Is your Digital Strategy Conservative or Revolutionary?

Connection Cafe

The five levels of the vision matrix are: Conservative – Traditional, restricted, or protected approach. But over time, revolutionary becomes conservative, so to be a bold organization 5 years from now you may have to strive for what is visionary or revolutionary practice now.

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples. One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest , an image scavenger hunt.

Designing for Good: Central Park Conservancy

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This week, we’re talking with Ryan Chung , Bo Bell , Sol Salgar, and Carla Perez of Central Park Conservancy (CPC) in New York City. Designing for Good: Some of the world’s most talented designers are inspiring others, provoking change, and even saving lives for nonprofits.

Conservation Planners Use Benetech's Miradi Software to Help Save Reefs in Guam

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Elaina Todd, an environmental planner who develops social marketing campaigns with the nonprofit conservation group Rare, is profiled in our most recent case study for Benetech’s Miradi software. conservation CMP Guam RARE Miradi environment

Miradi and Conservation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I was just able to attend an exciting conference in Vancouver, ConEx, the Conservation Learning Exchange. It was organized by The Nature Conservancy, but had folks from many of the other leading groups.

The Nature Conservancy - The Nature Conservancy Rings in a Solar New Year

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The Nature Conservancy - The Nature Conservancy Rings in a Solar New Year: "The Nature Conservancy Rings in a Solar New YearNew Photovoltaic System Advances Group's Quest for SustainabilityHONOLULU, HAWAI'I — January 5, 2009 — The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i will ring in the New Year equipped with a state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) system that allows the non-profit to generate clean energy

An Interview with Susan Citro and Evan Parker about Nature Conservancy's Flickr Group

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Nature Conservancy has used Flickr Group to host a photo contest on its Web site. Here's an interview with Nature Conservancy staff members Evan Parker and Susan Citro about how the organization is using Flickr. The grand prize for one category is being featured on the home page of, and the winner of the other category is featured in the Conservancy's annual calendar.).

The Nature Conservancy Grew Its Mobile List 800% with One Simple Change

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That’s exactly what happened to Ethan Kearns, Mobile Manager at The Nature Conservancy , who didn’t quite meet his 2015 mobile goals. “We And now, at the start of 2017, The Nature Conservancy has over 43,000 mobile numbers.

League of Conservation Voters Uses A/B Testing to Learn More About Their Supporters

Mobile Commons

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) used A/B testing to find out what type of messages motivated their audience to action. More About the League of Conservation Voters LCV has had success with mobile in the past – using it to get out the vote in a midterm election.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Nature Conservancy

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Nature Conservancy. Organization Size: +1 million members, +3800 staff. Name: Amy Ganderson. Title: Associate Director, Digital Marketing. Website: Mobile: Blog: Facebook:

Social Innovation Conservations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Innovation Conversations in an initiative of the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Social Innovation Conversations is also part of the Conversations Network , an online platform for podcast distribution. It is described as: The Social Innovation Podcasting Channel is an open and collaborative online platform for cross-sector and multidisciplinary learning for social change. I've just discovered this series and it is quite good.

Innovative Giving: The Nature Conservancy and (Lil) Green Patch | An Itinerant Mind | Fast Company

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Innovative Giving: The Nature Conservancy and (Lil) Green Patch | An Itinerant Mind | Fast Company: "Innovative Giving: The Nature Conservancy and (Lil) Green Patch| posted by Saabira Chaudhuri(Ed. Note: This is the first of six stories about innovative ways to give back during this holiday season. Check back tomorrow and the rest of the week for the next installments

Ocean Conservancy | Beaconfire Wire

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» Ocean Conservancy Posted Thursday, February 14th, 2008 at 12:34 pm by Lynn (39 posts) I’m very pleased to announce that Beaconfire has been chosen by Ocean Conservancy to design and develop an online tool for their International Coastal Cleanup program. Ocean Conservancy collects data about the trash that’s picked up and produces reports that are leveraged in education and research programs.

2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference Pre-Party

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Rachel Weidinger from Ocean Conservancy , and Lara Franklin from TechSoup Global, kicked off the ignite presentations by speaking about communications strategy for nonprofits, specifically making the most of email lists. nonprofits TechSoup 12NTC nonprofit NTEN 501 TechClub Ocean Conservancy Earthjustice NTC

CASE STUDY: Marine Conservation Group Wins Victory with Care2 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


The Marine Fish Conservation Network (MFCN), a coalition of over 190 organizations dedicated to ocean conservation, wanted to educate members of Congress and ask them to reject proposals that might do irreparable harm to several fish species.

Ten Must-Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Conservation International. Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Building your Donor base on Facebook - The Nature Conservancy's experience.

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a 501(c)3 organization that works in the U.S. Jonathon - No, the Conservancy was not involved with the creation of (Lil) Green Patch. The Conservancy is in no way involved with the ongoing maintenance nor development of (Lil) Green Patch.

Ocean Conservancy: The Art of Social Media Experimentation, Learning, and Reflection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking with Vikki Spruill, Ocean Conservancy 's President and CEO and members of her communications team, Laura Burton Capps, and Dove Coggeshall about their recent experiments and learning on Facebook. Flickr Photo by PCSO900.

