in D.C. nonprofit blog community DevelopmentAt EveryAction we’re on a mission to provide nonprofits with best-in-class fundraising, engagement, and advocacy tools, but we like to think that we’re a pretty fun place to work, too.

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Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

If you’re holding monthly events that are gathering the #nptech community, let me know , and I’ll include you in the next community calendar! North Richland Hills, Texas: Managing Your Biggest Asset: Relationships and Community Engagement.

The 2010 NTEN Community Survey Report: Learn More about Your Nonprofit Technology Community

NTEN

The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN community. We want to find out how you , the individuals and organizations who make up this community, use technology in your work. .