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Maryland Daily Record

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Maryland Daily Record: "Spread the word with TwitterBetsy NelsonSpecial to The Daily RecordSeptember 11, 2009Like many in the nonprofit world, the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG) tries to ensure that it is up on the latest technology.


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Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | Maryland-Delaware

AFP Blog

Tim Cook to donate his fortune to charity | Maryland-Delaware : "Cook, who is close to becoming a billionaire, says he will pay for his nephew''s college education, then donate the rest of his wealth to philanthropic projects, according to Fortune.

Report from the Road: What I Learned from Maryland Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

I just attended the Maryland Nonprofits Tech to Tell Your Story event just outside of Baltimore. It's also fun to get some real-deal Maryland crab cakes. The Maryland event was a one-day conference on June 7 at the University of Maryland. My thanks to Maryland Nonprofits Event Coordinator Suzanne Knizner and Director of Education Melissa Sines, for inviting us.

What Kate Spade and a Dog Named Sarah Can Teach Us about Giving Tuesday Emails

Connection Cafe

My favorite email came from the Maryland SPCA. I received an email in the morning from the Maryland SPCA, and I must admit that I didn’t open it. I received another email from the Maryland SPCA at 5:21pm – this one I opened. My reason for sharing the Maryland SPCA’s efforts – isn’t so we all copy what they did and do it ourselves next year. Nonprofit Marketing #GivingTuesday Campaign Planning eMail marketing Kate Spade Maryland SPCA nonprofit marketing

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Pathfinders for Autism Launches Bus Tour And Major Fundraising Campaign for Statewide Expansion


May 17, 2021 – Today, Maryland’s largest autism resource center Pathfinders for Autism formally commenced its 2021 Dip Challenge Tour , a statewide bus tour and major fundraising initiative to expand autism resources and programs across Maryland. PHOENIX, Md.,

DonorSearch and Double the Donation

Donor Search

Marriottsville, Maryland: DonorSearch and Double the Donation Debut Advanced Integration Enhancements DonorSearch and Double the Donation have come together to enhance their existing donor insight integration.

Cadmium Acquires EventRebels

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Value of volunteer time rose nearly 5 percent in 2020


Calculated by the University of Maryland's Do Good Institute , the estimate is based on hourly earnings released by the U.S. Reprinted from PND. Independent Sector has announced that the estimated value of a volunteer hour in the United States reached $28.54 in 2020, up from $27.20, or 4.9

What Have We Learned About Creating Engaging Meetings from Virtual Conferences?

The MatrixFiles

I’ve been to countless conferences at the Gaylord Resort in Maryland and every time, I get lost.

Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events  

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Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration


began as a hip hop conference at the University of Maryland in 2000. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! Every year we celebrate by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and commemorate the start of end-of-year fundraising campaigns. So without further ado, here are some of this year's favorites. Drumroll please. International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events  

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Nimble AMS Airstream Returns to ASAE Tech

Nimble AMS

during the 2018 American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Technology Meeting and Expo in National Harbor, Maryland. 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM, Maryland Ballroom 1-3. 5:15 ET, Maryland 1-6 Foyer . Join Nimble AMS December 4-5 at the Nimble AMS booth #443 (the Airstream!)

Baltimore GiveCamp's "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

AFP Blog

Baltimore GiveCamp''s "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine : his year’s Baltimore GiveCamp, an annual marathon weekend of “Coding for Charity,” will take place from Friday, October 18th through Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Campus in Baltimore, MD. Baltimore GiveCamp is the largest volunteer technology event in Maryland

The 2 Key Elements of Successful Fundraising Campaigns


Komen of Maryland increased their fundraising results by 10% three years in a row using these key strategies. In 2010, Komen Maryland strategically sent 103 email messages to constituents over 140 days. Komen of Maryland increased their fundraising results by 10% three years in a row. Special thanks to Brian Winters at Adcieo for authoring this guest post. We’re looking forward to the webinar Brian!

Blue Fox CEO Chantal Sheehan Set to Speak at NTEN's 2020 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Blue Fox

The conference will take place March 24-26 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. Sheehan will speak on how to have meaningful financial conversations with a nonprofit board of directors.

Why Nonprofits Should Celebrate National Bike to Work Day


Here in Washington, DC where I regularly bike to work, there will be over 85 Bike to Work Day pit stops throughout DC, Virginia and Maryland where cyclists can get food and beverages, and even enter prize raffles Now that we’re well into spring season, it’s the perfect time to participate in National Bike to Work Week, with National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19th!

Guest Post: Why it’s worth allowing volunteers to lead (even when it’s uncomfortable)

Twenty Hats

She recently completed a five-year appointment to the Maryland Governor’s Commission on Service & Volunteerism. For CVA Krista Gilmore, the point of volunteer management is to cultivate volunteer leaders. Give away the good stuff.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 115: Getting Creative on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Joining host Rachel Hutchisson on the podcast today is Jennifer Dunworth, director of development for the Maryland SPCA, who shares the background on the creative campaign her organization used last year that helped them raise $41,000… $11,000 more than their goal. Topics Discussed in This Episode: What the Maryland SPCA did last year for #GivingTuesday that gained so much attention. December 3 rd, 2019 marks the 8 th annual #GivingTuesday.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input

Forum One

I was invited to present last week at the University of Maryland's Human Computer Interaction Lab's workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts. We also saw some very cool examples of how to use NodeXL to map and understand social networks. Here is a nice summary of the event.

How To Achieve Personal Resilience

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He serves as Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Maryland.

Check Out the 2014 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference


The 9th Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference is coming this July 9-11 to the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. We''re proud to partner with the Bridge Conference, and encourage you to take advantage of special registration rates for NTEN community members. Here are the details: Do you want the power to succeed?

