New site rallies volunteer troops to help make Dallas a better place - CultureMap Dallas

AFP Blog

New site rallies volunteer troops to help make Dallas a better place - CultureMap Dallas : Imagine a website that helps both nonprofits and volunteers equally, one that allows people to explore opportunities by cause, agency or date and gives organizations a place to submit information, find volunteers passionate about their particular cause and, perhaps most important, track the effectiveness of their postings.

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The Dallas Museum of Art Took a Major Risk, and The Outcome Has Been Remarkable.

Connection Cafe

About a year ago, the Dallas Museum of Art did something truly innovative. Dallas Museum of Art has taken the concept of website and email marketing metrics and made them analogue. Integrated Marketing Membership Arts & Cultural Dallas Museum of Art ticket sales

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North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal

AFP Blog

for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal : "The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day on Thursday ended with 2,022 nonprofits receiving 118,667 donations totaling $33.1 North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M million, the largest total in the event's history, organizers said on Friday. The contributions came from 71,743 donors, according to a news release." 'via via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

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Editorial: Web site connects people with nonprofits | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Opinion: Editorials

AFP Blog

Editorial: Web site connects people with nonprofits | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Opinion: Editorials: "Thankfully, the folks at the Communities Foundation of Texas, the Dallas Foundation and the Center for Nonprofit Management have found a way.

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Rangers’ Levine Creates Fantasy Sports Platform For Charity ? CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

AFP Blog

Rangers’ Levine Creates Fantasy Sports Platform For Charity  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth : Texas Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine is hoping to capitalize on that market — for charity. Levine has launched a fantasy sports platform called Meaningful Wins, which allows participants to play for charity rather than for profit

Checklist For How To Identify And Develop Emerging Talent

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best. James Dallas Leadership

Flashback: Best Leadership Book Of 2016

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas. James Dallas More specifically, Brown covers much more than tasks, timing and technologies. James Dallas has more than 30 years of experience bridging the gap between strategy and execution, using IT for competitive advantage, and developing leadership.

Best New Leadership Book Of 2016

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas. James Dallas More specifically, Brown covers much more than tasks, timing and technologies. James Dallas has more than 30 years of experience bridging the gap between strategy and execution, using IT for competitive advantage, and developing leadership.

Takeaways from the Run Walk Ride Conference

NetWits

I had the opportunity to attend the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council’s (RWR) 2009 conference in Dallas on March 4 th and 5 th , which focused on successful strategies and future trends in the world of athletic event fundraising programs

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How to generate Twitter leads using automation

SocialFish

For instance, if I’m trying to watch out for new customer opportunities for a local restaurant, I might use something like this: Dallas “how does” OR “does anyone know” OR “can someone help” OR “where can I” OR “where are” OR “how does”. Where are your favorite places to drink Wine in Dallas?

How To Identify And Develop Emerging Talent

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due.

NetWits

At this year’s Run Walk Ride Conference in Dallas , I had the chance to reconnect with customers I have worked with directly over the past eight years. Many of those customers were ranked as having some of the top fundraising events in the nation last year according to the 2008 Run Walk Ride 30 , a yearly report which tracks and ranks the top fundraising events in the U.S. This post is to congratulate those organizations on their accomplishments

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Fort Worth Zoo visitors check out exhibits online, virtual video conference | The Republic

AFP Blog

These "virtual field trips" have been available, for example, at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Sid Richardson Museum, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas for several years

Blending Old and New Tech to Make History Come to Life - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Among the organizations that have worked on the site are PhillyHistory.org, the New York Public Library, the Dallas Public Library, and the Los Angeles Public Library.". Blending Old and New Tech to Make History Come to Life - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "The site has been in an open test for the past year and won the 2011 Webby Award for the best site for a charitable organization.

How To Identify And Develop Emerging Talent In Your Company

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.

When Foundations Collaborate to Solve the World’s Problems

Connection Cafe

This week, Council on Foundations ’ (CoF) annual conference is underway in Dallas, with an agenda focused on a timely theme: leading together. Are you in Dallas for the conference?

Nonprofit Uses App to Survey Homeless People Daily—What Do You Need? | Nonprofit Quarterly delivers the latest news and investigative reports

AFP Blog

Our Calling, a nonprofit in Dallas, Texas, developed an iPhone app homeless people can use to find shelters, food pantries, free meals and job training. Nonprofit Uses App to Survey Homeless People Daily—What Do You Need? Nonprofit Quarterly delivers the latest news and investigative reports : "In recent years, as technology and social media have expanded many non-profits have chosen to use these resources to help homeless people.

How To Identify And Develop Emerging Talent

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.

5 Gratitude Tree Ideas for Thanksgiving

Have Fun - Do Good

Social Media Strategy: National Association of Dental Plans

NetWits

Jeff Hurt ( @JeffHurt on Twitter) is the Director of Education and Events for the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP)– a small nonprofit headquartered in Dallas, TX It’s good to see and hear what others are doing. Because we love to learn from the experiences, failures and successes of others. It sparks ideas, connects us to each other and eventually helps us get better. I’m sure you’ve experienced this phenomenon before?

Eight-Point Checklist For Identifying And Developing Emerging Talent

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.

