Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals

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Note from Beth: At last year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky enough to join a “birds of a feather” lunch table. The topic was bullet journaling and the table host was nonprofit tech colleague Ma’ayan Alexander.

Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal

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Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal : "As Google Fiber Inc., the tech company is seeking local nonprofits for a new partnership program in nearly all those metro areas." 'via a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. NASDAQ: GOOG), has contractors building new internet networks in several cities across the U.S., via Blog this

Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal

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Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal : ''via Blog this

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North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal

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for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal : "The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day on Thursday ended with 2,022 nonprofits receiving 118,667 donations totaling $33.1 North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M million, the largest total in the event's history, organizers said on Friday. The contributions came from 71,743 donors, according to a news release." 'via via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

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Wichita nonprofits share holiday wish lists online - Wichita Business Journal

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Wichita nonprofits share holiday wish lists online - Wichita Business Journal : Wichita-area nonprofit organizations are making their holiday needs known through a newly created wish-list website developed by marketing and branding firm Greteman Group

Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data | Philanthropy Journal

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Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data | Philanthropy Journal : Every day, humanity adds approximately 2.5 For the nonprofit community, Big Data also offers immense potential. quintillion bytes of data to our collective store of knowledge. Looking over this treasure trove, scientists, financiers, and business leaders are justifiably giddy about the potential of Big Data. But with our mere billions of data points we''re not quite ready for it.

Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News

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Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News : "Well, it seems that the IRS is made up of a lot more of us “mature” people and a lot less of our children’s generation. The tax law allows a club organized for pleasure, recreation, or other nonprofitable purposes to be exempt from tax." ''via Blog this

The Nerdery to provide free Websites for Twin Cities nonprofits in Overnight Website Challenge - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

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The Nerdery to provide free Websites for Twin Cities nonprofits in Overnight Website Challenge - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal : "Overnight Website Challenge," during which scores of programmers will create new (and free) Websites for Twin Cities nonprofits

New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal

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PRESS RELEASE New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal : New crowdfunding website Survive the Streets ([link] launches to help the nearly homeless in the U.S., Working in close collaboration with existing nonprofits who submit and verify all candidates, all requests featured on Survive the Streets have been identified as an immediate obstacle that when eliminated could help prevent a downward

KPBJ.COM | Local nonprofits' grant applications posted online for public viewing and?funding | Business Daily | The KPBJ | KITSAP PENINSULA BUSINESS JOURNAL

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KPBJ.COM | Local nonprofits'' grant applications posted online for public viewing andfunding | Business Daily | The KPBJ | KITSAP PENINSULA BUSINESS JOURNAL : Local nonprofits'' grant applications posted online for public viewing and funding March 12, 2014 @ 12:05am Kitsap Community Foundation has posted online summaries of grant applications from 71 local nonprofit organizations and invites the public to view and possilby help fund the applications.

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal

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Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal: "For the fifth consecutive year, Dell and UT’s RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service are teaming on the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, with more than $100,000 to be awarded to turn innovative social concepts into new businesses or nonprofits.

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Internet surfing helping nonprofits | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal

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Internet surfing helping nonprofits | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal: "Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington has joined nearly 300 other Delaware nonprofits and schools registered with Goodsearch.com, an innovative search engine that donates a penny of advertising revenue to charity every time someone uses it

Entrepreneur's Corner: Long Tail Grants - The Wharton Journal

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Entrepreneur's Corner: Long Tail Grants - The Wharton Journal : "Please describe Long Tail Grants and the experiences that led you to start the company. A market need exists for a platform that enables motivated individuals to raise funds and awareness for the small projects that are not covered by larger nonprofit organizations.".

The Ithaca Journal - www.theithacajournal.com - Ithaca, NY

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The Ithaca Journal - www.theithacajournal.com - Ithaca, NY: "Grant looks to help nonprofits create better presentationsThe United Way of Tompkins County has received a $9,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation to establish a lending library of equipment and software to be used by nonprofit health and human service organizations to produce professional presentations.The grant will be matched with.

