The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US. Last week, I had the pleasure of working with a group of Population and Reproductive Health grantees from Pakistan on a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers.

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers. This was the launch of a peer learning group called “The Networked NGO,” based on [.]

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The Networked NGO: Translating the Networked Nonprofit and 1-11-11 Club

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Networked NGO. But, I’ll get to birthday fun in a minute. I spent my part of my birthday giving a presentation at the Packard Foundation Program Forum on translating the Networked Nonprofit into the Networked NGO. It was a fun way to spend part of my birthday! . In 2011, I’ll be the lead for Zoetica on a NGO/social media train the trainers project in the Middle East , sponsored by the State Department and others and has multiple partners.

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E-Mediat: Day 2 – The Networked NGO in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We spent Day 2 of the E-Mediat Train the Trainer sessions on “ Translating The Networked NGO in the Arab World.&# To localize Networked Nonprofit concepts to an Arab NGO context, as appropriate, for improved project outcomes. Rami Al-Karmi , Founder and CEO of Shabakat , Al Ordon (JordanNet) and is serving as the E-Mediat Strategic Adviser for the Jordan In-Country Team shared some lessons about working as networked ngo.

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Just Found: International NGO Flickr Group

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After a long day without much fun, I took a break to catch up on some bloglines reading. And the next thing I know he invites me to the International NGO Flickr Group. While browsing, happened to notice blogher Kalabird, who is doing NGO work in Cambodia has contributed a few. I love this one: Technorati Tags: ngo , nonprofit , non-profit , nptech , flickrIt was only going to be for five minutes, I swear.

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Tech and NGO T-Shirts for Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Great fun! Click To Play Whenever I've travel over to Cambodia, I have the opportunity to check two large suitcases up to 70 pounds each. I never pack anything personal in those suitcases. Instead, we bring over supplies for the Sharing Foundation , mostly in-kind donations of clothing, medicine, or other items that can't be easily acquired or are cheaper in the US.

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Sharing Nonprofit & NGO Tech Stories

Have Fun - Do Good

If you know a nonprofit or NGO that is using any of these technologies, or is struggling to use them, encourage them to share their stories on our Community Blog , Net2 in Action success gallery or Net2 Ask challenges forum by sending them one of these pre-fab invitations to participate. Last month 80+ folks showed up so come on over and join the fun.

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15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Preliminary results from the 2015 NGO Global Technology Survey reveal that social media is increasingly a primary source of online giving inspiration, but social media calls-to-follow were rarely integrated into the donation and “Thank you” process, and if they were, they were visually underwhelming.

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Facebook Campaigning in Romania

Amy Sample Ward

It was so much fun and it was an amazing experience to work with people like Chris Worman and meet with so many local nonprofit and community changemakers. day conference was split into two tracks for IT and NGO, sometimes meeting separately, sometimes coming together to collaborate. I had the opportunity to facilitate the IT track and had lots of fun poking, prodding, and supporting some really interesting conversations and sharing sessions.

12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Only.003% of referral traffic to Nonprofit Tech for Good comes from Instagram which means very, very few (if any) of our Instagram followers have registered for a free webinar or downloaded our Global NGO Online Technology Report. Instagram is fun and in time new features could be added to increase the ROI – that’s what we all have been hoping and waiting for – but its unlikely your nonprofit is gaining new donors from using Instagram.

15+ Giving Tuesday Campaign Ideas (and Expert Tips) for 2021

Qgiv

Any nonprofit or NGO can participate in Giving Tuesday, and there’s no payment or registration needed. Auctions are fun at any time of year, but Giving Tuesday presents extra opportunities for your nonprofit to host a successful auction.

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Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

What : Relax, or join the fun – it’s up to you! Activities include: - Human Bingo: A fun and easy way to network with other attendees. East-West Technology, Culture & Food Exchange: Innovation and culture sharing with NGO counterparts in India. Come to the session with your online campaign ideas, and get ready to have fun mapping out a campaign! What : Relax, or join the fun – it’s up to you!

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Martín Burt’s Best Kept Secret

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Fundación Paraguaya was the country’s first microfinance program and first development NGO. I am having a lot of fun promoting key policies related to competitiveness, corruption and poverty elimination.” Martín Burt is one of the greatest social entrepreneurs I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for many years. So I was recently taken by surprise when I discovered by mere coincidence that he had become the Chief of Staff for the Interim President of Paraguay, Federico Franco!

Storymakers 2016 Winners

Tech Soup Blog

Best Use of Humor — The World Is Fun: Do 1 Thing. The nonprofit The World is Fun shows us a great option: make volunteering fun and easy. Then, it uses humor in its video, The World Is Fun: Do 1 Thing, to demonstrate it. First, we want to thank every nonprofit and NGO who submitted. The Storymakers 2016 campaign surpassed all of our expectations.

