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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It's NTC Community Voting Time!

NTEN

It''s 14NTC Community Voting Time! Q: Will the highest rated sessions or the ones with the most votes be the ones featured at the 2014 NTC? 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

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So you want to submit an NTC proposal?

NTEN

The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the premiere annual conference for people working at the intersection of technology and social change. The 2015 NTC will take place in Austin, Texas on March 4-6. At NTEN we are committed to creating a diverse, safe, and welcoming space for community members to learn and share. Please join us Thursday, June 12 at 11am PST / 2pm EST for the free webinar: So you want to submit an NTC proposal? 15NTC Community NTC

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. Why did you write Open Community? We decided to write Open Community as a way to address those frustrations and redirect the thinking about using social tools to build community online.

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NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. The challenge with over 400 sessions is figuring out which ones you think sound interesting or would be valuable to you and the overall community of people attending. Building a Community Across Platforms.

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Join Us at NTC 2014

Tech Soup Blog

How will you take what you’ve learned at NTC back to your office and actually do something with it? Our lounge at NTC will be free and open to everyone during all three days. After a lunch break, we’ll be inviting developers and hackers to showcase some of their projects so the nonprofit and activist community can give them feedback on what they’ve built. NTEN NTC Washington D.C. Nonprofit Technology Conference NTC 2014 Caravan Studios

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NTC Community Call Recap

NTEN

We were excited to have our first 2012 NTC Community Call last Tuesday! New to the NTC There will be a couple of new additions to the NTC schedule next year. This year, we’re going to include a mix of educational and community programming to Day 1, starting off with a Welcome Reception. We’ve also added a couple new session types for the 2012 NTC educational sessions.

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Celebrate Community Members at the 15NTC!

NTEN

Each year, NTEN recognize those who have offered their time, talents, and wisdom to help NTEN Community members and staff, and to thank them for their amazing contributions to the nonprofit technology sector. NTENny Awards go to individuals who have gone above and beyond to enhance the NTEN Community. Know someone who answers all your questions via the myNTEN Community forums? Want to celebrate your friendly Community of Practice or 501 Tech Club organizers and volunteers?

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. Using content to fuel community engagement. Hyper-local communities. Topic: Community Building, of course! Monthly Chats 11ntc chat commbuild community building ntc

News from NTC ‘08

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology News from NTC ‘08 March 20, 2008 I’ve been having a great time here at NTC – running into lots of folks I’m happy to see again, and meet, learning about new things, being involved. Despite claims of access to a robust user community, there’s no sign of such on their website.

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Webinar Recap: So you want to submit an NTC proposal?

NTEN

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the recent webinar, So you want to submit an NTC proposal? that was led by NTEN staff members Julia Smith and Bethany Lister, and community members Ivan Boothe, Lauren Girardin, Meico Whitlock, and Steve Heye. 15NTC Community NTC Don''t miss out! 15NTC proposals are due Sunday, June 22!

Social Networking IRL (In Real Life) at the NTC

NTEN

2012 NTC Feature. We want to make sure you make the most of the social and networking events at the 2012 NTC, so this week we’re filling you in on the NTC Connect Track and other opportunities to connect with the NTC Community. NTC Connect Track. To make it easier for you connect at the NTC, we’ve introduced a new event track comprised completely of Birds of a Feather sessions: meetings of like-minded folk about a specific interest or topic.

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2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference – Community-Driven Social Impact

Amy Sample Ward

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. Location : Washington DC.

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Community-Driven Social Impact: Presentation, Case Studies, and Workshop

Amy Sample Ward

Last week was the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference and not only did I have the pleasure of presenting a couple sessions, it was also my first NTC as a staffer, as I joined NTEN earlier this month. I had a really wonderful time, and the Community-Driven Social Impact session was terrific! Let’s start at the beginning: what is “community-driven social impact” anyway? Instead, the community will feel cheated or lied to. The first step: Who’s your community?

NTC Goes Green!

NTEN

Each year, we at NTEN work hard to make the NTC a more environmentally sustainable event -- this year we even have carbon offsets for travelers! We''re also excited to share some of our NTC sponsors who are helping us go greener in April. In place of a traditional totebag insert, we wanted to let you know about the work they do in the nonprofit technology sector and what they''ll be highlighting at the NTC. 13ntc Community event green nptech sponsors Program

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NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech. Conference head over and take a look at the agenda , the sessions , the day of service , and who attended in the past.

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That Last Afternoon at NTC

NTEN

[As part of the 2011 NTC, a group of attendees are documenting their experiences at the conference on the NTEN Blog. by Roger Burks (@loudmind) I'm already back at my home in Atlanta, having taken a flight away from Washington, DC and the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) under cover of very early morning darkness. After that last lunch — when community awards are handed out and much love is felt throughout the room — the crowds start dwindling.

