The Delaware Humane Association, The First Ever Indoguration™, and a New World Record for the Most Pets on a Single Zoom Call


That’s exactly what happened when President Joe Biden arrived at the Delaware Humane Association to adopt a dog named Major. When opportunity knocks, nonprofits need to be ready to answer the door and be open to the possibility of expanding their operations.

Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | Maryland-Delaware

AFP Blog

Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | Maryland-Delaware : "Cook, who is close to becoming a billionaire, says he will pay for his nephew''s college education, then donate the rest of his wealth to philanthropic projects, according to Fortune.


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How 4DL Transformed Its Website with TechSoup Website Services


One nonprofit from Wilmington, Delaware, is making headway on the issue of educational inequality in America. TechSoup's Website Services helped transform the organization's website so that it could better serve its communities. Web Development Impact Stories

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits :: Collingswood, NJ

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. Location: Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, 235 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ ( Google Map - 7 Miles from Downtown Philadelphia). All attendees will receive a copy of Heather’s book the day of the training and proceeds benefit Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011. Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm. Cost: $149 per person.

Microsoft Citizenship Donating Office 365 To Nonprofits


Many nonprofits are benefiting from moving email, calendar, documents, and data to the cloud including the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware. Boys and Girls Club of Delaware. Serving over 35,000 school-aged children per year in the state of Delaware, the Boys and Girls Club infrastructure was growing exceedingly large and becoming hard to maintain across 44 locations. "); September 10, 2013, Microsoft announced Office 365 donations for eligible nonprofits, large or small.

3 Vital Resources for Nonprofit Start-Ups

Blue Fox

Last week our CEO received a phone call that started like this: “Hi Chantal, I’m staring a nonprofit in Delaware and could use some support getting my organization off the ground. How to Start a Nonprofit?

When is Equal Pay Day for social sector leaders in your state?


Delaware. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day created by the National Committee on Pay Equity to increase awareness about the gender wage gap. Specifically, this day marks how far into the year a woman must work to receive the same wage that a man received the previous year. This year, U.S.

A New Résumé for My New Career Path!

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

John McNutt from University of Delaware School of Public Policy and Administration. Over the past few months, I’ve been refining my thoughts about my new career path.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages. For those new to e-books, it’s also worth noting that Amazon offers a suite of free Kindle Apps that allow you to download the book in digital format to most smartphones or tablets, or as a.PDF to a PC or Mac.

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Serving The LGBTQ+ Community


Areas served: Greater Philadelphia (Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties). Pride Month is a great time to celebrate and reflect on the work activists and nonprofit organizations are doing to support the LGBTQ+ community.

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Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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The Power of Pretzels

VQ Strategies

To this end, we know of one hospital in Delaware that has referred hospital volunteers to a local blood bank as the blood bank has been engaging volunteers in person since summer 2020 while the hospital was still not engaging onsite volunteers for many more months.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America Delaware Valley. I tell ya. It’s a surreal feeling to know that someone could be reading your book right now… on the subway, in a cafe, or at a park in any city, anywhere in the world. And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media. All this began on a fateful day in February 2005 with the launch of a Myspace Page meant solely to promote nonprofits and foster social good.

Funding Faith: Raising Money For Religion-Based Organizations


Katzen, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Delaware. Giving to religion-based organizations often tops lists of philanthropic statistics.

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Hospitals embracing social media | | The News Journal

AFP Blog

Hospitals embracing social media | | The News Journal: "Some 3,500 miles away, Delaware residents are keeping tabs on team members as they go from one town to another, thanks to daily postings and pictures on the hospital's Facebook page.

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The Northeast Recycling Council – A GreenTech Nonprofit Profile

Tech Soup Blog

It is headquartered in Brattleboro, Vermont and has traditionally focused its efforts in ten northeast states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont). From time to time we like to profile the work of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries that are doing great work in green IT.

ITWorks: Changing Lives In 16 Weeks


There are nearly 100,000 young adults between the ages of 18-24 living in southeast Pennsylvania and north Delaware who are under employed, or unemployed and are making approximately $11,000 per year. “Where I’m from, jail and death before age 18 are the two major options, but I wanted different,” said Christopher Snow, who because of ITWorks is now working as a Technology Services Technician for the large international consulting firm, Accenture.

Blogging with our brains and hearts

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

McNutt Professor School of Public Policy & Administration University of Delaware Software to Support Program Evaluation Laura S. My much-loved client, Community TechKnowledge , recently asked me to serve as the curator of their new guest blog. We launched it today, and I'd like to invite you to take a look.

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10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


Among their many notable achievements in 2016, they have helped persuade the federal government to welcome 110,000 refugees into the United States and played a significant part in abolishing the death penalty in Delaware. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder that humanitarian crises around the world are far from over.

Internet surfing helping nonprofits | | The News Journal

AFP Blog

Internet surfing helping nonprofits | | The News Journal: "Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington has joined nearly 300 other Delaware nonprofits and schools registered with, an innovative search engine that donates a penny of advertising revenue to charity every time someone uses it

Tech Impact Receives $200,000 Grant


Because of the $200,000 unrestricted grant received from the Community Builders Award, ITWorks is empowered to continue brightening the future of at risk youth in the Delaware Valley. Tech Impact’s Anthony Pisapia on left, and Patrick Calihan on right. William Kendima, ITWorks graduate speaks at ceremony. William Kendima moved from Liberia to the United States in 2005.

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Funders: Considering Collaboration? Start With a Light Touch and See Where It Leads


The Ball Brothers Foundation (an Exponent Philanthropy member), Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, and local United Way collaborated to build fundraising capacity, especially around individual donor solicitation.