What are your favorite nonprofit blogs?

Have Fun - Do Good

I'll send the first person to post the names of five amazing, effective, fun to read nonprofit blogs a Have Fun * Do Good mug or tote bag (your choice). The guidelines are: • The blog must be written by staff of a nonprofit of NGO • It has an RSS feed • It allows comments • You enjoy reading it! What are you favorite nonprofit blogs? Not personal blogs about nonprofits, or by people who work for nonprofits, but by the nonprofits themselves.

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

Network-Centric Advocacy

» 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. The survival of the mega-NGO has become a blood sport (see reactions to questions of authority) and well leadership is what it is. it is not fun to look at. it is not fun to look at.

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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

We proudly welcome NGO partners Vietnet-ICT and the Lin Centre in Vietnam, as well as ASEAN Foundation , Kopernik Marketplace , and YCAB Foundation in Indonesia to the TechSoup Global family. Our New NGO Partners in Vietnam. The VietNet Information Technology and Communication Center ( VietNet-ICT ) is a Hanoi-based NGO working in information technology and communication. Some Fun Facts About Vietnam. Our New NGO Partners in Indonesia.

Link into the Social Media Channels at TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

Plus we provide fun snacks and beverages. Whether you are a donor partner, nonprofit, library or NGO, or just someone who is interested in TechSoup, we would be delighted to hear from you. TechSoup was founded in 1987 on the belief that technology is a powerful enabler of social change. Since then, we've assembled a worldwide network of individuals and organizations that share this conviction.

E-Mediat: Social Media Capacity Building for NGOs in the Arab World

Beth Kanter

My role over the past year been in the areas of: program design, design and delivery of a train the trainers intensive workshop in-country last March (see posts #1 , #2 , #3 ; #4 ); and develop and support the target NGO curriculum (intensive strategic and skills based curriculum). Flickr Photo by SMEX Beirut.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day. He works for an NGO in Australia and we met on Twitter (via Eddie Harran ) prior to his visit to America to attend the Wisdom 2.0 What fun is that for me or them? Here’s where I had a lot of fun pulling up screen shots of participants Web and Social Media outposts. TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day View more presentations from Beth Kanter. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Mobile, Voice-Operated Everything, and Security, Oh My! Top Nonprofit Tech for 2016

Tech Soup Blog

Here's our look at the most interesting and fun things that happened in nonprofit technology this year. The migrant humanitarian crisis has been rocking governments and dominating NGO humanitarian work for the last two years. For more #nptech news, check out part 1 of this blog series. Mobile. This was the year that Slack became a thing in our offices — it certainly did at TechSoup.

Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp

Beth Kanter

This event is a biannual training workshop on information, communication, and technologies for citizen media, community health, and civil society development in Mekong Region and included participants are coders, journalists, and NGO staff from Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Of course, nothing beats the experience of actually being there! So, it was fun to see the photos of the recycled water bottles and beach breaks.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

You should, because it's awesome fun. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, you'll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe. NetSquared is here to help you along the way with everything from slide templates to planning checklists. Not sure if hosting a NetSquared group is for you?

Your #nptech Community Events Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

You should, because it’s awesome fun. Victoria, BC: NGO Summer Social. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, but you’ll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe. NetSquared is here to help you along the way with everything from slide templates to planning checklists. Not sure if hosting a NetSquared group is for you?

Metrics for Virtual Worlds: Can you measure engagement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via the Mind Blizzard Blog I learned of a new Dutch NGO island, called "Goede Doelen eiland" ( good causes island ). The 'fun' part of the island is the Stadium for the Dutch Fund for Disability Sports. Flickr photo from Carmello. "Measuring ???engagement??? engagement??? is like eating an elephant: it???s s a big job and you???re re not sure where to start." " Steve Bridger.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: By the time you read this post, I will be in the USA from doing a training in Tunisia for NGOs and trainers who will deliver training to women entrepreneurs as part of the WES program and also improve their NGO’s use of social media. Participants at FFL Training Doing Content Strategy Brainstorm.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

The event was organized by Appleseeds Academy , an Israeli NGO that works to reduce social gaps in Israel through the use of tech tools and the development of life skills. It was great fun! Note from Beth: With all the travel I’ve been doing, I was hoping that I could sync my schedule with attending TechCamp , a program under Secretary Clinton’s Civil Society (CS) 2.0

Basic Blogging for Women-REVISED

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo, MA, write for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun * Do Good , the NetSquared blog , where she is the Community Builder, and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor. Rose Aguilar from Bay Area Business Woman interviewed me recently for an article entitled, "Women's Voices Boom in the Blogosphere."

