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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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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DC’s entrepreneurial community

SocialFish

Just one more reason why we love DC

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[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations

SocialFish

NW, Washington DC.

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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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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.

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Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16

SocialFish

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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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.

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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.

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Happy Fourth of July from Washington DC!

SocialFish

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Don’t Miss AMS Fest!  Sept 17 in DC

SocialFish

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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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!

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Off topic: 80′s DC Punk Memorabilia Archive

SocialFish

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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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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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

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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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How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Frogloop

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

SocialFish

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?

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

SocialFish

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

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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

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.

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. Get Acrobat Pro DC.

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Graphing Social Patterns conference in DC

SocialFish

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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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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.

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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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DC Brown Bag Series: Year End Email Strategy Clinic

Frogloop

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.

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M

Frogloop

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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Five DC Social Media Week Events to Attend

Frogloop

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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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

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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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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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.

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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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Are you a DC nonprofit and do you need volunteers?

Beaconfire Wire

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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NPower Greater DC Region Technology Innovation Award - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Accenture and NPower Greater DC Region have teamed up to provide this exciting opportunity.

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Are you a DC nonprofit and do you need volunteers?

Beaconfire Wire

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

Frogloop

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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DC Does Public Information Right

Influence

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