#GivingSkills: Doing #GivingTuesday Differently

Connection Cafe

Still, there are some tricks of the trade that can help you tap into the hidden gems of talent and expertise that reside in your network. Use Capacity Commons , a one-stop-shop for skilled volunteering, to help you scope the right project and find skilled volunteers.

The Big Difference Between Branding and Marketing for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

Branding and marketing are as different as my birthday and Christmas. Both situations may be close, but they serve a different purpose. This will help you develop a brand personality if you haven’t already, while simultaneously getting everyone engaged and on the same wavelength.

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How and Why Nonprofits Need to Think Differently

NonProfit Hub

Part of how we do this is with our Starting a Nonprofit class , offered each quarter, for folks who think (or know) that a nonprofit is the best way to help a cause they care about. They’re helping me think differently!

Help Wanted: Wildcards!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Are you someone who is burning to make a difference? We help the people who most need it, not those who can most afford it. Someone who values doing good over a whopping salary? Do you want flexibility in your job? Benetech wants to hear from you!

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The Difference between Training and Development.

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However, there is a distinct difference between their meanings and implications, which are often overlooked by a majority of professionals. Let us look at the image below to understand the difference between training and development.

The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Having a solid mission statement will help you determine what type of impact you can measure. If you’re at a small nonprofit and wear a lot of different hats, make a small step to update a donor database by doing a little each day.

Crossfit, Human Rights, Shakespeare and the Zoo| How Making it Personal Makes all the Difference

Connection Cafe

To help all the time-strapped development managers out there, here are five quick tips for turning your supporters into fundraisers: 1. I know it makes me feel important and special when a friend asks for help… but WARNING -that is the key!

How A Coach Differs From A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Crowdsourcing vs Community-sourcing: What’s the difference and the opportunity?

Amy Sample Ward

This time around, my topic was Crowdsourcing vs Community-Sourcing, answering questions about the difference is and what the opportunities are for organizations looking to get connected outside their organization. Last week I presented for my second time with Nonprofit Webinars.

The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies

NonProfit Hub

We cannot be sitting on crappy chairs while we are helping the world,” Le said. “It’s It comes down to determining the difference between necessity and want. Help by demonstrating the necessity of your purchases and being transparent with your donors. You work for a non profit.

GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic

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GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic : To meet that need, Microsoft is making the Microsoft Local Impact Map available to nonprofits to help them share their stories in a compelling way on their websites.

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The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies

NonProfit Hub

We cannot be sitting on crappy chairs while we are helping the world,” Le said. “It’s It comes down to determining the difference between necessity and want. Help by demonstrating the necessity of your purchases and being transparent with your donors. You work for a non profit.

What’s the Difference Between Likes, Comments and Shares?

John Haydon

Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm (Edgerank) places a different weight on likes, comments and shares – giving shares the most weight, and likes the least. And when you think about your own behavior, likes, comments and shares each have different meaning or intention.

The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Having a solid mission statement will help you determine what type of impact you can measure. If you’re at a small nonprofit and wear a lot of different hats, make a small step to update a donor database by doing a little each day.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play – guest post by Meghan Ventura. Games can also empower players to help solve seemingly impossible scientific problems. Zynga.org ( [link] ) was created with the mission to use games to help those in need.

7 Tips to Help Your Organization Make the Biggest Difference for the Haiti Relief Efforts

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The past 36 hours have been crucial for disaster relief organizations across the world as they reach out to supporters requesting donations, volunteers and general support for the efforts to help Haitians in need. If monthly donor gifts (or any additional gift) help your organization to prepare in advance for emergencies and ensure rapid response, make that part of the appeal. Author: Molly Brooksbank.

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The Different Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference

NonProfit Hub

Let’s be honest here—all of us in the nonprofit space have moments when we seriously question the difference we’re really making. I want to share it with you today in hopes that it will also help you as you run into those inevitable moments.

Rosie Childs: Social Media Allows Charities a Different Type of Story-Telling

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Rosie Childs: Social Media Allows Charities a Different Type of Story-Telling : n the aftermath of a double-dip recession which nationally has seen charitable giving down by 20%, charities need to be able to tell the public about the needs of others more than ever. They also need to be able to persuade them that they can and will help.

Magento 2 – how it’s different than Magento 1

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Here are a few points that explain the difference between Magento 1 and Magento 2: Architecture – The team of Magento development Toronto has not just added new features but also improved various features in the previous version. The new version easily navigates all the sections of dashboard and this helps in managing the store even more efficiently. All these dashboard features will help you in monitoring and managing the business more efficiently.

Team-Up for Textbooks: Volunteer to Help Students with Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Volunteers can now help fulfill students’ book requests faster during periods of peak demand by joining Benetech’s newest volunteer initiative: Team-Up for Textbooks. The new school year is in full swing, yet across the U.S.,

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact. One of the most admirable things about the people who run non-profits can also be their achilles heel: they love helping people.

