Gift Histories Predict the Future

NonProfit PRO

Here is how to use gift histories to help forecast future fundraising goals. Determining where the funds will come from to deliver on the mission can feel a bit like a numerical game of Tetris, trying to make all the pieces fit together no matter how strange the final configuration.

Celebrating Black History Month

Bloomerang

Bloomerang is proud to celebrate Black History Month! The post Celebrating Black History Month appeared first on Bloomerang The contribution that Black Fundraising Professionals make to the nonprofit sector is and has been immense; but too often overlooked.

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Accelevents’ Reflections on Black History Month 2022

AccelEvents

As we close out Black History Month for 2022, we’d like to share some reflections on this month and what it has meant to us to celebrate and honor the contributions of Black people in the United States. . Blog posts Event Planning black history month

Women's History Month 2021 - Team Features: Meet Grace Dowd

Charity Navigator

This week, for Women's History Month, we’re featuring our Major Gifts Officer, Grace Dowd ! WomensHistoryMonth #WomensHistoryMonth2021 women's history women's history monthMarch means we’re celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth!

Women's History Month 2021 - Team Features: Meet Maggie Kurnyta

Charity Navigator

We've been celebrating Women's History Month with features of Charity Navigator's innovative female leaders. WomensHistoryMonth #WomensHistoryMonth2021 women's history women's history month

Celebrating Black history and Black futures

Candid

This blog provides a brief overview of Juneteenth and the role that HBCUs have played as guardians of Black history and Black futures. . Looking back at the history of Juneteenth and HBCUs. When we talk about history, we always say we teach the past while we teach the future.

Afraid of the Office? Top 3 Keys To Make Your Association a Kick-ass Place to Work According to History

Association TV

But first, a brief history of “the office” as a concept. Caution: No turtles were harmed in the making of this blog. We’ve all heard tales from friends and family of these luscious workspaces with ping-pong tables, Friday beers and unlimited PTO.

Celebrating International Women’s Day & National Women’s History Month

Charity Navigator

ChoosetoChallenge #IWD #WomensHistoryMonth #WomensHistoryMonth2021 International Women's Day women's day women's history women's history month

Women's History Month 2021 - Team Features: Meet Julia Bieniek

Charity Navigator

WomensHistoryMonth #WomensHistoryMonth2021 women's history women's history monthMarch means we’re celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth! Throughout the month, we’ll highlight our innovative female leaders who make Charity Navigator the accomplished organization it is.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

EveryAction

February is Black History Month and while there are countless ways to honor and celebrate black history throughout the year, we’re giving you a place to start by highlighting eight nonprofits that are making major waves in their communities. From ensuring equal access to education to advocating for mental health awareness to creating black history for future generations, all of these organizations inspire us, and we hope they inspire you too. Black History Month

Photoshop Version History (Keep Updating)

Find the free stuff

The post Photoshop Version History (Keep Updating) appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Do you know when Adobe Photoshop was invented? Well, over the years, Adobe Photoshop has grown to what it currently is at the moment. We have made a summary of the different versions and functions.

Connecting with Black History Through Community and Nature

Saleforce Nonprofit

That blog grew into Outdoor Afro , a nationwide leadership network helping Black people engage with the outdoors, learn about the Black history of public spaces, and support conservation efforts. What role does unearthing and celebrating Black history play in Outdoor Afro’s mission and work?

Flags of Freedom: A Spotlight on Global LGBTQ History and Activism

TechSoup

The month of October is recognized both as Global Diversity Awareness Month and as LGBT History Month. While we're highlighting them specifically, we'd also like to celebrate the thousands of organizations around the world working to advance LGBTQ activism and document LGBTQ history.

How History’s Awesome Twentysomethings Got It Together

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Prepare to be enlightened, fascinated and inspired by the stories of some of history’s iconic men and women that show where they were at near the age of 25. Went on to do what put them in the history books. For the more mature this book offers a snapshot of history in the making.

Giving in America: A look at philanthropy’s history and a unique Candid connection

Candid

About a month ago, Candid was tagged in a social media post from someone who had visited the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Rubenstein Curator of Philanthropy at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Why is it important to this history? .

Decision-Making Lessons From History

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite decision-making lessons from history and from the book include these: Own your decisions. As seen on Public Television, the book, Decisions , by Robert L. Dilenschneider , features vignettes on 23 individuals who made decisions that shaped the world.

Women’s History Month: 11 Nonprofits That Are Advocating For Female Empowerment

The Kindful Blog

This Women’s History Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers. The post Women’s History Month: 11 Nonprofits That Are Advocating For Female Empowerment appeared first on Kindful.

