Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We’re eagerly packing our bags, and can’t wait to see our nonprofit friends and family from around the country at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon. Portland is a foodie's dream, full of every cuisine imaginable. Portland Rose Garden.

30 Hour Day: Livestreaming for Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

Yes these are Portlanders, hoping to fundraise to support local organizations in Oregon (USA), but they are hoping it helps you fundraise wherever you are, too! Tags: community fundraising 30hourday freegeek interview portland video

Member Round Up: Hot in Portland

NTEN

Flickr:Slideshow Bruce Here in Portland, we’re in the heat of the summer, but the nonprofit tech community continues to find unique and engaging ways to further their missions. This week, our members shared fundraising best practices, tips for building an online community, and effective survey methods – with examples. Google’s Grants program – Google’s in-kind advertising program for nonprofits – can be an amazing fundraising resource.

Nedspace Co-Working Space in Portland, Oregan will send three Cambodians to college if.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In December 2006, I launched my first experiment in using social media for fundraising - raising $800 on my blog to help send Leng Sopharath, a young Cambodian woman, to her freshman year at college. NedSpace is located at 920 SW Third (between Taylor & Salmon) Portland, Oregon.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles. Fundraising.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season. Portland, Oregon. Chicago, Illinois: It's Never Too Late: How Your CRM Can Save End-of-Year Fundraising. fundraising event

npVOICES – Episode #6

Connection Cafe

Will Cary with the Portland Museum of Art shares how the organization invested and innovated to grow. - Amy Braiterman with Blackbaud talks about key trends and metrics in peer to peer fundraising. Research & Trends Arts & Cultural donor retention event fundraising npVOICES Peer to Peer Fundraising retention npVOICES goes deeper into topics that matter in the nonprofit sector. We hope you’ll listen, comment, and share.

The Self-Taught Analytics Professional

Connection Cafe

There are several resources out there that you can investigate on the subject of learning the mechanics and strategies behind database analytics as it relates to your various fundraising programs and initiatives. Blogs and websites: Blackbaud’s npEngage blog on Fundraising Analytics.

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! Not a fundraiser? Portland, Oregon: Security, Privacy, and Safety Online for Nonprofits and Activists.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles. Fundraising.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

and all over the world, that focus on essential topics like: Fundraising & Grants. Affect Conf / Portland, OR / Less than $200. From communications to fundraising to technology to leadership skills, the conference offers something for everyone. Fundraising & Grants.

5 Proven Tips for Building Your Nonprofits Email List

NetWits

Portland Museum of Art groups their E-newsletter with links to their social media accounts. Email Marketing email email fundraising eMail marketing email newsletter email subscriber nonprofit

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Donor Acquisition: The #1 Way to Acquire More Donors Online

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising is no different. Pregnancy Resources of Greater Portland’s online fundraising donation form clearly defines the value associated with various giving levels and by doing so has redefined the monetary contribution.

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MPower Open Now on the Leaderboard! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

However, SQL Server Express will do for many people until their fundraising efforts are well underway. Stemulite said: When I was completing my MBA in Portland, OR, I worked with the Youth Symphony to help guide them in their fund raising efforts.

Member Round Up: Fundraising tips, new research, and tools

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Vanlue Fundraising tips, some new (and free!) As you refine your fundraising strategy and explore new ways of connecting with donors, check out Blackbaud ''s 2013 Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits to compare your organization to others and gather new ideas. If your organization is considering incorporating mobile giving into their online fundraising campaigns, Artez Interactive ''s free whitepaper on mobile fundraising may be a great resource on how to do it.

Maximizing Your Membership Program: Tips from the Experts

Connection Cafe

Stephanie Tolk, Portland Children’s Museum. Portland Children’s Museum found that people didn’t buy memberships because of future discounts for things like merchandise, birthday parties or camps. Nonprofit Fundraising Arts & Cultural Membership membership organization Museums

Member Round Up: Fundraising, awards, and.boot camp?

