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

TechImpact

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 | theledger.com

AFP Blog

Eco-blogs target younger generations in South Florida | theledger.com: "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, greenerMIAMI.com, and now it's beginning to blossom as the go-to destination for green.

How To Use Words That Create Excitement And Passion

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."

Colleges Weigh 'Yes We Can' Approach to Fund Raising - Chronicle.com

AFP Blog

The University of Florida has signed on, swayed by Blue State's promise of sharper outreach and new-media tools to motivate a broader group of donors. Colleges Weigh 'Yes We Can' Approach to Fund Raising - Chronicle.com: "Now the strategic-consulting and technology firm, Blue State Digital, is courting colleges. Some are welcoming the political rainmaker inside their wrought-iron gates.

Peer-to-Peer World Virtual Conference 9.27.17

SocialFish

Nonprofits, including American Foundation for Suicide Prevention , National Hemophilia Foundation , and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida , will join to show attendees how they’re using peer-to-peer techniques to raise funds in the real world.

Hot Association Jobs – Week of August 9

SocialFish

Public Affairs Manager , Florida Municipal Electric Association – The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA), a statewide trade association, seeks a Manager of Public Affairs. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Job 47

BRACE Luncheon

VisionLink

BRACE, "Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies," is sponsoring it''s annual luncheon next week, June 29th, downtown Pensacola Florida. Dr. Steve Picou will be presenting on the sociological impact of disasters. Yours truly will also be presenting, focusing on the efficacies of multi-agency partnerships, and their ability to leverage resources--all the more important in the current economy.

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recently, I had the opportunity to share with Central Florida Foundation’s board of directors about where the Foundation is headed when it comes to marketing and communications. The questions included: Who in the community knows what Central Florida Foundation does?

Train 97

Federal Funding for Non-profit Jobs

VisionLink

As an example, here is the notice from Florida. Again, this is a sample from one state only: Florida Back To Work Program Overview for Public and Not-for-Profit Employers Source and Amount of Funding Funding of the Florida Back to Work will come from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds, available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act''s (ARRA) Emergency Contingency Fund (ECF).

Fund 100

Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education

VisionLink

At the Institute, 9 Community Colleges from Florida, Ohio, and North Carolina gathered to discuss engaging stakeholders around success for all community college students. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W.

Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12

SocialFish

Under the direction of the Chief Communications Officer, the Communications Manager is responsible for supporting the coordination, management and implementation of the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers internal and external communication efforts.

Job 70

If DSP’s Could Change a Few Things.

Vertex Systems

Suppose a DSP got tired of living in the humid climate of Florida and wanted to move to the dry Arizona climate. The requirements for a DSP to work in Arizona could vary widely from those in Florida. What would they change to make their work lives more rewarding and fulfilling?

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."

This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16

SocialFish

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.

Job 76

What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Susie Bowie is the Vice President for Philanthropic Education and Marketing at the Community Foundation of Sarasota, Florida. Flickr Image from Carlos ZGZ.

Teach 98

Give Kids The World Gets An Extreme Village Makeover

Connection Cafe

Blackbaud client, Give Kids The World Village , (GKTW) is a non-profit, storybook resort in Central Florida that provides unforgettable, cost-free vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

You Can Help Us Strengthen the Social Safety Net!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We need major philanthropic funding to take this effort to the next level, beyond pilots in California and Florida , to make this kind of information readily available in every community. Tech entrepreneurs can change the world through their philanthropy. They will achieve the greatest bang for their philanthropic buck by prioritizing the better use of community-driven software and data. That was my message in a recent interview, which you can read on the Benetech blog series, The Impact.

Help 103

TLA Profile: The Community Foundation in Jacksonville

NTEN

As the oldest community foundation in Florida, The Community Foundation in Jacksonville has helped local citizens be good stewards of the region's communities, talents and environment since 1964.

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.

