The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

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The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee : During this one-day, online event, residents of King County make donations to local nonprofits through -- and a share of every contribution is matched with a "stretch pool" of funds provided by The Seattle Foundation and local companies and individuals.

What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving

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As an example, Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, California, saw nearly $85,000 in donations for employees in two weeks. A look back at 2020 shows that unprecedented challenges often lead to unexpected opportunity.

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Two Ways To Use Crowdsourcing for Face-to-Face Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are many examples of crowdsourcing techniques used by nonprofits and foundations and The Networked Nonprofit devoted an entire chapter to the topic. Next week on March 1-2, the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference will take place in Sacramento. Recently Craigslist Foundation did a crowdsourcing experiment to shape the agenda for its annual nonprofit bootcamp. Flickr Photo by Pierre-Alain Dorange.

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth Kanter

For the past three years, I have had the honor of serving as the facilitator for the Knight Foundation Peer Learning Exchange for the Giving Day Initiative. Today, the Foundation has released a new report: “ Beyond the Dollars: The Long-Term Value of Giving Days for Community Foundations ,” written by Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies. Click to Download Report.

Craigslist Nonprofit Boot Camps in Berkeley and Brooklyn

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Maybe it was to look for a job, or buy a futon, or find a "missed connection", but did you know that there is a Craigslist Foundation ? The Foundation also puts on smaller educational events. For example, Heather Carpenter attended a Foundation produced networking event where Susan Fox, author of Grant Proposal Makeover , shared her "10 Flaws That Doom Most Proposals to Failure," which you can read on Heather's Nonprofit Leadership 601 blog.

Social Media Lab: How To Become A Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As Visiting Scholar in Nonprofits and Social Media at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, I am coaching grantee organizations and leading workshops and peer trainings on how to become a Networked Nonprofit. LAUP has a group of parent ambassadors who serve as their key advocates in Sacramento or on land. They established a fan page for this group so they can be their advocates on Facebook as well. Social Media Lab: Becoming A Networked Nonprofit.

GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference: Reflections from the Innovation Lab

Beth Kanter

In May, I was lucky enough to spend a few days with community foundations at the annual GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference. We heard from Christina Ciociola, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and what they have learned about using data from Donor Edge to become the community knowledge center over the past few years. The campaign would be sponsored by the community foundation, Ad Clubs, PR Clubs, SM Clubs, Chamber of Commerce, Civic Leadership, and others.