Intergenerational Wired Fundraisers: A Conversation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Now we have a team of intergenerational wired fundraisers. Nhuong Son , Wired Fundraiser for Cambodian Children! Beth Dunn wrote a great piece called " We're The Young Generation " reflecting on an article in the New York Times about the growing use of social networks by young people for social good. Her reflection questions: How might young people use social networks (existing or yet-to-be-built) to learn about philanthropy and support causes that matter to them?

NextGen philanthropists and the transfer of intergenerational wealth

ASU Lodestar Center

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My First Intergenerational Social Media: Learning from Gen Z's and Value of Different Points of View

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week, Leslie Poston invited me to participate on her podcast on Race and Social Media along with Shireen Mitchell , Liza Sabiter , and Rahsheen Porter. One of the takeaways was, don't assume that everyone thinks like you do - and expose yourself to different points of view. This week I put that into practice. Yesterday, I facilitated a hot topic workshop at the Healthy Communities Annual Conference hosted by the Search Institute in Minneapolis.

Four Ways to Transform Organizational Culture to Advance Access, Equity, and Justice

Saleforce Nonprofit

Before the global pandemic, intergenerational poverty and entrenched patterns of inequality dampened the future livelihoods of millions of children and their families across the globe.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Senior Care


The RRF supports advancements in the field of aging specifically in the four categories: caregiving, economic security in later life, housing, and social and intergenerational connectedness.

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4 Reasons to Embrace Gen-Mix Volunteerism

VQ Strategies

Simply put, co-generational teamwork will not only strengthen the outcomes of the program in the communities it serves but also foster greater intergenerational respect among volunteers.

Breaking the Cycle & Starting the Mental Health Conversation

Saleforce Nonprofit

To talk about mental health is to understand it; to understand it is to remove the stigma; and to remove the stigma is to provide a safe space and support for those suffering.

After Ten Days on the Road.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's a great example of the intergenerational collaboration that Juanita Brown spoke about at NCDD. So, maybe this is be an intergenerational vlog I'm just back after a ten-day business trip beginning with Blogher and ending with NCDD (Dialogue and Deliberation).

Which New Audiences? A Great Washington Post Article and its Implications about Age, Income, and Race

Museum 2.0

This list doesn't include many approaches that I see transforming museum audiences, like political activism, multilingual programming, intergenerational events, or cultural festivals. This weekend was thrilling for me. The Washington Post covered the MAH's transformation as part of an article about museums engaging new audiences. The whole second half of the article was dedicated to our work: Smaller museums can be especially scrappy in finding ways to connect with the community.

The Truth about Bilingual Interpretation: Guest Post by Steve Yalowitz

Museum 2.0

This qualitative, exploratory study involved tracking and interviewing 32 Spanish-speaking intergenerational groups in fully bilingual exhibits at four different science centers/museums. Facilitation – We researched intergenerational groups, so it’s not surprising that many of the adults saw their role as facilitator as essential to their own and the group’s success in the exhibition.

My Dad Has Fans on YouTube!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Then, I started to poke around and I discovered an incredible example of intergenerational video blogging -- watch some of the videos by and responses to geriatic1927 As some of you who are following this blog already know, my dad expressed some interest in blogging. So, when we visited two weeks ago during our vacation, I spent some time introducing him to blogging. I decided to video blog some snippets of the process and posted the first two of three videos and blog posts about it. #1:

[VIDEO] How to Tap Into Gen Y & Z Donors


It offers an intergenerational experience. Dominique Calixte will equip you with the knowledge and resources to include Millennials and Gen Z in your fundraising strategy successfully. Full Transcript: Steven: Okay, Dom. I got 3:00 Eastern.