Your Big Chance to Recognize Your Best P2P Volunteer

Connection Cafe

The winner will be honored at the 2016 Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference on February 24 in Orlando, Florida with a trophy and a cash contribution to your organization.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

USDA Farm Service Agency offers text alerts Farmers and ranchers in Florida now can receive notifications from their county office through text messages on their cell phones, including text messages regarding important program deadlines, reporting requirements, outreach events and updates.

Bookshare around the world

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

While I was at the ATIA conference in Florida, our Director of Marketing was in Washington DC at another conference. Bookshare is doing great.

Kenya 130

February 11 is National 2-1-1 Day

VisionLink

From Washington State to Florida, from California to Maine and many, many places in between, thousands of staff support many thousands of callers. February 11th is National 2-1-1 Day. Best estimates are that nearly 20 million people have used 2-1-1 to seek assistance of one kind or another by dialing 2-1-1 on their land lines or cell phones. We are particularly pleased to be a premier provider of 2-1-1 software.

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.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: #Storymakers 2017: Creating Images and Video with Adobe Spark. Port Charlotte, Florida: How to Tell Your Nonprofit Story with Spark and TechSoup's StoryMakers 2017. Orlando, Florida: Microsoft Gives Back: Community, Education, and Philanthropy.

4 Keys to Engaging Employees in Your Company’s Matching Gifts Program

Connection Cafe

The biggest spikes we saw in use in 2017 – beyond #GivingTuesday and year-end – were all around giving to organizations that were providing relief in Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico, Napa, Southern California, and beyond. When you work in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR) like I do, there’s a lot to be happy about.

Gift 116

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida, is hosting a meetup on tools for effective email fundraising ; Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, is hosting a series of Giving Tuesday brainstorming sessions ; and Chicago, Illinois, will explore how your CRM can save end-of-year fundraising plans.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

USDA Farm Service Agency offers text alerts Farmers and ranchers in Florida now can receive notifications from their county office through text messages on their cell phones, including text messages regarding important program deadlines, reporting requirements, outreach events and updates.

It won't be NTC without Joel!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joel works for the Homeless Services Network of Central Florida & Volusia-Flagler County Coalition for the Homeless now. I'm so bummed out. I just got an email from Joel Remigio (in the middle above). This will be his first NTC Conference since 2002 that he can't attend!

7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

Everyaction

Florida Immigrant Coalition. The Florida Immigrant coalition is part of an alliance of 62 member organizations. There are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families. With the announcement of DACA’s repeal, the program has stopped accepting new applications.

The Surprising Truth About Donor Fatigue And What Nonprofits Can Do To Avoid It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our Accelerator participants have been more successful than past cohorts, despite the fact that their crowdfunding campaigns started the same time that Irma made landfall in Florida. Photo by Fuel Relief Fund on GlobalGiving.

Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition

EveryAction

Florida Immigrant Coalition ( @FLImmigrant ). There’s been a lot of talk about this year’s historic Presidential election, but behind the headlines, the real stories are about advocates fighting for change at all levels of government and across the entire country. At EveryAction, we’re proud to work with organizations whose missions reflect the values that built our company and the vision we have for a better, more inclusive world.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Janice and I are heading out to Florida this week for the NIMAS meeting on the new national digital textbook repository and the ATIA disability technology conference. Great events at Bookshare.org! We just hit 20,000 titles on our electronic book library for people with print disabilities. We are delivering more and more books that meet the literacy needs of our users, by providing the latest bestsellers, textbooks and daily newspapers into accessible form.

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.

Chile 61

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.

More on the Obama Networked Campaign

Network-Centric Advocacy

Noting that huge resources have gone into professional organizing in the Obama campaign, Wired goes on to describe how an individual volunteer in Florida has used the available online tools to "do her own thing" with unprecedented effectiveness www.theagitator.net.

5 Tips for Social Media Success from Bok Tower Gardens

NetWits

— 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.