Nonprofits use social media as new fundraising tool - Sacramento News - Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee

AFP Blog

Nonprofits use social media as new fundraising tool - Sacramento News - Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee: "Women Escaping a Violent Environment in Sacramento needed cash, and needed it fast.So the nonprofit agency, which serves victims of domestic violence, sent out a modern-day SOS.With a critical program on the chopping block last summer because of the loss of county money

The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

AFP Blog

residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee : During this one-day, online event, residents of King County make donations to local nonprofits through www.seattlefoundation.org -- and a share of every contribution is matched with a "stretch pool" of funds provided by The Seattle Foundation and local companies and individuals. The Seattle Foundation helps King Co.

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When Fundraising Disaster Strikes, What Should You Do?

Tech Soup Blog

On May 3, 2016, right in the middle of Give Local America day, the online fundraising company Kimbia's donation processing platform stopped working. Give Local America day is a big deal. Kimbia CEO Daniel Gillett said on its blog , "Ten hours after the start of the third annual Give Local America event, Kimbia began to recognize significant delays in processing donations.

Taking First Steps With Social Media: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today, I had the pleasure of doing a mini-workshop at the Director's Institute for the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network in Sacramento. If you work for a YMCA, there might be a policy about not wearing your YMCA T-Shirt to local bar on a Saturday if you're going drinking off hours. Today, I had the pleasure of doing a mini-workshop at the Director's Institute for the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network in Sacramento.

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth Kanter

The tech failure that disrupted the national Give Local America Day fundraising campaign in May 2016 raised a big question for community foundations hosting giving days: What can they do differently to ensure smooth sailing in the future? Even while some communities reached or exceeded their Give Local America goals, they searched for ways to address administrative messes, their own technical reviews, in addition to ways to rebuild trust with their community.

Nonprofits and App Developers Combine Forces for Community Change

Tech Soup Blog

The app is currently used in West Sacramento, California, which is a food desert, according to the app creators. " Caravan Studios works to bridge the gap between the nonprofit and technology world by developing apps that help communities organize, access, and apply local resources to pressing problems. We use apps to capture memories, keep track of tasks, entertain ourselves, and communicate.

Craigslist Nonprofit Boot Camps in Berkeley and Brooklyn

Have Fun - Do Good

Gillian Parrillo, of the Sacramento Executive, said that the speech they heard Darian Rodriguez Heyman, the Executive Director of the Craigslist Foundation, give at an event this past spring was, "one of those speeches that makes you reach for a pen and a scrap of paper and scribble all over it because you don't want to miss even one of the great nuggets." You've used Craigslist before, right?