February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!


The United Way Worldwide declared February 11 as National 2-1-1 Day to recognize the importance of an anonymous, easy to remember 3-digit phone number (211) that was available to 24/7. VisionLink Is Proud To Support 2-1-1s Do you know 2-1-1?

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. It recently gained national attention for the #FakeNews story that became widely-known as #PizzaGate. The hottest ticket in DC has to be the National Museum of African American History & Culture.

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


They’re hosting a nation-wide celebration with events in six cities—from Lunch & Learns to Google+ Hangouts and networking happy hours. Ben Martin, CAE, of Online Community Results and I are helping them kick off the CMAD Washington, DC event.

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How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M


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. Traditional mainstays like the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation also fared well.

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Why Nonprofits Should Celebrate National Bike to Work Day


Now that we’re well into spring season, it’s the perfect time to participate in National Bike to Work Week, with National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19th!

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.

Planned Parenthood Uses MMS to Generate Support for National Pink Out Day

Mobile Commons

In order to voice their opposition to the bills and to demonstrate solidarity, Planned Parenthood asked Americans to take a stand on National Pink Out Day, which took place on September 29 th , 2015. Going all out for Planned Parenthood on National Pink Out Day.

To Act Nationally or Globally, Think Locally

Connection Cafe

If you’re in the DC Area, meet us for coffee, networking and learning at the Blackbaud Office in Foggy Bottom. By Susie Gorden, Congressional Management Foundation. Sometimes the best way to make a nationwide or global impact starts closer to home, maybe right in your backyard.

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.

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.

National Press Club on Bookshare Partnerships with Universities and Publishers

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm really looking forward to my first ever National Press Club talk in Washington D.C. Tags: NPC National Press Club newsmaker Bookshare coming up on April 29th.

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Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup in DC This Week

Connection Cafe

650, Washington, DC. Danielle Brigida @ starfocus , Digital Marketing Manager at the National Wildlife Federation - Wendy Harman @ wharman , Social Media Manager at American Red Cross - Frank Gruber @ frankgruber , Founder of TECH cocktail. Author: Jordan Viator.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


The Alliance Management Institute (AMI) is the only national conference expressly designed to prepare 400+ college students for a career in the social sector. DMA / Washington, DC / Not available. Impact National Conference / Amherst, MA / Less than $200. Netroots Nation 2016.

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.

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M


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. Traditional mainstays like the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation also fared well.

Hot Association Marcomm Jobs – Week of June 7


Webmaster/Graphic Designer , National Grants Management Association – The National Grants Management Association (NGMA), a growing membership association based in Washington, D.C.,

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11 Nonprofit Professionals Share Social Media and Technology Advice for Nonprofits via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to a partnership with the Public Interest Registry , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #14NTC ) last week in Washington, DC. National Brain Tumor Society.

Slides: DC's Innovative Data Catalog


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.

Activating the Generation of Do-Gooders: MCON 2016

Connection Cafe

MCON 2016 is located at the National Geographic campus in the heart of Washington, D.C. As a unique political backdrop that has long informed and shaped our social movements and culture, DC inspires us to create our own future. We couldn’t be in D.C. It’s hard to read a business article or research synopsis today without seeing the word “Millennial” – but why is that? Like with generations past, Millennials (born 1980-2000) are the “it” audience right now.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


2016 Alliance National Conference. 2016 Alliance National Conference. Take full advantage of the best national peer network by attending the 2016 Alliance National Conference. National Arts Marketing Project Conference. National Arts Marketing Project Conference.

How to socialize your annual convention


Watch this sweet presentation by Todd Carpenter, social media manager at the National Association of Realtors, about how the NAR socialized their annual convention. BlogWell DC Social Media Case Study: National Association of REALTORS, presented by Todd Carpenter.

Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12


National Marketing Director , Back on My Feet – Back on My Feet is run like a fast paced, innovative, corporate start-up. The National Marketing Director will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will ideally be based out of either Philadelphia, PA or New York City, NY.