Why Do We Interpret Art and Science So Differently?

Museum 2.0

If we're talking about a scientist in a science museum or science center, the presentation will be completely different. Thank you to the ISEN listserv for helping spark this post, via the controversy over Richard Dawkins' denigrating remarks about informal science.

The difference between goals and targets

John Haydon

If you use a pencil it will help you keep your goals concrete, but flexible. The difference between a target and a goal is your influence. If you’re like most nonprofit professionals, you’re beginning to think about setting goals for 2011.

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Magento 2 – how it’s different than Magento 1

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Here are a few points that explain the difference between Magento 1 and Magento 2: Architecture – The team of Magento development Toronto has not just added new features but also improved various features in the previous version. The new version easily navigates all the sections of dashboard and this helps in managing the store even more efficiently. All these dashboard features will help you in monitoring and managing the business more efficiently.

4 bbcon 2019 Takeaways to Help You Maximize Your Foundation’s Impact in 2020

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Technology can help – “Fuzzy Look-up” is an add-in for Excel, and is available free from Microsoft. bbcon Takeaway #2: Well-planned and executed campaigns can make a HUGE difference. Has this program made a difference – or enough of a difference?

Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio

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Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio : Seventeen West Virginia Office of Technology employees are working long hours in Louisiana lending an IT helping hand following what Hurricane Isaac left behind. They are helping intake centers distribute food stamp cards," she said.

Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

What actions can we, as individuals, take to help advance the empowerment of women & girls? . Here are some ways we can continue to make a difference. We can offer our help. And we can commit to support others on their respective journeys, and gratefully accept help on ours!

The Difference Between Success And Failure Is GRIT

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The difference between success and failure is grit ,” says Dr. Paul G. Readers who complete this five-minute survey receive a comprehensive report, including scores, descriptions, graphs, and tips, to help them understand where they are now, and what steps to take to move towards Optimal GRIT.

How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

What is different for those people that our grants support?” our journey to tracking outcomes and results began and we started to ask ourselves tough questions like: Who is different because of our grants and what is different for them?

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Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

But the reality is that in many nonprofit organizations, different teams and departments do not have a shared mental model for a culture of philanthropy. Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy.

Institutional Blogs: Different Voices, Different Value

Museum 2.0

However, there are many different approaches to take--as there are with blogs in general. With a nod to Seventeen magazine, here's a flowquiz to help you figure out what kind of blog might be right for your museum. Nik inquired as to how I feel about museum blogs. He asked: Hey Ms.

8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

And we’re always on the lookout for new tools to help us keep websites in tip-top shape—whether it’s for a scheduled tune-up or major maintenance. Here’s a roundup of a few of the best resources to help manage your nonprofit website: Down for Everyone, or Just Me? .

The Difference Between A Mission And A Vision

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here's a good definition of the difference between a mission and a vision by leadership book authors George Bradt, Jayme A. It helps define areas where the organization needs to be best in class and helps keep everyone aware of the essence of the company.

4 Ways Data and Analytics Can Help Nonprofits Achieve Positive ROI

Connection Cafe

One of the core reasons I love data analytics in the world of fundraising is that it can drive us to achieve positive ROI and help us to determine an appropriate return on investment for our organization.

How Individual Change Agents Can Help Us Build a Stronger Social Economy

Connection Cafe

And so when they want to make a difference, many think not just of donating their time or their money, but their networks. The most radical force for change is the same thing today that it’s always been—a person.

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The difference between Google Plus Business Pages and Profiles

John Haydon

In the previous post, I shared a few ideas to help you understand how your organization’s Business Page and your staff’s Profiles can work together. It might be helpful at this point if we back up a bit and explain the difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

But people have participated in completely different ways. Here are three possible explanations for this gender divide: Men and women use bathrooms differently. It makes me curious about what other techniques we could use to test differences in participatory response.

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How Cross-Sector Collaboration is Helping Fight Youth Unemployment in Boston

Connection Cafe

Inspiration can come from an assortment of places, but to be connected to collaborative opportunities you need to have relationships across different organizations in your community. Where does your organization sit in your community?

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9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

We call this social love , and it makes a huge difference in cultivating your influencers into ambassadors. So, consider the ways social media can help you get the attention of elected officials.

You Can Help Us Strengthen the Social Safety Net!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

What if every person in need had access to the help they needed? Every day in every community, there are people who need help. the social safety net is effectively invisible to the people who urgently need help. If we can make it easier for people in need, or the agencies trying to help them, to find accurate information on social services, we’ll have delivered amazing impact. Service providers struggle to help clients meet complex needs.

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How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

Connection Cafe

Personas will help you identify how to communicate with each segment of your audience. There are lots of different ways to identify personas, but we suggest keeping it simple if you’re just starting out and definitely keeping your goals in mind.

The Differences Between A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.