Speed Geek 2011:Thanks for coming!

GroundWire

Sara Arkle, Idaho Conservation League • Karl Hardin, Dogwood Initiative • Brendan Mackinson, People for Puget Sound • Katie Pelly, IslandWood • Eileen Quigley, Climate Solutions, New Energy Cities • Margaret Ullman, Mountains to Sound Greenway • Eric Magnuson, Groundwire • Evan Callahan, Groundwire Look for video and recap of the presentations in the next issue of Groundwire News. Here's to another successful Speed Geek!

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Build your Facebook fan base, increase online action

GroundWire

Idaho Conservation League is the go-to group for clean water, wild places and quality of life in Idaho. We targeted Idahoans because we are a statewide organization in Idaho,” says Arkle. live in Idaho. are not already connected to Idaho Conservation League.

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Trending Sources

MAM Week 2: Congrats to last week's winners and here's what's in store this week!

NTEN

This week, our engagement prize — a 1-month subscription to Foundation Directory Online from The Foundation Center — goes to Richard Mussler-Wright from NTEN Member partner, Idaho Nonprofit Center. Member Appreciation Month (MAM) celebrations are underway!

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Engagement Superpowers In Action

GroundWire

Washington Trails Association Freshest Trip Reports , Conservation Northwest's guided hikes , Oregon Wild's guided hikes with carpooling , and Idaho Conservation League's hiking series. How do you build relationships, make people prioritize your cause, and better engage them in your work? One excellent way is to use your unique expertise, access, skills -- whatever you’re super at -- to provide a product, service or experience that really matters to your target audience.

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Go to Dreamforce we will

GroundWire

Groundwire staff and clients are also presenting: Evan Callahan , GW CRM: Force.com for Sustainability Success: Tips, Tricks and Best Practices, 8/30 at 5pm Eric Magnuson , GW Labs: Paa S and Open Source, The New Frontier, 8/31 at 3:15pm Sara Arkle , Idaho Conservation League: Advocacy in the Cloud: Engaging. Our CRM staff is heading down to Dreamforce this week, the annual pilgrimage for. Salesforce-lovers, to hang out with Metallica and will.i.am

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Play2Train: The Island Where Anything Can Go Wrong

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Whose on Second Podcast has an interview with Ramesh Ramloll who is technical director and Neill Piland the overall director of the Idaho Bioterrorism Awareness and Preparedness Program, IBAPP for short.

Upcoming Webinar on July 30: Adult Library Programs Gone Mobile

Tech Soup Blog

Bringing mobile devices into adult library programs can be an excellent way to promote library e-media and teach digital literacy skills. Join us next Wednesday, July 30 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m.

Advocacy in the Cloud slides and recording

gokubi.com

The DC Project and Idaho Conservation League are each betting their futures on engagement, and in very different ways. Sara Arkle talked about how Idaho Conservation League is turning the organizational ship to find a new generation of supporters.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Department Produces Complete College America’s National STEM Careers Academy

VisionLink

This Academy, the 13th Completion Academy produced for CCA by VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage department over the past five years, included teams from Massachusetts, Idaho, Illinois, Ohio, and the District of Columbia.

How to Make Tax Law Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

For example, in Idaho, money collected from car washes are not subject to sales tax. As a nonprofit, the government says you are special. . You get a different status than other incorporated organizations as a nonprofit.

GW Engagement Survey Section 5: Engagement Tracking

GroundWire

Idaho Conservation League Works the Engagement Pyramid , Groundwire. Several years ago, we developed the Groundwire Engagement Survey tool to help the organizations we work with. determine where they should be investing their (limited) resources.

2011 NTC: Secrets of the Engagement Pyramid

GroundWire

The Engagement Pyramid: Beefing up the Middle Idaho Conservation League works the Engagement Pyramid. Groundwire staff members Karen Uffelman and Eric Magnuson are presenting at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (both offline and online), digging deep into our Engagement Pyramid model and exploring tactics from Facebook to face-time for deepening constituent relationships.

Research Friday: Does your nonprofit have an outcome-driven culture?

ASU Lodestar Center

University of Idaho. posted by Karina Lungo , Research Assistant, ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a. continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to.

The Future of the Map – With Live Demos of GIS Platforms

NTEN

In fact, when I sent out a version of this message to one of our lists, it started a conversation with an NTEN Member in Idaho who has also travelled extensively in Oregon.

Nonprofit Calendars for 2010

Have Fun - Do Good

I know more and more people are using calendars on their computers and cell phones, but I like paper calendars. There is something about writing things down by hand with different colored pens that I still love.

Advocacy in the Cloud

GroundWire

This session featured two nonprofits, The DC Project and Idaho Conservation League , who put engagement -- defined here as the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work toward a shared vision -- at the center of their organization including investing in the technology to support it. Idaho Conservation League (Sara Arkle, presenter. Since 1973 they have built a credible, professional voice for conservation in Idaho.

Can Small Nonprofits Reap Success With Social Media? (Giving away a copy of Twitter for Dummies)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They are located in Boise, Idaho. With the big holiday charitable giving season just around the corner, there's a host of cause-related giving campaigns waiting in software launch and nonprofits gearing up for their end-of-the-year efforts. Some will launch sooner, while others have already swung into action. Take for example Big Warm Up , a campaign by Lands End to encourage people to donate winter coats to homeless people.

Watch Video from 2011 Speed Geek

GroundWire

Special thanks to our wonderful presenters: Sara Arkle, Idaho Conservation League Karl Hardin, Dogwood Initiative Brendan Mackinson, People for Puget Sound Katie Pelly, IslandWood Eileen Quigley, Climate Solutions, New Energy Cities Margaret Ullman, Mountains to Sound Greenway Eric Magnuson, Groundwire Evan Callahan, Groundwire. Earlier this month we held our annual Speed Geek event here at Groundwire Headquarters in downtown Seattle.

Fall Webinar Series: Effective Nonprofit Management

Tech Soup Blog

He splits his time between La Jolla, California and Sun Valley, Idaho. Learn the nuts and bolts of effective nonprofit management through First Things First - a series of free webinars from TechSoup's donor partner GiftWorks.

Good News! Starbucks Signed an Agreement with Ethiopia

Have Fun - Do Good

In January, Starbucks ’ stores in: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, northern California, northern Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho, Texas, Maine, New Hampshire, parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island were rBGH-free. Guess what? Your advocacy made a difference.

Lame spam of the day: Raw spam merge text

Robert Weiner

Greetings from {Idaho|Carolina|Ohio|Colorado|Florida|Los angeles|California}! Some newbie spammer posted a message on my site that shows the contents of their spam merge database. It goes on and on, but you''ll get the idea pretty quickly. I found it fascinating. I recognize so many snippets that have appeared in my spam folder over the years. { {I have|I’ve} been {surfing|browsing} online more than {three|3|2|4} hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. {It’s|It