Regional CAN Conference: Los Angeles

VisionLink

VisionLink''s Lois Ann Porter and Rene Alvarez are supporting lead staff from the Coordinated Assistance Network (CAN) today and tomorrow at a regional CAN Convening being held for representatives from the LA Region. Participating organizations include the American Red Cross, UMCOR, all of the Southern California Red Cross Chapters, Salvation Army, Islamic Relief, LA County Social Services, Emergency Network LA and others.

Social Media Strategy: Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

NetWits

Are you struggling with how to use social media? Or are you just beginning to explore how this new channel can help your nonprofit organization? Maybe you don’t even know what social media is yet? We can help you.

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Social Media for Nonprofits Conference August 14 in Los Angeles

Tech Soup Blog

After 2011's sold out conference in Los Angeles, Social Media for Nonprofits is coming back on August 14 , featuring an all-star lineup sharing practical tips and tools for leveraging social media for fundraising, marketing, and advocacy. This guest post was authored by Ritu Sharma, Social Media for Nonprofits executive director and co-founder.

IHOP's National Pancake Day raises money for charity, crashes website | Chatter | Los Angeles Times

AFP Blog

IHOP's National Pancake Day raises money for charity, crashes website | Chatter | Los Angeles Times: "National Pancake Day has arrived and if one can judge success by a website, the fact that IHOP's site ihoppancakeday.com was down for hours is a testament to the delicious success of the promotion

Quick Hit: See you at AAM (and my Los Angeles must-do list)

Museum 2.0

For those folks trekking out to Los Angeles this week for AAM, I hope to run into you at the conference. It's beautiful, and adjacent to the hippest part of LA--enclaves like Echo Park and Los Feliz that will make you think you might actually like to move there. I will definitely be at the following: NAME party at the Velaslavasay Panorama on Sunday night. If the party is half as rocking as the name of the venue, we'll have an amazing time.

Georgia Authorities Indict 14 Individuals for Running a Sham Charity

NonProfit PRO

was run by a subset of a well-known Los Angeles street gang, using the charity as human trafficking ring for more than three years. The state’s attorney general is alleging charity fraud and claiming Georgia Peach Youth Club of America Inc.

Tis the Season for Charity Gift Cards | Nonprofit Trends with.

sgEngage

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Tis the Season for Charity Gift Cards Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 9th, 2010 The Los Angeles Times had an article the other day called “Causes offers gift cards for charitable giving.&#

How Nonprofits Can Effectively Promote their Online Shop on Instagram and Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Talia Walsh , Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at Heal the Bay – an environmental nonprofit that protects the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles, California.

Bringing the Social Media Boot Camp to L.A. Homeless Orgs

See3

Last week, I joined 21 representatives of homeless service organizations from across Los Angeles at Home for Good L.A. for a social media boot camp led by See3’s Chief Learning Officer Lisa Colton, in partnership with the See3-Kindling Group project @home. The boot camp is designed to give nonprofits the “digital kick in the tush” they […]. social media Uncategorized Video

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The CSUN conference in Los Angeles is the biggest U.S. disability technology event of the year. We are having a great time showing off Bookshare.org, and announced our newest collection of Spanish language books

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Digital Marketing Conferences (DIGIMARCON) / Los Angeles, CA / $897. 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. Marketing & Communications.

Gravitate Solutions Announces Partnership with Americaneagle.com

Gravitate

Currently, Americaneagle.com employs 500+ professionals in offices around the world including Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Washington DC, Switzerland, and Bulgaria.

64 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Heal the Bay, a nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles safe, healthy, and clean. The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to shatter previous records by reaching at least $218.3

10 Must-Add Nonprofits on Snapchat

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Los Angeles County Museum of Art . It’s not easy to tell a good Snapchat story, but the nonprofits listed below are making a concerted effort to pioneer Snapchat storytelling. Doing so requires a willingness to experiment beyond traditional social media marketing and an understanding that there is no immediate payoff in terms of fundraising. In time, Snapcash may be used for fundraising, but for now it’s all about being an early adopter.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Bloomerang

The Ahmanson Foundation serves Los Angeles County by funding cultural projects in the arts and humanities. Areas served: Los Angeles/California.

