Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16


We are VERY excited to invite you to our very first public workshop. Join us on Tuesday!! We’re going to have a great discussion with some top execs who have been actively working through some of the concepts we talk about in Humanize, like collaboration, transparency, and social business.

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC


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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YOU’RE INVITED: Community Manager Appreciation Day, Washington DC #CMAD


Ben Martin, CAE, of Online Community Results and I are helping them kick off the CMAD Washington, DC event. Beekeeper Group (1331 G Street NW, First Floor, Washington, DC 20005) . The Laughing Man Tavern (1306 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20005.

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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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Don’t Miss AMS Fest!  Sept 17 in DC


Don’t Miss AMS Fest! Register Here! AMS Fest is a one-day event where you’ll be elbow-to-elbow with other association executives, Association Management System consultants and AMS vendors that all want to engage in discussions around nothing but AMS.

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DC’s entrepreneurial community


Just one more reason why we love DC

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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Join us in DC! Apply for a 15LCS Scholarship


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.

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


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!

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


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.

DC/MD/VA Nonprofits: Mark Your Calendars for Nov 9


Sponsored by the Community Foundation , the online fundraising platform Razoo , and the United Way of the National Capital Area , Give2TheMax Day is a one-day fundraising marathon aiming to raise a minimum of $3 million for DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia)-area nonprofits. According to Geoff Livingston , Give to the Max Day bridges the traditional nonprofit community in DC with the booming 2.0 What’s November 9, you ask?

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


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. You know about integrated fundraising campaigns.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

Five DC Social Media Week Events to Attend


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.

Happy Fourth of July from Washington DC!


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DC Brown Bag Series: Year End Email Strategy Clinic


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.

Off topic: 80′s DC Punk Memorabilia Archive


Just for fun, I randomly decided I was going to archive a big pile of old concert flyers from the 80′s when I was growing up in DC and had the privilege of hanging out with the likes of Fugazi at Fort Reno Park.

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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 »

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


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.

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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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

Congratulations Julie Chapman and NPower Greater DC!


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.

A First Timers Guide To Washington Dc Auto Concept Loans

FI Space

Review payday loan companies that could provide you with a 500 financial loan even if you currently have bad credit background.

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.

It's NTC Community Voting Time!


14ntc community conference NTC Washington DC It''s 14NTC Community Voting Time! The submissions are closed, the steering committee has met, and the module is in place. No hanging chads here, my friends. It''s time to raise your voice and let us know which sessions have the mettle to be included in the 14NTC breakout agenda. We have more than 350 sessions for you to choose from and only 80-100 session slots. So, bring us your opinions.

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Washington, DC: Book Launch Events

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We were in Washington, DC on Thursday and Friday for our book tour for The Networked Nonprofit to celebrate with live and virtual events hosted by the Case Foundation and Chronicle of Philanthropy. Book Party in at the Case Foundation: Who Has Their Hands on the Book.

Join Ti Chesley at the DC Cause Marketing Summit and Learn about the SMS Renaissance

Mobile Commons

Are you in DC tomorrow? Come join Ti Chesley, our Director of Customer Success, at Cause Marketing Summit DC. The post Join Ti Chesley at the DC Cause Marketing Summit and Learn about the SMS Renaissance appeared first on Mobile Commons

Mark Your Calendars – SUMMER SOLSTICE 2017


Come to The Solar Foundation ’s seventh annual Summer Solstice event on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC! Hogan Lovells, LLP, 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC. This fundraiser brings together partners, allies, and friends to enjoy a beautiful summer night in Washington, D.C.

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.

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. Features Exclusive to Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.


Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup in DC This Week

Connection Cafe

650, Washington, DC. Author: Jordan Viator. What’s better than a local, happy hour Tweetup? Why, a Tweetup bringing together the tech and nonprofit communities to discuss and live-tweet ways to leverage the power of the social web to do good, of course!

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.

Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit |

AFP Blog

Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit | "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.

Join Us at NTC 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Are you heading to D.C. Calling All D.C.-Based TechSoup and Code for America are co-hosting an idea generator for social good tech projects on March 12, 2014, at 1776 in Washington, D.C. NTEN NTC Washington D.C. for the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference ?

[ALMOST SOLD OUT] Don’t Miss AMS Fest!  Sept 17 in DC


* ONLY A FEW SEATS REMAINING! *. Association exec in need of financial assistance? SocialFish will sponsor two free seats!! Just contact Teri Carden ( with a short comment about your needs. if you would like to be considered for one!). Don’t Miss AMS Fest! Register Here!

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

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.

Graphing Social Patterns conference in DC


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.

Tip of the Day: How to Stay Connected at the NTC


11NTC Tip - Wifi For the last week, we've been counting down to our time together in DC -- or online! -- for the Nonprofit Technology Conference, sharing tips each day to help you maximize your impact and your fun. We've worked hard with NPower Greater DC to create a functioning network.