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My Dad's Blog: First Conversation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After all, this was the first intergenerational blogging attempt with me being the "younger" person. Watch the video. We finally arrived after 8 hours on the road, documented with my treo cameraphone and emailed to flickr. We had dinner, took a walk on the board, and I got a chance to have a conversation with my dad about blogging. (He

America's Giving Challenge Official Results: We Came In First! Thank You Everyone!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Intergenerational Wired Fundraisers: A Conversation Eugene Chan's New Year's Resolution. The final, official results have arrived for America's Giving Challenge and I'm happy say that we came in first place for global causes ! This was truly a group effort - no one person could have done this alone.

Building Community: Who / How / Why

Museum 2.0

As we developed new 3rd Friday community festivals , we were careful to design them as intergenerational experiences. These are the slides and notes for the talk I gave at the American Alliance of Museums conference on Monday, April 27 about the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. There are links embedded to other posts that go deeper into specific topics. For years, I’ve been associated with the idea of “visitor participation.”

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Guest Post by Katherine Hutt: A Small Nonprofit's Strategy for Pepsi Refresh Contest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

GOH developed Hope Meadows, an intergenerational neighborhood that supports families adopting children out of foster care. Photo: Jim Harrison. Note from Beth: This post was written before the New York Times article describing a misstep with the Pepsi Charity Contest. Here's my analysis. Pepsi decided to give away their Super Bowl ad budget and instead give away $1.3 million a month for 12 months to good causes. The Pepsi Refresh Project launched on February 1st.

Who Counts? Grappling with Attendance as a Proxy for Impact

Museum 2.0

We also focused this year on working with the countywide adult education agency to start an intergenerational science program at three senior centers throughout St. When you count attendance to your museum, do you include: people who eat in the cafe? people who rent the facility for private events? people who engage with your content online? participants in offsite outreach programs? volunteers? This summer, the St.

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Beth Kanter

possible solutions to the problem of intergenerational poverty. Note from Beth: As part of my work at the Packard Foundation, I’ve had the honor of designing and facilitating a “networked capacity building project” for a cluster of grantees, state-based groups, to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. The project is in its second year and I’ve been working in collaboration with Spitfire Strategies.

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Best of Beth's Blog 2008: Finding The Top Ten Posts In Less Than Five MInutes!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Intergenerational Wired Fundraisers: A Conversation. One of the things I've been wanting to do for a while is review my blog content for the year and select the "Top 10" posts or the "best of" posts. Once a year in June, I do an overall benchmarking and ROI analysis of my blog using particular metrics. But, a top ten post would focus on the content itself - and also jump start some thinking that I need to do for a redesign of this blog.

From Community Arts To Community of Online Learners: Janet Salmons, Ph.D

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From Cornell I went to the intergenerational, national nonprofit called Magic Me. I met Janet Salmons many years ago while I working on various arts and technology projects in New York State for the New York Foundation for the Arts. Ever since, our paths have crossed several times in nonprofit technology circles online, most recently via the Digital Divide Network listserv and the online forums at TechSoup. Earlier this month, Janet sent me a note that she had completed her Ph.D.

Guest Post: Community and Civic Engagement in Museum Programs

Museum 2.0

We scaffold levels of participatory experiences at events that are intergenerational, multidisciplinary and appeal to different types of learners. Stacey Marie Garcia came to the MAH first as a graduate intern in the summer of 2011. Since then, Stacey has become an indispensable member of our staff, leading our community programs and inspiring us to think in new ways about how we can build social capital in our community.

Women of Color Resource Center: An Interview with Anisha Desai

Have Fun - Do Good

It is a time where a lot of organizations are going through an intergenerational transfer of leadership, and a lot has been written about what does that mean? "I think that people have long associated feminism with older white women and the idea of bringing that back to women of color, and bringing it back to young women of color and asking them what it means is an exciting time for me." Anisha Desai is the Executive Director of the Women of Color Resource Center.

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[VIDEO] Young Professionals and Junior Boards: Beyond the Kid’s Table to Meaningful Engagement


As young professionals who have served both as members and staff managers of these groups, Sarah Willey and Corinne Austin will lead you through the research on Next Gen supporters, challenges to anticipate, and steps your organization can take to start a new young friends board from scratch OR to maximize the potential of your existing group.