Daily DoGooder: How to Stop Homelessness: An Instructional Video

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.How to Stop Homelessness: An Instructional Video | 2:46 Greater Vancouver Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness Some great, quirky choreography drives this video, which gets to the basics of stemming homelessness—providing homes.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

You’ll leave feeling motivated and ready to change the quality of instruction in your school district or community! 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. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Wikis for Curriculum Development and Instructional Materials

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a project coming up where I'm thinking through a collaborative design for say - curriculum development, a repository for existing instructional materials,and to leverage knowledge from a group of practitioners online (aka SME) to add to the curriculum/knowledge sharing. I've mostly used wikis as a personal portfolio and have participated in community or collaborative wikis facilitated by others.

Upcoming Webinar March 26: Public Tech Instruction - Internet Safety

Tech Soup Blog

essential skill to include in basic digital literacy instruction, but. Internet safety instruction doesn’t have to be difficult, though! This session, Public Tech Instruction: Internet Safety , this Wednesday, March 26 at 11 a.m. Indiana) about the types of Internet safety instruction they have been offering, and how they approach teaching this topic. highlighting public technology instruction. How does your library address questions about Internet safety?

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

For complete instructions on how to implement these changes download our full guide to Next-Level Donor Retention and Renewal Strategies! As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it.

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

EveryAction

For more ideas and instructions on how to use testing to improve your organization’s digital engagement, download our complete guide below! There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits. While it’s important to follow standard best practices, engagement rates depend highly on the preferences of one’s audience, which can vary greatly between nonprofits who serve a diverse array of communities and issues.

Test 174

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth Kanter

So, expect to see regular reflections on good instructional design and delivery for any topic, but especially digital technology and social media related. Designing and delivering a training to a nonprofit audience is not about extreme content delivery or putting together a PowerPoint and answering questions. If you want to get results, you need to think about instructional design and learning theory. And, there is no shortage of learning theories and research.

7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

EveryAction

For tips and instructions on how to gain more sustainers, use. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner! Whether you’re still putting together your plan, or just double checking to make sure that everything is ready to go, here are seven tips to decrease your stress and increase your fundraising this year. For even more helpful tools for maximizing the money you raise and , check out our. Giving Tuesday Resource Library. Make a plan (and stick to it!)

Tips 153

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

EveryAction

For full instructions on running voter registration and other types of civic engagement campaigns, download our nonprofit guide today! For nonprofits which engage in advocacy around civic engagement or political issues, voter registration drives are a great tool for activating your volunteer base, deepening relationships within your community, and increasing local democratic participation.

What Email Spam Rates Mean for Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

EveryAction

For more tactics and instructions on how to use them, download the full 2018 Email Deliverability Study today, and get ready for your best Giving Tuesday yet! Email deliverability is an important metric for nonprofit fundraisers and digital staff to track, especially in the time leading up to major digital fundraising days, such as Giving Tuesday. Between 2016 and 2017, spam rates rose for nonprofits across the board, averaging at 24.16% for the year.

Rate 117

Helping Strangers Participate through Instructions: Deconstructing the MP3 Experiment

Museum 2.0

The MP3 experiment is an exercise in following instructions. He explains that you will have to follow his instructions to have “the most pleasant afternoon together.” But it’s all founded on these first few minutes, which create an environment of safe progression, clear instruction, and emotional validation. How can you use specific yet evocative instructions to invite visitors into complicit acts of exploration and art?

Upcoming Webinar April 30: Public Tech Instruction for Online Job Search Assistance

Tech Soup Blog

Eastern), Public Tech Instruction: Online Job Search Assistance will offer helpful information about providing job seeker assistance using innovative services and tech savvy tools. Do you help job seekers at your library or nonprofit? Supporting job seekers is a critical service provided by public libraries and community based workforce organizations. This free webinar on Wednesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m.

When all else fails, read the instructions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her instructions: Each session post you make on your blog should trackback to two posts on the BlogHer site: a/ The post on the Blogher blog describing where to find the live-bloggers : (This is the track back url I will need to cut and paste.). I'm live blogging at blogher and in about an hour and half, I'll be attending a training on how we're supposed to be tagging our posts and some points about writing style, etc.