A History of How Modern ESG Came to Be

sgEngage

The whitepaper will include the following history of ESG, components of ESG programming, an overview of measurement and management, perspectives from CSR leaders, resources to learn more and stay up to date with trends , and more. .

Blue Fox Founder & CEO, Chantal Sheehan Shares Her Personal Story to Raise Awareness for Endometriosis Month and Women's History Month

Blue Fox

March is not only Women's History Month , but it's also Endometriosis Awareness Month. I'm risking here. I want to share a story with you, and I hope it will help you or someone you love one day.

What You Need to Know About the Largest Vaccine Operation in History

Saleforce Nonprofit

Now, we are using our 75-year history and expertise to reach every community with COVID-19 vaccines. In 2021, the world’s largest children’s organisation is taking on a history-making mission for all of us. But leading the largest and fastest vaccination effort in history?

A Short, Recent History of Nonprofit Website Design and Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit website design and online fundraising have dramatically changed in recent years due to the rapid rise of social media and mobile communications. Using the Wayback Machine – a website that allows you to view archived screenshots of your website all the way back to 1996, below is an exploration of how the World Wildlife Fund’s website and online fundraising campaigns have evolved since 2008.

Favorite Software and Hardware for Museums and History Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup offers many donated and discounted products for nonprofit museums and history organizations, such as historical sites and societies, of every type. Get the tech you need to realize your mission! Here's our guide to what's most popular with our over 8,000 museum TechSoup members. Plus we've got some tips on some less well-known programs that are useful for museums. Create Striking Exhibits with Adobe and Autodesk Design Tools.

Keeping the Rich History of Virginia Preserved and Secure

Tech Soup Blog

The museum and library preserves the rich history of the Northern Neck through its collections, exhibits, tours, and educational programs. Celebrating a Region Rich with History. The MBWML's website explains how the collection is a reflection of ever-changing, rich history: "Every item, every aspect, has a story and a connection proving that history is neither static nor carved in stone. Keeping History Protected.

Earliest donor wall in history?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

So I was in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and I end up looking at this fairly nondescript statuary. What was the significance of this? The museum had a placard next to it (which I will reprint in its entirety): Marble inscribed statue base. Roman, ca. 160-170. Fletcher Fund, 1926 (26.60.70a,b). The base is said to have been found near Rome, but the inscription is in Greek.

Earliest donor wall in history?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

So I was in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and I end up looking at this fairly nondescript statuary. What was the significance of this? The museum had a placard next to it (which I will reprint in its entirety): Marble inscribed statue base. Roman, ca. 160-170. Fletcher Fund, 1926 (26.60.70a,b). The base is said to have been found near Rome, but the inscription is in Greek.

Goodbye Consulting, Hello Museum of Art & History!

Museum 2.0

As of May 2, I will be the executive director of the Museum of Art & History at McPherson Center in Santa Cruz, CA (here's the press release ). Because of the increased workload I expect in the months to come, as well as the likely possibility that we will start a Museum of Art & History blog, I'm lowering my Museum 2.0 And then I started learning about the situation at the Museum of Art & History (MAH) in downtown Santa Cruz. Museum of Art and History

Daily DoGooder: Make Agent Orange History

See3

Change the world, one video at a time.Make Agent Orange History| 2:19 Make Agent Orange History Some 12 million gallons of Agent Orange, a highly toxic herbicide linked to cancers, diabetes, birth defects and other disabilities, were sprayed over South Vietnam by the U.S.

SOS: Save Our Site! How Libraries Can Preserve Local Online History

Tech Soup Blog

Websites, blog posts, social media, online news — all of these are part of your community's history, but all are ephemeral in nature. The IMLS recently awarded the Internet Archive's Archive-It service a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant from its Continuing Education in Curating Collections program for the project Community Webs: Empowering Public Librarians to Create Community History Web Archives.

Why Give Black?

Charity Navigator

Black history Black History Month Black-founded nonprofits civil rights civil rights movement George Floyd give black Give Blck human rights PhilanthropyAmericans gave away more money in 2019 than ever before: $450 billion to causes they believe in. That’s a wonderful thing.

Your Google Search History — The Fun and Creepy Truth

Tech Soup Blog

Last spring, Google made our entire search histories available for download and viewing. Because I like to use anonymous non-tracking browsers like Duck Duck Go or StartPage , my Google search history is spotty, but I was surprised at how much I use it anyway. On the days I did use it, my history revealed where I was and what I was doing and thinking online throughout each day. " Steps to View Your Google Search History. Open google.com/history in your browser.

