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Florida State University to Launch 'The Great Give'

AFP Blog

Florida State University to Launch 'The Great Give' : Tallahassee, FL -- Florida State University will launch its first exclusively virtual campaign starting at 9 a.m. 24, 1851, signing of the charter to create the academic institution that would become Florida State University on Monday, Jan. The Great Give is a 36-hour online giving campaign that will involve the entire campus and community in supporting FSU. The Great Give will run through Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 9 p.m.,

Social Media and Fundraising: The Florida Aquarium ? AFP Suncoast Blog

AFP Blog

Social Media and Fundraising: The Florida Aquarium  AFP Suncoast Blog : The truly exciting bit is that coverage of major gifts could be used in all sorts of ways with the digital display. Major donors could be interviewed, benefits touted and pictures displayed. Mark couldn’t resist another benefit of the digital donor recognition board – revenue! When the Aquarium hosts events the board can be rented out. Plug and play makes it all possible

Heart of Florida United Way Uses Office 365 to Gain Some Peace of Mind


Disaster recovery is a critical part of computing for many nonprofits, but for the Heart of Florida United Way, based in Orlando, the threat of hurricanes and other heavy storms made it even more important. The organization served over 347,500 Floridians last year in a wide range of philanthropic efforts, and that work is only … Continued The post Heart of Florida United Way Uses Office 365 to Gain Some Peace of Mind appeared first on Tech Impact.

Nonprofits prepare for a share of broadband stimulus funds - South Florida Business Journal:

AFP Blog

Nonprofits prepare for a share of broadband stimulus funds - South Florida Business Journal:: "With $7.2 billion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act allocated to provide broadband access to unserved and underserved populations across the nation, the region’s nonprofits are scrambling to bring a share to South Florida

Eco-blogs target younger generations in South Florida |

AFP Blog

Eco-blogs target younger generations in South Florida | "Eco-blogs target younger generations in South FloridaBy BRIDGET CAREYThe Miami HeraldMIAMIRebecca Carter has a mission: raise awareness of local, green-minded organizations through one Web destination.Last year, she launched her blog,, and now it's beginning to blossom as the go-to destination for green.

How a Fan of Nonprofits Teaches Tech and Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

In this case, that'd be Margaux Pagan doing great things in Orlando, Florida. Here's what she told us about how she helps out charities in central Florida. We wanted to create a culture of giving in central Florida.

Getting to the Next, Better You

Connection Cafe

At the time, I was working part-time for a prominent career coach in Palm Beach County Florida. And you can still find her advocating and championing for children in South Florida today. It’s been almost 20 years since I was first introduced to the nonprofit world.

Apricot Chat: Spotlight on a 501(c) Organization -- Professional Insurance Agents of Florida, Inc.

Wild Apricot Blog

We had a chat with John Herd, the Director of Communications at the PIA of Florida, a 501(c)6 organization that has been with Wild Apricot since November 2009. John left us a great review about our product on LinkedIn, so we decided to see what other insights he had to share. Check out the great things that John has done with his organization's website; hear what he has to say about our functionality and support; and learn the valuable tips he provides for newer Wild Apricot users!

Building Online Ambassadors

Connection Cafe

Florida State University’s Great Give – While it might not be the most sexy of online tools, email might still be the most powerful. The Florida State University’s annual giving team discovered this during their 36-hour, online-only campaign in January 2012.

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5 Tips for Social Media Success from Bok Tower Gardens


— Bok Tower Gardens, a “must see Florida attraction,” is centrally located between Tampa and Orlando among rolling hills of citrus! Social media has revolutionized the way tech savvy arts and cultural organizations communicate.

This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16


Marketing and Communications Manager – Opening Nights Performing Arts at Florida State University – Opening Nights Performing Arts (ONPA) is the professional performing arts presenter at Florida State University.

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I was thrilled to be interviewed by Steve along with many other nonprofit data nerds, for his new book, Data Driven Nonprofits. He was kind enough to send me an advanced copy and it is definitely a must read. So, check out this post and be sure to order a copy today! .

Join Our 24-Hour Round-the-World Twitter Chat

Tech Soup Blog

On May 4, we and our partners from Australia to South Africa, Kenya to Warsaw, and Florida to San Francisco will host a 24-hour, around-the-world #Storymakers2016 Twitter chat. NAPLES/FORT MYERS, FLORIDA.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: Implementing GivingTuesday and Your Branding. Orlando, Florida: Nonprofit Technology Symposium. Naples, Florida: Best Blogging Practices and Editorial Calendar. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: How to Stand Out and Get Attention on Facebook! Orlando, Florida: "Going Viral": How to Plan an Online Frenzy. Naples, Florida: Implementing GivingTuesday #swflgives.

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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria. * [GroundWork group]([link] in Columbus, Ohio. * [NetSquared Daytona Beach ]([link] in Daytona Beach, Florida. * [Tech4good Las Vegas]([link] in Las Vegas, Nevada. --> --> What have NetSquared groups been up to recently?

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Florida. Florida sales tax license: $5, if applicable. Florida charitable registration: $10-$400, depending on contributions received during the prior fiscal year ($0 if exempt). The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?”

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: Nonprofit Technology Trends for 2016 — What's in Store for Next Year? Orlando, Florida: CRM Features You're Probably Not Using. Naples, Florida: Office 365 Workshop in Immokalee and Online.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the US, I gave workshops at nonprofit conferences in North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Missouri, California and at SXSW. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year!