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Post-NTC Ramblings

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Post-NTC Ramblings March 24, 2008 It was a great week. I’ve got several posts on tap about specific aspects of the conference, or specific products and such that I’d come across during my time at NTC last week, so stick around. And I’m already looking forward to NTC in San Francisco in 2009! {

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Coming to the NTC? Ignite talk applications are due by March 7

NTEN

Coming to the NTC in April? This fast-paced, fun, thought-provoking event takes place the very first night of the conference and offers a terrific opportunity to share your fascinations and passions with the NTC community. 13ntc Change.org Community ignite NTC Public SpeakingWe're bringing Ignite talks back for the fifth year running, and we want YOU to apply to give one !

Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

Local Community Organizers (#localco). Who : NetSquared and other Community Organizers. Science Fair: The NTC Exhibit Hall. Bringing Community Organizing Into Online Campaigns – [International Ballroom C] (#co2oc). What : What is the basis of community organizing and why is it important to online campaigns? Traditional community organizing informs a successful online campaign and lays the groundwork for a sustainable, effective movement for social change.

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2014 NTC Report: The Wins, The Fails, The Ideas for 2015

NTEN

and debriefed a whole lot of the NTC. We also read through all of the NTC evaluations! We didn''t want to split up these post-NTC conversations so have sacrificed brevity in the hopes of completeness. You: The Community The community will never NOT be #1. We heard from so many people about how they found their dream vendor at the NTC, or weren''t even sure how to get started on a critical project until they had a conversation at a booth.

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2015 NTC Report: The Wins, The Fails, The Plans for 2016

NTEN

and have had a number of formal and informal debriefs together about the NTC. Thank you to everyone who took the time to share feedback both in session evaluations and the overall NTC evaluation. 14NTC Wins and Fails First, a huge thank you to all of the staff, board, volunteers, and contractors that helped make the NTC run so smoothly. It is important to us that the NTC figuratively and the plenaries literally serve as a stage to highlight the diversity of this community.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

NTEN

Whew, what an NTC! nap and dusted the snow off, we want to share the huge outpouring of blog posts, videos, pictures, and other media from the NTEN community. All of you - the community - are the special sauce that makes the NTC the amazing event it is. NTC in Numbers. It just wouldn''t be a post-NTC update if we didn''t share some of the highlights in numbers! Online NTC Attendees:147. NTC in Review , Ryan Tiffitt , Idealware.

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Winning at NTC: Nonprofit Marketing and Digital Strategy

Tech Soup Blog

” I never get tired of hearing that phrase, and I have to say, it’s my favorite part of getting to attend nonprofit conferences like NTC. This year at NTC in (cold, windy, briefly sunny) Washington, D.C., For me, personally, NTC was a great chance to see what my peers were doing, to find new ways for TechSoup to innovate, and also to hear where our fellow charities were struggling. More TechSoup at NTC! Marketing NTEN NTC “I love TechSoup!”

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New at the 2011 NTC: More Community and More Social

NTEN

Artwork by Favianna Rodriguez If you've been to the NTC before, you know the basic lay of the conference land. But our records show that over 60% of you will be new to the NTC. We know it can be hard to be the new gal or guy at a big event, but please trust us when we say that the NTEN community is the one of the friendliest and most fun out there! Over the next 3 weeks, we're going to do our best to help you navigate the NTC so you have a rockin' time in DC.

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2009 NTC: Community Tagging Wrap-Up

NTEN

David Neff posted lots of notes, video, and conversations around the ntc. Talia White offered this great NTC story. Tags: 09NTC community buzz NPTech NTEN Flickr: Chad_Norman The 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference was a blast, but it sure felt like a whirlwind of information and people. We're lucky that so many attendees took photos, blogged, and tweeted to capture and share their conference experiences.

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Help Make 2014 the Most Sustainable NTC to Date - Join the Sustainability Committee!

NTEN

This year, we''re formalizing our efforts and rolling out a new sustainability plan to help us be even more effective in ''greening'' the NTC. And we need YOU, our wonderful community, to help! NTC sustainability Flickr: photofarmer NTEN has worked hard over the years to reduce the carbon footprint of our annual conference. We''re looking for some creative, environmentally minded nptechies to gather their ideas and experiences and join our Sustainability Committee.

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11NTC Tip of the Day: Connect to the Community

NTEN

Today's tip: meet, mingle, and get to know the members of this awesome community! The NTC is packed with opportunities for rubbing elbows with your best friend in the nonprofit technology space, and for making five new best friends at the same time! Here's a run down of some of the best ways to get connected in person this year: NTC Orientation - RSVP in myNTC! What it's all about: Ignite is the purest dose you can get of the passions of NTC attendees.

Announcing the 2012 NTC Scholarship Application

NTEN

> Apply for a scholarship to the 2012 NTC. One of our core beliefs here at NTEN is that we are only as strong as our community. The strength of our community is derived from, among other things, its diversity. That's why the NTC Scholarship campaign is one of my favorite programs each year. The icing on the cake is that it's you, the NTEN community, who support each other so well!

NTC 2009 Building and Sustaining Vibrant Online Communities

Tech Soup Blog

Last Monday I attended my colleague, Susan Tenby's panel presentation, Building and Sustaining Vibrant Online Communities at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). I had some connectivity issues so I wasn't able to live blog this as I'd hoped, but here is my not-so-live recap of this informative panel. I've bulleted key points from the speakers below. Slides and resources from the panel can be found here. Speakers: Scott Moore, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation.

