Give It Forward with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee - Community Foundation

AFP Blog

Give It Forward with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee - Community Foundation : December 7, 2011 through January 5, 2012, we’re asking you to remember an experience of charitable or personal giving that was meaningful, joyful or touching. Share your story on our Facebook page for the chance to win a Community Foundation Giving Card, which can be redeemed to support any charity you choose.

The Big Payback is Coming!

Connection Cafe

Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, and created to increase philanthropy in Middle Tennessee counties, The Big Payback is a 24-hour online giving event. Middle Tennessee relies on the essential work of nonprofits in the region.

Is Your State an Employment First State?

Vertex Systems

Tennessee. Join the ODEP's Employment First Community of Practice. . . 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.

Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

Everyaction

Visit this long-time New Orleans favorite and join the ranks of notable past patrons such as Ernest Hemingway, Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams. Peaches Records (Uptown on Magazine Street) - Family-owned since 1975 and a cultural staple in the New Orleans community. We'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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The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Re-Engagement Campaigns, Millennials, and SEO

Connection Cafe

Maybe it was that I wrote it while listening to the stressful Tennessee Vols vs. Florida Gators game. I started this roundup as a way to give back, even if in the smallest of ways, to the nonprofit community. Or maybe…it really was the Tennessee Vols.).

5 Ways Hands On Nashville Rocked The Music City on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Hands On Nashville (HON) works to meet community needs through volunteerism. From hunger to homelessness, HON connects volunteers to critical issues facing the Middle Tennessee community, and serves as one of the largest volunteer resource centers in the world.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership.

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Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, I found powerful the list below shared by basketball player Tamika Catchings as she reflected on her time being coached by University of Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt. Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership.

Cloud for Good Recommendations for 10 Free Online Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Such a wonderful array of good IT tips and other information flows through TechSoup's community forums that it's hard to keep up. Cloud for Good is a Memphis, Tennessee nonprofit consulting company that was founded by Tal. Since our recent cloud computing campaign I've been staying alert to new and useful online services for nonprofits and libraries. Tal Frankfurt?

Best of the Web: December 2015

Idealware

Technology Helps Food Banks Handle Holiday Surge , WSJ “Each year, food donations coming in to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee surge from November through December to nearly double what the charity receives in the rest of the year. … Time always seems to accelerate as the end of a year approaches.

Thank You RCI Customers!

Tech Soup Blog

Assistant director John Kilma told us: "We get a ton of usage on our public PCs, and the RCI program is going to help us continue to provide this valuable service to our community."

Due diligence before you donate

ASU Lodestar Center

Community Manager. Mandy Fricke is the community manager for Georgetown University in Washington D.C. posted by. Mandy Fricke. Nursing@Georgetown. Americans donate nearly $300 billion annually to more than 1.2 million charities and religious groups, according to Giving USA.

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A crisp brand meaning should be the filter for decision making internally as well as externally, especially regarding the building of community around the organization’s cause, partnerships, communications and revenue generation.

29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sandy Rees: @SandyRees from East Tennessee. Blog: Community Organizer 2.0. Last week I asked the followers of @NonprofitOrgs to nominate their favorite nonprofit bloggers. The list below is the result of that “Tweet Out&#. Some on the list are very known in the nonprofit sector, and others are completely under the radar and providing some very valuable resources to the nonprofit sector.

Legacy of Hope Austin: Dreams for Kids with Special Needs

Tech Soup Blog

Julie Lyles Carr was asked a life-changing question five years ago: "What is the one thing you would like to do to impact your community?" Holloway quickly realized that Cisco networking equipment would help 2dance2dream broadcast and share its message with the community.

How Does Limited Liability Affect a Nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

Tennessee. posted by. Steve Cook. Attorney. Cook & Cook. How Does Limited Liability Affect a Nonprofit? Limited liability entities are often formed (at least in part) to protect the assets of for-profit business owners from the financial obligations of a particular business.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The vision for many of these apps is to strengthen the very fabric of our communities. In the end, making connections with your neighbors can lead to safer, more productive, and more sustainable communities.

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Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community. Orlando, Florida: Microsoft Gives Back: Community, Education, and Philanthropy.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

The vision for many of these apps is to strengthen the very fabric of our communities. In the end, making connections with your neighbors can lead to safer, more productive, and more sustainable communities. This post was written by Rob Reed.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

The vision for many of these apps is to strengthen the very fabric of our communities. In the end, making connections with your neighbors can lead to safer, more productive, and more sustainable communities. This post was written by Rob Reed.

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs

Have Fun - Do Good

Share your community's opinions For better or worse, your supporters have opinions. allow the community to contribute to the blog. Example: Anyone can publish a blog post on the NetSquared Community Blog and Social Actions' social network, my.socialactions.com. Example: Green for All posted about how Green for All Supports Local Green Jobs Corps in Tennessee.

NetCentric Advocacy: Rosa Parks: Thank You

Network-Centric Advocacy

She had attended a session the summer before at the Highlander Folk Center, the educational center for workers rights and racial equality in Tennessee. But this time, the black community fought back in force. They helped defend her but she was the one playing around with strategies to undermine the oppression of her family, friends and community. She was supported by a network of groups, communities, drivers, families and friends.

Bryant Terry: Eco-chef, Food Justice Activist, Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

Have Fun - Do Good

I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and both sets of my grandparents came from rural Mississippi. I often tell people that if you have them in your community, tap into local farms, farmers markets, and community supported agriculture.

Solutionary Women: Brande Jackson

Have Fun - Do Good

We also run after school programs, where we have curriculum that is based on teaching youth –mostly elementary and middle school aged kids – about community service and civics and cultural awareness.

All for Green, and Green for All: An Interview with Van Jones

Have Fun - Do Good

So, we have been working very hard with the City Council, and with community colleges and local labor unions and others to come up with a proposal that will start in September as an actual program called "The Green Jobs Corps."

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