When all else fails, read the instructions.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got a cheap Olympus Recorder (WS-200) after reading Andy Carvin 's and Brian Russell 's posts. I did my first recording with a Thai Dancer who speaks Cambodian, along with my son. It's here: Download firstpodcast.mp3. My big mistake was that I neglected to make sure the recorder was turned off while transferring the files to the computer. The files were corrupted! Lost the fantastic interview! So, I told my tale of woe into the recorder. It records in WMA format (Windows Media Audio).

Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I hope to share some simple and fun ways to create "shoulder-to-shoulder" instructional media for the panel on Screencasting at NTC I'm doing. I personally want to move away from the metaphor of making movies of the computer screen to more shoulder-to-shoulder instructional media and perhaps something that is more participatory or for lack of a better word, social. Next cut and paste the URL into the Feedburner tool and follow the instructions.

Nice Instructional Video on Filtering and Processing a Network of People

Network-Centric Advocacy

I like this overview. We do some of this in Demystifying the Web presentations. . I use different tools (blog,rss,google reader,listsenves) but the logic behind it is good. You let the network filter and clean the web for what is important to you. Small groups filter and discuss. (I I let the indicaiton of discussion tell me something is interesting.) I focus my "filter value" on the networks issues. I also like the technique at the end for Q&A.

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

Wild Apricot

customization event registration instructional video Membership management Videos Wild Apricot YouTubeDid you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ).

Social Media Trainings: How do you use pre-workshop data about your participants effectively to shape effective instruction?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a chance to reflect now on the data I've collected and think about the instructional design. I'm doing the workshop twice and I toyed with the idea of actually doing two totally different sessions, but I do not have an equal split - and I think there is value to having mixed levels in the group - if, you as the instructor, can make sure there is differential instruction.

Social Learning - How Social is Your LMS

Gyrus

This is because the ‘learner’ does not just passively receive instruction, but actively learns through experience. It is easier for people to remember lived experiences in daily life rather than what comes their way in the form of formal instruction

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot instructional video Videos Membership management YouTube event registration customizationDid you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ).

Moderating Forums: a Training Video

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech Best practices Volunteers online community Social networking Video Non-profit Communications membership training instructional video Membership management forum

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

EveryAction

To set your email images to automatically be sized to fit the screen that they are displayed on, insert this code into your html editor to define the image’s size by relation to the screen rather than pixels: For more instructions on using this code and other helpful tips for mobile optimizing your emails, read more here. According to the recently released.

Mobile 143

The Secret Metric Killing Nonprofit Fundraising (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

For full instructions on how to improve your organization's deliverability rate, download the full study below! When sending a fundraising email, nonprofit Digital staff are keenly aware of the metrics that they need to achieve; a high open rate means the most people are actually seeing the content of the email, and a high click rate indicates that the email's messaging was persuasive enough to move people to donate.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Shouldn't Miss Out On Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

EveryAction

Here are some instructions on how to use EveryAction’s tools to get it set up! Peer-to-peer fundraising, a form of tiered crowdfunding which turns your supporters into fundraisers for your organization, is a trendy topic in the nonprofit world.

Donor 130

5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

EveryAction

Instructions for where to find voter registration material on campus. Instructions for how to register using a campus address. For universities searching for ways to both grow students' engagement on campus and develop their education and participation as active citizens, voter registration programs have become an increasingly popular activity.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

EveryAction

Don’t forget to download our CRM shopping guide (below) for step-by-step instructions for navigating the entire process, including helpful worksheets and more! Choosing the right nonprofit software can seem like an overwhelming task, from getting each stakeholder on board, to researching all of your options and hoping to find one that fits both your needs and your budget, to actually transitioning to and implementing the new system.

Guide 100

10 Breakthrough Planned Giving Insights from Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Latest Report

EveryAction

This extensive report offers analysis of generational wealth data, in-depth case studies of multiple nonprofits’ planned giving efforts, and detailed instructions on how to approach planned giving conversations with your donors. In the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s recent report, 9 Trillion And Counting: How Charities Can Tap Into the Transfer of Wealth , researchers undertake a qualitative and quantitative study of the state of nonprofit planned giving programs.

Giving 107

Activate Formal Learning – Gyrus

Gyrus

GyrusAim Skill Centric LMS and Vado’s courses as every Vado course contains step by step instruction on how to apply on the jobBoost up the job skills with activating formal learning solutions.

