12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

Here are 12 examples of nonprofits using AR and VR to raise money and awareness. Here’s an example of a life-sized 3D model of a gladiator school being augmented onto a field (see the GIF below). I hope these examples have sparked some ideas for you to use at your nonprofit.

GreenPeace: An Example in Connecting with your Supporters

Amy Sample Ward

This evening, Joe Solomon pointed out a great example that touches on data, social media, 3rd party platforms, and being proactive with getting your supporters connected directly with your organization – all things we’ve touched on in the conversations about Causes and ideablob!

Social Media Staff Guides: Another Example

Amy Sample Ward

Creating staff guidelines specific to online or social media use in organizations has been a hot topic for the last year or so and many organizations rely on examples of what other organizations or companies have created as a starting place for making their own. The “nptech&# (or nonprofit technology) community is one of the best networks when it comes to sharing ideas and case studies, so here’s another example to add to the lot! >>

Rethinking Volunteer Recruitment: A Real-Time Example of How Not to Attract Volunteers

VolunteerMark

Explore a real-time example to learn from the missteps of one organization''s approach. Leaders of volunteers are just that, leaders of people who choose to serve. They are typically not marketing wizards, and are not expected to be. Still, developing a little savvy around what it takes to wear the marketing "hat" while attracting future volunteers can go a long way. Then, learn more about what it takes to apply "otherliness" to your volunteer marketing messages

25 Solid Membership Website Examples and How to Create Your Own

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are 25 great membership website examples from all sorts of different organizations. Example-Sites Membership-Website-ExamplesSee how they've set up membership benefits, events, and more. Plus learn how to easily create your own site in 3 easy steps.

13 Twitter Search Examples for Nonprofits

NetWits

Twitter search is a pretty amazing resource that most have yet to tap into. Why do I think it’s amazing you ask? Well, because it’s nearly real time and driven completely by humans. Twitter search isn’t searching web pages and it doesn’t take days/weeks for your tweets to show up in the results. If you want to find out who’s talking about nonprofit work in your area within the last month or even today you can.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Earlier this month, when Instagram announced its user community had grown to more than 400 million, it reminded me that I needed to update my curated collection of Instagram for Nonprofit resources.

5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples)

John Haydon

The post 5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories last for 24 hours.

11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eleven nonprofits below are good examples to model your avatar design upon. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples)

John Haydon

For example, if you are an animal shelter, are you asking people to adopt a pet? The post 5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Are you posting social media content with half-hearted hopes of any reaction?

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

Learn how you can follow their example and start building your mobile list! Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in? The first step to a successful mobile campaign is a great call to action.

A shining example of quality (and fast!) Volunteer work

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Jim From: Rick Costa Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:26 PM To: Bookshare Team Subject: A shining example of quality (and fast!) I get great emails all the time, but this one needed to be posted right away!

Complete Guide: How to Raise Funds on Facebook (with examples)

Wild Apricot Blog

In this article, I will provide an up-to-date overview of the 5 main ways you can leverage Facebook’s suite of free fundraising tools to drive donations to your nonprofit. Facebook

The #1 Reason You Need a Recurring Giving Program and 3 Expert Examples

NetWits

If not, here are ten more benefits of a recurring giving program along with a few great examples. 3 Examples of great Recurring Giving Programs. The #1 Reason to Start a Recurring Giving Program. What’s the #1 Reason you need a recurring giving program, you ask? Let’s take a look.

The Nonprofit’s Guide to Augmented Reality (+12 Examples of Inspiring Nonprofit Augmented Reality Campaigns)

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn everything a nonprofit needs to know about how to make a successful Augmented Reality (AR) campaign and 12 examples of nonprofits who’ve already found success. VR Virtual-Reality AR Augmented-Reality

Do Your Homework First, Write Second—Examples of Successfully Funded Grant Proposals

NonProfit Hub

So instead, I’ll offer you the next best thing: examples. The first sample proposal is a mock example from the Grant Doctor , and proposes funding to raise awareness of breast cancer in Marin County, California.

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

One example of their success happened recently when Make-A-Wish partnered with Mustang parts company CJ Pony Parts. Do you know of any other good examples of nonprofits working with companies? Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Looking for Inspiring Examples from Unlikely Suspects? Check These Out.

Museum 2.0

How do you find fresh and inspiring resources in your field? This is a tricky question in the nonprofit arts world--and probably in every field. There are some industry blogs and twitter feeds. There are some good conferences. There are some useful research papers.

API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. However, I just happened upon a nicer and more understandable format at: [link]. Notice the general openness of the documentation.