NTEN

Flickr: Julia Folsom As the clear skies of autumn give way to winter's moody precipitates here in Portland, Oregon, we can feel cozier by staying connected to our communities. Luckily, there are plenty of opportunities to do so: you can nominate local unsung heroes or become a speed catcher for young leaders (read on to learn what that means), or find resources to help your organization have a successful fundraising season!

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% Portland. Fundraising blackbuad luminate online most generous cities Online Fundraising online giving

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Member Round Up: Fundraising, Conferences, Newspapers, and Penguins

NTEN

This week, our members are hosting conferences, requesting session proposals, writing for the Huffington Post, and using video to fundraise! If you’re in the Portland, Oregon area, you should check out the WVDO’s Regional Fundraising Conference. recently used the eNonprofit Benchmarks Study to see how their online fundraising platform compares to the success rates of email fundraising.

The 5 Hottest Nonprofit Conferences of Summer '16

EveryAction

Bridge to Integrated Marketing + Fundraising. The Bridge Conference is one of the hottest tickets for nonprofit fundraisers this summer. By the way, if you're headed to Bridge, we're sending some of our email marketing, recurring gift program, and fundraising experts, too.

It's Already September? (Or: Two Thirds of a Year's Worth of Fundraising Resources)

NTEN

For the past few years, I've been in Portland, OR, far away from this tradition -- which may explain why it feels a bit like September has smacked us over the head, as it walked unannounced into our summer party. In preparation for your end-of-year campaigns, NTEN has devoted September to talking about fundraising. You can find a more recent update that focuses on the Facebook fundraising efforts of the Red Cross since Haiti on Inside Facebook.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Fundraising. Fundraising / #casesmg / @CASEAdvance. Fundraising. Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles.

Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits

NetWits

There are great stories on the web about nonprofits who have seen success with QR codes, like Heifer Portland, The South Carolina Aquarium, and Maymont. Engagement, advocacy, fundraising – these are all areas where QR codes will help you tap into the mobile market.

Happy Giving Tuesday: How Board Members Participate

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Before I take you behind the scenes of our NTEN board fundraiser for Giving Tuesday , let me ask you to consider to a donation of any size to support NTEN and the Nonprofit Technology Conference Scholarship campaign.

NEW on LinkedIn: Volunteerism

Connection Cafe

Imagine if you could search for people who care about “arts and culture” in “Indianapolis” or who care about "poverty alleviation" in "Portland" to find potential volunteers, donors and even employees. Author: Cheryl Black.

Learn from the Pros at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! Vancouver, Canada's NetSquared group is also focusing on fundraising this month with "How to Optimize Your Online Donations." Not a fundraiser?

Welcoming New Board Members and Staff

NTEN

You may already know Bethany, as she''s been an active part of the NTEN community online and a co-organizer of the Portland Tech4Good group. It is with excitement that I announce these new additions to the NTEN family.

Making the Most of your Organization's Used Book Sale

Idealware

But given the choice between supporting them and supporting the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, it's a no-brainer. FundraisingOur executive director’s husband, Henry Quinn, is a creative thinker and occasional blogger whose thoughts sometimes stray into topics of interest to the nonprofit sector. This is one of those times. Your organization receives an item of value from a donor. Do you…. A: Take reasonable steps to get fair price in sale of that item?

Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Here are his predictions: 2014 will be the year of the cloud platform – more and more nonprofits will move to Salesforce and Microsoft integrated solutions as Microsoft gets more stable and usable and third party Salesforce fundraising systems mature.

“Star Trek, or Star Wars, and why?”

NTEN

When my alarm goes off in the morning, I am excited to ride my bike into work (Yes, I am a Portlander!) Community mam member appreciation Fundraising Program November is Member Appreciation Month at NTEN.

