Discussion of Donor Data Retention

Robert Weiner

A few months ago I wrote a post on the topic of whether nonprofits should delete old donor records. The same topic came up recently on the APRA''s listserve, PRSPCT-L. The original question: My organization is working on a data retention policy and wondering if others have insights to share. There seems to be a feeling we should remove any records that have not had an action in 7 years. I’m a bit worried by this. Does this make sense to others?

Tagging Discussion

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 Tagging Discussion January 6, 2007 Beth started a cross-blog discussion about tagging and folksonomies, and I thought I’d weigh in.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: The Generational Divide (Panel Discussion)

Amy Sample Ward

This panel discussion focuses on the generational divide, with the following panelists: Wendy Harman and Suzy DeFrancis, American Red Cross. fundraising liveblogging discussion donors innovation mds11 millennials

Continuing The Discussion On Mobile Revolution

TechImpact

Not only are the devices critical during … Continued The post Continuing The Discussion On Mobile Revolution appeared first on Tech Impact. Yesterday we talked about how many potential online donors give up before completing a transaction when using a mobile device.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The 36th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute will feature nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations. It's finally here!

Africa Doesn’t Have the Luxury of Discussing Merits of Online Learning | Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

Africa Doesn’t Have the Luxury of Discussing Merits of Online Learning | Nonprofit Quarterly : 'via Blog this

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How To Discuss Poor Performance

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don't rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

Association Social Media Trends [Panel Discussion]

SocialFish

Trends presented their Association Social Media Benchmarking Study ( which we posted about recently ), and Lindy facilitated a discussion with three illustrious panelists: Curtis Midkiff from SHRM, Anna Baker from the American Diabetes Association, and Chad Davis from NAHB [disclosure - NAHB has been a SocialFish client]. We participated in a great breakfast hosted by Association Trends this morning.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Live Discussions

AFP Blog

Transcript of a Live Chat from Chronicle of PhilanthropyThe Chronicle of Philanthropy: Live Discussions: "How Charities Can Raise Money With Twitter and Other Social-Networking ToolsTuesday, November 25, at 12 noon, U.S. Eastern timeTwitter, Facebook, and other online social-networking tools offer ways for nonprofit organizations to build connections with supporters and donors

How To Discuss Poor Performance: Six Steps

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don''t rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

LinkedIn Discussions Are Spam Magnets

Robert Weiner

I'm a member of several LinkedIn discussion groups, but my participation is lukewarm at best. One of the biggest problems is spam--the noise is drowning out the signal. There doesn't seem to be a way for moderators to review messages before they're posted or for participants to flag spam for review by moderators. As a result, one of the groups I belong to includes the following off-topic messages: Vacancy advertising on the UK's leading job boards from only £99.

Global Scale: Launching the discussion list & much more!

Amy Sample Ward

I am excited to say that we have created a bit more content, a new discussion group, and are planning a roundtable discussion for December! Global Scale Purpose: Bonnie and I were inspired by conversations with each other on and offline but knew there were many more people who should be involved in discussing, sharing and learning. Global Scale Discussion Group. As I announced in August , Bonnie Koenig and I are cultivating a learning space at [link].

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Fortune Discusses How Businesses Can Use Text to Reach Millennials

Mobile Commons

The post Fortune Discusses How Businesses Can Use Text to Reach Millennials appeared first on Mobile Commons. “Most businesses are lagging far behind when it comes to how they communicate with [Millennials],” says an article in Fortune.

Political Insiders to Discuss Election 2012

Frogloop

At this event you will hear these political insiders discuss their views on: the emergence of the internet and how it is changing political campaigns. What do the following have in common: a kickass panel on politics (moderated by the openly gay half-sister of a former Republican Presidential candidate) ; a one-of-a-kind venue; and YOU.? Answer: One heck of an evening!

Nick Hurd meets Apple to discuss iPhone donations app - Third Sector

AFP Blog

Nick Hurd meets Apple to discuss iPhone donations app - Third Sector

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Metro -- Fire-alert technology discussed

AFP Blog

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Metro -- Fire-alert technology discussed: "The October wildfires were fought with blood, sweat and technology. But technology – particularly notifying residents by phone that a fire is headed their way – isn't exactly perfect

6 Steps To Discuss Poor Performance With An Employee

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don''t rehash the discussion later. As a leader , the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance. That time may be just about right now as the year ends and a new year is about to start.

Sustaining Innovation Book Discussion Part 1: What Does it Take Innovate Naturally and Frequently?

Museum 2.0

But where faith isn't discussed, frequent cross-departmental communication suffices. Book Discussion: Sustaining Innovation professional development

The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 1: Can Cultural Institutions Be Third Places?

Museum 2.0

This is the first installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Facebook discussion board here. Tags: Book Discussion: The Great Good Place Every Tuesday in June, this blog will feature a guest post examining some aspect of the book.

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3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Prepare a statement of clear goals to present and discuss at the next board meeting. Discuss their long-term roadmap from writing thank you notes, to making introductions, to soliciting gifts. Getting development teams and their nonprofit boards to work in alignment can be challenging.

