How Capgemini Recognized Employee Resource Group Contributions

sgEngage

Capgemini’s corporate social responsibility programs have offered a focus on volunteering, environmental sustainability, diversity and inclusion and groups, providing philanthropic outlets to employees with all-cause interests.

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Facebook Group vs Facebook Page: Which One Should You Use?

CauseVox

This guide will help you understand the two main ways of using Facebook: a page and a group. What is a Facebook Group? If you want a place that people can connect together and have discussions, create a Facebook Group. What is a Facebook Group? This is a public group.

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New Nonprofit Tech Community Groups!

NTEN

We just had a flurry of exciting new Communities of Practice (CoPs) emerge since the 14NTC. CoPs create networking and educational experiences for members of the nonprofit tech community via regular discussion threads, conference calls, webinars, and tweet chats. Groups are developed and supported by volunteer community organizers. CommBuild : For those who build and sustain online and offline communities for nonprofits and other mission-driven organizations.

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Government of Canada launches applications for Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative External Reference Group

Charity Village

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, launched a call for applications for the Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative’s (SBCCI) newly created External Reference Group (ERG). The group […].

Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events  

Cadmium CD

Support for curriculum-based education, live webinar and webcasts, informal or just- in- time learning and community. The company’s mission is to position their clients as the premiere source for knowledge within their communities. About Symphony Technology Group.

How Capgemini Recognized Employee Resource Group Contributions

Connection Cafe

Capgemini’s corporate social responsibility programs have offered a focus on volunteering, environmental sustainability, diversity and inclusion and groups, providing philanthropic outlets to employees with all-cause interests.

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Make P2P Fundraising Elementary for Your School Group

Qgiv

Your school group may be small, but it’s capable of big things! The funds you raise provide better outcomes to students and can have far-reaching impacts in the community. P2P fundraising events for school groups. Our first event idea is definitely appropriate for school groups.

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How one association is expanding member engagement using Nimble Communities

Nimble AMS

Here’s a recent story of how one of our clients is expanding member engagement using Nimble Communities. ACerS quickly recognized the benefits of offering an online member community for the entire organization. The power of an online member community.

Community Building begins with Community Organizing

Amy Sample Ward

We focused on principles for community building and community organizing, as well as examples of both short-term and long-term engagement. Principles of Community Organizing. There are many proven practices and strategies for engaging with communities and building up participation, whether around an event, a campaign, or a cause. First, identify what your community wants to do – what it is coming together around, whether it’s an event, an action, or a movement.

The community approach to problem solving

Candid

This more just and equitable approach to philanthropy has been practiced for decades and the ethos it is based in—that those closest to the problem are the closest to the solutions—has deep roots in community organizing, deliberative democracy, and even in philanthropy itself. .

[VIDEO] Creative Ways People Contribute to Community

Bloomerang

Lindsay Simonds will decode the top five most impactful ways people contribute to communities. If you’re watching the recording, hope you’re having a good day because we are here to talk about some creative ways that people are contributing to the community.

June 2021 Equity Update to the Community

NTEN

This guidance allows us to remain open to change and improving as we grow alongside our local, regional, and global communities. Hosting online Racial Affinity Spaces during NTC and creating a private online Racial Affinity group that exists year-round.

“Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations” LinkedIn Group Reaches 40,000 Members

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group reached 40,000 members today – a benchmark that took three years, 323 days, and countless clicks of “Flag as Promotion” and “Block & Delete” to keep the group as spam free as possible and on its trajectory of growth. Nothing kills an online community faster than spam (think Myspace ) and LinkedIn Groups have plenty of it.

The First Global Martus Users Group Meeting

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Vijaya Tripathi The first ever Martus users group meeting took place earlier this month in Chiang Mai, the capital of Northern Thailand. All of us at Benetech felt that it was absolutely essential to once again rely on our user community as we plan how to utilize these limited resources most effectively. Martus is Benetech's free and open source software package designed for human rights activists to collect stories and data about human rights abuses.