Network-Centric & Alinsky

Network-Centric Advocacy

I look at "the rules", the network culture, the most modern warfare strategy and the traditional gurus that struggle to create our modern movement of NGO's and I can not yet make them meet. This is about youtube ridicule that is fun and viral. Staying power of fun campaigns.The connections between old and new strategy are there. Network Rules for Radicals. I have been cooking ideas of how to mashup the Rules for Radicals and network-centric advocacy for a few years.

What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

Beth Kanter

After finishing a four-day intensive training in Delhi for the Networked NGO , I stayed on a few days in India to visit colleague, Rufina Fernandez, who I met when she was the CEO of the Nasscom Foundation when she brought me to India to speak at the leadership conference and teach workshops back in 2010. with Rufina Fernandez and Rajen Varada.

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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. Caitlin tells it like it is--the nitty gritty of starting up an NGO, and why she believes it is important to help the people you are serving to create the change they want to see, not to create the change for them. The project is part of the start-up NGO, “Mali Health Organizing Project” (MHOP, not to be confused with a Malian conglomerate of IHOP. mali health NGO empowerment

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E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco

Beth Kanter

After facilitating the two-day E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO” in Jordan at the Dead Sea last week, I flew 2,000 miles west to Fez, Morocco to facilitate and keynote a second two-day conference for NGOs from Tunisia and Morocco that had successfully completed the e-mediat program in their countries, Morocco and Tunsia. With International trainings, it is always fun to have participants share a song or dance from one’s home country.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofit social media managers that work internationally, Dulingo’s design and gamification make it fun to learn the basics of a new language. The 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report. A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.

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82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofit social media managers that work internationally, Dulingo’s design and gamification make it fun to learn the basics of a new language. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report. English, français, português y español, the 2018 Global NGO Technology Report is based on the survey results of 5,352 NGOs from 164 countries.

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Advancing Social Media Measurement for Philanthropic Outcomes #sm_re

Beth Kanter

GuideStar India - Networked NGO Workshops - Packard Grantees. It is also a fun way to visualize your Twitter network – and there are some great free apps to do that. Click to See Larger Image and Full Data by Marc Smith. How do you measure your network to learn how to improve outcomes?

Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World, and How to Reach Them: Interview with The She Spot co-author, Lisa Witter

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If you are in charge of communications for your nonprofit or NGO, I recommend you read The She Spot: Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World, and How to Reach Them by Lisa Witter and Lisa Chen. Women don't think making fun of other people is funny. What we do think is funny is making fun of ourselves, or finding things tongue-in-cheeky, or just other types of humor.

Basic Blogging for Women Workshop

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo writes for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun • Do Good , NetSquared , and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor. In early July, I posted about a Basic Blogging for Women Workshop I'd be teaching this fall, but after talking to some prospective students, I decided that it was important to find a space where everyone could be on a computer, so I changed the date and the venue so that we can be in a computer lab.

Interview with My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

Before moving to Santa Fe, he was the Director of Aid to Artisans , an international artisan enterprise development NGO. Of course, you know that my blog is called, "Have Fun Do Good." How do you have fun and do good? Out of it comes a lot of fun, and you end up doing a lot of good in a community that can always use an extra hand. "If we start losing cultural diversity, we begin to lose our whole sense of community because community is defined by culture.

Top 2015 Tech Trends

Tech Soup Blog

It's fun to compare against TechSoup's 2015 Tech Predictions from the start of the year and Capterra's Biggest Nonprofit Technology Trends of 2015 from March. We expanded this year to be able to provide product donations to pretty much any NGO in the world — 236 countries and territories to be exact. About this time of year, we like to take stock of what went on in the world of nonprofit technology over the last 12 months.

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106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofit social media managers that work internationally, Dulingo’s design and gamification make it fun to learn the basics of a new language. Trello is a collaborative project management tool that provides boards, lists, and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible and rewarding way. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources!

[VIDEO] Emerging Trends in Nonprofit Social Media Marketing

Bloomerang

We’ll talk about shiny new tools, and we’ll talk about all the fun things, and there’s going to be mentions of TikTok, and Twitch, and live streaming. It’s actually really, really fun. It’s super fun. The other piece of this is have fun.

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

Have Fun - Do Good

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? MK: We really feel that this is a moment where the nonprofit, the NGO movement is changing very rapidly, and we like to think that we are a part of a new generation of how we do social-change work. "To us, it's really about collaboration.

Solutionary Women: Brande Jackson

Have Fun - Do Good

I also love the travel part of my work when we are on tour; I’m a natural travel rat, I kinda need to be in constant motion, so that’s fun. If you know a Solutionary Woman who works at a nonprofit or NGO who you think I should profile, please email me at britt at brittbravo dot com with their name, organization and contact info.