Sprint 3G/4G Overdrive is worth the upgrade

Judi Sohn

We'll see how it does away from Philadelphia, particularly when I'm Amtrak and hit areas in Delaware that the old AirCard always gave up. I'm dealing with some medical issues again. When under personal stress some people eat. Some people smoke or drink. I buy and play with tech. Can't help it.

Sprint 3G/4G Overdrive is worth the upgrade

Judi Sohn

We'll see how it does away from Philadelphia, particularly when I'm Amtrak and hit areas in Delaware that the old AirCard always gave up. I'm dealing with some medical issues again. When under personal stress some people eat. Some people smoke or drink. I buy and play with tech. Can't help it.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!


Second Harvest Heartland Share Our Strength Shoes That Fit The ALS Association The Arc of Atlantic County The Arc of Delaware County The Arc of Frederick County The Arc of Monmouth The Children''s Room The Conservation Fund The Dalai Lama Foundation The Humane Society of the United States The Hunger Project The Nature Conservancy The Starfish Foundation, Inc.

What do boards need to know about IT?


He is actively involved in his community and is a board member with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware. . One of the questions we get asked a lot at BoardAssist is how can I be an “agent of change” on my nonprofit board. For some board members, the best way to help your nonprofit may be by making sure your nonprofit is up to date with all the latest IT strategies.

Four Rules that Apply to Nonprofit Corporations

NonProfit Hub

Some states, such as Delaware, require that your intent to operate as a nonprofit along with any exemptions be disclosed upon the formation of your business. Nonprofit corporations are a crucial part of our economy and serve a variety of individuals and interests. One of the unique elements of nonprofits is the way they are formed and function. Nonprofits operate differently than for-profit LLCs and Corporations.

How Nonprofit Board Members Can Help Their Boards with IT – Get Rid of IT!


He is actively involved in his community and is a board member with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware. BoardAssist’s mission is to identify high impact agents of change for nonprofit boards. One of the best ways to “be that change” on your board may mean taking a look at your nonprofit’s IT department and asking if your nonprofit is doing the best they can.

People Powered Movement Photo Contest

Have Fun - Do Good

Check out the cute video below for photo ideas and inspiration: Related blogs: Alliance for Walking and Biking blog Bay Area Bicycles Coaltion Bike Delaware News Bikes and the City BikeSkirt BikePortland Carefree USA Blog Cycle and Style Fresno Bicycle Coalition News Philadelphia Bicycle News Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Streetsblog Virginia Bicycling Federation WalkBikeJerseyBlog Walk Oakland Bike Oakland Cross-posted from I'm a big walker.

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The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Delaware. Delaware Combined Registration Application (CRA) form: varies based on applicable licenses and accounts. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Spread the Love and #BAD11

Connection Cafe

Taking a closer look at a particular region of the US, hunger affects close to 1 million individuals throughout the Delaware Valley (area surrounding Philadelphia). Live in the Delaware Valley or just want to stay tuned into the amazing work of Philabundance? Author: Jill Ward. Once a year, Blog Action Day unites bloggers around the world to focus on an important global issue and to create a dialogue that transcends international borders.

Celebrating The Nation's Founding


He had seen the British fleet in Boston harbor and he had seen British ships attempt to sail up the Delaware River to attack Philadelphia. As is our tradition here at VisionLink, passing on holiday insights from Stan Stahl. His written words continue to underscore the importance and meaning of community-- we the people. Happy 4th of July! Dr. W. Douglas Zimmerman VisionLink - Independence Day, 2012 Stan Stahl, Ph.D.

Why Passion Isn’t Enough for Your Board of Governance

NonProfit Hub

He quickly changed gears and founded the Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation and now serves as the president and CEO of the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA). This post was originally featured in our May/June edition of the Nonprofit Hub Magazine. To get our next issue delivered to your mailbox, sign up here. _. Passion simply isn’t good enough for a fruitful board of directors.

New Year's Resolution: Do Something About That Pile of E-Waste

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They work in Virginia, Delaware, and North Carolina. My Flickr Photo from a visit to Freegeek in Portland, Oregon. Earlier this month, I was in Portland, Oregon and had an opportunity to visit FreeGeek , a computer recylcing organization. It got me thinking about the computer graveyard that is my home office. I have the dead bodies of too many computers and other electronics collecting dust in my office. Not to mention cluttering up the floor space.)

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

ASU Lodestar Center

These states are Arizona, California, Alabama, Florida, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Delaware. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.

14 Top Nonprofit Websites to Inspire Your Organization

DNL OmniMedia

Based out of the University of Delaware’s Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, is a nonprofit initiative aimed at creating a more equitable economic global environment by encouraging more responsible retail practices.

NetCentric Advocacy: Civil Disobedient Lawmaking

Network-Centric Advocacy

More than a year ago, the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Corporation stirred an uproar in Mr. Morrisons eastern Schuylkill County borough with a proposal to use a large strip mine as a disposal site for material dredged up from the Hudson and Delaware rivers. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Notes and Questions: Are you also building the capacity of the network to serve itself?

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

Beth Kanter

Braeden was chosen to represent Delaware at the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge banquet at the White House. Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Crowdfunding in general has raised more than 5.1 billion in 2013 and nonprofit fundraisers using crowdfunding platforms and techniques continues to explode (according to this infographic from Craig Newmark).

The Next Generation of Major Donors to Museums: Interview with David Gelles

Museum 2.0

I included the Delaware Art Museum as an example of this. Last week''s New York Times special section on museums featured a lead article by David Gelles on Wooing a New Generation of Museum Patrons. In the article, David discussed ways that several large art museums are working to attract major donors and board members in their 30s and 40s. The article both energized and frustrated me.