Weekly update from PND

Candid

cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., A weekly update with the latest social sector news. Lewis Prize for Music announces 2022 music education grants. January 13, 2022.

Bringing the Social Media Boot Camp to L.A. Homeless Orgs

See3

Last week, I joined 21 representatives of homeless service organizations from across Los Angeles at Home for Good L.A. for a social media boot camp led by See3’s Chief Learning Officer Lisa Colton, in partnership with the See3-Kindling Group project @home. The boot camp is designed to give nonprofits the “digital kick in the tush” they […]. social media Uncategorized Video

Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/10 :: Los Angeles, CA. 3/19/12 Update: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits launched in conjunction with a social media and mobile technology training and book tour that also served as fundraiser for partners nonprofits – a total of $17,130 was raised. Thanks very much to those that attended, the nonprofit partners (listed below), and the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Sponsors that helped make it happen. C ompleted Trainings: 3/15 :: Memphis, TN.

RuffaloCODY buys crowdfunding business for nonprofits | TheGazette

AFP Blog

Duane Jasper, president and CEO of RuffaloCODY, said ScaleFunder’s emerging crowdfunding technology, developed at the University of California, Los Angeles, will complement his company’s fundraising tools for colleges and universities

What strategies should nonprofits implement for high-performing cross-sector collaboration?

ASU Lodestar Center

Karyn is a Chicago native but has called Los Angeles home since hair bands ruled The Sunset Strip. She serves on the Board of Directors for Los Angeles’ Blank Theatre Company and shares her midcentury-style home with Bowie, a 15-year-old Boston Terrier

How can diversity, equity and inclusion in the workforce strengthen a nonprofit’s mission?

ASU Lodestar Center

She is currently the Senior Manager, Individual Giving at Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles. Illustration by Yuxin Qin. posted by Amber Amaro Spring 2021 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management.

Cloud for Good Joins with Pepperdine University To Create Apprenticeship Program for Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Founded by entrepreneur George Pepperdine in South Los Angeles in 1937, the school expanded to Malibu in 1972. ASHEVILLE, NC– November 05, 2021 – Cloud for Good today announced a new partnership with Pepperdine University as part of their Talent for Good apprenticeship program.

Using Social Media to Put a Face on Homelessness with Mark Horvath

NetWits

My name is Mark and I live in Los Angeles which I affectionately call LaLa Land. Mark Horvath is a passionate guy with an incredible story. He goes by the name Hardly Normal and fights to put a face on homelessness by using the internet, social media and InvisiblePeople.TV (content can be intense) to share stories about real people battling with being out on the street.

How to Show Visual Impact on Your Online Donation Forms

Qgiv

Let’s look at some examples: Minds Matter of Los Angeles. Minds Matter of Los Angeles added a background image of the students that benefit from their programs.

How I reduced my carbon footprint today.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I presented on a panel today for the California Association of Nonprofits "Building Stronger Nonprofits" Conference that is taking place in Los Angeles about nonprofits and second life. See Larger Photo. The panel was done both in the real world and in second life - so I didn't increase my carbon footprint by flying in from the East Coast

How To Sketch Cast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am so hoping that my 22 hour flight from Los Angeles to Singapore has electrical outlet in the seat so I can use my laptop and fool with this technique. Sketchcasting! Check this out! I wonder what type of adapater I need or if Singapore Airways offer that

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/10 :: Los Angeles, CA. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages. For those new to e-books, it’s also worth noting that Amazon offers a suite of free Kindle Apps that allow you to download the book in digital format to most smartphones or tablets, or as a.PDF to a PC or Mac.

Beyond responsive: three mobile website design tricks becoming trends

AFP Blog

Beyond responsive: three mobile website design tricks becoming trends : The Los Angeles Times has a new-look website: a responsively designed effort from the same chaps behind sites for The Verge, Hearst and Mashable. But apart from being mobile-friendly in its responsiveness, it also features a number of mobile-first design elements that we’re increasingly seeing across a number of websites. Are publishers finally putting their money where their mobile-first mouths are

Announcing… Social Media Webinars for Nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Just note that the webinars begin at 8pm EDT (New York), 5pm PDT (Los Angeles). Lately I have been receiving a lot of requests from nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia for recorded versions of my social media webinars.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Kindful

The Ahmanson Foundation serves Los Angeles County by funding cultural projects in the arts and humanities. Areas served: Los Angeles/California.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

The California Community Foundation believes that the prosperity of Los Angeles County depends on a well-educated workforce and realizing the potential of future generations. Areas served: Los Angeles/California.

