Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Convivial has some of the most interesting dishes in DC and is great for groups who have various dietary needs (the vegetarian dishes are some of the best on the menu). Want to eat like a DC local?

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Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup in DC This Week

Connection Cafe

If you’re in the DC area, be sure not to miss this week’s Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup hosted by Convio (@ convio ) and Nasdaq (@ nasdaqomx ) partnering with local organizations and professionals committed to advancing civic engagement and bringing change through social media technologies. 650, Washington, DC. Author: Jordan Viator. What’s better than a local, happy hour Tweetup?

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Meet The Geeks: The D.C. Tech Corps's Leading Edge | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

AFP Blog

Meet The Geeks: The D.C. Tech Corps's Leading Edge | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : 'via Blog this

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Newseum in Washington, DC

Judi Sohn

See and download the full gallery on posterous A museum devoted to journalism. Despite an overall theme of "reporter can do no wrong if First Amendment is protected" it's very well done. Permalink. Leave a comment »

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The Other Social Networks - Association Bisnow (DC)

AFP Blog

The Other Social Networks - Association Bisnow (DC) : So, you finally figured out Twitter and Facebook. Now, what the heck are is Pinterest? Or Instagram? Google Plus? We break it down and give you some examples of how associations and non-profits are experimenting with them

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How to Get Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Through TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

Here's the simple three-step process to get access to discounted rates on Adobe Acrobat Pro DC through TechSoup. spanhidden. G-49933 Adobe G-49935

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Adobe Acrobat XI vs. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Tech Soup Blog

In 2015, Adobe released Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Integrating with its companion, Adobe Creative Cloud, the DC ("Document Cloud") version features a new interface, cloud storage support, and other new features. Here's a quick look at the differences between Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to help you decide which is best for your organization. Features Exclusive to Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC: Adobe charges $14.99

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Join us in DC! Apply for a 15LCS Scholarship

NTEN

The 2015 Leading Change Summit is coming up, and we want you to attend! We understand the financial commitment to attend the summit, and thanks to our amazing Community Champions who helped to raise funds for registration scholarships, we are able to offer 25 of these opportunities. Scholarship applications are now open. Please review the eligibility requirements, and apply today! Eligibility requirements: 1.

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Geoff Livingston: Classic DC Nonprofit Strength Meets Social in Mega Giving Day

AFP Blog

Geoff Livingston: Classic DC Nonprofit Strength Meets Social in Mega Giving Day : What happens when you take classic nonprofit strengths and match them with the nimbleness of social technology, all to benefit a city's nonprofits? You get Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington, a giving day for the metropolitan DC region on November 9.

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From KC To DC In A Car Powered By Tweets - Forbes

AFP Blog

From KC To DC In A Car Powered By Tweets - Forbes : Okay, so it’s not literally powered by social media. Their goal is to get enough social media interactions to give them the watts they need to travel from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. But what they’ve done to the car is added a “social fuel” program to it, where different social media interactions open enough watts for the car to use. For example, following them on Twitter? That’s 5 watts. Like them on Facebook? That’s 1 watt.

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Are you a DC nonprofit and do you need volunteers?

Allegiance Group

This year it’s DC.). …Have I got an opportunity for you! Techies in the nonprofit sector will be coming together for the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in March. In addition to all the sessions, NTEN organizes a chance for attendees to give back to the community that hosts the NTC. NTEN is looking for local volunteer opportunities for their Day of Service on March 12th.

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DC Does Public Information Right

Forum One

Yesterday, my colleague Chris von Spiegelfeld shared some impressions of our recent event Web Sites Without Walls.

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Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit | ajc.com

AFP Blog

Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit | ajc.com: "Two of the nation's leading volunteer coordination agencies, one based in Atlanta, will merge.Hands On Network in Atlanta, which helped train and coordinate more than 600,000 volunteers in 49 cities and eight foreign counties last year, will merge with the Washington's Points of Light Foundation and Volunteer Center National Network.

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American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Award $1 Million in Grants to Restore 13 Washington, D.C. Metro Area Historic Places - MarketWatch

AFP Blog

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Award $1 Million in Grants to Restore 13 Washington, D.C. Metro Area Historic Places - MarketWatch : WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation today announced the Washington National Cathedral as the winner of Partners in Preservation, the region''s first-ever preservation effort powered by social media.

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Goodwill D.C. Takes Online Sales Mobile With App Update - Philanthropy Today - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Goodwill D.C. Takes Online Sales Mobile With App Update - Philanthropy Today - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : Goodwill D.C. Takes Online Sales Mobile With App Update April 16, 2012, 10:27 am The Washington, D.C.-area area chapter of charity retailer Goodwill has expanded its online sales effort to allow shoppers to buy items using mobile devices, writes The Washington Post.

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Slides: DC's Innovative Data Catalog

Forum One

Our Web Executive Seminar last month featured a terrific case study by District of Columbia CTO Vivek Kundra on the DC Data Catalog -- an archive of over 200 data feeds. Under Kundra's leadership, the District is using simple technologies to become, arguably, one of the most transparent metropolitan governments in the nation. We've blogged about Kundra's presentation previously, but now his slides are available for the first time (with audio). I've embedded them below. Enjoy!

