6 Fun Icebreakers for Nonprofit Training Sessions

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Icebreakers Can Be Fun! Also, fun results! Materials: none Feedback: So much fun! Renee captured some of the letting loose on Twitter: Having fun at the Facilitation: Tools of the Trade workshop.

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Fun Runs the Most Profitable, Easiest Major Events for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

According to a survey conducted by Software Advice on the profitability and ease of planning major events, fun runs/walks were best events for mid-sized and large nonprofits—by a mile. You don’t go to a fun run or even a marathon without those personal fundraising pages built in.

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Trending Sources

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A free, fun mobile photo-sharing iPhone App that turns your mobile photos instantly in art. TweetSheet is a simple, but fun web app that converts your Twitter activity into an infographic. A fun, colorful way to track your nonprofit’s growth and activity on Twitter.

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How To Make Measurement Fun!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the comments, I asked how can we make measurement fun ? In response, Jono Smith said that was like asking how to make going to the dentist fun! Most people view measurement as punishment, not something fun or valued. How have you made measurement fun for your nonprofit?

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A free, fun mobile photo-sharing iPhone App that turns your mobile photos instantly in art. A fun, colorful way to track your nonprofit’s growth and activity on Twitter. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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Have Fun, Do Good Birthday Fundraiser!

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The 19th is also the 8th anniversary of Have Fun * Do Good! I''d really appreciate it if you helped me celebrate my 44th birthday, and Have Fun * Do Good''s 8th anniversary, by sending a woman leader working for racial justice and human rights to the Art of Leadership.

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Emily Goligoski, The SanFranista: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The fifth guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Emily Goligoski. Have Fun Do Good Guest PostsEmily is a w riter and digital strategist who blogs as TheSanFranista. She produces tech entrepreneurship content for the organization Women 2.0 and teaches yoga in San Francisco.

Jamie Ridler, Creative Living: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The seventh guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Jamie Ridler. Jamie Ridler, Creative Living: How I Have Fun, Do Good I’ve always been kind of like Mary Poppins. Despite my missing ‘hip factor’, it was really theatre that showed me the power of having fun and doing good.

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Tara Sophia Mohr, Wise Living: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The third guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is by Tara Sophia Mohr. For me, the fun comes in 1) meeting so many remarkable, talented, women 2) hearing about and nurturing their visions – which inspire me and 3) watching them start to play big in their work.

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22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A free, fun mobile photo-sharing iPhone App that turns your mobile photos instantly in art. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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Desiree Adaway, Global Service and Leadership: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The sixth guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Desiree Adaway. Desiree Adaway, Global Service and Leadership: How I Have Fun, Do Good How do I have fun and do “good”? Have Fun Do Good Guest Posts

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Raiders of the Lost Archives, or How I Made Volunteer Data Entry Fun

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Lillian Karabaic. Zine Librarian. Independent Publishing Resource Center. Is it possible to create an app that gets volunteers traveling across the country to enter data for a nonprofit?

Christine Egger, In Conversation: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The third blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the wonderfully wise, Christine Egger. How do I have fun and do good? But I’ve found the most-fun-and-most-good-doing kind aligns best with the word’s origins. Have Fun Do Good Guest Posts

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A free, fun mobile photo-sharing iPhone App that turns your mobile photos instantly in art. TweetSheet is a simple, but fun web app that converts your Twitter activity into an infographic. A fun, colorful way to track your nonprofit’s growth and activity on Twitter. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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How to Build Your Community While Having Fun

NTEN

I mean have some fun — be you, get people onboard, because your passion is contagious! Evan Bailyn. Author. Outsmarting Google. There is nothing more attractive than authenticity. If you allow your organization to be the sum of the passionate people it comprises, your number of supporters will skyrocket. To succeed in the nonprofit world, you need support. Many of us spend our time laboring for this support, between fundraising, organization-building, and developing new content.

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Wendy Harman, Social Media Maven, How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The second guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Wendy Harman. You can connect with her on Twitter at @wharman Wendy Harman, Social Media Maven, How I Have Fun, Do Good I am the luckiest. I get to have fun and do good for a living. Have Fun Do Good Guest Posts

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Jen Louden, Savor and Serve: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The third guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is by Jen Louden. Have Fun Do Good Guest PostsJen Louden is a best-selling author, retreat creator, and Comfort Queen turned activity catalyst. She's just started a one year experiment in savoring and serving the world.

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Call for Submissions: What Are Fun Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest?

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As the host of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival for June 2012, I want to tap your collective wisdom to explore the theme of: Fun Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest You’re invited to submit your blog posts for consideration any time before Monday, June 25th. On Wednesday, June 27th I'll post a round-up of some of the best posts on Have Fun, Do Good. my pinterest boards Did you know that Pinterest is the third most popular social network ?

5 Have Fun, Do Good Letter Writing Ideas

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Here are 5 have fun, do good letter writing ideas: 1. Watercolor postcard with rubber stamp I love letters. I think the decline of personal letter writing is one of saddest casualties of technological expansion.

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Fun Friday Facts

Connection Cafe

Let’s make sure non-profits are part of the picture by developing content of use to educators, students, and the general public that is fun, engaging and makes the most of the tools at our disposal. Author: Amber Wobschall.

