Talking Sex Together (TxT) Launches a Clinic Locator to Help Iowa Teens Find Local Sexual Health Resources

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For years, Iowa’s TxT program has been offering reliable help. TxT and AskTxTina are programs of EyesOpenIowa, which are funded through a grant from the Iowa Department of Human Services. Sexual health can be a confusing subject for teenagers.

Yaayyyy! Obama Won in Iowa!

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[I]t's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you will realize your true potential - and become full-grown. -- Barack Obama I'm very excited!!!! You can get an Obama shirt, like the one I'm wearing, at the Obama Store. obama

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How Social Listening Resulted in One Nonprofit’s Most Successful Email Campaign Ever

Connection Cafe

While we didn’t endorse any candidates in the primaries or general presidential election, starting in Iowa in the summer of 2015 all the way through to Election Day, we worked to elevate the issue of early childhood education in the U.S.

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Conferencing Virtually with Libraries in Iowa

Tech Soup Blog

It was such a success that in January of 2009, they hosted the second Iowa Small Libraries Online Conference (ISLOC): a conference that librarians and trustees from even the smallest libraries could attend without ever leaving their home or office.

NetCentric Advocacy: Time to Revisit: Iowa Electronic Markets ~ Current Markets: 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Markets

Network-Centric Advocacy

Main | Lessons from Online Community Summit « Connectable Dots » October 09, 2007 Time to Revisit: Iowa Electronic Markets ~ Current Markets: 2008 U.S. the latest national polling is NYT and CBS (sept 4-9) has a Dem landslide (48% Dem to 32% REP) Link: Iowa Electronic Markets ~ Current Markets: 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Markets : Comments Time to Revisit: Iowa Electronic Markets ~ Current Markets: 2008 U.S.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Iowa Nonprofit Summit. Iowa Nonprofit Summit. Volunteer Iowa / TBA / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

Boosting Campaigns' Impact on Members of Congress


One very revealing panel included Eric Jones, the top technology person for Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, who provided tips and advice about ways that online organizers might boost their campaigns' impact on members of Congress and their staffers.

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Best Strategies for Winning Advocacy Victories


Congress effectively will be Eric Jones, the IT director for Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa. Frogloop readers who mobilize online activists to win advocacy victories may want to attend a free virtual event this coming Wednesday, March 9 th called “ Advocacy Live !&#.

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The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Iowa business tax registration: varies based on tax accounts and licenses. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » O-Bama, O-Bama, O-Bama

See What's Out There

A Black guy wins the Iowa caucus. Whether he goes on to win the nomination and becomes president or not, the fact that Barack Obama won in Iowa, a 95% white state, says something about the ability of Americans, especially younger Americans, to put race aside.

Commensurate Wages to Cause Problem for Employers?

Vertex Systems

This is from a great article from the online publication Eastern Iowa Government, a story that continues our discussion of the issues concerning bill H.R. 3086 – the Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act 2011 – which proposes an … Continue reading →

11NTC: Reporters Are People Too

Tech Soup Blog

Matt Denner of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement gave a crash course on free ways to monitor media coverage of your nonprofit. In his talk, If a Press Release Falls in the Forest, Does it Make a Sound?

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Better Than 'Survivor': Wild Drama Hooks Viewers On Nest Web Cams : NPR

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Today, the bald eagle camera he set up in Decorah, Iowa, is one of the most-watched in the country. Better Than ''Survivor'': Wild Drama Hooks Viewers On Nest Web Cams : NPR : "It''s a good combination. using technology to see what''s going on that you might not be able to see at the ground level, but also raising issues around open space and wildlife preservation," Brockman says. Preservation is what drew Bob Anderson and the Raptor Resource Project into nest cams more than a decade ago.

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#14LCS Facilitator Series: Meet Deepa Kunapuli


She''s a proud graduate of the University of Iowa and spends her free time at dance class. If you register for NTEN’s first-ever Leading Change Summit this September (#14LCS), you’ll be asked to choose one of three tracks— Digital Strategy , The Future of Technology , or Impact Leadership —and you’ll spend quite a bit of time with your track-mates at the Summit. That''s why we''re doing our best to recruit a remarkable group of facilitators to help shape your experience.

10 Things You're Doing Wrong With Social Media


If you build it, they will come—possibly true of a baseball field in an Iowa corn field, but definitely not true of a social media presence. PublishDate: April 2012. Author: Chris Bernard. You’re on social media—maybe Facebook, Twitter or your organization’s blog—and you’re having some success, but you know there’s room for improvement.

Is a Sub-Minimum Wage Fair to People with Disabilities? | The.

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The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← Why Your NonProfit Should Avoid Social Media Iowa Nonprofit to Repay $40,000 → Is a Sub-Minimum Wage Fair to People with Disabilities?

Boot up and be counted | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

There’s a caucus calculator , to work you through the bizarre math they use in Iowa. Obama and Paul’s Facebook apps are using Facebook’s natural geotagging to allow you to remind your friends in Iowa to caucus (Paul’s is broken right now).

How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

Mobile Commons

The immediacy of chat, combined with the anonymity of text messaging, makes SMS chat the clear choice for many healthcare providers, including such organizations as the Iowa Department of Human Services and National Safe Place.