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?3 Reasons to Integrate Your Organization’s Systems

Saleforce Nonprofit

And it can translate input abbreviations such as ‘LA’ to ‘Los Angeles’ or ‘Beantown’ to ‘Boston’. By: Stu Manewith, Director of Thought Leadership and Advocacy at Omatic Software. The concept of ‘data-driven’ nonprofits is still as valid as ever.

Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Authenticity

M+R

We began to unpack the challenges and obligations of developing ethical creative in a roundtable discussion with our friends Amirio Freeman of Feeding America and Rosa Del Angel of Oxfam America. Source: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read time: 3 minutes.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Our official launch of text communication will be done at a Los Angeles Kings hockey game on November 27 th. Our official launch of text-to-donate will be January 3, 2011 at another Los Angeles Kings hockey game. I am currently experimenting with QR codes and will be rolling the first QR code out at the Los Angeles Kings game on November 27 th. Organization: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Organization Size: Medium. Name: Allison Nassour.

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Homeless turn to Twitter for food, shelter - CNN.com

AFP Blog

Homeless turn to Twitter for food, shelter - CNN.com : "Los Angeles (CNN) -- Blogging and tweeting might be among the last hobbies you'd list for a homeless person, but some down-and-out people have embraced social media in such a way that it's actually garnered them needed assistance -- everything from food and diapers for children to counseling and housing

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees / Los Angeles, CA / $935. Digital Marketing Conferences (DIGIMARCON) / Los Angeles, CA / $995. Center for Nonprofit Management / Los Angeles, CA / TBD. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

Using Social Media To Accomplish More With Less

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Los Angeles Universal Preschool Parent Ambassadors on Facebook. Los Angeles Universal Preschool mission is to make voluntary, high-quality preschool available to every 4-year-old in Los Angeles County, regardless of their family’s income. I don't have time for social media.

Two Leaders Join Benetech’s Senior Team!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

a technology and media venture based in San Francisco and Los Angeles. I’m thrilled to announce that Benetech has filled two key positions: Nadine Apelian Dobbs as Communications Director and Elaine Wallace as General Counsel. I think they will both make big contributions to building Benetech’s ability to deliver greater impact in the technology-for-good field.

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SocialCoding4Good: Mobilizing Technology and Volunteerism for Transformative Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

SocialCoding4Good will be attending Mashable’s Social Good Summit in New York September 22-24, and A Billion+ Change’s Envisioning the Future of Corporate Service event in Los Angeles on October 1. Benetech, like many nonprofit organizations building open source software for social good, often relies upon the contributions of experienced software developers to help its solutions grow and scale.

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Weekly Event Round-Up (Oct. 20-Oct. 26)

NTEN

There''s a lot happening at NTEN, and we want you to get involved! In this weekly roundup, you''ll find the full list of NTEN events, opportunities, and deadlines for participation. Whether it''s in-person events, such as NTEN Labs or 501 Tech Clubs , online Communities of Practice or webinars , or deadlines for contributing content or applications - this weekly round-up has you covered. Also, are you attending an NPTech-related event this month?

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

Tech Soup Blog

Will describes himself as a "latte-drinking, bike-riding, taco-loving, media-making social justice do-gooder, originally from North Carolina now living in Los Angeles." " He has been an advocate and organizer with immigrants and refugees in Charlotte, New York/Newark, and Los Angeles, as well as in Zimbabwe and Great Britain, for organizations including Detention Watch Network.

5 Tips For Improving Your Nonprofit’s Instagram

TechImpact

The National History Museum of Los Angeles does a great job of highlighting their staff in their Instagram posts. Like it or not, social media is evolving. New platforms are arriving and garnering more attention and engagement than others. Instagram is a rising social platform on its way to becoming one of the most important social media outlets around.

Start Fundraising Quickly With Elevate Power of Us Edition

Saleforce Nonprofit

Lori earned her MBA at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. The Power of Us Program ? Salesforce’s technology donation program that provides 10 free licenses to eligible organizations, as well as other free and discounted products ?