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Integrating WordPress with Salesforce

Saleforce Nonprofit

Here we break down popular integration options depending on your goals and budget, in order from the most simple and inexpensive to the more robust methods that require greater investment to accommodate complex requirements. Pricing and level of effort: No annual licensing costs.

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Making a Case for Calculating Your Nonprofit’s Indirect Costs

sgEngage

Those paying for the service (foundations, corporations, individual donors, government contracts) are not those receiving the service (individuals experiencing homelessness or food insecurity).

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What I Learned From @nancylublin About #dataonpurpose

Beth Kanter

Their primary communications method is text and that lends itself to templates. Another example was to help Youth Homeless Shelters. They interviewed them and found out that homeless teens want one thing – jeans. Kids learned about homelessness. The data set has been stripped of personal information and now available on a creative commons license at Crisis Trends.

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Going Against the Fundraising Grain: Three Unconventional Fundraising Tactics

NonProfit Hub

This idea can be expanded to include whatever crazy act you want: Hot Tamales for the Homeless, Cartwheels for Cancer, Trampoline Jumping for Toddlers—or any alliteration campaign fits your cause. This method of fundraising is popular in high schools where they play MMMBop during passing periods until they raise a set amount. no city license for a food festival). Sometimes people dread fundraising because they view it as simply asking people to give you their money.

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Creative Commons: Your friend for stock photos | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Using resources like the ones named in this post , you can quickly find the images you need without the hassle or expense of licensing. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

Researchers have often referred to social enterprise structures as the “fourth sector” (after private, public, and nonprofit) because they combine charitable missions, corporate methods, and diverse social and environmental philosophies in ways that surpass the traditional business and philanthropy models (Billitteri, 2007). Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA) is a licensed, comprehensive, 2-year residential substance abuse recovery program in North Carolina.

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How to create a REST request for Alexa Web Information Services in Ruby | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The code sample posted after the jump is DEFINITELY not using the Rails framework, it’s designed for people to grok the code in a straightforward way so they can properly create methods around it. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A nonprofit organization that provides support for homeless in Northern, CA found references to homeless people on restaurant blogs and used what they learn for a fundraising campaign. Tagging is an open and informal method of categorizing that allows users to describe web resources with keywords. It is an idea closely tied with the term user-generated content and creative commons licensing. Here's how the Creative Commons licenses work. Read the license.

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Breaking: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Convio | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

What methods are they using? Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Techsoup Is Hit By SQL Injection Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For various reasons, people need to be alerted by all reasonable methods like the ones listed above. The slow but fairly methodical hacker(s) got to a couple of accounts only in the last month. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Why I’m not going to the NTEN NTC this year… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

On the other hand, you learn a lot about which vendors have salespeople who get a little, shall we say scandalous when they get too much to drink… If you’re in an exploratory mood, I think it’s perfect for understanding many of the policy positions that the non-profit sector in general should adopt (no silly business method patents, US should maintain neutral stand on control of the Internet, more decentralized control of the airwaves including WiFi and Wimax, etc.)

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More on the Salesforce.com Nonprofit Roadmap Summit | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I can only hope other nonprofit vendors can study and imitate this more open method of simultaneous customer service and marketing. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Part 1 of 2: Open API meets the laundromat | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

That’s the difference between a.csv file and a method call like “ReadAll(date_start, date_end)&#. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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How to get your small nonprofit up on the Web, Part 3 of 3 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Google now asks you for which verification method to choose. Click on the little down arrow to choose a method and to go to Step 12. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Economy 2.0 and “consumer philanthropy” = my startup | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I think there are opportunities for harvesting the ripples of commerce to meet some civic needs, but I also see many needs that wouldn’t be met by this method — like the needs of older, very poor men & women for housing and food. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Part 2 of 2, Open API at the Laundromat: Towards a working definition of an open API | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The reason that this requirement is slightly controversial is that theoretically (and in real life) vendors have held back on the depth of the data retrieval methods in their API because they fear an extensive API that allows programmatic access to a user’s entire dataset will result in easy migration scenarios. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

We serve homeless clients – perhaps the toughest sector of non-profit clientele to serve with technology. As it is, e-mail is the canonical method of document management in my agency despite the increasing costs for storage and the lack of a Google-like interface for text searches within Outlook. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Getting your vendor to support Open Standards | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

That’s why I prefer a rolling start where we just ask for read-only methods in an API. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Project Agape + Facebook = ??? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

method calls in it because the new Facebook API hasn’t quite been published. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Hail to the Chairman, Joel Burton responds… and so do I | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I suspect that every non-profit IT director practices Burton’s method of due diligence as a matter of course. Back to Top ↑ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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Change.org joins the ranks of widget makers | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In general, I don’t think the chances of an anti-widget are very high for say, the ASPCA, but social services nonprofits are always conservative about imagery because people love to attack our clients (literally, in the case of my organization, Coalition for the Homeless). However, traditional fundraising methods – direct mail and the more traditional online fundraising approaches are still working.

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