Greater Washington Give to the Max Day Training Event

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The training event, which will be live streamed starting at 9:00 am , will feature fundraising and social media gurus Katya Andresen, Danielle Brigida, Tracy Equality Viselli, Jocelyn Harmon and more. They used social media to help win the DC Best Place to Volunteer Contest.

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?

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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 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! There's plenty on the calendar but we want to be sure that a few special events make it to your calendars, too: Innogive, CiviCRM Training, and Penguin Day. CiviCRM Training Details: Date: March 16 - 17, 2011 Location: Pew DC Conference Center, 901 E St.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

CLEAR Training: Social Media and Mobile Phones View more OpenOffice presentations from kanter. I'm back in DC where I facilitated two workshops on social media. CLEAR Training: Social Media Strategy View more OpenOffice presentations from kanter.

Join Us at NTC 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Are you heading to D.C. We’ll also be auctioning off a free On Demand Tactical Tech Planning training course from Idealware (a $475 value). Calling All D.C.-Based NTEN NTC Washington D.C. for the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference ?

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, the book tour fundraiser and training has now raised $7,060 for partner nonprofits! The content of the 5-hour training is best suited for social media practitioners on an intermediate/advanced level. View: Event details, training agenda, and registration information.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences and forums, informal trainings, and more that will be taking place all over the world, focusing on essential topics like: Nonprofit management. DMA / Washington, DC / Not available. Join us in Washington, D.C.,

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!


As of February 2015, 2-1-1 serves over 291 million Americans (93% of the entire population) covering all 50 states plus Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. VisionLink Is Proud To Support 2-1-1s Do you know 2-1-1?

How to Get 1300 Advocates to Capitol Hill [HINT: It’s more than just practice]

Connection Cafe

It’s printed on t-shirts , verbalized in training sessions and is nigh inescapable in PowerPoint presentations. Recently the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) hosted the largest and, dare I say it, BEST ever gathering of Alzheimer’s advocates in Washington D.C.

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Fundraising Best Practices to Enhance Individual Donor Strategies


This post originally appeared on BC/DC Ideas. The 2014 Individual Donor Benchmark Report, developed by Third Space Studio and BC/DC Ideas, is back with new data and resources tailored to a special kind of organization ­– small and mighty nonprofits with budgets under $2 million.

New Organizing Institute: Training on March 9th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is a unique grassroots program that trains young, technology-enabled political organizers to work for progressive campaigns and organizations. Roz is organizing a training/skill share event next week and I'm passing this along for any readers in the DC area who would like to help out. If you'll be in DC Friday, March 9 and can offer a few hours to help 3. NOI's next online organizing and tech training, coming up March 7-9 (.

Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, the book is launching in conjunction with a 10-city social and mobile media training and book tour fundraiser. View: Event details, training agenda, and registration information. View: Event details, training agenda, and registration information. 1/19 :: Washington, DC.

New Year, New Free Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

Our free webinars will help you improve your grantseeking, connect you with local tech experts, and show you what Windows Server and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC can do for your nonprofit or library. I Didn't Know Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Could Do That! Get to know Acrobat Pro DC.

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

That's why we're thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup in having a strong presence at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC. These global leaders are coming from the United Kingdom, Uganda, Florida, and DC.

Data-Driven Millennials in the Social Sector


In an effort to not only provide the skilled workforce to the social sector, Evaluate for Change , a program evaluation company that trains nonprofit professionals, strives to educate practitioners who are already in the field. Can commit to a full year of programming and attend ALL trainings.

NonProfit 2.0 UnConference and holiday discount

Amy Sample Ward

Unconference is coming to Washington, D.C., dc event nonprofit nptech openspace training unconference NonProfit 2.0 February 12, 2010, and promises to be “more than just a conference on the next generation web.&# Plus, if you register soon you can get a 20% discount! Simply use “HolidayDiscount&# when you register for the Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference here. About Nonprofit 2.0. It’s a next generation conference in format.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our book tour starts at the end of January, so if you are in San Francisco, Oakland, Boston, NYC, or Washington, DC, please join us. Innovation Lab Facilitation : For the past few years, I’ve trained in and designed and facilitated innovation labs using the Luma Institute Methods.

[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. More than a third of the businesses in D.C. Whoo hoo! See the full list here.

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. Washington, DC: GiveBack DC 2015. Seattle, Washington: Salesforce Administration — Training for Nonprofit Organizations. ICT for Development Training Program.

