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 | theledger.com

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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.

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.

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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.

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!

Peer-to-Peer World Virtual Conference 9.27.17


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

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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! .

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?”

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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. -->. -->.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: Google Analytics: From Setup to Decision-Making Tool. Naples, Florida: Storymakers 2017 Video Workshop. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact.

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.

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.

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.

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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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?

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: How to use Technology to Communicate and Manage Volunteers. Naples, Florida: Tech4Good SWFL Meeting. NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. but we all know that meetings are boring!