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The weather's getting cooler (except for our friends in Los Angeles!), San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Can We Measure Social Impact? San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Tech for Good Monthly Mixer. Los Angeles, California: Summer Social. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Tech for Good Monthly Mixer. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Muslims in Tech. San Francisco, California: Impact Investing 101: Panel Discussion.

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NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

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San Francisco, California. San Francisco, California: Sustainability Unconference (All Day). San Francisco, California: Let's Learn About Airbnb's New Social Impact Experiences Program! San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California. Los Angeles, California: Storymakers 2017 with TechSoup and Adobe Spark. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes "Open-Source Summer Fiesta" San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: LGBTQ and Tech! San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Digital Activism: How Much Can You Really Accomplish? San Francisco, California: LGBT in Tech.

I'm Speaking at the Writing for Change Conference in San Francisco

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If you're interested in coming, the conference is August 23-25 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, which is known for its labyrinth. The San Francisco Writers Conference believes that great nonfiction is Changing the World One Book at a Time. Guess what?

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

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Our **San Francisco** group curates a list of [tech for good experiences each month]([link] --> Upcoming Tech4Good Events. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Startups for Social Impact: The Pains and Rewards.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: ACLU's Mobile Justice App and Mobile Development with Marcus Benigno. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, CA.

Social Media for Nonprofits Conference Series Launches in SF

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On June 29, I’ll be participating at conference in San Francisco called Social Media for Nonprofits that launches a seven-city conference event focusing on answering the question: “How can resource-strapped community-based organizations seize the opportunities presented by this new landscape?&#. San Francisco. This is the launch event in a seven-city series, which is also touring Washington, DC, New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago and Atlanta.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night (Weekly). San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night (Weekly). Los Angeles, California: Nonprofit Volunteer Management. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

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San Diego: 7,000 potential members. San Antonio: 4,000 potential members. San Francisco, California: Mobile Apps for Change Demo Day. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Digital Inclusion. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Evening Sustainability Unconference.

Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are you a resource center for parents of children with Autism in Los Angeles, and looking to engage with college educated, stay-at-home parents? She lives in San Francisco with her husband who spends way less time with social media than she does.

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The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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San Francisco. San Diego. San Jose. Los Angeles. San Antonio. San Bernardino. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5%

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available.

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

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San Francisco, California: Nonprofits and Storytelling: How to Create Social Impact, First-Person Stories. San Francisco, California. Los Angeles, California: CRM (Constituent Relationship Management) for Nonprofits. San Francisco, California.

What Happens at GEO Doesn’t Stay at GEO (and that’s a good thing)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I know that I have been tremendously influenced by what I have learned in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Atlanta, and now Seattle. Carrie Avery is president of the Durfee Foundation , a family foundation in Los Angeles, California.

Social Media for Nonprofits Launches Its Second Series of Global Conferences

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Check out our new website featuring a video of Guy Kawasaki’s keynote speech in San Francisco, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to stay tuned, and here’s our schedule of upcoming events: Toronto, Ontario – June 26. Los Angeles, CA – August 14. San Francisco, CA – September TBA. This post is by guest blogger Ritu Sharma, who is the executive director of Social Media for Nonprofits.

Grantmaking Foundations Can Now Register with TechSoup

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Paul Getty Trust, which operates the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California and the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia. Public grantmaking foundations (community foundations like the Silicon Valley Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation, and the New York Trust) should not be classified as private grantmaking foundations, because these are considered public charities. Good news!

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

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This month's highlights include a review of cost-saving technologies in Rhode Island, a discussion on how technology can help build community in Los Angeles, and a case study on the importance of weaving IT in to your strategic plans in Las Vegas.

Private Foundations Are Now Eligible for Citrix Online Donations

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Here in TechSoup’s San Francisco office, we use audio and video conferencing every day to talk with people working remotely in the Bay Area, New York, or Seattle, as well as with our partner nonprofits around the world. Paul Getty Trust, which operates the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California and the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia.

Private Foundations Now Eligible to Receive Microsoft Software Donations!

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Paul Getty Trust, which operates the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California and the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia. Public grantmaking foundations (community foundations like the Silicon Valley Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation, and the New York Trust) should not. In case you haven’t heard, 501(c)(3) private foundations are now eligible to receive Microsoft donations through the Microsoft Software Donation Program.