The Future of Association Management Systems


You get a different answer depending on who you speak with, but put on the spot were 5 of the industry’s leading AMS provokers for a panel discussion at ASAE’s 2014 Technology conference held in December at the Gaylord National Harbor just outside of Washington DC. What’s the future of AMS?

NetCentric Advocacy: Citizen Journalism - connecting with those who are doing it. : Training for Green MEdia Toolshed folks.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Training for Green MEdia Toolshed folks. At Green Media Toolshed (GMT) we are hosting a skill building training: Citizen Journalism - connecting with those who are doing i t. There are a few extra seats open as of today so if you are in DC please let us know at GMT.

08NTC Day of Service: Wireless Network Installation and Training at the Community Center of St. Bernard

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here in DC, we get caught up in many debates that really don???t Perhaps, if we spent less time debating the tubes and instead come together and figure out how we can spur training programs so that folks can master necessary skills to run a business ???

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Washington, DC: DC Action Data Sprint. Washington, DC: Fair Labor Association Weekend Data Sprint. Washington, DC: Nonprofit Tech and Communications Speed Dating: Connect with Experts. Second Term Mobile Solar Computer Training Meetup for Kikandwa Primary School.

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. Join the Growing Nonprofit Community Benefiting From Specialized Fundraising Data.

New on SSIR: Can Giving Days Strengthen Your Community?

Amy Sample Ward

—– In 2011, Washington, DC, became one of the first major metropolitan regions to host a multimillion-dollar local giving day: Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington. Training. My latest post on the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog is now up.

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared is the world's largest volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events. Washington, DC: DC Action Work Night! Seattle, Washington: Salesforce Essentials — Training for Nonprofit Organizations.

How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids: Community Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The report analyzes the results of the Give to the Max Day in Greater Washington, DC. The event had three components: A contest that stimulated gifts from individuals and encouraged nonprofits to give attention to acquiring new donors or re-engage lapsed donors.

Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When she was 14, Sejal founded the Elevator Project , an organization that aims to lift people out of poverty through apprenticeship, vocational training and job placement. She was inspired to create her project in 2012 when she met a man named Juan in a Soup Kitchen in Washington, DC.

Training Social Changemakers: An Interview with Andre Carothers of the Rockwood Leadership Program

Have Fun - Do Good

We are a national nonprofit that trains advocacy professionals, people working for nonprofits full-time, in the fine arts of collaboration, leadership, listening, speaking, conflict resolution, and collaboration across organizational boundaries. nonprofit leadership training Rockwood

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

Washington, DC: Workshop: Crafting Powerful Stories. Then RSVP for our series of free training webinars instead! Washington, DC: Best of SXSW and NTC. Washington, DC: April 26 Workshop: Crafting Powerful Stories. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches April 4.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills. So don't be nervous — we're ready to create amazing tech training and networking events in your community!

Reporting Social To Stakeholders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week I moderated a panel of nonprofit professionals as part of Social Media Week DC. We do quarterly privacy trainings for our more than 100 administrators who manage our affiliated social media accounts.”. Flickr Photo by ESML.

Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

Connection Cafe

The Guild is a paid apprenticeship in which participants are mentored by professionals and trained in industries such as building repair, mosaic tiling and masonry. Lansie will be sharing her story at MCON 2016, which will be taking place in Washington, D.C.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My next remote apperance is at Blackbaud Conference on October 20-21st in Washington, DC as part of the keynote to be delivered live by Allison. Tags: Conferences Tips Training Design ffog remote presentation skype twitter video Financial Officers Group.

Hot Association Jobs: November 10


Position is a work-from-home position, however the ability to travel to Alexandria for the first month for training and bi-weekly thereafter for team meetings is required. Here are some of the coolest jobs you can find on the SocialFish job board !

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Make Your Nonprofit Board Meetings Magical


Ideas include financial literacy training, fundraising discussions, or a presentation about a political or economic issue that affects your organization. Since 2002, Bob has been executive director of the Jovid Foundation in Washington, DC.

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Talking at the Politics Online Conference

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Talking at the Politics Online Conference March 3, 2008 Somehow, given that tomorrow is such a big day in the political realm, it seems quite appropriate that I’m headed down to DC to give a talk at the Politics Online Conference.

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We wanted to approach the need for employment and training opportunities from a more positive angle, demonstrating through first-person success stories the remarkable impact that finding a job can have on individuals and their families.



SocialFish is a Washington, DC-based social media strategy consulting firm that helps associations match social media work to the mission and business objectives of the organization.