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API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. However, I just happened upon a nicer and more understandable format at: [link]. Notice the general openness of the documentation.

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Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit technology professionals know how to converts laughs to donations and devoted an entire session to sharing tips, techniques, and examples during a NTEN conference. What are some of the best examples of nonprofits using humor in their engagement and content marketing?

6 Effective Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits (with examples!)

Wild Apricot Blog

This is a guest post by Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. A challenge I’ve come across with small nonprofits is finding a fundraising idea that will make a big impact, but will also be inexpensive. From my experience, there are six types

Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros

John Haydon

The post Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros appeared first on John Haydon. Are you looking to breathe new life into your nonprofit’s e-mail marketing? If so, you will love these tips three from my peers: 1.

11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eleven nonprofits below are good examples to model your avatar design upon. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

After I took down all the "kick me" and "kick it" post-its covering the Pocket Museum title label in the men's room, I realized that this is the perfect example of an A-to-B test for gendered response to a participatory museum experience.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs. TD Bank Invests in Google+ To Boost Search Results - example of a great Google+ campaign.

29 Email Subject Line Examples to Inspire More Opens on December 31st

John Haydon

The post 29 Email Subject Line Examples to Inspire More Opens on December 31st appeared first on John Haydon. With 12/31 one week away, you’ve probably put the finishing touches on your email fundraising campaigns.

Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros

John Haydon

Are you looking to breathe new life into your nonprofit’s e-mail marketing? If so, you will love these tips three from my peers: 1. Tell Stories About Your Impact.

7 Solid Club Website Examples to Get Ideas for Your Club Website

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are seven solid examples of club websites from all different types of organizations. If you browse these club websites, take some tips on how they’ve set things up

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Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. If your nonprofit wants to get started or set up a presence it is “meh,” the first step is to check out what other nonprofits in your space are doing on Instagram and other inspiring examples. Nonprofits That Get Instagram (2014) by Kerri Karvesti – an excellent Pinterest board of great examples.

5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats…and a Dog in Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I asked by Madeleine Hammond, who wrote a guest post about 7 Nonprofit Videos on Vine and Instagram , to take a look at a few stellar nonprofit examples. 5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats… And a Dog guest post by Madeleine Hammond.

Lead By Setting A Good Example

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is nothing more powerful for a leader to do than to lead by setting a good example. So, here are 15 things you can do to be an effective and successful leader : 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say “Thank You” and sincerely mean it. Communicate clearly.

Using SlideShare for Good: Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The example above isn't the first I've seen of using SlideShare for social fundraising or emergency relief. Other examples of using SlideShare for disaster relief or donations: Burma Cyclone Relief Effort| View | Upload your own. I'm catching up on what I've missed over the past few weeks and wanted to point this out. Storytelling is a best practice for fundraising pitches and that's why I think SlideShare is a great tool for causes.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A good example is witness.org/spring2010. An example was the opportunity to feature a video about the lack of treatment available for those living with HIV in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on YouTube’s homepage. Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members.

Example Of Good Guiding Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You can find more examples of companies with impressive guiding principles in the book, 1001 Ways To Energize Employees.

How to Make a Donor Profile in 5 Easy Steps

Connection Cafe

For example: If you are making a Major Donor Profile, but don’t currently have any Major Donors for your nonprofit, look at Annual Reports from similar nonprofits. For example: use of quotes, dates, etc. A Donor Profile Example.

Teen Blogging Project Examples Sought

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We are looking for examples of youth blogging projects, i.e., cases where the organization encouraged, supported, and/or facilitated the teens in blogging (presumably as part of the organization's mission and goals, e.g., to help youth learn leadership skills, literacy skills, build community, etc.). What examples do you know about? A colleague, Celeste, recently pinged me with a request. Can anyone help her? Hello.

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AskIdealware: What's a good example of an organization using data to make decisions?

Idealware

We're often told that we need to use data to make smarter decisions, but what does that look like in the real world? In April 2012 we worked with NTEN to conduct a survey and set of focus groups to better understand nonprofits' relationships with data.

Vote for your favorite examples of Social Media for Social Good

Amy Sample Ward

The Social Media for Social Good collection from NTEN and NetSquared calls for your case studies in leveraging social media tools in your program work. Social Media for Social Good. Everywhere you turn, you’re hearing about social media. Especially when it comes to fundraising. But at NTEN and NetSquared, we know that social media is good for a lot more than raising money. We know that social media can be used to change the world.

6 Steps to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting with Templates and Examples

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like help making your virtual meetings more productive, here is a six-step formula along with the templates and examples that can make your virtual meetings super productive. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings virtual-meetings