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

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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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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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The 11th Issue of NTEN: Change is out: Managing Through the Noise

NTEN

Determining the ‘Right’ Project , by Laura Dallas Burford, MA, PMP. Have you looked outside your organization lately? It’s a busy and crowded world out there filled with digitally empowered, independent individuals that could collectively be your next wave of support.

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.

5 Gratitude Tree Ideas for Thanksgiving

Have Fun - Do Good

Free Office 365 Events Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Thursday, October 22 in Dallas. If you could get the scoop on Office 365 in a single day, would you be interested? Turns out, we're offering some free events in October and November that will do just that.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Dallas, Texas: Dallas: QuickBooks Made Easy. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts. But there's a special magic that happens when we get face to face.

33 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Dallas Art Museum :: dallasmuseumofart.mobi. One in four Americans now access the Mobile Web daily, yet only a tiny fraction of nonprofits have a mobile website.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Dallas. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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Komen Kan Kiss My Mammagram, PinActivism, and Newsjacking for a Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Kivi got a call from a newspaper in Dallas writing about the nonprofit marketing angle. Source: causes.com via Beth on Pinterest. On Tuesday, the Susan G.

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?

22 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Dallas Art Museum :: dallasmuseumofart.mobi. The rise of QR Codes has helped many nonprofits understand the need for mobile websites, or at the very least mobile-optimized web pages.

Association/Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Communications Manager, Multimedia/Social Media – American Heart Association (Dallas, TX): “The Communications Manager, Multimedia/Social Media performs external AHA news communications via the AHA homepage, online newsroom and AHA social media outlets. Three jobs have come through my Twitter stream recently. Know of any others? Please post links in the comments!

How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Even in 5th year events like the North Texas Giving Day in Dallas/Fort Worth area new donors can represent up to 25% of total donors. Give Local America (Tuesday, May 6, 2014) raised over $51,641,978.98 from 31,0944 gifts. Can you freaking believe it? How did they do it? Before the campaign launched, I asked Lori Finch, Vice President of Community Foundations at Kimbia how they plan to succeed: What specific objectives are you measuring during the campaign?

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

RSVP now for the events in Chicago, Dallas, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season!

Have you written your Humanize review yet?

SocialFish

Brown , technology consultant, Dallas, TX. Jamie Notter and I are amazed – and humbled – what people are saying about our book Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. It blows us away, actually.

Are You Trying Social Media Contests to Promote Your Conference? [CASE STUDY: AILA]

SocialFish

Other social media ambassadors came from Dallas, Buffalo, Chicago and San Diego. Lindsay Curcio is an attorney who has been practicing immigration law since 1990. In addition to her practice, Lindsay is an adjunct professor of immigration law at New York Law School.

How a Fan of Nonprofits Teaches Tech and Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

So, we lived in Dallas; St. From time to time, we like to shine the spotlight on nonprofit techies who go above and beyond to help out other organizations with their technology conundrums. In this case, that'd be Margaux Pagan doing great things in Orlando, Florida.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Council on Foundations / Dallas, TX / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017!

Insider Tips for Nonprofit Content Marketing at Healthcare Organizations

Connection Cafe

To motivate people further into participation, we offered a trip to our National Patient Education Conference in Dallas as incentive to the winner. Guest post by Christina Relacion, Communications Manager at the Scleroderma Foundation’s National Office.

The Event-Driven Museum, One Year Later

Museum 2.0

I had originally assumed that this phenomenon might affect smaller museums in smaller markets more than large urban institutions, but I've since learned from colleagues at big hitters like LACMA and the Dallas Museum of Art that the majority of their visitors attend through events.

Memo from the Revolution: Six Things I've Learned from our Institutional Transformation

Museum 2.0

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to give one of the closing talks at the Theater Communications Group annual conference in Dallas. TCG is the industry association for non-profit theaters, the way AAM is for museums.

10 Soft Skills to Nail the Ask

BoardAssist

“Does the thought of making a six figure ask make your palms sweat?” ” Guest blogger and fundraising consultant Rachel Muir can relate. In this week’s guest post, Rachel offers us all some great advice on how to nail the ask. We’re grateful Rachel!

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

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

For long-distance management, the Dallas office can keep in contact with the Des Moines branch. This is a guest post by Joe Yeoman, who is obsessively addicted to new web technologies and discussing them. He is the Media Coordinator at BigMarker.com , and he rides his bike to work almost every day. Non-profits are the kids at the lunch table that pay for every item with exact change. They know their budgets and hopefully never have to stray from them.

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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