Tue.Apr 10, 2012

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Volunteers Give 10x the Dollars

Connection Cafe

Author: Jennifer Darrouzet. “As it happens, a lot of our volunteers are donors,” says Dora Chan. You might be asking: why should I care?

Reflections from NTC Plenary Panel on Innovation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Julia Smith. I had the honored of moderating a free wheeling plenary discussion on Day #3 of NTC on “ Innovation and Nonprofits.”

GiveBIG is May 2! Let's rally.


Aw yeah, it’s GiveBIG time again. The Seattle Foundation’s “GiveBIG” challenge is a really incredible community-wide fundraiser. Last year, about 900 local nonprofits (including Groundwire!) participated and a whopping 18,800 donations were made to regional nonprofits, totaling more than 3.5 million dollars. The average gift size was $189.99

12NTC: Engaging Youth Using Social Media

Tech Soup Blog

Pathways to Education's Story. According to Shim, Facebook is a primary communication tool for young people. It's a burial ground for spam."

Using Everyday Technology to Improve Your Services


[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the March 2012 issue of NTEN:Change. By Laura S. How do these steps look in action?

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How and Why Causes Gain Momentum Online - Social Good - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

How and Why Causes Gain Momentum Online - Social Good - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : What is it that makes these events spread online and generate support?

12NTC: Open-Source Mobile Apps for Social Change

Tech Soup Blog

"The mobile tools to solve social problems are already out there." session, Open Source Mobile Apps for Social Change. Why Open Source?

Project REACH Mobile App Challenge

AFP Blog

Project REACH Mobile App Challenge : Real-time Electronic Access for Caregivers and the Homeless (REACH). Join the mobile app challenge to connect those in need to resources in their community

Supporting Teleworkers with the Right Tech for Success

Tech Soup Blog

As part of celebrating Earth Day throughout the month of April, we'll be featuring posts about how to make your nonprofit or library. more environmentally friendly. This post, from Bo Bandy at our donor partner ReadyTalk , originally appeared on their blog. remote workers need in order to maintain workflow and collaboration with colleagues.

Web 5

How To: Schedule a Broadcast

Mobile Commons

In this How To video, we walk you through how to schedule a new broadcast to your mobile list from the Mobile Commons system.

How Do Nonprofits Use Social Networks?


As you may have heard, we released the 2012 Nonprofit Social Benchmarking Report at the NTC last week. The study, done in association with Common Knowledge and Blackbaud, has a lot of great insights into how the nonprofit respondents use social networks. > Free for everyone! How many followers do nonprofits have on Twitter? nptech nten