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SXSW Panel: Join A Global Discussion About Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ll be at SXSWi Festival next week to moderate a panel and discussion on Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World on Sunday, March 13 at 3:30 pm. Our panelists include Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation, Mark Horvath, Invisible People, and Jessica Dheere, SMEX Beirut.

Six Steps For Discussing Poor Performance With An Employee

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don't rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

10 Commandments of Panel Discussions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Stephen Downes I discover a post by Doug Johnson called Ten Commandments of Panel Discussions. Thou shalt plan for at least one-half of allotted time for discussion based on attendee questions.It is a panel discussion , not sequential lectures, after all.

Sustaining Innovation Book Discussion Part 2: Your Experiences with Innovation (and Lack Thereof)

Museum 2.0

open thread Book Discussion: Sustaining InnovationThis is the second in a series of posts about Paul Light's book Sustaining Innovation: Creating Nonprofit and Government Organizations that Innovate Naturally.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: The Generational Divide (Panel Discussion)

AFP Blog

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: The Generational Divide (Panel Discussion) : "oday, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. This panel discussion focuses on the generational divide, with the following panelists: Wendy Harman and Suzy DeFrancis, American Red Cross David Smith and Michael Weiser, National Conference on Citizenship Moderated by Kari Dunn, Case Foundation".

Six-Step Approach For Discussing Poor Performance

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don't rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

How To Discuss Poor Performance In Six Steps

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don''t rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

Online Discussion Tomorrow: Getting Your Message Out

Robert Weiner

The Chronicle of Philanthropy has another online discussion coming up that may be useful for many nonprofit fundraisers and marketing pros. It’s a free discussion so if you’ve got the time, it could be a valuable session. Here are the details from their announcement: When: Wednesday, January 21, at 1 p.m. Eastern time. Where: Online at [link]. Cost: Free. read more.

AOL tries to discuss a difficult issue

ASU Lodestar Center

To even start the discussion I had to place a value on the life of a premature infant. Armstrong violated a basic rule of public disputes: You can’t enter into a rational discussion of a community problem when your poster child lives next door to everyone, and is viewed as a powerless victim.

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Mend the Nets. Network Discussions and Tuna.

Network-Centric Advocacy

And from a starting points discussion of throughput and nodes, look at the protocols for connecting the nodes and the ways to build the functional capacity and strength of those connections. Tony Proscio''s riff on a presentation by the president of the Helmsley Charitable Trust, John Ettinger, arguing that when foundations group their grantees into networks it “may lead to quicker learning and more efficient operations.”

Six Steps For Discussing Poor Performance With An Employee

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don't rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

Choosing the Right Online Discussion Format | Idealware

Idealware

Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Choosing the Right Online Discussion Format By Laura Quinn , December 7, 2007 There was a great discussion on the Progressive Exchange discussion list recently about various kinds of discussion forums.

Six Steps For How To Discuss Poor Performance

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don't rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

The Three Ways To Discuss Change With Your Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you communicate change to your team, explain the logical and rational reasons for the change: 1. Explain how the change will make employees feel before, during and after the implementation. Explain the tactical plan and goals. Answer questions from your team.

The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 5: Oldenburg on the LAM

Museum 2.0

This is the fifth installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Tags: Book Discussion: The Great Good Place guestpost Every Tuesday in June, this blog is featuring a guest post examining some aspect of the book.

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 4: Viewing the Internet as a Third Place

Museum 2.0

This is the fourth installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Facebook discussion board here. Tags: Book Discussion: The Great Good Place Every Tuesday in June, this blog will feature a guest post examining some aspect of the book.

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Be as forthcoming as you can when discussing timelines. When your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant, the standard course of action is to send out a Request for Proposal (RFP) - indicating that your organization is interested in receiving information from vendors.

How To Discuss Poor Performance With An Employee

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don't rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 2: Small Rural Museums as Third Places

Museum 2.0

This is the second installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Facebook discussion board here. Tags: Book Discussion: The Great Good Place Every Tuesday in June, this blog will feature a guest post examining some aspect of the book.

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 6: Museum 2.5 by Elaine Heumann Gurian

Museum 2.0

This is a bonus installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Thanks to ALL the guests who have helped make this book discussion a success! Tags: Book Discussion: The Great Good Place guestpost

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6 Steps For Discussing Poor Performance With An Employee

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let the discussion sink in. Don't rehash the discussion later. As a leader, the time will come when you will have to speak with an employee about his or her poor performance.

Mend the Nets. Network Discussions and Tuna.

Network-Centric Advocacy

And from a starting points discussion of throughput and nodes, look at the protocols for connecting the nodes and the ways to build the functional capacity and strength of those connections. Tony Proscio's riff on a presentation by the president of the Helmsley Charitable Trust, John Ettinger, arguing that when foundations group their grantees into networks it “may lead to quicker learning and more efficient operations.”

Leveraging Facebook for Good – A discussion with Blackbaud (Video)

John Haydon

Frank and I discuss effective Facebook strategies that nonprofits can use to acquire more fans and keep those fans interested. Here’s an interview that Frank Barry from Blackbaud conducted last year at 11NTC (r egister for 12NTC here ).