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How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Care2

It was a fantastic giving day, and it showed that even a super busy city like Washington, DC can come together for a day of collective nonprofit action. This small nonprofit based out of southeast DC won the Grand Award for most individual donors, but they did more than just that.

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Dell's History at Home in D.C. - Faster Forward

AFP Blog

From Rob Pegoraro's Washington Post BlogDell's History at Home in D.C. Faster Forward: "Dell's History at Home in D.C.Earlier this afternoon, Dell founder Michael Dell stopped by the Smithsonian Castle to hand over one of the first machines his company made--a squat desktop built in 1985, when the firm went by the name 'PC's Limited' and made its home at an Austin office park's cul-de-sac

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New Online Catalogue for Philanthropy in Washington, DC | Leading Companies for Good | Fast Company

AFP Blog

New Online Catalogue for Philanthropy in Washington, DC | Leading Companies for Good | Fast Company: "Now more than ever, individuals, corporations, and foundations want to make informed choices when they make financial contributions to nonprofit organizations.

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5 Uses You Didn't Think of for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Tech Soup Blog

Acrobat Pro DC is the latest version from Adobe, and it includes several new features you may not be aware of. Here are five tips for making the most of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Get Acrobat Pro DC. Nonprofit Uses for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Be sure to also check out these other ways your nonprofit can use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Check out Acrobat Pro DC and the rest of the products Adobe has to offer through TechSoup. Get Acrobat Pro DC.

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DC Brown Bag Series: Year End Email Strategy Clinic

Care2

Don’t worry; DMFA-DC has you covered! Washington DC) to get fresh ideas from industry experts as you strategize to find new donors and appeal to existing ones. If you’re looking for fresh ideas and case studies to radically boost your year-end email campaigns, DMFA-DC has got you covered. Want to position your organization well to maximize your year end fundraising efforts? With only a few months to go, the clock is ticking.

Five DC Social Media Week Events to Attend

Care2

DC Social Media Week has arrived and there are tons of great panels and parties to attend. We’ll present the latest data from Pew Research national surveys to engage the politically savvy and tech-obsessed folks here in DC who have noticed this shift in political life, taking a look at the raw data behind the new political process, and how it relates to our political infrastructure. If you are looking to squeeze in a few events this week, check out my top 5 must attend events.

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Progressives Move back to DC

Network-Centric Advocacy

Interesting note in the shift that is in the pipeline among many foundaitons to move the game back to DC. Now there is a HOPE that the progressives can go on the march in DC and fix many of the things we have been blocked on for 8 years. Hopefully, the funders don't lock into a strategies prematurely as all the DC groups lobby for bigger slices of the pie Many foundations shifted the organizing and capacity to the states during the Bush years.

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Are you a DC nonprofit and do you need volunteers?

Allegiance Group

This year it’s DC.). …Have I got an opportunity for you! Techies in the nonprofit sector will be coming together for the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in March. In addition to all the sessions, NTEN organizes a chance for attendees to give back to the community that hosts the NTC. NTEN is looking for local volunteer opportunities for their Day of Service on March 12th.

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Live from Transparency Camp '09 in DC

Forum One

I had a great time yesterday at Transparency Camp '09 in DC - kudos to Peter Corbett , and Gabriela Schneider and Clay Johnson and others at Sunlight Foundation , as well as others for catalyzing it. There were folks there from NYC, west coast, and elsewhere, but about 2/3 were locals from DC. There really are a lot of amazing people working on web technology, strategy and policy in the DC area.

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Last Chance DC Nonprofits: Apply for Fenton's Social Media Grant

Tech Soup Blog

You've got a mere few hours left, DC-area nonprofits, to apply for a $10,000 service grant from Fenton Communications to help your organization develop a stronger and more effective social media strategy in 2010. The deadline is today so get on it and tell your Washington, DC-area nonprofit friends as well.

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Back in D.C.

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

I'm back in D.C. Here are two other D.C. after a week working with our old friends at the Omaha/Council Bluffs YMCA. non-profit pundits you'll want to add to your reading list: Jillaine Smith's blog, At the Intersection , focuses on organizational development: leadership, strategic planning, communication. At the same time she is deeply aware of the role technology plays in the growth of any organization these days.

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CLEAR Training in Washington, DC - Social Media and Mobile Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm back in DC where I facilitated two workshops on social media. I'm back in DC where I facilitated two workshops on social media. CLEAR Training: Social Media and Mobile Phones View more OpenOffice presentations from kanter. The first session I co-lead with Katrin Verclas which was a look at social media and mobile tools. We live tweeted using the hashtag #cliclear I also had my n95 and we live streamed some of the presentation.