The Path to Survival: Relocalization, Water Conservation and Heirloom Preservation

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Water conservation is an absolute must. But conservation has to go hand-in-hand with a concerted effort to decrease the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change."

5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Wilderness Society , UNICEF , and Conservation International have well-designed donation pages that were easy-to-use and effective. Louis , Tenth Life Rescue , Tower Grove Park , UNICEF , Wilderness Society , Wildlife Conservation Society , Wildlife SOS.

19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They also make excellent gifts for activists and advocates of global development, environmental conservation, and wildlife protection. Nature Conservancy Gifts of Nature. Sea Turtle Conservancy Adoptions.

Social Media, Causes, Politics & Millennials: How Online Cause Engagement Changes in an Election Year

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By political ideology, Wave 1 found that more conservative-leaning millennial respondents had used social media to post about and/or engage with issues they’re most interested in than liberals in the week prior to the survey being taken.

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Nine Nonprofits Offering Timeline Covers for Their Facebook Fans

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ocean Conservancy. View All Ocean Conservancy Timeline Covers. Sea Turtle Conservancy. View All Sea Turtle Conservancy Timeline Covers. The new Facebook Timeline design is now available for upgrade to all Facebook users.

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts for friends, family, and work colleagues. Nature Conservancy Gift Catalog. Sea Turtle Conservancy Adoptions.

NRDC Research Study: Is Your Server Room Being Overlooked?

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GreenTech Hardware Servers Technology Assessment Energy conservation Green IT VirtualizationThe Natural Resources Defense Council is conducting a survey to determine whether efficient server technologies (for example, virtualization) have penetrated the small server room market. It is looking for people in nonprofits and libraries that have servers and who would be willing to do a short interview with Drew Bennett of NRDC sometime in May to tell your story.

How Ideology Affects Which Causes Donors Support

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Donors with a conservative ideology are more traditional in their giving while donors with a liberal ideology are more diverse in the types of causes they support. Donors with a conservative ideology support: 1.

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Adobe Show Your Impact Feature: The Alliance for Tompotika Conservation

Tech Soup Blog

This week, we are featuring the Alliance for Tompotika Conservation (AlTo), the winner of the Environment category in the print and photo category. They are an international nonprofit dedicated to conserving the natural heritage of the Mt. Last month, TechSoup and Adobe announced the winners of the Adobe Show Your Impact design contest.

10 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They also make excellent gifts for activists and advocates of global development, environmental conservation, and wildlife protection. . Nature Conservancy Gifts of Nature.


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I'm excited because it's another example of top-quality software created by our technical team in partnership with the conservation movement. There's so many cool things going on at Benetech.

11 Nonprofit Websites Designed for the Social Web

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Nature Conservancy :: Conservation International :: The average Internet user today is barraged with a constant stream of messages in the form of tweets, status updates, shouts, bulletins, e-mail, and “Breaking News!&#

Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

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Advancing Human Rights and Conservation Although Benetech was founded in the accessibility field, our success in equilibrium change is not limited to helping people with disabilities.

Infographic: How Do Social Network Users Lean Politically?


The most conservative sites were Farmville, Ebay, and PaypalAs political campaigns and nonprofits gear up for the election cycle, I thought I would share this infographic that attempts to map the politics of social media properties like Facebook and websites like Wikipedia.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » I’m a Progressive. I’m a Conservative.

See What's Out There

I’m a Conservative.

Why Monthly Giving Rules!


Yesterday, Care2 held a terrific webinar about monthly giving with Harvey McKinnon of Harvey McKinnon Associates, Teva Harrison of Nature Conservancy of Canada, and Ryann Miller of Care2.

Eight “Thank You” Videos Created by Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Nature Conservancy :: The Ocean Conservancy :: With each passing day your supporters, donors, activists and sponsors are becoming overwhelmed by the barrage of tweets, status updates, text messages, and emails being thrown at them on a daily basis. As a result, text-based “Thank You” messages are often unread and overlooked.

7 Unique Fundraising Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Face the Planet enables users to hypothetically purchase real estate ($3-4 per landmark) and 85% of the proceeds are donated to environmental and wildlife conservation organizations.

10 Random, but Interesting Stats About Online Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The top three causes supported by conservative-leaning online donors are religious services and faith, children and youth, and human services. The inaugural edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report will be released on September 4,2017.

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Engaging environmentally minded volunteers with a new app

Beaconfire Wire

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Clean Swell , a new Ocean Conservancy mobile app that helps volunteers record, categorize and track trash they pick up along beaches and waterways.

12 Useful, Well-Designed, Worth-Downloading Android Apps Created by Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sea Turtle Conservancy App. National Parks Conservation Association :: Park Wildlife Field Guide App. When nonprofits consider launching a smartphone app, most often they automatically default to launching an iPhone app.

Crowd Fundraising for the Arts: No Running, Walking, or Freezing Plunges Required

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The National Air and Space Museum raised nearly $720,000 in 30 days to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon, far surpassing their goal of $500,000. In 2011, in the name of raising money for the Special Olympics, I participated in the Polar Plunge.

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