Georgia Authorities Indict 14 Individuals for Running a Sham Charity

NonProfit PRO

The state’s attorney general is alleging charity fraud and claiming Georgia Peach Youth Club of America Inc. was run by a subset of a well-known Los Angeles street gang, using the charity as human trafficking ring for more than three years. Ethics/Accountability

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Q&A with sgLEADERS: Dwight Dozier, Georgia Tech Foundation

Connection Cafe

Dozier, CIO of the Georgia Tech Foundation. A: Serving in the role as Chief Information Officer at the Georgia Tech Foundation, I would think people envision that I perform many administrative and strategic duties related to leading an important strategic information technology operation and agenda related to all advancement functions for the Georgia Institute of Technology. Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of as CIO of the Georgia Tech Foundation?

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Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. The program now conducts classes in multiple senior centers in central Georgia, replicating that success. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

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Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. The program now conducts classes in multiple senior centers in central Georgia, replicating that success. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

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March udpdate

Wild Apricot

In just under 3 weeks our user conference will kick off in Savannah, Georgia, April 7-10. The countdown to PersoniFest 2019 is on! It’s going to be packed with product training, sessions on marketing and growth , and of course cocktail hours, networking

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Obama and canvassing technology

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I think this would be a fairly easy project to carry out and test in December for the runoff in Georgia between Saxby Chambless and Jim Martin for the US Senate. Here is a pic of the precinct maps. I canvassed in Virginia for the last weekend through Election Day for Obama. I was and still am in the tank for Obama. And yes, I do plan to be at the Inauguration in DC in January. So anyway, I was really excited to see how microtargeting was working out within the Obama campaign.

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Nucleus named data analytics solution of the Association Laboratory Research Alliance

Gravitate

Georgia SAE. Gravitate Solutions is pleased to report that Nucleus has been named the official data analytics solution for the Association Laboratory Research Alliance.

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Lame spam of the day: Money from Homeland Security

Robert Weiner

Sender: Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency/Georgia (sandra@iexpress.com.br). Greeting from Home Land security Emergency Management Georgia U.S.A.We Georgia Department of Law Enforcement. Homeland Security wants to send me money (right after they learn to write English). And it makes perfect sense that they're working with the United bank of Africa to make sure I get my money. Watch out for those flying pigs.

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The latest Covid-19 Resources for Nonprofits

Blue Fox

Focus On: Leadership, Funding, Positiveness and Re-Engaging Your Organization As some states like our home base of Florida begin to re-open, nonprofit teams are putting their minds together to draw a new map for the future.

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9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, 21st Century Leaders on Twitter : REMINDER: Our Georgia Youth Leadership Awards Auction is open on Wed., By Matthew Burnell , F ounder of ClickBid , a mobile bidding provider for online auctions, virtual galas, and in-person events.

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Normalizing seeking support for mental health takes collective action

Candid

Locally, NAMI of Georgia has a list of events happening to raise awareness and normalize seeking and receiving mental health care. Here are the top 10 grantmakers in Georgia who funded mental health between 2014 and 2021. Cox Foundation of Georgia, Inc.

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Nonprofit Guide to Facebook Political Ads

Whole Whale

The 2020 election cycle brought a new wave of political advertising to the digital sphere, as well as new restrictions.

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Last 10 (selected) delicious.com links

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

List of Nonprofit, NPO, NGO Websites Using Drupal » The ENGINE Blog » ENGINE Industries: Atlanta, Georgia Web Design. The reason I post these is because 1) I think they might be helpful resources, and 2) you can get a feeling for what I’m working on, or thinking about (or wishing for.) For instance, the reason there are so many links about Amazon is that we are now beginning a project that uses amazon in earnest, with some others possibly on the way. PolicyTool for Social Media.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Bloomerang

Their funding priorities are on the development of major Atlanta arts and cultural institutions as well as capital projects of arts and cultural institutions outside of Atlanta that promote community development in Georgia’s cities. Areas served: Atlanta/Georgia.

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When is Equal Pay Day for social sector leaders in your state?

Candid

Georgia. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day created by the National Committee on Pay Equity to increase awareness about the gender wage gap. Specifically, this day marks how far into the year a woman must work to receive the same wage that a man received the previous year. This year, U.S.

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Welcome to the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellows

NTEN

Our seventh cohort includes 15 Fellows from around the country : Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. 2020 was a rough year.

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Equalizing Access to Technology & Powering Tomorrow’s Leaders

Saleforce Nonprofit

It’s all about opportunity and infrastructure,” says Bob Mackey, the CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Georgia, in the five-minute film. “It’s Salesforce.org Partners with Atlantic Re:think for Custom Film of the Boys and Girls Clubs.

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Equalizing Access to Technology & Powering Tomorrow’s Leaders

Saleforce Nonprofit

It’s all about opportunity and infrastructure,” says Bob Mackey, the CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Georgia, in the five-minute film. “It’s Salesforce.org Partners with Atlantic Re:think for Custom Film of the Boys and Girls Clubs.

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How To Transform Your Sales Force

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He holds an MBA from Duke University and a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds two graduate degrees in Psychology from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Georgia State University.

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Off to NTC!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Tomorrow morning, I’ll be leaving on a jet plane, to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference. This will be my 7th NTC since 2001 (or, more accurately, my 5th. I went to two Circuit Rider Roundups.). I’m looking forward to it. I’m speaking in two sessions: “ Collaborative Problem Solving for Consultants &# organized by Robert Weiner, and “ Earth to Cloud &# part of the fabulous Tech Track organized by Peter Campbell.