Free Webinar: So You Want to Submit an NTC Proposal?

NTEN

Since we first opened up the submission process for sessions at the 15NTC, we''ve received a lot of enthusiasm and response from our community - thank you! Many of you have asked us, "Do I need to attend the upcoming, So You Want to Submit an NTC Proposal? The webinar was created to offer more information to new NTC-goers about how to craft a successful 15NTC session proposal, to help ensure that everyone''s submission is as great as the perspective they bring to the community.

Your Tips for NTC Part 2: Discover Minneapolis

NTEN

We previously posted your tips for navigating the NTC itself, but a fun part of the conference is also exploring the Minneapolis area. Once again, the NTEN community was full of recommendations for great places to check out on your NTC trip. And no NTC would be complete without the annual #ntcbeer NTC Beerfest. Now in its fifth year running, the #ntcbeer NTC Beerfest event brings fellow nonprofit techies together to meet and greet before NTC.

Meet Our NTC Green Sponsors!

NTEN

These sponsors are taking a sustainable approach to sponsoring the NTC and have opted out of printing their promotional materials to be more sustainable. We''re happy to have them as part of the NTC, and as a partner to help reduce the waste and carbon emissions that go along with putting on this event. Engaging Networks is proud to be an NTC Green Sponsor! We''re excited to announce our Green Sponsors for the 14NTC!

Share Your Passion at NTC Ignite

NTEN

That's the Ignite motto and we can't wait to see how you do just that at the 2011 NTC Ignite ! With the awesome suppport of CivicActions , NTC Ignite is back for the 3rd year in a row on the first night of the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC. Ignite talks give you the opportunity to share your fascinations and passions about nonprofit technology with the NTC community. Enlighten Us, But Make It Quick.

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Valentine's Day Special: Buy one Online NTC registration, get one free!

NTEN

To demonstrate our love for the NTEN Community, we have a special offer for Valentine''s Day: register for the Online 15NTC between Friday, February 13 and Tuesday, February 17, and receive a free Online NTC registration for a friend or colleague. That''s why we have the Online NTC : a virtual component to the live conference, including all plenaries and scores of breakout sessions.

Vote for our NTC Sessions

Allegiance Group

In all the buzz about SXSW, let’s not forget about the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) coming up in April 2013. Beaconfire has submitted 4 great sessions for consideration by the good folks in the NTEN community. Let’s gather at NTC and compare notes! Help us get these sessions on the agenda, by voting them up. You won’t regret it! Is online success just in the numbers? How do we capture the qualitative value to our organization? VOTE FOR ME.

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What's New at the NTC This Year?

NTEN

This year''s conference will have over 100 educational programs, many opportunities to find and network with your peers and new colleagues, and, of course, events that you''ve come to expect from the NTC like coffee, great conversations, and plenty of tweets. We are confident that the 2014 NTC is going to be the best one yet, and to prove it check out some of the highlights we have planned for you in DC: 3 Plenaries That''s right, two just wasn''t enough!

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Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

EveryAction

Peaches Records (Uptown on Magazine Street) - Family-owned since 1975 and a cultural staple in the New Orleans community. See you at NTC, AFP, or both! conferences ntcWe're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy!

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2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

NTEN

Whew, what an NTC! nap and dusted the snow off, we want to share the huge outpouring of blog posts, videos, pictures, and other media from the NTEN community. All of you - the community - are the special sauce that makes the NTC the amazing event it is. NTC in Numbers. It just wouldn''t be a post-NTC update if we didn''t share some of the highlights in numbers! Online NTC Attendees:147. NTC in Review , Ryan Tiffitt , Idealware.

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Share the NTC

NTEN

Despite the tough economic times, it seems the community is really excited about the 2009 NTC. I'm proud of the team here at NTEN for putting together an event that is so valued by the community. So, inspired by a little tweet from Beth Kanter , we're excited to announce a special fundraising drive to bring more folks to the NTC: we're going to raise $10,000 for an NTC Scholarship fund by February 28.

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Some Nuggets from NTC 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Stephen is a NetSquared ambassador from Wellington, New Zealand and attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in March. I was attending the conference as a NetSquared regional ambassador, so I gravitated to sessions that supported and promoted community-led, grassroots organizing. Not only was the conversation interesting, but it was reassuring – the core of community organizing seems to be the same the world over. Attending NTC in person, in Washington DC.

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2009 NTC Preview: Jeff Patrick on Online Communities

NTEN

Community doesn't just happen: It's built slowly, person by person, relationship by relationship. . What happens to the notion of community when you move it online, and being someone's friend is as easy clicking a mouse? How can a nonprofit balance its own needs with the needs of the community? And where SHOULD you build that community anyway? community NPTech NTEN social media web2.0

It's Your Friendly Communities of Practice Organizers

NTEN

NTEN Communities of Practice (CoPs) are affinity groups centered on specific topics of interest, from community management to Drupal to nonprofits in the arts. But it takes more than a name and a platform to convene a group of thoughtful people; it takes volunteer organizers who are willing to give their time and efforts to build and maintain an online community. Communities of Practice community Community Leadership tech leadership