Crowdsourcing and the nonprofit community

ASU Lodestar Center

Funding, guidance, volunteers, community engagement – all vital resources to sustaining a nonprofit – seem to be in short supply most days. According to Daren Brabham, crowdsourcing consultant and author of Crowdsourcing: A Model for Leveraging Online Communities , crowdsourcing is the organization of online communities to utilize their combined resources. Not enough funding to host that blood drive you’ve been planning? posted by Coiya Tompkins , Vice President, Corporate.

What I Learned From @nancylublin About #dataonpurpose

Beth Kanter

Nancy used the analogy of operating like car company that puts out different vehicle models and each year will have a different version with different features. In August 2013, they sent an opt-in text message to area codes in El Paso and Chicago. Nancy said that funding closes their organization off from innovation because funders often held them to what they wrote in the grant proposal 2 years ago. “It