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How To Transform Your Sales Team To Achieve Maximum Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He holds an MBA from Duke University and a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds two graduate degrees in Psychology from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Georgia State University.

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The Votes Are In: #CelebrateAdobeCC Winners Announced!

Tech Soup Blog

First Place Winner — Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia. Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia frequently uses Adobe products to create logos, flyers, rack cards, posters, newsletters, and annual reports. Round one of our #CelebrateAdobeCC closed on September 14, 2015. We received 168 submissions and were blown away by the creativity shown in these works. Thank you to all our participants. There are two more rounds of #CelebrateAdobeCC!

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Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Serving The LGBTQ+ Community

Bloomerang

Areas served: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia. Pride Month is a great time to celebrate and reflect on the work activists and nonprofit organizations are doing to support the LGBTQ+ community.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Kindful

Their funding priorities are on the development of major Atlanta arts and cultural institutions as well as capital projects of arts and cultural institutions outside of Atlanta that promote community development in Georgia’s cities. Areas served: Atlanta/Georgia.

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Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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NTC Presentations Now Available from NTEN

Tech Soup Blog

Maybe it will help tide you over until next year's NTC in Atlanta, Georgia. Did you attend last week's NTC and missed out on some sessions? I know I wish I could have been cloned. Even if you didn't attend any of the sessions some of the speaker presentations are available on the NTEN Web site , including the one that Becky and I did, From Basic to Advanced: Trends, Tools and Tales to Ensure Basic Nonprofit Security.

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Giving Season with DipJar

DipJar

When Georgia Aquarium connected one of their DipJars to a screen to display their Spark campaign, it performed 30 times better than their other DipJars! Did you know that 30% of annual giving occurs in the last month of the year?

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Giving Season with DipJar

DipJar

When Georgia Aquarium connected one of their DipJars to a screen to display their Spark campaign, it performed 30 times better than their other DipJars! Did you know that 30% of annual giving occurs in the last month of the year?

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Boys and Men of Color program equips organizations to thrive in pandemic and beyond

Candid

Brown, senior director community affairs, Georgia-Pacific; Atiba Mbiwan, president of the Zeist Foundation; and Neal Myrick, global head of the Tableau Foundation.

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Leveraging Salesforce CRM for the University of Vermont Office of Research

Cloud 4 Good

In closing, Georgia Kennedy, a CRM Administrator at UVM, remarked, “Making the decision to partner with Cloud for Good was an extremely powerful decision.”.

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Social Media September Tweet Chatting Around the World September 18

Tech Soup Blog

Milledgeville, Georgia, United States 4:00 p.m. TechSoup and NetSquared have joined forces to bring you a September full of social media learning! All month long, we're putting on events and publishing content to sharpen your social media skills. As part the fun, we're taking our #SocMedSep tweet chat around the globe — as close as we can get to a 24-hour Twitter party!

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Forum One Wins 12 Communicator Awards

Forum One

Align for Health is an initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Georgia Health Policy Center that aims to build stronger partnerships across the health care, public health, and social services sectors to improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities.

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MC Female Leadership’s Advice to Their Younger Self

Media Cause

I stepped into this current position by way of being the Director of Social at Boys & Girls Clubs of America by way of being a social strategist for various nonprofits and companies, by way of being a Community Manager and Communications Specialist at Georgia-Pacific.

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DoGooder Nonprofit VIdeo Winners Announced!

NTEN

If you weren't with us at 10NTC , you didn't catch See3 CEO Michael Hoffman announcing the winners of the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards in front of a packed lunch crowd in Atlanta, Georgia. The lunch was good, but the videos were fantastic -- and we wouldn't want anyone to miss out on those. Watch the 4 winning videos now! Darius Goes West—A DVD in EVERY SCHOOL! ”

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Exercise Your Awesome at the NTC Member Lounge

Tech Soup Blog

The Member Lounge is in the Redwood Room on the ground floor of the Omni Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. On Friday, April 9 and Thursday, April 10 attendees at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) will have the opportunity to participate in the member lounge hosted by TechSoup Global by either unwinding with snacks and WiFi, or by getting wound-up with exciting activities designed to inspire and connect.

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Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta

EveryAction

The Georgia Aquarium. For some reason, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta's downtown is the only place in the world where you can see whale sharks in captivity. Cool off from the oppressive Georgia sun with a frozen margarita at this Tex Mex restaurant and bar. This local chain has caught on like wildfire and now boasts nearly a dozen locations across Georgia and Alabama.

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3 Ways to Support the Asian American Community

Saleforce Nonprofit

Members of our AAPI communities are terrified, hurting, and frustrated at the threat of physical violence, with countless elders violently attacked and murdered in the past year and Georgia’s recent mass shooting where eight people were killed, six of whom were Asian women.

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Things We Like (December 2014)

NTEN

A recent sexist Barbie book about girl coding encouraged a Georgia Tech student to personally rewrite it. A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog. We’re kicking off Things We Like with these revolutionary ideas for social change in 2014. The revolution will be live-tweeted: Why #BlackLivesMatter is the new model for civil rights.

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Forum One Wins 12 Davey Awards!

Forum One

Align for Health is an initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Georgia Health Policy Center that aims to build stronger partnerships across the health care, public health, and social services sectors to improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities.

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Power 2020 Higher Ed Planning with these bbcon Insights

Connection Cafe

Georgia Tech Foundation , ? Last month?we?concluded? concluded? bbcon? 2019 , the premier tech gathering for organizations and change agents driving social good, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in?Nashville, Nashville, TN.?

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