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How To Build Community Using Social Media

CauseVox

Are you truly building an online community, or just looking at these numbers as an ego boost? Success in our crowded online landscape means having the confidence that you could approach your community with an ask, and they would respond.

Environmental Working Group: Building Online Community

GroundWire

When I purchased my first smart phone a couple of years ago, I wanted to find out how much radiation was going into my head so I went to the Environmental Working Group’s cell phone guide and actually printed the thing off and took it with me to the store. You know where we’re going, the old Engagement Superpower talk again -- really thinking about what you can offer your community -- both online and off -- that will move your mission forward. Cell Phone Database.

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DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

I had a lot of fun yesterday giving a webinar for the Nonprofit Webinar series ; it was a whole hour discussing community engagement! We covered how to do Community Mapping (identifying the segments and goals of the community), Content Mapping (creating a plan for which content goes where, and why), and Data Tracking (pulling all the numbers together). DIY Community Engagement Metrics. Community Mapping. >> Step 2: Define the goals that match each group.

April 23 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements. Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Winter Webinar Special. How to Register: Sign up !

February 19 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements. Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Fall Webinar Special. How to Register: Sign up !

November 8 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements. Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Fall Webinar Special. How to Register: Sign up !

11 Group Text Messaging Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, below is an excerpt from Chapter 10: Group Text Messaging and Text-to-Give Technology. 11 Group Text Messaging Best Practices for Nonprofits. The nonprofit sector is new to group text messaging, and because of that, most best practices have yet to be determined. There are some basic guidelines to follow when you are launching and managing your group text campaigns; in the beginning, however, your number one objective should be to begin building your mobile list.

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Make your online community friendly to early careerists and keep your organization thriving

Nimble AMS

In fact, Community Brands research suggests that most members (76 percent!) Continually attracting this group of early careerists and keeping them engaged is vital to your association’s long-term success. Create a group for early careerists. Learn more about Nimble Communities.

11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The best practice listed below are result of spending the last three years maintaining and building the Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group. 11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices. There are many perks to being the manager of a successful LinkedIn Group, and it is worth the effort to grow and nurture your group. To jump-start your group, you will need to promote it on your website, in your e-newsletter, and in your social networking profiles.

The Quick Guide to Building an Online Community for your Organization

Cadmium CD

We’ve talked about how having an online community can drive interest in your organization as well as your upcoming events [link: previous article about benefits of having a community]. But how do you actually create that community and attract users?

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TAACCCT Grantee Focus Group / Reception

VisionLink

On behalf of TAConnecT, VisionLink''s Lois Ann Porter conducted a focus group at the AACC (American Association of Community Colleges) Convention: Igniting Innovation , and hosted a well attended networking reception. TAConnecT is a source of neutral information relevant to a major, nation-wide federal program designed to improve community college education.

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The Power of Virtual Community Engagement

NonProfit PRO

Now any nonprofit can communicate instantly by sending push notifications to the specific groups they work with and serve: volunteers, families, participants and other supporters. Smartphones are how we communicate – in fact, a recent study shows that we look at them over a 100x each day.

[WEBINAR] Empower Your Community With Fundraising Toolkits

CauseVox

Since then, Kelly has worked with a range of nonprofits, from multi-million dollar budgets to volunteer-run groups, from political advocacy to arts education, from international aid to local historical societies. Peer-to-peer fundraising activates your supporters to fundraise for you.

3 Ways to Support the Asian American Community

Saleforce Nonprofit

However, this year—as hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and anti-Asian COVID-19 rhetoric spike—I find myself pleading that these words stay true for my family and community. . and community leaders patrolling and handing out PPE in Chinatown.

In Defense of Community Managers

Amy Sample Ward

There are definitely times when community building and even campaigning or organizing feels just like that! But, operating as a community organizer or manager is such a filling and critical role for programs, platforms and even campaigns to be successful that the idea of herding cats turns into searching youtube for cutest kitten videos. It is a meeting place, or a cross roads for nonprofit, business and civil society groups to come together around improving the state.