NetSquared Events for September: Featuring #Storymakers2014

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San Francisco, CA: Mix and Mingle at NTEN’s Inaugural Leading Change Summit. San Francisco, CA: Data for Social Good with Bayes Impact. San Diego, CA: Office 365 for Nonprofits. Los Angeles, CA: 501 Tech Club Monthly Meetup. San Francisco, CA: Discounted Tickets for Impact Investing: Business Innovation Conversation II. Storymakers is live!

SOCAP: The Market at the Intersection of Money and Meaning

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I had a chance this week to preside over TechSoup’s booth at the latest Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP) in San Francisco. Stand is a San Francisco Bay Area domestic violence nonprofit.

How Emerging Tech Is Changing Disaster Relief

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The Rock isn't going to save San Francisco after a cargo ship-moving, bridge-splitting, tsunami-causing earthquake … but cutting-edge technology might. This San Francisco workshop was one of many that occurred across the world.

Social Video Questions, Answered: Join TechSoup July 20

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Hardy , Los Angeles, CA @eveslime and the @limelightprjct Sheila Hardy is an award-winning producer, writer and owner of Eve's Lime. This post was written by Evonne Heyning , part of TechSoup's community team. Ahead of our July 20 episode of Nonprofits Live.

How The James Irvine Foundation Received Microsoft Donations Through TechSoup

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Jeff Brandenburg: My role at the Irvine Foundation is Director of Technology for our offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The James Irvine Foundation is one of the largest grantmaking institutions in California.

WorldChanging Launches Book & Local Blogs

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Bloggers (like me) in Austin, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, San Francisco, the Twin Citites, Washington DC, and Canada are volunteering to post a couple times a month about WorldChanging projects, ideas and people in their city.

Another Exclusivity Paradox: Secret Gardens, Hidden Museums

Museum 2.0

A few weeks ago, I gathered a group of creative folks in San Francisco and asked them, "what makes a social venue feel welcoming and friendly to you?"

How to Be a Maverick Activist, Seane Corn and Common Ground

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You can read the Common Ground articles online, or find a free printed copy of the magazine in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Los Angeles or Seattle. Additional Note: I just realized that the magazine has different names in different cities: San Francisco Bay Area: Common Ground Chicago: Conscious Choice Los Angeles: Whole Life Times Seattle: Conscious Choice career advice activism entrepreneur yoga Seane Corn

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.

FOOD CHAIN BARBIE AND THE FIGHT FOR FREE SPEECH

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

"Barbie Enchiladas".

CREDO Mobile Lets Users Text to Find a Rally – And a Ride to Get There

Mobile Commons

There were large rallies across San Francisco and Los Angeles. As the San Francisco Chronicle ‘s Joe Garofoli described it , here’s how it worked: “Just text in the word RALLY along with your zip code to our CREDO shortcode: 27336 (it spells out CREDO on a non-smartphone).”. In 2009, the passing of California’s Proposition 8, which prohibited same-sex couples from marrying, ignited a storm of protest across the state.

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: November Conversations and Connections with Tech4Good. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California.

Have Fun Do Good Link Love: Echoing Green, Jobs for Change, Julia Cameron and 29 Gifts

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Green Blogger Convention To Kick Off In Los Angeles Next Month on Eco razzi. Bay Area folks can go to the 29 Gifts book launch party in San Francisco November 14th. NEWS This week, Echoing Green partnered with Jobs for Change on a new Be Bold Podcast.

Thrivability: A Collaborative Sketch

Amy Sample Ward

Like you, the contributors are from a vast array of places in the world from Stockholm, Brussels, and London to Thailand, Australia, and Uganda, and include Seattle, San Francisco, Portland, NYC, Los Angeles, Houston, Cleveland, Chicago, and Boston. I’m so excited to announce the launch of Thrivability: A Collaborative Sketch – a new book curated by Jean Russell with a collection of over 60 essays crafting a topography for thriving.

Become a Storymaker with NetSquared

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Los Angeles, CA: Community Building. San Francisco, CA: Mix and Mingle at NTEN’s Inaugural Leading Change Summit.