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Summer Conference Roundup (June - August 2012)


Frogloop fans in the DC area are encouraged to register for a free morning workshop on Multichannel Fundraising Strategies -- hosted by our friends at Big Duck and the National Wildlife Foundation, and being held at our own Care2 DC office on Thursday, June 14th (9am - 11am).

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs


Washington, DC (where we live) is ranked number 1!! Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs. 1. Washington, D.C. The nation’s capital has the highest rate of women-owned businesses of the top 10 cities on this list. More than a third of the businesses in D.C.

Awesome Association Marcomm Jobs – Week of July 24


Communications Manager , Online News Association – The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization for digital journalists, is seeking a creative, enthusiastic Communications Manager to join our terrific team in Washington, D.C.

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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2


Director, Student Engagement , American Medical Association – The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual.

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Nice SocMed Slideshow from the National Wildlife Federation


It's by Danielle Brigida of NWF, who I had the pleasure of meeting at the DC Twestival and who created this for NWF staff. NWF Staff: Intro to Social Media View more presentations from Danielle Brigida. Got this via Beth Kanter. See what you think!

Hot Association Membership and Marketing Jobs this week – January 26


We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Marketing Manager to work on membership acquisition, engagement, career development, and retention activities within our Marketing department in Washington, DC.

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Women of Color Leading Essential, Activist Work in Cultural Institutions

Museum 2.0

A new poster from the National Park Service, based on Rich Black's 2009 image. Betty Reid Soskin - Rewriting History in the National Parks Yes, I DID save the best for last. They're now historic landmarks and are on the national registry as such.

Show Your Fundraising Data TODAY and help other Nonprofits!


Presented by Third Space Studio and BC/DC Ideas , the nati onally renowned IDB Survey returns for a fourth year on Monday, March 2. Two hours of communications consulting from BC/DC Ideas. National Recognition.

Five Ways to Become a Better Fundraising Professional

Connection Cafe

Attend at least one national conference a year. The series of events will be taking place in Chicago on May 28, Washington DC on June 10, New York City on September 10 and Boston on September 12. What I Wish I Knew Then.

Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

Tech Soup Blog

March 22, 2016 — First NetSquared Storymakers 2016 meetup in DC. April 5, 2016 — Storymakers 2016 #NPTechChat with our partners, the United Nations Foundation and +Social Good. Ladies and gentlemen, Storymakers 2016 is here.

Crowdsource This… and That: Getting Creative with Crowdsourcing Strategy (Internet Advocacy Roundtable, April 2013)


Large, probability samples of citizens can accurately tell us a lot about the opinions of the nation at large. Are you in DC on May 16th? Crowdsourcing is all the rage.

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Three ways to stretch your marketing budget


In her spare time, Liz mentors health start-ups at 1776 DC and Village Capital and is active in the D.C. This is a guest post by Liz Scherer. Hire her for your content marketing! ———-.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23


Assistant Director, Marketing , American Society for Microbiology – The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington DC, is seeking an Assistant Director, Marketing in the Marketing and Communications Department.

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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – April 26


Web and Digital Marketing Manager , National Association of Landscape Professionals – Are you a digital marketing guru, interested in the latest advances in digital marketing, SEO, social media and website strategy?

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Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 1 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 1 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 20th, 2010 Today is the start of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC. The conference has moved to DC and will be the biggest event in the nonprofit sector.

Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She said she went to the Gen Z Conference because she wanted to cultivate the skills she’ll need to take the Elevator Project to a national scale. She was inspired to create her project in 2012 when she met a man named Juan in a Soup Kitchen in Washington, DC.

Three Social Apps To Check Out


For example, a Snoball may be defined as: “Every time I go the gym, I will donate $1 to the National Wildlife Federation,” or “When I check-in at my favorite restaurant using Foursquare, I will donate $2 to the DC Central Kitchen.”

Greater Washington Give to the Max Day Training Event

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some wisdom from DC Nonprofits: JoesMovement : Joe’s Movement Emporium is the community performing arts center of World Arts Focus, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that was launched in 1992. They used social media to help win the DC Best Place to Volunteer Contest.