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Idealware's Newest Hire

Idealware

Upon returning to civilization, I took an account executive position at Rooks Communications (later, Dwell Creative) in Portland, Maine becoming the green-niched agency’s third employee. Additionally, I’ll be helping spearhead our fundraising efforts to support our many projects and programs.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

Did Sally from accounting just share a photo on Facebook of last night’s fundraising event? Meg is a high-energy girl living in Portland, OR that loves traveling, being active, spending time outdoors, and eating (A LOT)! “I don’t have time for social media.”. “I

2012 Conferences: Social Change, Technology, Nonprofit

GroundWire

creative approaches to fundraising that will help you identify and. Communicate, evaluate and fundraise your way to mobile giving success. Association of Fundraising Professionals Rewire to Inspire TechKnow Conference. June 4-5 Orlando, FL Fundraisers and nonprofit professionals need to stay up to speed with today's technology and techniques, plain and simple.

Roger Carr and Bob Uva Join Michele Martin's America's Giving Challenge for the Sharing Foundation!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Roger Carr has said it much better than I can in his post directing his blog readers to the Sharing Foundation's America's Giving Challenge fundraiser set up by Michele Martin. He is very interested in Cambodia and a colleague of Kilong Ung , Cambodian-American who is based on Portland and local leader in the Cambodian community.

NTEN Member Roundup: Technology in 5 Words, Happy Mamas Day, and Nonprofit Life in Magnetic Poetry

NTEN

As Digital Media Manager for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Jen is putting technology to effective use by putting on a digital fundraiser: #FoodBank24: A New Media Telethon.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

Each day, you can refer to this list for great content to share with your community… … Did Sally from accounting just share a photo on Facebook of last night’s fundraising event? Guest post by Meg Rulli, Co-founder, ModMark Group.

Gratitude for Impact: Epic Thanks Unleashed

Frogloop

While there were pre-parties in some cities this year including in Tampa, Portland, and Tel-Aviv, our community wasn't excited about organizing lcoal events. Online Fundraising Social Networking Web 2.0What are you thankful?

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NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 8, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Houston, TX: Master Your Crowd-Fundraising with GroupRaise.com. Portland, OR: Selecting and Implementing the Right Volunteer Management System. The Internet has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to online nonprofit tech education. Webinars? Check! Tutorials? You betcha! Blogs?

Resource Roundup 4/10 | Idealware

Idealware

Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 4/10 By Laura Quinn , April 10, 2007 MobileActive Guide #3 Released: Mobile Phones in Fundraising Campaigns ( NTEN ) Continuing the MobileActive Series, a new guide on using mobile phones for fundraising.

We're Hiring a Training Manager (Virtual Position)

Idealware

Build Training Relationships and Income : Work with partners (with support from Idealware’s fundraising team) to build sustainable training relationships and income. Help Define Training Priorities: Working with the team of Idealware directors, define what fundraising and training projects make sense for Idealware to pursue based on limited time and resources; monitor income earned and projected to tailor strategy to the most cost-effective tactics. Job Summary.

Observations and Reflections on #TakeBackThePink

Amy Sample Ward

Breast Cancer has impacted my family, like many others, and I grew up participating in Komen’s Race for the Cure in Portland every year with my mom. The first time, the effort split in two; with one group focused on fundraising and another on advocacy and awareness.

Working Upside-Down

Idealware

My title here at Idealware is “Ethan, Research and Fundraising intern.” In one week as Idealware’s research and fundraising intern I think it’s safe to say I’ve increased my software knowledge 10 times over and done far more learning than both research and fundraising. That being said, I can always look out the window here at beautiful Portland, Maine, and everything in the world that Idealware isn’t going to turn upside down, the buildings, the ocean, the clouds.

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Live QuickBooks® Seminars Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Topics will include: Tracking special fundraising events. Gregg’s seminars kick off in Portland, OR on September 11, 2012. Donors Finances Fundraising Grant Management Databases Training QuickBooks nonprofits nonprofit Accounting intuit budget payroll seminarIf you’re a frequent TechSoup.org visitor and you use QuickBooks® to manage your organization’s finances (as 70 percent of nonprofits in the U.S. do), QuickBooks Made Easy may have caught your eye.