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

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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

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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

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Women's History Month 2021 - Team Features: Meet Nancy Sadek

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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.

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. .

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

Kindful

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.

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.

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 ).

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Infographic: A Brief History Of Charitable Giving

TechImpact

The post Infographic: A Brief History Of Charitable Giving appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Charitable giving has been around 2500BCE when the ancient Hebrews instituted a tax intended to help the poor Now, thousands of years later, people across the globe give their hard earned money to these nonprofit organizations who are committed to solving some of the world’s toughest issues. Americans alone in 2014 gave an estimated $335 […].

How to Use Your Play History to Find Your New Year's Dreams

Have Fun - Do Good

In the book, he talks about recording your play history: "The primary purpose of the play history is to get us back in touch with the joy that we have all experienced at some point in our lives. I decided to use my play history as a guideline for my dreams for 2011. I'm the one with the "Princess Leia" hairdo Instead of thinking about what I want to achieve in 2011, I'm focusing on how I want to play! As regular readers know, I re-read Play by Stuart Brown over the holidays.

Developing a Participatory, Provocative History Project at a Small Museum in Minnesota: Interview with Mary Warner

Museum 2.0

I called Mary to learn more about this brilliant example of a small museum thinking in big and courageous ways about community participation in local history. Like most of our projects here, it’s a case of organic development based on our mission, which is Morrison County history. For example, we’re interested in GLBT and Jewish histories in our County – how do we get those stories? How do we get the history of the poor?

Want to Work at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History? Now's Your Chance.

Museum 2.0

This week, I''m celebrating three years on the job as the executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. This spring marked a big conceptual shift for me and the museum. We are now squarely out of turnaround and into growth mode. In three years, our attendance has tripled, we''ve built a solid financial footing, and our involvement in the community has increased. But there''s still plenty of work to do. We spent three years doing more with less.

The History of Social Networking | Fast Company

AFP Blog

The History of Social Networking | Fast Company: "n case you hadn't heard, social networking is big. As with everything, social networking has a history Sites like Facebook and Twitter dominate the tech news sites with every move they make getting attention. How much are they worth? Who's using them now? What changes are coming?

Fun and Public Humiliation As A Social Fundraising Strategy: A Brief History

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Fun and humor, used in the right way and in the appropriate context, can help boost your social fundraising campaign. A personal challenge typically issued as statement like "if we make our goal, I'll do or donate xyz" can also energize your campaign. I did this for my recent birthday campaign , using the Facebook Causes matching challenge that if our cause raised $5,200, I'd donate ten times my age or $520. It worked. Source: Beth Kanter, Flickr Account.

Guest Post: Using Visitor Participation to Improve Object Labels at the San Diego Natural History Museum

Museum 2.0

Last month, I learned about a fabulous, simple participatory experiment called “Case by Case” at the San Diego Museum of Natural History that uses visitor feedback to develop more effective object labels. Taking folks’ feedback, we created a label and are leaving that object on the floor as evidence that we actually are using people’s feedback (it also accomplished our goal of “more natural history objects on the floor”).

Blueprint Book Club Part 1: How Do You Create a Future-Thinking History Museum?

Museum 2.0

Imagine you've just been tasked with developing an innovative, future-thinking national museum for your country's history. Blueprint is the story of a group of people who tried to create a Dutch Museum of National History (INNL). Still seething from the outcome, they didn't mince words; in the foreword, they state that "the rise and fall of the Museum of National History will be recorded as confirmation of a range of Dutch deficiencies."

Blueprint Book Club Part 2: Museums as Battlefields in the History Wars

Museum 2.0

This post is the second in a series of reactions to Blueprint , a book chronicling the rise and fall of the Dutch Museum of National History (INNL) in 2008-2011. Regan was struck by the similarities between the controversy around the Dutch Museum of National History and the issues that surrounded the National Museum of Australia when it opened ten years ago. The NMA was accused of presenting a “black armband” view of Australia’s history (i.e.,

Nancy Frates: Why my family started the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The rest is history | Talk Video | TED.com

AFP Blog

The rest is history | Talk Video | TED.com : "In a brave talk, his mom Nancy Frates tells the story of how the family developed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and took great pleasure in seeing everyone from Justin Timberlake to Bill Gates take part" ''via Blog this Nancy Frates: Why my family started the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

What We Can Learn From The History Of Post-It Notes

Eric Jacobson

There are lots of lessons tied to those canary yellow squares, called Post-it Notes: how ideas and innovations can come from anyone on your team at any time how they can be used by leaders to boost morale how test marketing is critical Enjoy the history of those yellow squares.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

This event continues and builds on the legacy of the COOL National Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, spanning an incredible 32+ year history. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.