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How the Indianapolis Zoo Preserved their Visitor Experience with Dynamic Pricing

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In 2014, the Indianapolis Zoo introduced dynamic pricing. Nonprofit Management Admissions arts and cultural Dynamic Pricing Indianapolis Zoo

Erika D. Smith: Created in Indiana, app for nonprofits is an encouraging sign | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com

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Smith: Created in Indiana, app for nonprofits is an encouraging sign | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com : hillon found himself chatting with city officials looking for a way to do something with the stagnant EngageIndy program to boost volunteerism in the community. Erika D. Cause.it was it. The Cause.it

Indianapolis Museum of Art: Transparency

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This came the "dashboard" for the Indianapolis Museum of Art , an ongoing effort to measure various aspects of the Museum's performance.

Join Vertex Systems at INARF!

Vertex Systems

We’re excited about the upcoming INARF annual conference in Indianapolis! The conference date is March 14 and 15 and the theme is: “Tomorrow’s Kitchen: Creating a New Recipe!” ” INARF welcomes over 500 disability service professionals from across the state of … Continue reading →

John Ketzenberger: Nonprofits get creative aid for not much at all | IndyStar.com | The Indianapolis Star

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John Ketzenberger: Nonprofits get creative aid for not much at all | IndyStar.com | The Indianapolis Star: "Then she heard about CreateAthon, a national program to do free advertising and marketing work for nonprofits.

Get Results with Online Fundraising

SocialFish

A couple of weeks ago I spoke at the Indiana Library Federation Conference in Indianapolis. A handshake is the wrong tool for that job.

How to Incorporate March Madness in Your Nonprofit Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

This Indianapolis-based duo of Matt McIntyre and Matt Duncan turned a disappointing loss in 2011 by Butler into a good cause. Bracket Busting.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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Indianapolis. according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. million to more than $8.3 million. . South – 7. Midwest – 7.

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Quick Hit: Museums and Social Media in the New York Times

Museum 2.0

It's a good day for museum technologists. This challenges those of us working in the field to push further. What would be in your section?

Creating a Virtuous Cycle of Engagement For Millennials

Frogloop

Kari is Principal of KDS Strategies in Houston, TX , and Derrick is CEO of Achieve in Indianapolis, IN. Engagement Level 3: Millennial Activist.

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Learning in Public Challenges and Actions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One that stood out to me (perhaps because of my proud Indy background) was the public dashboard at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Guest Post

4-Part Anatomy of an Ideal Nonprofit Volunteer Experience

NonProfit Hub

The Bloomerang team recently spent a half-day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank, a nonprofit based in Indianapolis. Website.

4-Part Anatomy of an Ideal Nonprofit Volunteer Experience

NonProfit Hub

The Bloomerang team recently spent a half-day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank, a nonprofit based in Indianapolis. Website.

Nonprofits find their way with social media - Shelby News: Local News

AFP Blog

Bloomerang, an Indianapolis company that works with nonprofits to help them improve donor retention, surveyed over 9,000 small to medium-sized nonprofits in the U.S. Nonprofits find their way with social media - Shelby News: Local News : "Just how effectively are nonprofits using social media?

Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The book is a great read for nonprofit leaders of all generations. Focus on the 3 R’s (Recruitment, Retention, and Recognition). Books

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The full report was published this week and Rory and Mary Trudel agreed to do a guest post summarizing what they learned. The question. was created.

Little Giants, Big Money: Lessons in Social Media Fundraising From a Liberal Arts College

NonProfit Hub

The #Wabash430 hashtag was trending in the Indianapolis area and snagged 694 unique mentions throughout the day. Indiana’s Wabash College flies under a lot of peoples’ radars. I should know, because I chose to attend there despite living 600 miles away in Nebraska. They averaged 2 gifts per minute and $199.84 per gift. Focus Your Mission.

NextGen philanthropists and the transfer of intergenerational wealth

ASU Lodestar Center

Indianapolis: Indiana University Center of Philanthropy. posted by Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday! As part of a. Stay tuned!

MCON13: Engaging Millennials for Social Causes

NTEN

MCON13 will take place in Indianapolis on July 18th. Tickets are limited and expected to sell out, so don''t delay in registering for MCON13.