Google exec: Connecting via social media can spur nonprofit donations - Phoenix Business Journal:

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Google exec: Connecting via social media can spur nonprofit donations - Phoenix Business Journal:: "Google Business Development Manager Jaime Casap led a spirited presentation about the importance of technology in today’s business and nonprofit environment.With a declaration of “the laptop is dead,” Casap said the importance of a strong and meaningful Internet and social networking presence

Sioux City Journal: Nonprofits benefit from new media organization

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Sioux City Journal: Nonprofits benefit from new media organization: "'Welcome to Focus on the Community,' said host Eloy Garza.Rouse was overseeing another presentation of Siouxland Community Media, a recently-established, nonprofit production company that works with other nonprofits to provide access to the community through television.".

Facebook clicks with Lower Hudson Valley nonprofits | lohud.com | The Journal News

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Facebook clicks with Lower Hudson Valley nonprofits | lohud.com | The Journal News: "everal Lower Hudson Valley agencies recently created profile pages to call attention to their programs, raise money from their newfound 'friends' and attract a new generation of volunteers

Nonprofits prepare for a share of broadband stimulus funds - South Florida Business Journal:

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Nonprofits prepare for a share of broadband stimulus funds - South Florida Business Journal:: "With $7.2 billion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act allocated to provide broadband access to unserved and underserved populations across the nation, the region’s nonprofits are scrambling to bring a share to South Florida

AT&T creates $1.5M grant program to help nonprofits invest in wireless - San Antonio Business Journal:

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grant program to help nonprofits invest in wireless - San Antonio Business Journal:: "AT&T creates $1.5M grant program to help nonprofits invest in wireless San Antonio Business Journal - 12:11 PM CDT Wednesday, September 12, 2007 The AT&T Foundation, the philanthropic organization of AT&T Inc., has launched a nationwide competitive grant program to help nonprofit AT&T creates $1.5M

Taking a year-round approach to corporate philanthropy

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Whether that is in the form of volunteerism or through in-kind or monetary donations, for-profit organizations can build a partnership with nonprofits that is sustainable and lasts throughout the year. Stewardship Charleston Regional Business Journal corporate giving

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Greenpeace Mobilization Lab has a project proposal idea for a “ Mobilization Journal ” as part of the Knight News Challenge. This is an example of a nonprofit organization that has invested in building an internal learning and innovation network that will lead to improved results for Greenpeace’s environmental mission. This journal provides a way to strengthen practitioners skills and adapt to rapid changes.

Attention Data Nerds! NTEN Change Journal: It’s All About Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

September Issue NTEN Journal. The new issue of the NTEN Change Journal is all about data! Data as product: The value that funders or nonprofits provide is not just the programs, but the data that’s created through them.

Lost In a Sea of Tiles: My Windows 8 Journal

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Nonprofit staff and office workers, however, will likely never use the Metro interface. According to Microsoft, it's revolutionary. Some tech bloggers are more critical, however. Much has been made of Windows 8, the tile-heavy replacement for Windows 7 - is it really the next big thing, or is it another Vista? Honestly, it's a little of both. I didn't want a new operating system. I was perfectly happy with 7, but my old computer died, and I needed a replacement.

7 Tips for Navigating Nonprofit Accounting Compliance

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86% of nonprofits expected demand for services to increase in 2018 while 58% said that federal funding policies have become more challenging. Source: 2018 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey, Nonprofit Finance Fund). That rose to 26% at the least effective nonprofits.”—

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OLPC taps CFO Kane as president and COO - Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology:

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OLPC taps CFO Kane as president and COO - Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology:: "One Laptop Per Child reports it has appointed Chuck Kane president and COO.According to the Cambridge-based nonprofit, Kane will be responsible for operational matters and third-party negotiations.

Call for Submissions: Contribute to the NTEN Blog, e-Newsletter, and Journal

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Flickr: LexnGer In case you hadn't noticed, NTEN is a community of nonprofit and technology professionals sharing information about using technology effectively for nonprofit work. NTEN:Change : our quarterly digital journal, designed for non-technical nonprofit leaders.

The Change Journal's 10th Issue is Out: It's a Mobile World

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What does this mean for nonprofit advocacy, communications, engagement, donations, program delivery, site design and system infrastructure? Leadership Cheat Sheet: 10 Steps for Planning Your Nonprofit App, from Allyson Kapin, Co-Author of Social Change Anytime, Everywhere.