7 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences for 2017

NonProfit Hub

BloomCon is hosted by our friends at Bloomerang in Orlando, Florida, on Monday, February 13. In our roll-up-my-sleeves and get-r-done , scrappy nature, we tend to take advantage of any and all resources at our fingertips in the nonprofit sector. We do everything we can to save money, achieve our mission and learn as much as possible at home or from our office. The problem is that we can only get so far by teaching ourselves through YouTube videos and endlessly searching Google.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria. * [GroundWork group]([link] in Columbus, Ohio. * [NetSquared Daytona Beach ]([link] in Daytona Beach, Florida. * [Tech4good Las Vegas]([link] in Las Vegas, Nevada. -->. -->.

The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It


You don’t need to know exactly how mobile technology can best help your mission - but here’s some ideas to help. Nonprofits from around the Country including Washington, Oregon, Florida, New Jersey and North Carolina have applied. Today’s guest post is from Tonia Zampieri.

Use Words That Show Your Emotional Investment

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, here are two examples from Egnal that demonstrate how to take a generic vision and then deliver it with language that shows the speaker's emotions : Emotionless : "To become Florida's industry leader in caring for seniors in their retirement by 2020."

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Orlando, Florida: Donation Platforms for #GivingTuesday. Daytona Beach, Florida: Nonprofit Toolbox: What Are Your Favorite Technology Tools? Daytona Beach, Florida: Nonprofit Toolbox: What Are Your Favorite Technology Tools? Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season!

The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger


My understanding is that MemberFuse was based in Florida, Avectra/Abila did not have a primary office there, and there was an incongruence of cultures (flip-flops versus suits). You will have heard about the Small World Labs/Personify merger that was announced two weeks ago.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

These global leaders are coming from the United Kingdom, Uganda, Florida, and DC. Naples, Florida: Google Drive: Tips and Tricks for Collaboration and Productivity. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


University of Florida College of Communications & Journalism / Gainesville, FL / By invitation. AFP Florida Caucus / Tampa, FL / Not available. Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: Ingredients of a Successful Video. Naples, Florida: Tech4Good Meeting. TechSoup's NetSquared community is hosting free monthly technology meetups in 74 cities globally, but with more than 39,000 members, it can be hard to get a sense of the community's needs.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


AFP Florida Caucus / Orlando, FL / TBA. Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Florida Caucus.

Using Data and Social Media for Social Justice Outcomes: TIG 2013 Keynote

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m in Jacksonville, Florida today to open the plenary session of the Legal Services Corporation Technology Innovation Grant Annual gathering.

How to Build a “Rock Star” Digital Technology Strategy


Rick Johnston, CAE, with Adrienne Bryant, Member Information and Database Mgr, Assn of Florida Colleges; Debbie King, DSK Solutions; and Deborah Herrin, Senior Director, IT, The Optical Society - Thursday December 5, 1:45 pm.

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: How to Select Donor Management Systems. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to drink, laugh, and network with their peers?

Heart and Soul GrantProgram Awards $25K to Nonprofits


The song will be written and recorded by songwriter Bill Dillon — who was recently exonerated after 27 years in prison thanks to Innocence Project of Florida — and produced by Jim Tullio of Butcher Boy Studios. Nonprofits spend years working on inspiring issues in hopes of changing the world. Here’s your chance to use your inspiration and write a poem that reflects your nonprofits mission and work.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Re-Engagement Campaigns, Millennials, and SEO

Connection Cafe

Maybe it was that I wrote it while listening to the stressful Tennessee Vols vs. Florida Gators game. Admittedly, this roundup was a little more difficult for me to put together. Maybe it was because my air conditioning is broken and the Charleston heat doesn’t seem to care too much.

Can You Experiment Your Way Out of the Filter Bubble?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In an odd moment of serendipity, I found this post from e-politics that included a case study on how Facebook ads defeated a Florida Ballot Initiative. The second goal was to saturate Facebook users in Florida with targeted messages in the month prior to the election.

Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: What's Missing? Orlando, Florida: Technologists Who Love Nonprofits. TechSoup's network of nonprofit technology meetups has been growing. In fact, during the last quarter , we had 56 active groups in 19 countries!

4 Ideas to Keep Teens Engaged in Church

Tech Soup Blog

Tim Smith was born and raised in south Florida, which explains why he loves the beach and is an avid fisherman. As your younger parishioners begin to approach puberty, you may notice that their interest in Sunday school, mass, and even church activities begins to waver.

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Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Just before I left for Rwanda, I caught some interesting discussion threads about organizational adoption of networked ways of working on Twitter coming from the #COFLA hashtag as a result of the Council on Foundations gathering in Florida.

Nonprofit Marketing: Beyond Social Media

ASU Lodestar Center

Ryan also holds a Master''s in Business Administration from the University of Florida. posted by Ryan Stewart Owner Marketic As the owner of a Miami based SEO and digital marketing agency, I''ve helped hundreds of businesses solve complicated marketing problems. I can honestly say that the most challenging clients have been non-profit organizations.

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Get Email on Your Domain with Hands-On Office 365 Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Immokalee, Florida , November 12 with Birgit Pauli-Haack. Are you still using a Gmail, Yahoo!, or similar email address for your organization? Our free Office 365 workshops are designed to help nonprofits that want to use their domain name for their email service.