Photo Friday: Have Fun Do Good Flower

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Made with keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk. photofriday nablopomo

Friday Fun Links: Social Good, Vegan Pie, Thimble List and Creative Entrepreneurs

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A list of some of the people, things, and events that inspired me, or added fun to my week. Taking this course really helped me clarify my business plan in a super fun, creative, and visual way. I love this piece, Believe in the Future , by Jen Lemen.

Mary Mulliken, Intentional Motherhood: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The eighth guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Mary Mulliken. Mary Mulliken, Intentional Motherhood: How I Have Fun, Do Good While I was pregnant, I heard one of my favorite writers, Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy say, "we treat our planet like a supply closet and a garbage dump."

What happened to the FUN in Fundraising?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Lindsay Walker. Executive Director. Last month, CompassPoint , in conjunction with the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund , released a report revealing some unfortunate statistics which provide real insight into the fundraising industry.

Meg Worden, Feed Me Darling : How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The fourth blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the delicious Meg Worden (I say delicious because I love her e-cookbook, Salad Alchemy). Doing good is fun. And incredibly fun. Have Fun Do Good Guest Posts

Friday Fun Links: Baking Beet Cake, DIY Sewing, Creativity Tips and Lots of Laughs

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A list of some of the people, things, and events that inspired me, or added fun to my week: 1. I got Jamie's Food Revolution out of the library this week, and am excited to try some recipes.

Jocelyn Harmon: People, Words, Technology & Truth: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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My second guest blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the warm and wonderful Jocelyn Harmon. Finally, telling the truth or living an authentic life, keeps me having fun and doing good. Have Fun Do Good Guest Posts

Richard Branson: "Have fun, do good, and the money will come."

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Like any good blogger, I follow the results of my Google Alert and Twitter Search for the phrase "have fun do good," to see who else is writing about it. I often say, ‘Have fun and the money will come.’ As I’ve said before, have fun, do good, and the money will come."

Love List: A Have Fun, Do Good Holiday Gift by Sherry Richert Belul

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Love List: A Have Fun, Do Good Holiday Gift Want a great do-good, feel-good holiday gift that doesn’t cost a dime? It's simple and fun to create. People are always thinking of original and fun ways to turn their lists into a unique gift. Today's post is a guest piece by my pal Sherry Richert Belul, founder of Simply Celebrate, and author of the e-book, Present Perfect: 127 creative, one-of-a-kind, no-to-low cost, wow-‘em gifts they’ll never forget.

How the Internet Works (Infographic)

SocialFish

A fun reminder. Because cats in hats. Cool Infographic Friday

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Evidence = Funding: A new blueprint for evaluation plans

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Data evaluation grantmaking social innovation fun Strategy Fundraising Michael D. Smith. Director. Social Innovation Fund. The White House's Social Innovation Fund has developed a new program evaluation guide based on best practices. And it's not even our birthday!

Lisa Sonora Beam, The Creative Entrepreneur: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The eleventh guest blogger in my have fun do good series is Lisa Sonora Beam. Lisa Sonora Beam, The Creative Entrepreneur: How I Have Fun, Do Good Buy art from artists. One of the most fun ways to do good is to buy art and hand crafts directly from artists and artisans.

How to Find Your Way to Have Fun and Do Good

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Your Have Fun What do you find fun, amusing and joyful? Your Have Fun, Do Good A combination of ideas from your Have Fun list and your Do Good list I've been playing around with this equation, and posted some of my ideas below.

Your Fun-Do List for Thanksgiving Weekend

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I'm definitely ready to relax and have fun during the long weekend, so instead I've made a fun-do list: Have fun with the hubs (resist the temptation to tackle house fixing up to-dos!) Visual journal/collage Buy something red to wear during the holidays What's on your fun-do list? Photo: Our super fun Thanksgiving in Maine. I'm a huge to-do list maker, which is a blessing, and a compulsion. My lists keep me on track, but they can also be overwhelming.

Free, Fun Making Time for Happiness Worksheet

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Happy Monday, Have Fun Do Gooders! As you regular readers know, for the past few new moons I've been posting Big Vision Goal worksheets for you to download, and fill out each month. I also share them with my various big vision goal setting partners, and groups.

Funny and Fun Fundraising with Crowdrise, a Big Vision Podcast Interview

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"I believe Moosejaw is relatively successful because we made it fun, in the same way we're making giving back fun with Crowdrise.

Top 10 Have Fun, Do Good Posts (Aug-Nov '11)

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One of the ways I measure if Have Fun, Do Good is fulfilling its mission is with something called PostRank. Below are the top 10 posts Have Fun, Do Good readers (like you!) Thanks for reading, commenting on, and sharing Have Fun, Do Good!

Social Media: It’s a Thing

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We all know it, but this is kinda fun regardless. Credit: OnBlastBlog. photo credit ). Potluck

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7 Ways to Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Last week I finished my month-long Have Fun, Do Good series where 12 bloggers shared how they have fun and do good. My main takeaway from their rainbow of stories is that there are *so* many ways to have fun and do good. But it’s also fun.

Fun Friday Staycation in Oakland and Berkeley (Photos)

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I figure I should practice what I preach, so here are some photos from my fun Friday in Berkeley and Oakland with a Move, Play, Reflect, Connect twist. After breakfast, we browsed and shopped at the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse , where they have all kinds of fun stuff.