If You Had 300 Words in NTEN's Online Journal.

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We told attendees they could have 5 minutes and 20 slides in front of the captive nonprofit technology audience. NTEN's newest publication, NTEN:Change , is designed for non-technical leaders of small to mid-sized nonprofits, features a regular section called "DIY Nonprofit Technology".

Reflecting on NTEN Publications Accomplishments in 2011: We Launched a Digital Journal for Nonprofit Leaders!

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Recently, I've been thinking about the launch of NTEN's newest resource: NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders. If you're already a journal subscriber, I'd love to hear your feedback about the resource: please take our survey!

Some Great Citizen Journalism Links - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" What is citizen journalism?

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more! Madison Nonprofit Day Conference.

The 16th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Cultivating Leadership

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The 16th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on the Best of 2014: Cultivating Leadership. We launched the first issue of 2014 by planting the seed: How can nonprofits remain competitive, innovative, and responsive to the changing external environment?

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Great reads from around the web on February 1st

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" [Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: National Wildlife Federation – Here is a terrific interview with my friend and colleague Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation – she discusses both the tools she uses and the lessons she's learned from managing the social media presence for the NWF. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on April 2nd

Amy Sample Ward

" film music | mobygratis.com – Are you looking for music to use for free in your nonprofit's video? 3 principles for reporters and bloggers in a networked era | Online Journalism Blog – I totally agree that context is just as important as content. "Dina Should nonprofits take a more serious look at FourSquare and explore ways to leverage it?" I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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3 Nonprofit Predictions for 2011 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 3 Nonprofit Predictions for 2011 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on January 10th, 2011 Philanthropy Journal has published three of my nonprofit predictions for 2011. Mobile Goes Mainstream The entire article can be found here on the Philanthropy Journal website.

The 15th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Advocacy and Visual Communications

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The 15th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on Advocacy and Visual Communications: How to Rise Above the Noise. Get this journal for free every quarter in your inbox by subscribing today. change journal Leadership Leadership nten change publications Strategy

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The 14th issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Fundraising in the Digital Age"

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The 14th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, and this quarter is all about fundraising. From Bitcoin, to crowdfunding, to the tricky discussion about overhead - articles cover some of the latest topics in digital fundraising, and opportunities for nonprofits.

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10NTC: TechSoup Exclusive Video with Andrew Sullivan on Blogging, Nonprofit Journalism

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He also elaborates on a question I posed to him earlier (didn't have the video running at that point) concerning nonprofits taking over international reporting in the throes of traditional media's slow death. I caught up with Andrew Sullivan after his talk at NTC 2010 and took this quick video. Apologies (or you're welcome, depending on your tastes) for the aggressive '80s music in the background.

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Muslim Giving 101: An Introduction for Fundraisers & Nonprofits

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By Rafia Khader , Program Manager at the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and Managing Editor of the Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society.

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The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

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The articles in the March issue of the NTEN: Change journal capture stories of nonprofits in transition; they’re transforming from one stage to another, using technology to fuel their campaigns, initiatives, and to optimize their day-to-day work. >>Read

The 17th Issue of NTEN: Change is out - "Digital Inclusion and Technical Divides"

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The 17th issue of NTEN: Change covers a range of perspectives from those at the forefront of bridging the digital divide: schools, libraries, city governments, and nonprofit organizations. >> Sign up to receive this journal for free in your inbox each quarter: nten.org/ntenchange.

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What NOT To Do On Your Nonprofit’s Next Email Newsletter

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If your nonprofit has not edited its email newsletter in the last 6 months, it’s probably time. Here are 10 things your nonprofit should NOT do on its next email newsletter. In journalism, the first sentence or two is called the hook. Image courtesy of Scorephoenix.org.

How Nonprofit Professionals Can Manage Workplace Stress Triggers

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1: Make Time Everyday for Reflection: Keep a Journal. The first step is self-awareness and that happens through tracking and observing yourself in work situations that trigger stress. One way to do this is to build in some reflection time into your day and maintain a journal.