MCON13: Engaging Millennials for Social Causes

NTEN

MCON13 will take place in Indianapolis on July 18th. Tickets are limited and expected to sell out, so don''t delay in registering for MCON13.

Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech

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IUPUI: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Can you (or your association) help? Individual and corporate donations are welcomed.

Fighting for Inclusion

Museum 2.0

These are the notes and slides for a keynote speech I'm giving this Saturday at MuseumNext in Indianapolis. If you'll be there, I look forward to discussing these issues with you. If not, please share a comment and let's talk online. The theme of this conference is inclusion. And yet. Here's my beef with inclusion: it's too good. inclusion

Preparing for Hurricane Irene | BlackbaudKnowHow.com

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We have detailed contingency plans to ensure we’re able to provide support from off-site locations, including our support office in Indianapolis, for down and critical issues during times of disasters. Sent using Google Toolbar

8 Ways to Get More Reach for your Facebook Page Updates

John Haydon

For example, the Humane Society of Indianapolis shares dog care tips and training tips (see below), instead of only info about dogs for adoption.

Supporting Museum Tribes & Fans through Shared Ritual

Museum 2.0

At the Indianapolis Children's Museum, they have a "closing parade" every day to usher (potentially upset) children and families out the door.

Prune that list STAT!

Connection Cafe

But as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra proved, it can be worth it! Author: Sally Heaven. revamped its content. And guess what?

Avoiding the Participatory Ghetto: Are Museums Evolving with their Innovative Web Strategies?

Museum 2.0

I just got home from the Museums and the Web conference in Indianapolis. How does their work relate to their physical institutions? Nice art.

Challenges, Rules, and Epic Wins: Using Game Design to Build Visitor Loyalty

Museum 2.0

Think of the last time you overcame a huge obstacle. When you mastered arcane rules to achieve your goal. When you felt that sense of "fiero!"--an

Upcoming Webinar: Creating a Culture of Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Image: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Stories are the currency of community. They shape our experience. Pacific time for this.

Can A Public Nonprofit Dashboard Be Your Organization's Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo Source: Indianapolis Museum of Art Blog. In October, the Indianapolis Art Museum Dashboard celebrated its' second year.

Increasing High Quality Education Degrees - Lumina Conference

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As part of their "Big Goal" to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60% by the year 2025, Lumina Foundation has convened state legislators, policy makers, higher education leadership and representatives from 18 states in Indianapolis this week. This is important work, being done well. Dr. W.

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Beth Kanter, Social Media Strategy Is Everywhere in the Organization - Indianapolis Museum of Art. What else might you add or change? Resources.

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Conferences and Presentations

Museum 2.0

Upcoming events: November 14, 2008 - opening speaker at Kom je Ook?

Does Your Organizational Already Have a Policy for Professional Conduct?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My YMCA colleague posed for this photo on purpose to illustrate a point about professional conduct and social media policies.

More Cute Dog Theory Evidence: Meet Teddy, Brooklyn Museum Staffer Shelley Bernstein's Dog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Aur2899. Shelley Bernstein, staff members at the Museum responsible for social media projects, left a comment on my blog. That's Teddy above.

What is a Museum without YouTube?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Dark, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA. What is a Museum without YouTube? sounds like a riddle. I couldn't think of a punch line can, you?

Mixing Digital and Physical: The Holocaust Museum's Handwritten Pledge Wall

Museum 2.0

It's a small space that features stories of recent and current genocides and encourages visitors to "take action" via an interactive pledge wall.

Super Bowl, Saints and Text Donations!

Mobile Commons

This year’s matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts will likely break that record. Make It Right NOLA.

Social Media for Social Change Behind the Nonprofit Firewall

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week I wrote a post about the Indianapolis Museum of Art's social media strategy - that it was everywhere within the organization. | View | Upload your own. Obviously, this is the result of starting with a small group, lots of conversation, and some culture change. Prior to that, we had done a lot of work with technology ???

Quick Hit: Upcoming Experiments and Workshops

Museum 2.0

Virtual-to-real design workshop at Museums and the Web—Friday, April 17 in Indianapolis. I’m traveling for half of April. But not the dog.