Interactive Timeline Brings a Non-Profit’s History to Life

Wild Apricot

Showcasing your non-profit’s history helps to establish its stability, to build trust, and to communicate the general development of the organization and its mission. But let’s face it, those “Our History” pages can be deadly dull! What if your website visitors could explore by clicking around a colorful timeline, instead? read more ).

A Brief History of Nonprofit Organizations (And What We Can Learn)

NonProfit Hub

Though the idea of helping and giving back to others has existed since Biblical times, nonprofit organizations in the United States have a much shorter history. Let’s take a look at what we can learn from the history of nonprofit organizations. Below, you’ll find some key turning points in the history of the nonprofit sector and what we can learn from them. For the first time in the nation’s history, people came together to fundraise on a global scale.

NpTech History Archive

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Maybe we need an NPtech History Archive from Gavin's Flickr Photo Stream. Gavin has posted some early photos of the founding meetings for Aspiration, NTEN, and the NSNT on flickr. He notes they were all taken with a Sony Picturebook mini-laptop with built-in camera. Hence, they're pretty lousy photos. An early video from the Riders Conference in Kansas City in 2000 was discovered on Blip.TV.

The Carver Foundation of Norwalk: Inspiring the Next Generation to Pursue Their Dreams

Charity Navigator

In celebration of Black History Month, Charity Navigator is honored to feature Black-founded nonprofits, highlighting their incredible legacies and commitment to the communities they serve. Read more ».

How do you import your employee and training history records into an LMS?

Gyrus

Does your LMS support Historical Data Transfer and Integration? How do we make a smooth transition and save time and energy in the process

History is being made today

Get Fully Funded

I had an amazing opportunity yesterday to watch as a bit of history was made. . I spoke briefly about AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) to set the stage for a brainstorming session for the Russian fundraisers. They are really excited about creating a professional association of their own and it was amazing to watch them. Fundraising is still so new and so young here that there aren’t many resources for them.

A Brief History of Nonprofit Technology Leadership, And a Call to Action for New Circuit Riders

NTEN

Peter Campbell. Chief Information Officer. Legal Services Organization. When someone asked me, "What is the role of circuit riders today?" " I didn't have an immediate answer. But the question stuck with me, and I have an idea that I want to share, appropriately, with the NTEN community. A month or two ago, a friend of mine asked me a great question: "What is the role of circuit riders today?" I didn''t have an immediate answer.

Will Give Local America Be The Largest Crowd Funding Event in History?

Beth Kanter

We don’t want nonprofits to miss out on an amazing opportunity to be a part of history, generate new donors, and participate in an exciting new campaign. Note from Beth: Give Local America , powered by Kimbia’s technology, is an effort to coordinate giving days on one platform. Last year, Give Local America raised more than $53 million from more than 306,000 gifts in 2014.

Google - My Search History

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Ida Takes Tea , just discovered Google - My Search History. Takes the place of looking in your browser history through a slew of google searches for that great site you forgot to bookmark. It has a calendar interface so you can search your search history by date. Haven't played with it yet so don't know if this is a good thing or not. Information overload effects memory and this tool from google is ginko biloba

The Future (and a Little History) of Network Neutrality

NTEN

Steve MacLaughlin, Director of Internet Solutions, Blackbaud. Have you been following the Net Neutrality debate? You should. It might dramatically impact your nonprofit. There's little doubt that most of us who use the Internet every day have at least heard about Net Neutrality. When pressed for details, though, many in the nonprofit community can't offer much of a definition. Worse, most have no idea that it stands to severely restrict the way they communicate and serve their constituents.

How to Plan a Simple Yet Powerful Giving Tuesday Campaign

Get Fully Funded

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving powered by social media, peer pressure (the good kind!), and the good feeling you get when you contribute to an organization you love. The day has grown into the world’s biggest giving movement and gets bigger every year. Donors gave an astounding $2.7

The Brotherhood Sister Sol: Educating young people, organizing with them in pursuit of justice, and training the field

Charity Navigator

In celebration of Black History Month, Charity Navigator is honored to feature Black-founded nonprofits, highlighting their incredible legacies and commitment to the communities they serve. Read more ».

Infographic: The Brief History Of Caps Lock

TechImpact

The post Infographic: The Brief History Of Caps Lock appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Ever feel like screaming at someone over email, so you write the email in all caps? Then, think better of it, and write it in a normal tone. When did all caps lock statements, or words within statements, get started? What words and phrases are caps locked the most in tweets? Happy Labor Day! Enjoy this fun infographic! Image courtesy of SocialFish.