More Arcs adopting Social Media

NCE Social Media

The Arc of Dallas @arcdallas. Here is a list of chapters that I’ve come across today that are using Twitter. These are in addition to the Arc Hamilton and The Albany Arc , which I have mentioned previously. The Arc of the US @TheArcUS. The Arc of Minnesota @TheARCofMN. The Arc of Monroe @ArcofMonroe. The Arc Solano @TheArcSolano. AHRC New York City @AHRCNYC. The Arc of Montgomery County @arcmcmd. The Arc of Montgomery County Junior Volunteer Program @arcmcvolunteers.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

What Do Millennials, Shark Tank, and Grantmaking All Have In Common?

Connection Cafe

Sharks such as Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, have the tough job of discerning what ideas are good investments and what ideas aren’t. Scrub Daddy, a sponge based startup was valued at $1M in 2012, in 2015 they had over $20M in Revenue.

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Dashboards Might Just Be Nonprofits' New Best Friend

Tech Soup Blog

Case Study Insights: United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. To get a sense of how dashboards can have a positive impact, consider the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas ' experience. For United Way of Metro Dallas, dashboards have made a meaningful difference.

Can Data Bring Foundations and Nonprofits Closer?

Connection Cafe

If you’re in Dallas for the event, be sure to stop by. In recent years, we’ve seen a major uptick in organizations across the social good sector looking at data – and how to use data – in new ways.

Determination Pays Off: Successful Selection Methods

FI Space

In Dallas, such businesses could be found by you in directories, or if paperwork has started giving you creeps, you can Google “reading Dallas” and get the necessary results. the proposed new regulations evidently appear to be much more difficult then your current one although through the planned DTC / GST rules, the Federal Government has accepted the need of fresh income system. Boring? Perhaps with a people.

Determination Pays Off: Successful Selection Methods

FI Space

In Dallas, such businesses could be found by you in directories, or if paperwork has started giving you creeps, you can Google “reading Dallas” and get the necessary results. the proposed new regulations evidently appear to be much more difficult then your current one although through the planned DTC / GST rules, the Federal Government has accepted the need of fresh income system. Boring? Perhaps with a people.

How to Keep Your Donors for Life

Connection Cafe

By Rachel Muir, Vice President of Training at Pursuant – a Dallas based full-service fundraising agency dedicated to helping the world’s leading nonprofit organizations. Three out of four first time donors will never make a second gift.

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NFB and Amazon.com on Accessibility

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

So, someone came from Amazon.com to speak about this at this years' NFB Convention in Dallas.

Well Done 2-1-1 Texas!

VisionLink

The system is rolling out in phases, and this morning''s pilot group included: Hopkins County Community Action Network North Texas Area United Way United Way of Abilene United Way of Amarillo and Canyon United Way of Tyler/Smith County Tonight, the 2-1-1 call centers in Dallas and Houston will launch a portion of their staff on the new CommunityOS platform, since they serve as overnight response centers for the pilot group. Congratulations to 2-1-1 Texas!

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Sparrow Launches Evidence-Based RefugeeMobile Partnership

Tech Soup Blog

Launched in April 2016, Refugee Mobile will conduct an evidence-based pilot study in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and Austin to demonstrate the theory of change. Of this total, roughly half of the clients and impacted family members will be in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Great reads from January 14th through January 15th

Amy Sample Ward

New Marketing Summit 2008 - Events in San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, USA & Milan, Italy. These are my links for January 14th through January 15th: Justgiving now accepts PayPal - "As of today, anyone visiting the Justgiving website can now use PayPal, to make a donation.

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Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Laura Dallas Burford, MA, PMP. Owner. LAD Enterprizes. Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. As a team member, I had watched project managers explain a project and worked with them to determine the required work and assign tasks to individuals.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Laura Dallas Burford, MA, PMP. Owner. LAD Enterprizes. Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. As a team member, I had watched project managers explain a project and worked with them to determine the required work and assign tasks to individuals.

Is There a Formula for Free Admission?

Museum 2.0

Max Anderson, currently director of the Dallas Museum of Art, is a fervent champion for art museums being free. There are plenty of great arguments out there for WHY to make museums free. But HOW do you do it?

Are industry vendors deserting ASAE’s annual meeting?

SocialFish

I’m very proud of the association community because they not only took part in learning, but they also donated time and money that will make a lasting impact in the Dallas community.”.

Making Sure Your New Website Theme is Social-Friendly

SocialFish

Jared Carrizales runs the team at Heroic Search in Tulsa and Dallas. You’ve launched your new web theme, and you need to make sure it’s going to convert visitors. Social shares are going to make or break your SEO, traffic generation, and your sales funnels.

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Unassuming Superheroes Wanted: Join The Art of Relevance Advocacy Team

Museum 2.0

Maybe you've got a sweet couch in Chicago or a killer venue in Dallas. My new book's coming, and I want you to be part of it. I've spent the past year on a quest for relevance, diving deep into how organizations can matter more to more (and more diverse) people.

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Best of the Web: September 2016

Idealware

This case study looks at how the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas uses dashboards to save time, get real-time information, improve data transparency, and track fundraising. It’s Productivity Season. Now that summer’s over, a lot of us have productivity on our minds.

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