When To Coach And When To Counsel

Eric Jacobson

As a coach , a manager: identifies an employees need for instruction and direction and this need is usually directly related to his or her performance or career goals. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Does Bad Data Software Hurt Nonprofits? Roderick Campbell CommitChange : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

If your data-tracking systems need their own organization charts or binders full of complicated instructions, then your software infrastructure is definitely broken." ''via Blog this Does Bad Data Software Hurt Nonprofits? Roderick Campbell CommitChange : FundRaising Success : "The short answer is yes.

Chart 130

6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If mobile messaging is a part of your #GivingTuesday fundraiser, be sure to include your branded text-to-donate instructions within the cover image. 3) Include donation instructions in every post. By Kristina Brunnler , Marketing Manager at MobileCause.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 163: Prepping for a Virtual Audit

Connection Cafe

It’s hard to believe that we’re already well into September and it’s time to start thinking about year-end audits. This year, many social good organizations will be having virtual audits, and now is the time to learn about how best to prep for them.

How to get Started on Twitter

NCE Social Media

Here’s a nice story with detailed instructions on how to get started on Twitter. Hat tip to Steve McDonell.

FreeTaxUSA Coupon Codes – Free shipping & Discount code

Find the free stuff

FreeTaxUSA provides cheap and fast services, along with a comprehensive website outline, flexible navigation features, and context-sensitive instructions for first-time. FreeTaxUSA is a tax preparation website that allows its users to file their federal tax returns at no extra costs. When you use this service, you’ll only have to pay for the state filing fees.

Files 40

The Benefits of FreeTaxUSA Coupon Codes

Find the free stuff

FreeTaxUSA provides cheap and fast services, along with a comprehensive website outline, flexible navigation features, and context-sensitive instructions for first-time. FreeTaxUSA is a tax preparation website that allows its users to file their federal tax returns at no extra costs. When you use this service, you’ll only have to pay for the state filing fees.

Freedom to Connect

VisionLink

View Aaron Swartz Video (Freedom to Connect Conference, May 2012) He who receives an idea from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine, receives light without darkening me. This video is an articulate defense of the freedom to connect, and a well-told, real-world story of people working together.

Does Ivacy work on FireStick & how to Setup Ivacy on FireStick

Find the free stuff

What we’re going to do is show you how this is done, and go through step-by-step instructions on how to set up Ivacy VPN on a Firestick. The short and sweet answer here is yes, Ivacy VPN does indeed work on Firestick. What are we going to discuss today? What’s a Firestick? Firestick is a. The post Does Ivacy work on FireStick & how to Setup Ivacy on FireStick appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Private VPN Service

Kevin07 creator behind national fundraiser | The Australian

AFP Blog

he instructed his agency staff to design a logo, website and Facebook page to encourage Australians around theKevin07 creator behind national fundraiser | The Australian: "Neil Lawrence, of Sydney advertising agency Lawrence Creative Strategy, had initially planned only to host a barbecue himself and pass the hat around for flood victims.But after he tweeted his intentions the idea took off.So

Setting Up Facebook Fanpages

NCE Social Media

Here is a 2 minute video with easy to understand instructions on how to do it. Okay, so you haven’t set up your agency fan page on Facebook just yet. Fear not. Once you’ve set up your fan page, you can embed them on other websites. A previous post of the NCE Social Media Blog discusses how to embed fan pages. Education and Training Facebook facebook fan fanpage

CharityVillage? Research: Hey You, Get Out of Your Social Media Comfort Zone.Yes You!

AFP Blog

Give a new network a try yourself before instructing your communications team to paste a new icon in the upper right corner of your organization's website CharityVillage Research: Hey You, Get Out of Your Social Media Comfort Zone.Yes You! Becoming comfortable with a social network yourself is the best way to understand how your supporters and donors might interact with your organization in social spaces. Here are three less popular (but no less addictive!)

Today's Leadership Thought: Celebrate Learning

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Mistakes are instructive. Today's leadership thought comes from the new book, Trap Tales , by David M. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks. Rejoice and celebrate in the effort, the journey, and the process as much as in the end result. Learn from them instead of hiding them. ". Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership

The Rainmaker's Credo

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How To Become A Rainmaker is a quick, instructional book that reveals the rules for getting and keeping customers and clients. Written by Jeffrey J.

Tag This Post in del.icio.us for Dummies!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are the step-by-step instructions Success!