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Give to the Max Day Aims to Raise $3M for DC Area Nonprofits

Care2

It’s no secret that the struggling economy is hurting many nonprofits financially, especially in the DC metro region. Can local fundraising campaigns like Give to the Max Day , which is modeled after the successful GiveMN day in Minnesota help boost funding and brand awareness for DC metro area nonprofits? “Our goal is for 10,000 supporters to come and help raise $3 million for nonprofits serving the DC area by 12 a.m.

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11NTC Tip of the Day: Get out and See DC!

NTEN

Today's tip: Get out and see DC! But we want to make sure you know there's more to add to your trip to DC than we can contain in the conference! The Nonprofit Technology Conference is now less than one week away! We've put together some tips for making the conference both memorable and valuable and we're them every day until the event starts.

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Congratulations Julie Chapman and NPower Greater DC!

NTEN

That's why I'm very happy to congratulate Julie Chapman , Executive Director of NPower, Greater DC Region , who was honored earlier this month by the Eugene and Agnes E. She and 4 other Washington, DC area nonprofit leaders received the award, which was described in the Washington Post as: " designed to help nurture talented leaders and raise the visibility of some of the best managed grass-roots nonprofit organizations.

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Join Us: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book Events in Washington, DC

Beth Kanter

Next week, KD Paine and I will be doing several public events in Washington, DC and online. Please join us! October 23, 2012 at 10 am PST/1:00 PM EST. Workshop: Washington, DC Foundation Center. Join us in DC for one of the launch events and you’re not in DC, you can join us online. You can buy a copy here and if you write a review – let us know! .

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Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC in June #NCVS

Beth Kanter

Next month, I will be traveling to Washington, DC for the NCVS Conference and can’t wait. Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC #NCVS guest post by Michelle Nunn. I’m eager to let readers of Beth’s Blog in on the best, old-fashioned way to be a networked employee at a networked nonprofit dedicated to social change: Come to Points of Light’s annual Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, D.C.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Corps Network / Washington, DC / TBA. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / TBA. National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) / Washington, DC / $449. Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference / Washington, DC / $1050. ASAE / Washington, DC / TBD. InterAction / Washington, DC / TBD. AICPA / Washington, DC / $1,475. Association of Fundraising Professionals, DC Chapter / National Harbor, MD / $765. It's finally here!

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

EveryAction

Washington, D.C., EveryAction is headquartered in Washington, D.C., Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends. The acquisition empowers EveryAction’s clients to raise more money and furthers EveryAction’s strategy of bringing innovation in revenue generation to its SaaS products. “We

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How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Care2

It was a fantastic giving day, and it showed that even a super busy city like Washington, DC can come together for a day of collective nonprofit action. This small nonprofit based out of southeast DC won the Grand Award for most individual donors, but they did more than just that.

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2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

EveryAction

Best Campaign Follow-Up: SOME DC. SOME DC's Giving Tuesday page is a great example of a simple, quick transition at the end of the day. With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. Successful fundraising campaigns come in many shapes and sizes, and not every tactic works for every organization's audience.

New Tools, New Audiences NDN Event In DC on May 9th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm leading a session at NDN Event the week after next in DC. Are you planning to go? Let me know

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A Closer Look at Giving Contests: Free White Paper Examines "Give to the Max DC"

NTEN

With his analysis of "Give to the Max DC", Geoff hits on some important points that make the entire paper well worth a read, but here are a few things that stood out to me. As part of "Give to the Max DC", 7 half-day bootcamps were held before the actual event, to teach nonprofits about online giving, storytelling, social media strategy, and more. You know about integrated fundraising campaigns.

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Get Even More out of Your Time in DC: Events Before and After the 2011 NTC!

NTEN

With a sell-out crowd coming to DC for the Nonprofit Technology Conference , we bet some of you are excited enough that you're looking for even more you can do! CiviCRM Training Details: Date: March 16 - 17, 2011 Location: Pew DC Conference Center, 901 E St. Register now for Penguin Day DC with self-serve sliding-scale registrations available. Penguin Day DC 2011 is organized by Aspiration and PICnet.

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Nonprofit Advocacy Can Be a Force Multiplier for Social Change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For many years, people frequently suggested that Benetech , the nonprofit tech company I founded and lead, get more involved in Washington, DC policy and legislative action. Our longest-term donor, the Skoll Foundation , went so far as to introduce me to a DC-based advocacy firm. advocacy Arabella Advisors Benetech Bookshare congressional testimony DC Global Literacy impact Larry Lessig nonprofit Skoll Foundation social change social enterprise tech4good US Congress Washington

See you at Penguin Day on DC! Penguin Toys?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Penguin Day DC will bring together nonprofit technology staff with free and open source software (FOSS) developers for a day of learning and conversation. Source: From screencapture at Penguin Day Site. Are you passionate or curious about the reality, the potential and the role of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in nonprofit organizations? Do you want to learn about latest free and open web publishing tools and technologies?

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EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

EveryAction

Washington, D.C., EveryAction is headquartered in Washington, D.C., Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. May 8, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading provider of software serving over 15,000 nonprofits, announced today that it has acquired We Also Walk Dogs Inc., more commonly known by their product’s name, ActionKit.

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