5 ways an online community is key to delivering a great member experience

Nimble AMS

In fact, Community Brands research shows that networking is one of the primary reasons members join an association. A recent study on member engagement by Community Brands shows that members place increasing value on having ways to connect and learn year-round. online member community.?Nimble

How a Data-Driven Approach Supports Community Engagement

Saleforce Nonprofit

In 2013, just as austerity began to bite, the Stockport Homes Group noticed that several of their tenants were constantly struggling to make ends meet. YLP wanted to know which members of the community are benefitting from the service and how many families and children are being supported.

Crowdsourcing: Community vs Crowd

Amy Sample Ward

You can see the full collection, and how they were voted on by the community here: [link]. The Value-add of Crowdsourcing: For me, the two biggest reasons to include crowdsourcing in your strategic design of community building or contests are: Crowdsourcing invites diversity by encouraging anyone with an idea or interest to participate. The most important way to use social media in a crowdsourced process is to allow the community to use social media anyway they want!

Tips for Community Management on Social Media

Media Cause

An integral part of social media management is building and monitoring your community. Community management is the process of building and managing your brand’s community (customers, fans, followers, partners, etc).

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 180: How to Grow an Online Community

Connection Cafe

There’s no question that online communities are more important than they’ve ever been in the past. These communities can offer real action and tangible support to all types of people who live anywhere in the world. Setting up the ground rules for the group.

November 8 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements. Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Fall Webinar Special. How to Register: Sign up !

Good Finds for Nonprofits: Engagement Communities

NonProfit Hub

This week, we’re looking at Engagement Communities, a platform designed to elevate your interaction with your team or board. MissionBox Engagement Communities. We found a platform that creates designated space for the groups you work with most, like your board.

Social Networking Communities Are Migrant Communities

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social networking communities are migrant communities. The community was red hot. Then in September 2006 Facebook made the move to open their community to everyone (before you had to have a “ edu&# e-mail address to use Facebook). I was loyal to MySpace and the community there, and honestly quite offended by all the MySpace bashing. So I launched the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page and started promoting the Facebook Page to my MySpace community.

July 23 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements. Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Spring Webinar Special. How to Register: Sign up !

GuideStar Pulls Hate Group Designations After Threats

The NonProfit Times

Growing harassment and threats directed toward leadership and staff have led watchdog database GuideStar to remove its flagging of 46 suspected hate groups as defined by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) — at least for the time being. The decision to flag the groups started at the beginning of the year when clients expressed concern regarding potentially facilitating donations to hate groups, the spokesperson said via an email.

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Be Part of the NTEN Community Year-round

NTEN

NTEN’s online forums connect community members virtually around topics of interest from technology tools to job experiences to personal identities. We offer online groups on a range of topics, and you can even start a new one!

Online Community Organizing: Start small, think big!

Amy Sample Ward

NetSquared’s February series exploring “Online Community Organizing” includes three different interviews; I’m really excited to participate! As many of you know, before joining NTEN as the Membership Director last year, I managed the NetSquared program which included locally-organized groups around the world, innovation challenges, and more. Q: What does “online” add to the community organizing? Q: What makes a community?

Use Case: The Community-Driven Social Impact game for Community Media Centers

Amy Sample Ward

Last month, at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference , I had the opportunity to run the Community-Driven Social Impact game in a session workshop. One of the participants was Ericha Hager, the Regional Collaborative Coordinator for Community Media Access Partnership. After the session, she asked to reuse the game locally and I asked her to just let me know how it went: I recently facilitated a day long meeting with a group of 7 different community media centers in California.

Technology & Community: Strategic Options for Building Movements

Amy Sample Ward

Technology and Community: Strategic Options for Movement Building. How many people hear that word and think it is just as generic as the word community? To that end, siloed brands are replaced by unifying goals that rally more than select individuals but entire communities. In the most simple terms, a movement is when organizations work with, and not for, the community. We have community groups, schools, local leaders and people at every age, interest, and skill level.

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