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

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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.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

AFP Florida Caucus / St. Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus. It's finally here!

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

Wild Apricot

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!

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

EveryAction

From Equality Florida to Freedom Oklahoma to Basic Rights Oregon, we amplify the power of the state-based LGBTQ movement. June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community.

The Perfect Volunteer Experience

VolunteerMark

Discover what earns my time in service at A Gift for Teaching, a Central Florida nonprofit serving the education system, such high praise In deference to Craig and Arianna, the popular SNL cheerleader skit from a few years back, I offer the PERFECT CHEER for the perfect volunteer experience. What made it perfect for me? The operation, the other volunteers, the environment, and most importantly, the leaders. This organization is my new philanthropic crush.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

AFP Florida Caucus / Fort Lauderdake, FL / Not available. Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.

Visionlink’s Volunteer Registry Deployed for Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

VisionLink

We are honored that Visionlink, as a corporate partner, has been able to open access to the unaffiliated volunteer system to National VOAD and Volunteer Florida member organizations. Virgin Islands: [link] For Texas: [link] Volunteer Florida will also be live on the system in the near future Thousands of volunteers have offered to assist in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

The latest Covid-19 Resources for Nonprofits

Blue Fox

Focus On: Leadership, Funding, Positiveness and Re-Engaging Your Organization As some states like our home base of Florida begin to re-open, nonprofit teams are putting their minds together to draw a new map for the future. A map of how to survive, keep a positive mindset and continue to provide critical services in their community.

Powerful Online Tool Will Highlight Local Nonprofits

AFP Blog

Sept 10, 2012 – The Community Foundation of North Florida is excited about launching FindLearnGive.org, the community’s first comprehensive online database of local nonprofits. Powerful Online Tool Will Highlight Local Nonprofits : TALLAHASSEE, Fla., The website will connect the community with local charities and help donors and citizens research organizations and their needs.

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What's In Your Back Office?

Blue Fox

In January, I had the opportunity to talk to 40 or so people in our local community of Melbourne, Florida about nonprofit financial sustainability. A Note From Our Founder.

Visionlink Supports Dorian Response

VisionLink

The National Shelter System is being used to help manage dozens of shelters in Florida--and states north, as Dorian continues along its predicted track. Visionlink systems are fully engaged with Hurricane Dorian response. NVOAD is deploying a new situational reporting module for some states from Visionlink, to better coordinate the activities of partner agencies.

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.

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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?

Top #GivingTuesday Takeaways for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

In Brevard County in Melbourne, Florida, the Brevard Zoo leveraged the power of social media to solicit $12,815 in donations to the zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center which rehabilitates and releases sick and injured sea turtles in the are a. The results are in – and this year was the biggest # GivingTuesday yet! GivingTuesday Data Collaborative?reports reports that in the U.S.?online

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Leading Through Language

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."

How To Convey Emotion When You Speak

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."

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. After the popular online events in 2016, five companies that serve the nonprofit sector are coming together to offer a third edition of It’s a Peer-to-Peer World: Virtual Conference on September 27, 2017.

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.

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. Douglas Zimmerman and Lois Ann Porter traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to organize the Performance-Based Funding Institute VisionLink produced for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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).

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Tyndall Federal Credit Union

SocialFish

AdvisoryHQ, which is an independent media outlet that provides rankings for financial institutions, recently ranked Tyndall Federal Credit Union, as one of the 15 best credit unions in Florida, and this is due to their many unique features. It is headquartered in Panama City, Florida, and has a network of 23 branches across Florida and Alabama. They are among the credit unions in Florida with a low-income designation.

Modifying P2P Campaigns When Participants Crave Social Connection

Connection Cafe

One of the JDRF Southern Florida Chapter most watched videos from their virtual walk was bloopers! . Many have objected to the term “social distancing” given the physical and mental health ramifications of seclusion. Psychology Today tells us that s ocial isolation increases the risk of anxiety and depression and has the equivalent adverse impact on physical health to smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

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. So far, GKTW has provided over 127,000 wishes and dreams, in the form of vacations and support to families and child with life-threatening illnesses. GKTW is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year with an exciting new initiative – the Extreme Village Makeover.

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 ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

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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." "When you convey your vision, you must show your passion for it and commitment to it," explains Bart Egnal in his book, Leading Through Language.

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.

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Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12

SocialFish

Communications Manager , Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers – The Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers is a statewide, non-profit member association with the mission of improving the ability of the Florida Clerks & Comptrollers to effectively and efficiently serve the citizens of the state through the education of elected officers and staff, legislative action and public awareness of the role and function of the office.

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How to Make Your Nonprofit Recession-Proof: Perfect Your Operating Reserves Policy

Blue Fox

Recession aside, does your organization have enough moolah in reserves in case your air conditioner goes out (a catastrophic event in our sunny state of Florida)? Why You Need It. How to Start It. Best Practices to Leverage It.

4 Advantages of Getting Mobile App Development Service

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

With mobile app development Jacksonville Florida , it’s incredibly easy to build an app that effectively captures the interest of people. Check out Core Mobile Appsfor proven effective mobile App Development in Jacksonville Florida. More than for answering calls and texts, mobile phones today serve as an all-around device that lets a person capture photos, play music, surf online and many other things.

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. But Toby (my coach) wasn’t your typical career coach, she also planned and hosted Board trainings and served and volunteered at children’s organizations. She was a leader.

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.

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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. Here are some of the coolest jobs you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , digital and technology.

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#GivingTuesday: The Arts & Culture Way

Connection Cafe

Example: The Florida Aquarium set up a peer-to-peer fundraising contest on #GivingTuesday that resulted in unique opportunities for the top performing donors. . Approaching its seventh year, #GivingTuesday’s success isn’t slowing down and only increasing in donor participation.

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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.

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. By making a strong case to its finance committee and board of directors for a major technology investment, The Community Foundation in Jacksonville has significantly improved productivity, security and technology planning.

Proven #GivingTuesday Strategies for Higher Ed Institutions

Connection Cafe

Below are some key take-aways from a recent conversation I had with Erica Burroughs, director of Family Engagement and Annual Giving at High Point University , and Stephanie Odierno, assistant director of Direct Marketing, UCF Alumni Engagement & Giving at University of Central Florida around tips, tricks, and best practices for a successful #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

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. Facebook has 901 million active users; 500 million people use Twitter; 8 years worth of content is uploaded to YouTube every day; Pinterest has 4 million unique views daily.

The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It

NetWits

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. Tonia’s the Mobile Strategist for Atlantic Business Technologies.

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