Meet Our NTC Green Sponsors!

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We''re excited to announce our Green Sponsors for the 14NTC! This year''s Green Sponsors are: Confluence. Confluence''s Commitment to Going Green. We opted to be green tote bag sponsors this year because we responded to the eco-friendly nature of this type of advertising. We chose to open our DC office in a Gold LEED-certified building which utilizes green cleaning practices, energy-efficient fixtures and 100% wind-energy credits. How and Why We-Care is Green.

The Green Collar Economy by Van Jones: Help Me Spread the Word

Have Fun - Do Good

Hey Have Fun * Do Gooders! I'm helping Green for All get the word out about Van Jones ' new book, The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Two of Our Biggest Problems. Here's what Vice President Al Gore says about The Green Collar Economy : "This book illustrates the link between the struggle to restore the environment and the need to revive the US economy. Green for All's goal is to sell 5,000 copies by October 8th.

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3rd Annual EveryAction Nonprofit Halloween Costume Parade

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Each year, our staff marks the occasion by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and the start of end-of-year fundraising push with some fun. We're proud to support the work of Greenpeace , the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

NetCentric Advocacy: Death of Environmentalism: Green Group: Lakoff: Fun for the Whole Crazy Family

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Data Rich Control vs. Network Organizing | Main | News Is. » April 13, 2005 Death of Environmentalism: Green Group: Lakoff: Fun for the Whole Crazy Family In a high profile game of "he said, they said" a huge mess of fragile egos are being stepped on all over the place in the environmental movement. it is not fun to look at. it is not fun to look at.

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5 Design Techniques That Will Increase the Lifespan of Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, if someone might be in a worried state while browsing your site, intense colors like red or orange won’t help them; it would be better to choose calming colors like blues and greens. In practice: 1) Civil Voices.

8 Nonprofits Championing Environmental Sustainability on Earth Day

Classy

Volkswagen, GM, Amazon, and the USPS pledged a commitment to green vehicles. All participants receive a virtual Earth Day kit with a face mask, trash bags, information to clean up litter in the local community, and some fun stickers.

20+ Nonprofit Tools You Need to Get Your New Nonprofit Up and Running

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There are many free and low-cost Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) options, which can be used through your computer and your phone. Google Voice is a great place to start for as low as $10 a month. For content creation, you won’t find a more fun tool than Canva.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Post a wide variety of blog content and have some fun with it. A first-person voice is best. If you are an environmental nonprofit, write about ways in which supporters can green their homes or garden without pesticides. Some examples for nonprofits are “10 Ways You Can Help Fight Poverty,” “Four Reasons Why the Green Economy Is America’s Future Economy,” “10 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking,” and “Eight Benefits of Volunteering.”

[VIDEO] The Early Bird Guide to Epic End of Year Fundraising

Bloomerang

I’m wearing my Bloomerang green today. So this is all the fun that we’re going to be having today. Because I work really hard at it, and I have a lot of fun with my subject lines. Big green contrasting lime green color, donate today.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Post a wide variety of blog content and have some fun with it. A first-person voice is best. If you are an environmental nonprofit, write about ways in which supporters can green their homes or garden without pesticides. Some examples for nonprofits are “10 Ways You Can Help Fight Poverty,” “Four Reasons Why the Green Economy Is America’s Future Economy,” “10 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking,” and “Eight Benefits of Volunteering.”

SOCAP: The Market at the Intersection of Money and Meaning

Tech Soup Blog

I thought it might be fun to recount a perfectly random cross-section of folks who came by chat at the TechSoup booth on a Tuesday at the SOCAP event. I hope you'll pardon me if I start with a green tech thing. A woman named Gail Work stopped by to chat about her new non-toxic green battery company in Silicon Valley called SeaWave Battery.

Get Your Social Media Strategy in Shape With Spreadsheet Aerobics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We get so overloaded by meaningless data collection, that we’re exhausted before we get to do the fun part: making sense out of it. When we see the green arrows pointing up and the numbers look good, we might think — “they like me, they really like me.&# But you can’t really put that data into context and learn from it. In the content line, I put a link to the actual post noting the type, voice, or if it was a fan posting.

Reflections from Mashable Summer of Social Good Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Be a little less "formal" and try a few fun updates and other content that sparks conversations. Photo by David Parmet (In the green room waiting to go on the stage, in between Pete Cashmore and Geoff Livingston) See more of David's conference photos here. There were also some voices of skeptics asking the big question on how to channel this energy and excitement at the awareness level to bring about real change both online and offline.

Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy

Beth Kanter

The next morning participants gathered to make individual and collective sense of the ideas that were shared by experts. The techniques that help you get at understanding are not always fun or easy to do. It requires stepping back and seeing the big picture. It is called “Rose, Bud, Thorn.” Participants reviewed their notes from the expert sessions, and wrote down challenges on blue sticky notes, strengths on pink sticky notes, and opportunities on green sticky notes.

Best of Beth's Blog 2008: Finding The Top Ten Posts In Less Than Five MInutes!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Harry: A Green Geek. Social Networking: Part of Your Job or Just for Fun? Organizational Versus Personal Voice on A Blog. Be A Voice for Darfur: Great Example of A Multi-Channel Campaign. One of the things I've been wanting to do for a while is review my blog content for the year and select the "Top 10" posts or the "best of" posts. Once a year in June, I do an overall benchmarking and ROI analysis of my blog using particular metrics.

Interview with Jodie Van Horn of Freedom from Oil and Plug-in Bay Area

Have Fun - Do Good

Additionally, there has been a lot of rhetoric on the part of the automakers regarding the greenness of their operations, when in fact what we are seeing is a lot of green-washing. They recognize that green is very vogue right now. They recognize that consumers have made the connection between climate change and transportation, and so they are trying to portray their vehicles as green choices.

How to Make Your Big Vision Real: Jennifer Lee of Artizen Coaching

Have Fun - Do Good

That's the voice inside your head, or the many voices that say, "I can't," or "You don't have enough degrees," or "How are you going to earn a living with that?" I often say that if you have these really loud voices in your head, and even in your life sometimes, like real people, it means that you are actually on your path. They can make it as fun and enjoyable as they want. Jennifer Lee career nonprofit activist entrepreneur advice green coaching

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A Little Bit of Gloom Between Two Slices of Hope: Diet for a Hot Planet Author, Anna Lappe

Have Fun - Do Good

Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser are in it as some of the key thinkers and voices. As you know, I have a blog called Have Fun, Do Good. I'm always interested in asking the folks who I interview, "How are you having fun and doing good?" Well, that's a really easy question to answer right now, because I am having fun by hanging out with my 10-month old daughter. I guess, I don't know why, I really underestimated just how much fun it is to be a mother.

Women's Earth Alliance: Co-Directors Melinda Kramer and Amira Diamond

Have Fun - Do Good

For us, that means everything from the events that we do at home, where we have completely green events, to how we live our own lives, the things that we buy, the way that we run our office -- all of these things, to us, are important as we move forward and truly model what it means to create a world that we want to live in. You both know I have a blog called Have Fun Do Good. It looks like you're both having fun and doing good. How are you having fun and doing good?

Alli Chagi-Starr, Art in Action/Ella Baker Center, Podcast Interview Transcription

Have Fun - Do Good

The slogan is "Green Collar Jobs, not Jails" and what we're trying to promote a big vision which includes being able to employ formerly incarcerated people from the Oakland area, "at risk" -- quote unquote -- people from this area into jobs which don't hurt the environment, that actually help sustain us as a community. you know when you're around someone who's just fun to be around? activism art youth green This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5

Empowering Change: Caitlin Cohen of the Sigida Keneyali Project

Have Fun - Do Good

"Many people imagine international health as this fashionable, sexy, and fun job. Plus, tax forms aren’t fun, no matter where you are.) Many people imagine international health as this fashionable, sexy, and fun job. Our committee gets the chance to assert the community’s rights, and see that it has an effective voice. Photos of Caitlin Cohen and "Woman with Green Door Sikoro" provided by Caitlin Cohen.

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Solutionary Women: Alli Chagi-Starr, Ilyse Hogue, Melinda Kramer and Reem Rahim

Have Fun - Do Good

One is called Have Fun * Do Good , which is my personal blog; BlogHer , which is a network of women bloggers; NetSquared , which is about how nonprofits can use the social web for social change; and also the San Francisco branch of WorldChanging , which is talking about what are different solutions, particularly focusing on green solutions, happening in the Bay Area. A blog was really perfect for me, because first of all, it was a very casual voice -- it's not very formal.

Fair Trade Certified: An Interview with Paul Rice of TransFair USA

Have Fun - Do Good

Frankly, I think if you look at the companies that we work with--companies like Costco, Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks, Procter and Gamble, Green Mountain, another great company we work with, those companies tend to be very careful about the PR that they put out around Fair Trade and tend to have their own interest in there being a link there. So our voice makes a difference, and one of the biggest ways that people can help is simply by buying Fair Trade products and asking for them.

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Matthew Scholtz | Wednesday, 21 February 2007 at 5:08 pm Hey Steve, I’ll add my voice to chorus of thanks for posting this. It was really fun to learn that you’ve been process mapping for 40 years! We have done similar map in the past at Green Media Toolshed on the process campaigns and groups develop relationships with reporters.

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