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TH - Local News Article

AFP Blog

TH - Local News Article: "A Web site could forge new links between prospective donors and local nonprofit organizations in is a facet of the GoldPenny Project, a partnership between, the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and the Better Business Bureau of Greater Iowa.

Trees Forever does high-tech tree planting --

AFP Blog

Trees Forever does high-tech tree planting -- "DES MOINES, Iowa - Trees Forever is going high-tech to plant trees in Des Moines.The nonprofit group plans to use cutting-edge, high-definition images of the city to guide the planting of hundreds of thousands of trees over the next several years.The technology will be unveiled Wednesday during a symposium where the group will

If you build it they will come, IF…


It’s a great (well not sure you can really call any movie with Kevin Costner great, but bear with me) movie about an Iowa farmer who hears a voice saying, “If you build it, he will come,” and decides to build a baseball field. Many of us have seen the movie Field of Dreams.

How To Get More Online Donations With Content Marketing

Nonprofits Source

University of Iowa: The donor intent of the gift establishes the guidelines for how they want their donation to be used. It’s no secret that content is king when it comes to engaging and delighting donors and members alike.

Is Your State an Employment First State?

Vertex Systems

. . What is the EFSLMP? The Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program is an initiative from the Office of Disability Employment Policy, a division of the Department of Labor. . Purpose of EFSLMP.

Foundations Seeing Results of Evaluating Their Impact

AFP Blog

million from predatory lenders for Des Moines, Iowa families. PRESS RELEASEFoundations Seeing Results of Evaluating Their Impact: "Foundations Seeing Results of Evaluating Their ImpactCase studies highlight foundations using real-time feedback to refine or change course BOSTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annie E. Casey Foundation used an innovative evaluation process to recover more than $2.5

Google AdWorthy? | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Posted Wednesday, October 24th, 2007 at 5:46 pm by John Brian (91 posts) With only a few months until the Iowa Caucus, the annual marathon of political ads is almost upon us. 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?

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot


Even more sadly, it’s probably fairly successful since every single Iowa fan clicks on it. This great post by Tyler Knudtson originally appeared here and is reprinted with permission. AUTOMATE IN FAVOR OF ENGAGEMENT – this post will show you how.

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The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands by Carol Cone.

Non-Profit Organization to Close

The SocialPath

According the KCCI, a Des Moines Iowa ABC TV station, a West Des Moines nonprofit agency “that contracts with the federal government expects to lay off up to 200 employees because it lost a contract.&#. Non-Profit News Updates.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Nonprofit Software Solutions to Cut Costs and Overcome Budget Cuts.

Vertex Systems

The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← Iowa Nonprofit to Repay $40,000 Upcoming Vocational Rehab Payroll Webinars → Can Your Nonprofit Survive Budget Cuts?

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

ASU Lodestar Center

These states are Alaska, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Minnesota, and Vermont. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday !

How Healthy Do You Want Your Nonprofit Board To Be?


She has held leadership posts at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa; the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network; and the Human Rights Campaign, where she was responsible for partnering with and training leaders in communities targeted for organizational expansion and growth.

New to TechSoup: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Check out how other nonprofits and charities, including the Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa , Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada , and the Carbon Disclosure Project , are using Dynamics CRM for more ideas on how it can help your organization.

The Bora Connection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He is a Cambodian studying in the US in Iowa. Meet Vuth Bora. He joined my cause early on. Not quite sure how, but he is friends with Mongkol on Facebook. The first person to join the Sharing Foundation cause was another adoptive parent. I didn't know she was on facebook.

NetCentric Advocacy: Reporter in NH sees the "Network-centric" Obama campaign

Network-Centric Advocacy

For Obama, its a question of whether more of the same will deliver a victory in New Hampshire, which has decidedly different demographics than Iowa. Defying the pundits and the national polls that gave Clinton a comfortable lead going into last weeks Iowa caucuses, Obamas social network-centric campaign pulled off a surprise victory, leaving Edwards and Clinton in the distance. Before the Iowa. Before the Iowa.

Funding Rural America: Bridging the Resource Gap

Tech Soup Blog

She uses information from the University of Iowa College of Public Health's Rural Policy Research Institute. Cynthia Adams, CEO of TechSoup donor partner GrantStation , recently did an important online training webinar on how rural charities and libraries can get grants.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Gift Catalogue – Obama Style

See What's Out There

I received an email just now from the Iowa State Director of the Obama campaign. In his email he tells me that they have opened up their budgets and now I can sponsor a specific aspect of their Iowa campaign.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 5 Extraordinary Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

Crisis Intervention Service serves 15 counties in north central Iowa. Crisis Intervention Service shared the following with Caravan Studios: "Our program serves a primarily rural 15-county area in north central Iowa. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough


A volunteer in Iowa can enter bills into your accounting system for the 30 days they are available until the next volunteer in Florida takes over. David Geilhufe, NetSuite, Inc. Simply put, the cloud by its very nature offers you better, more effective software solutions while saving your organization time, money and effort. Cloud solutions increase the probability of success and reduce the costs of failure.

TxTina Lets Teens use SMS to get Advice about Sexual Health

Mobile Commons

The Iowa Department of Human Services’ TxT (Talking Sex Together) program is dedicated to providing teens the straight facts about their sexual health, and helping them make smarter choices about safe sex and abstinence. Teens seeking the scientific facts behind difficult sexual health issues can get direct, personal responses through the channel most comfortable for them – SMS.