Volunteer programmers help region's nonprofits

AFP Blog

Volunteer programmers help region's nonprofits: "This past weekend, 100 computer experts donated their time to design Web sites and other products for local nonprofit organizations during the first Southern Maryland GiveCamp. Inspired by similar events held across the country since 2008, organizer Jim Pendarvis, a Web developer at NAVAIR, decided to organize one himself, he said

Goverment and Social Media: Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input

Forum One

I was invited to present last week at the University of Maryland's Human Computer Interaction Lab's workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts. We also saw some very cool examples of how to use NodeXL to map and understand social networks. Here is a nice summary of the event.

Charity begins on the Internet now --

AFP Blog

Charity begins on the Internet now -- "his holiday season, some of Maryland's oldest charities are reaching out to donors and volunteers, not only with the usual 'snail-mail' appeals and kettles on the corner, but with tweets on the Internet and clicks of the mouse.Organizations such as the United Way, Salvation Army and the American Red Cross are using Facebook pages and

[VIDEO] Building a Better Grants Strategy Post-COVID


At least wait an hour because if you want to know about grants, we’ve got Rachel Werner here joining us from beautiful Maryland, my go-to for grants over the last few years. My firm is located in Montgomery County, Maryland, just north of DC.

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NTEN Case Study: From Drupal to WordPress


Pongos is a Wordpress development firm located in Maryland. After thinking and talking about it for a long time, this year we at NTEN are finally beginning a website overhaul and re-launch in earnest. After all, the nonprofit association for people working at the intersections of tech and social change should have a website to match that mission and vision. Follow along as we chronicle the joys and occasional headaches.

How can social innovation and enterprise help nonprofits create sustainable solutions to community issues?

ASU Lodestar Center

Mary’s University in Maryland. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Alyssa Huntley Spring 2020 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

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Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Baltimore, Maryland: WordPress 101 and Tech Help and Consultations. Baltimore, Maryland: Salesforce 101 for Nonprofits and Free Tech Help and Guidance. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season. More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of Giving Tuesday (on November 28 this year) makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed?

API Explained: This Technology Will Transform Your Company’s Charitable Giving

Global Giving

Kevin is a member of CTOs for Good and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S.

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Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Baltimore, Maryland: Give Back Hack Day: 2–3 Website Redesigns (WordPress!). Baltimore, Maryland: Salesforce CRM Tutorial and Free Tech Help Session! NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change. Every month, our meetup leaders host free in-person events in 60 cities. Find your closest group or apply to start a new group.

TechSoup Member Organizations Doing Great Work During Hard Times

Tech Soup Blog

House of Ruth Maryland provides services to domestic violence victims and works to change attitudes that contribute to domestic violence. The Baltimore, Maryland nonprofit helps victims by offering them temporary shelter in its 84-bed shelter or six transitional housing apartments. We're halfway through 2017, and civil society has been handed some serious challenges. Federal services that underserved populations depend upon are becoming less reliable.

Craft the Perfect Tagline for Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

But most nonprofits offer tangible benefits, too: The Maryland SPCA’s “Feel the warmth of a cold nose,” strikes the perfect emotional chord. This article is sponsored by Briteweb. Back in the day, Mad Men called them “slogans,” but now they’re more frequently called “taglines.” In either case, they’re pithy little phrases that are generally paired with a logo, placed at the bottom of a print ad or email signature, or tacked on to the end of a TV spot.

How HART for Animals Built a Modern Pet Rescue Center

Tech Soup Blog

Tucked away in the Appalachian mountains of western Maryland, HART for Animals is a one-stop shop for all things pets. In addition to other fundraising activities, the nonprofit is raffling off a home in western Maryland to help animals find their forever homes.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!


Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and we''ve found 124 NTEN Members that are participating! You can support NTEN in Giving Tuesday and join Beth Kanter for a live discussion of collective philanthropy - get the details here. Check out the 124 NTEN Members participating in Giving Tuesday below.

Why do we keep working in museums?

Museum 2.0

Many of these men were also inveterate racists and should not be lionized in the slightest, but all white supremacy gave them was a battlefield amputation or a mass grave, likely somewhere in Virginia or Maryland. I’ve been asking myself this question for months.

Important Considerations for Nonprofits When Applying for 501(c)(3) Status: Part 3

Tech Soup Blog

My search for an organization in the state of MarylandMaryland nonprofit guidelines” brought up, as you can imagine, a lot to choose from. This is the third and final in a series of three blogs. In the first and second , we discussed concepts and provided links to information to more easily apply for tax-exempt status. In this final blog, we will discuss the organizing documents, which typically include the articles of incorporation.

Stewardship at a Small NPO Starts with Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

Jennifer Pelton, Director of Development for the Public Justice Center of Maryland, kicked off the day with a simple yet effective reminder for fundraisers—gratitude is the place that all donations stem from. Look out, Baltimore—there are fundraisers invading the harbor. AFP’s Fundraising Conference is in full swing this weekend and lasts until Tuesday.

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Upwardly Global: Bridging the Opportunity Gap for Skilled Immigrants

Tech Soup Blog

Currently operating in Chicago, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Silver Spring, Maryland, Upwardly Global also supports clients across the U.S. Over 1.8 college-educated immigrants in the U.S. are unemployed or considerably underemployed despite having worked as engineers, doctors, scientists, accountants, and nonprofit professionals in their home countries.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

WBT Systems will be exhibiting at the ASAE Technology Conference 2016 National Harbor, Maryland, December 13-14. For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Maryland. Maryland charitable registration: $0-$300, depending on charitable contributions. 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.